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    39 Practical Spring Things You'll Use Again And Again

    Hiking shoes, reusable produce bags, and more spring goods you'll love. 🌼

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    1. A windproof umbrella with a vented double canopy and reinforced design that can withstand spring drizzles and downpours. You'll actually be dry for once on your solo trip to the coffee shop or grocery store.

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    Promising review: "Best umbrella I've ever had. I bought it after looking online for one that wouldn't fall apart at the first gust of wind in a rainstorm. After using several times in a huge rainstorm with heavy winds, it seems to be indestructible. The strong wind will flip the umbrella inside out, but it quickly flips back and show no sign of being worse for wear. I plan to buy several more so I can be sure to have one at my home, office, and car." —Chris 9292

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    2. A grooming brush so your shedding doggo can have a shiny, tangle-free coat when it's spring. Your fur baby gets to enjoy a little pampering while you, the happy pet parent, gets to keep the couch, bed, and other furniture clean. It's a win-win situation. 🐶

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    Promising review: "The only negative with having a lab in your life is the shedding! It’s even more terrible during the transitional seasons. After reading other reviews, I decided to upgrade to this brush. So glad I did! I found basically another dog’s worth of hair and could have kept going! Now her coat is shiny and feels much nicer than before. If you or a loved one has a dog who sheds profusely, you need this in your life!" —B.W.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    3. Reusable produce bags to carry your fresh-picked produce from the farmers market. Unlike typical paper and plastic bags, these are constructed with a double-stitch material that won't easily fall apart. You can finally stock up all the salad greens and fruit you've been wanting to eat.


    Promising review: "I love these bags! They are perfectly sized for various kinds of produce. I got fed up with super thin plastic bags breaking as soon as I tossed an apple in and then having to keep produce loose in the fridge so it didn't get wet and moldy in the drawer. These are the perfect solution. Obviously more environmentally friendly and the weave allows the checker to see what's inside as well." —L.W.

    Get a nine-pack from Amazon for $16.99.

    4. An instant stain remover spray, because mold and mildew don't deserve a hangout spot on your patio furniture, bird bath, or cute outdoor sculptures. It removes stains from the toughest surfaces *and* doesn't require any scrubbing.

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    Promising review: "I have a small three tier water fountain in my patio, naturally the birds in the community have come to rely upon it for drinking and bathing. I literally sprayed this product and walked away, I actually left it on overnight, I got busy with other tasks. When I checked back all of the mold was gone, everything, with no damage to the painted stucco wall or cement and no scrubbing literally spray and leave." —Mark

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes and in packs of two and four).

    5. A cheeky doormat to subtly remind yourself to wipe down dirty shoes. You won't leave a trail of mud or dirt when you walk inside your home, which means less cleaning for you.

    Red and black mat with a Lucy artwork and flames that says "hello hot stuff"

    Valfré was founded by Mexican-born artist Ilse Valfré. The Los Angeles-based brand is known for handbags, T-shirts, and home decor goods with beautiful designs.

    Get it from Valfré for $30.

    6. A portable blanket that'll protect your butt from sand and wet grass on your next outdoor adventure. Perfect for picnics and camping, this handy accessory is comfy to sit on and will prevent your clothes from getting dirty.

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    It also easily folds up and fits in a pouch, in case you move to a new spot!

    Promising review: "This is a great little blanket to keep in the car, especially if you have kids. You can use it as a picnic blanket or table cloth while traveling. It has corner pockets you can put things in. It also was easy to refold and get back into the carrying bag, which was definitely a plus." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six colors).

    7. A sunscreen stick to apply to your face and bod before you go running or play sports on a sunny day. It has Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ and acts as a shield from UVA/UVB rays. No sunburns will get in the way of your workout today. 👏

    Model applies Neutrogena Beach Defense 50+ Sunscreen Stick to their face

    Promising review: "My husband and I have been on the hunt for the perfect face sunscreen, and we've finally found it! It applies nicely, provides great protection, doesn't feel sticky/uncomfortable on your face, and leaves your face completely blemish-free even after daily use! I know we'll stick with this sunscreen for the long run." —Tara G

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    8. An air purifier that'll be a big help when your spring allergies are making you sneeze, have a stuffy nose, and feel icky. This device has a filter that removes pesky particles (like pet hair, dust, and debris) and four purification speed settings.

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    Promising review: "I have pretty bad allergies that are their worst in the spring and fall. I noticed an immediate difference when I started using this purifier. My allergies inside the home have gotten so much better. It's amazing that I can feel the difference when I am in other rooms that don't have the filter or I'm outside. I do want to point out this is a HEPA filter, which is important for filtering out allergens. I lot of the filters out there act like they do the same thing but do not have HEPA filters. Anyways, get it! You won't regret it." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $78.99.

    9. A sunrise simulation alarm clock you'll want to use when it's darker in the mornings. This wake-up light gradually shifts from dark red to bright yellow, so you can stop hitting the snooze button and get out of bed. It may be 6 a.m., but at least you won't be a zombie.

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    This alarm clock mimics the light of a sunrise by gradually changing from dark red to bright yellow before the alarm goes off. There are seven different colors and 20 warm light levels, so you can start your early morning off on the right foot.

    Promising review: "I love this little wake up light! I got it to help me in two ways: to help me calm my mind so I can fall asleep and to ease my waking up so that I stop hitting the snooze. I like the flexibility features. I can even tone down or turn off the lighted time numbers, a feature I didn't expect. Now I wake up gently with a light that gets gradually brighter. This thing did all it says it would do and, frankly, better than I expected." —Betty Boom

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98.

    10. A picnic backpack that'll be so handy when you want to eat and drink al fresco. It has an insulated food and beverage compartment, a tableware compartment with four sets of stainless steel flatware, plates, plastic wine glasses, napkins, and a cutting board, a water bottle holder, *and* a detachable picnic blanket. Now all you need is a park to make your cute picnic come to life!

    the gray and blue picnic backpack on a checked blanket in a grassy area

    Promising review: "I’ve researched four-person picnic backpacks. This one seemed to be brilliantly designed and appears to be well-crafted. Everything was individually packaged. The spacious insulated back section keeps our food nice and chilled! I also like the picnic mat which has a waterproof side, which is super helpful, especially when you lay it on the wet lawn. I immediately used the backpack for a picnic at a park last weekend. I got many compliments on it from people who saw me with this picnic set." —Henry

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99+ (available in five colors).

    11. A running belt you'll want to wear if you're training for a race or taking a long stroll when it's warmer outdoors. There's a vertical water bottle spot, a zippered pocket for your phone and keys, and an adjustable waistband, so you won't get thirsty or lose anything along the way.

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    Promising review: "This product was exactly what I was looking for. It is comfortable to wear and super light! The material has a good quality as well. It is Ideal for walks, hikes, and running. I bought one for me and my mother!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in eight colors).

    12. An electric pressure washer, so your driveway and patio can be free from water stains, mud tracks, and more debris left by spring storms. With two detergent tanks and a garden hose adapter, you'll be ~walking on sunshine~ in no time.

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    Promising review: "The power washer was delivered Monday, it’s Wednesday and I have washed two cars, cleaned the driveway and sidewalks, cleaned the back fence, and the work keeps piling up, everything I see now needs to be cleaned! This little dude does not back down, it has plenty of power, and it's surprisingly not too loud. The soap dispensers work great and the tips are easy to change." —Mar

    Get it from Amazon for $159.

    13. A pair of waterproof hiking shoes for rocky terrain and dirt trails. These babies are waterproof, provide great cushioning, *and* have a traction rubber outsole to help prevent slipping. Those sneakers you wore for past trips? Retire them and wear these durable babies instead.

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    Promising review: "These boots are the most comfortable boots I've ever had. They keep my feet warm and dry and feel so cushioned. They are extremely comfortable, like walking on pillows and have a lot of cushioning at the heel too. I'd give these 10 stars if I could! The traction is great too, so it will be nice to use these for hiking as well as to keep my feet warm and dry in the spring, fall, and winter!" —Julie

    Get them from Amazon for $71.84+ (available in sizes 5–12, two widths, and in 11 colors).

    14. A rotating makeup organizer to get your brushes, sponges, cleaners, and other beauty goods in order. You'll find this counter storage solution incredibly useful, especially if you need to spring clean your small bathroom.

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    This makeup organizer has seven layers of adjustable trays that'll fit at least 20 skincare bottles, 30 makeup brushes, and other beauty products like lip balm, nail polish, and eyeliner pencils.

    Promising review: "I got this to help save space on my bathroom counter. My boyfriend and I live together and, unfortunately, in our rental we only have one sink to share. I have a pretty extensive skincare routine and have recently gotten him into his own little regimen, so he too, has his own little collection. This helped clear up a ton of space on our small counter and even he appreciates it!" —Katreina

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors).

    15. A compact, foldable treadmill so you don't have to cancel your workout on rainy days. Run with the riser up or switch it down if you want to walk. It also doesn't make a lot of noise, so your neighbors won't hear every step you take.

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    Promising review: "Bought this about a month ago, been running on it at least three times a week, about two hours each time. It is relatively quiet and very good value. The speed is more like a fast walk, but I can break a sweat with 30 minutes. Great for snowing or raining outside, but allows staying in the house for convenience." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $449.99+ (available in six colors).

    16. A eucalyptus pouch to turn your bathroom into a relaxing oasis. If you need a little relief from allergy congestion or spring-related stress, it'll make your tub smell heavenly, thanks to soothing essential oil and fresh eucalyptus leaves.

    clear pouch of fresh eucalyptus leaves and essential oil hanging on a gold bath faucet

    EucalyptusBlooms is a small business based in Charlotte, North Carolina. They're known for their eucalyptus and lavender bath products, including shower-friendly pouches and soothing soaps.

    Promising review: "A must have for the shower! I could smell the eucalyptus as soon as I opened my mailbox! Cannot wait to take my bath this evening. 🙌🏼" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from EucalyptusBlooms on Etsy for $11.89+ (available in packs of three and five).

    17. A pair of polarized sunglasses that won't slide down your nose and block annoying sun glare. Wear them on your next trail run or bike ride to shield your eyes from UVA and UVB rays.

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    Promising review: "I was looking for glasses to wear for my first half marathon. These were great! They didn't slip at all, they were very lightweight, and very comfortable to wear. So glad I have these because I can wear them when I'm not running too." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in seven colors).

    18. A Garbage Guard, so you can keep bugs *out* of your trash when the weather warms up. It sticks to the side of your trash can and contains a vapor that shields your food remains from infestations. No more flies around your banana peels or veggie scraps.

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    Promising review: "We live out in the Deep Country, where bugs are just everywhere, and any light source on a dark stretch of land means even more pests where you happen to keep your trash can. So every time we have to open the trash can to chuck something in it, you get swarmed. Especially from spring to fall when it's hot, and your garbage is pretty much cooking and attracting even more pests. So this thing is a real game-changer. It's easy to apply to the inside of your can, it stays put, and it really works. That's not even the best part, it lasts four months. And it's only eight bucks." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.44.

    19. These colorful athletic headbands to keep hair out of your face whenever you're ~working up a sweat,~ aka running around the block or going for a hike outdoors. Your strands won't fall out of place when you're deep into your spring exercise session.

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    Promising review: "These are great for running! They stay put in my hair and absorb the sweat before it drips all down my face. After a run they are saturated and I could wring it out (if I wanted: gross!) They wash easily and I haven’t noticed any stretching out. Definitely recommend." —Kera E

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $17.99 (one size fits all).

    20. A grill cleaner that'll get to work on burger drippings and more food remains after a BBQ. Spray, wait a minute or two, and wipe away burned-on stains. Yes, that's it. No more scrubbing before you throw kebabs or patties on the grill again.

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    Promising review: "I tried six different products before trying this one and by far, this is the best one of all. I am the type of person who prefers cleaning the grill immediately after grilling. It loosens the debris off the grates easily and comes off easily. I like easy practical cleaning without the need to spend much time scrubbing. Try it, you will not regret it." —Fmcasado

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    21. A sporty baseball cap, because you need a little shade and protection from the sun on long hikes, jogs, and runs. It also doubles up as a great accessory and will go with all your spring activewear outfits.

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    Promising review: "I love this hat! It’s so comfortable, has a great fit, and it's flexible. It’s definitely on trend. I wear it for my morning walks, goes great with anything from your extra-cute workout outfit, to relaxed and comfy." —CRISTAL

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98+ (available in two colors).

    22. An insulated flask that'll help you stay hydrated when you're exercising outside. A handle with an adjustable strap provides a comfortable fit, while a pocket securely stashes keys, your phone, and other important items. It's also double-wall insulated and holds up to 18 ounces of water.

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    Promising review: "Love this for my daily runs and walks. My hand easily slides through the strap which fits perfectly on my palm. You don’t have to hold on to it like a regular water bottle. It's not too large and the cap does not leak. I barely notice it while running. Its just the right size for runs up to 6 miles. The handy zip pouch stores my Gu gels, but could also hold your keys, driver’s license and credit cards. It's much better than the larger models which are too cumbersome to carry while running." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in eight colors).

    23. A macrame fruit hammock for the pile of farmers market produce taking over your kitchen counter. Hang it below a cabinet and you'll be amazed at how much room you'll have for your cooking appliances and utensils again.

    white macrame fruit hammock with oranges and apples above a small kitchen counter

    Infinityknotss is a small California-based Etsy shop that creates pretty macrame accessories and home decor. You'll find table runners, reusable grocery bags, earrings, and more handmade goods.

    Get it from Infinityknotss on Etsy for $25.50 (available in nine hammock colors and three hook colors).

    24. An anti-blister balm to prevent any oozing blisters and irritation. This stick goes smoothly over your toes and heels, whether you're wearing hiking sandals or athletic sneakers.

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    Promising review: "I love this product! Typically when I run more than two to three miles I get some hot spots, irritation, or a blister, and this made my whole run enjoyable! I got one of my best times during a 5K while using this product. I could focus on doing a great job rather than worrying about my feet." —A. Adams

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    25. Gardening shears that'll leave you in a state of ~sheer bliss~ because your plant babies will be trimmed to perfection. Micro tip snips help you easily clip small branches and stems from flowers, veggies, and more greenery in your yard.

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    Promising review: "I love gardening and have used a lot of different pruners over the years. I recommend these pruners for a number of reasons. First, they are easy to lock and unlock. I really like the slider mechanism versus others that have a latch-type lock. Second, the long, narrow blades are ideal for cutting the stems you want without injuring or accidentally cutting adjacent ones. This time of year I like to cut a few flowers from my yard daily and bring them inside to enjoy. A well-made and well-designed pruner makes this task even more enjoyable." —Liv

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).

    26. A robot vacuum cleaner to suck up hair from your pet's shedding winter coat, food crumbs, and bigger spring messes you don't want to deal with. Let this high-tech gem clean your dirty floors, so you can avoid sweeping your small living space for hours.

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    This set comes with the RoboVac 11S robot vacuum, a remote control (2 AAA batteries included), charging base, AC power adapter, cleaning tool, an extra set of filters, four side brushes, five cable ties, a welcome guide, and a one-year warranty.

    Promising review: "I wanted a vacuum to help me keep the dust and hair down, but I never dreamed I would like it so much! It cleans the carpet in the bedrooms thoroughly. I will deep clean every spring, but so far it has kept my floors spotless. After the first run where it picked up *a lot* of hair, it's so easy to clean it out for the next run. Very good purchase." —Carolyn K.

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (available in two colors).

    27. Glow-in-the-dark LED bands if you're running or walking when it's dark outside. Each band can be worn on an arm or ankle for optimal visibility early in the morning and late at night. These bands will be a big help if you exercise before sunrise or after sunset.


    Promising review: "I am a runner. I run after work and when it gets dark early I worry about traffic and other pedestrians. These bands are lightweight and extremely visible. The band can either be on with a solid light or flashing. I have found the flashing to be more visible. I like this product so much I have bought several for other family members and I will attach one to my arm and another to my leg. I would highly recommend for anyone running at night. The battery appears easy to change. I say appears because the battery that came with the unit is still going strong." —Siilverback

    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.99 (available in nine colors).

    28. Insect repellent, so you don't get bit by chiggers, ticks, and mosquitoes when you're out and about. This formula contains 20% Picaridin and gives you up to eight hours of protection from outdoor critters. It also won't stain your clothes or camping gear (win).

    model holds bottle of insect repellent spray in their hand

    Promising review: "This is the best. It doesn't have a strong scent. Once mosquitoes start flying, I put this on after my morning shower, and go out in confidence. A tiny dab on each limb is sufficient, and then tap around my ears and neck with whatever is left on my hands. Otherwise mosquitoes find me even when everyone swears there aren't any out. I'm safe with this all day." —Alvin Lee Copeland

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in three sizes, two-packs, and in three varieties: lotion, pump spray, and continuous spray).

    29. Rain boots that'll actually keep your feet dry, be comfy to wear for hours on end, and double as stylish footwear for drizzly spring weather. A foam insole adds a little padding to your heels and toes, while a pull tag on the back of the shoe makes them easy to take on and off.

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    Promising review: "These boots are amazing. I live in Vermont and wear them to work for three seasons: fall, winter, and mud season ('spring'). With thick socks they can be warm in the cold, and with light socks they are comfy in warmer temperatures. I work on a college campus and walk a ton, and they have held up for a full year as my primary work shoes during these seasons. You can literally submerge your foot in water while wearing them and nothing leaks in." —Michael Robinette

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and 15 colors).

    30. Briogeo's Rosarco Milk Leave-In Conditioning Spray diminishes frizzly hair caused by humidity. Argan, coconut, and rosehip oils help tame split ends, provide conditioning, and act as a shield against breakage. You'll get wavy, shiny, and smooth hair with this quick and easy treatment.


    Briogeo is a Black-owned, woman-owned business known for their 6-free hair care products that are free from SLS/SLES sulfates, silicones, parabens, phthalates, synthetic color, and DEA. If you're looking for nourishing shampoo, conditioners, and curl-friendly treatments, you'll find so many goods that'll be a big help for hair styling.

    Promising review: "I really like this leave in spray. My hair can get slightly frizzy after blow-drying and styling. Using this before on damp hair really helped my hair to turn out much more smooth and polished. It has a nice light scent and helped reduce frizz for the whole day for me." —Briogeo Customer

    Get it from Briogeo or Amazon for $20.

    31. A Can Coolie for times when you're grilling, picnicking, and dining outside. This soft pouch will ~take the bite~ out of sweating beverages with insulated fabric and a sturdy design.

    Shark mouth-shaped can holder with soda can inside of it on a picnic table

    Promising review: "This shark is adorable! Helps keeps my drinks cooler for longer and has a surprising amount of detail. It’s made from foam (I think) and the downside, or maybe even upside, is that it doesn’t have any give. There’s no stretch to it. It should fit regular-sized cans and some bottles." —Lisa Ann Flook

    Get it from Amazon for $8.74+ (also available in packs of two and four).

    32. A bleach-free outdoor cleaner that'll make your stained walkway look like it was just redone: Use it on cement or stone surfaces that need a glow-up and you'll finally get to show off the outside of your house again.

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    Have more dirty outdoor surfaces? This cleaner can also be used on brick, wood composite, and patio furniture!

    Promising review: "I used this to clean off our outdoor patio furniture this spring and it did amazing! It's easy to use, spray off, it has no strong odor, and it didn't bleach or leave residue on our clothes. This stuff is amazing!" —Lisa Schensted

    Get a 32-ounce bottle from Amazon for $10.98+ (also available in Small Concentrate, Large Concentrate, and Trigger styles).

    33. A white noise machine because pedestrians, birds, sirens, and your neighbor's balcony convos shouldn't get in the way of a good night's sleep. This compact device comes with 24 soothing sounds that'll help you catch up on ZZZs.

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    This gadget has 24 different sounds: seven fan sounds, seven white noise sounds, and 10 classical sounds. You can relax in bed listening to anything from ocean waves to a clock ticking, even if your apartment faces another building or a busy street.

    There is also a sleep timer you can set to 30, 60, or 90 minutes if you want to take short naps or get ready for bed a little earlier. Plug it in, set the timer, and you can *finally* tune out annoying noise. The sound machine also remembers your last timer, sound, and volume settings when you turn it on again.

    Promising review: "This little white noise machine has been perfect! I live in an apartment, above a family with a newborn, and it blocks out all sound. Great for blocking out street noise too! I use the 'ocean wave' sound to help me fall asleep, just because of how peaceful it is. The settings are super simple and easy to use." —Katherine Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $33.95.

    34. Nonslip smiley slides to wear with spring loungewear. They have a soft sole, good grip to help you avoid slipping on the floor, and they come in bright colors. If you want to put your worn out flip-flops to rest, these shoes will be a durable and stylish replacement.

    model holds pair of orange slides with graphic smiley face design on the side

    Pair them with soft joggers, breezy shorts, rompers, the styling possibilities are endless!

    Mulbora is a small Etsy shop based in California that sells handmade face masks, slides, and pajamas.

    Get them from Mulbora on Etsy for $18.99 (available in sizes 5.5 to 11 and eight colors).

    35. A double hammock that's perfect for outdoor trips and will keep you (and a camping buddy) comfortable above the ground. Fasten it between two trees, climb in, and read or sleep your heart out.

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    Promising review: "I bought the double-wide hammock after reading several reviews and I'm very happy with that decision. It fits just me comfortably, and it fits two people comfortably as well. The straps are very easy to use. The fabric itself is water-resistant which is wonderful if there's a drizzle. I've used it to sleep in overnight at a campsite instead of setting up a tent. Add a pillow and a blanket, and this hammock is the most comfortable way to sleep!" —Kelly H.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in six colors).

    36. Anti-chafing thigh bands, so you can run, walk, or wear a dress on a warm day and not worry about skin rubbing issues. These lil' helpers are made to reduce sweat and chafing, and easily slip under activewear bottoms or breezy dresses. Raise your hand if you're done dealing with irritated thighs when it's springtime.

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    Promising review: "I just purchased the nonlace ones to wear when I run, because the seams of my shorts rub in this humid weather! These worked freaking fabulous for my run, and stayed in perfect place. They were so much cooler than compression shorts or spandex, and kept the sticky thighs away from each other!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in sizes S–3X and 17 colors).

    37. A hard water stain remover for your shower door, faucet, and toilet bowl that still look grimy, even though you've tried cleaning them a million times. This formula gets to work on tough soap scum, mineral deposits, and water spots that won't budge, so your bathroom will look sparkling again after a good spring cleaning session.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. I just put it on a sponge and rubbed it on then rinsed. I don't know what is in here that makes it so amazing, but for water spots, glass, tile, and sinks it is great! I've already bought and gifted three bottles to my friends because I love it so much. I'm like a walking infomercial about it too because I will climb into their showers and show them. That's how exciting this stuff is. Worth every penny." —mel

    Get two bottles from Amazon for $29.99.

    38. A LifeStraw Personal Water Filter to help you get clean drinking water on camping trips and avoid bringing plastic bottles. Whenever you're in the great outdoors, this tiny device captures unwanted impurities (including bacteria) and allows for easy sipping.

    model drinks from blue LifeStraw Personal Water Filter placed in a stream

    Promising review: "I frequently hike and camp in the backcountry all over the United States. Carrying the amount of water that I need to survive during these trips is just not feasible due to the weight. I recently took a LifeStraw out for a test on a backcountry hike in the Rocky Mountains. Every stream, lake, or other water source that I came across I stopped for a drink. I was drinking from lakes that are home to beavers and other wildlife. There was no added taste to the water and I didn't get sick during or after the trip." —Charlie

    Get it from Amazon for $17.47+ (also available in packs of two, three, and five).

    39. And reusable produce storage bags that'll actually keep your fruits and veggies fresh and prevent 'em from getting soggy in the fridge. These little baggies are no match for brown spots and wilting *and* they'll help your farmers market produce last longer this spring.

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    Promising review: "I love them! My produce lasts two to three times as long, which means less trips to the grocery store. I wash my bags in between uses and so far they are still working great after months of heavy use. I look forward to farmer's market season when I can buy larger quantities of in-season produce knowing I won't waste any of it." —Amazon Customer

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $9.88.

    You, enjoying all the sights and sounds of spring:


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