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    There Are So Many Annoying Things In The World, But These 34 Things Will Help With Some Of Them

    Because you don't have to time to be annoyed by tangled sheets and lost remotes.

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    1. An adjustable clamp for your tablet or smartphone so you can say goodbye to accidentally dropping your device on your face while watching Netflix in bed.


    Promising review: "After looking for weeks for the right product to use to be able to view my iPad Pro while on the treadmill I found it! This tablet holder was easy to set up, just take out of the box and use the screw lock and silicone mat to tighten it to fit wherever you want to mount. I’m so glad it’s very stable and sturdy for me to watch shows while I walk/jog on the treadmill. I can also adjust it if I want a higher or lower view. I have also used it to Hold my iPhone instead of iPad Pro too." —Nem

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    2. A tiered bowl with a special place to prop up your phone, which is a must-have for the person who spends all their free time eating sunflower seeds and catching up on the latest YouTuber drama. It's me — I'm the person.

    Model holding bowls with phone and sunflower seeds inside

    Promising review: "My mom always eats seeds when she watches her shows on her phone. I got this as part of her present and she loves it. She uses it all the time. I tried it out and now i have to buy myself one! Definitely a great buy." —Vanny

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49+ (available in seven colors).

    3. A vaccination card holder because WHY ON EARTH are they not wallet-sized?! Who approved this?! It even has extra slots for credit cards and your ID, so you could totally just use this as your wallet if you want.

    April and Kiwi

    Promising review: "This holder is very nice. It holds the vaccine card perfectly and there is room for credit cards and your license on the other. Very well made! It was shipped almost immediately. I would definitely buy from this shop again!" —Brenda

    April and Kiwi is a small Etsy shop based in Water Mill, New York.

    Get it from April and Kiwi on Etsy for $16.90+ (available in three design options and 10 colors).

    4. This sleek stand that will finally give you a place to rest your spoons and pot lids instead of awkwardly laying them on the counter and hoping they don't leave a mess for you to clean up later.

    Lid and wooden spoon placed on holder

    Promising review: "I personally always hate it when you pull off the lid of something and the lid is leaking water everywhere while being super hot. With my new solid-surface counters, I definitely don't want to set the lid on there and ruin them and putting it on the stovetop is either annoying due to the water mess or impossible if you are using the whole stove.

    This was made for the fussy new-home person like me. I can now set the lid down down safely and not worry about where all that hot water is going." —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.09.

    5. A genius dog bowl that dispenses water when your pupper pushes down on the center — meaning you'll never have to wipe up any giant spills when your dehydrated doggo gets a little too excited.


    Promising review: "I bought this for my dog because he always drinks like he's never had water. Then soon after he would vomit some back up. I was iffy about the purchase but saw some reviews and gave it a shot. When it arrived I filled it up half way because it was bigger than his regular drinking bowl. He got the idea right away I didn't have to prompt him and he drank half the water in the bowl instead of all of it in one shot. He burped right after and that's it! no more puking! I would definitely recommend this product! :)" —LuxHaven

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five designs).

    6. A set of sheet detanglers to stop your bedding from becoming a tangled mess in your washer and dryer — because there's nothing worse than realizing your pillowcases are still wet after getting caught in your fitted sheet during the dryer cycle.

    Model holding sheets placed into Wad-Free units

    Promising review: "I saw Wad-Free featured on a local TV segment. I was mildly skeptical. However, it works exactly as promoted! I've used it five times and each time there's been no twisting of the sheets and no pillowcases or other items balled up and still wet when the dryer timer goes off. Super helpful that it comes with two units, one for the top sheet and one for the bottom so I don't have to split them into separate loads. I no longer dread washing sheets and plan to buy some of these for gifts. LOVE this item!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.99.

    7. A felt handbag insert with several pockets and compartments that will stop your purse from becoming an endless black hole of nothingness. Just imagine reaching into your bag and finding your lip balm on the very first try.

    Promising review: "My summer handbag has no dividers, so everything falls into a lump together. I was so pleased to find the smaller slender option for this organizer. It slides down into my purse with room on the sides to spare - this is exactly what I wanted since it lets me put things into the organizer and then other things outside of it on either side. I ordered the gray color and am very satisfied with the construction and fabric used." —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in five sizes and 16 colors).

    8. A set of adhesive strips to close the gap under your door and stop any annoying drafts. It'll make it much easier to cool down your home in the summer, and it'll also keep bugs, dirt, and leaves outside where they belong.


    Promising review: "I got this because the front door is un-level and very drafty. I didn’t want to spend a lot since we rent it but the amount of bugs coming from underneath was annoying.

    The material is very flexible and pliable which is great. A lot of these that I’ve used at big box stores tend to be somewhat rigid and want to fall off the minute you open the door. For my application, the door itself is raised up about 2” from the floor, so I didn’t have to worry about it dragging. However the door is 90 years old so it’s seen a lot of wear and tear but this thing works perfectly. So impressed with how easy it was to apply, you can guide it along as you need to since it’s so flexible. I never thought I’d get excited about a door draft stopper but this is that moment." —rezzim

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four colors).

    9. A flexible organizer that will wrangle all the annoying charger cables and power cords that are flopping around all over your desk and under your TV.


    Promising review: "These sleeves are outstanding. I like the fact that they are very flexible instead of the hard plastic design. And if your walls are painted white, the sleeves are very discrete ... they blend in perfectly! More importantly, there's no need for double-sided tape, which usually can cause damage to painted walls. After organizing all the wires under my computer desk, I've ordered more to discreetly hide all the wires behind my TV and the surround sound receiver. Really glad that I've found these!" —HenryG

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    10. A set of lids so you can store all your bottles upside down and get every 👏 last 👏 drop 👏 out of there. It's the money-saver you never knew you needed.


    Promising review: "I thought these were slightly gimmicky, right up until I used it for the first time on some sunscreen. My plan going forward is to skip the pump and go straight to these; absolutely works to get leftover product out of a bottle for use, and also ends up creating a much nicer controlled stream of lotion (in this case) than a pump does. Highly recommend!" —The Evills

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.05.

    11. An easily hangable T-shirt organizer so you can roll up all of your favorite graphic tees and neatly store them on the back of your closet door. It's so much easier than rummaging through a crowded drawer or shuffling through endless hangers.

    The organizer holding 16 T-shirts while hanging in a closet
    The Roll Keeper on Etsy

    Promising review: "I’ve been looking for a way to store my T-shirts and save space and this is exactly what I need. It’s great quality and I will most likely be ordering another one soon!" —SueAlex Wright

    The Roll Keeper is a small Etsy shop based in Kelso, Washington.

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $16.99 (available in two colors).

    12. An ice cube tray with a lid so your ice never absorbs any freezer odors. Plus, you won't have to worry about spilling any water after you refill it!

    Hand placing sealed ice cube tray into freezer

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE ice cubes in my drinks, and it's so annoying to have ice cube problems. I really researched ice cube trays and read a lot of reviews until I found these trays. It's so nice not to have to worry about spilling water just trying to get them in there. Also, they come out of the tray so easily! No more fighting to get the cubes out. These just kind of pop out when you press down on one side." —Kalisa

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. A small snail that will hang out on the side of your mug and keep your tea bag from sliding all over the place while you enjoy your much-deserved 10th tea break of the day.


    Promising review: "They are adorable!!!!! Really easy to use and work like a charm, I've given my friends some by sneaking them on their mugs and they have also been delighted!" —Hazel

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $3.99.

    14. A seat gap filler so you'll never have to clean that awkward space between your car's seats ever again. It'll also catch all of those fries that go rogue and jump out of your hand on the way from the McDonalds bag to your mouth.

    The gap filler between the seat and console

    Promising review: "I just don’t understand why I didn’t buy this sooner. It’s one of those things that you’re not really sure why you need it but once you have it, you can’t live without. It saved my poor arm from having to dig my keys, cellphone, pens, french fries, hair ties, you-name-it from between the seat gap. Seriously, it’s awesome." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $24.99.

    15. A nifty phone mount that will keep your phone directly in your line of sight while you're working so you can stop reaching for it all the time. It'll basically add a tiny second monitor to your laptop!


    Promising review: "The cellphone holder works great! It’s very sturdy and does exactly what it says it does. It’s helped me a lot during meetings." —TexasMom3486

    PhoneMountPeople is a small Etsy shop based in Nashotah, Wisconsin.

    Get it from PhoneMountPeople on Etsy for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    16. A game-changing pan and pot lid organizer, because reaching for your favorite cookware shouldn't feel like playing a game of Jenga in your cabinet.


    You can use it upright or on its side.

    Promising review: "I was tired of stacking my frying pans on top of each other and was looking for something to both organize my pans and give me easy access to them. Before this organizer, I would have to unstack several pans in order to get to the middle pan that I needed. Now, I can just reach in and immediately get the frying pan that I need without having to unstack. The quality of this organizer is pretty good." —Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97+ (available in two colors).

    17. A pancake batter mixer so you can treat yourself to breakfast-for-dinner on a weekly basis, like you deserve. Simply place your ingredients inside, mix it up with the included blender ball, then get to squeezing out some perfectly sized pancakes.

    A clear plastic pancake mixer pouring batter onto a hot grill from its red silicone spout

    Promising review: "I originally purchased it because I was tired of scooping my batter with a measuring cup and dripping along the way, just to have oblong-shaped pancakes. This thing makes the perfect round cakes with no mess! I was skeptical about it holds as much batter as we usually use; enough for four people. It has a built-in stand when you add your ingredients through the bottom and clean up is a breeze. Don’t think twice; just buy it. You won’t regret it!" —Michelle W.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    18. An absolutely genius tool that lets you easily spread butter on your pans before cooking or directly on hot foods like corn on the cob or fresh bread. No more ~butter fingers~!


    TheMagnetack is a small Etsy seller based in Miami.

    Get it from TheMagnetack on Etsy for $11.95.

    19. A flexible coil brush so you can finally reach all the dust and crumbs you had no idea were hiding underneath your fridge and oven. I'm shuddering just thinking about what's living under there.

    Reviewer photo of dust removed with flexible coil brush

    This is also great for cleaning your dryer's vents!

    Promising review: "I use one in the dryer filter area and one under the refrigerator. They get dust I can't get any other way. I gave five stars for durability even though I've had them for only a short time. They feel sturdy to last long enough for me." —ASF

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $7.95.

    20. A pack of washing machine cleaner tablets to banish odors and break down residue so your clothes will come out feeling cleaner than ever. You probably didn't realize your washing machine was dirty — but now it's all you'll think about.

    Reviewer photo of clean washing machine

    Promising review: "I never knew how tough it would be to clean my high-efficiency washer. It is a never-ending battle. Life is a little easier now that I can toss in a tab and have it do most of the work for me." —Maggie Dennis

    Get the pack of six tablets from Amazon for $11.14.

    21. A shampoo dispensing brush that'll stop you from having to waste time fumbling around with a bottle during the rare moments your dog actually stays still. With this, you can simply brush their fur while the shampoo flows out and starts to foam up.


    Promising review: "Giving our English Mastiff a bath was always hard. Not any more! This brush is perfect to wash his short body hair. I didn't use as much shampoo. I just filled the brush with his shampoo then sealed the cap. I was done in 20 minutes unlike with the old brush when it took 45–55 minutes. I already told my friends who have dogs with short coats that it's great!" —SweetMomNY

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two colors).

    22. An adjustable rack to neatly store your pans, muffin tins and pie trays so you can quickly grab what you need and get your bake on.

    Bakeware organizer with various bakeware inserted

    Promising review: "Loved it so much I bought a second one immediately! Works great for circular pans, 9x13 cake pans, heavier pans, jelly roll pans, awkward collapsible colanders, cutting boards, whatever you want. Having nonskid feet is a big plus." —Organization Freak/Hobby Cook

    Get it on Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two sizes and three styles).

    23. A magnetic strap that connects both of your AirPods so you'll never have to worry about losing one of them in the middle of an intense workout., Amazon

    Promising review: "I’ve already lost TWO AirPods before buying this. The funny thing is that you never lose them while actually wearing them. You lose them when putting them in your pocket (because you think it’s rude to leave them in when having a conversation — pre-COVID days of course). With the strap I can remove the pod and leave it hanging around my neck. If I do place the pods in my pocket, the strap keeps them together and would be much more noticeable if I dropped them." —The Weasel

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 18 colors).

    24. A nifty strainer you can attach to the side of your pot so you'll never burn yourself while awkwardly straining into a colander ever again!

    The strainer attached to a pot, which allows the water to drain while keeping pasta in place

    It's made of flexible silicone and designed to fit most pots and pans.

    Promising review: "Gone are the days of pouring into a separate strainer and then having to clean two different things for a simple bowl of cooked pasta. I'm not typically a raving fan of seemingly simple kitchen gadgets, but this handy little helper works exactly as advertised. Made of hearty silicon material, it's flexible enough to snap onto all of my pots, from my small 8" to my largest Dutch oven. Even better, the material doesn't conduct heat so I don't have to worry about burning my hands when pulling it off the pot after it's finished draining boiling hot water. I've even left it clipped onto a pot for a little while before draining the water off, and it shows no sign of melting or marring. This is a fantastic way to shave off a few precious seconds from the process and I'd highly recommend it." —J. Im

    Get it from Amazon for $15.24+ (available in five colors).

    25. This three-sided standing splatter guard that'll catch all that flyaway grease and oil that flies out of the pan and becomes an absolute pain to scrub off later.

    Three-sided splatter guard placed behind pan of bacon

    Promising review: "Works great to shield me, my clothes and adjacent surfaces from splatters while cooking. Also helps direct fumes and smoke towards my range hood vents to a certain degree. Cleans easily in the dishwasher, nothing sticks to it, so no scrubbing involved that might scratch the nonstick coating. Hasn't rusted. Not very tall, but seems to work well enough to be worth setting up (super simple) every time we cook. Would definitely buy again." —dakwriter

    Get it from Amazon for $7.60.

    26. An organizer tray to keep all of your silverware in its proper place, because not every drawer should be a junk drawer. The slanted, stacked design will also add so much extra space.

    The tray with slanted slots to separate the utensils

    Promising review: "I loved this so much I bought one for the bestie who just bought a new house. My silverware drawer is organized for the first time in forever!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    27. A set of stove counter gap covers, because you'd be surprised at how many stray crumbs make their way into that space between your stove and countertop.

    Promising review: "I ordered these silicone gap covers to keep debris from falling in between our kitchen appliances and the counters. The thing that sold me was when I read a review on here that stated that they were able to use it for the gap between the stove and fridge. I have the same setup in my apartment. Countertop on one side of the stove and fridge on the other. The silicone sticks very well to the fridge, stove and counter. It doesn’t move around very easily, which is a good thing. Just make sure you place it with the wider side of the strip towards the counter as shown in the picture." —Kevin B.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    28. A pack of cleaning tablets that will clean your dishwasher for you, because it's probably way dirtier than you imagine. These will break down lime and mineral build-up so your dishes come out looking as sparkly as they do in all those dish soap commercials.

    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher, due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in Good Housekeeping magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. I did not expect the results I got! The glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.98.

    29. A genius windproof umbrella to make you wonder why all umbrellas aren't designed this way. It not only folds in upside down for easier storage, but also has a helpful C-shaped handle you can slide your wrist through to keep both of your hands free.,

    Promising review: "I live in Ohio, where spring is just a constant barrage of cold rain and wind. This umbrella is incredibly helpful for dealing with these conditions and I am so happy that I decided to buy it. It opens and closes easily, it's lightweight, and the design on the inside makes me hate everything just a little bit less." —A. Schoonover

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in 19 patterns).

    30. A lid holder caddy, because finding the matching top to your Tupperware container shouldn't feel like an impossible task.

    Food storage lids neatly placed in organizer

    Promising review: "This does exactly what it says it does. It holds a variety of lid sizes and fits nicely inside the cabinet. It is so nice to be able to find the exact lid you are looking for without having to rummage around inside the cabinet. I would recommend this product." —shelby2289

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

    31. An innovative yogurt holder that will let you slide them on the side of your fridge instead of letting them take up valuable shelf space.


    StorageTheory Industries is a small business based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Get it from StorageTheory on Etsy for $10.99.

    32. An adjustable wrap stand so you can easily find your plastic wrap and aluminum foil — because be honest, you usually just throw them in a random cabinet and hope you remember where you put them later.


    Promising review: "Just what I needed! Great product! It stands perfectly well with or without boxes in it. It is a real game-changer for my cupboard because now my boxes are organized and not all mumble-jumbled falling out when I open the door!" —Bethay

    Get it from Amazon for $18.47.

    33. A super useful caddy to add some storage pockets to the side of your couch. No more frantically searching for your remote or AirPods when its time for yet another Zoom meeting!,

    Promising review: "I bought this for the sole purpose of keeping all our remotes in one place. (Let's face it; has a universal remote EVER worked?) So, we now have the remotes each in their own pocket and can grab the one we want right away. Nothing gets lost, the table doesn't get scratched from tossing the remote on the table, and due to the color you barely notice it's over the arm of the couch. This is well made of sturdy fabric, and long enough to tuck under the couch cushion." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $14.44+ (available in four sizes and 28 colors).

    34. And a broom for pet and human hair so you can rake up everything that your vacuum can't reach and you can't even see. You'll be shook when you see all the hair and dust that's hiding out in your area rugs.

    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I have two dogs — a terrier mix and a short-hair dachshund mix. I have a navy woven couch that LOVES my dachshund's fur. I have tried pretty much everything to get the fur out — traditional lint roller, those blue fuzzy lint rollers, special vacuum attachments, etc. The terrier's fur comes out great with all of those options. The dachshund's fur, much like the dachshund herself, remains stubbornly on my couch. I got this product as the new 'let's see if it works' item of the month with low expectations. THE FUR ACTUALLY CAME OUT GUYS. It acts like a broom for my couch — sweeping the fur (with some elbow grease) basically onto the floor where I vacuum it up! Give this a try if my story sounds pretty similar to yours!" —JT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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