Stop spills with the CaliBowl

This innovative bowl design keeps soups, dips, cereal, and other foods in the bowl, on the spoon, or on your chip--not on the table or the floor.

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Abbi Perets

More salsa, fewer spills. SimpleWave

I'm kind of a klutz. I can set a beautiful table, and then drip salsa on it the first time I dip a chip into the bowl I've so carefully set out. Even if you personally are more graceful than I, you probably have friends or occasional guests who share my clumsiness. The CaliBowl from SimpleWave will keep your table looking lovely by preventing drips and spills.

The simple, patent-pending design features an inward-curving lip--the company compares it to the tide of a wave--that scoops food and dips onto your chip, utensil, or food, or back into the bowl instead of spilling over the side.

The bowls come in a variety of sizes and colors and are made of BPA-free plastic or ceramic to accommodate a variety of kitchen tasks. The 1.5-cup kids' suction bowl features a suction foot that can be used to keep the bowl from sliding around. Sure, that's great for toddlers learning to self-feed, but it's also great for people who have limited or no use of one hand, or other physical difficulties.

The company's Zero Landfill Policy prompted the creation of the "Recycle-A-Bowl" program. Buy a CaliBowl and send it back at the end of its product life. The company will recycle it and you'll get a 20 percent discount on your entire subsequent order.

Check out the CaliBowl online or at specialty retailers nationwide.