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    33 Household Items That Will Improve Your Home Life In More Ways Than One

    Including magnificent storage solutions and things to make everyday tasks a little less painful.

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    1. Kaleidoscopic window film to provide a smile-inducing light show guaranteed to transport your WFH setup to another realm — just what we need to get over that afternoon slump, if you ask me. Plus, it adds some extra privacy if your place happens to be street level.

    2. A Philips sunrise-mimicking light and alarm clock for anyone who could use some help optimizing their circadian rhythm (aka sleep-wake cycle). This soothing clock won't bolt you up like regular ol' alarms but instead, this'll wake you up gradually *and* it works in reverse with a sunset feature, too. I'm feeling the onset of a nice, deep snooze just thinking about it!

    The clock during the beginning of wakeup, with a dim orange/red glow to mimic a sunrise

    3. A convenient slide-out pantry that's perfect for two jobs: ridding your countertops of clutter and utilizing the dead, black hole space found between your fridge and kitchen wall.

    4. A simple-yet-magnificent lid organizer with adjustable dividers so you can *cheers to the sky* finally retrieve missing lids that were previously just chucked in your cupboard by your lovely, but idle roommate. Who knew zen could be found in the form of swoon-worthy organization?!

    5. A weighted blanket that'll mimic the feeling of a warm and comforting hug. Plus, it's made from soft, breathable cotton so you can drift blissfully off to dreamtown without overheating.

    6. A set of shelf bins that'll transform your chaotic mess of groceries into a fridge worthy of making an appearance on MTV's Cribs. And if you live with forgetful housemates, you'll actually be able to see what you're stocked up on, so they don't end up piling in doubles of the things they already bought last week.

    Reviewer photo showing the inside of a fridge organized using the bins

    7. A hanging T-shirt organizer if you're sharing a closet with someone who's ever exclaimed "aren't dresser drawers meant to stay open?!" These ingenious rolls can store anything from T-shirts to pants and even linen items, so you can take care of their sloppiness *and* maximize your wardrobe space.

    The 16 roll storage hanger

    8. A white noise machine that'll tuck so nicely away on your bedside table, you might not even notice it. And speaking of not noticing things: Construction on your roof? Roommates playing video games until the wee hours? All taken care of thanks to a click of a button and the soothing sounds of rushing air and nature.

    Reviewer photo of the small white noise machine

    9. A set of bedsheet holders — the swoonworthy solution you've been looking for to hold crumpled sheets in place. And if your covers happen to have lost a couple of inches in the dryer, these'll make sure they don't creep around when you're trying to find your comfy, still spot.

    A reviewer's before and after photos which show a sheet popping off the corner of a mattress and then a sheet attached securely

    10. An Our Place Always pan because Instagram's favorite kitchen mate is ::chef's kiss:: for cooking pros and newbs alike. This beauty replaces the need for eight (yes, eight!) cookware items, so you'll be reaching for this anytime you want to fry, steam, boil, and even serve up your signature dish.

    11. A coordinated desk set for anyone who favors anything matchy-matchy. These lush hues will spark so much joy into your WFH setup, you might actually look forward to sitting down at your desk and cranking out those Monday morning emails.

    The five-piece set in lilac

    12. An impressive Eufy automatic vacuum cleaner since no one in your home likes to take responsibility for the cereal that spills under the table every morning. This peacekeeper sucks up crumbs and pet hair from hard and soft floors with the click of a remote, so you have more time for other to-dos.

    13. An unbelievably adorable display stand so your glasses have a designated place to live when they're not resting upon your nose. I will now bid the hours that turn into days spent trying to locate your spectacles adieu.

    14. A Tushy bidet that'll feel like a visit to the waterpark for your bum! We are here for anything that creates less TP waste, looks sleek (this comes in a platinum and bamboo style), and cleans our backsides so we don't have to.

    15. And a bottle of Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go toilet spray because it's our ~doody~ to inform you that you *can* go do your biz comfortably — and have something on hand to mask any evidence of it ever happening. Slip this into your toiletry bag, so you'll always leave the john smelling like a tree full o' lemons.

    The bottle of poo-pourri

    16. A memory foam seat cushion so your bum never has to grace an uncomfy wooden chair ever again. And this'll support your lower back as the gel-based construction molds to your body — aka pressure is relieved and posture is improved. The bonus? At-home yogis can also use this in their floor practice.

    Reviewer image of the cushion on their office chair

    17. A gorge set of cable organizers to save you from the panic that ensues when wires become so entangled, it seems like they'll never come undone. These will instantly tame your setup (and your disposition) as they'll stay put thanks to their chic design and lil' adhesive backs.

    A set of two gold finished round cable organizers installed on a desk with a charger wire running through them

    18. A storage bed that'll a) upgrade your squeaky bed frame that's lived with you since your first apartment, and b) take care of your overrun closet that's virtually impossible to close.

    The black bed with drawers underneath

    19. A jar opener because stubborn lids will have no place in your home ever again thanks to metal teeth that grasp and open "glued" on container tops. This is ideal for folks with limited mobility and safe enough to be used around kids.

    The jar opener on top of a jar of olives

    20. An elegant diffuser and essential oils set to purify the stale indoor air you're breathing in day in, day out. With this aromatherapy device, you can fill your home with calming scents and transform your living area into a relaxing haven instantly. Plus, it's both easy on the eye and wallet!

    21. A set of mood-enhancing string lights, which are specifically designed for curtains and window treatments. Because the last time I checked, a wall flush with twinkly lights is the *only* way to create a stay-at-home wonderland. (Plus, these are a great lighting alternative if you're not a fan of stark white overheads.)

    22. A faux sheepskin throw so your feet (and tush) have a warm place to land in your bedroom and/or beside your couch. And! This can be used to soften up the look and feel of the cold leather chair you usually avoid sitting in.

    23. A toothpaste holder paired with a squeezer if you're a firm believer that the only way to squeeze is from 👏 the 👏 bottom 👏. This nifty little thing gets every little last dab of paste out to save you the effort — plus it just looks a lot better atop your sink in lieu of that crumbled-up tube.

    24. A Rub-A-Way odor remover — the ingenious soap-shaped bar that's made of attractive stainless steel to eradicate any lingering smell that comes from chopping up your least fave ingredients: garlic + onions. Rub your hands with this with or without water, so you can save yourself from hours of scrubbing your fingers until they're red and raw.

    Rub away odor remover on kitchen counter

    25. Heat-safe silicone utensils that won't scratch up your pots and pans as you make that rue for your ~fancy~ homemade mac. And thanks to their soft material, they minimize cooking noise, which means you won't wake up your roommate the next time you bang the side of the pot to remove excess food.

    26. Two memory foam armrest pads to upgrade your less-than-comfy WFH office chair. These'll support your arms and relieve the pressure from your 'bows, so you can sit through your next ~painful~ two-hour Zoom call comfortably. Reviewers say these are the perfect add-on for gaming chairs, too!

    A reviewer's office chair with the arm pads

    27. A sheet of stick-on sound dampeners so you don't have to worry about opening and closing kitchen cabinets quietly if you're a morning person and your roommate is a chronic snoozer. This is the perfect solution to avoid having *that* conversation.

    28. A glass desktop dry erase board to optimize your workspace and save you from hoarding (and losing) a bajillion sticky note reminders. It even comes with a hidden storage drawer so you can *appear* to be keeping everything organized, even if your schedule might not be.

    The dry erase board with the words "Isn't this fabulous?!!!" written out on it

    29. An electrical cord box that has a faux wood top and white base that's attractive enough to seamlessly camouflage itself within your living room *and* it hides unsightly wires. (Because we know you're sick of seeing the ivy of cables that run from your TV down the sides of the wall.)

    30. A multi-use Everything Towel made of luxe muslin cotton to take care of kitchen spills, dish-drying, and can even be used as a nurse-to-nap blanket for your little one or as a hair towel for frizz-free absorption. These won't leave fibers on dishware like regular ol' towels and they hang dry in record speed.

    The everything towel being used in a kitchen

    31. A disgustingly satisfying set of Sticky Stake insect traps that will take care of any infestation and make pesky gnats, thrips, and fruit flies think twice about coming anywhere near your precious collection of plant babies.

    32. A reusable sponge so you can ditch that kitchen funk and replace the icky, worn-out scrubber you're pretending still has some life left in it. This eco-friendly alt is made from recycled materials, is mildew-resistant, and can simply be thrown in the washing machine to be used over and over again.

    33. A pet-grooming glove brush that'll not only have your fluffiest pals looking like they just stepped out of the groomer's, but also help with any shedding problems around your home.

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