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    34 Things That Will Help You Save Money So You Can Still Get That Cold Brew

    Or whatever else you like to treat yourself to.

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    1. A draft stopper you can easily install (just peel and stick!) on your door to keep your home the temperature you *want* to to be, whether you're keeping the A/C in during the summer or the cold out during the winter.

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    You can cut the pieces to fit your door, too. And it can help keep bugs out, which 🙌.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "These are a must have! I couldn’t believe how easy these were to apply. The material is very easy to cut with normal scissors and I was able to lay it on the door cut the exact length apply and noticed and immediate difference! We bought these for two doors leaking cold air into the house but it’ll also double to keep little bugs out! The material is very bendable which is nice if you open the door and it’s long it doesn’t damage anything it’s very rubbery." —Lindsay T.

    2. A waterproof fiber mascara if you've ever been tempted to get those pricey eyelash extensions. People swear by this for loooooong lashes, *zero smudging* (even when reviewers accidentally slept in it) and no! more! clumps!

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "The packaging on this mascara makes it look like a high end product! The coloration is beautiful — it is a very deep black color. It makes your lashes look SUPER long. The mascara is thick so it is definitely good to use a curler before hand to add some volume in addition to curling. It is long lasting and once it dries doesn't leave any residue. I accidentally fell asleep in it and in other mascara my eyes would look like a raccoon, but this was still practically the same the next morning. I definitely like it and will continue to use it." —Rachel Wellauer

    3. Ethylene gas–absorbing apples for anyone tired of fresh produce spoiling before they can use it — the company claims these'll save the average household up to $600 per year.

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    They can keep produce fresher for two to three times longer. Each packet inside the Bluapple lasts three months, and you can order replacement packets as needed.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.26.

    Promising review: "This product works so much better than I thought it would! Worth every penny. The little ethylene gas (produce lets off this gas and it speeds up it's demise) absorbing packet goes into the apple and you just toss it in your product drawer. Easy peasy! This pack comes with two apples and enough packets to last a full year. I have had strawberries last over a week in the drawer (no fuzzy mold or squishy spots). This has resulted in less waste and I am sure that they have more than paid for themselves in food savings in just a couple of months. So glad I gave these a try." —Lisa C.

    4. A dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant to remove limescale, rust, grease, and other nasty buildup so your machine runs more efficiently than ever (aka you do *not* have to replace your whole unit if your dishes just aren't getting as clean as they used to) — while you just sit back and relax. It even kills Salmonella and E. coli!

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    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $4.69.

    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher, due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener no longer was doing it's job, so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in good housekeeping magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine, per instructions, and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! My glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully on a monthly basis, as recommended. I can even put it on my subscribe and save order, so I will get a new pack every 6 months. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    5. A roll of ~bamboo~ paper towels you can toss in the washing machine and reuse over *120 times*. They're super-absorbent and durable, but are soft enough to use on your skin, too. You can even use them on your Swiffer!

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    One roll of these will tackle a number of messes equivalent to 60 ROLLS of conventional paper towels.

    Get a roll from Amazon for $8.99.

    Promising review: "I've had these bamboo towels for a month now and am incredibly impressed with their performance! They're much larger than a regular paper towel, thicker, softer and more absorbent. I've washed the first ones I've torn off the roll several times now and they DO survive the laundry and perform just as well afterward. I've only used five bamboo towels this month, washed them and re-used. Several times. I would have been through a whole roll of Brawny by now. One caveat...when you wash them, you're supposed to air dry them, so I haven't sent any through the dryer. And I haven't needed to, because allowing them to air dry has not affected the quality of the towels when I 're-roll' them!" —A. Clark

    6. An easy-breezy pineapple corer perfect 🎶 if you like piña coladas 🎶... but not spending a fortune on pre-cut pineapple. This thing is so easy to use, it's like a tropical vacation in your kitchen.

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    Cut off the top of your pineapple, twist the corer into the fruit (kind of like a wine bottle corkscrew), then pull it out. You now have a cored and spiral-cut pineapple in minutes!

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    Promising review: "I love this pineapple slicer! I personally love pineapples, but usually I'm hesitant in purchasing them because for me they are cumbersome to cut. This pineapple slicer however makes slicing my pineapples so much easier! You simply cut the top of the pineapple and then twist the slicer into the pineapple clockwise. When you are done, just pull it out and you get these perfectly sliced and cored pineapples every time! I can easily add them to my daughters lunches, or cut them for an afternoon fruit salad. I absolutely love this slicer and I look forward to buying pineapples now because this slicer makes them so easy to cut ." —S. Daily

    7. An electric fabric defuzzer, because hand-picking all the pills off your favorite sweater in the middle of the office is not a cute look. This under-$15 tool will bring it back to its former glory!

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    These'll shave 'em right off with one pass — without damaging your sweaters.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in seven colors).

    Promising review: "Okay, 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 depilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh. Hi, I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything depilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me." —Sydney Jensen

    Learn more about it in This Magical Fabric Defuzzer Will Absolutely Change Your Life.

    8. A John Frieda hot-air brush that combines the powers of a round brush and a hair dryer, giving you the bounciest blowout with just one tool. And without a hefty Dry Bar price tag.

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    It has TWO heat settings (plus a cool setting to set your style) AND ***ionic power*** to reduce frizz and add massive shine. And it has ceramic coating to reduce heat damage to your hair. Just let your hair air dry most of the way for the easiest, quickest results!

    Get the 1.5-inch brush from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in a one-inch brush).

    Promising review: "OMG this is the BEST HAIR TOOL for haircut with layers!! When I tried to style it at home with a regular blow dryer and round brush I couldn't do it like the my hairstylist — it came out flat and straight. Then I came across this AMAZING brush. I am SOOOOO GLAD I tried it. This product is truly everything!!! It is LIGHTWEIGHT, which makes it very easy to hold, the heat temperature on high is perfect (first i thought it wasn't hot enough, but it's perfect to style hair without causing heat damage), the bristles are soft, hair slides through, does not pull on hair, no breakage at all. The feature that I LOVE is that it has a cool setting to let curls cool down before releasing them (NO NEED TO USE HOT ROLLERS). This hot air brush is so great that I had to purchase one for mom as soon as I was done using it. Cannot say enough good things!" —FashionChic

    To say I love this brush would be an understatement. Check out my full review of the John Frieda hot air brush for all the ~hairy details~.

    9. A set of reusable snack and sandwich bags so you can stop buying and tossing disposable ones ever again — and convince you to actually bring lunch to work once in a while. Snacks!!

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    They're leak-safe and freezer-safe, too.

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $6.99.

    Promising review: "These bags are great replacements for disposable plastic bags. The material is durable and easy to clean. I've used the bags to store food items and also to marinade tofu. The marinade didn't leak or spill. I would recommend these bags." —Amazon Customer

    10. A fume-free oven cleaner you can spray on, leave for a minute, and then wipe away for an oven so clean, you'll think it was swapped out for a new model overnight.

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    Get it from Amazon for $5.89.

    Promising review: "Miracle in a spray can! I had just about given up on my stove top, and was getting ready to purchase a replacement top when I came across this product. I sprayed it on the entire surface of my stove and let it sit for two days. After that, with a little elbow grease I was able to easily remove all the extensive build up! It almost looks like brand new. By investing a few dollars and time, I was able to save so much more, since I no longer need to purchase a new stove top. Such a bargain in this little spray can." —Jem

    11. A budget planner to help you break your finances down, including sections for goals (whether in your career, or just spending habits), important due dates, and a monthly budget to track how much you're shelling out.

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    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 11 colors).

    Promising review: "I have struggled with budgeting my entire adult life. I have made many resolutions that I was going to keep track of my spending and that I was going to plan for the future, but the resolution has fallen apart for many reasons, not the least of which was not having a way to keep track with which I was comfortable. This planner allows me plenty of space at the front to name my budget goals, and to keep track of my progress. Rather than seeing a budget as a lifetime thing, which I think is what makes it hard for me to commit to it on a daily basis, Clever Fox provides me with plenty of motivation to keep going from day to day and beyond. The front of the budget planner allows you to “plan.” Then each month’s pages provide you with room to keep track of what you’ve spent, what you’ve saved, and the progress that you’re making toward each of your goals. By making the plan of a budget to be the attainment of specific goals, it makes budgeting make much more sense in my life." —Lorraine Berry

    12. A grocery list notepad so you 1) never forget anything at the grocery store, and 2) stop wasting money on impulse purchases you don't *actually* need. Stick to the list!

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.49+ (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I put these right on the front of the fridge. I tend to run to the grocery store for one thing I forgot and end up with a whole buggy full. I'm thinking this will surely save me trips to the store and money that I usually waste buying something else. There are extra lines to write in anything that's not listed. Perfect!" —CD

    13. A bottle of Chamberlain's Leather Milk conditioner to bring new life to your furniture, shoes, handbags and more. It's like a time machine for dull, scratched, or dried-out leather, is what I'm saying.

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    Get it from Amazon for $27.95 (or try the smaller bottle for $16.95). Check out their cleaners, protectants, and conditioners for specific items in the same listing!

    Promising review: "Had an old ottoman that the leather was just so dried out. Thought about just tossing it but then I researched leather restoring products this was listed as one of the best. As you can see from the photos, the transformation from dried, discolored leather to what is as close to the original luster that was made with just one application is pretty remarkable. And the feel of the leather is soft and supple. No sticky feeling at all. Very satisfied with the results." —Bonnie

    14. A plant-based, paraben-free shampoo so you can feel good about *finally* washing caked-on foundation out of your favorite tools — while making them last wayyyy longer. The formula'll even leave the bristles soft and conditioned.

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    AND it's cruelty-free and the bottle is made from recycled plastic.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.29.

    Promising review: "This is the best brush shampoo I've ever used. I've used brush shampoos from high-end/luxury lines, too, and they did not work as well as this. First and most importantly for me, there is no scent! I absolutely hate when companies put heavy perfume in products that end up touching or going near the face. When washing brushes with shampoo that is heavily perfumed, that just ends up irritating my sinuses whenever I'm using the brushes to apply makeup. So awful. This is not like that at all, so I can use my makeup brushes without having sinus/allergy trouble. It cleans extremely well! No more going over and over again like with using other makeup brush shampoos. A little goes a long way, too, so it is extremely economical. The value is awesome. I highly recommend this brush shampoo and will continue purchasing it." —L.L.

    15. Antimicrobial silicone sponges that'll never get stinky — they're almost 100% resistant to mold and mildew, more durable than regular sponges, and won't scratch your pots and pans! Aka you won't be tossing a whole new sponge every other day.

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    They *guarantee* that each scrubber sponge will stay odor-free for at least three months.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.95.

    Also available in a version designed to clean your stovetop!

    Promising review: "My girlfriend has a keen nose for mildew, which meant we were throwing out kitchen sponges well before they were worn out. I came across these and was very happy with the first ones we tried. Absolutely no odor, even after several weeks worth of usage. The scrubber will break down long before it starts to smell. A definite winner in my book!" —Amazon Customer

    16. A non-porous silicone blending sponge that'll never absorb any product. 100% of what goes on the sponge goes on your skin!

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    This one has a strap on the back you can slide a finger or two under to make holding it easier!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    Promising review: "I love it! It gives me such a flawless finish and uses so little of my foundation. I was so tired of my sponges soaking up my foundation so I’m so glad I found this! Really full coverage. I recommend!" —Naomi

    17. A drain snake with over 4,000 micro hooks and a slim design to shimmy down any drain (you don't even need to remove the cover) and snag all the hairs and goop that's clogging the system — in one quick pull. No need to call the plumber.

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    Real talk: after learning about this, I ordered two and used it on my bathroom sink and shower. HOLY KAMOLE does it work. So gross, so effective.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    Promising review: "I bought one of these because of the reviews and I thought, with six kids I know we have slow drains. So I break it out on a Saturday night and started with my bathroom sink. OH MY GOSH! Disgustingly amazing. In two seconds I pulled out a massive hair/soap clog. It was truly amazing and so gross! I went to work on the other bathroom drains and they weren't nearly as amazing or as quick but I pulled a bunch of dried hair out of the kids' tub. So after five drains, I had my fun. I've spent a small fortune on Drano type products that never seem to work. I won't buy them again. I was even so amazed I shared the nasty pic on Facebook and didn't think twice about somebody judging me. Get this. Be prepared to throw it away as you're not going to want to clean it." —Jennifer R. Little

    For more unbelievable photos, check out Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging.

    18. A Feed n Wax Wood conditioner reviewers swear by to bring their scratched, worn-out, and dull tables, cabinets, and drawers to new life. It's a heck of a lot cheaper than a kitchen remodel.

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    It'll basically erase years of damage (looking at you, drink rings) and polish up beautifully in minutes, bringing out the natural color and sheen of your pieces — whether the wood is finished or unfinished — *and* add a layer of protection.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.73.

    Promising review: "Our home was built in 1984, solid wood cabinets still solid but needed some love. We are getting ready to update the countertops and I was trying to decide if I wanted to spend the extra money and just replace the cabinets. Decided to try some love on the old cabinets, found this product and gave it a try. Yes, it was some work, but I am a 'hands-on' kind of girl, so spent the better part of a day removing the cabinet hardware, waxing and buffing. This product does feel greasy but I could see it soaking into our old wood cabinets. Even gave some of the more used one a second coat. Left it on for the directed 20 minutes and then buffed off with a clean dry cloth. Our old cabinets look fantastic. So glad I found this, it just saved us thousands on the cost of new cabinets." —K. Pollock

    19. A pack of bamboo makeup removing pads to remove every single trace of dirt and makeup (even waterproof formulas!) with just water, so you stop buying makeup remover or those expensive wipes.

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    You can toss 'em right in the washing machine.

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $8.99.

    Promising review "I bought these to try and cut down on waste in my skin care regimen. I was using disposable cotton rounds for toner twice a day and really wanted to find an alternative. These are nice and large, and thick enough to do the job but not so thick that they suck up the toner. I was afraid I would end up using too much product, but that hasn’t been the case. I feel better knowing I’m not throwing anything away, and I know these will last a long time! Really good investment!" —Michelle

    20. Rubbermaid FreshWorks storage containers with venting technology to keep produce fresh for up to 80% longer.

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    The vents regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide and keeps moisture away so your strawberries taste freshly-picked days and days and days later. I recently got a couple of these and a bunch of basil and strawberries stayed fresh for SO LONG!!

    Get them from Amazon for $4.99+ each (available in two sizes).

    Promising review: "I read the reviews and thought I’d give these a try since they here easily half the price of the other ones I looked at that had to have the charcoal filters replaced periodically. These need no filter changes and oh-my-gosh, they work! I went on a 10 day trip to visit my mom and left my husband home with asparagus, strawberries, and spinach in the containers. He ate some of all of them, but there was plenty left when I got back and they were in perfect condition! I couldn’t believe it! These will save us a lot of money not throwing away food because we couldn’t get through it fast enough. (We shop at Costco and get large containers of produce.) These are TOTALLY worth getting and I will be getting a few more sizes. Excellent product!!!" —Elizabeth Walter

    Check out our full review of these game-changing containers!

    21. A pair of hedgehog-shaped dryer balls whose prickles will ensure your laundry dries quicker and gets softer than ever. Those towels that take FOR-E-VER (The Sandlot voice) to dry? No more.

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    No wasting money on dryer sheets — and hellow lower electric bill!

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.50.

    Promising review: "I am amazed and surprised at how well these actually work for towels and sheets specifically. I got them at first because I love hedgehogs, and having read reviews I decided to give them a try. When I put a full load of wet towels into my aging dryer, I set it for 70 minutes (the longest time available to me) and then usually have to set the dryer again for about 30 minutes for them to be fully dry. When I use this set of dryer balls, I can set it for 70 minutes - and the towels are dry! I'm saving myself half and hour of time, and half an hour of electricity! They work well with sheets too. I don't see a big difference with clothes, but they quickly paid for themselves." —Kristen W.

    22. A foot filing rasp that'll undo years of callus buildup in mere MINUTES. No waiting for intense creams to do their work, no getting pedicure after pedicure — if you want to see results ASAP, you'll think it's ~grate~.

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    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in black and white, and in packs of two).

    Promising review: "This thing is pretty amazing. I was skeptical for sure, since I've tried all kinds of lotions, balms, and stone-based products, none of which helped my heels whatsoever. I've worn socks to bed for years, because if I don't the sheets hardly last a week before they have holes rubbed through them. My wife ordered this thing that looks like a mini cheese grater, lol, and after two minutes — two minutes! — of rubbing it on my heel, it's a complete 180. I never would've believed it until I tried it myself. This is well worth double what it costs." —LBK

    23. A set of packing cubes to keep you from shelling out cash on checking a bag when you can't quit your over-packing ways. You can fit these (and the tons of clothes compressed inside) right in your carry-on!

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    It comes with a laundry bag to separate your dirty clothes on your way back, and the cubes have mesh tops so you can see what's inside!

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 10 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "These packing cubes exceeded my expectations!!!! I was able to pack for a seven-day cruise: seven day outfits, seven evening dresses, six swimsuits and six swim cover ups. Along with 10 pairs of undergarments, four PJ sets, and three bras. It was crazy. I highly recommend! I used a Vera Bradly weekend tote to fit my packing cubes and then a separate bag for shoes, toiletries, etc. worked perfectly! Very happy with my purchase." —Elias Zuloaga

    24. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo formulated to neutralize yellow tones and brassiness for platinum locks — all in one to three minutes and *without* a trip to the salon.

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    If you leave it in long enough, it'll even give a lavender tint, if you're into that!

    Promising review: "I'm not one to leave reviews, but this product deserves it! Holy cow! I was going to go into the salon to brighten my hair up, but after discovering this product I cancelled my appointment. I'm totally in love! This shampoo is not drying at all and just after two washes I achieved my desired results! I can't recommend it enough!" —Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Check out our deep dive for amazing before-and-afters!

    25. A vacuum-sealing wine saver to remove air and keep your wine fresh for up to a week — great for people who drink one glass a day or use wine for cooking!

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    Put the stopper in your open bottle, attach the vacuum sealer, and pump out the air. When you hear the patented click, that means it's sealed! The vacuum seal prevents oxidization (because there's no air next to the wine), preserving the taste.

    Get a wine saver with two stoppers from Amazon for $11.89 (also available in larger sets with more stoppers and different designs).

    Promising review: "This product keeps your red wine good for about a week and is also nice to use on white wine to ensure freshness. I'm so happy I bought it! I like to have a glass of wine or two in the evenings, but I rarely finish a bottle of red within the time it takes the wine to go bad (which I find is 3-4 days). With this, my red wine lasts about a week and a half!" —LindsayRoseEliz.

    Learn more about this stopper in If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper.

    26. A filtering Nalgene water bottle that'll provide great-tasting water on the go, without having to schlep massive packs of the bottled stuff from Costco.

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    It has a coconut shell–based carbon fiber mesh filter built right in to remove particulates and contaminates from your tap water.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I decided to get this bottle simply for the fact that I drink a ton of water and I want to save on using plastic water bottles. This filter gets rid of any foul taste there is. The worst is when I go to the gym and try to use the water dispenser there, it tastes absolutely foul. I tried this bottle with the gym water and boom! Crisp, clean tasing water. It’s super easy to sip through the straw as well and size is perfect." —Nicole C.

    27. And a set of reusable straws so you can fully replicate that Starbucks iced-coffee feeling without actually going there — aka you'll help save money AND save the turtles.

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    Plus, they come with a narrow brush for easy cleaning.

    Get a set of four (two straight, two bent) from Amazon for $5.89 (also available in black and silver).

    Promising review: "I got these straws as a gift for my mother. She likes to use a lot of plastic straws, and I got these for her to use instead. They are a good way to conserve plastic since they are reusable and won't end up in the dump after one use. The straws don't make the liquid taste any different than with a plastic straw. Worth the money!" —Julia Bowers

    28. And a pack of cable-hugging critters to take a ~bite~ out of the annoyance of fraying cords. No bent cord = no exposed wires, so you can stop buying replacement cords every couple of months.

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    Never underestimate a problem-solver that's *also* fun.

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.99 (or larger packs of 12 for $11.99).

    Promising review: "Love these little guys! Fit the cord perfectly and kept ends protected. Happy little characters add a bit of whimsy." —Kristie M Lee

    29. A borderline miraculous shoe-cleaning kit to erase the damage you've inflicted on your favorite kicks, whether they're leather, nubuck, suede, canvas, vinyl etc. You *knew* you shouldn't have worn them to that muddy festival.

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    Just add on a little bit of the concentrated cleaner and water to the included brush and scrub away — the blend of saddle soap, oils, and conditioners will gently banish dirt, grime, and even grease and grass stains.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    Promising review: "It works great! I was a little unclear on what exactly I could use this shoe cleaner on when I ordered it, but I trusted the reviews and went for it. Turns out, this shoe cleaner works on just about anything. I cleaned up all my daughter's outgrown shoes to get them ready for consignment, and this stuff cleaned the whole lot! It worked on everything from Crocs and jellies to Uggs and Birkenstocks. I still can't figure out how something so powerful when cleaning canvas and rubber could somehow melt into suede and leather without leaving a trace. They should call it Pink Mystery Shoe Cleaner, if you ask me. I still have 95% of the bottle left, by the way. I definitely think I got my money's worth! Nice that they threw in the brush, too." —Beth C.

    30. A scratch-removing car restoration kit with a buffing pad and polish to make those door-scraping accidents in the parking lot a worry of the past. No hefty bodyshop price tag.

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    It buffs away scraped-on paint and minor scratches — if you can feel the scratch with your fingernail, you'll need to actually go to your local body shop.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    Promising review: "Fast shipping and results! I turned too sharp in a parking ramp and my back door scrapped along a purple pillar in the ramp. This happened a good year ago, and I never got around to taking care of the ugliness. My husband gave me so much crap, and I came across to this product, read the reviews, and ordered. It only took me about 20 minutes to get my 'after' results. It did, however take a lot of elbow grease. Ladies, don’t waste your time and money at the dealership. This product saved me over $500!" —S.R.

    31. A flexible spatula specifically designed to remove every last drop of foundation or concealer. EVERY DROP. Seriously, look how clean that bottle is!!

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.

    Promising review: "This product is fantastic for dispensing foundation that doesn't come with a pump. I waste so much less makeup and make much less mess. It also really does help you use up every drop. The other end of the spatula also has a little ball on the end, and will pick up product from much smaller tubes like concealers!" —Nurse Jen

    32. A knife sharpener with two grooves (one for coarse sharpening and one for quick touch-ups) to make your year-old knives slice like brand new.

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

    Promising review: "I have had my set of knives for over 10 years. I was looking to replace them when someone recommended trying to sharpen them. I hated sharpening the knives with the sharpener they came with. I wanted something easy. This was it! I sharpened all my knives with it and they are like they were when I first purchased them. This knife sharpener made it quick and easy. It saved me a lot of money from purchasing a new set. If your knives are dull, give this a try. You can't beat it for the price!" —M. Bell

    Learn more about this handy sharpener in our editor's in-depth review, and check out our picks for the best chef's knife on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    33. A cruelty-free eyeshadow primer to keep your makeup look on lock all day AND all night. That's right, you will NOT have to reapply before your evening plans.

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    Get it from Amazon for $13.06.

    Promising review: "So let me start by saying I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From high end to low. Mac, Lorac, Urban Decay... they don't hold a candle to Thank Me Later. I have very oily skin. Using this primer, shadow lasts a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands, if I'm lucky. Thank you Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I love this stuff!" —Melissa Mae

    34. A ~guac lock~ container that'll press alllllllll the air out so your precious dip won't turn brown or get mushy. Leftover guac? Miracles DO happen.

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    Get it from Amazon for $15.75.

    Promising review: "Fairly certain I've never left a review for ANYTHING on Amazon but everyone needs to know how amazing this product is! I finally purchased it after the price inflated up to almost $70 and came back down to $30! WORTH. EVERY. PENNY. I'm a self proclaimed guac enthusiast and the guac in my photo is a WEEK OLD. I put this bowl to the test when I first got it and it gets an A+++ ! The guac is not only fresh in color but still has great taste after a whole week! Getcha one guac lovers!" —angel brooke raines

    And if you *don't* want to spend all your newly saved cash on a local coffee shop, you can always try an airtight cold brew maker so you can get your ice-cold caffeine fix for cheaper — and without actually having to leave the house.

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    Air tight = your coffee won't taste like the Chinese food leftovers that are *also* in your fridge.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (also available in a larger two-quart size).

    Promising review: "I was wasting money every single morning at Starbucks on coffee I didn't even like until the Takeya came into my life. I went from spending $90 to $100 on coffee a month to under $10. This is how I make my coffee: I fill up the tube about three quarters of the way full of coffee grounds (so it's extra concentrated) on Saturday night. On Monday morning I remove the coffee grounds and pour three parts coffee and one part cold water over ice in my to go cup with a splash of coconut milk. Adding the water to it makes it so I can make five cups of coffee — good for one every morning for the entire work week. That way I don't have to worry about running out since it takes about 36 hours to make. It's that easy! Not only does it save me money but it also saves me all the time I spent waiting in the drive through (I live in Seattle lines for coffee get long!) Bottom line is it's totally worth it if you're trying to find ways to cut back on spending." —Katie Bee

    I personally own and love this! My Starbucks cold brew habit cut back *significantly* when I bought this. Check out my review of this iced coffee maker for all the deets!

    When that first sip of the good stuff hits:

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