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. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.😁

  6. 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!!!

  7. 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.

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

  9. 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!!

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

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

  12. 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!!

  13. 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!

  14. 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.

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

  16. 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!

  17. 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!

  18. 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!!!

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

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

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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!
    Warmly,
    Roxanne

  24. 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.

  25. 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!

  26. 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

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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!!

  30. 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.

  31. 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!

  32. 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.

  33. 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!

  34. 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!

  35. 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!

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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? 🤔

  41. 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!!