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37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

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1. A six-piece plastic drawer organizer set so versatile, you can use them for cosmetics, office supplies, or random necessities you keep in the infamous junk drawer. Why waste time searching for things when a tidy drawer is all you need?

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

2. A stainless steel electric kettle for boiling water quickly when needed. The non-slip, cool handle and auto shutoff makes it a safe and dependable choice for those with kids, too.

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

3. A Makeup Eraser cloth to remove everything with only the use of water. You can wash and reuse it, so just imagine how much money you’re gonna save on packaged wipes and liquid removers!

4. A silicone rubber cap for bottled beer so your drink stays carbonated and fresh even if you take a while to finish it. Be real – dumping half-full bottles down the drain hurts your heart.

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

5. A grooming glove that’ll perfect your pet’s coat just like a costly professional groomer would. It’ll work on both cats and dogs with short, medium, and long coats.

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

6. A rapid egg cooker, because a nutritious, hearty breakfast shouldn’t take an eternity to make. It’ll serve up hard-boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs in just minutes. Oh, and omelettes, too.

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

7. An incredibly effective, fume-free oven cleaner that’ll cut through baked-on spills and grease with minimal scrubbing needed. All you have to do is spray it on, wait, and wipe away with a paper towel.

8. A hygro cotton temperature-regulating mattress pad so you can stop wasting precious sleep time tossing and turning because of overheating.

It'll pull moisture away from you, leaving you dry and cool all year long. Promising review: "I really like this mattress pad. It's my favorite mattress pad of all the ones I have ever purchased. I had just bought a new mattress and it was a little on the firm side. This mattress pad made my mattress very comfortable. The pad is substantial enough to add a layer of comfort, but it is not crazy thick. It is stays cool while sleeping. Lastly, the pockets are really deep so they fit well and it makes the pad really easy to put on the mattress." —WendygoGet it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, sold exclusively at Macy's for $51.99+ (originally $90, use code PRES for an additional 20% off, available in sizes twin—Cal king).

9. Moldable glue that’ll bond to literally anything and turn into silicone rubber. It can be used for a ton of DIY projects around the house, but most importantly it will help seal your numerous frayed charging wires.

Why buy new wires if you don't have to? And this glue is impressive, BTW. It's heat-, cold-, and shock-resistant, plus waterproof and electrically insulating. Promising review: "My laptop charger wire was starting to break, so I got some Sugru to mend the damage. Absolutely incredible product that saved me about $70 to get a new charger. The only downside is each package is not resealable. Luckily, I also had a phone cable and earphones to reinforce." —leesankwokGet eight pieces from Amazon for $17+ (available in seven color combinations).

10. A John Frieda hot air brush so you can get a luscious blowout in about a third of the time without spending big bucks. The brush combines the effect of a round brush with the power of a blowdryer.

11. Leather cable straps to wrangle the wire jungle that exists on your desk and in your bag. No more time spent untangling headphones when you just want to listen to your favorite podcast.

The straps work on any kind of charging cable, too.Promising review: "It's such a simple idea, but effective. I have no idea why this didn't come out decades ago. Anyway, the small ones work great for earbud cords and the large ones for USB cords and chargers. The snaps are actually steel, which is better in my opinion. The leather is soft and flexible. I prefer these over all other cord keepers I've ever owned." —Mitch10Get ten from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two sizes and six color combinations).

12. A hands-free shopping bag carrier so you can complete the 10-bag hold without making five separate trips or breaking off a finger. Plus your other hand will be free for your keys.

Promising review: "I've tried so many different products that are supposed to allow you to carry multiple bags at once, but nothing has worked as well as this! It's easy to use: Just hold one end of the handle and thread the other end through the handles on the bags. Carrying the bags over my shoulder works really well for me because it allows me to spread the weight of the bags over my hips and back rather than taking all the weight on my shoulder. It's very well-made, sturdy, and really makes your life easier. It's worth the money." —S. HillGet it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in four colors).

13. A FlexiSnake drain snake that’ll unclog your pipes so you don’t have to spend hundreds on a plumber. It’s covered in thousands of micro hooks that grab hair and other gunk.

Just try not to hurl in the process. You don't even have to take apart the drain to use it; it'll slide right down.Promising review: "Nothing was fixing our bathroom drain issues in the sink AND the tub. The tub was getting so bad that it was dangerous to stand in the shower, because the gross scum buildup made the tub so slippery. Then I ordered this. I was convinced we were going to have to hire a plumber to rip out the whole bathroom to find the problem. I could not believe — it didn't get stuck and all the disgusting gross crap that came out of the sink drain! I should have been wearing a rain suit with a scuba mask and I definitely should have moved our toothbrushes away from the splatter I wasn't expecting. I repeated this process in the bathtub drain, using the same FlexiSnake. I could not believe what and how much came out. I sent photos to my roommates so they would think I was a genius who spent hours fixing this problem and they'd be grateful and buy me dinner. But, honestly, it took about five minutes (shh)." —ExPatInAsiaGet it from Amazon for $5.28.Check out more gross info and pics in Hundreds Of People Love This Drain Snake, And The After Photos Have Me Gagging.

14. A knife sharpener for straight and serrated knives, plus scissors and fishing hooks. It includes a sharpening stone, a sharpening steel rod, a slot for coarse sharpening, and a slot for polishing so you can extend the lifespan of your expensive knife set.

It's safe to use! The base has non-slip pads so you don't have to worry about slipping and sliding. Promising review: "Very nice for the price. Easily sharpened up our dull knives. We have not used the part for serrated blades yet, though. But I bought this one being that it included the piece for serrated knives. Some knife sharpening tools don't include it, but this one gives you the option." —Gives_amenGet it from Amazon for $13.99.

15. A weekly meal planner and grocery list to help you save time on figuring out exactly what to eat for the week and what to get in the grocery store. With a magnetic backing, you can hang it on your fridge for the whole family to see.

37 Things That Will Save You Time, Energy, And Money Over Time

16. An entryway key and mail organizer so you can stop wasting time desperately searching for your keys or that just-paid bill you need to mail.

Promising review: "The decorative organizer is cleverly designed to hold plenty of keys, mail, and clothes pins for notes. A small drawer adds a nice touch for things out of view. You will need to allocate a spacious area on your wall away from other hanging items to do it justice. The organizer is heavy, so I suggest you secure it with the appropriate nails." —T01Get it from The Home Depot for $55.95.

17. A water purifying bottle that’ll filter water in only 15 seconds so you can drink refreshing, clean water no matter where you are. And so you can stop wasting money on plastic bottles you may not be recycling.

18. A battery charger, because purchasing new batteries when the TV remote dies is far too annoying. This charger will juice up rechargeable AAs or AAAs for continuous use.

The charger also has the ability to power-off when batteries are fully charged. An indicator light will blink so you know when they're finished. This will also come in handy if your child has 50 toys that need batteries.Promising review: "It is a very good AAA and AA charger. The newly charged batteries are working excellently. They charged for about four to five hours before the light turned green. I am now using those batteries for my remote control and keyboard. It's very useful." —MR.REGet it from Amazon for $10.99+ (also available in a four-slot charger).

19. Silicone baking mats to end your dependence on sprays and parchment paper. They’re heat resistant, dishwasher safe, freezer safe, antimicrobial, and BPA-free!

Maybe these will finally help you save time and money in the baking aisle! Get them from Food52 for $22+ (available in quarter sheets or half sheets).

20. A 10-piece non-stick ceramic cookware set that’ll make your cleanup process so much easier. AKA, no more time spent scrubbing and soaking pans.

The set includes a 9.5" fry pan, a two-quart saucepan with lid, an 11" grill pan, a three-quart saucepan with lid, a four-quart jumbo cooker with lid and helper handle, a six-quart Dutch oven with lid and a recipe booklet. Everything is dishwasher safe and can be used on all types of cooking surfaces. You're welcome.Promising review: "I come from a background in restaurants and these pans are just awesome. I have been looking for years and wanted to buy stainless, but didn't want to spend a fortune. Best thing I ever did was buy these. Not only are they lovely to look at, but they brown evenly and boil quickly. I just made a large batch of spaghetti sauce and rinsed the pan, which came out clean with a small amount of dish soap." —NonaGet them from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, sold exclusively at Macy's for $149.99 (originally $214.99, get an extra 20%-off with code LOVE).

21. Organic wool dryer balls so you can reduce your drying time by 20-40%! And with minimal wrinkles, you won’t have to iron items post dryer.

These balls are absolutely chemical-free unlike many dryer sheets. They're also reusable up to 1000+ loads of laundry. Damn. Promising review: "I love these!! I’m brand new to this concept and spent quite a bit of time researching which dryer balls to purchase. While the little faces on the balls add to the fun of using them, the real reason I selected these was because they are handmade by underprivileged women in Nepal for fair wages AND in ethical working conditions. I think that’s important. I purchased a set of the penguins and a set of the sheep design. I think these are awesome and I’m super happy with the quality and performance." —Patricia K.Get six from Amazon for $23.95.

22. A makeup brush cleaner to salvage your dirty brushes and make them once again usable. The cleaners have grooves specifically designed to clean both large and small brushes.

Promising review: "I bought these because I've never cleaned makeup brushes before. Let me start by saying that these are perfectly made and durable. I have been using mine nonstop and it works miracles. I kept one and gave one to my friend. These egg cleaners fit three of my fingers and are hold steady while you clean your brushes. I would buy again or as a gift." —GustavoGet two from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in two sizes).

23. A cold brew maker, because buying yet another cup from Starbucks is slowly killing your wallet. The overall design is sleek with few parts so really, you can’t mess the process up.

The filter is easy to remove and clean when needed. All you have to do is steep ground coffee in water overnight and boom, you've got a brew that can be served over ice. Promising review: "What can I say that hasn't been said? This thing is glorious. So fast to fill, so easy to empty the grounds, makes delicious cold brew out of even the cheapest ground coffee. I fill the filter up until I can only see about a half inch of the white at the top, run water over the grounds until pitcher is full, and return in 18-24 hours to remove filter. A pitcher of smooth and amazing cold brew to enjoy!" —Miki LaurentGet it from Amazon for $15.50+ (available in two sizes and three colors). This was also selected as our low-price pick for the best cold brew coffee makers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

24. Reusable Bee’s Wrap that’ll mold easily to whatever food or container you want via the heat from your hands. You can wrap leftovers, fruit, a sandwich for lunch, etc. Plus, this eco-friendly choice will help you ditch plastic bags and aluminum foil.

Once you're finished, you can wash the wrap in cool water with mild soap. Once completely air-dried, it can be molded again. The beeswax and jojoba oil help keep whatever you're storing fresh.Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about Bee's Wrap! All their products are durable and well made. I love how the wraps keep my produce, breads and other food items fresh! I love the honey/beeswax smell that they have. These are wonderful products for anyone wanting to reduce their plastic footprint. Highly recommended and will be buying more for myself and for presents." —Lin Get three sheets from Amazon for $18.

25. An eyeliner stamp, because spending time in front of the mirror trying to perfectly match your wings is so frustrating. Those with shaky hands can finally get the sharp edge they’re looking for — this stamp will provide equal wings each and every time.

One side of the pen is the stamp while the other is a regular eyeliner pen. Plus you can feel confident through the day; the stamp is waterproof and smudge-proof.Promising review: "I'm a makeup junkie and extremely picky with products. I don't actually have any issues with winged liner, but I've been dealing with some shaking issues so thought this might make my routine easier. Not a lot of trial and error, it's very simple to use, and creates a lovely and slightly curved wing. Now about the formula, I'm impressed. I was thinking that I could always go over it with my regular eyeliner, but I found that unnecessary. The liner pen tip didn't drag or skip; it's a very bold and solid black that dries quickly and has amazing staying power." —SaintLeeGet it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in two sizes).And check out our spotlight on the eyeliner stamp here!

26. A produce saver to lengthen the lifespan of your groceries by trapping and absorbing ethylene gas, slowing down the spoilage process. Now you’ll actually get your money’s worth before everything gets moldy.

The adjustable lid maintains humidity levels, while the elevated colander keeps produce away from the walls to promote air flow.Promising review: "It's hard to get my family to eat vegetables without them getting slimy by the end of the week. These new containers have been great! Not a single vegetable gets slimy! All of our fruits and vegetables last much longer in these, and I love that I can actually wash the food using the green insert and it drains instead of leaving a pool. We put the vegetables and grapes in this medium size bin and berries in the smaller size bin. I also love that our fridge ends up looking so tidy and organized with everything still easy to see." —AllisonGet a pack from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes) and get the filter refills for $9.99.

27. A Delta shower head so you can increase your water pressure without wasting more water. The self-cleaning nodules mean you don’t need to spend time cleaning lime and mineral buildups.

With a more forceful stream, you'll get better warmth and coverage. But no worries, this shower head can reduce your water use up to 20%! Promising review: ""This shower head has CHANGED MY LIFE. The water pressure in my prewar building is quite low and my previous shower head gave me a narrow stream of trickle that I would have to rotate my body under in order to get entirely wet. The water temperature would also vacillate widely between freezing cold and burning hot, so I was often doing a little dance to get out of its narrow stream in time to not get frozen or burned. Well, the change was immediate and phenomenal. Suddenly, I have a shower with terrific water pressure and a wide spray that is a joy to experience every morning. And although it didn't advertise this feature, the shower head has also somehow managed to even out the former temperature swings. If you are on the fence about trying this, DO IT! You will love it!" —Andy MonroeGet it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available as a pack of three). Also, check out our review of the Delta 2-Spray Shower Head here.

28. A fabric shaver and lint remover you can use on older sheets and sweaters to make them feel brand new again. The stainless steel blades have two trimming modes and a protective cover for more delicate fabrics.

This little gadget can work on skirts, socks, and fabric toys. Plus, you get two (!!!) replacements blades for future use. If you have kids, fear not, the shaver has a safety-off function when the blade cover is off or loose.Promising review: "I bought this fabric shaver once before, and it is so easy to use. I cleaned two 20" x 20" throw pillows and two sweaters. All items were like new again! You can't beat the price. I will continue to use this shaver until the blades dull, and then I can swap in the blade replacements." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $12.59.

29. Mini spatulas to get every last drop out of lotion, shampoo, conditioner, sauce, cosmetics, and condiment bottles. Hey, you used your hard-earned dollars on this stuff, you deserve to use up every bit.

With a long handle and flexible spatula head, you'll be able to reach far into any container or jar. Promising review: "This product is amazing! My all time favorite foundation has been discontinued, so naturally I went out and bought a bunch of them. I want to make sure I am getting every drop of foundation I can. I was using a q-tip, but the cotton was adsorbing the foundation. At first, I thought these spatulas were kind of gimmicky, but thought it was worth a try. OMG, it’s amazing!!! I was able to get so much more foundation out of the bottle! I was able to scrape the sides so clean, you can even see through the glass bottle. I am 100% sold on these little spatulas!" —NatqallGet it from Amazon for $11.70+ (available in two colors).

30. A vacuum-sealing wine stopper that keeps your favorite bottle tasting fresh way past the date you opened it. Say goodbye to wasting precious mood enhancers…I mean wine!

Put the stopper in your open bottle, attach the vacuum sealer, and pump out the air. Once you hear the click, the bottle is sealed! To remove, pull the center of the stopper to one side and the suction will release. Ta-da!Promising review: "I'll admit i was a little skeptical about this but bought it due to all of the good reviews and research I did. It seemed almost too simple, if that makes sense. But yes, it really is that easy to work it and you definitely hear the clicks when you're got it sealed up. It is very easy to take the stopper back out as well. I highly recommend this. I also don't think it would be too hard for someone with arthritis, since you can grip the handle on the unit well and even the last pump or two it doesn't take too much force." —CelinenmeGet it from Amazon for $11.16+ (available in two colors).And check out our spotlight on the vacuum-sealing wine stopper here.

31. A fast-acting mold and mildew remover so you don’t have to use extensive elbow-grease to get your bathroom clean. The concentrated gel will cling to yucky buildup and prevent future growth.

If minimal effort is your thing, than this gel is for you! Just apply, let sit, and wipe!Promising review: "I am almost in tears writing this review right now. For almost two years I've been dealing with mold and mildew in my bathroom. It's covering the walls, the caulk in the bathtub, and the baseboards. I've spent so much money on bleach sprays and mold killers that didn't work. I almost gave up and moved out. I bought this as a last resort and I can't believe how well it's working!!! My tub is nearly spotless and the walls are coming clean as well. I am so grateful to this brand and product." —Jessica NGet it from Amazon for $12.99.

32. Reusable K-cups because your bi-weekly purchase of one-and-done K-cups is just too much! These fit a majority of Keurig machines and have ultra-fine mesh to prevent grines from escaping.

Promising review: "I am more than pleased with my K-cups. I find they don't require as much coffee as my old ones to get the same fully-satisfying brew. They are easier to clean than the heavier, three-part reusable ones I've had for years. Now I just shake out the spent grounds and give the one-piece cup a quick rinse. With four, I only have to do this once a day. Also, having multiple cups speeds up serving coffee to a group. Each guest chooses his/her preferred brand or blend, several of which I keep on hand, as well as the half-decaf mix I use. Lastly, I've discovered I can place the filled cup into the holder in any orientation, without taking the trouble of lining it up with the arrow. It still works perfectly. I would enthusiastically recommend this product to anyone." —W.E. KingGet four cups from Amazon for $8.95.

33. A wax warmer that’ll replace that candle addiction you’ve been financing for way too long. It’ll melt whatever scented cube you place on the dish, releasing the aroma slowly and fully.

Once the wax is fully melted, you can pour it back into the mold to harden and use again.Get it from Walmart for $14.97 and check out these rainy spring day scented melts or these apple cinnamon scented melts!

34. A set of bed bands so your fitted sheet stays in place through the entire night, saving you from constantly tugging them down each and every time you climb into bed. Plus, they’re adjustable to fit any and all bed sizes or sheet types.

35. A microwave pasta cooker that’ll whip up a comfort meal with minimal effort. It’ll help cut down on prep time, water usage, and clean up.

Promising review: "I love to make pasta, but hate boiling a giant pot of water on the stove just to cook it. Now, I prepare it all the time; this makes it so fast and easy! It is great for making pasta salad in the summer, when I don't want to have to turn on the stove, and is great for camping as well. I love this so much, I actually purchased one for my stepdaughter and my best friend as well. Well-made and dishwasher-safe, I have used mine for well over a year and it is still in perfect condition. Never want to be without this again!" —SpikeysMommyGet it from Amazon for $14.99.

36. A sock coupler if that’s your Achilles heel of laundry. No more sock relationships torn apart because one was tragically dropped or lost in the icky grooves of the machine. And no more money spent trying to replace fallen sock soldiers.

To use, pair your socks together and pull them through the plastic center. Don't stress about the washer or dryer, though. These couplers work with all fabric types and hold shape through every cycle.Promising review: "I love these discs. No more lost socks! They take a couple seconds to apply, but my socks come out clean, dry, and ready to fold. They're actually a time saver because you don’t have to search the whole laundry bin. Each sock is paired and ready to go." —G. J. KleinpellGet an 8-pack from Amazon for $12.49.

37. A Zipuller, because we’ve all strained our arm trying to grab that darn zipper that is justtt out of reach. Why waste time trying to get your clothes fully on in the morning when you could be getting extra sleep???

Promising review: "So in the old days, I rigged up a zipper puller with a paper clip and a string. I've found myself getting into all kinds of contortions trying to pull up zippers in public, so my curiosity was definitely piqued when I saw this little item. Lo and behold, it does exactly what it's supposed to do. This really is a life changing thing for me. Now I don't have to choose my dresses according to whether or not my spouse is home to help me zip!" —Vicky EmbreyGet it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

Now what could you do with all that extra time and money? Put out zero effort, obviously.

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