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    34 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

    There's a George Costanza enamel pin in here you don't want to miss.

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    1. A baguette-shaped rest to ease the strain on your wrists and keep you ~bready~ to work, work, work.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "This thing is AWESOME! Not only is it hilarious, but it's super comfy as well. Plus it's super squishy so you can use it as a stress reliever as well. Everyone in my office gets a kick out of it." β€”Kelljoann

    2. A sweet bedtime story featuring Rocket Raccoon and Baby Groot you (and any children) are sure to marvel at.

    Or as Groot would say, "I am Groot I am Groot I am Groot I am Groot."

    Get it from Amazon for $9 (hardcover) or $9.99 (Kindle).

    Promising review: "Such a cute book! This is definitely more for me than it is for my little one right now, but I love the illustrations and it's actually a very sweet bedtime book. If you love Baby Groot, definitely get this!!" β€”@Eat_Craft_Mom

    3. An elephant piggy bank who really, really wants you to put some junk* in its trunk.

    *Junk here meaning the loose change weighing down your wallet.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    4. A pair of cushioned crew socks everyone else can read when you're running off from plan to plan.

    Or even running AWAY from unwanted Friday night plans.

    Get them from Bando for $10.

    5. A Friday night football-inspired candle for anyone who misses that high school feeling...or frankly is just dying for a Friday Night Lights rewatch.

    The scent has notes of fresh grass, rich leather, musk, cedarwood and juuuuust a hint of popcorn.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Homesick Candles for $29.95 (on sale from $34.95).

    6. A protective phone case printed with playful cats and featuring a squishy kitty you can *POKE* whenever you're feeling a tad stressed.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    Promising review: "OMG, I love this squishy cat phone case. Only took seven days to arrive. The squishy part on the phone case is not so sticky as the seller said, it's good that means it's not so easy to get dirty. The cat is so soft and funny to play, I love it." β€”Amazon Customer

    7. Croissant stud earrings to speak sweet nothings into your ears... en français, of course.

    Get them from Miniature Patisserie on Etsy for $18.24.

    8. A trio of sturdy file folders that really sum up those Monday-at-3:15pm blues, while keeping them in a pretty pastel and gold package.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.48. Also available in six other...less salty...patterns.

    Promising review: "These folders are just too fun for work! My colleagues got a kick out of them. They're thick and durable, but not too stiff. They add a little touch of classy style (with attitude) to my desk. LOVE!" β€”Lisa S.

    9. A microwave popcorn maker to help you fully stock up for your three-day Labor Day weekend Netflix binge; no oil required to pop it!

    Just put in the unpopped kernels, microwave, and top however you want!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.75.

    Promising review: "This is the best popcorn maker I've ever purchased. No oil is necessary to use this at all, so you produce a truly healthy snack. The popcorn maker is BPA free, so there are no worries about microwaving something inside of it. It's easy to clean up, since there is no oily residue. I love the compact storage of it, since the bowl folds up into itself and the lid stores inside. It's the 21st century way to pop corn!" β€”Laura Madsen

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review of it here.

    10. An enamel pin representing one of George Costanza's most iconic looks; but be careful β€” he just might seduce you, too.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    Promising review: "OMG this pin is awesome! I love George and the likeness is uncanny! Sturdy material and a good size too!" β€”Maribel Morales

    If Dancing Elaine is more of your thing, don't worry. She's available too.

    11. A fidget spinner with (wait for it) three fruit-flavored lip glosses hidden inside like the treasures they are.

    Spinning is a beautiful thing.

    Get BuzzFeed's Glamspin for $9.99.

    12. A box of dog-shaped paperclips to add a certain ~pug-nache~ to your paperwork. They also make great bookmarks!

    Get a box of 12 from Amazon for $7.06. Available in eight dog and cat varieties.

    13. A Funko Pop Jon Snow action figure who looks so adorably concerned my heart might just burst. And before you ask, yes you can see his little man bun in the back.

    I'll be over here, keeping li'l Jon Jon on my desk and pretending he's fluttering his eyelashes at me and calling me "my queen." It's fine.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    Promising review: "Really great Funko Pop! of Jon Snow and a much better likeness than the older ones. I'm probably biased as he's my favorite character on the show, but this is the best GoT Pop! in this new series. The box came in perfect condition, and it has no paint mishaps or imperfections. Very happy!" β€”pez889

    14. And a silicone direwolf cake pan, because the only way to get through a whole Game of Thrones-less year is by eating cake. A lot of cake.

    I have a DIRE need for some cake right now.

    Get it from BoxLunch for $10.43 (on sale from $14.90).

    15. A baseball cap that reflects your weekend and #vacay mood. And explains why your hair might be slightly less than clean.

    Get it from Aerie for $11.96 (on sale from $15.95).

    16. A pair of cheeky cord keepers to F I N A L L Y corral your tangled headphones once and for all. "No escaping" is right!

    Just wrap around and snap together!

    Get the pack of two from Amazon for $8.07. Available in six color/saying combos.

    Promising review: "These cord keepers are the cutest darn things I've ever bought to go with my computer and obviously help with keeping everything organized. They're flexible, and the snaps are strong. Good buy." β€”Courtney McCarthy

    17. An insulated lunch bag that'll make you say "HOT DOG! This sandwich is delicious!"

    And it's so iconic, there's no way that Linda in accounting will steal it "by accident." Again.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $8.90.

    18. A bird skull-shaped jewelry box sure to provide the perfect gothic backdrop for all your favorite baubles.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.68. Also available in a skeleton hand jewelry holder style for $40.99.

    Promising review: "This is a stunner of a piece. I love that it's functional yet decorative. The gold tip on the beak adds a very nice touch of glam. The storage space within the skull is not large and won't hold many pieces. But if you're looking for something to pop on a shelf or table to hide any rings, necklaces, or earrings that you take off at the end of the day or intermittently when you're around the house and don't want another tiny dish, then this is perfect." β€”Lola Marcos

    19. A wind-proof umbrella you can *wear on your wrist* when your hands are full or you just really need a free one to open the door, for Pete's sake.

    Rainy days are hard enough as it is.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99. Available in 36 colors.

    Promising reviews: "The day I received this it was raining cats and dogs. It is THE BEST umbrella I've ever owned and made getting in and out of the vehicle so much easier than a standard umbrella. It's a large one too, so it keeps you very dry. So many umbrellas are for one person only, but my daughter and I walked from the car to the store and both easily fit underneath it and both of us stayed dry. I think I'll buy a few for this years Christmas. Love the assortment of colors too β€” everyone should own one." β€”HRN7442

    20. A glowing jellyfish who wants to float in your bathtub so you can have the most magically relaxing time possible.

    He's water-resistant, so he's good to go!

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89 or Modcloth for $14.50.

    Promising review: "These little jellies work great as a nightlight or bath/pool toy. The button is easy enough for my 2-year-old niece to easily turn them on and off, and they have a very pleasant, muted glow. The jellyfish is a bit smaller than I expected, but that makes it easier for little hands to manage." β€”Jenn, Paleo RN

    21. A two-pack of fuzzy headbands to keep your hair dry and out of your face while sheet masking, washing your face, or applying makeup.

    Hooray to no goopy flyaways next time you sheet mask! The giant bow vibe is just a bonus.

    Get the pack of two from Amazon for $13.95.

    Promising review: "The headbands are soft, comfy, and wide. Will hold hair back while applying make up, or a facial. No slippage to worry about; a great buy!" β€”Kindle Customer

    22. A Loch Ness monster-shaped bookmark that ensures losing your place is a thing of the past.

    Kind of like Nessie herself, the prehistoric beastie.

    Get it from Animi Causa for $9.99. Available in three colors.

    23. A trio of donut sticky notepads to help you take a ~bite~ out of your to-do list.

    To do or to donut? That is the question.

    Get the set of three pads from Forever 21 for $2.90.

    24. A mug for anyone who needs a little reminder to be nice before they have their morning coffee. A reminder they'll 100% ignore.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.09.

    25. A puppy selfie stick (complete with squeaky ball to get your doggo to look in the right direction) to turn your bestie into a veritable Kim Barkdashian.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

    Promising review: "Love this product. It worked immediately; my labrador retriever stood up at attention and held it a long time. I photograph Buddy wearing cute hats and ties. This will make the photo shoot so much easier. He's handsome for making greeting cards. A star is born!" β€”Shirlj

    26. A ring to put on when you're writing your shit list.

    You could say it puts the "ring" in "swearing."

    Get it from Wire Boutique 2012 on Etsy for $9.99.

    Promising review: "LOVE my new ring. It's so cute and fits my finger perfectly! The best part is that it's adjustable, so I can tighten it or loosen it if I need to. The letters are adorable, and it's a fun little NSFW accessory that I can pair with almost anything!" β€”Lizf1992

    27. A set of coasters that looks like a cactus when not in use so you don't get ~prickly~ when people leave water rings on your table.

    Get the six-piece coaster set from Amazon for $13.49.

    Promising review: "Everyone who had seen these in my house has commented on how cute they are. Practical as coasters and a nice decoration as well. Great price. Glad I ordered this item!" β€”Danielle J. Scott

    28. A prosecco pong game set for anyone not sure that classic beer pong adds enough elegance to their soirΓ©e.

    Get a set of 12 glasses and 3 balls from Firebox for $19.49.

    29. A perfectly-slouchy tee to prove that when you SAY you have plans, you aren't ~kitten~ around.

    "These plans have been on the cat, uh I mean cal, for weeks now."

    Get it from Amazon for $4.70+. Sizes: S-3XL.

    Promising review: "This shirt is perfect for me. I love that the graphics on it are vibrant and not washed out. It looks like the perfect cat t-shirt for anyone who loves their kitty." β€”Jennifer Sikora

    30. A shark-shaped pet bed for small-to-medium sized animals; little will they know that they are in the JAWS...of comfort!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "OMG this is the BEST toy we ever bought for our cats. The LOVE their shark. Our littlest one claimed it right away. They fought over it, even though they have another soft bed they used to love, and the little one won. Now the big cat is mad. Guess we need another shark!" β€”Lady Destiny Rose

    31. A cosmetic (or pencil) pouch to remind you of your motto when applying your favorite lipstick in the morning.

    Get it from Rebecca Flattley on Society 6 for $12.

    32. Punderdome, a card game for anyone who considers puns the highest form of humor. You might say it brings ~wordplay~ to the next level.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.39.

    Promising review: "This game is amazing. If you love puns, this is game for you. It's based on a show in NY, and it provided us with hours of fun. We competed for hours trying to see who has the best pun. It can get innapropriate, depending on who you play with. Also you need at least three people, two to write the puns, one to judge." β€”Marisa Harding

    33. A pair of salt and pepper shakers to make cooking in the kitchen feel a little bit more like *cooking* (Breaking Bad-style).

    Also great for more general chemistry nerds.

    Get the set of two from Amazon for $12.

    Promising review: "Super cute! The material is very sturdy and actual size is perfect for salt and pepper shakers. Packaging was perfect; it came in a body with bubble wrap surrounding to prevent breaking during delivery. Highly recommend purchasing as a gift for any chemistry professor." β€”Kristeen

    34. And a waffle stick maker, because don't those sound really good right now?

    Perfect for dipping. Mmmmm.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.45.

    Promising review: "Fantastic product. Easy to clean and heats quickly." β€”Susan Mendoza

    Seriously, can someone get me a waffle ASAP?


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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