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    31 Things You Deserve To Own If You Don’t Already

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    1. A huggable ghost heating and cooling pad you can pop right into the microwave to haunt all your aches and pains away. It also smells like lavender, one of the most boo-tiful scents in the world.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "The cutest little guy, ever! I suffer from horrible migraines and love using rice bags to alleviate the pain. I was so happy to find this ghost is super plush and soft. The lavender scent isn’t overwhelming either. I’m in love!" —Daffydub

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    2. A bedside smart phone vase that can't make the sound of your morning alarm any less irritating, but sure can make it look pretty. Plus now you can be the literal embodiment of waking up ~fresh as a daisy~.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "The color of the vase is soft and subtle. It suits any decor. It doesn't take away from the flowers you use and the phone sits nicely!" —ATwins

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $32.

    3. A bathtub caddy that will turn your boring bathroom into a veritable spa. Pinot? Poured. Candle? Lit. Netflix? Queued. Now all you have to do is calmly explain to your loved ones that you live in a tub now.

    Not only is it size-adjustable to accommodate different tubs, it comes equipped with a wineglass holder, edges that safely prop up a book or tablet, a candle holder, and extra space for whatever else your cozy heart desires.

    Promising review: "When I placed my order for this tray I looked at the pics but did not realize how really cool this piece is. The ability to change the size is great, but I just love the different trays that are removable as well as the ability to put my phone and a Kindle in 'safe' areas of the tray. I found a perfect place for my TV remote should I want to watch TV and not read. I just got it and used it last night but it appears to be well-made, balanced, and offers versatility for the things you may want at your fingertips when taking a luxurious bath!" —SindiMcG

    Get it from Amazon for $46.97.

    4. A chic desk mat to tie your office space together and protect your desk from scuffs and blots. As an added bonus, all the colors are reversible, so you can change your desk vibe with the season.,

    Promising review: "It's a really beautiful desk pad. I love that the colors are reversible. Right now loving the purple for winter, but will switch to the pink side in the summer. Makes my work desk look more colorful and pretty! It feels like a good quality mat. The stitches surrounding the border are sewn on evenly and not cheap-looking. The feel is soft but durable. When I unrolled the mat, it flattened out easily and nicely without any creases or having to put heavy weights on the corners to flatten it out (unlike another similar desk pad brand that I bought for my home desk). As for function, I like that it also acts as a mouse pad for my mouse. Writing on paper with it underneath is not a problem, writing still feels smooth. Overall I love this beautiful mat." —Jessica

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

    5. A sparkling-wine saver that will keep your bubblies bubbling, so you can pop your prosecco any day of the week without worrying about wasting the leftovers.,

    I purchased one of these at the aggressive behest of a friend, and it's LEGIT. I told myself I was a Red Wine Lady my whole life because it was easier to save for later, but now that I don't live in constant fear of wasting the bubbly stuff, I am an All Wine Lady and have finally achieved my truest form.

    Promising review: "This product was a real surprise for me, I was never able to keep my bubblies as fresh and bubbly after the first opening. Three days later, and my expensive BRUT tastes just as nice. Frankly, this is probably going to become my go-to gift from now on... pair a nice bottle to it and voila! Thumbs up!" —RonBY

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of the wine saver here!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    6. A selfie ring light equipped with a tripod and cell phone holder to seriously elevate all of your content by making it look studio-level profesh. Whether you're posting a cheeky selfie for the 'gram or leading a full-on YouTube tutorial, this gadget's got your back (but, ya know, mostly your face).


    Promising review: "I do background work in film and television (I'm an extra and I drive cars on sets), and I have to submit a selfie to the casting company almost every day to make sure the casting director knows exactly what he or she will be getting. It can be a real pain some days due to lighting, getting a good angle (sometimes we have to hold a piece of paper with the date on it while taking the selfie--harder than it sounds), or just not feeling like taking a photo that day. With this set-up, I am able to just sit in the chair, click the remote (YASS! It comes with an awesome Bluetooth remote that lets you snap a photo with the click of a button!) and get half a dozen snaps in a few seconds. No struggle with the chicken-neck look that comes from holding the phone in an outstretched arm while also trying to hold a piece of paper with the date on it. Plus, the lighting is REALLY good. This product helped my selfies go from "meh" to "hey, that's a nice photo!" on the very first try. Easy to use — sets up in about 5 minutes. Once I got it set up, I just store it in the corner of a closet, and pull it out when needed. It is super light! Love it. If you want or need to take a good selfie or youtube video, this is the product you need! I love it! Recommending it to all my friends in the industry!" —Marti Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    7. A five-year journal that has you write one line a day, so eventually you can look back on your ~journey~ every time a year passes and see where your past self was compared to right now.


    Promising review: "I've now given these journals as gifts to an absolute ton of people, including men, women, and teenagers. Everyone loves it. It keeps things simple and encourages just enough reflection each day. Amazing gift! I've also been writing in mine going on three years now. Seeing where I've been and where I am today is wonderful and even sometimes sobering. Sometimes I see I still have something to work on, or I realize I've moved on from a troubling place. The beauty of this book is profound. I love it." —DDP

    Get it from Amazon for $10.17.

    8. A "wine wand" to remove sulfates and histamines from your beloved Two Buck Chucks in as little as three minutes, potentially sparing you from migraines and mid-week hangovers. And as we all know, the wand chooses the wine-drinker.


    Promising review: "What a difference these have made in my life. With my allergies it was impossible to enjoy a glass or two of wine with out nasty side effects: Stuffy nose, red face, and headaches. Now I can have a glass of wine and not have to dart to a package of Benadryl! Makes a great gift. Even thinking of splitting a box into stocking stuffers. Each wand is individually wrapped. Have purchased these several times and will continue to do so." —KellyH

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. A cozy weighted blanket that might help you sleep better at night if you deal with anxiety, restless leg syndrome, or general insomnia. To really tailor the experience, it comes in a bunch of custom sizes, weights, and colors depending on your perfect fit and feel.


    Promising review: "After reading other reviews on weighted blankets, I decided to go with Luna. (I have bought two now, one as a gift.) I love that the material is organic cotton, and the beads are not made of plastic. The material is cotton so it is light but strong. I have used this blanket for three or so months now. Having battled insomnia, restless legs, joint pain, and muscle pain, I had read that a weighted blanket could help. Honestly, I hardly have sleepless nights now. The blanket isn't too heavy but just heavy enough. Before I had this blanket there were many nights I was awake until 3am due to insomnia and pain. Now, usually within a half hour of winding down, I am asleep! It calms my restless legs , and really lessens muscle and joint pain! Blanket is sturdy, holding up well. Totally worth the money." —sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $66.99 (available in seven sizes and various colors).

    10. A dual hairdryer and brush to dry your hair as you style it, and give your 'do so much volume and shine that everyone will be asking how on earth you had time to sneak in a full salon blowout that morning.,

    Promising review: "I was trying not to get my hopes up based on all the positive reviews, but holy moly this dryer brush is amazing! I feel like I’ve missed out on years of great hair up until now. I have long fine hair that needs some extra help to get more volume. I’ve typically relied on volumizing dry shampoo and not washing everyday to do that — which has helped a lot but felt like I was missing a step when drying my hair. I could never manage the professional looking blowout.... until now! I even have setting curlers and am using boldify spray. It is easy to use, even on my first try. The settings are easy to access and no worries about hitting the switch since you twist instead. It dries fast and isn’t too loud. I love it and will be using it from now on!" —Lacey Dias

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in three styles).

    11. A pour-over coffee maker that takes the complication out of making the perfect cup, and will make the whole process of brewing it feel a lot more hands-on and personal. (Also important: pour-overs make for top-notch Instagram boomies.)


    Promising review: "In my effort to slow my life down, I am choosing to make coffee in smaller, more 'hand crafted' quantities. It's paying off for me in a better tasting cup of coffee ... and making me slow down and take more time with life. You can actually taste the difference in this coffee maker and pot at a time coffee. I am no longer making a pot, grabbing and gulping. I am now lingering in the making and drinking which adds to the enjoyment. Bought my daughter one too, so that she will start slowing down and smelling the coffee." —Deborah Daniel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey, so you can add a pinch of sweet and a kick of spice to — well, just about anything. If you can dream it, you can hot honey it. (Pro-tip, though: drizzle it on grilled cheese.)


    Promising review: "This is now a staple for my kitchen. How I cooked without it before, I'll never know. Makes the best vinaigrette ever, quick pan sauces for pork, unexpected zip in dozens of dishes. Does it come in gallons? Have given it as hostess gifts several times and everyone gets hooked." —Martha Ronemus

    Check out BuzzFeed's review of Mike's Hot Honey for more info!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    13. A lightweight vacuum that's a heavy hitter when it comes to cleaning — this sucker is designed to work on everything from carpets to shag rugs to hardwood floors. Plus, it comes equipped with three nozzles so you can use it for vacuuming all those hard-to-reach spots, too.


    Promising review: "I can’t imagine rating this vacuum at less than 5 stars, especially considering the $60 price point. Not sure why it is so affordable, but I’m glad it is. At first glance it does not look particularly fancy or high tech, but this thing absolutely works. The suction is impressive, the unit is lightweight and stores the attachments compactly, and the settings are easy to use. I honestly can’t believe how much it picked up from my carpets. It was also effective for the pet hair on my couches. Noise output is average, cord length seems reasonable - perhaps the hose could be longer for cleaning surfaces overhead, but not a huge concern for me. Overall I could not be more pleased with a product that actually does its job." — goodbatch

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    14. A shampoo scalp massager you can use in the shower to massage and exfoliate your scalp, so you can get all of the decadence of feeling like someone is washing your hair without physically going to a salon. Scrub your way to a fancier life!!

    Promising review: "I cannot explain how good this feels when you're using it! It relaxes you and for sure is better than just using your fingertips to shampoo your hair. It actually goes down to the roots and makes sure that it gets into all the spots it can to clean your hair. I can tell you right now that my hair has never felt more smoother than after I started using this product. I would definitely recommend this!" —Romie Patel

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

    15. A chic blazer you can throw on with anything to instantly dress it up for work. Rolling into the office like, "I'm Kelly Kapoor, the Business B."

    Old Navy

    I have a version of this blazer and I wear it 15 days a week. (You read that correctly.) It's sleek as heck but secretly feels like you're wearing pajamas — 86% cotton, baby! Reviewers advise sizing down.

    Promising review: "I've been searching for a long time for a gray, long-length blazer and this fit all my criteria and then some. It's long enough to cover my rear so I can wear it with leggings, and it's constructed with a stretchy fabric that makes it so easy and comfortable to wear." —JenCat68

    Get it from Old Navy for $49.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in Petite and Tall sizes, plus one other color).

    16. A minimalist geometric wine holder that you can either add to your bar cart's ~aesthetic~, or you can put anywhere in your space that could use a little understated flair.


    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for my best friend and she loved it! I love the honeycomb shape and that it can hold a good amount of bottles. It’s a beautiful, Art Deco-esque piece that will suit any kitchen space or space to serve/show off your wine collection." —Arin

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    17. A sunrise simulation clock to keep you from abusing your poor snooze alarm by gradually brightening up your room in the minutes before you're supposed to wake up. If Disney princesses get to wake up dappled in sunlight every day of the year, why shouldn't you?


    Promising review: "I've had this alarm clock for about a month or two now. I was having issues waking up and getting motivated to get out of bed when it was early in the morning and really cold. I had low expectations; I was hoping that it would at least keep the correct time and turn on every morning since it was so cheap, but I have been blown away by this little thing. It reliably connects to Wifi and can be controlled with your phone! It can get the time from the internet, so it never runs fast or slow. There are so many different settings to use, but I do 10 minutes of sunrise before the alarm (the shortest amount of time). By the time the alarm goes off, my room is bright enough to feel motivated to get up at 5:30 am." —emass24

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. A set of minimalist Harry Potter-themed earrings that will match even your most professional looks, and delight eagle-eyed fellow Potterheads who happen to spot them on your earlobes.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "They were PERFECT for my event. Wore a different pair every day!!! The glasses and the snitch were by far my favorites!!!" –GMA Dawn

    Get a set from Hot Topic for $12.90.

    19. A set of adjustable desk shelves to organize your professional knick-knacks and trick your coworkers into thinking you have your life together.


    Promising review: "Excellent product! I have been searching for an organizer to put on the top of my dresser, and I could never find anything unique, functional and not too big. I came across this organizer and took a chance since I wasn't seeing it in person. I am so glad I did! The product arrived overnight (instead of two days) and was super easy to put together... just follow the pictures exactly as shown. They even included a screw driver, so you don't need anything extra to put it together. It is super cute, fun and fits perfectly. I definitely recommend." —lmeglin

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in Black and Light Cream Purple).

    20. A structured planner that does way more than keep track of your daily life — it also keeps track of your larger goals and aspirations, and gives you ways to more meaningfully track them without putting too much pressure on yourself.


    It's also undated, so you can kick it off any time you'd like! 2020 better watch its back, y'all.

    Promising review: "Love this planner. I love the free-form. You can skip weeks you know you're out of town or whatever and save those pages for another time. I think my favorite part of this planner is the first two pages. Everything to do with this planner is how YOU make it. For me, it also helped (kind of made) me reflect on things I really do want and goals I really do want to achieve. Words of affirmation was difficult for me to fill out so I looked them up online and wrote the ones that spoke to me most. How I want to/should be seeing myself." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    21. A set of satin pillowcases – not only will it feel lovely on your skin, but it'll also create less friction for your hair, which may spare you those first ten minutes you spend every morning trying to find your face out from under the tangles.


    Promising review: "Couldn't afford silk so ordered these. I love them. I've heard that sleeping on cotton is like rubbing your face on steel wool all night since that's how delicate the skin there is. All I know is I shower and style my hair at night and after sleeping on these, my hair looked freshly blown dry the next morning. I'm not exaggerating, hair looked the exact same in morning as it did after I styled it the night before. So, if this material is that nurturing to my hair I can only imagine how my face is loving it. I'm hooked and will be buying more colors." —BinaryCode

    Get a set of two for $9.99 on Amazon (available in seven colors and three sizes).

    22. A rechargeable electric lighter that is wayyy more cost-effective than constantly replacing gas ones, and is long enough to light up even your most well-loved Bath & Body Works candles without worrying about the flame being able to reach the wicks.

    Promising review: "If you're looking for an easy way to light candles, look no further. I've had this thing for a couple months now and I've only had to charge it once! I got tired of using matches and regular lighters to light the candles around my apartment and was initially going to buy one of those elongated neck lighters with the trigger. Thank goodness I decided to go with this electric lighter instead. Easy to use, no gas or fuel required, and the battery lasts a long time. Also, it's super convenient to not have to tilt each candle in order to light it! Highly recommend if you're looking for the easiest way to light candles!" —Matt S.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    23. A Bluetooth shower speaker with a hook that attaches right to your curtains or a suction cup to stick it on your tiles, so you can wake yourself up to the majesty of Lizzo every morning the way nature surely intended.

    Promising review: "I bought this so I could listen to podcasts in the shower and in the bathroom from my phone, and I'm so glad I did. The Bluetooth is easy to connect the first time and every time I turn it on my phone will quickly and automatically connect. The sound quality is miles above that of my phone, mostly because it isn't echoing from on the counter. The sound buttons and volume up/down buttons are easy to use and I like that the speaker has both a suction cup and a clasp hanger so that it can be put practically anywhere. The battery also lasts forever, I've had to charge it only two or three times since I purchased it, and it gets 30 minutes of use easily every day." —Shawna Yanke

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).

    24. A roomy, adjustable faux-suede purse with enough secret pockets to make it the bag equivalent of the Room of Requirement.


    Promising review: "I bought this bag as a medium sized bag for everyday (work, weekend) so I would have an option besides a tote. I thought I would have to compromise carrying all what I normally do in my huge tote since it seemed smaller in size, but it is like a Mary Poppins bag ... with all the 3 sections and pockets, I was easily able to fit everything and then some. I also didn't think I'd use the shoulder strap but I found myself using it more than not. So far, it's been great!" —mochi

    Get it from ModCloth for $59 (also available in Rust).

    25. An adorable peekaboo mug you can keep on your desk at work. Not only will it make for an adorable conversation piece, but every time you guzzle coffee you'll have a surprise critter on your side rooting you through the 3 p.m. slump.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Everything about this mug (from the handcrafted nature of it to the color) is perfect. My favorite mug that is constantly in use!" —Shurrie

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    26. A set of magnetic bookmarks that will let you save your place while keeping your pages pristine, if you're in the Don't You Dare Dog Ear My Beloved Book camp. Plus, the array of colors mean you can match at least one of them to any given book's cover (extremely necessary to optimize the reading experience).


    Promising review: "These are super cute! The colors are sophisticated and they are pocket size. I am using some myself and then giving them as little gifts to some of my writer friends." —Kristen

    Get a set of 15 from Amazon for $9.59.

    27. A power scrubber brush you can attach to a drill to take the effort out of cleaning and make a legit impact on all those surfaces you've been pretending not to notice the grime on for approximately too many weeks now.


    Promising review: "These brushes are freaking fantastic. I tried them on a portion of my shower and bathroom floor tiles and grout. I immediately had to do the rest because it made the cleaner sections look dirty. I also tried it on the side of my fridge that is next to my stove top. It did a pretty good job there as well at removing grease and stains. The only downside is that it made me enjoy cleaning!" —Eric T. Ma

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six colors).

    28. A 40-pack of velvet scrunchies in so many colors that Rainbow Brite herself would feel faint beholding them. With these in your arsenal, you can rock a high pony that flawlessly matches your outfit every day of the week.,

    These are also super gentle on your hair — I use them to sleep in at night, so I can wake up without worrying about my Day Two hair getting too tangled or having that dreaded hair tie crease.

    Promising review: "These scrunchies are literally the greatest purchase I have ever made in my life. They are so soft and definitely do not feel cheap at all and I am just amazed to get such high quality at such a low price. As someone with long, thick curly hair, scrunchies are very necessary to keep my hair up and I've always struggled trying to find ones that are both stylish and functional while still at a reasonable price. These scrunchies are freakin beautiful and they hold my hair up perfectly. While I admit I probably went a bit overboard and definitely do not need 40 scrunchies, they bring me joy and now I have a lifetime supply. Would def recommend." —Katherine

    Get a pack of 40 on Amazon for $6.55.

    29. A city-themed candle that reps for the place you're missing most, because smelling "pine needles, lemon, and cedar meld with a hint of rhubarb and musk" is more cost-effective than booking a flight.


    Promising review: "I love this candle, it smells like home. I miss Seattle so much so it feels nice to have something like this, I can light the candle and listen to traffic outside and it's almost like being back in the city." —Rusty Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in 17 cities, all 50 states, and 10 countries).

    30. A heating pad to help your feet survive the endless tundra of winter, and comes equipped with automatic shut-off so you can go ahead and fall asleep with toasty toes in bed.


    Promising review: "Love this heating pad/foot warmer. The material is so incredibly soft, it’s like sinking your feet into fluffy cotton. Also bought one for my daughter, and she emailed me today to tell me how much she loved it. It’s a great size to move your feet around in, but also to use as a heating pad for large areas such as your back. It heats up very quickly, the heat is evenly distributed. Has a nice long cord, so no need for an extension." —SHERRY L ROCCO

    Get it on Amazon for $34.99.

    31. An Instax mini instant camera bundle that comes with film, so you can be That Friend at parties who chronicles all the cutest moments and then sticks them in a scrapbook that everyone will inevitably Instagram the pages of later (ashes to ashes, Instax to Instagram).

    Promising review: "I love it. It’s easy to use and is great to make memories with and have that vintage feel to it. Great gift for anybody who loves Polaroids, taking photos, or like that vintage-style. It’s also great for beginners taking pictures because you have to focus on lighting and how much exposure you need and the right tone." —Jasmine

    Get it from Amazon for $65.48 (available in 10 colors).

    You basking in the glow of all these glorious things you deserve.

    Walt Disney Productions

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