31 Inexpensive Things From Walmart That’ll Help You Save Money In The Long Run
Because spending money on the "little things" always seems to add up.
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1. A SodaStream sparkling water maker because plain ol' water can get kinda boring, but buying all those fancy seltzer drinks can get kinda pricey. Here's your solution.
2. An eyebrow waxing wand kit so you can save yourself the time and money it requires to go to the salon every two weeks. Oh, and there's no heat required — so you can save yourself from a little pain, too.
3. An Instant Pot that will basically cook your meals for you! You won't have to dedicate a ton of time to that home-cooked meal plus your wallet won't have to worry about you ordering out. For the 10th time this week. Yikes.
4. An electric keyless door lock so you never have to worry about losing or replacing a key — or calling a locksmith due to your shortcomings.
5. A dog grooming kit because our pets are just as high maintenance as we are. Fortunately, we can cut down on some beauty costs by grooming them ourselves — after all, they'll look cute no matter what. (We can't say the same for cutting our own bangs.)
6. A Rubbermaid food saver storage container complete with a crisper tray to keep away moisture and vent filter that helps your produce stay fresher long. Forget just saving money, how about saving trips to the grocery store as well? Sign us up.
7. An at-home dry cleaner starter kit so you can get the most wear out of your favorite delicates without having to break the bank every time they need to be cleaned. The set includes dry cleaning cloths, a stain remover pen, a fabric protector bag, and wrinkle releaser for the full dry cleaning experience.
8. A mini exercise bike that will save you from spending money on workout classes and have you working out while working from home.
9. A reliable Bissell carpet and floor sweeper so you don't have to vacuum (ie: use electricity) for your weekly cleaning, plus it's great for carpet upkeep!
10. A Brita water bottle with a built-in filter so you can save money and save the environment, one less one-use plastic container at a time. Look at you.
11. Reusable snack bags so that you don't have to rely on expensive, single-use plastic going forward.
13. A pack of LED energy efficient light bulbs so you can leave a light on or two without the impending guilt from your next electricity bill.
14. A simple drying rack because we don't want to scare you but in case you didn't know, drying your clothes (even in your own home!) can get kinda expensive.
15. A low-flow shower head that uses up to 40% less water than your typical shower head, saving you some money on your utility bills. Yes, that means you can take a longer shower sans guilt.
16. A Keurig compact coffee maker because those $5 trips to the coffee shop every week (or every day) really, really add up.
17. A toothpaste squeezer that will save you the frustration of getting the last bits of toothpaste out before giving up and throwing away the whole tube. This little tool will help you get every. last. drop.
18. A Makeup Eraser cloth so you can forgo your usual makeup removing wipes. Just add water and voila — clean face, no wipes, no weekly trip to the store to buy more.
19. A pack of microfiber towels that are just as efficient and convenient as paper towels, but don't have to constantly be replaced (aka: purchased).
20. A deep conditioning hair mask because who doesn't love that fresh-out-of-the-salon feel? Even better without the fresh-out-of-the-salon price if you ask us. This conditioner is made with argan oil that moisturizes and restores dry, damaged hair.
22. A pack of reusable travel bottles so you don't have to spend extra on the travel sizes of your favorite products. Yes, they're cute, but they add up.
23. The Family Handyman handbook that you can consult before paying someone to fix your household problems. They may be easier to solve than you think!
24. A double-sided draft stopper so you can save the money that is quite literally being thrown out the door.
26. A fully stocked at-home repair tool kit with 239 (!!) different tools so you can tackle your home repairs yourself. No hiring of a professional required—this even includes a screwdriver, wrench, and a pair of pliers for every repair imaginable.
27. A glass screen protector that will save you tons of money when you inevitably crack your phone's screen.
28. Charging cable protectors because we all know how easy it is to break our chargers and how annoying it is to constantly replace them. Plus, these lil protectors are soo cute.
29. Produce protector powder that will extend the longevity of the produce in your fridge. Sprinkle a bit on your cut-up fruits and veggies to prevent browning and premature disposal.
30. A Rubbermaid compartmentalized container that might encourage you to prep your own lunch instead of spending money on lunch every day.
31. A money saving classic: the coin jar. See a penny, pick it up— drop it in this coin counting coin jar to put all your spare change to use.
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