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    Updated on Oct. 4, 2020. Posted on Oct. 1, 2020

    20 Useful Things You'll Want To Recommend To Everyone You Know

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    1. This Star Wars-inspired AirPod case that'll help you keep track of your headphones. Thanks to the attached ring, you can even pop it onto your keychain to keep it from disappearing into the depths of your bag.

    A top-down view of a Darth Vader AirPod case on a wooden tray
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    "Your lack of this item disturbs me." — Darth Vader, probably.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    2. A slim tumbler that reviewers say it keeps their iced drinks cold and hot drinks toasty better than any other to-go cup. It even comes with two different lids, so you'll be able to flip between sipping a cold brew and a latte with ease.

    A smiling person holds the tumbler on their lap
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    According to over 9,500 five-star reviews, the lids are leakproof, so you won't need to stress about making a mess.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in five sizes, three styles, and 60 colours).

    3. These motion-activated nightlights that'll keep you from bonking into the door frame on your way to the bathroom at night. They also have handy switches that'll prevent them from automatically lighting up during the day.

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    They're battery powered, which means you can place them wherever you want (and not just where the plugs are). Each light requires four AA batteries (not included), but you can grab some here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99+ (available in four packs and four colours).

    4. This heart-shaped book holder that'll help you prop your favourite novel open while keeping one hand free for sipping a coffee. Reviewers say it's eliminated reading-induced cramping and hand pain altogether!

    A person holds an book open while wearing the wooden book holder on their thumb
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in four sizes).

    5. A silicone dishwasher bag that'll make cleaning all your small knickknacks easier than ever. It can be folded vertically or horizontally and is totally flexible, so even oddly-shaped items can finally get a deep clean.

    A person places the silicone bag into a dishwasher
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    Reviewers love using it for things like bottle caps and jar lids, since the handy latches keep them from spilling out into your dishwasher.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.19.

    6. This wall-mounted organizer that'll finally give you a place to stash all your bits and bobs. It takes up way less space than a traditional nightstand, so you won't have to clutter up your room with additional furniture.

    The organizer mounted on a wall next to a bed
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    Reviewers say the double-sided tape holds really well (even when the organizer is fully loaded), so it won't come crashing down in the middle of the night.

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

    7. This tortoiseshell phone case that'll protect your tech from dings, drops, and scratches (and look cute doing it). It's slim, but has a handy bumper around the screen, so you won't have a heart attack the next time your phone lands face down.

    A person holds their phone in front of themselves
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99 (available in eight sizes).

    8. These headrest hangers that'll keep your bags from rattling around in your car. They snap on easily and can hold up to 30 pounds per hook, so you can even hang heavy groceries on them, too.

    A duo of hangers attached to the headrest of a car seat
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $10.96+ (available in two styles).

    9. These metallic paint pens that'll jazz up all your spice jars and add some sparkle to your scrapbooks. The best part: They dry super quick, so you won't accidentally smudge your masterpiece.

    A person writes on a mug using the metallic marker
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    Plus, they work on just about any surface, so go ahead and run wild, you crazy artist you.

    Get a six-pack on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (also available in glitter and metallic).

    10. A jar of raw cinnamon and cacao honey that'll ~spice~ up even the most boring coffee. It's so tasty, you'll want to drench pretty much everything in it, TBH.

    A person holds a jar of raw honey in front of them
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.99 (available in five flavours).

    11. This enormous burrito blanket that'll swaddle you in plush microfibre comfort. Reviewers say it's big enough to share with your partner and four-legged friend.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    12. A portable yogurt container that'll keep your granola nice and crunchy until you're ready to snack. It even has a built-in spoon, so you can indulge on the go!

    Someone pours milk from one of the cups into another cup filled with cereal
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    Reviewers say it's completely leakproof and keeps yogurt fresh and chilled all day long.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.83+ (available in two colours).

    13. This budget-friendly knife set that comes with every tool you'll possibly need in your kitchen — including shears. Reviewers say it's just as durable as other, more expensive options, too.

    The knife set in a pine wood block on a kitchen counter
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    It also comes with a sharpener to keep your blades in prime condition.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.99.

    14. These silicone earphone organizers that'll help prevent your cables from getting tangled in your pocket. Even though they're lightweight, reviewers say they're really durable (not to mention way easier to use than other organizers).

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    Since they're made of soft silicone, they won't slice through your cables, either.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.99+ (available in eight colours and 14 purchasing options).

    15. This water-repellant backpack that's big enough to fit all your essentials, from your laptop to your bulkiest sweater. It has pockets both inside and out where you can store smaller items, like your keys and wallet.

    A smiling person wears the backpack while walking through a city street
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99+ (available in 11 colours).

    16. This gourmet hot sauce that'll add a decadent zing to all your favourite foods. Reviewers say it's totally worth the price tag, and that it tastes fantastic on everything from popcorn to grilled cheese.

    A close up of the hot sauce being poured onto a chicken sandwich
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    It's packed with white truffles, agave syrup, coriander, and chili peppers.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.09.

    17. These extra-long oven mitts that'll protect your arms from getting singed during your next baking venture. They even have a textured grip to keep things from slipping out of your hands!

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    Oh, and they're totally waterproof, too.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $23.98+ (available in five colours).

    18. This drink-chilling gadget that'll turn your favourite drink into a frosty libation in less than a minute. Since you won't need ice to cool down your drink, you won't have to worry about dilution, either.

    The drink chiller next to a glass of cold brew on a butcher block counter
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $47.77.

    19. These absorbent towel scrunchies that'll suck excess water out of your locks and help speed up drying time. Reviewers love that if they wear them to bed, they wake up to soft, dry hair (and dry pillows!).

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Plus, they're super gentle on hair, thanks to their super-soft texture.

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $27.74.

    20. And lastly, this laundry egg that'll get your clothes and linens looking brand-spankin' new. This guy is packed with chemical-free cleaning pellets, that'll help you ditch harsh detergents and powders for good.

    The open egg on a pile of laundry with the cleaning pellets spilling out
    @my_ecoegg / Via instagram.com

    Each egg can replace up to three years' worth of detergent. Plus, the container is recyclable at the end of its life!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $46.75+ (available in three formulas).

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