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    29 Useful Products You'll Want To Share With Anyone And Everyone

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    1. A password journal in case you forget every password under the sun. *Wait, what was my Netflix password again? It's in the book.*


    This is also set in alphabetical order so you don't have to run around looking high and low for that gmail password...

    Promising review: "This was exactly what I wanted. The book has a heavy plastic cover and heavy-duty wire binding. The paper is good quality, although my favorite gel pens did have some bleed-through. I'd recommend ballpoint or pencil. The entries have wide spaces, with room for website, email, username, password, and notes (which is perfect for noting the answers to those security questions... What's your favorite ice cream flavor? I don't remember what I answered a year ago!). The password section has a good number of extra lines, for those sites that make you change your password with annoying frequency." —Amazon Customer

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

    2. A dishwasher magnet so everyone will know not to throw the dirty dishes into a freshly cleaned load.

    dishwasher magnet

    Promising review: "I don't know why it took me so long to buy this thing, but I'm glad that I finally did. Yes, to some it might be silly, but there are times when I forget or can't tell whether my dishes and glassware are clean. This $3 magnetic sign saves me from washing the 'dirty' dishes another time." —Colmac

    Get it from Amazon for $5.37.

    3. All-natural bottle cleaning tablets for making your thermos cups look as good as gold. Those coffee stains will be gone in no time.

    before, during, and after cleaning a cup with the tablet

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. A bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand-new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.

    4. A chainmail scrubber to effectively clean all of the burned-on grime on your cast-iron skillets without removing the seasoning or causing damage. It's also safe for use on waffle makers, griddles, and casserole dishes, so you basically have no excuse for having less-than-immaculate dishes.


    Promising review: "Prior to purchasing this, our cast-iron cleaning routine consisted of rinsing followed by a quick scrub using coarse sea salt and a paper towel. This gadget is great for a more thorough cleaning, especially on stubborn areas. It's very effective and cleaning is quite easy, requiring nothing more than a quick rinse. The small ring attached to it is useful for hanging on a pot rack. Recommended." —Cooking the Books

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    5. A clip-on sleeve since you're always losing your lip balm in the abyss that is the bottom of your bag, and you want to keep it handy at all times.

    sleeve holding chapstick

    Never lose your overabundance of lip balms again!

    Promising review: "Lifesaver. Hooks into work badge. Just yesterday, I actually used the entire lip balm before losing or washing it, LOL. (First time ever)." —Mary

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $8.29+ (available in 12 color combos).

    6. Ceiling fan chain pulls that'll make turning the fan on and off less of a hassle. We all know the struggle that is accidentally pulling the light chain instead of the fan one in the middle of the night...

    reviewer image of fan pulls

    Why they're great:  "Absolutely adorable! They add panache to the fan, and you never have to worry about which pull to choose. The set also makes it easier for me to reach them. They do not get in the way and are a sturdy fit into the original chain. Would highly recommend to anyone." —Scholar Mama

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two finishes).

    7. A smart funnel so you can transfer liquids from one bottle into a new one. You know, when you have two ketchups open and one is on its last limb? This funnel will help you transport the leftover ketchup into the newer bottle with no problems.

    smart funnel attached to two water jugs

    Promising review: "I purchased this for myself to try and then bought them as Christmas gifts. It gets every last drop of shampoo, lotion, soap, etc., out of the bottles. I've decided to buy another one for the kitchen for things like dressing, ketchup, mustard, and oils. Helps with clutter and will save money over time by not wasting the last bit in the containers." —Diane H

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in four colors).

    8. A pet hair removal glove to keep yourself from finding your pup's hair all over your spotless hardwood floors. They'll enjoy this stimulating massage and you'll enjoy ridding them of the fur that would have eventually fallen onto your clean floors.

    gloves after collecting fur off dog

    Promising review: "I've been looking for an alternative way to manage my pup's shedding and all I can say I wish I got these sooner. These gloves showed to be more beneficial all-around compared to the typical brushing. For one, the pup likes it (as opposed to the brush he tried to avoid at every session), so I’m not wasting time any more trying to get him to come here and stay here, etc. Now it’s wagging tails instead at the sight of these gloves. The process is much quicker now, as the gloves gather not only more easily, but I’d say at least twice if not triple the amount of hair at a time. Apparently these gloves work on his mood too, as he always ends up starting a playfight nibbling at the gloves." —BOA

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two colors).

    To learn more, check out "Pet Owners Everywhere Swear This $14 Grooming Brush Is The Best Thing Ever."

    9. A set of nonstick oven liners that'll ensure any excess drippings or crumbs from your cooked meals don't stay burning at the bottom of the oven floor.

    oven liner in oven

    Promising review: "I have a nonself-cleaning oven for the first time in decades. After having an apple pie spill over and spending more than an hour cleaning it up, I purchased these oven liners. What a time saver. The are easy to cut so they fit perfectly. Because I have a visible heating element, the liner goes right on the oven floor, under the heating element." —Kimberly Barnes-O'Connor

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $13.99.

    10. A garbage disposal brush so you can be sure there won't be any bizarre stenches coming out of there...

    Reviewer photo of garbage disposal brush

    Promising review: "This product can be a major kitchen product if you have issues with odors in your garbage disposal. We eat a lot of cereals for breakfast and almost all are loaded with preservatives, which are like glue when they get wet. For two years, we could not get rid of a foul odor for more than a day or two. I purchased this as a last resort, but only expecting it to help a little. The first time I used it, I was amazed at how much gunk was brushed away and odor was reduced. " —C. D. Cornett

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two styles).

    11. Anti-chafe lace bands because wearing skirts and dresses without these can be one painful experience (relatable).

    reviewer wearing non-chafe bands in black

    Promising review: "These are fantastic! I've been using the deodorant style anti-chafing rubs and wanted a longer lasting option. Ding Ding ladies! This is it! So comfortable I fell asleep in them! No marks, no uncomfortable 'digging in.' They do take some fine tuning to make sure that they don't roll, but once you find that spot, they don't move! I got the lacy ones and they are sexy and soft to the touch with the silicone on the top and bottom." —A. Spencer

    Get them from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in eight sizes and 17 colors).

    12. A container of The Pink Stuff cleaning paste that'll clean practically anything. Scuffs on the walls? Dirty stove? Stains on your bath tub? The Pink Stuff will fix all that.,

    Promising review: "Since moving into this apartment I have gradually come to hate this tub because of the water stains I have tried every product on the market including crazy things from the internet like Coca-Cola, vinegar you name it..this stuff with a couple of swipes/scrubs and a toothbrush for the textured areas completely cleaned my tub in a way that I can only tell you excited me to the core of my being. All I can tell you is buy it and I wish you the best!" —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    13. A silicone case so you can avoid the tangled mess that is taking your earbuds out of your bag. I personally should've bought this a longgggg time ago.,

    Promising review: "If you are looking for a clean, easy-to-find in your bag earbud case that keeps earbuds neatly packed away from all the potentially nasty, unclean junk in your backpack/purse/pockets, and keeps the cords in place, then this case reigns supreme! I personally like how the cases come in bright colors to make it easier to find." —Cherlindrea

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in seven colors).

    14. An over-the-seat car trash bag in case you tend to stuff all those used napkins and empty chip bags in your door compartments. This will help keep your car spotless.

    TheModMobile / Etsy, TheModMobile

    TheModMobile is a small business based in Winsted, Connecticut and also has matching steering wheel covers so both your trash bag and wheel can twin!

    Promising review: "This fabulous litter bag has revolutionized my driving experience. I'm no longer drowning in a sea of toddler debris! Beautifully constructed and the perfect size. Thanks :)" —Jordana Wilson

    Get the sunflower one from TheModMobile for $20.

    15. A cute hanging basket if you can't be bothered to nail a shelf to your bathroom wall but still need a spot to house your skincare needs.

    hanging basket
    StringSchickShop / Etsy

    StringSchickShop is a small business based out of Ornbau, Germany with a wonderful selection of crocheted items in some of the most darling colors imaginable. If you particularly need a new basket this shop is for you.

    Promising review: "Super pretty basket. Use it as storage for children's hats, etc. in the cloakroom." —Jessica

    Get it from StringSchickShop on Etsy for $17.28+ (available in three sizes and 15 colors).

    16. A hanger stacker because grabbing one for that new clothing item you bought should be hassle-free. No more trying to find a needle in THAT haystack...

    Promising review: "We have lots of those velvet skinny hangers. I love them. But I don't love them lying around the bedroom. They're so thin that they get lost on the bed easily, and I even sometimes can't see them when they're on the floor — I've stepped on several and broken them. I wanted a way to corral them all when I found this. For the price, you really can't beat it! My hangers are organized and in one location. The stand is sturdy and practical. I'd buy another one again if I needed it!" —Auburn Sky

    Get it from Amazon for $18.54+ (also available in packs).

    17. A toilet night-light so when you stop in the bathroom at night you can see where you're going and won't miss the toilet entirely.

    toilet night light in toilet

    This LED toilet light has 16 colors that can work on a rotation or as a solid color.

    Promising review: "This seemingly silly little gadget has turned out to be great! The light level (brightness) can be dimmed down if desired, and the color can be set to whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you don't need to turn on a bright overhead light (which wakes me up and makes me angry, not a good combination) when you need to go into the bathroom at night. Cleaning it is a breeze, too; what seems like it's going to be a problem...isn't. I can't recommend this toilet-night light highly enough, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. Could be on the gift list this December." —Lee R. Gurr

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. A garbage-disposal foaming cleaner to refresh the drain and place you pour all your left over noodles that linger on your plate after dinner. Keep the garbage disposal squeaky clean so you can continue to use it in all your lazy glory.


    Look at that foam go!

    Promising review: "It seems counterintuitive to put a little packet down your garbage disposal to clean it, but this does actually seem to work, at least for getting out weird smells that baking soda and vinegar don't really touch. I scrub the sink down first, especially around the garbage disposal area, rinse it down, and then just follow the directions on the package. I have used it with single, large-size sinks and with double sinks — only difference is that the double sink will have blue cleaning foam rise up the drain, which you rinse away when the disposal sounds clear again. I have tried the foaming cleaner in a can, but unfortunately it stopped coming out of the can about 10% of the way through. Went back to this tried-and-true." —KS

    Get it from Amazon for $4.10.

    19. A sandwich bag organizer so you can toss away the boxes and have them sorted by size. The next time you need a bag for your leftovers, selecting the correct sized bag will be much easier.

    sandwich bag organizer
    TeamSipCreations / Etsy

    TeamSipCreations is a small business based out of Hurricane, Utah that specializes in an array of wooden-made goods.

    Promising review: "This organizer fits perfectly in my kitchen drawer. I love it! A pleasure to do business with this shop." —Heidi MacDuff

    Get it from TeamSipCreations on Etsy for $26.99.

    20. A grippy silicone strip because no one wants their bag slipping off their arm (the worst). Add this to the strap and it'll stay in place all day.


    Promising review: "I recently bought a high quality leather shoulder strap handbag and was having problems with it sliding off my shoulder, since the leather strap was fairly smooth. So I went online and searched to see if there were any products out there that would solve this issue...and I found the Purse Gummy! It works beautifully! No more struggling with a slipping strap. It is hardly noticeable on the strap since it is on the underside, but I wouldn't mind it if was seen because it works so well." —D. Dillon

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $13.95.

    21. A carpet shampoo — perfect for a living room refresh because with pets and kids, who knows what discolorations will be found all over that fuzzy floor.


    Promising review: "After reading the reviews I thought I could at least try it, and holy smokes, this is a miracle cleaner!!! I think I have tried every cleaner on the market for pet stains and nothing ever really works on my carpets. Even if I get it off the top, it somehow comes back up. My crazy dogs hate the rain and they have one spot that they always go on when they decide they are not going outside. I have cleaned the spot probably 100 times. I cleaned this area one time with this cleaner and my spot steam cleaner and it is completely gone! The stain and smell are 100% gone, not just covered up like before, completely and absolutely gone. Miracle cleaner for sure!" —PLLane

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    22. A pet-hair remover so you can de-hair your sofa, chairs, and carpet from the built up pet fur that's just been covering anything and everything.

    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet hair–free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    23. A set of colanders that collapse so when you're finished giving your veggies and fruits a quick rinse, you won't have to worry about it taking up a ridiculous amount of cabinet space.


    Promising review: "I LOVE that these colanders collapse so they don't take up a ton of space in my cupboards in the kitchen. They only take up about the equivalent of a dinner plate when grouped together. I'm thankful for multiple sizes, too, since when I am rinsing grapes I don't need an especially large colander." —Gretchen Pileggi

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two color combinations and a pack of four).

    24. A box of coffee machine-cleaning powder because you KNOW you use this kitchen tool the most and want to protect it at all costs.

    Reviewer collage showing before-and-after photos of coffee pot

    Promising review: "This worked great for our coffee maker. The picture on the left (above) is the first batch of water, including the packet of cleaner. The second was already much cleaner and the third and fourth batches of water were completely clear. Our coffee tastes much less bitter now." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    25. A mini UV light toothbrush cover for helping disinfect your toothbrush head from the potential germs that can fester on your vanity. The rechargeable case will give you up to 30 cleanings on one full charge!, Amazon

    Promising review: "Great. I'll take these with me anywhere. Put them in my purse and use them on my toothbrush when I'm traveling or just use it at home. Great idea and I already use a UV light in my house for we will disinfecting. This will be perfect for my toothbrush." —Lorina Rae McMinn

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    26. A pair of silicone dish-washing gloves to help you tackle that massive pile of pots and pans without ever picking up a sponge. Just pour on some soap and get to scrubbing!,

    Promising review: "I bought these gloves to save my dry cracking hands and they are wonderful! I just had a baby and I’m constantly washing bottles and pumping accessories, therefore constantly washing my hands, and they are taking a beating. I love these gloves because I can still wash my bottles in hot water and can’t feel the heat through the gloves. I also love that they have bristles on the palms so I can wash anything with them. They are a little big on me, but other than that they are a great pair of cleaning gloves!" —Kelsi Wilde

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

    27. A washable, reusable sponge with scrubby mesh on one side and soft cotton terry cloth on the other to tackle messes of any size. Plus, those prints are really adorable!


    PorterLees is a family-owned Etsy shop based in Portland, Oregon that specializes in homemade reusable goods.

    Promising review: "So glad I finally found an environmentally friendly sponge THAT WORKS! I tried all the other kinds of eco-friendly sponges before these - silicon (don't work on stuck stuff), vegetable fiber (got so mildew-y so fast), and even crocheted (felt so gross and didn't work great). These do the job and then after a few days I just throw them in the wash! Hooray! And they're cute!" —willowbe0416

    Get it from PorterLees on Etsy for $9.

    28. A four-pack of fridge bins for meal prepping or housing your leftovers from that burrito bowl you had for lunch.

    Four storage bins placed next to each other on fridge shelf

    YoungeverLLC is a woman-owned small business specializing in home goods.

    Promising review: "These are so sturdy!! I love how easy they are to clean and use in my refrigerator! It helps keep things in order since I have my kids home and the constant going in and out during the day has made it easier for me and them to find what they need and what I need to purchase more of." —Pilialoha

    Get a pack of four from YoungeverLLC on Etsy for $22.95.

    29. Cloud air-vent clips to use as mask holders so you'll never be caught without it again. (OR, just get these because they look cute.)

    cloud air vent clips
    hapoy2gether / Etsy

    hapoy2gether is a small business that features a TON of air vent clips you can choose from to accessorize your car with. Just LOOK at these cute cloud ones!

    Promising review: "These are literally the cutest things ever! They add so much to a car and just are so simple and cute." —Kennedy

    Get a set of five from hapoy2gether on Etsy for $17.95.

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