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    33 Practical Products That Are Totally Worth The Investment

    These products will practically pay for themselves.

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    1. An adorable acrylic calendar, so you and your type-A personality can change your plans and update your schedule without crossing out old information, keeping your calendar obsessively organized forever.

    Includes a dry-erase pen and mounts for the wall.

    Get it from PB Teen for $129 (available in two colors).

    2. An iPhone-controlled Tasty One Top that'll help you cook amazing appetizers.

    Yep, this app controls your cooking temperature and time, and even follows along as you add ingredients. And yes! It's from the Tasty you know and love. So you can actually make some of those mesmerizing recipes.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty shop for $149 (available in two colors).

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

    3. A pair of noise-canceling headphones for people who know their Spotify playlist is a necessary staple in each day.

    Promising Review: "These headphones are amazing! I initially thought the Google Assistant integration would be a small bonus, but I totally underestimated how powerful and convenient it would be. It's more than just a trigger for voice commands. It's a surprisingly flawless implementation that allows Google Assistant to turn you into a much more productive multi-tasker. You might be wondering how these headphones perform as headphones. The answer is, great! They’re very comfortable, lightweight, and they don’t make your ears sweat or hurt over long periods of continual usage. The wireless range, sound quality, and the battery life (20 hours) is all top notch for such a portable package. This headset has already exceeded my expectations in so many ways, and I couldn’t be happier with the design." —Jordan T

    Get them from Amazon for $349 (available in two colors).

    4. A gorgeous Chelsea boot designed to be the only article of clothing you won't replace while you try on everything you own before your date this Friday (but seriously, we already know these shoes go with everything in your closet).

    Promising Review: "These are my all-time favorite shoes. They’re so comfy, even with the heel. Can’t recommend enough!" —ValTheRunner

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.90 (available in two colors and sizes 4–13).

    5. A KitchenAid stand mixer you're gonna spend your life making breakup brownies, congratulation cupcakes, birthday breads, and maybe even some respectable recipes with.


    Promising Review: "This mixer is an essential kitchen product. It's sturdy, powerful, and built to last for years. Buy it, find a nice spot for it in your kitchen, and prepare to use it for most (if not all) of your fresh home-baked goods. It's quiet, considering the speed and strength of the engine, and it's aesthetically pleasing (an added bonus). The ability to attach a multitude of adapters makes this a very smart investment for the home. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone." —Ibrahim Yaghnam

    Get it from Amazon for $329.99 (available in 45 colors).

    6. A perfect pair of seriously comfortable mom jeans you can sit, stretch, and online shop in.

    Promising Review: "I'm absolutely in LOVE with these jeans! They're soft, comfortable, and I love how I look in them. I get complimented on them all the time. These are easily my favorite pair of jeans." —sam1212

    Get them from Nordstrom for $70 (available in sizes 4–12).

    7. A self-cleaning litter box that'll make owning a cat an awful lot like not having a pet at all (aside from all the kitten snugs).

    Promising Review: "This works so well I didn't even think my cats were using the box, I thought they were just going in and out. I had to witness them using it to believe it. No smell at all!" —Gloria Silvers

    Get it from Amazon for $159.95 (available in two colors).

    8. A compact Dash blender to make breakfast your favorite meal of the day, every single day.

    This blending tumbler will keep your drinks cold for up to 24 hours. So feel free to take your time drinking it all in!

    Promising Review: "What a fun product! It saves me so much time in the morning. I love that there's no need to stop and wash out a giant blender jug when I'm done making my smoothie. And it does such a great job with frozen fruit." —Karen

    Get it from Target for $24.99.

    9. A pair of slippers so comfy, everyone is gonna be all, "Ugg, I'm so jealous of your slippies," which is obvi worth every penny.

    Get them from Zappos for $119.95 (available in four colors and sizes 5–12) or from Uggs for $120 (available in three colors and sizes 5–12).

    10. A Disney annual pass for parents who know the most practical way to vacation is to let Mickey do all the work.

    There are multiple annual pass options so that you can find the best pass for your family. Some of the benefits of these passes include: year-long admission to all four Disney parks, the ability to visit all four theme parks on the same day, discounts on food and sweet, sweet merchandise, access to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course. If swimming is your family's favorite thing, a water parks annual pass includes year-long access to Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach.

    Get it from Disney World for $779+ (available in multiple packs).

    11. A solid black bag small enough that you can bring it everywhere and large enough that you can carry everything you own wherever "everywhere" takes you.

    Get it from Free People for $88 (available in two colors).

    12. A powerful cordless Dyson that'll make vacuuming suck way less (I mean, more).

    Converts into four different heads for varying surfaces, with a four-hour charge time, and 40 minutes of suction.

    Promising Review: "This Dyson is amazing. We especially love it for hardwood and tile floors. It works great on rugs, stairs, and to vacuum our cars. It's much quieter than expected and holds a charge long enough to clean our entire house (2,000 sq. ft). It's so easy to use that my husband and I do almost every day!" —Heather M.

    Get it from Amazon for $382.85.

    13. A Baby Brezza, so your baby can basically have a Nespresso of their very own.

    The Baby Breza boasts an airtight formula seal and can heat milk to body temperature. It mixes baby's formula powder and water to a perfect bubble-free consistency and is almost entirely dishwasher safe (aside from the powder container, bottle tray, and grate).

    Promising Review: "I was hesitant in purchasing this because of the price. My wife breastfeeds half the time and it seemed like a lavish expenditure for a milk mixing machine. But I was tired of warming bottles, shaking the bottle over and over to get powder to dissolve, and not having it pre-mixed and ready. So we thought we'd try it out. After just one week we both couldn't figure out how we did it before. This is hands down the best tool we have in the kitchen. It saves so much time and it kicked up the quality of the formula for our baby to a whole new level. It's also very easy to clean and operate. We are now using Enspire about 90 percent of the time, so the unit is used a lot. We have no issues at all with clogs or mess. At one point I ordered the wrong powder, which just required an adjustment to the selector wheel — no problem at all. We wholeheartedly give this unit a five-star review." —James42

    Get it from Amazon for $179.

    14. A pair of airy peach curtains sure to make your Instagram aesthetic proud.

    Get them from Anthropologie for $62.40+ (available in four sizes and two colors).

    15. A high-quality black quilted coat that'll never go out of style, meaning you can wear this all winter long as long as there's a winter.

    Promising Review: "This coat fits and feels like a quality addition to my survival in the Midwest. The length is perfect for keeping me warm on my trek to classes and back to the dorms." —UWWyo

    Get it from Nordstrom for $139.90 (available in sizes XS–L).

    16. A practically cut and strikingly delicate wedding ring that'll snag on exactly nothing while still being a breathtaking statement piece.

    Get it from CatBird for $2,195.

    17. A comfortable car mattress — it may save the day in an emergency, or make every emergency vacation way more manageable.

    Includes one air mattress, two inflatable pillows, one inflator/deflator pump, one repair kit, and one storage bag.

    Promising Review: "I have to say that this is amazing! This bed can be used in a truck or the back of a car, which is so practical. The machine it comes with helps it inflate quickly. It can also be used anytime you're camping, not just in a car. It shocked me how spacious the back seat was with this air mattress. And the cushion is very comfortable. It's easily portable, because it's not heavy at all. Such good quality!" —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $32.98 (available in two colors).

    18. A silky-smooth, wire-free bra that is sure to lift you up.

    I am someone who (although the size of my boobs suggests I should do otherwise) prefers to never wear a bra. I don't like the feel of standard underwire, straps, cups, or hooks. I found this online and (because I am easily seduced by online ads) thought I'd give it a try. I was eager to see if there was a bra that made wearing a bra worth it. Guess what? YUP. There is. This is literally the most comfortable bra I have ever owned. It doesn't feel like I'm wearing much of anything, but it gives my melons enough support to suggest otherwise. It's also so soft I now genuinely prefer wearing this bra to wearing nothing at all. And I mean that.

    Get it from True&Co. for $58 (available in three colors and sizes XS–XL).

    19. An eco-friendly memory foam mattress with cool-gel technology and an expertly crafted quilted cotton cover, for anyone who knows the importance of investing in a good night's sleep — basic AF memory foam has nothing on this customized luxury!

    Get it from Loom and Leaf for $1,099+ (available in multiple sizes and styles).

    20. An upright garment steamer, because you wanna save money by avoiding the dry cleaners so you can buy more clothes you will no longer take to the dry cleaners.

    Promising Review: "This steamer is one of the best purchases I've ever made. This little puppy heats up in a snap and erases wrinkles effortlessly. The height and telescoping pole is great. When not in use, the telescoping pole makes it convenient to downsize for it to fit in a confined space. I've used this not only on clothes but curtains, sofa covers, and sheets — who needs an iron?? Everyone who has ever used my steamer has been in awe of how great it is!" —Anita

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    21. A convertible crib/toddler bed with storage compartments that'll grow with your little one.

    This cutie crib exceeds US safety standards and uses a nontoxic finish. It has three adjustable mattress heights and two large storage drawers for nursery needs. For adjusting the bed railing, simply detach the original crib frame and replace it with the toddler rail.

    Get it from The Land of Nod for $599.97.

    22. A breathtaking credenza to highlight every living room it ever lives in (and to hide everything in the room you'd rather not look at all the time).

    Get it from CB2 for $599.

    23. A pair of silk pillow cases for keeping your skin and hair silky smooth all night long (the literal definition of "beauty sleep").

    Promising Review: "I bought these pillow cases because the skin on my face was dry and my cotton pillows were irritating when I would lay down. Not only did these solve that problem, but my hair is a lot nicer and less frizzy in the morning too. I'm very glad I bought them." —Rachel Elizabeth Blomberg

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99 (available in six colors).

    24. Quality tires, because your car just might wanna cruise in some new shoes as much as you do.

    And FYI, Amazon has a system to check and see if these tires will fit your car!

    Promising Review: "Fantastic tire. Good traction in snow and mud, not loud, my last set lasted a very long time, and they ride better than most tires. After putting these on my car for the first time, it rode like a million bucks. Will continue to purchase." —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $106.02.

    25. And pair of really good windshield wipers so you can actually see the roads you're now cruising on.

    And FYI, Amazon has a system to check and see if these wipers will fit your car!

    Promising Review: "These are the best wipers, hands down. They leave no streaks, even after months of use. It's a joy to have a clean windshield. I have these wipers on all three of my cars. They actually save money. Even though they may be twice the price of other wipers, they last five times longer, AND they actually clean for that long instead of just 'kind of' cleaning. Definitely recommend." —Tim S.

    Get them from Amazon for $32.02.

    26. An oriental rug to complement any room of your house, no matter how many times you change your decor.

    Get it from WayFair for $47.99+ (available in 23 sizes).

    27. A pair of Hunter boots that'll never go out of fashion, rain or shine.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Amazon for $82.99+ (available in 18 colors and sizes 5–11) or Urban Outfitters for $150 (available in two colors and sizes 5–10).

    28. A good pair of tortoiseshell frames to go with every outfit and emotion you have, while (bonus!) helping your eyes actually see.

    Warby Parker

    Get them from Warby Parker for $95+ (available in two colors with prescription lenses).

    29. A Tula baby carrier for parents who know their baby is sometimes a handful.

    This little thing is the Ferrari of infant carriers. Made of 100% cotton, its innovative design adjusts in three width settings and two height settings to allow for an ergonomic position for newborns, infants, and early toddlerhood. The carrier can adjust to carry your child on your back or chest, and uses a wide bottom strap for ultimate comfort for both parent and child.

    Promising Review: "Thissssss! This carrier is saving my sanity! My baby is so happy whenever he is in it! He immediately passes out as soon as he goes in. It's glorious and an essential in my life. The panel has snaps to adjust from a newborn to a 45-pound toddler. It's easy to adjust, breathable, and lives up to the Tula name. Where was this for my other kids? I love it!" —Chris and Jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $159 (available in nine colors).

    30. A Calphalon Elite nonstick pan set that'll make your home cooking so fantastic, you just may delete your Seamless account.

    This three-piece set includes a fry pan and a sauté pan with a lid. The hard-anodized aluminum provides perfect heat conduction and uniform cooking. The nonstick surface is made to be durable, so they won't get scratched by whisks or spatulas while you cook. They seal in flavor when browning or searing foods AND they are dishwasher safe.

    Get it from Williams-Sonoma for $79.96.

    31. A pair of diamond gold arc earrings simple enough to wear with literally every outfit and bold enough to always make you shine.

    Get them from Paula Elaine Barnett on Etsy for $130.

    32. A shower curtain — one this cute is gonna brighten up your bathroom and make your baths better forever.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $44.

    33. And a gorgeous ladder bookshelf that's not only chic, but also space-efficient (with a style fit for any aesthetic), so you can use it when you move into your first studio and keep it until you have your first grandchild.

    Get it from Amazon for $61.99 or from WayFair for $61.99 (available in two colors).

    My response when someone sees my nifty new (insert impulse buy here).


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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