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    26 Things You Need If You're Most Definitely The Monica Geller Of Your Friend Group

    The one where you clean everything you own.

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    1. A bamboo burner cover that'll magically double as a cutting board so you actually have room to prep food in your tiny NYC apartment (which, sadly, did not come with a purple door).

    Jennifer Tonti / BuzzFeed

    OK so I just bought this for my own tiny apartment (pictured above) and OMG you guys. Life = changed. Food = chopped. Counter space = doubled. I mean the math is all there.

    Promising review: "This is so perfect for extra space. It covers the top of my apartment-sized stove so I can then use my stove space for my Instant Pot and food prep. The best space-saving and cosmetic thing I have ever gotten for this tiny apartment." β€”Talyn Amber Skye

    Get it from Amazon for $49.88.

    2. A durable honeycomb drawer insert to form a home for your socks, scarves, ties, undies, etc. No more digging for a matching pair. Who are we, Joey!?

    Thanks to their super simple design, they just snap together to assemble. Plus they can expand to fit the size of your drawers.

    Promising review: "I am a man of many socks and these helped organize them much better than what I was doing. It's easy to do by color and style." β€”Think Blue

    Get it from Amazon $10.99.

    3. A hanger stacker to fix one of the most annoying storage problems in history β€” and you would know.

    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, and I wish I had known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!" β€”Kara Adams

    Get it from Amazon for $18.46.

    4. A drain cover that'll add up to 5 inches of extra tub water so Chandler can have even more bubbles in his bath.

    A before and after of a bathtub filled as far as it can be filled without the cover and then with the cover which is about 3-4 inches higher

    Promising review: "This is a great item to add to your bath time routine! I usually take a bath once or twice a week as a way to unwind, but the tubs in my house aren't very deep and the water drains through the overflow drain very quickly. This makes it so that the water stays in and you won't have to choose what part of your body to keep under the warm water. It's easy to use and install; it just takes a few seconds to make sure all of the suction cups are in place." β€”Karen B.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in four colors).

    5. A magnetic paper towel holder because let's face it, you actually love to cook but you hate having so much clutter in your kitchen! Keep things off the counter whenever possible like with this magnetic towel rack that sticks to the fridge.


    Promising review: "I love this. It’s perfect for my small kitchen. I hate having stuff on the counters since my kitchen is so small. I used it vertically instead of horizontally. Works perfectly and it is sturdy." β€”Laura Caballero

    Get it from Amazon for $15.59.

    6. A bag of Bottle Bright tablets that'll clean your bottles, plastic containers, mugs, and everything else, with no scrubbing required. We love reusable bottles but boy do they get dirty. You'll be glad to have these on hand every now and again for a fresh clean.

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug β€” I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    Check out our Bottle Bright tablets deep dive to learn more!

    7. A magnetic weekly meal planning pad, because you might actually cry if you forget the creamer again this week! Structure your food for the week and rip off a handy shopping list to take with you to the grocery store so this never happens again.

    the product with writing on it

    Promising review: "I love this meal planner and shopping list! In my house, it was constantly 'what do you want to eat,' 'what do we have,' blah blah, etc. Now, I can lay out the week's meals and get my shopping list prepared so I make sure I don't miss anything at the grocery store. The magnet on the back is strong and holds it to the fridge perfectly, even with the door opening and closing constantly. The perforation is good and doesn't stray off into the paper like some cheaper papers do. Will be buying again when my current one gets low." β€”Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three styles).

    8. A fabric defuzzer to make all of your run-down sweaters, throw pillows, and furniture look like they just came from the store.

    Before photo of a couch leg that's pilling and an after photo of the same couch, which now looks brand new after using the shaver

    Promising review: "I don’t normally rave about things like this. I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely. Along came this lil' baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand-new, but I have found a new hobby. I’m de-pilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh." β€”Dena Jensen

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in six colors and three styles).

    Check out our deep dive into this Conair fabric defuzzer for more on why you'll love it.

    9. A 24-pocket door hanging sleeve that'll make any type of storage closet you're tackling this winter feel 100% more organized by the time you're done. Make great use of the space behind your closet's door. Knock, knock. Who's there? Storage solutions at a great price.

    Reviewer photo of the organizer hanging from the back of a door, filled with cleaning supplies

    Promising review: "I am very happy with this over-door shoe holder. I have a small closet and didn't want to have my shoes all in a big pile on the floor, making them hard to find and hard to get to." β€”Kathleen R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87 (available in three colors).

    10. A stainless-steel cleaner to remove all of those annoying little fingerprints on your kitchen appliances. Like when Ross drinks the fat for Rachel and some gets on the fridge of course.

    Promising Review: "I finally purchased a beautiful stainless-steel refrigerator. Unfortunately, after the delivery guys left, I noticed marks on the front doors left by packing tape. I was unable to wash off the marks. In addition, I noticed fingerprint marks almost every time I opened the refrigerator which, for the most part, would not come off. I used this on the refrigerator as soon as it arrived and was amazed at how easily the marks came off. Extra bonus: No new fingerprints since my first application a week ago! It really works!" β€”Tinkerbell

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    11. A chemical-free cleaner that'll have your bathroom fixtures looking sparkly, shiny, and new. Just look at those satisfying results.

    One side of a sink treated with the product looking brand new and the other side still looking rusted and worn

    This stuff also works great against all types of pesky problems. Mildew, mold, rust, you name it!

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, this product is amazing! I didn't have much faith initially since we have extremely hard water and it usually takes over two hours with a Magic Eraser to budge it. But in under an hour and hardly any effort later, this product wiped out my shower like magic. You do have to use it on a dry surface with the included cloth." β€”Alicia A Dennis

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    12. A pack of 50 velvet hangers to transform your closet from chunky and mismatched hangers to sleek and slim ones now that the guy across the hall you fell in love with is moving in.

    Promising review: "I needed to update my hangers and get rid of the plastic ones. I’m happy with the way they look and how they are much better for my clothes (not more weird bumps in sleeves). They also stay on way better than other ones!" β€”SC

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in four colors).

    13. A bottle of nonabrasive, pre-mixed Bar Keepers Friend cleanser for when you're dealing with stains and rust that regular soap, water, and scrubbing won't budge.

    Two candle sticks side by side; one having been treated with the product and looking brand new and the other still rusted over

    Promising review: "This is at the very top of our cleaning supply list. It cleans anything we have ever tried it on. Our kitchen pots and pans are absolutely perfectly shiny and like new after almost 30 years since we purchased them. Our old historic home's sink comes beautifully clean with this. The bathroom is sparkly clean and looks wonderful." β€”Small~Town~Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $12.89.

    Check out my colleague's Bar Keepers Friend review and see how she cleaned her entire apartment with it.

    14. A cleaner and deodorizer that'll have your carpet looking like it was just installed. I bet you forgot what color it was when you first got it!

    FYI: This cleaner is only for use in carpet-cleaning machines, so you like, have to get one of those too. Here's the one they are using in the review photo!

    Promising review: "I never leave reviews but this I had to! I have 10-year-old carpet that I’m trying to make last as long as I can...because kids. Who wants to spend the money to replace flooring when they will just mess it up! I cleaned my son's carpet with this for the first time today and it looks and smells SOOOOO much better than it was! Other carpet cleaning products I’ve used have made the carpet smell like wet dog while cleaning and this didn’t! It smelled great the whole time! I’m hooked!!" β€”Megan Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in two sizes).

    15. A set of Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablets to make the thing that cleans your stuff actually clean itself! There is residue that's been hanging out in there for a while now and this is a simple and fast solution to get rid of it.

    Use these once a month to penetrate, dissolve, and remove odor-causing buildup.

    Promising review: "This works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and the sliding dish trays were tough to pull out or push in, there was detergent buildup all over the inside, and there was a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some buildup and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, ran the machine a second time, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, no more buildup around the door seals. I'm going to be buying Affresh from now on, and hopefully it will extend the life of my dishwasher." β€”Martoune

    Get it from Amazon for $5.09.

    16. A set of bedsheet suspenders that'll clip and grip your sheets so they stay secure, because you toss and turn in your sleep, and by the time the sun rises, your bedsheets are halfway on the floor.

    a before and after of the suspenders locking down a bed sheet

    Promising review: "Say goodbye to rearranging your fitted sheet every morning! My boyfriend sleeps like he’s rolling down a hill so every morning I would wake up to the scratchy feel of my mattress cover because my soft silk fitted sheet was all over the place. Thanks to these bed bands, our sheets stay put no matter what. The only way for your fitted sheet to come off is if you manually remove these first. I wish I would have bought this so much sooner." β€”Khalysee

    Get four bands from Amazon for $12.99.

    17. A shirt-folding board because people keep asking you to do their laundry and you keep saying yes?!

    Promising review: "I bought mine after seeing in a BuzzFeed article. I've been using it for months now and I gotta say, it's great! I fold on a king-sized bed and it works well. It took me a little getting used to, and I was apprehensive that it wouldn't work quite right because my clothes are larger (2X), but it does a great job and has held up to two or three medium/large loads a week. If only there could be something like this for fitted sheets, I'd be set!" β€”Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in five colors).

    18. A brush set to banish the soap grime from your bathroom sink or dirt caught in your grout. We all remember what happened when Monica realized what the original color of her tiles were right? *Enter Joey in tight pants*


    The set includes a large brush and a small brush with wiper blade. They're super handy and can be kept in any drawer or closet without taking up a ton of space.

    Promising review: "These are absolutely a must for grout cleaning and deep cleaning the hard-to-get-to nooks and crannies in the kitchen and bathroom. The ergonomic handles are easy on your wrists, and the strong bristles get the job done. While I have a larger grout brush on hand for the grout on my tile floor, these are perfect for countertop tile grout." β€”Sandy B.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors)

    19. A 48-bottle nail polish organizer so you can actually see all the shades you own when Phoebe and Rachel come over for a girl's night in.

    Promising review: "I hate clutter. I am so happy with this! It does have adjustable sides, so I use those for clippers, cuticle tools, files, etc. I am able to fit China Glaze, OPI, ILNP, Sally Hansen, Seche, Kiko, etc. in the slots. It's important to note that NOT ALL slots are adjustable. However, they are wide and tall enough for a wide range of polishes. There are 48 slots, so I took this as an opportunity to purge the polishes that were either old or that I no longer wore." β€”Eller

    Get it from Amazon for $27.89+ (also available in pink).

    20. A few Mighty Handles that'll combine all your grocery bags into one because you better believe Monica is a one-trip kinda gal and we couldn't relate more., Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm a personal shopper so I got this to help with the obscene amount of bags I have to carry you on a regular basis. I am so glad I did because they make the amount of trips I need to take one. If it fits in a bag it goes in on one trip, even if it's gallons of milk or cans of soup, both of which I have done without any bag ripping or undue stress on me. I can't recommend this product enough!" β€”swtrbl555

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    21. A set of two vinyl furniture scratch guards so Chandler and Joey's chick and duck don't ruin all the furniture Rachel bought you from Pottery Barn.

    A side by side showing a damaged leg of the couch next to the protected side un-touched

    Promising review: "I purchased these because my destructive cats tore up two sofas. I purchased a new sofa and didn't want to go down that road again if I could help it. I have already tried sprays, calming scent diffusers, and double sided tape. None of these worked. I put these on two sofas and so far my cats have left them alone. I have had them on for a couple of months. Of course, you can see them but they have an obvious purpose. They attach by screw in fasteners with a spiral pin. I haven't had any problem with rips from these. They needed tightening a couple times, but that is it." β€”Kristy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (available in six sizes).

    22. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish you woodn't believe took just minutes to make this table look brand new again! Now those guys across the hall are going to be so jealous.

    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 who had jumped up and scratched places, and 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 blemishes. 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. We're so glad we found this product." β€”Kris

    Check out our full Feed-N-Wax deep dive for more info!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.65.

    23. A six-pack of space-saving vacuum bags that'll turn the closet you pretend doesn't exist into the closet you can actually use again! Having trouble with seasonal storage space? Don't worry, you got this in the bag.

    a before and after of stuff in a closet taking up less space now that they used the bags

    Promising review: "This is a supreme product. The bags are made of thick, quality plastic. It is very easy to seal and to vacuum. I placed a dryer sheet in each sealed bag to keep the clothes smelling fresh. My closet looks so well-organized, I have much more room and my winter clothes are stored safely and beautifully. I highly recommend this product." β€”A.A.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four sizes and also as a five-pack).

    24. A spice organizer with drawers that pull out and down to eye-level so you can see what you have to work with and stop spending all of your thyme looking for your favorite flavors.

    The two-tier organizer

    This item also comes with pre-printed spice labels and some blank ones for you to fill in yourself.

    Promising review: "As a spice hoarder, this spice organizer is a total dream. I had 33 spices, (two bottles of cloves, who needs that?) and so I was able to get almost my entire spice collection into this organizer. My favorite part is that it came fully assembled!" β€”Sue

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in granite).

    25. A tool rack so all your most prized possessions (i.e. mops, brooms, etc.) are hanging and off the floor., Amazon

    Promising review: "I was thankful to have found such a high-quality solution for hanging all of my cleaning tools! This is a great organizer with MULTIPLE brackets that holds everything in my laundry room! My mops, brooms, dusters, etc., and even has hooks to hang my wet rags and steam mop pads! It was super easy to install too!" β€”GirlOfPeace

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    26. A four-piece acrylic canister set with an airtight clip for holding all the flour, sugar, and cocoa you'll need to recreate Phoebe's grandmother's cookie recipe from scratch. *Nestle Toll House has entered the chat*

    the four canisters on the counter filled up with baking items

    Promising review: "Got these because I was keeping flour, sugar, etc. in original packaging and ants found where I was keeping everything. This solved that problem with airtight containers that are easy to use. They look great on my counter top and really help me look like a person who has my life together." β€”Nathaniel Hachten

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

    When someone stumbles upon your clutter...

    Warner Bros. Television

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