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    32 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

    Bob Ross bandaids, a Jeopardy activity book, everything bagel seasoning, and 29 other things to make you say, "Ugh thanks BuzzFeed, now I NEED THIS!"

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    1. A subscription to a premium cable channel on Amazon Video like HBO, Starz, Showtime, etc. so you can catch up on your favorite eps before the new season starts (looking at you, Game of Thrones) or get hooked on that show your friends can't stop talking about.


    There's even one for Lifetime original movies, which is frankly a game-changer.

    Browse all the available options on Amazon. Subscriptions range from $3.99/month for Lifetime movies to $14.99/month for HBO.

    2. An ice cream cozy so you can keep your favorite flavor frozen far longer — but keep your fingers from turning into icicles.


    Get it from Kanudles on Etsy for $8.99.

    3. Or if you *must* share, a stainless steel, dishwasher safe ice cream scoop with a ~chiseled edge~ and ergonomic grip to make dishing up a sundae feel less like arm day at the gym.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "After hours of searching and comparing ice cream scoops I chose this one. I am VERY HAPPY with this purchase. It was delivered exactly on time and we immediately washed it so we could try it out. Wish we would've bought it sooner and saved the lives of our spoons ; -) We tried it on four different ice creams and it was like scooping whipped cream! This scoop is awesome!! Very heavy duty but not too heavy. It has a nice covering that makes it easy to grip especially since I have small hands. Its dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime warranty!!! This is the only scoop you'll ever need to buy!" —Jackie R.

    4. How to Raise A Plant and Make It Love You Back, a *pretty* guide to keeping your green friends alive (and actually thriving), with tips on how to choose plants, where to keep them, and how to care for them.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    Promising review: "Ahhhh where do I start?! I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of this book and I can assure you that it does not disappoint! I just wish that this book was around when I first started my houseplant collection! This book is not only a gorgeous coffee table addition but an informative read as well. There’s everything from selecting, transporting, maintaining, troubleshooting and caring for the houseplants you choose for your home. I really appreciate how they explain propagation & care techniques. I spent so much time researching propagation and didn’t find much so there was a ton of trial and error. This is packed with info and straight to the point. I’d definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in the houseplant life and it’s the perfect gift for the green enthusiast. Five stars all around...I’ll definitely be gifting this to all of my friends!" —Kelli Collins

    5. A taco-print duffel bag that'll ensure strangers give you the hottest tips on where to get the beeeeest al pastor when you're traveling or even just leaving the gym.


    Get it from Walmart for $13.99.

    6. A little bonsai-style tree whose blossoms are actually tiny LED lights for a cozy glow that'll make you say "mood."


    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (also available with pink lights).

    Promising review: "This thing is gorgeous. It has a very pretty color lighting. The pictures do not do it justice. Love the fact that you can use the AC plug or batteries, that way if you want to put it on a coffee table or something, you don't have an unsightly cord running to it. The 6- or 18-hour timer is also extremely nice to have. Perfect gift for someone who loves home —Rocky Phillips

    7. A heat-resistant silicone mat to protect your surfaces from your hot tools, keep 'em from falling off your counter, *and* serve as a handy cover for them while traveling.


    It's safe up to 450° so you can feel confident storing your tools.

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

    Promising review: "Great for travel! Love that I no longer have to wait for my straightener to cool down all the way when we are traveling. Now I can let it cool a little then wrap it up and pack it away, saving me tons of time. Love that it has the slit to keep the cover on the iron. I also like to rest the straightener on it any time I use it to protect our marble countertops. Definitely recommend it!" —IDesign

    8. A Darth Vader clapper so you can use the force to control your electronics — by which I mean clap your hands to turn 'em on and off.

    Urban Outfitters

    When you clap it on, Darth'll say, "The Force is strong with this one," and when you clap it off he'll say, "You underestimate the power of the Dark Side”.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $30.

    9. A super-chill penguin you can fill with baking soda to keep your fridge odor-free and fresh. It's cuter *and* takes up less space than a box of baking soda.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    10. A Game of Thrones-inspired decal to turn your porcelain throne into the Iron Throne.


    Note that if you have textured walls, you might have a hard time getting this to stick!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    Promising review: "This is great! It was not hard to install! I was being too gentle in the beginning but soon found out that I could be rough and it worked better! Looks awesome and just like the photo!" —Karli

    11. A waterproof, recyclable + biodegradable bullet vibe for anyone who gets off on being a little more eco friendly.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in three colors).

    12. A cubic zirconia spinner ring with easy-glide stainless steel bearings so you can fidget in high style.

    It's adjustable to fit any ring sizes 5–10, too.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in silver, rose gold, and yellow gold; also available in two-packs for $17.99).

    Promising review: "So thrilled with these rings. I have to suffer through tedious meetings all the time and these really help zen me out when I want to scream. Just bought another set for my daughter. They seem very well made-the spinning mechanism is really smooth. Also, I was shocked at how pretty they were; I had been concerned that they might look cheap in person." —Jennifer B.

    13. A pair of li'l shark earrings that'll look like they're chomping on your lobes.

    They might even sing into your ears, "Baby shark, doo doo doodoodoo!"

    Get them from ModCloth for $12.

    14. A pair of flexible corgi slides to make walking around in the locker room, dorm, or just at home a little more ~doggone~ fun.

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes 7/8–10/11; also available in husky slides).

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE!!! I am totally obsessed with corgis and I couldn’t be happier with these shoes!!! The fit perfect, not too small, not top large, just right. And they are pretty comfortable! And they look amazing in photos, lol. If you’re a crazy loving corgi lady, or even just your average Joe Shmoe, these will BRIGHTEN UP YOUR LIFE!!!" —Baillie

    15. A set of stunning pressed flower nail decals for creating an almost-springtime manicure even Miranda Priestly would appreciate.


    Get them from Jane Safarian Nail Art on Etsy for $10

    16. A pair of Golden Girls undies that'll take the term "granny panties" to the next level.


    Get them from Amazon for $12.95 (available in sizes S–3XL).

    Promising review: "Bought as a gift for a bestie who loves these grannies! They run about the same as Victoria’s Secret; tight but not too small. Great quality and print!" —kathleen munroe

    17. A pair of non-boring plaid fishnet tights for navigating the season between fleece-lined leggings and bare legs.

    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $10 (one size fits most).

    18. A borderline miraculous shoe-cleaning kit to erase the damage of winter weather on your favorite kicks, whether they're leather, nubuck, suede, canvas, vinyl etc.

    Just add on a little bit of the concentrated cleaner and water to the included brush and scrub away — the blend of saddle soap, oils, and conditioners will gently banish dirt, grime, and even grease and grass stains.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    Promising review: "It works great! I was a little unclear on what exactly I could use this shoe cleaner on when I ordered it, but I trusted the reviews and went for it. Turns out, this shoe cleaner works on just about anything. I cleaned up all my daughter's outgrown shoes to get them ready for consignment, and this stuff cleaned the whole lot! It worked on everything from Crocs and jellies to Uggs and Birkenstocks. I still can't figure out how something so powerful when cleaning canvas and rubber could somehow melt into suede and leather without leaving a trace. They should call it Pink Mystery Shoe Cleaner, if you ask me. I still have 95% of the bottle left, by the way. I definitely think I got my money's worth! Nice that they threw in the brush, too." —Beth C.

    19. A box of Bob Ross bandages for those ~accidents~ that result in skinned knees and blistered toes a little ~happier~.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get a box of 18 from Urban Outfitters for $6 (also available in rainbow, pizza, llama, sloth, and avo-cat-o (avocato + cat, duh!) shapes).

    20. A book of Jeopardy-themed crossword puzzles and word searches (you have to solve the Jeopardy clue to figure out the words to search for) to keep your brain sharp and ready to audition for a game show yourself.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    Promising review: "I'm normally bored by crosswords and word-search puzzles after a short time, but these have a twist in that you have to answer five Jeopardy-type questions in order to get all the clues for the puzzles. And they aren't necessarily easy, although if you don't know the answer, you can generally figure it out. I have enjoyed a number of the Brain Games series, and this is one of the best." —Ginger Russell

    21. A pack of super-hydrating sheet masks packed with coffee extract, chamomile water, witch hazel extract, and hyaluronic acid to wake your skin up and add tons of moisture without irritation.

    They even smell subtly like coffee!

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in a latte scent).

    22. A faux fur throw pillow to add a whole layer of coziness to your couch or bed on the cheap — feel free to pet this while watching TV and pretend it's a furry friend instead.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in five colors and several different shapes and sizes).

    Promising review: "Had to buy another one!! Beautiful grey color, sooo soft and looks very high end. One side is super soft mink-y material, and the other side is smooth, silky suede. The zipper enclosure is very discreetly hidden — you can't see it whatsoever at all after you insert your pillow and zip it up. Incredible quality; super inexpensive with a luxury feel. SO PLEASED!" —Ashley

    23. A multi-pack of gorgeous metallic barrettes and slides so you can try out the over-the-top hair accessory trend without spending too much.

    The 12-piece pack includes geometric shapes in gold and silver (triangles, circles, and moons), two bows in gold and silver, and four branch slides in different gold and silver tones.

    Get the set of 12 from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A not-too-scary Buffy the Vampire Slayer children's book that follows bb Xander, Buffy, and Willow (and grown-up Giles) as they tackle some bedtime monsters.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.91.

    Promising review: "This is a great way to introduce your kids to Buffy while also being fun for super fans of the show. There are, of course, some canonical inconsistencies (primarily Buffy living in Sunnydale as an 8-year-old), but those are easily overlooked in favor of the adorable artwork, clever writing, throwbacks to monsters-of-the-week from throughout the series, and tiny details that only the most dedicated fans will get (Mr. Gordo, the Dorothy Hamill poster on the wall). I bought this book 'for my child' but I'll probably enjoy reading it just as much, if not more than she will at this point!" —Alexandra Elisabeth Wink

    25. A BuzzFeed Unsolved Popsocket so you can get a grip on your phone while binge-watching the latest episodes and don't drop it when something spooooooky happens.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    26. An iconic Ramona Singer enamel pin for anyone who's as pumped for the new season of RHONY premiering next month as I am.


    Pop open the Pinot Grigio and you're ready!

    Get it from Good Good Pins on Etsy for $8.

    27. Brightening and de-puffing gold and collagen eye masks to soothe your under eyes after pulling a few too many all nighters., Amazon

    Dude, the Amazon review before & after photos are LEGIT. I'm 10/10 buying some of these, myself.

    Get a pack of 12 pairs from Amazon for $21.95.

    Promising review: "These eye masks are absolutely amazing! I have hereditary dark circles under my eyes, as well as slight bags from being a mother of four. Eye creams do absolutely nothing for me, and I gave these a try just on a whim, not really expecting much. But they really work! The results aren't permanent, but I put these on for about an hour in the evening while I relax and watch TV, and my under eyes are much lighter and less puffy. I absolutely love these eye masks, and I will never be without them again." —Kate Johnson

    28. A pair of shea butter–infused sweater socks, because the season of winter dryness is NOT over yet people!

    Uncommon Goods

    That's right, wear these around the house to keep your tootsies warm AND moisturized all darn day long. And you can launder 'em right in the washing machine.

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $22.

    29. A rounded lettuce chopper with nylon serrated blades that'll easily cut and blend lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, and all your other favorite toppings *right in the bowl*. Your kitchen is now a Sweetgreen; you're welcome.


    To clean it, just toss in the top rack of your dishwasher.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "I love salads, but I do not care for the mess that can result from consuming large leafy salads, so chopped salads are an excellent choice. This little tool does a fantastic job. Simply mix the salad ingredients in a sturdy bowl, then press down repeatedly with the chopper until you've cut it to your desired consistency. It cuts through lettuces, olives, beans, grape tomatoes, pretty much anything I have in the salad. I would suggest adding the dressing prior to chopping, which seems to facilitate a smoother, easier chopping experience. Overall this was a great purchase, and is one of the rare kitchen gadgets I use on a regular basis." —J. Brigden

    30. Werewolf, a sneaky party game you need to order for your friend group ASAP — especially if you love the game Mafia.


    Everyone draws a card and play the role assigned to them (if you're a werewolf, you're trying to destroy the village; if you're a villager, you're trying to save it, etc.). You can play with up to *35* people, so it's great for even larger gatherings — though warning, your friendships will be tested.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "My group of friends love game night. We've tried all sorts of games, and when I brought this game out, everyone was skeptical. Now no one wants to play any other game but this one. Super fun! The fact that it comes in a simple deck of cards makes it so easy to carry around and bring to any party occasion just in case. With the different characters you can mix it up so no two games are ever the same. The witch character has truly tested some friendships already. The game also gives you extra cards for you to create your own characters with their own unique roles and powers. We are looking forward to creating some interesting new roles and throwing them in the mix. If you have a loud group of friends, this is the game for you!" —Amazon Customer

    31. A tea-riffic tee for anyone whose aesthetic is "pun, but make it fashion.",

    The cotton and spandex blend makes this tee the perfect amount of soft, breathable, and stretchy.

    Get it from Amazon: in yellow for $10.99 (available in sizes S–XXL) or in black, grey, or white for $10.97 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    Promising review: "This shirt is so soft and has the perfect amount of stretch, not to loose, not too tight. They don't shrink in the dryer, and print has stayed so far! I ordered another shirt from this buyer and that came the same way, so it's not give or take. So I will order more!" —nanners

    32. A bottle of Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel seasoning, because if you don't live near a TJ's, this is the best way to get your hands on this fan-favorite & flavorful blend.

    It's cheaper at Trader Joe's, but if there isn't one near you (or braving the line feels like simply Too Much), this is a great option!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.15.

    Promising review: "So far I've used this on homemade popcorn, roasted broccoli, and fried eggs. All amazing. I've had it less than a week and I've already gone through a quarter of the bottle. Will definitely repurchase and recommend to all of my friends." —Britta

    Heading out the door with a bagel + all your new cool and random stuff:

    Comedy Central

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