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

    Toaster bags, paw wax, an overflow plug, and 31 other products that'll solve everyday (and not so everyday) problems.

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    1. A sheet of stick-on sound dampeners that'll guarantee your roommates won't hear a peep (or, more specifically, the sound of the cabinets) when you sneak downstairs to enjoy a midnight Pop-Tart you definitely did not buy.


    Promising review: "I live in a studio where the neighbor’s kitchen cabinets are on my side of the wall. After enduring months of cabinet slamming, I finally decided to talk to my neighbors to resolve the problem only to find out they had the really flat door bumpers. I checked my cabinets and had the same thing. I placed two orders, gave one to my neighbors, and used the other on my cabinets. They’re peel and stick, have a 'nipple' cushion in the middle (mutes better than a flat surface), and they're bargain." —Cleosaby50

    Get a sheet of 100 from Amazon for $4.24.

    2. A pacifier holder for tired parents who sometimes need a break from pacifier duty.


    Promising review: "This toy has saved our car rides! Our baby would cry and cry after losing her pacifier and toys in her car seat. This offers a great distraction from being away from mom in the back seat. The handles stay attached securely. The materials used are soft and the toy itself seems of high quality. The design is so cute! My pediatrician even thought the toy was a great idea at her last checkup! Baby girl loves this thing and it has really helped cease the screaming in the car. This is a great little toy and very useful!" —Alisjohns

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in two styles).

    3. A pack of six heat resistant toaster bags so you can skip the cafe prices and perfect the art of a warm avocado toast from the comfort of your own counter (while also keeping your toaster clean as can be!).


    These are also a great way to prevent cross-contamination when there's a gluten-free member in the home. Each bag can be washed with soap and water and used up to 100 times.

    Promising review: "These work perfectly! They make it super easy to remove toast/bagels from the toaster without burning my fingers. Also, NO CRUMBS! I was so frustrated with constantly trying to clean all the crumbs out of my toaster. I finally decided to get a new toaster and use these to catch any crumbs. It works wonders! They keep my toaster clean, help make perfectly toasted bread/bagels, and they're reusable! These things are awesome!" —Kim S.

    Get them from Amazon for $5.45.

    4. A lip scrub, because the elements are rough on lips — they'll appreciate an occasional exfoliation just as much as the rest of your skin.


    Promising review: "I love this stuff! I'm prone to chapped lips and I have anxiety so I find myself chewing on my lips every once in awhile. After a week of using this twice a day, I have stopped wanting to bite on my lips because they're SO soft. My lipstick now glides on so much easier and looks way better." —MsMelLovett

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    5. A window track brush for anyone who can't keep track of the last time they cleaned their window track.


    The shape of the brush is also great for cleaning under stovetops, sinks, and basically all the nooks and crannies your house has to offer.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.88 (available in three colors).

    6. A pair of horizontal glasses that'll let you really relax while reading a book. Sure, this might encourage an incredibly sedentary lifestyle, but I wouldn't read into it too much.


    And these aren't just a silly solution to doing more while you nap, these glasses can be extremely helpful for people who are bedridden.

    Promising review: "They are a bit heavy but are well-made and reading glasses fit nicely under them if you needed. I was bedridden for three years. These glasses made it possible to watch TV, read a book, knit, crochet, sew, etc." —Tyra R

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    7. A foldable cutting board so you can easily dump your sliced veggies right into the pot when you're done chopping.


    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in six colors).

    8. A protective wax to keep your pup covered, literally, preventing any paw discomfort from the elements or painful rock salt.,

    Check out one BuzzFeed writer's full review of this truly fabulous product (#1).

    Get it from Amazon for $12.75.

    9. A spill stopper you can toss over a pot and leave be, worry-free — because a watched pot never boils, but an unwatched pot boils over every time (until now).


    Promising review: "We love this thing! My husband does all the cooking and can’t say enough about this product! It ALWAYS works! And he is famous for leaving pots on high boil unattended. I have bought these for girlfriends and have had rave reviews from them too!" —Laura Leard

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in five colors).

    10. Or a Frywall for saving your stovetop from messy splatters while still allowing you to get cookin'.


    Promising review: "When I normally cook bacon I have to scrub the stove, counters, and even floors afterwards (unless my dog is nearby, hah)! But this has dramatically reduced the amount of splatter I have to deal with. When I used this I only had to worry about a few drops of grease after cooking a package of bacon and I also didn't have to worry about too many stings from the grease flying out at me. I definitely recommend this to reduce the clean up hassle and the grease splatter burns. It's even dishwasher safe so I don't have to worry about it." —GumballWizard

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in two colors).

    11. A pack of six bra strap pads so you can comfortably enjoy wearing that bra you love with straps you hate.


    Promising review: "I would give this product 100 stars if I could. There is nothing more annoying than having to wear a bra to begin with, but to then have to deal with the straps continually slipping off your shoulders... argh! But with these? NO STRAP SLIPPAGE! And they are soo comfortable! I didn't even know I was wearing them. I highly recommend them!" —Debra D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two color packs).

    12. A lunch bag organizer that'll save time on mornings when you need to get the kids' lunches together fast.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. A pack of moisture control socks for anyone with smelly feet who wishes they didn't have to ~sweat it~ so much when taking their shoes off at a friend's place.


    Promising review: "These socks exceed expectations in their function as a covering for my feet. I daresay they might even be the best socks available, as far as regular socks go. It's a nice, noticeable step up from the baseline in terms of comfort and quality. It's hard to get really fired up about socks, but I mean, if these were a pizza instead of socks, they would be a wicked good pizza." —Shamus Mahan

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $14+ (available in 12 styles).

    14. A wine carrier that'll make your Chardonnay look like it's tucked up in a baby carrier (and this'll let you nurse that thing all night long, no hands needed).


    Get a pair from Amazon for $12.99.

    15. A roller stamp for anyone without a shredder who wants to know their confidential documents are safe without a shred of doubt.


    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    16. A tub overflow plug to keep your extra bath water from going down the drain, giving you a deep bath and some deep relaxation.


    Promising review: "Baths have changed for me forever now! I can actually FILL THE TUB and not hear the dreaded sound of half my water (and my expensive magnesium flakes, essential oils, organic bubble baths, and other fancy therapeutic ingredients) tragically vanishing down the drain. If you're a larger person trying to fit in a smaller tub, especially, you know... THE STRUGGLE IS REAL. Now I can take more baths, enjoy more relaxing warm coziness... all because of this little bit of silicone!" —anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    17. A balance board that'll be the perfect balance of active fun and indoor imaginative play.


    Promising review: "I bought this for my son who can't play outside as often with winter here, and we love it. It surprisingly has a 500 pound weight limit, so I am writing this at my standing desk while rocking on it — it's a nice little core workout. It doesn't seem to be marking up my wood floors either. I'm very happy with my purchase." —Mara Czarnecki

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    18. A whiteboard computer pad so you can jot down important reminders right in front of ya face and wipe them away once you've finished the task. That, or you can use it to doodle when your brain needs a break.


    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    19. A blinds duster so efficient you'll stop skipping this dreaded chore and possibly start seeing something other than dust out of your shades for once.


    It comes with five (washable!) microfiber sleeves, so you can dust every blind in the house without stopping.

    Get it on Amazon for $7.99.

    20. A snug-fit undershirt for anyone who's tired of sweat ruining their shirts — this has built-in padding that soaks up sweat before it has even a chance of forming a ring on top shirts.


    Promising review: "This is quite remarkable, actually. The fit is good but it's really the material of the shirt that is the star here. It's smooth, soft, stretchy, and has a cooling effect. I wish all my shirts felt this nice. The pads work well and are not noticeable at all. This is super comfortable and does its job well. Highly recommend." —John Putnman

    Get it from Amazon for $33 (available in four colors and sizes XS–3XL).

    21. A keychain screwdriver to make you the go-to champion whenever something needs a good screw.


    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    22. A fold-out blanket that's water and sand repellant, with spikes that'll hold it in place no matter where you decide to put it.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.88+ (available in three colors).

    23. A buckle-free belt for anyone who doesn't believe in adding holes to their accessories.

    Mission Belts

    I have a mission belt (in fact, it's my only belt) and I absolutely love it! I really only wanted one because I liked the look of it, it seemed like a perfect minimalist accent piece. But now that I know how convenient they are I never want to use another type of belt. This is sleek, the design allows me to wear it on my hips or around my waist, and it's so well made I'm probably not going to buy another belt until... well never, I suppose.

    Get it from Mission Belts for $34.95 (available in 19 colors and XS–XL) or get a different style from Amazon for $11.29.

    24. A shower octopus that'll hold onto everything under the sea while you finish scrubbing up.


    Get it from Amazon for $32.95 (available in three colors).

    25. A pack of three Tide To Go pens, because you've been spilling on yourself for too long and it's time to draw the line somewhere.


    Get them from Amazon for $6.87.

    26. A whole-grain, protein-packed pancake and waffle mix, so you can enjoy the taste of insultingly delicious pancakes while also filling yourself up with a bear-y good amount of protein at breakfast.


    Promising review: "I love this stuff!! As a fitness nut I’m always looking for ways to make waffles and muffins that are high in protein while also being low calorie. This stuff is amazing! I sometimes combine the mix with casein protein and make delicious waffles and protein muffins. Each waffle ends up being 20 grams of protein and it’s because of this mix. Love it!!" —radhe

    Get it from Amazon for $12.77.

    27. A neck relaxing wedge you're totally gonna want to stick your neck out for.


    Promising review: "I’ve been suffering from a cervical disc hernia for years. I feel very relaxed and comfortable on this product. The foam is soft and the shape is perfect for my neck. It is also super light, which makes it very convenient to take it with me when I’m traveling." —Annalise Welling

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    28. A pair of pull tabs so you can finally turn the light/fan on right the first time. This thing really is a seriously ~bright~ idea.


    Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

    29. A weighted cup holder for anyone who knows the only thing that's kept them from staying on their beloved sofa all weekend is the lack of a cupholder... until now.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.66 (available in five colors).

    30. A pack of vomit bags with a twist and seal structure that can save the day (and the road trip) when your kids start getting motion sick the minute you put the key in the ignition.


    Promising review: "It feels weird to write an enthusiastic review for vomit bags, but these are amazing! I first used one of these when I was in transition giving birth to my oldest child at the hospital and even in that wild moment I thought: man, these are SO awesome! What a good idea! After developing severe vertigo that is often accompanied by nausea and vomiting I decided I needed to keep these bags on hand. I hate that I have to have them as no one likes to throw up, but they are just the best when I do. They're easy to hold and are wide enough to be easy to use even in the worst circumstances. They empty easily into the toilet (or tie off easily on the top ring) to throw away. I am so grateful these exist and recommend them to anyone who has frequent occasion to vomit or loves someone who does!" —M. Turner

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $9.49.

    31. A magnetic glasses holder to keep your readers in an easy-to-reach place, keeping you from looking all around the house when all you want to do is look at the paper.


    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $20.

    32. A pack of dishwasher cleaners that'll wash the machine that is supposed to do the washing.


    Promising review: "These are simple to use, smell good, and I've been pleasantly surprised when I open the dishwasher after the recommended cleaning cycle. This product actually does what it advertises!" —Old Southern Charm

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $5.36.

    33. A portable shaving kit sure to get you out of some ~hairy~ situations while on the go.

    Free People

    It has a spray bottle, shave bar, and razor.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors) or from Free People for $15 (available in three colors).

    34. And finally, an ice cream cozy so you can reward yourself for all the clever jobs you complete with a treat that'll stay icy until you've enjoyed every bit of it.


    Promising review: "Every household in America needs at least one of these. Two if you don't feel like fighting your family members." —Amanda Gagneaux

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    Your happy dance after such a (random) job well done.


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