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    29 Really Cool & Handy Things You Might Not Have Seen Before

    Because variety is the spice of life, y'all.

    1. This modular snack box with adjustable dividers, so you can keep everything from hummus to fresh fruit all in one container. The leak-proof lid and shatter-resistant body make this a tough (and handy) lil' gem to have on hand when the cravings hit.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.58+ (available in two sizes and four colours).

    2. This incredible shoe-cleaning kit that'll tackle stains and grime on all leather, suede and nubuck shoes. The results are REAL, y'all — just a take a peek at my years-old Birks and tell me this kit isn't a thing of magic. But you don't have to just take my word for it. Reviewers are utterly obsessed, too, saying it's the best shoe cleaner they've ever used!

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    It comes with an all-natural cleaning solution, a sturdy (but pliant) boar bristle brush, and a microfibre cloth that's perfect for wiping away the soapy lather. Plus, it's all packed in a neat little travel case! Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Crep Protect Cure Shoe Cleaning Travel Kit (it's #2)!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.

    3. Some bubble coasters that are specially designed to grip just about any surface, so your lovely coffee table can remain unscathed. And thanks to the bubbly nodes on the surface, they'll help prevent moist glasses from sticking to them, too.

    A glass of brown liquor on one of the bubble coasters on a wooden coffee table
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    Reviewers like these so much, they've even used them under soap dispensers in kitchens and bathrooms.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $4.99.

    4. This handy smell-proof bag that features a combination lock, so your stash can stay safe and out of little hands. It has two interior dividers that'll help you keep thing organized. Reviewers say the anti-odour technology is incredibly effective, too!

    A flatlay of the smell-proof bag framed by a magazine, a watch, and a colourful tea cup
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    Plus, it's about the size of a lunchbox, making it an easy item to bring along to your next picnic hang.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.90.

    5. Some fizzing electrolyte tablets that are basically the most delicious way to stay hydrated. Drop one into a glass of water, or into your post-workout smoothie to keep your body juiced up and ready to go! Reviewers say they're also a fantastic solution to painful hangovers, or as part of food poisoning recovery.

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    Get a pack of 40 servings on Amazon Canada for $38.

    6. This Mason jar juicer lid that'll turn ordinary jars into lean, mean, juicing machines. This baby is genius! It's made of recycled plastic, and features a hidden screen that'll filter out pulp and seeds.

    A close up of the juicer lid on a Mason jar filled with orange juice
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    And reviewers love that it takes up a fraction of the space of other juicers.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.13+ (available in seven styles).

    7. These hardcore oven mitts that are beloved by reviewers for their near-legendary heat protection. Unlike other oven mitts, these ones actually allow you to use your fingers, which means you won't have to sacrifice dexterity for protection. Plus, they're covered in tiny silicone nodes that'll improve your grip and keep things from slipping out of your hands.

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    Reviewers say they've also used these during BBQ season and suffered no burns or injuries.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $25.48+ (available in two colours).

    8. This pancake keeper, so your fave breakfast food will stay toasty until you're ready to eat. Reviewers love that it helps prevent them from getting soggy and rubbery, and say it's great for keeping tortillas at optimal temperatures, too.

    A close up of the keeper stuffed with pancakes, next to a plate of neatly stacked flapjacks
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.22.

    9. This wall-mounted organizer that'll hold all your bath-time accessories and help keep your vanity clear in the process. The best part is that it requires absolutely no drilling, which is great if you're just renting at the moment.

    The organizer mounted on bathroom tile and stuffed with personal care items
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    There's even a slot for your hot hair tools!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99 (available in two colours).

    10. These face-cleaning discs that just need a tiny splash of water to activate their makeup-dissolving powers. They're a great addition to a travel bag, too, since they don't leak all over everything.

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    Get a ten-pack of sheets from Free People for $6.60 (available in three styles).

    11. A pancake batter mixer that doubles as a dispenser bottle, and will take the mess out of making Sunday brunch. Toss your ingredients in, and the whisking ball will do the rest! It even features a pressure-release cap that'll prevent sputtering and spraying.

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    Reviewers say the batter turns out fluffy and perfectly mixed every time.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    12. A cold therapy massage roller that'll help reduce inflammation and ease sore, tired muscles. It holds the cold a lot longer than ice (and is less messy, too). It also features a textured base that'll make gripping it super easy — no matter how much massage oil you've slathered on your skin.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.72.

    13. These extra-strength anti-perspirant wipes that'll help prevent excessive sweating and irritation for up to seven days. Each individually-wrapped wipe is pre-soaked in the anti-perspirant formula — dab it onto your pits before bed, then shower as you would in the morning and enjoy your new, sweat-free life!

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    Get a ten-pack on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    14. These rainbow corn holders that'll make indulging in a nice grilled cob a lot easier on your fingers. Just insert the stainless steel spikes into the ends, and enjoy!

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    No more singeing off your fingerprints the next time you've got a craving for something ~corny~.

    Get a set of six pairs from Simons for $14.

    15. This awesome memory foam pregnancy pillow that's specially designed to help you find a comfy position to sleep in or as support during nursing. Not pregnant or nursing? No problem! The unique shape of the pillow is also great at alleviating back pain during long car rides, too. You can even prop it on your office chair during long work days.

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    Did I mention it's hypoallergenic and made of bamboo charcoal? Plus, you can remove the outer cover to give it a nice, deep clean.

    Get it at Amazon Canada for $69.99.

    16. This finger massager that'll help ease joint pain and arthritis. The dual-ended design means it can easily target pain on individual fingers while simultaneously easing muscle tension in your palms. And reviewers say it's amazing for tendonitis and carpal tunnel recovery, too.

    A close up of a person using the finger massage on their thumb
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.39.

    17. These pocket-size soap sheets that'll help you keep your hands clean, no matter where you are. And don't even worry about leakage or annoying messes — these dry sheets are activated with a little bit of water, which reviewers say makes them amazing for camping and road trips.

    Four open containers with the soap sheets spilling out
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    Ever wanted to wash your hands at a gas station bathroom, only to discover the soap dispenser is empty? Problem solved!

    Get a pack of 230 sheets on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    18. This stainless steel roll-up kitchen rack that'll help with dish drying and kitchen prep without taking up all your precious counter space. The sturdy design has rubber tips to keep it locked in place, and when you're done, just roll it up and stash away!

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    Reviewers say it's lightweight, easy to clean, and can even be used as an impromptu baking rack or trivet.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    19. These standing silicone sous-vide bags that'll make the process basically foolproof. The easy-open tops means you won't have to fiddle around with ziplocks, and the sturdy silicone won't bend or fold when you're sweating over a steamy pot.

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    Plus, they won't infuse your food with any yucky chemical after-tastes, either.

    Get it from Simons for $9.50.

    20. This magic scuff eraser that'll help clean up suede and nubuck like nobody's business. You don't need any water, either, so there's no mess — just make sure you take it slow on coloured fabrics to make sure you don't lift the dye.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.

    21. A glassware brush that's specially designed to reach right down to the bottom of tall cups and wine glasses. Reviewers say it easily removes lipstick and water stains from delicate glassware, and can even be used to scrub pots and pans, without damaging any non-stick finishes.

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    Plus, the layered cellulose fibres won't shred like regular sponges do. Make sure you get yourself a replacement head, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.04+ (available in two colours).

    22. This body shaver that'll help eliminate unwanted fuzz — especially in those hard-to-reach areas. It works wet or dry, and it even has a special safety guard to prevent unpleasant razor burn.

    A person shaves their back with the back blade
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    Reviewers say it's a real game-changer — they love that they can not only get rid of unwanted back and shoulder hair themselves, but that the blade itself is super easy to clean, too. Make sure you stock up on refill cartridges, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.95+ (available in two styles).

    23. This tension-relieving heat pad that's specially designed to sit perfectly on your shoulders. It even has little weights hidden in the seams, so you can focus on releasing stress, instead of constantly adjusting your heating pad.

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    Reviewers love that it actually gets pretty warm, and say it works just as great on other parts of the body, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $46.83+ (available in two colours).

    24. This slate pizza cutter that'll slice up a pie with a simple rocking motion. The inner core is made of slate, a natural material that won't absorb smells or flavours, and reviewers say it tackles everything from thin crust to deep dish with ease.

    A flatlay of the pizza cutter next to a fresh pizza
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    And when you're done, just pop it in the dishwasher. No muss, no fuss.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99+ (available in two colours).

    25. A Mason jar tap that'll help you finally make use of all those jars you've got stashed in your cupboards. The best part is that it works with any regular-mouth Mason jar, so you can swap out bigger or smaller ones depending on what you're using it for. One reviewer even uses it for maple syrup!

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    And make sure you get yourself this Mason jar cocktail companion to help keep the creative juices flowin'.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.

    26. A 2-in-1 cleansing and scrub stick that's packed with coconut and coffee extract, and will help fight inflammation and give your skin a powerful dose of hydration, too. Reviewers say it foams easily, and leaves their complexions feeling soft and super clean.

    A close up of a person using the scrub on their face
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    Plus, the formula is free of any synthetic ingredients that might aggravate your skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.69.

    27. These reusable silicone tea infusers that'll make brewing a hot cup of tea a lot more eco-friendly. Unlike other tea steepers, these ones won't release any metallic flavours and reviewers say they'll prevent your tea leaves from spilling into your drink, too.

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    Plus, they won't get rusty or musty after a few uses!

    Get an eight-pack on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    28. Some plant-watering globes that'll help keep your leafy babies hydrated and happy. It's like hiring a personal gardener! And using them couldn't be any easier — just fill them with water and place them upside down in your plant bed.

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    It doesn't hurt that they're made of lovely hand-blown glass, too.

    Get a set of two from Simons for $28.

    29. And lastly, these leather ceiling straps that can be used as a chic curtain rod alternative, or as a fancy clothing rack that won't take up any floor space in your crammed bedroom. You can even use them for your hanging planters, too!

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    Plus, all the leather is sustainably sourced.

    Get it from Keyaiira on Etsy Canada for $28.99+ (available in seven colours and 37 styles).

    Frankly, I'm impressed as heck.

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