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    33 Things You Don't Need But Will Definitely Buy Anyway

    Chip clips, cheddar cheese powder, a spinning Harry Potter pin, and more stuff that you don't need, but definitely want.

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    1. A set of literal chip clips — need I say more? Chip clips!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get a pack of four from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    2. A summery co-ord for people looking to spend less time building outfits and more time soaking up the sun.,

    You can also mix and match the top and bottoms with other pieces. The possibilities are endless!

    Promising review: "This set is so cute, and it fits perfectly! I wore it on a sunny day out, and looked and felt beautiful! Highly recommended!" —Danny Thomas Gonzalez

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 43 styles).

    3. Stupid Deaths — a board game for anyone with a morbid sense of humor.


    Work together and competitively to figure out which stupid deaths were real and which were invented by the game. Try to stay ahead of the Grim Reaper before he gets you! The winner either makes it to the red space or is the last remaining player on the board.

    Promising review: "I bought this gift over Halloween and mainly used it as seasonally appropriate decor (my apartment is small, festive decoration space is limited). One night I begged some friends to play it with me (neither like board games, but they both like me) and they obliged. Within minutes of starting the game we were laughing out loud and couldn't stop! To play, one player reads a description of a death from a card, the other players decide if they think the death is real or made up. If you're correct, you get to move a step further to safety, if you're wrong, you have to move the grim reaper one step closer to you. It's an absolute blast, and so fun I still have it out on my counter." —Mal Mower, a BuzzFeed writer! See more stuff we just really like.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    4. A Gudetama-inspired blusher with acai berry, kakadu, and acerola extracts to make this blush your number one fave.


    Promising review: "I love this so much! I love Gudetama, but the blush itself is also wonderful! I love the texture and pigment. It's so super vibrant pink, but it blends out well, and can go on lighter or heavier by choice." —PhoenixAxura

    Get it from Amazon for $7.58.

    5. No Sugar Aloud — a sugar- and gluten-free brownie mix that's already divvied up into baking cups for easy and fast treats that everyone can enjoy.

    They're made with Callebaut Belgian chocolate. Just add water, mix, bake, and add toppings. They're good for vegan, keto, and diabetic diets.

    Promising review: "These brownies are rich and delicious! I made two in the microwave and four in the oven so I could compare the difference. I found the microwave version to be light and airy while the oven baked version came out fudgier, which I liked. I topped my brownies with the peanut butter, chopped nuts, and chocolate chips, and it was delicious! I am watching my carb count and these really help satisfy my sweet tooth without adding carbs! I will definitely order more." —Michelle Griffin

    Get six from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. A pair of bookends with a space for flowers, cards, or other knickknacks. Everything is more fun when it's customizable!


    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two colors).

    7. A stemless wine glass that just really gets you, you know?


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    8. A lamp from Drew Barrymore's new Flower Home collection that, let's face it, is super cute.


    See the whole collection here.

    Get it from Walmart for $89.

    9. A sweatshirt to throw on once you hang up those arm socks for good.


    Promising review: "First of all, I love it so much. It’s nice and cozy and oversized, which is a plus. I’m in love with it and it’s my favorite thing I own at the moment." —Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors).

    10. A welcome mat that lets your guests know right away what great taste you have!


    Reviewers note that these welcome mats are better for apartments or covered porches because they're not sturdy enough to endure the outdoors.

    Promising review: "Very cute design. I am using it outside on a covered porch, so it has no direct exposure to rain or snow. It's very distinctive looking, and the design is still vibrant after a couple of months of use." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in 14 designs).

    11. A pair of sharp-looking cactus socks that'll make you wanna kick off your shoes.

    Woven Pear

    I have this pair and they are super soft and snuggly! The colors are nice and vibrant, and they look good poking out of a pair of boots.

    Get it from Woven Pear for $15.

    12. A miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man to add a little fun to your desk and possibly help you unload some used Hot Wheels.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $10.69 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    13. A pint glass to nervously sip on while not knowing ANYTHING about what could happen in the next episode of GoT.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    14. Or a Jon Snow globe so winter can come whenever you want with just a shake.


    Get it from Firebox for $38.99.

    15. A pack of cheddar cheese powder so you can have tasty "box" mac n cheese, but with any pasta or pasta alternative you'd like.

    Other reviewers like it in their potatoes, bread, and scrambled eggs.

    Promising review: "My 6-year-old son is super picky with his mac and cheese (as in, would only eat Kraft) so when he had to go gluten free it was one of the things he missed the most. We tried all of the prepackaged gluten-free ones and he hated them. We found that he liked Barilla brand gluten-free elbow pasta so I needed to find a gluten-free cheese to go with with it. This was a hit! I mixed it with a little milk and butter, and he ate two bowls. This is real cheese, all natural ingredients and they suggest keeping it refrigerated. I'm glad we finally found a replacement for his mac and cheese!" —Naomi A. Dejesus Howard

    Get a one-pound bag from Amazon for $11.95.

    16. A baby foot peeling kit to give you the silky soft feet you've always wanted. / /

    Just put on the booties, let them sit for an hour, and then watch as your feet start shedding skin.

    Promising review: "My feet have never felt softer! I do recommend wearing socks often, otherwise your couch and blankets will be covered in sloughed off skin! They’re still peeling but I wanted to write my review. It comes with two pairs but I only needed one so I let my boyfriend use it. He was really happy with results! We’re buying another pair for maintenance lol. Important to do the soaks because it definitely helps! No pain or discomfort. I love it!" —Nicole C

    Get two pairs from Amazon for $16.95.

    17. A reusable, compact bag from BAGGU so you can do away with plastic bags without feeling burdened by carrying around a bunch of tote bags everywhere.


    Lately, I've been feeling like I'm drowning in plastic bags. There just simply aren't enough ways to reuse them in my house and they keep piling up. In an effort to take back my kitchen storage and stop producing so much plastic waste, I've been trying to carry around reusable bags. Baggu makes the absolute perfect grocery tote! Each one can hold about two to three plastic grocery bags worth of stuff. They're sturdy but super thin, so they don't take up a lot of space when not in use. Plus they're just really cute! I have a Snoopy pattern that's just too adorable for words.

    Get it from Amazon or BAGGU for $12 (available in 27 patterns).

    18. Yoshi's Crafted World for Switch, aka the cutest game ever made.


    This is a great game for kids or adults who want something unchallenging to pass the time. Help Yoshi retrieve crystals while exploring worlds made to look like they were built out of crafts. It's creative, beautiful, and lots of fun!

    Get it from Amazon for $49.94 and get a Nintendo Switch for $299.

    19. An eyeliner with a stamp side so you can wing it in the morning and just stamp your makeup on.


    One side is a regular tip and the other side is a wing-shaped stamp. Read BuzzFeed's full write-up on this revolutionary eyeliner stamp.

    Promising review: "It really is smudge-proof! Living in Texas in the 100+ degree weather, you definitely need something that’s not going to be running down your face a couple minutes after going outside. This is it! It's super easy to use and doesn't irritate my eyes like other eyeliners. I love it and will repurchase when I need to." —Lacey

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in four wing sizes).

    20. A new bikini to invest in now so you'll be prepared when beach weather finally hits.


    Get the bikini on the left for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 20 patterns) or the swimmie on the right for $20.99 (available in sizes XL–5XL) – both from Amazon.

    21. And a bright, geometric towel that's both cute and super soft to make your beach trip complete.

    Happy Socks

    Get it from Happy Socks for $64.

    22. A stick-on window film featuring a tiny cityscape so you can get the privacy that only comes with the anonymity of big city living.


    Promising review: "This is a really cool window cling. The pattern is well done and perfect for the 1880s building. I am going to order more for the other windows in the shop. Very happy with how easy they were to install, but I would recommend having help; they would be unruly to install alone." —Xene

    Get it from Wayfair for $113.99 (available in two sizes).

    23. A nostalgic Homesick candle that smells like your favorite state plus a cool tote bag to match!

    Amazon, Homesick

    Each candle smells like things from that state. So Delaware, aka the first and best (JK) state, smells like strawberries and oranges, with a watery midnote, and a base note of moss, vanilla, and musk. After spending a lot of time in Delaware in college, I can confirm that these scents check out!

    Get a candle in one of the 50 states from Homesick or Amazon for $29.95 or the tote for $5 from Homesick.

    24. A curse-laden journal to help you vent and get things done with the proficiency of a sailor. A sailor-mouthed person, anyway.


    Promising review: "I saw this journal on Instagram and thought it was funny, so I ordered just for the fun of it. But actually it’s a great journal for tired humans. I find it hilarious, so it’s a great way to start or end the day on the comical side; life is too short to not to learn from our mistakes. I like that it has a section for stuff I want to do and another one for stuff I don’t want to repeat." —R.P.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    25. A shaker of Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel seasoning featuring sesame seeds, salt, garlic, and onion. Why should bagels be the only food with this amazing seasoning?


    Promising review: "Why have I never picked this up before? SO GOOD. I can see this seasoning being good on dang near anything, but my current favorite is cucumber slices topped with Laughing Cow asiago cheese and this seasoning. Mind blown." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98.

    26. A warp pipe toothbrush holder, because even Goomba-fighting plumbers need to practice good oral hygiene.


    Get it from ThinkGeek for $14.99.

    27. A four-pack of childlike cereal for adults. They taste like the cereal of your childhood, just without a monstrous amount of sugar.

    Magic Spoon

    This cereal looks and tastes just like the cereal you grew up with as a kid, but with an adult twist. It's less abrasively sweet, low carb, high protein, gluten-free, grain-free, and has no artificial colors or sweeteners. I've tried the frosted and chocolate flavors and can confirm they are delicious. They kind of stick to your teeth, but it's worth it for the nice crunch and pleasant flavor. At almost $40 for four boxes, it's a tad pricey for cereal, but if you crunch (hehe) the numbers, it comes out to be $1.39 a bowl. That's way less than the croissant you were gonna buy at the coffee shop anyway!

    Get four boxes from Magic Spoon for $39.

    28. A set of mermaid makeup brushes that will fit in ~swimmingly~ with the rest of your beauty supplies.


    Get a set of five from Tarte for $25.

    29. A live, self-sustaining Venus fly trap lightbulb you can watch flourish, no matter what color your thumb is. You can remove and replant when it gets too big!,

    The plant comes in a gel that has all the nutrients it needs to survive. It should outgrow its home in about four to six months.

    Promising review: "I was pretty sure I'd love this, but had no idea how much! I'm the 'mom' to three full-sized Venus fly traps, and it's so fascinating to see this baby in its beginning growth stage. Sort of like marveling at the tiny fingernails on a new born infant, I'm captivated by the tiny but perfectly formed traps. Looking forward to watching it grow!" —Siri Jeffrey

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    30. An out-of-this-world soap for anyone who stills laughs when they hear Uranus.


    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    31. An easy-to-care-for prickly pear cactus that will make a sweet addition to your home. That's a pun on pears being sweet but please don't eat your new green friend!


    It likes bright light so find a nice, sunny spot for this fella. It comes with a pot so you don't have to worry about planter shopping.

    Get it from Bloomscape for $65.

    32. A pair of summer sneaks to help celebrate the end of boot weather.


    Get the lace-ups for $68 (available in sizes 5–11 and six colors) or the slip-ons for $98 (available in sizes 7–13 and four colors) from Seavees.

    33. And a Quidditch enamel pin that has a lil' Harry who actually SPINS like MAGIC! I'll take 20, thanks.


    Get it from PoppinsCollectibles on Etsy for $12+ (available in two qualities).

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