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    Updated on Feb. 12, 2020. Posted on Feb. 12, 2020

    61 Surprisingly Simple Products That’ll Just Plain Make Your Life Easier

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    1. A pair of Tile Mates that use Bluetooth technology to keep tabs on your devices. You can attach the them to your wallet, camera, keys — really, anything you don’t want to lose — and use the phone app to track them.

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    Plus, if you can’t find your phone, you can double-click the Tile Mate to make it ring. They're also available as stickers, or in a slim, credit card shape.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (also available in a pack of four).

    2. A small drainer protector that'll catch stray hairs before they slide down the pipes. It’ll save you from a clogged drain and the disgusting chore of having to remove hair from it.

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    The TubShroom fits in most drains. To clean it, just remove the hair, and then wipe it down with a paper towel or cleansing wipe. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the TubShroom.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in six colours).

    3. A set of adorable owl pan scrapers that'll remove hardened food from your pots and pans, so you don't have to use your nails or a knife to do it. They're made of nylon, so they won't scratch or damage your cookware.

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    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $7.75.

    4. A set of stainless steel tongue scrapers that'll reduce the amount of toxins and bacteria that build up in your mouth. You can adjust the fit so you can easily reach the back of your mouth. Reviewers say their mouths feel cleaner and that it’s really helped with their bad breath.

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    They're easy to clean, rust proof, and will last a lot longer than plastic versions.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    5. A three-tiered shower caddy with extra deep baskets that'll fit all your bathroom essentials. It's made of rust-proof polypropylene and has two rubber hooks that can hang on your shower head or curtain rod.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.

    6. A sock organizer that you can throw in the washer and dryer, so you never lose another sock again. Just attach your socks in pairs and use the adjustable slider to secure them. It'll hold both adult and kid socks, and it comes with a hook so you can hang it up in your closet for storage.

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    Reviewers love how easy it is to use this organizer and that it made laundry easier because they don't have to sort their socks.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three colors).

    7. A pack of mini containers that'll hold two ounces of dressing, dips, or condiments, so you'll always have hot sauce in your bag (swag!). They're small enough to put in your lunch bag or backpack, and they have airtight lids, making them completely leakproof.

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    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $17.23.

    8. A five-piece drawer organizer that'll transform your junk drawer into an orderly oasis for all your household knickknacks. The boxes are made out of bamboo and come in different sizes, so you can arrange them in whatever way you'd like.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.08.

    9. A super-tiny beauty spatula that'll help you get every last drop of your beauty products out of the bottle. The flexible silicone head and long, narrow handle can fit into your favourite makeup and skincare bottles. And when the containers are cleaned out, they're in the perfect condition to be recycled!

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

    10. A tube of anti-chafe balm that'll keep you cool, calm, and collected, even in the sweatiest situations. You can apply to any place on your body where your skin rubs, like your neck, arms, and thighs, to prevent chafing and irritation.

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    It's non-comedogenic and made of plant-derived ingredients, so it's safe to use on children and sensitive skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.57+ (available in four sizes).

    11. A waterproof timer that'll keep you from spending too much time in the shower — just use the pre-set timer buttons. It'll display the time, temperature, and humidity on the screen and has a large suction cup on the back to mount it to the mirror or tile.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99 (also available in green).

    12. A heat-resistant silicone sleeve that'll hold your hot hairstyling tools, so you don't have to wait for them to cool down. The sleeve can withstand temperatures up to 450°F and fits most flat or curling irons, making it easier to use and store your favourite hair tools.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.49+ (available in five colours).

    13. A travel-friendly infinity pillow that'll wrap around your neck like an oversized blanket scarf. It’s designed to support your chin, so you won’t wake up with a sore neck.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $54.95 (available in six colours).

    14. A set of fabric drawer organizers that'll organize all your small clothing items, so you can see all your options and choose quickly. They're the perfect size to fit in most dresser drawers or slide under the bed.

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    The set includes four bins designed to hold items like socks, bras, underwear, ties, and scarves.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.87+ (available in five colours).

    15. A thick, memory foam knee pillow that’ll help any side sleeper have the sweetest of dreams. The contoured pillow will fit perfectly between your knees and keep your legs, hips, and spine in better alignment while you snooze.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95+ (available in three colours/styles).

    16. A handheld garment steamer that'll remove wrinkles in a couple minutes. It's a great alternative to an iron, which is often time-consuming and requires its own equipment. The steamer is super gentle on fabric and warms up quickly, so you can use it before you leave in the morning.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.99.

    17. A beard bib that'll collect all your hair trimmings and make cleanup an absolute breeze. The ends stick to the mirror with suction cups and has a built-in tray to hold your grooming tools.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

    18. A small-but-mighty power bank charger that'll charge your phone to full capacity up to seven times before it dies. The sleek and compact design makes it easy to travel with and it has two USB ports, so you can charge a couple devices at once.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99+ (available in three colours).

    19. A pair of no-tie shoelaces that'll make quick work of your shoes in the morning. They're super easy to install and lock in place with a toggle stopper, so you can decide how loose or tight you want them.

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    Reviewers like how durable these laces are and use them on a variety of different shoes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in 12 colours).

    20. A mini Crock-Pot, so you can heat up your lunch from the comfort of your desk. It has a carrying handle for easy portability and a removable food container, if you want to leave the base at work.

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    It holds up to 20 ounces of food and will slowly warm your food. The food container is also dishwasher safe, making it easy to clean up.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.24+ (available in four colours).

    21. A pack of reusable shopping bags that'll help you cut down on how many plastic bags you use. Each one can hold up to 35 pounds and folds into a tiny square, so you can easily store them in your purse or backpack.

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    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    22. A pair of microfiber slippers that'll make it cleaning your floors easier and WAY more entertaining. They're soft enough that you can use them on any floor, and they're reusable, so once you're done cleaning, you can throw them in the wash.

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    Get it Amazon Canada for $10.95+ (available in three colours).

    23. An ultra-soft facecloth that’ll remove all your makeup with water — just water! It works gently to remove makeup, dirt, and excess oil from your face, and can be washed easily by hand or in the washing machine when it gets dirty.

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    I love using this on the days when I'm feeling really lazy. Instead of using my usual cleansing oil or micellar water, I can wipe away my makeup with this cloth in a couple of minutes. I also love using it when I do a clay mask. It’s so much easier to get the residual product off my face!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.96.

    24. A set of extra-durable packing cubes that'll make packing for your next getaway so much easier. The cubes come in different sizes, so you can fit all your clothes, shoes, and other travel items into your suitcase.

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    There are six bags in the set, including three mesh cubes, one underwear bag, one drawstring bag, and one cosmetics bag.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $24.88+ (available in three colours).

    25. An electric lint remover that'll gently remove stray fibres from your clothes and furniture, so they look as good as new. It comes with a long USB cord to plug into your laptop or power bank charger, making it a great travel-friendly tool.

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    The lint remover comes with a power cord, an extra blade, a storage bag, and a cleaning brush. Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Union Fabric Shaver Lint Remover (#1 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    26. Or an retractable lint roller that comes in a more travel-friendly size compared to regular lint rollers. It'll fit easily into your bag, so you can keep your clothes fuzz free, even when you're on the go.

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    You can get a pack of refills here to add to their gift, so they won't have to worry.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    27. A food storage container that'll keep your fridge looking tidy and smelling fresh. The containers help seal out moisture and control the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide, so your produce will stay fresher for longer.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Rubbermaid Food Storage Container.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.67+ (available in different sizes and sets).

    28. A stainless steel bag clip that also doubles as a measuring spoon. Now you can scoop your coffee beans and seal the bag with the same tool!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    29. A cable management box that'll turn your desk into a tidy, stress-free zone. It can accommodate power strips up to 12 inches and will keep cords out of sight, which is especially important if you have kids and pets.

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    It has openings on all sides to accommodate cords from any angle and comes with a lid, so you can place a phone or tablet on top. Need a power strip? Add a four-outlet one to your cart to complete the package.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    30. A revolving makeup organizer that is the beauty equivalent of Cher Horowitz's closet. It's perfect for anyone who loves makeup and skicare because it'll save you a ton of space! The shelves are also adjustable, so you can accommodate all your beauty products.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99 (available in black and white).

    31. A large monthly planner you can leave on your desk or mount on the wall with a few command strips. There's enough space to write down appointments and special occasions for each day, along with sections on the side and bottom to write down important tasks, notes, and goals.

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    And when the month is up, you can tear away the sheet and start fresh. There are 18 undated sheets, so you can choose what months you'd like to plan for.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99 (available in three colours).

    32. An orthopaedic seat cushion that'll make your chair feel like an extra-plushy throne. The memory foam moulds itself to your body and helps support your tailbone, lower back, spine and hips.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.95.

    33. A pack of biodegradable cleaning tablets that'll clean your coffee mug or water bottle in no time flat. They eliminate lingering odours and stains inside your bottle and come in a tiny, travel-friendly package, so you can take them with you anywhere.

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    They work on both stainless steel and plastic water bottles or containers. Just fill with water and drop in a tablet like its hot!

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $16.62+ (also available in packs of two and three).

    34. A pair of blue light-blocking glasses that are great for anyone who spends most of their work day staring at a computer. The lenses filter out blue light, which helps reduce eye strain and irritation.

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    Reviewers love how lightweight and stylish the glasses are. They also noticed that their eyes were less tired after using them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in 14 colours).

    35. A silicone strainer that will render your bulky colander obsolete. It attaches right to your pots, pans, or bowls, making it easier and safer to drain hot water. It can withstand temperatures of 450°F, so it won’t melt or warp!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.89.

    36. A high-efficiency air purifier that'll keep your air clean AF! It has a smart filter that removes common household allergens like pet dander, dust, and pollen from the air, so you can breathe easy.

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    The air purifier has a built-in replacement feature that'll remind you when the filter needs to be changed (about every six to eight months).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $101.99 (available in black and white).

    37. A pack of eco-friendly air purifying bags that'll remove bad odours from your clothes and shoes. They’re made with activated charcoal to absorb excess moisture and prevent mould and bacteria.

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    Plus, they can last up to two years. Just place them outside in the sun once a month for at least one hour to reactivate the charcoal. Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the MOSO NATURAL Mini Air Purifying Bag.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $24.95.

    38. A two-in-one hair dryer and volumizer that'll achieve that effortless, bouncy blowout that Cindy Crawford and Cher Horowitz perfected in the '90s.

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    It has three heat and speed options, a ceramic coating, and tiny airflow vents to dry and style hair quickly without damaging or over-styling it. The oval shape of the brush and the nylon pin bristles detangle hair and gets right down to the root to add extra lift.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $56.99+ (available pink and mint).

    39. A LifeStraw, which makes water drinkable by filtering 99.999999% of bacteria and parasites, so you can enjoy a refreshing drink of water while you hike, camp, or travel.

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    It comes with a sealed bag, so you can easily store it in your backpack or pocket.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    40. An all-natural stain remover that'll remove food, grass, sweat, and oil stains from all your clothing, bed linens, and carpets. It's non-toxic, so you can even use it on your baby's clothes.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Puracy stain remover.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.62.

    41. Or an eco-friendly wine remover spray, if you're drinking a glass of red, red wine. It's made with a citrusy blend of fruit and vegetable extracts, making it bleach-free, biodegradable, and safe to use around children and pets.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Wine Away Red wine stain remover.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.02.

    42. A travel-friendly Kindle that'll let you carry an impressive library collection with you at all times. It comes with extra storage and has a long-lasting battery, so you can read whatever you want with the touch of a button!

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    You can create your optimal reading experience by adjusting the text size, font, and backlight. If you want to protect your Kindle, you might want to get a case for it. This one opens and closes just like a book!

    Get an 8GB Kindle on Amazon Canada for $114.99+ (also available in 32GB).

    43. A SELF journal that’ll get you motivated and keep you from procrastinating. It’s got a simple layout, with space on each page to write down daily goals and reflections, and it’ll help you set goals and track your progress over time. Plus, it’s undated, so you can start using it whenever you want.

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    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in two colours and a set of four).

    44. An extra-large water bottle that'll encourage you to drink enough water every day. It has an extra-sturdy handle and a thick nylon strap, making it easy to carry.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.96+ (available in three sizes and in 11 colours).

    45. A memory foam mattress topper that'll send you off to sleep faster than Goldilocks in someone else's bed. It has three layers of ultra-cushy foam that'll conform to the contours of your body and gently cradle you so you have restful and healthy REM sleep every night.

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    The memory foam will help ensure the proper alignment of your spine and provide relief to your pressure points.

    Get a twin mattress topper on Amazon Canada for $58.42+ (available in six sizes).

    46. An Instant Pot that's perfect for anyone who wants to cook, but doesn't have a lot of time to make elaborate meals. It combines seven different kitchen appliances and saves space while doing it! Now you can cook everything in one pot, making it easier to clean up afterward.

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    The Instant Pot replaces the biggest and bulkiest of kitchen appliances like a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer. It also has an automatic feature that'll keep food warm for up to 10 hours. Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Instant Pot.

    Get a three-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $79.97+ (available in four sizes).

    47. An expandable storage bag that'll help organize your trunk and all the random items you keep back there. It comes with a set of straps with hooks to secure it in the trunk or around a seat, so nothing will take a tumble when you fill it up after grocery shopping.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.99.

    48. A nifty clothes folder that'll turn you into an expert laundry folder. It can be adjusted to accommodate thicker pieces like sweaters, and will help you fold perfectly neat stacks that'll keep your closets and drawers looking super orderly.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    49. A pack of tiny cable clips that'll detangle all the cords around your computer. The clips come in three sizes (single, double, or triple) and can fit cords up to six millimetres wide. They also have an adhesive sticker on the bottom, so you can stick them where you'd like.

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    Get a pack of nine on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    50. A space-saving outlet shelf that'll give you a place to put your small devices and declutter your tables and countertops. It holds up to ten pounds and has a built-in cable slot, so your cords don't get twisted.

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    It completely replaces your wall plate cover, so you'll need a screwdriver to install.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    51. A microfibre towel that'll absorb water faster than a traditional towel. It's also extra gentle, so your hair is safe from breakage, split ends, and frizz. Just wrap up your hair like you normally would and prepare to be amazed.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.49 (available in light grey and dark grey).

    52. A life-changing Squatty Potty that'll make it WAY easier to poop. The stool helps you into a comfortable squatting position, which is supposed to be better for your body than sitting. Reviewers say it helps reduce the amount of time they spend in the bathroom.

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    It prevents straining and helps with hemorrhoids, constipation, and bloating. Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Squatty Potty.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (also available as a collapsible model).

    53. A voice-controlled smart speaker that'll become your personal assistant. The Echo Dot has a fabric design to create a rich and dynamic sound for your entertainment. Alexa can also set alarms, answer questions, and check the weather. All you have to do is say her name, say her name!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.99 (available in four colours).

    54. A pair of collapsible silicone straws that'll replace all the single-use plastic straws you'd normally use. They're a great alternative to metal straws, which can be hard on teeth and change temperature depending on whether you’re drinking a hot or cold beverage.

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    The straws come with two cleaning brushes, two carrying cases, and two key chains, making them super travel friendly!

    Get a pack of two straws on Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in multiple colours and sets).

    55. A Click and Grow countertop garden that'll turn your kitchen into a personal vegetable plot. It’s a super low-maintenance garden and can grow up to nine plants at a time. Now you can use fresh produce in your cooking year-round that’s completely free of herbicides or pesticides.

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    It comes with three mini tomato, three basil, and three green lettuce plant pods, so you can start growing right away. It’s also super easy to use: Just insert the plant pods, plug it in, fill it with water, and 🎶 let it grow, let it grow! 🎶

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $259.95+ (available in three colours).

    56. A super-cool alarm clock for anyone who wants to become more of a morning person. It has a warm light that gets brighter and brighter before your alarm goes off, mimicking the sunrise and making it easier for you to wake up every morning.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $153.94.

    57. A fancy SodaStream that'll transform water into a fizzy carbonated beverage in less than 30 seconds. It has three carbonation levels, so you can decide how fizzy you want your drink to be.

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    If you're someone who regularly enjoys a fizzy drink, you'll love this cost-saving and eco-friendly device. You'll need a pack of three one-litre bottles and two 60L carbonators.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $160.88+ (available in black and white).

    58. A 2-in-1 diffuser and humidifier that'll work double time to fill your space with moisture and whatever essential oil you choose. The diffuser’s tank will last up to 10 hours, and it comes with a timer function, so you can decide how long you’d like keep it on.

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    Just add a few drops of essential oils ⁠(lavender and eucalyptus promote relaxation) and get ready to de-stress.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.99.

    59. A password journal that'll keep all your login information in one place, so you don't have to spend ten minutes trying to guess what it is. It has 120 pages and is alphabetized by website name, making it easier to find what you need.

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    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in three sizes).

    60. A pack of elastic bed sheet clips that are as sturdy as Steve Urkel's rainbow suspenders. The metal fasteners attach easily to your sheets to keep them from rolling up, and they’re adjustable, so they’ll fit any bed or sheet size.

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    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    61. And finally, a long and flexible drain snake that has over 4,000 tiny hooks to pick up all the gunk and debris hiding in your kitchen and bathroom pipes. It’ll save you time and money in the long run, because you won’t have to hire a plumber or buy chemical drain cleaners. It’s absolutely disgusting, but incredibly satisfying to use.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.95+ (also available with rotating handle).

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