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    36 Cheap Things That May Help Bring A Smile To Your Face

    I like smiling, but I *love* cute things for $10 or less.

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    1. A ~neutral~ pillow cover with a less-than-neutral tone sure to make you chuckle.

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    My friend has this and LOVES it.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (doesn't include insert).

    2. Or a pillow cover that'll give your old couch a cheesy spin.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.48.

    3. A crap bag any Friends fan will gladly tote around town to help manage all their, well, crap.

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    Get it from DOTdesignsCo on Etsy for $10+ (also available in a tote).

    4. Handy ears to keep your hair out of your face while you use your carbonated bubble mask. They'll be a winning combo for adorable selfies!

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    Gotta love a multi-tasking product.

    Get them from Amazon: headband for $5.69 and mask for $8.95

    5. A sheet of uplifting stickers you can keep around when you need a lil' charming motivation!

    Elsie & Nell / Etsy

    Get it from Elsie & Nell on Etsy for $4.56.

    6. A monstrously cute bookmark that'll help you keep your place in your legendarily long reading list.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.20+ (available in three colors).

    7. Pet goldfish earrings you won't have to feed.

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    Get two pairs from Amazon for $6.99.

    8. Unicorn tape for making the stickiest of situations feel magical.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.37.

    9. A Baby Groot container ready to watch over your air plant and let you vent without interruptions.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.70.

    10. A couple of scalp massagers you can use to give yourself a super satisfying head massage... or record a hilarious video of your dog getting a wonderful massage.

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    Get them from Amazon for $1.36.

    11. Ethereal curtains — they'll transform any view (even of the side of a brick building) into a magical moment.

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    Get a panel from Amazon for $8.10+ (available in a variety of sizes and styles).

    12. Goofy clippers to lend you a hand...and foot.

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    Get them from Amazon for $8.90.

    13. A sushi bazooka that'll convince you to make delish love instead of war.

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    You throw all your ingredients in the two halves, put them together, and push out the roll. Oh, and it's dishwasher-safe!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49.

    14. A change purse for reminding you why you work hard for the money — so your IRL cat's butt has nice places to sit while you're in your cubicle.

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    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    And also check out a set of six cat butt magnets.

    15. And while we're on the subject, a sack of poo to give you some chuckles when you need them.

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    Maybe you keep the sack in your work filing cabinet?

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    16. A Wishbone button to rep your main dog who spurred your interest in classic lit.

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    Get it from There Will Be Buttons on Etsy for $2.45.

    17. Shakespearean insult bandages for covering the burns you're about to drop on all your friends.

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    Get them from Amazon for $6.96.

    18. A toilet planter that'll make you chuckle a bit on the inside every time you glance at it on your desk.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in a variety of designs).

    19. A slow-rising, scented mango so you can squeeze and breathe your way through some trying interactions.

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    20. A bag of unicorn farts that'll taste like cotton candy. Weird!

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in a variety of animal farts).

    21. Candle succulents for a houseplant that finally won't shrivel up and die on you. Instead they'll melt! But at your discretion!

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    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $7.97.

    22. A rewarding notepad you can fill out for yourself OR for a loved one!

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    Get them from Amazon for $8.14.

    23. Vinyl decals to spice up your life (and your champs)! La la la, la la la la la la.....

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    Get them from Bespoke Bridal Shop on Etsy for $8.25 (available in a variety of colors).

    24. A travel buddy that'll coax you over to the sunny side next time your flight is delayed because they can't track down the pilots.

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    Get it from Amazon for $9+ (also available in pizza).

    25. Rainbow scratch-off notes can bring some fun to lil' reminders like "Take out the trash" and "Don't forget your lunch!"

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    Includes 150 sheets and two stylus pens.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    26. An angry mama who steam cleans the inside of your microwave instead of telling you to clean your room in this same exact stance.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    27. A hat that'll help ya' connect with other believers. Or just look really cool, OK?!

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in seven colors).

    28. Feather pens to give a certain sense of gravity to the most menial tasks, like writing down your grocery list.

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    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $7.99.

    29. A backpack with bite that'll take a chunk out of the load in your arms.

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 14 creatures).

    30. A couple of claws for holding your spoon and preventing a mess when you're just trying to cook dinner and get it over with.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.38.

    And check out some matching silicone pot holders.

    31. A cross-stitch pattern to help commemorate the WORST vacation ever.

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    There's a certain peace in concentrating on a cross-stitch pattern and nothing else.

    Download the PDF pattern from Sew Happy Cross Stitch on Etsy for $5.

    32. Socks with a timeless saying because, honestly, thou art the bomb! (It never hurts to remind people.)

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    Get them from Amazon for $8.95.

    33. A low-maintenance pup you'll love as much as my corgi-loving friend.

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    No but really, I gave it to my friend Lauren and she adored it.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    34. A change purse that'll always be ripe for the picking.

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    Get it form Amazon for $9.83.

    35. A kinda-creepy but mostly cute grasshopper finger puppet to put on a goofy show.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.80.

    36. And a mirror made to look like a MacBook you can tote around with abandon bc it's a fraction of the cost of the real thing. Also, you can set up some adorable pics of you and your cat working from home!

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.29 (available in three colors).

    And no, I'm NOT going to tell you to smile.

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