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  1. this thing’s incredible
    These Silicone Grabbers (Used by Cyclists) Keep My Glasses and My Face Mask OnThey hook around your ears, they’re comfy, and they cost just 79 pence each.
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    These Noise-Cancelling Headphones Turn My Noisy Flat Into a Private LibraryChores feel like silent discos, giving me time to listen to more new albums than ever before.
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    This Spray Mop Makes Washing My Floors (Dare I Say It?) EnjoyableI loved it so much that I called my mother, my best friend, and showed it to my neighbour after its first use.
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    I Wear These Sweaty Betty Yoga Pants for Everything But YogaAs someone who prefers to exercise in my own sitting room, I’ve never bothered with fancy sports attire, yet these yoga pants were calling to me.
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    I Bought 6 Cotton Nightgowns to Waft Through Lockdown Like a Victorian GhostIf I have to be at home all day, I’d rather swoon around in floaty splendour than my workout leggings and mismatched T-shirts.
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    A Wi-Fi Extender Lets Me Zoom From Every Nook and Cranny of My 300-Year-Old BarnIt mercifully works with any router or broadband provider, and as I have discovered, can push the Wi-Fi through even the thickest stone wall.
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    This Indie Streaming Service Is As Cheap As Netflix, and Just As Easy to UseWhile the doors to my favourite independent cinema are shut, this is the next best thing.
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    I’m Revisiting the Harry Potter Audiobooks During Quarantine“The Harry Potter books were the reason I signed up for Audible four years ago … I’ve had the books on rotation ever since.”
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    Over 30 People Bought These Velvet Chairs After I Posted Them on My InstagramThe Amazon chairs fit in seamlessly with the rest of my Ikea-meets-Soho-House vibe.
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    This Grandma-Approved TV Tray Makes for a Cheap yet Effective Lap DeskBeloved by grandmas, this TV tray has solved my working-from-home back problems.
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    My Puzzle Mat Stops Me Losing My Marbles (and My Jigsaw Pieces) During IsolationNow my kitchen table is also my workspace, it’s pleasing to be able to spread out a puzzle without worrying about how to eat my dinner around it.
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    This Six-Minute Workout App Is a Personal Trainer for Highly Lazy People“Committing to something for such a short window felt far easier than forcing myself on a run.”
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    Drag Queens, Store Cashiers and Passport Control Staff Ask Which Eyeliner I WearI’m quick to tell them: It’s £7, and it’s the only one you’ll need.
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    This Infuser Mug Lets Me Drink 8 Cups of Loose-Leaf Tea a Day (With No Faff)Making a loose-leaf tea with the Tealyra is as simple as pouring a traditional cuppa.
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    This Cupboard-Size Dehumidifier Saved My Victorian Flat From Damp and MouldThe Meaco 12L means the cursed front wall hasn’t been damp for a full 12 months.
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    I Cook Risotto at Work With This Portable, Battery-Free Slow CookerAll the Swivlit needs is a minute or two in the microwave.
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    Everyone in Helsinki Wears These City Wellies From November Through MarchThe Hais were originally designed for sailing in the 1960s, but over the last 60 years they’ve become the boots to be seen in.
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    I Walk From Hebden Bridge to Hardcastle Crags in My Blister-Proof Hiking BootsAuthor Stacey Halls recommends her waterproof, blister-proof hiking boots.
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    My Schnauzer Not Only Tolerates This Tangle Teezer for Dogs, He Enjoys ItLike him, the brush is double-layered: There are long teeth that reach down into the undercoat and short teeth that smooth the outercoat.
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    I Give These £13 Compresses to Every Breastfeeding Mum I KnowThe compresses are soaked in a cooling gel that offers some instant relief when placed on sore nipples.
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    These Little, Padded Clips Have Cut My Bed-Making Time in HalfI’d probably never clean my duvet cover without them, either.
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    I No Longer Chop, Grate, or Julienne Without These Cut-Resistant GlovesThey helped me regain my confidence in the kitchen after an unfortunate avocado toast-related finger severing.
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    Laundry Day Is a Bit Less Chaotic Thanks to This Nifty Over-Door Drying RackIt has become key to my maximalist way of washing clothes.
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    I Wear This Bodysuit to Barre Class. And Work. And Happy Hour.It was just too comfortable to not to wear every day — and everywhere.
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    This £5 Candle Makes My Flat Smell Like a Log CabinAn ode to Muji’s bonfire candle.
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    This Bench Scraper Is My Kitchen Swiss Army KnifeIt’s great for cutting pasta dough, transferring chopped onions and sweeping my surfaces.
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    It Seemed Absurd to Spend Almost £200 on a Vacuum, But Now I Like CleaningMy cleaning lady recommended it after falling in love at another client’s.
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    These £23 Trousers Are As Comfortable As Pyjamas, But I Can Wear Them to WorkThey make me feel like Mary Tyler Moore during her Dick Van Dyke Show days
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    This Year, I’m Giving an 1869-Style Italian Toothbrush to All My FriendsMy teeth feel the cleanest that they ever have, and my bathroom shelf looks like something out of World of Interiors.
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    These Are the Only Earbuds That Fit My Huge EarsWhen it comes to finding earbuds, the bigger your earholes, the bigger your problem.
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    I No Longer Use Paper Towels Thanks to These Superabsorbent Swedish DishclothsI use them to dust dressers, desks, lowboys; to clean spilled dirt when I repot plants. And when my Chihuahua vomits, I use them to scrub that, too.
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    I Paint at 36,000 Feet With This Liquid-Free Watercolour SetEach brush tip is attached to a squeezable plastic tube that you fill with water before you paint.
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    The Plug-in Drying Rack I Single-Handedly Brought to All of Central ScotlandMy friends told their friends about the airer, creating a ripple of Dry:Soon purchases all over central Scotland.
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    This Mould Spray Saved Me From Regrouting My Entire Bathroom’It’s amazing’, the woman at the party enthused. ‘It just eviscerates the mould!’
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    The Greatest Idea I’ve Ever Had Is Putting a Lazy Susan in My FridgeMy fridge, once heaving with gently mouldering jars lurking in dark corners, now has everything at my disposal with just a small whirl of the wheel.
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    All My Colleagues at The Guardian Have This Water BottleI realised the domination of the Chilly’s bottle a few months ago at a small meeting of four. Each of us had a Chilly’s bottle at our side.
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    The Plastic Mushroom That’s Saved Me Thousands in Plumbing FeesPop the hair catcher in your bathtub drain, and it’ll trap virtually everything.
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    I Didn’t Know I Needed a Dog Bathrobe Until I Got a Golden RetrieverAnd best of all, Monty likes it.
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    I Stole My Pedicurist’s Secret to Smooth, Supple FeetIt’s actually called the Callus Eliminator.
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    This Endlessly Reusable Notebook Turns My Doodles Into EmailsWrite your notes, snap a photo to upload them, then wipe the whole thing clean with a damp cloth. Repeat.
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    A Prada Backpack Is a Luxury Bag That You’ll Actually UseMy Prada backpack is perpetually stylish and endlessly practical
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    This Aggressive Alarm Clock From the ’80s Is the Only Thing That Wakes Me UpAnd I’ve tried everything: Alexa, an alarm clock that requires a code, and one that rolls around on the floor, allegedly forcing you out of bed.
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    When My Hands Have an Eczema Breakout, This Beeswax Salve Is My SaviourBee cream versus lobster hands.
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    This Comically Long Phone Charger Is Virtually IndestructibleI’ve had it for two years and it hasn’t frayed at all.
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    I Keep a Drawerful of This Wedgie-Proof Plus-Size UnderwearIt’s completely frill-free and never rides up.
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    This Plastic Bag Is the Easiest Way to Roll Out Pie Crust Without StickingOne step closer to the perfect pie.
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    This Aromatic Washing-Up Liquid Makes Doing the Dishes a Joy, Not a ChoreAn affordable extravagance for those who can’t swing Astier de Villatte’s £100 plates.
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    Nearly a Dozen Sleep Masks Later, I’ve Found My Holy GrailIt has padding along its bottom edge to prevent any cracks of light.
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    I Can’t Stop Buying This (Frankly) Insultingly Luxurious Box of ChocolatesThe best part is if you buy enough the chocolates basically pay for themselves
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    These Nontoxic Wool Laundry Balls Cut My Drying Time by Two-ThirdsWithout any of the harmful chemicals of dryer sheets, either.
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