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    47 Things You May Need Now That You're – Unfortunately – An Adult

    Sorry, Peter Pan, but growing up doesn't have to be a trap.

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    1. A rice cooker, so you can prepare up to 8 cups of any type of rice with just the click of a button. And they said you couldn't cook!

    2. An over-the-door shoe organizer that'll let you continue to furiously buy adorable shoes you *probably* don't need but at least keep them from taking over your closet.

    3. Love Home and Planet dish soap you can use to zen out while you clean your dinner plates instead of procrastinating and letting 'em stack up. Their scents are so soothing you'll need to refrain from bathing in it.

    4. A pack of colorful silicone straws because now that you're an "adult" it's about time you started being less wasteful and more environmentally conscious!

    5. A convection toaster oven, perfect for (obviously) toasting things but also for baking single-serve meals. Sorry regular oven, we're on a break.

    6. A set of nesting tables with a modern design that'll have guests thinking to themselves, "wow, did they hire an interior decorator?"

    7. An inexpensive cold brew maker so you can make as much coffee as you need to survive adulthood (AKA... A LOT) without spending your entire paycheck.

    8. Or a mug warmer, because even if you're the self-proclaimed "busiest person on the planet" you deserve to have hot coffee.

    9. Rustic wooden hooks for a discreet but delightful way to hang up your coats, bags, etc/, instead of tossing them onto any old chair.

    10. A two-piece set of luggage because you should probably stop just throwing your clothes into a duffle bag before heading off on a real vacation.

    11. And a hilarious luggage tag, in case you already have typical-looking bag and need a way to track yours down instead of waiting FOREVER to spot yours after a long flight.

    12. A 42-pack of tea to keep you warm, snuggly, and caffeinated — they'll pair nicely with the quarter-life crisis you have coming up.

    13. A macrame hanging wall mirror with a bohemian vibe you'll be able to ~see yourself~ adding to your home decor. Sorry, you're too old to just plaster your walls with movie posters.

    14. A button down sleep set, so cute you'd never be ashamed to wear them in front of that *special someone* who stayed the night for the first time. Ooh, la, la!

    15. An electric food chopper, a must-have if your knife skills are so-so and you'd rather not cut off a finger this year.

    16. A Barbie-inspired Caboodle to help you feel nostalgic while you organize all of your makeup instead of splaying it all over your bathroom counter.

    17. A faux-marble coffee table with a hidden storage option, so you'll have the perfect place to stash your mess before your parents pop by for a visit.

    18. An Instant Pot that can cook so many things it might just overwhelm you and inspire you at the same time.

    19. A Drillbrush Power Scrubber that'll completely change the way you clean your bathroom and make you feel like you've conquered the world once you're finished.

    20. A spiralizer you'll love so much it'll make you want to turn everything in your life into a noodle (but maybe just stick to veggies, OK?).

    21. A sofa that is VERY reasonably priced and will make for a great replacement to the beanbag chairs you've had your guests sitting on for the last few years.

    22. Cable clips that'll prevent your cords from tangling, thus making you frustrated while trying to sort them out when your phone is dying and YOU JUST NEED TO GET THIS ONE WIRE OUT OF THIS MESS SO YOU CAN WATCH JOHN MAYER'S LIVESTREAM ON INSTAGRAM. Deep breaths.

    23. BioFreeze pain relief gel to apply to sore muscles, joints, or aches for an easy way to get back on your feet...literally. This roll-on version will also prevent it from soaking into your fingers and hands.

    24. Silicone cooktop scrubbers that'll FINALLY remove the burnt sauce that overflowed and seemed to make itself at home both on top of your stove and on the bottom of all your pots. Added bonus? It smells like peaches!

    25. A standard coffee machine without frustrating over-the-top machinery and confusing instructions so you can offer anyone who visits your home a cup with dessert — just like you've seen your parents do forever.

    26. A dining chair with gold accents that'll transform your dorm-like kitchen into a glammed-up space everyone will want to hang out in.

    27. Sticky Stakes to trap unwanted pests trying to feed off your plants and buzz annoyingly around your apartment. Toss your fly swatter in the garbage, you won't be needing it anymore.

    28. A KitchenAid hand mixer you can use to whip up your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe without wearing out your arm.

    29. An electric wine bottle opener that'll make you the envy of all your friends while they're home struggling to open their bottle of red by hand. Suckersssss.

    30. A platform bed frame, because it's about time you upgraded from the mattress you've had plopped directly onto the floor.

    31. A press-and-go iced tea tumbler that'll make it possible for anyone to whip up their favorite beverage in a snap. It works with both loose tea leaves and tea bags — so refreshing.

    32. A shoe rack you can place inside your closet or by your front door to keep your favorite footwear in order instead of strewn across your floor (like mine are).

    33. A monthly planner that'll become your constant companion in fighting the chaos that is your day-to-day. It comes with SO many stickers and a color-coded system that'll make your heart sing.

    34. Laundry bags to make sure your expensive delicates and sweaters won't snag on other items while being tossed around in the washing machine.

    35. A set of compression sleeves that'll give your arches some much-needed support. Say "goodbye!" to that irritating pain you've been feeling in the middle of your feet after a long walk.

    36. A splurge-worthy Dyson vacuum to help you attempt to tackle the never-ending influx of hair, fuzz, and dust that threatens to take over every crevice of your home.

    37. Stainless steel flatware, so you can replace the mismatched set you've been using since college and recycle all the sporks you've likely had stowed away "just in case."

    38. Velvet hangers that'll help you gain control over your closet once and for all! Do you hear that? It's Marie Kondo cheering you on.

    39. New hypoallergenic sheets, because there's no better way to set yourself up for success than putting fresh linens on your bed.

    40. A magnetic slider to help everyone in your home keep track of whether the dog has been fed yet today. Sorry Fido, no more over-eating for you!

    41. An OXO dish squeegee you can use to clear leftover bits of food off your plates and bowls with just a quick swipe. Just think of how satisfied you'll feel after using this tool instead of scrubbing forever.

    42. A bottle of wood polish and conditioner to make your antiques, cabinets, and tables shine like the day your grandma gifted them to ya.

    43. A healing mask made of calcium bentonite clay you can use on your face and body for an intense cleansing of your pores. Time to start taking care of your complexion, peeps!

    44. Downy wrinkle release spray, a must-have for anyone who absolutely detests ironing but can't get away with wearing wrinkled clothes to work anymore.