There are crumbs all over the kitchen floor and you can't face dragging out the vacuum. You go to button a shirt and just can't get the button through the hole. Argh! We've all had these frustrating little moments. They're not the end of the world, but they are annoying and can be time-consuming. We asked Dr. Leonard's, the company famous for their catalog of household and health problem-solvers, to give us some of their favorite time-saving items that can help make your life a little easier
No more oversleeping because you didn't hear the alarm go off! With this clock, the alarm gets louder and louder until you turn it off. And just in case you're prone to hit the snooze button, the clock resets the alarm every four minutes.
Does pain in your hands make buttoning clothes a chore? This simple button helper loop is a pain-free solution. It loops around the button so you can easily pull it through the hole. Problem solved!
No more lugging a heavy vacuum around the house when you use this lightweight sweeper. The Bissell Sweeper easily picks up crumbs, dirt, pet hair, and more, and does it without the noise of a vacuum cleaner. Quick and easy—what's better than that?
Nothing is more annoying than trying to clean the inside of a plastic straw. You run hot water through it, but it doesn't get the gunk off. These thin straw cleaners are great for cleaning the dirtiest straws, as well as bottlenecks, tubes, and other narrow spaces.
Price: $3.99 for a set of two
Forget struggling to put on socks and stockings. With the Easy-Pull Aid, all you need to do is stretch the sock or hosiery leg over the support, slide your foot in, and pull the handles up.
If you've ever had trouble clasping a necklace or bracelet, these jewelry clasp converters are for you. They easily transform hard-to-use spring-style clasps into easy twist clasps. Genius!
Nose hair, ear hair—they're just not pretty. Get rid of unwanted hair in minutes with the American Tourister Personal Trimmer. It's water resistant, and easy to clean.
Now you can light up your porch, backyard or walkway using efficient and cost-effective solar energy. These attractive lights are powered by the sunlight, require no wiring and only use one AA battery.
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