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    29 Things You Can Buy Because You're An Adult And Make Your Own Decisions

    It's your money, what's stopping you?

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    1. An enormous, -five-pound bag of gummy bears, because you're financially independent and can buy your own candy, Halloween be damned.


    Listen, I'm gonna leave a short review here, but click through and read some of the dang novel-length reviews some people are leaving. People are passionate about these gummies! Maybe it's because they're softer than other brands and have 12 (!!!) flavors.

    Promising review: "As a gummy fanatic for more years than I care to admit, I have tried all sorts of brands, both popular brands and generic, domestically and internationally. In terms of taste, moisture, aroma, and variety, Albanese gummy bears are unmatched. Yes, they're pricey, but if you prioritize quality over quantity, this is the purchase for you. Treat yourself to absolute quality and go for Albanese." —trev rogers

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98.

    2. Magical Flames — a cool invention that turns your boring old fire into a rainbow fire. Camping has never felt so rave-like.


    Promising review: Mystical Fire Colorant is amazing. For a really fun experience, get some of these for your next camping trip. As if a campfire needs improvement... but this stuff is really neat. I'd say the adults love it even more than the kids. We only used one packet and the colors were so good — seems like they lasted at least 20 minutes. There was even color left in the ashes the next day. We will never go camping again without several packs of Mystical Fire on hand." —TeNe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.72+ (available in packs of 6–50).

    3. An infectious disease coloring book oozing with hours of gross relaxation. This purchase is nothing to sneeze at.


    It has over 35 pages filled with icky stuff like flesh eating bacteria and parasitic worms.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.22.

    4. A pair of socks sporting your own pup's handsome mug, which is a great investment, OK?


    Get them from Amazon for $24 (available in two sizes and 10 colors).

    5. A Mickey Mouse-shaped Echo Dot holder — Alexa, buy Disney World tickets.


    It works with a second generation Echo Dot.

    Get it from BigUpCreative on Etsy for $28.25.

    6. A sloth Chia Pet that's a step up from the ones you grew up with.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

    7. A — get this — SPINNING 20-sided die pin. May all your spins be nat 20s.


    Get it from PrettyUsefulCo on Etsy for $15 (available in copper or gold).

    8. A teardrop-shaped bee home so you can invite lots of buzzing buddies to your yard. Maybe your parents didn't want more bugs by their home but you sure do.


    Promising review: "The bees are digging it! I got some native mason bees and they plugged some of the holes with mud just days after the females emerged. It's pretty, too. A couple of the rods fell out when it got turned upside down, but went back in easily." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    9. A faux motel keychain that surely would have driven your parents batty.

    Valley Cruise Press

    Get it from Valley Cruise Press for $10.

    10. A Felix the Cat or Groot figure to add to your ever growing collection of Funko Pop! dolls. Listen....listen.... if my uncle thought Beanie Babies were a sound investment, then you shouldn't feel a second of guilt for adding just ooooone more cutie pie figure to your hoard.


    Get Felix for $7.95 or Groot for $10.25 from Amazon.

    11. A giant tongue so you can get really intimate with your cat.


    Promising review: "I bought it as a joke. But the cat seems to like it a lot." —Simon B.

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in two colors).

    12. A pretty privacy window film that refracts incoming light with some dazzling results. You can fill your home with whatever you like, so it might as well be rainbows.


    See BuzzFeed's full write-up of this rainbow window film.

    Promising review: "Not only is this functional, it is SO pretty. Gives my bathroom a totally serene feel. It's easy to install, just be sure you have a couple fresh blades, and — as the old folks say — measure twice, cut once. There IS a film on the back that must be removed. On a corner, use a piece of tape on the front and one on the back, and pull apart until the film comes off. Note: The film is clear; the rainbow effect comes from light being refracted by the film." —Stephanie Graham

    Get it from Amazon for $14.09+ (available in seven sizes).

    13. A somewhat rude sticker to encourage your road rage.


    Get it from Amazon for $2.49.

    14. And some angry cards to place in the windshield of bad parkers' cars.


    Don't say it, display it!

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A Hogwarts wax seal kit so you can start sending your own letters by owl, even if that acceptance letter is a few years late.


    Promising review: "I was a little reluctant to spend this kind of money for a wax seal as I really just wanted the seal, not a collector's item, but I totally fell in love with this when it arrived! It's a lovely piece and I may just leave it out as a statue when not in use. It's larger and heavier that I would have guessed from the pictures." —SimPenguin

    Get the Hogwarts, Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Slytherin, or Ravenclaw kits from Amazon for $29.50.

    16. A bottle of invisible ink so you can keep all your love letters to your dog safe and secret.


    And get a black light flashlight here.

    Promising review: "This ink is so cool. I picked up a Pilot Metropolitan with a medium nib just to use it (after reading reviews stating not to use it in a pen that had been used previously). I love the effect and the smoothness of the ink, and tried it on blue card stock — once dry, it's totally invisible and works exactly as you would expect!" —Sally Anne

    Get it from Amazon for $13.09.

    17. A pet stroller so you can take your pet iguana for a walk and startle people in the park.


    Promising review: "Our dog seems to be quite comfortable in it and it is stable and easy to push. This makes it much easier than using a leash to take him with us around large groups of people." —Jill C. Holleque

    Get it from Amazon for $43.60 (available in three colors).

    18. A PlayStation-shaped wallet to keep all of your hard-earned cash and GameStop gift cards.


    Promising review:"I didn't expect this wallet to be this good. The material is nice and it has lots of pockets. Also, it looks great and it's bigger than I'd thought. Good wallet!" —Fernando Govea

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    19. A pack of cool socks with hidden designs on the toes, so you can rock a look that kid-you would love while still keeping it adult above the shoe.


    I have the Pokémon socks and they're great! They're just long enough to not slip under my heel without peeking over the top of ankle boots.

    Get five pairs of Pokémon socks for $14.90 or a pack of five princess socks for $12.85 from Amazon.

    20. A Snitch bracelet that's just a great ~catch~.


    Get it from Amazon for $2.99.

    21. A pair of jumbo googly eyes, because adulthood can be lonely sometimes and everyone could use an extra friend.


    Turns out my dresser is a great listener! :')

    Get them from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in five different sizes/packs).

    22. A set of sloth patterned sheets just as fun as the Disney sheets you grew up with.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59+ (available in sizes Twin XL–King).

    23. A pack of squishy lil' buddies that are already really cute on their own... but then they also come in a Totoro carrying case (!!!) so you can take your pals on the go.


    I'd like to direct the reader's attention to the squishy that looks like a bear with a toupee.

    Get 20 squishies from Amazon for $19.93.

    24. A Bob's Burgers doormat — just because your parents liked to host, doesn't mean you do.


    Get it from ArtUncorkedDowntown on Etsy for $30+ (available in two sizes).

    25. A purrfectly adorable spoon almost as fun as those color-changing ones that came in cereal boxes.


    Promising review: "This is a great product and is super cute! The spoon holds on to the side of the cup as expected. I use it every day to stir my coffee." —Curiously curious

    Get it from Amazon for $1.59.

    26. A throw pillow cover I think you'll find bear-y relatable.

    Pick up a pillow insert here!

    Promising review: "Super cute, well made, and it’s soft! I was also pleasantly surprised to find out the image was on both sides. Great product. Would definitely buy from seller again." —Erica

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in six sizes).

    27. A box of bubble wrap sheets to proudly display wherever someone more sensible might put a tissue box.


    Get it from Amazon for $6.

    28. A one-pound bag of cheese powder so you can enjoy some elevated "box" mac n cheese whenever you want.

    This would be great to add to your pasta substitute of choice, like Banza.

    Promising review: "GRANDMA POST! My daughter, granddaughter, and I were on FaceTime this morning, just having a nice visit and I was musing about when they get back from Rome. I told her about my latest culinary discovery. They feed my granddaughter healthy, green, nutritious food but still — she loves mac n' cheese. I'm ashamed to admit that my kids teethed on frozen hotdogs and survived on Kraft mac n' cheese and applesauce. (Hey! Playing the #singlemom card!) Anyway, I've moved up in the world, both in age and palate, and for all my gramma friends: a tip. Get Anthony's Cheese Powder, buy some really fine Italian Lumacha (snail) pasta — and wow those babies. No chemicals, all natural, but it tastes like Kraft while being richer, cheesier and, um, saucier. 1/4 cup powder, 1/2 cup half and half and, of course, butter. And far less expensive per serving. Mac n' cheese that will linger in their memories. Also, you can eat it whenever it is cloudy and chilly outside." —Vicki A.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    29. And a miniature wacky waving inflatable tube man in case you wanna grow up to be a used Hot Wheels salesman and need something to draw in new customers.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    Here's to being impulsive and unsupervised.

    Cartoon Network

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