It’s halfway through the year, and our new year’s resolutions are pretty much DOA at this point. Whether it’s because you’re working more than usual, struggling to balance work and childcare, or are just still reeling from 2020, it’s been hard for a lot of us to stay on top of things.
On the plus side, it’s not too late to get your shit together, and there are a ton of deals for Amazon Prime Day that are (literally) designed to help transform you (and your house) into those put-together versions you envisioned as the clock struck midnight. Read on for 25 of our best finds.
If mopping is that one household chore you never seem to get to as often as you’d like, this lil’ robot can take care of that for you. One less thing on the to-do list for you to think about, plus a clean floor? Done and done.
If cleaning is the thing that always winds up last on your to-do list, enlist a little robot help. Program this vacuum and then forget about it—it’ll take care of vacuuming for you and even empty itself, too.
Returning library books not your strength? Download the Libby app if your local library has a partnership with it, and then “check out” books that can be downloaded to your Kindle — they’ll automatically return themselves so you don’t have to stay on top of late fees again.
Dinner prep can be a minefield if you’re feeling overwhelmed or disorganized in the kitchen. My friend got an Alexa pretty much specifically for cooking, and it’s helped her manage timings, convert measurements, and find substitutions for ingredients while she had dirty hands or needed to keep an eye on the stove.
It’s all too easy to chuck your gym gear, kids’ sports stuff, and other odds and ends in the trunk of the car, only to create a mess that will take weeks to excavate. Keep it all together with this foldable organizer that has a few dividers and reinforced handles to withstand the chaos.
Tote bags are the black hole of baby gear. Upgrade from yours to this five-star-rated hyper-organized backpack that a) looks way cooler than your standard diaper bag and b) has a place for everything. It has 16 pockets as well as two big zipper closure compartments.
Reduce the probability of chaotic breakfasts and make it easier to batch-cook soups for easy dinners with this super-powerful Ninja blender. It has a food processor, smoothie, and blender attachments so you can reduce the footprint in your cupboards, too.
If you’re that person in your friend group who never has their phone charged, make it a little easier on yourself but keeping a phone charger visible on your desktop or tabletop. This Samsung uses color LED strips to let you know how charged your iPhone or Android phone is—and it can charge your earbuds, too.
Keep everything you need for the day in one place with this phone cover that doubles as a wallet, too—making it one less thing to grab on your way out the door.
Upgrade your dated, pixely, choppy computer with this Acer Chromebook that’s more than 50% off right now. The computer is touchscreen, can transform into a self-supporting tablet, and has Google’s office apps built in so you don’t have to shell out for Microsoft Office Suite too.
Get to that digital backup and organization project you’ve been meaning to do for a while with this 2 TB portable SSD drive.
This countertop 12-in-1 machine can seriously speed up your dinner prep and morning meals with functions like bagel toasting, rotisserie, and air frying—and thanks to its Alexa voice control and smartphone app, you can keep an eye on breakfast while you blow-dry your hair.
Tackle the pantry organization project you’ve been thinking about for ages with 33% off this variety pack of food-safe containers. Food will stay fresher, and having it all visible will make ingredients easier to find, too. This set comes with free labels and a marker so you don’t mix up your bread flour with your all-purpose.
Consider this your reminder to change your Brita filter (and you’ll be prepared for the next time, too).
If you’re still using the random fry pan and spaghetti pot from your starter apartment, it’s time to upgrade your cookware. At 40% off, this is an affordable set that covers all your bases—and with the stainless steel construction, you don’t have to worry about chemicals from other coatings and materials.
Make food prep and leftovers storage way easier—and visible enough to remember to use and eat—with this set of four silicone storage bags. Bonus: You can pop them in the microwave or dishwasher for easy reheating and cleanup, too.
Braise all day with this beautifully designed dutch oven that’ll be a showstopper in the kitchen even when it’s not in use. While slow cookers are great and all, nothing is quite as satisfying as the classic method, and the heavy lid keeps meat way juicier than a pan-with-foil-lid situation.
If you’ve been sitting on the couch or at your dining room table bench for the past year (raises hand), treat your shoulders and spin to a little R&R courtesy of this under-$50 ergonomic desk chair. Your body will thank you someday.
If you’re the kind of person who can’t remember things unless you write them down—or who just hates using iCal—this agenda has 18 months’ worth of pages ahead for plans, dreams, and schemes.
Or, if you prefer one to hang up for the family to see, this one looks pretty with any style of decor—and has enough space for a few activities on each date.
If you’re buying tools one at a time (or putting off a project because you don’t have the right ones), this 68-piece tool set from a top name gives you all the basics you need to get the project or quick DIY task done.
It can be easy for lesser-used dried herbs and spices to migrate to the back of the cupboard, but you can keep everything visible with this shelf. Hang it in the pantry or keep it out in the kitchen to make smart use of wall space.
Keep the clutter of cleaning bottles and other under-sink odds and ends at bay with this smart storage option—just make sure to measure to be sure you have enough clearance for the shelf.
The garage can quickly get messy with all the implements you acquire trying to keep a yard and house maintained, but this rack has enough space for brooms, rakes, brushes, and more.
There’s a lot of cords going on these days, and a bunch of them on the floor isn’t a great aesthetic. Keep them all together (and hidden) with this set of nice-looking cord boxes as well as clips and ties.