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    31 Splurge-Worthy Products You'll Actually Use All The Time

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    1. A smart thermostat that'll help keep the temperature balanced in your apartment. It'll connect directly to your phone, meaning you can control it from anywhere. It's even compatible with Alexa, so you can talk to it instead of pressing buttons.

    The thermostat on a wall surrounded by plants
    @ecobee / Via instagram.com

    Get it from ecobee for $329.99.

    2. A portable colour sensor that'll help you figure out exactly what shade everything inside (and outside!) your home is. You can pair it with a free app that'll help you match colours with top paint brands, so you'll never have to use swatches again.

    A person holding the colour sensor up to a leaf
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It's rechargeable, so you won't have to mess around with any batteries.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.

    3. A cast iron dutch oven that you can use for everything from baking bread to roasting chicken. You can basically ditch all of your mismatched pots and pans, because this beauty can do it all.

    The dutch oven filled with soup
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $53.99+. Available in four sizes and four colours.

    4. A new set of sheets that you can cozy up in when the day is done. They're made of super-soft cotton, so if you hate that crispy sheet feel, these will be right up your alley.

    A persons tucked into the covers with their feet on the pillows
    @ouiliving / Via instagram.com

    The set comes with one fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and two pillowcases.

    Get it in queen size from Indigo for $169. Available in sizes twin—king.

    5. A Vitamix blender that can crush through ice, nuts, and just about anything else in mere seconds. You can adjust the speed with a flick of the dial, so whether you want to whip up chunky salsa or purée smooth nut milks, you'll be able to tackle your task with ease.

    The Vitamix on a counter next to milk
    @vitamixca / Via instagram.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $606.62+. Available in three colours.

    6. A fancy-schmancy Theragun Prime, because your muscles are getting sore, but you're too broke to see an RMT every single week. It comes with four different massage heads that'll help you get into every knot, so you can really customize your massage.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    I went hunting for massage guns and read, like, fifteen articles before landing on the Theragun Prime. I'm aware that this baby is like the Maserati of massage guns and costs a pretty penny, but it's totally worth it. It's super powerful and you can switch up the heads to really dig into the right places. I use it for recovery after workouts and recovery after working from home (computer chairs kill me, ok?), and it's made me feel a million times better.

    Get it from Indigo for $399.

    7. A smartphone-controlled Ember mug that'll help keep your drink warm with the help of a free app. Now you won't be stuck sipping on tepid tea or coffee halfway through the day.

    The mug surrounded by art supplies
    @ember / Via instagram.com

    It has a one-hour battery life on a single charge, but you can keep it on the included charging coaster for all-day use.

    Get it from Indigo for $149.95+. Available in two colours.

    8. An Aerogarden Sprout that'll help you grow your own produce in the comfort of your kitchen. It can fit up to three plants and will do all the hard work for you, so you won't have to get down 'n' dirty in your garden.

    The garden with tomatoes in it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It comes with Genovese basil, curly parsley, and dill, but you can grab more seed pods here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $94.60.

    9. A heavy-duty Bissel air purifier that'll help cleanse your home of pet dander, dirt particles, and any other grossness that's floating around. Reviewers love how quiet it is and say that it's even powerful enough to banish smoke scents.

    The air purifier next to a bed
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $379.99 (originally $449.99).

    10. A Schwinn stationary bike that'll save you from spending all your hard-earned money on spin classes (it me). It's designed to work with Peloton and Zwift apps, so you can get the benefit of in-person training seshes without paying costly gym fees.

    A person on the spin bike on their home
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $1,249.

    11. A 500GB external hard drive, because backing up your important documents is essential and you've put it off for waaaay too long. You unlock it with your fingerprint, instead of a traditional passcode, which is super fun and futuristic.

    A laptop with an external hard drive plugged into it
    @samsungmemory / Via instagram.com

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.99. Also available in black and in three sizes.

    12. A coat rack that'll make your entryway situation so much more functional. It has hooks where you can hang coats and bags, shelves where you can store accessories, and a seat that you can fill with more stuff (or sit on when you're yanking on your shoes).

    The coat rack next to a velour chair
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $95.99+ (originally $105.99). Also available in black.

    13. An eight-quart Instant Pot Duo Crisp, a genius appliance that'll replace everything from your slow cooker to your air fryer and generally make cooking massive meals a breeze. It'll also save you some valuable counter real estate, which is always a plus.

    An InstantPot next to a cooked chicken
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $229.98 (originally $249.97). Available in three sizes and five bundle deals.

    14. A pair of Apple AirPods Pro, so you can block annoying noises and actually enjoy your tunes and podcasts. They'll last for nearly five hours on a single charge, meaning they won't die on you in the middle of the day.

    BuzzFeed editor holding charging case
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    "Here's the main thing you need to know: the noise cancellation on the AirPods Pro is genuinely, alarmingly effective. The first time I put these on and toggled it into noise-cancelling mode it was like the whole world fell away. Like, walking down the street I felt like Anne Hathaway in an early 2010s rom-com because I genuinely could not hear one thing on a busy crowded New York City street except pop music in my ears. And while it's a full mood that I appreciate while I'm out walking, it's gone from 'wow, neat!' to 'oh, cool, I can't exist without these' when it comes to working from home. They're also super comfy and stay put — and I am saying that as someone who wears them pretty much all through my waking hours. I take them on long, absurdly sweaty runs and they don't budge." —Emma Lord

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $262. Also available in the original version.

    15. A faux grass patch that'll turn your apartment balcony into a place where your pet will actually want to pee. Now you won't have to leave your patio to take your dog out to the front lawn.

    The grass pad on a hardwood floor
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It has a reinforced base and a tray underneath to save messes from escaping.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $93.21 (originally $129.99). Available in three sizes.

    16. An Endy weighted blanket that'll help you sleep like a baby (and keep you warm, too). I have one of these and it's helped with my insomnia and anxiety, making it totally worth the investment.

    An Endy blanket folded up on a bed
    @endy / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Indigo for $195.

    17. A cushy yoga mat that's super grippy, so you won't slide around when transitioning from a plank to a downward dog. It's designed to stop sweat from pooling up, meaning you won't be stuck working out in a puddle.

    B Yoga / Via byoganow.com

    I have one of these and it is my favourite yoga mat in my collection. I got it because my yoga studio uses them as rental mats and I fell in love after one practice. It's super grippy, saving me from falling over during transitions, and I love how it brightens up my apartment, too (I own the green one).

    Get it from Indigo for $84. Available in nine colours.

    18. A bidet attachment that'll transform your toilet if you don't have the space (or cash) for the real deal. Reviewers say it's a cinch to install and love how easy it is to adjust the water pressure.

    The bidet attachement on a toilet
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $56.17. Also available in white.

    19. A treat-tossing Furbo camera that'll let you stalk your dog when you're not at home (and feed them snacks, too). It has a barking sensor and will send you notifications when your dog is acting up — you can even use the two-way audio to tell them to cut it out!

    A corgi getting a treat from the Furbo
    Furbo / Via shopca.furbo.com

    It has over 20,000 positive reviews and people love that it keeps their pets quiet and stress-free when they're not around to comfort them.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $249 (originally $299).

    20. This foam mattress topper, if you want to upgrade the bed you already have, instead of splurging on a whole new sleeping situation. It's packed with temperature-regulating gel beads that'll keep you from overheating in the middle of the night.

    A mattress topper on a mattress next to a nightstand
    Amazon / Via http:////amazon.ca

    It has over 58,000 positive reviews and people say it's huge a lifesaver if you're currently dealing with a too-firm mattress.

    Get it in queen size on Amazon Canada for $124.99. Available in two thicknesses and sizes twin—California king.

    21. A Kobo eReader, so you can download your reading material, instead of filling your tiny room with a ton of books. Not only is this a more eco-friendly option than a paperback, but if you have a hard time making out words, it’ll let you magnify the font and change the boldness of the text.

    A person reading on their Kobo
    @kobobook / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Indigo for $149.99.

    22. A cordless Waterpik that's less bulky than the original and more effective than regular floss. It'll use H2O to blast away gross stuff between your teeth and below your gum line, leaving you with a seriously clean mouth. Now you can space out those pricey cleanings at your dentist!

    The Waterpik beside a bag
    Waterpik / Via waterpik.com

    It comes with four flossing tips and a travel case.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $105.63+. Available in five colours.

    23. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide hours upon hours of fun, so you'll never be bored again. It's small enough to pop in your bag, so you can take it with you on road trips and cottage adventures.

    A person holding the Nintendo Switch in front of plants
    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    I love playing games, but I find a lot of handheld systems too bulky for my liking. This model is great because it doesn’t have joy-cons that slide off like the original and is a little less weighty, making it easier to tote around. It’ll also save you a bit of money (it’s over $100 less than the Nintendo Switch!).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $245.99+. Available in four colours.

    24. A chic bar cart that'll help keep your boozy beverages, highball glasses, and shakers from taking up valuable counter real estate in your kitchen. It has wheels, so you can easily push it into your living room or backyard when you're entertaining.

    The bar cart filled with bottles and glasses
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $109.99.

    25. A light-up Ring security camera that'll hook up to your smartphone and computer, so you always know what's happening inside and outside your house. It has two-way audio, meaning you can kindly ask your delivery person to leave your packages at your door.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99+ ($249.99) Available in two colours, three styles, and with or without an Echo Show.

    26. A bestselling espresso machine, if coffee pods just ain't strong enough for you. Not only will it help you whip up a killer caffeinated beverage, but it has a built-in grinder so you can pulverize your beans right before getting down to business.

    @breville / Via instagram.com, Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $719.99 (originally $799.99).

    27. A cordless vacuum that'll help you suck all the gross stuff out of your couch and carpets. You can easily unclip the long hose and turn it into a handheld dustbuster when you want to clean your furniture.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    This cleaning tool is life changing, y'all. It's designed specifically for people who have pets and has a self-cleaning brush roll that'll snatch up human tresses and pet hair with ease. Like, even the super-embedded stuff. You can check out my full review with more gross photos here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $280.49 (originally $295.99).

    28. This deluxe garage organizer that has room for over 40 tools, meaning you'll have space for everything from your brooms to your snow shovels. It's equipped with wheels, so you can easily move it around when you're ready to tackle your chores.

    The organizer filled with shovels, trowels, rakes, and more
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $68.84+. Available in three styles.

    29. A bread maker, because making your own loaves will save you some serious dough (lol, get it?) and trips to the bakery. You can even delay baking time, so you can wake up to freshly-baked bread in the morning or come home to a piping-hot loaf after running errands.

    Indigo / Via chapters.indigo.ca

    Get it from Indigo for $220.

    30. A standing desk riser that'll easily adjust to keep your computer at eye level, whether you're seated or standing. It's large enough to fit a laptop and two monitors, and has a dropped tray for your keyboard and mouse.

    A person working on two monitors at their desk
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $169.99.

    31. And finally, a pack of wooden tiles that'll help you cover up that hideous, bird poop-stained concrete and make your outdoor space waaaay more aesthetically pleasing. The tiles snap together, so you won't have to bust out your tool box to install them.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, @baredecor / Via instagram.com

    Get a pack of ten tiles on Amazon Canada for $116.01.

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