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    33 Things Anyone Who Is Planning A Wedding Should Treat Themselves To

    Planning a wedding will bring you a whole new level of understanding to the Olivia Rodrigo lyric "it's brutal out here."

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    1. A necklace featuring a Mickey-shaped charm made out of onyx, which is said to be a protection and strength-giving stone (which you're likely in need of at this point in planning).

    a silver chain with a black mickey charm on it
    True Warrior Jewelry / Etsy

    To anyone who knows me, it should come as no shock that I have this necklace and adore it. It's a simple necklace that looks wonderful when layered with others that I already have! Additionally, True Warrior Jewelry is a woman-owned small business based in Staten Island, NY, that sells handmade jewelry.

    Get it from True Warrior Jewelry for $34.44+ (available in five lengths and three finishes).

    2. A portable karaoke microphone to transform any gathering into a party from the moment you connect it to the app of your choosing. Ahem, that's just me clearing my throat to treat you all to my rendition of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" (dedicated to my now-husband, who refused to have our first dance to "Love Story").,

    Promising review: "We needed something to let the kids sing without having to turn on the whole karaoke system. This works like a charm. The Bluetooth connection helps as well. You can just turn on YouTube and look for any song and they probably have a karaoke version or a sing-along they can sing to. The range is also great. We were outside and the volume can be heard nicely." —Phong Bui

    Get it from Amazon for $26.34 (available in 11 colors).

    3. A waterproof Kindle Paperwhite with an anti-glare screen so any bookworm can happily virtually flip through the pages of a novel while basking in the sun and avoiding working on their seating chart.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    It's the thinnest and lightest Kindle Amazon has released to date! And — as is made abundantly clear by the photo above — it's 100% waterproof. I'm typically a hardcover girl through-and-through, but I recently gave the Kindle a whirl. It's very convenient to be able to slip it into any bag without it taking up much real estate and the transition between pages is very smooth.

    Promising review: "I love the fact that I can read on this Kindle in both daylight and dim light conditions. It is so light and compact, which makes it easy to hold, easy to travel with, and the battery lasts forever. I love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (available in four colors).

    And check out our full breakdown of the Kindle Paperwhite here.

    4. A Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite you can count on to help you kick back and relax after a long day — it's about time you started diving into The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

    nintendo switch lite in yellow, gray, blue, and pink

    When I tell you my Nintendo Switch Lite and my husband's Nintendo Switch have been true game changers in keeping us both entertained over the last year or so I wholeheartedly mean it. From spending hours upon hours building a 5-star island on Animal Crossing: New Horizons and adventuring in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to breaking a sweat playing Fit Boxing 2 and exploring the beautiful world in Ori and The Will of The Wisps, there really isn't anything you can't do on a Nintendo Switch device. Most recently I've been playing the very silly (but surprisingly fun) Miitopia and the extremely soothing new version of Pokémon Snap. The fun to be had on this gadget is endless.

    Promising review: "The Switch is Nintendo's best device since the N64. I use my Switch every day. I commute by train so this has been perfect for me. There has never been a handheld this good. The transition to and from docked mode is seamless. The battery life is also pretty decent. Overall, it is a great device. Nintendo's back!" —Arjun S. Kahlon

    Get it from Amazon: Nintendo Switch for $389.99+ (available in six styles), Nintendo Switch Lite for $199.99 (available in four styles and storage options).

    Learn about the difference between the two products with my breakdown here.

    5. A tub of Versed Day Dissolve cleansing balm, because you've likely been telling yourself you need to update your skincare routine before the big day for months now — let's do this.

    light pink, glass, circular containers of the product stacked on top of one another artfully
    versed / Via

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this cleansing balm! It melts away even the most stubborn waterproof mascara with zero tugging or residue left behind. Just amazing!!" —Y_ELLE55

    Get it from Versed Skincare for $7.99+ (available in two sizes).

    6. A tabletop fireplace with removable glass so you can enjoy a freshly made s'more any time of year — you deserve it.

    The small tabletop fireplace with rocks and a small flame
    1Man1Garage / Etsy

    You can order this with or without the sand and rocks. The only thing that you will need to purchase separately is the 2.6-oz gel fuel cans, which you can get from Amazon. 1Man1Garage is a small business based in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Promising review: "Soooo cute and easy to put together. We bought a clear spray to put on to protect it and because we actually really liked the look of the burned side. Boyfriend and I bought it to make s'mores for Valentine's. It was a perfect night in." —Bethany Schneider

    Get it from 1Man1Garage on Etsy for $21.60+ (originally $24+; available in three styles).

    7. Peach and Lily Glass Skin Refining Serum that'll bring new meaning to "beauty rest" once you add it to your skincare routine.

    a white bottle of the product surrounded by clear crystals

    I've been using this serum for a while now (in addition to the other products in the Glass Skin Discovery Kit). It's not super oily, feels really lightweight, and smells fantastic. It's infused with peach extract to help fill your skin with vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids to keep it looking fresher than ever.

    Promising review: "I use the glass serum twice a day EVERY DAY. It brings a radiance and glow I've never found in other products; it hydrates well without becoming oily later in the day." –Nancy

    Get it from Ulta for $39.

    8. A Minnie Mouse plush featuring a removable 3-pound pouch to help calm your nerves and soothe your anxieties so you can drift off to dreamland sooner rather than later.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, shopDisney

    I recently received one of these and love it so much it hurts. As someone with anxiety, I've learned how magical it can be to find a weighted item that is both cute and functional — this Minnie Mouse plush checks those boxes. It's soft, snuggly, and the weight inside of it helps create an appropriate amount of pressure when laying down with it. Highly recommend for my fellow anxious Disney Adults.

    Get it from shopDisney for $39.99.

    9. A milk frother to pack a powerful, spinning punch despite looking rather delicate. It'll help transform your at-home coffee into one worthy of an actual spot on your 'gram (seriously, a fleeting IG story simply won't do it justice!).,

    I invested in one of these this year and I'm so glad I did — I use it to make lattes at home and have saved a lot of dollars without having to run out to Starbucks every morning (just...once a week or so instead hehe).

    Promising review: "OMG, this milk frother makes my homemade latte taste like it was made by a barista. It was perfect. So perfect that I bought a second one for my brother who loves coffee to use. I've already recommended it to some coworkers. It has changed my coffee-drinking life. This comes highly recommended." —Michelle Pirestani

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 17 colors).

    10. A cat teaser toy starring Mary from Hocus Pocus flying on her iconic vacuum so you and Fluffy (or dare I say, Binx???) can re-create your fave scene from the movie and decompress during playtime.


    Get it from Chewy for $9.98.

    11. Hello Kitty–themed pore strips that'll pull all the gross gunk and muck out of your nose while also, oddly, looking absolutely adorable.

    a model holding one of the strips with hello kitty on it next to the box of strips

    Get a set of eight from Starface for $7.99.

    12. A bag of powdered cheddar, because if you're like me the moment anything bad happens (big or small) in my day I just want to curl up with a classic "boxed" mac 'n' cheese and de-stress. Perhaps not the healthiest coping mechanism, but it's mine.

    review image of super cheesy mac and cheese next to bag of powdered cheddar and pasta

    Other reviewers like it in their potatoes, bread, and scrambled eggs.

    Promising review: "My 6-year-old son is super picky with his mac and cheese (as in, would only eat Kraft) so when he had to go gluten free it was one of the things he missed the most. We tried all of the prepackaged gluten-free ones and he hated them. We found that he liked Barilla brand gluten-free elbow pasta so I needed to find a gluten-free cheese to go with with it. This was a hit! I mixed it with a little milk and butter, and he ate two bowls. This is real cheese, all natural ingredients, and they suggest keeping it refrigerated. I'm glad we finally found a replacement for his mac and cheese!" —Naomi A. Dejesus Howard

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in two flavors).

    13. A tube of IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer you wouldn't think would be "fun" to use but you'll certainly agree with me when you see how it banishes your dark under-eye circles. It even boasts a 24-hour, crease-free, waterproof coverage without looking caked-on.

    on the left buzzfeed writer's face with arrows pointing to her dark under eye circles and fine lines, on the right the same writer wearing the concealer with arrows pointing to no eye circles or lines
    Elena Garcia / BuzzFeed

    The concealer is paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate-free, as well as cruelty-free and vegan. BuzzFeed writer Elena Garcia (as seen above) knows a thing or two about why this product is great:

    "I've used a bunch of different under-eye concealers (all cruelty-free, of course) to hide the disaster that lives under my big blue eyes, but none have worked nearly as amazing as It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer. It gives me perfectly matte, full coverage without clumping up into the wrinkles of my eyes. It's supposedly waterproof, too, but since discovering this concealer, I never cry anymore, so I can't say I've ever tested it out."

    Get it from Sephora for $28 (available in 24 shades).

    For Elena's full review, head to "This Concealer Totally Makes Your Under-Eye Baggage Disappear."

    14. A toothpaste cap for anyone who typically wakes up singing "Somebooooody once told me the world was gonna roll me" à la one of the greatest soundtracks of all time... Shrek. Or, you know, if you and your partner are in need of a good laugh — this'll do the trick.

    CasualChicken / Etsy

    CasualChicken is a small business based in Irvine, CA, that sells an array of unique 3D-printed items.

    Promising review: "My order came well packaged and on time. Gifted it to my friend and she thinks it is hilarious." —Grace

    Get it from CasualChicken on Etsy for $5.94 (originally $6.99.)

    15. Ilia Beauty Liquid Powder Chromatic Eye Tint you'll surely be amazed by as it goes on as a liquid but dries as a powder, leaving you with flawless eye makeup. You're gonna look *so* good in your engagement photos!

    Ilia Beauty

    Promising review: "I love the subtleness of the color and how it stays put. Feels gentle on the skin." —Alba R.

    Get it from Ilia Beauty for $28 (available in eight shades).

    16. A Theragun Mini, ideal if you often find yourself slumped over and sitting in weird positions while scrolling Pinterest for ideas for hours upon hours.

    a model using the black, handheld mini theragun
    Therabody / Via

    I have one of these bad boys and it has honestly been a game changer. When I posted on my Instagram that I had received one, the responses I got were WILD. People are PASSIONATE about this gadget and now I understand why. I've used it on the arches of my feet and have way less pain than ever before. The nozzle at the end contracts at a high speed (think, a tiny punching machine) that surprisingly doesn't hurt but leaves your body buzzing in a good way. In my opinion, it's worth the money and it actually does work.

    Promising review: "I received a Mini as a gift from my daughter last Christmas and LOVE it. It helps my sore muscle, aches and pain a great deal. It’s small, lightweight, and not noisy; I take it everywhere I go. Bought one recently as a gift to my brother for his birthday so we can spread the love and help his aching body." —Po W.

    Get it from Therabody for $199 (available in four colors).

    17. An elegant bottle of rose-scented bubble bath from Kylie Skin that you can break out on those terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad days. Soak away the stress and pretend, for a moment, you're actually Kylie; a billionaire with 246 million IG followers.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed, Kylie Skin

    I'm shamelessly invested in anything Kylie (or Kim, for that matter) creates, because their products have never failed to disappoint me. My sister gifted me this bottle for my birthday, and I am obsesssssed. BuzzFeed writer (and fellow Kardashian-Jenner-product lover) Ali Faccenda also has this delightful product. She said:

    "I am obsessed with taking baths and am a sucker for a good salt soak, bath bomb, or bubble bath. This bubble bath is such an elevated adult version (sorry, Mr. Bubbles), and smells like a lush bouquet of roses (aka my favorite flower). You will not regret this purchase. The bottle has lasted me a long time, and a little goes a long way! Ask me if I’m rationing this bubble bath because it smells THAT good."

    Get it from Kylie Skin for $26.

    18. A set of two blooming tea flowers that'll transform your standard morning cup of tea into a beautiful ritual you'll want to Instagram every day.

    two containers with one filled with pink foil balls and the other with purple foil ball and a clear tea cup with tea and a blooming yellow flower inside
    The Grommet

    To brew the tea, just pour three cups of boiling water over an unwrapped ball, and wait for three to five minutes for the tea to bloom. The scents you can choose from are Brilliant Berry, Coconut Escape, Lush Lavender, Powerful Pomegranate, and Regal Jasmine.

    Promising review: "This is nifty and cute. My wife and granddaughter enjoyed sharing some tea time together." —Ralph

    Get it from The Grommet for $19.95 (available in six flavors).

    19. A set of LED lightsaber chopsticks you'll probably misplace in your utensil drawer but then have the opportunity to exclaim "THESE are the ones I've been looking for!" once you've finally find them., Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    I know for a fact that BuzzFeed editor Emma Lord treats herself to sushi every Friday and takes her "treat yo' self" meal a step further by devouring it with these fun chopsticks.

    Promising review: "I purchased these for a friend's birthday present (he is a sushi waiter) and these are flippin' AMAZING. I ordered two sets by mistake, but I am totally keeping the second pair for another gift (or for myself!). These are sure to be great conversation pieces and attention-getters. Way to go!" —T. Redwood

    Get them from Amazon for $18.97.

    20. A pair of gigantic peanut butter cups because I honestly cannot think of many reasons (other than being allergic to peanuts, duh) why you shouldn't have this in your life RIGHT NOW.

    model holds jumbo peanut butter cup that's as large as their palm
    The Grommet

    Get a pair from the Grommet for $11 (available in six flavors).

    21. Matte hair clips made to work with *all* hair types — yes, even if you've broken your hairbrush while trying to comb through your bedhead, you can rock one of these beauties!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely recommend buying these if you have really thick hair like me. I haven’t been able to find clips that don’t break in my hair or that hold up all my hair. These clips are really tight, and I wear them at work with no problems, and they come in cute colors!" —Bethany

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $7.99

    22. A crystal glass butterfly bracelet you'll want to buy a handful of for everyone in your life — it's the epitome of beauty and would certainly make for a stunning mood booster.

    model wearing the butterfly bracelet in several different colors
    INDV Apparel / Etsy

    INDV Apparel is a small business based in Los Angeles that sells beautiful jewelry.

    Promising review: "Arrived extremely fast and is so beautiful that I can't stop staring at it! I ended up buying another color and still want more — they're all so cute." —Tasha Reus

    Get it from INDV Apparel on Etsy for $24 (available in 16 colors).

    23. A knit weighted blanket you've probably seen while indulging in a scroll of your Instagram feed — it's weighted naturally with a layering technique instead of with artificial filling. And it looks SO cottagecore chic!

    mybearaby / Via, Bearaby

    I have one of these and it's my favorite thing to unwind with at the end of the day. I have an anxiety disorder and can often find myself feeling really worked up and typically have physical symptoms like feeling restless. The weight of this blanket helps me to soothe my body and loosen up a bit.

    Promising review: "This blanket is great. The material is soft and comfortable. The weight is perfect. What I love the most is that there are no beads used for the weight. I had a previous weighted blanket that the beads came loose after just a few weeks making the blanket useless. This blanket makes you feel like you are wrapped in a soft hug. I sleep so much better and do not wake up as often. I highly recommend this blanket." —Jennifer M.

    Get it from Bearaby for $249 (available in 15, 20, or 25 pounds and seven colors).

    24. A darling dress featuring puffy sleeves and a bow in the back that'll make you want to abandon your life and run away to live in the countryside and just feed baby goats 'til the end of your days.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Emma Lord (aka my work bestie) took a gamble on this dress (it doesn't have many on-site reviews to speak for), and it paid off! I nearly d i e d when I saw it on her Instagram story! It's just SO beautiful???? She was surprised at how well it fit and the fact it wasn't see-through — though she did mention she wore a neutral-colored bra with it just in case. It's the magical bow in the back for me 👏👏👏. There's a solid chance you'll see us both twirling around in these.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    25. A mini bag sealer that'll make it easier than ever to sneak a few cookies out of your partner's favorite dessert that they always leave a note over that says "DO NOT EAT THESE." Use this to reseal the packaging — they'll never know 😉.,

    Promising review: "This little iron is very handy. Great for resealing plastic bags. Even though it is small it is made in a way to fit over a full-sized bag of chips. It heats up in 30 seconds and comes in a nice little case. Very cool! The main reason I wanted something like this is that I often buy fancy crackers or nuts for charcuterie boards and by the time I have my next party the items have gone stale ... this is a way to really save on those and keep the fresh in between parties!" —Laura Graham

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

    26. A fantastic coloring book with playful illustrations of characters from your favorite spooky movies that you won't be able to resist adding to your cart. I mean, just look at the cover — it's pink and has a sandworm on it!

    WrenAndWilson / Etsy

    Wren & Wilson is a small business based out of Leicester, United Kingdom, that sells stickers, art prints, and other pop culture–inspired items.

    Promising review: "This is so much fun; I’ve had so many relaxing evenings cuddled up with a blanket and hot chocolate doing some spooky coloring after work! ☕️ 🍁" —Tamara Janes

    Get it from Wren & Wilson on Etsy for $10.01.

    27. Fuzzy slippers to stylishly keep your tootsies warm and help you channel Sharpay Evans vibes at all times.

    a reviewer wearing the pink slippers with their feet kicked up

    BuzzFeed writer Allison Faccenda has these babies:

    "I'm so obsessed with these slippers, and they're perfect (and trendy) for wearing around my home. They have a durable bottom as well if you need to pop out of the house to grab the mail."

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 5–13 and 15 colors).

    28. A linen bedding set you and your partner can use to refresh your shared room — no need to wait for someone to buy it off of your registry.

    a beds with mustard yellow pillow cases and a linen comforter
    Bed Threads

    Promising review: "I absolutely am in love with my Turmeric linen bed set — the color is rich and luscious and adds an ambiance in my bedroom that is unmatched. These linens also feel wonderful when I sleep and they get softer every time I wash them. I am going to look at other colors as well so that I may mix it up a bit. Thank you for making such divine linens, you have helped me transform my home into a sacred space." —Mary Ann W.

    Get it from Bed Threads for $230+ (available in sizes twin–California king and 23 styles).

    29. Fa-boo-lous skeleton earrings you definitely don't *need* but absolutely will want for the upcoming spooky season. Your future mother-in-law will love 'em 😅.

    a big hanging earring shaped like a skeleton made of beads

    Get them from BaubleBar for $52 (and check out their entire Halloween collection!).

    30. A notepad that'll remind you of freshly picked flowers each time you jot down a wedding to-do — or, more excitingly, when you cross something off the list.

    a notepad with a built-in check box list and florals at the top around the phrase "let's do this!"
    Rifle Paper Co.

    I've always kept one of these notepads on hand whether its for my grocery list, errands I need to run, or to track my work to-do list. Regardless of which pattern you choose it'll definitely brighten your mood.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $6+ (originally $8; available in four styles).

    31. A Jiggy puzzle subscription, a must-have if you've been famously puzzlin' since before it was cool. You'll receive a new 500-piece puzzle every month to help get you through this exciting (but very busy!) season of life.

    a colorful pile of puzzle pieces next to a pouch and a box showing what the puzzle is

    This woman-owned small business features an array of beautifully drawn puzzles from female artists — check out all of their offerings here.

    Get a subscription from Jiggy for $26/month.

    32. A "Cheugy and Proud" candle that'll make you laugh every time you light it. It's a must for anyone who is tired of their younger sibling teasing them about their likes/dislikes/age.

    a white candle with a black label that says "cheugy and proud"
    SaltedBurns / Etsy

    SaltedBurns is a woman-owned small business in Florida. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Rebecca Taylor, the owner, and she is absolutely lovely. I'm a candle fiend (truly, ask anyone that knows me) and these pass my test. They burn cleanly (yay soy wax!) and, of course, this cheugy-inspired candle smells like pumpkin spice. I have it and can't wait to light it!

    Get it from SaltedBurns on Etsy for $20.

    33. And a subscription to Book of the Month, so when you finally score a moment of free time you can spend it reading something new.

    bookofthemonth / Via, bookofthemonth / Via

    I was gifted a year of Book of the Month for my birthday one year and to date it is one of the best things I've received. There are few things as satisfying as getting truly lost in the pages of a good book — and it'll provide for a great distraction for your mind if you've recently been stressed. Each month you'll be permitted to choose one of four books, all of which are different genres. Then the book you selected will be delivered to your door. Magic! Excuse me, I need to re-up my subscription.

    Get a three month subscription from Book of the Month for $49.99.

    Don't worry — you've got this! No matter what your special day looks like I can assure you it'll be amazing ❤️.

    The Walt Disney Company / Pixar

    Note: Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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    a row of decorative blue presents with different colored bows
    Allison Krausman / BuzzFeed

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