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Here to make sense of the endless abyss of shirts, dresses, skirts, shoes, jeans, and jewelry: Stylitics—a new site that logs what you own (allowing you to manually upload photos of all your items or add things via the web), keeps track of your outfit history and recent purchases, gives you new ideas for what to wear, and even tells you the weather so that you that you know to slip on your rainboots or pack an umbrella. According to Stylitics, the average consumer has over 250 items in their closet, but their calendar function ensures you don't repeat ensembles and helps you plan what to put on day-to-day or for upcoming events—making getting dressed in the morning more foolproof. Plus, you can access your virtual closet anywhere you're able to log on—meaning you can double-check what's hanging up at home before buying yet another black dress.
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Klipo Cutlery Set, $5. This travel set consists of two handles with interchangeable utensils, so you can choose from a set of chopsticks, a knife, fork or spoon. Everything fits into a case that’s handy for work, a dorm room, a picnic or even those moments when everything in the dishwasher is dirty.
"In a Year" Poster, $15. Put an aesthetically pleasing stop to your procrastination with this “In a year, you may wish you had started now” poster.
Yogini Eau de Parfum Spray, $26. If you can’t get to yoga class today, spritzing this serene fragrance on your wrist is the next best thing. Made with sandalwood, Egyptian myrrh, pink grapefruit, blackcurrant buds, lily of the valley and madagascar vanilla, it’s soothing and energizing--just like a headstand.
Urban Accents Indigo Blue Premium Popcorn, $6. Midnight blue in color, this hybrid popcorn makes kernels of fluffy white popcorn and tastes a little sweeter than usual. The best part: it doesn’t contain many hulls—which means less popcorn stuck in your teeth.
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Metallic Twine, $20. A paper bag makes fine wrapping paper for a birthday gift...especially if you tie it up with this blend of natural cotton fibers and gold or silver metallic filament.
Mittens/Drink Holders, $30. These Scandinavian "koozies" would come in handy while ice fishing, watching an outdoor hockey game, or just taking your dog for a walk on a cold winter night.
Cuppow, $8. We love drinking from canning jars: they're easy to clean, made of heat-resistant glass, cheap and durable. These lids fit on almost any jar so you can enjoy spill-free sipping away from home.
RumbaTime Watch, $20. A slap bracelet that’s a watch--and it comes in 11 colors, from cotton candy to grapesicle.
Quiet, tidy, easy to use, and able to separate pulp from juice, this sleek juicer uses patented low-speed technology to extract maximum nutrients, vitamins, enzymes, and taste from fruits and vegetables. Best of all, it comes recommended by Dr. Oz!
(Hurom Slow Juicer, $360; williams-sonoma.com)
Combat hot flashes with these clever pearl necklaces, which contain nontoxic gel that gets cold in the freezer. Who said menopause isn't pretty?
(Pearls, originally $55, now $47, and insulated travel purse, originally $10 now $8.50 with code OPRAH; hotgirlspearls.com)
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The weekend is within reach...let these little splurges make getting there more fun.Big Ideas Notebook, $14. Stick this embossed, faux-leather notebook in your purse or on your bedside table to capture that next "Aha!" moment.
"This Too Shall Pass" Print, $24. Whenever you're feeling down and out this will serve as a reminder that better days are ahead.
The Happiness Project Page-a-Day Calendar, $12. Adapted from the best-selling book and popular blog, you'll find words of wisdom, inspiring quotes, and strategies for putting a smile on your face—even on a manic Monday.
Ultra-Bright Arm Warmers, $59. Knitted from lambswool, these promise to keep forearms toasty when they're gripping bike handlebars...or typing on a computer in an unfairly frigid office.
The weekend is within reach...let these little splurges make getting there more fun.
Retro Handset, $49. Plug this vintage-style receiver into your mobile phone and chat old-school style.
DIY Cocktail Kit, $28. Make your guests feel extra special at your New Year's party (and ensure they don't leave a ring on your wooden coffee table) by customizing coasters and cocktail napkins with their initials using rubber stamps.
Angry Birds Cat Toy, $3. Your cat will be just as addicted to Angry Birds as you are with these plush toys filled with catnip.
Friends of the World Menorah, $40. This is like the United Nations of menorahs—light the Chanukah candles starting in the USA and work your way through Morocco, Russia, Ethiopia, Japan, England, Mexico and finally to Israel on the eighth night.
In 2012, you deserve better daily inspiration than the lifeless landscape on your dry cleaner’s free calendar, so we’ve rounded up some of the most delightful ways to track your days.
Woodland Papercuts 2012 Calendar, $35 Displayed as three individual papercut pages or layered to create one textured image, this calendar doubles as a delicate work of art.
On This Day Perpetual Calendar, $25 Rub one brightly-colored box each morning and uncover a quirky fact about that date.
Biko Perpetual Calendar Necklace, $69 An offbeat alternative to wall art, this brass pendant helps you determine the date from now through 2050.
Bubble Calendar, $20.12 Why should we only pop bubble wrap when we receive a package? This interactive calendar will let you enjoy the satisfying sensation all year long.