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    28 Things That'll Help You Feel Like An Actual Adult

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    1. A stainless steel watering can that'll save you from throwing water at your plants with a mug. It's got a super long spout, which is great for fully saturating the actual soil and not damaging the limbs of your water-sensitive succulents.

    A stainless steel watering can with a super-long spout on a low table near some cute plants
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    2. A foolproof knife sharpener with three slots that'll sharpen your straight and serrated knives, as well as your scissors. It'll suction onto your counter so y'all can avoid recreating that scene from Friends with Chandler's toe.

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    Just press the black switch down and it will suction to a flat surface — meaning you can use it without actually needing to hold it down.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    3. An eco-friendly silicone travel cup you can use on the go, instead of giving in to the convenience of a disposable one. It's collapsible, so you can squeeze it into your tiniest bag even if you aren't anticipating a stop at your local café.

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    It even comes with a reusable straw.

    Get it on Simons for $25. Available in three colours.

    4. A set of glass tupperware that'll make meal prepping a dream. It comes with 24 leak-free containers that can replace all the random, spaghetti sauce stained ones you stole from your parents five years ago.

    The tupperware in a kitchen filled with various foods
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    5. A sleek, multi-purpose bike tool that anyone who has a bike should have. You can also use it around the house for a quick fix that doesn't require busting out the whole toolbox.

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    This thing is jam packed with 8 tools in total, plus a ~stylish~ case.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.59.

    6. A vent deflector that'll help the airflow in your house. It uses super-strong magnets to stay put, so all you have to do is pop 'em on and enjoy your new and improved ventilation. (Every adult's dream, right?)

    The vent deflector shown on top of a floor vent
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.94.

    7. A budget planner that'll help you figure out how many times you can order sushi this month. It has detailed sections to fill in for saving, paying off debt, and annual spending that you can keep track of with fun stickers. Who said organizing your finances couldn't be cute?

    The budget planner closed, next to what it looks like open, along with a bunch of stickers
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    It comes with stickers and envelopes you can use for other crafty things, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    8. A pair of self-watering plant bulbs that'll make sure your plant babies are taken care of, even if you forget to sometimes. They're especially great for out-of-reach hanging plants that are a pain to take down every day.

    Two bird-shaped plant bulbs sticking out of a cute potted plant
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    Plus, they're shaped like cute 'lil birds!

    Get the set of two on Amazon Canada for $18. Also available in three other shapes.

    9. A beautyblender brush cleaner that'll save your kabuki (and your skin) from years of left-over bronzer. It comes with a compact cleanser and scrubbing pad you can use to give your brushes the deep clean they probably need.

    A person washing two makeup brushes with the cleanser and scrubbing pad
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $22.

    10. A genius herb container that'll keep your basil sprigs from dying after only, like, a day. Just fill it with water and toss it in the fridge for optimal freshness.

    A container with fresh herbs inside
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    It comes with three removable dividers so they can keep their herbs separated.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.

    11. A super-cute compost bin that'll remind you to separate your trash. It comes with an odour-minimizing filter that pops into the lid, so you can keep it on your counter without choking on a waft of trash every time you enter your kitchen.

    A cute compost bin that says "compost" on it
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    Get it from Simons for $32.

    12. Two sets of bed sheet fasteners that'll save you from waking up on your bare mattress, with your fitted sheet half way to the moon.

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    "These were a lifesaver for my mom. She has a very thick mattress AND a mattress topper on her bed. She uses fitted sheets with extra-deep pockets, but the corners still slide off all the time, and it was beyond annoying to have to fix the sheets every time she got into bed.

    Then we got these clips to see if they'd make a difference, and they did! They're very easy to install: Just attach the metal clips to the four corners of the fitted sheet and slide them around the bottom of your mattress when you put the sheet on. The stretchy elastic straps are also adjustable to create the perfect amount of tension. And when it's time to wash your sheets, you can just unclip them. My mom hasn't had to adjust the sheets since, so I'm calling it a win." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a set of four from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    13. A handheld clothes steamer that'll zap the wrinkles on your favourite blouse back to whatever heck they came from. Just fill it with water and plug it in, and voilà! You look like an actual adult!

    A person holding the handheld steamer while it blows out steam
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    14. A pack of all-natural cleaning wipes that'll get rid of gross salt stains on your favourite boots. You can also use them to clean your fave leather jackets and handbags too.

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    "They work on suede, rubber, fabric, and nubuck (aka almost everything). I even use them to wipe touch up my Air Force 1's and sandals when they start looking a little neglected." —Alice Prendergast

    Get a pack of ten from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    15. A grout cleaning set that'll seriously transform your grungy tiles. If scrubbing alone hasn't helped much in the past, the pens this set comes with most certainly will.

    A before and after shot of gross tiles transformed into cute ones with the grout pen dividing the images in the middle
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    It comes with two grout pens, two replacement nibs, and a cleaning brush with an added point for getting right in there.

    Get the set of five on Amazon Canada for $25.99. Available in four colours.

    16. A set of dry-erase calendars that'll help you start "adulting" and manage your day to day deadlines. You'll get two calendars — one for the whole month, and one for your week, for time management skills that are off the hook.

    A person admiring their two fridge calendars while holding a dry-erase marker
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    They're magnetic, so you can stick 'em right on your fridge.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    17. A door draft stopper that'll help you deal with the chill that likes to creep through in the middle of the night — without touching the thermostat. It'll also help to block out noise and light, which is especially great if you have roommates who like to stay up past your bedtime.

    A stick-on door draft stopper on a door
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in four colours and three sizes.

    18. A stovetop espresso maker that'll let you make an artisan americano all by yourself. It uses a funnel for the espresso grinds, so you can kiss annoying disposable filters goodbye.

    The espresso maker on a tray next to a cute plant
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    You might want to pair it with a milk frother if you can't stand black coffee.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99. Available in seven colours and larger sizes.

    19. A digital thermometer that'll instantly tell you the internal temperature of whatever meat you're cooking. Its probe is teeny-tiny, so you won't lose any juicy goodness when you check whether or not you're about to give yourself salmonella.

    A person probing a chicken leg on the BBQ to check its temperature
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    20. A reusable grocery bag set that'll help you shrink that hoard of plastic bags you've got hiding in a cupboard. It comes with a cute tote and three mesh bags that can collapse into a compact pouch.

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    Plus, they're made out of recycled plastic.

    Get it from Simons for $25.

    21. A docking station that'll save your bedside table from clutter. It has little slots to stick your charging cables through, so you won't have to bend and damage your cords whatsoever.

    A docking station on a table holding a pair of glasses, a phone, earphones, and keys
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $53.80.

    22. A drill set that'll finally get you to do those home improvement projects you've been meaning to start. It comes equipped with an LED light that'll help you see what you're doing, and it's cordless, so you won't trip over yourself while you're on the job.

    A person drilling into a set of drawers
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    It comes with a drill driver, sixteen bits, extension bit holder, battery and charger in a storage bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $67.99 (originally $84.99).

    23. A set of six merino wool dryer balls that'll cut down on static, wrinkles, and how long your laundry needs to spend in the dryer. They're made of hypoallergenic organic wool, so they won't add anything to your clothes that would irritate your skin.

    A case with soft balls of wool
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99. Also available in different sizes.

    24. A meditation journal that'll teach you how to take a breath and chill out for a sec. It's packed with mindfulness exercises and reflection prompts, so you can start balancing out your stress levels.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.90.

    25. A cool-mist humidifier that'll make you realize how much worse you felt before you had one. This baby will pump moisture into your dry apartment for up to 30 hours per refill, without disturbing you with noise.

    A humidifier on a low table by a couch in someone's living room
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $74.99. Available in four colours.

    26. A boot tray that'll stop you from scattering shoes around the front entrance of your house. It'll save you from salt stains and tracking dirt in, which will make cleaning that area a heck of a lot easier too.

    Three pairs of boots on a tray on a porch
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.25.

    27. A handheld vacuum cleaner that'll come in handy when you're looking for a quick clean up. It's perfect if you're constantly brushing your pet's fur off of the couch, or if your car seats always seem to be covered in crumbs.

    A handheld vacuum hanging on a wall in its charging unit
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    28. A bamboo soap dish that'll save your bathroom sink from a pile of mushy suds. Its grooves will strain water out of the dish, so everything can dry off properly.

    A bar of soap on the bamboo dish
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    It's biodegradable, so you can put it in your compost when it has seen the end of its days.

    Get it from Simons for $12.

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