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    1. A password logbook with plenty of space to hold your logins, router's IP address, and the 15-character alphanumeric Wi-Fi password your dad set.

    Promising review: "I finally have all of my usernames, passwords, account numbers, service providers, etc. all in one place. No more sticky notes and little pieces of ripped paper or resetting my passwords all the time to only forget and reset them again. It offers the best layout and amount of information I can log and hasn't disappointed me yet. I love it! This little book is a perfect solution to organizing such info all in one place. You can even store internet service info for easy reference." β€”Elizabeth R.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.33.

    2. A mousepad notepad that'll keep your list of to-dos front and center.


    Promising review: "I rarely write reviews but this product is one I go searching for when the pad starts to run low. I technically use it as a mouse pad (more of a place for the mouse to live on the desk since the actual pad part is not necessary anymore) and it is therefore right underhand and super handy for keeping both the daily/weekly to-do list and time spent plus a spots for note, a quick phone number, long term to-do's to carry forward to next week (aka the next page). Then once a week I tear it off, confirm my time report, next week's to-do list, record any phone numbers, etc." β€”NYKitty

    Get it from Amazon for $13.67.

    3. A bright red door knob organizer for holding all your necessities β€” phone, keys, wallet β€” as well as letters and even the newspaper so you never have to turn around when you're halfway to work because you forgot something.


    Promising review: "I have a tendency to forget stupid things or spend 15 minutes searching for my keys in the morning. This is great because now I'm in the habit of putting my wallet in one of the pockets and attaching my keys to the hook as soon as I walk in the door. There are three different sized pockets so smaller items can be placed in the front one so they don't get lost. The back has a strap to put letters so you remember them. It's able to fit most standard-sized envelopes and they stick out behind the organizer so you won't miss them. The material is sturdy and has held up to a few weeks of usage at the busiest door in my house. A smart purchase for sure!" β€”Joey L.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    4. A daily planner so you can visualize everything you want to accomplish. Crossing out your completed tasks is gonna be sooo satisfying.


    Promising review: "You can stop scrolling around looking for the perfect planner because this one is absolutely PERFECT. It really helps me manage my time and keep track of things all across the board. I also appreciate the positivity it exudes. It starts my day off just right!! I'll definitely be ordering more." β€”Brit

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    5. A pocket-sized Tile Mate because it's not like you can call your keys if you misplace them. Using your smartphone, you can make these trackers "ring" so it's easier to locate whatever is missing. You can even find a lost phone by holding down the Tile button until your phone rings, even if it's on silent.


    Promising review: "I normally don't write reviews for products, but the Tile is too fantastic not to yell it from the rooftops! I am always losing my keys or my phone and with the Tile it makes it so easy to find my keys in a flash or find my phone! All you have to do is attach it to your keys and you're all set! When you misplace your keys, you go into the app on your phone (which is super user-friendly) and tap find my keys. It then rings your Tile that is attached to your keys and if they are not in an area where they can ring, it shows you the location of the tile, which is also very helpful! If you misplace your phone, you can double tap the middle button on the tile and it will ring your phone! It is such an amazing product and I am thinking about attaching them to everything in my house!!" β€”Brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (also available in a four-pack and three styles).

    6. A budget book if you struggle to remember when you paid your credit card bill or have no idea why your checking account is always overdrawn. This will help you stay on top of your finances β€” and set aside money for big expenses and small treats to yourself.

    Promising review: "I really love this budget book! It's been really helpful for me to learn how to manage my money. Sometimes I go over budget, and it's really helpful to see how that happened. The main reason why I bought this book is so I get an idea of how much I spend per month on bills, food, personal stuff, and more before I live on my own. I already purchased a second one for this year." β€”Aurora

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (also available in a mustard-sage color).

    7. A set of sticky tab dividers to keep your notes neat and organized and help you tackle studying like a pro.


    Promising review: "These babies are pretty sturdy and they make putting notes in a book, planner, magazine, or whatever a complete breeze. I really like the ease of these and if you are creative you can make these work for any project. I use them in my textbooks to summarize my notes on a chapter. I also have short-term memory loss after a car accident. I like reading novels but can't remember things, so I use one of these as a book mark and take a few minutes to jot down key things from the book. I really, really, really like these and I am glad they exist." β€”Delaney

    Get them from Amazon for $5.71.

    Read our deep dive into the Redi-Tag's Divider Sticky Notes for more deets.

    8. A gallon water bottle with motivational markers that'll remind you to stay hydrated in the midst of dry skin season. It's easy to forget to drink water while you're tiring away at your desk, but taking sips throughout the day helps your brain function at peak capacity.

    Promising review: "I really like this product because it has helped keep me on track with daily water intake. Instead of gulping down water throughout the day. It's nice to be able to see how much water is left for the day. Not having to guess or keep track of water intake, the bottle is clearly marked. The bottle comes in different colors. It also comes with a strap to easily take it on the go. I especially like that it has encouraging phrases alongside the time marks. It's a water bottle cheerleader!" β€”UndercoverMother

    Get it from Amazon for $6.96+ (available in three sizes and 32 colors).

    9. A set of six wireless remote key finders for tracking the essentials. Each remote has six different colored buttons, which each corresponding to the six colored receivers. Just click the button on the remote that matches the color of the receiver you want to find and the receiver will beep and flash a red LED light.


    Promising review: "Bought this for my mother-in-law as a gift. She is ALWAYS losing her car key, house key, cell phones (she has two because she always loses one!). Wasn't sure if she would use it or it would be too complicated. She not only uses it but loves it! And no more late night or early morning phone calls for spare keys!" β€”Cc

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $18.95.

    10. A magnetic key holder so you have somewhere ~cirrus~ly cute to store your keys instead of tossing them anywhere the minute you unlock the front door. It comes with an adhesive backing so you can mount it on the wall without drilling holes.

    Promising review: "One of the most useful purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I use it every single day to hang my keys. I've had it for at least half a year now it seems. Hasn't lost any magnetism and it holds my car keys, remote start, USB, rewards/gift cards, house and work keys, etc. In love. One of the best purchases I've made." β€”Makenah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    11. A bright printed laptop shoulder bag, because it's too eye-catching to forget to grab it for class. It's got enough pockets to hold your mouse and charger so you can achieve peak efficiency instead of having to leave the library halfway through your essay because your computer died.

    Promising review: "This laptop bag is absolutely perfect if you want something not overly huge and bulky. I was really surprised at the quality of the bag for being only $20. My Microsoft Surface Pro 6 fits beautifully. I can even leave the pen on the side of my laptop and slide it in and out of the bag with no problem. My charger fits nicely into the zippered pocket without much bulk. I am currently using it without the shoulder strap but have left it in one of the side pockets in case I need it at some point." β€”TkB

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four sizes and eight colors).

    12. A meal planner if you spend most weeknights starting sadly into your empty fridge, wishing that food would magically appear because you forgot to write a grocery list or even go shopping.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this thing. I used to just print out a blank calendar for every month and then plan my week, but it always looks so tacky and made it so complicated. This thing is great because it literally gives you half of the page to plan out your meals for the week and the other half for your grocery list." β€”sheri f.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in two colors).

    13. An "all out of" grocery list to help the forgetful shopper remember exactly what it is they need to buy...and it's not six pints of ice cream just because they're three for $10.

    Promising review: "If you're like me, you become a deer in the headlights when you walk into the grocery store. That's why this notepad is a game changer. We keep this on the refrigerator and check the appropriate box whenever we use the last of/realize we are out of something. I also use this list to plan for shopping trips. There is nothing worse than getting back from the store and realizing that you forgot to buy something essential. Making a list only helps when you think of everything that you need when you're making the list. 'All out of' provides a comprehensive list of the essentials and helps with the brainstorming process. I have already recommended this product to my friends." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.36+ (available in six colors).

    14. A set of reusable shopping bags that'll encourage you to use less plastic. These clip to your pants so no more "I left my reusable grocery bags at home!" They expand into full-sized pouches that can hold up to 25 pounds of groceries, because plastic waste is not cute, y'all!!


    Promising review: "LOVE these bags. Have been using one from a promotional campaign at a store for 12+ years, and it's just now started to show some age. It gets used/abused several times a week with much heavier loads than recommended. With the carabiner and draw cord, it clips right on my tiny purse and I never forget it at home or in the truck when I go to the store. Bought these for gifts for a couple of environmentally aware friends, I'm positive they'll love them as much as I do." β€”M. Miller

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $23.96.

    Check out BuzzFeed Reviews' deep dive into the best reusable grocery bags.

    15. A set of magnetic bookmarks for the forgetful reader who's always scrambling to find a lost page. Plus, they come in a pack of five, so it's not the end of the world if you lose one.


    Promising review: "What great little bookmarks for such a reasonable price! They stay in place, which not all bookmarks do. Will order more for my book-loving friends!" β€”S S

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $6.99.

    16. A brightly colored earbud organizer so it's nearly impossible to forget your ear buds. Nothing screams "don't forget me" like the color turquoise.


    Promising review: "My sister-in-law is a busy mom with a bunch of kids and barely any time to get ready. So when I heard she was always misplacing her earbuds and that was eating into her gym time, I hopped onto Amazon and grabbed her the cutest earbud organizer I could find. She loves it, and it really helps because she can tuck it in her bag and even attach it to some of her workout bags." β€”TheOrdinaryHiker

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available in 10 colors and sets of one, two, or three).

    17. A easy–to–spot lip balm keychain, because you're tired of buying lip balm in bulk to replace the tubes that disappear after only a few weeks.


    Promising review: "Perfect for anyone who loses their lip balms frequently. I just use the regular Chapstick brand and it fits perfectly snug in there. Not too tight and not loose enough to fall out. Highly recommend!" β€”Sarah

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $9.50.

    18. A dishwasher magnet if you never know what to expect when you open your appliance. With this, you'll never open the door anticipating racks full of freshly washed plates and cups to find that your partner did not in fact start the dishwasher.


    Promising review: "I don't know why it took me so long to buy this thing, but I'm glad that I finally did. Yes, to some it might be silly, but there are times when I forget or can't tell whether my dishes and glassware are clean. This $3 magnetic sign saves me from washing the 'dirty' dishes another time." β€”Colmac

    Get it from Amazon for $4.83+ (also available as a three-pack).

    19. A "Did you feed the cat?" sign if you're never sure whether Mitten's been fed, especially when she's howling for food.

    Promising review: "She may look cute, but she likes to yell at me first thing in the morning for her wet food. So, of course, I feed her. When my partner gets up later, she tries again, yelling at him like the starving kitty she is NOT. Sometimes he falls for it, and then she gets first and second breakfast. Well, we will be suckered no more! This feeding tracker is magnetic, so we stuck it on the fridge, where the wet food lives. Now we will always know that she was fed, no matter how much she meows at us. We may not win the war, but we did this win battle!" β€”Purple Lotus

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    20. An Echo Dot so you don't have to remember anything β€” this'll do it for you. It can set alarms, remind you of your grocery list, and even tell you how many cups are in a quart when your hands are covered in flour and you can't look it up yourself.


    Promising review: "This is my fourth Echo dot. We have one in every room. They make it easy to communicate with other family members who tend to forget their phones in another room. I use the echo to add items to my grocery list, listen to music, set timers while cooking, and for routine alarms and reminders. I honestly don’t know what I would do without my Echo Dots." β€”CKRawls

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in four colors and multiple styles).

    21. A set of neon organizer rings that playfully point to small items that you don't want to forget, like your phone, watch, or ripe fruit that needs to be eaten ASAP.


    Promising review: "My husband works early and can never find his stuff in the morning. He usually wakes me up in the process of tearing the house apart. Since I bought him these, I've finally been able to train him to put his wallet and keys in one spot where he knows where they are. Thank you for helping me get more sleep!" β€”Steph C

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. A print for anyone with a not-so-green thumb. This handy guide will tell you how often you should be watering your plants so you can turn your home into Plant Parenthood.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I like curious people and want my visitors to look at my house and determine that I have an imagination and a variety of interests. This picture gives them information that they might not otherwise have known and maybe they'll remember when and where they learned it." β€”Curious and pleased buyer.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $35+ (available framed or unframed).

    23. A dry erase elephant so you can jot down reminders the minute you think of them. Your memory may not be as great as an elephant's, but this way you don't have to remember anything at all because you already wrote it down!


    Promising review: "I absolutely love the dry erase elephant! He sits on my desk at work and reminds me of tasks I need to do!" β€”Suann Cox

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    24. A Homesick candle that smells like, well, home, if you live thousands of miles away and have started to forget the scent of your favorite state.


    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money :)" β€”Bailey K.

    Get it from Homesick for $28 (available in 51 styles)

    It's OK, these gadgets have got you covered.

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