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    19 Things You Never Knew You Needed To Buy When You First Moved Out

    Does anyone actually buy sticky tape?

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    1. This garlic press to bring your packet ramen to the next level — because fresh garlic is way better than the stuff in jars.


    PRICE: $17.61

    2. These tongs that will make your meal-prep so much easier.


    PRICE: $15.99

    3. This proper chef's knife because you are an adult now and butter knives just won't cut it.


    PRICE: $25.49

    4. And this knife sharpener to keep said knife sharp and ready to go (in case of murderers)


    PRICE: $17.99

    5. This soap dish so that your sink stays neat and clean.


    PRICE: $9.99

    6. This pack of tea towels so that you're not going through rolls and rolls of paper towels.


    PRICE: $17.99 for a pack of 12.

    7. This sewing kit so that if you get an accidental rip in your pants, you're covered.


    PRICE: $15

    8. These nail clippers to keep you from setting a new record for world's longest toenails.


    PRICE: $18.11

    9. These coat hangers — because hanging clothes is easier than ironing them.


    PRICE: $32.94 for a pack of 50.

    10. These forks because, trust me on this, you will always need more forks.


    PRICE: $29.24 for a pack of 12.

    11. This whisk, because baking is a legitimate form of self-care.


    PRICE: $16.95

    12. This kitchen lighter, because you never know when you'll need it.


    PRICE: $16.44

    13. These oven mitts to keep your hands safe from scalding hot surfaces.


    PRICE: $35.12 for two oven mitts and two potholer trivets.

    14. This toilet plunger, because sometimes shit happens.

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    PRICE: $19.99

    15. And while you're at it, get yourself a toilet brush set.


    PRICE: $14.99

    16. This bottle opener, for when being an adult is becoming all too much.


    PRICE: $6.95

    17. These ice cube trays, so even if you forget to replenish one, you'll have three more ready to go.


    PRICE: $14.59

    18. This sticky tape, because you never have it when you need it.


    PRICE: $5.86

    19. And finally, this power board with in-built USB ports, so that all your electronics are taken care of.


    PRICE: $32.99

    Now go forth into the world and live your best independent lives!


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