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    30 Things I Would Be Quite Surprised To Learn You Don't Own Already

    Absolutely scandalous if you *don't* have a Squatty Potty.

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    1. An Amazon Fire Stick, because if you're still paying for cable in 2020...maybe don't! The Fire Stick makes *any* TV a smart TV and gives you easy access to all one million of your subscription services.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada or $49.99.

    2. A vitamin C serum that's the perfect catch-all product for anyone trying to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts. A wonderful pick for anyone just starting out on their skincare ~journey~.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $42.19.

    Check out "This Vitamin C Face Serum May Give You The Best Dang Skin Of Your Life" for more info!

    3. A set of packing cubes to transform your luggage from a tornado/dumpster combo into a well-organized Mary Poppins bag. These turned me from the messiest packer into the most pristine packer, and I genuinely believe anyone who takes even one trip a year should own them.

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    The set comes with four cubes of different sizes as well as a drawstring bag for shoes. Never attempt to shield your crisp white shirt from a dirty shoe by wedging clean socks between them again!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.43 (available in nine colours).

    4. Blue light-blocking glasses that'll help reduce the eye strain you feel after being on the computer for eight hours during the work day. Ending the day without that fatigue and fogginess? Miraculous.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in 15 colours/patterns).

    5. A Squatty Potty, because *THIS JUST IN* it really does help you poop better! Not to get too much into your business, but if even 1% of you wants to try one, just get it. I did and never looked back!

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    I own the bamboo Squatty Potty, and now I can't imagine my bathroom experience without it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99, or for a more ~aesthetic~ throne, splurge on the adjustable bamboo one for $53.99.

    If you want more Squatty Potty content before making the best purchase of your life, check out my review, "I Tried The Squatty Potty And I Will Never Poop The Same."

    6. A soft headband for holding your hair back while you wash your face and apply your skincare products. Life's better with dry bangs and a moisturized face.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99 (available in five colours/patterns).

    7. A tube of Crest charcoal toothpaste that'll help you skip expensive treatments and simply brush, brush, brush your way to a brighter smile.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.37.

    8. A TubShroom to save you time and money by preventing drain clogs before they even begin. You can't really stop yourself from shedding, but you can make cleaning up a heck of a lot easier!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in five colours).

    Check out "This Mushroom-Shaped Hair Catcher Is So Gross, But Really Satisfying" for more *hair-raising* pics and glowing reviews!

    9. A bottle of Bar Keepers cleaning solution so you can tackle any "impossible" home cleaning task. Scrub rust, surface scratches, burnt grease, and even Sharpie marks away on all of your surfaces with this one helpful cleaner.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $2.54 (as an add-on item).

    For more about this, check out "You Can Use This All-Purpose Cleanser To Basically Clean Your Entire House".

    10. A classic Swiffer that'll be super effective and, like a hand-written letter or broken-in denim jacket, timeless. I use my Swiffer for floor messes of all kinds — I honestly don't know how to clean a floor without it.

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    This starter kit comes with the mop, seven dry cloths, and three wet cloths.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    11. A Nalgene bottle for staying hydrated forever and ever. If you're looking for a lightweight bottle that's ready to hit the ole' dusty trail at a moment's notice, the Nalgene might be for you.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.75+ (available in 19 colours).

    12. A Beauty Blender so you can bounce bounce bounce your way to flawless foundation coverage. Time to finally snag the one beauty tool you need for base makeup application.

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    To use, simply wet the sponge, squeeze out any excess water, and bounce your foundation right on!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26 (available in 12 colours).

    13. An Instant Pot that, in case you haven't heard, the people love! It's not too late to finally try everyone's favourite 6-in-1 appliance — you two still have a long future of deliciousness ahead.

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    The Instant Pot's 6-in-1 functions include: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, sauté pan, steamer, and warmer. What a multitasker!

    Get a from Amazon Canada for $97.88+ (available in three-, six-, and eight-quart sizes).

    14. A basic metal shoe horn so you can slip your tootsies into any pair of kicks with ease. You can make fun of me all you want for loving shoe horns, and it'll roll right off my back — they're actually wildly useful and can also help people with limited mobility!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.79.

    15. A bottle of dandruff shampoo, because if you think you'll NEVER get dandruff so you don't need to have some special shampoo on's time to come back to earth!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.99.

    16. A slim external battery so you're never up a creek without a charge — one of the worst feelings of the modern world that you experience often, admit it.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99+ (available in two colours).

    17. A necessary Clorox toilet cleaning kit. Gone are the days of keeping an upsetting, bent up toilet brush in your bathroom. This one's sleek design and replaceable heads makes even the grossest task feel a little more doable.

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    The kit comes with one wand, a caddy, and six disposable scrubber refills.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.94.

    18. A hanging shower rack to de-clutter the sides of your tub. You never realize just how convenient having one of these is until you get one and wonder how you ever lived without it.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.72+ (available in two sizes and three finishes).

    19. An Echo Dot, because it feels like everyone has a little robot helper around the house these days. Access shopping lists, songs, the weather, and *so* much more with just a simple request.

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    The Echo Dot can set alarms, make shopping lists, play music, dim the lights, tell you about the's a little scary how much it's capable of!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.99.

    20. A new accordion file folder to inspire you to finally start keeping track of your important documents. It'll give you major peace of mind to just put important letters, papers, and bills right in and know just where they are.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99 (available in three colours).

    Check out our full write-up of these pastel lifesavers for more info!

    21. A pack of Mighty Patches, because you can fight breakouts as easily as popping on a sticker on overnight. As you slumber, it'll suck up that gunk and leave your pimples much less irritating.

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    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    22. A makeup brush shampoo so cleaning your brushes is a task you can actually accomplish. It's not as scary as it sounds, I promise — especially with this shampoo on your team!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.63.

    23. A can of Easy-Off oven cleaner, because everyone has oven mishaps that result in burnt-on food. That's life, baby! But you should also have a way to clean it up that doesn't require five hours of scrubbing.

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    This product works in just *40 minutes*, but it's safe to leave overnight for maximum effectiveness (or if you're just feeling lazy).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.77 (as an add-on item).

    24. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets so you can rescue all the tumblers you've let sit for wayyy too long. Don't toss them! Just give 'em the old Bottle Bright treatment and they're be back in service in no time.

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    Get a 12-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.62.

    25. A 10-foot phone charging cable that will simply make your life better. Not being chained to the outlet while your digital brain gets that sweet sweet juice is an incredible feeling, and one I think you deserve.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.06 (available in five colours and four lengths, but, like...get the 10-foot one).

    26. A bottle of Poo-Pourri toilet spray to help keep your BMs on the DL. Your housemates will be very happy you decided to invest in this little bottle of magic, at last.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.95+ (available in seven sizes and 25 scents).

    27. A lightweight handheld vacuum for swiftly taking care of any little mess that comes up. This one goes out to every time I've spilled rice on the ground, stared at it wordlessly for 10 minutes, and then just...walked away.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.93.

    28. A pack of six super-cute reusable shopping bags to help you reduce the amount of plastic bags you use. These guys fold into a little pouch so you can stick them in your car/purse/anywhere and *actually* remember to bring them shopping.

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    Need some inspo to cut down on your plastic bag use this year? Check out "15 Facts That Will Make You Never Use Plastic Bags Again!"

    Get a six-pack from Amazon Canada for $24.89.

    29. A fabric defuzzer so you can effectively rescue any pilled clothing, accessories, or upholstery as soon as The Big Fuzz starts to happen.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.38 (available in eight colours).

    Head to "This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life" for some incredible before-and-after pics!

    30. A Porter Bowl that OK, yes, I admit is a niche purchase, but should 1000% be in everyone's cabinet. It makes packing and carrying leftovers feel borderline chic, which is a small, welcome miracle.

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    I use my Porter Bowl basically every time I bring my lunch to work. The lid vacuum seals tightly, and I've never had a problem with leaks. It's both microwavable and dishwasher-safe which is obviously a huge win in my book. And it just feels nice to eat lunch out of a real piece of dish-ware, rather than flimsy plastic. I have the ceramic version and haven't had any problems with scratching. It's rubber coated, so it's easy to travel with and doesn't slide around.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.39+ (available in four colours).

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