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Thank goodness for the creative minds who are out there coming up with cool new ways to help save us time, money, space and solve those everyday problems we all experience. We’ve taken a look and found a few products we think can make life a bit easier. From reusable sticky notes to hands-free can openers, here are 16 life hacks we hope will help you tackle life’s little headaches.

  • BedShelfie

    If you’re lacking space for things like your phone, a glass of water, or even a book by your bedside, you’ll definitely want to check out the BedShelfie.  It’s pretty ingenious! There are 7 styles, and they can clamp to the bed frame or there’s one that slides between your mattresses. Perfect if you’ve got a small bedroom or for a student living in the dorms.

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  • Stick-On Phone Wallet

    I really like the look of this slim leather wallet. The sleek design comes with a built-in elastic band to hold it closed and keep your ID and cards secure. One of the bonus uses for this wallet is that it can double as a stand for your phone when you’re watching videos.

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  • Travel Electronics Accessories Organizer

    These days this organizer is a must. Between all the electrics in your family, this travel bag can keep your cords, smartphones, earbuds, batteries, chargers, and more all in one place.  It’s small enough to fit in a suitcase or carry on (5.5″ x 8.75″ x 3.25″ high”.

  • Hands Free Can Opener

    This battery-operated little miracle actually cuts along the side can without touching the food inside. You just place it on the can, push a button and let the magic happen. It makes me want to have a can of soup for lunch every day!

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  • Reusable Sticky Notes

    Seriously…where have these been all my life!  These aren’t your average sticky notesthey’re more like little dry erase boards that you can use again and againI can imagine using them on storage bins and definitely in the office. Even better they come in four assorted sizes and they stick to mirrors, windows, appliances, laptops, and more.

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  • Cable Management Organizer Box

    If you’re like most of us, you’ve got cords all over the place in and around your home and office. You might want to consider using this lidded box to easily contain cords and a power strip. It’s available in two sizes, depending on how many items you are plugging in and the cords you want to hide. This organizer could be the answer for dorm rooms, apartments, condos, and RVs as well.

    Snag One Here On mDesign
  • Cabinet Caddy

    There are so many places in the house where a Cabinet Caddy would come in handy. From the kitchen to the bathroom for the OTC medicines and make-up, you could well be on your way to getting your cabinets organized in 2022.

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  • Lifty Loo

    If you’re in a household with young children, this could be just the product to help with potty training No kids in the house, the Lifty Loo Antimicrobial Toilet Seat Handle can also remind people to lift and lower the seatThis is one of those items that’ll have you saying, “why didn’t I think of that.”

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  • No Tie Shoelaces

    At first, you may think, “what a great idea for kids.” Let’s be honest, no-tie shoelaces are great for anyone, no matter what their age. The thought of making a tie shoe a slip-on is so very appealing to me.  These laces are flat and come in over 20 colors.

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  • Picture Hanging and Leveling Kit

    Hanging pictures has always been a hassle for me. More times than not I end up putting more than one hole in the wall just to get the framed lined up the way I want it. The Go Hang It can help with pictures with frame wire, sawtooth, and D-ring hangers. It even comes with over 80 pieces of hardware. 

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  • Fabric Bedside Caddy

    This bedside caddy could be a great solution for bunk beds.  It attaches to the bedframe with three Velcro loops and is made of cotton canvas. Perfect for storing books, magazines, phones earbuds, and even a bottle of water. Bonus, it’s also available in three colors. 

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  • VoChill Personal Wine Chiller

    Like wine? Then you need to take a look at this personal wine glass chiller. It’s made to hold stemmed barware and can keep your wine glass chilled for about 45 minutes. After you use it, you put the cradle in the freezer until you’re ready to use it again. This just may be my go-to gift for friends in 2022. 

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  • Zipper Pull

    It’s happened to a lot of us. You’re getting dressed and you can’t reach around to zip up that back of your dress. What do you do? What do you do! The Best Friend is the answer. You clip it to the zipper, pull out the cord to the length you need, slip on your dress, and pull that zipper up.

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  • Click & Carry

    This is a life hack we can all use. The Click & Carry is a carrier that helps you more comfortably carry up bags, sports gear, paint cans, and more with equal weight distribution. You may have actually seen it on Shark Tank and QVC. Pick yours up in one of 7 colors.

  • Clip-On Citrus Squeezer

    Let’s get the party started with HeadLimes! How clever is this drink accessory for those who like a little lime with drinks? You simply clip HeadLimes to drinking glasses or beer bottle, place your lime wedge in and squeeze. Fresh lime juice in your cocktail!

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  • WineBlock Lip & Teeth Balm

    Does your love of red wine visible by the reddish/purple stains on your lips and teeth? Need not worry, WineBlock is here to save the day. Just spread the all-natural balm on your lips and teeth before you enjoy a glass of red wine. Each jar should contain approximately 30 applications.

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