For your next picnic or day hike, pack a lidocaine-filled Bite Blaster pen to quickly soothe mosquito bites ($5.98 at Garber Hardware, 710 Greenwich St., nr. Charles St.; 212-929-3030).
These deliciously scented soaps—coconut-and-mandarin and vanilla-and-pear—are handmade in a tiny Harlem brownstone ($15 each at Musu, 305 E. 9th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-673-5057).
Handy and compact, this fifteen-piece tool set (a screwdriver and bits, hammer, adjustable wrench, and screws) stows in a drawer ($8 at Ikea, 1 Beard St., at Otsego St., Red Hook; 718-246-4532).