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    37 Things To Help Keep Other Things From Ruining Your Day

    Because life is hard enough.

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    1. A brown sugar–softening bear, because no one wants to heat up some oatmeal or prepare to bake cookies, only to discover the brown sugar is now rock-hard.

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    I timed my morning routine to the nanosecond, and I don't have time to chip away sugar with a pick!

    Get it from Amazon for $5.61 (also available in gingerbread person, maple leaf, and sugar cookie shapes).

    Promising review: "This is the second brown sugar bear I've purchased because they work so well. They are simple to use and very effective. Soak it in water and then place it in your brown sugar container. It will keep the sugar soft and easy to scoop. If you have brown sugar that has already hardened and is like a solid rock, you can place the bear in the container and by the next day you will be able to scoop it again. It's simple, effective, and inexpensive. There is no reason not to get this little bear." —Hannah M.

    2. A Squatty Potty to make pooping easier so constipation is no longer your #1 (or should we say #2) consternation.

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    If you somehow still don't know what a Squatty Potty is, it's a toilet stool that keeps your feet raised while pooping. ~Going~ in this position is supposed to fully relax your Puborectalis muscle, meaning you have an easier elimination, with no straining. And if you think that's TMI, just try it and see.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    Promising review: "I love Squatty Potty and you will too. It works like a charm. You will wonder how you got along without it all these years. Think 'Laundry Chute!' That's the best way I can explain it. You will have more time on your hands now, that you own a Squatty Potty. You go into the bathroom and you are out in seconds, not 10; 15; or 20 minutes as in the past. Business owners should buy these for their bathrooms, as their employees will take less time on bathroom breaks, really! In fact if the government would invest in these for every bathroom, the Legislative process would even speed up." —campromise

    If you want a ~prettier~ one for your bathroom, Squatty Potty also makes a teak wood version ($69.99) and a Bamboo version ($67.57).

    3. A super loud alarm clock with *no snooze available* so you HAVE to get up, because hitting the snooze button restarts your sleep cycle and makes you feel groggy all day.

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    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five colors)

    Promising review: "I just woke up to this alarm clock for the first time and WOW is it effective. It's so loud that it not only wakes me up, but it scares the day lights out of me so that I jump out of bed too. No falling back asleep with this one around! Besides the extremely effective alarm, it is darn cute. I wanted to cut back on the digital items in my bedroom, and this is an attractive way to do so. It's built very well, so it doesn't feel cheap. The second hand is definitely silent and it's very easy to set. I highly recommend this clock!" —Lauren

    4. A SockDock, aka a useful tool you can clip dirty socks to (in pairs!), toss the *whole thing* in the washer and dryer, and remove together so NO SOCK gets lost. And you're not stuck searching for a pair when you're already running late.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "Totally obsessed with this! I’ve been using it a few weeks now and have zero complaints! I haven’t lost a single sock since! They always come out paired and completely dried (which was one of my concerns, I wasn’t sure if they were going to dry properly) I would defiantly recommend this! It’s amazing and makes life so much easier! Specially with a toddler and baby on the way!" —Sarah Elizabeth

    5. A clear bubble umbrella so the wind CANNOT get to you, even if it's hailing or raining sideways. You'll stay dry (and not get stabbed in the eye by someone else's umbrella).

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    The polka-dot version of this umbrella got me through long, windy, rainy walks through campus in college!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.50+ (available in three designs).

    Promising review: "The best umbrella I've ever had. I bought this umbrella in hopes that it wouldn't flip inside out when it was windy, and it did that and more. We had a pretty bad storm tonight and the wind was incredibly strong, so strong I really did think it was going to break - it not only did not break but it protected me from the hail and the extreme gusts of cold wind from hurting my face. Because it is see-through you can carry it pretty low and look through the umbrella when walking. The wind didn't break the umbrella and it didn't hurt my face. Overall I am so happy I purchased this umbrella and plan on purchasing more for my family." —pb1124

    6. A pack of Avarelle pimple patches for when you wake up with a painful zif before a big event. They're formulated with tea tree oil and calendula oil (to heal and shrink zits faster overnight). And they come in three(!) sizes — small, medium, and large circles so you can easily treat and different sizes of pimples all at once.

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    A lot of reviewers who have also tried Cosrx and Nexcare patches prefer these!

    Get the box of 40 round patches from Amazon for $8.50. OR try their large, rectangular size to tackle multiple pimples at once. Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $8.50.

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many brands of pimple spots, and these are hands-down the best on the market. I’m a performer at Walt Disney World, and a clear complexion is required. Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a Whitehead, and a pimple I shouldn’t have picked and has been a bump for about three weeks now.) I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is also ideal, because it allows you to conveniently and easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back on themselves. Do yourself and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." —Caitlyn

    7. A grocery list notepad so you 1) never forget anything at the grocery store, and 2) stop wasting money on impulse purchases you don't *actually* need. Stick to the list!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.14+ (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I put these right on the front of the fridge. I tend to run to the grocery store for one thing I forgot and end up with a whole buggy full. I'm thinking this will surely save me trips to the store and money that I usually waste buying something else. There are extra lines to write in anything that's not listed. Perfect!" —CD

    8. A Migrastil roll-on stick to help evaporate your migraine or tension headache within minutes. Just apply the blend of essential oils (including lavender, spearmint, and peppermint) onto your temples, forehead, and the back of your neck — and POOF! Relief is here.

    BuzzFeed / Katy Herman

    Promising review: "Years ago a massage therapist I went to used a cream at my temples that helped greatly with headaches & nausea. I have tried to find that scent for years. THIS IS IT!! I use it daily on my temples & the back of neck just below my hairline. It helps 100% with the nausea I suffer from meds I take. Many of my headaches I can prevent from going to a migraine by applying again at start of headache. I take so many meds because of autoimmune disease's that I like not having to pop another pill for my headaches. I am the most skeptical person you will find when it comes to homeopathic or oils etc., but this works!!" —DVS

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review to learn more about why she loves this!

    9. Rubbermaid FreshWorks storage containers with venting technology to keep produce fresh for up to 80% longer so you don't reach into the fridge only to discover a whole lot of mushy produce.

    BuzzFeed / Natalie Brown

    The vents regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide and keeps moisture away so your strawberries taste freshly-picked days and days and days later. I recently got a couple of these and a bunch of basil and strawberries stayed fresh for SO LONG!!

    Get them from Amazon for $6.29+ each (available in six sizes and in sets of multiples).

    Promising review: "I read the reviews and thought I’d give these a try since they here easily half the price of the other ones I looked at that had to have the charcoal filters replaced periodically. These need no filter changes and oh-my-gosh, they work! I went on a 10 day trip to visit my mom and left my husband home with asparagus, strawberries, and spinach in the containers. He ate some of all of them, but there was plenty left when I got back and they were in perfect condition! I couldn’t believe it! These will save us a lot of money not throwing away food because we couldn’t get through it fast enough. (We shop at Costco and get large containers of produce.) These are TOTALLY worth getting and I will be getting a few more sizes. Excellent product!!!" —Elizabeth Walter

    Check out our full review of these game-changing containers!

    10. A round blindspot mirror that'll make merging, changing lanes, and even parallel parking a breeze, because an accident on the way to work is just not what you have in mind on a Monday morning.

    Amazon

    Just clean your side mirror with alcohol (to remove outdoor grime or residue), and attach this round mirror — the 3m adhesive will hold strong. And they attach on a pivoting base, so you can adjust them for the perfect view.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $6.97 (also available in rectangular and egg shapes).

    Promising review: "I bought these for mine and my mom's car a while back ago and these little things are great. Since I gotten my license I've hated merging or switching lanes; I never felt good or safe doing it. Since having these its been a blessing, I feel less like a scared new driver. I'm currently encouraging my sister and friends to invest in these too! These are also great for backing up, because you can see exactly how close you are to hitting the car behind. They're helpful when I parallel park in the city, and I like parking backwards, so this great for doing that too." —Mariam Abass

    11. And if it's too late, a scratch-removing car restoration kit with a buffing pad and polish to make those door-scraping accidents a worry of the past. Your car will look brand-new, but you won't have to spend the big bucks.

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    It buffs away scraped-on paint and minor scratches — if you can feel the scratch with your fingernail, you'll need to actually go to your local body shop.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    Promising review: "Fast shipping and results! I turned too sharp in a parking ramp and my back door scrapped along a purple pillar in the ramp. This happened a good year ago, and I never got around to taking care of the ugliness. My husband gave me so much crap, and I came across to this product, read the reviews, and ordered. It only took me about 20 minutes to get my 'after' results. It did, however take a lot of elbow grease. Ladies, don’t waste your time and money at the dealership. This product saved me over $500!" —S.R.

    12. A light-up dry erase board so you *actually* stop forgetting your lunch, bill to mail, or whatever else just keeeeeeeps slipping your mind.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (originally $18.95).

    13. A handy dandy portable charger for all those times you leave the house without checking how much battery power you have. Oh, am I the only one who does that?

    Amazon

    This has two USB ports to charge two devices at a time, and it holds enough juice to charge THREE iPhone 8s — so it's ok if you forget to charge *this* bb all the time too.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing & I’d give it 20 stars If I could!! You will NOT be disappointed! My phone was at 48%, I plugged this in, and in 45 minutes it was up to 100% with plenty of charge left in the charger bank!! I plug it in at night after I use it and it’s fully recharged in a couple hours — and it has awesome light to show you how much it’s charged. It’s flat and fits in my purse or pool bag perfectly. The quality is fantastic & better than any other bank I’ve owned!!" —shayk

    14. A pair of almost-too-pretty lace Bandelettes, aka spandex-nylon blend anti-chafing bands guaranteed to stay in place all day long and keep friction at bay so you can strut your stuff irritation-free.

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    They're also available in plain (non-lace) versions!

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in seven sizes ranging from 21" to 32" and 12 colors and styles).

    Promising review: "Ladies, we can finally toss the deodorant. These things work! I was hella skeptical, because my thighs are crazy resistant to any sort of chafe defense. My thighs just love rubbing up against each other too much. But that crap has got to stop! I wore these while walking at least five hours at a music festival and they stayed put without me ever needing to adjust them! I couldn't believe it! My delicate inner thigh skin was preserved, not a chafe in sight, and they're so romantic looking that I didn't even care if someone caught a peek at that beautiful lace. Way sexier than my usual biker shorts. Love that I can wear dresses all day now without worrying about my thighs overheating." —OceanHips

    For more glowing reviews, check out our closer look at Bandalettes!

    15. Sweat-resistant silicone grips that'll keep your earbuds or Airpods in your ears during even the most intense workouts. No one wants to go crawling around the floor looking for a lost Airpod.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $11.95 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I run half marathons and have bought three or four pair of earbud headphones that claim to stay in your ears. These, however, have been the only thing that I can find that don't slip. I've used them to train and through three races. I only wish that I found them before I bought several other pairs of expensive headphones that claimed to not fall out while running. Great purchase!" —CJ Taylor Assent

    16. A sturdy but cute felt purse organizer with tons of pockets for your phone, earbuds, cosmetics, hand sanitizer, Kindle, and all the other *must-haves* you usually leave in the bag you used yesterday. When I forget to bring Kleenex with me....it's not pretty.

    Amazon

    It comes in three different sizes to fit whatever purses, handbags, or totes you have.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.88+ (available in three sizes and 12 colors).

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying this at first because I have a purse organizer already. But the one I have is not sturdy at all — the sides fall down and I can never keep things organized because of that. Well this one is perfect!!! I would totally recommend it, I got the large one and it fits perfectly in my bag!!! I'm very happy. It's very sturdy and holds all my stuff. No more digging through my purse to try to find things anymore!!" —Amazon Customer

    17. And an attachable phone handle to finally stop that thing where you're lying down and you drop your phone on your face. That hurts! Also great when you're taking photos — and it's less likely to fall from your grip than a PopSocket, IMO!

    Amazon

    A cracked screen is basically like a shortcut to a middle-of-the-day cry.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in 14 colors).


    Promising review:
    "I can't tell you how many times I have dropped my phone before I got the LoveHandle!!! This even gives me a firm hold on my phone when I'm on the back of the Harley! It was super easy to apply to my phone case. And that adhesive holds like crazy. I'm not worried that it'll come loose or pop off my phone. I love that it has an elastic strap. It allows me to use just one finger in the loop or up to four. I've been using this for a couple months now and I can't imagine not having it. It hasn't stopped me from misplacing my phone but, I haven't dropped my phone once since I got it." —TAMMY L NORRBOM

    18. A waterproof, smudge-resistant eyeliner stamp with two sides: a triangular stamp on one end and a felt-tip eyeliner on the other to create the perfect winged liner look in no time flat, i.e., you'll never be late again!

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    Get a two-pack (one for each eye) from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three sizes).

    Promising review: "I loved the product. I usually take 15 mins to do my eyeliner perfectly for my dance recitals which include cleaning and re-doing multiple times. But with this eyeliner, I took only five mins to do it in a single go. It lasted really long even in burning hot weather. It looked so beautiful even from a long distance. I loved the product. It's a must-have for all those who love eye makeup." —rasu

    19. Or a mega-pack of precision-tip swabs for correcting eyeliner — or removing errant mascara marks when you sneeze mid-application. This happens to me, like, every day.

    Amazon

    Get a pack of 600 pointed swabs from Amazon for $8.49.

    Promising review: "Perfect quality. Very firm, helps correct even the minutest slip on your lipstick or eyeliner. Finally something to correct, with great precision, the small mistakes on my L'Oreal Infallible lipstick, to get the perfect lip lines!!! You will use lots of them, so this is not a large quantity. Indispensable tool for makeup! Also, great for nail polish correction!" —Deborah B.

    20. A handy-dandy plate cover to keep food-plosions from splattering the inside of your microwave (looking at you, tomato sauce and baked beans!). It has magnets on top, so you can store it *in* the microwave between uses so your fam never forgets to cover their food again.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (also available in black).

    Promising review: "We've had regular microwave splatter covers before — & they are a hassle, get misplaced, take up space, & clutter up the kitchen. This microwave splatter cover, however, is really nice. The enclosed magnets make it possible to keep the cover inside the microwave at all times — whether in use or not. To use, simply pull the cover down over your food. When finished, just lift the cover, & the magnets fasten it to the top inside of the microwave! This way you're not constantly having to remove the cover when putting something into the microwave, then replace it back over your food, & finally having to remove it once again when the food is ready. A very nifty, convenient way to keep your microwave clean! I love it! 👍" —Olivia358

    21. An outlet timer that'll automatically shut off after one, two, four, or eight hours, because we've all had that "Wait... did I shut off the curling iron/slow-cooker/lava lamp?" moment.

    Amazon

    You can also set it to the "hold" setting if you don't want to use the timer at that moment. Besides curing your curling iron anxiety (which, extremely me) the Amazon reviewer below had the great idea to use it to charge their phone without leaving it plugged in for too long!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

    Promising review: "I love this product. I use it only for my cell phone charger cable so it won't overcharge all night. I set it on for two hours and my phone and I wake up in the morning to a fully charged phone. I've heard its not good for a battery to be connected to a charger for long hours." —Scott

    22. A pack of waterproof blister bandages so you can break in your new fall boots without stress. They thick enough to protect and prevent blisters (like moleskin), but also made of hydrocolloid to treat any existing blisters while you wear 'em.

    Amazon

    Get a pack of 12 (three different sizes) from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "Great bandages! These are easy to use and so soft. They stayed on during a shower which impressed me as well. They are the perfect size and so comfortable. I also appreciated the fact that they didn't come off in my shoe which is always a problem for me! Love the little case for them which I can easily throw in my purse. Great blister bandages!" —CTSmith

    23. A scent-free, biodegradable odor eliminator for those stinks you didn't think you'd ever smell the end of. It bonds with ~odor molecules~ to get rid of the stink, without leaving any perfume-y smells behind.

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    Dead mice, run-ins with skunks, pet messes, years of cigarette smoke — reviewers have stopped them ALL with this spray.

    Get a pack of three bottle sizes from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I have seen the commercials for others with claims of removing odors (and tried them too) but I have used this for years and will continue too use it. Zero Odor works where all others have failed. The first time I used it we were clean out an apartment to prepare it for new people and the prior tenants had cats...what a strong, offensive odor they left behind. I thought nothing would work and we would have to completely refinish the entire area and that would have cost a fortune, well Zero Odor was a last ditch effort because we had tried about seven or eight other things already, from chemical cleaners (hours of labor) to every type of spray I could find and none of them even put a dent in it, a few masked it for about an hour but that was all they did. I purchased Zero Odor specifically for this problem area, I sprayed everything, walls, floor, ceiling and the closet too. We came back the next day and it was totally free of any odors at al, it was 100% clear and clean. Keep mind the placed smelled so bad before that we had to keep the windows open, well Zero Odor became a part of my cleaning kit from that day on and I will never go without it. This one works, plain and simple. I have no idea how but when everything else failed Zero Odor did it and continues to time after time. Let the others claim whatever they want but this product does exactly what it says with no compromise, not even a hint of the old odor is left behind. No way around this one, it's great stuff." —Stonington

    24. A super-speedy wine stain remover so you can quickly undo Sandra's sloshing all over your pristine white couch and carpet, without losing your ~temper-nillo~. Now you can get back to enjoying the party.

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    Promising review: "Totally impressed! The unassuming generic packaging and label left me a bit skeptical but this stuff is almost as exciting as the wine I spilled! This cabernet stain sat on my ivory faux fur blanket for over a month before I tried this product. Completely gone in one try! Get this. Seriously. You won’t be disappointed." —Persian Tess

    25. A spiral-bound password notebook with plenty of lines for each website so you don't get locked out of your HBO Go account mid-Succession binge just because you can't remember where you added that special character. Arghhhh!!!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    Promising review: "This was honestly one of the best small purchases I’ve made on Amazon. As someone who’s constantly forgetting their passwords (and would rather have a small physical copy of them somewhere I can easily access and lock up instead of storing them electronically) this was perfect! The alphabetical tabs make it easy to flip through to the page I need, there’s a lot of space for writing all necessary account/password/security question info & it’s small enough to lock away. Love." —Jennifer

    26. A suede and nubuck brush so accidentally getting splattered or stepping in a mud puddle doesn't spell disaster for your brand-new boots. It has *four* different surfaces for different cleaning needs so you can tackle any stain.

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    The welt surface is designed for stronger cleaning of heavier scuffs and stains, the nylon bristles for gentler cleaning of small scuffs on fine suede, the arched half circle helps you clean rounded surfaces more (think toe boxes!), and the thin, protruding brush can access harder-to-reach crevices or grooves.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    Promising review: "This little brush is the bomb. I have three pairs of suede shoes and they were starting to look really iffy. This thing is so easy to use — I'm usually able to get my shoes looking presentable in under 30 seconds. When I first opened it I thought it looked like an over equipped brush-army-knife hybrid, but after using it for a while you'll find that all of the different nubs and components of the brush have a function. I saw that some people purchase this along with some kind of suede conditioner — I've found that using only the brush has been effective. It is especially great for knocking off all of the NC mud and clay off of my boots without grinding it in. The brush seems durable and well made. I'm a fan!" —Alison B.

    27. A Tubshroom, the game-changing drain strainer to catch every single strand of shed hair and make clogged showers a thing of the past. Standing in grimy ankle deep water at 6 a.m.? Not the start to a productive day.

    BuzzFeed / Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in six colors).

    Promising review: "Can't say enough good things about this product. I have a family of four and would frequently have to snake our shower drain, it appears I won't be having that problem ever again. I even give my dog baths and this collects the hair. It does not seem to slow down the flow of water down the drain significantly. I'm very impressed having been using around a month. You don't know how much hair you wash down your drain until you use this!" —Aaron Morlock

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review for all the deets (and more ~hair raising~ pics).

    28. A Spatty Last Drop Spatula specifically designed to remove every last drop of foundation or concealer from the bottle. EVERY DROP. This comes in handy when you didn't even realize you were out of moisturizer (ugh, those opaque pump-top bottles!!).

    BuzzFeed / Sarah Han

    And in addition to the smaller size for beauty products, it also comes in a larger size (aka the Spatty Daddy) perfect for conditioner, condiments or sauces, or anything in a larger jar or bottle.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review for more info!

    Promising review: "So worth it! I'm so happy with it. You will definitely save money using this. I think about how much I could have saved if this was invented 30 years ago. I mostly use it for small makeup jars. I tested out the Spatty Daddy on an 18-ounce lotion and it worked fine. Some reviews complain about not being able to get every curve and corner of their container... oh please! You get so much more than you would without it. I give it five stars. I'm not a Spatty relative, nor an employee, nor was I paid for this review. I'm just a 59-year-old happy customer that wants to share the love." —Liz

    Get a set of two sizes (Spatty and Spatty Daddy) from Amazon for $11.99.

    29. A Drop Stop car seat gap filler to put and end to lost French fries, coins, your phone 😩 and more that have fallen into the *crevasse* that exists between your front seat and the center console.

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    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize it would be one of my most favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn't another product that compares to this. That's why I gave it five stars!" —Tessa Forbes

    30. A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food *spikes* jam-packed with micronutrients to revive and nourish all your flowering or foliage plants, because when it wilts, YOU wilt inside.

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    Each one feeds your green child for up to two months!

    Get a pack of 48 from Amazon for $6.95.

    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    31. A mold & mildew removing gel, because it seems like the mold and grossness just keeps coming back every time you shower — and that's just no way to start your day. Just squeeze out and let this non-drip gel work its magic overnight — NO s c r u b b i n g.

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    It clings to tile, meaning it'll STAY PUT, killing mold & mildew and keeping it from reappearing later down the road.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "Didn’t think it would work, but it DID with no scrubbing!! My husband didn’t think our grout was originally white, but I knew better. I put this on before bed on a section of grout in the shower, and woke up to gorgeous and bright white, no scrubbing at all the next morning. Just rinse it off. Absolutely buying another bottle. It wasn’t quite enough for my entire shower, but to be fair, we have a lot of small tiles. I think two bottles will get the whole shower floor. Bravo on a great product." —thekuan

    32. A spider and insect catcher that'll keep pests in its clutches without smushing them so you can bring them outside where they belong — NOT in your bathroom, leaving you to panic.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I was skeptical when I ordered this, but I have a husband who makes bug splats on my walls and I needed something to stop that. This thing actually works!! I have always been a catch and release person when it comes to indoor bugs but this makes it so much easier. I love it." —Island Gal

    33. A heatable/freezable uterus to cuddle up with when pesky cramps are just getting too much. I mean, it's pretty darn cute(rus).

    Urban Outfitters

    It's filled with buckwheat and lavender for the ultimate in relaxation.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    34. A wine saver that'll remove the air from your open bottle of wine, then seal it with a stopper, so when you just need a glass after work a couple days later, it won't taste all vinegar-y — blech!

    Amazon

    Get a vacuum sealer, plus two stoppers from Amazon for $11.89 (also available in different multipacks and colors).

    Promising review: "I'll admit i was a little skeptical about this but bought it due to all of the good reviews and research I did. It seemed almost too simple, if that makes sense. But yes, it really is that easy to work it and you definitely hear the clicks when you're got it sealed up. It is very easy to take the stopper back out as well. I highly recommend this. I also don't think it would be too hard for someone with arthritis, since you can grip the handle on the unit well and even the last pump or two it doesn't take too much force." —Celinenme

    Learn more about it in If You Like Wine, Boy Do You Need This Vacuum-Sealing Bottle Stopper.

    35. A pack of individually-wrapped ginger drops for help stopping nausea and seasickness in their tracks — without the doziness you might get from other remedies.

    Amazon

    Get a bag of 30 individually-wrapped drops from Amazon for $10.44.

    Promising review: "These are magical. Seriously. I use them for nausea of all sorts - travel, hangovers, real sicknesses, you name it! I will not go ANYWHERE without them in my pocket or bag. I’ve saved many a drunken/sick/motion sick friend with these little gems. A walk through my apartment will reveal them in every nook and cranny: bathroom — check; nightstand — check; kitchen — check. Now I’m sure they’re geared toward pregnant mommies, but anything that’s good for them is good for you and your irresponsible friends. So do yourself and your sick/drunken friends a favor and BUY THEM." —Julie W.

    A BuzzFeed editor swore by these to stop nausea on rockin' and rollin' catamaran trip in Greece — check out her full review for more info!

    36. A few sheets of LED-dimming stickers to finally keep those pesky router, TV, clock, and other electronic lights from ruining your ~room of complete darkness~ — and therefore your night's sleep. All with just a little sticker — how easy is that?!

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    They dim 50-80% of the light, so you can still tell that your devices are still actually *on* and functioning. You can always double them up to completely block out the light source if you'd like (many reviewers do this) or buy the stronger **full black-out** edition!

    Get a sheet of over 100 dimming stickers (in multiple sizes and shapes) from Amazon for $5.99.

    Promising review: "This is the best thing you never knew you needed. I own a digital clock with the numbers displayed in red LED light, and every night I've blocked the light with a cover so it doesn't shine in my eyes as I sleep. Silly I know, but I like my room pitch black and cave-like. On a whim I bought this product. OH MY GOD! Game changer!! For the first night EVER I didn't have to cover the clock display before I went to bed!! I had no idea how big a difference this little dimmer could make, but I'm more than pleased with the result. I can still see the time display just fine, but now my room is a happy cave! Some commenters argue you could get the same effect using electrical tape, regular tape covered in sharpie, etc, but true to the name of these products if you're looking for something to DIM, then this is for you. Also the product is easy to remove and doesn't leave a sticky residue at all, which can't be said for most tapes. I did notice a slight lag in response when I covered my TV LED sensor, so if you're trying to block something that actually senses inputs I would maybe not suggest this. Other than that, excellent product!" —Amazon Customer

    37. And a jar of Olly Restful Sleep gummies formulated with melatonin and l-theanine, lemon balm, and chamomile to help you naturally drift off and support your sleep cycle so you're not groggy the whole next day. That 3 p.m. slump is REAL.

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    After taking a higher dose of melatonin a few times in college and having some fun and INTENSELY VIVID NIGHTMARES, I recently tried these instead. The lower dose of melatonin and the other ingredients have definitely help me get drowsy faster.

    A few Amazon reviewers mention their gummies melted in shipment, so if you're experiencing hot weather, you can stock up on them IRL at a local store.

    Get a jar of 50 gummies from Amazon for $12.88 (also available in larger quantities).

    Promising review: "I've tried other sleep products like the sleep drinks and other gummies but I keep coming back for these! They've worked the best out of any of the others I've tried! I fall asleep fast and stay asleep for the whole night. I also wake up feeling great! No hangover feeling at all!" —Jaime Arnold

    Learn more about the link between melatonin and sleep at the National Sleep Foundation.

    Because life should be like the Legally Blonde opening and closing montages — 🎵 ON THIS PERFECT DAY! 🎵

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