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26 Products That’ll Help You Feel Like Your Life Is Actually In Order For The First Time Ever

A planner for the new year, a desk organizer, wall hooks, and more products to help you get your life together.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. A simple and elegant faux leather 2021 Lemome planner with a pen holder and inner pocket so you can easily have what you need to keep your plans in order at all times. Use it to write notes, remember upcoming events, and more.

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What it includes:

–Each monthly spread contains an overview of the month and a notes section

–Includes calendar stickers, two ribbon bookmarks, a yearly overview, list of holidays, and contacts section

–Reference information for states, capitals, and time zones

–88 additional note pages

Promising review: “I have finally found the day planner that is PERFECT for me. Most are too big or too small. I don’t like the silly ones that are, I guess, for teenaged girls with images of kittens or flowers. I don’t like the ones that have a slot for every 30 min. This one is big enough that I don’t have to scrimp my writing. But it’s small enough so that if I need to take it with me, I can easily fit it into my tote. It’s very stylish looking so I can impress my friends. 🙂 And I love the little holder on the outside where I can hook in a pen. Don’t have to search around for something to write my appts. I’m finally happy with my day planner.” —Marianne Beasley

Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in two sizes and four colors).

2. A backseat purse holder that’ll keep your bag from spilling all over the passenger seat or car floor.

Amazon

Plus, the hooks have a side-opening attachment for easy installation, so they won’t damage your seats.

Promising review: “I love these! I recently purchased a smaller car and don’t have room for my purse in the front seat anymore. These books are awesome and sturdy.” —Erin

Get it from Amazon for $5.90+ (available in two colors).

3. A fabric defuzzer for safely removing fuzz, lint, and pilling from your favorite sweatshirt.

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Promising review: “I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely. Along came this lil’ baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand new, but I have found a new hobby. I’m depilling everything. Sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh.” —Dena Jensen

Get it on Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors).

4. A pack of velvet hangers so you can fit more into your closet and not worry about all of your shirts sliding right off after you just finished putting your laundry away.

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Promising review:These hangers are seriously low profile enough to give you close to twice the amount of space in your closet. Probably not necessarily a good thing, but I revamped my closet with these instead of donating a large portion of clothes to Goodwill (although I had already donated two other closets full until a friend recommended these hangers) and now my clothes all fit neatly! And they are sturdy, no more cracking hangers when you pull off an item of clothing in a tizzy. I’m very happy with my purchase of a few packs of these hangers. It cost pennies in comparison to a closet organizer system.” —Lisa427

Get a 50-pack on Amazon for $22.88 (available in five colors as well as packs of 30 or 100).

5. A four-piece kitchen canister set to help you tidy up your cabinets or counters with beautifully labeled containers for some of your most frequently used items.

Wayfair

Promising review: “An efficient AND attractive way to store bread and other condiments. How many people comment on your kitchen storage? I can’t tell you how many ask me about mine!” —Anonymous

Get it from Wayfair for $27.99.

6. A set of bedsheet fasteners, because no one likes to wake up in the morning and realize their entire fitted sheet is now bunched up in the corner of their bed.

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Promising review: “These work really well! I have a 14-inch mattress, so keeping the fitted sheet well-secured has been a struggle until now. One of the best purchases I’ve made. I followed someone else’s advice here of turning the sheet inside out, putting the fasteners on, then putting the sheet on the mattress. Made them very easy to use.” —Jayne Voyt

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two designs and two colors).

7. A convenient bedside caddy for when you don’t have space for a nightstand, but you still need a place for your glasses, tablet, and journal. You can easily attach it to the side of any bed or table with two pairs of hook and loop fasteners.

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Promising Review: “Bought this to hold my 11” MacBook Air, my small Star Wars pocket journal, my Apple TV controller, soundbar controller, glasses, and TV controller and some pens… works perfect and the size is perfect. Very sturdy for the light weight I’ve applied, looks great, and very handy to keep my need to have items close while I do my dialysis in bed. Perfect for the couch potato connoisseur.” —Christian

Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in nine colors).

8. A mesh desk organizer that’ll help keep your desk clutter-free and set up for success. You can store folders and paperwork in the upper slots and fill the lower compartments with notebooks, push pins, sticky notes, and more.

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Promising Review: “Wonderful product that meets expectations. I bought this product since it had several features I was looking for — file sectionals for papers, shelf for folders or papers, drawer bins for various items. It really saved me from buying several different products or buying something with features I didn’t need. The construction and material are solid and sturdy like you’ll find in high-end offices. The drawers work seamlessly, sliding as if riding on air. Product description was spot on. Delivery was fast. Packaging was sensible.” —Sid

Get it from Amazon for $24.87 (available in black or silver).

9. A set of drawer organizers to keep your socks paired and your favorite undergarments in sight.

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The set includes four bins: one with six cells for scarves and tights, eight square cells for underwear, seven wide cells for bras, and 24 small cells for socks.

Promising review: “I love these things, they’re so versatile. I have them all over: drawers, closet shelves, cabinets. I use them for more than just underwear too. I use them for dry art supplies in open shelves and just about anywhere else I need to organize.” —Kindle Mac

Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in seven colors).

10. A three-tier storage cart that can hold anything that needs sorting, from bathroom toiletries to makeup products to craft supplies.

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Promising review: “This is so cute and helpful! Add some magnetic cups on the side for extra storage and organization if you want! I use it for organizing my bathroom so I don’t hear ‘mommy wheres the toothpastes?’ And ‘hey we need toilet paper’ when we have 10 more rolls LOL!” —Leslie brewster

Get it from Amazon for $34.69.

11. A rotating makeup organizer to keep all of your daily beauty products from being spread across your vanity or counter.

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Promising review: “If you pay attention, it’s easy to assemble. I really didn’t think it would hold as many items as it does. My counter is a lot less cluttered than before and my morning routine is a lot easier and faster. It also looks nicer than I expected.” —dpacker

Get it on Amazon for $19.99.

12. A double decker dish rack with a water spout that’ll save you some space and help keep your kitchen counter dry.

Food52

Get it from Food52 for $78 (available in two colors).

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Promising review: “This is a very well made closet organizer! The pockets are able to expand to allow for various items to fit. I put underwear and socks in the smallest, upper pockets and tank tops and leggings/genie pants in the bottom large pockets. The middle size pockets fit winter socks, bras, or two pairs of athletic socks nicely. Plus, the pockets are clear so you can see what is in each! Very pleased with my purchase and would definitely buy again.” —Awhatchamacallit

Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

14. A mesh wall-mounted mail sorter with key hooks and a mini cork board so you won’t misplace your keys or lose any important bills.

Amazon

Promising review: “Makes being organized easy. All my mail goes here until it’s sorted. I mounted it with pushpins and it stayed up! The seller does provide nails to hang it up more securely if necessary.” —Daniba Dan-Princewill

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two sizes and two colors).

15. A free-standing organizer with three fabric shelves and two bins to give you an extra place for the shoes and clothes that just won’t fit in your closet (no matter how many times you try to wrestle them in).

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Promising review: “I really like this product. Fits perfectly in my closet for some additional storage and makes it look super neat. Assembly was a breeze, took about 5-10 minutes by myself in order to complete it.” —Kyndra

Get it from Amazon for $25.82.

16. A set of three mirror hooks, because it will be so much faster to grab your bag off the hook and simultaneously check your lipstick while heading out the door. Plus, they make pretty wall decor.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “This arrived in perfect condition, not one scratch! They make for beautiful wall decor or for hanging your purses and bags. I’m in love!” —JessicaChavez

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

17. A small chrome rack for your belts, necklaces, ties, or scarves so you can keep them untangled, visible, and wrinkle-free for optimal accessorizing.

Amazon

Promising review: “Very strong and well made. I like that it holds many belts. It’s so much better than having a clutter of belts in a drawer. This makes it easier to store and easier to access each belt. The metal is heavy duty. I can’t imagine it breaking ever. Hangs well in my closet without any bulkiness. I would recommend to anyone to store belts or ties instead of keeping them in a drawer.” —Sassie23

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

18. A seat gap filler guaranteed to prevent your phone and keys from disappearing on your car floor.

Amazon

FYI, this is a successful Shark Tank product!

Promising review: “I have to admit, my expectations weren’t very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize, it would be one of my favorite gadgets ever! I don’t know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it’s soft! It’s just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn’t another product that compares to this. That’s why I gave it five stars!” —Tessa Forbes

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $22.99.

19. A set of clothing dividers that’ll save you time and energy on digging through your entire closet just to find one jacket.

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The tags come with 48 labels so you can customize them to your individual needs.

Promising review: “Surprisingly not a common product to find in stores or online. Been helpful in organizing my closet. Simple and easy to use. Multiple label sheets were a big help in marking up clothes by type. Or you could printout your own labels and they should stick just fine. No more guessing or making excuses for being disorganized! Would definitely recommend it.” —Amazon Customer

Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $13.99 (available in eight styles).

20. A mousepad to help you keep your daily tasks at top of mind.

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This combination notepad and mousepad has a space for a pen and has different categories you can fill in so you know what to tackle each day.

Promising review: “The calendar is incredible handy for keeping track of projects at work. There’s plenty of room for writing down daily tasks — I’ve been known to cram in several tasks in a day’s column for particularly busy weeks. The spot for the pen is really handy, too. And I love the positive affirmations for each day! The whole thing is a great vibe for the week. Quality wise this product is excellent. The paper is sturdy, and each week tears off easily from the side. It arrived plastic wrapped and in good condition.” —Katie Marie

Get it from Amazon for $12.44 (available in four designs).

21. Some vacuum-sealed pop containers so you can organize your cereal, flour, snacks, and more in a neat way that’ll keep them nice and fresh.

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See a BuzzFeeder’s full review of these space savers (#1).

Promising review: “Great for pantry organization. I ended up with three sizes. The tall thinner ones for spaghetti. The medium sized containers fit a 5 lb. bag of flour. The largest containers fit a 7 lb. bag of brown sugar. Worth the cost if you are tired of your pantry looking messy. Based on the quality I expect these to last many years without needing to be replaced. Air tight lids work well and are very simple to use and clean.” —Tonya murray

Get it from Amazon for $14.77+ (available in 11 sizes).

22. A Goodful infusion pitcher sure to convince you to drink more water once it’s flavored with yummy things like cucumbers, lemons, melon, or whatever your heart desires.

Macy’s

Promising review: “Super nice infuser pitcher that is a great size. Fits into the side door of the fridge. Kids had lots of fun adding different fruit. Highly recommend.” —Tami

Get it from BuzzFeed’s Goodful line at Macy’s for $19.99 (originally $28.99).

23. A broom holder that’ll also organize your mop, gardening tools and other awkward items that are usually leaning against your wall and constantly falling over.

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Promising review: “Absolutely love this product! I cleaned my laundry room last week and wanted to organize all my brooms, mops and even mini vacuum. This handled the job — and then some! Installed in minutes and is very strong. I feel comfortable with one of the items that was moderately heavy compared to the rest. Love the added hooks, as well.” —Judyque

Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

24. A pan holder so you can maximize the space in your cabinets and help prevent your pots and pans from getting scratched up.

Amazon

Promising review: “Fits and works perfectly! It was easy to put together too and honestly I wish I had bought something like this years ago as it will keep all of my non scratch pans unscratched vs the pyramid style stack I had them in.” —Sarah W

Get it from Amazon for $15.87+ (available in two colors).

25. A gorgeous hamper, which was handwoven in Senegal, perfect for hiding everything from piles of clothes to your kid’s toys to random household things you just can’t find a place for.

Jungalow

Jungalow is a Black woman-owned business founded by Justina Blakeney, an artist, designer, and author. The retailer offers an array of home goods (including many that were handmade in Africa) as well as original artwork.

Get it from Jungalow for $139.

26. And a copy of the Cluttered Mess to Organized Success workbook by Cassandra Aarssen to guide you through some serious decluttering and organizing in every aspect of your life — the time is now!

Mango

The workbook is full of time management worksheets, cleaning checklists, pages on financial planning, meal planning, and more.

Promising review: “I pre-ordered and it’s perfect for starting off the new year right. This is a really good book for people who are new to decluttering and for those with more experience looking to improve their routine. I really like how I can use the sheets in the book and I have a code to download the pdf copies and editable copies too!” —Targetaholic

Get it from Amazon for $14.89, Bookshop for $18.35 (to support local bookstores), or Target for $14.89.

Don’t worry, you got this!

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Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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