15 Amazing Amazon Buys Under $50 That Will Make Your Life Easier

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You don’t have to spend much on Amazon to find easy solutions for life’s little frustrations.
Updated May 1, 2024
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You may not realize that there are products out there that could make your life easier and keep more money in your wallet

It may be a kitchen tool that can help you prep meals or a storage solution perfect for a tight space. Whatever you may not know you really need, here are some amazing Amazon buys to help you.

Editor's note: Prices are subject to change and may also vary by location.

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Angry Mama Microwave Oven Cleaner

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Do you hate scraping off all that caked-on spatter in your microwave? There may be a quick and easy solution.

Check out the Angry Mama Microwave Oven Cleaner to steam clean your microwave with only vinegar and water. The cleaner is simple to use and makes clean-up a breeze for only $5.99.

Apple AirTag

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An Apple AirTag is a great way to keep track of any number of items you may want to keep an eye on.

Slip one in a checked suitcase when you travel or add one to your keys to help you find them. A single AirTag is just $29 on Amazon.

Bentgo Prep 3-Compartment Meal-Prep Containers

Courtesy of Amazon Bentgo meal prep container Amazon

Are you trying to find an easy way to eat healthily? Then you may want to consider prepping your meals ahead of time.

Bentgo Prep 3-Compartment Meal-Prep Containers cost $13.99 on Amazon for 10 trays and feature three compartments and 10 lids.

Throw them in the refrigerator or freezer for a ready-to-go meal whether you’re at work or need a quick dinner when you get home.

Tweexy Wearable Nail Polish Holder Ring

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Nail polish fans can rejoice with this holder for your bottles which makes it easy to apply to your nails.

The wearable Tweexy Wearable Nail Polish Holder Ring is perfect for manicures and pedicures to help you keep the nail polish close by. It also comes in a variety of colors for only $9.99.

Get a protection plan on all your appliances

Did you know if your air conditioner stops working, your homeowner’s insurance won’t cover it? Same with plumbing, electrical issues, appliances, and more.

Whether or not you’re a new homeowner, a home warranty from Choice Home Warranty could pick up the slack where insurance falls short and protect you against surprise expenses. If a covered system in your home breaks, you can call their hotline 24/7 to get it repaired.

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Joseph Joseph Multi Hand-held Mandoline Slicer

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Need to slice a bunch of produce for a homemade recipe? Make it easy with the Joseph Joseph Multi Hand-held Mandoline Slicer for $13.99 on Amazon.

The mandoline slicer lets you evenly slice cucumbers, carrots, and more with three thicknesses to choose from. It also has an easy-grip handle and a protective guard to keep your hands safe.

Auroth Heavy Duty Bungee Dog Leash

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Some dogs just love a good car ride, but you may be worried about them being safe inside your car.

The Auroth Heavy Duty Bungee Dog Leash keeps your pets close and connected when you’re driving.

It comes in two lengths, four feet and six feet, and a variety of colors depending on your preference for $11.99.

ColorCoral Cleaning Gel Universal Dust Cleaner

Courtesy of Amazon Colorcoral universal dust cleaner Amazon

It can be hard to get all that dust and gunk from hard-to-reach places, but the ColorCoral Cleaning Gel Universal Dust Cleaner will make things much easier for $6.99.

The lemon-scented cleaning gel can remove grime from your computer keyboard as well as vents on your car, computer printer, or anything else with hard-to-reach nooks and crannies.

Rabbit Original Vertical Lever Corkscrew Wine Opener

Courtesy of Amazon Rabbit Original vertical corkscrew wine opener Amazon

Coming in right at $49.99 is the Rabbit Original Vertical Lever Corkscrew Wine Opener, which makes it easy to open your favorite bottles of wine.

The wine opener can quickly and cleanly get your bottles uncorked without a mess and may be good if you have trouble getting a grip on traditional openers.

It also comes in black, metal gray, or red depending on what will match your kitchen decor.

Multi Charging Cable

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It can be annoying trying to find the right cable to charge your phone, your tablet, your e-reader, your earbuds, or any other small electronics in your home.

So grab this two-pack of Multi Charging Cables for $8.59 with different plugs to charge your different electronics. You’ll only need to find one cable to get any of your electronics up and running again.

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Utopia Kitchen Grocery Plastic Bag Holder and Dispenser

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Plastic grocery bags can get plenty of reuse throughout your home or office, but they can also be annoying to store until you need them.

Instead, stack them into the Utopia Kitchen Grocery Plastic Bag Holder and Dispenser for $14.99.

The holder is easy to mount on your wall in your kitchen, pantry, or any other space to make grabbing a bag a breeze whenever you need one.

The Battery Organizer and Tester

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You probably have random batteries stored in a drawer or rolling around in random storage spaces.

The Battery Organizer and Tester costs $18.25 on Amazon and stores AA, AAA, and 9-volt batteries among others.

The box comes in a variety of colors and includes a battery tester so you’ll always know the batteries that are ready when you need them.

Utoplike 4 Pack Bamboo Drawer Dividers

Courtesy of Amazon Utoplike Bamboo drawer dividers Amazon

Get organized with these Utoplike 4 Pack Bamboo Drawer Dividers for $22.99. You can use them in any drawer, including desks and dressers, or organize all the utensils in your kitchen.

The spring-loaded dividers can adjust to different drawer lengths, so they’re perfect for your deep drawers or ones that may not be a standard size.

Qutool Cooling Bed Pillows

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Are you one of those sleepers who wakes up hot and sweaty? Then cool down with these Qutool Cooling Bed Pillows for a 2-pack coming at $89.99.

The pillow is filled with gel foam that can keep you cool, and you can buy it in standard, queen, or king sizes, depending on what you need.

Brightever LED Outdoor String Lights

Courtesy of Amazon Brightever outdoor string lights Amazon

Shine a little bit of light on your outdoor spaces with these stylish Brightever LED Outdoor String Lights.

The string of lights is perfect for your patio or other outdoor space and comes in a variety of lengths, including a 100-foot strand of waterproof lights for $49.99.

SnugPad Wool Dryer Balls

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Fluff up your fabrics and reduce wrinkles with these SnugPad Wool Dryer Balls made from premium New Zealand wool.

The balls come in a pack of eight for $11.99 and can dry your clothes up to 25% faster, saving you money on your energy bills. They’re perfect if you want a natural and chemical-free alternative to your typical dryer sheets.

Bottom line

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Have you found a good solution for your home, office, or other spaces? 

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Jenny Cohen Jenny Cohen is a freelance writer who has covered a bit of everything, from finance to sports to her favorite TV shows. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and FoxSports.com.

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