Drip Strips: Stick this small green strip around the lip of the bottle of those biggest offenders (red wine, balsamic vinegar, olive oil) to avoid any drippings from landing on tablecloths or countertops. The fabric absorbs any drips from over-zealous pours, so your surfaces stay spot-free.
Wine One One: A way to revive the wine you forgot to cork last night? We'll toast to that! Splash a few drops of this all-natural solution into a floundering bottle to make it cocktail-hour servable.
Easy Release Keychain: Rather than feverishly fumbling with the ring on your keychain, store all of your keys on this clever silicone and aluminum alternative. When you need to detach a single key, simply press the button, slide the desired key to the center, and remove.
Twist & Spout: Bulky soda bottles can be hard to pick up and pour without spilling—especially for little hands. Ensure everyone can serve themselves a glass of their favorite beverage by replacing the screw cap with this easy-to-grip handle and spout combination, which was designed to fit most soda and water bottles.
Tilt Twin Beverage Cooler: Meet the secret tool for chilling beverages without watering them down. Store this stainless steel gadget in the freezer on its silicone base and when it’s time to refresh a cocktail, dip the metal stirrer into the glass for an instant cool down (without an ice cube in sight).
Sabon Loofah Soap: Bacteria-collecting loofah, begone! The Sabon Loofah Soap is a glycerin-based bar embedded with a natural sea sponge. The surrounding soap not only protects the loofah from germs but also provides some slip, so you get a gentle exfoliation.
Key Copier: Locked out? This free app will ensure you never have to break another window or pay a hefty locksmith fee again. Really! Use the clever service to securely create a digital copy of your key, and any locksmith can make you a new key from scratch simply by viewing the instructions displayed on your phone.
You know that remaining bit of lotion or foundation trapped at the bottom of the bottle? It’s finally within reach, thanks to the why-didn’t-we-think-of-that? Every Drop Beauty Spatula, which is even long enough for shampoo and conditioner containers.
Last Message: Let your family and friends know when you’ll be out of touch (forgot to charge the phone all day) by allowing this free app to send a personalized message (through Twitter, email, text message, or Facebook) to the contacts of your choice when the battery is running low.
Cashmir Storage-Cube Ottoman by Sandy Wilson: Sneaky storage spots are often the best storage spots.
Drawer Decor is a trim-to-fit silicone mat that’s tacky to the touch, with small grips that cling to the mat to secure awkwardly-shaped tools. There’s no adhesive involved, so you can reconfigure whenever you want to fit new utensils.
Over-the-Door Foldaway Valet: This over-the-door-valet can expand to hold six hangers. Useful for catching your dry cleaning or organizing a week of work outfits.
Mint 4200 Automatic Floor Cleaner: Set on Sweep, it moves back and forth in neat lines, catching dust and dander. In Mop mode, it uses its own wet cleaning cloths (or disposable cloths from most big-name brands) to make floors shiny and fresh.
Trio Animal Bag: Give those stuffed animals a proper resting spot. Stow them out of the way into these plush buckets that can be zippered to seal for extra protection. Plus, they can even step in as extra seating.
Microwave Bag Cooker: Skip the plastic containers and pop tonight’s veggies (potatoes, broccoli, corn, more) into a fabric bag, which keeps moisture inside for even cooking. After using it to cook, toss it in the washing machine for easy cleanup.
Tired of blindly guessing what will look good on you? Check out True Fit at Macys.com, Nordstrom.com, or OscardelaRenta.com. Answer a few questions (no measuring tape is required) and the free service provides recommendations based on your height, body type, and favorite brands.
Air Cork: Protect your wine from harsh oxidation with a cork that is inserted into the bottle and prevents air from seeping in. Simply lower the deflated balloon into the bottle and, with a few pumps to the grape, it inflates to create an airtight seal. Your wine will stay fresh for up to three days. If you need more time, give another squeeze or two for extra protection.