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    31 Things To Get You Voted "Most Likely To Survive Adulthood"

    Aka paying bills, meal-prepping, and keeping your home...clean.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet so you're never again caught without a clean dish to eat from (goodbye paper plates). All you have to do is slide it from side to side to keep track of your dishwasher status.


    This may also help motivate you to empty the dishwasher once it's run. No promises, but fingers crossed.

    Promising review: "My husband could never see the little green dot on our dishwasher indicating the dishes were clean and would inevitably put dirty dishes in with the clean ones. For years I would put a sticky note or something similar outside the dishwasher to indicate they were clean, but I got tired of that. This magnet is perfect. It is big so you can't miss it. It is a magnet so it can be easily removed when cleaning. The slider is solid and easy to move. It is much bigger and heavier than I expected. I'm very satisfied and wish I would have discovered this long ago." —Sheryl H

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in two colors).

    2. Bedsheet fasteners to help you neatly make your bed (possibly for the first time in your life). The metal clips grasp onto your fitted sheet so it stays in place no matter how much you toss and turn.


    Promising review: "I hate a messed-up bed. But these clips are amazing. By flipping the fitted corners of the sheet up onto the top of the bed, applying the clips there, and THEN pulling everything back under the mattress, you can fasten these clips quickly and easily. Once the clips are on, flip the fitted corner back down over the mattress and look at the great result. All of the excess fabric vanishes completely. I was expecting some kind of big pucker even while the sheets stayed in place, but there was nothing but tight, smooth fabric." —Steven P. Gray

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two colors).

    And to find out where to buy the best bedding possible, click here.

    3. A subscription to Home Chef's meal delivery service, because maybe you haven't mastered the whole meal-prepping thing just yet, but you are still devoted to eating nutritiously. And Home Chef will take the guesswork out of grocery shopping.

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    How it works: Each week you'll be able to select which recipes work best for you and your dietary restrictions. Once selected, you can customize your meals to your liking. All the pre-portioned ingredients will be delivered to your door with simple instructions so you can whip up the meal quickly and efficiently. The menu changes weekly and you can control when your deliveries arrive.

    Promising review: "All the food has been amazing and easy to follow. Not only is the food delish, but it helps take the stress out of my family’s hectic schedule and broadens our palate to not eat the same meals over and over. Two thumbs up." —Brooklyn L.

    Sign up for weekly meals from Home Chef for $7.99+ (you can select 2-8 meals per week and 2-6 servings per meal).

    4. Charcoal air fresheners for your shoes or gym bag that'll banish all smelly smells that embarrassed you in the past. They'll absorb excess moisture, preventing mold, mildew, and bacteria build-up.


    To keep them at their best, put them in the sun once a month.

    Promising review: "I bought these mainly to absorb wetness in my shoes after wearing, but I have also used them in a purse that had a VERY strong odor. After airing out the purse for a week before using and then carrying it around for about a month, the smell was sill there UNTIL I used these bags in them. The smell is now almost completely gone. I also gave two of these to a friend to use in her car. She said they have done a great job of getting rid of the musty odor that was in her vehicle. I like that they have holes in them so you could hang them in a closet or anywhere else. Great product especially for the price." —Jennifer D'Andrea

    Get 12 from Amazon for $15.99.

    And click here to check out more solutions for smelly feet.

    5. An 11-piece, non-stick Tasty cookware set that'll help you whip up the most delicious meals so you can minimize that Seamless bill. Hello, meal prepping.


    This set includes a 9.5" fry pan, an 11" griddle pan, a 1.5-quart saucepan with glass lid, a 2.5-quart saucepan with lid, a 4-quart deep cooker with glass lid and helper handle, a 6-quart Dutch oven with glass lid, and a recipe booklet.

    The set is entirely dishwasher safe, the lids have steam vents, the handles are silicone to stay cool, and stainless steel induction bases work on all cooking surfaces and heat evenly.

    Promising review: "I bought this set about a month ago. I have to say that so far I am very impressed. So far I've made pork chops, burgers, steaks, beans, grilled cheese, etc...everything cooks well. These are extremely easy to clean. NOTHING has stuck so far. Even melted cheese comes right off! I am a single mom and there are not enough hours in a day, so fast clean up is definitely a plus. I bought this set and am using it at home just like any other customer. So far, I like these a lot and would recommend." —nybella17girl

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty line sold exclusively at Walmart for $69+ (available in two colors). And to make meal prepping a real breeze, check out this magnetic menu board to hang on your fridge for your weekly meals and groceries.

    6. A high quality Tuft & Needle foam pillow, because those pancakes you slept on throughout college aren't cutting it anymore! This ventilated pillow will keep you cool, won't need constant fluffing, and will mold to the shape of your head.

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    Promising review: "This pillow has been a lifesaver. I am a side-sleeper and it is just the right height to keep my head in the right position to avoid neck pain. I was worried that the foam would be uncomfortable on my ears because I had always used down pillows but it soft enough and has not caused any discomfort. I also like that the weight of it means it stays put on the bed. So grateful to have this pillow and no more neck pain!" —Kristin P.

    Get them from Tuft & Needle for $75+ (available in standard or king size).

    These were also selected as the high-price pick for the best pillows on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    7. A pack of Mighty Patch hydrocolloid acne-absorbing patches to suck out all the pus and gunk from stubborn adult acne. Oh, you thought breakouts were just a teenage thing? Sigh.,

    These patches are super effective and will lessen the appearance of breakouts overnight. You can apply the patch directly to the pimple before you go to bed and remove it in the morning. What's gross is that you can really see the pus and gunk on the patch when you take it off, so maybe don't look too closely. They also work on cystic acne!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these patches! I get blemishes from time to time so constant salicylic acid washes/treatments are too harsh on my skin and dry me out. I’ve searched for a great spot treatment for years and can honestly say this is the answer I’ve been looking for. I’ll sleep with them on zits overnight and in the morning they’re practically gone! Totally removes white heads and doesn’t dry out skin or cause any irritation!" —victoria truitt

    Get 36 patches from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in a pack of 72).

    And click here for drugstore products that'll actually fight acne.

    8. A mold and mildew gel remover that'll banish all grossness from the nooks and crannies of your bathroom. And yes, this task is up to you. The days of your mom cleaning your bathroom are long gone.

    The gel will cling to spots you apply it to, so it won't run down walls. It'll also help prevent mold and mildew from returning.

    Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But, my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1000% worth the (small) investment." —Nicole D.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    9. Bottle-cleaning tablets to keep your water bottle sparkling, because hydration is actually a big fad of adulthood (who knew?!). These tablets are chlorine-free, require no scrubbing, and clean all types of containers.

    They're biodegradable, all-natural, and environmentally safe! They work on stainless steel bottles, plastic, glass, porcelain, and silicone.

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this was a gimmick or not. Turns out it works really well. I have four metal thermos-like containers that are used to keep tea warm every day. Over time, the tea stained the insides and was very difficult to remove. I added one of these tablets to the container, filled it with hot water, and let it sit for a few hours. When I came back to rinse it out, I was literally amazed at how clean it was. I think it looked cleaner than when it was new. I called my wife over to show her, and she was equally impressed. Awesome product!" —Robert A Moreno II

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $8+ (also available as 36 tablets).

    10. An incredibly effective, fume-free oven cleaner that'll cut through baked-on spills and grease so you don't shock guests the next time you open the oven during a dinner party. You host dinner parties now, remember?

    Save arm day for the gym...not your kitchen.

    Promising review: "Simply UNBELIEVABLE. Fume-free and no gloves needed, but dissolves ANYTHING cooked on! I had not cleaned my oven EVER. I simply sprayed it on, shut the door overnight, and wiped it off with paper towels. Now I don't have to dread cleaning the oven ever again! I can use this for everyday spot cleaning. I also used this on a broiler pan that would not scrub clean, even with steel wool. My Crock-Pot recipe leaked over the bowl and burned on inside heating chamber; I just sprayed, covered, wiped in morning. I plan on using this to clean the grill in the spring and I'm sure it will be a breeze.” —Andrew J.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    And click here for all-natural cleaning products people swear by.

    11. Divider sticky notes so you can keep track of all your errands, appointments, lunch dates, and shopping lists flawlessly. These tabs will transform your current planner into a multi-sectional dream.


    P.S. adulthood means scheduling your own doctor's appointments...sorry!!

    Promising review: "These sticky notes are excellent. They come in a booklet, with a clear cover over and a card-like paper with a blue mandala pattern at the back, which is really neat and beautiful. The colors are quite neon and bright and look exactly as the picture shows. The tabs are neat and noticeable at any angle, and are 2.4 cm or about 0.8 inches in length. The paper note itself is 14.8 cm or 5.8 inches in length. They came in neatly and safely packaged, with no dirt or paper creasing in sight." —Malik

    Get a single pack from Amazon for $4.87+ (available in packs of 1–12).

    12. A counter-sized LED Aerogarden to turn your meals into fresh, herb-infused masterful creations because you've now graduated past ramen and chicken nuggets. The device will even remind you when to water and feed your plants.

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    The energy-efficient LED lights automatically turn on and off, plus you receive

    Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil and Miracle-Gro plant food.

    Promising review: "I am growing peppers to distill into hot sauce at the moment. Sleek design, quick growth, and an amazing product for any amateur cook to have in their kitchen. There is nothing better than fresh herbs and this is the easiest and quickest way to grow them." —Andrew

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, sold exclusively at Macy's for $189.99 (available in two colors).

    And to get started, here are some Aerogarden tips for beginners.

    For a full synopsis, check out our review of the Aerogarden!

    13. A handheld steamer that'll upgrade your business attire from wrinkled mess to professional in mere minutes. The steamer takes 30 seconds to heat up and can be used for 15 minutes at a time.

    This steamer will shut off after eight minutes of inactivity. It's suitable for a variety of fabrics including cotton, wool, polyester, plush, silk, fiber, nylon, velvet, and linen.

    Promising review: "What a great steamer! This is my first handheld unit. I've bought many expensive standup steamers and the biggest problem I have with them is the 'musty' smell they acquire over time. The bigger steamers also have a problem with the hose always getting in the way and also the unit tipping over. Not with this handheld unit. This thing works wonderfully, in vertical and horizontal motions. There is the power cord you have to be aware of, but I can tell you it's easy to deal with." —Chalma

    Get it from Amazon for $36.97.

    14. How To Not Kill Your Houseplant, a guide so you can keep your precious plants alive past a few weeks. Think of it as a step before a pet or a baby. If you can keep a plant alive, you probably will have more luck with a breathing human being!


    Promising review: "Until recently, I have never really paid attention to the individual needs of my houseplants. I brought them home and tried to water them regularly. Their survival was more or less luck and I did not know why some of my plants thrived and others not. Over the past year I have become more interested in taking better care of my plants. This book gives me all the information I need in a cleverly organized and easy to understand way. I love the photo-index of all featured plants at the beginning of the book. This makes looking up a specific plant I already have very easy, even if I do not know its name. It is very helpful that care instructions for plants with almost identical needs are grouped together. I also like that the book names the top five plants for desks, sunny spots, bathrooms, low light areas, as well as the living room." —Gaby F.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+.

    15. A Hamilton Beach five-quart slow cooker to minimize time spent worrying about what to eat for dinner each night of the week. All you've got to do is add your ingredients, set the temperature setting (high or low), and select how many hours you want the meal to cook.


    The slow cooker will do the heavy lifting for you. It'll shift to warm when the meal is done cooking, plus less time spent in the kitchen means more time to complete everything in your to-do list.

    Promising review: "I have had an old slow cooker for a long time. It was not programmable and that was a problem. I was hesitant to use it because I always worried that I was going to forget about it or not get home in time and would end up burning it. This is a programmable slow cooker and that alleviates all those worries. I used it last night and I had more than enough room for a chuck roast with red potatoes and carrots. I set it for eight hours and went to bed. I did not have to worry because after eight hours, it automatically changed to warm mode. It will turn itself off after 14 total hours (cooking plus warming). It is just nice that you can set it and then not have to worry. My roast came out great and cleaning up was really easy. I also really like the stainless steel look. Overall, this is a great slow cooker." —BigAl21701

    Get it from Walmart for $24.94.

    16. A Quip electric toothbrush that'll help you stay on top of your dental routine, because the manual one you've been using is definitely not effective enough. This toothbrush even provides fresh and clean heads every three months via a subscription.

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    Choose between a plastic toothbrush or one with a metallic finish, and it comes with the brush, a travel cover mount, a large toothpaste, and a travel-sized toothpaste. From there, you can opt into getting new heads (and batteries) shipped to you every three months. Or add on toothpaste! It's super quiet, is soft-bristled, and features a two-minute timer to ensure a full and complete brushing.

    Promising review: "I love my Quip toothbrush! It does an excellent job cleaning and taking care of my gums. I also love that there is no bulky charging base and cord that has to sit on my bathroom sink. The mirror mount works great. I was worried it would lose its ability to re-stick, but it hasn't! It reattaches strongly to the mirror each time I put it back. The metallic colors make no difference in performance, but they're so gorgeous you HAVE to spend a little extra for them! The brush head subscription plan is brilliant. I am expecting my first refill soon and I love that I won't have to keep using an old brush head until I remember to grab one from the store. Great style, great plan & great performance." —Amanda L.

    Get a starter set from Quip $25+ (available in plastic or metal options). Sign up for head and battery refills (every three months) from Quip for $5+ (toothpaste also available).

    This toothbrush was selected as our low-price pick for the best electric toothbrushes on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    17. A drain clog remover so you don't have to drop big bucks (that you may not have yet) on a plumber. It'll snake its way through your drain, grabbing hair and grime with its textured edges along the way.


    You want to actually save your earnings, not spend them right away!!

    Promising review: "These things are fantastic. I have very long hair (well past my waist at this point) and despite everything I do, I still shed. Mostly in the bathtub when I'm washing my hair, of course. Periodically my drain clogs up and at first I was hitting the drain with Draino or Liquid Plumber. It seems like I had to unclog the tub every other week, which gets expensive with liquid drain cleaners, not to mention whatever environmental damage might be done by pouring caustic chemicals down the drain. These, though. I've only had to use them twice in the past year and they work so well. They're easy to use, just slide it down the drain, then wiggle so it gets a good hold. Pull it out carefully and try not to gag at the disgusting mess that comes out, then toss the whole bit. Definitely repurchasing to have on hand!" —Kayla B.

    Get three from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two sizes).

    18. A wall-mounted mail and key organizer to prevent the infamous "where the heck are my keys?" search just as you're about to head out the door. This one has five hooks and two pockets for important bills.


    All necessary wall mounting hardware is included!

    Promising review: "This caddy is very useful and helpful. Our entire family uses it to keep up with all of our various keys. We didn’t use the mounting kit that came with it because it was more convenient to just use command strips to avoid damaging the wall. We placed it directly behind our front door so that as soon as we walk in the door or prepare to leave home, we always know where our keys last were. We also used it as a reminder to mail or take various things out the door with us. It was worth the purchase." —Cali Gal

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

    19. An ethylene gas absorber so your produce stays fresh for two to three times longer than normal, saving you money on your grocery bill. And not to mention time, since you won't have to pick up yet another container of strawberries.


    This combo pack comes with two pods and a one-year supply of ethylene-absorbing packets (to be inserted into the pods). Just replace the packets every three months.

    Promising review: "I took a chance on this product, but have been pleasantly surprised. I have one in each drawer and the lettuce and green peppers have lasted noticeably longer without breaking down or molding. I also think it has made the apples in my other drawer last longer. I buy a couple thre pound bags of apples and put one in my husband's lunch each day, so they've stayed crispy for three weeks." —K

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99.

    20. A set of interlocking organizers to keep that infamous junk drawer clean so you don't have to spend an hour searching for a pack of nails, Tide pen, or superglue.


    The junk drawer is probably the most-opened drawer in your home, so why not make it less of a headache? There are eight total and they're completely modular, so you can arrange them in any way you want.

    Promising review: "These things are AWESOME!! I love the fact that you can lay them out however you want and still connect them. They are perfect for the so-called junk drawer — you can give all the odd stuff a home and have it organized. When my hubby asks for a pen, I tell him to open the junk drawer and they are on the far right in the long bin. He actually could find them easily without digging, it was great!" —Shelley R

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $8.99.

    21. A monthly budget planner that'll help you stay on track with your bills and expenses, leading to a less stressed you. You can record your financial goals, your strategy for the month, bill amounts, and total dollars spent.


    This planner will keep you totally organized and within your monetary means. It comes with stickers, an inner pocket for bills, a pen loop, and a user manual to get started.

    Promising review: "I love this financial tool. It has a template for a monthly calendar and room for monthly financial goals, income, expenses and debt payment. It also has a 'check register' to write down everyday expenses so I can see where my money is going, which is crucial when you’re starting a budget. I set this up for 2019 and I already paid off our smallest card thanks to this budgeting tool. Definitely recommend it if you’re wanting to create a budget and stick with it!" —Nora Y Dominguez

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 17 colors).

    22. A guide to wine so you can navigate your next alcohol purchase like a complete pro instead of guessing what bottle of red to enjoy with dinner. And to impress your friends and family with at the next sit-down meal, obvi.


    Promising review: "If you're a beginner like me, someone who loves drinking wine but doesn't completely understand it, this book with open your mind about wine in such an easy to follow way. If you're a wine lover, this book offers the greatest quick references to find what you're looking for. It features a great layout and design. Everything is presented in a way that just makes sense. In fact, just yesterday I was in a tasting room in Santa Barbara and with the knowledge I've picked up in this book, I realized I hated all the wines I was trying! Not just blanket snobbery either, I was actually able to tell what parts of the wine just weren't working for me. How great is that!" —John E-Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+.

    23. A cold-brew maker, because buying another cup from Starbucks is slowly killing your wallet, although you most definitely need caffeine. The overall design is sleek with few parts so really, you can't mess the process up.

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    The filter is easy to remove and clean when needed. All you have to do is steep ground coffee in water overnight and boom, you've got a brew that can be served over ice.

    Promising review: "What can I say that hasn't been said? This thing is glorious. So fast to fill, so easy to empty the grounds, makes delicious cold brew out of even the cheapest ground coffee. I fill the filter up until I can only see about a half inch of the white at the top, run water over the grounds until pitcher is full, and return in 18-24 hours to remove filter. A pitcher of smooth and amazing cold brew to enjoy!" —Miki Laurent

    Get it from Amazon for $16.40+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    This was also selected as our low-price pick for the best cold brew coffee makers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    24. A set of organic wool dryer balls so you can reduce your drying time by 20-40%! And with minimal wrinkles, you won't have to iron items post-dryer.


    These balls are absolutely chemical-free unlike many dryer sheets. They're also reusable up to 1000+ loads of laundry. Damn.

    Promising review: "I love these!! I’m brand new to this concept and spent quite a bit of time researching which dryer balls to purchase. While the little faces on the balls add to the fun of using them, the real reason I selected these was because they are handmade by underprivileged women in Nepal for fair wages AND in ethical working conditions. I think that’s important. I purchased a set of the penguins and a set of the sheep design. I think these are awesome and I’m super happy with the quality and performance." —Patricia K.

    Get six from Amazon for $23.95. And if you're always searching for clean underwear, check out things that'll help you master the art of laundry.

    25. A Rubbermaid produce saver that'll lengthen the life span of your groceries by regulating the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide and preventing moisture build-up, slowing down the spoilage process. Now you'll actually get your money's worth of all those fruits and veggies you buy every week, even when you barely get around to eating them on-time because you break and order Seamless. Woops., Amazon

    I own these containers and absolutely love them. They keep my produce fresh 5x longer than normal plastic containers. I can now store strawberries and blueberries for longer than a week and not feel incredibly guilty about not eating them in time. By the second week, they are still fresh!

    Promising review: "We bought one of these just to try them out. We live in Montana and the veggies just don't seem to last as long as they did when we lived in AZ or WA. I put some baby spinach in one of the containers and nine days later the spinach literally looks as good as the day I bought it. I bought a three-pack from Amazon and just threw a bunch of mixed berries in one and broccoli in another. I am extremely happy with my purchase." —pettyolives

    Get a mixed set of two from Amazon for $6.61+ (available in five sizes and packs).

    And check out our review on the Rubbermaid produce saver containers!

    26. Folex spot remover you can use on carpets, upholstery, and clothing — it'll instantly lift stains without the need for scrubbing or vacuuming. Yes your precious pupper just vom'ed on the floor with zero warning, but at least you are prepared.

    Plus it's non-irritating to skin.

    Promising review: "It’s a miracle in a bottle. My German shepherd mix decided to pull a black fountain pen out of my purse and chew it to pieces on my beige carpet while I was sleeping — this cleaner lifted the stain and now it’s like the devastation my dog caused never happened! As soon as I saw it lifting the ink, I got back on Amazon and bought more bottles. I will never let myself run out of this. I’ve become that weird lady that goes arounds singing the praises of a cleaning product. No regrets." —L. Logan

    Get two bottles from Amazon for $27.48.

    27. An over-the-door organizer ideal for cleaning products. I can hear your mom squealing with glee, because organized cleaning products mean you may actually start successfully cleaning your home without her help.

    The 24 pockets are deep enough for product bottles (like cleaning wipes and disinfectant sprays). Or you could use this type of organizer for shoes!

    Promising review: "I’m using this for both shoes and cleaning supplies in my hall closet. This has allowed me to have more space in my cupboard and even remove a bulky bench that my son used to put his shoes in. I have purchased organizers like this one in the past that didn’t last long. This one is very well made with thick material and seems like it will last a very long time." —Johanna

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

    28. A paper shredder, because identity theft is not a joke, Jim!!! But seriously, this machine will help dispose of paid bills and old credit cards so you don't have to worry about someone stealing your bank account number.

    And it has a reverse function to clear jams and protection from overheating.

    Promising review: "I am *impressed* with this little shredder. We had several months' backlog after unexpectedly having to cancel our quarterly shred service. I was expecting to spend hours catching up. Boy, was I wrong! This little dude ate envelopes full of credit offers, balance transfers, and every other annoying POS junk mail we get. I got through it all, including one time to empty it, in less than an hour. Never jammed, never overheated. I can't say enough good things about this little guy! Just buy it!" —Jenna H

    Get it from Amazon for $121.99+ (available in six types with different paper-shredding abilities).

    29. A basic home tool kit so you can handle small repairs without having to call a handyman. It's like a right of passage of adulthood that you start fixing this on your own.


    You'll receive a tape measurer, a hammer, pliers, a bit driver, a bit connector, scissors, a utility snap-off knife, four screwdrivers, hex keys, and 20 screwdriver bits. Plus a carrying case to house all these things!

    Promising review: "The tools are entirely serviceable. The best part is the variety of tools they throw into a very small case. I haven't damaged any of them, but they don't feel as durable as a high quality set of shop or automotive tools – but that wasn't what I was looking for. It's great to tighten the odd screw, install small items, or tap gizmos back into place rather than having to wait for building maintenance or IT to show up. A good deal!" —Geriatric Suthriner

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two colors).

    30. And a 321-piece first aid kit to help you handle whatever cuts, bumps, and bruises life may throw at you. Hey – you've made it this far, so pat yourself on the back. But stay prepared, too. Smart, not silly, remember?!


    Altogether you'll get adhesive bandage strips (knee, elbow, knuckle, butterfly, spot, triangular), abdominal trauma and eye pads, sterile gauze sponges and rolls, medical tape, alcohol wipes, povidone-iodine wipes, antiseptic towelettes, alcohol-free wound cleansing wipes, cotton tip applicators, a CPR face mask, latex-free gloves, an instant cold compress, a medical face mask, metal scissors, metal tweezers, safety pins, a tourniquet, wooden splints and tongue depressors. Phew!

    Promising review: "Wow, this is a very professional first aid kit! It has everything in it. I'm so glad I looked the choices over well. It will be a fine addition to safety on the road or within the home." —a reader

    Get it from Amazon for $29.88.

    31. A Delta shower head so you can increase your water pressure to something substantial without even wasting water. The self-cleaning nodules mean you don't need to spend extra time cleaning lime and mineral buildups. Water pressure that actually washes out your shampoo and conditioner fully? Bless.

    With a more forceful stream, you'll get better warmth and coverage. But no worries, this shower head can reduce your water use up to 20%!

    Promising review: ""This shower head has CHANGED MY LIFE. The water pressure in my prewar building is quite low and my previous shower head gave me a narrow stream of trickle that I would have to rotate my body under in order to get entirely wet. The water temperature would also vacillate widely between freezing cold and burning hot, so I was often doing a little dance to get out of its narrow stream in time to not get frozen or burned. Well, the change was immediate and phenomenal. Suddenly, I have a shower with terrific water pressure and a wide spray that is a joy to experience every morning. And although it didn't advertise this feature, the shower head has also somehow managed to even out the former temperature swings. If you are on the fence about trying this, DO IT! You will love it!" —Andy Monroe

    Get it from Amazon for $18.61.

    Also, check out our review of the Delta 2-Spray Shower Head here.

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