Keeping yourself and your family on track during back-t0-school season can feel overwhelming. Between hurried school lunches in a pinch to clutter-filled rooms, it’s enough to make even the most organized among us feel disheveled.  Whether you’re looking to get a handle on convenient (yet nutritious) school lunches or attempting to get your child’s desk (and their laundry) tidied up for a change,  here are some essentials designed to bring a little simplification (and fun) to the back-to-school routine.

A Slice of the Good Life

Hero Bread

As summer winds down, you can eagerly anticipate a return to routine that tastes as good as it feels. Hero Bread is the perfect fluffy and flavorful foundation for your weekday lunches. Each slice of Hero Classic White Bread adds 11g of fiber and 5g of protein to all of your sandwiches and toasts, but 0g net carbs, 0g sugar, and fewer calories than conventional white bread. Through September 15, save 10% on Hero Classic White Bread with code BREAD10.

Maximize That Tiny Closet Space

Honey Can Do

Honey Can Do rubber grip slim plastic hangers, from $15,

For Moments That Matter

Dormify Hangit

Personalized Dormify Hangit photo display, $24,

Visitor’s Chair!

Visitors Chair

Room Essentials bean bag cream faux shearling chair, $95,

You Are, Like, So Organized

Makeup Caddy

BINO narrow acrylic makeup organizer, $29,

Respect the Vibes, People

Good Vibes Only

Good Vibes Only neon sign, $25,

The “I’m headed to the shower” Outfit

bed head pajamas

Bed Head Pajamas cottage stripe unisex long Turkish terry robe, $130,

Bath Essentials on the Go

The Big One

Pass on the mesh bag (they take forever to dry and can grow mold) and opt for a hard caddy instead. The Big One plastic shower caddy, $15, 

A Touch of Comfort

Mattress Topper

Off to dorm life? Unless they enjoy being stabbed by janky mattress springs, get this Parachute twin XL down mattress topper, $299,

Give Them a Lift

Dorm Lift

Elevate their bed so you can fit storage underneath. The Container Store bed riser with power and USB (set of 4), $38,

Hello, Cozy Bed Nook!


Pottery Barn Teen auburn wall corner headboard, $199,

Sharing Showers?


Shower slides are non-negotiable. Crocs classic slide, $30,

Laundry Lessons

Smart Design

Unfortunately, dirty clothes don’t magically wash themselves. Smart Design deluxe mesh pop up laundry hamper, $10,

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