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    37 Products That'll Save You So Much Time You'll Swear A Week Had Eight Days

    Time is a social construct...but having to spend less time doing the sucky stuff — like cleaning toilets and making dinner — is also great.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A robot vacuum so you can reclaim your weekend hours for fun stuff...and by fun stuff I do not mean vacuuming the whole dang house. Set a cleaning schedule and let this little guy do the hard work for you.

    reviewer photo of the vacuum showing how much pet hair it vacuumed up
    The black round vacuum in its dock

    Promising review: "I am a NEAT FREAK! I love to clean. I literally clean my house daily. It can’t be clean enough. I have a two-story, three-bedroom three-bathroom house with two dogs. This vacuum cleans all of it! This gadget is legit like a little human vacuuming your floors, but super throughly. It goes over all my rugs and hardwood floors, and it goes in the bathrooms and closets and under all the furniture. Once in a while it gets caught in the wires underneath my TV but most of the time it is able to get itself out of it. It’s quiet. My dogs barely even notice it. This is worth every penny! It’s easy to set up and easy to clean after each use. It does all the hard work for you. Since I’ve had mine, I’ve literally gotten five friends to buy one and they all love it too. (This is NOT a paid advertisement or review. This is just a review from a normal woman who really loves her floors clean.)" —Shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99 (also available in white).

    2. A pack of Downy wrinkle-releasing spray to take your dress shirt from a crumpled mess to a professional-looking garment. Think of all the free time you'll have not having to iron your clothes each morning or drive to and from the dry cleaner each week.

    a reviewer photo of a blue dress shirt looking wrinkled on the left, and the same shirt with less wrinkles on the right

    Promising review: "We no longer use an iron at our house! We bought this originally for a cruise but were so impressed we continue to buy this! If you are on the fence, just do it. This is amazing stuff. All you have to do is spray, stretch/tug out the wrinkles, and go. So easy. Saves me so much time!" —absmobley

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.94

    3. A seven-in-one Instant Pot that'll tenderize meat, soften veggies, and hydrate rice and beans faster than if you made them on the stove top. When you say dinner will be ready in 30, you mean it.

    The Instant Pot

    This do-it-all kitchen appliance is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer.

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I bought it to cook dried beans fast, and it does. A process that required eight hours of soaking and two hours of boiling now takes a half hour. The unit is also easy to clean. Plus it has a whole bunch of cooking modes in addition to pressure cooking. The sauté feature makes it easy to sauté the food in the same pot that you pressure cook in, so it reduces the number of pots and pans you need to cook your meal." —S. Coffrey

    Get the 6-quart Instant Pot from Amazon for $89 (available in a 3- and 8-quart option).

    4. A set of wad-free pads for keeping your bedsheets from tangling in the wash and forming one large damp ball. Is there anything worse than wanting to go to bed but having to stay up because the sheets are still wet? Methinks so.

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet

    Wad-Free is a small biz that was launched during the pandemic. Cyndi, the founder, learned CAD (computer-aided design) to create the pads. And 5% of profits are donated to the American Brain Tumor Association.

    Promising review: "Wow!!! You wonder if things like this really work and well, I can absolutely confirm it does! First, I was impressed that the package came with two of the devices because I was only expecting one. So there was one for the fitted sheet, and the flat sheet. Finally, I tried it out and my sheets not only did NOT wad up, they came out of the dryer feeling fresher, feeling more dry, and unwrinkled! I will be buying a set of these for each of my immediate family members and close friends! What a great gift!!!" —katy

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    5. A pair of leaf scoops because your knees and back deserve some ~re-leaf~ this fall. These oversized claws will making cleaning quicker, cleaner, and easier than scooping them into a garbage can by hand.

    Model holding the scoops and transferring a large handful of leaves into a trash can

    Promising review: "We have a very large wooded property that requires a lot of leaves and sticks to be raked up. We have tried various brands of leaf scoops but most lasted not even one season. Since purchasing the ReLeaf Leaf Scoops our job has been much easier. First of all is the way your hands grasp the scoops. These are much more ergonomic and are actually like extensions of your own hands. Second, these are very sturdy and do not bend when trying to pick up a pile of sticks and debris. We have made it through the season so far without issue. Next will be the dreaded fall cleanup. I highly recommend the ReLeaf Leaf Scoops which make our yard, woods, and garden cleanup easier." —trouble54

    Get a pair from Amazon for $28.95.

    6. A pet hair remover if you can't be bothered to vacuum your whole house every other day just to deal with all the fur. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    Reviewer photo of a black pillow covered in white dog hair and you can clearly see which side they brushed with the fur remover because all the dog hair is gone in that section

    Promising review: "If I could give this product six stars, I would. My husband and I use it almost every day. We have three furry dogs and six fluffy cats, which makes for A LOT of hair. We were using a lint roller before we bought our ChomChom Roller. The lint roller didn't work very well and had to be replaced. We have had our ChomChom Roller for months and it still works just as well as it did when we first got it. We can actually invite our friends over now without worrying about all the pet hair." —Morgan Willis

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    7. A foot file so you can shave away dead skin and calluses with a few swipes. You don't need one hour, two pumice stones, three rasps, and a callus-removing gel for baby soft heels. You just need this foot file.

    Promising review: "I'm not one to talk about my feet. I've had circulation problems for years that are just now resolving and that has lead to deep callouses on the heel of both feet. I bought this on a whim as I have tried other products in the past with no luck. Twenty minutes later I'm touching baby-smooth skin where there used to be deep cracks and rough broken skin. This thing is a miracle-worker and if I could rate it 10 stars I would." —Gully176

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    8. A visual grocery list pad to get you in an out in under 30 minutes. Do you ever just walk into the grocery store, lose track of time, and emerge two hours later? Not anymore!

    The colorful pad with food icons arranged in categories from fruits to pet care to deli to snacks

    Elwyn Life is a small business based in Paris that makes beautiful and functional planners, to-do lists, and more.

    Promising review: "It really helped when we were out of a grocery item to just circle it on the list for the family, so when I ordered groceries I knew what we needed. It didn't stop the family from putting empty cartons in the refrigerator, but at least they let me know that we were out. LOL." —Live Laugh Love

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    9. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover that'll defeat stubborn soap scum and residue that's bested all your other attempts to scrub it away. Instead of wiping for hours and seeing absolutely no difference, give this cleaner a try!

    Reviewer before and after showing the cleaner removed hard water stains on a glass shower door

    It's biodegradable so the scent won't singe your nose hairs and make you gag, plus it's safe enough to use on just about anything — including shower glass, tile, granite, stainless-steel, marble, brass, and porcelain.

    Promising review: "I honestly only bought this product because of the money-back guarantee, thinking that there was no way anything would rid me of the hard water stains on the glass shower doors that I inherited from a former tenant. I had tried lemon juice, vinegar, baking soda, toilet bowl cleaner, a headlight-cleaning kit and even a professional strength cleaning acid, combined with hours of scrubbing by hand and finally with an oscillating scrub attachment for my power drill. I'm not saying that this product works quickly, but that fact that it works at all has me overjoyed! After an hour of using my oscillating scrub attachment, I have completely cleared away a chunk of the stains on the door, which honestly I did not think was possible before today. I am so relieved that I will soon be rid of these embarrassing stains. Very happy with this product and can't wait to tackle the rest of the shower!" —Emmy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    10. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets for anyone whose devotion to caffeine doesn't outweigh their laziness. It's OK — these bad boys will do all the heavy lifting for you so your beloved thermos is crystal clean quicker than it took you to make those stains.

    Progression photo showing a stained mug, the mug with foaming liquid inside, and the mug after it's been cleaned looking shiny and brand new

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING!!!!!! It is completely worth the price. You will be AMAZED at how fast it works and how efficiently too. I admit, I was a little skeptical, even with other users posting pictures. For me, it was a try it to believe it. I did and I totally do. It works so well that it has made one of my tea tumblers look better than when I bought it. I would highly recommend this product!" —T. V. Henson

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    11. A teeth-whitening pen because it's a heck of a lot quicker (and tastes a lot better) than those irritating whitening strips that slip and slide all over your teeth. You can use each pen ~20 times and should expect your teeth to lighten four to eight shades.

    Reviewer before and after showing the pen noticeably whitened their yellow teeth

    Promising review: "I have only used the two original pens that I purchased and can already see an improvement. I am older than 60 and drink coffee daily and red wine weekly." —vicki houska

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A blind cleaner brush if you don't have the time or energy to clean each blind individually. Work smarter not harder!


    Promising review: "Where has this tool been all my life? This is a quick, inexpensive way to clean vinyl blinds. The tool is so easy to use that we have added the chore to my 9-year-old son’s list. We also use it on our metal indoor heat/air vent. Love that the tool comes with washable replacement dusters." —mastermom

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (also available in green).

    13. A heavy-duty oven scrub so it's like the years of baked-on dinner explosions and drippings that coat the inside of your oven — poof! — never happened. It'll clean stains right before your eyes; no need to let it sit overnight!

    Cleaning Studio / Etsy

    Cleaning Studio is a small business based in Fairfield, Connecticut, that specializes in natural cleaning products.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! It works fast with pretty minimal elbow grease. The stainless-steel sponge that comes with it makes it easier. And it smells great!" —Melissa C.

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $17.99.

    14. Or a speedy oven cleaner to de-gunk drippings from your last five years' worth of meals in just 30 seconds — and without you having to get your hands dirty. Then just wipe it clean.,

    If your oven is in need of a deep, deep clean, you may need to let this cleaner sit longer, but it'll do a heck of a job lifting all the barnacles of food bits that are crusted on your oven.

    Promising review: "So I usually don't write reviews too often but OMG. My oven had SO MUCH BUILDUP on it and almost everywhere: burnt on oil, foods, dust was sitting for nearly 15 years!! After seeing so many reviews of this product and seeing the product in almost every BuzzFeed post, I knew this was the product to buy. I love that it smells like lemon cause it masks the harsh chemicals! Which by the way, are really harsh. Please be careful using this around kids and animals and carefully follow the instructions! But after liberally spraying this ALL OVER my oven (door, bottom, top, sides, even the hefty, blackened oven rack) I let it sit overnight like the instructions said and the next day, when I wiped EVERYTHING CAME OFF SO EASILY!! It was so so satisfying and you can see it working as soon as you spray it on. I got so excited and showed everyone our new, sparkling oven! Must buy!" —Mariam

    Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

    15. A box of cleaning K-Cups that'll get rid of residue in your machine and prevent flavors from transferring in just one cycle. Or have fun descaling it multiple times. Your choice!

    reviewer photo of the water that came out of their keurig after using the k-cup cleaning pod and you can see that the original brown water gets cleaner and clearer after each cycle of using the cleaning cup

    Promising review: "Thought I was having problems with my machine. Used two cups to flush the entire coffee maker out and it started working like new. Totally satisfied!" —Dara Pazooki

    Get a box of six pods from Amazon for $9.95.

    16. A drain snake for unearthing a truly terrifying hair monster that's backing up your pipes. It works better (and faster!) than the drain cleaning solutions that you inevitably have to pour several times.

    Reviewer holding the snake, which has grabbed a massive chunk of hair from the drain

    Promising review: "When I pulled the orange plastic spiked strip from the package, I was immediately skeptical and felt like all those 5-star reviews were from people who exist in an alternate universe. I was tempted to initiate a return on Amazon but decided that I might as well gamble on a piece of $9 plastic before gambling $200 on a plumber. I slipped the plastic strip down my shower drain and literally FIVE SECONDS LATER I was pulling up gobs and gobs and gobs of hair. HOLY COW!!!!!!!! OHMYGOSH. I can't believe I still have any hair left on my head. SO MUCH REPULSIVE GUNK!!!! I saved my prize hairball on the shower floor to show my husband because I knew he would be as skeptical as I was. We both agree it looks like a small raccoon or a large squirrel lying helplessly on my shower floor. It's a grisly, messy, smelly and oh-so-rewarding job." —Chocolate and Chips

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $7.98.

    17. A fizzing toilet tablet because they loosen stains effortlessly so all you have to do is lightly brush the bowl and flush away the gunk. Spending an hour cleaning the crapper this weekend? So weird but I'm not seeing that on my schedule.

    Melanie Aman / BuzzFeed

    Pardo Naturals is a Black-owned and woman-owned small business helmed by Rita Pardo, a mom who was looking for natural hair, body, and home products that wouldn't irritate her daughter's severe eczema.

    For all the folks who don't enjoy cleaning the toilet — myself included — these dissolving tablets make quick work of a grimy bowl. The tablets are a little hard to dislodge from the plastic container (although that does make me feel confident that they're secure during transit and won't break; mine all arrived intact!), but once you get one out, you drop it in the toilet and let it do its thing. It'll start fizzing — just like a bath bomb — loosening any stains and streaks in 10 minutes so they come away with a light brushing. I never let the toilet get too bad (and usually it takes awhile for me to notice any buildup since there are only two people in the apartment), so I can't vouch for them if you have really set-in hard water stains or haven't cleaned the commode in six months. But if you're looking to ditch the harsh cleansers in your toilet cleaning routine, this is a great addition to your lineup.

    Get six tablets from Pardo Naturals for $8.99 (available in seven scents).

    18. Souper Cube if weeknight dinners take you no less than an hour and a half to make (and that's not counting clean-up time!). This silicone freezing tray stores perfectly portioned soups, stews, sauces, and more so you can meal prep in bulk over the weekend and then freeze it in these trays. It's so easy to quickly grab them as needed and defrost them for an easy meal.

    Reviewer photo of their chicken noodle soup in the tray
    Reviewer photo of their frozen chicken noodle soup

    Each tray has four fill lines — 1/2 cup, 1 cup, 125 mL, and 250 mL — which is ideal for people who like to portion their food.

    You may remember Souper Cube from Shark Tank (Lori invested in the company!). This small business was started by four friends who loved soup but hated food waste.

    Promising review: "So happy that I found these. I’m the only one in my household who enjoys soup year-round. Have you ever tried to make homemade soup for one? I say it’s impossible! But no longer. I can brew up the stock pot with bone broth or my favorite home soup. Fill up my Souper Cubes, freeze, pop out, store my goodies in a freezer bag, and I’m ready for the next batch!" —Debbie R. Texas

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    19. A power scrubber so you can KO grout stains in the first round. It's basically an electric toothbrush, but for cleaning tile grout and hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. This is gonna save you so much time and effort.

    reviewer pic of tile floor with white grout, then other half of it with dirty grout

    Promising review: "This is so much easier than using the toothbrush when trying to really scrub grout or around the sink, etc. This little thing is pretty powerful; I was really surprised at how fast it rotates! This is one of the most helpful cleaning tools I have ever owned. A real time- and energy-saver!" —Sissy39

    Get it from Amazon for $19.61.

    20. A Revlon hot air brush to help you go from wet, tangled, frizzy hair to a shiny, salon-worthy blowout in minutes. FYI this is the hot air brush that all the influencers you follow on IG are raving about because it is just 👏 that 👏 good 👏.,

    The brush has special vents that allow air to flow so hair dries faster. Plus, it's quicker than using a dryer and then a flat iron or curling iron, which equals less heat damage.

    Promising review: "After reading review after review I decided to give this hair dryer a try. What can I say — best decision ever! As you can see from first picture, right after washing hair, no products or anything, my hair looks absolutely awful. After not even 12 minutes, dividing hair into sections, my hair looks like I just left the hair salon. And the best thing is no effort at all! I have never been the best person at styling hair, but this tool...this bad boy sure worked magic!!! I'm 100% satisfied with it. My hair looks healthier, shinier, and feels softer to the touch. I am never going to use a flat iron again!! Thank you Revlon!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99+ (available in four colors).

    21. A SlideAway storage bag that'll come in handy if you went the Lego bricks put away and you absolutely do not care about organizing them into their proper bins. It spreads out like a playmat and then folds in on itself when you tighten the drawstring. The best part = you'll finish tidying up before your kid's even finished the cleanup song.,

    Promising review: "Yeah, I know it's not cheap but it's definitely worth it! It doesn't take up much space and makes clean up a BREEZE! The mat is big enough for the kids to keep their toys on it and still have room to play." —T. Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in four colors).

    22. A 2-in-1 highlighter and contour stick for shaving precious time off of your morning makeup routine. (Read: you can stay in bed longer!) This tube will add depth and sparkle to your skin without taking up a ton of space in your purse or requiring separate brushes.

    The tube

    Ready Set Jet is a woman-founded business started by Shalini Vadhera.

    Promising review: "Nothing like a great double-duty product that so easily fits in my bag for on the go touchups! Such an amazing highlighter and contour stick. I love that I can change out the batons too." —Melissa Meyers

    Get it from Amazon for $32.

    23. A pack of extra durable Mr. Clean Magic Erasers because they can take care of your dirty tub, crayon-stained walls, grimy stove top, and more with just water. Now your weekend cleaning session will actually be a quick yet deep clean instead of an exercise in futility because your weak cleansers aren't up to the task.

    Promising review: "I use it everywhere...walls, baseboards, mirrors, window panes, cupboards, floors, lamps, glass, faucets... Everything looks brand new. Just got red hair dye that had been there for over a year off the wall in a minute. Made shower glass look brand new after five years of hard water stains. This is the cleaning magic wand you’ve always wanted." —Michaela

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $12.10.

    24. A bottle of Drop It — a sulfite and tannin remover — if you're just tryna enjoy an after-work wine without paying the price the next morning. A few drops now can help prevent many wasted hours of productivity at work tomorrow.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    One bottle can help keep you headache-free for up to 55 glasses depending on how many drops you use.

    Promising review: "I drank wine one night and did not use the drops. WOW, my IBS hit me like a knife! This proves that they really do work. I wish I had an option to give this product 10 stars!!!! I have had IBS for several years and last fall my IBS went into overdrive, after trying to figure out what was possibly causing it I realized that I have been drinking more red wine then usual. I researched it and sulfates in wine are known to irritate people with IBS. I put five drops in a glass of wine and stir it with a spoon; it does not change the taste of the wine. My youngest daughter also has IBS. I had her try it and it also cured her sulfate issues. I thought that I would have to give up wine, but no more!!!" —Keywest

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    25. A super soft MakeUp Eraser so you can wipe away every last bit of waterproof mascara and longwear foundation in minutes! And with just water!

    BuzzFeed employee using the pink washcloth to remove their makeup
    Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I was so ready to write a review about what a piece of crap this is; boy was I wrong! This actually works! I usually use the Neutrogena cleansing cloths, which work OK, but this MakeUp Eraser blows them out of the water. I can't believe how great it is. I went to a show last night and got the dreaded hand stamp. Of course, because they use ink developed my NASA, I couldn't wash it off. I can't show up to work with a giant robot stamped on the back of my hand so I scrubbed and scrubbed. When my skin was gone but the stamp wasn't, I tried the Makeup Eraser as a last resort. That sucker damn near got the whole thing off!!! I'm so impressed by this thing I'm going to get another one just in case they stop making them!" —Lola

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    Read one BuzzFeeder writer's personal MakeUp Eraser review as well as our best makeup remover roundup (the MakeUp Eraser won as our mid-price pick) for more deets!

    26. An automatic litter box to scoop the poop for ya! Reviewers say that not only does it help reduce the frequency with which their kitties leave surprises *outside* the box, but it also helps reduce the amount of litter that gets tracked into the house. A device that means less vacuuming and less time mining for poop and pee? Sign me up!

    Reviewer photo of their cat sitting in the box

    Each litter box comes with a pre-portioned package of litter that you pour into the tray. It will start cleaning 20 minutes after it's detected that your cat has left the box. When the tray is full, simply remove it and dispose of it.

    Promising review: "I waited a solid three months before posting this review so I could get a good feel for this product. I wish I would have bought it sooner! This has been a lifesaver for me. I used to be able to smell the cat litter throughout the whole upstairs and there was clay litter dust ALL over the room it was in. Now, there is zero smell, zero mess and I barely have to do any work to upkeep it. It says it can last up to 21 days, I have found that to be the max for my cat, I will probably start changing it around 18 or 19 days. Changing out the tray refill is a little nasty because that's about the only time I can smell anything bad (and it's still not THAT bad). However it is nowhere near as nasty as scooping out the litter constantly. My cat took to it just fine, I swapped it out with the old cold turkey and there weren't any issues." —Brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $149.95+ (available in three styles and two colors).

    27. A microwave steam cleaner that'll melt the baked-on crud clinging to the sides of your microwave since with just a few spins.

    side by side of a dirty microwave with food splatter inside it next to an image of the same microwave looking totally clean after the steamer was used

    Promising review: "Something I didn't believe until I tried it. So easy to follow directions, written on Angry Mama. Was disappointed when I opened the microwave to see the filth still on it. Was wishing it would magically taken care of itself. But all it took was a quick swipe with a paper towel and GONE. Loosened everything, which is half the process. My microwave was sooooo white once cleaned!! Would buy as gifts." —max's mum

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

    28. A variety pack of A Dozen Cousins ready-to-eat seasoned beans for those nights when you need a quick, easy meal. Just pop them in the microwave, and they're ready in 60 seconds. Or, use them to zhuzh up leftovers so you can finally clear some fridge space.


    A Dozen Cousins is a Black-owned business founded by Ibraheem Basir and inspired by the Creole, Caribbean, and Latin American flavors he ate growing up.

    Promising review: "Canned beans from my local supermarket are always a disappointment so I stopped getting them. I don't have time to cook beans myself but A Dozen Cousins beans are fresh and taste terrific. I am trying to eat healthier and these are a great way to do that. I've been trying to avoid packaged, processed foods but the natural ingredients make these different. I can feel good about eating them. The beans are whole and not mashed-up like in cans. All of the varieties are seasoned well and versatile. I've had them on their own, in salads and in wrap sandwiches. I'm really happy to have found these and hope they continue to add new flavors and products. Do yourself a favor and order some. You won't regret it." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $24.99.

    29. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets because they clean as your machine runs — no need to spend your precious free time cleaning it by hand.

    Promising review: "Great cleaner! I was doing a deep clean of my apartment and expected some scrubbing needed to be done in the dishwasher, but decided to give this a try. It got my dishwasher so clean that I didn't even need to wipe it down. The dishes I threw in with it had all their built-up markings disappear. Highly recommend!!" —Trucy R.

    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $5.99.

    30. A two-in-one Hoover carpet cleaner if you need your vacuum to do the hard work — and do it fast! — of sucking up dirt, dust, and pet hair *and* steaming your carpets. It's time to reclaim your weekends instead of spending the whole day vacuuming, then steaming, then waiting for everything to dry.,

    Promising review: "I love everything about the Hoover Smartwash Automatic Carpet cleaner! With adopting our daughter's 16-year-old cat recently, we forgot what problems we used to have with our older cats; not a lot of fun at times. Since we have had the old boy it has been fun, except when he has hairballs, and then the real fun starts! We received our new Hoover shampooer about two weeks ago. So simple to operate, and the carpets dry exceptionally fast. Don't be lazy and do the final rinse with clean water as suggested. The touch button 'full time' dry feature allows you to go back and forth in the dry mode and ALL the excess water comes up like a charm. No leakage, very fast-cleaning, and exceptional suction! I didn't need to pre-spot anything. A great machine!!!" —Peter E. von Elten

    Get it from Amazon for $189.14.

    31. A dishwasher-safe Cuisinart food processor so you can satisfy your hummus cravings almost immediately and without a time-consuming trip to the grocery store. And weeknight meal prep? It'll ~cut~ your prep time in half.

    Check out my colleague Rachel Dunkel's in-depth Cuisinart Elemental 8 Cup Food Processor review to learn more!

    Promising review: "This is a great food processor and I love all the different blade attachments. It works great for doughs, salsa, chopping veggies, and pretty much anything else. This has saved me so much time!" —Christy

    Get it from Amazon for $99.95+ (available in two sizes).

    32. A jewelry-cleaning pen to have your jewels sparkling in literal seconds instead of sitting at the table gently scrubbing...and scrubbing...and scrubbing with a toothbrush and hoping you're getting all the nooks and crannies.

    Reviewer before and after of their cloudy emerald looking brilliant and sparkly after using the pen

    Check out my colleague's review of the Diamond Dazzle Stik to get more deets.

    Promising review: "I used to drop my rings in a bit of watered down Windex, let them soak, then scrub with a soft toothbrush, rinse, and dry. That process took about 15 minutes, and even then my rings, and particularly the stones, were not flawless looking afterwards. I thought it did the job. ENTER DIAMOND DAZZLE STICK! I bought this after reading a BuzzFeed list and now I literally I sound like an infomercial talking about this thing. It’s incredible. First you dispense a little product, and you don’t even have to take your ring off!!! Then you scrub for approximately three seconds, rinse, and BAM!!!! Holy sparkles, Batman. My precious stones have never looked better. Even rings that looked pretty good before, I couldn’t believe how sparkly they were after this. Consider me a lifetime customer." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    33. A height-adjustable desk bike that'll earn you the distinction of being able to say you got your work and workout done at the same time. Now you don't need to waste time at the gym!

    reviewer riding the white bike while typing on a laptop

    It comes with a removable desktop tray and doubles as a standing desk if you need to stretch your legs.

    Promising review: "As a health provider I was beginning to really struggle with work/life balance. I am a new provider and I only had time to exercise in the morning, but then that time was taken up by catching up with my medical charts. One night while feeling especially disheartened I thought about exercise desks, but thought they would be cost prohibitive. I was ecstatic when I found this. The product was very reasonably priced. (While Amazon will try to tell you to buy professional setup, it is very not necessary. My husband was able to set up the product in less than five minutes.) It is easy to move and isn’t overly bulky. The desk is easily adjustable for a perfect fit. Now I can work and exercise at the same time. This is the best self-purchase I have made for myself. Wonderful product. So pleased." —Jocelyn G.

    Get it from Amazon for $349.99 (also available without the table so you can use it with your existing desk).

    34. A carpet cleaner for getting rid of that questionable stain in one go instead of many, many, many sessions.

    Promising review: "I'm absolutely speechless. If I could give 10 stars, I would. I'm baffled as to how this stuff works. I feel like I'm in an infomercial demo where they spill red wine on a white carpet and then after spraying the 'magic carpet cleaner' the stain vanishes. Unlike infomercial products that don't actually do anything when you try it at home, this stuff completely makes stains vanish before your eyes. Carpet cleaning products certainly don't excite me normally, but after watching how the spaghetti sauce that I dripped on the light beige carpet completely disappeared, I've been telling everybody I know to buy some. You don't even have to wipe it; you just spray it on and the stain is gone!" —Scott G

    Get it from Amazon for $12.36.

    35. A HyperChiller because having to brew your coffee the night before so you can have iced coffee in the a.m. is a thing of the past. This machine will cool down your hot coffee, tea, and wine in 60 seconds.

    Coffee being poured into the device from different containers, including from a K-cup machine

    Promising review: "I have a cold brew set to make concentrate, which is nice but it takes 24+ hours. Sometimes I forget/run out/am lazy and you can literally brew hot coffee into this thing and have ice cold coffee about two minutes later. From hot brewed to so cold in less than two minutes that the coffee doesn't even melt ice in the glass. Highly recommend if you're an iced coffee fan like me!" —Billy S.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    36. A drill brush kit with three different heads if you gave up on baths a long time ago because getting your tub sparkly clean didn't feel possible. No more furiously scrubbing your tub all morning; instead, just attach the brush head and flip the switch on your drill. Why work harder when you could work smarter?

    Promising review: "If I could give it 10 stars I would. If you have a tile shower that is the bane of your existence like need these! They clean what no human hands can in half the time. Still hard work to use but way better then the old fashioned way!" —jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in soft, medium, stiff, and ultra stiff bristles).

    37. Sheet Keeper, an elastic band labeled with a sheet size so you don't waste time grabbing sheets for the guest bedroom and beginning the laborious process of making the bed...only to realize you've grabbed the wrong white set. Now you'll be able to quickly and clearly see which sheets are the full set and which ones are the queen sheets.

    The elastic bands on sets of sheets
    Sheet Keeper / Etsy

    Sheet Keeper is a small business based in Los Angeles.

    Promising review: "Great product. Came quickly and they work great! Such a great idea to keep sheets organized and together while being able to tell what size bedding it is. Will order again for sure!" —devonhansen1

    Get two from Sheet Keeper on Etsy for $13.99 (available in four sizes and for comforters and duvets).

    You with your newfound free time:


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.