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    Nov 2, 2019

    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!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    I have this exact rice cooker and I could not be happier with it. My husband insisted we buy it to make our lives a little easier when trying to make nutritious meals during the week. It does all the work for you so you can prep the rest of your meal while your rice cooks — it's fantastic. I mean, over 6K Amazon customers have taken the time to give it a five-star review! So, I'm not alone in my obsession with this lil' appliance.

    Promising review: "Aroma Digital Rice Cooker and Food Steamer is going to be your best friend if you cook and eat rice often. The last thing you want is uncooked, hard rice that’s not edible or burnt. There are many cheaper alternatives with a single switch that can cook or keep warm, but this rice cooker can delay up to 15 hours, which is perfect to get it ready for coming home after work. I’ve tried out a few rice cookers myself, and this works perfectly to prepare some steamy rice that’s just right. You scoop rice, pour into the bowl, rinse, add enough water, press the button, wait, and eat. I’m sure even a caveman could do it!" —Normal Consumer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.92+ (available in three styles).

    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.

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    Promising review: "Having no place to store my shoes was driving me nuts, and I was always tripping over shoes. I wasn’t sure if the pockets in the organizer would be large enough for my Crocs, but they fit perfectly when I put the shoes in heel first. I was able to get two pairs of sneakers in the last two sets of pockets as well. The pockets seem to be well made, and I’m confident that this shoe organizer will last." —A. Roach

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    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.

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    To put it lightly, I'm obsessed with this brand. I've been using their shampoo and bath products for years, so you can only imagine how thrilled I was to get my hands (literally) on their kitchen products. The dish soap comes in four scents (lavender is my favorite) and really does a great job cutting through the food residue on my dishes. Definitely give it a shot.

    Promising review: "This is a really great dish soap for my household. I love that it is vegan and cruelty-free. I love that is plant-based. And I love that it cleans well in addition to these other advantages. I got the tea tree and vetiver scent, and the scent is pleasant and mild. I'm one of those people who has a dishwasher but I still wash my pots and pans, big serving pieces, knives, etc. by hand. This lathers very well with small, fine bubbles, I like how it cleans, and it is gentle on my hands. As well as being more environmentally and animal friendly. What's not to love?" —Just My Op

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $20.82+ (available in four scents).

    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!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was kind of shocked at how good quality these straws are! They come in a neat little baggie that you can store them in, and the straw cleaner as well! I don't usually leave reviews on products (even if I really like them), but they donate 100% of the proceeds of your order to OCEANA if you leave a review, and that's a HUGE plus for me. So not only do I really like the product, I get to share the good news through this review AND my payment gets donated to OCEANA. I really really appreciate that. 10/10 product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $8.95.

    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.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Shocker: You don't necessarily need to turn on your massive oven to bake every meal. Whether you're reheating some frozen leftovers or you need to toast up to six slices of bread, this convection over has got your hungry back.

    Promising review: "This is a kick-@ss toaster oven. I almost use it more than my wall oven just because of its convenience and options. I've roasted almonds, toasted bread, pitas, baked sweet potato, made pizza, heated up tater tots, broiled fish, etc. I would definitely buy this again. It has a sleek, modern look to it and is super easy to use. The convection feature is pretty good too. It's easy to clean. I lined the crumb tray with foil to avoid burnt-on messes. You won't go wrong with this." —S. Remtulla

    Get it from Amazon for $65.09+ (available with dual-rack or three-rack positions)

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

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    Promising review: "This is a great product, especially for the price. It really brightens up my space next to my dark gray chair. I have a dining table that matches as well, so it pulls the whole space together nicely! It took 10 minutes to assemble. It was easy to figure out without directions." —Brooke Roman

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $39.99.

    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.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Start saving your hard earned dollars and make your own iced coffee at home! Thanks to this amazing iced cold brew maker from Takeya, you can easily sip on your favorite drink without breaking the bank. Almost 2.5K hyped-up amazon reviewers gave this gadget five stars — so you know it's gotta be good.

    Check out our full review of the Tayeka cold brew maker here!

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

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

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    We've all been there — making our coffee or tea only to set it down and forget about until it's cooled down completely. Thanks to this mug warmer none of us ever have to suffer through another cold cup of caffeine again! It has received over 4K five-star reviews on Amazon, so you know it's a big freakin' deal.

    Promising review: "I'm a chronic coffee forgetter. I can't drink it straight from the brewer (too hot for me) so I set my mug down to cool slightly and often get distracted. Of course I then come back to my coffee to find it's already cold. I've currently got the warmer at my office and it's working great. I can sip my coffee leisurely over the course of an hour and it's still nice and warm." —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Me: I'm going to put hooks on the back of the door.

    Wife: No you're not. No hooks, nothing, nada, never.

    Me: Here are the hooks for the back of the door.

    Wife: Oh, those are so nice!!" —Ihaveopinions

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $14.99.

    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.

    Nordstrom Rack

    My sister has a Calpak carry-on and is a big fan. Its hard exterior prevents her stuff from getting squished in the overhead bins and stops her from overpacking. The wheels glide nicely and the fun color options make it easy to spot on the conveyor belt.

    Get a set of two from Nordstrom Rack for $199.97 (available in eight colors).

    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.

    Airportag

    Get it from Airportag for $14.90+ (available in seven colors and with or without personalization).

    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.

    Amazon

    I drink so much tea you'd think I was of British descent, so I can tell you after trying many brands that Harney & Sons makes a quality cup. This set comes with 14 different flavors in addition to honey crystal packs, so anyone who joins you will be able to find something that appeals to their tastebuds. Try the organic peppermint, you won't be disappointed.

    Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $14.99.

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this little mirror! Its simple design goes with basically any color scheme and really adds a nice touch to my bedroom. The mirror is pretty small, so it's mostly just for doing makeup or glancing by, but love it nonetheless!" —Alyssa Bernblum

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    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!

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "THESE ARE THE BEST PAJAMAS — EVER! I am a person who is very picky when it comes to pajamas, they can't be too clingy and I can only wear shorts when I sleep, because pajama pants are too warm and feel like I'm suffocating my legs in my sleep. I was eyeing these pajamas for a long time before I finally gave in and bought them because I wasn't sure if the $30 price tag was worth it. Boy, was I wrong! Not only are these the softest, most comfortable pajamas I've ever worn, they are not clingy, they came in cute packaging, and they make me feel cute when I'm sleeping! I LOVE THESE PAJAMAS! I came back on here just to buy another pair because I like them so much...I'm never going back to wearing gym clothes to bed!!!" —Arielle Andelin

    Get it from Amazon for $26.34+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 26 styles).

    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.

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    Promising review: "I already have a food processor but it's large and heavy, and not the easiest to clean. It doesn't get used much unless I really, really need it. Going on Whole30, I knew I was going to be doing a lot more food prep, and I wanted something that took up less space and was easier to clean, so I snagged one of these. I have used it regularly ever since, and it's been great! The dual blade is really great at chopping things fast and evenly. They are exceptionally sharp, so watch out when washing it!" —Sharon Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    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.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    As you can see, I have this Caboodle! I nearly screamed with excitement upon receiving it. Yes — it is JUST like the one you had as a kid but even better because NOW YOU'RE AN ADULT. It has various compartments that'll make storing your makeup a breeze whether you choose to use it at home or you're headed out and want to take your fave products with you.

    Get it from Ulta for $24.99.

    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.

    Amazon

    Or maybe you'll just use it for normal-person storage for like...candles and coffee table books. Either way, I can't stop obsessing over this table. I would make it my own personal Cave of Wonders (y'know, like from Aladdin). And the faux-marble aesthetic is super chic. NEED.

    Promising review: "I always eat dinner on the couch because that's where the TV is, and let me tell you, this coffee table has really streamlined my ability to be grotesquely lazy. It's inconvenient having to, like, bend over and reach down to get the food in my face. Now the food comes up to me! Don't judge me, 'lazy' is just a more concise way to spell 'efficient.' I conserve so much energy, what I'm doing here is inspirational. Living in the future is so magical, and I'm glad you guys are here to share it with me. I have a pile of napkins and plastic cutlery stuffed into the compartment in the table, because I can never remember to grab napkins and utensils when I bring my food over to the couch and it's always a disaster because I have to decide whether to get back up or just roll the dice and lean into it. But no more!

    Also, ever since I was little, I've loved Transformers, and this table is just like one of those except instead of a car it's actually furniture. After Michael Bay did unspeakable things to the franchise and crapped all over my childhood, I'd about lost hope, but this coffee table has inspired me to look past it and reclaim the nostalgia of my youth. God I hate Michael Bay so much." —Val

    Get it from Amazon for $125 (available in black and brown).

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

    amazon.com

    Instant Pots are having a MAJOR moment these days, so it's time to jump on the bandwagon and get your own if you don't have one already! This bad boy is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, and food warmer, plus it can sauté. I don't really think further explanation is necessary. Read our full review of The Instant Pot.

    Promising review: "I've had it for only two weeks and I swear I haven't touched my stove or pans. So easy to use and so many functions. You can sauté meat, make hardboiled eggs, perfect rice and beans, and steam vegetables in a matter of minutes. The Instant Pot community is large and there are always recipes to be shared. So simple to use and clean. I've made anything from perfectly hard boiled eggs whose shells just fall off on their own, to soups, Mongolian beef and spaghetti! I am so glad I jumped in the instant pot bandwagon and cannot wait to purchase accessories in the future to make cheesecake and other things." —yestfl

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95+ (available in 3-quart, 6-quart, or 8-quart).

    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.

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    Promising review: "I have NO idea why this product would ever have less than a five-star review. It is a great brush set — I used all three in an effort to get some mildew stains off the grout in my shower. NOTHING worked, but a bit of Soft Scrub (bleach) and these brushes worked like a charm! I then used the larger brush on the floor of the shower, and to remove some soap scum from the glass shower doors. WOW! Where has this been all my life?! Excellent product, works like it should in conjunction with your power drill." —SomeGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in six colors).

    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?).

    Amazon

    Admittedly, I've realized I should probably start incorporating things other than pasta into my meal rotations because eating the same thing ALL THE TIME is super boring. But I love pasta. What's a not-so-great chef to do? Enter this lil' gadget. It's gonna be a game changer for your week night meals. Learn more about the Paderno World Cuisine spiralizer here!

    Promising review: "I love this little kitchen tool. I can make zucchini noodles in less time than it takes to boil water for regular noodles. It's super easy to use, just stick the end of your veggie over the 'hole' on the grating plate, press the crank end into the other end of the veggie, and start cranking. Voila: Zoodles. Cleaning is easy too. Everything comes apart. The white parts just rinse clean, and for the blades, I use a kitchen scrub brush." —Dreamer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in three styles).

    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.

    Amazon

    I'm here for a couch that is sofa-king comfortable you'd rather sleep on it than be in your own bed.

    Promising review: "I went out on a limb and bought this before there were any product reviews. I needed a small chaise sectional for my den and this was the perfect size. It offers a midcentury-ish style while still providing comfort requisite for a den (my living room couch is pure mid-century art and not comfy for sitting, haha). The couch was delivered without incident or damage and it was quite easy to put the legs on (note that there is one non-tapered leg...that one goes under the middle of the couch). The cushions are quite comfy — firm but cushy. The hubs sits on it for a few hours each night and so far, no craters or sags in the cushions at all. The fabric is quite smooth to the touch but has a slightly heathered or tweedy look to it. Overall, I am so pleased with this couch and the price I paid was a steal." —Heather Coburn-Schill

    Get it from Amazon for $295+ (available as a chair, loveseat, sofa, sofa bed, and sectional, and in four colors).

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It was always a pain to reach down the side of my bed to reach my chargers, not to mention the wad of cables I’d have to sift through just to charge my phone. I finally searched for a solution and came across these. They’re great! They’re really easy to stick on and they stay in place. I haven’t had an issue of them falling off. Whenever I need to charge a device they’re right next to me, easy to reach and untangled. I definitely recommend!" —Nelis Perez

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.96.

    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.

    Amazon

    I tore a tendon in my foot earlier this year and it has been an endless source of discomfort ever since. My doctor recommended BioFreeze and now I can't live without it. It has a menthol scent to it that dissipates pretty quickly and really does help relax the pain in my foot. I've also used on my arches when my plantar fasciitis has acted up and it has helped with that as well. You won't regret this purchase, I promise.

    Promising review: "This has changed my life, I work on my feet all the time and often my back hurts and my feet kill me, applying this nightly and stretching have made a significant difference with the pain." —gb1991

    Get it from Amazon for $10.82+ (also available in packs of 2, 3, and 12).

    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!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim not knowing what to expect. I don't like the smell of moldy sponges and the Peachy Clean Scrubber remedies this problem. I am amazed that this smells like peaches still (two weeks so far) after I used it for many dirty scrub jobs on some pots. Regarding the comments I read about it not foaming with dish soap like regular sponges, this is not a problem for me. I use Dawn Dish Foam. A couple pumps of foam on the scrubber or the dish/pot in question and this does the trick. I am really glad this came in a three pack because my stovetop is really shiny now too without much effort." —MB

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.95.

    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.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have been using the basic Mr. Coffee, since I had tried the programmable one years ago and found I didn’t actually program it very often. My husband ordered this one when our last Mr. Coffee quit because I couldn’t find a non-programmable Mr. Coffee anywhere. It came to us very quickly and we have been surprised to learn we like using the programmable function. It’s easy to set and we love waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee." —Mmm Dee

    Get it from Amazon for $28.18.

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This came fully assembled. It’s actually nicer than I expected it to be. It looks mostly like the photo except the material is nicer than expected. The legs / frame are metal but it doesn’t look bad. This looks like something you would see in a church or hotel because it is constructed to last for years. It’s that sturdy. I’m using it as an extra chair in my master bathroom. It’s very comfortable." —Leah Maines

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $66.46+ (available in blue or grey).

    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.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    There is NOTHING more irritating than gnats or any other tiny insects invading your home. I have these Sticky Stakes in every potted plant I own and they actually really work! Each pack comes with seven traps, so feel free to stock up.

    Promising review: "Holy cow these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus repotted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Get them from Amazon for $5.04.

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

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Some of us (sadly) don't have the counter space for a full-sized KitchenAid mixer... yet. So, until that magical day comes we can still whip up delicious recipes using this fabulous seven-speed hand mixer. This is also our BuzzFeed Reviews mid-priced pick for best hand mixer!

    Promising review: "This product is great for a home chef who is often making recipes that require two different ingredients to be whipped or beaten and is too lazy to wash out the standing mixer bowl. I am frequently making cakes that need beaten egg whites and whipped fresh cream and this is a real time-saver. Over 20+ years as a family and consumer science teacher and now a home chef predominantly, I've purchased more than my fair share of hand mixers. I was glad to find this quality product available at reasonable price." —Classy Counselor

    Get it from Amazon for $69.87+ (available in seven colors).

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for both my mother and step mother on Mother's day. They both love it. My mom has arthritis pretty bad in her hands but loves wine. This product saves her hands from having to grip and twist the cork bottle opener. You can have a bottle of wine opened in four seconds with this product. The foil remover is super spiffy too because no more sliding a knife carefully around the edge! Just place over the foil, grip together and twist in one motion. This is a great product and as soon as I'm not broke anymore I'm getting myself one." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

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

    Amazon

    Whether you're in a bind and need a new bed frame STAT or you simply love nothing more than clean, minimal lines in your furniture, this frame is a great buy. You can use it with or without a box spring, it's easy to assemble, and it comes with non-slip tape on it so your mattress won't slip 'n' slide.

    Promising review: "So far so good! Great little bed frame. Allows our small dog to jump on and off the bed as she pleases throughout the night, and it eliminates our worry of her falling off the bed altogether. This specific frame also allows our Roomba under our bed while also being a low platform bed frame Assembly took 30-45 minutes, less than an hour with unpacking and cleaning up packaging included. Easy to assemble, all parts are labeled and have step numbers on them." —Kelsius

    Get it from Amazon for $101.63+ (available in twin, full, queen, and king sizing and with or without a headboard)

    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.

    Macy's

    Promising review: "Another item that I don't know how I survived without it. I can finally have fresh brewed ice tea whenever I want, and this cup is wonderful to take to the office. Generous sized, it carries me through my day. Because of the ability to use the loose tea I have been experimenting quite a bit and have found a few new favorite herbal teas. Highly recommend." —Christine

    Get it on sale from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $19.99 (originally $28.99, available in teal or gray).

    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).

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This shoe rack is awesome! Made a huge difference in my closet space with how many pairs of shoes I have. Very simple to put together. I put all my boots and taller shoes on the top and everything else fit nicely underneath. Fits a lot of shoes compared to other racks I've looked at and is great quality for the price! 5 stars." —Hotshot2567

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two, three, four, or five tiers).

    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.

    shopbando / Via instagram.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I have owned many planners (I can't live without one) and I am very picky. But I have to say this planner has to be one of my favorites! The cover is super cute and simple, and I love that it is a solid hardcover. The size of this planner is perfect and there's plenty of room to write it in. I would say this is a large, thick planner so if you're looking for one to stick in your purse, this isn't it. The stickers are adorable and they came in great condition. Each month has a different picture or theme, which is fun. I love the overall color/theme and all of the art in this planner, and it is very neat and organized. It came with no flaws, and I have no complaints. Very happy!" —Carissa Jean

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in three styles).

    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.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purposely waited a while to do this review. I wanted to use the bags several times so I had a good idea of how good/bad they really are. I love them! I use the smaller ones for my bras/lingerie and they work beautifully. Very fine mesh, so hooks, etc. don't snag on anything. Zippers are strong heavy duty plastic, and are working quite well. I would highly recommend them! You won't be disappointed." —BJP

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.87.

    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.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Amazon customers noted that the fit may vary based on your foot size.

    Promising review: "I love these. Out of the blue I developed some pain that I assumed was plantar fasciitis. I was dreading wearing clunky shoes and insoles around the house. Enter these bizarre little bands. Whatever hocus pocus is going on here, I'm a believer. I wore them faithfully for a week or so and my pain is gone. Maybe they aren't for everyone, but they sure worked for me." —frankenmuth

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $13.95 (available in two styles).

    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.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Honestly, no matter which version of the Dyson stick vacuum you purchase, I can promise you'll be satisfied with the results. I've used a variety of 'em and I can't say enough good things about the product. It doesn't hurt my back to use for an extended period of the time, the battery lasts long enough to clean my entire apartment, and it simply just WORKS. We have ours mounted in a narrow spot alongside our fridge — it's really easy to keep in plain sight without being an eyesore.

    Promising review: "I love this vacuum. The V10 doesn't disappoint. While it's weird to get used to holding this tiny piece of machinery, it really does an amazing job. It was incredible how much dog fur it picked up! I was pretty grossed out to be honest, to think I lived in this atmosphere for this long 'thinking' it was clean is nuts! I love all the attachments too, they are all top notch and well made. I feel like I can tackle my entire house with this bad boy. AND it's lightweight! I use it on the lowest setting and it still picks up a ton. I don't think I'll ever need the high or medium setting. But I did try the highest setting for a few seconds and literally felt like the vacuum was ATTACHED to the floor, that's how hard it sucked (in a good way)!" —Matthew Mintun

    Get the V10 from Amazon for $429.99.

    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."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this flatware! Seriously amazing deal, just a ridiculously good value, so I figured I would order a set because I had three mismatched sets of flatware in my drawer. These pieces are much heavier and sturdier and better quality than my previous flatware was, including the Oneida set that was my 'nicer' stuff. And the matching set of serving pieces are so nice. I don’t feel embarrassed about my mismatched forks and spoons anymore, these are nice enough for guests and sturdy enough for every day. Love it!" —evs

    Get a 20-piece set from Amazon for $17.99+ (also available in 45 or 65-piece sets and four styles).

    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.

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    Promising review: "This is my first Amazon review but I just absolutely love these. While not the worst case closet scenario, I have had those basic plastic white hangers that sag and break for as long as I can remember and after collecting what seems like a lifetime supply of them, I finally I bit the bullet and replaced them all with something more suited for an adult. These are so thin, wonderfully uniform, and just classic/classy looking; I don't think I'll ever go back to anything else. They're sturdy and perfectly non-slip thus far." —ctf

    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sets of 30, 50, or 100 and three colors).

    Learn more about these velvet hangers here.

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

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    Promising review: "I've been using these sheets for a few weeks now and I can absolutely say that they are my favorite sheets ever. I don't know what unicorn this fabric was harvested from, but it's so incredibly soft. It's already 90 degrees here and I'm not finding them too warm at night. I've washed them and thrown them in the dryer and so far so good on not showing any signs of wear. The other thing I like is that they're pretty deep, so they actually fit well on our memory foam mattress. I can't believe the price; I really didn't know what I was expecting for that price point but I'm am so shockingly pleased. I'm ordering a second set for my bed and replacing both my sons' beds with these sheets." —Heather B.

    Get them from Amazon for $28.70+ (available in twin, twin XL, full, queen, king, California king, and split king sizing and 42 styles).

    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!

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    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." —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    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.

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    Promising review: "It’s one of those things you feel silly buying and then use every single time you wash dishes. I love how it gets all the sauce or grease from plates. It’s bendable at the ends so it can real curve to fit your dishes. Love it." —Danielle Hernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    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.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a Magic Eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    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!

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    Promising review: "This stuff is incredible. I have sensitive skin and stuff like this usually breaks me out, but this magic powder, mixed with ACV, no less, just made me red for a little bit, and left me feeling smooth like butter. It did drag up more dirt than a girl with an internet connection with a grudge, but unlike Jessica who ruined my life for a brief period of time, this made me feel good about myself." —MamaBear

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    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.

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    Promising review: "This year I have been attending medical school interviews all over the country. I have ONE suit that I do not have the money to continuously dry clean between interviews. I bought these to keep with me when traveling so my suit remains pressed and fresh. I typically spray it and do not hot iron it (as it's time consuming and I have other things to worry about on interview day like answer prep and transportation). Really does what it says, would be great to keep clothes crisp and nice smelling, especially if you have a garment that wrinkles easily and you don't feel like ironing before each wear." —Taylor

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.94 (available in two scents).

    45. A motivational water jug to encourage you to at least try to stay hydrated.

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    Promising review: "So far so good! I've had this for a few weeks and it's holding up pretty well. I can see how the strap could break if I tried walking around with this full holding it only by the strap. But I'm realistic so I hold this like any other gallon sized container full of liquid. I would buy this again if it broke, its helped me keep better track of my water intake each day without having to count each cup. Also a bit of a conversation starter in public!" —BrAISa

    Get it from Amazon for $11.01+ (available in 34 styles).

    46. A chic set of Kate Spade placemats that'll dress up your table and make it look like a real adult lives there instead of an overgrown teen who only eats mac and cheese.

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    Get a set of six from Amazon for $42.

    47. And a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, aka the holy grail of appliances, you've definitely been eyeing forever in hopes of truly claiming your status as an "adult."

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    While it does cost a pretty penny, it is so worth it. With over 7K five-star reviews on Amazon, this item pretty much speaks for itself. It comes in so many colors, you can decorate your whole kitchen around it — and don't get me started on the features! It has 10 optimized speeds that can take any on recipe you throw at it, has a tilt-head design for easy cleaning, and comes with four attachments.

    Promising review: "I had to wear earplugs when using my old mixer, it was so loud and always sounded like it was overloaded! This one is not only quiet but much better at mixing! The beater gets to the edges much better, and the added bonus of the pouring shield has me in baking heaven! If you are concerned about spending a lot of money for a mixer, don't. You get what you pay for and hands down this is THE best mixer of all! I wish I'd gone ahead and spent the money for it the first time around! I think the most difficult part of the purchase was choosing a color!" —Morgan

    Get it from Amazon for $299.95+ (available in 51 colors).

    I leave you with this motivational message from Monica Geller:

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