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    31 Clever Things From Amazon Canada That Made Me Say, "Dang, I Could Use That"

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    1. A ring light phone stand that'll make setting up for a livestream or video call easy as pie. Reviewers love that it has different lighting levels and say that it's super sturdy and easy to clamp on and off.

    A person using the phone ring light stand
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in three colours.

    2. A handy-dandy paw cleaner that'll give your dog's lil' stompers a thorough wash. It has soft silicone bristles for a gentle cleanse that'll be perfect after a muddy stroll through the dog park.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.07+. Available in three sizes, six colours, and in a pack of two.

    3. A squishy seat cushion that'll save your booty from your cold, hard saddle. It'll also save you from the fashion police (yes, there are alternatives to padded bike shorts!).

    The padded bike seat cover
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.01+ (originally $21.99). Available in five colours.

    4. A pair of motion-sensor night lights that'll save you from walking into your doorway when you get up for a midnight pee. You can adjust the brightness on these babies, so you can avoid blinding yourself every time you walk by them.

    The motion sensor night light plugged into an AC outlet
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    They'll automatically shut off after 90 seconds of no movement.

    Get the pack of two on Amazon Canada for $22.99. Also available in packs of four and six.

    5. This genius hand guard that'll prevent you from scraping your fingers while you grate the last inch of cheddar. Reviewers say it works like a charm as a guard for mandoline slicers, too.

    a person grating ginger while using the hand guard
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    6. This vibrant PopSockets grip that'll help you hold your phone (and make it look cuter, too). You can also use it as a mini stand to prop up your device, so you won't have to lean it up against miscellaneous items when you don't feel like holding it.

    Brittany holding her iPhone 12 with the lemon-patterned popsocket
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I use it with this iPhone 12 case, if you were wondering.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.72.

    7. A foot-scrubbing buffer, because you said you'd start paying more attention to the state of your feet. It's infused with lavender and tea tree oil, which will help soothe and cleanse while you exfoliate the heck out of all that dead skin.

    A person scrubbing their foot with the buffer
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.24.

    8. A pair of shelf dividers that'll help you achieve the Marie Kondo closet of your dreams. You can also use them to hang things like ties, scarves, and other delicate pieces of clothing.

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    Get the set of two on Amazon Canada for $17.98.

    9. A milk bag organizer that'll save you from maneuvering all the contents of your fridge every time you buy more. It has a slot at the bottom that'll dispense a new bag, so you won't have to dig into the top to reach the last one.

    The milk bag dispensing organizer in a fridge beside a jar of green beans
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.72.

    10. A wall-mounted clothesline that'll save you from firing up your machine every time you need to dry your laundry. It's retractable, so you can keep the line hidden away when you're not using it.

    Hangers hanging off of the retractable clothes line contraption
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    You might want to grab a pack of clothespins, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.99. Available in three colours and in a larger size.

    11. A cutlery tray that'll keep your utensils exactly where you need them to be. It'll take up less space than a typical tray, since each row is stacked.

    The cutlery organizer in a drawer
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    You can also grab one specific for knives and larger utensils, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.11+. Available in two colours.

    12. A cordless umbrella light that'll keep your patio table illuminated all night long. It has an adjustable clamp that'll automatically fit around an array of circumferences, so you won't need a screwdriver to take it on and off.

    The umbrella light on a pole
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    You'll need four AA batteries to power it up.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    13. A pack of reusable Keurig cups that'll let you brew whatever coffee grinds you'd like. Reviewers love that they're a cheaper (and greener) alternative to just buying pre-packaged pods all the time.

    Reusable k-cups on a newspaper next to a cup of coffee
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    Consider picking up some fairtrade coffee grounds while you're at it.

    Get the pack of nine on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (originally $21.99).

    14. This clever outdoor outlet that'll extend your wifi connection to your backyard, so you can enjoy the morning sunshine while you sip your coffee and check your emails.

    the smart outlet with two sockets hanging against a wall
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    You can pair it with a free app to control it and even schedule when it turns on and shuts off. It's also compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, and SmartThings, so you can use voice commands to control each socket. And yes, it's waterproof.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    15. A jewellery stand that'll save your long necklaces from getting tangled up in your jewellery box. You can also drape your face masks off of it, which will really come in handy if you hang yours to dry after each wash.

    a jewelry stand with face masks hanging off of it
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.97. Also available in silver.

    16. A heated deep tissue massager, if you tend to wake up feeling stiff. Reviewers say it can help to relieve migraines and that it soothes their ultra-tense traps like nothing else.

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    "There are eight little nodes (four big and four small) that roll around and knead out all my knots and tense muscles. You can switch back and forth between rolling inwards or outwards. It also has three speed settings, and a button that turns on the heat. Don’t worry, it’s not HOT hot — it’ll add just a touch of warmth to your massage, which makes it that much more relaxing and soothing." —May Ning

    Check out May's full review of this heavenly massager here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.39 (originally $99.99).

    17. This adorable AirPods case that'll protect your buds in style. It has a little slit in the bottom, so you can charge 'em up without taking the case off.

    a person holding the floral airpods case
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    It also comes with a carabiner, so you can hang it off of your wallet or purse if you want to. It's compatible with AirPods 1 and AirPods 2.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99. Available in 18 patterns.

    18. This instant cuticle remover that'll do exactly what it says it will: make those gnarly cuticles of yours literally disappear. Reviewers say it'll also get rid of hangnails, and that it'll freshen up your nails (or toenails) in under a minute.

    Valeza Bakolli / Via BuzzFeed

    "The non-sticky formula didn't hurt or sting at all – it actually had quite a nice cooling effect! Not only did it remove my cuticles, but it also cleaned up the excess skin around the edges of my nails that can sometimes make my nail polish go on bumpy – truly a multipurpose hero if ever I saw one!" —Valeza Bakolli

    Check out Valeza's full review here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.27.

    19. This 3-in-1 charging station that'll rid your desk of cluttered devices and tangled cords. It'll make it a heck of a lot easier to make sure all of your devices are charged up when you wake up in the morning.

    A phone, airpods case, and apple watch charging together on the charging platform
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    You can charge your iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch at the same time with this baby. It's also compatible with Samsungs and other smartphones, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    20. This handy herb-stripping blade that'll speed up the process of destemming your rosemary sprigs. It also has a sharp edge you can use for chopping and scraping off your cutting board.

    A person holding the herb stripping blade, removing the silicone guard to reveal its sharp bladed edge
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    21. A charging port that'll replace that dusty old power bar lying under your desk. It's equipped with surge-protecting technology, so you won't have to worry about blowing a fuse as you charge up to ten devices simultaneously.

    The charging port with a phone resting on top
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99. Available in four colours and in three sizes.

    22. This over-the-toilet shelving unit, if you could use more space for toiletries and towels. Reviewers say it's super sturdy, easy to assemble, and that it looks fab, too.

    The rustic wooden shelving unit over a toilet in a wood-accented bathroom
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $99.99.

    23. A flexible mount that'll save your achy neck from constantly staring down at your phone. Just clip it onto the edge of your desk (or nightstand) for some sweet hands-free phone time.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "The mount is wide enough to clip onto my headboard, and I can use it on different pieces of furniture in my house, like my desk or shelf. Plus, the holder stretches open really wide, so it'll fit any phone. I can rotate the holder from a vertical to a horizontal position and the flexible neck makes it easy to change the position of my phone to any angle." — Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    24. A pair of gel toe separators that’ll prevent your painted toenails from smudging while you wait for them to dry. They’ll also do wonders for bunion relief when you need to release some of the tension in your toes.

    Two feet with a pair of gel separators between each toe
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    They're also easy to wash, so you can reuse them over and over again.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in two sizes.

    25. A pair of blue light-blocking glasses that'll save you from a headache after long days of staring at a screen. Reviewers say these babies have even helped them get a better night's sleep, especially after wearing 'em during Netflix binges before bed.

    A person wearing the stylish, cat eye shaped anti-blue light glasses
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.99. Available in two colours and in a bunch of other styles, too.

    26. A set of colourful LED wheel lights that'll significantly increase your night-time visibility (and make you look like a literal rave on wheels). Reviewers say installation is effortless and that the lights are super vibrant.

    Two people riding bikes in the dark with bright lights on their wheels
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    It comes with six AAA batteries you'll need to power 'em up, but you might want to grab a backup pack, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99 (originally $57.99). Available in ten colours.

    27. A sheet of light-dimming stickers that'll make sure all of your blinkin' and bloopin' gadgets don't annoy you when you're trying to get some shut eye.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "When it comes to sleeping, my motto is 'night's out, lights out.' All of them. 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.

    28. A drain snake that'll travel into the dark and scary depths of your pipes and pull out whatever gunk is clogging 'em. Trust me, it'll be a godsend if you practically moult every time you take a shower (I, for one, don't know how there's any hair left on my head).

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    29. A pack of ultra-thin webcam covers, so you can have control over when your camera's exposed. They'll also do wonders to protect your camera from scratches, especially on iPads or tablets that don't close shut.

    A person using their laptop that has a webcam cover over their camera
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $5.98+. Available in two colours and in larger packs.

    30. A teeny-tiny storage rack that'll tuck your bike away and free up some floor space. With one clip per bike, installation is wildly minimal — just mount it onto a wall and pop the front wheel in.

    Brittany Barber/BuzzFeed

    So, here's my embarrassingly packed (and messy) storage closet to showcase just how handy this neat little gizmo is. Without it, it'd be a nightmare to find a safe spot for my bike. With it? Look! At! How! Compact! Seriously, if you live in an apartment with minimal storage (and hate leaving your bike outside to rust or get stolen), this thing is literally the best.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33. Also available in a slightly bigger size for mountain bikes.

    31. And finally, a 3-in-1 knife sharpener that'll sharpen your straight and serrated knives, as well as your scissors. It'll extend the life of your blades and make your life in the kitchen a heck of a lot easier.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Just press the black switch down and it will suction to a flat surface, like your countertop.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

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