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    31 Things From Walmart That'll Make Working From Home So Much Better

    From pencils and pens to Wite-Out and rulers, here you'll find dozens of office supplies and home goods that will make working from home a breeze.

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    1. A pack of two fine-point Sharpie pens to take notes in a way that flows without bleeding through paper. These are my personal favorite pens for writing (and drawing!). You simply can't go wrong.

    Person drawing fine-lined text with the pen

    Promising review: "I love these pens!! Will be ordering more!!" —Lynda

    Price: $2.97

    2. A pack of Wite-Out Correction Tape in case you make a mistake in pen. These easy-to-use gadgets deposit white tape onto paper so firmly that it's like you have a fresh sheet to work with. Plus, you can write just as easily over the top of it.

    The white-out being used to cover text

    Promising review: "This tape makes my business rock. It helps me keep my books. It makes making corrections. easy" —goodgranny60

    Price: $5.48

    3. A hardcover Moleskine notebook you'll actually look forward to writing in. The sleek leathery design is a must-have in my writing repertoire. I've had more Moleskine's in my career and life than I can count. They're just that good. They come with a back pocket and a ribbon bookmark for easy place-keeping. So much to love!

    The inside of the lined notebook with person's notes

    4. A wire mesh organizer that will help keep your desk tidy as can be. It features six slots to store file folders on top, as well as two shelves down below to organize papers, notebooks, calculators, and whatever else you like to have on your desk when working from home.

    The black mesh file folder organizer

    Promising review: "This desk organizer caught my eye mainly because of the 2-inch dividers on top. I can now have my folders readily accessible for filing things as they come in without having to dig through drawers to find the right one. I'm sure this will make it easier to locate what I'm looking for... especially at tax time. I had other plastic letter-size horizontal paper holders that I have placed under this one. Now I have everything I need right at my fingertips. This organizer is sturdy, very functional, and attractive." —RescuedByTheLamb1

    Price: $36.68

    5. A Keurig coffee maker to ensure you're always adequately caffeinated to take on the day — even from your couch. The single-serve brewer is super easy to use and is compatible with dozens of K-Cup offerings. So many possibilities!

    The Keurig making coffee

    Promising review: "I love this Keurig, the color is amazing and I can fit my big mugs under it. The reservoir holds enough water for three to four cups of coffee. (But this depends on which cup size setting you use.)" —Armywife0522

    Price: $59 (available in five colors)

    6. A pack of Sharpie liquid highlighters that will make you excited to take notes. These smooth-writing markers have narrow chisel tips that make highlighting key phrases as clean as possible.

    Person highlighting text in light green

    Promising review: "We absolutely LOVE these markers! We will be purchasing more. The 'window' is a GREAT feature to see how much ink you have. Thanks Sharpie!" —Charncaliscloset

    Price: $9.97

    7. A Dymo label maker so you can keep tabs on where all your most essential supplies are. The easy-to-use gadget makes printing labels in a variety of sizes and fonts super straightforward, so you can easily categorize your workspace for your most organized WFH sitch possible.

    Office supplies all with white labels on them

    Promising review: "I had purchased a DYMO Labeler a few years ago and I absolutely loved it. Unfortunately, one day it decided to never turn back on but it also got a pretty heavy workout since I am constantly organizing and reorganizing, so when I went to purchase a new labeler, of course, I went with the same brand I used before. I love the look of the new machine but I was happy to find that not much had changed because I did get very used to my old one. It is a bit heavier than my old DYMO but not by too much. The screen is very easy to read and the instructions are easy to understand. So far, I have labeled all the kids' school supplies, reorganized my work binder, relabeled my pantry, and I am in the middle of reorganizing and relabeling my office. DYMO will always be my go-to label maker!" —Tonya

    Price: $16.99

    8. An at-a-glance mid-year planner to organize everything you have going on in the day. As convenient as digital calendars are, actually writing down your agenda in this lined planner will make tackling your to-do list and keeping track of weekly and monthly events easier than ever.


    Promising review: "This is such a great planner! Now I have never been one for organization, but this planner manages to weave fun colors, student tips, motivational quotes, and stickers in such a way that makes planning fun." —Katie

    Price: $9.24

    9. A personal desk fan so you don't overheat under the stresses of working from home. This fan can pivot up to 90 degrees, so it will be a great addition to your desk set-up since it can cool you down from all angles.

    The black desk fan

    Promising review: "I can tell you from previous experience. These fans are durable beyond expectation. I finally managed to kill my last one by dropping a heavy crate on it while unloading my truck. It went on the road with me for work, kept me cool in the workshop, got dropped, knocked around, filled with dust, etc. It lasted for years until I accidentally ruined it. This one seems just as good. And they blow a huge volume of air for their size." —Plink

    Price: $14.94

    10. A classic Composition notebook to keep all your notes in one place. The wide-ruled design offers extra space to organize all your best ideas or jot down your most pressing to-dos.

    Inside of the lined notebook

    Promising review: "A very affordable product for all people. For less than 1 dollar, you can own this notebook which you can write all over it with your emotion and quick wit." —Maxwelk

    Price: $0.50 (originally $0.88)

    11. A pack of colorful, ultra-fine point Sharpie markers so you can color-code your notes while working from home. The pack comes with 21 permanent markers, all of which are designed to dry quickly while creating a bold statement.

    Person writing on a sticky note with the fine-point Sharpie

    Promising review: "As always, Sharpies are the best markers. I found six new colors in this pack. What a great buy." —Norine

    Price: $9.97

    12. A mesh telephone stand organizer that works as well for old-school landlines as it does for propping up tablets and smartphones. The sturdy design features a storage drawer with a removable divider, as well as a bottom slot, so you can keep pens and sticky notes on hand, which will certainly come in handy when on important work calls.

    The black mesh telephone stand

    Promising review: "I like the way this stand holds the phone at an angle, so I can view the phone screen easily. I like the storage under the phone. It is a good place to keep pens, note pads, etc. It makes the things you use the most, easy to find." —dreamcatcher8719

    Price: $23.41

    13. A pack of colorful Post-it Notes for easy note-taking whenever and wherever you are in your home. By keeping a few stacks across the house, you can ensure you always have something to write on when on a work call — especially if you're a pacer who often leaves their desk.

    The Post-Its in green, pink, and light blue marking a planner

    Promising review: "Post-it Notes are a great size to use on checks, mail, forget-me-not notes, and anything you need to remind yourself of." —Christine

    Price: $4.97

    14. A magnetic dry erase board so you can scrawl notes and pin reminders all in one place. The board itself is 17-by-23 inches, so there's lots of space to sort out your ideas and to-dos while working from home.

    The white and black magnetic dry erase board

    Promising review: "It is nice to have my to-do list hanging on the wall. It helps me remember everything I need to get done and prioritize it." —Anthony

    Price: $8.87

    15. A heavy-duty stapler that comes with 5,000 staples. This set will ensure you never lose track of important components of a single project again. Simply staple everything together et voilà!

    Person using the open design on the stapler to staple paper against a bulletin board

    Promising review: "This set is nice and is good-looking on a desk. It comes with the stapler, staple remover, and a pack of 5,000 staples. The stapler works well. The packaging says it can do up to 20 sheets. This is true, and I tested it a little further and it did great at up to 25 sheets. Any more than that it didn't work so well. The remover took staples out cleanly. The staple rows in the box of included staples fit into the stapler without having to break any off. It's a nice, polished-looking set that is functional, feels durable, and looks great on my desk." —lexinifo

    Price: $12.09

    16. A three-pack of Scotch Magic Tape so you're always prepared should you accidentally rip an important work document. The clear tape adheres easily to paper and comes in super handy when trying to secure two pieces together.

    The Scotch Magic Tape

    Promising review: "As a teacher and a hobbyist, this is the only tape I use. It holds up well, keeps things together, and looks smooth and nearly invisible." —Jill K.

    Price: $3.56

    17. A cascading wall organizer to easily file all your most important printed documents and mail. It comes with six pockets, each of which can hold up to 50 pieces of paper.

    The colorful cascading wall organizer

    Promising review: "When I opened this, it wasn't what I expected — the construction seemed flimsy — but once installed, it's great and has been working like a charm. It's very practical." —Adriana

    Price: $10 (originally $15)

    18. A desktop calculator because while, yes, you can absolutely use the app on your phone, doing so may lead to further distraction and procrastination while working from home. This particular calc has extra-large numbers so it's easy to use and read — phew!

    The gray calculator with large buttons

    Promising review: "The Casio Solar Plus Desktop Calculator is excellent. The value of the calculator is at an affordable price, you should have one on your desktop today. It meets all my expectations. This is a good calculator to have. You don't have to put batteries in every month, it's solar, which is why it rates five stars from me. I would recommend this calculator to anyone." —JoReviewer

    Price: $7.85

    19. A heavy-duty hole puncher for folks who like to organize their work papers into a binder. This one can punch 10 pieces of paper at a time and comes with a tray to collect the punched circles so they don't fall all over the place.

    The gray and black hole puncher

    Promising review: "I was super scared to buy this because I saw some reviews on Amazon that said this product doesn't work. When I received it, it worked like a charm!!! 10/10 Recommend!!!" —Kayla

    Price: $8.33

    20. And! A colorful D-ring binder to store all your hole-punched documents. This coral cutie opens flat and has front and back pockets for extra storage.

    The coral binder

    Price: $2.96

    21. A three-pack of paper clips so you always have fasteners on hand. Sure, they're not the most exciting office supplies, but they come in super handy when it's time to sort and store papers together. And with this value set, you get a whopping 300 clips!

    A box of paper clips

    Promising review: "These paper clips work as they should. I needed smooth paper clips that would not leave marks on cardstock." —IHeartTX

    Price: $19.64

    22. A set of write-on file jackets so you can jot down what's actually in the folder without having to deal with stickers. The set comes with 10 colorful folders that can easily hold a hefty stack of paper, bills, or whatever else.

    The colorful file folders

    Promising review: "The folders are just what I needed to keep all of my volunteer projects separate. I especially like the colors. I've always color-coded things and the folders are perfect. I'm thinking about ordering another set." —Nancy

    Price: $12.41

    23. A padfolio to zip all your work notes into one sleek-looking portfolio. The organizer features three pockets, a pad of paper, and a zip silhouette to keep everything contained on your desk at home or when you take it out on the go.

    The leather padfolio

    Promising review: "The folder is exactly what I needed for my resume. It's very nice and simple and has enough pockets to hold all you need. The paper pad and pen holder is great as well! Would definitely recommend to a friend!" —a6r2c3

    Price: $11.99

    24. A 12-pack of binder clips for folks who need to sort large stacks of papers together. Unlike paperclips and staples, these clips can manage to hold large stacks without stretching out of shape.

    A black and silver binder clip

    Promising review: "They're binder clips. Simple and effective." —Laura

    Price: $2.74

    25. A bulletin board to easily display important work calendars, notes, and to-do lists. This one is a bit lighter than traditional cork boards so it's a touch more minimalist, too.

    The bulletin board

    Promising review: "In some reviews bulletin boards have arrived with damage. This one arrived in good condition. If you need a bulletin board, this is a good one." —Jim

    Price: $11.99+ (available in two sizes)

    26. A pack of rose gold thumbtacks so you can add style to your workspace while hanging important documents up. The box comes with 100 pins, so you'll have plenty to work with.

    The rose gold thumb tacks

    Price: $10.99

    27. An electric standing desk that will keep you from getting fatigued while working from home. Research shows that working while standing up can help keep you alert and focused, so really this spacious desk is a no-brainer.

    The black standing desk

    Promising review: "To be honest, I really thought this was going to be a cheaply built motor and would jerk around when adjusting the height. Well, it doesn't. I've used $5,000 versions of these desks at work and this honestly is up there with those. It doesn't shake, it's solid, and took 10 minutes to put together. Hopefully, the monitor lasts. It's the best bang for your buck." —Sean

    Price: $339 (available three colors)

    28. A pack of mechanical pencils for folks who prefer erasable notes. These colorful pencils feature thick points for easy-to-see notes.

    The colorful pack of pencils

    Promising review: "I did not know 0.9 lead was available! Love these pencils so much! Writes dark enough to see tiny writing in sudoku puzzles!" —Grammy

    Price: $3.78

    29. A gold perforated pencil holder to keep your pens and pencils in one place. The metallic finish makes this particular pencil a must-buy for anyone who loves style as much as utility.

    The pencil holder

    Price: $9.46

    30. A set of pastel felt-tip pens for anyone who prefers to take notes in color. These fine-tipped pens will make your handwriting look better than ever thanks to how smoothly they write.

    Model holding two pens

    Promising review: "I love these pens. The colors in this pack are a little lighter than I expected. But they're still nice to add to my collection." —Jaime

    Price: $9.97

    31. A clear ruler to make clean lines in your notes. While not everyone is that refined when working from home, if you're someone who lives in your bullet journal or likes to create your own planners in plain dotted notebooks, you can appreciate this simple-yet-useful desk accessory.

    The ruler

    Promising review: "This ruler has good weight and some flexibility. Because it is see-through, placement and measuring are more precise. The increment marks are large and easy to see." —Challahween

    Price: $1.48

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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