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    Updated on Apr 17, 2019. Posted on Apr 14, 2019

    40 Things To Help You Solve Every Confusing Problem You've Ever Encountered

    Solutions to all the little things that have you screaming, WHY?!?!?!

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    1. A nylon (so it's nonstick-safe) colander strainer designed with a discreet hook so it easily attaches to the side of your pot — which means you never have to struggle with emptying a heavy pan of boiling hot water again!

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    It's also dishwasher-safe, heat-resistant up to 200°C/392°F, and works with fried foods.

    Promising review: "I love this thing! It is quite sturdy and has no issues holding lots of ravioli, tortellini, or any other shaped pasta. One note, it does not do well with long spaghetti. It is also great for grabbing veggies out when I blanch them in water or chicken breasts I have poached. I was injured in an automobile accident and my hands are not in great condition. This has made having to use tongs for some things no longer necessary. It has also — totally — made lifting heavy pots full of liquid, unnecessary. Cooking is therapy for me and to find any tools which make it easier for me, is fantastic! I highly recommend this scoop to anyone needing a little help in the kitchen, or who just wants to not have to pull out strainers all of the time." —Kayce Cawthon McCarty

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A heat-resistant silicone holster perfect for holding your hot AF styling tools so you aren't stuck trying to find a spot to place them down — it's also designed with a patented cling technology that allows it to be repositioned and applied to any clean, smooth, and dry surface.

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    Heat-resistant up to 500 degrees, plus it's dishwasher-safe...if you ever needed to wash it!

    Promising review: "After coming home from a long day at work and seeing that my wife left the hair straightener on while rushing to work — this plastic, magnificent thing probably prevented a fire in our apartment. Even though it was very hot, nothing burned! Not even the plastic holder itself! It does what it's supposed to do. It sticks to its surface and prevents fires from hair straighteners — proved it after sticking to the sink for over three months and not melting with a turned on hair straightener from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. inside." —Emre

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

    3. A dishwasher-safe French fry holder that's made to fit into your cup holder — finally!! A way to devour every last French fry without having to dig through the bag or lose a man to the floor of your vehicle.

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    Promising review: "I don't know how I ever lived without this product. Prior to obtaining this multi-purpose universal car French fry holder, my vehicle was a salty potato graveyard." —Chris Beckering

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    4. And if you're also finding yourself struggling with your favorite dipping sauces, this amazing holder will mount into your car vent and give them a secure place to hang out.

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    Get it from 3D Printed By Brian on Etsy for $5.25+ (available for single or double sauces and in black or red).

    5. A set of very informative books filled with money management tips, because if there is one very confusing problem in life, it's how to handle money (or the lack of it) and no one ever freakin' teaches us about it!

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    Promising review: "I am a banker and coaching my clients on money management is a big part of my job. I have shared this book with everyone in my office to read and I use the tips found here to share with my clients. Basic but a good solid read for those that just can't seem to balance their paycheck to their monthly needs and goals." —M3

    Get them from Amazon: financial management book for $13.07 and the life management book for $14.99.

    6. A handy little scraper tool to help you peel off those sticky price tags — the ones that Home Goods thinks is smart to slap right on the glass of your new frame — without scratching anything up.

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    Promising review: "These things are great! I am very particular about cleaning. If/when I save glass jars or, on occasion, plastic containers, I absolutely dislike having residue left on the container after working the label off. These awesome little tools help to scrape off labels with ease, and help get any residue off! It still takes some work, but these are amazing! I bought a two-pack for myself, and then, since they work so well, I bought the five-pack to give to my mom. She saves more containers and jars than I do." —Christa S

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A pack of bedsheet suspenders so you keep those pesky bed corners covered.

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    Promising review: "These are definitely worth the price. My significant other and I apparently run marathons in our sleep, so the fitted sheet and mattress pad came off the bed without fail. We own a double pillow-top mattress and they haven't stretched out while holding a fitted sheet, (that shrunk in the wash), plus two mattress pads. They hold them firmly to the bed with no slipping. No damage has been done to the sheets, either." —Michelle

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $12.99 (available in standard and extra-long sizes, and in black, white, and pink).

    8. A pack of bra strap clips to help hold everything in place and stop you from doing the grab for your sliding straps every 20 seconds.

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    Promising review: "Since I started using these clips, I haven't had to pull up my straps a single time! I used to have to pull them back up a dozen times a day. No more. Now I can put on my bra and then just forget that it is there. I don't notice any change in the fit of my bra. I wear a large cup size and the last thing I wanted was to add to that. However, with the straps fully extended on my bra, I find the fit to be essentially the same as before. The only difference is that the straps stay in place. If you've ever struggled to keep your straps up, you owe it to yourself to try this product." —K. Howe

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in nine options).

    9. A pair of nail clippers that'll catch all the clippings with each trim — so they don't end up all over the place.

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    Actually, if you live anywhere with a massive public transport system then chances are you've seen total strangers nail clippings flying about while they cut their fingernails (or even toenails, I've seen it all). How awesome would it be if they had one of these while they maintained their personal hygiene in a public space?

    Promising review: "Clippers can be used for both finger and toenails. It requires very little pressure to cut even thick nails. The clippings are caught within the clipper and can be emptied after you are finished by shaking them out. The clipper is precision made and a padded metal case is provided. The opening is 2 mm. The excellent performance of the clipper is worth the higher cost." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in four options).

    10. A hardback copy of Am I Dying?!, a complete guide to identifying and dealing with whatever symptoms you're currently feeling because last time WebMD was selling you some fake news and, well, never again.

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    Promising review: "This book is great! You always wonder when you have an ache or pain somewhere. This is a great guide as to what to do next. Everyone should have a copy!" —Robb

    Get it from Amazon for $17.10.

    11. A sterling silver magnetic clasp converter will change the way you painfully struggle to put on your favorite bracelet or necklace.

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    Promising review: "I have a number of necklaces whose clasps are so tiny that I have trouble connecting them, so I was looking for magnets that would be strong enough to support a chain and pendant that were fairly valuable. This turned out to be a winner! I can sleep and shower with it on and never have to worry about it becoming detached. I actually have to tug a bit to get it to unlatch. Of course, I can't guarantee it will never come detached, but this more than filled my hopes for a magnetic clasp." —EDC

    Get it from Amazon for $16.52 or try a handy little fastener that gives you that helping hand when you need it.

    12. A pack of pre-moistened eye-makeup correcting swabs can help fix those little mistakes you can't ever seem to avoid during your beauty routine.

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    Promising review: "I have used these for years! They are great for taking off any mascara or shadow right after you put it on! They're so easy to pull out, and swipe the lid or under eye for any residue. Also I have very sensitive eyes and it doesn't bother them at all!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them on Amazon for $4.11.

    13. A durable tabletop butter bell designed to guarantee you have soft, spreadable butter every time you need it.

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    Promising review: "What is there NOT to love?? This actually works. My butter is soft but holds its shape and cold to the touch. I change my water every two days. Before I add fresh water, I clean the crock with soap and hot water and dry. I put an ice cube in my measuring cup to get the water cold then take out the ice and measure 3 oz. into the crock. This is absolutely amazing. I wish I knew about this 40 years ago." —Lori

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95 (available in 13 colors).

    14. A double-ended extension chord, because sometimes you need two extension chords but only have one outlet to spare!

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    Cords are six feet long and have three plugs each.

    Promising review: "I have no idea why these are not sold everywhere. PERFECT for my room! I ended up getting this due to my king size bed being against a wall with only one outlet. I needed a way to connect my two lamps on my nightstand and this is absolutely, without a doubt, the very best solution to connecting my lamps and also not having all my outlets taken up. I recommend this to everyone! Also perfect for outlets connected to a switch to turn on and off both lights at the same time." —Ryan

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    15. And while we're talking about extension cords — a six foot, three outlet extension cord you can mold around almost any object so it stays in place.

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    Promising review: "I have five of these cords now. They are the BEST thing ever. No more bending down low or trying to reach the outlet in the wall, from behind things. The plug is right there for you. I'm getting older, and have back issues, so these are SO wonderful and helpful for me. Love them. You can wrap them around pretty much anything and they stay! You will not be sorry with these. Get them for your parents/grandparents!! They will appreciate them!" —nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $14.39.

    16. A handy little reminder that'll make sure your favorite furry friend doesn't get a twofer come dinner time.

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    Promising review: "This was bigger than what we expected, maybe five to six inches tall, but honestly it isn't a big deal — it has solved the problem! One person can leave the house and the next person that is home knows whether or not the pooch has been fed. The sliders don't move on their own. I've included a photo so you can compare. Maybe I will get some of that removable tape and stick it to the wall, but for now it lays on a little table where we keep her treats, her feeding bowls are below it, so it worked out. Wish I would have bought this years ago!" —Shop Munki

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    17. A dual blade package opener, because for some reason companies still insist on putting the things we love and need in this ridiculous plastic prison that we can never get them out of.

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    Promising review: "This is a must around the house! We have one on each level of the house and it is used everywhere! This is the perfect stocking stuffer gift and we have given 20 or so of these — someone always asks where we got them! The slice-it blade works for zipping through packaging and the button-extended blade is sharp but small. This is a fabulous tool that is perfect for all the stupid hard plastic packaging with the crimped sides! Also excellent for opening taped boxes, cutting the ribbon on gifts, cutting foam board, cardboard, or chipboard." —T. C.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (you can get a set of two of them for $10.22, so you might want to consider splurging on two and giving one to a friend or having it on hand).

    18. A set of flame-retardant socket sealers designed to stop the cold air from leaking into your house and messing with your warm and cozy home.

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    The 24-piece set includes 16 outlet sealers, 6 switch plates, and 2 decorative covers.

    Promising review: "Socket sealer. Say it with me. Socket sealer. Alliteration can be so much fun. Okay, now with that out of our system, down to brass tacks. I love these. They're cheap and easy to install. They block the draft that is sure to come out of an electrical outlet or a light switch. I've used these in apartments and in houses. They work both ways. Just unscrew the plate, slap one of these bad boys in, and screw the plate back in. Just be sure to not touch metal to metal or skin to metal. It's a good idea to flip the breaker to deactivate the outlets you're installing these on. Otherwise, you'll give yourself a nice jolt. Or three. You know how everyone tells you not to stick a fork into an outlet? The same principle applies here except your finger is the fork and you can't taste purple for a while. So do yourself the favor of flipping the breaker before installing these. Don't make the same mistake as I did. Once. Or maybe three times. I can't remember too good now." —Frequency Jones

    Get the set from Amazon for $3.53.

    19. An estate planning journal that lets you get all your affairs in order in the event of...well — look, you're an adult and you have to think about this stuff.

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    This is not a legal will but it is designed to help you get organized so you can make one and it helps to spell out everything that your loved ones might wonder in the event of your...you know.

    Promising review: "This is a great book! Everything is spelled out and I love the title! I'm trying to get my affairs in order so I don't have to spend time worrying about this kinda stuff — this is a big help." —Bobbie Brooks

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    20. A three-compartment lid organizer so you'll finally have a place to neatly store all your storage bin tops.

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    Promising review: "A bit pricey for a plastic bin to put my plastic lids into, but it's a perfect size and it's not flimsy! Instantly made my plasticware drawer less frustrating! :) I used museum putty (sticky tack) to help it not slide around." —Emmy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. A heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe veggie turner designed with a wide head and a raised edge to scoop and flip veggies with ease.

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    Promising review: "I broke this in hard with a huge batch of roasted vegetables for Thanksgiving. Brussels sprouts, potatoes, leeks, garlic, butternut squash, carrots, and more filling up a whole roasting pan. This was great for mixing, coating and turning the vegetables and incredibly effective and attractive for serving. It's a great length, and very substantial. I am delighted to have this as part of my kitchen collection." —Nicki Heskin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.05+ (available in three colors).

    22. A no-buckle stretch belt that works just like a regular belt without the bulkiness of a clasp — because sometimes your pants need a belt but your outfit really doesn't call for it.

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    Promising review: "I have been looking for something like this for years! When I buy jeans I typically have to have them altered just a little. If I find a pair that fits my hips there’s always a big gap and it’s too big for my waist. Regular belts are very uncomfortable to me, they make this big pooch out to the front, and the buckle often makes holes in my shirts. This is perfect! It keeps my pants up making the fit perfect without adding more bulk to the front. I call this 'my girl suspenders!' I am definitely ordering another one and I recommend!" —Dina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 24"-33" and 34"-48" and in eight colors).

    23. A pack of fluorescent highlighters designed with a clear tip so you can see what you're highlighting and don't overshoot.

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    Promising review: "I'm a highlighter junkie and I love these. The colors are pigmented enough to draw attention to it but not so much so that I can't read the font that I highlighted. It rarely, if ever, bleeds through paper. I usually avoid green and orange because they tend to be too pigmented and dark but the ones in this bunch are perfect. It also does not smudge and I'm very prone to that since I'm left-handed. I like the clear view part since it helps me see when I should stop highlighting, very precise." —Steph

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.88 (available in five color sets).

    24. A retractable keychain that holds your lip balm, because enough with losing every freakin' stick you've ever purchased and then finding it again in some random jacket pocket right after you've replaced it.

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    Promising review: "If you lose your Chapsticks a lot, I would highly recommend getting this holder. I love how I am able to grab my lipstick/lip balm/Chapstick, uncap, moisturize my lips, re-cap, and just let go. The retractable part is probably the best part because it makes it easy to get, and even easier to put away and not lose your Chapstick. This holder is perfect for people who travel and/or who are always losing their Chapsticks." —Mit's

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89.

    25. A non-slip bag cinch so you can reseal your bread bags without having to struggle with that flimsy little plastic thingy that I always end up breaking and then end up having to tie the bag up only to struggle to untie it and ripping the damn bag.

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    Promising review: "These have to be among the most useful gadgets in my kitchen and we use them constantly for open loaves of bread, crackers, rice, and many other types of packaging where you need a secure hold. I no longer save twist ties, those funny square plastic thingies that come with so much packaging. I have ordered additional ones since the kitchen is not the only place I have found them useful." —Connie of GA

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.99.

    26. A pair of heel stoppers that'll keep your favorite shoes from sinking into the ground because wedding season is here and people consistently insist on celebrating their unions on grassy fields.

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    Promising review: "I, unfortunately, forgot to put these on my shoes for the outdoor ceremony and pictures. My heels sunk into the grass and the heels also kept getting caught on my dress which was an intricate lace. Once I was back to the bridal suite, before heading back to the reception, I put these on and they worked fabulously. Not only did they prevent my heels from sinking into the ground, but they also protected my gown from the heels catching when I walked, which had been a huge unanticipated problem. They are slightly visible, but the delicate petal shape makes them pretty and unobtrusive. I absolutely recommend these and won't hesitate to use them in the future." —npview

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four sizes).

    27. A snap-on can strainer so you can take the yucky-ness out of emptying your favorite canned food.

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    Promising review: "This is a great little device! I often use canned tomatoes but wish to keep the juice from them separate. I used to use one of those funnels with a strainer in it, but the holes were too small and got clogged easily — and the funnel itself got loaded with liquid while it was in the bowl. It was very frustrating. The holes in this are larger and allow the liquid to pass through more easily. I found it didn't work the way it is supposed to for tuna fish, because the strainer dips into the can, and there isn't any room for that with tuna. BUT I just inverted the can over the holes from the front, flipped it over, holding the can in place, and it worked fine! Glad I got this, it sure solved one of my most annoying problems." —CarolynCAG

    Get it from Amazon for $5.66.

    28. A genius little heat-resistant chopper to finally break up that package of ground meat, allowing it to cook evenly.

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    Non-stick and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I've been eyeing this same tool from Pampered Chef but it's so pricy I didn't want to take the plunge. When I found this one on Amazon and saw how much more reasonably priced it was, I decided to go for it. I've used it a few times since purchasing and it is awesome! Works just as well as I envisioned the pricier version to work and I love that it didn't cost an arm and a leg. I am happy that this comes in red as it matches the other kitchen tools and theme of my kitchen! Thanks for making cooking with ground meat so much simpler." —Genetics

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in three colors).

    29. A mess catching laundry detergent caddy so all those drippies coming out of your soap jugs don't make their way on to your floor — it attaches to most economy sized liquid detergent and fabric softener container spouts.

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    Promising review: "Very happy with this product. Fits nicely underneath to hold the cup without dangling too low and the fact that I can just Command Strip attach it to the bottom of the detergent means that it can't/won't slip off the head of the dispenser, as many similar alternatives have been reviewed to do." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $3.08.

    30. A helpful guide filled with the survival tips your favorite leafy friend needs to stay alive.

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    Promising review: "Really great guide to houseplants. I am an experienced outdoor vegetable gardener, who has never had much success with houseplants. The only one I've ever been able to keep alive is, George, my un-killable Aspidistra (Iron Plant). Thanks to this book and the more detailed, but less cute, book Practical Houseplants I now have a little forest of air cleaning plants, succulents, retro '70s plants (rubber plant and Swiss cheese plant), and even two indoor banana trees — all healthy and happy. Even George is happier than ever, with new leaves." —Jo

    Get it from Amazon for $12.79.

    31. A bottle of a very handy little drywall repair putty can fix all those failed attempts to hang things and get your security deposit back.

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    Promising review: "Does exactly what it says. Rather than getting spackel, waiting for it to dry, sanding it down, and tweaking as needed — this cuts the time/effort down! Just rub over the place in need of patching and wipe off the excess. The hardest part is not accidentally getting the product on parts of the wall that don’t need it, but that’s easy to clean up, so it’s not a problem. I used this to patch holes in the wall from a former Wi-Fi router and modem, other than the color difference from the patch to the paint, you’d never know it was patched. Great price, easy to use." —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    32. A magnetic cord organizer that'll keep all your chargers within easy reach — and if your cord isn't magnetic, it comes with handy little ties to keep them in place.

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    Promising review: "Bought this for my husband after seeing a review of great new products. Has made life easier by keeping the cords from falling behind his nightstand. Way better than tape or sitting books on them. Worth it!" —Lisa I Craig

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (available in three colors).

    33. A side mount screen clip to attach to a laptop to create a dual monitor situation with your phone or tablet.

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    Promising review: "I bought this mount to add a 10" monitor onto my laptop at work when I am portable. The item works as a simple clamp attaching the two surfaces together by the bezel. The mount has a slight curve to it so that the extra monitor curves towards me slightly. The mount does cover a small portion of both screens, so I had to change the resolution of the smaller screen in order to read all the text." —slapstar

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (or get a pack of two for $16.99).

    34. A terra-cotta bear you simply place in water for 20 minutes and then put in your brown sugar to help maintain its moisture for up to SIX MONTHS.

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    Promising review: "Had a large amount of brown sugar and couldn't keep it soft even in a tight container. I purchased new 5-quart jars for my flour, sugar, and so forth. I quickly realized my brown sugar was a ROCK! I purchased this, soaked it, and placed it in the sugar as instructed. Within hours it was soft again, which was amazing to me! I have about 2 lbs. of sugar in my jar currently; the jar it's in has a sealed gasket, but I haven't had to re-soak the bear yet (only a month in use currently). I would recommend this to anyone at this point! I'm just so mad I have wasted so much brown sugar over the years." —diosa

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    35. A portable paw plunger designed to clean your adorable pup's filthy little paws with just one quick dunk — if you really think about it, your doggo roams the streets barefoot and then curls all up on you...or maybe don't think about it.

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    Promising review: "We have a 75 lbs., 28" tall at the shoulders Goldendoodle with curly hair and large paws, and a brand new yard on the coast that is 95% sand. In the past three months, I've been wiping his paws ineffectively and spending most of my housekeeping time sweeping/vacuuming all the sand that he brings in and deposits on our hard floors. Our new veterinarian, upon hearing me whine about the situation, recommended I buy this product because she uses it with her own dogs. From the first time I used it, I was sold! It looks like one of those oversized water jugs you can get at a convenience store, with a fitted insert for paws and legs. I stuck my hand (and my kids') inside to try it out and the bristles inside are very soft, and will not hurt sensitive paw pads. The rubber piece at the top made it tricky to pull my hand out (it reminded me of the scene in Where The Red Fern Grows with the raccoon who gets its hand stuck in a log because it won't let go of a shiny piece of tin), but that's helpful in wringing some of the water off the furry paws. Our dog is used to having his feet handled many times a day and it only took a few minutes to teach him what we were doing. But if you have a dog who is jumpy/twitchy or doesn't like having its paws touched, this might not be the right product for you." —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available for small to large paws and in three colors).

    36. A silicone oven rack push/pull – it'll help you get access to your hot AF oven without having to stick your hands in there.

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    Promising review: "This is such a handy little tool for pulling out racks and pushing items into the oven. The best thing I use it for is my toaster oven! My toaster oven has a small opening (obviously) and trying to get a bulky oven mitt in there to pull out the food is awkward. This thing is the perfect size for pulling out the toaster oven rack, the baking tin, or pushing the food in. It's also great for grabbing the sides of baking trays and dishes and jostling them around to get the food moved about a bit (think fries or chicken poppers shaking around a tray to crisp up on all sides). Keeps my fingers from getting burned!" —krystal m.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.12.

    37. A set of stainless steel magnetic measuring spoons that'll help in your quest of keeping an organized and jam-free drawer.

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    Promising review: "I have been using cheap flimsy little metal scoops that my son likes to steal and wanted something more functional. I like that these have the two ends, sometimes a recipe needs the same sized tsp for two different ingredients and it's annoying to have to wash for every single one. This resolved that! The magnet is not very strong at all. It holds them together but alone they won't sick on the fridge or my metal bowls, only a metal surface if it's wide and if there's no gravity to oppose the magnet (on top of an edge but not on the side of anything)." —Lisa

    Get the eight-piece set from Amazon for $13.97.

    38. A portable aerosol fire extinguisher everyone should have on hand in the event of an emergency — because, when an emergency happens trying to remember how to work a big ol' fire extinguisher might not come to the top of mind.

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    Promising review: "I keep these in the kitchen pantry. Easter Sunday I put a chicken on the rotisserie and lit our well-maintained, less than five-year-old grill that had a full tank of propane and came back in the house. Not three minutes later the grill was engulfed in flames. I grabbed one of these extinguishers and was able to knock the fire back while standing a good distance away. Wearing leather gardening gloves my husband opened the bottom of the grill where the tank resides and I continued to spray while he turned off the gas. The hose that feeds the gas to the burners failed where it entered the grill. The hose looked fine when I last cleaned the grill and the connection was tight. The chicken was unharmed, well it was already dead, put it in the oven and we enjoyed a nice cocktail while our heart rates returned to normal." —Laura C

    Get it from Amazon for $12.77.

    39. A washable nylon makeup and hair protector so your face doesn't end up on your collar. Again.

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    Promising review: "I use it whenever I am wearing something with a fitted neck. Keeps the shirt clean, no makeup stains. I also try to remember to take it with me when I go shopping, to keep the neck on my shirt clean and the store merchandise." —Grandma Ruth

    Get it from Amazon for $4.55+ (available in white and beige).

    40. And an amazing hand mixer that heats up ever so slightly, making it easier for you to break down those harder ingredients.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical when I got this mixer. Could it be worth it? Yes, yes it can. Does the butter melt 12 times faster? Not that I could tell but it is noticeably faster. The mixer is easy to hold, had a large variety of mixing tools included. Very strong but not super heavy but feels solid. All the units parts, including the mixer itself, fit in an included clear storage container that locks in good. No more hunting in drawers for all the mixing tools anymore!" —pete c

    Get it from Amazon for $79.94.

    Not only is this stuff gonna solve all the confusion, everyone is gonna see you as the intellectual genius you actually are for solving all these problems!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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