We've found 36 cheap but effective products that can help make all those annoying tasks at least a little bit less annoying.
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Take All The Annoying Work Out of Cat Care With This Self-Cleaning Litter Box
via: AmazonThe best way to make an annoying task less annoying is to avoid it altogether. This Self-Cleaning Litter Box takes scooping completely out of your life! Instead, you just roll the litter box over, and then empty the drawer.
The Onion Chopper Pro Makes Meal Prep Tear Free
via: AmazonChopping onions is annoying. You can quit crying over your onions and instead smash them satisfyingly with the Onion Chopper Pro.
You Don't Have to Iron Anymore With These No-Iron Kids Clothing Labels
via: AmazonThese No-Iron Kids Clothing Labels take care of two annoying things: 1) your kids losing stuff, and 2) ironing, which is literally the worst.
Mighty Handle Was Designed to Make the Annoying Task of Carrying a Ton of Shopping Bags Much Easier
via: AmazonI would rather break my arms than have to go back to the car for a second trip, and I know I'm not alone. Mighty Handle makes it easy to carry all the shopping in one trip, and you don't even have to stack bags all the way up both arms.
This Terracotta Plant Waterer Takes Yet Another Chore Off Your To Do List
via: AmazonMy favorite kinds of tasks are the ones that I don't have to do. Whether you are forgetful, a known plant killer, or just go on vacation sometimes, these Terracotta Plant Waterers automatically deliver the right amount of water to your plants as needed.
The Clever Can Colander Fits Onto Any Can For Custom Sized Perfect Straining
via: AmazonNo need to get out your big strainer with this handy Can Colander which saves you dishes and mess!
The Groove Gap Cleaning Tools Ensure That No Place is Too Small to Clean
via: AmazonCrumbs, dirt, and grime love the nooks and crannies that are impossible to reach. Well, those spots aren't impossible anymore because these Groove Gap Cleaning Tools can reach anywhere dirt can.
The Steam'n Mama Microwave Cleaner Takes All The Elbow Grease Out of Cleaning Even the Dirtiest Microwaves
via: AmazonJust fill the Steam'n Mama with a mix of vinegar and water, microwave it for 7 minutes, and watch even the most cooked on splashes wipe away with ease.
This Microfiber Flexible Mop Lets You Clean Your Baseboards Without Crawling Around on Your Knees
via: AmazonDusting and cleaning baseboards ranks pretty high on the list of annoying home maintenance tasks because it means spending hours hunched over on the floor. With this Microfiber Flexible Mop your baseboards will shine and your back won't ache.
This Window Blind Cleaner Knows That Cleaning Blinds is Annoying, So it Makes it Less Annoying
via: AmazonCleaning window blinds has always been one of those cumbersome and annoying jobs, and then some genius invented this Window Blind Cleaner which fits onto the blinds and just swipes away the dirt and dust. It almost makes you want to clean!
This Bracelet Tool Takes the Frustration Out of Clasping Your Own Bracelet
via: AmazonClasping your own bracelet is one of those super annoying things that seems like it should be simple, but it never is. Enter this Bracelet Tool, which gets it done in the first try so you're not chasing your own bracelet around and around your wrist like a dummy.
Keep Your Bagged Foods Fresh and Easily Dispensed With a Twixit Seal and Pour Bag Clip
via: AmazonIt's annoying when your food goes stale. It's annoying when you try to pour something out of it's bag and the stupid bag collapses or has a rogue tear or bend and all the food goes everywhere. The Twixit Seal and Pour Bag Clip takes all that annoying away, so you can just relax and eat fresh food and not spill it everywhere.
This Egg Separator Ensures You Get No Yolk in Your Whites
via: AmazonNot only does this Egg Separator handily separate your eggs without any fuss or mess, it also looks like a puking egg/chicken which is fun.
This Baggy Rack is the Next Best Thing to Having Four Hands
via: AmazonHave you ever tried pouring liquids into a ziplock bag? If so, then you already see how awesomely helpful it would be to be able to clip your bag securely into a Baggy Rack for the task.
This Play Mat and Toys Storage Bag Contains Your Kids Mess Brilliantly
via: AmazonClean up is a cinch, literally, with this Play Mat and Toys Storage Bag which simply cinches shut, containing all billion lego pieces.
You'll Be Poaching Perfect Eggs Like a Pro With These Silicone Egg Poaching Cups
via: AmazonNo more messy whorls of egg whites as you struggle to keep your water just boiling but not too hard. These Silicone Egg Poaching Cups hold your eggs together as they cook to intact poached perfection, even if your water boils a bit too vigorously.
Turn Your Citrus Fruit Into Citrus Spray With This Citrus Sprayer Set
via: AmazonI love this idea! Just stick a Citrus Sprayer into a lemon and you can spritz lemon juice!
Shine Some Light into The Bottomless Abyss of Your Bag With This Purse Light
via: AmazonHow is this something we don't all already have? A Purse Light is the genius answer to the fathomless void of my purse.
Make What Little Time You Have Count For More With a Set of Ankle/Wrist Weights
via: AmazonHear me out on this one. It's hard to find the time to do all the different kinds of exercise that we're all supposed to do in order to achieve lean, toned, perfection and not drop dead from Doritos. But, if you simply add a set of Ankle/Wrist Weights to whatever you're already doing, you're completely maximizing every second of that exercise. Your evening walk just got turned up to 11!
Some People Love to Drink Water, For Everyone Else There's This Motivational Sports Water Bottle
via: AmazonIf you need a little encouragement and maybe some reminders to get your daily water intake, you might want to try this Motivational Sports Water Bottle. It sets goals along the side for how much you should drink by certain times of day.
This Hanging Drying Rack Gives You Usable Space Out of Thin Air
via: AmazonThe people who make clothes that need to dry flat after washing must think we live in houses covered with empty shelves. If you do, then scroll on, but for the rest of us, this Hanging Drying Rack is a handy addition to the laundry room.
This Ladybug Desk Vacuum is Almost Like Having a Fancy French Waiter Come By to Swipe Away Your Crumbs
via: AmazonIf you have kids who ever eat crackers, toast, or basically any other foods, then you're familiar with crumbs on every surface. A Vacuum for your tables is exactly what you need.
A Slow Draining Shower or Sink is Highly Annoying, But One of These Cheap Drain Snake Hair Drain Clog Remover Cleaning Tools Easily Takes Care of ThingsThe pictures people included in their rave reviews of this set of Drain Snake Cleaning Tools say it all: these things work remarkably well, cost next to nothing, and drain hair is the grossest thing to photograph.
This Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaning System Promises to Make Scrubbing Toilets a Thing of the Past
via: AmazonThe best way to deal with annoying tasks is to outsource them. Outsource cleaning your toilets to this Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaning System and your toilet brush days are behind you!
This Folding Exercise Peddler Lets You Get Exercise While You Sit at Your Desk (or Anywhere Else)
via: AmazonIt can be hard to get all your steps in on those days you're glued to your computer, but that doesn't mean you have to be totally sedentary if you have this handy Folding Exercise Peddler, which fits easily and discretely under your desk.
Tile Mate Attaches to Your Keychain or Anything Else You're Sick of Losing
via: AmazonWeighing in at only 6 grams, the Tile Mate unobtrusively helps you keep track of your belongings.
You Will Never Have to Wait for Iced Coffee Again With This HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker
via: AmazonThe HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker uses magic (not really) to cool hot coffee down an alarming 130+° in as little as 60 seconds without diluting it!
Washing Dishes is Still Annoying, But Perhaps Slightly Less So With a Soap Dispensing Dish Brush
via: AmazonWhile a Soap Dispensing Dish Brush doesn't automate the entire dish washing process for you, it does take care of one aspect. Your scrubber is forever soapy enough.
Take Control of the Car Mess With a Car Seat Organizer
via: AmazonUse this Car Seat Organizer on your passenger seat if you're a car commuter to keep all your stuff handy and tidy, and easily moved if you ever need to let someone else in your car. Or use it in the back with the kids to limit the mess while still having everything they could possible need within arms reach.
A Blender with Travel Sport Bottle is a Must For Smoothie Lovers
via: AmazonSave yourself a ton of clean up by blending up your favorite drink right in your to go/sports bottle with this Blender with Travel Sport Bottle.
The Scrigit Scraper Can Scrape Just About Any Mess Off of Just About Any Surface
via: AmazonSticky adhesives on glass or plastics, hard water stains, and dried paint on your windows or switch plates are no match for the Scrigit Scraper. This handy cleaning tool can also reach into otherwise unreachable places.
This Glass Washer Brush Affixes to the Bottom of Your Sink With Suction Cups and Makes Cleaning Glassware a Breeze
via: AmazonNext time you have a party or houseguests and you find yourself with eleventy cups and glasses to wash, you'll be glad you have this handy Glass Washer Brush.
Travel Space Saver Bags Are a Dream Come True For the Chronic Overpacker
via: AmazonWith these sturdy Travel Space Saver Bags you just pack, zip, and roll your way to so much more space in your luggage. Your clothes will be safe from dust and water while taking up a tiny fraction of the space.
Rethink Ice Trays With the Ice Genie MakerThis compact silicone Ice Genie Maker can make and hold up to 10 ice trays worth of ice, and then it doubles as a bottle chiller.
Magnetic Twist Ties are so Handy You'll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without Them
via: AmazonEvery once in awhile a product comes along that just makes so much sense! Magnetic Twist Ties are that kind of product - exceptionally useful in so many ways.
With Two Soft Microfiber Pads These Eyeglass Cleaning Tools Swipe Away All the Dirt and Grime Without Leaving Any Smears or Scratches
via: AmazonThis 5-pack of Eyeglass Cleaning Tools is perfect to keep all your shades and spectacles sparkling clean. Keep one in your car, your purse, your school bag... and never use the edge of your t-shirt again.
Using These Dirt Cheap Drain Snakes Will Both Disgust And Fascinate You
via: AmazonWhen you first snake your drain, you might gag. Then you're gonna wonder where all that hair came from. Then you're gonna be so happy you spent $5 instead of calling in a plumber. Then you still might gag. Then you'll move right on to the next drain.
These Harperton Nail Clippers Will Be The Last Ones You Ever Buy
via: AmazonIf you haven't tried a REAL pair of nail clippers, trust me, you need to. It's a completely different (and far superior) experience from those $2 clippers.
This ECHOGEAR Outlet Shelf That You'll Want In Every Room
via: AmazonWhy don't all outlets have shelves?
This Compact Plug-in Air Sanitizer Cleans Your Air With Zero Footprint
via: AmazonIt kills germs, mold, freshens air and wipes out odors, all while staying nice and small on your wall.
These Big Wool Spheres Will Replace Dryer Sheets
via: AmazonThrow out those dryer sheets and fabric softener. These solid wool balls are a wildly popular solution to soft and static-free clothes.
This Tiny Gadget Not Only Charges Your Devices, But Also Adds Bluetooth Functionality To Your Car
via: AmazonFeel like taking that 20th century car into the 21st? Bluetooth amazingness is a ROAV adapter away.
These Moso Purifying Bags Apparently Have Odor-Killing Superpowers
via: AmazonThousands of reviewers tout the powers of these bags of activated charcoal, specifically highlighting their abilities to freshen truly nasty old shoes, or even drink up the odorrific remnants of spoiled milk inside a minivan.
This Bed Band That Prevent The Dreaded Sheet Slip
via: AmazonWho can get any sleep when your sheets are constantly slipping off? These brilliant "bed bands" eliminate that problem so you can finally catch some Z's.
This $8 Invention Adds An Invaluable Footrest To Your Shower
via: AmazonMuch like cupholders, I don't understand why more everyday things don't have built-in footrests.
These Wildly Popular Baking Mats Will Keep You From Scrubbing Stuck-On Messes
via: AmazonUse these handy silicone liners to create a nonstick layer on your baking sheets. They're great for cookies, candies, cakes, biscuits — anything you want to bake in the oven. And they're dishwasher-safe!
With This Gap Cleaning Brush You'll Have The Cleanest Window Tracks On The Block
via: AmazonThere is literally decades of dust living in the crevices of my windows right now, awaiting attack by the Trycooling Brush.
The Magnogrip Keeps Screws And Nails Right Where You Need Them
via: AmazonMagnets are a wonderful thing.
These Stainless Steel Reusable Drinking Straws That Will Help You Save the Environment
via: AmazonThe sad truth is that plastic straws are terrible for the environment. But if you love drinking out of straws (like we do), all hope is not lost! These stainless steel straws are perfect replacements. And they come with their very own cleaner brush!
People Swear By This Wildly Popular Acupressure Mat
via: AmazonAccording to reviewers, it hurts at first, but after a day or two, it starts to work its magic.
Stop Resenting Your Pets: Clean Up Their Hair From Anywhere For Under $20
via: AmazonThe all-rubber construction of the FURremover Broom not only lends to its long-term durability, but also its multi-use utility as a fur-gathering sweeper, and a pee-pushing squeegee. It'll keep your carpets fur-free and your hardwood unstained, so you can love your pets in all their messy glory without (too much) resentment.