I'm always in awe when people much cleverer than me invent beautifully simple yet incredibly effective solutions to everyday problems and annoyances. Thanks to the internet, it's so much easier to discover these gems of genius and have them in your hot little hands in a few short days!
Whether you need a quick fix for sweaty palms or a better way to scoop ice cream, you'll find a game-changing product on this list that sparks joy every time you use it (can you tell I've been bingeing Marie Kondo's Netflix show?)!
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This Bottle Emptier Ensures You Get Every Last DropWhat's more satisfying than completely finishing a bottle of product, down to the last drop? Whether it's your favorite condiment or spendy bottle of shampoo, you'll get your money's worth by using these handy Bottle Emptier gadgets that store your bottles upside down. This pack of two is sleek enough to fit nicely on fridge or shower shelves but sturdy enough to hold a bottle of laundry detergent, and double as a water/baby bottle drying stand!
This Dog Feeding Tracker That Saves Your Sanity And Keeps Fido FitDogs are kind of like kids in the sense that they'll never say no to a snack even if they ate an hour ago. Since you can't get a straight answer when you ask the dog and you live with one or more people who may have already fed them, this useful "Did You Feed The Dog?" tracker will save your sanity and your pup's waistline! It's also an indispensable helper for older pet owners who'd benefit from an easy reminder.
This Couch Coaster Stops Living Room SpillsThis genius Couch Coaster keeps drinks from spilling, even if kids or pets are bouncing around or you're in a rocking recliner! The smart cup holder is weighted so it stays in place and is an awesome solution if you don't have room for an end table or coffee table. Choose from snazzy red or couch-matching neutrals. This thing seriously has a rabid fanbase on Amazon - the reviews are incredible!
This Cactus Back Scratcher Lets You Get Juuuust the Right SpotWhy is it that I seem to get an itch right in the middle of my back when my hubby's not home to help? I've resorted to aggressively twisting up against a doorframe like a deranged bear but this cactus back scratcher seems much more efficient. The two-sided design lets you choose nubs or spikes depending on how strong you like your scratching, and the elastic strap stretches to hit just the right spot. Aah - I feel better just watching this guy use it!
This CryoCup Helps Injuries Heal FasterEveryone knows ice is key for helping sports injuries, but the CryoCup makes the healing process even faster since you can give yourself an ice massage. Simply fill with water, pop the cup in the freezer then apply to your injury. An added bonus is it keeps your fingers from freezing off since you're not directly touching ice!
This Triple Timer Is Your New Kitchen BFFI'm always amazed when people can perfectly time cooking a meal so the sides and main are all piping hot and ready to serve at the same time, but I think I've discovered their secret. This fancy triple timer displays three easy-to-read 100-hour digital timers with unique alarm sounds that's so good it won "Best Kitchen Timer" in an America's Test Kitchen product test!
These Silicone Food Savers Hug In The FreshnessHow do you save the rest of an onion or tomato if you only need half? Ziploc bags or plastic wrap slide around annoyingly and don't do a great job, but these Food Huggers create a perfect seal! This set of four silicone food savers come in different sizes to fit fruits and veggies or reseal open jars and cans. Handy and cute for the win!
These Stemware Savers Make Wine Glasses Dishwasher-SafeThe last thing you want to do after a relaxing glass of wine is hand wash your stemware. Now you can pop your wine glass in the dishwasher without worrying about breakage thanks to these stemware savers. These flexible silicone gadgets clip onto your wine glass stem, then a hollow tube slips onto the dishwasher post to keep the glass secure during the washing cycle. Congrats - you just freed up more time for your nightly Netflix binge!
This Mix N Chop Tool Is Perfectly Suited For The JobEvery once in a while you stumble across a tool that's so simple yet so genius it blows your mind. This Mix N Chop utensil is that gadget - this kitchen workhorse's pinwheel blades help ground meat evenly brown and make quick work of mashed potatoes, tomato sauce, egg salad and more. Hundreds of reviewers are bananas over this durable nylon tool - one has been happily using the same one for over ten years!
This Burger Press Looks Like A Nightmare, Works Like A DreamThis interesting silicone burger maker might look a little crazy but the thicky, juicy burgers are so good you won't care! It makes six 1/3 pound patties and has a built-in burger dimpler that's "scientifically proven" to keep burgers flat and evenly cooked during grilling. Since we love a multi-purpose gadget, you can also use it to portion out soups or stews for freezing.
This Pour Over Travel Brewer Is A Godsend For The Morning-ImpairedAlthough I've been part of the working world for quite a while, I'm a resolute night owl which makes mornings exquisitely painful. Even more so since I have two little ones raring to go at the crack of dawn! Good thing this Coffee Gator pour over travel brewer makes it easy to get your quality caffeine fix even if you're running late - simply fill the removable filter with ground coffee or loose leaf tea then splash in some hot water and you're good to go! Plus it comes in fun colors like orange and burgundy to make your mornings a bit brighter.
This Double-Ended Extension Cord Solves Your Lighting WoesIf you've only got one wall outlet smack in the middle of a long sofa or king-sized bed, how do you power lamps on both sides? Answer: this double ended extension cord that stretches up to 6 feet on both sides and spans 12 feet total! Since each end of the cord has 3 outlets, you can conveniently plug in cell phone chargers, humidifiers or whatever else you want by your side.
This Divided Skillet Lets You Cook 5 Foods In One PanWant an easy way to cook an entire meal (or different meals for picky eaters) all in the same pan? This divided non-stick skillet has five sections with high walls so you can easily flip or stir foods without spilling. Reviewers love it for family breakfasts and dinners with multiple sides. The best part is you only have one pan to wash and it's dishwasher-safe!
This Inverted Umbrella Has 1,000+ 5-Star ReviewsWhen the wind's gusting and the rain's coming down sideways, your regular umbrella ain't gonna cut it. If you're sick of flimsy umbrellas flipping inside out at the hint of bad weather, this functional inverted umbrella is your new trusty sidekick on stormy days. The durable carbon fiber ribs open from the top so you stay dry while exiting the car or doorway, then close to form a waterproof cone, thoughtfully keeping floors and your car interior dry. And one reviewer says "the design on the inside makes me hate everything just a little bit less" - it comes in 19 patterns so there's something everyone will love!
This Liquid Filled Ice Cream Scoop Is Professional-LevelThis ergonomic Zeroll ice cream scoop comes highly recommended by Cook’s Illustrated, America's Test Kitchen, Food & Wine and tons more legit sources. Still not convinced? A reviewer that owns an ice cream shop says it's the only scoop he'll use because it rolls the perfect ball of ice cream and releases it easily. The secret is the heat-conductive liquid sealed within the handle that makes this scoop such a smooth operator - I don't care how it works as long as it gets the ice cream in my face faster!
This Bed Sheet Tucker Tool Makes It Easy To Make Your BedLike everyone and their mother these days, we recently got a memory foam mattress and what they don't tell you is how heavy those suckers are. It's so cumbersome to lift the mattress corners, end and sides to tuck in your top sheet, especially if you have any shoulder or arm injuries. This bed sheet tucker tool tightly and effortlessly tucks the sheets without making you lift the mattress - might be incentive enough for the kids to start making their beds...
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