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    1. A hand-shaped cookie cutter. Make a tray of hands giving the thumbs up for your friends and a tray of hands flipping the bird for your enemies.

    Get it from the Foodiggity shop for $7.99.

    2. A caddy to save your poor, oh-so-sensitive fingers when you're taking a hot plate or bowl out of the microwave.

    It'll fit plates and bowls between 5 and 10 & 1/2 inches wide. It also catches spills from ~bubbling over~ incidents.

    Promising review: "I didn't know I needed this until I read the description. Now I wonder how I lived in the microwave age without it. It supports a bowl of soup perfectly and prevents spills and splatters as well. I cannot recommend this highly enough if you want to keep your fingers whole and your soup unspilled." —Marc W. Barta

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A gorgeous translucent travel cup you can use for hot or cold drinks.

    It's not quite as glam as Jennifer Lopez's cup, but what can be?

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 6 colors).

    4. An iron-on patch to point to whenever someone tries to bother you during nap time.

    Go. Away.

    Get it from Lizzy Watkins on Etsy for $7.

    5. A "decomposition" (it's made from post-consumer-waste) book.

    It's printed with soy ink so it can be recycled *again* after you're finished writing in it.

    Get one from Amazon for $8 (check out all the other available designs here).

    6. A teeny tiny elephant who longs to wrap her trunk around one of your fingers. Ever so gently.

    Get the (adjustable) ring from Amazon for $2.35.

    7. A serrated blade for making crinkle-cut fries or pickle chips at home.

    Easy to chop with. Easy to clean. Easy all around.

    Promising review: "My wife loves this knife and constantly uses it for cutting cheese cubes, carrots, potatoes, chocolate fudge, or desert bars. It adds a lot when it comes to presentation, without making more work. The kids even seem more eager to eat carrots when they're chopped with this. Go figure 😀. A great addition to your kitchen!" —Rivendell

    Get it from Amazon for $6.93.

    8. Adorable plush versions of Shake Shack's famous crinkle-cut fries.

    Get them from Yummy World for $14.99.

    9. A pug to faithfully and dutifully hold your pen until you're ready to begin writing your masterpiece. Or just a note that says, "get toilet paper."

    Get it from Asos for $11.50.

    10. A passport for keeping track of experiences, rather than the countries you've visited.

    Promising review: "Neat book with unusual ideas for experiences that even an eclectic young adult hasn't thought of. Some take only a little time, and some are ongoing projects. Some are solo, introverted sorts of tasks, while others require going out and socializing. Pretty cool mix." —A.M. Lighter

    Get it from Amazon for $6.64.

    11. A metal clip to ~elegantly~ sweep your hair up off your sweaty-ass neck.

    Get it from Free People for $12 (available in four different styles).

    12. Creature Clash!—a witty, strategic card game where you create new creatures out of real-life animals.

    After making a new creature, you use it to attack the creatures of your fellow game players.

    Promising review: "My kids begged for this game after playing it with friends. Not only do they like creating outrageous monsters (ahem...creatures), but they really have to use their brains to play: they need to add up points with each turn to see whose creature wins, and they have to read their silly creature's name and attributes. Even though my 6 year old is still learning to read and add, he can easily play with the help of his sister. It's really challenging his mind and encouraging him to read and add. It's is one of those games kids can play by themselves, but that adults can enjoy, too." —KMC

    Get it from Amazon for $11.26 (there's also a coloring book).

    13. A juice glass with (a bit of) your name on it. The first letter of your name, to be exact.

    Get one from Anthropologie for $7 (available in every letter).

    14. An "illustrated chronicle of the greatest wins, misses, and matchups" for sports lovers.

    Love illustration as much as you love athletic events? By golly you've finally found a book that'll combine those two interests.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.54.

    15. The cutest flashlight you've ever seen. Buy one for your kids or just to keep under your bed (in case of "oh shit, the power's out" emergencies.... or "oh fuck, I'm still scared of the dark" ones).

    It needs two AA batteries to run.

    Promising review: "My daughter loves her new flashlight. It's not *super* bright, but bright enough to use when needed. I got it for camping this summer, but she loves using it around the house (in her play tent to read / play with the lights out." —Crystal6183

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A box filled with 100 animal-themed postcards by ten different artists—send 'em or frame 'em, both options are totally valid.

    The cards feature the work of Katharine Barnwell, Ben Giles, David Howell, Charlotte Linton, Geoffrey Martin, Happy Menocal, Alice Pattullo, Sirichai, Adrien Vermont, and Kazumi Yoshida.

    Get the set from Amazon for $13.89.

    17. A liquid eyeliner pen that dries quickly, lasts for twelve hours, and helps you get flawlessly clean lines.,

    Promising review: "This is the ONLY product out of all of my makeup (I'm a makeup junkie) that I get from drugstores. No high-end beauty stores or brands have a liquid liner that comes close to this." —AnnaXO

    Get it from Amazon for $6.40.

    18. A handsome faceted marble and wood paperweight you'll want to keep on your desk even if your office is completely paper-free.

    Get it from World Market for $14.99.

    19. "Aww"-worthy "milk bottles" filled with correction tape—they'll actually have you hoping to make a mistake.

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. Quirky glazed stoneware bowls to store candy, change, keys, condoms, pretty stones, or anything else that'll fit.

    Get one from West Elm for $14.

    21. Cruelty and chemical-free, all-natural, hypoallergenic laundry detergent pods for bright, clean, stain-free clothing.

    They work with any type of washing machine.

    Get them from The Grommet for $12.95 (for 18 pods).

    22. A bottle of deep-cleansing moisturizing, pore tightening, baby-skin-creating "freshener."

    Promising review: "Etude House is my bae!! This stuff is great! Wish I could fill my whole cabinet with this brand, as it really seems to work with my acne-prone skin. This really tightens my pores and makes my whole morning and night routine that much smoother. Love, love, LOVE it!!! Will be repurchasing when it's gone. ❤️ The best freshener ever!!!" —Virginia J. Mcwilliams

    Get it from Amazon for $10.44.

    23. Distractables—a "super cute, very nice" coloring book to cheer you up on your next bad day.

    It has one-sided pages, so there'll be no "ink bleeding through" issues.

    Get it from Free Period for $12.

    24. A pair of socks that'll give you a craving for mac and cheese.

    If you have a permanent, never-ceasing craving for the glorious combination of cheese and pasta, these'll just make you desire it more.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.89.

    25. A headphone splitter keyring—it'll make it easier to share the latest song you're ABSOLUTELY OBSESSED WITH with your friend.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love sharing music with friends and partners. This headphone splitter takes sharing music to a whole new level. It's already fun to share music, but then to listen to music at the same time with someone when no one else can hear it makes it even more personal. This is one of my favorite things I have purchased my whole life. The keychain design is really convenient: I just keep it with my keys." —Rene

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

    26. A customizable pin. You 100% need to get two and give one to your BFF.

    Get it from Valley Cruise Press for $8.

    27. A temporary succulent tattoo to wear until you're ready to get the real thing.

    Get it from Nature Tats on Etsy for $4.99.

    28. A (super cheap!) bag o' 80 building blocks anyone who ever has young children visiting their home should own. Your boyfriend's niece will appreciate your purchase.

    Promising review: "My almost son's absolute favorite toy. He's a pro, building as tall as he can, or just playing with a few. He has them all over tje house because he's always playing with them. I'm really happy about the quality, colors, and that they're big enough for his hands. I play with them, his 13 year old brother plays with them, his dad, friends, family—haha. We got him a little dump truck that fits the blocks, and for his birthday, I'm getting the play table that goes with them." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    29. A pocket comb to give the dirtiest dog you know.

    Get it from Boarding Pass for $5.

    30. An iridescent tea pot that'll make you oh so glad you're a "tea person."

    Get it from CB2 for $14.95.

    31. Slimed DIY so you can learn how to make amazingly gooey slime at home.

    It's all the rage.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (paperback) or $5.99 (Kindle).

    32. A hydrating balm for lips that feel like they've been wandering through a desert for eons.



    Get it from Glossier for $12 (available in six different varieties).

    33. A set of merry, animal-shaped, "hardworking" erasers ready to come to your rescue in their trusty bus.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.85.

    34. A fashionably fuzzy baseball cap for people who probably wouldn't normally consider themselves to be ~baseball cap people~.

    Get it from Valfré for $10.

    35. An illustrated book filled with useful and unexpected life hacks.

    If you like the looks of this petite volume, you'll want to check out the other books by Yumi Sakugawa here.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.55.

    36. A candle for Outlander fans. Light it, take a deep breath, and imagine you're in the Scottish highlands with Jamie.

    Get it from Frostbeard Studio for $11.

    37. And a tote bag you should fill with one thing and one thing only: DELICIOUS, FLAKY, BUTTERY CROISSANTS!

    Get it from Baggu for $10.

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

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