Hands Down, These Are the 19 Best Things I've Bought on Amazon All Year
As a shopping editor, I spend my days browsing the internet for the hottest new products and best deals. One of my favorite places to search is no surprise: Amazon. The online retailer is an easy go-to for stuff like home cleaning products or even vitamins, but most recently I've found myself buying everything from kitchen gadgets to home furniture on the site.
Ahead, I curated a list of the 19 best things I've bought so far this year to give you a little inspiration for your own shopping cart. Take a look at my top picks ahead, from bestselling fans to silicone dishwashing gloves, you won't regret it.
Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Containers
These Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Containers ($37) have helped my produce stay fresh for much longer. You can read my full review here.
Stasher 100% Silicone Food Grade Reusable Storage Bags
Replace plastic bags once and for all with these Stasher 100% Silicone Food Grade Reusable Storage Bags ($12). I especially love that they're easy to clean in the dishwasher.
Large Microwavable Heating Pad For Neck and Shoulders
This Large Microwavable Heating Pad For Neck and Shoulders ($30) is not only soothing on my muscles, but the weighted pad also is so relaxing.
YouCopia StoraLid Food Container Lid Organizer
This YouCopia StoraLid Food Container Lid Organizer ($20) has been a total lifesaver in making sure my cabinets are well organized.
Royal Craft Wood Bamboo Kitchen Drawer Organizer
Smart Power Strip, Wifi Surge Protector
I always get nervous about leaving things plugged in when I'm not home, and this Smart Power Strip, Wifi Surge Protector ($24) is the answer. You can sync lights, devices, and more to a timer or manually turn them on or off from your smartphone, no matter where you are.
Rivet King Street Industrial Cabinet Media Console Table
In an effort to clean up clutter that was once piled on my kitchen table, I invested in this Rivet King Street Industrial Cabinet Media Console Table ($329). I have it right in my entryway, and it's great for storing my keys (so I never misplace them), sunglasses, mail, purse, and so on.
Silicone Reusable Cleaning Gloves
Out of all my purchases, I'm most excited about these Silicone Reusable Cleaning Gloves ($15). I'm always struggling to find a good sponge and gloves for doing the dishes, so I love this is a two-in-one product. Plus, the silicone is way more sanitary than a traditional dirty sponge. You can read my full review here.
Dyson Pure Cool HEPA Air Purifier & Fan
This Summer has been hotter than usual in San Francisco, so I decided it was time to invest in a good fan. This Dyson Pure Cool HEPA Air Purifier & Fan ($450) was a big splurge for me, but the fact that it also acts as an air purifier sold me. I know it's something I'll have for years to come. Now I need one for every room.
Food Huggers Reusable Silicone Food Savers Set
In an effort to give up plastic bags this year, I treated myself to these fun Food Huggers Reusable Silicone Food Savers Set ($13). The different shapes and sizes make them easy to use for just about any fruit or vegetable.
Tex Trend 100% Cotton Blanket
I recently stayed in an Airbnb that had the softest most luxurious feeling blankets. I looked at the tag and quickly googled the brand — I was shocked to find this Tex Trend Cotton Blanket ($41) was from Amazon. Made from 100 percent cotton, it's lightweight, breathable, and looks like it's triple the price. I bought one for my living room and bedroom.
Lightweight Windproof Portable Umbrella
I needed to invest in a new umbrella this year, and I wanted something tiny yet mighty. This Lightweight Windproof Portable Umbrella ($12) does the job. It's small enough to fit in a crossbody bag and is so strong, it's lasted on some seriously windy days.
SimpleHouseware Under Sink 2 Tier Expandable Shelf Organizer
Every time I looked under my bathroom sink, the mess stressed me out. So, I got this SimpleHouseware Under Sink 2 Tier Expandable Shelf Organizer ($22). I love that the shelves are adjustable to fit around the pipe.
Simplehuman Kitchen Steel Frame Dish Rack With Swivel Spout
Even though I have a dishwasher, I prefer to handwash my dishes, and this Simplehuman Kitchen Steel Frame Dish Rack ($80) is the only drying rack I'll ever use. It has so many useful features including a spot to hang wine glasses and cups and even a spout to help drain excess water.