As I've gotten older and officially have to "adult," I'm always looking for ways to make my life easier. Who knew there were so many goodies out there that made it possible? After scouring Amazon for hours, looking for things to improve my life, I figured I'd share my finds with you. Us adults have to stick together, after all, right? Whether it's something as small as an easier way to cut fruit or something bigger like finding a way to stop losing your keys, these 37 items will change your life for the better. Trust me.
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Keep Yourself Safe With This 6 in 1 Car Charger
via: AmazonNot only does this car charger help your phone stay charged, but it also acts as a seat belt cutter, window breaker, LED flashlight, red flashing beacon, and portable power bank. Keeping it on hand will keep you safe during any emergency situation.
This Pot Organizer Will Save You So Much Cabinent Space
via: AmazonThe older I've gotten, the more I've accumulated cooking goods–especially pots and pans. Unfortunately, they take up a lot of cabinet space, which can be quite unorganized. This pot organizer has eight adjustable tiers perfect for pans, saucepans, griddles, and pots. It has helped me not only stay organized, but it also has saved me a ton of room (which is important in a small house!).
Clean Up Your Desk Drawers With This Desk Drawer Organizer
via: AmazonWhile I'd like to consider myself an organized person, my desk drawer is a mess. I'm super excited to try this desk organizer to help me maximize my space and keep it from becoming cluttered again. Use it to store sticky notes, chapstick, pens, pencils, and more. The best part? It rotates, so it's never in your way!
Why Spend A Ton of Money on Manicures When You Can Use These Thermal Hand Mitts?
via: AmazonAs much as I love getting a manicure, I don't always have the time (or money). Luckily, there are a ton of products out there that make at-home manis a piece of cake. These thermal hand mitts moisturize your hands in a matter of minutes. Say goodbye to cracked, dry hands, and hello to baby-soft skin.
Relieve Foot Pain Instantly With This Foot Massager
via: AmazonI used to work in a position where I had to be on my feet, moving quickly for hours at a time. By the end of the day, I could barely walk. This foot massager was (and still is) a lifesaver. After a long day, there's nothing I love more than a little reflexology. It melts away your stress and helps with pain from plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, etc. Even if you don't suffer from chronic pain, this will change your life. Trust me.
Say Goodbye To Dirty Make-Up Brushes With This Cleaner & Dryer
via: AmazonThough I am ashamed to admit it, I never clean my make-up brushes. Disgusting, I know. I always found it to be too much effort, or I'd simply forget. This make-up brush cleaner and dryer cleans and drys your brushes in 30-40 seconds. It even works on brushes stained with dark shadows. Gone are the days of handwashing–thank goodness!
Stop Drinking Warm Beer With This Insulated Can and Bottle Cooler
via: AmazonAlthough I am not a big beer drinker, I do love a good cider or sour. What I don't love is warm beer. There's nothing worse than your beer getting warm after two minutes of holding it. With this beer can and bottle cooler, your beverage of choice stays frosty cold for hours. It's perfect for barbecues, days at the beach, or just lounging in your backyard.
Never Lose A Sock Again Thanks To The SockDock
via: AmazonHow many times have you gone to get your socks out of the washer and dryer only to find that some have gone missing? I don't know if there's anything worse. That's where the SockDock comes in! All you have to do is place your socks in between two sliders and throw them in the washer and dryer. They come out clean, and more importantly, sorted!
Keep Your Laptop From Overheating With This Laptop Cooling Pad
via: AmazonMy laptop is getting pretty old. Unfortunately, I'm not quite ready to get a new one. This laptop cooling pad has helped me prolong my laptop's life and help keep me cool. The three fans are ultra-quiet, so you don't need to worry about it becoming a distraction, plus it's lightweight and portable so you can take it with you anywhere you go. I love being able to bring it to coffee shops with me when I go to work!
Save Space and Keep Your Laundry Organized With This Collapsible Laundry Basket
via: AmazonI love laundry baskets–I really do, but I hate how much room they take up. It's gotten to the point where I never use my basket now because it's too much of a hassle. When I came across this collapsible laundry basket, I was immediately intrigued. It allows you to organize clean (or dirty) laundry when needed and store it when it's not being used. It fits perfectly behind doors or in between a washing machine and wall so you won't ever have to worry about finding the space for it. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go order one now...
Double Your Shoe Storage Space With The Homeries Shoe Organizer
via: AmazonHi, my name is Riley, and I am a shoe addict. I also happen to live in a house with very little storage space. Before I discovered the Homeries shoe organizer, my shoes were taking over my room. Now they're organized and easy to access. I can now fit twice as many shoes in my space, which means my shoe addiction doesn't have to stop!
Get The Perfect Watermelon Slices With This Slicer
via: AmazonI'm trying to incorporate more fruits into my diet, and one of my favorites is watermelon. If you've ever tried to cut a watermelon, then you know how difficult it can be. This slicer has made the task sooo much easier. Now I can enjoy my favorite fruits without the dreaded prep work.
Never Lose Your Keys Again With The Tile Mate
via: AmazonDo you find yourself losing your belongings often? Are you a pro at misplacing your keys? Then you need the Tile Mate. Put it on any essential item that you use on a daily basis and never worry about losing anything ever again. Use the Tile app to ping the small square or search on a map to see where the item is if it has gone missing. Long gone are the days of flipping the house upside down because you can't find your keys before work!
Mist Your Plants (or Yourself) With This Portable Mist Stand
via: AmazonI live in the desert, and as much as I'd like to get a tan, it's almost impossible to lay out without nearly passing out. This portable mister has saved me from overheating during the summer months while allowing me to get a nice even tan. I also love using it for my garden since watering the plants is vital in the AZ heat.
Instantly Create Space Under Your Sink With This 2 Tier Expandable Shelf
via: AmazonBecause storage is so limited in my house right now, I'm doing everything I can to maximize the space that I do have. This expandable shelf fits perfectly under my bathroom sink and holds all of my cleaning products with no problem. If you are in a small space, too, add this to your basket right now. You'll wonder what took you so long.
Keep Yourself Entertained While Getting Ready With This Phone Caddy
via: AmazonOne of my favorite things to do while getting ready is to watch one of my favorite shows (or TikToks). Doing so with your phone on the counter can be a bit difficult. That's why I decided to check out this phone caddy. It suctions to your mirror so you can keep your phone at eye-level. It's even worked for my iPad. Now you can TikTok dance your life away, handsfree.
Make Cleaning The Microwave Super Simple With The Angry Mama Steam Cleaner
via: AmazonI clean my house every week, but the one thing I always skip over is the microwave. I hate having to scrub dried food, so I tend to pretend it's not there. The Angry Mama cleaner helps steam the microwave and loosen the built-up gunk, making it much easier to clean. Goodbye soup splatter, hello clean microwave.
Turn Any Car's Radio Into a Bluetooth Player With This Transmitter
via: AmazonThankfully my car has Bluetooth, but I have a few friends that unfortunately can't say the same. I bought a couple of them this transmitter for Christmas, and they've had nothing but amazing things to say about it. It auto connects to your phone after one pairing, and the sound is crystal clear.
Save Yourself From Oil Burns With This Splatter Screen
via: AmazonRaise your hand if you have been personally victimized by oil while cooking? I know that I have. Who knew cooking could be so dangerous? This splatter screen prevents greasy messes, protect your hands and face, acts as a strainer, and can be used as a steamer. It's a must-have for every chef–amateur or pro.
Take Your Smoothie Everywhere You Go With This Portable Blender
via: AmazonSmoothies are one of the easiest ways to get your nutrients–not to mention they make amazing, quick breakfasts. This portable blender not only allows you to make smoothies, but it also allows you to take your breakfast on the go. Whether you're busy with work or always traveling, you need this blender.
Get Those Hard to Reach Places With This Silicone Bottle Brush
via: AmazonHave small glasses and vases that you want to clean but can't reach inside? This bottle brush gets those hard to reach places, so you can finally clean your hydro flasks, baby bottles, and vases. Best part? The bristles are hard enough to clean gunk but gentle enough to leave your glassware scratch-free.
Keep Your Fridge Spotless With These Refigerator Liners
via: AmazonDuring my organization binge, I purchased these refrigerator liners to keep my fridge shelves clean and my fruits and veggies fresh. Anytime anything spills, I just take move food and wipe this down. They clean up extremely easily and add a pop of color!
Turn Any Plug In Your Home In The Blink of An Eye With These Wi-Fi Outlets
via: AmazonI can be quite lazy at times. In fact, it's one of my biggest flaws (at least I own it, right?). These Wi-Fi outlets have allowed me to take my laziness to the next level. Anything plugged into them turns into a smart device, which means I can control it with my Alexa device. This means I can turn my lamps and TV on, all without leaving my couch.
This Sleep Mask Will Help You Get a Better Nights Rest
via: AmazonAre you an incredibly light sleeper who struggles to stay asleep? This sleep mask with built-in headphones blocks out all light and noise so that you can rest easier. The elastic in the back prevents the mask from slipping throughout the night and allows you to tighten it to your needs so that no light can come through. You will never get a better night's rest.
Make The Perfect Cauliflower Dishes With The Chef'n Stalk Chop
via: AmazonBuffalo cauliflower has become a staple dish in my house. It's a delicious dish that allows me to enjoy one of my favorite meals without the guilt. Unfortunately, it's a pain to cook. At least, it was before I discovered the Chef'n Stalk Chop. It allows you to separate the cauliflower florets safely without a knife. It easily the best $10 I have ever spent. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go enjoy that buffalo cauliflower now.
Get Silky Smooth Feet At Home With This Foot Scrubber
via: AmazonAs mentioned earlier, as much as I would love to get my nails done every week, it's not practical. It costs a lot and quite frankly, I don't have that time. This foot scrubber allows me to get silky smooth skin in the comfort of my own home. The built-in pumice stone is great for calluses and dead skin. Your showers will never the same once you try t.
Keep Track Of All Your Bedroom Clutter With This Bedside Organizer
via: AmazonAs I try to clean the clutter in my house, the one thing I always come back to is my messy nightstand. I keep everything from my Kindle to notebooks to the remote for my fan to lotions and chapstick. It gets very disorganized, very quickly. With this bedside organizer, I can keep all of these essentials in one easily-accessible place without cluttering my nightstand.
Save Your Arms On Your Next Run With Your Furry Friend Thanks To This Hands-Free Dog Leash
via: AmazonMy dog is a bit of a psycho when it comes to walks. Because she has so much pent up energy, when it's time to go on walks, she pulls a lot. I'm getting into the habit of taking her on runs to help get some energy out, but she still manages to yank my arm. With this hands-free leash, I can attach her to my hip and run, saving my arms. She has become a much more well-behaved dog since using this, and now she loves going on runs even more (even though I had no idea this was possible).
Cut The Time You Spend Getting Ready in Half With The Revlon One-Step Hairdryer & Styler
via: AmazonIf you have naturally thick or curly hair, then you know how long it can take to get ready in the morning. Growing up, I spent at least an hour straightening my hair due to its thickness and length. I can now cut that time in half thanks to this one-step hairdryer and styler. With 1100 watts of drying power, you'll get frizz-free hair in a matter of minutes, all just while brushing.
Save Time (And Water) With The Dish Squeegee
via: AmazonI don't think there's anything worse than having to touch wet food while doing dishes–it's truly my nightmare. But of course, you have to scrub your plates before putting them in the dishwasher. The dish squeegee makes prepping dishes for the dishwasher a piece of cake (and takes out the chance of touching wet food). Use it over the trash can to get all of the remaining crumbs and food before washing them! It's also ideal for cleaning your counters and sink.
Sleep Better and Get Rid of Pain With This Memory Foam Support Pillow
via: AmazonI've been sleeping on my side with a pillow in between my legs ever since I was a kid. I had never met anyone else who did it, but I never cared because I was so comfortable. As I got older, I learned that sleeping with a pillow between your leg not only helps relieve pain, but it also helps align your spine and helps you get a better night's rest. This memory foam support pillow fits between my legs perfectly, and it feels as if I'm cuddling with a cloud.
This Solar Power Bank Is a Must-Have For Anyone Who Likes to Camp
via: AmazonI've spent most of this past summer camping to escape the brutal heat. While I do use it as a time to disconnect from social media, it's also nice to have a working phone in case of emergencies. This solar power bank charges my phone fully and still has left over power when I'm finished. It also doubles as a flashlight, which is great for dark nights in the forest.
Comfortably Carry Your Groceries With The Mighty Handle
via: AmazonWhen I lived in a three-story townhome, there was nothing I dreaded more than bringing groceries inside. The kitchen was on the second floor, which meant I had to go up two flights of stairs before getting to it. The mighty handle saved my arms and prevented all of my food from getting squished if I tried to carry every single bag in, in one trip. I can't recommend it enough for anyone living in an apartment or a big city.
This Blind Duster Brush Will Help Keep Your Home Clean and Your Allergies at Bay
via: AmazonBlinds are one of the trickiest parts of the house to clean. Even if you take a regular duster to them while they are closed, you're likely missing lingering dust. With this duster brush, your blinds will look brand new after one quick use.
Become A Barista Anywhere in the World With The Minispresso
via: AmazonI've become a coffee addict (and I'm not proud). Whether I'm traveling and trying to save money or camping, I still like to enjoy a cup of coffee first thing in the morning. The minispresso has allowed me to further fuel my addiction without having to spend money on overpriced coffee at coffee shops. I can now sip on a shot of espresso while exploring the world–two of my favorite things in the world.
Every Handy Man Needs This Magnetic Wristband
via: AmazonWhether you're a do-it-yourselfer, home craft enthusiast, or a professional carpenter, this magnetic wristband will make your life a whole lot easier. Use it to keep tools on your wrist while you work, so you're not hunting down nails in the middle of a project!
Who Needs a TV When You Can Use This Flexible Phone Mount
via: AmazonI go back and forth about whether or not I want a TV in my bedroom. I spend most of my TV watching time in my living room. However, there's something to be said about binging Netflix in the comfort of your own bed. This flexible phone mount has quickly found a spot on my must-haves list because of its ability to be used for TV watching. Hook your phone up, arrange it to be eye-level, and watch your favorite shows, all without having to spend hundreds on a television.