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    31 Things That'll Do Jobs You Probably Didn't Even Know Needed To Be Done

    A stress vest, cereal dispenser, hand massager, and 28 other products that'll help solve everyday (and not so everyday) problems.

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    1. A bed bridge that'll turn two twins into a king and truly help you out if you go to bed wondering how to build bridges in your life. I mean, here's one way.

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    Promising review: "I love this bed bridge. I bought two twin XL, adjustable beds and didn't realize the gap it would leave. My husband and I would always find each other in the abyss between our beds. Then this came to the rescue! Now there is no more gap in the bed and it's strong enough to keep us from sinking into it! My husband and I can now cuddle comfortably!" —Cami

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    2. A zero-waste cap – it's gonna transform your pump bottles into squeezable ones when you start running low on shampoo and such, helping you use up every last cent of that expensive stuff.

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    Promising review: "I was so tired of wasting lotion at the bottom of the bottle! I would try everything to get it out, even cutting the bottles in half! (This left plastic bottle shrapnel bits in the lotion — would not recommend!) So I searched the internet and landed on these. They're great and do exactly what you want them to. No more throwing away somewhat-empty-but-not-really bottles of lotion!" —Buy, Buy More, and be...happy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. A dry food dispenser for making the most important meal of the day the easiest meal to make...even for kiddos.

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    Promising review: "We bought two sets of these and we love them. And by we, I especially mean our boys. They like to pretend they're at a hotel. They were a little difficult to fully assemble – the instructions aren't overly clear, but they are easy to clean and maintain. If we move to a house with a bigger kitchen I may buy more." —BeckyBea

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available as a single or double dispenser).

    4. A pack of 100% natural cellulose Swedish dishcloths so you can throw away your grimy sponge *and* prevent overusing wasteful paper towels.

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    Promising review: "These are awesome and I don’t know why I didn’t learn to use these in the kitchen and bathroom ages ago. They wipe down countertops, sinks, and everything, leaving hardly any water behind and pick up even the smallest of debris, lint etc. These are great quality and just as good as the Wet-It Branch." —Shopper56

    Get three from Amazon for $12.63 (available in 12 styles).

    5. A double-sided exfoliating lip brush with a side that scrubs and another that stimulates circulation – both are gonna help make your lips look smoother, fuller, and fantastic.

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    Promising review: "I admit I was skeptical about this product but my desperation to regain my soft lips made me click the 'buy' button. My lips were dried, cracked, and even bleeding — very painful. Even my tried-and-true expensive-as-heck lip moisturizer I use couldn't help. Having this lip brush did the trick and made all the difference. The exfoliation must have allowed my lip moisturizer to get better absorbed. I was able to see results in just a couple days. Now I have soft and supple lips again. And it was so easy to clean the brush afterwards. Where has this thing been all my life? I don't think I can live without it now." —Double-J

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

    6. A hand massager designed to relax your joints and ease pressure. Use this spiffy tool once a day and you're sure to be ~on a roll~ again in no time.

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    Promising review: "This is self care at its best. I like using it on the side of my poor, arthritic fingers. It really feels good over my knuckles. It feels good. Hand arthritis hurts and it is nice to have some relief." —M. V. Kolar

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    7. A genius transparent mouse and memo pad that's ~clearly~ gonna help out A-type souls who love an organized, handmade schedule.

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    Promising review: "What you see is exactly what you get. There are two transparent sheets to keep notes/cards and such separated. Writing on the mat is very comfortable, and I love being able to use it as a mouse pad as well. This is plastic type sheets so you can just wipe them off. Since this mat can be cleaned, I don't see having to ever buy a replacement unless this one becomes torn. Of course, I did end up buying another one because I originally purchased this mat for work and loved it so much I purchased one for home use." —JC

    Get it from Amazon for $10.88.

    8. A multi-use cat carrier designed to let your cat keep their head out and in the open, giving them a feeling of security they can't get from traditional cat carriers. This even has a seat belt opening for car rides *and* foot openings for nail trimming.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical like many others, but this bag is magical, I think! The cats fought over who got to sit/sleep on it straight out of the package, and they don't mind being zipped up in it at all! I used it two days ago to cut their nails — first time I was able to cut them by myself! There are two Velcro slots at the front on each side for their paws to come out. This morning, I used the bag to apply medicine to their ears by myself...super easy! It's made of a heavyweight-type fabric that keeps their feet secure so they don't run away, and protects you from their sharp nails. No, it doesn't protect you from biting, but I don't know of anything reasonable that does. But for normal cats, who just don't like to be 'fiddled' with, this bag is a godsend. I highly recommend it!" —K. Zainea

    Get it from Amazon for $38.95+ (available in sizes S–XL and eight colors).

    9. A bottle of wine drops, a natural sulfite and tannin remover – a few drops of this will let you enjoy your drink without worrying about getting a headache afterwards.

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    One of these will treat up to 55 glasses of wine (up to nine bottles!).

    Promising review: "This product was really amazing. I buy a lot of stuff on Amazon and never write a review, however this product is worth writing one. I've used the Wand as well and like it, however the biggest drawback of the Wand is having to explain why I'm using it to others and causing undue attention. This is a quick solution to that issue. The product itself works great. I get bad headaches whenever I drink wine, however with this product I'm able to drink two to three glasses without the headaches. I'm not sure exactly what causes the headaches, whether it's tannins, sulfites, etc., however I just know this cures the issue. I'm sure there are those who are skeptical, I certainly was, but I can truly say it works for me and hopefully others will find success using it as well." —luke

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    10. A multitool key, so you can unlock endless possibilities without a toolbox in sight.

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    Promising review: "This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! It's a nice, solid bottle opener that I can put on my keychain and travel with. I tested it out immediately with a pop-top bottle and it worked with very little effort on the first try. The box cutter corner on the end of the key is a little sharp but I don’t feel it poke me when it’s in my pocket. This is worth the money." —Jdwashere

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in five colors).

    11. A pack of lobe support patches to ease the weight of your earrings, keeping your lobes from getting stretched and making sure your cutest accessories aren't a weight on your shoulders.

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    Promising review: "Amazing. Literal lifesavers. I LOVE my heavy Kendra Scott earrings, but I’m pretty sure they’re the culprit of why my right earring hole has ripped slightly. Using these support patches, it’s as if the earrings don’t even exist. I am going to tell all of my friends to get these for their heavy statement earrings!!" —Donthemom50

    Get a box of 60 patches from Amazon for $8.93.

    12. An herb stripper – a useful kitchen tool you may not have thought you needed, but use this once and you'll realize this little device has some serious ~herb~ appeal.

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    Promising review: "Where has this been all of my cilantro- and parsley- chopping life? I love this!" —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    13. A curved mascara separator designed so you can smooth out clumping mascara without messing up your makeup.

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    Promising review: "The comb is very precise and works very well for separating eyelashes. I use this when my eyelashes start to clump together after applying mascara. It leaves me with perfectly divided and non-sticking eyelashes. Definitely a better alternative than using the end of a bobby pin! It also came with a sleeve to protect the 'bristles.'" —garlic bread

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    14. A sliding webcam cover that'll let you show off your cute self when you want to, and never when you don't.

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    Promising review: "The device sticks well to the computer and is thinner than any other one I purchased in the past. It's been doing a great job of covering my camera; it slides easily when I want to use the camera, and it's so thin there are no issues closing the laptop. I tend to be kind of hard on my laptop, and I'm impressed with the durability." —Sha

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in three colors).

    15. A set of washable mesh bags for reducing plastic waste when you grocery shop. The moment you ~produce~ these from your bag your fellow shoppers will applaud you with awe and admiration.

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    Promising review: "We have had these bags for almost three years at this point). We use them when we go food shopping for all sorts of produce, as well as nuts and other items from the bulk aisle. They are great for farmers market's trips, too. We use them to transport from store/market to home and then for carrying nuts around during the day for snacking. They have been proven as very durable. There are no holes or rips in any of the bags." —MariaSmiles

    Get five from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. An unnecessarily lovely adjustable high chair that'll grow with your kiddo from infancy to adulthood...literally.

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    Check out the available accessories to see how you can update the chair for life!

    Promising review: "Our daughter loves this chair! She was always uncomfortable in a high chair before, but now will sit and eat for much longer! It's incredibly easy to clean and is light and easy to move around. Highly recommend!" —Andrew Gerber

    Get it from Amazon for $379.95 (available in seven base colors and four wood types).

    17. A waxed canvas log carrier you can use to easily gather up firewood and keep logs together (and looking lovely) by the fire.

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    Because SOMEHOW it is still winter outside!

    Promising review: "I bought this to lug firewood up from our storage rack to our second floor fireplace. It works great! I can carry four or five big logs in it. I've gotten a ton of use out of it. This is a fantastic buy – definitely worth the money!" —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in three colors).

    18. 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.

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    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 $13.06.

    19. A water bottle holder – an efficient way to keep your water bottle with you at all times while keeping your hands free.

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    Promising review: "I love my S'well flask, but it is hard to carry around, especially when I am carrying other things. This allows me to hook it to my purse or belt loop. Works perfectly." —Joyce C Speer

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A jewelry cleaning pen that'll make your antique jewels shine like new...no matter how many times you forget to take them off before dyeing your hair.

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    Promising review: "This little stick works unbelievably well! I have a morganite and diamond engagement ring, and it gets dirty (looks cloudy) often. I use this cleaning stick, the brush gets into all the little crevices, and it comes out looking brand new! I've had it professionally cleaned from the jewelry store I bought it at, and this stick works every bit as good as the professional cleaner. I've also used it on sapphires and topaz pieces, and it works just as well." —H Theiss

    Get it from Amazon for $8.78.

    21. A storage cheese board that can open up into a large serving tray, with a cutting board and stored utensils, and then fold into a storable wedge – your picnics are about to get far, far fancier.

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    Promising review: "I have gotten so many compliments on this cheese board. Everywhere I take it someone raves about it. I love how it came with tags to put the name of the cheese. Highly recommended." —PasoGazelle

    Get it from Amazon for $62+ (available in five styles).

    22. 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.

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    Promising review: "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 $18.88.

    23. A set of Kegel weights that'll help with frustrating incontinence and potentially make sex more enjoyable. Sure, these are great for anyone who has just given birth, but anyone can benefit from strengthening their pelvic floor muscles!

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical. I have the sneeze and pee issue. It’s ridiculous and embarrassing. I read the reviews on this and decided to give it a try. After a week or so of using them (15 minutes or more a day), I noticed a difference. I’m on the fourth color and now when I sneeze, no wee. Yay!" —Steph

    Get a set of six weights from Amazon for $49.99.

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

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    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 $44.95+ (available in two colors and seven sizes).

    25. A bed tent that'll give your little one a cozy and safe space to sleep and keep them toasty warm!

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    Promising review: "I bought this tent to help transition my toddler into a twin-size bed. At the moment the tent is set up over a mattress on the floor and fits perfectly. It’s super cute and my little guy loves it, I find him playing in it throughout the day. We recently moved from a very hot climate to a much colder one and I'm happy that it seems to keep him toasty warm while sleeping. I'm very happy with this purchase – it complements his mountain-themed room perfectly!" —Nate Matlock

    Get it from Amazon for $85.90+ (available in two sizes).

    26. A pack of reusable toaster bags you can use to make TOASTER GRILLED CHEESE. There's no cleanup, no stovetop, nothing but you, your toaster, and a mouthwatering meal.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my elderly mom who loves grilled cheese sandwiches. I was skeptical that this bag on the toaster would work but it did! The only thing I would suggest is after you toast the sandwich, let it sit for a few minutes so the cheese melts better. I prepared it and gave it to her straight away. Bread was toasted on the outside. Cleanup was easy. All in all impressive!" —Amazon Customer

    Get four from Amazon for $6.99.

    27. A set of refrigerator bins that'll organize your fridge and easily show off what you have – keeping you from wasting money on groceries you haven't gobbled up yet.

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    Promising review: "Product arrived exactly as described. The containers are sturdy, and work great! Before my fridge looked like a mess you'd find on an episode of Hoarders." —hari sharma

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $31.50.

    28. A vinyl record cleaning kit to keep your records as smooth as the jazz you're playing on them.

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    Promising review: "This kit is amazing! I highly recommend it. The sound quality is better than ever!" —kaross156

    Get it from Amazon for $27.

    29. A tea bag organizer that'll eliminate the need to keep tea boxes *and* turn your junk drawer into a junk drawer...minus a bunch of loose tea bags.

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    Promising review: "This is the perfect addition to my new kitchen to get my many teas off the counter and out of sight, yet easily accessible. It’s sturdy plastic and fit exactly between the two trims on the inside of my cabinet. Many asked my question – can you mount it? Yes! The description says it holds 90 tea packets but it’s more suitable to 72, 12 in each of the six bins.—2Bounders

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    30. A tongue scraper sure to be a breath of fresh air in your oral hygiene routine.

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    Promising review: "This product has changed my life. If you are a human being who eats food, you will benefit from this product. The amount of plaque and gunk that builds up on your tongue in 24 hours is hard to believe, until you take it off! After use, food tastes better. Breath smells fresher, and my mouth FEELS cleaner. If you were looking to incorporate something simple and effective into your hygiene routine, this is for you." —Trena Cooke

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    31. And a sleek humidifier and diffuser combo that's truly gonna give you the best of both worlds, creating a spa-like atmosphere in your home when the dry air is enough to make you (and your skin) crack.

    Guru Nanda

    I own this and I L.O.V.E. it. For being an extra large diffuser, it's still compact enough to fit snuggly in my apartment. It also looks far more sleek than any humidifier I've ever owned, which gets me to actually use my humidifier. I keep this out all the time and am solidly impressed with the diffusing range – it fills my whole apartment with fab, spa scents!

    Promising review: "This is by far the best humidifier/diffuser I own and I have plenty. I love that it holds so much water, and the mist it puts out is amazing! The colors are beautiful and I like that you can turn that function off for bedtime. I definitely recommend this lovely machine to anyone wanting a large diffuser." —Michelle R.

    Get it on sale from Guru Nanda for $79.99 (originally $139.99).

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