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Decluttered Gift Ideas for the 2011 Holiday Season

I’m always looking for gifts that will be enjoyed by their recipients and never run the risk of becoming clutter in their homes. If you’re someone who looks to give decluttered gifts, too, check out my recommendations for presents that are sure to please. Experiences Researchers at Cornell University have discovered that experiences bring greater happiness and satisfaction than buying […]

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Smart or Silly: Vinni Wine Bag from Flight 001

Do you ever buy wine on vacation? If so, you probably worry about ending up with vino-soaked clothing upon your return home. This new problem-solving product, the Vinni Wine Bag available at Flight 001, aims to solve that problem. The inflatable bag cushions and seals the wine inside so you don’t have to worry about it. What do you think? […]

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So Many Dry Shampoos, Which Do You Choose?

At some point, dry shampoos started as a trend. My first experience with this magically cleansing formula was at Boots (a British drugstore with a beauty line). Since then, a wide variety of brands, forms and colors have saturated the beauty aisles. Without having to try every single one, how do you choose which one will work for you? Here […]

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Smart iDevice Charger

If you’re an iDevice addict, this smart charging device from Twelve South will likely be your new favorite gadget. It’s an adapter of sorts that fits over your laptop charger and allows you to charge your iPod, iPhone, or iPad through the same outlet. Take a look: You can learn more about the PlugBug Charger, and purchase it for $35 […]

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Comforter Shopping, Do You Save or Splurge?

I’m in the market for a new comforter. I’ve had the one that’s currently on my bed since I was living at home (we won’t put a year on that, thank you). I have to admit, I’m quite baffled by the options out there: down, down alternative, synthetic, non-down natural fill, and then 8 million different warmth ratings (each called […]

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Smart or Silly: The Split Decision Pie Plate

With the holidays rapidly approaching, we’ll all be consuming a lot more pie in the next few months. But if your family can’t decide on one flavor (cherry vs. apple or pumpkin vs. pecan) try this clever (if gimmicky) pie pan that allows you to make two different flavors at once. Just be sure they have the same cooking time […]

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Would You Use the One Trip Grip?

Whether you carry plastic bags or reusable bags, carrying more than one or two can be tough to manage. And while there are plenty of bag grips (or hacks) out there, this is the sturdiest looking (not to mention most colorful) one we’ve seen.  You can buy the One Trip Grip Grocery Bag Holder for just $5 at Infmetry. What […]

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Smart Green Product: GreenBox Pizza Box

This smartly designed pizza box fits right in with Real Simple’s love of multi-tasking products. It looks like an ordinary pizza box, right? But the lid of the box is perforated to turn into four plates: And the bottom half of the box turns into a smaller box that stores your leftovers easily in the refrigerator: Visit the Green Box […]

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Smart Product Idea: Elasty Cell Phone Case

There are plenty of cases to choose  from when you get a new cell phone, but this Elasty Case on Yanko Design is a new favorite. The silicone case has multiple slits in the back allowing you to store everything from your headphones, to your cash and credit cards, to a pen or your lip gloss. Sadly, (as with most […]

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Paint Chip Inspired Placements

I’m a big fan of having color in the kitchen since all of our appliances are white, and we have fairly neutral colored counters and cabinets. I love these bright paint chip inspired placemats from Etsy seller avrilloreti. They come in a set of eight for $120, or you can buy sets of four in one color palette for $60. […]

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