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

    Some fun items include: a cactus humidifier, a lunar music box, coffee eye shadow, edible candles, etc. Prices start at $4, so how could you resist???

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    1. A set of adorable enamel pins — the purrfect way to get a hop-start on your pin collection.

    Promising review: "Super adorable set, came with a couple extra backs (!) and even got here in time. Pins like these have become more popular among my daughter's friends, and this set was too adorable to pass up." —CF6

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $9.49.

    2. An eye shadow palette inspired by coffee, so you can really look awake in the morning.

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    It has nine different shades, all with a subtle scent of freshly ground brew.

    Get it from Winky Lux for $25.

    3. A pack of zodiac animal picks you can use to pick up food or mark drinks at a party.

    Promising review: "Love these! Perfect size for the kid's bento box — they are short enough to have them stand up with the lid closed. I usually use them for fruit: They can hold three blueberries, or a grape and a strawberry slice. Using these for a sandwich type pinwheel would be difficult given their length, but this is not a problem for me. I've hand washed them each night, and have had no problems with quality or damage." —WithaMicrophone

    Get a pack 12 from Amazon for $6.

    4. A burger mug almost as cool as the hamburger phone from Juno, and definitely more functional., BuzzFeed

    Get it from Karmakiss for $14 or something similar from Walmart for $13.99.

    5. A set of sparkly desk drawers for a more magical way of organizing your odds and ends.

    Get it from Cotton On for $19.99.

    6. A mushroom light that will one-up your bedroom decor.

    Just bop it on the head to turn it on or off.

    Get it from Firebox for $20.69.

    7. A set of edible candles, because no one wants a waxy birthday cake.

    Get a pack of three from the Grommet $11.95 (available in dark or milk chocolate).

    8. A pawsome cat trash can you'll want to fill with stuff right meow.

    Promising review: "I use this for my cat's poop because I don't want to toss it into the trash can next to the toilet. The cat looks just like my orange tabby so it's hilarious. It fits in a very tight space next to the litter box and it does what it's supposed to until I have time to toss the whole bag out." —iAmKristofer

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

    9. A lunar music box that plays music and projects lights on the ceiling.,

    Promising review: "This little treasure really surprised me. It is MESERMIZING and so well made. Arrived beautifully gift wrapped in paper and a ribbon! Looked beautiful under the Christmas tree. Very pleased and I’m ordering another one!" —mr****

    Get it from Apollo Box for $62.98 (also available in starry night or bubble sea).

    10. A damn fine pie plate for Twin Peaks–loving bakers.

    Get it from ThinkGeek for $29.99.

    11. A sassy carry-all pouch that will give you paw-se.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45 or Silver in the City for $5.

    12. A flamingo float-shaped lip balm to enjoy even when you don't have access to a pool.

    Get it from Sephora for $10.

    13. 50 Shades of Bacon — a delectable cookbook parody of the wildly popular romance novel.

    When is the film adaption coming?

    Promising review: "Who doesn't love bacon? Okay, so a lot of people don't love it, but I'm not one of them. I really enjoyed this little parody of a cookbook. No soft porn, no bad writing — just 50 awesome recipes. I've put a few into the weekly dinner rotation here." —Heather A. Stafford

    Get it from Amazon for $12.31.

    14. A mystery blind box that'll give you one delightful cat dessert keychain.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A Totoro needle-felting kit that'll make for an adorable crafting session.

    Promising review: "There was plenty of wool in the kit, and the colors were spot on. The only problem is that none of the instructions are in English. None. So, I had to make it up as I went along, closely studying the pictures for several minutes." —LynKS

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A glamorous llama pen for some woolly cool office decor.

    Get it from Asos for $10.50.

    17. A charming cactus humidifier to bring into arid climates that could use a little hit of moisture.

    Promising review: "This little guy works great. I bought it to keep it on my computer desk at work. During winter my office gets very hot and this humidifier helps me to keep my work area filled with moisture." —Angie

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in three colors).

    18. A T-shirt with a tiny Luna in the pocket, so you can have a built-in sidekick while you fight crime by moonlight.

    Promising review: "Overall my experience with Dorkypop was excellent. I ordered the shirt as a gift and accidentally got the wrong size. They responded to my size exchange request fast and paid for my shipping back to them. Got the correct sized tee quickly and my girlfriend loves it! I might have to pick up a shirt myself now." —Christopher T.

    Get it from Dorkypop for $32 (available in sizes XS–2XL and two colors).

    19. A Frenchie laptop vinyl made to cuteify your MacBook.

    Promising review: "Arrived quickly and in great shape. Very cute, two separate pieces. Easy to attach. Lining up the bowl is the most challenging part. It's a super cute reminder of my Frenchie pup." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    20. A miniature camera clock necklace for a picture-perfect outfit.

    Promising review: "At under seven dollars, how can I NOT give this five stars? This is the second one I've purchased. The first one was for me and the second one was a gift for another photographer friend of mine. Unless this is going to break on me soon, there is nothing about it that isn't fantastic. It's got nice weight to it. The camera is good looking and not cheesy at all. So far, the clock keeps time perfectly (It has been running for a week)." —a long way from home

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89.

    21. A pig-shaped ottoman that will age in your home like fine swine.

    This is the one thing on the list you actually do need.

    Get it from Overstock for $60.77 (available in three colors).

    22. A retro set of NES cartridge coasters to show everyone you're not playing when it comes to water rings on your coffee table.

    Get a pack of six from Asos for $9.50 or get some Super Mario ones here.

    23. A pineapple mold for fun-shaped ice, chocolate, gummies, and more.,

    Promising review: "These are super cute! My daughter loves pineapples and we had a pineapple party for her 16th birthday! I made candy melts in them for cupcake toppers. She also used them for ice cubes which was cute!" —Jen

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    24. A multi-chrome nail polish that has as much dimension and shine as you do.

    Promising review: "Fast drying, not horribly smelling, nice consistency.

    Applied one coat of this polish over one coat of a dark maroon polish (as other Amazon reviewers mentioned to do) and applied top coat. Beautiful!" —Je ne sais quoi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.25.

    25. A pack of bookplate stickers, so you can start your own library and actually get back the books you lend out.

    The book comes with 80 labels.

    Promising review: "The bookplates were just what I had hoped for. There was a nice variety of different designs and sizes packaged very attractively. They made a great gift for a good friend who is lovely about sharing her books. For the price, I would highly recommend them." —Sew Much Fun

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    26. A foam squish toy that's a peachy way to de-stress.

    It even smells good!

    Promising review: "12-year-old granddaughter absolutely loves this. It's big, it smells great, and slow rise. She's worn it out with all her handling of it. Carries it with her wherever she goes." —Down to Earth Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

    27. A set of fine art socks worth hanging in a museum, or at the very least, wearing on your feet.

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $12.90 (also available in 31 other styles).

    28. A pair of dapper bunny erasers you'll be hoppy to have.

    Get two from Amazon for $3.98 (also available in 15 other styles).

    29. Or planet erasers repping the whole solar system.

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $12.

    30. A pack of lenticular bird playing cards for a game that's anything but one-sided., BuzzFeed

    Each card has a different illustration from John James Audubon.

    Get it from Kikkerland for $9.

    31. A tube of coconut-flavored toothpaste for anyone who wants their morning routine to feel like a tropical getaway.

    Think of it like a minty piña colada that's good for your gums and keeps your breath fresh.

    Get it from Free People for $10.

    32. A mountain range cork board with matching pine tree push pins, so you can make your own landscape without watching a single episode of Joy of Painting.

    It comes with nine tree tacks and adhesive tape on the back for easy mounting.

    Promising review: "The message board is such a cute buy! It is small so you can put it anywhere, the tacks also fit nicely into the cork board." —Stella

    Get it from Amazon for $11.75.

    33. A frog-shaped crossbody purse for a ribbiting new look.

    Get it from TJ Maxx for $16.99.

    34. A screaming goat statuette so you can annoy your coworkers after they spoil another podcast for you.

    Just push the button on its back to hear a weirdly relatable sound.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

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