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    32 Staycation Essentials That'll Make Your Home Feel Like A Bed And Breakfast

    These days, the safest way to travel is to use your imagination.

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    1. A ridiculously plush fleece robe that'll make it feel like you're on a solo staycation at a hotel instead of your home. If only this thing also came with some room service.


    Sizes run S—XL, but you can find a similarly luxurious robe size 2XL+ here.

    Promising review: "I love my new robe and can't wait to put it on each evening. So very snuggly, and the length is perfect. I also like that is not overly bulky and heavy, so I don't get overly hot in it. The snuggly factor is the best." —Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S—XL and seven styles).

    2. A mail slot that comes with key hooks and a little chalkboard, so you can write cute little notes to yourself (or the guests of your imaginary bed and breakfast).

    the two teir mail slot with the words smile and happy days written on the chalkboards

    Promising review: "I have no issue with this purchase. I even like the added key hooks. It's nice having a place to stick incoming and outgoing mail and also knowing where my car keys are😆." —Victoria

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    3. A Belgian waffle maker for a homemade breakfast, in case you ever get tired of popping frozen waffles in the toaster. This nonstick, anti-overflow model from Chefman seems great for novice waffle makers. You’d actually have to try very hard to NOT make a perfect waffle in this thing.


    A bonus: There’s a small light that lets you know when your waffles are done, and reviewers say the machine is very easy to clean!

    Promising review: “Being a senior citizen, I've had a number of waffle makers over the years. This is by far the best one ever. I used the accompanying measuring cup to pour the batter and it worked like a charm. It really is non-stick as well. Love the deep well to catch overflow. No dripping down the sides. Shade selector is a great feature. Cleanup was so easy. Just wipe with a damp paper towel. No fuss, no mess. I would definitely recommend this Chefman model to anyone in the market for a waffle maker.” —Anonymous Amazon Customer

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

    4. Or a breakfast sandwich maker that will LITERALLY, in every sense of the phrase, cook your breakfast for you. It also features a countdown timer with an audible beep, and each part is removable and dishwasher-safe.


    Promising review: "FAM. I need you to lissssssen. I would give this product 87 stars if I could. This thing was delivered to my doorstep in two business days and will provide a lifetime of joy for me. You'd think it would be one of those gimmicky kitchen appliances that barely even works EXCEPT you're wrong. It's amazing. It's quick. Look. Lissssen. You put the ingredients in and about two minutes later, your tummy is all like 'oh yesssss.' Basically. Just buy it. Purchase the sammich maker. You're welcome." —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (also available as a double sandwich-maker).

    5. Orrrrr a microwave omelet maker that's even simpler to use, in case you don't feel like being responsible for yet another appliance.

    a veggie omelette on a plate near a microwave omelette maker

    This is made of 100% platinum silicone that's resistant to high temps and is dishwasher-safe, plus it comes with a recipe booklet for inspo!

    Promising review: "This brings omelets to my weekday breakfast. I've been trying to eat a low-carb diet, and the idea of eggs for breakfast appeals to me. But, I am *so* NOT a morning person; and getting up early to stir a low-n-slow scramble just does not work for me. I've tried microwaving eggs in custard cups but they always turned out either soupy and underdone or firm but dry and rubbery. But this makes them Just right, every time, in two minutes flat. That's less time than it takes me to brew my coffee. Two or three eggs, some herbs, a few chopped veggies, and perhaps a sprinkle of cheese makes for a quick, easy, and tasty breakfast." —Vanilla Chameleon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    6. A bright and cheerful cotton duvet set to have you feeling like a big ball of sunshine every morning.

    the yellow and beige duvet set with a pillow that reads feel good

    This 200-thread-count cotton duvet cover set comes with one duvet cover and two pillow shams. It has a zipper closure and corner ties to keep your duvet insert/comforter in place. I own a duvet cover set by this company, and it's really great quality and washes well!

    Promising review: "We love this duvet cover! It's really good quality. The fabric is thick and sturdy yet soft. It has a two-way zipper closure and ties to hold in the duvet. I can't say enough great things about it!" —Amanda S.

    Get it from Amazon for $56.99+ (available in sizes queen–king and nine patterns).

    7. A natural lavender mist you can spray on your pillows to help you drift off to sleep with a bit of aromatherapy.

    three bottles of the lavender aromatic mist

    Promising review: "I am pleased with this linen spray. It lingers a lot longer than other sprays I have tried. It is not overbearing, yet you notice it is there as soon as you enter the room." —Granof6

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight scents).

    8. An 1,800-thread count microfiber sheet set that's so luxurious you won't feel guilty about how much you love being alone in bed.

    a grey sheet set with matching pillow cases

    The set is also hypoallergenic!

    Promising review: "Finally, a set of soft sheets that won't make you sweat on a hot summer day! I have been through countless sheets that are crispy, rough, or just too darn small for my pillow top queen, but these are perfect. They have a flannel-like softness without the heaviness, and I did not sweat in them despite the recent humidity. I also love how they fit my monster of a mattress. These fit around all corners without me pulling a muscle stretching them, and it stays in place! I plan on buying another set of these soon." —Bagelbudgie

    Get a full set (flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcases) from Amazon for $28.90+ (available in twin—Cal king and 17 colors).

    9. A ripped boyfriend pillow to snuggle up with, in case solitude isn't really your thing and you'd actually prefer to pretend you're on baecation.


    There's also a girlfriend pillow!

    Promising review: "LOVEEE THIS brought it for my lonely friend. She LOVESSSSS IT and named it Chad after our math teacher!! Boys are cancelled!!!!!!!! 17/10 hotter than most boys I know." —kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $47.01 (available in three shades).

    10. A pack of elastic fasteners that'll prevent aggressive sleepers from ripping their fitted sheets off the mattress while tossing and turning (these will also recreate the incredible immobility of most hotel sheet sets).

    The elastic fastener features two metal clips on each side to grip the fitted sheet

    Promising review: "These ended the nightly fight over the fitted sheet. :) We have a double thick mattress that was too firm so we added a Costco 4-inch memory foam topper. Our sheets have deep pockets but they couldn't keep up. I didn't want to replace all the sheets so I bought these. They work great and grab hold tightly without coming off or putting a hole in the sheets." —Tanya

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    11. A collapsible storage bin to store all your extra linens and bedding in. So cute and colorful!

    three collapsable storage bins in light blue purple and pink

    Promising review: "I love these. Like everyone else I’ve been trying to ‘spark joy’ and declutter my house. I got these to store towels and sheets in. They fit perfectly in my closet and the colors are really pretty. It almost makes tidying up fun! Seriously though, I have been using these for about six months and they held up very nicely. I’m going to get more for the other closets. I recommend!" —S.Fall

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $21.99 (available in six colors).

    12. A bedside caddy that'll hold your phone, remote, and snacks while you relax and enjoy the comforts of your own hospitality.

    the bedside caddy with a remote and other items inside

    Promising review: "Perfect for my needs. It stays in place between the mattress and box spring. I've stopped dropping my iPhone during the night because it's in the pocket instead of on my night table." —lady g

    Get it from Amazon for $22.50.

    13. A foaming lavender bath to help turn your staycation into a soothing self-care Sunday.

    a woman covered from neck to toe in bubbles soaking in a deep bath

    Promising review: "I love this stuff soooo much. I have had some rash issues on my fingers ever since I got a full body rash from Downy Unstopables (the worst product ever!!) and had to take prednisone to get rid of it. Ever since I started regularly soaking in the tub with this, I have had hardly any flareups. Something about the ingredients in this particular combination makes my skin sing. Plus, it smells amazing and provides top notch bubbles. Worth every penny."—Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $4.87.

    14. And a supportive bath pillow so you can rest your neck if you plan on being in there for a while.

    the pillow on the edge of a filled bathtub

    Promising review: "My husband bought this for me because I LOVE taking baths; it's a nice way to relax and unwind after a long day, but I've recently had some health problems which has caused me to lose a lot of weight and taking baths has become excruciating. Due to the lack of extra cushion back there now, lying back on the porcelain tub was extremely painful on my spine/bones, and I had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't be taking baths anymore. But, GOOD NEWS, this pillow is a dream come true. I wish I had always had this pillow. It's soooo comfortable! I could almost nap in the tub (but don't!)." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in two styles).

    15. Annnddd a pack of hydrating sheet masks to wear while you soak the day away.

    Amazon, Samantha Weider / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This contains a great assortment of masks. Most seemed to have a fruit base. The sheets were easy to unfold and put on. I find they don't stay on the face when sitting or walking around, so this is a lay down and relax mask. There was a lot of concentrate in it but a minimal smell. It was very light and natural smelling, not like a perfume. This sheet has eye folds; you can either leave then down or you can fold over your eyes. (This is the first sheet I have used that had this feature and it was great.) The mask left my skin soft and smooth and felt wonderful on. It had a cooling effect that was very soothing while wearing it." —Elizabeth Cameron

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $18.99.

    16. An aesthetically pleasing shower caddy that'll hold your soaps, shampoos, and whatever else you need. This is a smart buy if you share a bathroom with someone, and have consequently run out of storage space on the edge of the tub.

    the three tier shower caddy in white hanging from a shower head

    It can hang on a shower head, a curtain rod, or towel bar.

    Promising review: "I happen to hate most shower organizers because they either rust, get in the way of the water stream, or generally just get gross after a while. But I've had this for months, and since it can hang out of the way of the water, it stays drier and doesn't get grody. Plus, it fits a ton of stuff!" —Jms24

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    17. An essential oil diffuser – it also doubles as a very silent humidifier, purifying the air in your home without disrupting your peace and quiet.

    the essential oil diffuser near some holiday decorations

    Promising review: "I have used this a few times now and I am impressed! I have used several types of essential oils in it, both name-brand and store brands, and the scent really spreads across the room. I like that it will emit a beeping sound to let you know when the water level is low or is about to shut off. I also like using the multicolor function." —Nki

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in three colors).

    18. A house-shaped tissue box that's too freaking adorable to not purchase for every room in your home.

    the house-shaped tissue box. with a bless you sticker on the side

    It's already giving very cute dollhouse vibes (shoutout to all my OG Barbie Dreamhouse kids), but feel free to add some decorative stickers, like the "bless you" decal pictured above.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    19. A Golden Girls dishwasher magnet – less honorable sitcom stans would probably feel tempted to "borrow" it if they ever spotted it while staying at an *actual* bed and breakfast.


    Promising review: "It's a great-looking magnet and it made my boyfriend smile when he saw it. It's also just super helpful to have because now the kids don't load dirty dishes when the dishwasher is full of clean dishes. I'm really happy with it!"—Nicole

    Get it from TheRedSwanGiftShop on Etsy for $7.95.

    20. A set of very modern-looking geometric trays that look like they came straight out of a Pinterest post.

    the full set of trays holding a mug and a few coffee beans

    These minimalistic trays are so basic they can actually be used in a variety of ways. You can organize things with them — jewelry, stationery, loose clutter, etc. —or use them for food serving.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.88.

    21. A box of organic Tulsi sweet rose tea, since there's nothing more comforting than cozying up on the couch with a warm beverage.

    a box of teas next to some rose pedals

    Promising review: "I love this tea. I buy six boxes at a time, and give them to my friends who have now all fallen in love too. It's soothing, healthy, and it tastes delicious. Definitely stress-relieving and magical!" —Redhead Jules

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    22. And a beautiful yoga mug to sip from. Peaceful poses decorating your morning tea could make for a very meta form of meditation.

    model's hand holding a mug with animated brown-skinned people in bright workout clothes doing yoga poses
    Etsy / TheTriniGee

    Promising review: "Makes me smile and breathe in good air each time I open my cabinet....I reach for it a lot! Keeps my coffee/tea hot. Whimsical and inspiring! Great service, quick shipping." —Ksglover1

    Get it from TheTriniGee on Etsy for $20.

    23. A mug warmer so you don't have to reheat your coffee or tea after letting it sit unsipped for 20 minutes. It basically works like a very small hot plate.

    a mug on the mug warmer next to a small plate of pastries

    Promising review: "I'm a very slow tea/coffee drinker, so having this mini hot plate is amazing. I can have hot tea until the last sip! Life-changing. I use it every day. I'm using it as I write this review. I drink more tea because I know it won't get cold and sad. My roommates all want one now." —PDT

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. A drawer set to store all your various tea packets. Bonus points if you have an eye for design and find a way to color code them.

    the white draw set with each compartment holding packages of tea

    Promising review: "It allows me to keep track of which tea bags I have and it neatly organizes them. It doesn't take up a lot of room in my cupboard, which is another nice perk." —Judi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three colors).

    25. And a set of coffee pod drawers if you're a bit more enterprising and want to give your would-be bed and breakfast that classic Holiday Inn lobby feel.

    the four tier drawer displaying a massive collection of coffee pods

    It can hold 72 K-Cup pods.

    Promising review: "This storage unit is awesome! To me, one of the great joys of my Keurig machine is the tremendous variety of K-Cups available. This unit plays into the 'variety is the spice of life' theme perfectly. Because it holds 72 pods at one time, and also because of the four drawers, it allows great flexibility in how you choose to sort your coffee. Currently, I use one drawer for dark roast, one for medium roast, one for light roast, and one for flavored and decaf pods. The drawers slide in and out easily. The unit looks nice sitting next to the Keurig machine. You know how some people like to open the refrigerator door(s) and just stare into it trying to decide what to eat. I do that with this storage drawer, opening one drawer at a time and then moving to another drawer if nothing struck my fancy with the first drawer. It is an important part of my coffee experience." —Ari's Poppy

    Get it from Amazon for $30.49.

    26. A pair of tabletop cereal dispensers fit for a complimentary continental breakfast.

    the cereal dispensing canisters side by side with knobs to release the food

    Promising review: "This is listed as a cereal dispenser — but we purchased it for a cat and dog food dispenser. What a GREAT PRODUCT. This lovely piece of equipment sits on our kitchen cabinet and holds/dispenses our cat and dog dry food each day. No more lifting heavy bags all the time. Fill up the containers once and you have a week or two of ease. Just place your pet dish under the spout, turn the wheel and the dish fills up. Looks good and fun to turn the dials." —Jennifer from Greensboro, NC

    Get it from Wayfair for $27.07 (available in three styles).

    27. An upscale cocktail glass featuring a map of your favorite city. If you're being responsible, this is the closest you'll come to posting travel photos during pandemic times.

    Three of the short glasses etched with LA, Chicago, and NYC filled with bourbon
    Uncommon Goods

    Think of it as a souvenir, minus...ya know...the memorable experience.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $16< (available in 31 cities).

    28. A set of airtight food storage containers to create a Pinterest pantry fit for an influencer. Plus they're freezer and top rack dishwasher-safe, and BPA-free!

    a pantry organized with about twenty labeled containers

    Promising review: "These containers have completely transformed my pantry. I now own several sets of these and absolutely love them. I add chalkboard labels and write not only the name of the container contents, but any expiration dates and serving sizes. They are air tight and have kept food from going stale." —Serenityrulez

    Get a 10-piece set from Amazon for $45.90.

    29. And these storage bin decals for even more social media-friendly container action. If you keep upgrading you home like this, you might *actually* be able to make some extra cash charging your friends to sleep over.

    food inside a refrigerator organized in clear bins labeled with the decals
    FairyDustDecals / Etsy

    Each pack has labels for fruits, vegetables, eggs, butter, yogurt, sauces, condiments, and cheese. If you have specific words you want, you can also message the seller for custom decals, too!

    Promising review: "Absolutely love them. These are so stinking cute and super easy to put on. Thank you!" —Sarah Sanchez

    Get the pack of eight words from Fairy Dust Decals on Etsy for $15.99+ (available in 5 sizes and 25 colors.)

    30. Expandable drawer dividers to separate your garments and make getting dressed in the morning slightly more aesthetically pleasing.

    bras and other garments separated by the diver into three rows inside a drawer

    Promising review: "I will never be a person who folds underwear. It's never going to happen. That photo that comes with this product? Not me. But a simple tool like this turned out to be what it takes just to know where things are. Left. Center. Middle. Any organizer made of cloth was out. I wanted something rigid but adjustable. If an organizer has soft sides, it's going to end up underneath the things it's supposed to be separating.

    These fit firmly where I put them and there are no corners to snag clothing or hurt your hand on when you reach into the drawer. It's a well-engineered product. I created three sections to my large top dresser drawer by adding the partitions from front to back. I am so pleased with the difference that I am ordering two more sets so I can do my other drawers also. These OXO dividers cost more than the flimsy ones, but if I wasn't able to buy these, I would just not buy organizers." —SeattleBookMama

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99.

    31. A super swanky watch organizer – it'll either add a nice display to your already impressive collection, or encourage you to buy a few more timepieces just because it looks so damn cool.

    two watches on the watch organizer with empty spots left for two more
    NoirDotDesign / Etsy

    It's handmade, comes in both oak and walnut finishes, and there's also a custom engraving option!

    Get it from NoirDotDesign on Etsy for $146.18+ (available in oak or walnut).

    32. A Pantone-inspired, instantly downloadable pride print to make your walls pop. No place of hospitality is complete without a dope piece of art.


    Created by a Black woman-owned shop, these downloadable works of art are so versatile, affordable, and conveniently "shipped," every queer person on your feed should have one. All you need is access to a printer and you're good to go. Each order comes with four JPG files in different sizes, but you can also message the shop owner if you need a custom size!

    Get the trans pride print or the bisexual pride print from Kikiandnim on Etsy for $4.20.

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