Spin Me Right Round
If you haven't yet been converted to the ways of the lazy Susan, simply place one in your cabinets or out on the table for a finer understanding of accessibility. You'll never want to go back to the days of reaching for one thing and inadvertently knocking over another! Available at The Container Store; $10.
On the Job
Achieve inner peace with your desktop. Pen Zen’s specialized rubber interior holds writing utensils in place, while a magnet beneath the bamboo veneer attracts paper clips and other metal accessories to the sides. Available at Quirky; $13.
That's a Wrap
Keep your charging cords kempt. The Goldie CableKeep slides over an Apple charger plug and creates a space to wrap the remaining cord. No more knots to contend with when you're on the go, and now you're carrying an adorable goldfish. Win-win. Available at The Container Store; $12.99.
In the Bag
On the Grid
Gone are the days of digging for phones, cameras, batteries, headphones, chargers, and other odds and ends in the depths of your bag. Instead, keep all your electronic accoutrements contained with GRID-IT. A basket weave of rubberized elastic straps lets you hold items in endless configurations, and the sturdy organizer slips easily into your backpack, briefcase, or purse. Available at The Container Store; $14.99.
Put It in Writing
Color-code and label all those cords behind the media center, and you’ll never again have to go on a trial-and-error hunt to figure out which plug to pull out of the wall. Each of these cable IDs wraps around a cord’s end and has space to write on with a ballpoint pen or marker. Exhale. Available at The Container Store; $7.99.
Life Is the Bubbles
If you have the money to hire a handyman for every household woe, go ahead. But if you want to hang on to your cash and exercise some self-sufficiency, check out these clever products that solve a million and one little problems around the house. Go now!