Rach says: "A watched pot may never boil, but a skillet with glass numerals can certainly tell time."
$40, pier1.com for stores.
Rach says: "White ceramic coffee mugs with colorful chalk tablets for doodling."
$24 for 4, sitenyc.com
Rach says: "Get into the '80s groove with a Rubik's Cube speaker (3 1/2" x 3 1/2") -- it connects to any computer or MP3 player."
Rach says: "These pups may look like they're filled with air, but they're heavy enough to prop your favorite reads."
Rach says: "Easy-to-clean silicone Studio Doileez in teal, mango, lime, cherry and aubergine."
$10 each, modern-twist.com
Rach says: "Made a writing mistake? Don't fret: There's a pill shaped eraser for that!"
$7 for 4, knockknock.biz
Bike-Chain Bottle Opener
Rach says: "Built from used chains collected from bicycle stores around the country."
Liz Vaccariello says: "Fit champagne-cork candles on top of an empty wine bottle!"
$22 for 12, uncommongoods.com
Chick tealight holders
Liz Vaccariello says: "I'm atwitter over handcrafted chick tealight holders."
Liz Vaccariello says: "A lightbulb candle screws into a wax socket base like a real bulb."
$32 for 2, branchhome.com