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    33 Things You Probably Didn't Know Existed Yesterday And Now Might Not Be Able To Live Without Today

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    1. An "everything but the bagel" seasoning blend, if you've ever eaten an everything bagel and thought to yourself how nice it would be to give every meal the same seasoning treatment.

    Promising review: "I am eating low carb but still crave the taste of toast or toasted bagels. Found this seasoning to use to give me the flavor of eating a toasted bagel without having to eat the bread/bagel. It tastes great, and was exactly as I expected. I've used it in a few recipes so far and it greatly enhanced the flavor. I will buy this again when I run out. Wish there was a Trader Joes in my area but glad Amazon has this item available." —luv2shop

    Get it from Amazon for $10.10 (for a two-pack).

    Read our full review of Trader Joe's Everything But The Bagel Seasoning.

    2. An "edge dish brush" that you'll be able to cling to the side of your sink. Plus! It'll drain excess water instead of gathering mold.


    Promising review: "Sometimes it's the little things that make you happy — like the fact that the dish brush can sit up out of the sink, not get gross when you accidentally throw greasy dishes on top, and it's attractive! If the edge of your sink is, it stays up." —Jazzmine

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90+ (available in two colors).

    3. An adjustable blind duster to tackle those windows (or car vents!) with just a few painless twirls of the hand.


    Promising review: "OK I'll be honest, I ordered this because of the price. After reviewing several other options and having been disappointed with previous dusters I've had, I figured why spend more money on something that isn't going to work? So I ordered the least expensive option but WOW does this little tool rock!!!! It's very easy to use and clean. It does a fantastic job of cleaning and dusting the blinds and gets ALL of the crud off of them. My blinds haven't been this clean since the day they were first installed. VERY happy with purchase." —Amazon Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in two colors).

    4. A 3-in-1 lamp that'll give you total freedom to decide which type of lighting is right for you: an upright, mini street lamp, a minimalist dish light, or an overhead light (attached to the ceiling with the included rope).


    Get it from Food52 for $138 (available in three colors).

    5. An in-flight stand for your device so you can watch your favorite movies and shows without adjusting it every five seconds.


    Promising review: "This product is so simple, so inexpensive, and works so well. I'm writing this review at 34,000 feet and it has my iPhone 7 Plus perched comfortably and securely near eye-level. Watching movies has never been more convenient while traveling." —Kristin H. Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

    6. A "cellphone jail" — complete with a hinging door and little padlock — so you can be sure you won't get sucked back into your group text.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Well it’s not made out of metal like I thought it would be, but it definitely works for my 6-year-old because that’s where her phone goes when she doesn’t listen! Lol" —ash0069

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

    7. A hanger stacker, for when you realize, "hmm, maybe ignoring the massive pile in my closet isn't the best storage solution??"

    Promising review: "I grew tired of throwing my empty hangers into a pile in my closet. They would get all tangled up and really frustrated the heck out of me every time I had to put away clothes! This hanger stacker seemed like an easy solution and boy, was I right! It assembles really easily (just two screws and an Allen wrench) and it is good at keeping my hangers organized. Buy one — you won't regret it!" —Bubbles456

    Get it from Amazon for $18.33.

    8. A pack of energizing mints that won't require any prep time — pop one of these bad boys in your mouth and you'll have all the B12 (energy) and minty breath to conquer the rest of your workload.

    Promising review: "I LOVE these mints. They taste great in general and I've had every flavor. I never understood the caffeine crash from coffee people often complain about, because I used to drink loads of coffee and I didn't really experience one. In fact, I was always tired and I never got much of a caffeine boost. Then I started using these mints. I got a noticeable caffeine boost and I could tell when the boost was slowly fading away, but I never felt tired after. I just felt normal." —Queen Torres

    Get a single pack from Amazon for $4.99 or a pack of six for $19.99 (both available in five flavors).

    9. A "disgustingly effective" set of sticky-stake insect traps to prevent leaf damage and reproductive issues stemming from pesky gnats, thrips, and fruit flies.,

    Promising review: "Holy cow these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus repotted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $5.04.

    10. A dip clip that'll make your next drive-thru experience a whole lot less chaotic, especially if fries are involved.


    Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian on Etsy for $5.10+ (available as a single or double dipper).

    11. A temperature-controlled smart mug so you don't have to keep getting up in the middle of your work to reheat your beverage.


    Promising review: "This thing is my new best friend. I never realized how bad drinking lukewarm or cold coffee was until I bought the Ember. I've been waiting for years to get one because it was always too expensive. But the price dropped significantly recently, so I took advantage. Let me tell you: I'll never go back to a regular ceramic mug. I drink about half a pot of coffee every morning, which takes about two hours, and didn't realize that I was drinking cold coffee about half an hour in. It's so odd to have every sip of coffee be the perfect temperature, but I love it! The ceramic is a bit thinner than your standard mug and the bottom is thicker, I'm assuming to hold the electronics of the mug, so that takes a bit of getting used to." —Kyle Switala

    Get it from Amazon for $71.95.

    12. A bourbon lip balm for the whiskey lover who wouldn't mind a scent trail lingering on them all day long.


    Promising review: "Fantastic lip balm, I genuinely hate sweet flavored lip balms, and the plain ones are too boring; so this one is perfect. It smells of bourbon without coming off alcoholic. I had dry, chapped, and, frankly, gross lips when it arrived and now, two days later, I'm doing great. I also like the barrel shape — it's flatter and wider than more lip balms, so it better fits in my pocket." —Caitlin Egan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.79 from The Little Flower Soap Co.

    13. A produce-saving container, if you know the struggle of consuming fruits before they mold over all too well — these things will end up paying for themselves with the quantity of food you preserve.

    Amazon, Natalie Brown

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, these work! I went on a 10-day trip to visit my mom and left my husband home with asparagus, strawberries, and spinach in the containers. He ate some of all of them, but there was plenty left when I got back and they were in perfect condition! I couldn’t believe it! These will save us a lot of money not throwing away food because we couldn’t get through it fast enough. (We shop at Costco and get large containers of produce.) These are TOTALLY worth getting and I will be getting a few more sizes. Excellent product!!!" —Elizabeth Walter

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in six sizes and combos).

    Check out our full review of these Rubbermaid produce saver containers.

    14. A hands-free dryer holder that's completely adjustable to angle the stream just right while you style your hair.


    Promising review: "I love this item. I had rotator cuff surgery in my shoulder and won't be able to get my arm up enough to hold the hair dryer for maybe a year. This is my lifesaver when it comes to doing my hair by myself. Solid construction and easy to install. Holds my hairdryer and looks like it would hold most any other one. Be sure to install this at eye level or it will blow down on your head instead of toward you." —Barbara Harvell

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    15. A multi-slotted battery organizer so you don't have to dig through a junk drawer and unearth three stray Tylenols, a nickel, and a crumpled CVS receipt before finding your stash.

    Promising review: "We have forever kept spare batteries in sandwich baggies in a kitchen junk drawer for quick convenience. The bags would always come open and scatter batteries or tear. One day, I decided to reorganize — I found this on Amazon and decided to give it a try. It was a major step in reorganizing my junk drawer! I also discovered that I had five dead batteries stored for use. How wonderful was that? Now I'll never replace a dead battery with another dead battery. I love things that help me stay organized and this is a huge plus." —FergFam

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in two sizes).

    16. A mini skillet that'll be ideal for individual servings of fried eggs, cookies, or brownies.


    Promising review: "I love these. I use them for individual cast iron skillet cookies. They make a great presentation, and the best thing is I can cheat and use the refrigerated cookies so its a quick on-hand dessert. With a scoop of ice cream, you are a star." —Cabinlife

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    See what won best cast iron skillets on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    17. A hooded neck pillow to give you some shade and privacy while supporting your head.


    Promising review: "Best idea I had to buy this. It blocks out the light on flights and car rides. It fits as tight as you wish around your neck by adjusting the hood ropes. Felt extremely comfortable although may look a little silly. Slept over five hours on an international flight." —Renee

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in six colors).

    18. A scratch-free scraping tool if you know the struggle of removing a sticky label from the bottom of a beautiful piece of kitchenware all too well.


    Promising review: "The perfect handy tool for getting into tight places. It's firm enough for multiple uses but it doesn't scratch or mar surfaces. I should have gotten the five-pack, I have so many uses for these things. I think the best use yet was cleaning the sliding door track, I finally could get into the corners to get the grunge out. A great invention." —MissPicky

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (also available in set of five).

    19. A washer-friendly sock organization system (equipped with clips and locks), because your least favorite part of doing laundry — hands down — is scavenging for lost mates.


    Promising review: "If you're tired of sorting and pairing socks, then you need this product. I ordered a set for me (one for clean socks and one for dirty socks). The socks stayed secured in and out of the wash cycle and dried well. Great idea for each family member, travelers, and kids going off to college. Can be used for more than just socks. Think scarves, gloves, etc." —valueval

    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in pink, red, blue, and dark blue).

    20. A pair of charcoal air purifying bags to plop in your sneakers so you aren't the designated Smelly Person on public transport.


    Promising review: "Our boys play a lot of sports but we bought these specifically for our teenage son's soccer cleats. We tried spray and sneaker balls but they didn't touch the smell. These Moso Bags were recommended by a teammate's mom and they are great. His cleats were so gross if he took them off in the car I had to roll down the windows. When these bags are in you can't smell the cleats. If you stick your nose up in his shoes they still have an odor but I feel like they are constantly having to battle the funk so they are doing a great job. He can also stick his cleats in his bag and not make all his kits smell. These are definitely worth the purchase." —Aimee

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (for two; also available in sets of four and six).

    21. A foldable cutting board so you can dump your sliced veggies right into your pot when you've finished.


    Promising review: "These are the most amazing cutting boards! It is so handy to be able to slice, dice, chop, and then fold it up and pour into a bowl. I love them and have them in three sizes!" —C. Whitten

    Get it from Amazon $8.94 (available in five colors).

    22. A thumb page holder that'll actually make one-handed subway reading look appealing. (And take the strain off your fingers when you're lying down on the sofa enjoying some SSR.)


    Promising review: "I got this for my dad who reads a bunch but has arthritis. What a clever little gadget this is. He actually uses it every night when he reads, really enjoys it. I’m happy it made him happy and helped him. Good deal!" —renee

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    23. A bug bite suction tool if you've ever had an itchy mosquito bite derail your entire day. Well, it ends here! Time to take the power back.


    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get two from Amazon for $18.95.

    24. A recycled gift wrap set embedded with hundreds of Wildflower seeds — just cover the paper with 1/8" of loose topsoil instead of tossing it in the trash — so the gift recipient will walk away with two gifts. Three, if they consider saving the earth one.


    Promising review: "I just received some more gift wrap that grows! I recently started using it to wrap the organic products that I make and sell for my small aromatherapy business. I have actually gotten phone calls from clients who are excited about how beautiful their products look upon arrival and how excited they are about the wrap that grows! The paper is beautiful and is perfect for those who care about our earth and want to give a gift that sets all others apart. And, just an FYI — even though it’s thicker, it’s easy to work with and can also be used instead of tissue paper." —Debby M

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    25. A high-rise organizer for your medicine cabinet because figuring out how to stack on top of these narrow shelves can be a nightmare.


    Promising review: "My medicine cabinet looks so neat with these organizers! The quality of plastic is good; the compartment size is convenient. I bought a few different sizes and found use for all of them. Highly recommended." —ZK

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    26. A sheet of stick-on sound dampeners so you don't have to worry about being woken up by your roommates scouring the cabinets for a midnight snack.


    Promising review: "These work very well to dampen the sounds of my idiot roommates slamming cabinet doors at all hours of the day. Just make sure you're wiping down the part of the cabinet they'll stick to before applying them. The adhesive is good and should hold for a while." —LMA

    Get it from Amazon for $4.19 (for a sheet of 100).

    27. A terracotta bear that'll be very happy (or is that fear on his face? — hard to read, tbh) to be tossed in your jar of brown sugar and keep it fresh for up to six months.,

    Promising review: "Not only do I use one of these little fellows for my brown sugar, I picked up a tip from someone else. If you take one of these little guys and don't run him under water, but leave him perfectly dry, he will help keep your electronics such as cameras dry in the camera bags during humid months by absorbing the humidity. How perfect is that? A multi-tasking little fellow. Well worth getting multiples of. I'm sure I can find other uses as well." —A.B.A.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.30.

    28. A shower curtain liner with pockets so you can take advantage of every last inch of storage space your cramped bathroom offers.


    Promising review: "This is the perfect solution for my tub/shower situation. We have no shelving, and showerhead racks tend to get rusty/caked with soap and have even fallen off. We've had this in the shower for three months now and it's great. It holds all our bottles, razors, and bars of soap." —Rachel B

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    Read our full review of the shower curtain liner with pockets (#2).

    29. A punching bag–shaped laundry bag, because if you're mad about having to trek to a laundromat, you might as well channel that anger into something productive (like, say, a career in boxing).


    Promising review: "I needed two things out of a laundry bag: something that could fit three to four loads and something that was not just flimsy canvas or cloth. This checked both of those boxes. The bag is adorable in that it is made to resemble a punching bag (and I often show aggression toward my laundry as it is my least favorite chore) and has a durable PVC bottom so even when you set it on a concrete laundromat floor, it protects your clothes and holds up to wear and tear. Worth the price for sure!" —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $22.75.

    30. A veggie and fruit to-go cup for a perfect "I'm running extremely late this morning" breakfast solution — it even has a built-in colander so you can take care of rinsing in the same cup.


    Get it from Food52 for $26 (available in three colors).

    31. A pack of heavy-duty anti-vibration pads to stick under your washer if, unlike a baby, you are not lulled to sleep by the sound of a skidding machine.

    Promising review: "Very good for recently purchased washer/dryer combo unit. The machine makes a lot of vibrations when it is in spinning mode. However after installing this anti-vibration pad, it's very quiet. I just hear the water valves sound. I'm really happy with the result." —katt

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (for four).

    32. A handy "did you feed the dog?" sliding system so there's never any confusion that emerges with several people in charge of the dog.


    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning. Now I just see if it's green and if not I feed them and indicate it, we all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (also available as a set of two and three, and in a cat version).

    33. And a set of plates with built-in slots to hold your stemware, so you don't have to worry about losing your champagne glass at the next function.


    Promising review: "They exceeded my expectations. They are attractive, sturdy yet lightweight. These will be great for informal entertaining in home, outside, or even poolside. The cutout securely holds a wine glass and the cocktail area is sufficient for cheese, fruit, and/or other nibbles." —Cynthia J. Salim

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (for four).

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