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As you do your holiday shopping, make sure you secure yourself a spot on everyone’s nice lists by gifting them something that will make their lives easier. We put together a list of potential gift items that everyone will actually find useful, from a pen that doesn’t require ink to a life-changing key organizer. Even better, they’re all on sale for Black Friday all this week. And make sure to enter the code EBFSD15 at checkout to enjoy an additional 15% off all deals!

The dictionary may define key as an “instrument specially cut to fit into a lock and move its bolt,” but it also has an alternative meaning: item you always lose. The KeySmart Pro is an ingenious key organizer designed to help you stop misplacing your keys once and for all. It can house up to 10 keys in an easily-carried sleeve, and it integrates with Tile™ Smart Location so you can keep tabs on it at all times. It even includes a powerful LED light, bottle opener, and a loop piece to attach to a car key fob for good measure.

If you have your life together and don’t actually need a tracker to locate your keys (congrats!) but need a way to get rid of your eyesore of a pocket bulge, ditch the keychain and use this stylish organizer instead. It has a carrying capacity of up to 10 keys and is engineered with thicker plates to withstand everyday wear and tear. You can clip it on your belt loop for facilitated carry, or you can tether it to your car key fob to minimize clutter.

Apple Watch and Fitbit, who? Everyone and their mother wears mini-computers around their wrists these days, but smartwatches aren’t exactly what you would call stylish. The brand Breed is currently offering special discounts on their tasty timepieces — watches that can complete any outfit and make a great first impression. There’s the Pegasus Watch ($69.99), which features a non-glare and scratch-resistant mineral crystal, the Ranger Watch ($39.99), which has a uni-directional tachymeter bezel, and the Holden Watch ($74.99), which boasts a polished alloy case and bracelet and a full-function chronograph. All three watches are armed with 5 ATM water resistance and Japanese quartz movement. Whatever your budget and style preference, there’s a Breed watch you’d be happy to sport every day.

If you thought your credit card was the most powerful card you possess, think again. The Toolcard Pro is a stainless steel multi-tool that performs 40 different functions. It can be used as a bottle and can opener, cord cutter, pry bar, ruler, protractor, screwdriver, and more. Thanks to its credit card size, you can slip it inside your wallet and whip it out when the need arises.

Get with the times and cultivate a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. You can start by tossing your gas station-bought lighters and opting for SaberLight instead. This rechargeable lighter produces an electricity-generated plasma beam that is hotter and cleaner than a butane flame. It’s also wind-proof and splash-proof, so you won’t encounter any troubles lighting a fire, even with horrible weather conditions. Plus, it’s TSA-friendly — your friendly neighborhood TSA officer won’t force you to throw it out during the inspection.

Whoever said that nothing lasts forever has never owned the Omega AXL Inkless Pen. This eco-friendly writing instrument features an AXL-METAL tip that doesn’t require sharpening and won’t run out of ink — because it’s inkless. The tip draws a grey line that won’t smudge or erase, and the anodized aluminum shaft allows for a more comfortable writing experience. It’s the last pen you’ll ever need.

Get it: $39.99 (down from $29.99)

When it comes to style, function, and comfort, no backpack can outperform the Presidio. Designed to accompany you on adventures, it’s specially crafted from 800D water-resistant polyester and boasts a whopping 16 pockets to store all your goods. It has quick-access features for the essentials, a dedicated laptop sleeve, and an RFID-lined pocket to keep your cards, IDs, and money safe and sound. It also has a cord port for easy charging and sternum straps that you can adjust to your liking.

Remember what we said about pocket bulge? Yeah, it’s unflattering. Stop with the overstuffing and keep the bulk to a minimum. This minimalist wallet may not look like much, but it can accommodate up to 15 cards, plus cash. Made from saffiano canvas, it’s sturdy enough to last for years. And with the deceptively slim design, you can slip it inside your pocket and you won’t even know it’s there.

If you’re traveling over the holidays, the Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag can carry all your essentials from point A to point B and along all the detours in between. It’s constructed from premium, weather-resistant materials that can withstand rain or snow, and features paracord zipper pulls that can be useful for emergencies. Bringing your entire apartment with you? No problem. The carefully-designed pockets can house items big and small, while the included travel kit can keep toiletries and other grooming products safely stowed.

With everyone else preoccupied with their regularly scheduled holiday binge eating, you might not have someone to hold you accountable for staying on top of your fitness goals. Part fitness tracker, part training companion, the SmartFit PAL Trainer monitors your exercises, whether you’re into cycling, yoga, running, or even swimming. It has an IP67 water resistance rating that makes it safe to wear in the pool, and it boasts a host of other smart features including alarm reminders, GPS route tracking, remote shutter, anti-loss technology, and built-in 40-hour battery (120 hours on standby).

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