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29 Cool And Random Things You Can Probably Afford

Shut up and take this small amount of money.

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1. A color-changing nightlight and bluetooth speaker to set the perfect mood lighting and music.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

Promising review: "The light is really soft and diffused and the colors are beautiful. The light can be turned off completely, set to pulse with the music, or set to cycle through the colors. The speaker is bluetooth and can be paired with other bluetooth devices like your cellphone and used to play music through music apps like Spotify and Pandora. You can also connect the speaker to your device using a standard auxiliary cable which is included with the speaker. It also came with an included micro USB cable for charging. I am very happy with it!." —Jamie


3. A desktop game set for anyone who is way more productive when they take an occasional golf, pool, or bowling break.

::Adds Excel to resume:: ::means excelling at playing mini minigolf::

Get it from Think Geek for $14.99.

4. A temporary tattoo kit that creates inked designs that last TWO WEEKS.,

Apply the ink with a stencil, and the tattoo will develop over the next day to look like the real deal.

Check out Inbox's selection on Amazon here, or check out all available tattoos here.


7. Or iridescent putty you can move with a magnet and basically feel like a wizard.

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

Promising review: "The magnetized putty works with the magnet to create out of this world movements! Comes in its own tin with its own magnet. Set magnet on putty and watch it gobble it up in slow motion. Make it 'dance' by moving the magnet on top of the putty. Fun stuff!" —K. Bro

8. An activity book for anyone who is (im)patiently waiting for National Treasure 3.

::raises hand::

Get it from Amazon for $10.51.

Promising review: "Nicholas Cage shows people how to be people; he is the definition of a perfect human being and this activity book is a perfect cross section of wall it means to be the big NC, meaning, what is perfection. 5 stars, 10/10, had I the funds, I would buy again." —Kindle Customer

9. A selection of hand creams masquerading as fruits.

Instagram: @tonymoly.us_official

Get the set of four (apple, tangerine, peach, and banana) from Amazon for $21.98.

Promising review: "Great products. Arrived in perfect shape and was exactly as expected! All of them smell great and seem to work better than many of the expensive lotions I have previous previously purchased!" —Melissa Walker


11. Farfalle-shaped silicone grips to protect your hands from hot pots and pans.

Get them from Amazon for $15.95.

Promising review: "Greatest little kitchen helpers since sliced bread! While that might be a slight exaggeration, they really have become my favorite pot holders. Small enough to stick in your gadget drawer, but plenty large enough to use on your largest, heaviest pots and pans. Great for lids that have handles that get hot. I keep one on those lids during the whole time I'm cooking. You could also leave them on glass items used in the microwave. Very handy. And they are cute!" —Southern Gal

12. A two-in-one compact mirror and external battery to keep your lipstick poppin' and your phone charged.

The two most important things tbh.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

Promising review: "Exactly as pictured. It's small and thin, so it doesn't bulk up the purse. Very cute design. Seems durable for the price." —Sarah Smith

14. A cactus-shaped travel pillow to ensure your airplane seat neighbor stays on their side of the armrest.

Get it from Amazon for $22.

Promising review: "The product picture makes the pillow appear more muted (and blue toned) in color, but in person it is vibrant without being overwhelming. The fabric is soft and supple and the fill beads are incredibly comfortable. The size is pleasantly larger than expected. It seems longer in person than in the product picture. 10/10, would (and probably will) purchase again!" —Patience Priegel


15. A taco-shaped cheese grater that's ~tortill-y grate~.

16. A memo-holding desk donkey to keep you from looking like an ass when you forget your most important to-do list item.

Get it from Amazon for $14.90. Available in three colors.

Promising review: "Ridiculously cute and it comes with post-its inside the donkey already!!! It looks exactly as the pictures. I purchased this for a Christmas present for my mom that has been volunteering at a horse/donkey sanctuary and can't wait for her to open!" —You've Got Red On You

17. A recipe book filled with cocktail and game ideas that tie in to your favorite works of literature.

Get it from Amazon for $8.92 (hardcover) or $9.99 (Kindle).

Promising review: "I absolutely love this book! It not only has cocktail recipes, but also recipes for bar snacks and silly games. If you love literature and alcohol (I'm big fans of both) then this book is for you. Great price as well!" —Kelsie


19. A ring light that clips right on your phone for the most ~lit~ selfies of all time.

It charges via USB and has three brightness settings for the perfect photo opp in any setting.

Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

Promising review: "OH MY GOODNESS! I am obsessed! I bought these for gifts for two of my teammates, but I'm keeping one for myself and ordering more. I was seriously shocked at how bright the lights are! I love that there are three settings. I compared it to my expensive ring light, and for the price and the size of this, it's so perfect! Very happy with this order!" —Nichole Jane

20. A three-pack of travel-size lotions and creams that ~actually~ contain your favorite alcohol. That's right, they're SECRET FLASKS!

Get the set of three from Amazon for $10.95.

Promising review: "Love, love, love this product!! Highly recommend! Lids are secured tightly and took quite the beating from dancing all night with it in my purse." —T~

22. A unicorn bottle holder who likes to chug wine as much as you do.

Get it from Amazon for $16.40.

Promising review: "This is the most unnecessary and AMAZING product I have ever purchased on Amazon. My little unicorn is so adorable. The quality and craftsmanship of this product is outstanding. Kudos! Now off to watch The Last Unicorn." —Ryan Smyser


23. Oreo-shaped teethers that are perfect for a last-minute shower gift...and prove that you are, in fact, the cool aunt/uncle.

Get them from Amazon for $7.97 each or the two-pack for $14.97.

Promising review: "So cute! They look just like the real cookies you know and love, but hanging by a cord around your neck...and baby LOVES to chew on them! They're the only cookies I'll let him have! The textures are really nice and the size and weight of them make them perfect for his nonstop teething chewing! Seriously considering buying these in all the available colors! REALLY good for the price, too! Great conversation starter, too, since teething necklaces are really the only jewelry I get to wear with an infant around!" —K.H.

24. A jelly cleansing ball to add a little fun to your face-washing and makeup-removing routine.

The activated charcoal formula deep cleans and refreshes pores, leaving your skin smooth and balanced.

Get it from Sephora for $20.

Promising review: "I had heard so much hype about this product before I finally got it in the mail, I expected to be at least somewhat disappointed, but I don't have a negative thing to say! The jelly ball feels amazing and lathers up really nicely. Unlike most cleansers it leaves you with a real deep clean feeling, and isn't harsh or drying. It's super gentle and soothing — not to mention super fun to use! Will definitely purchase again." —Amanda Ennjay

Check out a more in-depth review here.

26. Resealable freeze pop bags perfect for making bOoZy treats to help you beat the heat.

Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

Promising review: "These are really high quality. Even better than I was expecting. I like how they have to option to be torn open or pulled open. You won't be disappointed with these." —J. Rudd


28. A set of splatter-preventing silicone lids to keep your microwave from turning into a ~pigsty~.

AND they suction to bowls for an airtight fit for fridge storage.

Get a set of three from Amazon for $13.57. Available in four colors.

Promising review: "These do exactly what I bought them for. I wanted to cover my soup, oatmeal, etc. in the microwave, and this they do admirably. The small one has been through the microwave and the dishwasher multiple times with no signs of wear. I also use them as a cover to keep my food warm temporarily. Very happy with these." —Lisa B.

29. A wall-mounting bottle opener that magnetically holds up to 25 caps on your wall and shows off how many beers you've had recently.

Get it from Amazon for $23.95.

Promising review: "Love it!! What a clever idea! Arrived quickly and is strongly adherent to our fridge so there's no sliding when it's being used. Would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys bottled beverages and is tired of the caps being scattered everywhere. The caps stick to the magnet after being opened and cleaning them up is a breeze! Thank you for an awesome product!" —Kelsi