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    33 Silly But Delightful Purchases You Can Make For Less Than $20

    Anthropomorphic egg holders, portable baby Yoda speakers, and imitation pimple-popping kits. Need we say more?

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    1. A Gudetama Tamagotchi because being petless during a pandemic has had you majorly down. ๐Ÿ˜” Now, you can hatch and raise a lazy lil' egg and feed him as much mayo and soy sauce as your heart desires., Amazon

    Whatever you do, make sure Gudetama gets plenty of food and attention or he may be whisked away by chopsticks!

    Promising review: "I loveee my Gudetama Tamagotchi! The screen contrast and brightness is perfect! Itโ€™s mini and actually the same size as an egg yolk and feels like the same weight as a yolk. I thought it was an awesome design choice, so I got the yellow one. So far pretty low maintenance compared to my other Tamagotchis. Itโ€™s really fun and cute and would definitely make a Gudetama fan happy. Iโ€™ve got it attached to my phone since Iโ€™m always using it." โ€”Diana Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    2. An uncanny valley-esque piggy bank that will either delight you or come for you in the middle of a sleep paralysis episode. It's really a toss up โ€” just don't say we didn't warn you.


    The money-eating piggy bank accepts all standard change and it'll automatically open its mouth when it senses your hand.

    Promising reviews: "This thing legitimately gave me a bit of anxiety when I first unboxed it. It was way creepier than expected. I think it might help me not be afraid of this one doll in my house I have nightmares about. This is much worse. I wouldn't recommend this for kids at all, but as a gag gift or interrogation tool I would say go for it." โ€”mysticalkiwi

    "Pink and horrifying. Right up my alley. I love this sucker. It sits there and judges me. It's sitting here and judging me now while I write this. 10/10 great companion, just don't get on its bad side." โ€”Delaney Gillpatrick

    Get it on Amazon for $15.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A pack of Brussels sprout bath bombs to infuse your skin with your daily dose of fiber, vitamin K, folate, and antioxidants. JK, they def don't do that, but how cool would it be if they did??


    The six-pack of fizzers give off a sublime vanilla scent so don't worry, you won't come out of the tub smelling like sulfur.

    Get it from Firebox for $10.

    4. A Dunkin' Donuts AirPod case je REFUSE to shut up about. Hi, I'm Chelsea and I'm from New England and yes, Dunks IS part of my personality!!!!!

    Amazon, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

    Guys, I really talk about this thing far too much, but I don't care. I LOVE how 1. It has *all* the same text as an actual cup, 2. the top looks like a legit lid, and 3. this makes it way easier to find my AirPods in the bottomless pit that is my purse.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    5. A baby Groot flower pot with the most expressive eyes I ever did see. Having a bad day? Shoot a glance his way and things are sure to turn around.

    The baby Groot pot shown with three different types of plants

    Promising review: "I don't write many reviews, but I absolutely had to write one for this special little guy! My wife got me into succulents not too long ago and I've been pretty addicted. I have many small pots already, but this one, this one right here, is special. First of all, quality for price is amazing! The detail is great and it even has a small hole on the bottom for drainage. It looks adorable with a small 2-3-inch succulent in it. With the one I have, it totally looks like Groot has some sick hair! I love love love it!" โ€”Big D

    Get it from Amazon for $8.69.

    6. A banana or donut flask that'll slightly soothe the sting of not being able to close out your favorite bar. Mayyyybe in 2022 ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป


    Promising reviews: "My little sister loves it! Gifted as a graduating/birthday present. She brings this flask to her travels and other festivities. I'm thankful that it comes with it's own funnel; super crucial for pouring drinks in the flask. Also, the design looks like the Simpsons' Donut LOL and that's awesome. It is a bit heavy but it's expected if you want an item that's durable and sturdy." โ€”SAILORJERMY

    "This is great! I originally got it because it's a funny reference to a TV show, but I was a little worried that it would be too obvious that I was carrying around a flask. It ended up being very inconspicuous and at first glance looked like I was just carrying banana. I had it in my purse and it was very sturdy and well-manufactured." โ€”With an E

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    7. A plush sloth because the 2020 cuffing season has long been cancelled and you *need* a cuddle buddy.

    Two sloth pillows propped up on a bed; they are roughly the size of a standard pillow

    Promising review: "I saw a similar product on Urban Outfitters that was almost $60. There was no way I way paying that much, so I found this one on Amazon. The product is exactly what is pictured. It's super cute and really soft, however it is a little under stuffed to be a full pillow. I use it as a decorative pillow on my chair and it's so adorable. Not the best product for the purpose of a pillow (for an adult anyway), but perfect as a decoration or something to cuddle!" โ€”CJ36

    Get it from Amazon for $15.60 (available in two colors).

    8. A hard-boiled egg holder poised to turn your morning meal into a knight in shining armor. Even if this Humpty Dumpty takes a fall, his protective helmet will keep him safe and sound.

    Two of the egg holders; one standing and assembled, one laying down with the helmet and spoon detached

    Promising review: "I bought this for my wife's birthday and she absolutely loved it! She loves whimsy and this really struck a chord with her. I put a soft-boiled egg in it and she was grinning the entire time she was eating it. As far as being 'practical'; well, what can I say, but it beats chasing a soft-boiled egg around a slick dinner plate..." โ€”UrbanDad

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    9. An imitation pimple-popping toy ingeniously designed so you can poke, prod, and pick without touching your own face. Reviewers say that fake-pus-filled silicone ~feels~ like oily skin., Amazon

    Promising review: "My friend is obsessed with a certain pimple popping doctor. I saw this and couldnโ€™t resist buying it as a gift. It was everything I expected and more! We spent our entire lunch the other day playing with it. First, I kind of expected it to be a harder material, but itโ€™s a springy, spongey rubber/plastic and totally feels like oily skin!! That to me was a huge deal. It made it way more realistic and fun! The pus is totally weird in a good way. It feels like oil and gunk all at once. Itโ€™s kind of thick, so you have to really work it out of the 'pores.' If you heat it up it gets a little thinner, but still believable for popping pimples. The final component is the dropper; it makes it easier to both set up and clean up. It also makes it possible to reuse the pus. Overall, this is a fun little toy. Iโ€™d definitely recommend it!" โ€”Amzreview

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59.

    10. A set of snail-shaped silicone tea holders so you no longer have to use your finger to fish your tea bag string out of ~boiling hot water.~ These guys have it from here.


    Promising review: "They are adorable!!!!! Really easy to use and work like a charm, I've given my friends some by sneaking them on their mugs and they have also been delighted! ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’™" โ€”Hazel

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $6.98.

    11. A Richard Simmons Funko Pop that may or may not hold the soul of the semi-retired aerobics instructor. If nothing else, let it inspire you to check out his previously archived footage which now โ€” thanks to COVID โ€” has been uploaded to YouTube! We'll call that one ๐Ÿ‘† tiny win for the global population at large.

    The Richard Simmons figurine which is wearing a purple tank top with hearts, striped white and purple shorts, and white sneakers
    Urban Outfitters

    Just an FYI: this item is on backorder till December but if you order now and forget about it, how much fun will it be to open this in a month?!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 or Amazon for $8.99.

    12. A Jason Momoa coloring book which will give you ample time to admire the curvature of his every muscle and bounce of each beachy wave.

    The coloring book cover which has Jason Momoa posed in front of a surfboard on the beach
    Castle Point Books

    Get it from Amazon for $9.85 or Bookshop for $12.87 ((to support local bookstores).

    13. A pizza mousepad that โ€” warning you now โ€” may just have your mouth watering at 9 a.m.

    The pizza mouse pad which has pepperonis, peppers, and tomatoes

    Promising review: "I love this mouse pad! I also have a donut one at work and and I get so many compliments! Such a cute way to liven up my work space." โ€”court

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89 (available in 26 designs).

    14. A Nathan Fielder devotion candle to which you can pray for more episodes of Nathan for You. Please, Nathan โ€” we just know you're the man to get 2020 back on track.

    The prayer candle which depicts Nathan Fielder as a disciple carrying a lamb

    Chances are, Austin, Texas-based Illuminidol makes a prayer candle for whatever reality TV star/pop darling/politician you're into these days. They also make koozies, face masks, and bags if your devotion is that strong. ๐Ÿ™

    Get it from Illuminidol for $15 (hundreds of other celebs/musicians/sports stars available).

    15. A pair of toast and egg shakers that are almost too cute to be used as intended. Sure, you can fill them with salt and pepper, but what if โ€” hear us out here โ€” you were to just place them on a shelf or counter and stare at them every time you enter the room ๐Ÿ˜

    The toast and egg shakers which have eyes and a mouth. The egg is two parts: a yolk which attaches the egg white via a magnet

    Promising review: "Just couldn't resist this cute little set. It looks just like the picture on Amazon and is a good size. Everyone should buy something that makes them smile and this did it for me. So dang adorable." โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.72.

    16. A Stevie Nicks air freshener because it is going to take some serious magic to get your car smelling good. I'll go ahead and start summoning the powers of the supreme on your behalf ๐Ÿ”ฎ

    The air freshener which is a black-and-white photo of a young Stevie Nicks

    There's a whole lot more where this air freshener came from โ€” that's for sure. Check out Etsy seller Pop AF for other celeb likenesses splashed across pool towels, face masks, and more.

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with my Stevie car freshener!! So cute and the scent is subtle but beautiful and earthy! I could not be more pleased! Thank you so much!!!" โ€”Sabrina Nunan

    Get it from Pop AF on Etsy for $8.

    17. A Bob the Builder-looking saw knife with the power to cut through any cake you put in front of it. No matter how many ganache-filled layers, you won't even break a sweat.

    A hand using the knife to cut through a chocolate cake

    Promising review: "I get so many laughs and compliments when I bust this thing out to slice a birthday cake! I got it for my baby girl's first birthday party (on Halloween!), and I relish any opportunity to use it. It's so much fun! It's also lightweight and easy to clean. It doesn't take up much drawer space, and it's not much larger than a proper kitchen knife." โ€”Heather David

    Get it from Amazon for $15.84.

    18. A magnetic key/glasses/whisk holder in the shape of every English villager's arch nemesis: the stealthy waterfowl from Untiled Goose Game.

    The 3D-printed good holding a set of keys with its magnetic beak

    If you're in search of more 3D doodads, be sure to check out Blue Hills Co's Etsy shop. There you'll find Baby Yodas, iron throne pencil holders, Rick and Morty laser guns, and more.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this lil' goose! I got the 9-inch with a base, which is the perfect size for my boyfriend's hefty key chain. The magnet is super strong but I highly recommend the base for stability of your pesky goose friend. :P" โ€”oreog

    Get it from Blue Hills Co on Etsy for $12+ (available in five sizes).

    19. A dish towel that clearly and succinctly lays out how to fold the cheese into your homemade enchiladas. You just fold it in, David!

    The white dish towel with a quote from Schitt's Creek's that says "Fold in the cheese"

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    20. A teensy cat massager ready to win you your cat's heart or claws. TikTok cats seem to like it, but we all know how fickle felines can be.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    21. A lil' dumpling light to illuminate your midnight runs to the kitchen. Don't worry, he promises not to tell on you when you finish off the rest of your roommate's pizza.

    The dumpling light which is small enough to fit in the palm of a hand
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    22. A puffer jacket for your artisanal double IPA which was fermented in a painfully trendy Portland craft brewery and is absolutely worth the $14 you paid for a single can.


    Puffin Coolers makes all sorts of koozies from plaid flannels and life vests to sleeping bags and knit sweaters so make sure you give their other offerings a look.

    Promising review: "The arms are more sturdy than I thought they would be. They're handles! Incredible quality that has made two people I gifted them to extremely happy!" โ€”Juliann G.

    Get it from Puffin Coolers for $12.95 (available in four colors).

    23. An epic shower curtain that shows the natural animal hierarchy at play. Let's hope my cats never come across a trident!

    The shower curtain with an illustration of a cat riding a whale and holding a trident

    Promising review: "What's not to like? If you're into cats, this is for you. If you're into whales, this is for you. If you like both cats and whales...maybe you should buy this. Also functions as a shower curtain." โ€”Michelle Rikard

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. A retro iMac stand for your brand spankin' new Apple watch 'cause the '90s are back, baby, and you're suddenly nostalgic for your first desktop computer.

    The stand in pink

    Promising review: "Functional and so cute! I was tired of chasing the flopping charger cord each night and this little holder has enough weight to stabilize the process. The silicone has a solid, soft feel and nice look to it and I love the aqua blue, true to the online picture. My series 4, 40 mm slips in easily. I may get the pink one just to use it as a stand for safekeeping instead of just laying the watch on counters when I need to take it off temporarily. I highly recommend it!" โ€”Barbara, Central Florida

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two colors).

    25. A shrimp-shaped travel pillow that will be ready and waiting in the wings for your next big trip (just T-minus two or three years from now...)., Amazon

    Promising reviews: "Well, I bought 12 of these when I was drunk...wasn't expecting to spend $416 on a gaggle of neck pillows, but the look you get in the airport and the thanks you receive from children you gift them to is priceless lol" โ€”Tyler Troup

    "What's not to like about this? Gave it as a gift and the look of puzzled shock was priceless. The next day, it was in use in the car. Terrifyingly beautiful!" โ€”Eric L.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    26. A potato with your friend's face on it! Yes, seriously. You can send them an anonymous spud with your choice of sweet or ~ominous~ note.

    Anonymous Potato

    Just upload your photo, enter your potato message, and your order will be sent off ASAP!

    Promising review: "I ordered a potato for my dad as part of an inside joke. Both he and my mom loved it! It made them laugh! The potato had the picture I requested on it and the exact text I asked for. Well done, great spud, 10/10." โ€”Valerie C.

    Get it from Anonymous Potato for $15.99.

    27. An under-desk foot hammock so you can kick your WFH setup into overdrive. Look, if you're not gonna have access to 24/7 free snacks, you need something to look forward to.

    A model using the black foot hammock under a desk

    Promising review: "I love this product... my cube neighbor got one and spoke very highly of hers. Of course, I had to test it for myself. I purchased my own and currently use it on my desk at work. As a vertically challenged person, itโ€™s difficult to keep my office chair at a height that supports good posture without my feet dangling above the ground. This foot hammock eliminates this issue entirely... plus, itโ€™s super comfy." โ€”lovesamazon

    Get it from Amazon for $17.46.

    28. A teensy tiny vacuum (with a legit 5-foot cord) so you can suck up all the chip crumbs on your bed before you crawl in for the night. Dorito dust begone!

    A hand using the green corded vacuum to suck up crumbs on a couch
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I bought this to use at work because I eat at my desk and the crumbs are real. This little vac is not only cute, but it actually works too! Got the blue version and I love it. The cord is pretty generous and the noise level is noticeable but not super loud." โ€”CherryBeary

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15.95.

    29. A Baby Yoda speaker because baby. freaking. Yoda. ๐ŸฅบYes, he's tiny, but reviewers say he's also surprisingly powerful.

    A hand holding the baby Yoda speaker which is slightly smaller than a tennis ball

    Promising review: "Not only is this a perfect item for a Star Wars nerd like me, the sound quality is actually pretty good! And the size makes it easy to slip into a purse or pocket to take along with you." โ€”M. Lake

    Get it from Target for $16.99 or Amazon for $14.97.

    30. A peep hole frame โ€” a la Friends โ€”that could only be made better if it came with Monica's entire apartment.

    The yellow picture frame hung around a door's peephole
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "It is perfect. All of my Friends dreams have come true! I placed this on my door. You should def go get this rn!" โ€”madsxfriends

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    31. A set of acorn string lights because the cottagecore TikTok trend may be over, but you're still deep in the throes of transforming your wardrobe and space.

    A zoomed in shot of the acorn string lights which glow yellow and orange

    Promising review: "These are adorable. Exactly as expected. The wire they come on is bendable and was able to hold position once formed around something. Other people complained they are tiny (which they are) but the description gives several comparisons for size so we knew exactly what we were getting." โ€”J.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    32. A sequined pillow cover that, when brushed with the back of a hand, will reveal Dwight Schrute with the face he stole from a first aid dummy. Nothing to see here!

    Four images of the pillow showing what it looks like when the sequins are flipped

    Promising review: "Gave it to my mom for Christmas. It sits in our recliner and greets all our guests when they come in our door. I frequently change his eyes and mouth to gold for a bit of a freaky feel. Has definitely scared me on my midnight snack trips and my mom in the morning on her way to get breakfast. Definitely worth it." โ€”Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in five colors).

    33. And a chonky seal pillow โ€“ it won't judge you when you wake up at 1 p.m. and then climb back into bed with your leftover Dominos., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love him. Like all things in life he has imperfections but thatโ€™s what makes him him. He is very cute very soft. he did come in a vacuum sealed bag but I personally donโ€™t have a problem with that because why waste resources with a bigger bag when he can fit in a small one just fine? To fluff him up I threw him in the dryer for 15 minutes. Bam, good as new. Love it. Only bad is heโ€™s tiny but Iโ€™m ok with that. He is loved in this home even with his uneven facial features." โ€”Kaitlyn

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

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