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28 Products That'll Do Jobs You Didn't Know Needed To Be Done

A foot hammock, whisk wiper, lavender pillow, and 25 other products that'll solve all sorts of odd jobs.

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1. An in-office cookbook so you can cook up something delicious from the comfort of your own break-out room.

Amazon

Promising review: "I am exceptionally pleased with this cookbook. It is full of healthy, protein-rich, filling meals that are beautiful to look at and suitable for quick cooking with only a tea kettle, microwave, or toaster. It’s possible to save a lot of money by not always eating out at work. I would recommend this book to cooks for use at home as well as at the office. Any of the salads would make a lovely summer meal if you add a piece of meat from the barbecue, for example. They are certainly company-worthy too. I will also use this book when I’m on vacation and I don’t have access to a stove. It is truly an inspiring cookbook." —Violetta

Get it from Amazon for $10.40.

2. A foot hammock to help you ~hang in~ there, even when a flight (or train ride or bus ride) feels like it's taking forever.

Get ready to have a real ~leg up~ when it comes to traveling in comfort. Promising review: "I often travel overseas on business and started suffering from numbness and swelling of my feet. After trying this nifty little foot hammock on a flight to Japan, I'll never fly without it again. Not only were my feet comfortable the majority of the flight, they didn't swell at all. I was very excited to find this great gadget and highly recommend it to anyone who travels." —CristianeGet it from Amazon for $10.95.
Amazon

Get ready to have a real ~leg up~ when it comes to traveling in comfort.

Promising review: "I often travel overseas on business and started suffering from numbness and swelling of my feet. After trying this nifty little foot hammock on a flight to Japan, I'll never fly without it again. Not only were my feet comfortable the majority of the flight, they didn't swell at all. I was very excited to find this great gadget and highly recommend it to anyone who travels." —Cristiane

Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

3. Or an inflatable wedge pillow that'll help you sleep soundly even when you're stuck in the middle seat.

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Promising review: "I used this on four international flights last month and it made all the difference in the world. It's compact, easy to inflate/deflate, very versatile in how you can position it, doesn't rely on the tray table, and works well for bulkhead seats as well as those with someone in front of you. I can't sleep with my head back without snorting myself awake, so this is a perfect alternative. I can very comfortably lean forward in my seat and sleep almost like I can in a bed. I'm 6'2" and this pillow is plenty tall enough to just rest on my lap and let me lean forward into it without feeling crunched over. This pillow will easily let me get enough comfortable periods of sleep on a 9-hour flight that I don't feel completely drained upon arrival. My wife tried mine out before we left on vacation and loved it so much she had me order her one. We both wouldn't travel without them now." —Still Chilly In Colorado

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

4. A multi-use whisk wiper you can rest on the counter without making a mess and you can count on it to be clean with one flick of the wrist.

Promising review: "This is an awesome product!! This is excellent quality for the price. It's a nice weight and is comfortable to use. It keeps the whisk off the countertop and is right there when you need to scrape the bowl. The unique design makes cleanup a breeze. Whether you're a master chef or a wanna be like me, this will not disappoint!" —MLEGet it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in seven colors and two sizes).
Amazon

Promising review: "This is an awesome product!! This is excellent quality for the price. It's a nice weight and is comfortable to use. It keeps the whisk off the countertop and is right there when you need to scrape the bowl. The unique design makes cleanup a breeze. Whether you're a master chef or a wanna be like me, this will not disappoint!" —MLE

Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in seven colors and two sizes).

5. A lavender scented memory foam pillow — it's gonna help you relax fast and breath easy all night long.

Amazon

Promising review: "I love how firm this pillow is and I absolutely LOVE the scent. I sleep so well now!!" —Alison Wilcox

Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available in coconut).

6. A door knob organizer that'll be the ~key~ to remembering everything you need when you walk out the door.

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

7. A Forktula you can throw on the prongs of your fork so you can scoop up every drop of sauce left on your plate. Because licking your plate clean is not socially acceptable in some places.

Horrible places. Get it from FireBox for $10.29.
FireBox

Horrible places.

Get it from FireBox for $10.29.

8. A seriously cool pie crust mold to help you make stunning pies Mary Berry would applaud.

Get it from Walmart for $14.43.
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $14.43.

9. And an adjustable crust shield sure to protect your pretty pie crusts from burning. Because TBH "easy as pie" is a big fat lie.

But "easy as eating pie" is a phrase I could embrace. Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).
Amazon

But "easy as eating pie" is a phrase I could embrace.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

10. A pair of laser scissors for anyone who refuses to ~cut it out~ with their collection of cool crafting tools.

Promising review: "I could never cut a straight line for anything until I got these scissors. They work perfectly to light the way for a very straight line. Easy to use. Great to keep in a handy place in the house. You need these scissors!" —Grandma SunshineGet them from Amazon for $9.99.
Amazon

Promising review: "I could never cut a straight line for anything until I got these scissors. They work perfectly to light the way for a very straight line. Easy to use. Great to keep in a handy place in the house. You need these scissors!" —Grandma Sunshine

Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

11. An anti-fog spray to clear up goggles, windshields, and glasses. Because dealing with foggy vision is the ~spits.~

Amazon

Promising review: "This works! My goggles always fog up when I'm swimming. No matter what goggles I buy, even if they say they don't fog, they do fog. Always. I tried this today and was very happy. Following the directions, I sprayed it on and let it sit for a bit, then washed away the excess without touching the lenses. I went swimming for an hour and they stayed perfectly clear." —J.S.

Get it from Amazon for $6.39.

12. A butter cutter that'll give you a ~dairy~ good slice of butter every single time.

Promising review: "My sister bought one for each of us. We both became avid fans. It makes buttering toast far easier. It is a joy when putting butter in a frying pan. I loved using it for the butter in my bread machine mixes — it sure beat measuring! No knife. No mess. Nice thin slices. What more could you want? It has a cover on the bottom to keep the butter fresh and clean. If you use butter, try it! The only negative is that it is fun and makes you want to use more butter!" —CalliopiaGet it from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in three colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "My sister bought one for each of us. We both became avid fans. It makes buttering toast far easier. It is a joy when putting butter in a frying pan. I loved using it for the butter in my bread machine mixes — it sure beat measuring! No knife. No mess. Nice thin slices. What more could you want? It has a cover on the bottom to keep the butter fresh and clean. If you use butter, try it! The only negative is that it is fun and makes you want to use more butter!" —Calliopia

Get it from Amazon for $14.90+ (available in three colors).

13. A flush sensor so you can flush the toilet without getting any germs on your paws.

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Promising review: "I got this for my cat as I am training him to use the toilet. The device is easy to install. It took me around 20 minutes. It waits for the cat (or human) to linger then auto flushes about 10 seconds after the cat jumps off. The motor doesn't make much of the sound when it operates, so no one is disturbed. I love the product!" —BL

Get it from Amazon for $129.95.

14. A three-piece spoon set with built-in spoon rests that'll keep your counters clean so don't have any spoon-related spills to clean up after dinner.

Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $17.49.
Bed Bath & Beyond

Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $17.49.

15. A brilliant flip top to help get every last drop of your BBQ sauce. Get ready for that condimoment of joy when you realize how much sauce this saves.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

16. A pack of pant extenders so you can keep wearing your jeans well into pregnancy.

Promising review: "I'm in the middle of my first trimester and these have been awesome! I'm still too small for maternity pants, but am too bloated to wear my current pants as-is. This pack is great because it includes both kinds of closures (buttons and the metal clasp) and it comes in a variety of colors. Highly recommend! I'm fairly sure I will be using these until I am in all maternity clothes and perhaps after (pair it with a bellyband), and also after baby is born and I go back to work!" —JimmyGet a pack of 13 from Amazon for $18.95.
Amazon

Promising review: "I'm in the middle of my first trimester and these have been awesome! I'm still too small for maternity pants, but am too bloated to wear my current pants as-is. This pack is great because it includes both kinds of closures (buttons and the metal clasp) and it comes in a variety of colors. Highly recommend! I'm fairly sure I will be using these until I am in all maternity clothes and perhaps after (pair it with a bellyband), and also after baby is born and I go back to work!" —Jimmy

Get a pack of 13 from Amazon for $18.95.

17. A lovely weather predictor that'll crystalize according to the weather and be a gorgeous piece of home decor, even (or especially) on a cloudy day.

Firebox

Get it from Firebox for $38.09.

18. A pack of teeth whitening wipes for quickly wiping away wine and coffee stains, which is sure to put a smile on your face.

Promising review: "These wipes are amazing! Wine stains on your teeth are completely embarrassing. I recently bought these for my best friend's wedding and her bridal party and we took amazing photos all night. Definitely comes in hand and saves the night!" —Amazon CustomerGet a pack of 12 from Amazon for $7.29.
Amazon

Promising review: "These wipes are amazing! Wine stains on your teeth are completely embarrassing. I recently bought these for my best friend's wedding and her bridal party and we took amazing photos all night. Definitely comes in hand and saves the night!" —Amazon Customer

Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $7.29.

19. A cast cover that'll give you a ~break~ when you end up in a leg cast — so your toes don't have to be pedicure-perfect (or visible at all) while you're out and about.

Plus it'll keep your unexposed toes toasty! Promising review: "I ordered this a week before I was scheduled for foot surgery. It fit PERFECTLY over my surgical dressing and then, when that was removed, it fit perfectly over my cast. It kept my toes nice and toasty. It is super easy to attach — so much so, that my 3-year-old enjoyed helping Mommy put her 'toe warmer' on! I loved that it has an adjustable strap because my dressing was a little thicker than my cast was. It is machine washable and I did not put it in the dryer since it has the non-skid things on the bottom. It lasted for over two months of use and, if I was still in my cast, would still be going strong. My doctor had never seen anything like it! He said he would definitely tell his other patients about this." —Tonya R. SouthersGet it from Amazon for $14.95.
Amazon

Plus it'll keep your unexposed toes toasty!

Promising review: "I ordered this a week before I was scheduled for foot surgery. It fit PERFECTLY over my surgical dressing and then, when that was removed, it fit perfectly over my cast. It kept my toes nice and toasty. It is super easy to attach — so much so, that my 3-year-old enjoyed helping Mommy put her 'toe warmer' on! I loved that it has an adjustable strap because my dressing was a little thicker than my cast was. It is machine washable and I did not put it in the dryer since it has the non-skid things on the bottom. It lasted for over two months of use and, if I was still in my cast, would still be going strong. My doctor had never seen anything like it! He said he would definitely tell his other patients about this." —Tonya R. Southers

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

20. A 10-piece cake pan set for creating personalized cakes so lovely you'll deserve to ~letter~ in baking.

Walmart

Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this pan! I purchased it because of a friend's recommendation when I needed to make a '9' cake for a birthday. I have to say I'm SO excited to create many more cakes with it. My son turns five in March and this pan will be my go-to. Just remember to place the dividers in reverse so when you flip the cake it's showcased in the right direction. I highly recommend this!!" —ivyleaf489

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $20.36.

21. A pack of makeup shields so your eyeshadow can be smudge-free and fantastic.

Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $9.50.
Amazon

Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $9.50.

22. A set of felted hangers that'll help give you so much more closet space you can completely justify getting a new outfit... every paycheck.

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Promising review: "These hangers are seriously thin enough to give you close to twice the amount of space in your closet. I attached before and after photos to give you an idea (pictured above). Now my clothes all fit neatly! And they are sturdy, no more cracking hangers when you pull off an item of clothing in a tizzy. I'm very happy with my purchase. It cost pennies in comparison to a closet organizer system." —Lisa427

Get a pack of 50 from Amazon for $20.99 (available in three colors).

23. A box of Soylent, because you know you've gotta eat, but you didn't know you could get everything you need in a drink.

Get ready to save a ton of time on meal prep. Promising review: "I decided to try this after hearing about it on my favorite podcast (Stuff You Should Know), and I am so glad I did! I am a busy young professional who is moderately health obsessed. I found myself eating out WAY too often (several times a week) when I started a very competitive and time consuming job. Once I didn't have the time to meticulously prepare everything I ate, I began gaining weight and losing energy. I put off trying Soylent because I am a picky eater but I decided to take the risk. I AM SO GLAD THAT I DID! I am now drinking half a bottle every morning for breakfast and the other half around 3pm, and it has completely changed my diet for the better. I am no longer starving throughout the day and binging on takeout when I finally get the chance to eat. I am losing weight, saving money, and finally getting back to my regular workouts. Stop thinking about it, and just try it. You won't regret it." —ljg98Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $37.05 (available in three flavors).
Amazon

Get ready to save a ton of time on meal prep.

Promising review: "I decided to try this after hearing about it on my favorite podcast (Stuff You Should Know), and I am so glad I did! I am a busy young professional who is moderately health obsessed. I found myself eating out WAY too often (several times a week) when I started a very competitive and time consuming job. Once I didn't have the time to meticulously prepare everything I ate, I began gaining weight and losing energy. I put off trying Soylent because I am a picky eater but I decided to take the risk. I AM SO GLAD THAT I DID! I am now drinking half a bottle every morning for breakfast and the other half around 3pm, and it has completely changed my diet for the better. I am no longer starving throughout the day and binging on takeout when I finally get the chance to eat. I am losing weight, saving money, and finally getting back to my regular workouts. Stop thinking about it, and just try it. You won't regret it." —ljg98

Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $37.05 (available in three flavors).

24. A pack of stiletto bottoms so that breaking a heel doesn't put a halt on the rest of your day.

Walmart

Get a pack of 60 from Walmart for $7.85 or get a similar set from Amazon for $8.99.

25. A dish squeegee to help you clean your dishes in record time.

Promising review: "I am very happy with this product! It works great for scraping food off of dishes and I have already saved a bunch of water due to less rinsing." —AdamGet it from Amazon for $4.99.
Amazon

Promising review: "I am very happy with this product! It works great for scraping food off of dishes and I have already saved a bunch of water due to less rinsing." —Adam

Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

26. A motion activated light so you can turn on the lights simply by walking into a room. Believe me, you'll be so happy you made the ~switch.~

Promising review: "These little switches have got to be one of the best improvements I've made to my house yet. I have three children and I was CONSTANTLY having to walk through the house and turn off the lights or follow my little one around and turn ON the lights for them. I installed these in the two bathrooms and I don't have to worry about it anymore. That nighttime run to the bathroom? No problem. The light turns on for them! Kids forgetting to flip a switch? Not any more. And installation is a snap. This is a good product." —WDLKDGet it from Amazon for $21.86 (available in 26 colors).
Amazon

Promising review: "These little switches have got to be one of the best improvements I've made to my house yet. I have three children and I was CONSTANTLY having to walk through the house and turn off the lights or follow my little one around and turn ON the lights for them. I installed these in the two bathrooms and I don't have to worry about it anymore. That nighttime run to the bathroom? No problem. The light turns on for them! Kids forgetting to flip a switch? Not any more. And installation is a snap. This is a good product." —WDLKD

Get it from Amazon for $21.86 (available in 26 colors).

27. A non-stick oven liner for protecting your oven from drips and spills and for keeping you from getting heated over hard-to-clean messes.

Promising review: "I expected to be happy, but I'm thrilled! Each mat is pliable and fits the entire width of my standard oven. When the mat is against the back wall, it extends up to but not over the front lip of the floor. On first use, pizza cheese and sauce dripped onto the front edge of the mat and onto that uncovered lip. The baked-on cheese and sauce slid right off the mat! Effortlessly! After I cleaned up the lip, I layered a second mat to cover the lip. These mats are so great that I almost want food to drip on them so I can show off how wonderful they are." —Artest OutsetGet it from Amazon for $17.95.
Amazon

Promising review: "I expected to be happy, but I'm thrilled! Each mat is pliable and fits the entire width of my standard oven. When the mat is against the back wall, it extends up to but not over the front lip of the floor. On first use, pizza cheese and sauce dripped onto the front edge of the mat and onto that uncovered lip. The baked-on cheese and sauce slid right off the mat! Effortlessly! After I cleaned up the lip, I layered a second mat to cover the lip. These mats are so great that I almost want food to drip on them so I can show off how wonderful they are." —Artest Outset

Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

28. And finally, books on hygge and healthy habitats, because sometimes all it takes to help bring balance to your life is to stop what you're doing, sit down, and read a good book.

Amazon

Get the hygge book from Amazon for $16.14, Barnes & Noble for $16.96, from a local bookseller through IndieBound here, or find it at your local library here. Get the habitat book for $15.25, Barnes & Noble for $15.75, from a local bookseller through IndieBound here, or from your local library here.

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