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    37 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

    A zombie apocalypse cookbook, scratch-off globe, Battleship drinking game, and 34 other things to make you say, "Ugh thanks BuzzFeed, now I NEED THIS!"

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    1. A corgi butt throw pillow to make your couch look even more inviting than it already does. Scroll through your favorite dog butts on Instagram while cuddled up with this lil' buddy.

    Perfect for apartment buildings that aren't exactly pet-friendly.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.88.

    2. A ~Tasty~ set of sheet pans and emoji cookie cutters, so you can bake up a dozen poop emoji cookies for the kindest possible way to say "eat shit!"

    Get the set of three sheet pans and four cookie cutters from Tasty's collection for Walmart for $9.97.

    3. A boater hat with sequins spelling out what you just want to SCREAM AT WINTER ALREADY.

    At least until the really hot weather comes, then you'll be telling THAT to go away, too.

    Get it from Asos for $29.

    4. A sword-shaped cheese grater for reenacting your favorite bit of Arthurian legend before digging into a delicious bowl of Parmesan-topped pasta.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    Promising review: "You know why you're spending $13 on a tiny sword cheese grater. It works fine but it's the 'cool' factor that has you even considering buying this. So rest assured, it's cool! You'll be stoked to wield this while shredding parmesan on the plate of the one you love. Got some money to spare? Go for it!" —Tiffiny Karoll

    5. A screaming goat figurine that'll help you release all that stress you're feeling. Just press the button on the stump he stands on to hear those bleats that can't be beat.

    And it comes with a 32-page, illustrated booklet all about goats, making this product the G.O.A.T. itself.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.95.

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend for his birthday and he looks at it more than he looks at me. So i highly recommend this as a gift for anyone, or yourself. The goat has a beautiful figure and a flawless jawline. And the scream, oh the screaaaammm. 10/10" —Ceciliab123

    6. A deadly cool mystery novel you can fill in (and solve!) during the commercial breaks of latest episode of Dateline — but only the ones hosted by your all-time fave, Keith Morrison.

    It's about an adult coloring book store owner who has to solve a ~murder~ and features a front and back cover you can color in yourself!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.30.

    Promising review: "This book is a fantastic read. Believable characters and the plot has just enough twists and turns to keep the reader guessing, all the way to the end. And, the humor? Haven't laughed out loud this much. The author had amazing knowledge...the things I looked up were absolutely amazing. Now I need to check out this author's other books." —Gayle

    7. A Battleship-inspired drinking game that'll let you and a buddy can tank each other's "ships" while you get ~tanked~ yourselves.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    Promising review: "This is such a great game! I bought it for my brother for Christmas and let me tell half shots. I was never able to go more than two rounds. Great fun, though! Caution: Don't sit in front of a window at night if you want to win." —Flakey

    8. A doormat you can set out during episodes of Drag Race so people know you will NOT be interrupting your viewing to answer the door.

    Get it from Firebox for $28.48.

    9. A 3D puzzle globe you can assemble and then scratch off the places you've visited.

    Because it's time up upgrade your scratch-off wall map.

    Get it from Amazon $9.99.

    10. A travel cup inspired by your favorite show about nothing, so you can rehydrate after saying, "These pretzels are making me thirsty!"

    Get it from Modcloth for $12 or Jet for $12.99.

    You can also get a Central Perk version if Friends was more your thing.

    11. A T-backed sports bra with double straps to keep everything up there supported and stylish.

    You'll want to wear this all the time, not just to the gym.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and in 13 colors).

    Promising review: "Probably the best money I’ve ever spent on workout clothes! I love this bra! It has medium support and high quality material! I ordered the blue and it’s a beautiful blue! Queenie Ke definitely comes through in the yoga/workout clothes game! So far I’m impressed with everything I’ve bought from this brand." —LG

    12. An Instagrammable pillowcase you can blame all of your morning bedhead on.


    Get it from Target for $4.99.

    13. A reading journal for bibliophiles to keep track of completed books and jot down notes and feelings. Plus, it's chock-full of watercolor illustrations of female characters and their most famous quotes.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.41.

    Promising review: "This journal is awesome. It asks for just enough info to remember the book without having to fill out an entire dissertation. I also love the focus on awesome women. This will be a really fun way for me to keep track of all the books I've read." —Teri Sobeck

    14. A pop art–inspired mug to count(ess) down the days until the return of RHONY — it comes back on April 4, by the way.

    Featuring Luann's famous quote, "Be cool! Don't be all like... uncool." And if you sip enough tequila out of this, maybe YOU'LL fall into a bush TOO!

    Get it from Popped Culture Co. on Etsy for $15+ (available in two mug sizes).

    And if Luann isn't your housewife of choice, there are other great options from RHONY, plus the Atlanta, Beverly Hills, and New Jersey versions!

    15. Mermaid-worthy earrings with glitter, pearl, and rhinestone detailing at a price that won't leave you ~shell-shocked~.

    Get them from H&M for $12.99 (available in black and white).

    16. A set of six unique nonslip coasters to keep your tabletops purrfect and free of water rings. Just make sure that one party-pooper friend of yours ends up with the Grumpy Cat one.

    Get the set of six from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. Glossier's newest makeup product, Lidstar, a creamy, pearlized twist on eyeshadow that'll light up your lids — literally — in just one swipe of the doe foot applicator.

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    Promising review: "These eyeshadows are AMAZING. I bought it the day it released and I'm so happy I did. I LURVE it. The first use totally freaked me out because I'm more of a powder person, but it was pretty easy and looks fabulous. I've only gotten better at application. I got Moon and Fawn because I love gold. The Moon's opalescent blue was way more blue than I expected, and I NEVER use anything but gold. I wouldn't have tried it had I known that, but I'm glad I did because now I'm more comfortable trying more colors! Just placed an order for the rest of the shades. Yay!!!" —Nico

    18. A Stefon Funko Pop figurine to turn your cubicle into New York's hottest club.

    This place has everything: fluorescent lights, DJ Baby Bok Choy, freezing cold air conditioning in the middle of winter, and Rhonda who just WON'T take her expired yogurts out of the communal fridge.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    19. A hilarious (and actually useful) post–zombie apocalypse survival guide, including over 80 recipes, food scavenging tips, and illustrated guides on living in the wilderness, whether the undead are after you (and your tasty brain) or not.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.67.

    Promising review: "This is fantastic!! I got it for a friends zombie bug-out bag Christmas gift and now I want to keep it for myself. The writing is witty and funny all while providing great practical information. Then illustrations are done very well and are easy to follow. I love how the lay out starts are the beginning when food and supply are plentiful and ends with survival for the 'long haul.'

    Will be purchasing another one." —J

    20. A whoopee cushion pool float to prove you're one of those cool young'uns with their novelty flotation devices rather than an ~old fart~.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $20.90.

    21. A pair of undersized cat-eye glasses so you can stay on trend without spending more then $10. Consider this post our version of Kanye's email to Kim telling her, "It's all about tiny little glasses."

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99 (available in nine colors).

    22. A cold brew coffee maker that'll double as a piece of modern art.

    Just add your coffee to the bottom section, pour cold water in, and it'll brew away!

    Get it from Paper Source for $19.99.

    23. A mattifying, lightweight sunscreen with SPF 50 to protect your precious skin and keep your foundation shine-free all damn day.,

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    Promising review: "So I tried this today under my makeup, and it really worked. Like it actually worked. I have a picture that shows all the oil that has accumulated on my t-zone since 11:30 a.m., it is now 10:06 p.m. that I am making this review. I haven't blotted once all day, and that is it. Truly money well spent. Oily skin problem solved!" —MJR Industries (The picture above is from this reviewer!)

    24. An emoji kitchen timer that'll understand your feelings upon pulling a cake out of the oven — pure heart-eye emoji.

    Order it for in-store pickup from Tasty's collection for Walmart for $4.97.

    25. An adorable pink dish towel you can point to when someone tries to replicate your famous chocolate chip cookies but can't quite get the same results.


    Get it from ModCloth for $9.

    26. A case of sriracha to-go packets, because you should never be forced to scarf down a bland lunch again. Just keep these bad boys in your purse or desk to spice things up.

    Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $11.99. Orrrrrr, if 🔥hot sauce is your life 🔥, you can get a 200-PACK for $24.99. That's only 12 cents per pouch, my friends.

    Promising review: "Best idea ever! I now have a baggy of these packets in my purse. My husband and I have both used them several times since I received them last week while eating out. Making my out food experience customized with my favorite sriracha is the best! Now I can put sriracha on anything! Everyone has been asking about them. Order came timely, just as described. Packets are very sturdy, yet easily opened when needed. A must have for all Sriracha lovers! —Arizona

    27. A bouquet of silk peonies for all the prettiness of a real flower arrangement, but WITHOUT the pollen.


    Get them from Overstock for $16.50. They're available in tons of colors and sizes too!

    28. Or a tongue-in-cheek planter emblazoned with the thoughts that keep you up at 3 a.m., wondering if you over- or under-watered your plant babies that day.

    One simple thought, "please don't die."

    Get it from Smoko for $25.

    29. A notepad so you can self-analyze in a lighthearted, productive way — you can even use it as a template for journaling your feelings if you don't know where to start.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.70.

    Promising review: "I am not a psychologist, but since I'm the daughter of one, I hereby deputize myself to give [fake] medical advice. Here it is: You Need This Self-Therapy Pad! In all seriousness, I work in a stressful environment that brings up all kinds of issues. Dealing with...interesting coworkers can be trying. I bought this Self-Therapy pad as a joke. However, when troubling things happen here, I've found them to be genuinely helpful in dealing with it so that I don't get too upset. One of my sane coworkers (from the IT department) noticed what I'd written on one sheet and that led to a great conversation. He mentioned he felt the same as I'd expressed and I encouraged him to buy a Self-Therapy pad. It makes you laugh and, strangely, has the ability to help you deal with your angst of the moment. Weird review, I know. But whether you need this as a joke or for your own serious use, I recommend it!" —Dr. Braxy

    *Obv this is a nonserious tool that wouldn't replace therapy, so if you're wanting to learn more about what seeing a therapist might actually be like, check out 13 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Therapy So I'm Telling You and 9 Practical Tips from My Therapist That I Actually Use Every Day.*

    30. A customizable return address stamp in the shape of your favorite pupper to make mailing invitations or any other snail mail a bit more fun and a bit less tedious.

    Kyle Wiedman /

    It's available in tooooons of animal options (68 to be exact)!

    Get your personalized stamp from Paper Peach Shop on Etsy for $28.79.

    31. A unicorn marquee light, so you'll never mythstep when it comes to home decor again.

    It runs on two AA batteries, and you can either stand it on a table or mount it on a wall for a truly ~fantastic~ glow.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 15 colors and styles).

    32. A deck of cards to inspire feminists of any age, featuring icons like Malala Yousafzai, Frieda Kahlo, Billie Jean King, and many more!

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $12.95.

    33. A blank comic book filled with pages and pages of templates to inspire budding artists of all ages. Who's gonna come up with the next great Marvel storyline?!,

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I hoped it would be. I wanted something completely blank, aside from the frames, that my 9-year-old son could use his own imagination to make comics. So many others out there are geared towards younger children so I was pleased to find this."—Shellrock1

    34. A microwavable plush filled with lavender and buckwheat that'll get ~avocado toasty~ and comfort you through broken heaters, aching muscles, and cramps.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

    35. An air popper that'll make up to 18 CUPS OF POPCORN in less than 2.5 MINUTES — without any oil whatsoever. Just add whatever toppings you like: movie theater–style melted butter, kettlecorn-esque sweet 'n' salty, or whatever else you like!

    It has almost *7,000 five-star reviews*. That's a whole lot of satisfied snackers.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.51.

    Promising review: "Best decision we ever made! Clean, simple design, easy to operate, no mess save for a few stray kernels, is about the size of a blender so fits in our kitchen storage, and I feel confident in its life expectancy because it's a plug-and-run gadget (no settings, no power levels, does the job in 2-3 minutes then it unplugs and is off until next time). We decided to invest in one of these because 1) this family consumes popcorn several times a week 2) I prohibit microwaved and/or packaged foods 3) I was getting tired of making stovetop popcorn several times a week at the request of my constituents. Plus, flavoring your own popcorn allows you to control salt and fat quantities, experiment with new flavors (I like cayenne, turmeric, and paprika), or let the kids create new flavors." —Greta M.

    36. Retro handbags to jump on the colorful basket purse trend without ~weaving~ a lot of money behind.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $18 each (available in four colors).

    37. A surprisingly thick and soft tortilla blanket so you can wrap yourself up like the couch burrito you were always meant to be.

    Yes, this is slightly above the average price for this series, but honestly it's too cool not to include. Taco-bout cool and random!

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    Promising review: "This is my second burrito blanket so I can't sing its praises enough! It's so soft and comfy — I had to buy another for my 5-year-old son so he wouldn't steal mine! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!" —Leslie E.

    Now take a moment to think about spending the rest of your life with your one true love: yourself in blanket burrito form.

    New Line Cinema / Via

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Check out the entire collection of Tasty kitchenware at Walmart!