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    42 Practical Products That Everyone, Yes That Includes You, Should Probably See

    The window fly trap in this post is ~practically~ perfect in every way.

    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 visual grocery list pad with rows organized by category (i.e. what isle they should be in). This is a fool-proof system if your grocery skills are not quite up to par. Just circle what you need and you can find it at a glance!

    The colorful pad with food icons arranged in categories from fruits to pet care to deli to snacks

    There is empty space on the sides for any notes, brand favorites, etc. if you're sending someone else out to do the shopping.

    Promising review: "It really helped when we were out of a grocery item to just circle it on the list for the family, so when I ordered groceries I knew what we needed. It didn't stop the family from putting empty cartons in the refrigerator, but at least they let me know that we were out. LOL." —Live Laugh Love

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    2. A window fly trap that'll get rid of pesky house flies in an efficient and sanitary way now that spring is bringing back the bugs.,

    Promising review: "Gross yet effective. We live in the country with animals so we have lots of flies. I did not want to hang a fly trap but caved when I saw this. I feel it’s not as noticeable as others and is easy to hide and works very well. Easy to hang and does not leave a sticky residue when removed." —Tina

    Get a pack of 12 pieces from Amazon for $8.99.

    3. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution to clear up redness, bumps, and razor burn. Shaving is about to be a much smoother process.

    Promising review: "This product is a lifesaver, simply amazing!! My before picture (above) is from two months ago without using Tendskin after shaving. That’s how bad my thighs used to get two to three days after shaving. I used to cry so much because EVERYTHING hurt my thighs, including my silk covers. My after picture is from July 31, 2019. As you can see it’s a tremendous difference. Although I still have scars, my shaving doesn’t bring tears to my eyes anymore. It’s helped with razor bumps, ingrown hairs, dark spots, and my sensitivity to denim." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98.

    4. A canvas cup holder for keeping a grip on your sweaty iced coffee when the weather is hot and that tasty treat is tryin' to slip right outta your hands!

    Dreamy Daisy

    Dreamy Daisy is a small accessory shop in Washington, D.C. Check them out for handmade canvas backpacks, spa headbands, scrunchies, and more.

    Promising review: "The product is super cute and fits cups perfectly!!! I bought this for my coworkers and now I need to order one for myself." —Wendy

    Get it from Dreamy Daisy on Etsy for $15.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A Green Chef subscription so you can feast on delicious, sustainably sourced meals. They're all organic *and* you can even find drool-inducing keto and plant-powered selections.

    Sesame-Ginger Beef Patties

    Every week you'll get to choose from nine different recipes that fit a variety of dietary preferences. The meals come pre-measured and with pre-prepped ingredients. They also have recipe cards to guide you through each 30-minute meal. The packaging is always compostable, recyclable, or reusable.

    Get it from Green Chef for $10.49+/serving (available in multiple plans).

    6. A set of soap sheets in nine compact containers (we're talkin' 450 sheets in all!). Toss this in your bag to guarantee you've always got soap at the ready, despite the sketchy bathrooms you may end up in while on-the-go.

    A series of images showing small soap sheets in a container with a model taking them out, holding their hands under water, and lathering them

    Promising review: "These are fantastic! They work just as described (you truly only need a small amount of water and they lather generously) and really do smell like honeysuckle, as a previous review mentioned. :) They arrived quickly and we were able to test them out on a road trip as we visited two national parks and multiple out-of-the-way places in between. I've generally carried liquid hand soap in my trunk, but it's been messy at times and was hard to take with us when we were away from the car. These solved all those issues, and there are enough in the set that everyone could carry a package in their own day pack, we put one in each glovebox, and we have them in our 72-hour emergency kits as well. So handy!" —EMiller

    Get a set of nine from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. A budget planner with space for income, spending, monthly budgeting aaaand two sticker sheets. Use those stickers with pride — everyone who focuses on their finances deserves a gold star!

    Person writing their budget in different areas on an organized planner

    Promising review: "This budgeting planner is the bees knees. I love how many details it has to make your budget work for you. The little cubby in the back is so perfect for cash envelopes and stickers! It’s neatly laid out and there are so many places to take notes and really break it down. And the price *chefs kiss*" —.be.bop.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    8. A fast-acting carpet spot-removing spray you're sure to be grateful to have on hand when your red wine falls out of it.

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING! I was a little skeptical because I have some carpet stains I’ve let sit for a while because I didn’t have any cleaner at the time of the accident. The accidents have included coffee spills and poorly cleaned cat barf stains. I ordered this because I didn’t want to spend the money on a carpet cleaning service plus you have to be out of your house too long. This stuff was INCREDIBLE. You just spray a concentrated amount and then scrub the stain away. It worked in every single stain I had and was super quick and easy. 100% recommend if you need a good spot cleaner!" —Kimberly

    Get it from Amazon for $12.16.

    9. A nail biting polish so you can finally break this frustrating habit. Once you see how healed your fingers look after using this you can proudly shout "Nailed it!" And you should.

    Reviewer before and after with nails bitten to the point of swelling at the fingertips and the nails long and healthy after use

    Promising review: "This really helps!!! I've been biting my nails to the nub for 24 years. I have nails now and I don't bite anymore; that's all I wanted. This product made that happen. It taste SO bad, I never realized how much I subconsciously put my hands in my mouth until I used this. However, I figured I should warn you/give you guys a heads up, be prepared to taste this on ANY AND ALL foods you have to eat with your hands. To me, that was a small sacrifice I was DEFINITELY willing to make to get my nails to this point. I don't even need to use it anymore because now I'm more aware of my nails. All in all, I HIGHLY recommend this product." —Kelsey Walton

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    10. A bottle of Drop It, a natural wine sulfate and tannin remover, that's gonna save wine drunk you from those merlot-induced headaches.

    Reviewer image of glass of red wine with a bottle of Drop It, along with a caption explaining that it's been working

    Drop It recommends 1-2 drops for each glass of white wine, 2-3 for a glass of red, and 7-9 if you're treating the whole bottle at once. Once it's in the glass, swirl lightly for 20 seconds, and you'll be g2g!

    Promising review: "For many years, I have been that friend who always says 'no thanks, I can't drink wine.' Even one small small glass would give me the worst migraine. So I gave up. Several weeks ago, I happened across an ad for Drop It and thought I might as well give it a shot. I took a big risk the day it arrived and had two huge glasses of red wine that I knew would give me a massive migraine the next day. It just so happened I had a midterm that next morning too — and so the stakes were high. I woke up feeling fantastic. Since then I have repeated the experiment (to make sure it wasn't a fluke) and found that no matter how much wine I drink, as long as I use the drops, I don't have a migraine the next day. I'm so pleased to have found something that makes wine drinking possible and enjoyable again! I have nothing but great things to say about the product. It's easy to use and very discreet. I visited some friends last week and we spent a few hours at a wine bar. It was easy to add my drops. I took a small taste of the wine before adding the drops and found that it did not alter the taste at all. Thanks for a great product and a great buying experience. I will be back for more." —Mackenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. A rechargeable light necklace you can toss on your dog to give you some peace of mind while walking around at night. This thing is especially useful if you play fetch with your dog when it's dark, or if they love running around your large yard at night. There's a reason this thing has ~glowing~ reviews!

    Chewy, Khaos

    Promising review: "Everyone should have one of these! It's great quality! I love how it alternates colors and how you can make it stick to one color. My dog loves his necklace. This is a fabulous purchase. Get one right now!" —Khaos

    Get it from Chewy for $15.99.

    12. A box of deep-cleansing pore strips to help you break free from your breakouts.,

    Promising review: "Want to feel disgusting about your previous self from five minutes ago and better about your health for the next couple of weeks? Then wet down your schnozz and toss one of these babies on there. It will transform from malleable and comfortable to a stiff sticky pad on your face. After waiting five minutes, when you are ready to see what disgusting things have been cratered in your nose, pull this baby off. Get ready to feel the rush of excitement as your nose has its blackheads ripped from their pores and you feel cleaner than you do after a shower. Then flip it over and inspect it closely to see how many nasty blackheads were previously calling your nose home. Take a pick or show to a friend, preferably both. Then crumple it up and throw it away and begin the countdown until the next extraction." —r0bdawg11

    Get a box of 24 from Amazon for $11.54.

    13. Acorns, an app that'll help make investing money seriously simple. Let the app do its job and feel free to forget about it — it'll put your spare change from everyday purchases toward stock portfolios, so you can watch your investments grow without any of the work.

    A phone screen showing the Acorns app, which specifies money for investing, spending, and earnings offers

    This even features stores and companies — like Walmart, GrubHub, and Nike — that will give you a percentage back from what you spend, specifically so you can invest it.

    Promising review: "For those new to investing, Acorns is a great app. Just answer a few questions about how you want your portfolio to look — then the app does the hard work for you, and you'll get to watch your money grow over time! You can turn on a feature called 'round up,' which allows you to round all your purchase amounts up to the nearest dollar. Then, the difference is invested for you." —kats469b4463f

    Get the app from Acorns for $3/month.

    14. A drill brush kit, because having a tool that cleans just about everything is gonna make spring cleaning a breeze.,

    This kit includes three nylon power brushes that'll fit on any cordless drill.

    Promising review: "These brushes worked flawlessly. I have a 24-year-old home that has not been remodeled yet. The master bath shower tile and fiberglass shower pan were in pretty bad shape. We tried many types of cleaners to remove residual soap and hard water stains with little success. As a last ditch effort, I purchased these brushes. They worked amazingly well. Using Krud Kutter and these brushes removed every bit of the dirt and polished those tiles so that they shined brilliantly like they did when they were new. I am completely satisfied with my purchase of these brushes. They are well-made and held up beautifully to the forces I applied while using them." —Tom S4TX

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in five styles).

    15. A moisture meter you can place deep down into the soil to know exactly how much water your plant is getting. Under- and overwatering is a thing of the past, people!, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    I love having this tool in my home! I jumped on the 2020 plant trend fast and have filled my home with tons of botanicals (that all have different watering schedules). The meter tells you if a plant is being over-watered or under-watered right down to the root, which is very necessary for a plant parent (who used to be a plant murderer) like myself.

    Promising review: "This item is great. I can check how wet my plants are down where the roots are. So no more over watering! It is very accurate. This works great!!" —Terri Carlson

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97 (available in two colors).

    16. A powder polish for giving your kitchenware a well deserved scrub after you watch Beauty and the Beast with your kid and start feeling guilty about the condition of your own flatware friends.,

    Promising review: "I got some gunk on the outside of a stainless steel pan which I was very fond of and could NOT get the crap off. It ended up in the dishwasher and the gunk turned into something like thick, permanent enamel. I did a Google search and found this was highly recommended. I used it, and it worked! I made a paste, painted it on half the pan, left it, came back, scrubbed with a no-scratch scrubber, and it came off. It’s gone. I’m definitely going to keep this stuff around." —Arlington Anne

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $15.29.

    17. Hoof healer foot balm to nourish your dry, cracked, and callused feet. We're not ~horsing~ around — if your feet are no longer soft as a baby's bottom...this stuff is here to help!

    Large twisting bottle with solid balm inside
    Pickle's Potions and Lotions

    Owner Kristin Mutchler runs this small business out of Wayne, Maine. And FYI, Hoof Healer was an Editor's Choice winner in the Beauty Shortlist Awards this year!

    Promising review: "I love the packaging! I've been using the product for over a week and the results are stunning! My soles are not as rough or cracked anymore, giving me boosted confidence to show off my feet this summer! Thank you!!" —Alyssa O.

    Get it from Pickle's Potions and Lotions on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in three scents and two sizes).

    18. A stainless-steel cleaner that'll wipe up grease, stains, and fingerprints faster than you're able to say "cleaning the sink sucks." Turns out, it doesn't with this stuff.

    Stainless steel fridge with no stains after using product and wipe stains before

    This stainless-steel cleaning spray also comes with a handy dandy microfiber cloth.

    Promising review: "When this arrived, I couldn't wait to get it out of the box to use it! It worked like a charm: streak-free and smells amazing! I actually joked with my brother about how you know you're an adult when you get excited about a cleaning product." —Kelsie

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    19. A bubble pop sensory toy — a calming anxiety toy geared toward adults and children alike! Reviewers say the sound is super satisfying. Want the honest truth? This is already in my Amazon cart.,

    Promising reviews: "This is great. My daughter uses it for stress relief from school." —Amazon Customer

    "I love this sensory toy! It's fun to play with when I'm bored or even on Zoom. The 'pops' are loud and satisfying. Once one side is popped you can turn it over to do the other side. It's very addictive I love it!" —Anna

    Get it from Amazon for $8.45 (available in 29 styles).

    20. Or an essential oil roller — place this in your pocket for a quick aromatherapy restart when things get stressful while you're out and about.

    Small roller bottle with "Peace Elixir" written on the label
    Elixir Apothecary

    This small business is heaven-scent for aromatherapy fans. Owner Michelle has vegan soaps, creams, elixirs, and more in this Atlanta, Georgia based shop.

    Promising review: "Amazing, as usual. This is my second bottle of the anxiety roller ball. It works wonders and I've even got my friends hooked!" —Lindsay Frenk

    Get it from Elixir Apothecary on Etsy for $19.95.

    21. A Guac-Lock, because learning how to keep leftovers fresh is a life skill worth feeding into. Go ahead, enjoy that homemade guacamole for days on end!


    Promising review: "This thing works! This picture (on the right) is 6-day-old guacamole. It's as green and fresh as it was the day I made it! I can't believe it. Amazing." —Janice Hell

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    22. A drinking fountain faucet attachment sure to be loved by anyone who wants a sip of water without dirtying a whole cup and thus, washing a whole cup.

    Sink spout with water lifting into an arc for drinking

    This design only fits standard sized faucets but you can still use this even if it doesn't fit, just be sure to grab an adapter along with it.

    Promising review: "I have Parkinson's and find it difficult to handle a water glass while taking my daily pills. This little water fountain is perfect for me! It was shipped quickly and was super easy to install with no tools. The knob is easy to slide in and out to change from faucet to fountain. The water comes up high enough that I do not have to bend too far over to drink from it. It is not in the way when I wash my hands. I really am glad that I spotted this gadget." —Texas Grandma

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    23. A reviewer-loved time-marked water bottle with a handy flip top lid, leakproof spout, and dozens of colors to chose from. This darling water bottle might actually make drinking water seem, you know, satisfying.,

    Promising review: "I love the finish on the bottle! I hate holding wet water bottles and this does NOT sweat! It also holds two full bottles of 16.9-oz. packages water bottles so it’s very easy to get my full water intake on the go! Easy to carry, fits in my car's cup holders perfectly (not big at all like some water bottles). I got the ombré purple to teal and it’s very true to color. Easy to clean, wide enough for bottle brushes, and the straw stays put. I also love how I just push the little button by the mouthpiece and it just pops open quick for easy drinking (if you’re driving and don’t need to be messing around opening bottles😉). Highly recommend this water bottle. For the price, it’s amazing! Keeps my water cool for hours too." —Alicia

    Get it on Amazon for $17.99 (available in 13 colors).

    24. An anti-microbial linen loaf bag for keeping your beloved baguettes nice and fresh while also giving your kitchen a *gorge* natural, simple aesthetic.

    A light grey linen bag with a drawstring and three baguettes inside

    Lakeshore Linen is located in Castle Rock, Colorado and sells everything from aprons and bread bags to tablecloths and bedding.

    Promising reviews: "I have been using this constantly since it arrived and I like this better than using plastic or paper bags. It's good for the bread and good for the 🌏!" —alorvick

    "This is nicely made with clean interior seams. I use these bags to store homemade bread and it really does keep it fresher longer without sacrificing the exterior crust." —fruitychick

    Get it from LakeshoreLinen for $20.

    25. A Stealth core trainer that's really and truly gonna trick you into loving exercise. This video game balancing board is gonna be your favorite entertainment when you're lying around and looking for something to do.


    Getting a Stealth board was the very best thing that has happened to me during quarantine. Mixing the fun of games on your phone with the natural endorphins you get from exercising is, to put it lightly, genius. I have two in my home and my husband and I compete daily to see who can last the longest. My favorite game is the paragliding challenge, he's into the planet-blasting space adventure. Nerd.

    Promising review: "I believe any money invested in health and fitness is worth it when utilized. This is a great purchase and integrates gaming with fitness. It's a fun way to build a strong core and expose the abs. No assembly is required, just a quick app download and you'll be ready to break your friends' record and at the same time sculpt your abs." —Makisan

    Get it from Amazon for $149.

    26. A flameless plasma arc lighter with an extended handle that's sure to make lighting candles, grills, and fireplaces far easier. This really is the perfect ~match~ for anyone who always needs a little light.

    A person lighting several tall candles with the plasma arch

    Promising review: "I love this lighter and will buy it as a gift for MANY MANY people. What a fabulous gift this makes with a small candle and a special message! I keep two of them at home in different parts of the house. Just using it is FUN! The packaging is classy/classic and amazing. The shipping was prompt and the lighters arrived in perfect condition for my use. You will NOT be disappointed." —Sbarabara

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    27. A set of cart trolley bags for earth-friendly folks who would like an efficient, plastic-free, shopping experience.,

    Each bag holds up to 50 pounds and has an extra pocket.

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I've been looking for. It fits all the shopping carts and you can detach them and take only one to tow all of the bags if you are shopping for smaller quantities. I've been using these for a few days now and I love it. I used to have a bunch of different bags in my trunk and it was very messy. With Lotus Bags, I can finally get rid of all the other bags and have these sitting nice and pretty in the trunk. The cooler bag is especially awesome to keep the items cool while shopping to transporting them home. The bags look very well made and sturdy." —JJ

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in two colors).

    28. A vibrating facial brush — an exfoliating skincare tool that'll take a face wash to the next level. I own this thing and IMHO, I'm pretty confident this would ~vibe~ with just about everyone.

    My hand holding up my palm-sized cleansing brush. It's the shape of a flattened egg, with soft silicone bristles on both sides.
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Before getting this device, although I have a very strict skincare routine, I really didn’t exfoliate often enough. Now being able to gently exfoliate whilst I cleanse morning and night is so great, especially as I have been able to add this into my skincare routine without any additional time! I have super sensitive skin which gets red very easily but this device is gentle enough for me on the middle speed setting (or even higher) with no irritation. You can play around with different levels of vibration, which is great, and I find the highest level is great for massaging the forehead (also try the back for this area) and it's really relaxing!! I’ve had mine for a few weeks already and it still hasn’t run out of charge yet, so will be great for travel! Important to note that I did follow the instructions to charge mine as soon as I received it. Plus the super cute pink color looks so nice in my bathroom!" —Sophie

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in two colors).

    29. A pair of computer glasses to block that pesky blue light, keeping it from seeping into your peepers when you're stuck staring at screens all day.,

    Promising review: "I work in front of a screen all day and had recently been getting headaches due to blue light exposure. You can clearly see the change of color when you put these on, and they've made a world of difference for me. Plus, you can't beat the price!" —kwatson

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 11 colors).

    30. A handy Souper Cubes freezer tray that'll make it ~souper~ easy to freeze notoriously hard-to-freeze things like soups and sauces. Being able to unthaw individual portions of soup has my all-too-adult heart all aflutter.


    This is BPA-free and dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE. My freezer is so much more organized now. Gone are the days of having to defrost an entire bag of chicken broth for one cup for a recipe. I now have perfectly portioned half-cup and one-cup blocks ready to go. They fit easily in freezer bags, take up less space, and make me incredibly happy. There was a lot of attention to detail put into the design and I particularly appreciate the wire inside the rim that holds everything steady — no more worrying about spilling all the liquid on the way to the freezer. Just a fantastic product all around. I purchased this and a cheaper version from another manufacturer at the same time, but returned the other product. This one is definitely worth the added cost." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    31. A bacon towel made with a washable, reusable, cotton-blend so you can eliminate the wad of paper towels that end up in the trash every time you get a bacon craving.

    bacon sitting on the quilted towel

    Use this like you would a normal paper towel when cooking bacon, then soak it in hot water and degreasing dish soap and toss it in the washer. This brilliant creation is from a woman-owned, Colorado-based shop that makes fabric alternatives to all sorts of disposable household products and donates 1% of proceeds to Climate Emergency Fund.

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with our bacon towel. In our quest to be more sustainable, I found it difficult to completely stop buying paper towels since we love bacon, and none of my unpaper towels quite did the trick. Enter the bacon towel, and we are now a 100% paper towel-free home! Great quality and easy cleanup!" —Heather

    Get it from GreenCityLiving on Etsy for $10.

    32. A water-gel SPF 35 — a daily formula that's hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, vegan, and works great under makeup. Is your skin gonna be the envy of all your sunburnt besties? Why yes, yes it is.


    To learn more, be sure to check out "Just 9 Glossier Products We Really Love."

    Promising review: "I've been searching for the longest time for a sunscreen that doesn't feel greasy, make me oily, or cause me to breakout. I was hesitant to purchase this because of the higher price point and small size, but it is totally worth it. This is the only sunscreen I've tried that feels nice on my skin! I use it daily and haven't experienced any breakouts or sunburn." —mckenna

    Get it from Glossier for $25.

    33. Or an avocado oil SPF 30 specifically designed to blend in with dark skin, helping you avoid chalky buildup while still protecting your skin from the sun. Plus, this stuff is super moisturizing!

    A model putting a drop of the sunscreen on their finger

    Promising review: "This is the only sunscreen that hasn’t given me a white cast! It absorbs and clears with no ashy look! I’ve already been through two tubes. I love this product!" —Anon

    Get it from Target for $15.99.

    34. A pack of dander reducing wipes that'll help your kitto have a clean coat this spring and summer without any bath time drama.

    Each pack has 50 wipes. BTW, you can also get grooming wipes from Burt's Bees for your dog.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first, but am so glad I decided to get these. Burt's Bees make excellent products. My apartment is so dry in the cold seasons, even with running multiple vaporizers. My cat was getting very bad dry skin and dander, as you can see in the first image (pictured above, left). After one use her fur is soft, silky, and the dander is so much better! This product will be a regular purchase and a must for my pets!" —Magpie

    Get them from Amazon for $5.83.

    35. A fabric defuzzer is gonna clean up sweaters, sofas, and other aging fabrics that have been a real ~pill~ lately.

    A reviewer's before-and-after image of the side of their sofa. The armrest was scratched with fabric pulled and after using the defuzzer it looks brand new.

    Promising review: "I didn't think it through when I threw some dark shirts and sweaters in the wash with a couple of light towels. They came out with all those fuzzies. I ordered one of these based on the price and customer reviews and I can see why this is rated so high. Since it's so portable, I just sat on the couch and shaved two shirts and a pair of cottony exercise pants while watching tv. I probably would have never worn these items (at least not outside the house!) again if it wasn't for this great little gadget." —Paula Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59 (available in six colors).

    36. An eye primer for anyone who spends way too much time on their smokey eye to have it sweat off the minute they hit the dance floor.

    Promising review: "So I use this primer for my eyeliner AND eyebrows, and it is a life-changer!!! I work jobs and a majority of the day I'm waitressing outside on the patio in the humidity. I needed something to keep my eyeliner intact so I didn't look like a raccoon by the end of my shift. It literally kept my makeup looking like I just put it on allllll day no matter how bad I sweat in the heat!!! I used it only on my eyes first just to try and I was amazed. So the next day I tried it as a primer for my eyebrows too before I filled them in and it does the same for my eyebrows! I'm in love with this product. Hopefully my picture will prove it!!" —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    37. A car trash can sure to save the day (and your upholstery) from suckers, soda bottles, and all the other sticky substances your kids sneak into the car.

    Collapsable fabric trash bin with handles wrapped around passenger seat and sealed top

    Promising review: "This is the most useful little item I have EVER placed in my car for litter management. It's easy to use, easy to empty, AND it doubles as a spare cup holder when needed. I've ordered more for our other cars. The kids have really improved their management of basic tidiness in the car with this in our family vehicle. My husband has managed to keep the passenger seat easy for me to join him in his car, and now our teens will enjoy an uncluttered life in the 'teen mobile.'" —DW

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    38. A set of carriage door magnets — throw these snazzy things on your garage and you're gonna make your sedan feel sensational every time you pull into the driveway.


    Promising review: "These really dressed up our garage door!!!! UPDATE!! It has been almost a year since I purchased these. They have faded ever so slightly but still hold on to the metal of the garage door and have not cracked with the cold of winter or heat of summer. Very pleased!!!" —Robert R

    Get a set of four hinges and two handles on Amazon for $19.99.

    39. A stress vest to keep your K-9 calm when thunder starts rumbling or in other high-stress situations.,

    Promising review: "I’m a little weirded-out by how well this works. It's a lifesaver! I bought it knowing I’d probably send it back. My schnauzer destroys my house when I leave and I don’t want him to spend his life in a crate. I bought this as a last-ditch effort before having him medicated to keep him from freaking out when we leave. It works. 100%. We’ve had it for about four weeks and tested it. If we leave and he’s wearing it he won’t touch ANYTHING. He’s very calm and collected. If he’s not wearing it he is antsy and we come home to DVDs destroyed, picture frames torn apart, his toys gutted and piled in the middle of the room, and hats chewed beyond saving. I’d recommend this to anyone with an anxious dog." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in two colors and seven sizes).

    40. A pair of wildly comfortable bestselling bike shorts you can really and truly wear all day long, whether you plan on spending the day in bed or refuse to spend a single moment inside.

    Model wearing high waisted bike shorts that hit upper mid thigh

    Promising review: "I will be needing these in every color! They're the perfect bike shorts to wear during workouts or otherwise." —Liz Y

    Get them from Everlane for $40 (available in four colors and sizes XXS–XXL).

    41. A pet hair broom that extends up to 60 inches, so you'll actually be able to reach all the nooks and crannies where your pet puts their fanny...and get all the hair they love leaving behind.,

    Promising review: "I bought this broom based on the tons of great reviews and I am not disappointed. I love this broom! It is lightweight but sturdy. I have used it on tile floors and carpet and it does a great job of getting the pet hair, lint, and dirt. I like this so much better than our traditional push broom. It is very easy to clean after use just using my hand, unlike our old broom. It also has a telescoping handle so that you can adjust it to whatever height you need. There is also a squeegee for doing the house windows and the car windows. I highly recommend it." —Joyce V

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    42. And finally, Unwinding Anxiety, a great read you can gather tons of practical coping methods from if figuring out how to deal with your anxiety has been causing you — you guessed it! — anxiety.

    Book cover

    Get it from Amazon for $16.29, Bookshop for $24.84 (to support local bookstores), or check your local library.

    Me, trying to figure out how I've lived my life without these products:


    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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