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    26 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Unique enamel pins, an adorable AirPods case, a cool coffee press, and more under-$25 goodies you definitely deserve in your life.

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    1. A pack of precious double-tipped pens with both a highlighter and a fine-tip point that are sure to brighten up your day (and your notes).


    Promising review: "I love these! They're so cute and make work a little less bleak. Also, I've been using the purple one daily for a month and it shows no sign of drying up. Honestly, these are so cheap, just give yourself a smile with your new adorable highlighters." —Shopping Maven

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $6.98.

    2. A delightful doggo AirPod case who's all ~ears~ for your needs and will be there for you when it's time to ~paws~ your listening sesh.


    It fits first and second generation Pods!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two breeds).

    3. A game-changing wine gadget that's a stopper, pourer, aerator, filter, and re-corker all in one and a must-have for anyone who loves wine. It's only $6, so wine not?


    Promising review: "Throw out the others, this is the one. I have a drawer full of wine pour spouts of varying designs. Some don't fit all bottles, some leak while pouring, and some are so tall that storing upright in a refrigerator is difficult, and none seal completely. This spout/stopper seals completely and lets you lay the bottle on its side. The aerator allows air to move back into the bottle while pouring to avoid the 'glug glug' effect of other pour spouts. The strainer may filter large cork pieces, but is not fine enough for sediment. The portion of the corker that fits inside the bottle has fit every bottle I've tried it in, from standard size bottles to the larger 1.5 liter bottles. It appears to be made from a flexible material that doesn't add any unwanted taste to the wine. " —Jack Dallas

    Get it from Amazon for $5.71.

    4. The BuzzFeed Tasty 2020 wall calendar, which features a different drool-worthy dish each month to help you break out of your recipe rut this year.


    Recipes include chicken sandwiches and lava brownies, and each recipe page also has a barcode you can scan on your phone to instantly watch the corresponding Tasty video!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    5. A hilarious screaming goat figure who is honestly a very, very big mood. Just press him and he lets out a shriek!


    He also comes with a little book of equally delightful goat facts.

    Promising review: "I spend about 90% of my day silently screaming at the computer because, well, welcome to customer service. Since this little goat arrived, I no longer look like I'm practicing for my appearance on Jerry Springer.

    I just push the little goat. He screams (but not in a disruptive way). I smile. I am no longer annoyed. I survived peak season because of this goat. I owe my sanity to you, screaming goat." —Gab&Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $8.20.

    6. A glittery enamel pin that (literally) combines beauty and brains, just like your badass self.


    Get it from LittleWomanGoods on Etsy for $10.75+ (available with or without a bonus sticker sheet).

    7. One Line A Day and One List A Day journals, which both let you compare your daily thoughts on the same date over a period of years. They're perfect for people who want a record of their experiences but don't have the time or energy to keep a longer journal (it me).


    I have both of these and think they're both great additions to a nighttime routine. The One Line A Day journal has one page for each day of the year, each with five spaces labeled "20_" so you can fill in the year. I love writing a few sentences (don't worry, there's actually more than one line per date) about the TL;DR of my day without feeling pressure to cover every single thing I did, or spending more than a few minutes on it. I just started the journal in November, but I can't wait to use it for years and get to compare my notes from each date!

    The list journal is similar, but each dated page has space for three years and a prompt at the top for you to write a three-item (though sometimes I go over, sue me!) list of something. Some prompts are easy and simple, like "Things that made me happy this month," while others really make you think, like "Sounds I like." I love to make lists, and this is definitely another quick and fun activity that'll provide a very telling picture of how I've evolved once I use it for a few years!

    Get One Line A Day for $10.17 and One List A Day for $14.79, both from Amazon.

    8. A charming snail soap dispenser visitors won't be slow to compliment. And you won't have to ~shell~ out much dough for it, either.


    Promising review: "This is quite literally the most amazing thing I have ever bought in my entire life. One impulse buy has made every time i wash my hands a thousand times more enjoyable." —snailguy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

    9. A scalp-massaging shampoo brush for a relaxing, deep-cleaning, and exfoliating effect that'll make you wonder why you've just been washing your hair with your hands all these years. Because you definitely deserve to get a hair salon-level head massage every dang time you shampoo.


    Over 3,000 reviewers absolutely love to pamper themselves with this! People also swear by it for dandruff and dermatitis.

    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 gets into all the spots it can to clean your hair. I can tell you right now that my hair has never felt 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).

    10. A LOL-worthy ice cream cozy, aka the product you never knew you needed. Because getting freezing hands can completely ruin the perfect self-care evening of devouring a pint of Ben & Jerry's while rewatching Queer Eye.


    The ideal night.

    Get it from Kanudles on Etsy for $10.99. Find more colors and styles here.

    11. Gorgeous, go-with-everything statement stud earrings that easily look like they could cost twice as much., Amazon

    The brand plants a tree for each pair sold!

    Promising review: "I wore them today and received so many compliments!!! They look like the photo and are very light weight! I have sensitive ears and I did not have issues with them!" —Cece

    Get them from Amazon for $15.90.

    12. A punny tote bag every floofy animal fan needs in their life.


    Get it from KatieAbeyDesign on Etsy for $6.84.

    13. Viral comic artist Nathan W. Pyle's book, Strange Planet, which is full of the delightful, quirky-speaking beings you've probably seen on your Insta feed just living out their daily lives in the most LOL-worthy of ways.


    If you haven't checked out these cute comics, I 10/10 recommend. The basic premise is that these little blue dudes do common, everyday things that we all do — from order takeout to play with their pets — but describe them in a very literal way that makes you realize how weird some of our day-to-day customs are.

    Promising review: "Very optimal book; highly recommend exchanging currency for it! I'm not typically a comic/comic book person, but once I saw the friendly and innocent demeanor of these beings created by Nathan W. Pyle, I couldn't help but to fall in love with them. The book is about the size of my palm and is sectioned off into four different categories: Young Beings, Friendship, Adulthood, and Recreation. As promised by the author, there are dozens of never-before seen comics, where some of them are continuations of previous fan-favorite comics shared on social media. The ending was well thought-out. I have read through this and can assure parents this is definitely a kid-friendly book. Would recommend to others who are either looking for a new comic to obsess over, or are super fans like me!" —Aire

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+.

    14. Cute socks bedecked with playful kitties who both fits AND sits.


    Check out more of the cutest socks you can get on Amazon.

    Get them from Amazon for $10+ (available in two colors).

    15. An OMG-worthy set of anatomical erasers you'll definitely want to ~organ~-ize and show off on your desk.


    Featured guts include the heart, uterus, brain, and lungs, and a kidney!

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $16.99.

    16. A basically magical Hogwarts candle that'll light up with just a wave of your hand — you sorcerer, you!

    Urban Outfitters

    It has three brightness settings and a super cool "Hogwarts house mode" where the light will alternate between the four house colors!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25. Get the required AA batteries here.

    17. That's What She Said, a cleverly named book full of stunning portraits, inspiring quotes, and fascinating facts about sheroes from Sojourner Truth to Patti Smith to Janet Mock to Malala Yousafzai.


    I got this for Christmas and can confirm it's gorgeous!!!

    Promising review: "Cheer up. It’s not all bad when there are books like this. This is the most positive, empowering book I’ve seen. So far my daughter, nieces, sisters, sisters-in-law, and friends are getting this. For everything: finishing fourth grade, going on their first solo trip, starting high school, being awesome. I’ve followed the author on Instagram for about a year, and LOVE her art. This is the perfect combination of fabulous art and amazing writing." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+.

    18. A feathered friend jewelry tray that'll flamin-go perfectly on your dresser or nightstand.


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

    19. A fun personal library kit so your friends will never "forget" to return the books they borrow ever again and your collection of favorite tomes will look so much more official.


    It includes 20 stick-on pockets, 20 checkout cards, a pencil, a date stamp, and a stamp pad.

    Promising review: "I keep all the books I read and at this point, I have way too many books. When I lend them out, I like people to sign their name and the date they read the book, only because I find it interesting if I have an old used book and see the information in it. So I thought these were a cute throwback to the library system I grew up with and people could sign their names on the cards. Great quality — very sturdy, smooth, cardstock-type paper." —Holly Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.54.

    20. A fantastical neck pillow inspired by Haku from Spirited Away that just might be the Miyaza-key to you staying cozy on your next trip. Just do me a favor and don't go through any weird tunnels during your travels, k?


    Promising review: "I get compliments on this guy every time I go on a plane! He’s soft and cute! Perfect for the casual traveling nerd." —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    21. A totally llamazing enamel pin for anyone who wants to avoid having their groove thrown off at all costs.

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $7.90.

    22. A whimsical mini coffee press so you can get your morning caffeine fix and your morning cuteness fix all at once.


    Promising review: "Super cute and makes good coffee. This is a really tiny French press — truly enough for one cup of coffee. But I love that because I can measure out enough for just myself. The pastel color scheme is adorable! And the price point is fantastic in my opinion." —Emma

    Get it from Madewell for $15.

    23. A sleek reed essential oil diffuser inspired by your home state that's sure to give you a ~scents~ of calm.


    For example, the New York version has notes of apple peel, nutmeg, pumpkin, cinnamon, and river to conjure a cozy "autumn upstate" vibe.

    Get the New York one from Homesick for $24.95. Find more states here.

    24. An a-mews-ing set of cat bookmarks ready to lend a helping paw to hold your book open while you read.


    Promising review: "These are awesome!! My cat has held open the most stubborn of notebooks and art journal pages!! He holds cookbooks open and crochet pamphlets are securely held. I love mine so much I named it Felix!" —Kimberly

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $7.98.

    25. An embellished mini backpack that's nothing short of ~buzz~worthy.


    Get it from Boohoo for $15 (originally $30).

    26. And a pizza-eating Pusheen Funko Pop! who is showing no remorse for taking the last slice.

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $12.50.

    Also check out last month's roundup of cheap things to treat yourself to!

    Me looking at all these delightful products:


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