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    28 Things Under $10 That Are So Handy, You’ll Probably Use Them Every Day

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    1. A trio of denim waistband extenders that'll make your jeans, shorts, and skirts fit perfectly. Kiss the days of doing a full-blown workout routine to button up your pants buh-byeeee.

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    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $9.95.

    2. A password logbook, if you can never remember your login info for anything. It's arranged in alphabetical order, so you won't have to flip through every page to find what you're looking for.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.82.

    3. This wallet-sized multitool that'll help you tackle almost any task. It can be used as a bottle opener, orange peeler, screwdriver, and about a million other things.

    A person opening a Coke bottle with the tool
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.93.

    4. A dual-ended tube of e.l.f lash and brow gel that'll help you achieve a no-makeup makeup look in seconds. It's not sticky at all, but will lift their brow hairs and lashes to the high heavens and keep them there all day long.

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    This is my favourite quick-fix product for when I want to feel a little bit more put together, but don't want to go all out with my 52-step beauty routine. It also doesn't leave my hairs feeling crispy or flake off after a few hours of wear.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.97.

    5. A microwave egg cooker that can make an omelet, and poach and scramble eggs, too. Reviewers say that it gets the job done in under a minute!

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    It's made of BPA- and phthalate-free plastic, and is dishwasher, microwave, fridge, and freezer safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.98.

    6. A pack of light-dimming stickers that you'll want to stick on all the electronics in your bedroom. LEDs are still visible through them, but they'll block the annoying flares and glares, so you'll actually be able to get some shut eye.

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    "When it comes to sleeping, my motto is 'night's out, lights out.' All of them. My reaction to even the faintest of lights is very similar to a vampire being exposed to the sun: not cute. But I have a bunch of devices in my room that blink and glow during the night! My fan, my air purifier, my computer screen, and my air conditioning unit are just a few that I can list off the top of my head. Buying these light-dimming stickers was the best money I've spent in a while. I just popped them onto my devices and the lights were instantly duller. They come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, making it easy to find the perfect one for each device. I can still see that the lights are on, but they're not nearly as annoying." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a pack of 100 stickers from Amazon Canada for $7.89.

    7. A set of erasable Crayola highlighters that you can easily buff away when you make a mistake. Reviewers love how vibrant they are and say that they don't bleed through paper, even when they're pressed hard.

    Two erasable highlighters on top of a bullet journal
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    They have highlighter pens on one end and erasers on the other.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $7.95.

    8. A tiny car pocket that'll clip right to your air vent, giving you a bit of extra storage space. Not only will it keep your essentials in arms reach, but it'll save you from filling your cupholders with miscellaneous doodads.

    The pocket clipped to a vent with two phones in it
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99+. Also available in black.

    9. A soft flannel head band that'll hold your hair back while you go through your skincare routine. It won't pull at your strands like clips or a hair elastics, so you won't have to stress about breakage.

    A person holding a polka dot headband
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7+. Available in four patterns.

    10. A pack of mess-free slow cooker liners, so you won't have to clean your entire appliance every time you make soup or stew. They're super durable and won't break, even when you're whipping up a huge batch of something.

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    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $6.44.

    11. A one-minute gratitude journal that you can fill out on the fly. It has prompts on every page, so it's a great option if you don't know where to start when it comes to penning your thoughts and feelings.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.15.

    12. A pack of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser sheets that'll make cleaning up messes in hard-to-reach places a lot easier. They're more flexible than the OG Magic Eraser, meaning they can get them into tinier nooks and crannies.

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    They're great for messes in microwaves, stoves, bathrooms, and pretty much everywhere else in your home. I recently dyed my hair and, because I'm messy, got splotches all over my sink, floor, and walls. You know what helped me get rid of all those unwanted marks? One of these babies.

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada $2.99.

    13. A silicone cord wrap for your wires that'll save them from turning into a tangled mess. It can be used for headphones, phone cords, and everything in between.

    Headphones wrapped around a cord wrap
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.99. Available in five colours and in multipacks.

    14. A pack of reusable interdental brushes that have soft nylon bristles and are small enough to fit in your pocket. They're way more effective than traditional floss and will come in especially handy if you have permanent retainers.

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    Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much easier. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) super easily.

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $3.98. Available in five colours.

    15. An adhesive slidable tracker that'll remind you to feed your four-legged friend(s). It’s pretty much a must-have for anyone who shares dog duties with a partner or roommate.

    The slidable tracker next to a lightswitch
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    Get it on Amazon for $9.95. There's also a version for cats.

    16. A pack of non-stick grill mats that'll save food from sticking to your barbeque or oven rack. They're double-sided, so you can get away with using them a couple of times before they need a good wipe down.

    A person pulling a sheet of buns out of a toaster oven, the sheet is lined with a grill mat
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    They can also trim them to fit smaller appliances (like toaster ovens).

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canda for $9.99.

    17. A retractable travel lint roller that'll help you defuzz on the go. Reviewers say it's ultra sticky and effective, and doesn't eat up too much space in their bags (it's about as small as a highlighter).

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    It comes with 30 sheets of lint paper, and you can grab refills for it here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    18. A keyboard cover that'll keep your computer safe from dust, drips, and spills. All the essential keyboard shortcuts (like screenshot and search bar) are colour coded, so you'll never have to turn to Google for help again.

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    Because I love to snack while I work, I am horrible at keeping my computer clean. That means a keyboard protector is almost essential. This one is super light and doesn't move around my keys when I'm typing. It also has all the essential keyboard shortcuts (like screenshot and search bar) colour coded, so never have to Google how to do specific commands. It may not be the prettiest thing in the world, but boy, does it ever come in handy.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.99. Compatible with most MacBooks.

    19. A set of classic Lodge pan scrapers that are more powerful than regular sponges and will help you easily scrub hardened-on bits of food off your pots and pans. Reviewers love that they can use them while pans are still hot and don't have to worry about them melting.

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    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    20. A pack of spiral cable protectors that'll save your precious charging cords from fraying when they're about to bite the dust. The pack includes a variety of different colours that'll help you identify which cords belong to who in your household, so you'll never feud with your partner or roommates over stealing your stuff again.

    A spiral cable protector o a phone cord and computer charging cord
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    Get a pack of five in assorted colours for $7.99. Also available in larger packs.

    21. A 52-week meal planner that you can use to plot out what you'll be eating days or weeks in advance. It has space to record your menus, your ideas for future meals, and your weekly grocery shopping list.

    The open planner surrounded by produce
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    22. An ergonomic gap-cleaning tool that'll get all up in your home's impossible-to-clean spots (I'm looking at you, window frames and shower door tracks). The opposite end is a scraper, which is great for tackling hardened debris.

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    You don't get to choose your colour, so prepare for a surprise.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.68.

    23. A pack of mini corkscrew hair pins that will keep your updo secure and looking stylish from dawn 'til dusk. One of these little guys has the holding power of 20 bobby pins, so you'll only need to use one or two.

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    Reviewers say they're great for long, thick hair and that a single pin can hold a messy bun all day long.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $6.97.

    24. A circular silicone spatula with measurement conversions written right on it, so you'll never have to do any guesswork. It's sturdy enough to cut dough, but gentle enough to scrape out pots and pans without scratching them.

    The spatula beside a plate of cookies
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.59+. Available in three colours.

    25. An illuminated collar charm for your dog that'll keep them visible when the sun goes down. It's weather resistant, so you won't have to worry about it fizzling out in the middle of a rainstorm.

    A golden retriever with the collar charm attached to its harness
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.96+. Available in four colours.

    26. A pack of Clean & Clear oil-blotting sheets that'll soak up any unwanted oil from your face. They won't smudge your makeup or leave behind residue, so you won't have to do any major touchups.

    A person holding three packs of blotting papers
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    Get a pack of 60 sheets on Amazon Canada for $6.97.

    27. A pack of Velcro cord ties to organize all those wires that are currently floating around your junk drawer. They're a lot more effective than rubber bands and zip ties, and are easy to adjust and remove.

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    I am basically the queen of getting wires tangled. From headphones to computer cords, everything I owned used to have at least one knot in it — until I bought these babies. They've helped me keep everything that's not currently in use perfectly wrapped. Not only is this more convenient for me, but it extends the lives of my cords because I no longer spend minutes yanking at them.

    Get a pack of 25 ties on Amazon Canada for $8.41. Also available in grey and in larger packs.

    28. A pack of erasers for when you need to edit your own work. They're latex free and won't make crumbly messes like traditional rubber alternatives.

    The six erasers in a circle
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    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $4.99.

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