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17 Underrated Everyday Products That'll Change Your Life In 2016

And you get one, and you get one, and you get one!

We asked the BuzzFeed Community what one item they wish they'd owned sooner. Here are the simple, everyday products they think could change your life in 2016.


1. A board for reminders:

"I use it to write down ad hoc things I have to do before I get distracted and move on. I have tried dozens of list/productivity apps, but when I started sticking Post-it notes on my phone, I realized I needed to take a different approach."


Scribble on one from here.

2. A serious jewelry organizer:

"Seriously, I wish I would've invested in a huge ass earring holder sooner in my life. If you're like me and have a million and one holes in ears and face, it's seriously nice to have something to put them in and keep them organized."


Get your jewels in order with a holder here.

3. A three-panel mirror that hangs over your door:

"It's like a dressing room mirror, so you can see everything from every angle."


Grab one on sale here.

4. A book weight:

"My sister gave me mine about 20 years ago and I have used it almost every day since. For serious readers, it is a must."


Get one (and get reading) here.

5. A towel warmer:

"In the winter, you can put your towel in the towel warmer before you get into the shower, and when you get out it's warm."


Get yourself a toasty one here.

6. Extension cords:

"As simple/lame as it sounds, extension cords make plugging in anything less of a hassle. It's nice to simplify one little thing to make the other things easier too."


Grab some here.

7. An iron alternative:

"I have no time, room, or desire to iron my clothes, so Downy Wrinkle Releaser is a godsend. Even if a shirt sat crumpled in a (clean) laundry basket overnight, this will remove the wrinkles within five minutes. I don't know whose soul was sold to Chtulu for the formula, but I'm forever grateful."


Here's where to get it.

8. Inexpensive storage bins:

"Before I started buying these my house was a mess, but now my life is so much more organized and there is way less stress!"


These are an affordable option.

9. Wireless, noise-canceling headphones:

"They are a godsend at work to stop hearing that person you want to smack whenever they open their mouth."


Sound good? Get them here.

10. A remote-controlled car starter:

"In Chicago, in January, this is the greatest thing ever invented in the history of the universe."


Go (but don't speed) to a well-rated one here.

11. And a remote for the garage, too:

"Nothing is worse than getting completely ready for work with hair and makeup on point and then having to get out of the car in the middle of the driveway in pouring rain to close the garage door."


Get one here.

12. Baby wipes:

"I discovered their many uses when my daughter was born. Quick cleaning, makeup removal, wipe off dirty puppy feet, cleaning the dashboard…"


Grab 'em here.

13. Anything but cable:!pla!!!89077191431!g!!90347253791&kpid=1618055a

"My husband and I JUST invested in the original XBox 360. We are able to stream Netflix, YouTube, etc., even play game demos. It saves us a ton of money!"

—Alycia Cardiff, Facebook

"We got a cheap (talking like $50) off-brand Blu-ray player that lets us stream Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime, plus it will even sync up with the computer for anything saved on there."

—Josh Moon, Facebook

"I'm completely uninterested in gaming, so I got a Roku for streaming. It's awesome (and only $40 for the stick)."

—Shelley Elwood, Facebook

14. A heavy-duty grocery hauler:

"I live in a city with good public transportation and I have chosen not to own a car, so a good shopping cart makes schlepping cat litter and groceries home feasible."

—Belinda Louise Obfish, Facebook

This one is over 50% off.

15. A powerful, portable speaker:

"My Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker fills a small room with sound just beautifully and is crazy portable, so it's perfect for travel or for an afternoon on the patio."


Find one here.

16. Or a speaker that's waterproof:

"A shower speaker. Never knew how much I needed one until I got one."


This one comes in five colors.

17. And a robotic vacuum cleaner, which you must name:!pla!!!85059448839!g!!85213259559&am

"Our Roomba, Agador. My husband and I work full time, I'm in grad school, and we have four dogs and a baby. Coming home to a nicely vacuumed house every day is a dream. The sound of him zooming around the house cleaning up after everyone is so relieving. It's one of the best investments we've made."


"Roger, the love of my life...otherwise known as my Roomba."

—Tracy Tibbitts, Facebook

What will you name yours?

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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