Things from Amazon You Didn’t Know You Needed

When I tell you that Amazon has everything you could think of, I mean it! I can’t scroll on Instagram these days without seeing something else that I’m wowed by and wanting to add it to my cart. I figured if they were new to me, then they are probably new to you as well! I’m even thinking of turning this into a whole series of blog posts called “Things You Didn’t Know You Needed from Amazon,” featuring handy gadgets that won’t break the bank and make your life easier.

Things from Amazon You Didn’t Know You Needed

#1. Identity Protection Roller Stamps, Two Pack

Who has a paper shredder at home these days? I definitely don’t. This identity protection roller is an easy and affordable alternative to containing your personal information, such as social security numbers, bank statements, shipping addresses, tax documents, and more.

#2. Hide-A-Key Fake Rock

I’ve been locked out of the house one too many times, and having this hide-a-key that looks and feels like real stone would have saved me. This is also a great option if you need to hide a key for yourself, family members, housekeeper, etc.

#3. Roll-Up Dish Drying Mat

I saw this on Instagram and thought it was genius. This drying mat rolls up and would be an ideal place to dry coffee cups or water bottles. Plus, you get to keep your counters clear!

#4. Rug Grippers

There’s nothing more frustrating than a rug that slides all around the floor! Keep your rugs in place with these triangular shaped rug grippers.

#5. Dab-N-Seal Envelope Moistener

If you’re sending holiday cards, this handy product will save you from having to lick all of the envelopes!

#6. Snap-N-Strain Pot Strainer

I can’t even count the number of times I’ve needed to strain the water while cooking and didn’t have a free hand to grab the colander or have a place to put it. This strainer saves the day by clipping onto any size pot or bowl!

#7. Corner Dish Draining Mat

Similar to the drying rack above, this corner rack is perfect to put on the corner of your sink to hold your sponge/sponges to keep them from getting lost. It folds up for easy storage, and it’s under $8!

#8. Magnetic Bobby Pin Holder

If you use bobby pins, this little gadget is so handy to have around! It keeps all of your bobby pins corralled into one place and makes cleaning them up a breeze.

9. Silicone Air Fryer Baskets

The one downside of an air fryer is having to clean it out after every use. Luckily, these silicone air fryer baskets solve that problem!

#10. Hair Brush Cleaning Tool

When was the last time you actually cleaned your hairbrush? Sure, you may just get the hair out with your fingers, but this tool will get it all out, plus any of the product build-up.

#11. The Pink Stuff Miracle Cleaning Paste

A holy grail cleaning product that everybody needs in their arsenal. This best-selling, affordable cleaning paste has over 160,000 reviews on Amazon!

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  1. Tammy Roark says:

    I bought one of the identification rollers, I love it!!!

  2. Thanks for all the wonderful must have items. My favorite is the hair brush cleaning tool and the pink stuff. Will be ordered them. Thanks again Tania!

  3. Debbie Brown says:

    Great items! I may have to order a few.
    Thank you.

    Debbie Brown

  4. Thank you for these ideas! We have the hide a key rock and I have to really look and pick up a few rocks to find the “real” fake rock. I also have a deep dish butter dish with wood lid. I love that thing and the other day knocked in on the tile floor and it shattered! But hey it was from Amazon and by the next evening I had another.

  5. Love Amazon gadgets.

  6. Thank you for these ideas! We have the hide a key rock and I have to really look and pick up a few rocks to find the “real” fake rock. I also have a deep dish butter dish with wood lid. I love that thing and the other day knocked in on the tile floor and it shattered! But hey it was from Amazon and by the next evening I had another. There are some really great gadgets on Amazon that truly work!

  7. Melissa Palmer says:

    Absolutely loved this post. I’m a total sucker for a good gadget. I own the hairbrush cleaner and often wonder how I lived without it before I discovered it.

  8. Lisa Rowe says:

    I am a gadget person. I love anything that helps make the every day easier. Thanks for sharing. I think doing a weekly update with additional items is a great idea.

  9. Shelley T says:

    I use the dab ‘n seal every day. So handy!

  10. Thanks for putting together this list. I’ve been wanting to try at least half of them but unless I purchase them immediate I tend to forget what they are.😁

  11. Love these ideas, and your outfits. Always find something inspiring !

  12. Great ideas. Have to put some of those on my list. Thanks

  13. Lori Gorenflo says:

    Great ideas. Thanks for introducing them to us.

  14. Karen Lunde says:

    Great ideas ! I put several on my “list”. Thanks!

  15. Shawn Jones says:

    I love all these great “must have” things on Amazon! I already had half of them LOL. thank you for doing all the hard work ahead of time for us!! My favorite is the roll up dish drying rack and the pot strainer…these are life changing!!!

  16. Mary Frances says:

    I have and love silicone baskets for the air fryer. I need to try the Pink Stuff. Thanks for the ideas.

  17. Interesting products!! Hairbrush cleaning tool – Who knew??? Love your blog!

  18. I already have the hair brush cleaning tool. It is great. I like the drying mats. I think for sure I’ll get the corner one. Thanks for the ideas.

  19. That hair brush cleaning tool looks like genius. i need one!

  20. Lesa Gage says:

    These are unique and practical ideas! Thank you for finding such items and taking the search off me! LOL

  21. Neat ideas! I keep saying I’m going to try that pink stuff.

  22. Jane DeVries says:

    Love your posts! Keep them coming- great gift ideas!!

  23. Elizabeth says:

    Several items that I think I need to order. Thanks for sharing!

  24. Jeri Hoag says:

    I think that would be a great idea to blog about things we don’t know we need. Amazon can get overwhelming. Thanks!

  25. Christine Simpson says:

    I have the drying rack and I love it!
    Considering the smaller version now 😂

  26. Great list. I already have some of these.

  27. Catherine F. says:

    I need some of that Pink Stuff. Thanks

  28. Joanne W. says:

    Great suggestions! So much to consider.

  29. Thanks for some great ideas for stocking stuffers and even some things for me!

  30. I’m always surprised by how many things there are that I didn’t know I needed! 😂

  31. We don’t buy many gifts any more, but your list is appreciated just the same. Thank you for taking your time to get it all together for us!!

  32. Sue Mckamely says:

    Great ideas,, plan to pick up a couple of these! Thanks very much!

  33. Joyce Wonderly says:

    Thank You for all the great stocking stuffer ideas!

  34. Love all your ideas and helpful hints over the years!

  35. Melanie Murphy says:

    I love this list!! I added several of these items to my Christmas list. Great stocking stuffers.
    Thanks for the suggestions.

  36. Thanks for the great ideas. The air fryer basket will be a perfect Christmas present for my sister.

  37. Nancy Everett says:

    Thanks for the great list of items! I would like the air fryer baskets ,the pot strainer, and the drying racks!
    All very useful!

  38. Carole McCullough says:

    Didn’t know I needed the rug grippers and the snap n seal strainer…..great information today

  39. So many clever ideas that I may need to steal for mini door prizes at our holiday gathering!! Thank you!

  40. Great stuff Tania. Thanks for finding all these for us!!

  41. Deanne Carter says:

    I look forward to reading your posts everyday and have purchased some items that you have shared. My best find from you right now is clothing from Loft. I am mainly a Chico’s shopper and hadn’t tried Loft. I bought the long double breasted wool coat in pink (50% off!) and absolutely love it! Thanks for such great ideas!!

  42. Lot’s of great stocking stuffer ideas! The snap and drain pot strainer is the bomb. So easy to use and clean up is a breeze. With the onset of cold weather, I will be purchasing the visor tissue holder. Genius – thanks for the ideas!

  43. Linda Burniski says:

    While I don’t really have to have several of these, I definitely want them and will purchase. The roll up dish rack and air fryer basket liners solve 2 annoying issues.

  44. There are some great ideas in this post!

  45. wow. who knew thanks for these amazing finds. The drying rack is a must have and the Bobbie pin holder. thanks for sharing.

  46. These are great ideas! Thank you for going to the trouble to find them!

  47. Linda White says:

    Thank you for these Amazon ideas. The delivery is so quick and easy returns.

  48. Vickie Dudley says:

    This could definitely be a series!

  49. Lisha Rawlins says:

    I look forward to your posts each day! Thank you for all the work you put into each one. I have purchased several items from your posts!

  50. rug grippers are a must in my front entry. great idea!

  51. Great suggestions; unique ideas!

  52. krista rogers says:

    can you ppost the link to your rodan fields?

  53. Love these gift ideas!

  54. I’m going to have to have those air fryer baskets.

  55. Thank you for gift ideas, love giving gifts that will get used. Enjoy seeing your new styles to wear and look forward to seeing them!

  56. NATALIE K says:

    I can attest to the Miracle Pink cleaner!!! It works like nothing else!!! Before we had our new bathroom I had a old iron tub that just wouldn’t come clean!!!! Nothing I used worked!! But, then I found The Miracle Pink Cleaner and it worked!!!! Beautifully!!!!! No hard scrubbing!!! It was a miracle!!!

  57. I just ordered the rug gripper— thank you so much for the idea!

  58. The ID roller is great, I have one and also great stocking stuffer gifts.

  59. Gina Luebke says:

    I NEED that strainer!!
    I also would love the silicone baskets for my air fryer, do you know if they come in different shapes?

  60. Patti Lou says:

    These are all great ideas for gifts.

  61. I have the roll up drying rack.

  62. The hair brush cleaner is a must for a household of girls!!!

  63. Vickiy VanBeek says:

    I have to order the strainer! And the cleaning paste is intriguing too. Thanks so much for all your incredible blogs and inspiration.

  64. Great ideas Tania! I ordered the pot strainer and if I like it, I will order 2 more for my DILs! I love getting and giving items like this that we don’t think about until we need them.

  65. These are great, thank you, keep these great ideas coming. Good little gifties too!

  66. Liz Smokowski says:

    OMG, the PINK stuff! Thanks for sharing.

  67. Thanks for all the ideas!
    Just ordered the hair brush cleaning tool. When I clicked on the air fryer baskets link, it showed a fabric shaver.

    1. I fixed that link, Dawn. It worked it you clicked the photo or the name, but the Shop Now button was messed up. Thanks for letting me know.

  68. I love this list! I just cleaned my husband’s hair brush thinking there has to be an easier way….I definitely will be getting the hairbrush cleaning tool!
    Thank you Tania for this list!

  69. Sheilah Brock says:

    I love your blog and follow you daily through your emails. Please keep up the good work.

  70. Thanks for all the ideas. just ordered the rug grippers

  71. Diana Funderburk says:

    All of these items look amazing. Especially the air fryer baskets and the rock for the hidden key. I have a confidential stamp and it works great. Thanks for listing these items for us. Have a wonderful day.

  72. Great stocking stuffers on this list. Thank you!

  73. Amazon has such a plethora of items I never knew I needed!

  74. Marlene demko says:

    So many great suggestions, so little time!! Will be ordering silicone air fryer baskets. Always look forward to the bible verses—they start my day counting my many blessings!

  75. Some of the ladies I work with swear by ‘The Pink Stuff’! I just may need to try it?!

  76. Pamela C. says:

    I want to order the air fryer silicon liners, but the link takes me to something different: Conair Portable Fabric Shaver, Battery Operated Fuzz and Lint Remover, White

    1. It is fixed now, Pamela.

  77. LeeAnn Barnard says:

    Spouse uses our air fryer daily. The silicone baskets would be great for him.

  78. I love the roll-up dish drying mat. Such a good idea!

  79. Charlotte says:

    I can’t wait to try the pink stuff!

  80. Regan Burrows says:

    Brush cleaner is such a good idea.

  81. Definitely need the corner sink drying rack! Thanks for such a quirky list!

  82. Teresa Kynkor says:

    These items are great ideas, for myself and as small thoughtful gifts! Thank you for posting! I look forward to reading your email every single day.

  83. Rosalinda says:

    Thank you for these great items. I also like the price points. Have a wonderful Wednesday!

  84. Thanks for the reminder about the identity shredder. Ordering today

  85. Great ideas on this list. I may get a few!

  86. Kellie Johnson says:

    Who knew they had a hair brush cleaner? What a great gadget. Thanks for sharing

  87. Isabelle Teixeira says:

    Amazon ideas are so helpful!

  88. Thanks for the list, Tania. I just ordered the Pink Stuff!

  89. Love all the clever idea’s we do need from Amazon, making my list right now!

  90. Great gift ideas! I have enjoyed your Blog, so many helpful hints and great wardrobe suggestions.

  91. Jacque Abell says:

    I Love gadgets. I’m addicted. Love the strainer. I also use small silicone finger hot pads to remove hot dishes form my above the stove microwave. They are amazing. Don’t know if they have them on Amazon.

  92. Cannot wait to try the silicone holders for my air fryer! Great ideas here. Thank you!

  93. Thank you for your help and especially for your faith!! I love giving God the glory!!! Keep being salt and light to all!! Thank you!!

  94. Jacque Abell says:

    is this just for new subscribers?

    1. Jacque, if you’re already a subscriber, you only have to leave a comment.

  95. Love this type of post!

  96. Definitely some good finds to keep in mind for holiday shopping and useful gadgets around the house.

  97. Janet Sims says:

    I enjoy you blog every day, especially the scripture. It always seems to be exactly what I need for the day. God bless you and thank you for such a wonderful blog.

  98. Laura Bushard says:

    You are right, the items are Amazon continue to amaze me! Lots of goodies here today, thank you for showing them. Will have to pick up some sink draining racks and so much more! Great gift ideas too. Have a great day everyone!

  99. Thank you for sharing these items. I put two of them in my Amazon cart!

  100. Phyllis pack says:

    I have a magnetic straight pin for sewing like this and it’s pretty neat. Also I have the pink stuff but haven’t used it yet. Thanks for sharing. I’m sure there is a lot of other stuff I haven’t seen either.

  101. Fun ideas for gift giving or myself

  102. DaleenaVaughn says:

    Great ideas. Some I could use at home and some I know would be great for my 90yr mother. Thank you ❤️

  103. So many great ideas! How can you not order them!

  104. I buy gadgets and then forget to use them!!

  105. Love the idea of those rug grippers.

  106. You have just helped me, not only with Christmas shopping, but birthday gifts as well! Thanks! Already have the id protector and use it daily. My mom saw me using it and of course wanted one!

  107. I had no idea I needed 5 practical things in your post today! The moisture stick for one will come in handy when addressing 100+ Christmas cards. I’ve ordered dupes of a few items for fun but, practical stocking stuffers. Thanks!

  108. The Pink Stuff is amazing!

  109. The “pink stuff” is amazing in your car. Gets into places that you could never.

  110. Thanks for the list!

  111. Thank you for sharing such wonderful finds. I will be trying the silicone air fryer baskets.

  112. I have a few of the items but also saw a few that I ‘didn’t know I needed’ 😊

  113. Thanks for sharing. There are several items I didn’t know existed!

  114. Great post, ordering a few of these for stocking stuffers!

  115. Love these!! I see several things I’ve got to try…..or have my daughter try at her house!!! I’m especially ready to get rid of my shredder so the id protection roller will be ordered today! Thanks for doing the work for us. I look forward to your post each day!!!! It’s usually one of the first things I look at to start my day!

  116. Darlene Mann says:

    Always enjoy your post!

  117. I just ordered several of these items. Great stocking stuffers!

  118. The Pink Stuff looks like a good one!

    1. Kathy Ruiz says:

      Great ideas you didn’t know you needed!!

  119. You were right, somethings are just what I could use.

  120. Amazon has become my go to place lately. These look like some amazing products. I want to try The Pink Stuff. I have some stubborn areas to clean sometimes.

  121. Oh my goodness! I’m ordering the identity protector and the pot strainer today.

  122. Jan Padgett says:

    Great ideas! I enjoy your blog so much!

  123. Janet Lee says:

    love your post! found a few unique gifts for Christmas. 😊 thanks

  124. Brenda Girndt says:

    Enjoy your emails every time I read them. I’m 66 and trying to keep modern as possible being a retired school personnel. Thanks for the Bible verses also.

  125. Michele Ramsey says:

    Of course I found things I needed- ordered!
    Thanks for the recommendations!

  126. Michele Ramsey says:

    Of course I found things I needed! Great recommendations- thanks!

  127. Kelly Brooks says:

    Love the dab and seal use it all the time.

  128. Lori Lorenzini says:

    The strainer is a must have!

  129. Lori Lorenzini says:

    The Bamboo drawer organizers are a great ideas and would make a great gift!

  130. Claire Smith says:

    Great suggestions! Definitely buying the air fryer silicone baskets for my daughter.

  131. Teri O’Brien says:

    Great finds! Thanks for sharing

  132. I’ve been wanting to try the pink stuff,now it’s in my cart!

  133. Margaret A Nation says:

    I love several of these items. I especially like the strainer. Thanks for the suggestions.

  134. Barbara Weiner says:

    Must get the magnetic bobby pin holders for each bathroom. It will be perfect.

  135. Lisa Drobney says:

    I really enjoy your emails to find great deals and style. Thank you!!
    Lisa Drobney
    Kennesaw, GA

  136. Cool! There are several things you showed that I’m checking closer.

  137. Thanks for sharing these, I ordered several items the last time you shared items I didn’t know I needed. I’ll be ordering the strainer for sure.

  138. I love this list and I love the idea of doing a whole series about things you didn’t know you needed!

  139. Sharon J. says:

    These are unique gift ideas for Christmas that everyone can use. Thanks for the post!

  140. Nancy Kuffel says:

    Thank you for the great things I didn’t need to know blog. I love the air fryer baskets and bought a couple of sets as gifts.

  141. Jean Kern says:

    Thanks for the tips!

  142. Ernestine says:

    Thanks for sharing this information. I’ve seen things that I’m interested in. 🌻

  143. Kim Luehmann says:

    I see stuff advertised all the time. This helps to narrow it down! Great ideas for stocking stuffers!

  144. Kim Luehmann says:

    Can’t wait to try the pink stuff!

  145. Vickie Williams says:

    That strainer and roll up sink mat are going in the cart. Thanks!

  146. Tracy Abraham says:

    Love the strainer! I might have to get one of those!

  147. Thanks for the post. I have seen several of these advertised but this helped me to finally order a few. How about you.. how many of these did you order? 🤔

  148. Patricia Konze says:

    Lots of nifty ideas. I’ll be ordering some of these from Amazon. Thanks.

  149. The drawer organizers are just what I was looking for.

  150. Stephanie says:

    I am SO happy I have found your blog! I will turn 50 in – yikes – 9 months! I live the fashion advice and I am especially loving the gift ideas!!