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    21 Practical Things From Target That’ll Prove To Be Useful Week Over Week

    It feels nice to be prepared.

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    1. A nonstick rice cooker that'll work for rice, yes, but also so much more. Besides having a large capacity to hold all the rice you want, this cooker comes with a steamer tray, so you can multitask. There's no tool better than this when it comes to prepping your weekly grains.

    A model using a rice cooker with rice and dumplings

    2. A can of Lysol for every surface in your home because, let's be real here, we all need it. Yes, it's actually in stock. Get it before it's gone, again!

    A can of lysol spraying a gym bag

    3. An electric kettle to make brewing your favorite cup of tea effortless or boiling water way quicker than the stovetop. This kettle holds one liter of water, has an automatic shutoff function, and is easy to clean. This will be perfect for making your weekly ramen.

    An electric kettle on a table

    4. A container of Clorox disinfecting wipes so you can keep every surface in your home germ-free, especially with allergy season. Life-saving, game-changing, and grease-removing — these multi-surface items are the real MVP.

    A yellow and package of wipes

    5. An egg cooker that'll make your morning routine so much quicker. Besides being super cute this easy-to-use device barely requires any effort in the morning which is great because, let's be honest, you don't want to do much when you first roll out of bed.

    A black egg cooker with deviled eggs

    6. An everyday multi-surface cleaner from Mrs. Meyers that smells like Lemon Verbena to freshen up your home during your weekly reset day. This ~clean~ cleaning product is cruelty-free, paraben-free, Phthalate-Free, and dye-free.

    A bottle of multi-surface cleaner

    7. A pack of Persil laundry detergent packs to keep your laundry smelling super fresh because, well, you need it. These packs promise to give your laundry the ~deep-clean~ it needs.

    Model with laundry detergent packs

    8. A good can opener because everybody needs one of these, especially since some nights, all you have the motivation to do is open a can of soup and heat it. Complete with soft non-slip handles and a built-in bottle opener, you're gonna wish you had this item ages ago.

    Model using can opener on tomato can surrounded by onions, garlic, tomatoes and herbs

    9. A gel toilet-cleaning stamp that'll keep your bathroom smelling fresh even after a rough week. Simple to apply and activated with every flush, this will keep your toilet looking and smelling clean. Trust us on this one!

    10. A pack of BuzzFeed Tasty dog treats to distract your pup while you're busy drinking your much-deserved glass of wine. Made with six ingredients including grilled chicken and sweet potato, this treat is going to have your pup begging for more.

    11. A simple wax warmer with a textured design that'll blend into any room and fill it with beautiful scents, without the risk of fire that accompanies a traditional candle. Made out of long-lasting ceramic materials with a warming bulb, this will certainly give your home a calming ambiance which is always welcome.

    A white and tan wax melter

    12. A box of dryer sheets because your clothes deserve to smell as wonderful as your home. A product that'll reduce wrinkles, control static cling, *and* help repel lint and hair?! BRB — adding two million of these to my cart. They're the perfect finishing touch to your weekly laundry routine.

    A box of orange dryer sheets

    13. An all-purpose Clorox cleaner with bleach that'll clean hard and nonporous surfaces and deodorize as well as disinfect everything it comes in contact with. You'll def need this after agreeing to host your BFF's bday party at your place last weekend. It might not be the most exciting thing you pick up, but it is for sure one of the most useful.

    A blue, green, and red spray bottle of cleaner

    14. A 10-piece set of food storage containers for your favorite leftovers and snacks. Besides being leak-proof, these promise to clean well and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe. We stan a meal prep moment.

    A 10-piece set of dishware with food in it

    15. A Swiffer dry and wet multi-surface kit to make your weekly cleaning routine so much easier. This affordable and well-loved kit comes with 11 pieces and works both dry and wet, making it perfect for all floor types! We call that a win.

    A dirty swiffer pad in a home

    16. A Magic Eraser because they are genuinely ~magical.~ Add a bit of water and watch this conquer even the toughest of stains — especially those sauce stains from three days ago — you completely ignored.

    Model using magic eraser to clean brown stain on stove

    17. A cast-iron skillet that you deserve to treat yourself with. This skillet comes pre-seasoned and is designed to be *rust-resistant* so you know it's made to last. You can use this to cook basically everything, from decadent sweets to perfectly seasoned steaks. Since it's a bit heavy it might not get daily use, but you can certainly use it once a week to treat yourself.

    Cast iron skillets being used to cook outside

    18. Or a cast-iron griddle pan so you can have all the perks of grilled items without having to go outside in the obscene heat. Not only is this reversible, but it's also oven-safe and comes pre-seasoned so you can reach peak cooking potential in no time.

    A cast-iron griddle pan with veggies on it

    19. A Crock-pot for the lazy chef who doesn't want to use 50 more pots for tonight's meal. Just throw your food in the Crock-pot before you start work in the morning, completely forget about it for a few hours, and pull it out just in time for an expertly crafted dinner. It's a low risk, high reward meal and we couldn't be happier to have one in our lives.

    A silver crockpot on a light wooden table with chili around it

    20. A soap-dispensing dish brush to make cleaning the dishes after neglecting them for a few days a whole lot easier. Featuring nylon bristles and a soft-grip handle, this is sure to shorten your weekly cleaning routine. It also comes with a plastic holder, so it doesn't add to your already messy kitchen.

    model using blue soap-filled brush to clean pan

    21. A wood cleaner that'll give your wood surfaces a wonderful shine, making them look as good as when you first moved in. The formula helps remove grime, dust, and more without harming the wood. Plus, it smells like almonds! Also, it's gentle enough you can use it daily or even weekly.

    the wood cleaner on a wooden table

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