5 Gadgets You Need in Your Life Now

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I like gadgets.

I don’t like shopping for them or deciding if they are worth the money, but I sure do like using them. Luckily, my partner enjoys looking for gadgets and has come across some good finds. I usually give him a hard time about ordering the gadgets, but then I end up loving them.  

Here are my top five favorite gadgets that I’m sure you will enjoy too.

Self Massage Hook

It seems weird at first, but if you have tight spots or hard to reach sore muscles, this thing is a life saver. You can use it on your back, shoulders, neck, legs, and feet. I have some neck issues and it provides a lot of tension relief. It’s reasonably priced too. It’s a bit large, but it’s light weight and easy to take around.

Electric Bug Zapper

I don’t know about you all, but I always have a fly problem in the summer. Doors are left open frequently, and we are in and out a lot. So those darn flies always find a way inside. This electric fly zapper will help you get rid of them more easily. Just swat at them while pressing the button on the side, and get the satisfaction of electrocuting those suckers in one swipe. We use it inside and outside!

Bottle Emptying Caps

These are a so smart! I use them on lotion, face wash, shampoo, etc. They allow you to keep your product upside down and save all that’s left on the bottom of the container that the pump can’t reach. Just when I think I’m out of body wash, I put one of these on and I have at least 10 days left. Win!

Cold Therapy Socks

I didn’t know I needed these in my life. They are a relaxing way to ice your feet after a long day. Just put the packs in the freezer a few hours, put them in the slots in the socks, and voila! The packs can also be heated so you can have warms socks when its cold out. They are soft and washable. 

A Koala Clip for Holding Your Phone

This clip for your phone is perfect for working out. The Koala Clip has a very strong magnetic clip that hooks to the back of your bra. So smart and convenient! You buy it based on your phone size. You can even customize it to have your name or a mantra screen printed on it. It’s been a game changer for me when I run. I can fit my phone and my car keys in it so I’m good to go! It’s double layered and washable. 

 What are your favorite gadgets? 

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Lisa is a transplant from the Midwest. She was born and raised in Kansas (yes, she has seen a tornado) and spent a few years in Ohio before moving to South Carolina in 2014. She holds a degree in Biology and works as a research assistant at the USC School of Medicine. Her career in science spans 11 years and she can't imagine a job anywhere else. She has also been married to her college sweetheart for 11 years. He is a professor at USC, so they are Gamecock fans by default. They are proud parents to a spunky 2.5 year old girl who keeps them on their toes. As a family, they enjoy being outside in the wonderful southern sun, gardening, playing tennis, and going to the beach. They also are parents to 2 fur babies who still aren't sure about their little sister.


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