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    32 Products That'll Help Make Things A Bit More Convenient

    Scrap traps, lock laces, cable clips β€” your life's about to get a whole lot easier.

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    1. A set of cable clips so you no longer have to reach down into the dark abyss that exists between your bed and nightstand just to retrieve your phone charger every night. These'll stick perfectly to your nightstand (or even on the wall) to keep all your cords organized and accessible.

    reviewer photo showing cable clip attached to their nightstand

    Promising review: "It’s a convenient product. Makes cord organization so much easier. And of course, not reaching down to find the end of the cord you want to use." β€”iBeFriend

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

    2. Or, a charging pad that's basically a functional coaster for your phone.

    This is compatible with both Apple and Android phones.

    Promising review: "One of the most aesthetically pleasing wireless chargers I've ever seen and used. I've tried different ones and they either take too long to charge and gets hot or are bulky. This one is perfect for leaving at home, work and taking with you to travel." β€”Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in eight colors).

    3. A hair tie bracelet to ensure you always have two hair ties readily available. AND, it'll prevent them from annoyingly digging into your wrist.,

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by these!! I tend to turn green from all cheap jewelry (even some expensive stuff) and items tarnish very easy on me - but I've worn these for a couple months and had no issues. They still look great! I gave a couple to a friend who raves about them. Will definitely be getting more. Great pieces for the price." β€”Monika Heppe

    Get it from Amazon for $13.66+ (available in multiple colors/variety packs).

    4. A foot scrubber that makes scrubbing your piggies a whole lot easier. And, let's be real, washing our feet is low-key dangerous (like, helloooooo slippery tile!?).

    Reviewer photo of their foot being washed with the scrubbing pad

    Promising review: "Love this product, very convenient. No more bending over (and slipping and falling!) to wash my feet. Feels nice, too, and hasn’t broken or gotten moldy - using the suction cups on the bottom to store it on the side of my bathtub probably helps with that." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    5. An egg cooker guaranteed to serve up some πŸ”₯ omelets and perfect boiled eggs with the flip of a switch.,

    Promising review: "This egg cooker is awesome. Very easy to use and cooks eggs in a matter of minutes. My wife thought it was a waste of money and now she admits it was a good purchase and that it cooks eggs better than her instant pot. We have found it very convenient to cook up some eggs for a snack or to switch up the breakfast routine. Definitely worth the money spent." β€”Freddie Barnes

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

    6. A lap desk featuring a built-in mousepad so you can work, study, or game without having to sit at an uncomfortable desk. It'll fit most laptops or tablets, AND has a cubby to plop your cellphone in, giving you the fully bed-based command center of your dreams.

    reviewer photo showing laptop on laptop desk with an external mouse as well on their bed

    Promising review: "I'm so in love... I always use my laptop while sitting up in bed and it gets uncomfortable especially when my laptop starts to heat up on my leg. This lap laptop desk is everything. It's light weight and fits my phone and laptop perfectly." β€”Gia

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in five colors).

    7. A storage caddy to keep all your favorite necessities within arm's reach (remotes, iPad, coloring book, what have you). It's especially great if you don't have room for a nightstand, OR just needs to free up some extra space on your WFH desk.


    Promising review: "I can't tell you how many times I have "lost" my remote (and glasses) in my bed covers. Now I simply put my items in the caddy. Very convenient - and yes, my "items" also include an occasional candy bar and small bags of potato chips." β€”Mary

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

    8. An Echo Flex β€” a mini smart speaker equipped with Amazon Alexa β€” that'll make any room in your home a bit more convenient. You can use it to ask Alexa to start your coffee pot while you're taking a shower, inquire about the weather outside, or even turn the lights off because you're just too lazy to get out of bed.

    Echo Flex plugged into an outlet in a bathroom next to a rubber ducky

    Promising review: "The device is really convenient. I have it in the bathroom with a nightlight attachment. The sound quality can be compared to a typical smartphone speaker. I mostly use it to listen to NPR (talk radio) or ask about the weather forecast while I'm getting ready and for that the quality is totally fine. It wouldn't be great for listening to music loud enough to hear over running water." β€”Anita

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. A pack of sheet suspender straps to keep your sheets pulled nice and tight so you don't have to waste extra time straightening them out in the morning.

    Promising review: "Definitely a convenience! They are of good quality, and they do what they claim to do. You just set it and forget it. No more having to readjust the sheet when it slips off from the corners of the bed, especially on an adjustable base! Just buy it!" β€”Jesus Gonzalez

    Get them from Amazon for $9.96.

    10. A reusable bamboo cutlery set that'll help you eat mindfully on the go and avoid unnecessary plastic consumption. BUT, it'll mostly come in handy when all your *real dishes* are dirty and you wanna procrastinate washing them just one more night.

    bamboo cutlery set laid out on a wooden plate

    Promising review: "First of all, if you are buying a bamboo cutlery set, you probably are interested in reducing wasteful plastic in the environment. I was pleased to see that this product came with minimal, recyclable packaging! Secondly, unlike previous bamboo cutlery sets I’ve purchased, this comes with a knife that actually has teeth. It’s bamboo, but with notches that allow you to use it as more than just a butter knife. I love that there is not only a bamboo β€˜straw’, but it comes with a brush to clean the straw effectively. Finally, bonus: a toothbrush! Very thoughtful. My classmates all took pictures of my kit because they want to order it too." β€”Morgan Dawning

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A handy bag cinch since there are two types of people in this world: those who actually twist the little plastic thingy around the bag, and those who twist the plastic bag and tuck it under the bread. One of these methods takes too much time, and the other is ineffective at keeping the bread fresh. No matter which person you are, this solves both of those problems. You're welcome. 🍞

    reviewer photo of bag cinch

    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." β€”Connie of GA

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $9.81.

    12. A sock and underwear organizer so you can easily grab-and-go in the morning, rather than digging through piles upon piles just to find a matching sock. 🧦

    Promising review: "Super convenient. Love having these in my newly organized garment drawers. Before, everything was just a jumbled mess. I found bras I forgot I even had! Speaking of bras, mine are mostly Cs and only a couple were too padded to fit perfectly in this divider. Just a point of reference. I still made it work though! Very happy with this purchase over all." β€”allyson

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in seven colors).

    13. A shower curtain liner with built-in mesh pockets for anyone whose shower has too many products trying to live in one habitat (people with roommates, I'm looking at you πŸ‘€).

    reviewer photo showing the shower curtain liner with several bath products in the pockets

    Promising review: "We are apartment living, so no one in the household could take a shower without crash/boom as you're knocking something down sitting on a shelf or the bathtub rim. This is a game-changer. There are so many pockets with so much room in each I actually have space left over. My husband's back scrubber, my shampoo and hair care, my daughter's bubble baths, bath floofies, all fit with room to spare. And the pockets are all a nice height so I'm not crouching to find anything. The curtain is clear so I didn't have to change the 'pretty' one for decorative purposes. I am super pleased." β€”goodnite.graci

    Get it on Amazon for $18.67.

    14. A pack of Shout dye-trapping sheets so you can wash your colored *and* white laundry in the same load. Like, who actually wants to sit around and sort their clothes?? Not me. Big no. These are a win.

    Promising review: "These are an absolute necessity in my house! I have two little girls and I never have enough of their dirty clothes to do loads separated by color. I Just throw everything in together (yes, even reds and white) and nothing ever bleeds onto the other. My husband does his own laundry too (he isn't the best at separating), and this saved him when a red sock accidentally made its way into the whites. If you do laundry, you need these!" β€”Shannon Schneider

    Get a pack of 72 from Amazon for $9.94 or Subscribe & Save for $9.44.

    15. Nonstick oven liners to catch drips and spills while you're cooking. Have you ever put a frozen pizza in your oven, only for a plume of smoke to emerge and your fire alarms beeping obnoxiously? Yeah, that's probably all the caked up food at the bottom of your oven. These make cleanup SO much easier.

    oven liner in bottom of oven catching drippings from a baking pie

    Promising review: "I have a nonself-cleaning oven for the first time in decades. After having an apple pie spillover and spending more than an hour cleaning it up, I purchased these oven liners. What a time-saver. The are easy to cut so they fit perfectly. Because I have a visible heating element, the liner goes right on the oven floor, under the heating element." β€”Kimberly Barnes-O'Connor

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

    16. A two-sided tea organizer so you can toss all those boxes with only a few bags left in them and finally manage the chaos that is your caffeine cupboard.

    Promising review: "Do I really need a tea bag organizer? That's what I was thinking when I ordered this. And when I took it out of the box. And when I filled the first little bag holder. But as the pile of empty boxes grew larger, I knew the answer was yes, I do need a tea bag organizer. I was using a whole shelf and a half of jumbled tea boxes which I had to sift through to look for a specific tea. In the end, I think this held about eight or nine boxes of tea bags (I crammed some of them). I am so happy that I got this!" β€”Sarah C.
    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    17. Toaster bags for anyone who LOVES grilled cheeses but has absolutely no skill (or patience) when it comes to properly making one.


    Promising review: "I really thought this was going to be a waste of money, but I gave it a shot and I am so glad I did. The best little invention. Very convenient and super easy to use!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+.

    18. A handheld steamer to keep your clothes looking fresh and crispy because ironing is just. not. fun.,

    Reviewers note that this steamer works great on curtains and comforters, too!

    Promising review: "What a fantastic little gadget! We are saving so much money from dry cleaning bills and it’s so easy to use. I hate ironing. Hate it with a passion. This little miracle-worker makes things easier for me. It takes away the wrinkles so quickly. Wow!" β€”Tes

    Get one from Amazon for $34.97+ (available in three colors).

    19. A set of lock laces to magically transform all your shoes into a pair of slip-ons. Leaning over to tie some knots around your feet every morning? So last century.

    stock photo of black lock laces on sneakers

    Promising review: "I can't believe just how pumped I am over these shoelaces! They make me wanna slip my shoes off and on just because I can! They make my shoes more comfortable than I could have ever imagined (due to the elasticity). I have them set up to just the right amount of tightness to where I can just slip my shoes on and off without having to adjust them at all (and they are plenty tight). Welcome to the 21st century!" β€”dm925

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 12 colors).

    20. And, a three-tier shoe rack so you can actually see all your different shoes, rather than reaching for the same dirty sneakers day after day.

    Promising review: "This was SUPER easy to put together. It literally took me longer to open the box than it did for me to put the shelving together!! I've been on the market for a shoe rack for YEARS β€” I've never been able to find something that I liked the look of, as well as fit enough shoes for it to be a worthy investment. I was browsing on Amazon and was SO HAPPY to find these! It now holds ALL of our shoes in an organized row in our foyer, and now there's no clutter or mess in any of our closets. It also reminded me of ALL OF THE SHOES I own, and it's helped for me to curb my shoe spending, since I can now see exactly what I own!" β€”Joanna Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $29.77 (available in three colors).

    21. Stackable bento boxes perfect for all the Instagramable meals you've been prepping lately (and are way more practical than those nasty Tupperware containers you've had since college).

    reviewer photo showing two bento boxes filled with fresh fruit and a homecooked meal

    Promising review: "I've been through quite a few different styles of bento boxes. This one though, hands-down, is the best of the bunch. Each compartment has a vacuum-type seal holding the lids down, and doesn't to leak at all. After several months of use, the band seems to be holding up just fine. Cleanup is easy and so far the plastic has not been 'stained' by any foods kept inside." β€”Nathan S.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in two colors).

    22. A bottle of dry shampoo powder because some days, a shower is just not in the cards.

    reviewer before-and-after showing their bangs noticeably less greasy after using dry shampoo

    Promising review: "I love that this is a powder and not a stinky aerosol spray. That also means that this lasts MUCH longer. I use it every other day when I don't wash my hair since I have very oily roots. I've been using it for almost a month and barely any is missing out of the bottle. A little goes a long way." β€”R.G.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two scents plus an oil and spray version).

    23. A broom and mop organizer for your cleaning closet so you can stop throwing things in and crossing your fingers that the next time you open it everything won't fall out on you.

    Reviewer's before-and-after of their broom and appliances on the floor, then held up by this organizer

    Promising review: "Repeat customer! I purchased one to organize the garden tools (rake, hoe, cultivator, shovel, etc.) in our garage and by alternating the tops of the tools up/down, was able to fit them neatly in the holder. Liked it so much, going to install another next to it for the other items. The hooks are a nice feature to hold our gloves and a simple plastic bag to hold things when needed." β€”Rob C.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    24. An outlet shelf to free up counter space on your bathroom vanity and finally give your electric toothbrush a home of its own. / Via,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this thing! I have much less clutter on my sink thanks to this. If there's anyone not sure if it will fit due to an object, all you need is 1.25 inches of space between the edge of your existing outlet plate and the piece of furniture. I have a GFCI with a standard wall plate." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in three colors).

    25. A nifty page holder designed to help you focus on reading, rather than wrestling with your book because you're awkwardly trying to prop it against your legs.

    reviewer photo showing the page holder from the side and demonstrating how it keeps a book open

    Promising review: "I'd used some of the plastic ones before, but I wanted to try the wooden one out. My thumbs are on the thicker side, but the large one I got still has some room. Overall, very comfortable to hold and makes reading with one hand much more convenient. I'd recommend it to any avid reader." –Margvela

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98 (available in five sizes).

    26. A handy device to help you keep track of your doggo's eating schedule (and prevent them from tricking you into another round of kibble). 🐾

    reviewer holds rectangular device with switch for two meals each day

    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 to see if it's green and if not, I feed them and indicate it. We all love it so much!" β€”Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    27. A handy lil' nail polish ring so you can ~confidently~ paint your nails in bed. Plus, you probably spent WAY too much $$$ on your sheets that you found on Instagram to risk any spills. πŸ’…

    model wearing pink nail polish ring while painting their nails

    Promising review: "Arrived on time, great packaging, and good quality. I love to do my nails and always struggle when I’m not doing them on a table, so this allows me to do them anywhere without spilling the nail polish. Overall, very satisfied with my purchase!" β€”Kimy

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

    28. A BlendJet portable blender that makes your smoothie habit SO much easier to maintain (and clean up after).

    pink blend jet next to fruit

    Just fill it with all your fav ingredients, then bring it to work, on a long car ride, or maybe the hike you planned on taking this weekend. When your growling stomach is ready, just hit the power button and watch in amazement as a fresh, beautiful smoothie appears before your eyes. Better yet, it's BPA-free and super easy to wash.

    Promising review: "Great blender! Easy to use and clean. I can take it anywhere when I travel, and it beats getting out the big blender just to make a smoothie for myself. Love the color too." β€”Claudia W.

    Get it from BlendJet for $49.95 (originally $99.95; available in six colors).

    29. A water bottle humidifier because we all know how uncomfortable trying to sleep in a super dry room can be. This is great for traveling, or even if you just live in a small space and are looking for a budget-friendly option.

    reviewer photo showing water bottle humidifier on nightstand

    Promising review: "Wonderful product and easy and convenient to use. Great value for the price paid and more than met my expectations. I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a quick, easy personal humidifier. We have used this as a compliment to my granddaughter’s bedroom where she suffers from nighttime nose bleeds due to dryness in her room even though we have a central humidifier system on our furnace. The direct cool mist provided by your product has helped control this issue and the easy convenience of placing product where needed has also been an asset." β€”Bradley S. Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    30. A scrap trap so you can easily wipe away crumbs and bits of food while you're cooking AND while you're cleaning up afterward.

    reviewer photo showing scrap trap attached to their lower cabinets filled with apple peels and cores

    This also includes a brush/scraper that fits neatly in the front pocket to easily swipe scraps and crumbs into the container.

    Promising review: "Works just as described. It is so convenient to push scraps from the counter or cutting board into the scrap trap. Even though it is too big, place a plastic shopping bag in before you fill it and you will have the scraps bagged when you are done. It keeps things neat when doing prep work. Also bought one as a gift, everyone who cooks should have one." β€”SR

    Get it from Amazon for $21.59.

    31. A rubber jar opener that'll have you cracking open that pickle jar faster than you can say...pickles.

    model using the rubber jar opener

    Promising review: "These work when nothing else does. I stole one from my mom 20 years ago when I moved out. I have used it numerous times for all these years, and it just gets better as it gets older. It will open anything, and makes my grip strong. I always wanted another one to keep on my RV. Then I found these β€” same product! Every home should have at least one." β€”Dianne

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98+.

    32. And an automatic shutoff safety outlet because you're always forgetting to turn your straightener or curling iron off.


    You just set how long you want the plugged-in device to get power. You can choose from one, two, four, or eight hours. There's also a nifty "hold" function if you decide you want something to stay on for longer than eight hours.

    Promising review: "I have a really bad habit of forgetting to unplug my hair straightener, but this little guy saves the day! I can now keep it plugged in and set this for one hour, which is plenty of time for the straightener to heat up and for me to straighten my hair. It's saved me a lot of stress." β€”Tori Martinez

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

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