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33 Products That'll Help You Kick Off 2018 With A Smile

Whoever said money can't buy happiness clearly hasn't seen this stuff.

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1. A performative penguin or flamingo who shoots balls out of their mouth for no reason other than to entertain you.,

Or to ~gently~ punish your roommate when they're blocking your view of the TV. Each one comes with extra balls, but the storage bag is not included.

Promising review: "This thing is hilarious. It was a stocking stuffer for my daughter and it was a huge hit. The balls can go really far and they make a very satisfying 'pop' noise when launching." —Kingfisher55

Get the penguin from Amazon or Jet for $9.94. Get the flamingo from Amazon for $9.99. Find more animal poppers here.


4. Moisturizing animal face masks for fierce skin in the new year.,

Does your current go-to facial mask have ears? Didn't think so.

Promising review: "These moisturize your face and make you feel refreshed and rejuvenated. They're great for a family spa night — they're silly, cute, and fun for all family members. My mother couldn't stop laughing when she put on the tiger mask." —Khou Yang

Get a set of seven from Amazon for $11.99.

5. An emoji-inspired vibrator that may have you doing a little more than just smiling.

This erotic eggplant is waterproof, has ten vibration settings, and will basically bring your sexts to life.

Get it from Amazon for $35 or Emojibator for $29.

7. A dachshund-shaped pencil case that's a real wiener.


8. A clever umbrella for bringing bright blue skies to even the rainiest of days.

It collapses to a useful travel size, so you can take your sunshine with you wherever you go.

Promising review: "This is the best umbrella I've bought on Amazon! I love its durability and high quality material. I used this on a recent trip to London where it rained for five days straight. This umbrella not only looked amazing, but also provided excellent shelter from the rain. Despite the high winds, it held up well. I am so happy to have purchased this!" —Alice Wu

Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in seven colors) or Jet for $21.99.

9. Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown, a game that would totally have you beaming if you didn't have to wear a wacky mouthpiece to play.,

Promising review: "I LOVE this game! It has so many different challenges besides just trying to speak with the mouthpiece in. Each person takes turns challenging another person in a showdown. For example, there's a card where you have to use the straws to try to blow the other person's ball off the table. Or you might have to draw something with the pencil in your mouth, or sing a song or act something out. There's another challenge where you have to use the noisemaker to hit the balls. This game is seriously the best. It has so many different activities in one box, so it will never get old and or be boring. Just make sure to keep a few tissues or towels near to wipe away the laughing tears and drool. It was the most fun I've had in a long time." —JustMissAsh

Get it from Amazon for $19.69 or Jet for $16.63.

11. A clever egg mold to turn your breakfast into an eggs-act replica of your furry friend.,

Get the cat from Uncommon Goods for $9.99 or Amazon for $19.61, or get a similar one from Walmart for $5.99. Get the dog from Uncommon Goods for $9.99 or Amazon for $12.


13. Adorable Disney Tsum Tsum lip balms because your lips may get chapped from smiling so hard.

These little guys are collectible and stackable. Plus, each flavor is inspired by the character. For example, Eeyore's flavor is "Cheer Up, Buttercup." It's perfect for brightening even gloomy days that *sigh* look like rain.

Get a set of three from Amazon for $13.75+ (available in two character sets).

15. A bathroom guest book for friends to record all the stinky details of their visit. TMI has never been so much fun.

Be sure to provide a number two pencil.

Promising review: "This little book was the highlight of our Christmas gag gift exchange! It's so funny! The person who is using the bathroom can write reviews about how the bathroom is and share what they did there, how everything turned out, the consistency, sounds made, etc. Not a lot amuses my grandma, but it even had her laughing!" —Brittany C.

Get it from Amazon for $12.90 or Jet for $15.


17. A hilarious costume for the pet who fancies themselves the next Taylor Swooft or Jason Meowraz.,

Promising review: "This is probably the best purchase I've ever made. It's the gift that keeps on giving. It's not just for Halloween — If I'm having a bad day I just put my pug in this costume and laugh." —Jen

Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes M-XL) or Walmart for $17.18 (available in sizes M-XL).

19. A darling animal planter so your plants can live their best life.,

We all know science has shown that plants boost your mood. There is currently no research confirming that tiny, smiling animal statues do the same, so I suggest you conduct an experiment. I'm pretty confident in my hypothesis.

Get it from Amazon for $7.29+ (available in 14 animals).


23. A punny nightshirt that'll keep you laughing even in your dreams.


24. A Happiness Planner to remind you that enjoying life is the most important thing on your to do list.

This journal contains 100 days worth of pages featuring inspiring quotes and places to set goals, reflect, plan healthy habits, list what brings you joy, and find ways to incorporate more of your favorite things into your life. The pages are undated, so you can start whenever, but the beginning of 2018 seems like a great time to do it!

Get it from Anthropologie for $30 (available in three colors) or from Happiness Planner for $26 (available in five colors).

25. Fancy, boozy-flavored gummy bears perfect for sharing...or not.

They're even more fun than regular champagne, and there's no risk of someone getting hit in the face with a cork!

Get a set of two boxes from Nordstrom for $40.

27. An im-pasta-bly fabulous bag that'll make you say "cheese." And might make you a little hungry, too.


29. A sweary coloring book, because laughter (and cursing) is the best medicine when you're stressed AF.,

Promising review: "This book will do exactly as it says. It will help you calm the F down. It has one image per page, not printed on both the front and back, so you don't have to worry about markers bleeding through and ruining another image. I also love that there are a couple of pages at the front to test your colors. Plus, it has awesome images and sayings" —Melissa S

Get it from Amazon for $5.24.

30. A too-real snow globe celebrating the best part of a night out.

When you shake it, a little wine bottle, pizza, pair of underwear, and pair of pants float around, like a more glittery version of your typical Friday night.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

31. A spicy phone case so you can literally have hot sauce in your bag, swag.

Get it from Macy's for $19.20 or Amazon for $20 (fits iPhone 7 and 8). If you prefer to keep literal hot sauce in your bag, get a 50-pack of Sriracha packets from Amazon for $11.99.


33. And a pair of totally wild sneakers designed by the queen of quirk, Katy Perry.

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These slip-ons are the grown-up way to carry a stuffed animal with you everywhere.

These slip-ons are the grown-up way to carry a stuffed animal with you everywhere.