Sometimes you just want to find something super cool on Amazon that no one else you know has. It's totally possible, you just need to put the time in... so I've put all the time in for you. Trust me, I know you have time right now but falling down an Amazon hole really takes it out of you. Whether you're looking for a little Friday pick-me-up for yourself or a unique gift, there's something for everyone.
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This Compact Blanket Makes It Easy To Be Beach-Ready
via: AmazonThe days of lugging around blankets to the beach or a picnic are gone. This strong but lightweight blanket is water and sand resistant, folds up so small, fits 4 people AND has corner pockets that can be filled with stones to keep it on the ground.
A Coaster Set That Doubles As Decor
via: AmazonI'm sick of random piles of coasters around my apartment... so I definitely need this cactus coaster set. It will look great on your shelf when you don't have people over. Plus, there are multiple ways to design it.
Enjoy Your Fave Cereal On The Go
via: AmazonThis may be the most genius invention I've seen in a long time. The CrunchCup lets you enjoy your fave cereal one-handed on the way to work and it keeps the cereal and milk separate until it hits your mouth.
Stay Hydrated WIth This Cool Face Mister
via: AmazonRefresh your face on the go with this refillable face mister. It's hard to find an extremely fine mist like this and you can fill it with water or your fave toner.
These Gloves Let You Actually Dig In Your Garden
via: AmazonAnytime I'm weeding or landscaping I would rather just dig with my hands than use a tool, so these gloves are awesome. Also, anything that has me cosplaying as the Beast is pretty fun.
Keep Your Shells Classy In This Bowl
via: AmazonI don't know why this bowl wasn't invented sooner. It's a double-bowl so it keeps your pistachio or edamame shells (or even olive pits) contained and out of sight.
The Cutest Little Ice Cream Maker
via: AmazonLiving in an apartment, I don't have a ton of freezer space, so I definitely need this mini ice cream maker. You can even use it to make froyo or "nice cream" or whatever healthy or weird flavor you want.
Stop Stepping On LEGO With A Storage Brick
via: AmazonThere's honestly nothing more painful than stepping on a LEGO brick. Whether they're your child's, yours or your husband's, keep them put away in style. You can even try to make something out of a bunch of these storage bricks.
Keep Calm in the Shower With A Drink Holder
via: AmazonThis shower drink holder brings me back to weekends in college where you need to have a shower beer or glass of wine to get the party started. Even if your partying days are long gone, everyone needs to relax now and then. You could even use it for coffee in the morning!
This Color Removal Sponge Will Save You Time
via: AmazonWhen you're getting ready for the day or a night out, it's nice to make your makeup routine as smooth and quick as possible (at least that's how I do makeup). Save time by running your brushes over this color-removing sponge to easily switch to another shade. It even works on high-pigmented shadows.
Make Breakfast Fun With A Pancake Pen
via: AmazonAnyone else sick of dripping pancake batter everywhere? This pancake pen totally solves that problem. Plus, you can try to freehand draw something cool or write whatever you want.
Take Your Frustrations Out On Paper Voodoo Dolls
via: AmazonOkay, be honest. I'm sure there's someone you're thinking about RIGHT NOW that you want to blast with some good or bad vibes onto. The people at Knock Knock know our lives are complicated and that we need a whole pad of dolls for this purpose. Efficient!
This Massager Makes Showers Awesome
via: AmazonBring the salon home with this sweet little scalp massager. It deep cleans and exfoliates your scalp and feels so relaxing at the same time.
Take Your Pizza Game Up A Notch With A Pizza Saw
via: AmazonThere's a reason they call this the Pizza Boss 3000... anyone using this saw to cut pizza is a major boss. It cuts through all the toppings and even extra cheese.
Stop Writing On Your Hands With These Sticky Notes
via: AmazonYou will never forget something again with these ridiculously awesome sticky notes. Your skin will thank you.
Use A Fun Steam Releaser Instead of A Random Utensil
via: AmazonIs this a necessity for most kitchens? It probably isn't but it sure is fun and it will make less of a mess.
Everyone Needs A Motion-Activated Toilet Night Light
via: AmazonDon't you think toilets should just come installed with a night light? This little battery-operated device has 8 colors to choose from and only lights up when you step near it. No more getting blinded in the middle of the night, yes!
Keep Your Plants Alive With Kitty Water Bulbs
via: AmazonI've gotten a little better at keeping plants alive, but I can always use the extra help. These adorable cat watering bulbs will definitely help. They automatically water your plants for up to 3 weeks and look cute while doing it.
These Herb Scissors Make Cooking So Easy
via: AmazonSeriously, these herb scissors have made me want to add herbs to EVERYTHING. So easy to cut scallions, cilantro, basil, and more into your dishes. I love anything that lets me use fewer dishes.
Work On The Go With A Portable Keyboard
via: AmazonSometimes you really just need to type on a full-size keyboard instead of a small laptop. This flexible silicone keyboard is super cool, it's waterproof and you can roll it up and take it with you. I will definitely be using this to work outside this summer. Hello Pool, meet Work.
Make Yummy Tacos WIth This Grilling Rack
via: AmazonGive your tacos char-grilled flavor with this inventive taco grilling rack. The perforated design lets just the right amount of air circulate around the tortilla for perfectly crispy shells. You can even use it in the oven.
Give Yourself An Amazing Massage
via: AmazonHave a knot in your back you just can't reach? This trigger point neck and back massager is awesome, whether you live alone or your significant other is just sick of you asking for massages.
Stop Dropping Hot Food With Gripper Clips
via: AmazonI have burned my hands on hot bowls coming out of the microwave more times than I would like to admit. These silicone gripper clips will definitely come in handy and you can even use them to remove steamer baskets from pots or Instant Pot inserts.
Hang Your Keys On A Magnetic Cloud
via: AmazonLooking for adorable yet functional decor? You need this magnetic cloud keyholder! It's easy to mount and makes it even easier to find your keys.
Use This S'mores Maker To Make 'Em Indoors
via: AmazonSometimes you just want a s'more and you don't have access to a fire. Apparently you could just make it in the microwave, however, this s'mores maker actually toasts them with an electric flameless heater. It's a pretty cool family or even date night activity.
The Smartest Jewelry Holder
via: AmazonBetween the double layer, the holes for post earrings AND the hooks for necklaces, this jewelry organizer is revolutionary. You honestly don't even need to be traveling to use this, I use it for my everyday jewelry. Yay to no longer needing to untangle necklaces all the time!
Make Your Cup Extra Cute With Tea Bag Holders
via: AmazonApparently I'm not the only one who's sick of their teabag string falling into their cup. These little snails decorate your cup and protect you from needing to get your hand all wet.
Amaze Your Potterhead Friends With A Flying Snitch
via: AmazonHarry Potter's been around for over 20 years now, and I've been obsessed ever since. But this is the first time I've seen a snitch like this. It's got invisible strings and batteries let it fly in your hands. Ignore me while I jump on a broomstick real quick. Bonus: It's also won a ton of toy awards!
This Tetris Mug Is Perfect For Retro Fans
via: AmazonI feel like heat-activated mugs are really getting hot lately (yes, pun intended). Make your morning a little more fun with this Tetris mug. It would also make a pretty sweet gift.
Find Your Wine Glass With These Wine Glass Pens
via: AmazonWhether you prefer stemless glasses that wine charms obviously don't work on or just want to change it up, these wine glass pens are amazing. They easily wipe away with warm soapy water.
This Portable Pizza Pouch Is Totally Necessary
via: AmazonI'm always looking for great gifts for all the pizza-lovers in my life and this portable pizza pouch is a must. It even has a reusable ziplock seal.
Save All The Space With This 8-in-1 Tool
via: AmazonWhether it's your first apartment or just a tiny city apartment, any tool that's multipurpose is so necessary. This 8-in-1 tool combines grating, squeezing, measuring, and more into one cute little bottle.
Be Prepared To Escape With This Car Tool
via: AmazonOnce a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout. I like to be prepared for worst-case-scenarios and I will be buying this car escape tool for everyone I know. It's compact, cuts your seatbelt, and the safe spring-loaded stainless steel spike breaks your windows.
Get Extreme With A Shark Drink Holder
via: AmazonI'm always looking for unique gift ideas and I know so many people who would love this shark drink holder. It's super fun for summer, especially at the beach.
Always Have Your Coffee With A Collapsible Coffee Maker
via: AmazonI'm not super into camping but this collapsible pour-over coffee dripper is a must for me. You could even bring it on a trip where you might not trust that the hotel or Airbnb actually has coffee.
This Travel Makeup Bag Keeps You Organized
via: AmazonWhy have I not had a travel bag like this before?! It's so much easier to reach your stuff and there's no need to dig around. No more pulling out everything but what you're looking for.
This Magnetic Wristband Makes Home Improvements 100x Better
via: AmazonStop getting frustrated while you're hanging pictures or putting together furniture with this magnetic wristband. 15 powerful magnets keep all your screws and nails and washers within reach.