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    29 Products I Think Were Solely Designed To Make Your Life Easier

    "I wish I had more products that made my life more difficult" — said no one ever.

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A dishwasher cleaning tablet you just pop inside the machine and run it through a cycle like normal. While that's happening, grab a pair of UV-protection glasses and brace yourself for how shiny your appliance is going to be when you open it... haha just kidding... unless?!

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    These tablets remove odour-causing residue and help get rid of lime and mineral build-up that naturally occurs inside dishwashers. The tablet is designed to last throughout the entire wash cycle, and is recommended for use about once a month. These are safe to use in stainless steel tub and plastic tub dishwashers.

    Get a pack of three tablets from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    2. A jewelry cleaning pen so you don't have to spend time and energy changing out of your pajamas just to go pay someone else to shine your beloved treasures.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.12.

    3. A hair finishing stick for putting fussy, fly away hairs in their rightful place — neatly styled with the rest of your hair, of course!

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    It's made of all natural ingredients and is suitable for all hair colours!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    4. Water bottle cleaning tablets to get your beloved drinking vessel back to the condition it was in when you first fell in love with it at the store. I, for one, don't feel like taking a brush and soap and scrubbing away, and I'm going to make a fair assumption that you don't want to either.

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    Tablets are biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe. They're individually packaged, and don't require any additional brushing or scrubbing. Good for use on stainless steel bottles, mugs, hydration reservoirs, coolers, dishes, and hard-to-clean plastic containers and bottles.

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $21.33.

    5. A pet hair roller because everything about our little fluffy friends is absolutely perfect except for the fact that their fur and hair gets on everything we own. But we still love them, right?

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.95.

    6. An oral liquid tartar, which is basically like mouthwash for your doggo. You simply add to your pup's water so it can help reduce plaque and bacteria and make their breath smell less yucky.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A monthly bill planner to help make the task of managing your expenses more organized and manageable. So yes, you can buy a $10 large soy latte with extra foam from the fancy coffee shop down the block, because you were responsible enough to PLAN IT OUT!

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    This book includes an account tracker, a monthly savings tracker, a debt payment log, a check ledger, a monthly budget worksheet, and a weekly and daily expense tracker! Plus, it's lightweight, printed on quality paper, and features a matte craft design cover!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.02.

    8. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet so you can stop playing that annoying game of "is this glass in the dishwasher wet because it was just run through a wash cycle or because someone just drank from it?"

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.30.

    9. Charcoal shoe deodorizers that'll get your stinky footwear smelling fresh in a pinch.

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    These can be reused for up to two years! Read our write-up of these miracle shoe deodorizers.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $12.95 (also available in packs of four and six).

    10. A rapid egg cooker so you don't have to waste your precious time standing over the stove waiting for your eggs to finish cooking. I own this, and lemme tell ya, it's a pretty wonderful thing being able to watch Netflix and not keep a hawk-eye view on my omelette in the mornings.

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    When I tell you that I think this is one of my all-time favourite purchases ever, I'm not EGGagerating.... but really, I'm not. I pretty much use this every single day. Let me start by saying that the pieces themselves were self-explanatory. I opened this when I was VERY hungry and therefore had no patience to read an instruction manual, and found it super quick to figure out what to do.

    It can boil up to six eggs at a time. It comes with a little measuring cup with a needle at one end that you simply pierce the larger top of the egg with, place the egg on one of the six slots of the tray with the pierced side facing up, fill the measuring cup to the soft, medium, or hard line depending on your preference, pour the water through center hole, cover the cooker, plug it in, and press the button. It makes a sound in the form of a pretty cute (and TBH, kinda catchy) song when it's ready, so you don't have to sit and wait around. This also comes with a poacher tray and an omelet tray that are just as easy to use! I've been on a kick with the omelet tray lately, because it's just a million times better than having to stand over the stove. Be sure to check out our write-up of this awesome egg cooker!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.30+ (available in six colours).

    11. An internet address and password logbook to help keep track of your important login info for social media, online banking, school portals, and more. Sorry but yourname123 isn't a good password, no matter how easy it is to remember.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    12. Bluapple that helps to preserve the freshness of your produce by up to THREE MONTHS. Just toss it in the crisper drawer and stop tossing your fruits and veggies in the garbage sooner than you anticipated.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $33.88.

    13. A dish squeegee to help clean leftover food remnants from dishes quickly, and helps to reduce the amount of water needed to clean.

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    This is BPA-free and dishwasher-safe!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.61.

    14. A plant food spike that'll keep your plants fed for up to two months!

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    It's recommended to change the spikes every 30 days during the spring and summer months!

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon Canada for $8.90.

    15. Non-stick oven liners to catch things like crumbs and other food particles/residue, so all you have to do is clean these liners and not the oven itself.

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    Comes with three! These are PFOA-, and BPA-free, and works well in electric and gas ovens, microwaves, toasters, and can also be used as a grill or baking mat, or pan liner. They're non-stick, reusable, can withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, and dishwasher-safe!

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $35.28.

    16. A pill keeper that'll make managing your pills easier than constantly having to set alarms on your phone. Just separate them by day and times of day, and carry your portable pill plate around.

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    Includes seven portable trays — one for each day of the week, divided into four sections: morning, noon, evening, and bedtime.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    17. Divider sticky notes to make the task of writing down important lessons and assignments in class or work simple for even the messiest of note-takers.

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    These dividers use water-based, not chemical-based adhesive.

    Get a pack of 120 from Amazon Canada for $9.86.

    18. A clip-on colander that'll make draining the liquid from the pot and pan incredibly easy and preparing dinner a lot less messy.

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    Designed to fit almost all round pots, pans, and bowls! It's compact and easy-to-store. Plus, it's BPA-free, FDA-approved, made of top-quality silicone, and dishwasher-safe!

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

    19. A winged eyeliner stamp so you don't have to waste time during your makeup routine trying to nail the perfect cat eye. Just stamp it on and go, go, gooooo!

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    20. A brown sugar bear you just soak in water for 20 minutes and then place in brown sugar to help it soften. We don't wanna see you have to chuck your hardened brown sugar just because you haven't used it in a while.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.99 (also available in maple leaf and gingerbread girl shapes).

    21. A silicone drain protector to catch hair before it even has the chance to clog your drains. This means not having to call a plumber, not having to take off work to wait for the plumber to arrive at your place, not having to spend half your paycheck on the plumber fixing your clogged drains... I think you get the point.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    22. Cable clips so you can prevent all your wires from getting into twisted, knotted messes that make you wish you lived in pre-technological times... our ancestors in pre-historic times didn't have to deal with untangling their laptop chargers from their iPhone chargers from their Alexa device wires.

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    Get a pack of ten from Amazon Canada for $10.95.

    23. A Spatty Daddy set for ensuring those precious remnants of things like food and makeup stuck in the hard-to-reach crevices of the jar aren't going to waste.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    24. Bed sheet clips to ensure your sheets actually stay in place, no matter how all over the place you are in your sleep.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $14.99+.

    25. A wine stain remover so you can sit back, relax, and ENJOY your red wine without having any fear whatsoever about what might happen if a spill occurs.


    Works on both fresh and dry stains, with no need for bleach or phosphates. It also works on coffee, blood, ink, fruit punch, sauces, red medicine, and pet accidents. Plus, it has a fresh citrus scent! Can also be used on hard surfaces to remove latex paint, graffiti, and degrease surfaces.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.48.

    26. Nerdwax for keeping your glasses perched up on your face where they belong, and not slipping off.


    Helps to wipe off surface oils from glasses. It can last one hour to all day depending on how much you apply, and a single tube of Nerdwax can last for about six to eight months.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    27. Slow cooker liners so you can line your slow cooker with one of these babies before putting in your ingredients to make clean-up super fast and simple.

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    These liners are BPA-free and safe with high tempseratures. These fit 3–8 quart round or oval slow cookers. They also work well for keeping your cheesecakes dry in a water bath.

    Get a five-pack from Amazon Canada for $4.28 (as an add-on item).

    28. A microwave pasta maker that'll make it super easy to get a big bowl o' carbs after a long day. No stove, no stress!

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    It yields up to four servings at a time, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.83.

    29. Blind spot mirrors so you can spend less time perfecting your parallel park and more time getting out of your car and doing the darn thing you came TO DO.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $11.97 (available in three shapes).

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