Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for thinking outside the box. I’m a fan of the small business person, the one out there creating that great idea and making a go of it.
But these products?
File them all under the “I May Have Too Much Money to Spend If I Own Any of These” category.
This first one reminds me of the banana slicer. I mean, come on. It’s a butter cutter. One reviewer says, “Now, you may be saying “Nothing a knife can’t do just as well”, right? Yes, but then you have to wash the knife, or use a plastic knife that gets gunky and gross, especially if you live with boys.” What exactly are her boys doing with the knives? And don’t you have to wash the butter slicer? And don’t you have to use a knife to spread the butter once it’s on?!
Market One Click Stick Butter Cutter, amazon
Because our children’s mittened hands are apparently not enough to pat snow into a ball, there’s now a tool that’ll make them for you.
Flexible Flyer Snowball Maker, amazon
This is just what we all need – a coffee press for the car. Since we’re not already distracted enough with texting and/or screaming kids in the backseat, what we need to be doing is making hot coffee. In the CAR. On the practical side, at least it comes with a towel.
Handpresso Auto Set, the fancy
And just when you thought you’d seen it all, here comes the corn cob pillow. With detachable kernels, naturally. Not sold yet? Just check out how comfy the girl in the picture looks with her head cranked to the side.
Sweetcorn Pillow, yanko design
What crazy products have you seen out there lately?