$20 or under items to upgrade the stuff you already have.
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A Luminoodle — an LED lighting strip you can affix to the back of your TV for a backlighting effect that’ll create sharper images, increase color contrast, and reduce eye strain.
A set of toaster-friendly bags that’ll basically transform your toaster into a frying pan. That’s right, they’re perfect for whipping up an ooey gooey grilled cheese when you can’t really manage the whole stove thing.
A pack of Miracle-Gro plant food *spikes* jam-packed with micronutrients to revive and nourish all the flowering or foliage plants you’ve alllllllmost killed forever.
A set of three scrubbing attachments you can simply add to any power drill to make cleaning your tub, floor, appliances, or even the wheels of your car ridiculously fast and easy.
A set of purrfect chair socks that look like little cat feet. These are just about the only paws that *don’t* scratch your floors — and actually *keep* your furniture from damaging your precious hardwood.
A set of tab divider sticky notes so you can make notes *on top* of your notes or those EXPENSIVE textbooks and find them easily, rather than scrambling at the last minute and looking through all 27 notebooks scattered around your room.
A dozen Bottle Bright tablets that’ll deep clean your favorite and slightly gross thermos or on-the-go bottle — no scrubbing required. These’ll get into all those hard-to-reach spaces and remove *all* the gunk.
An electric fabric defuzzer, because hand-picking all the pills off your favorite sweater is not a cute look. This under -$15 tool will bring it back to its former glory!
An easy-to-use jewelry cleaning brush for polishing up your new-ish or decades-old precious stones. Aka spend less than $6 now and make your diamond look like it cost twice as much.
A pack of button extenders that’ll immediately add a whole inch of ~breathing room~ for too-tight pants, extra comfort, or planning ahead when you go to a buffet. Let’s be real: we’ve all unzipped mid-dinner.
A liquid-free rolling screen cleaner to clean your tablet, phone, laptop, and more back to straight-from-the-box newness. You know when your screen goes dark and you’re like “Oh wow, that’s a lot of dust and sneeze particles!” That’s over now.
A Feed n Wax Wood conditioner that’ll basically erase years of damage (looking at you, drink rings) and polish up beautifully, bringing out the natural color and sheen of your pieces — whether the wood is finished or unfinished — *and* add a layer of protection.
A plant-based, paraben-free shampoo so you can feel good about *finally* washing caked-on foundation out of your favorite tools without irritating sensitive skin or leaving behind residue. The formula’ll even leave the bristles soft and conditioned.
A jade roller and gua sha set that can help incorporate your favorite serums and moisturizers into your skin better. Plus it’s gorgeous and just *feels* amazing.
Drawer dividing boxes to make that Ikea dresser seem like it was ~custom-designed~ to hold each and every pair of socks and undies. Personalized drawer layouts are less than fifteen bucks away.
Sweat-resistant silicone grips that’ll keep your earbuds or Airpods in your ears during even the most intense workouts.
An attachable phone handle to finally stop that thing where you’re lying down and you drop your phone on your face. That hurts! Also great when you’re taking photos — and it’s less likely to fall from your grip than a PopSocket, IMO!
A round blindspot mirror that’ll upgrade your car if you don’t have automatic parallel park or fancy warning lights on your side mirrors. This’ll make merging, changing lanes, and even your nightmare — parallel parking — a breeze.
A pack of cable-hugging critters to take a ~bite~ out of the annoyance of fraying cords. No bent cord = no exposed wires, FINALLY. Your phone is your bestie, best start treating it that way.
A sturdy but cute felt purse organizer with tons of pockets for your phone, earbuds, cosmetics, hand sanitizer, Kindle, and all the other *must-haves* you usually leave in the bag you used yesterday. Your fave tote now has pockets GALORE.
A quick-drying top coat so you can finally stop waving your hands frantically before finally heading out the door. This baby’ll transform your favorite polish fully into a quick-dry wonder, so it’ll set looooong before you’re ready to leave (like, in a few minutes after applying, max!).
A car air freshener you can customize with three colors and over *50* scents to keep your wheels smelling fresh, whether you’re carting around messy kids, keep your gym gear in the back seat, or stop for french fries and don’t want your car smelling like McDonald’s forever.
A motion-detecting toilet light that’ll glow any of 16 colors — so you don’t miss the bowl no matter what, trip over cords in the dark, stub your toe, or make another 3 a.m. bathroom trip mishap.
A three-pack of 14K gold-filled magnetic clasp converters to more easily (but still securely) put on and take off your go-to necklaces and bracelets — without having to ask for help.
A compact hook so you can keep your nice handbag off the floor, whether you’re in the car or in a restroom with no hook (ugh don’t you hate when that happens?!).
A pair of soft silicone grips to keep your glasses from slipping off your face when you look down. This is one of those inventions that makes you think “Well why didn’t I think of that?!”
A slim, protective wallet smartphone case so you can head out for the day without carrying 50,000 things — just your phone!
Look at the lighting difference these bbs make:
Two pairs of self-tying shoelaces so you can head out the door in your favorite shoes for a quick jog or grocery run *truly* quickly — just slip them through the loops of any lace-up shoe and slip ’em on your feet.
A pair of extra large wool dryer balls that’ll ensure your laundry dries quicker and gets softer than ever, no matter how old your dryer is — *25%* faster. Those towels that take FOR-E-VER (The Sandlot voice) to dry? No more.
A clip-on strainer made of sturdy BPA-free silicone so you can drain your pasta one-handed! No more overcooked pasta while you try to unearth that giant colander.
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