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    24 Things You've Been Meaning To Get, But Keep Forgetting To

    Every time your phone takes a tumble, you wonder why you haven’t bought a screen protector yet.

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    1. An expandable shower caddy, because you think about it every time you grab a bottle of shampoo off the edge of your tub, but forget about it once you're out.

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    There are two dedicated razor hangers at the bottom, and suction pads at the back of the caddy to prevent it from swinging around from its hook up top. Because it's expandable, you can adjust the width of the caddy depending on your space.

    Get it on Amazon Canada in the colour $30.39+ (available in silver and dark bronze).

    2. A pair of durable opaque tights, because you always realize your current tights are unwearable when it's time to actually wear them. So grab some new ones before you have to make do with another snagged, old pair.

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    Reviewers say these are thicker than other brands and aren't prone to ripping easily.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $8.31+ (available in four colours and sizes S-XXL).

    3. A triple pack of tempered glass screen protectors, because you think about this whenever your phone takes a tumble. This is SO WORTH IT, especially if you consider how costly screen replacement is.

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    These come with a lifetime replacement warranty, and have an oleophobic anti-fingerprint coating, so your screen is always free of unsightly smudges.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99 (compatible with iPhone 11 and iPhone XR).

    4. A pack of bestselling egg-shaped beauty sponges, because your current one is looking... questionable. Did you know that fungus can grow in sponges over time? Won't want that on your face. Yikes. 🤢

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    The set has over 500 positive reviews on Amazon Canada, and users love the quality and value for money.

    Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    5. A stick of Old Spice deodorant, because your deo has been used down to a nub, and you should've copped a new one, like, yesterday.

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    Smelling fresh is important! And, yeah, we DO sweat in the wintertime.

    Get an 85g stick on Amazon Canada for $2.48.

    6. A big value pack of soft two-ply toilet paper rolls, so that you never run out of backup TP. You get 24 high-quality rolls for a pretty unbelievable price, if you ask me.

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    The product boasts being 3x thicker, 3x stronger, 3x more absorbent than other value brands, and many users call it the best in the market.

    Get 24 rolls on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    7. A bunch of biodegradable garbage bags that will fit any bin size, and prevent odour. They're lemon scented, so your compost bin won't smell like a bio weapon if you forget to change it in time.

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    Oh, and they're made in Canada!

    Get 20 small bags on Amazon Canada for $4.97 (available in sizes small and tall, and four multipacks).

    8. A refillable razor with a metal handle that'll help you save money over time (and reduce plastic use)! It has five diamond-like razors that'll glide over your skin, leaving it smoother than ever.

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    The razor has a layer of water-activated ribbon of moisture around it, prevent nicks and cuts. It comes with two blade refills, and you can buy more as you need them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.98. You can get six refills for $26.97, or subscribe and save to get them for $21.58.

    9. These snug and casual zippered ankle-highs that come with a block heel, because winter's here, and you could use some on-trend heeled boots. They're cushioned with memory foam and lined with synthetic fur for guaranteed comfort.

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    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $69.99. Available in nine colours, and sizes 5-11M.

    10. A heat protectant spray, which you anxiously think about getting every single time you see steam come off your hair while flat ironing it.

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    TRESemmé's Thermal Creations styles, softens, and protects your hair all at once. Its spray nozzle is very efficient for evenly distributing the product on your locks to ensure full protection. It can resist heat up to 230 degrees Celsius, which is as hot as an oven when you're baking chicken!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.97.

    11. Some silk scrunchies, because you don't know where all your hair ties went. Might as well upgrade, right? Silk is gentle on your hair, and dermatologists recommend fabric scrunchies over elastic ties to prevent breakage and hair fall.

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    Reviewers love these, and urge that you make the switch and pamper your hair.

    Get a pack of six for $13.99 (available in 43 colours and styles).

    12. A fitted bamboo mattress protector, because every time you spill something, or your baby/pet has an accident on your bed, the regret of not buying one cuts deep. This protector is hypoallergenic, waterproof, and machine washable.

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    Seriously, stop flipping over the mattress. You only have two sides.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99+ (available in sizes twin to California king).

    13. A big bottle of deeply hydrating body lotion that'll keep your skin soft and moisturized for up to 48 hours, and help you fight this snowy, snowy winter.

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    Toodles, itchy and flaky legs. See you NEVER.

    Get a 625ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $8.24+.

    14. A beautiful grey backpack, because yours is getting old and, frankly, has a deposit of chip crumbs at the bottom. This one is water resistant (perfect for snowy/rainy weather), has an antitheft lock, a built-in charger, and a USB cable.

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    It also comes with a lifetime warranty, and is sectioned into compartments for your laptop, phone, and other accessories. Go ahead and upgrade! You deserve it.

    It won best budget laptop backpack on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $62.06

    15. An Instant Pot, because you're tired of how long home-cooked meals take to prepare, and have been meaning to get one for years. This one can pressure-cook, sauté, slow-cook, make fluffy rice, steam things, and warm up your food.

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    This top-selling kitchen essential has been hailed by buyers as the best investment they've ever made. I've skipped picking it up when I'm at a store because it's expensive, but it's the holidays, okay? Treat yourself! *Adds to cart*

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $68+. Available in volumes three quarts, five quart, six quarts, and eight quarts.

    16. Some bestselling solid black or white ankle socks, since your work-appropriate socks have been vanishing into thin air for a while. Also, buying plain ankle socks is literally never a waste!

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    Get a set of six pairs on Amazon Canada for $12.99+ (available in multipacks and sizes 5-12).

    17. A five-star-rated set of breathable lace undies that'll leave you looking sexy, comfy, and panty line free. It's time to upgrade your underwear drawer, too.

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    Get a set of six on Amazon Canada for $21.99 (available in sizes S-XL).

    18. A USB-rechargeable wand massager, so you aren't nearly in tears when you run out of disposable batteries for yours. It’s great for your, uh, “sore shoulders.” It’ll really give those “shoulders” the time of their life.

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    It has eight speeds, and 20 adjustable vibrations. Also it's waterproof, so you can use it if your neck starts hurting in the bathtub or something... Listen, just get it. It's one of my fave Amazon purchases.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.35+ (available in purple and black).

    19. A top-rated stain and odour eliminator for every time you've stirred up a vinegar and baking soda concoction because your pet peed on your carpet.

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    This high-strength product is designed to get rid of all kinds of organic odours and stains, especially pet urine, poop, and vomit marks. Carpets, floors, furniture, clothes, pet carriers — it works on everything. Reviews show it's worth every penny.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.94+. Available in a 32-ounce bottle, a twin-pack, and a one-gallon bottle.

    20. A super-efficient foot deodorant, because you think about whether your feet are stinky every time you take your shoes off at a friend's house.

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    This can be sprayed directly on to the feet, or inside your shoes to remove existing odour.

    Get a 120ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    21. An extendable tile and tub scrubber, because your bathtub needs to be cleaned, without giving you a sore back. This one has an antimicrobial head, and is specially designed to reach all the gunky corners!

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    Tubs, tiles, glass, floors, narrow spaces around the toilet — this works for everything!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.34, and get a refill for $9.44.

    22. A revolving metal spice rack that'll help you use up vertical space instead of taking up the entirety of your kitchen cabinets. Umm, did I mention this comes with 20 free spice refills???

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    I have one (I'm brown; we need a ton of spices), and it's freed up sooo much space from my kitchen. Check out the rave reviews!

    Note: If you're in the US, you get five years of free spice refills, but not if you're in Canada.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $48.72.

    23. A set of five heavy-duty, extra long, nylon-braided iPhone charging cables, because you can't, for the life of you, find cables when you need them. I have this set and it has a 10-foot cable that has solved ALL my problems. Best Amazon purchase ever.


    No more curling up right next to the power outlet because your charging cable is too short! There are two three-foot cables, two six-foot cables, and one 10-foot cable. Read my full review of the cables here (it's product number five).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in four colours).

    24. A reliable external hard drive, so you don't have a heart attack fearing you'll lose all your data every time your computer's acting weird. Trust me, this is a very, very important investment.

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    I lost all my school photos, so now I make a backup every two weeks, at least.

    Get a 1TB external hard drive on Amazon Canada for $69.98+ (available in eight colours, and capacities 2TB, 3TB, and 4TB).

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