Machine-Washable Shoe Inserts—and More Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

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With the holidays around the corner, we're betting you're in the mood to simplify your life as much as possible. Plus, you're probably already on the hunt for genius holiday gift inspiration. Whether you're searching for a side table that's also a small space solution or desperately need to clean off your keyboard (when was the last time you did that?), here are some of our favorite clever products to solve all your problems without dropping a ton of dough.

C-Shaped Side Table


Snuggle into your favorite position on the couch, then snuggle this sleek side table right up to you. It has a wide surface for a laptop or, better yet, a book or journal and big mug of something warm and comforting.

Price at time of publish: $125

Washable Shoe Stuffer Inserts


Tuck these machine washable—and extremely adorable—shoe inserts into the toes of your most precious pumps and flats to maintain their shape, prevent creases, and make them last.

Price at time of publish: $15

Compostable Sandwich Bags


For those hoping to use less plastic in the kitchen, here’s a better zip-top storage bag—it's plant based, shockingly sturdy, reusable, and destined for compost.

Price upon request: $16

Collapsible Suitcase


What has swivel wheels, a built-in lock, and collapses when not in use? This brilliant hard-shell suitcase! The smallest size fits in airplane overhead compartments, and all of them fit into even the smallest of storage spaces.

Price at time of publish: $249

Tech and Keyboard Cleaner


Press this magical goo between the letters on your keyboard (or in your car’s cup holders) to remove dust, crumbs, and lint. You'll wonder how you ever functioned without it.

Price at time of publish: $14

UV Toothbrush Sanitizer


Fact: There are many germs on your toothbrush. Another fact: This little device kills up to 99.9 percent of them in just three minutes. One charge can last an entire month.

Price at time of publish: $30

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