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20 Useful Products That'll Completely Change How You Grocery Shop

Grocery shopping is stressful enough, so bless yourself with these handy lifesavers.

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1. A Mighty Handle to evenly distribute the weight of your groceries and allow you to comfortably hold numerous shopping bags in one grip.

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Each handle can withstand 50lbs! Mighty Handle's special design can also prevent all of your grocery bags from rolling around in the trunk, especially when you stop at a traffic light. Simply hook your grocery bags onto the handle, load them into the trunk with the handle, then simply twist the handle twice and fold it down to fasten!

Promising review: "My sole complaint is that it didn’t exist twenty years ago, because it could have saved me so much aggravation over the years! I am 100% one of those people who would rather dislocate both my arms and have them fall off halfway between my car and the front door than to make two trips with grocery bags. Many times I have had thin plastic bag handles sawing through my hands. Also, the trick of twisting them inside your vehicle and not slinging your groceries from side to side when you drive home... brilliant. Buy this amazing hunk of plastic now!" —E. Rose

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99.

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2. A much needed cup holder that hooks onto your shopping cart, because we all know a drink left on the child's seat is guaranteed to spill sooner or later.

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Promising review: "I go grocery shopping with a cart and attach this cup holder to hold Starbucks coffee. Love walking around, hands-free, have a sip of coffee every now and then — life is great." —stephen moody

Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.99.

3. A trolley dolly with a removable bag to effortlessly roll your groceries back home. One reviewer was able to fit a case of bottled water plus a week's worth of groceries in this with ease.

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Promising review: "I only had to use this thing once to know it deserves a five-star review. I am currently in my senior year of college; after three years of carrying progressively heavier bags of groceries from an off-campus grocery store to my on-campus residence, I needed to pick up something like this. I was tired of wrecking my shoulders by using messenger bags and my fingers by carrying so many bags. It was very easy to assemble, open, use, and collapse for storage. The fabric is great quality and the stitching is very secure." —Danny

Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in 31 colors).

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4. A handy perforated notepad that splits into two sheets: one side to help you plan your meals for the week and the other side to list the groceries you need. That way, you can buy all of the *exact* ingredients, nothing more, and nothing less.

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Promising review: "I’ve been starting to get into meal prepping and this planner really helps! It's magnetic so you can hang it on the fridge. I love how the grocery list section can be ripped off for you to take it to the store, but the daily meal plans remain on the fridge so you can stay organized. This is a very simple idea, but it helps keep me organized and motivated to plan out my meals." —Samantha M.

Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in 11 styles).

5. A set of trolley bags to let you divide your groceries, avoiding cross-contamination and keeping your frozen and cold stuff chilled. After checkout, simply lift and go.

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This set of four trolley bags includes one insulated bag and one bag with an egg carton pocket and two wine slots.

Promising review: "I got my trolley bags today and took them out on their maiden voyage to Giant! They worked like a charm! Made my shopping so easy and I was able to keep all my things organized for easy checkout and unloading at home! I would highly recommend this product!" —Amazon Customer

Get a set of four from Amazon for $34.99.

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6. An insulated wine tote with padded protection to prevent glass bottles from clinking — until it's time to cheers, that is!

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Comes with a corkscrew opener as well!

Promising review: "Love this wine carrier. So happy with the durability. It has a padded divider inside so the bottles don’t clink. It's also insulated and keeps wine cold. You even have space to add an icepack." —Kathie Hernandez

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (also available in a larger size to hold three bottles).

7. A sectioned coupon organizer to help you categorize all of your money-saving clippings and have them easily available as you shop.

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Promising review: "Finally a stylish and practical way to organize coupons. I am far from an extreme couponer, but I do like to save money. It seems durable and the design is wonderful. It comes pre-written labels and blank ones. It attaches to your shopping cart to make looking for coupons easier. I love it." —Momoftwo

Get it from Amazon for $16.89 (available in two colors).

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8. A lightweight, foldable tote — aka the *throw-everything-in-there tote* — that's practically seamless to keep in your purse, glove compartment, and office drawers.

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Promising review: "These bags are great. I have purchased two sets, one for myself and another for a friend. They hold a TON of groceries and various other items. I now live in the city and I don't have the luxury of making multiple trips from my car into the house as I did in the suburbs. I keep a few in my car and a few in my loft. When I walk to the produce stand up the block, I keep one of these in my jacket pocket or purse and it will hold my full cache of produce along with a dozen of eggs with no problem. These bags are strong and I love that you can wash them." —Educ8NC

Get a set of five from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 17 colors).

9. A convenient grocery delivery service with same-day delivery like Amazon Fresh. That way, you don't have to leave the comfort of your home to buy the ingredients you need to spontaneously experiment with a new recipe.

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Get Amazon Fresh for $14.99/month for Prime members.

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10. A standing clipboard to hold your phone, calculator, and grocery list so you can map out your gameplan as you work your way through the store.

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Promising review: "Why did it take so long for someone to create this? This is an awesome product that I can't live without. It makes grocery shopping so much easier. I am able to keep my list, phone, and coupons all in one place. I feel so organized! Believe it or not, my husband actually bought everything on the list that I created for him and since he had his cell phone in front of him, he even received my last minute text to get something else! Love this product!" —Liz

Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in three colors).

11. A collapsible box bag that is firm enough to stay upright while you're loading items, yet light enough to carry around while you shop. In addition to the shoulder straps, there are short handles on the side for lifting heavier loads.

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Promising review: "I love these reusable totes! Their hard bottoms and rigid shape are extremely convenient. I didn’t think these would hold as much as they do, but when you pack them right, they fit plenty! They also minimize the trips from your car to your house when you’re unloading, which is especially nice if you live upstairs. They fold up flat and are easy to store in the car. The side handles are also convenient, but I use the shoulder straps too." —Erik Bauer

Get a set of three from Amazon for $23.97 (available in five colors).

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12. An eco-friendly and reusable beeswax food wrap to keep the block of cheese or loaf of bread that you just picked up from the farmers' market extra fresh while also reducing plastic waste. Brilliant!

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Promising review: "Can't recommend these beeswax wraps enough. The antimicrobial aspect of the beeswax keeps fruits and vegetables super fresh for much longer than plastic bags. They keep bread soft and fresh for much longer than ziplocks. They are so much better for the environment, and they can be reused for months. We have been using our set for almost two years and they are still as good as new. No waste! Just make sure to wash them with cool water, as warm/hot water will melt the wax." —Publisher

Get it from Amazon for $18+ (available in three colors).

13. A waterproof, lidded, 120-pound capacity shopping cart that sleekly folds up to hide away in a corner of the closet or to leave in the trunk of your car.

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Promising review: "Ok so I've had this cart for literally three years and it's still working! Living in an apartment, I can't imagine my life without this little (yet sturdy) cart! It helped me transport my groceries at least 500 times in these three years and I had no problems with it at all. The reason that I decided to leave a review three years after purchasing is that I came back to buy another one. And look at the pictures, tell me what it cannot hold?" —AnnieCorgi

Get it from Amazon for $64.95.

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14. A cushioned cart cover to protect your little one from touching (or potentially licking) whatever the last shopper put there, because who knows? It could have been raw meat. Good thing this cute product has you covered.

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There's a see-through slot for a phone to keep them entertained while you grocery shop! The back flap also folds down to become extra storage for your groceries.

Promising review: "I finally felt comfortable shopping with my infant. It folds back into itself to become a bag. I put my cell phone in the top clear pocket so I could access my grocery list easily. There is a loop to hook toys, which was great. I highly recommend." —Zappy

Get it from Amazon for $29.68.

15. A ~hard shell~ egg dispenser — it'll protect the eggs from getting cracked before their time is due on the skillet.

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This container is easy to clean and top-rack dishwasher safe!

Promising review: "I bought these to take to Costco. I pop these in the trunk, put the eggs in them when I load my groceries and they are good to go. If I was a city dweller, having to schlep my eggs home in a grocery cart or shopping tote — I would definitely use these, every egg would be safe! And they wash well too." —Helpful Customer

Get it from Amazon for $10.89 (available in two sizes).

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16. A set of mesh produce bags to house each item in its own baggy right when you pick them out. Better yet, you can wash like three tomatoes (or two apples, or four carrots) all at once while still leaving them in their bag. Woohoo!

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Promising review: "These are perfect for shopping because you can just put the produce in, take them home, and wash them in the bag. The bags are machine washable. They have tare weights on the pull tab so that the weight of the bag can be subtracted from the total weight but I don't usually do that because they are so light to begin with." —cyssf

Get an assorted set of nine from Amazon for $17.97.

17. A rolling utility cart, because no one enjoys struggling to carry a gallon of milk, two pounds of poultry, a few apples, a bundle of vegetables, and a dozen delicate eggs all at the SAME time.

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Promising review: "I've started taking this cart with me to the grocery store (along with my reusable grocery bags). When I get home, I can get all the groceries into the house in one trip instead of the four or five trips like it used to take me." —J. Braden

Get it from Amazon for $40+ (available in three styles).

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18. A heavy-duty insulated bag to keep your favorite ice cream from melting into soup by the time you get home from the supermarket.

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Promising review: "These bags keep things cold for a few hours and they never topple over in my trunk. Also, I can stack them in the shopping cart and take my time browsing without worrying about frozen food. Side handles are perfect for carrying the heavy stuff. They fold up flat and they’re washable so they're just perfect for grocery shopping, road trips, or the beach." —Kim

Get a set of two from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in three sizes).

19. An organic hand sanitizer, because we all get a little bit icky after spending forever patting down the juiciest watermelon and picking the ripest avocado.

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Promising review: "This is an all-time must in every purse/pocket. Very easy on my hands. The clear jelly kills me! I spray down shopping carts and playground handles! It smells so beautiful!" —Amazon Customer

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.50.

20. An insulated and leak-proof backpack to make bike rides back home with groceries a breeze.

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Promising review: "I like using it for grocery shopping trips when I go for long walks and it gets the job done. I also love being able to keep a meal nice and warm by the time I make it home." —Flare

Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in four colors).

Now go get grocery shopping done like a pro:

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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