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24 Things That Will Make You Feel Like An Adult This Month

Take the spooookiness out of being a grown-up.

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1. Plug in a Red Cross blackout buddy that lights up automatically when the power is out.

It can also function as a regular nightlight when the power is A-OK.

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $22.57.

2. Stock candy for trick or treaters instead of keeping your lights off on Halloween.

Be even cooler by giving out ~full size~ bars.

Get this bag of minis from Amazon for $18.72 (plus save 25% off Halloween candy on Amazon).

3. And if you have leftover candy, learn which wine pairs best with it.

4. Keep a can of WD-40 in the house to keep your doors from squeakin' and lubricate sticky zippers.

Just two among a ridiculous number of uses.

Get it from Amazon for $7.41.

5. Freeze batches of smoothie ingredients in baggies to make breakfast basically foolproof.

Get the how-to here.

And get 216 quart-size freezer bags perfect for frozen fruit from Amazon for $7.03.

6. Actually remove your makeup ~every day~ with a gentle and inexpensive micellar water.

There's also a version for waterproof makeup!

Get it from Amazon for $6.96.

7. Download pretty (and professional) resumé templates to up your job hunting game.

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Check out all 21 (free!) templates here.

8. Keep your clothes dust-free with a lint roller that just happens to have space tacos on it.

Because adulthood doesn't mean giving up taco prints.

Get it from Forever 21 for $1.90.

9. Make a bucket list that'll inspire you (and help you save money).

Making one is free and easy on

10. Keep your toes dry in a pair of rain boots that'll last forever.

Get them from Amazon for $90+.

11. Make informed decisions by recording ALL the pros and cons.

This pad is sure to help.

Get it from Amazon for $10.96.

12. Learn what kind of hair brush you need to style your hair.

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And then try out these highly-rated brushes from Amazon:

* paddle brush for $4.49

* metal round brush for $13.99

* detangling brush for $10.77

* straightening brush for $12.43

* teasing brush for $5.39

13. Streamline your closet with open side hangers that are perfect for quickly hanging pants.

Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $24.99.

14. Dry your feet on an inexpensive bath mat with a fancy fringe.

Get it from H&M for $12.99.

15. Hang a chart of laundry symbols so you never ruin your clothes again.

Get the instant download from Lazy J Lifestyle on Etsy for $7.

16. Cuddle up under a throw blanket that's ~not~ stolen from your bed.

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

17. Reduce the cleaning supply clutter with ~one~ cleaner that works on basically every surface.

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $11.24.

18. Improve your kitchen skills with a cookbook of foods you'll actually want to eat.

Get the Kindle edition for $15.99 and the hardcover edition for $17.99.

Check out one BuzzFeed editor's awesome experience with this cookbook here.

19. Download an app that encourages you to drink water.

Available for iPhone and Android.

20. Keep a little black book in a drawer with numbers for a plumber, doctor, local pizza place, or any other numbers you need in an emergency.

Get it from Amazon for $6.93.

21. And stop the need for plumbers altogether with a drain catcher that snags every hair.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

22. Buy bedsheets in a material that'll have you sleeping soundly.

23. Pour yourself a healthy serving of wine in a glass that understands you.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

24. And perhaps most importantly, register to vote!

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This is important, the deadline is fast approaching.

You can register to vote online here, or you can learn how to register in your state in person or by mail here.

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