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    23 Ways To Be A Better Adult In April

    I ate an apple instead of gummy bears today — am I an adult yet?!

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    1. File your taxes before the deadline (April 17) using TurboTax because accountants are expensive and doing it completely unassisted is way too confusing.

    2. Start organizing all your documents and receipts in a very spring-appropriate expanding folder now, so when tax season rolls around next year, you'll already be prepared.

    3. Whip up easy and delicious breakfast foods in non-stick muffin tins. You can make them over the weekend, freeze them, and heat them up in the mornings to save time.

    4. Earn actual money while you shop using Drop, a free app that lets you accrue points which can then be redeemed for gift cards.

    5. Clean more efficiently using simple hacks that actually work, like using a lemon + vinegar + water solution to dislodge splatters in the microwave.

    6. Write out your weekly meals and shopping list on an aesthetically pleasing planning pad.

    7. Encourage yourself to hit your water intake goal every day with a hydration tracking bottle.

    8. Give every ingredient its place using a set of glass mixing bowls so cooking will be a lot less chaotic.

    9. Start a new hobby (and possibly your own blog) by taking a photography class online.

    10. Trick your body into falling asleep on time every night by making your bedroom a sleep-friendly environment.

    11. Ensure your plants stay alive and healthy even when you're on vacation with terracotta watering stakes. Plus, you can put an old soda or wine bottle to use!

    12. Cook veggies and meats in a ceramic non-stick grill pan since it's still too cold to cook on an outdoor grill.

    13. Use your bullet journal for better mental health by creating a habit tracker and mood tracker.

    14. Look more awake in the morning using a nourishing eye cream formulated with caffeine.

    15. Master cooking conversions with a cute and informative dish towel.

    16. Boost your people skills by reading a book on how to make non-awkward small talk.

    17. Calculate exactly how much money you should have in your emergency fund and then start saving!

    18. Get a better night's sleep (especially if you're traveling) with a spritz of a calming pillow spray.

    19. Pack your salad in a layered container so nothing gets soggy. It even comes with a little leakproof dressing container!

    20. Thoroughly wash your makeup brushes once or twice a month using a scrubber pad — it'll prevent product and bacteria build-up.

    21. Run a cooling crystal facial roller over your face to help get rid of puffiness. (It's really soothing to use even if you're not into crystals at all!)

    22. Make your dirty towels and clothes less of an eyesore by throwing everything into an attractive laundry basket.

    23. Save money on a gym membership and work out anywhere with 12 simple but effective exercises.

    This should be a general rule for all adults:

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