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    1. A convertible car seat that can transition from an infant car seat to a backless booster as your kiddo grows so you won't have to buy a new one every couple of years.


    Promising review: "If I could give it ten stars, I would. Our 11-month-old baby was in this car seat during a terrible rollover accident, and she did not suffer any injuries whatsoever. We are buying the exact seat again for her. Even before the accident, we were pleased with this seat since our daughter immediately liked it. She appeared to be very comfortable and was content for hours during a very long road trip. It feels luxurious with lots of padding, is easy to install, and feels secure. Highly recommend!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $239.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A convertible purse so you only have to pack one bag for a long trip — it can be worn as a crossbody or a backpack.

    Promising review: "I’ve had this purse for two months. I’m pretty hard on it and I’ve taken it on an overseas trip that involved planes, trains, and automobiles and it held up perfectly. So far it shows no signs of wear, and the zippers are holding up nicely, and the zipper pulls have not fallen off. The compartments are roomy enough to hold my bulky wallet, big phone, and regular-size iPad, plus all my other junk. Really happy with this purchase and would definitely buy again!" —Sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in four colors).

    3. A brush and squeegee combo for swiping any wet or dry spills on the countertop into the sink — you'll use way fewer paper towels.


    Promising review: "LOVE THIS PRODUCT! Saves me so many paper towels, easily washed in the dishwasher, and the small size saves space! Will always have one of these on hand for sure!" —Prime Time Review

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    4. A gentle moisturizer with SPF 30, if you're looking to reduce to number of products in your skincare routine. Just apply one layer of this and you're out the door!

    Promising review: "I live where it's dry and on top of that my mom, bless her heart, is always turning the heater up. I also have very fair skin that freckles and burns easily. This moisturizer leaves my skin refreshed and not dry, goes right in, isn't greasy, and doesn't have a weird smell. And the UV has shielded my skin so that one particularly dark freckle/sun spot has faded. There are moisturizers that are probably 10x this price that aren't nearly as good." —Kimberly S.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    5. A travel hair straightener that can double as a curling iron — think of the luggage space you'll save!


    Promising review: "This little thing is amazing! I have searched high and low for a travel flat iron that was worth saving suitcase space for and FINALLY found it. Switching between flat iron to curling iron is VERY easy... the switch is right by your thumb, but unlike other irons, it doesn't open at the slightest breeze. I haven't noticed any issues with the temp being too high." —bellewithab

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    6. A bowl and colander combo so you can rinse, drain, mix, and serve food all using one item. Less stuff in your cabinets, less to dishes to wash.


    It's dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I use this strainer all the time. It’s so convenient to rinse beans, veggies, and fruit." —Blanco NM

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (also available in a larger size).

    7. A storage ottoman with a tray top perfect for small spaces. It can hide away clutter, provide extra seating, and double as a coffee table.,

    Promising review: "My apartment is tiny, so this is a wonderful solution. A chair, a table, or a footstool all in one. Not to mention precious storage space! Easy to move around if you don't load it with books. It also looks very nice. Big enough for feet and a cat, or two pairs of feet and a cramped cat." —Martie

    Get it from Amazon for $55.59 (available in nine colors).

    8. A night light + alarm clock combo because there's only room for one thing on your small nightstand!


    The light turns off automatically when it's flipped over.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $49.

    9. A top coat and base coat that'll give your manicure a professional finish while also strengthening your nails.,

    This formula is free of formaldehyde.

    Promising review: "ABSOLUTELY LOVE. I save a lot of money on mani and pedi by using OPI products. I can do my nails in the comfort of my own home. With this top/base coat, my nails stay beautiful for over two weeks." —ekjmatlock

    Get it from Amazon for $13.25.

    10. A do-it-all Instant Pot so you can consolidate several appliances into one and cook dinner in 15 minutes (instead of having to order takeout).


    This handy kitchen gadget has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer! Check out our review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is quite possibly the coolest, most versatile kitchen gadget I’ve ever owned. I love it so much that I’ve purchased two more for friends and relatives. What can it do? I think the real question is 'What can’t it do?' I truly believe you could replace every cooking appliance (including your oven and stove top) and do EVERYTHING in the Instant Pot. I purchased two sizes for my own use: the three-quart (which is my almost-every-day workhorse for two person dishes) and the eight-quart (which I bring out to handle my dinner party dishes). Everything I’ve tried has been fabulous. In the realm of kitchen appliances, there is no better investment than the Instant Pot. Highly recommended!!!" —Stereoman

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in three sizes).

    11. A pack of caffeinated mints for 1) freshening your breath and 2) getting a mid-day energy boost. It's a lot cheaper than buying another cup of coffee!

    Two pieces have as much caffeine as one cup of brewed coffee or an 8-ounce energy drink.

    Promising review: "It's more convenient than coffee, and I like that it doesn't stain your teeth. Also nice not to have to run to the bathroom. These are pretty close to spearmint Altoids in terms of flavor. I don't find the caffeine overwhelming. No heart racing or jitters for me." —MATT

    Get six 20-packs from Amazon for $18.99 (available in five flavors; also sold as single tins).

    12. An over-the-sink dish drying rack to also use as a vegetable colander and prep surface for double sinks. It rolls up for storage.


    Promising review: "I love this product. I use it to dry dishes into the sink, but I also use it as prep space to hold veggies and fruit while I'm prepping them for meals. It keeps the scraps in the sink, the fruit or veg close at hand, and makes me efficient during kitchen tasks. Then it rolls up and slides under the sink. I will say that this is a VERY sturdy product — but won't scratch or otherwise damage your sink." —KBL

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    13. A John Frieda hot air brush that'll dry and style your hair in one step so you can get a salon-quality blowout with minimal time and effort., Amazon

    Read our review of the John Frieda hot air brush!

    Promising review: "This is a total game changer for people like me with wavy hair that always gives me a disheveled appearance or the appearance that I just don't care. I do care, I just do not have the coordination or patience to figure out how to 'do' my hair. I've tried products, brushes, and different styles. This came in the mail today. I showered and washed my hair. I dried my hair for maybe 90 seconds with my hair dryer to get it about 80% dry. (I have medium/shoulder length hair.) I turned this on, and it was magical. My hair dried and finished in a matter of a few minutes. I was so taken aback by the change this made, I called everyone I knew. My 15-year-old niece said it looked like I had just left the salon! Simple old me giving myself a salon quality hairdo. The results held all day. Where has this been all my life? I love this and will be buying one for my sister and niece. Awesome!" —Michelle Fetter

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A convection toaster oven and air fryer combo — it'll take up less counter space than if you had purchased them separately. Plus, you can basically recreate all your favorite fried fast foods at home (using less oil).


    This toaster oven can toast 6 slices of bread, air fry three pounds of chicken wings, bake a 12-inch pizza, or roast a four-pound chicken!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this appliance. It's the best appliance buy I've made recently. I tried three other popular brand air fryers, and potato fries (my test food) did not crisp. This one actually yields crispy fries, fresh and frozen, in no time. I've used it to cook other fresh and frozen foods designed to be pan or deep fried, like shrimp tempura, sweet potato fries, mac and cheese bites, fish, fish sticks, oven fried chicken, etc. I use it to reheat fried and grilled chicken, and the skin crisps up perfectly! Crispy results, every time!" —M. E. B.

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99.

    15. A convertible wrap dress for all of your upcoming special occasions. You'll save lots of moola on dresses (and closet space) and no one will be able to tell it's the same one, especially if you switch up the accessories.,

    Promising review: "This dress is wonderful! I was a little wary to buy it, wasn't sure how it would look on my tiny frame (particularly my small chest), but I was BLOWN AWAY! Honestly, so well-made and exactly as wonderful as I wanted it to be. As comfortable as the maxi skirts we all know and love. The bandeau top that came with it is really helpful, too! I'm so excited to wear this to some fancy things coming up." —Aliyah Burton

    Get it from Amazon for $14.05+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 34 colors).

    16. A 2-in-1 foundation and concealer to help you in your mission to streamline your makeup bag.,

    Promising review: "This is my favorite foundation. It covers up everything I need it to cover up while still looking natural. Who needs to spend $40 on foundation when you could get Milani. Save your money girl, and go buy another eyeshadow palette." —Brandy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in 29 shades).

    17. A faux potted plant that's both a pretty piece of decor and a hidden litter box for your furry friend.


    Promising review: "This thing is awesome! I have it in a hallway (the only space I have for a kitty litter box since my bathrooms are so small). Not a single person has noticed what it really is. I do clean it often, so there's no odors giving it away. But it is so easy to take the top off, clean it, and put the top back on again. I'm just so very happy with this purchase." —Angela Dey

    Get it from Amazon for $56.99.

    18. A utensil caddy with a built-in tablet holder so you won't need a separate stand for your iPad.


    Promising review: "A gift for my wife, who cooks and reads recipes on her tablet, and likes cooking spoons. Great craftsmanship, fits tablet snugly, and looks great in our kitchen." —So Ben Says

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $60.

    19. A thin and durable case for protecting your phone and holding credit cards and cash. All your essentials will fit neatly in your pocket!


    It can fit three credit cards plus cash.

    Promising review: "I've had this case for about two years now, and it still works well as the first day I bought it. The border around the case is elevated just enough to protect your screen if you dropped it. I never had a screen protector on. Doesn't feel bulky or take up too much space. I recommend it." —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available for iPhone 7/8 regular and plus and three colors).

    20. A vitamin E–infused body lotion to hydrate your skin while giving you an amazing bronze glow. No need to shell out $$$ for a professional spray tan.

    Just apply like a regular moisturizer (no mitts required), let it sit for a couple minutes, and you're good to go. It's also available as a facial moisturizer!

    Promising review: "This stuff is awesome! I like it better than professional spray tans. I've tried lots of tanners that left me orange or left streaks. I've done spray tans and paid a ton. This stuff is awesome! I like it better than professional spray tans. No streaks, no orange, no stink, and it lasts. I use it every day when I get out of the shower, and I love the gradual color development! It actually moisturizes but isn't greasy, even during the summer. Plus, no sun damage to my skin!" —Z&K

    Get it from Amazon for $8.12 (available in two sizes and shades).

    21. An inflatable travel pillow that cleverly disguises itself as an infinity scarf. It'll be a breeze to pack in your carry-on luggage, too.


    Promising review: "Perfect for traveling! Temperatures are constantly changing from trains, to planes, and into cars but this scarf/pillow is great as it provides a little added comfort along with the ability to take the chill away for any direct air. Clearly wearable with anything and folds nicely into bag." —Kpwalker03

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $38 (available in two colors).

    22. A ridiculously attractive futon so your living room can be turned into a guest room when family visits.

    Promising review: "For $200, this is a five-star product. It was really easy to put together. It's a little firmer than what I usually like, but it's not uncomfortable. I even took a nap on it the other day. It was even a little bigger than I thought it would be. My family of three has plenty of room when we all sit on it." —Lindy M.

    Get it from Amazon for $241.99 (available in eight colors).

    23. A bamboo stovetop cover/cutting board for providing you with an extra prep surface in a tiny kitchen.


    It comes with adjustable and removable legs to fit most stovetops.

    Promising review: "This little beauty truly gives me more countertop space in my small kitchen. It looks great on my stove. The adjustable feet allow for some customization. And it is not just there for looks! I use this whenever a floured surface is called for. Like when I make scones and biscuits, etc...Also as a 'hot pad' on the dining room table to set hot dishes on. And when not serving another useful purpose, it really does look great just sitting on the stove, catching whatever is in my way!" —Gram211

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

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    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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