Laura's Likes: 3 cool essential tools for your home

What's essential to your home? That's subjective, of course, but depending on who you are, one or two of these things may be the latest and greatest thing for you.

Call it a bit quirky, but if you're a gadget guru who also does the grocery shopping, you might think this is the best thing ever. No more trying to remember how many eggs are still left in your fridge-- because the Eggminder does it for you!

The battery-powered tray keeps track of how many eggs you have, AND how fresh they are! It syncs to your smartphone, and you can pull up the info through an app no matter where you are.

Eggminder is made by the Quirky Community, and their website shows they're unavailable currently, but they're also on Amazon.

If you're a multitasking mama with a hot flat iron or curling iron in the mix, this one's for you. The Hot Iron Holster is a line of silicone, heat-resistant products designed to help women safely manage their morning routines. The holster keeps hot hair tools from slipping or falling off your counter, and grips to any smooth, non-porous surface. Click here for more details on the entire product line.

Got unused medicines in your house? Get rid of them before they get into the wrong hands. The Pill Terminator is a safe, easy and affordable way to get rid of unused medicines-- be it prescription or non-prescription. You put the unwanted meds into the bottle, add warm water, and close the child-resistent cap. Then shake it for 5 seconds, and toss the container into the trash. The Pill Terminator physically destroys the medications.

It's only about the size of a soft drink can, but the makers say it eliminates up to 300 medium-sized pills or the equivalent. Find out more on

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