24 best items to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions in 2024
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A new year not only provides an opportunity to reset the calendar but also the chance to reevaluate the goals we set but didn’t accomplish last year. Admittedly, it’s a lot easier to set new resolutions than to follow through. Sometimes, we’re not consistent – but sometimes we just don’t have the right tools to help us reach these goals. So, we’ve rounded up a list of the best items to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.
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Make healthier choices
If one of your resolutions is to cut out – or at least cut back – on alcoholic beverages, these non-alcoholic social tonics can help. Inspired by Mediterranean apéritif culture, the bitter, spritzed beverages are not only alcohol-free, but also free from gluten, added sugars, caffeine, and artificial flavors. Some of the various flavors include OG Sprits, Ghia Ginger, Lime & Salt, and Sumar & Chilli.
Ghia Le Spritz Variety Pack, $23 at Amazon
Instead of standing over a range, it’s much easier to bake healthy meals in the oven. This large rectangular, ceramic baker is perfect for baking low salt and low sodium casseroles and pasta, and also roasting various types of meats, fish, and veggies. The handles make it easy to transport, and the baker can also be used as a serving dish. The bakers have a scratch-resistant glaze and are available in various sizes, including individual, small, medium, and extra large. Color choices, include rouge, twilight, pearl gray, and sugar.
Modern Classics Large Rectangular Baker, $100/Sale $95 at Emile Henry
When you want a snack, instead of reaching for chips and candy, consider this responsibly sourced fish containing 29 to 33 grams of protein per serving. The variety pack includes Wild Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil and each has a different crunch topper: Chili Crisp crunchy topper, Chile Jalapeno crunchy topper, and Za’atar crunchy topper. The company also makes a variety of other flavors including Smoked Wild Tuna, Ontario Trout with Dill, PEI Mussels, and Atlantic Canadian Lobster.
Scout Seafood Snacks Variety 3-Pack, $29 at Amazon
One enemy to eating healthier is the amount of prep required to cook at home. However, this rotary cheese grater cuts cheese, but also has slicing, shredding, and fine shredding blades for grating cucumbers, carrots, radishes, zucchinis, potatoes, nuts, and even ice. It’s available in several colors, including red, blue, dark green, green black, green white, orange, purple, tiffany, and white.
Geedel Rotary Cheese Grater, $40/Sale $29 at Amazon
If you walk around your home wearing regular shoes, please stop bringing the filth on the soles into your house. These cloud booties are not only more hygienic but more comfortable as well. They’re softly quilted and easy to pull on. The booties, which have a non-skid sole, are lightweight and designed to keep you warm and create a cozy filling. You can choose from two color choices: gray and black.
Cloud Bootie, $78/Sale $65 at Baloo Living
Luxuriously soft, these lounge socks can keep you warm without making you hot. They’re made of 73% polyester, 25% viscose from bamboo, and 2% Elastane. The three-pack of crew-length socks fit women’s sizes 6 to 10, and men’s sizes 8 to 12. They come in several color choices, including midnight sky/crème/almond, slate grey/cloud/blush, almond/sky/crème, coal/slate grey/cloud, and peppermint/crème/pine.
The Plush Lounge Sock, $55/Sale 44 at Cozy Earth
It’s hard for new parents to relax when they’re worrying about the baby. This smart home baby monitoring system includes a soft, silicone boot that houses the sensor. It can last up to 16 hours on a single charge and also recharge in 2 hours. When your baby is wearing the boot, such health data as pulse rate, oxygen saturation, and skin temperature can be viewed. In addition, the QHD camera takes crystal clear images and provides two-way audio so you can see and hear the baby at all times. There’s also an app that connects to your smartphone so you can conveniently view health data and the live stream on your phone.
Masimo Stork Vitals+ Baby Monitor and App, $548 at Amazon
It’s also hard to relax when you’re cold. If you need some extra warmth, but you don’t want to crank up your heating system, this 24-inch space heater can keep you warm and cozy. The 65-degree oscillating fan can evenly heat the room on eco, low, or high modes. The heater is also safe to use, with overheat and tip-resistant features. It has a 12-hour timer, 24-hour auto-off, and a remote control, and the handle makes it easy to transport the space heater.
TaoTronics HE007 24″ Space Heater, $110/Sale $55 at TaoTronics
Get 8 hours of sleep
Whether you’re curling up on the sofa or layering the bedding on your mattress, this muslin cocoon throw blanket is beautiful and calming. Made of 100% organic cotton, and handcrafted in four textured layers, it is buttery soft and comforting to swaddle you like a cocoon. The 54” x 72” throw is available in midnight blue, evening rose, moonstone grey, asteroid grey, and cloud white.
Muslin Cocoon Throw Blanket, $149 at Bearaby
If you tend to sleep hot, these moisture-wicking sheets can help to keep you cool and dry. They’re also anti-wrinkle and stain-resistant, and the deep pockets can fit mattresses up to 16 inches.The set includes a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.There are dozens of color choices to choose from, including blue hydrangea, coral, purple, emerald green, gold, sand, and lavender. A duvet cover (with two pillow cases and 2 pillow shams) is sold separately in 22 color choices to mix or match with the sheet set.
Mellanni Sheet Set, $51/Sale $38 at Amazon
Alpaca Wool can certainly keep you warm and help you sleep better. This 50” x 60” throw is made of 21% wool, 6% alpaca, 62% acrylic, and 11% polyester. It’s warm and cozy enough to layer on your bed, while the plaid design adds a pop of color. You can choose from two plaid color options: harvest multi and harvest brown and cream. If you prefer cotton, there’s also a 100% cotton throw blanket that’s available in several plaid and solid color options.
Double Stitch by Bedsure Alpaca Wool Throw Blanket, $79/Sale $67 at Amazon
Be more active
It’s a lot easier to be active when you’re wearing comfortable activewear. This set includes a fleece crewneck hoodie made of 60% cotton and 40% polyester fleece, with a large pouch pocket that’s generous enough to keep your hands warm and hold your keys, phone, and wallet. The jogging pants have 2 deep side entry pockets, and a patch pocket on the backside. The set comes in five colors: navy, black, carbon, military green, and heather gray.
Fleece Pullover Hoodie and Jogger Set, $105/Sale $70 at True Classic
This smartwatch helps you track your heart rate, blood-oxygen saturation, and stress level – and send alerts when these levels are too high or low. The watch also has over 120 sports modes to track your movements (like steps taken and calories burned) while running, walking, biking, skiing, playing basketball, etc. Sleep quality is also monitored. The watch has a 14-day battery life and a GPS mode. Color choices include midnight black, misty pink, ocean blue, and ice blue.
Amazfit GTR Mini Smartwatch, $119/Sale $99 at Amazon
It’s important to stay hydrated when working out, and this water bottle is lightweight enough to be carried by its top using just one finger. Unlike some water bottles that only recommend use with water, this one can be filled with carbonated drinks as well. It’s leakproof and the inner lining is impervious to fruit acids while preserving the drink’s taste. The water bottle comes in almost two dozen colors, including black, red, dark blue, glacier, and smoked pearl.
SIGG Aluminum Water Bottle, $24 at Amazon
If you work from home, no doubt you’re probably spending more time seated for longer periods. This electric standing desk lets you alternate between sitting and standing at your desk while you’re working throughout the day. With the touch of a button on the LED control panel, the desk can be adjusted in height from 27.5 inches to 47.2 inches. Also, the 48” x 24” desktop space has plenty of room for your laptop, computer monitor, keyboard, mouse, and other essentials. The desk is available in black, hazel wood, and white.
Vari Essential Electric Standing Desk, $349 at Amazon
Clean smarter, not harder
Why pull out an iron and ironing board (or spend money on dry cleaning) when you can steam your clothes instead? Using 1200W power, 320-degree temperatures, and a 20-minute steam time, it can dry iron or steam a variety of clothes including cotton, wool, silk, linen, nylon, and chiffon. The steamer can dry iron and steam items that are hanging up, or lying flat. It’s available in two colors, black and white.
Hulmay Portable Garment Steamer, $69/Sale $47 at Amazon
If you have hard floors, this scrub and steam blaster makes it easy to remove stuck-on grime. Using rotating dirt grip soft scrub pads that rotate 150 times per minute, the machine can be used on hardwood, tile, marble, stone, vinyl, and laminate floors. There are three modes: light for quick cleanups, normal for everyday use, and deep for stuck-on stains. The easy-to-use controls, LED lights on the front, and swivel steering are other features that make it easier to remove dirt and stains.
Shark Scrub + Steam Blaster, $199/Sale $179 at Amazon
If you don’t have a vent over your range, or you need additional ventilation when cooking, the portable kitchen air cleaner sucks in smoke, oil, and cooking odors, and releases fresh air. It reduces smoke and grease while using less energy than a vent hood. The dual filter technology includes an oil filter and an activated charcoal filter. The air cleaner has three speeds, and the adjustable handle makes it easy to transport. Color choices include cadmium orange, mint green, space black, and ivory white.
Airhood Portable Kitchen Air Cleaner, $159 at Amazon
Take better care of yourself
High blood pressure is known as the silent killer, but this blood pressure monitor makes it easy to measure your blood pressure anytime and anywhere. There’s even a countdown to help you relax before the measurement starts, reducing body motion, which can lead to errors. The sturdy cuff is adjustable for the right fit, and the machine even detects irregular heartbeats. It can also store numbers for different users, and by connecting to the app, you can view and share data with others.
HoMedics Premium Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitor, $70 at Amazon
One worthwhile resolution is to increase the “good” bacteria in your body and maintain a healthy balance. This 3-in-1 formula provides beneficial microbes, prebiotic fiber, and polyphenols to reduce inflammation in the stomach lining, while also supercharging the effects of the prebiotic and probiotics. It’s designed to not only nourish good gut bacteria, but also provide healthy blood sugar, maintain healthy cholesterol levels, increase bowel movements, strengthen immunity, and control appetite.
Eden’s 3-in-1 Synbiotic Superblend, $75 at Amazon
You can create a super immunity bundle by combining some of these daily essentials. The Blueberry Acai Plant Based Smoothie Mix includes 9/9 essential amino acids, antioxidants and anti-aging properties. The Super Greens Elixir Powder includes over 80 vitamins, minerals, and whole food-sourced ingredients, with a pineapple-vanilla flavor. The Ultimate Turmeric Gold Milk Latte contains turmeric, ginger, and reishi, and improves digestion, immunity, and relaxation. In addition, the 24K Chicken Bone Broth fosters healthy skin, hair, and nails, and the Ceremonial Grade Matcha Latte Green Tea Collagen Powder contains matcha, collagen, turmeric, ginger, beauty mushrooms, and Goji berries, to increase energy without using caffeine.
Kroma Blueberry Acai Smoothie Mix, et. al, starting at $25 at Amazon
Keep your food organized and fresher in these airtight and leakproof containers, made of durable borosilicate glass. They also have three separate compartments to keep food from touching or combining. The removable silicone gasket in the lid makes it easier to clean. The 5-piece set is both microwavable and dishwasher safe.
JoyJolt 5-Piece Glass Meal Prep Container, $39/Sale $31 at Amazon
Secure all of your devices with this WiFi router that’s designed to protect all of your home’s gadgets – computers, smart TVs, baby monitors, alarm systems, security cameras, and other smart appliances. It protects against third-party trackers, as well as malicious sites and ads. Dual-band Wi-Fi speeds are up to 1,200Mbs, and the router can cover up to 1,600 square feet. Setup is quick and easy, and the dashboard can be viewed on your phone or computer.
Express VPN Aircove, $189 at Amazon
If you want to refresh your space in the new year without spending a lot of time or money, consider changing your shower curtain and bath mat. This gorgeous fabric shower curtain is made of recyclable polyester, and is waterproof, water repellent, and has rust-resistant metal grommet holes. It’s available in light grey and white. The matching chenille bath mat is soft and plush, with a rubber backing, and it absorbs water quickly.
Deconovo Designer Series Modern Shower, $56 at Amazon