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    29 Silly Products To Help Cheer You Up When Life Is Just Too Dreary

    "Hahaha" — me, at these products.

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    1. A pair of hand puppet dish gloves because that caked-on pasta sauce isn't gonna scrape itself, but that doesn't mean you should have to do it all alone. Throw these funny buds in the suds and doing the dishes will be, dare I say, delightful!


    Promising review: "I bought this for someone who is a dishwasher at a restaurant. Even though they're not industrial strength, they are a way to lighten the mood and add something fun to a boring job." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $20.46.

    2. An absurdly amusing bubble dome umbrella for people who hate when it's raining cats and dogs but wouldn't mind if it'd *finally* start raining men like The Weather Girls promised.


    Promising review: "I got this a gag gift and I somewhat expected it to be dinky and more for laughs. But it is actually a really awesome umbrella! So on top of the laughs it is being used for it's original purpose. I love it!" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    3. A toilet seat decal sure to delight pet parents who love ~kitten~ around with their home decor.


    Promising review: "Do you live with someone who loves cats? Or possibly want to annoy someone who doesn't? This sticker fits the bill. It arrived within a week and totally creeps out my husband. No more hour-plus bathroom visits. Score! This is hilarious." —Jen S.

    Get it from Amazon for $1.80.

    4. A rather clever cake server — every construction-loving kiddo is gonna giggle with joy when they see it in action (and not just because of the cake that comes afterwords).

    Animi Causa

    Get it from Animi Causa for $16.99.

    5. A pack of three flamingo cup floats so you can drink in some relaxation (or at least, a drink) with a brilliantly witty solution and have your next bath or trip to the pool be anything but basic.


    Get them from Amazon for $12.80 (available in 17 styles).

    6. A body pillow that takes its name too literally and will likely have your friends literally laughing out loud when you pull it out the next time ya'll have a romcom marathon.,

    Promising review: "This is a great pillow! Boyfriend left me for his ex and I needed something to cuddle with while binge-watching True Blood and Game of Thrones. Kind of wish it had separated fingers so we could hold hands but the lack of a mouth to tell me a bunch of lies kind of evens that out. Highly recommend!" —rebekah bolton

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in seven shirt colors).

    7. A unicorn head squirrel feeder that may look a little (a)corny in your yard, but you're gonna love it anyway.


    Promising review: "This is both ridiculous and spectacular. It just might be my best Amazon impulse-buy ever." —Meredith

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    8. A pack of pizza box socks that are sure to be the ~cheesiest~ accessories you've ever worn.


    This box includes four pairs of socks.

    Promising review: "Normally socks are a pretty crap gift for Christmas, but not in this case. I got a better reaction from these socks than I did from any other gift I gave this year. Everything arrived in perfect condition, and looked exactly as it did in the photos. The presentation is fantastic and such a great idea. That was basically the whole reason I bought them, but the recipient said she loves wearing goofy, colorful socks, so this gift will be appreciated beyond the initial fun of opening for the very first time." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two sizes).

    9. An inflatable hot dog battle pool float game to save the day (and road trip) when your hotel's indoor pool is a little less thrilling than you told the kids it would be. They wouldn't stop bickering and you were just trying to get to Plainfield in one piece, okay?!


    Promising review: "My kids got such a kick out of these! Even if they only last the one season, it will have been worth the money. They had such a riot telling people about how they do hot dog battles in the pool. My son laughed so hard the first time he saw them... it was worth the money just for that!" —Jen

    Get it from Amazon for $23.76.

    10. A pair of giant googly eyes — bring these to work and you're sure to create the most charming office shenanigans since Jim met Dwight.,

    They also make adorable (and easy!) Halloween home decorations.

    Get a pack of four eyes from Amazon for $10.29.

    11. A pack of five assorted finger hands for finger hands... for a high five that really slaps.


    Get them from Amazon for $3.35.

    12. A punny piece you're gonna have to use your ~noodle~ to figure out


    Promising review: "I use this as my work lunch bag everyday and get compliments!! It's a sturdy canvas, the print has not rubbed off (even after washing it twice!), it's big enough to fit two large family size potato chip bags, it has sturdy straps, and it's great overall! I highly recommend it if you have a sense of humor and aren't shy about showing love for Maruchan." —Jojo

    Get it from BoxLunch for $10.90.

    13. A windshield sun shade that's sure to be a great way to make friends with your neighbors — ~eye~ don't think you'll be able to get in your car without someone complimenting your sweet ride ever again.,

    Promising review: "This turns heads and makes people smile. It's super cute and protects my car's leather seats from the sun. It seems sturdy enough to last a while." —Kari L.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in three colors).

    14. A cheeky collapsable laundry hamper for Game of Thrones fans who know exactly when they should start their next load.


    ~Arya~ feeling me?

    Promising review: "This is a really good product! It holds sufficient amount of laundry. Well built, the quality is nice." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.20.

    15. A set of three TSA-approved penguin shampoo bottles that'll, ironically, help you fly through security and give nearby glum travelers a little laugh.


    Promising review: "Bought these for my children to use during a camping trip. They are wonderful! Easy to fill up with your favorite shampoo, conditioner, liquid soap, lotion, etc. and the lid is secure and easy to get the contents out in the amount that you need. The penguin bottle is very soft (but durable) making it easier to get the last drop out and to clean out. Wonderful product. Kids loved it. Would buy again in a heart beat." —lisa

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $16.99 (available in two styles).

    16. A desk-sized inflatable tube pal who's gonna turn your cubicle into the best party spot this side of the street. The other side has a used car lot... so.


    Get it from Firebox for $12.99.

    17. Or an inflatable tube guy costume so you can sport your favorite wacky wardrobe everywhere you go. Or, you know, just have the best Halloween costume ever.


    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in three colors) or get a similar one for $24.95 (available in four colors).

    18. A pair of darling cactus dryer balls that'll make your laundry as dry as your humor and as soft as your heart.


    Promising review: "I was amazed by how well these little guys worked in the dryer. I live in an apartment and am forced to use pay per use laundry and the dryer in the building always seemed to not fully dry the clothes. After a little research I ordered these two and all of my clothes come out warm, dry, with no damp spots, and never have any static cling either! These are a must have." —Adrian Russo

    Get them from Amazon for $9.50.

    19. A ceramic planter that's so earily adorable you're gonna love it with every rabbit of your heart.


    Promising review: "This is a well made, purely decorative and fun piece. It’s a great addition to our spring decor and adds a dash of whimsy to our console table." —M. Childers

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    20. A humorously unique birthday party candle so the birthday champ can make a wish even if their first wish was "no birthday cake."


    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    21. A ray gun nose and ear hair trimmer for when your hair starts growing out of control and you need a way to laugh about it (but also destroy it).


    I actually have (and proudly use!) this nose hair trimmer. I bought it because I was tired of waxing my nose aaaand because I wanted it as bathroom decor. Fortunately, it works as great as it looks! It's efficient, painless, and easy to clean. I've had mine for months and it's still going strong! It's a useful ol' son of a gun.

    Get it from Firebox for $15.99.

    22. A pair of flip flops that'll satisfy city dwellers who want to remember the feeling of grass beneath their feet and don't care how ridiculous they look doing it.


    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in two strap colors and sizes 5.5–9.5).

    23. Or a pair of fish flops — wear these on a date to the beach and your S.O. is gonna know they got a real ~catch~ when they got you.


    Get them from Amazon for $18.88+ (available in sizes 6–13).

    24. A hand-painted decor box that'll compliment everybody who uses your bathroom and give them a real chuckle.


    Promising review: "I love it! It's high-quality, lighthearted, and useful!! That’s a triple-threat combo when it comes to home decor! I have two toilet paper rolls inside the box that are standard size and one on top that is a mega ultra roll. It still fits, I just prefer the look of the tower. This is useful, funny, sturdy, and trendy." —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    25. A DIY eraser kit to help you make creative pencil toppers that just might make bookwork a little more enjoyable when you bring home so much homework it's almost laughable.


    Promising review: "This is lots of fun for the whole family! Everyone can be creative and the book shows a ton of ideas and gives instructions on many mini erasers. The erasers do really erase pencil led after you have baked them. My son received this at Christmas and it was one of his favorites, there are not too many craft kits that are not specifically geared toward girls, but this one is not." —Melissa Mesa

    Get it from Amazon for $13.89.

    26. A Bob Ross waffle maker that's gonna make you even happier than some perfectly painted little trees.


    Promising review: "I had to have this Bob Ross waffle maker so I could enjoy my Sunday morning breakfast watching Bob paint. The waffles come out light and fluffy like Bob’s hair. Each waffle is a masterpiece of culinary delight. The moment I pull it out of the iron, I put a pat of butter that gently melts into all the nooks and crannies. My knife and fork can sink into the waffle with unyielding ease as the steam rises and the syrup oozes all over. A treat for any Bob Ross fan." —Pattys Place

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    27. A cat paw doorstop that'll be the puurfect prank, and everyday doorstop. We're sure of it.


    Promising review: "Fun and practical. I use this at work, and people comment how cool it is since everyone else has those ugly industrial-plastic-looking ones. The underside shows the pink pads of the paw, so you can use it either direction." —Karma Yoakem

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    28. A kookie colander for when you have a ~monstrous~ appetite and need some carb-filled fun.


    Promising review: "My wife received this as a gift from myself, and she smiles every time she pulls it out from its home in the cabinet. That alone makes it worth five stars in my book, but it's also sized nicely (just slightly smaller than a 'standard' colander), made of very strong plastic, and the extremely expressive eyes make for great handles. What's not to like?" —Gentlemen Rook

    Get it from Amazon for $17.10.

    29. And finally, a pack of chair socks you're gonna want to get your paws on pronto.


    Promising review: "OMG, these are super cute and adorable! Very easy to put on, I do suggest that you slide the paw more towards the front so that it bends better when the chair is sitting up. The fact that it protects my floors and look like kitty paws has me sold." —JL

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in four colors).

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