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    42 Things Under $50 That'll Make You Wonder Where They've Been All Your Life

    Your life will improve dramatically *and* you'll save money. AKA the perfect duo.

    1. A portable car vacuum that conveniently plugs right into your car to clean up messes quickly, keeping the car clean and *you* stress-free.

    2. Reusable silicone straws for guzzling down your favorite iced coffee with *sustainability* in mind. You know what makes these really cool though? Snap closures! This means you can open the straws in half to ensure you got all the gunk out! Just give 'em a good wipe down. No more "cleaning" brushes required.

    3. A spaghetti measure so you don't have to try and figure out how much an *actual* serving size is for your pasta dinner. Honestly, I'll probably still cook the whole box because I don't understand spaghetti.

    A person holding pasta inside the spaghetti measure

    4. A pack of natural green tea oil-blotting sheets to help remove any excess oil on the skin for that matte look you love so much. Keep these bad boys in your bag to whip out and dab over your face at a moment's notice, keeping your makeup fresh all day.

    5. A dishwashing spray for anyone who leaves their dirty dishes in the sink for waay too long, causing everything to get seriously crusty. Instead of tiring your arm trying to scrub, this bad boy will make it to where you just have to SWIPE off the gunk and rinse instead!

    person spraying the spray onto the contents of a kitchen sink with dirty dishes

    6. An air mattress, because is there anything more uncomfortable than trying to sleep in the front seats during a road trip? Okay maybe like two other things, but this is on the top of *my* list!

    The air mattress laid out in a car back seat

    7. A posture corrector designed to help put your back in the proper alignment, relieving pain and helping you gain stability in your spine. With time and practice, it develops your back's muscle memory. Soon, you'll be standing tall without it! Huzzah! Bonus: It's discreet enough to wear under your shirt.

    A customer review before and after photo of them wearing the posture corrector

    8. A comfy memory foam chair cushion because sometimes the road trip is just way too long and we deserve some extra cushion for the tush.

    9. A surprisingly effective essential oil stick infused with peppermint, spearmint, and lavender to ease those pesky migraine and tension headaches you get during the workday or because your cat won't stop meowing for treats. Oh, just me?

    the migraine stick

    10. A trash can that hooks to the gearshift so you don't have to take too much time picking up all the clutter you drop around the passenger seat floor — it'll all be in the bag!

    The trash can hooked on a gear shift with a boho rainbow pattern on it

    11. A car seat gap organizer to not only create extra storage space in your car, but to finally keep those rogue french fries from falling into the dark abyss that is the Seat Gap Trench.

    The car seat gap organizer holding a phone, cash, sunglasses, and more

    12. A steaming microwave cleaner that is probably exactly what you look like when you see all the stubborn crud that's been building up inside of your microwave. Don't fret because the steam will have you wiping it away with the utmost ~ease~.

    person-like gadget with steam coming out of it in a microwave

    13. A Chom-Chom roller to gather up pet hair from basically anywhere in your home. No really. Couches, clothes, bedding, cat towers, rugs — you name it. The best part? It has a little compartment that stores the fur for easy cleaning!

    14. Anti-slip hooks that will finally keep your glasses from slipping off your face for the 24628th time today. Sincerely, me and my oily nose.

    The silicone grips in multiple colors

    15. Grooming gloves because aren't we tired of petting our cats and getting a huge wad of fur in our hands? At least with these, you can pet them *and* be productive!

    The grooming gloves with fur on it

    16. Reusable K cups that will not only save you $$$ on those disposable cups, but they're also compatible with all Keurig machines. Plus, you can use your favorite bag o' beans!

    reviewer holding up the purple reusable filter

    17. An eyeliner stamp to save you time and tears in the morning by creating the perfect wing every single time. No more 2003 *emo eyeliner* for you!

    18. A hands-free shopping bag holder so you never have to do the walk of shame back to the car because you couldn't bring in all the grocery bags at once.

    A model is holding bags of groceries using a Grocery Gripps strap around her shoulders

    19. A jewelry-cleaning brush because you'd be surprised at how dingy your jewelry actually is. It's time to let your ring 🎵 shine bright like a (literal) diamond 🎵.

    A before and after of the writer's engagement ring cleaned with the brush

    20. A foot file that'll leave your feet looking (and feeling!) like you just float everywhere, keeping them silky smooth at all times.

    21. A lawn repair formula made from mulch, seed, and soil amendments to help reverse the unfortunate damage Hairy Pawter has bestowed upon your lawn with his seemingly radioactive pee.

    A reviewer's patchy lawn before using the product / A reviewer's lush lawn after using the product

    22. A container of The Pink Stuff cleaning paste that'll clean practically anything. No really. Marks on the walls? Sure. Dirty stove? Obviously! Grimy bathtub? Duh. The Pink Stuff has your back.

    23. Biodegradable, all-natural bottle-cleaning tablets because is there anything more annoying than trying to clean your water bottle or coffee tumbler?

    A reviewer before and after photo of a bottle

    24. Drywall repair putty perfect for filling up holes made from moving decor around or even from unsightly cracks. Maybe you'll actually get your deposit back this time.

    25. A cold brew coffee maker because you're spending way too much $$$ for your daily coffee (it's me) when you could just be making it right at home.

    Reviewer photo of the cold brew maker and a glass of iced coffee

    26. Ridiculously effective sticky traps for snatching those pesky gnats and fruit flies that are terrorizing your plants *and* life.

    27. A makeup organizer with a nifty hidden storage behind the mirror to hold your large beauty products, as well as a few drawers below. Bonus: it lights up!

    28. A removable collar that'll spice up even the most simple of T-shirts. It *also* works great in a pinch when you have an impromptu Zoom meeting and your top needs a little bit of ~flair~.

    Model is wearing a white lace collar under a black top

    29. A foot warmer because even during the hottest days, your feet are icicles and I completely relate. Best part? It doubles as a massager! Now you've got 🎶the beeest of both worlds🎶 .

    Person with their feet inside a foot warmer

    30. A mini Crock-Pot that will keep your lunch warm all day long, because it's time to start practicing self-love and stop waiting in line to microwave your food in that questionably dirty office microwave. Seriously, has anyone ever cleaned it?

    A reviewer photo of a white and blue mini crockpot with breakfast inside it sitting on a cubicle desk

    31. An Echo Dot so Alexa can tell you what the weather will be like to plan the perfect outfit, play your favorite song while you get ready, set alarms, and more — all without having to pick up your phone.

    32. An automatic pan stirrer with a timer because, honestly, is there anything worse than sitting in front of the stove, stirring? Like, hello, Twilight is on Netflix again. I have things to do.

    the automatic stirrer in a pan

    33. A genius T-shirt roll holder to create some storage where you'd least expect it while simultaneously giving you a neat way to display your favorite tees.

    A closet door closed with several shirts hanging from a hook at the top of the door. The shirts are attached by rolling them up and putting them through stretchy loops.

    34. A cord protector that'll keep your sneaky fur baby from nibbling on all of your cables around the house. If they even dare ruin my New Girl time...

    A cord protector over cables

    35. A back shaver because the phrase isn't "you shave my back, I'll shave yours," and who wants to wait around hoping their significant other will be around to shave their backs? Not me. Definitely not me.