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    33 Helpful Things That May Make You Wonder "What Was Life Before This..."

    Pads that do magic✨, tops you can FR wear with no bra, and more. Must-haves, I declare. 🙌

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    1. Herbal-infused pads (with mint, lavender, and aloe!) that'll prob surprise you with how soothing they are to wear. As in, yeah, they can help soothe pain and discomfort.

    my hand holding a pack pads from The Honey Pot Company
    BuzzFeed / Marquaysa Battle

    I actually factually DO NOT know what life was before I stumbled upon these pads???? Listen, when my menstrual cycle comes around, it's typically brutal and never in my life did I ever think any pad would help me with that in any way. I didn't even buy these Honey Pot Co. pads to do that; they were just available on a cashback offer on my fave couponing app so I grabbed 'em (I've never been loyal to any period product brand bc they all typically suck for me and so do periods lol). But these pads!!! They're infused with natural lavender, mint, and aloe meant to soothe you and guess what?! THEY REALLY EASED MY PAIN DOWN THERE! I low-key thought the "infused with [insert fancy ingredient here] was really just cute marketing, kinda like how every beauty brand puts "clean" on their labels now. But I genuinely felt the mint and lavender soothing my soreness/discomfort. It felt like a cooling sensation; it's kinda strong at first but then simmers down. The pads are 100% organic and I had no leakage issues with these during the day or with the overnight versions that I also bought. I also have a fragrance allergy and thankfully these pads didn't break me out. High school and college me? Mad jelly right now. Never using another pad brand again. Period 🤪. Also?! The Honey Pot Co. is a Black-owned and woman-owned brand.  💜

    Promising review (from a customer that's not me, obviously): "I LOOOOVVVVEEEEE these. At first, the sensation was a little intense but by the second or third wear it was sensational!!! They smell amazing and the mint soothes my cramps and tenderness. I highly recommend if you are into cooling sensations for pain." —4C Natural Hair

    Get the organic regular pack from The Honey Pot Co. at Target for $9.79 (20 pads) and the overnight pack for $9.79.

    2. An air fryer cheat sheet cooking times guide because oh yes, you will FINALLY perfect the art to reheated french fries that are actually EDIBLE? It truly is a new day. 🍟

    Willa Flare / Etsy

    The guide offers cooking ideas, directions for cooking times, and heat temperatures. The has a helpful flip-chart design and is made with a magnet so you can stick it to your fridge for easy access. It's by a WillaFlare, a small brand based in Port Hueneme, California that specializes in making our lives easier.

    Promising review: "Very sturdy and I love the magnet on the back. Very convenient source for temperature and minutes when cooking with the air fryer." —WJVdesigns

    Get it from WillaFlare on Etsy for $12.99 (comes with six decal stickers) or try the pressure cooker and air fryer book set for $23.99.

    3. Nooni's Marshmallow Whip Maker that'll transform any cleanser you own into a gentler, marshmallow-like foam. Treat yo' face!

    the device
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is the bomb. Does exactly what it advertises. Makes a thick whipped cream/foam out of washes, making it economical as well as fun. It can 'soften' harsh washes to make the concoction gentler on skin. It's also great for mixing washes if you have two or more you'd like to combine for different effects. And, of course, a little goes a long, long way with this puppy. For the price, it's a steal — if you're into this kind of thing. Definitely give it a try if you're not sure. It's a really cool device." —KnockKnockMe

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    4. Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Base to ensure your shadow and liner stay in place all day long. Mmhmm. Creasing? What's that? Smudging? We don't know her!

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    The cruelty- and paraben-free primer is lightweight and infused with pearl powder to make sure your shadow looks as pigmented on your face as it does in the pa. Plus, it's a sebum-controlling powder to prevent your lids from getting oily and sloshing your shadow around.

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying that I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From expensive to cheap...none of them hold a candle to this. I have very oily skin, but this primer lets my shadow last a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands if I'm lucky! Thank you to Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I seriously love this stuff." —Melissa Mae

    Get it from Amazon for $13.48.

    5. Pumpkin cheesecake coffee syrup since it's officially socially acceptable to indulge in all the pumpkin things, right? RIGHT?! All you'll need is a few drops into your regular joe and boom — it'll be twice as nice. ☕️

    the pumpkin cheesecake syrup bottl
    amazon.com

    Btw, this syrup has zero calories, sugar, and carbs. It's also gluten-free, keto friendly, and kosher. In case you don't dig pumpkin cheesecake (or are just over it), this also comes in a ton of DIFFERENT pumpkin flavors including pumpkin spice, pumpkin cinnamon roll, and pumpkin caramel. Heads up: Several reviewers noted that despite the sugar-free label, this stuff tastes SWEET, so just a pump in your mug will do.

    Promising review: "Syrups can be so hit or miss but this one was amazing! I didn't expect to love it so much. It's the perfect amount of sweetness and spice. No chemical taste or aftertaste. A little goes a LONG way though so just add a tiny amount to your coffee." —Mich

    Get the pumpkin cheesecake syrup from Amazon for $10.99 OR $10.44 if you love it and want the Subscribe and Save option.

    6. A Buttah Skin Rejuvenation Set meant to cleanse, exfoliate, even out the skin tone, and provide lightweight hydration.

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    Btw, Buttah Skin is a Black-owned business and the products are cruelty free. Don't we just loooove to see it?! 😍 This set will come with the cleanser, the vitamin C serum, and your choice of a moisturizer (a cream, facial butter, or gel-cream formula).

    Promising review: "I wish I took a before and after. I cannot believe I have finally found a skincare system that works for me. I have sensitive and dry skin. The cleanser smells great and is soooo smooth. I purchased the rosewater toner as well to apply after washing. I then use the vitamin C serum and end with the coco shea moisturizer. I notice blemishes and dark marks fading and it has only been a few weeks. My skin looks brighter and I am in live with this line!" —Latanya Brockington

    Get it from Amazon for $59 (available in three styles so you have your pick of the CocoShea cream, facial shea butter, or hyaluronic gel cream as a moisturizer).

    7. A cordless, wooden phone speaker to put on your desk that'll amplify the sound from your phone with zero wires, batteries, or power sources! You can even personalize it to make it extra unique.

    The phone speaker with the name "NATHAN" on it, playing music from Spotify on an iPhone
    themanregistry / Etsy

    It's actually part of a cadre of gifts meant specifically for groomsmen and made by The Man Registry shop based in Overland Park, Kansas.

    Promising review: "Fantastic wooden cellphone speaker! The amplification of sound is truly amazing, very rich. Beautifully made and engraved by a true craftsman. Shipped very quickly. I think my son is going to love this. I know I do. Certainly plan on buying more as birthday gifts for other music lovers and maybe even one for myself. I certainly will check out this artisan's other work." —M.E.

    Get it from The Man Registry on Etsy for $34.95.

    8. Boot-fix glue that'll renew those boots with soles that look like talking lips so you get extra wear. (Yeah, RIP to the boots you threw away before finding out about this.)

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was very skeptical about using a shoe glue–type product after a shoe repair store owner told me that he wouldn't/couldn't reattach the sole on my Timberland work boots. He said that no adhesive would hold but maybe try superglue. I bought a bottle of Boot Fix Glue and followed the directions on the package to reattach the soles that had come apart at the toe. I've worn the boots several times now spending hours crawling around historical cemeteries doing restoration work. The repair is holding up fine. I am pleasantly surprised that this product actually lives up to its promises." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.45.

    9. A mug warmer to keep coffee at the perfect temperature while you hang around the house or the office. Because everyone knows, coffee will always be best sipped over time without having to hop up and microwave it every 30 minutes.

    A pink mug of coffee that says "Rise & thrive" sitting on top of a pink heated small plate
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have had my coffee warmer for about two weeks now and use it pretty much every day during the workweek. I am a big coffee drinker (several cups before noon) and this little thing keeps my coffee nice and warm — even hot. I have no complaints and am very happy with it. I spent a lot of time looking for a coffee mug warmer but kept reading so many negative reviews that I couldn’t decide. A friend had ordered this one and recommended it to me. I am very glad that I bought it and I have purchased a couple as stocking stuffers for the holidays. I recommend it. You won’t be disappointed." —RMBL

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in six styles).

    10. Zella leggings to make a super-strong case for not wearing pants anymore, even when it's cold out. 👋🏿👖 Like really, what even are pants?! And why were they even invented when we have these?

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "Hands down, these are the best leggings! They're made of nice thick material so they are not see-through. I love their higher waist, which holds me in. I’m 5'8 and these are the perfect full-length. For the last four years now, I’ve gotten a new pair every year during the Nordstrom sale. They're still worth full price in my opinion. My usual size is an 8/10. I size up to a large and they are great." —Kaitnett

    Get them in straight sizes from Nordstrom for $59 (available in sizes XXS–XL; free shipping) OR plus sizes for $59 (available in sizes 1X–2X).

    11. A chili sauce to upgrade your kitchen with a fresh family-owned condiment you'll reach for on repeat. Ready your taste buds for a burst of spicy, sweet, and savory garlic flavor. 😋🌶️

    jar of chili sauce
    Me's Way / Instagram / Via instagram.com

    The sauce is from Me's Way — a family-owned, Seattle-based brand founded by Chau Tonnu, a proud first-generation Vietnamese foodie. Peep this blurb from the brand: 

    "Chau holds many precious memories of Vietnam — from eating street foods with friends to biking to school under the crimson shades of phượng vĩ (royal poinciana). These memories of her formative years and her experiences as an adult living in the US led her to wanting to share a piece of Vietnamese culture through what she knows best: the language of food... "Mẹ" means mom in Vietnamese, and as our name sake suggests, this sauce was made using our mother’s recipe, her way." 

    Get one jar from Me's Way for $25.95+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A Ninja grill air fryer for anyone who'll always want those grilled lines and most importantly, that smoky, grilled taste from summer barbecues — even when fall weather gets too chilly to be outside standing over an actual grill.

    Salifya / Akers, amazon.com

    My best friend bought one and cooked food for me on it and IT WAS SO DAGGONE GOOD! It tasted like it was fresh from a patio grill instead of a tiny indoor air fryer sitting on her kitchen countertop. I will stan this thing forever.

    Promising review: "O. M. G. This thing is awesome. We have a condo where we are not allowed to have grills on our balcony so I thought I’d give this a go. It is perfect. I just made a steak and it was to die for." —LP1968

    Get it from Amazon for $209.99 (free shipping).

    13. A BedJet 3 Climate Comfort that'll basically turn your bedroom into an extra cozy place — without you freezing OR overheating at night. This baby'll cool, warm, OR dry your sweat right in your bed — and will do so for any bed or mattress size.

    The BedJet 3 Climate Comfort under a bed
    Amazon

    The BedJet 3 works on a powered ventilation cooling system that wicks body heat and moisture right outta your bed so you can focus on sweet — and not sweat! — dreams.

    Promising review: "This is the first time I have ever been moved to write a review on Amazon but this is the single most amazing product if you sleep hot! This thing WORKS and it is saving my life! It only took a NASA engineer to solve my propensity to burst into to flames every night at 2 a.m.!" —Matthes

    Get it from Amazon for $499 (available in two styles).

    14. A Radiate portable campfire (yes, from Shark Tank!) for when you need a quick warmup while at the beach, in your yard, or out camping. And all it'll take is a single match!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Saw this product on Shark Tank and bought it immediately. I am a campfire enthusiast. Sometimes I want a quick fire to sit by and have a cocktail. This is perfect. When you're done you put the lid on and go in the house." —Eric

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (also available in more quantities).

    15. A handmade plastic bag organizer to keep your bags separated and easy to grab when you need 'em.

    Sandwich bag organizer placed on counter
    TeamSipCreations / Etsy

    It's from Basically Birch Shop,  a small business based in Hurricane, Utah, that specializes in an array of wooden-made goods. Heads up: This box ships flat and disassembled to ensure that it arrives with no damage. Several reviewers did note how easy and quick it is to put together though!

    Promising review: "I didn’t know I needed this plastic bag organizer until I saw it! I was constantly annoyed by the jumble of boxes in my drawer, and this was the perfect solution. Well crafted, easy to put together, and with a bit of wood glue, it’s a solid organizational storage piece. Would totally recommend!" —Veronika

    Get it from Basically Birch Shop on Etsy for $26.99.

    16. A ribbed halter top with a built in bra that'll actually feel secure! Like, do I need to write anymore or is it already in your cart because... Not needing to put on a bra is kinda all that needs to be known.

    Klassy Network

    This brami is the wonderful work of Klassy Network, a small woman-owned business that obviously understands how annoying wearing bras actually is. Let's give this brand their flowers because WHEW.

    Promising review: "I totally love these Brami Halter tops. Being a cup size C; not having to wear a bra was almost impossible for me. With the Brami, I am so happy that I do not have to use a bra plus still keep my boobs in place. These are so versatile that I used them everywhere...all the time...even to do yoga. I just love them!" —Zaidy B.

    Get it from Klassy Network for $39.99 (available in sizes XS—3XL and five colors).

    17. Organic linen spray so you can snuggle into sheets that smell like freshly washed linens if you haven't had time to do actual laundry this week between classes. 😬 A few spritzes will buy your nose a lil' extra time. 😏

    the bottle of spray
    Herba Botanicals / Etsy

    Herba Botanicals, a small business based in South Carolina, makes this spray and also specializes in more plant-based smell goods including organic oils, skincare, cleaners, and more.

    Promising review: "Any time I wanna freshen up my room and it’s not time to wash my sheets just yet, I use this linen spray. It smells delightful and I can appreciate that all ingredients in it are all organic. Great product and was shipped promptly. Thank you so much!" —Marcy

    Get it from Herba Botanicals on Etsy for $25 OR let your nose test it out for only $2

    18. A candle warmer so you get the cozy vibe of candles without actually lighting a flame.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    You can sit a smaller wax melt or an ENTIRE candle on top of this baby to get the fragrance going in your dorm.

    Promising review: "When I was shopping for a candle warmer, I decided first and foremost that I wanted to be able to use it for both candles and wax melts and this was the one that caught my eye. So far I love it! I’ve had it for two days and at this point in time I’ve only used it for candles but it works wonderfully. It’s a very good look that matches the rest of my room with the soft grey color. I would definitely gift one of these to my mom if she didn’t already have a ton of candle warmers." —Alive & Kickin

    Get it from Amazon for $17.80.

    19. And! Eucalyptus wax melts to set on top of your warmer to put a scent in the air that'll give your place a spa-like feel.

    size wax melts in a eucalyptus mint scent
    I Just Make Scents / Etsy

    The melts are hand-poured by I Just Make Scents, a family-owned and veteran-owned business based in Lexington, North Carolina. And there are sooo many scents to choose from too including my favorite, lavender

    Get a pack of six melts from I Just Make Scents on Etsy for $10.49.

    20. Thigh-high boots with 3.5-inch heels, which means — yasss — you get the thigh-high lewwwwk without the high-heel pain. And?! Several reviewers noted how these won't slide down your legs halfway through the day. Stan, we must.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have finally found my golden thigh-high boots!!! I have searched far and wide for thigh-highs that actually stay up. These babies do not move the slightest and they aren’t skintight either (I have about average-size thighs). The heel is a great height for tall girls like me — a little over 3 inches for my size 10. The pointed look makes it super sexy and the quality is great. Best of all, I’ve worn these suckers all night long, for six or more hours, and my feet feel great! No pain whatsoever. I’m buying all the colors now." —Lexie

    Get them from Amazon for $45.69+ (available in women's sizes 5–10.5 and 26 styles).

    21. A gel-enhanced seat cushion to give your tush the TLC it deserves when you spend hours studying. It's specifically designed to support your tailbone to minimize the sharp pain that often comes with all that on your bum.

    gel and memory foam cushion placed on an office chair
    amazon.com

    I got this for my mom who experiences sciatic joint pain that makes sitting down for long periods of time an incredibly painful chore. This cushion had SO many good reviews from people who described experiencing the same pain so I got it for my mom for Christmas. She uses it every single day and has told me on several occasions that this cushion is a BIG help for her. She also likes to bring this with her on long car rides so I'm def planning to order a second one that she can just keep in the car so she won't forget it.

    Promising review: "I love this cushion so much I just bought a second one. I’m a short lady and this boosts me about 2 inches in the driver's seat in my car. I used it driving 2,000 miles from Phoenix, Arizona, to Grand Rapids, Michigan, and back this year and it was wonderful. No back pain, fatigue, or sciatica while using it. I love that it has the cutout for the tailbone, too, since mine slightly protrudes. I just bought another one to use in the house too. I'm leaving one in the car. Holds up well and retains its shape nicely and I love that it has a removable washable cover too." —Srossrn

    Get it from Amazon for $35.95 (available in two colors).

    22. A set of blackout curtains because sure, you fell in love with your place because of all that fabulous natural light but all that waking up with the birds every morning is, well, for the birds. Behold, a solution!

    amazon.com

    And they come in colors that are actually cute! I'm really obsessed with the Fresh Green color.

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with these curtains. The material is thick and heavy. Definitely true blackouts. The color is just as described if not better. It has definitely exceeded my expectations. I will be ordering other colors for sure. Don’t hesitate. Order them now!" —Key Monique

    Get it from Amazon for $18.48 (available in multiple sizes and 26 colors).

    23. A piercing pillow with a donut shape so you can still get that sweet side sleep even with a freshly pierced ear. No more tossing, turning, and straining your neck all night to prevent ear irritation.

    model holding a yellow circular pillow with a hole in the middle for your ear to reset
    Studs

    Get it from Studs for $24.

    24. Smart plug-ins to help you turn devices on and off using an app on your phone! You'll also be able to set timers for when you want devices to shut off when you're not in a room (or at home at all!).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    These plug-ins are compatible with Alexa, too, so yeah, you might be able to just say, "Alexa, turn off my lamp," when you're ready to turn lights out for bedtime or, "Alexa, turn off my flat iron," to save your house from burning down. The free app Gosund is compatible with mobile devices IOS 8.0 above, Android 4.4 above.

    Promising review: "These little mini sockets are awesome!!! I tried two other brands of smartsockets but these are by far the best I’ve tried. All I did is download the app, open it, plug the socket in, waited a few seconds for the little blue light to flash...then the app asks me to accept and then I can change the name of the socket, then click, bam, boom! Done! They can be up and running in literally seconds. They are amazing. So far they work flawlessly." —Harper Lee III

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (free shipping; available in a four-pack).

    25. A shortcuts keyboard cover to help folks trying to master Adobe Photoshop that tend to forget a keyboard hack almost as fast as it's learned. Behold, the ~key~ to Photoshopping like a true whiz. (You'll also find a ton of similar keyboard covers for dif software programs from this brand!)

    close-up of the keyboard cover with words and symbols on each key that show what to do in Photoshop by pressing that key.
    Chic Geeks

    This is designed for the standard US Macbook keyboard and will be handy for beginners and OGs alike. Btw, it's made by a Black-owned and woman-owned business called Chic Geeks! I also can't NOT tell ya that the site also has shortcut keyboard covers for Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Logic Pro X, and Adobe After Effects. 😱🤩

    Promising review: "The Adobe Photoshop shortcut keyboard is sooooo dope... I am buying another one. I love it... Gives my MacBook so much personality." —Bree Moore

    Get it from Chic Geeks for $20 or grab one of the other shortcuts covers (available for 11", 12", and 13" laptop sizes).

    26. Wireless sleep headphones that'll play white noise or whatever music you'd like to catch some ZZZs to — all inside a headband that'll fit comfortably around you so you lay comfortably and block out any noise in the house.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am so impressed with this product! I need noise all night but the TV wakes my husband up if I leave it on. I put these on when I go to sleep and listen to a show or podcast. I am sleeping better than I have in ages. I don’t hear my teens as they clomp up and down the stairs or even my husband when he gets up through the night. I’m a small woman and I was worried they wouldn’t stay on but I can move through the night and they stay in place. The headphones part isn’t uncomfortable when I sleep on my side. I would highly recommend this!" —Jessica Derby

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in three colors; free shipping; free one-day shipping with Prime).

    27. A T-shirt roll holder so you'll finally do something about all the T-shirts taking space in your drawers. Plus, this thing'll just look way cooler.

    My closet door closed with several shirts hanging from a hook at the top of the door. The shirts are attached by rolling them up and putting them through stretchy loops.
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    The Roll Keeper is owned by master crafter Traci, who is based in Kenso, Washington — and there are tons of different roll designs for different things like bottles, towels, thread, and way more!

    Also, my BuzzFeed colleague Mallory Mower adoressss hers. Peep her thoughts on it here:

    "Before getting this I was driving myself up the wall with my bad folding habits. I basically shoved all my shirts into the storage drawers under my bed, because I have a teeny tiny closet (the picture above gives you a solid idea of how small it is). This has given me a massive amount of clothing storage I didn't have before. The quality is stellar, and Traci is 10/10 the most thoughtful person I've purchased an Etsy product from!"

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Amazon for $20.99.

    28. A bed rest pillow with arms and an adjustable head cushion so your neck and back can relax properly as you WFB (work from bed). Pillow stacking to get the *right* position is ovuhhhh.

    on the left, a person leans on the pillow with its headrest propped up. on the right, a mom leans on a pillow with headrest turned down. A quote from the mom says, "I can play all night and day on the floor with my daughter without my back aching."
    amazon.com

    Several reviewers noted that this was the winning pillow for them after trying a bunch of different ones to soothe their back and neck discomfort.

    Promising review: "I had been looking for a reading/backrest pillow for a while and nothing was right about any of the others that I found. I loved the features on this one so I ordered it and I could not be happier! The price was great and the quality is outstanding. The removable cover is heavy-duty but so soft and not stiff at all. I love that it comes with a neck roll that can be secured in place by means of loops and buttons that don't interfere with comfort in any way. There's a wide pocket in the back that will hold books and magazines, and another on one of the arms. The very best thing is the memory foam filling! The pillow arrived very firm and heavy which would be great for many people. I wanted it to be less firm. With this pillow, it's easy to adjust to whatever firmness or softness that you are comfortable with since the inner pillow has a zipper at the bottom so you can remove or add the stuffing... The company also has more foam available if you want! I'm thrilled with this and would recommend it to anyone! Five stars are not enough!" —L.S. Floyd

    Get the pillow and cover from Amazon for $79.95 or just the pillow for $59.95.

    29. A bacon sponge that'll absorb excess grease after you've fried your strips to perfection. No more napkin pat-downs OR lines of grease trailing down your chin when you indulge.

    a cloth with bacon strips sitting on it that's soaking up the grease on the bacon
    Glittrsweatandbeards / Etsy

    It's from Glittrsweatandbeards — a brand based in Ankey, Iowa that makes sustainable household products that you can use and reuse instead of tossing them immediately. Yay, Earth!

    Promising review: "Wow! Just what I needed to axe the paper towel habit. Drying bacon was the only thing I used them for. I was searching for a good alternative! This is it. Glad I bought two. I will buy more for stocking stuffers. I wish I could give extra stars for the compostable packaging! Finally, a thoroughly satisfying purchase." —Wendy Hamilton

    Get it from Glittrsweatandbeards on Etsy for $9.

    30. Creamed honey that'll spread like butter on your biscuits and scoop easily into drinks without dripping sticky stuff everywhere. And it tastes AH-mazing. 🍯🐝🤤

    BuzzFeed / Marquaysa

    It's from Zach & Zoë, a family-owned and Black-owned brand that makes its own honey on their farm in New Jersey! The brand sent me their creamed honey to try for myself after I featured the honey in a different post. Now, my thoughts: CREAMED HONEY IS QUITE THE REVELATION! I had no idea it existed until I saw this one (maybe I'm late? Ok.) Anyway, lotsa reviews said that it's great for putting in tea and coffee. The verdict after trying it? It tastes GREAT. Upgrading my favorite hot beverages with this honey was just the start. I super dig the convenience of the creamed texture and have high-key been looking for excuses to use creamed honey on everything. My heart and taste buds now hold a special appreciation for how the creamed honey spreads like butter on biscuits for breakfast. I don't have to worry about honey dripping all everywhere when I try to spoon it out 🙄. Last thing: The creamed honey tasted so great that it prompted me to actually purchase another jar plus the Wildflower Honey with Raspberry. It tastes really good too (especially in tea) but that creamed honey just has sooo many other uses that I'm prob going to have it on repeat for a long while. I'm trying the Matcha honey next though.

    Get it from Zach & Zoë on Amazon for $20.99 or directly from the Zach & Zoë site for $20.

    31. An Always Pan will be your new go-to in the kitchen after you enjoy all its features and realize that "non-stick" feature they brag about is THE TRUTH HONEY! Tell your old forever-sticking pans it's not them, it's you, and things just aren't going to ~pan~ out but you'll ~Always~ cherish the memories. 🤪

    Our Place, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    The pan has a nonstick surface, venting top, mesh basket to steam, and a spoon that fits snugly onto the handle.

    BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell tried the Our Place pan. Peep her review ahead:

    "I have and love this pan! It just feels really nice to hold. The nesting spoon is absolutely genius, everything cooks evenly, and food just glides right off with minimal effort. If you hate scrubbing, consider getting this! Also, Our Place was founded by Shiza Shahid, along with Amir Tehrani and Zach Rosner. She's a Pakistani social entrepreneur who also co-founded the nonprofit Malala Fund, which promotes education for young girls."

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in nine colors). Also, check out our full review of Our Place's Always Pan.

    32. Hoodie hangerssssss! They'll prevent those weird bumps that the wider hangers always put into the shoulders AND make your favorite hoodie easier to just grab and go.

    Venalli Builds on Etsy

    This cool hoodie hanger is made by Venalli Builds, a shop in Overland Park, Kansas that's clearly run by geniuses. Every hoodie hanger will come with a removable clip so you can attach the hoodie hanger to smaller diameter rods or wired shelving.

    Get a set of five from Venalli Builds on Etsy for $20+ (available in sets of five and 10 and in three color options).

    33. KitchenAid sheers — because once you discover that cutting up chicken strips, stir fry beef, and sausages is a boom-boom-done situation when you use 'em, you'll never wanna go back. These. Your drawer. Now. YW. 😘

    amazon.com

    It'll come with a plastic guard for safe storage, too!

    Promising review: "Exceeded my expectations. It cuts meats and veggies well, it's easy to clean as you can see in the second and third pic (I just rinsed it off for like two sec and it looked clean just with water). It was easy to hold and was useful to have on the side to open packages 5/5." —Dank O.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in six colors).

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