Oftentimes we shop for products that spruce up our decor and look visually and aesthetically appealing. But how often do these gadgets dive deep into the nitty-gritty and make life easier? Look no further than this list, because our readers have spoken: These 37 gadgets are super handy and can help you optimize daily tasks that have troubled you from the start. Gadgets that can assist you in ways you didn't even know possible. Solutions to bottlenecks that you've been struggling to solve. Not only are these gadgets attractive, but they are practical too. Like having your own personal handyman in the comfort of your own home. From olive oil spray bottles to wine chillers, this list of 37 handy gadgets has everything you need to make simple chores and household tasks even easier. Scroll down and find something that fits your budget and style, because these practical and handy gadgets are going fast!
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This Bacon Grease Container is Something You Didn't Know you Needed
This cooking oil container is perfect for storing bacon grease. Instead of throwing it away, store up to five cups of yummy reusable fats. Say goodbye to cooking sprays or other chemically processed oils and keep what nature gave you.
This Power Strip Has 18 (!) Outlets
Harness all the power with this 18-outlet mega power strip. "This seems to be a great power block, lots of connection points. The middle row of plug points is tight and a little harder to push a plug into. But a bit of wiggling and they're in...which means they won't come out unexpectedly....good. I'm using this on an audio/tv set-up. I like that it has an on/off switch and "power on" light. I recommend it." - Packrat
This French Press is My Morning Coffee Buddy
Some people are coffee drinkers and some people are coffee connoisseurs. You can be in the latter if you grab this fancy French press coffee maker. It comes in 21- and 34-oz. sizes and chic colors like bronzer, pewter, and black. The carafe is made from high-resistant glass and it features a four-tier filtration system so your cuppa always tastes like you live with a barista.
This Food Storage Organizer Will Save Your Sanity
The food storage container portion of my cabinets is an unholy mess, but thanks to this organizer, it won't be for long! "I got tired of all my Tupperware lids haphazardly scattered in my cubbies. I looked for a solution and came to this one online. It has been a game-changer! I can always access the lid I need without having to sort through dozens of other lids, and catching the ones that fall out. The construction is out of sturdy metal and assembly was pretty simple. Highly recommend!" - Purplerhino
This Milk Frother Creates Barista-Level Beverages at Home
This is one of those products that saves you money the more you use it! If you're tired of paying out the nose at coffee shops for upscale beverages, make them yourself at home with this handy milk frother. From lattes to cappuccinos, you can steam milk just like the pros in the comfort of your own home!
This Desk Fan is More Stylish Than The Rest
Put this portable fan on your bedroom nightstand or desk for a constant breeze! It comes in a variety of colors to match any style — and the wind speed is even adjustable for those extra-hot evenings. Plus, some reviewers even wrote about how it produces a pleasant white noise that helps them fall asleep.
Let the Outdoors in With This Magnetic Screen Door
If you love bringing the outdoors in but could do without all the flying creatures that come with it, you need to invest in one of these magnetic screen doors. This one features easy installation, windproof magnets on the bottom to help it stay in place and tiebacks for those moments when you want a bit more openness. You can get this one for less than $20, too.
These Reusable Grocery Bags Stay Open In Your Cartvia Amazon
Since these reusable grocery bags have parallel bars at the top, they'll stay open so that it's easy to fill them up while you're shopping. Each one is machine-washable, as well as sturdy enough to hold up to 50 pounds. And if that isn't enough? One reviewer even raved that "I like that they have mesh bottoms so they won't accumulate grunge if there is a spill."
Treat Yourself To A Life of Luxury with this Bamboo Bed and Breakfast Tray
Made from 100% organic bamboo, this bed and breakfast tray is a bargain and available for under $20. Why rush to the kitchen table every morning for breakfast when you can eat in your bed like a royal? Upgrade your morning with this easy-to-clean and assemble bamboo bed tray.
This Wine Bottle Chiller Ensures the Perfect Temp
Your rosé can be the perfect temp all day with this easy-to-use wine bottle chiller. Just fill with water, freeze, then pop out the round ice cubes to fill up the holder and pop your bottle in. It'll stay chilled for hours, and the chiller is easy to tote to picnics, the beach, BBQs, outdoor concerts, and more.
This Echo Show 5 To Make Your Daily Route a Breeze
This Echo Show 5 is my must-have bedside table companion because it sets alarms, timers, and calendar updates, as well as streams my news, music, and other shows. The best part is that it's voice-activated, so I just added Alexa, and voila, my home routine was smart and easy. And it can even control other devices like cameras and lights.
This Toilet Paper Holder With a Handy Shelf
It might not look like much, but the shelf on this toilet paper holder is shockingly handy. I like to keep my phone on it while I'm in the shower, or you can even keep a spare roll of toilet paper on it — just in case you need a backup. Plus, each order comes with adhesive for easy installation.
Keep Your Backyard Lit With These Solar Fence Lightsvia Amazon
Is there anything better than spending your time in your backyard when the weather is nice? To illuminate where you walk at all times, be sure to add these solar fence lights to your walkways. You can add the weather-ready lights to your steps, walkways, fence, and more to keep your space lit up for summer evenings outside.
These Homemade Ice Cream Containers are So Useful for Food Storagevia Amazon
Have you always wanted to make your own ice cream, but didn't know where to store it? With these cool reusable homemade ice cream containers, you can make your own and have a place to keep it tucked away in the freezer. Buy a set of two from Amazon for less than 18 bucks!
This Beer Chiller Keeps Your Drink Nice and Frigidvia Amazon
If you're anything like me, you hate warm beer. You can eliminate that worry from your life with this handy cool beer chiller that'll keep your bottle cold throughout the day. Perfect for barbecues, pool parties, or even the beach, you'll never have to drink warm beer again!
Organize Your Bras With This Specially Designed Dividervia Amazon
This drawer insert is perfectly shaped for bras. You know that one bra you always want to wear, but it's always impossible to find? With this drawer insert, you can neatly organize your bra catalogue without having to hopelessly dig around!
These Motion Sensor LED Lights Help You Light Up Your Roomvia Amazon
I love these motion sensor LED lights. I use mine in my bedroom as mood lighting but also instead of stumbling around in the dark when I get up at night as a bed light to help guide the way. The built-in motion sensor prevents it from turning on until you step down, and there's even a timer — just to help you save on your energy costs and they make every room look nicer.
These Salt and Pepper Shakers Let You Adjust the Coarsenessvia Amazon
These glass salt and pepper shakers with their own silicone stand look so good, I keep them displayed on the counter. Even better is the way they work - the ceramic grinder lets you choose from fine to coarse grind with a simple twist. And the shaker part is on top so they won't spill salt and pepper everywhere!
We Can't Get Enough of This Dimmer Gadget
Adjust the brightness of your room with the simple press of a button. The best part? This gadget connects to Alexa so you can adjust it with an easy swipe on your phone. Forget having to get up to manually press the light switch - once you get this, you'll never look back.
These Reusable Grocery Bags With An Insulated Lining
Nothing kills your mood more than discovering your tub of ice cream has melted in the car — so keep it safe inside of these grocery bags. The walls are insulated, helping to keep cold food chilled while hot food stays warm. And since the seams are reinforced for added strength, they're tough enough to carry up to 30 pounds worth of stuff.
Turn These Clever Hangers Every Which Wayvia Amazon
These hangers stand out because they work in all kinds of arrangements. You can use them to space out your clothes or twist them sideways so that each piece is spaced vertically, taking up less room. And they come in the cutest pastel shades too.
This Coffee Canister Keeps Your Coffee So Freshvia Amazon
Stale coffee is so heartbreaking, especially when you discover it on a Monday morning. (Ask me how I know). Keep your grounds as fresh as can be with this purpose-built, airtight coffee canister that even includes a handy 1/8 cup scoop so you can measure just the right amount, every time.
This Sand Proof Blanket is Perfect for Family Days At the Park
This sand-proof beach blanket provides wind-resistant protection from the elements. Features four-corners of easy-stakes that stick directly in the sand or lawn and can be easily moved! Keep dry, dirt-free, and picnic-ready with this comfy and sleek sand-proof picnic blanket. Truly an unexpected find on the bargain section!
Fall to Sleep to the Sound of Musicvia Amazon
Why wear a simple sleep mask when you can wear a sleep mask that has built-in headphones? This guy does double-duty, creating a dark environment ideal for catching the best ZZZs and giving you a comfortable way to listen to your favorite tunes or podcast as you drift off to sleep. A single charge will give you nine hours of playback time and if the battery depletes, you won't get any beeps that might disrupt your sweet dreams.
This Watch Box Can Securely Store Your Valuablesvia Amazon
We've all got that someone on our gift list who is impossible to buy for. This jewelry display case may be the ideal solution. Outfitted with a real glass top and soft velvet lining, this box will accommodate up to 12 watches on the top tier, wrapped around velvet pillows, and rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more in the second, concealed drawer.
This Bedside Buddy Comes In Handy At Bedtimevia Amazon
Before I purchased one of these bedside storage organizers, I had way too much stuff on my nightstand including, but not limited to, water bottles, remotes, books, and more. This thin organizer freed up a lot of bedside table space and literally required me to only slip the flat flap between the mattress and boxspring. It's a perfect addition to a bunk bed or sofa as well.
This Digital Scale Fits in Your Pocketvia Amazon
This Pocket Scale is about the size of your hand, and measures in grams or ounces. Customers report that it works great and is handy for jewelry, herbs, and other small items.
Crush Your Fresh Herbs and Ingredients With This Mortar and Pestlevia Amazon
Confession time: This is one thing on the list I don't have, but feel like I need. This mortar and pestle set in granite offers a hidden feature most don't have, though: It's double-sided to give you just the right surface whether you're crushing spices or mixing guac. Mmm, guac. Sorry, got distracted. Anyway, grab this set for less than $30 and you'll get two free gifts, too: A silicone lid/mat and a wooden spoon.
Defrost Your Food Quickly And Naturally With This Defrosting Trayvia Amazon
There's nothing worse than wanting steak for dinner only to realize that your sirloin is still sitting in your freezer. If you find yourself in this predicament often, you're in luck. This defrosting tray thaws fish, meat, and poultry ten times faster than room temperature!. All you have to do is put the tray on your kitchen counter and place the frozen meat of your choice on top, and voila! Within 30 to 60 minutes, your food will be ready to cook.
Mix and Match With This Variety Pack of Organizersvia Amazon
If you don't want to look through multiple products to find the different sizes and arrangements that you need, this variety pack is a great option. It comes with five different drawer organizers in different sizes with different compartments so that you can organize everything from underwear to shirts.
These Spice Jars With Magnetic Basesvia Amazon
Stick these magnetic spice jars to your fridge to help save a little space, or even just to show off what a chef you are. They're made from tough stainless steel, and the tops have sprinkle holes so that you don't have to open them up to use.
These Multi-Purpose Clips Are So Useful for the Fridgevia Amazon
I'm always on the lookout for multipurpose clips. This set of seven magnetic clips have so many uses, from sealing chips to holding a child's artwork on the refrigerator. This reviewer likes them best for sealing snacks: "These work great on all bag sizes. I was worried they wouldn't work as well on large chip bags but they work great. Would definitely recommend!"
Get Four Perfectly Cooked Hard Boiled Eggs With The Egg Podvia Amazon
With the Egg Pod, you can make hard-boiled eggs in under nine minutes. No more boiling water, because you can make up to four perfectly-cooked and consistent hard-boiled eggs with this handy pod. It can even be used to steam small foods like potatoes and corn.
This Flexible and Easy to Adjust Hanging Shelfvia Amazon
If you're in a small bedroom, you may find that you just don't have space for a dresser. How are you supposed to store your folded clothes? Easy: a hanging set of shelves. Just pop it into your closet and you have an easily accessible set of three shelves.
This Handheld Vacuum Sealer Keeps Food Fresh
Save money and time — all while extending the longevity of your food. The food bag heat sealing machine can help you store leftover food, snacks, fruits, and more. Avoid waste and maintain freshness, because your kitchen is begging for one of these handy gadgets!
Evenly Coat Pans with this Oil Sprayer for Cookingvia Amazon
Combine the ease of spraying a Windex bottle with your favorite olive oils and leave behind the aerosol cooking sprays. Exercise greater control of your cooking oils with this laser-focused spray bottle.This oil sprayer bottle can be loaded with different condiments, such as olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, wine, soy sauce, and more. Before you know it, this kitchen sprayer will become an invaluable fixture of your countertop real estate. Easy to clean, easy to spray — this baby is just easy to buy! Get yours today.
This Magnetic Wristband for Holding Screws and Nails During Summer Projects
This magnetic wristband holds screws, nails, nuts, bolts and much more for hands-on DIY projects around the house. It's the perfect gift idea for anyone who loves mechanical or house projects and it's kind of like a tool belt but for your wrist! It comes in handy...and it literally straps to your hand.