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    Jan 28, 2020

    32 Products That’ll Help Make Your Life Feel More Manageable

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    1. A 12-month undated planner so you can keep yourself on-track at your own pace. So if there is a week or a day you miss using this baby, there is no wasted space!

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    Plus, it comes with STICKERS!!! BTW, this was our $ pick for Best Productivity Planners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Promising review: "Love this planner. I love the free-form. You can skip weeks you know you're out of town or whatever and save those pages for another time. I think my favorite part of this planner is the first two pages. Everything to do with this planner is how YOU make it. For me, it also helped (kind of made) me reflect on things I really do want and goals I really do want to achieve. Words of affirmation was difficult for me to fill out so I looked them up online and wrote the ones that spoke to me most. How I want to/should be seeing myself." —Amazon Customer

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

    2. A pretty office supplies organizer set to keep your desk clean and conducive to a productive working environment.

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    Comes with five pieces!

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this set! It is the perfect mint color to give my office some character. For the price the set is a good quality and should hold up for a long time with normal use. One of the fins was a little bent on the letter holder, but it took seconds to fix and you can't tell now." —LauraC

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97+ (available in four colors).

    3. A pill keeper that'll make managing your pills easier than constantly having to set alarms on your phone. Just separate them by day and times of day, and carry your portable pill plate around.

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    Includes seven portable trays — one for each day of the week, divided into four sections: morning, noon, evening, and bedtime.

    Promising review: "This pill box is exactly what I was looking for. I take several medications a day and this helps keep me organized and makes it very easy to see whether I remembered to take them or not. I also love that if I go away for a weekend, it is very convenient to take the pill boxes for the days that you will be gone." —Tabatha Cumer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    4. Drawer dividers to prevent the overwhelming feeling we know you get when you open your drawer to find what looks like your undergarments trying to plan their uncivilized escape.

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    This comes with four bins — the 6-cell bin is good for scarves and ties, the 8-cell bin is good for underwear, briefs, and ties, the 7-cell bin is good for bras, and the 24-cell bin is good for socks.

    Promising review: "Love this purchase! It’s helped make my drawers so much more organized and easy to navigate. I like that the bottom is zippered and is easily flattened if needed. I’ve had this a few months and it’s still in great condition." —Medina

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $12.97+ (available in seven colors).

    5. An S-shaped hanger that'll provide the perfect solution to hanging up pants, jeans, and even accessories or linens! I personally find hanging jeans up side-by-side on separate hangers takes up quite a bit of space. Well... NOT ANYMORE!

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    These durable, stainless-steel hangers can hold about five garments each!

    Promising review: "My closet was a disaster area. I couldn’t find my pants, shirts, really anything. I’m so glad I bought this. The three hangers hold 15 pairs of pants total — that’s a lot less hangers! I have more space now." —Amanda L.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.78/one, $12.06/three, or $25.71/10.

    6. A collapsible file storage organizer to store important files and documents in something that looks v professional.

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    Promising review: "These by far exceeded my expectations. I'm in the process of a major organization project and these are perfect because they are very clean-looking, sturdy, and durable. I’m using them for my files as well as other things like office supplies and small electronics I don’t use every day. They are perfect for getting clutter put away when your home doesn’t have enough cabinets and drawers." —RaVo

    Get it from Amazon for $25.96/one, $41.96/two, $73.96/four, or $102.99/six (available in four colors).

    7. A purse organizer that'll naturally make the inside of your purse look super neat. Next time a friend asks for a mint or a tissue, you won't have to spend what feels like hours looking for those things.

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    Promising review: "This thing is great! I have a large bag I use as a carry-on when I fly by plane. Unfortunately it has very few pockets and is just like a bottomless pit. This fit in perfectly. I was able to organize all my items quite well. They were easy to retrieve in flight and in the airport. I didn't use the zipper compartment at all, but did put that piece in to use it as a divider. It is well-made and sturdy. Be sure to measure your inner bag space first!" —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in 12 colors, and six sizes).

    8. An internet address and password logbook to help keep track of your important login info for social media, online banking, school portals, and more. Sorry but yourname123 isn't a good password, no matter how easy it is to remember.

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    Promising review: "When we have so many internet addresses and passwords to remember, it gets really hard — especially when you get older and have trouble remembering what silly password you gave something. And, we are supposed to change or update passwords from time to time, so this is a great tool to help us do that. It certainly makes more sense than scribbling on a random piece of paper on your desk and then misplacing it. The trick, however, is to not misplace the book! I HIGHLY recommend this!!" —Carole P

    Get it from Amazon for $6.33.

    9. An adjustable rack for keeping all of your under-the-sink items accessible and orderly.

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    Has an expandable rail, and four adjustable height levels.

    Promising review: "I was super impressed with the quality of this item. It did not fit under my sink as I was hoping, but that was my fault as I didn’t measure before ordering. But what’s great about this item is that it is adjustable in many ways and I was still able to finagle it to meet my needs. You are able to adjust the height of the shelves to three different heights. And then it also adjusts in width to your precise needs. " —staceym

    Get it from Amazon for $19.87+ (available in three finishes).

    10. A makeup case to make your countertop look more fancy schmancy. Oh, and the next time you want to find your favorite lipstick color, you can do so without digging through a messy makeup bag to get it.

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    Promising review: "I love this makeup organizer! I could not believe how inexpensive it was, because it is very well made! I wanted to wait a while before reviewing it to see how it held up. It's been almost two months and I have not had one problem with it! And, this is the longest my makeup has stayed organized. I highly recommend. I purchased two! One with four small drawers and three large drawers. and one with two small drawers and four large drawers. Both have the same organizer on top. The color is awesome! Of course, I love pink — especially this soft pink. If you are looking for a makeup organizer this is the one!" —Shelly

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in seven colors, and two sizes).

    11. A hanger stacker so you can keep your unused hangers in one clean spot, so when you DO need a hanger, you don't have to spend a million and one minutes untangling them.

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    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, I wish I would have known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!"—Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $18.35.

    12. Wonder Hangers to help you group certain garments together, which in turn makes it easier to find that shirt you know you own, but can't seem to find no matter how many times you look.

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    It comes with 10 hangers that can hold five garments each, 10 if you double them up!

    Promising review: "I use these hangers for shirts and tees. They allow me to easily find any shirt in my closet and take up very little space compared to single shirts on single hangers. I can also group shirts together by style or color on a single swivel hanger. I am now able to hang additional items in my closet without crowding. I bought this in white and the edges are smooth." —CAGH

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. A book filled with 60 inspiring 30-day challenges that'll make it less overwhelming to integrate positive lifestyle changes into your routine.

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    Promising review: "It is difficult for me to maintain a healthy and organized life consistently, but I know that I respond well to a feeling of accomplishment. So when I saw this I knew it was for me. Each little change and activity was satisfying to complete. I was surprised at how much my general mood improved just from these slight changes. These aren't challenges for the sake of challenge, though, they're actually a great way to get your life on the right track. I know for so many of us it's difficult to know where to begin — I suggest you begin with this book." —Wendy Valderman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    14. A budget planning book to help you keep track of your finances on a month-to-month basis. So yes, you can treat yourself to an overpriced extra large oat milk latte, because you were responsible enough to BUDGET for it.

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    Promising review: "I bought two of these as a gift for a friend looking to budget and buy a home next year as well as a gift for someone looking to budget. The book is well-made and thoughtfully designed. Perfect for anyone looking to minimize the time it takes to budget or someone who is new and needs some guidance! I loved that it has the pockets for your receipts too. After my boyfriend saw it, even he wanted one!" —Nicole Giordano

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two colors).

    15. A cutlery drawer organizer so you can consolidate your forks, knives, and spoons into one fabulous little tool.

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    Features cutlery icons for easy identification. They recommend to wash and dry this by hand!

    Promising review: "Yes, this little utensil tray is really that good! I went from using 12 inches of horizontal space in a lovely but huge wooden utensil tray to using about four inches (whatever the width of this godsend is). It stores my butter knives, steak knives, spoons, forks, and a slew of little teaspoons. I'd guess that the max capacity for each slot is about 10 pieces. For example, I fit four butter knives and four steak knives into the first/knife slot easily, with good wiggle room. This is such a great design. Using this tray opened up about half of my 18-inch wide drawer, which allowed me to decompress the other drawers in my kitchen a bit. I highly recommend this item. It's worth every penny." —Kathleen Cooke

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

    16. A three-tier shoe rack to prevent a clutter of shoes from building up, which let's be real, is an issue we all face. If you've somehow managed to prevent shoe clutter in your living space without something like this, then please help me out.

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    This three-tiered rack can hold nine pairs of shoes total — three pairs per shelf, about 30 pounds overall! This can be folded flat for easy storage.

    Promising review: "I've never been this excited about a shoe rack before! I needed a smaller rack by the back door and struggled to find an affordable rack that wasn't too cheap to hold shoes without busting. This baby showed up today, and boy was I excited to find a well-made product that DOESN'T REQUIRE TOOLS to put together!! Just screw on the feet, pop in the top hole plugs, and snap in the shelves! These are so great that I wish I needed more!" —Jesse Olson

    Get it from Amazon for $27.19.

    17. A can organizer so the next time you just want a dang bowl of soup for dinner, you don't have to sift through the cans of vegetables, sauce, and beans first just to find what you want.

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    You can store up to 46 cans and jars of various sizes on this rack! It has six adjustable plastic dividers, and boasts sturdy-construction!

    Promising review: "We just moved into an apartment that has no pantry and limited cabinet space. I assembled this in two minutes, no tools required! I use it for my ziplock bags/foil/slow cooker liners as well! It works great as a multi-shelving unit. Two of my friends have seen this and have already bought one. Every house needs one of these!" —Annie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in three finishes).

    18. Divider sticky notes to ease the task of writing down important meeting notes and to-do lists so it all feels less overwhelming.

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    These dividers use water-based, not chemical-based adhesive.

    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, and I like reading novels, but can't remember things, so I use one of these as a bookmark, 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." —Delaney

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $5.67.

    19. A pan rack that will make grabbing a pan a lot easier than digging through a whole pile — and also just make your pans aesthetically pleasing.

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    This contains seven dividers to hold, you guessed it, seven pans! Plus, they're adjustable so if you have a pan that's a bit bigger or a bit smaller, you can adjust accordingly!

    Promising review: "These are absolutely wonderful and exactly what we needed. Super customizable to fit your needs. I bought two and was able to fit a variety of pots, pans, lids, and even a steamer tray! I love how organized these made my cabinets. I hated having to stack and unstack everything every time I needed something or was putting things away. My lids were a nightmare in and of themselves. When purchasing keep in mind the amount of clearance. I couldn't use them on the bottom shelf because they added about an inch of height to my pans." —Chelsey K

    Get it from Amazon for $21.97+ (available in two sizes).

    20. Boot shapers to keep your boots standing up straight, because when the tall ones do that thing where they wilt away, ugh, there's just something SO frustrating about it. Like, stand up, fix your posture, PLEASE.

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    These versatile shapers can be customized to fit ankle, calf, and knee-high boots!

    Promising review: "These are simple shapes of die-cut black plastic that you bend and insert into boots to keep them upright. The plastic has enough springiness that they expand to the width of the boot, and also a slight ribbing on one side (the side you put facing the boots) so they don't slip. Height is adjustable for short, medium, and tall boots!" —PK

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. A sloth planner and notepad that's super adorable, and unlike the nature of these slow-moving cute creatures, will help make it easier to stay on-track and get through your to-do list quicker.

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    Promising review: "I got this notepad as a gift for my sloth-crazed friend. Usually anything sloth-themed is a hit with her, but this note sheet was an absolute win. She loved it. First of all, the sheets are cute as heck. There is a place to rate your sloth mood, every header is a pun, and the design is tasteful. Second, it is organized in a way that makes sense. It separates errands from short tasks and more. Third, the paper is quality. If you are on the fence, this product is perfect." —Allie Schultz

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    22. A magnetic dry erase menu board to help you plan out your meals for the week, compile your grocery lists, and jot down any additional reminders or notes you may need to keep handy.

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    Promising review: "I really love this menu board. It's cute, easy-to-see, and gets the job done at the same time. It has made menu planning, keeping a grocery list, and keeping track of upcoming appointments so much easier. A friend who saw mine has already ordered one for herself. It comes with three markers — blue, pink, and green, and you do have to 'prime' the markers first. Once you do that, they work so well and are nice and bright. The menu board is a nice, big size and has a strong magnetic hold." —S. Winkeljohn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    23. A mail organizer with five hook attachments — a great item to hang by the front door and put things like mail, keys, hats, umbrellas, and anything else you can think of!

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    Made of shatter-resistant plastic and comes with the hardware needed to mount this to your wall!

    Promising review: "Our apartment door opens directly into our kitchen, which led to the kitchen table becoming the dumping ground for mail, keys, etc. Not anymore! This mail holder is small enough that it fits neatly beside our door, and it has plenty of room to hold all of our mail, keys, and lanyards! It was really easy to install and feels secure on the wall. This makes our kitchen so much more organized, and it looks great!"—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors).

    24. A jewelry tree to keep your jewelry in one easy-to-find everything place, while also giving your room a super cute aesthetic.

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    Promising review: "It is fantastic! I used to have all my necklaces messed up together so every time I wanted to wear them, I'd just give up. This thing really helps me a lot — I think I’ll wear a different necklace every day, LOL. Overall, perfect organizer, great quality, pretty design, five stars!!!" —Mingze Gao

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

    25. An over-the-cabinet bag holder so you have an easy spot to put your shopping bags when you come back from the store, rather than leaving them strewn across the counters... or worse... ending up in the garbage, never to be used again.

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    It can hold up to about 50 bags!

    Promising review: "I love this so much! I have been looking for something for all of the grocery bags I keep! We use these for our bathroom trash bags. This little thing is a awesome. And my kids can easily reach inside and get a bag out! Love it!" —Lindsey T.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in nine finishes).

    26. A nail polish organizer that'll provide a clean case to hold your pretty polishes. Because scattered across your dresser or bathroom counter isn't where they belong.

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    This holds 48 bottles and is double-sided, so you can always see your nail polish colors in front of you!

    Promising review: "This is better than advertised. ESSIE, OPI, POP-ARRAZI, SINFUL COLORS, SH INSTADRY, SH TRIPLE SHINE, SH XRREME WEAR, WET AND WILD, SH HARD AD NAILS, and COVER GIRL all fit perfectly in the standard size boxes. My JULEP colors fit two in a compartment! The first row has adjustable dividers, you can use them to keep odd-shaped bottles or do what I do: use one side for my nail stamper, dotting tools, and the drying drops and the other for foam wedges and nail pens. It looks way neater easily tucked under my vanity instead of the baskets and baskets of polishes I had to hunt through!" —Clouds

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    27. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet so you can stop playing that annoying game of "is this glass in the dishwasher wet because it was just run through a wash cycle or because someone just drank from it?"

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    Promising review: "My kid always used to ask, 'MOM ARE THESE CLEAN OR DIRTY DISHES?' Now, I don’t have to answer the same question over and over again. Thank you! It works great. I just stick it to the dishwasher and turn it so they know if the dishes are clean or dirty. I’ve had this for five or more years now. I love it." —Brighteyez

    Get it from Amazon for $3.59.

    28. A book that'll help you plan for life... after, well, death. I mean, not to take a sudden dark turn, but hey, it's just a fact of life, and it's better to prepare ahead of time, rather than leaving your loved ones scrambling to figure things out, ya know?

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    Promising review: "At first, this book sounds funny (at least to me) but my father actually berated me for buying it. See, I'm sick with two chronic, progressive-degenerative diseases and only one of them is mortal. They say: 'If you take care of yourself, there's no reason to live a meaningful life'. They could've added while your organs start failing one by one, little by little. With this state of mind, either you try to keep it fun (to some extent, don't say 'hey dad, guess who didn't die this morning' — please, don't be tacky). This book is exactly that, for sick people and even healthy ones, it's always a good idea to have your business and your millionaire holdings (bah) clear in your head. This book DOES NOT have any legal weight, but it'd be easier to just hand out this (big) book to your lawyer. As mentioned, the book is bigger than I thought but with excellent materials and paper. Basically, I like it very much!" —Mariana Flores Verduzco

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49.

    29. A double laundry hamper with removable laundry bags for separating your dirty clothes into two separate piles — perhaps regular wash and delicate wash, or lights and darks. Plus, its lid ensures clothes or yucky smells won't sneak out.

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    This includes two removable laundry bags so you can easily transport those rather than the whole hamper, and also so that you can separate into two groups. It can hold up to four loads of dirty laundry!

    Promising review: "Visually, it looks great. It has a nice, modern, contemporary look and feel. It is sturdy and came clean and smelled fresh. The set up was incredibly simple and the directions were helpful. The hamper comes with two mesh bags that are secured in place via velcro. There are two handles on the side of the hamper to make it easily movable. The lid closes completely and opens easily all the way back. Some reviews mention that the top comes off when opened fully, but I have not had this problem. The item came clean, fresh, with all materials, and looked brand new." —Kenya360

    Get it from Amazon for $45.96 (available in seven colors).

    30. A cosmetic bag that doubles as a makeup mat so you can easily store your beauty products and then have ample space to lay them all out when it's time to use them.

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    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite Amazon purchases ever! While it's supposed to be a travel bag, I use it to store my makeup at home instead of leaving it all out on the counter. It holds so much more than you'd think, and the material that can be wiped clean with ease. I've seen a similar makeup bag for more than twice the price." —T. Alvarado

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    31. A coffee pod carousel for a chic method of organizing your favorite coffee/tea/hot chocolate, etc. drinks.

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    Holds 35 cups!

    Promising review: "I love the look and practicality of this item. It's small, compact, and doesn't take up a lot of counter space. It's made of metal, not plastic, and is sturdy. I've gotten compliments from everyone who has seen it. What I really loved about it? No assembly required. I opened the box, took it out, and within a couple of minutes my K-cups were neatly organized." —Michelle Choquette

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    32. A container lid organizer that'll prevent you from having to search your kitchen high and low for the lid that matches the size of the container you're using. Not that I know from personal experience or anything what this struggle is like...

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    Holder is divided into three sections and is BPA- and chlorine-free, food-safe, and made of shatter-resistant plastic. Recommended to clean with mild soap and water.

    Promising review: "I have several different types of tupperware and 90% of the lids I have fit into this easily. Now I can stack the actual containers separately without leaving the lids to just sit next to them, taking up space, or standing on their sides, ready to fall out if I move anything. It's been a while since I've heard my husband complain about the tupperware cabinet in general, so for that reason alone I'm glad I purchased this, lol." —KB

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

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