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    30 Dependable Products You'll Basically Never Have To Worry About

    Just a list of products you'll only have to purchase once.

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    1. A large outdoor mat which is waterproof and sturdy enough to last, even if you choose to have a picnic on the beach every single day. The included rings also make sure it stays in place and won't fly away, even on the breeziest day.

    2. A stainless-steel water bottle that can be dropped, thrown, and tossed without making a dent. The bottle is coated with fingerprint-resistant material so it'll remain just as pretty as the day it was delivered.

    Reviewer holding bottle in hand

    3. A pair of Birkenstocks which are cult favorites and a must have summer shoe because of the soft cushion, style, and strong sole. I'd even wear them with socks in the winter because they're just that darn perfect.

    4. Reusable beeswax food wraps made from cotton, jojoba oil, beeswax, and tree resin — aka these quality ingredients will remain intact for a long time. Use these hefty wraps to cover and seal any produce, bowl, jar, and bottle, then hand wash them before reusing.

    Reviewer using beeswax to wrap fruit and bowls

    5. A no-assembly-required pop-up tent that will stay in place and can fit up to six adults, so you can enjoy the outdoors this summer — even if it's raining.

    6. Reusable paper-less towels because why waste more money on paper towels when you can buy these?! Don't be afraid to wring these super absorbent wipes out and toss them in the washing machine because they'll last to the end of time.

    Various towels of different color on table

    7. A double-walled BrüMate cup cooler that's insulated so it can take a lot of wear and tear while keeping your liquids cold for hours, so you won't have to toss it in the freezer and wait. Pop a chilled drink in (no ice needed!) and you're ready for the beach.

    8. A two-pack silicone soup cube tray for meal prepping and saving leftovers. Each tray has four cells with fill lines in each and it even comes with a lid to seal in odor and reduce the potential for leakage — but its best feature is that you can put it in the oven (up to 415 degrees and without the lid!) straight from the freezer.

    Full frozen souper cube on table next to bowl of soup

    9. A portable no-install door lock to provide an extra bit of security with shoddy apartment doors. The durable steel security device just needs to be placed in the jam of a locked door and then you can enjoy a night of extra peaceful sleep.

    Reviewer lock on bedroom door

    10. Double-layered blackout curtains for when you want to sleep in *or* doze off early without the bright sunlight disrupting you. These are heavy duty enough to block the heat in the summer and the cold in the winter — aka they'll last forever and will keep you comfortable all year long.

    Reviewer room before and after using blackout curtains

    11. Reusable stainless-steel straws to save money and ditch plastic and soggy paper straws for good. They're made from quality material so there's no weird metal taste or rusting even after years of use — throw them in the dishwasher or scrub with the included brush to continue using again and again and again.

    12. Uno splash cards made from plastic so that your cards remain forever ~unbowed, unbent, and unbroken.~ You can wash the waterproof cards off if they get a little dirty, plus the laminate even has a built-in hole so you can hook them to an included clip! Presenting your next problem to solve: whether or not stacking +4 cards is cheating.

    13. A pair of silicone hooks to keep your frames perfectly perched upon your nose without needing to raise a finger. Each order comes with five pairs so you can keep them on all of your sun- or prescription lenses.

    Photo of model wearing silicone hooks on glasses

    14. Burlybands made from super stretchy and slide-proof elastic material that won't break, budge, or damage your hair. That means you can get the perfect pony or bun without hearing a snap midway through tying.

    15. Draft stoppers that'll stick to the bottom of your door for all eternity as it keeps the cold air in during the summer, plus the cool drafts out during the winter. It also blocks out noise and unpleasant odors all for under 10 bucks.

    Photo of draft stopper on door

    16. An electric lighter which will never lose its ~spark~ because it uses ion technology to keep candles and birthday cakes lit. The flameless tool is rechargeable, plus wind- and splash-proof.

    17. Reusable silicone food savers because sliced fruits and veggies have a shelf-life of 2.5 seconds. Stretch and seal these eco-friendly huggers around food or bottles and they'll preserve your produce even better than plastic wrap or foil sans hassle — no rips, tears, or constant repurchasing.

    Used vegetables with silicone savers attached on table

    18. An Anker wireless charger that you won't have to replace every month. This nifty little gadget will charge smartphones, watches, and ear buds for years to come — because replacing costly frayed cords is officially a thing of the past.

    19. Reusable coffee filters which are made from a thick hemp cotton fabric that allows for endless cups of joe, multiple uses before having to rewash, and excellent filtration — aka no bitter grinds slipping through a flimsy filter into your coffee ever again.

    Reusable coffee filter with coffee grinds inside

    20. An eco-friendly reusable tote made from nylon so you can strech, stuff, and toss it like a rag doll without doing any damage. Plus, it can be folded into the included pouch, is water-resistant, and machine-washable.

    21. Reusable storage bags that are built from sturdy leak-proof silicone which, unlike plastic sandwich bags, can be thrown in the oven (up to 400 degrees F), fridge, freezer, microwave, and dishwasher. Reviewers swear that these bags are nearly indestructible!

    Reviewer produce in reusable silicone bag

    22. Wool dryer balls to remove lint, static, and wrinkles, plus soften clothes in the process. They're thick and solid enough to last through hundreds of dryer sessions and drops.

    23. Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones that hug your ear so that, unlike traditional headphones, they won't snag (and break) on the equipment during an intense workout session. Plus, they're sweat-resistant so a little perspiration won't stop your playlist.

    24. A pair of ~butter jeggings~ to prove that style and comfort can go hand in hand. The snug, stretchy fit and chic look make these a must-have item.

    25. A Bestool brush that cuts the detangling process for curlies in half without snapping in two because of the ergonomic shape and unique design. It also allows for a painless hair-smoothing process that won't lead to painful snagging.

    26. A Command damage-free hook so you can avoid making holes in your walls but still have a sturdy holder that won't move out of place or fall. Your DIY mishaps could ensure you lose your deposit but luckily, these self-adhesive hooks can easily stick-on and be peeled off.

    27. An compact knife sharpener with a no-slip grip and well built blades that will probably outlast the knives it sharpens — and, trust me, it'll keep your knives razor sharp for years.

    28. A set of 10" and 12" pre-seasoned Lodge cast-iron frying pans that come with silicone safety grips for the handles. You can place this well-built kitchenware in the oven, on the stove, and even on the grill — no matter where you decide to put it, every inch of food will be cooked evenly and made to perfection.

    29. Dr. Martens platform sandals because this cult favorite brand has way more to offer than just their cold weather footwear. Their summer line is just as fun, fabulous, and reliable — plus, they will probably last so long, you'll be able to pass them down to your kids.

    30. A leopard print tote which *I* am now declaring is the perfect bag. It's made from mostly recycled stretchy material, has a padded compartment for your laptop, enough space to fit all your necessities, and can fit your groceries — so basically it'll be your work, picnic, travel, and grocery carrier.

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