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    43 Things That'll Help You Start Your New Year's Resolutions *Now*

    Don't let hindsight be ~2020~ on this one.

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    1. A two-minute morning journal with quick prompts focusing on stressing less and being more grateful so you can start each day on the right side of the bed.


    Promising review: "I purchased this for myself at a bookstore and then purchased two more for my coworker and my mom. It's high-quality with simple prompts (i.e., What are you going to let go of? What are you grateful for? What are you going to focus on?). I love this little book. It's an excellent choice for those who want the meditation of journaling but can't seem to commit to a longer freeform journaling style." —Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $15.26.

    2. A Leesa legend mattress made with a dual hybrid spring system and five layers to ~elevate~ your sleeping habits and help you get a better night's sleep every night.


    The Legend mattress has five layers, a quick response layer with more than 1,000 active-response pocket springs to fully support your body, a relief and stability layer that provides pressure relief for your hips and shoulders, a memory foam recovery layer for even more body contouring and support, a comfort layer with holes to increase breathability, and a hypoallergenic, organic cotton and merino wool cover. All of these layers work together to give you a soft place to sleep that's still supportive enough to get you through the night and wake up feeling well-rested enought to take on the day.

    Get it from Leesa for $1699+ (available in sizes Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King).

    3. Or a mattress topper to give your current mattress a little extra boost and make it a cozier place to crash every night.


    The foam mattress topper is 2" thick and softens a too-firm mattress.

    Promising review: "This topper is an excellent and cost-effective alternative to replacing your mattress! Every night I sleep on it is better than the night before. I know it's hard to imagine that 2" could do so much, but you'll be pleasantly surprised at how much support it provides!" —Betsy

    Get it from Amazon for $25.23+ (available in sizes twin, twin XL, full, full XL, queen, king, and California king).

    4. A weighted blanket that may help you feel less anxious and help you sleep better!


    Plus, it's machine-washable.

    Promising review: "This blanket was the best $100 I have ever spent on myself. I cannot say enough positive things about it. I was not 100% sure what to expect, but it arrived on time and without any damage. I went from restless sleep for less than six hours a night to sleeping 10 hours straight the first night I used this. I fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. I feel so much less anxious now. I love that the individual pockets keep the glass beads disbursed evenly. You definitely get what you pay for!" —Tiffany Munday

    Get it from Amazon for $59.90+ (available in 14 sizes and 22 colors).

    5. A bathtub caddy tray to enhance your "me time" and make it even more enjoyable. Just put your phone on "do not disturb" and relax!


    The two-sided tray has extendable handles and accessory slots to fit books, magazines, or even an electronic device. It's waterproof and has non-slip silicone grips. The sides extend up to 43 inches to accommodate most bathtubs.

    Promising review: "I love this caddy tray. It took a while for me to review. I needed to test it out a few times. Royal Craft Wood really had taken the time to construct this product for consumers. I did not know that the soap dish and small tray were removable/interchangeable. It's very convenient for additional space or storing elsewhere in the tub. The product comes with strips to place where you desire to prevent the wood from scratching your porcelain tub. Did I say I love it?!" —Inalah@2219

    Get it from Amazon for $42.97.

    6. An iced tea tumbler that makes iced tea so easily, you'll find yourself reaching for this instead of another cup of coffee.


    Promising review: "Another item that I don't know how I survived without it. I can finally have fresh brewed ice tea whenever I want, and this cup works out wonderfully to take to the office. Generous sized, it carries me through my day. Because of the ability to use loose tea, I have been experimenting quite a bit and have found a few new favorite herbal teas. Highly recommend." —Christine

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $19.99.

    Read more about this tumbler here.

    7. A Kindle to help you finally accomplish that Goodreads goal you set for yourself. You can fit hundreds of books on this baby and the battery lasts for weeks! (Yes, you read that right, weeks!)


    I've been an avid Kindle user for the past four years, but when I saw the new version, I knew it was time to upgrade. The main selling point is the fact that this one is waterproof. So waterproof, in fact, that it can be in up to 2 meters of fresh water for more than 60 minutes. Plus, it's lighter, has more storage, and the battery last for WEEKS. I took this on vacation with me and was so impressed. I was able to sit on the ledge in the pool and read without worrying about getting the device wet. And I even put it in the water to test, and it still works perfectly. Plus, I used it every day and didn't have to charge it the whole time I was on the trip.

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    Read more about the features of the waterproof Kindle here.

    8. A reusable eco-friendly shopping bag that folds up so small you can keep it with you all the time and use it when you shop to reduce your plastic-bag consumption.


    I have a similar one that I keep on me at all times, and it is seriously the best. It's super easy to fold up, holds a lot of stuff, and helps me reduce my ecological footprint!

    Promising review: "Do yourself a favor and buy a Baggu or five. They hold everything, are easy to clean, and last forever. Also, they happen to be a very cute accessory. I don't leave home without one. These are the perfect solution for someone who wants to avoid plastic bags as they fold into a pouch smaller than most wallets, so they won't take up much room in your bag." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12 (available in 33 styles and nine styles in a 3-pack).

    9. A cordless Dyson vacuum to help you accomplish your goals of cleaning your home more. Yep, that's right, this thing will actually make you want to clean more, even if you never thought that was possible.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    I would know because I've been using the cordless Dyson for almost a year now, and it's one of my favorite things ever. I used to DREAD vacuuming. I hated how long it took, how you had to keep stopping to unplug and replug in the cord, and how mundane the whole experience was. Well, not anymore. I honestly never thought I'd be the kind of person to get excited about getting a vacuum, but this baby is brilliant. I can vacuum my whole apartment in about 5 minutes (it's pretty small) without ever really stopping. Plus, it has different attachments that help me reach those hard-to-reach places (*cough, cough* under my couch) that haven't seen a vacuum in years.

    Promising review: "Best vacuum ever. Period. My house has never been cleaner. It just keeps finding buckets of hair and dirt everywhere! I don't remember to leave good reviews, but I had to for this purchase. Totally satisfied. You will be too. It can reach everything. Under, over, on the fans, the blinds, the carpet, the tile, the A/C Vents, the couch, EVERYTHING! We have three Australian Shepherds, and it picks up all the hair and dirt. I couldn't be happier with this vacuum." —Corey

    Get it from Amazon for $299.

    10. A 20-pack of bento boxes you can fill with all your meal-prep food so you'll feel more prepared for the week to come.


    Promising review: "These are perfect! My husband and I were looking for something cheaper but still a good quality (which is hard to find these days) to use for our meal preps for lunches and dinners! They stack really well in the refrigerator, and the lids stay on and don't leak. I'm super impressed! I definitely recommend! I will be buying again!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack from Amazon for $16.99.

    11. And an extra chic lunch box to put your meal-prepped food in. This one is so beautiful, you actually want to carry it around everywhere just to show it off more.

    Modern Picnic

    Promising review: "The Luncher is the best thing to happen. Previously, I would hate making my lunch because I never had a way to carry it. But now I make my lunch every day, and the food always stays perfect!" —Daphne L.

    Get it from Modern Picnic for $149 (available in eight colors) or a similar style from Amazon for $17.99 (available in 18 styles).

    12. A Hydroflas water bottle that will make you want to drink more water because it will still be cold even hours later. Nobody wants to drink warm water, and with this bottle, it will say cold for up to 24 hours.


    Promising review: "It's hard to beat these, that's for sure. I filled mine with ice and left it on the counter. 36 hours later, it still had ice! I can't handle room temp water, and this has solved the problem. I find myself drinking more water now because the temp is correct and that keeps it refreshing! Plus, I love the color. I have received many compliments on it." —xDebx

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95 (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    13. A sunrise alarm clock with a warm LED light that gradually brightens 30 minutes before your alarm to help you wake up and get out of bed on time.


    It also includes nature-inspired sounds, eight colorful light options, three brightness settings, and FM radio.

    Promising review: "This alarm clock is wonderful. I love slowly waking up to the increasing level of light vs. a screaming alarm sound. And then when the alarm does sound, it's a pleasant sound like birds chirping or waterfall flowing. The best feature of this clock is that you can turn all the lights off (including the time display) while you are sleeping. I'm very happy with the addition of this alarm clock to my nightstand." —Kristin E Stuppy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    14. Headspace app, which will teach you how to meditate step-by-step in just a few minutes with thousands of themed courses for a calmer and happier lifestyle.

    Headspace / Via

    Get it from the iTunes App Store or Google Play for free and then sign up starting at $12.99/month.

    15. And a meditation pillow to ~boost~ your meditations and support your body so you can focus on the meditation and not how your back is hurting from sitting on the floor.


    Promising review: "This cushion is great. On top of a crate or small stool, it makes a great ottoman or extra seat. This has made meditations much more comfortable whether I am on concrete or the floor in my house. It's also great for playing on the floor with my daughter for long periods. The construction is top-notch and embroidery work is beautiful and flawless. I love that the cover comes off for washing as well." —Kait

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    16. A simple to-do list so you can stay more organized and on top of everything you need to get done. Plus, it just feels so satisfying to cross things off the list!


    Promising review: "I love this to-do list. It has everything organized so well, and I always start out my day jotting down what I need to get done in each section. Not sure how I lived without it in the past! I will definitely order more for myself and as gifts for friends who need to organize a bit better. It brings me such satisfaction to know that I accomplished everything I needed to do. It's high quality and well-thought-out." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58.

    17. A clothing rental service that lets you rent four pieces of designer clothing at a time. You'll spend less on clothes and still look amazing all the time. / Via Rent the Runway

    Not only is Rent the Runway great for renting dresses for big events like weddings, but it also offers an unlimited program where for a monthly fee, you can rent clothes and accessories to wear in your everyday life. The RTR Update program allows you to rent four pieces a month while the RTR Unlimited program lets you rent unlimited pieces on rotation. You'll look super stylish and won't clog up your closet with pieces you won't wear in a few months.

    Get RTR Update for $89/month ($69 for your first month) or RTR Unlimited for $159/month ($113 for your first three months).

    Read one BuzzFeed writer's full review of Rent The Runway Unlimited here.

    18. Or a clothing subscription service to help you find and buy quality clothes you'll actually wear.

    Trunk Club

    Trunk Club is affiliated with Nordstrom, so you know you'll get great pieces sent directly to your door. After answering a few questions about your style, size, and budget, you get to talk to a real stylist to help you find clothes you'll actually wear. You'll get a digital preview of your box that you can review before it's sent to you, and can switch anything out you already don't like. Then you have five days to decide what to keep and what to return. Plus, if you're a Nordstrom cardholder, the $25 styling fee is waived!

    Get it from Trunk Club for a $25 styling fee per box. That $25 gets credited toward anything you decide to keep from the box.

    19. A brightening facial scrub that sweeps away oil and dirt while also promoting cell regeneration, if your resolution is to finally tackle your skincare.


    Promising review: "Yay! This stuff is a lifesaver. Recently my doctor put me on steroids to clear up my allergies, but as a side effect, I immediately started breaking out like I was 15 again. I didn't have a good exfoliator, and this one had such good reviews that I decided to try it out. It really works! In eight days, my skin was almost back to normal, and felt clean as can be! My dark acne spots were significantly lighter and all the little bumps I had were gone. Will be buying this from here on out." —Janelle

    Get it from Amazon for $7.60.

    20. A infusion pitcher so even if you truly detest drinking water, you can make it taste fruity and delicious and get in your recommended daily amount.


    The 2.25-quart pitcher is BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I've been wanting a pitcher to infuse different flavors into my water and this certainly fits the bill! I have been using different fruits, and the water is delicious. I'm very glad that I made the purchase." —Freckles

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $19.99.

    21. A door mat that'll be a subtle reminder before you close the door behind you that you have all the necessitites before you leave the house without your wallet...again.


    Get it from aDoorableMatCo on Etsy for $35.

    22. An Instant Pot to make cooking meals at home so simple you won't even think about making mac 'n' cheese for a third time this week.


    This combines seven kitchen appliances into one: You can use it as a programmable pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer. It will make dishes up to 70% faster.

    Promising review: "So, I got this for myself for Christmas because I wanted something that I could quickly make healthy meals in, and it's everything that I need it to be! I am a bit soup obsessed, so I tend to make myself soup all the time. I've been making different soups with this, and it takes so little time. I especially love the fact that I can make braised beef shanks in so little time. For the New Year, I made a simple resolution to have fruits and/or vegetables with every meal, and this device is helping me reach that goal. I can cook good meals fast with very little cleanup." —Saywihee

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95+ (available in two styles and 3-, 6-, and 8-quarts).

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Instand Pot here.

    23. A sport smartwatch designed to look like a regular watch, but it actually has way more functions—counting steps, heart rate, blood-oxygen levels, and sports mode to help you keep track of your heath.


    I've been wearing this watch for a couple of weeks now. The first thing that drew to me to it was the shape of it. I like how it looks like a regular oversized watch, especially when the screen is dark. But then, when you shift the face towards you, it turns on and tells you clearly the time, the number of steps you've taken, weather, and your heart rate. You can also connect it via Bluetooth to your phone to get notifications right on your wrist. It's actually really nice to have all the information so close and also be able to track my workouts instead of just hoping for the best. Plus, I think it totally looks way more expensive than it actually is.

    Get it from Target for $59.99 (available with a black, rose gold, or blue band).

    24. A set of 48 blank cards so you can write handwritten cards to your friends and loved ones — because honestly, there's nothing better than getting a handwritten note, so you should start writing them now!


    Promising review: "I love these! They're so cute! I love sending out little cards for no reason at all to friends and family! ❤️"—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    25. A posture trainer and corrector you place on your upper back and reminds you with a subtle vibration to sit or stand up straighter to get better posture in less than two weeks.


    Promising review: "Wow. What a great product. I sit 9 hours a day 5 days a week at a desk for work where it's so easy to slouch down in my chair, and I'm always complaining about pain in my shoulders and lower back. The Upright has not only helped me to fix my posture but after a few weeks, the pain is totally gone. I'm walking and sitting upright all the time now. And the device is so small that I forget that I'm wearing it and it always stays on. I'd definitely recommend it! 5 stars. Easily." —Jamie LePow

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95.

    26. A scratch-off world map that will inspire you to book more vacations in 2020 when you realize how many more places there are for you to see!


    Promising review: "My mother got me this as a Christmas gift. I was so excited because it had been something I was looking for for a while now. It's such a cute idea and a way to feel inspired to travel more. The quality is awesome as well. I couldn't be happier!" —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97.

    27. A makeup sponge and brush cleansing shampoo because if you can't remember when you got your brushes or the last time you've cleaned's time to do it. Plus, keeping your brushes and sponges cleaner will keep your skin cleaner and your makeup fresher.

    Promising review: "Omg!!! This stuff is AWESOME!!!! My beauty blender looks brand new and so do my brushes. I love a good DIY, but this stuff is worth every penny. No mixing no measuring. I'm embarrassed to say never cleaned them before now.😳 can imagine how much makeup was on them. Plus, this product didn't leave a residue to make them stiff. LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT. I'll be ordering more to take on my trip for 3 months to see my bf. Gotta keep up with it now." —Angie

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    28. A knitting kit filled with everything you need to pick up a new skill and learn how to knit *plus* create a super cute sweater you can actually wear when you're done.

    We Are Knitters

    The kit comes with enough yarn to make the sweater, directions, and knitting needles. Plus, the website has videos to help you if you're truly a beginner.

    Get it from We Are Knitters for $66.75 (available in sizes S-XL, in 27 colors, with or without knitting needles, and the pattern in English or Spanish).

    29. A spiral vegetable slicer to make it easier to cut down on carbs and still enjoy your favorite food: PASTA.


    Promising review: "I purchased this product a while back and forgot about it. However, I recently started to embrace a healthier way of eating. With that in mind, I decided to test out this product. I use it to make zoodles. It is super easy to use, no muscle required. The cleanup can be tricky if you don't have a small brush to help clean the blades. However, the power spray on the sink can help. The blades are sharp, so be careful! I can't wait to test this with a sweet potato." —Sawsem

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    30. Essie Gel Couture nail polish to give you an at-home manicure that lasts just as long as the salon (up to two weeks), saving you time and money, and also protecting yourself from the harmful rays you're exposed to during gel manicures.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This polish is amazing! I never get manicures because I am so tough on my nails and any manicure is ruined within hours. This polish lasts and looks great—like the thick, shiny polish of a gel manicure without the cost and damage to your nails. I highly recommended!!" —JL

    Get the color from Amazon for $10.94 (available in 79 colors) and the top coat for $8.37.

    You can read my full review of Essie Gel Couture nail polish here.

    31. A stand-up desk converter so you can stop slouching and sitting for extended periods of time because you already know how bad that is for you!


    Promising review: "This stand-up desk is great and affordable. It compares well to more expensive options that I have seen in the office. It actually raises and lowers much easier than a lot of others I have tried. I thought it would make my desk look more cluttered, but it actually did the opposite. The device slot is actually pretty useful. It is a little on the heavy side and requires a little assembly, but I had no problem setting it up by myself. Just be aware that the feet length is 26 inches (my desk in only 24 inches), so if you have a narrow desk it may protrude a bit." —J.F.

    Get it from Amazon for $169.98 (available in two sizes and four colors).

    32. A teeth-whitening kit to make your pearly whites... well, pearly white. You'll be begging people to take your picture because you'll want to show off your new smile!


    Promising review: "Wow, these things really work! I have very sensitive teeth, so I'm only using them every other day, but so far my teeth are looking much whiter!! I just had my teeth cleaned today, and they weren't any more sensitive than normal, so I guess my using the product every other day is just as effective without giving me super-sensitive teeth! I highly recommend!!" —Kimbergidget

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    This is also our BuzzFeed Reviews pick for best midpriced teeth whitener!

    33. Some flexible curling rods to eliminate needing to turn your curling iron on in the morning. All you have to do is wrap sections of your hair around 'em, add a touch of hair spray, and go to bed. You'll wake up with gorgeous no-fuss curls, no damaging heat required.

    Promising review: "These things are AWESOME. I have very long, fine/pin-straight hair and these curlers give my hair so much bounce. Since I wash my hair every other day, I use these when my hair is dry and leave them in overnight. I was expecting my hair to look like a frizzy poodle mess...but no. Just perfectly wavy curls (although I did brush the curls out a bit with a round brush because I don't personally care for perfect ringlets). The results are awesome!" —Brianna

    Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 30- and 42-count).

    Read our full review of the Twist Flex Rods here.

    34. A subscription to obé fitness—an at-home workout program that makes it feel like you're in a workout class for a fraction of the cost to help you get in shape without breaking your budget.


    I've been using obé fitness for a couple of months now and I’m LOVING it. Since I’ve never belonged to a gym while living in New York, I am a self-proclaimed master of working out at home. I started using obé and then went back to my old at-home workout and switched back to obé again because I realized I liked it so much. The classes are a great workout, yet the 28 minutes goes by super fast, and I’m not counting down the minutes till it’s over. You don't technically need any equipment for the workout, but you can level up with simple equipment such as a resistance loop, weights, and sliders. Plus, I feel like I’m actually getting a good workout and am sore after many workouts. The live classes are fun and give me a reason to get out of bed in the morning. Plus, when I can’t make the live classes, they have SO many on demand. Sometimes it is hard then to choose which one to do. The one thing I wish the would have is like a guide to which classes you should take if you’re working toward different things (i.e. weight loss, muscle tone, etc.)... because sometimes I don't know what class to take. Overall, I am impressed and have started mentioning it to basically everyone I know.

    Get it from obé fitness for $27/month (after a one-week free trial) or $199 a year.

    35. A meal planning pad so you can write down what you're going to eat for the week on Sunday instead of coming home after work, opening the fridge, staring at your food, and then closing the door and ordeirng delivery because you have no idea what to make.


    Promising review: "I made a resolution to eat at home more this year. This planner is helping a lot! Everyone in the house likes knowing what's for dinner, and I love that it has a built-in shopping list. It makes the week so much less stressful when I have planned out every meal and have all of the ingredients to make it. It looks exactly like the pic and looks cute hanging on the fridge. I'm very happy with this purchase!" —Steve

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    36. And a BuzzFeed Tasty Every Day Cookbook filled with 75 recipes to give you easy ideas on what to actually make for dinner (and other meals too!).


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    37. A photo frame gallery wall kit that will help you finally put up all those photos and pieces of art you've been telling yourself you'd do for months now.


    Promising review: "I don't have an eye for composition or making framed pictures look cool on my wall. The secret to this product is the giant poster-size template that comes with it. You put that on your wall, mark where holes will go, follow the template, and you suddenly have gallery gorgeous walls. I get so many compliments, and now my friends think I'm some Pinterest perfect person. Ha! Little do they know ;-)." —Deep Genius

    Get a seven-piece kit from Amazon for $40.39+ (available in black, brown, and white).

    38. A productivity planner so you can focus on your goals (big and small) and beat procrastination one day at a time.


    Promising review: "This day planner is much more than a day planner for me. I have been using it to help keep my goals in action and ideas in one place. I am also using this as a gratitude journal. For those of you that need to physically write out your goals to strategize and implement, I highly recommend this planner." —Fresh F.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    This is also our pick for best affordable planner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    39. A closet organizer system to get your life in order — and by life, I mean your closet, because nothing feels better than having a place to put everything in your wardrobe!


    Promising review: "I love this organizer. It was easy to install with easy-to-read instructions. I love how versatile it is as well. I can’t believe how functional it is! It's way better than our previous organizer. The fact that it’s a no-cut design and adjustable is great. If I change my mind on how I have it arranged, it will be easy to change it up. The price was great as well. I would buy this again!" —Mom of Three

    Get it from Amazon for $94.38+ (available in 3- to 6-foot and 4- to 8-foot and deluxe and standard options).

    40. A cell phone jail so you can get a hold on your social media addiction and focus on whatever you actually need to get done. Don't worry, your phone will be safe and waiting for you when you're done.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

    41. A countertop greenhouse so even if you don't have a backyard or space to plant a garden, you can have fresh herbs all year long.


    The LED lights turn on and off automatically, so you only have to water and add plant food. The kit includes the garden and Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, and Thai basil seeds, as well as Miracle-Gro plant food.

    Promising review: "I love to cook, so the thought of having fresh herbs and veggies right on my kitchen counter was exciting. However, I had never had much success in gardening. This new Goodful AeroGarden changed that for me. I made the best Caprese salad I have ever eaten last week with some fresh basil from my garden. My kids actually enjoy helping me harvest and eat something green. It is freezing outside right now, but we still have fresh produce growing in our home! I can't believe it works this well. If you enjoy cooking or gardening, I would highly recommend it." —FreshMom

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $129.99 (available in sage and black).

    Red one BuzzFeeder's full review of the AeroGarden here.

    42. A monthly budget planner where you can write down your goals, put reminders, make a spending plan, track your day-to-day spending, and at the end of the month review how you did and what you can improve on in the next month. It's all about little steps to help you reach your financial goals.


    Promising review: "I have struggled with budgeting my entire adult life. I have made many resolutions that I was going to keep track of my spending and that I was going to plan for the future, but the resolution has fallen apart for many reasons, not the least of which was not having a way to keep track with which I was comfortable. The CleverFox Budget Planner allows me plenty of space at the front to name my budget goals and to keep track of my progress. Rather than seeing a budget as a life-time thing, which I think is what makes it hard for me to commit to it on a daily basis, Clever Fox provides me with plenty of motivation to keep going from day to day and beyond. The front of the budget planner allows you to “plan.” Then each month’s pages provide you with room to keep track of what you’ve spent, what you’ve saved, and the progress that you’re making toward each of your goals. By making the plan of a budget to be the attainment of specific goals, it makes budgeting make much more sense in my life." —Lorraine Berry

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors).

    43. And finally, Amazon's Give Back Box program, which can help you donate items you don't need anymore super conveniently: Just fill a box, print a label, and send it on its way!

    Give Back Box

    Simply enter your zip code and email and get a free label to attach to your boxes. Fill them with items you don't need anymore. It's an easy way to get rid of stuff you don't need and do a little good.

    Find more information here.

    Me to you when you start your resolution in November:

    BBC Wales

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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