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    47 Useful Gifts That Will Make Anyone's Life Easier

    These practical gifts will have them jumping for joy!

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    1. A multi-use pocket tool that'll open bottles, tighten/loosen screws, open letters, peel oranges, and more!

    The Grommet

    It can also act as a phone kickstand, door latch slip, ruler, and headphone wrap.

    Promising review: "I purchased two: one for my BF's Christmas stocking, and one for myself. I am a realtor, and I carry this on my person at all times! I recently used it to rehang a real estate sign that had blown off in the wind, and I also tightened the handlebars on a little girl's bike. Get one! I guarantee that you'll use it and need it!" —Cathleen

    Get one from Amazon for $12.99 or two from The Grommet for $19.95.

    2. A tiny sleep sound machine perfect for troubled sleepers who travel. It also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker!

    Amazon

    It comes pre-installed with fan sounds, white noise, and ocean sounds.

    Promising review: "I love this little device! The volume of sound it produces can be easily adjusted. It gets plenty loud! It completely blocks out a train noise in my bedroom at night, allowing me to sleep without earplugs! The large version of this item has a greater variety of sounds, but this one is great!" —Fantasy Fan

    Get it from Amazon for $29.05 (available in two colors)

    3. A bamboo tub caddy to hold all their bath time necessities securely in place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Simply put, this tray is awesome! It looks beautiful on my tub and functions very well. The grooves for the tablet and phone holders are deep and secure, so the devices are very stable when they are in them. I love this tray." —Cosmopolitan

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    4. A toilet night light so midnight trips to the bathroom don't require turning on the way-too-bright overhead light.

    Amazon

    This LED toilet light has 16 colors that can work on a rotation or as a solid color.

    Promising review: "This seemingly silly little gadget has turned out to be great! The light level (brightness) can be dimmed down if desired, and the color can be set to whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you don't need to turn on a bright overhead light (which wakes me up and makes me angry, not a good combination) when you need to go into the bathroom at night. Cleaning it is a breeze, too; what seems like it's going to be a problem ... isn't. I can't recommend this toilet night light highly enough, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. Could be on the gift list this December." —Lee R. Gurr

    Get it from Amazon for $11.77.

    5. An Echo Dot that'll play music, order pizza, request rides from Uber, read the news, and answer even the wackiest questions. Unlike a S.O., it won't pretend to not hear you from across the room 😒.

    Amazon

    This all-new third-generation Echo Dot has better sound quality than previous models! It can control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and much more.

    Promising review: "I had no idea I'd love Alexa so much — I wake up in the morning and she does the routine I've set up. My husband and I played Skills trivia games for hours last night. If we had kids, it would be even more useful (kid's workouts, stories, games) — we even had a goodnight story read to us by Alexa, and it was awesome. I'm really loving it. I'm really surprised by how much I like the Alexa app (and the Echo Dot), because I'm a little resistant to technology, but it's pretty easy to figure out and feels like a new little buddy in the home. I'm excited to get some smart-home stuff now so I can turn on/off lights, heat, etc. The only tiny issue I have is that for some reason Alexa doesn't pick up my husband's voice as much as it does mine — maybe because I've used it more? Really cool, though, overall. I feel like Judy Jetson!" —Leah

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    6. An adorable key cover for someone who has a LOT of keys that all look the same. Now they'll know which one is which immediately.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Heavy duty! Been on my keys for about nine months and still looks new." —ryley vossler

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 12 designs).

    7. A cuff bracelet designed to hold elastic hair ties and prevent those awful red indentations.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this bracelet for my sister-in-law for Christmas and had other relatives all in a tizzy wanting one of their own. The metal's very sturdy, so it doesn't become deformed or warp even if you exert a good amount of pressure on it. The hair tie that's included was a good strength, too. Can be a bit tricky to nudge the hair tie into the groove, but once it's in place it stays there well." —deweybird

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in four finishes).

    8. A buckle-less belt so they'll never have to deal with the hassle of unbuckling/buckling when going to the bathroom.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love being buckle-free. Never liked the buckle bulge that buckles created. Plus, it's so much easier to not have to open a buckle when removing my jeans, and the belt stays in place. I can highly recommend this product." —C. SMITH

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two sizes and five colors).

    9. An egg cooker — it'll make breakfast for the whole family while everyone gets ready in the morning.

    Amazon

    This cooker comes with a poaching tray, a measuring cup, an omelet tray, and a six-egg holding tray.

    Promising review: "Why did I not buy one of these sooner? My life is so much easier now that I have my egg cooker, and I have sold three other people into buying one since I got mine. We make a lot of hard-boiled eggs, and this makes it SUPER EASY — no more boiling water. You set it and forget it. My husband also uses it almost daily to make an omelet and then when the timer goes off, throws a slice of cheese on top, and it melts perfectly. I will forever have an egg cooker in my life! Best purchase ever." —Niki

    Get it from Amazon for $15.16+ (available in five colors).

    10. A dog bowl water bottle for a convenient way to keep their furry friend hydrated on the go.

    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "We bought ours nine months ago and use it constantly. It's not awkward and is always ready to dispense when your fur babies need a drink. We take long walks including on the beach. Our mutts adapted to it immediately — even the one fella who is afraid of anything new! It can attach to your bag or belt, or you can carry it in a compartment of your bag as I do, or keep it in the car for trips." —Jean on the go

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $15 (available in two colors).

    11. A KitchenAid stand mixer to be the perfect kitchen helper, whether they're baking a batch of cookies or whipping up mashed potatoes.

    Amazon

    The five-quart stainless steel bowl can mix dough for nine dozen cookies or four loaves of bread in a single batch. The mixer comes with a coated flat beater, a coated dough hook, a six-wire whip, and a pouring shield.

    Promising review: "If you're trying to decide what brand mixer is right for you, stop now and purchase a KitchenAid. Yes, they're more expensive than other brands, but they last. And really, a mixer is an appliance you should only buy once in your life (my mom still has hers from the '70s and uses it often!). Not only does this appliance work as a mixer (it comes with a beater, whisk, and very useful dough hook), but I also use it constantly with the KitchenAid ice cream attachment. The KitchenAid pasta attachment is also easy to use with the mixer, as is the meat grinder. This mixer does the work for you and will make cooking and baking so much easier. You'll wonder how you ever survived without it!" —Susie Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $259.95 (available in 44 colors).

    12. An automatic handbag light so they can quickly find what they need with zero rummaging.

    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "I wanted to get my grandmother a clever gift but something she could use every day, and this was it! I had this sent to her, and she absolutely loves it. Aside from how clever the actual item is, it works extremely well and is a size that is just right for her purse or handbag. She loves that it turns on and shuts off automatically, and said it has proved to be extremely helpful when looking through her purse. She has no trouble finding what she needs now!" —Granddaughter

    Get it from Amazon for $25 or Uncommongoods for $29.95.

    13. An eyeglass-holding necklace that'll be attractive enough to wear on its own.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a Christmas gift for my sister who was CONSTANTLY looking for her glasses. She hates those 'granny' eyeglass necklaces but LOVES this! It looks like a regular necklace. Great quality, great gift! (And now I need to get me one!)" —DDH

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95+ (available in three finishes).

    14. An Instant Pot (with seven functions!) for making quick and delicious dinners in three steps: dump ingredients in, turn the pot on, and serve.

    Amazon

    To specify, the seven functions are: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer. Check out a full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is the best thing to own for all the working moms out there! Its programability makes my life so much easier. I can put my steam buns in the night before and have it ready for breakfast for the kids the next morning. I can have frozen chicken cooked in 15 mins after I come home from work! I love this pot and will be getting one for my mom for Christmas. She has to have it!" —Stephanie Wu

    Get it from Amazon for $67.49+ (available in three sizes).

    15. An attractive dry-erase calendar message board to help them stay on top of their schedule.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This is the perfect size and helps me stay organized throughout the month! I like that I can use this for as long as possible since it is dry erase." —abbey quinn

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    16. A couch caddy so they can have a couple drinks and the remote within reach at all times. They may never leave the couch again.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I ordered the Cupsy for the couch in the living room because there were spills at least once a week while watching TV. Not only does Cupsy hold two large cups, there is also a slot for the remote, which is so helpful when watching TV. We have a sectional, and it fits perfectly and doesn't tilt the cups at all while we are sitting down. We have only had it for a few weeks but so far it's been great! I would recommend this product for all ages and couches!" —danielle hoffberg

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97.

    17. A heated electric blanket that'll keep them warm and toasty all winter long.

    Amazon

    It has three temperature settings and automatically shuts off after four hours. The fabric is machine-washable so it'll be easy to maintain.

    Promising review: "Everyone at my office is jealous. Heats up quickly. The three settings are all good and far enough apart that you can definitely tell that there are multiple settings. Very easy to use, and it holds heat really well. I’m in love with this blanket." —28187

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in three sizes/colors).

    18. A waterproof speaker (with a built-in suction cup) for listening to music or podcasts in the shower. It can also be used to take a hands-free call.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Now it's easier for me to sing along in the shower without having to open the shower door just to hear my tiny phone speaker. Just a word to the wise, set up a timer for the shower; you'll forget how long you've been in there, and the water bill will come and blow your mind, and the rest of your Earth-conscience friends will judge you for your inconsiderate waste of water." —GJones

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in three colors).

    19. A stoneware utensil and tablet holder to make following online recipes a whole lot easier.

    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "As a kitchen utensil and tablet holder, the design is something you will want to display, but the function is gold. Trying to find somewhere to wedge a laptop and not interfere with the meal prep process or trying to use a tablet that wasn't always falling over or onto the floor was extremely trying. Having to keep walking across the kitchen while following a recipe is annoying at best and not a solution. On first use of this product, I'm happy to say those days are gone! The well is large enough to fit the necessary cooking utensils, or flowers if you like, along with a shelf that securely holds a tablet in place, yet remains compact enough not to interfere with meal prep at all. And having the convenience of your recipe at the right height and the right place — I cannot recommend this piece highly enough. Very well done!" —Mike

    Get it from Uncommongoods for $60.

    20. A purse hanger so they don't have to choose between bag on the (dirty) floor or bag in the lap.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE these! They are all so attractive, sturdy, and a great price. They don't look cheap either, which I like. My sister bought me a purse hook a couple of years ago, and I really didn't think I would use it. Now I can't imagine being without one. By the way, I am the kind of person who puts my whole life in my purse...I usually buy a new purse every three months because I overstuff my large purses, and they end up breaking. These hooks can even handle my huge and heavy purses. YAY! It's nice to be able to keep my eye on my bag instead of draping it over the back of my chair and not just hooking it to my leg or putting it on the floor." —HKG2222

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four styles).

    21. A washable keyboard for someone who regularly snacks while typing.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My brother went through three to four keyboards a year from spilling various drinks so I decided for his birthday to try a basic washable keyboard, and even after half a dozen spills, this keyboard still works very well." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.88.

    22. A wine aerator to speed up the breathing process so they can enjoy that bottle of red right away.

    Williams Sonoma

    It's top rack–dishwasher safe.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 or Williams Sonoma for $23.96.

    23. A mini Crock-Pot so they can skip the line to the microwave and enjoy a warm lunch right at their desk.

    Amazon

    This lunch Crock-Pot has a 20-ounce capacity and a spill-proof lid.

    Promising review: "I am sure that Amazon got an influx of orders after I brought this little gem to work. Everyone loved it, and no wonder why! It works so well. I personally do not like microwaving plastic containers, so this is the best alternative for reheating leftovers, soups, etc. It doesn't take long; I usually plug mine in for an hour or 1.5 hours. Highly recommend this product!" —Susan Murro

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four colors).

    24. A portable steamer that'll transform a pair of pants from a balled-up-mess to interview-ready in five minutes.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love it; saves me so much time in the morning when I’m late and at night if I need to prepare my dress shirts before I work. On top of that, it came with a glove and a smooth little carrying bag!" —Ae

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    25. A ceramic cup warmer because sometimes people get called into meetings after making their coffee, and when they come back, the coffee is cold and undrinkable. No more!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm a very slow tea/coffee drinker, so having this mini hot plate is amazing. I can have hot tea until the last sip! Life-changing. I use it every day. I'm using it as I write this review. I drink more tea because I know it won't get cold and sad. My roommates all want one now." —PDT

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    26. A compact yet powerful portable charger to ensure they never run out of juice on the go.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've had this over a year now and have used it many times. It takes hours to fully charge, but I can charge my iPhone 7 four to six times from it. I'm glad I bought this as opposed to a smaller model, as I would not want to have to recharge after every use. I take it with me when we travel, and I also make sure it's charged before storms come in. It's a good peace of mind for us." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in four colors).

    Also, check out our top picks for the best portable charger on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    27. A laundry care symbols print so they'll always know the right way to wash each piece of clothing. (Frame it for bonus points!)

    allhaildesign / Society6

    Get it from allhaildesign from Society6 for $21.99+.

    28. A handy gadget to turn hot coffee into iced in a matter of minutes — without diluting it!

    Amazon

    It works well on any non-carbonated drink, such as wine.

    Promising review: "Bought this as a gift for my wife's birthday, and she LOVED it. No more watered-down iced coffees for her! Works just as described. Can actually get two or three drinks chilled before you have to freeze it again. Great product and great gift idea for coffee drinkers!" —L. Brock

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    29. A cloud-shaped magnetic key holder for an attractive way to keep keys visible and organized.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "One of the most useful purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I use it every single day to hang my keys. I've had it for at least half a year now. Hasn't lost any magnetism." —Makenah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    30. A bamboo cutting board with seven color-coded mats that'll make meal prep and clean-up a breeze.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this cutting board! This board is the best of both worlds: you get a sturdy bamboo base, with interchangeable color-coded covers so you don't cross-contaminate! Plus, they even have cute little icons on them, so you never forget which color is for what kind of food product. Also makes for easier clean-up and the ability to use just one cutting board while preparing a meal, without having to repeatedly wash it between items!" —Pegasus

    Get it from Amazon for $23.36.

    31. A critter catcher with a long handle so they can safely remain two feet away from the "Nope."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. I definitely struggle with the dilemma of not wanting buggers in my house but also not wanting to kill them. THIS SOLVES IT! It keeps me far enough away from them and grabs them the first time! Super easy to use, and then I get the happy conscious of releasing them outside to go on their happy way." —Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    32. A cosmetic bag that'll lay flat (so every product is visible) and can be closed up with the pull of the string.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "OMG I love this. I have searched for makeup bag after makeup bag that would actually hold all my stuff, was easy to clean, and convenient to carry, and this bag knocks them all out of the park! This bag holds everything and is expandable to fit more. It even has brush holders in it! How can this bag get any better? I don't know, but I do know that it even washes easily! There is also a zipped pocket. Overall, this bag is excellent." —Katie Fornwalt

    Get it from Amazon for $27.25+ (available in 13 colors).

    33. A felt purse insert for effortlessly transferring their stuff from one bag to another.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this organizer. I got the medium red one, and it fits my Coach tote bag brilliantly. It even leaves a little room for when I want to use a larger wallet. I ordered about six other organizers from different companies. They differed in size and pockets, but this one won hands down. It is by far the best quality and well-made one out of all the ones I got. I’ll be returning all the rest, and ordering more sizes in this one!" —Shilin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    34. A water-resistant laptop backpack with a combination lock to prevent theft and plenty of pockets to keep stuff organized.

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Great backpack for travel. I can comfortably fit my 15" laptop, water bottle, a small pair of flat shoes, a course reader, and a bunch of other little things (agenda, iPad, journal, pens and pencils, iPhone). Really an awesome backpack that looks professional, clean and holds a LOT. I use it for my frequent travel (airplane), and it fits perfectly under the seat." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in four colors).

    This is our budget pick for the best laptop backpack on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    35. An adhesive phone wallet so all their essentials can stick together.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I’ve had lots of phone sleeves like these, and this is BY FAR my absolute favorite. Such a smooth material, and it slides in and out of my pocket easily. I have three cards and cash in there at all times, and it can still fit more while not being bulky at all. This sticks to my phone case strongly and won’t come off. Very stylish. Happy customer here!" —Karleen D.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90 (available 40 designs). Or, check out another option!

    36. A sleek electric toothbrush that'll make teeth-brushing a fantastic experience.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Wow. This toothbrush is INCREDIBLE! My toothbrush recently broke and I wanted to try something new/different/cheaper, and I am SO unbelievably happy with this product. The toothbrush is super light, which is great for traveling with. Just in general, it's very easy to hold and use. It has five settings, which is really nice depending on what type of brush I want. I drink a ton of coffee so my go-tos are the clean mode and then the polish mode for 30 seconds. My teeth are noticeably whiter." —Jerri B

    Get it from Amazon for $28.95 (available in two colors).

    Also, check out our picks for the best electric toothbrushes on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    37. A John Frieda hot air brush for getting a salon-quality blowout with minimal time and effort.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Read one BuzzFeeder's review of this styling 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).

    38. An adjustable lap desk so they can comfortably eat a meal or browse the internet without leaving the couch.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This desk is exactly what I needed! There are times when I like to catch up on work while watching TV, but sitting on the floor is the most comfortable way to do that. This desk makes really helps with that. I absolutely love that the height can be adjusted, and you are not restricted to certain heights. I use different heights for different tasks (studying, working on the computer, crafting). This desk was worth every penny as far as functionality and durability go!" —Monica M.

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in two colors).

    39. A dual-sided device cleaner to sanitize and polish a grimy phone/tablet ASAP.

    youtube.com

    One side dispenses a cleaning solution that kills bacteria, and the other side polishes the surface off so it looks nice and shiny.

    Promising review: "Saw a friend at work using this; she showed me and I had to have one. I wasn't disappointed. Gets all the gunk off my phone, iPad, computer screens, and my kids' Kindles. Getting these for gifts this year. Awesome." —kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    40. A Squatty Potty that'll make going number two an easy and smooth experience.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This has changed our lives. Not to give up too much personal information, but this has made the bathroom-going part of our lives much easier, quicker, and more comfortable. No negatives, whatsoever! I think this should be a staple in every person's bathroom." —Savannah K

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    41. An eyeliner stamp for achieving perfectly symmetrical wings in a matter of minutes.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying this isn't my first cat eye rodeo. I've tried the taping method, normal liquid liner, plastic winged stamping devices, stencils, all of it! Well, this gem arrived and I immediately had to try it out, all while laughing at how terrible this would probably turn out... but to my surprise, I put the left cat eye on first and it was perfect. I thought this was a fluke and did the right eye...again, it came out clean and perfect! I HAVE NEVER IN MY LIFE BEEN ABLE TO DO A CAT EYE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES, LET ALONE THE TWO MINUTES THIS TOOK TO DO! There were no sloppy streaks that I had to touch up or anything you would expect. Just a clean crisp line. I can now do a cat eye EVERY day and look/feel like a badass. Everyone can think I spend hours doing my makeup in the morning." —LadyMeow

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.34 (available in three sizes).

    Also, check out our picks for the best liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    42. A seat gap filler so they'll stop losing things to the bottomless pit between the seat and the console aka the "Carmuda Triangle."

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've used these for a couple of years now, and can't count the number of times I've been grateful for them! I used to drop things between my seat and the console all the time, or not be sure where I dropped them and have to look like crazy to find them. Now I know they're not in that dark, hard-to-reach space, and they're much easier to find. I can tuck my umbrella and coupon envelope there and know they won't get spilled on. When I do spill on the Drop Stops, it wipes right up with a damp cloth or wipe. They don't show at all and always look clean." —B. Gifford

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    43. A magical microfiber cloth to remove a full face of makeup (even waterproof mascara!) in just a few swipes. Plus, it's washable and reusable.

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I purchased this based on some positive reviews, and they can't even touch how amazing this product is. When I purchased this product, I did so because I was tired of using mascara removers and washing my face and still having mascara or makeup on a makeup pad while swiping toner on my face. Well, that problem is now gone. This product seriously does what it says — it erases makeup! I could not believe the way it removed my makeup the first time I used it! You use it for a week, toss it in the wash, and use it again. I was wondering how it would clean up in the laundry, and it looked brand new — no mascara was left after it went through the wash. It is amazing and if you're considering purchasing it — do it! No more chemicals to remove that makeup!" —StaceyB

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    This is our mid-priced pick for the best makeup remover at BuzzFeed Reviews!

    44. A foot scrubber/massager that'll help them get perfectly soft feet without lifting a finger.

    The Grommet

    This foot scrubber comes with a bottle of cleaning gel!

    Get it from Amazon for $24+ (available in six colors) or from The Grommet for $39.95.

    45. A silicone case for preventing earbuds from getting tangled in their pockets.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My headphones fit perfectly AND I have the ones with the mic. Very simple to use, and it fits in my purse and pocket! Just what I was looking for! I think this makes a perfect little knick-knack you can throw in when making a gift basket! :D Everyone can use one of these!" —Patutii

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available two sizes and four colors).

    46. An electric kettle so they won't have to fire up the stove just to brew some tea.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I gave this to my roommate as a gift because she would frequently boil water in a small pot (and then forget about it). I bought this in an effort to avoid burning the house down. She LOVES it and has been using it two to three times a day ever since. I'm very impressed by the quality and ease of use and could not be more pleased." —Ahvienda Kotura

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    47. A handy device to keep track of whether or not the doggo has been fed.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone has fed them every morning. Now I just see if it's green and if not, I feed them and indicate it. We all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    When your gift is exactly what they needed:

    NBC

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

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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