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    64 Small Things That'll Make A Big Difference

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    1. This TubShroom drain protector with over 24,000 reviews (!!!) will help capture all gross shower debris. This is PEAK #grossbutsatisfying.

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    It fits neatly inside any standard 1.5-inch tub drain, and can be cleaned by just wiping it off. Read a full review of this handy gadget here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in five colours).

    2. These stainless steel tongue scrapers will help remove all the toxins and bacteria left behind by regular brushing and flossing.

    These little guys will remove all that build-up, easy-peasy. They're rust-proof, reusable, non-toxic, and sterilizable, and come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Go forth and scrape!

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    3. These eco-friendly reusable silicone swabs that you can use the same way as traditional cotton swabs.

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    They've got varying tips and textures, and all you need is water and a dab of soap to get them clean and ready to use again. And they come in a handy carrying case!

    Get a case of two swabs on Amazon Canada for $4.99 (available in five colours).

    4. This windproof travel umbrella that'll withstand whatever Mother Nature flings your way. With its Teflon coating and nine-rib construction, it's strong AND lightweight.

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    It's got an automatic open/close function for one-handed opening, and weighs less than one pound, so it's great to just pop in your bag and take with you — you know, just in case.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.95+ (available in two colours).

    5. This nondescript book safe that looks like a plain old dictionary, and will keep all your secrets safe and well-hidden. Secret passageways not included.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    6. This genius blade-cleaning brush that's specially designed to make washing cutlery and knives easy-peasy, while storing neatly on the edge of the sink or soap storage container.

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    It's also great for cleaning cutlery, too, if you don't happen to have a dishwasher.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99+ (also available in grey).

    7. A repair kit filled with all the tiny bits and bobs you need to fix your glasses. It's hard not to see the value of this kit!

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    With 12 different kinds of screws, plus replacement washers, nuts, and nose pads, you'll have everything you need to save you a trip to the optometrist. The kit is perfect for a household with multiple prescription lens wearers.

    Get the kit on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    8. This portable external hard drive so when your computer betrays you, you'll feel less like smashing your head against a wall.

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    It also has password protection with hardware encryption, and automatic backup.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $79.99+ (available in eight colours, four storage sizes, and two finishes).

    9. This universally-compatible wireless charger that's slim, fast-charging, and case-friendly.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    10. These pimple patches with over 3,000 reviews that'll literally absorb all the gunk your face produces. Bonus: They help heal and prevent future blemishes, too!

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    Read a full review of these satisfying little babies here.

    Get a pack of 24 patches in varying sizes on Amazon Canada for $7.50+ (available in four pack options).

    11. This powerful liquid cleanser that removes rust, tarnish, soap scum, lime, and hard water deposits to give your bathroom, kitchen, and cookware a high-shine finish.

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    Reviewers can't stop raving about how effective it is at removing stains and build-up with minimal effort. A little goes a long way, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $2.99.

    12. This travel-size sewing kit that'll help you perform an emergency mend right there on the spot. Snags and rips (not to mention lost buttons) can happen anywhere, so what better item to have on hand?

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    This kit has pretty much every thread colour you'll ever need, and it's all neatly organized in a handy carrying case!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    13. These small, but mighty Bioré deep cleansing pore strips that'll suck all the crap out of your pores. Bonus: They're SUPER satisfying to look at once removed!

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    Get a pack of six strips on Amazon Canada for $6.98.

    14. These Boscia blotting papers that'll help keep your skin looking glowing and healthy. The slim package makes it a great on-the-go item, and it's infused with green tea to soothe, freshen, and protect your skin!

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    They're cruelty-free, vegan, and don't contain any artificial fragrances and colours.

    Get a pack of 100 on Amazon Canada for $14.

    15. This tiny iPhone adapter dongle that can be used as a headphone splitter, or allow you to connect to the AUX cord when you're riding shotgun.

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    It's compatible with any device running iOS 11 or higher. The only downside is that it doesn't work for phone calls — but who actually uses their phone to call people anymore, anyway???

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.49 (also available in a pack of two).

    16. This sandalwood beard comb will give you a snag-free, silky-smooth, luscious beard with just one swipe. The double-sided comb works great on long or short beards, so you'll be able to use it at different stages in your facial hair journey.

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    It also smells incredible, and infuses beard hair with the earthy smell of sandalwood. Plus, it comes with a hard shell carrying case so you can take it with you wherever you go!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    17. This bestselling OPI Nail Envy nail strengthener that uses calcium and protein (you know, the building blocks of nails) to that'll turn your poor, overworked nails into beautiful, lethal claws.

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    It can be used as a standalone treatment, or as a base coat for your favourite nail colour.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.28 (available in four other formulations).

    18. This Grown Alchemist lip repair treatment will keep your lips healthy and moisturized basically forever. It's jam-packed with natural ingredients that'll deliver long-lasting results. Reviewers love that it's colourless, and doesn't make lips feel greasy or sticky.

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    It contains watermelon seed extract, shea butter prevents moisture loss, and rosehip oil. If you're looking for a one-stop powerhouse, this is it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $42.

    19. This magical water purifier pod for pets that absorbs impurities and eliminates odours from any water source, giving your pets fresh, clean water all day, every day. One pod is all you need to remove lead, arsenic, chloride, and fluoride from your pet's water bowl for up to six months!

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    The design is brilliant, too. Just pop the pod into its protective shell, and then attach that to the bottom of your pet's bowl with powerful suction cups. You won't have to worry about it getting lost or accidentally swallowed by your pet.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $37.52.

    20. This mini personal portable oven that'll revolutionize on-the-go meals. Just plug this baby into an outlet — it'll slowly and evenly heat up your food without any annoying frozen centres or overcooked edges.

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    Unlike a traditional microwave, it knows when your meal is finished cooking, and then keeps it at a steady, warm temperature until you're ready to mow down. Reviewers say it's a game-changer for people in construction or transportation jobs, where access to a microwave is basically non-existent, and love that it's finally given them access to hot, home-cooked meals on the go.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $86.85+ (available in three colours).

    21. This Did You Feed the Dog? tracker that'll save you from wondering if your fluffy friend has already had breakfast or not. With the flick of a tab, you'll be able to keep track of when your fur baby eats (and make sure you never forget again).

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    It can be mounted on any magnetic surface, but it also comes with sturdy 3M adhesive stickers so you can mount just about anywhere. If your pet is more Felix and less Fido, you can snag a Did You Feed the Cat? tracker here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.95.

    22. This handy little sock organizer that's about to change your life, because you will NEVER👏LOSE👏A SOCK👏AGAIN. Just slip the dirty socks into the SockDock, throw it in the wash, and revel in your newfound organization.

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    The handy foot-shaped hanger means storage of your new best friend is super easy. Each order comes with two organizers: one for dirty socks, and one for clean socks.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in three colours).

    23. These bestselling Tile Mates will help you keep track of all your belongings, no matter how hectic your schedule gets. These handy tracking nuggets can be attached to your phone, passport holder, or wallet. Plus, they're compatible with all Alexa devices!

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    Using the phone app, you can make the Tile ring and find your lost item. And if you've lost your phone, double click on the Tile mate to make it ring (even if it's on silent!). There's also a "community find" feature which allows you to enlist the help of other Tile users in finding your lost stuff. They're also available as stickers, or in a slim, credit card shape that's perfect for your wallet.

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    24. A smart plug that'll turn anything you plug in into a voice command-enabled device. Using the Alexa app, control your lights, brew some coffee, or just set the mood with some music. The choice is yours!

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    The best part is that you don't need to invest in a smart home hub in order to take full advantage of these magic plugs — just plug it in!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    25. This Black & Decker ultrasonic humidifer that'll aid in the fight against blistery winds and harsh indoor heating. Pop it into a glass or bottle of water, and let it get to work!

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    It can help with dry skin and irritated sinuses. There are no parts to replace, making this wand ideal for travel, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.76.

    26. These all-natural leather cleaning wipes that'll help protect your favourite footwear. They'll make quick work of mud, grime, dust, and (#BLESS) salt stains on virtually all shoes — even delicate suede.

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    And because they're all natural, they won't irritate your skin. If you're the proactive type, you can also get the Shoe Rescue wax that'll help you waterproof and protect your shoes before snowy weather hits.

    Get a pack on Amazon Canada for $8.99 (also available in a pack of individually-wrapped wipes).

    27. This iron fish that'll help to naturally inject iron into your diet. Supplements can be pricey — and aren't always suitable for everyone — but this little pal is great for pregnant people, vegans, and even kids.

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    Plus, each purchase price is matched by the Lucky Iron Fish impact fund, which is used to distribute these fish to communities in need.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.

    28. Some super-absorbent puppy training pads that'll help you train your new pupperino, without worrying about leaks, spills, or accidents. They're lined with five layers of leak-proof materials that keep things locked in the pad — and away from those hardwood floors!

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    These pads also have a plastic border on all sides to prevent overflow. You can even sign up for a regular delivery every 1-6 months, so you'll never have to worry about finding yourself low on stock.

    Get a pack of 50 pads on Amazon Canada for $19.53 (also available in packs of 100, and packs of 150).

    29. These natural and chlorine-free bottle cleaning tablets that will get all your beverage containers cleaner than you thought possible, and won't damage the environment in the process.

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    Each tablet is individually packaged, so it's perfect for use just about anywhere — whether you're camping, travelling, or just detoxing your favourite office mug. Just add water, and watch the dirt fizz away!

    Get a pack on Amazon Canada for $10.99+.

    30. A double-ended electronics cleaning brush that will get in all the nooks and crannies.

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    This lil' guy does double duty like nobody's business. The soft-bristled brush sweeps away dust and grime, while the tiny silicone wiper grabs all the dirt specks from hard-to-reach places.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.29.

    31. A hand-held pet hair remover that'll help solve even the hairiest problem.

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    With no sticky strips, you can reuse this roller over and over (and over) again, no matter how many times your cat sheds on your favourite sweater. And with a handy dust receptacle, you never have to worry about any sneeze-inducing dander escaping.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.95.

    32. This electric brush cleaner and dryer that'll help you say goodbye to gunky make-up brushes. All it takes is 10 seconds!

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    It also comes with eight silicone adapters, designed to fit almost all make-up brushes on the market.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    33. This Clean or Dirty dishwasher magnet, so you'll never put a dirty dish in a sparkling clean dishwasher ever again. Just rotate to indicate whether the contents are clean (or dirty), and be on your merry way!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.89.

    34. A set of these anti-slip clear silicone nose pads that will make wearing any kind of glasses much more comfortable.

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    Every customer nose these little pads are great to have on hand (they have a nearly-perfect rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars), so you really can't go wrong.

    Get a set of 12 pairs on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    35. These natural bamboo charcoal deodorizing bags will freshen up your closet, car, laundry room, or just about anywhere else that needs it. They're reusable for up to two years and all you need to do to reactivate them is leave them outside in the sun once a month!

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    They're also awesome for preventing mildew and absorbing excess moisture. They're also 100% organic, so you can just go ahead and toss all those synthetic air fresheners out right now.

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    36. This cute Chilly Mama fridge and freezer odour absorber that's just the ticket to give your fridge a much-needed refresh. Look at her disappointed face. She can't believe you didn't take her home sooner.

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    Bad smells flow in, and fresh air flows out — just fill with baking soda (get some here). This reusable and dishwasher-safe kitchen tool is unquestionably heaven-scent.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.75+ (available in four colours).

    37. Some Polysporin Triple Antiobiotics Ointment that's specially formulated to help heal cuts and scrapes, quick as a flash. Not only does it help heal minor wounds up to four days faster, but the triple antibiotic formula keeps any potential infections at bay. It makes a great addition to any first aid kit!

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    Get a 30-gram tube on Amazon Canada for $10.11 (also available in 15-gram size).

    38. This über-handy 19-in-one multi-tool that will prevent you from ever feeling screwed when you're unprepared for an emergency. It even includes a bottle opener, so you're all set.

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    This multi-tasking portable tool is corrosion-resistant and durable. It can open bottles, fix a loose screw, cut open boxes, tighten a bike handle, and more! The only limit to its uses is your imagination.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.59 (available in 18-in-one, and in two colours).

    39. This Bluetooth-enabled portable photo printer that's great for setting up at your next party. YOU get a party snapshot, YOU get a party snapshot, EVERYBODY GETS A PARTY SNAPSHOT!

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    You can easily print 2"x3" snapshots (or stickers!) right from your iOS or Android device. You can also connect your social media accounts to the HP Sprocket app, and instantly turn your Instagram feed into colourful prints. It doesn't come with printer sheets, so snag yourself a printer/sheet combo here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.99 (available in two colours).

    40. This rechargeable hybrid electric trimmer and shaver that'll get your facial hair looking PRIMO. Use one side for precision trimming, and the other for larger shave jobs. Make sure you get yourself some replacement blades, too, to avoid unpleasant tugging and pulling from rusty blades.

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    The dual-sided blade makes precise line work much easier, while the click-on combs make for a fast trim right where you want it. It also has a fast-moving cutter to shave long beard hair down to a comfortable length. You can also get a similar product designed to keep your bikini line looking perfect!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    41. This Fire TV Stick that'll give you access to Netflix, YouTube, Crave, CTV, NHL, Prime Video, and many other subscription services — no smart TV necessary! You'll be able to proudly host the next movie night.

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    It plugs right into your TV, and with the Alexa Voice Remote, you can easily access and control content from all platforms.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    42. This award-winning personal water filter will make travelling in rugged conditions a lot easier. It filters up to 1,000 litres of contaminated water without the use of any chemicals, requires no batteries, has no moving parts, AND removes 99.99999% of all water-borne bacteria and parasites.

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    It weighs two ounces and has a high flow rate, so you drink directly from the source. This might be one of the coolest things you'll ever own.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    43. This survival seed pack, which is great if you're seriously looking into farm-to-table gardening. It contains over 15,000 non-GMO heirloom vegetable seeds and a handy growing guide.

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    These seeds have a high germination rate, and reviewers love how hardy and healthy they are. They'll also keep for approximately 20 years in the bag, so you don't have to plant them all at once.

    Get a pack of 32 packets on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    44. This beautiful three-piece set of stainless steel flatware that's great for having on hand when you're camping, or just trying to reduce your use of plastic.

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    Each kit contains a fork, a spoon, a set of chopsticks, and a handy carrying case.

    Get a three-piece set on Amazon Canada for $16.55+ (available in six colours).

    45. These tiny herb shears are a game-changer. Their ergonomic design makes them really user-friendly, and the spring-action hinge automatically opens after each cut to reduce hand strain.

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    The stainless steel blades stay sharp for longer, minimizing the need to sharpen. Their unique look and comfortable design make them a great addition to any kitchen.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $22.64 (available in four shear styles).

    46. The Nintendo Switch that's the cutest (and also coolest!) gaming system you'll want to own immediately. This baby revolutionized the gaming industry — plus, it's super fun to play at parties!