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    Updated on Mar 1, 2020. Posted on Feb 24, 2020

    25 Things That Are Just As Practical As They Are Cute

    I am overwhelmed by the cuteness and the usefulness.

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    1. A pair of fuzzy bunny hot water bottle bags to take with you on the go, or snuggle up to in bed for comfort when you're not feeling so hot.

    Amazon

    Adding these angels to the list of things I had no idea I needed but definitely do!

    Promising review: "Just the cutest little things! Perfect! I travel a lot and use mine for keeping snuggly warm on a freezing airplane, just add hot water. When not in use it’s rolled up in my purse. This mini is the perfect size for that." —kaj659

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A hoodie with a cat- (or dog-) carrying pouch all pet owners absolutely need to get their hands on. According to reviewers, pets feel nice and calm in the pouch, and you get to snuggle with your best buddy while on the move!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Find a cuter product than this, I dare you.

    Promising review: "My kittyroo shirt arrived today. I’m shocked at the calming effect it has on all three of my cats. Mama Griz, who I thought would draw blood if I stuffed her in this pocket, nearly went to sleep! And Catmandu, my kitty who’s overstimulated by everything, loved it. It fits as I expected; I bought a large since I figured I’d want it on the bigger side for my cats. Even my 12-pounder fit OK, but if your cat’s much bigger than that, they might not fit comfortably. The fabric feels soft; and the fleecy lining in the pocket zips out for warmer days and washing." —Tammy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.49+ (available in sizes S–XXL and seven colors)

    3. A colorful compact contact lens case so you can slowly but surely replace every boring practical item in your life with a better, more adorable version.

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    Promising review: "Great product for the price! Super cute, small, and perfect for traveling in your car, purse, or pocket! The tongs have a super soft silicone type grip on the ends, so it won't hurt your lenses. I am very impressed!" —Loni H. Rhymes

    Get it from Amazon for $2.19+ (available in four colors).

    4. A glamorous unicorn scrubby holder (that also comes in frog) who is here to make doing the dishes just a tad more fun.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.20+ (available in 10 styles).

    5. A spaghetti monster colander too pure for words, as if the world needs another reason to eat more pasta.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Really cute, sturdy colander. It was purchased to be used as a hat for the surprise birthday girl at a birthday party. Washed afterward, she’ll be able to use it for years!" —N.J.Mc

    Get it from Amazon for $18.60.

    6. A crossbody Totoro bag that'll make the perfect gift for all Totoro fans (including yourself!).

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    Promising review: "My dad LOVES his Totoro bag! Perfect Father’s Day gift! Looks like mom is going to get one too; when she saw it she said, 'I want that!' Thank you, Totoro." —April

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors/styles).

    7. And a Totoro mug with a lid you will want to use every morning. The Totoro figure on the lid brings me to tears 😭.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors).

    8. A little octopus exfoliator friend who is here to make exfoliating easier than ever. I use this babe on my face in the shower, and it always makes my skin super soft. Byeee dead skin cells!

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    Promising review: "After just two days of use, this adorable little octopus has done wonders for me, and smells great too. Here's how I used it: I wore down the stick just a little to where the texture from the salt is visible, scrubbed around on my face so there was plenty of product, then I used my fingers to gently massage all the gunk away. Rinse, pat dry, and enjoy the softness. Highly recommended for sensitive skin sufferers like myself." —LuckLocust

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50.

    9. A cute lil' mug warmer who shall be there for you when you want to add five creams to your coffee but still have it hot. You deserve the best of both worlds.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this to keep my tea warm. I figured I could use it on the cup, but actually decided to try it on the pot. I have a small 24 ounce pot and it stays quite hot to the point where I have to let it cool a bit before I can drink it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    10. A set of LED curtain string lights that'll add a cozy flair to your bedroom with ease!

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    Promising review: "These lights are perfect for what I was looking for. They give off a warm and cozy glow, and really add a nice touch of oomph to the room." —Nechama G.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    11. A pair of Mickey Mouse glove oven mitts to make baking cookies with the kids even more fun and memorable 😊.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99.

    12. A Gracula garlic twist crusher so you can *cut down* on food prep, and give your dinner guests a small thrill as they chow down on garlic bread!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This works great. It chops the garlic just right and fast. It showed up early too, so I had to run out for garlic to test it out. It's much easier to clean than my previous solution." —Chase Scene

    Get it from Amazon for $17.20.

    13. A pack of velvety scrunchies for anyone with a '90s mom aesthetic and not enough time for anything more than a ponytail.

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    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    14. A set of four super durable food shopping bags to keep food shopping as efficient and mess-free as possible. The colors are cute as heck and everyone will want to know where you got these!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Perfect way to grocery shop! This system right here has changed the game. They are environmentally responsible and were even complimented in the store. The rods help you set these up with any cart, there is room for $200 worth of groceries, and they help organize and keep your cold items cold (even if your at the store for 2+hours like I always seem to be). When the trip is over, you don’t have to worry about looking like the multi-bag monster, climbing the stairs, ringing out your hands with the heavy pounds of groceries. These bad boys sit on your shoulders and your hands are free to hold your keys when you get to your house, close and open car doors, handle your toddler, whatever you need!" —Tristan Emminger

    Get them from Amazon for $35.99.

    15. A mini cactus humidifier you can display on your desk to help prevent your skin from drying out from too much AC/heat!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.89 (available in seven styles).

    16. A lazy egg AirPods case cover for anyone who is always misplacing their pods and needs a friend to help keep track of them. These also come in Patrick Star variety 👀.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight styles).

    17. A selfie attachment that'll grab your camera-shy dog's attention — the world needs to see what a beautiful angel they are!

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    Promising review: "I ordered the Pooch Selfie for my sister's dog Bella, who is notoriously shy of iPhones. It worked like a charm and tricked Bella into thinking it was actually a toy – she poses for photos with a hilarious expectant look on her face, and occasionally she tries to actually use it as a toy." –Courtney Smoot

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (for iPhone/Samsung models).

    18. And a cute instant printer ready to hook up to any smartphone via Bluetooth and print pictures right off your phone!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this little printer. It's so nice to be able to instantly take and print a photo to share with that person. My little niece loves that they're also stickers. I printed a bunch, stuck them to a magnetic sheet, cut them out and display them on the fridge and other metallic areas." —Tammy

    Get it from Amazon for $86.94+ (available in four colors).

    19. A highly adorable wooden jewelry box with drawer storage for your necklaces, beads, earrings, and other small knick-knacks. This box is serving serious forest fairy vibes, and I stan.

    Etsy

    Get it from Forest Decor Shop on Etsy for $44.99.

    20. A whale ceramic butter dish that'll add a *splash* of fun to your kitchen counter. This babe boasts an easy-to-lift tail and it's large enough to hold Kerrygold bricks (the best butter IMO).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $13.92.

    21. A precious two-in-one mug and tea steeper you'll want to get your paws on and sip from immediately.

    Amazon

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

    22. An extra-large burrito blanket that'll quickly become the most contested blanket in the house. Use it to keep yourself warm, as a gag gift, or swaddle the family cat into a purrito!

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    Promising review: "This is my favorite thing in my entire house. So soft and warm. It’s perfect. Everything I wanted and more. The dogs even approve ❤️Highly recommend. I’ll probably buy a few more that’s how much I love it; and it comes packaged well with a note from the people who made it." —Shelby Harris

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in four sizes and nine styles).

    23. And a faux-sherpa throw blanket for anyone who loves all things warm and cozy but lives in a gluten-free household (me). People with celiac exist and they may not appreciate being wrapped in a gluten-themed blanket!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I never want to use another blanket! It is SO soft and SO comfy. Perfect for snuggling up to read a book on a cold day. Although, I see myself turning the heat down/air up just so I can use this blanket! I will definitely be ordering more as these would make great gifts!" —Anna Henderson

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four sizes and 20 colors).

    24. A ~paws-itively~ charming cat planter to give your houseplant a bright new home!

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $15.

    25. And a 12-piece set of makeup brushes as gorgeous as they are useful, so you can seriously upgrade your makeup game! Plus they come with a cute carrying case.

    Amazon

    Set includes: a small flat oblique brush, a small fan-shaped brush, a curved eye shadow brush, an oval eye shadow brush, a long eye shadow brush, an angled brush, a foundation brush, a medium powder brush, a large powder brush, a silicone sponge, a brush egg, and carrying case.

    Promising review: "GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS brushes. I'm SO GLAD I found these beauties! The photos just don't do these brushes justice. Aside from their aesthetic beauty, they're actually really quality brushes for the price! I've owned several cheaper and more expensive makeup brush sets in the past and these rank among some of my favorites. These are super soft and make blending out various pigments a dream. As a bonus, you'll receive a silicone sponge and a brush egg for cleaning your brushes. I've been wanting to try out these silicone sponges for a while now, so it was a great addition and I really enjoyed applying and blending out my foundation, concealer, highlighter, and concealer with it. Overall, whether you're looking for an affordable, quality multi-purpose brush set or can't resist that unicorn vibe, this is a great set!" —L. Seiber

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99 (available in six colors).

    Live footage of me and my partner when our bunny hot water bottles come in the mail:

    @SkyTV / Via Giphy/Sky Cinema

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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