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33 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

A dumpling press, glow-in-the-dark undies, tiny knife earrings, and 31 other things to make you say, "Ugh thanks BuzzFeed, now I NEED THIS!"

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1. A Two-Minute Mornings journal with just a few key questions you can fill out quickly (even before you have coffee) to focus your day and get it off to the right start.

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Get it from Amazon for $13.15.

Promising review: "Received this book as a birthday gift. It quickly became a favorite morning practice. It's simple and quick and creates powerful intention and focus for my day. Because I've enjoyed it so much, I bought several copies to give to family and friends as holiday gifts. Highly recommend it!" —C LARA

2. Cable-hugging critters to take a ~bite~ out of the annoyance of fraying cords. I ain't lion when I say I'm tired of having to hold my phone in one position to charge!

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Just clip 'em around any cable you have to reinforce it!

Get the original Cable Bite from Urban Outfitters for $6 each (available in 15 animals) or a similar version from Amazon for $5.99 each (available in 21 animals).

Promising review: "I bought a couple of these to reinforce a cord that has become weak due to normal wear and tear. I was hoping they were functional for a Galaxy phone (which I'm thrilled they are) but had no idea how extremely cute they would be. I've ended up buying SEVERAL more for stocking stuffers." —jwow76

3. A dumpling maker so you can live out your Crazy Rich Asians fantasies with far less effort. Although if Nick Young wants to come over and teach me how to do it by hand, that's fine too.

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Cut out the dumpling wrapper with the mold, load the top with your wrapper, plop in your filling, close the mold, and the edges will create the perfect crimped seal.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two sizes).

Promising review: "I'm a gadget nut & will try anything new........that said, this is one great little tool. Easy peasy. Makes quick work of making Chinese dumplings or Mexican empanadas." —PJMiller

4. Acrylic statement earrings your friends will think you picked up abroad in some cool little modern art museum.

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Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

Promising review: "I usually do not wear cheap earrings, but these are cute, light and very dressy! Love the green color." —Jaclyn Paez

5. Six (count 'em, SIX!) pairs of "Fuck off" socks to tell everyone to leave you alone for once, because flipping the bird with your toes is really too hard.

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Yeah, you'll probably want to wear them on the opposite foot.

Get a pack of six pairs of socks from Amazon for $18.99.

Promising review: "Not much to say about these socks. They are good quality, and the unique adult design is awesome. I got these for my wife in the purple and pink, and she loves them. She plans on wearing them to work, and when she kicks her feet up, only she will know what the bottoms say under her shoes ;)" —Dale K.

6. A The Good Place print so you can pretend you're talking to Janet when trying to get your Amazon Echo to play your very best friend Beyoncé's latest song.

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Sorry, but I don't know if Alexa is well-versed in Tahani–level name dropping.

Get it from Happy Little Print Shop on Etsy for $10.76+ (available in two sizes).

7. A clever cat who is more than happy to sit with you at your desk and hold your headphones (or keys or badge!) on his tail.

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That's one way to get around the "no pets at the office" rule.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

Promising review: "My coworkers are super envious of Ginger when the see her perched on the corner of my computer screen, holding up my headphones." —Tiffany Miller

8. A t-shirt that'll do the lord's work (ok, well Hermione Granger's) and remind people to just get their asses to the library.

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These tees are available in black AND all four House colors. Me? I rep Ravenclaw.

Get it from Amazon for $22+ (available in sizes XS–3XL).

Promising review: "I bought this twice, I like it so much. It's very soft and longer than many t-shirts." —M. Oren

9. A DIY cushion compact so you can turn your favorite foundation or sunscreen into a portable, easy-to-apply form. Just soak the included cushion, then use the puff to apply to your face throughout the day!

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Want to add sunscreen to your existing foundation? You can use it for that, too!

Get it from Amazon for $11.53+ (available in four colors).

Promising review: "Loved this item!! My skin color is hard to match and I always have to mix foundations to get the right shade. With this I just mix it up in the bottom of the container, pop on the sponge, and it's ready! I normally leave it upside down overnight to let the product soak through the sponge. The sponge feels durable so I don't have any concerns about it ripping when I clean it. And I think you can buy replacement sponges for it too.... Two thumbs up from me!" —Michelle Brady

10. A handy non-stick prep mat to help you (and any kiddos) measure out and whip up a pizza perfetta. And you can stick it in the dishwasher to make clean-up a breeze — no one wants to scrub down the whole countertop after a pie or two.

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It's printed with a delicious dough recipe, PLUS ingredient ideas on the sides for genius combos. ANDDDDDDD it's dishwasher safe and heat resistant up to 600°.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20.

11. A My Favorite Murder–themed coloring book filled with dreadful doodles and your favorite quotes from the podcast — think gothic florals with the text "You're in a cult; call your dad."

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Get it from Amazon for $11.86.

Promising review: "Gorgeous floral and anatomical drawings paired with the off-the-cuff quotes from Karen and Georgia we've come to love, it's a book of unexpectedly fun mashups to color." —Jocelynne Broderick

12. A backyard barbecue candle so you can keep the summer vibes going long after Labor Day weekend ends.

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It's made of soy wax (which lasts longer), so you'll have a sweet 'n' smoky smell for up to 80 hours of burn time.

Get it from Amazon or Homesick Candles for $29.95.

13. A truly tiny Bluetooth speaker that'll pack a punch when it comes to sound quality. Good things come in small packages.

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If you hide it, people will think you have, like ~secret speakers~ all over the place.

Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in three colors).

Promising review: "This little thing is legit. Pumps out mad sound at full blast. I will say that battery dies faster at full blast, but you can leave it plugged in while playing, and honestly, you can't beat having a party speaker in your pocket." —D. Salcedo

14. A guided journal filled with writing, drawing, and other creative prompts to inspire people of all ages to explore different scientific areas.

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It has tons of references in the front, including basic HTML code and a periodic table, plus quotes from notable women in the fields of science, technology, and math. Learning just got a whole lot more fun.

Get it from Amazon for $10.19.

Promising review: "Inspired by Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky, and go well together as a gift or for yourself. The first couple of pages include formulas, measurements, equations, periodic table, and more. Very well organized and easy to understand. The rest of the book is a cute notebook great for science experiments and/or journal entries. Wish I had this when I was in school." —Jahaira Duarte

15. A seven-animal pancake machine to make the most important meal of the day (breakfast... or breakfast for dinner) a little more fun.

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Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

Promising review: "Heats quickly. Nonstick. Very basic and easy to use. My kids thought this was SO FUN. A tablespoon cookie scoop perfectly fills the wells. I used Jojo’s recipe for pancakes from the Magnolia Table cookbook and they were delicious and worked fantastic. I’ll freeze the extras for easy breakfasts for the kids." —CEW

16. A reversible fleece and sherpa blanket, because even though your pupper is a canine, they should not be excluded from taking a catnap.

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Get it from Amazon for $15.87.

Promising review: "Great soft fleece blanket, good size and great price. Looks exactly as pictured. My chiweenie pup loves to cuddle in it. It stayed soft even after multiple washes and did not fade." —heyitsme

17. Glow-in-the-dark solar system undies so you can use ~cheeky~ pickup lines on yourself. Me, to me: "Your butt is out of this world!"

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Get them from Make It Good Apparel on Etsy for $15 (available in sizes XS–XL); also available in women's trunks, men's trunks, and high-waisted leggings.

Promising review: "Super comfortable! Soft and gorgeous! They fit just like I expected! Way better quality than the mall stores." —Julie

18. A Gudetama peeling gel that'll eggcel at removing dead skin and sebum from your face; just apply it to your face and roll it all around — you'll be shocked at how much comes off your face. The lazy egg himself would be proud.

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Get it from Amazon for $10.42.

Promising review: "I looooove to use this!!! It's so FUN! I make sure to clean my face clear of makeup and lightly pat my face dry. I use about a nickel to a quarter sized dollop of this and concentrate on my cheeks, chin, forehead, and nose area. I use it every three to five days as needed. If you have dry skin (I do) this is a great addition to your skincare routine." —Caitlin R.

19. A palm reading–inspired figurine to ~handily~ hold all your favorite rings, bracelets, and other baubles.

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Cute storage + learning a thing or two.... I can see this in your future.

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

Promising review: "It’s a great size for rings, bracelets or hair ties, and necklaces if you don’t mind doubling up the chains. I love the eye graphic on the back as well. It’s very cute and well-made!" —Meaghan

20. A pair of knife studs for the daintiest way to show some ~edge~.

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Lookin' sharp.

Get them from ModCloth for $19.

Promising review: "Can't wear these without getting a million compliments." —Gina

21. A simple and straightforward to-do list to limit your tasks for the day, rate them on a scale of !-!!! urgency, and make notes on how to get them done. You'll have them crossed off satisfyingly in no time!

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Get it from Amazon for $12.84.

22. A set of six puzzle-sorting trays for organizing pieces by color or separating edges. Your next proclamation? "The jig(saw) is up!"

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Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

Promising review: "This seems like one of those unnecessary buys, that's just gonna clutter your house. But wow, I was amazed at how handy these are! My husband and I like puzzles, but we have an infant now, and knew we couldn't leave pieces all over where he could get them. This was an excellent help in keeping the puzzle area picked up. I adore the fact that the trays link or stack together, and fit back in the box so easily if need be." —Tawn

23. A cut-out shoulder sweatshirt that'll inspire you during that stylish halfway point between summer breeziness and fall coziness.

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This tucked into shorts is perfect for just-getting-cooler trips to the beach!

Get it from Amazon for $10.88+ (available in sizes S–XL and four colors).

Promising review: "Literally feels like I have a hoodie on! I love it! Plus it's way cuter than a hoodie." —Lucilla Elena

24. A set of 12 penis lipsticks perfect for bachelorette parties... or giving to the friend who always borrows your lipsticks and "forgets" to give them back.

Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $14.95.

Promising review: "I bought these as a joke but they actually have a really impressive formula. They have a semi satin/matte finish and they last ALL day. I mean all day. Not blotchy at all. Plus it causes everyone I share one with to have a nice chuckle." —Msgirl08

25. A sheet mask — FOR YOUR BUTT, because why should your face have all the fun? It'll moisturize and tone (hello aloe and chamomile), with one sheet for each cheek. 🍑

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They're available in three varieties:

* Slap It (pictured; retexturing & detoxifying with caffeine)

* Squeeze It (brightening & rejuvenating with citrus)

* Shake It (firming & illuminating with marine algae)

Get them from Free People for $8 each.

26. A pair of Riverdale-inspired tees so you and your bestie can live out your alter egos... or get a jump on the most chill Halloween costume ever.

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Get them from Iconic Duo for $24 each (Betty here and Veronica here; available in sizes S–L).

27. A stemless wine glass for dachshund lovers who need to sit! and stay! in one place with a glass of the good stuff after a trying week.

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Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

Promising review: "I love these glasses. I bought a couple of them as a gift for some friends for their new apartment and everyone loves them! They're super durable and cute. They really made the perfect present!" —S

28. A spiral-bound password notebook with plenty of lines for each website for when you've added exclamation points and numbers since last time you logged in... but where?

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Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

Promising review: "This was honestly one of the best small purchases I’ve made on Amazon. As someone who’s constantly forgetting their passwords (and would rather have a small physical copy of them somewhere I can easily access and lock up instead of storing them electronically) this was perfect! The alphabetical tabs make it easy to flip through to the page I need, there’s a lot of space for writing all necessary account/password/security question info & it’s small enough to lock away. Love." —Jennifer

29. A knot-front sports bra you can wear now as a top or into fall layed under a chambray shirt or chunky cardigan. We love options!

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Get it from Aerie for $18.71 (available in sizes XXS–XXL and six colors).

Promising review: "So cute and comfy! Love the racerback and tie in the front! It has a shelf bra built-in so it's more of a low impact sports bra. I choose to use it as a crop top with high waisted jeans." —Kerry

30. A dinosaur necklace that'll — no bones about it — be the thing you get the most compliments on.

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Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in five finishes, plus as a set with matching earrings for 12.98)

Promising review: "This is the most fab necklace. Everyone from the postman to the guy at the frame shop to a lady walking past me in the street complimented me on the necklace (mine is gold). It's well made, a bit heavy and looks far better than the modest price would suggest. It's unusual, but not too unusual. Hip, but not in-your-face. Looks fantastic on a casual black dress. I bought one for myself after seeing my daughter wear hers. Then I bought one for my mother and she loves it. Great fun to wear!" —Anon

31. Leopard print tights for anyone who is wildly obsessed with fall fashion — pair these with any LBD or miniskirt, and your OOTD will truly be the cat's meow.

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Get them from Asos for $13 (available in sizes XS–L).

32. An over-the-cabinet trash bag you can set up when prepping dinner for as-you-go clean-up so you don't have to deal with the mess later.

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Just toss the bag and pop the frame off the cabinet door until next time!

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

Promising review: "This is an awesome little contraption. I have it hanging over the door to the cabinet under my sink. Makes cleanup after food prep a breeze, since I don't have a garbage disposal. I can also empty the coffee grounds right there without dripping coffee across the floor to the main trash can. I just used a grocery bag, after checking to make sure there were no holes in it. Fits perfectly! No special bag needed." —Janis Holloway

33. An extra large skull ice cube mold for the ~coolest~ drink of all time — and like a "king cube," you only need one per glass!

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Each silicone mold makes two at a time, so you and a ghoulfriend can enjoy your scotches together.

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

Promising review: "I was looking just to make fun ice cubes for parties and came across this. I was a little skeptical at first but followed the directions and wow! The ice came out in skull shapes perfectly. Removal from the silicone tray was simple. These are great for parties or for everyday use as they last longer than regular ice cubes." —RJM 73

When you've ~literally died~ over how truly cool and random all these products are:

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