There are some jobs that you put off for as long as you possibly can. Whether it's cleaning your toilets, getting dinner started, or even self-care tasks like finally giving yourself a manicure, if it takes a lot of effort, it's usually pretty low on your list. Luckily, I've gathered together 37 products that will help you crush your to-do list in a whole new way.
From powerful toilet-cleaning tablets to powder nail dips that keep your hands looking fab for weeks, these are the products that will make you productive without having to sacrifice your sanity. You might want to bookmark this page right now, just to be safe.
This Olive Oil Sprayer Levels Up Your Kitchen Gamevia Amazon
Want to kick your cooking to the next level? Try this olive oil sprayer which gives you just the right amount of oil when you spritz it on food. I love roasting veggies, but they often turn out way too oily - this is a much better tool to getting exactly the even application they need.
This Ear Wax Removal Endoscope Syncs With Your Phonevia Amazon
This is the newest gadget for pimple poppers and gross-out addicts. The Ear Wax Removal Endoscope features a light, scooper, and camera so you can guide it and remove ear wax while watching the live footage on your phone.
This Sink Strainer Is Much Less Grossvia Amazon
One of my least favorite chores besides cleaning the toilet is emptying out the food and debris from the kitchen sink strainer. I hate hate hate touching the slimy, decomposing food stuck in it! This one's a much better option since you can just pop the food out instead of getting it out with your fingers, and it's silicone so it's so easy to clean.
These Dry-Erase Sticky Notes for Work Remindersvia Amazon
I'm not the best at remembering all the little things I have to get done during the workweek, so I tried out these dry-erase sticky notes that I saw on @taponlinefinds 's TikTok. They were very affordable on Amazon and have been a life-saver. They're washable and reusable too, so keeping notes up on the wall is now more sustainable because you don't have to throw them out. It's a wildly clever little gadget for people like me.
These Spoons Measure Upvia Amazon
Here's the thing about traditional measuring spoons on a ring: You either have to take them apart to use just one or clean them all after every use. These nesting measuring spoons eliminate that headache. The magnetic design eliminates the aggravating ring scenario and also streamlines clutter in your kitchen cabinets. This six-piece set includes measurements from 1/8 tsp. to 1 tablespoon.
This Hidden Drawer Storage Box for Your Deskvia Amazon
When you've been working from home for a while, all of a sudden, you've accumulated masses of stationery. I found this hidden drawer storage box on @meantobemarmar 's TikTok and bought this cheap version on Amazon to do the same thing. It has cleared up my desk space and made life a lot easier to find the stationery I need each day.
These Garden Clogs That Customers Call "Extremely Comfortable"
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Light-weight and low-priced, these Garden Clogs are the easiest shoes to slip on for light yardwork or quick trips to the mailbox. They're made of waterproof rubber and come in 11 colors. Customers say that they're a great alternative to Crocs.
This Peel and Stick Wallpaper is So Easy to Apply and Looks Like the Real Thingvia Amazon
Before you spend megabucks installing wallpaper you might not even like a few years down the line, try this peel and stick wallpaper that couldn't be easier to use. My mom recently did her bathroom and it looks so good. The stuff goes up in a flash, and when you're in the mood for a change it's easy to swap out!
Although It's Small, This Lantern Is Crazy Brightvia Amazon
Finding a bright lantern can be tricky. A lot of the ones on the market don't seem to illuminate the areas enough for me. I've run into the issue of good lanterns being pricey. That's why I was surprised to see how bright and affordable this camping lantern is. It's foldable and can easily fit in a backpack or pocket but still lights up a space enough to see what you're doing and where you're going.
These Toilet Tablets Do the Dirty Work for You
Raise your hand if you love cleaning your toilet. Yeah...that's what I figured. But with these toilet tablets, it's as easy as dropping one in, flushing, and going about your day. They use the power of bleach to pulverize germs and leave your bowl sparkly and fresh. Where have these been all my life?!
These Fridge Liners Protect Producevia Amazon
I always feel so virtuous when my shopping cart is loaded with fresh fruit and veg, but it sometimes goes to waste because we forget to eat it in time! Problem solved with these foam fridge liners that extend the life of fruit and veggies, so you're not wasting food and money. Reviewers really noticed a difference after using these in how long their produce stayed edible.
This Oversized Beach Tote Reviewers Say is "The Best I've Ever Owned"via Amazon
I used a sad combination of grocery sacks and an old backpack to cart our gear to the beach recently. I've wised up and ordered this Oversized Beach Tote. It's a fantastic value and has enough room and pockets to carry everything. It's also earning top ratings from Amazon customers, with an impressive 4.8 out of 5-star average!
Use The Sun To Keep Your Devices Charged With This Solar Chargervia Amazon
A solar charger should be one of the first pieces of survival gear that you get. As I mentioned earlier, we're all addicted to our phones and devices, and they've become important survival gear as well. Should anything happen during a camping trip or a hike, you're going to want to call for help. But you can't do that if your phone is dead. Use the sun to charge your devices with this solar charger. When fully charged, you can charge an iPhone up to 6-10 times and a tablet up to 3-4 times.
Treat Yourself to an At-Home Mani With This Dip Powdervia Amazon
I recently discovered the simplicity and inexpensive world of dip powder. My collection of dip powders has grown exponentially in the past five or so years, but I show no signs of slowing down in the "treat yo' self" mantra. This dip powder kit for nails has everything you need to get started including brushes, liquids, manicure tools, and a selection of powders.
This Phone Lanyard Keeps Your Phone At Handvia Amazon
Sometimes you need your phone at hand, not in your pocket and not in your purse - whether you're awaiting an urgent call or just playing games while you're waiting in line. This phone lanyard does just that - it keeps your mobile available without having to dig through all the stuff in your bag. And it comes in a bunch of pretty colors!
Serve Ice Cream Without the Hassle with This Old-Style Scoopvia Amazon
There are lots of ice cream scoops on the market. Scoops that warm before you use them scoops that are ergonomically designed, but none is as clever as this old-timey stainless steel scoop from Thrifty. Scoop the perfect cylinders of this creamy treat with a trigger for no-mess dispensing. One reviewer said: "I love the concept, just push, turn, lift and dispense."
Keep Your Pets Out of Unwanted Areas With This Easy to Use Pet Gatevia Amazon
We all have those areas in our house that we try to keep our animals out of, whether it be the bedroom, an office, a dining room, etc. Make your life a whole lot easier with this pet gate. It's adjustable so it can fit a variety of door frames, and it has rubber bumpers that protect your walls.
These Cable Organizers Are Magneticvia Amazon
My cables are always out of control messy, getting tangled, and causing headaches most of the time. I found these cable organizers that are total game changers! They keep cords and cables tangle-free and organized, and even double as magnets. If you get creative you can use them for all kinds of things.
This Compact Power Strip Is Handy for Travelvia Amazon
With three outlets and three USB ports, this Compact Power Strip is a must-have for travel. It's made by Anker, a well-respected brand known for high-value, low-cost peripherals. I love that the placement of the ports means large chargers don't run into each other, so you get access to every port no matter what.
Update Your Outdoor Space with These Floral Solar Lightsvia Amazon
Use these floral solar lights to make your yard a magical place come sundown. "These flowers arrived yesterday, and I was impressed by how pretty they looked and also their good quality...but when night came, they were absolutely beautiful!! The lights brighten the flowers, and the changing colors rotate in each individual flower, making a very colorful scene." - Katrina W.
This Vacuum Attachment That Sucks Out All That Dryer Lintvia Amazon
A clogged lint trap can force your dryer to work harder than it has to, which can lead to higher energy bills — so grab this vacuum attachment. It'll reach deep into your lint trap to get rid of any excess dirt or dust, while the flexible rod helps you maneuver it all around your dryer.
I Am Absolutely Obsessed With The Little Greenvia Amazon
As I've gotten older, I've tried to do a better job at maintaining my car, but the cloth tan seats still somehow manage to get absolutely disgusting. The Bissell Little Green has been such a game-changer to get my car as clean as possible. It lifts all of those nasty stains and leaves your furniture looking brand new!
Seal Up Opened Bags With This Mini Bag Sealervia Amazon
If you're practicing self-control or can't finish a bag in one sitting, then you know how easily chips and other foods get stale if not closed correctly. These bag sealers use heat to reseal the bag to keep food fresher longer. Now you won't have to worry about wasting food when you have a small handful of chips to curb your cravings.
Make Detangling Your Hair Easily With This Electric Detangling Brush
So I may sound like a child, but I don't care. I have an extremely sensitive scalp. I have my entire life. When my mom would do my hair when I was younger, I would be in tears because of the knots. As an adult, my hair still gets knotty, especially after a sweaty workout. This electric detangling brush loosens even the most tangled hair gently, so you won't have to dread brushing your hair anymore.
This Travel Tray Keeps Kids Happy on Long Drivesvia Amazon
If you have little ones, do yourself a favor and invest in this Kids Travel Tray before your next road trip. The lightweight tray provides space for drawing, eating, and balancing a screen, while side pockets organize everything they'll need. There's a strap that fits loosely around the child's waist or car seat to make sure the tray doesn't fall.
These Travel Bottles Are So Handyvia Amazon
I'm in love with these handy travel bottles. I've been refilling them with hand sanitizer and clipping them onto my kids' backpacks and my bag, so we always have some available. They'd be great for actual travel, too, whether you fill them with shampoo, lotion, or a little bit of your favorite foundation.
Get This Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard that is Compatible with All Devicesvia Amazon
Sometimes I end up working through my phone or tablet, rather than my laptop, but I still need a keyboard to type on. So, I found this wireless Bluetooth keyboard through @toponlinefinds 's TikTok and it's been a life-saver. It's an Amazon's Choice product because it's compatible with so many different devices and you can connect two devices at once to switch between them easily.
You'll Be Glad to Have This Nifty Little Ring Sizervia Amazon
Ordering jewelry online just got easier, thanks to this affordable little Ring Sizer. It's earning solid ratings on Amazon, with one customer writing, "Very easy to use! Able to order a ring online much cheaper than at jewelry store and not need to worry with any re-sizing cost/time."
This Advanced Wireless Mouse for Super Speed and Precisionvia Amazon
Once you go wireless, you never go back, trust me. When I'm working at home, this wireless mouse has been my go-to companion. It's precise, speedy, and really quiet, so I'm not distracted by loud clicks while I'm working. And it's so popular it's been ranked as an Amazon's Choice product.
You Can Do So Much With This Marble Contact Papervia Amazon
I've used this marble contact paper for so many DIY projects that I always keep a spare roll around. When I moved into an ugly apartment, I used it to cover up laminate countertops, and I've even used it to spice up a boring desk — think of it like a big sticker that you can use to hide ugly stuff. The best part about it? I've even safely used it around sinks, as it's made from water-resistant vinyl that won't bubble when damp.
This Veggie Spiralizer Makes Dinner Easyvia Amazon
This is an amazing little veggie spiralizer, and it fits in the palm of your hand! It basically takes up no storage space in your kitchen since it's collapsible. And it can spiralize in four thicknesses, so it's handy for lots of veggie types, whether you want zoodles or carrot strips for salads.
A Wire Grid Where You Can Hang Notes And Remindersvia Amazon
Hang this wire grid so that your coworkers can see it during your next video conference, and I can almost guarantee at least one person will ask where you got it from. And if they don't? I bet they're admiring it, albeit silently. Each order also comes with hooks included.
Rip Through Trees Like Butter With This Pocket Chainsawvia Amazon
I'm going to be honest. I had never heard of pocket chainsaws until I put together this list, but now that I know about them, you can bet I bought one for my camping trips. It cuts through tree limbs like butter, perfect for making fires, and has nylon handles that are easy to grip and won't cause blisters.
Easy Rice, Rice, Babyvia Amazon
Rice is deceptive, isn't it? It seems so simple, yet so many people struggle with cooking it properly. Cook it too long, and it's gummy; too short, and it's still crunchy. This four-piece rice cooker will eliminate all your grain-cooking problems. You can make up to six cups of rice, quinoa, or even oats with this bad boy, which includes everything pictured: The bowl, locking lid, measuring cup, and rice paddle.
Get Out Some Pent Up Frustration With This Punching Bagvia Amazon
I'm such a big advocate for workouts that also help you release tension or frustration. Spin class is like therapy for me. I'd imagine boxing is the same for others. Pick up boxing at home with this punching bag. Therapy and a workout? It doesn't get much better than that! Plus it takes up almost no space, so it's the perfect gadget for someone in a small apartment.
This Soap Holder Is Exfoliatingvia Amazon
I love using nicely scented soap in the shower, but I don't love how it gets all gummy and soupy after sitting in water for a while! These soap bags do a great job of keeping soap usable, and you can get the most for your money since it works with small scraps of soap, too. As a bonus, the material is exfoliating, so you get a twofer when you wash up!
Deep Clean Your Skin Without The Heavy Price Tag With This Skin Scrubbervia Amazon
I recently became somewhat of a skincare addict. The older I get, the less I want to look like I'm getting older. And that all starts with a good skincare routine. So, I am a bit of a sucker for new products that deliver crazy results–like this skin scrubber. It deeply cleans the skin through high-frequency vibration, stimulates collagen regeneration, and eliminates whiteheads and blackheads.