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35 Things That'll Make 2018 Your Year

Because you deserve it after getting through the crap-heap that was 2017.

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1. A terribly charming calendar that'll start off your year and (adorably) remind you that your days are numbered.

2. A KitchenAid mini stand mixer necessary for anyone who knows they deserve some major machinery to help them eat their delicious, delicious feelings in 2018.

crateandbarrel.com

This mini-mixer includes a wire whisk, flat beater, and dough hook. It is dishwasher safe and sports a powerful 10-speed slide control. Oh, and it can make five dozen cookies at once.

Promising Review: "I have one of the standard-sized KitchenAids that I have used before to knead bread dough. It works great, but it's so big and heavy and it takes up so much room on my counter. I now also have this smaller version and it works great and fits underneath my overhead cabinets on my counter. I can mix almost as much dough in it as in the standard one, so I am using this one more often than my big one!" —Linda

Get it from Amazon for $349.95 or Crate & Barrel for $349.99 (available in seven colors).

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3. A Glossier Haloscope

4. And while we're at it, Glossier's Boy Brow to help you express yourself through perfectly arched eyebrows all year long.

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Promising Review: "Boy Brow has been a game changer in my routine! It keeps each hair in place, darkens up the highlighted ends, and makes my brows instantly fuller and groomed. IN LOVE!" —Hellomorgan

Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in four colors).

6. A MoviePass card that's sure to make every season Oscars season through all through 2018.

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I've had MoviePass since September and I've already forgotten what it's like to pay to go to the movies. You can literally see one movie EVERY DAY with this thing. There are some funny terms, like you have to be within 100 feet of the theater when purchasing your ticket, but lemme tell ya, it's worth every quirk.

Get it from Movie Pass for $9.95 a month.

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9. A BarkBox subscription to make your dog the happiest pet this side of 2017.

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BarkBox comes with an assortment of toys and treats for your doggo each month. Every month has a different theme with adorable products specific to it. And each set of toys and treats is made specifically for your size of dog. The idea behind BarkBox is that your pupper can find toys they love without the stress of them getting worn down, or the worry that your furry friend tires of them, because a new box will be at your door every month!

Get it from BarkBox for $20 a month.

10. A pair of period-proof underwear, because this'll be the year you show your period who's boss (BTW, it's you).

shethinx.com

Promising Review: "I am a runner and knew I was going to be on my period when my full marathon was supposed to be. I bought a pair, tested them out the month before, and then wore them on my race day. They were amazing! I wasn't sure how running for four hours was going to work but they were so comfortable and didn't leak at all. I forgot I was even on my period during the race. Great product for sure!!" —Heather C.

Get them from Thinx for $30 (available in two colors and sizes XS-3XL).

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11. A Ben & Jerry's combination lock that is clearly not messing around (you won't ever worry about grabby hands getting in your Chunky Monkey ever again).

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Promising Review: "You NEED this. This is not a luxury item — it's a necessity. Do yourself a favor and never come home to an empty ice cream tub again." —Kelli Stokes

Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

12. A pair of chic, black ankle boots you can wear with every outfit all year long.

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Promising Review: "I love these boots. I can easily dress them up or down. I ordered my usual size and they fit me perfectly. It takes some time to break them in, like most Dr. Martin's, but it's totally worth the wait because once you do they're super comfy and durable." —Kim Hansen

Get them from Amazon for $88.99+ (available in sizes 5-10).

13. A pair of children's mop slippers made to make your perfect-but-useless children earn their keep in the new year.

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Promising Review: "Very cute and comfortable. I like how you can peel the bottom off to wash each part separately." —James Gottschall

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two colors and kids' sizes 7-9).

14. A bubble tea kit that's gonna seriously up your refrigerator game from "Would you like water?"

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This kit includes a bag of royal milk loose leaf tea, a bag of rooibos chai loose leaf tea, a bag of boba tapioca pearls, and two reusable stainless-steel straws.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $35.

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16. A silicone wedding ring that won't get in the way while you slay all of 2018.

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Promising Review: "These rings are great. They are so comfortable that you really forget you have them on. I would recommend these for anyone who doesn't want a metal ring or anyone who wants to still wear a ring in an environment that might be hazardous to fine jewelry." —Cathy Callen

Get it from Amazon for $5.95+ (available in seven colors and sizes 3.5-9).

17. A memory foam cool gel pillow to replace the sad sack of dust mites you've been sleeping on.

amazon.com

Promising Review: "'Amazing' is the only word that comes to mind when I think about this pillow. I suffer from migraines and restless sleep. Since getting this pillow I haven't woken up with any migraines and I actually fall asleep really well! The cooling effect is awesome. I'm very happy with my purchase and will be buying from this company again." —Ciera Predmore

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

18. A home decor transit sign you can use to get to places on time 100% more often than you did in 2017.

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This train sign is available for NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, and London train times. It will soon be available for Paris, Montreal, and Toronto.

Get it from NYC Train Sign for $199+ (available in multiple shapes and frames).

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19. A windshield snow cover. It may not seem like the most exciting purchase for 2018, but after one snowstorm, you're gonna love this thing more than your own mother.

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Promising Review: "I was very hesitant to purchase this product, but in my area the frost is such a pain. I decided to bite the bullet and give it a try. I can't be happier. I love it. I leave my house at 5:45 a.m. and all of my neighbors' cars have thick layers of ice on them. Even my rear window has ice on it. But my windshield is as clear as can be. No more waiting for the defrost to heat up. No pouring cold water on my window. No scraping. No getting rid of ice. No dangerous driving with a five-inch scraped clearing of ice. I highly recommend this product." —Matt

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

21. A memory foam mattress that'll hug and hold every curve of your body, guaranteeing the good night's sleep you never got last year.

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Promising Review: "I've had this mattress for almost a year now and I love it just as much as the first day I slept on it!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $197+ (available in four sizes).

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23. A dual breakfast sandwich maker, because this year you're gonna be the guy who brings them breakfast in bed (and TBH this thing is so easy to use you could basically make breakfast in bed).

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Promising Review: "I can't tell you how much I love this thing. I used it every day for more than a week after first getting it. I honestly thought it was gimmicky when my girlfriend asked me to buy one. I have to admit, I am extremely happy that I have this. It is awesome and turns out really good breakfast sandwiches with very minimal clean-up." —TA

Get it from Amazon for $34.

25. A brush cleaner sure to keep your brushes (and face) fresh all year long.

amazon.com

Promising Review: "This is one of the best things I've bought in a long time! It cleans makeup off brushes and sponges so well. Just a few swipes and they're clean. It also rinses off well and stores easily. Great product!" —S. DiFrenza

Read our full review here.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

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27. A PetCube so you won't ever have to wonder if your cats are having fun without you.

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I got my PetCube about a month after getting my first cat. I was going through pet-parent stress over leaving her alone all day. PetCube has a 1080p HD video, 138˚wide-angle view, night vision, 3x digital zoom, and two-way audio to help you best interact with your critter. And they all work seriously well. This app-enabled device is compatible with Alexa and allows you to play with your pets wherever you are. The majority of the time I use PetCube while I'm waiting for my train on the subway. I open the app, use the mic to wake up my cats (because I now have two since I got it), and then move the laser around and watch them chase it! It also allows you to let others connect to your "channel" so that they can play with your cats too. Which is maybe kind of creepy, but I think it is adorable and awesome. It seriously makes my day to be able to pull out my phone and play with my cats when I'm on vacation or just not home. All the love to this one.

Promising Review: "I love it! It's so sleek and small, and the wide angle of the lens gives great coverage! The image is beautiful, and is so impressive in the dark. I got this to help the eldest of my three kitty boys, as our recent move has him a little out of sorts when I am away at work. So far, all three seem to get a kick out of it." —Erin

It was very easy to set up, and the companion application is fantastic, too.

Get it from Amazon for $99.

28. Or a cat-holding hoodie for times when cat vids aren't nearly enough.

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Promising Review: "This was not purchased as a costume. It was purchased for regular wear. Wear this and you instantly become a kitty playground. It's very snuggly, has attractive dangly things to amuse a playful kitty, sleeves that won't ride up, and it has a pouch for snuggling a kitty, along with a cute hood with cat ears. It is a warm cozy sweatshirt material." —mamazon

Get it from Amazon for $19.98+ (available in nine colors and sizes S-3XL).

30. A fresh juicer AKA the best way to finish all your produce before it goes bad, helping your budget (and your metabolism) in the new year.

amazon.com

Promising Review: "Everything about this is wonderful! I've used it a bunch and it makes a lot of juice!! I was pleasantly surprised. My husband and my boys, all very picky eaters, loved it. I'm excited to start experimenting and sneaking in those veggies that they all turn away from. Cleaning it is a breeze. I wish I would have bought this a long time ago! I've already recommended this to my friends." —Samantha

Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in three colors).

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32. A minimalist, leakproof Bento Box that's gonna make bringing lunch from home as beautiful for your desk as it is for your wallet.

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Promising Review: "Loving my Bento Box! It really doesn't leak at all, and it's so much more stylish than a brown bag. You can put it in the dishwasher and you're good to go. It has utensils and it all fits together nicely. It's also big enough to put in some generous portions. I like it even more than my daughter likes her One Direction lunchbox. LOL." —Jim McKee

Get it from Amazon for $20.95.

33. A Hello Fresh subscription to change the way you cook all of 2018 (and by that we mean, it can make you actually cook in 2018).

hellofresh.com

Hello Fresh is a meal subscription that plans your meals for you. In each subscription box, you receive the exact ingredients for the amount of meals you have planned to make for that week. Each box includes detailed recipes to insure your meals are perfection.

Get it from Hello Fresh for $4.99+ a serving (available in multiple meal plans).

34. A Squatty Potty for properly positioning your body for the perfect poop, because even using the bathroom will be better in the new year.

amazon.com

Promising Review: "I gave this five stars because it's a five star product. I was constipated for days before this product arrived and within minutes of having it in my possession, the unicorn magic took over." —Mr. and Mrs. Wright

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

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