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    23 Awesome And Handy Products That You'll Find Any Excuse To Use

    And almost everything's under $50!

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    1. One of these coin-shaped keychains that'll help you snag a shopping cart at the grocery store. They're 3D printed to replicate the shape of a toonie or quarter, so you won't have rifle around in your pockets for loose change.

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    Get it from 3DPrintsVancouver on Etsy Canada for $2.50+ (available in two sizes, three bundles, and five colours).

    2. A double-tiered steamer that'll help you whiz through meal prep twice as fast. Reviewers love that the auto shut-off feature prevents food from overcooking, so you can literally set it and forget it.

    A person turning the knob on a two-tiered steamer
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    Not only can it steam fish, meat, and veggies, it also has a grain tray that'll help you make perfectly fluffy rice.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $47.63.

    3. A holographic handbag that'll help you stash your stuff in style. The magical colour-changing fabric means it'll match with just about every outfit, too!

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    Plus, it's big enough to fit a laptop and comes with a long shoulder strap that'll let you go hands free.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.80 (also available in six sets and five styles).

    4. A tasting trio of raw honeys that'll add some pizzazz to your tea and toasts. These sweet treats are infused with tons of yummy flavours (like cinnamon, turmeric, and rose oil) that boost their health benefits, too!

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    The set comes with raw, turmeric-infused, and cinnamon spiced honeys.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    5. A film and slide scanner that'll help you digitize your old family photos. Reviewers say it works better than a traditional flatbed scanner — even on really old film negatives!

    A smartphone resting on the top platform of the scanner with a slide on the bottom platform
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    It runs on AA batteries, so make sure you grab some.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $52.99+ (available in two colours).

    6. A pair of cooling cups that'll keep your drinks frosty, without diluting them. They also have silicone grips that'll keep your digits from freezing the next time you're sipping a frosty glass of Pinot Grigio.

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    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $31.50+ (available in four colours, two sets, and individually).

    7. These decongesting pore strips that'll suck out any gunk currently living under your skin (rude) and help stop future breakouts in their tracks. They're super gentle on skin, but are sticky enough to grab every last speck of dirt and oil.

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    Bonus: They also help shrink the appearance of pores! Each pack comes with four blackhead strips and four pore strips.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $25.

    8. A set of strawberry-shaped tea lights that'll help you set the mood. Each faux fruit is infused with a winter berry scent and is free of any synthetic ingredients, so you'll get a clean, soot-free burn.

    A burning strawberry-shaped candle in a ceramic saucer
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    Get a pack of four from BloomingStudioTO on Etsy Canada for $18.99.

    9. These rotating accessory hooks that'll keep your belts, bags, and scarves from disappearing into the depths of your closet. Reviewers also use them to prevent doggie leashes from getting tangled.

    A set of three rotating hooks laden with hats, scarves, and purses
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    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $18.38.

    10. These grippy socks that'll help keep your feet from sliding around inside your boots. The huge gripping area makes them perfect for yoga, barre, or pilates, so you can hold that pose without slipping around your floors.

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    They also have a wide ribbed cuff that'll keep them from digging into your legs.

    Get six pairs on Amazon Canada for $23.13.

    11. This corner bookmark that'll help you save your page, without adding extra bulk to your book. Plus, the snuggly fit ensures it won't slide out from between the pages.

    A cute fabric square bookmark that fits over the corner of an open book
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    Get it from DaneJaneDesigns on Etsy Canada for $12.

    12. A kitchen drawer organizer that'll keep your gadgets tidy and easy to find. No more rummaging around for that wine opener!

    An open drawer with the cutlery organizer inside
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    It has sections for cutlery and other smaller compartments for peelers, corkscrews, and other knickknacks.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.35+ (available in two colours). Also available for knives and cutlery.

    13. A rechargeable handheld blender that reviewers say is powerful enough to whiz together ice, frozen fruit, and nut butters in seconds. No bells and whistles here — you'll be off and blending at the press of a button.

    A handheld blender filled with fresh orange juice next to wedges of clementines
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    It has a pretty impressive battery life, too: a single charge is enough to whip up 20 cups of juice!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99.

    14. A snap-on strainer that'll help you drain your grains, veggies, and pastas, without dumping them all over your sink. Reviewers love that it clips easily onto any pot (even the ones with a lip).

    A person using the strainer to drain some pasta into the sink
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99+ (available in two colours).

    15. These slim velvet hangers that'll help you tidy up your closet. Their fabric coating helps even breezy blouses stay put and since they're so skinny, they'll take up less space than their bulky plastic counterparts.

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    Get a set of 30 on Amazon Canada for $22.99 (also available in packs of 50 and 100).

    16. This velvety mattifying primer that'll absorb excess oil and lock your makeup in place. The sheer shade works great on all skin tones, too, so you won't have to stress about swapping shades between seasons.

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    It's infused with kaolin clay and white charcoal.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.97.

    17. A portable campfire that'll help satisfy your s'mores craving in a snap. It burns recycled soy wax that won't get all sooty and smoky, and reviewers say it's lightweight enough to carry on winter hikes.

    A person sitting next to the circular mini fireplace
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $42.02.

    18. A set of kitchen knives that's totally out of this world. Reviewers say they stay super sharp and love that the galactic print doesn't shave off during sharpening.

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    The set comes with a paring knife, utility knife, santoku knife, slicer knife, bread knife, and chef's knife.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.95 (available in two styles).

    19. These self-watering plant pots that'll save you from drowning your plants. They use a cotton rope uptake system that'll keep things from getting swampy, and eliminate the need for daily waterings, too.

    Several of the circular plant pots arranged on a minimalist shelf
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    You can even hang these bad boys, if you prefer to keep your shelves and windowsills free.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $21.99+ (available in four sets).

    20. A set of nesting kitchen utensils that'll save you TONS of space on your counter. The slim magnetic stand makes organization a snap and will keep all your essential kitchen tools in one place.

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    They're not just space saving, either. They're dishwasher safe, and heat resistant up to 200°C, so you know they're as hard working as they are useful.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $34.02+ (available in three colours).

    21. This anti-chafing powder that'll keep your butt and bits dry and comfortable, no matter what you put them through. This sweat absorber and friction fighter contains calamine powder to help any and all skin irritations.

    A bottle of the anti-friction powder is laid flat on a carpet next to a dumbbell
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    Lots of reviewers say it's ridiculously effective for reducing heat rashes and preventing unpleasant odours. Some have even used it behind their ears!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.44.

    22. This temperature-controlled smart mug that'll keep your favourite hot drink warm for hours. You'll never have to suffer through tepid coffee again!

    A person holding the mug in front of them
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    Use the free app to select your preferred temperature, and enjoy! The mug lasts for one hour on a single charge, but if you're worried about running out of battery, you can just park it on the included charging coaster for all day use.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.

    23. And finally, a lavender-infused pedicure sponge that'll buff away dead skin and dirt from your tootsies. The addition of tea tree oil helps to keep athlete's foot and fungi at bay, too!

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    Reviewers recommend using it before bedtime and say they wake up to softer feet in the morning.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.24.

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