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    29 Downright Brilliant Products That Made Me Think, "I'm Adding That To My Cart ASAP"

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    1. An easy-to-read digital thermometer that'll fit right on your jacket zipper. Reviewers love that they can flip between Celsius and Farenheit with the touch of a button and say that it's a great doodad for outdoor adventurers.

    The thermometer on a jacket zipper
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    2. A dishwasher freshener that'll neutralize the gross odours inside your appliance and replace them with a lime and green tea scent. It'll clip right to the upper basket, so you won't have to mess around with any extra hardware to install it.

    The dishwasher freshener clipped inside a dishwasher
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    3. A tub of oatmeal paw butter that's infused with mango, coconut oil, olive oil, and aloe vera. It'll keep your four-legged friend's feet from cracking and is great for their dry schnoz, too.

    A dog's paws on either side of a tub of paw butter
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.78.

    4. A pair of mirror mittens that'll save your car mirrors from getting covered in snow and ice. They're large enough to fit over truck mirrors and have a pull string that'll help keep them in place.

    A mirror protector on a car mirror
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    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    5. A bottle of puzzle-saving glue that'll help you preserve your masterpiece. Once it's dry, you can even use your jigsaw works of art as placemats.

    The puzzle saver on top of an emoji puzzle
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.89+. Available in three sizes.

    6. A set of handmade wrist rests that'll be the purr-fect addition to your work-from-home situation. If your arms ache after long days at your desk, you probably need these in your life.

    A person's hands resting on the wrist rest
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    Get one long and one short wrist rest from goodzyk on Etsy for $48.06. Available in four patterns.

    7. A pair of angled kitchen scissors that'll help you cut through pizzas, quesadillas, and omelets with ease. Reviewers love that they don't scratch their pans like traditional cutters and say their blades are super sharp, too.

    A person cutting a pizza with the scissors
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.24.

    8. A trio of sassy pug air fresheners that are flipping not one, but two birds. They're scented with essential oils, so you won't have to worry about filling your vehicle with toxic fumes.

    The pug air freshener hanging from a rearview mirror
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    It comes with three scents: black diamond (musky and cologne-esque), ocean breeze (fresh and airy), and vanilla.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    9. 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.

    10. A braided extension cord that'll give your cables an extra nine feet of length, so you can easily stretch them to your bed or behind your desk. It won't fray as easily as plastic-coated wires because it's covered in a thick, woven fabric.

    An iPhone plugged into the extension cord
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.16+. Available in four colours.

    11. A pack of maple leaf-shaped tea bags that'll give all of your steeped beverages a patriotic twist. They're made of organic cotton and are free of chemicals, so they're a little easier on the environment, too.

    A person dunking the leaf-shaped tea bag in their tea
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get a pack of five from TeaHeritage on Etsy for $12.43. Available in three flavours.

    12. This flat, but flexible toilet brush that'll keep all up in the nooks and crannies of your bowl. The head is covered in little silicone fronds that'll make scrubbing down your porcelain throne a cinch.

    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $30. Available in two colours.

    13. A pair of absorbent towel scrunchies that'll help your mane dry quickly when it's in a pony or bun. Reviewers say they're awesome at fighting frizz and that they're great for people who prefer night showers over morning showers.

    A person with their hair in the towel scrunchie
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $16.

    14. An extra-large mousepad with a plant pattern that'll replace that ratty old mouse pad you've been using forever. It'll cover almost your entire desk, so if you've got any scratches or notches you want to hide, this will be your stylish knight in shining armour.

    The plant desk pad in front of a computer
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99. Available in eight colours.

    15. A Glamglow bubbling sheet mask that'll fizz up to gently massage the gross stuff out of your pores. It's packed with black charcoal and citrus to detoxify and cleanse your face, and reviewers say it leaves their skin looking glowier than ever.

    A person taking off the bubble mask
    Sephora / Via sephora.com

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $12.

    16. An ultra-fluffy cup cozy that'll save you from burning your hands while holding a piping hot peppermint mocha. It's made of a stretchy knit material that can be slid onto mugs, cans, and tumblers of all sizes.

    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from ThreeLittleMoonsCo on Etsy for $14. Available in four colours.

    17. A universal headrest mount that'll keep your tablet secure while you're driving. Reviewers say it's a real lifesaver when it comes to keeping their kids entertained on longer journeys.

    A tablet clipped into the headrest holder
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.50.

    18. A Nickelodeon colouring book packed with line drawings from '90s cartoons, like Hey Arnold!, The Rugrats, and The Wild Thornberrys. The illustrations are super detailed, so it'll actually take you a while to complete.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Grab some pencil crayons, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.97.

    19. A pair of Pokémon cord protectors that'll keep your wires firmly in place. They'll also save your old cords from fraying when they're on their last legs, so you won't have to replace them with new ones.

    The cord protectors on a charging brick and on a cord
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with one large Pikachu protector, one small Pikachu protector, one spiral protector, one cord organizer, and a storage bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.98. Available in three styles.

    20. A set of acrylic nail polish shelves, so you can keep your entire collection of mattes, sparkles, and glosses on display. They're deep enough to fit bottles of all shapes and sizes, meaning you won't have to struggle to slip bulkier containers in and out.

    Several bottles of nail polish on the shelves
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    They come with everything you need to mount them, too.

    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $54.99.

    21. A non-slip dish drying mat with a grooved surface that'll keep your plates and bowls elevated, so they'll dry faster. It's made of silicone, meaning it won't absorb odours (like some fabric alternatives).

    Dishes ontop of the silicone dish mat
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It can also be used as a trivet for hot pots and pans.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99. Available in three colours.

    22. A pack of exfoliating gloves that'll brush away dead skin cells, unclog your pores, and stop ingrown hairs in their tracks. Reviewers say they also help lather up products like a dream and are gentle enough to use on sensitive skin.

    A person scrubbing their arm with a glove
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of two pairs on Amazon Canada for $13.99. Also available in light blue.

    23. A rattan phone grip that'll match your boho-chic aesthetic perfectly. It'll also save you from dropping your phone and cracking your screen (again), making it pretty dang useful.

    The phone grip on the back of an iPhone
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from ShopTessara on Etsy for $15.

    24. An adorable avocado tote bag that you can use to carry around your textbooks, groceries, and whatever else in style. It's super deep, so you can fit full bottles and jugs inside of it.

    The avocado tote on a kitchen counter
    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $16.

    25. A heavy-duty clipper that can effortlessly slice through the toughest of toenails. The case will catch your trimmings, so you won't have to go hunting for them on your bathroom floor (a true blessing).

    A person holding the tweezers
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.20.

    26. A no-drip dispenser that you can use to serve your syrups and dressings. Reviewers say the tall, slim design makes it easy to store and that it creates less mess than classic syrup bottles.

    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get it from Simons for $15.

    27. A blackout curtain liner that'll turn your regular old curtains into light-blocking curtains. They'll also help keep hot air from escaping, which will keep you toastier and probably save you some $$$ on your hydro bill, too.

    Simons / Via simons.ca

    Get one panel from Simons for $30.

    28. A tube of Kosas AHA serum deodorant that's packed with aloe vera and hyaluronic acid to keep your pits moisturized. It's free from baking soda and aluminum, and is even gentle enough to use on sensitive skin.

    A person putting on the deodorant
    Kosas / Via kosas.com

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $20. Available in fragrance-free and fresh-scented formulas.

    29. And finally, a patterned lip balm keychain that'll keep your Chapstick close at hand. It comes with a keyring, so you can keep all of your essentials together in your bag.

    A person holding a keychain with the lip balm pouch on it
    Etsy / Via etsy.com

    Get it from CottonStitchCollect on Etsy for $15. Available in seven patterns.

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