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    Just 32 Incredibly Useful Products From Target

    These aren't just must-haves — they're the things you'll use over and over and over again.

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    1. A KitchenAid stand mixer to save your poor arms from all that bread dough stirring. With 10 speeds, a flat beater, dough hook, and wire whip, as well as a 67-point "planetary" mixing action, you'll have everything you could possibly need to bake up a storm. Except for ingredients.

    The stand mixer

    Promising review: “If you have ever used a KitchenAid mixer, then you know it's amazing! If you haven't, then you need it! The speeds are nice, the accessories are practical, and the quality is spot on. Get it!” —Liz

    Price: $349.99

    2. A label maker for organizing your home more effectively than with that color-coded stacking system you've been trying to explain to everybody.

    Office products on a desk that are all labeled

    Promising review: “Perfect tool for quick labels! Easy to operate with different font styles and sizes to choose from. I use it all the time. It's compact and easy.” —DollyA3G

    Price: $17.89

    3. A hypoallergenic pillow to block mold spore, pollen, dust mites, bed bugs, and allergens from creeping into your hair or onto your face while you sleep — so that's one less thing to keep you up worrying about at night.

    The hypoallergenic pillow

    Promising review: “Wow! After I ordered these for my allergies, I got to thinking that the pillows would be too squishy or spongy. But never fear, they feel like a cloud. I am so pleased. I also love that I can wash them.” —Helen

    Price: $29.99

    4. A 34-piece food storage container set in 3- and 5-cup sizes for food prep and re-heating leftovers so you can preserve that atomically spicy chili that didn't get completely eaten last night, weirdly.


    Promising review: “I love this set! I also appreciate how there are more smaller containers than big. Just the right amount of larger ones for leftovers and so many smaller ones for work lunches!” —Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    5. A 12-piece nonstick cookware set that is oven- and dishwasher-safe so you can cook up a storm without creating a tsunami in your sink.

    The nonstick cookware

    Promising review: “We needed new pans and pots and this set has been awesome. They withstand washing, cleaning, and multiple uses each day. Bonus that they have etched lines inside the pots for measuring and the lids have built-in straining features.” —Mommy of 3

    Price: $59.99

    6. A six-cube organizer shelf for all those shoes, pet supplies, and rando items messing up the closet. Use those handy 11-inch cloth storage bins — they fit in the six cube openings for convenient access to all your stuff.

    The 6-cube shelf organizer

    Promising review: “For the price, this organizer is sturdy, functional, and not bad-looking. I'm pleased and even bought a second unit. It's not super fancy — no mistaking this for real wood. But it does the job of organizing stuff, segmenting stuff, getting stuff off the floor. We all have stuff that doesn't fit in drawers or cabinets, and that's what this organizer is for. Better yet, Target has simplified assembly, and if you're even slightly handy, it's very easy. Clear directions, no dinky little hex wrench. I left off the back panels on my second one, and was done in 15 minutes.” —omarsidd

    Price: $35

    7. A universal remote for streaming services to rule your devices with a single wand. With quick setup and auto-scan, this remote lets you operate as many as six components — TV, streaming media players, cable or satellite box, etc. — without going back and forth from remote to remote or app, much less wasting time searching for the A/V remote in between the couch cushions. Icky!

    The universal remote with streaming

    Promising review: “Purchased to use with my TV and digital converter box. The first code for each worked and I have not found any issues. Everything is working great. It has an aux button and a sleep button. It was hard to find both on a remote.” —Target reviewer

    Price: $9.39

    8. A splatter screen for keeping your kitchen walls from becoming a spaghetti sauce-based modern work of art. Plus! It's is dishwasher-safe and folds on top of your pan for easy storage.

    The splatter screen

    Promising review: “Great design. It fits several size pans and keeps the grease from splattering all over so much better than my old one. I was worried at first that the material and holes on the top would not allow the moisture through but that's not a problem. I like that the handle is sturdy and comfortable and it folds to allow it to fit more easily for storage.” —KBJS

    Price: $19.99

    9. Under-bed storage bins so you can neatly hide all those journals you've been keeping since fifth grade. These clear bins are also stackable in the case your bed is the top bunk and you're keeping stuff on top of your roommate's lower bunk.

    The under bed storage bins

    Promising review: “Good quality. I like the low height of these storage containers since they are easy to store underneath beds. I used them to store some winter clothes and they worked out perfectly.” —TX

    Price: $4.99

    10. A grill pan to literally score meat and veggies. Sear, bake, broil, braise, fry, and grill — then repeat.

    The grill pan

    Promising review: “I'm a cast-iron fan. Lodge products have never failed me. This cast-iron grill pan was the perfect addition to my existing cast iron cookware. That it can go from stove top to oven to grill makes it indispensable. Love it!” —MJ

    Price: $20.99

    11. A wine stopper and preserver for saving wine until the next day. This silicone wine stopper replaces the cork you likely destroyed and the built-in vacuum pump lets you remove the air from the bottle and preserve your wine until you're ready for a second glass.

    The stopper being pumped

    Promising review: “Small and effective. Pumping the air out of the bottle will give your unfinished wine a couple more days of life and slow the oxidation the turns wine into vinegar. Much more useful than pricey decorative stoppers and saves you from wasting wine." —Imbibing Enthusiast

    Price: $15.99

    12. An Alexa Show to make any room an internet hub. Its smart display easily connects to your network and other Alexa devices to put you in voice-control of your smart home no matter where you are, provided it's in mechanical ear-shot.

    The digital smart home device
    Amazon Echo

    Promising review: “Works great with other Dots and Shows in the house. Setup, using the Alexa App, was very easy. You can drop in on any Echo device with anyone. I have a Dot or a Show in each room of my house, so if I am downstairs I can drop in on my son's room and say, 'Come downstairs and get your laundry!' or something like that." —cherbear

    Price: $89.99

    13. A Swiffer duster to get your furniture, blinds, ceiling fans, electronics, and Matryoshka dolls clean. These dusters trap and lock all the stuff that causes sneezes (dust, animal dander, mites, etc.) — as opposed to that feather duster which is clearly sending plumes of yuck into the air.

    The Swiffer Duster

    Promising review: “I think these 180 Dusters are great. I needed something that would trap and get rid of the dust — not just move it around. I have found this works best for me. The dust is trapped and stays on the duster. They are very easy to change too. This is one of the best products I have used in a long time." —Target reviewer

    Price: $5.99

    14. A coffee maker that will last forever. No matter what your preferred brew method, there's always a time — holidays, book club meetings, after you drop and crack your pour-over carafe — when a straightforward 12-cup drip coffee maker is a lifesaver.

    The coffee maker
    Black and Decker

    Promising review: “Fantastic coffee-maker, into its seventh year! So good. It makes perfect coffee and keeps it hot. No more microwave for the second cup. Works as perfectly now as Day One." —CJVNYC

    Price: $19.99

    15. An area rug that will go with just about any decor. A tufted, low-pile rug like this will make hard floors comfy and sterile rooms cozy.

    The area rug

    Promising review: “Love this. I'll repeat what others have said: this is a great rug! I can be the most indecisive person and I didn't think I would love this rug as much as I do. It's soft and has a very unique pattern! The blue in the carpet is slightly lighter than what you see in the pics but not too far off. I have a deep maroon couch and the carpet is a perfect accent piece." —TK

    Price: $55.99

    16. An air purifier for air that is fresh and clean. Though eliminating odors and germs is nice and all, recent events have made eliminating VOCs (volatile organic compounds) a real priority. This model is recommended for medium-sized rooms and can filter and circulate air as much as five times an hour, or about as often as you'd want to breathe in without it.

    The air purifier

    Promising review: “I got it today and can I just say, this is amazing! I needed a small unit for my small room. No matter how clean I keep my room or how long I keep the windows open, the air gets so stagnant and stale. Within the first hour of using this I noticed a difference. I went out and came back and the air was so crisp and clean in my room!" —ichimitsu

    Price: $139.99

    17. A Nalgene water bottle to hydrate on hikes, walks, and long strolls to and from the water fountain with this BPA-free, 32-ounce, wide-mouth water bottle. It even has a loop-top to attach to your bag, harness, or oversized hoop earring.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer lovingly holding her water bottle
    Rachel Dunkle / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: “This is a very sturdy bottle. I've dropped it several times and nothing happened." —selenedz

    Price: $11.99

    To learn why a BuzzFeed Shopping writer *loves* this, check out "Here's Why I Won't Stop Telling People How Much I Love My Nalgenes."

    18. A smart bulb so you can replace the battery-operated nightlight in your kid's room. It can change from warm to cool and everything in between — 16 million colors in all. It connects via Bluetooth for way more versatility than any sleeping child could possibly enjoy, but still.


    Promising review: “We use this bulb in our 3-year-old daughter’s room as her nightlight and a signal for ending sleep time and quiet time. We have it connected to our phones and tablet. It’s the same price, or less, than lights designed specifically as kids’ night lights and timers but this offers a wider variety of routines, colors, and settings." —Target reviewer

    Price: $49.99

    19. A heater fan for warming, cooling, or just pushing air around. It has two heat levels and a fan-only setting to quickly provide warmth or not-warmth when you need it. Rest easy at grandma's knowing the heater you left on before you came will turn off after eight hours of use.

    The heater fan

    Promising review: “This is a fantastic space heater. I love the flexibility of the small size as well as how nicely this heats and how it is quiet all the same. One of our rooms is much colder than the other spaces in the house, so this is perfect to quickly warm up the space. Really pleased with this!" —emrueth

    Price: $89.99

    20. A pressure cooker, because this'll create seemingly infinite ways to make food. It's a seven-machines-in-one pressure cooker with 14 smart programs for the most popular dishes — rice, soup, stew, chili, and even cake. Take that, oven!

    The pressure cooker

    Promising review: “This pot is amazing! It cooks in fraction of the time it takes in a crock pot. I've made frozen chicken breasts with carrots and potatoes in 30 mins. I made steak fajitas in 15 mins. Everything is delicious. So easy to clean. Love, love, love it!!!" —NurseKim

    Price: $99.99

    21. Dog walk wipes for just the right amount of clean. These on-the-go wipes are safe on your pet's parts thanks to natural ingredients like coconut oil and aloe. They work so well, you'll be tempted to use them on yourself — but don't do that!

    The dog walk wipes

    Promising review: “Actually used them on my cats who managed to get something extremely smelly on them. These wipes were a lifesaver! They are so easy to use and have a very light scent to them. I will definitely be using these from now on for my dogs and cats." —Keades

    Price: $8.99

    22. Wi-Fi plugs to turn electronics on and off from anywhere your phone has service. These smart plugs pair with an app for scheduling and timers as well as on-demand control. As if turning on your coffee maker from bed wasn't convenient enough, you can use Alexa to do it with voice commands. Just remember to ask nicely.

    The wifi plugs

    Promising review: “Excellent Wi-Fi-controlled switches! They can be installed very quickly and work perfectly. They are very versatile. They can be remotely turned on and off and they can be programmed to turn on and off on a schedule. Buy these switches!" —Doctorseven

    Price: $39.99

    23. One-piece Bell jar lids that screw on without those easy-to-misplace rubber band-y seals. And just like those old-timey two-piece lids, these do create airtight seals — perfect for storing jams, jellies, herbs, spices, liquids, and airs!

    The bell jar lids

    Promising review: “So far these are great. They don't have a rubber seal so they are really easy to clean — you can stick them in the dishwasher. After looking at a ton of different lids, I am glad I found these." —Bryce

    Price: $4.89

    24. A Dyson cordless vacuum with attachments galore for cleaning at a moment's notice. Seriously, super-duty cordless vacs are fun, making quick and easy work of spills, accidents, and pet hair. And if you want to go long, max out the battery for a full hour of runtime.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: “I questioned whether this vacuum would be worth the money. I've bought several Dyson products — some I love, some I don't. I love this one. It's very powerful. It cleans better than any vacuum I've ever owned. It can reach under furniture - which I love!" —Betsy

    Price: $599.99

    To learn more about why a BuzzFeed Shopping editor recommends this, check out her full review.

    25. A shower caddy so you can free up your bathtub rim for moremoremore candles. This steel over-the-shower caddy will hold a plethora of bottles — shampoo, body wash, cream soda — as well as bar soaps, sponges, and washcloths. Two suction cups will help secure it in place so long as your shower stall isn't made of, like, wood or bubbles.

    The shower caddy

    Promising review: “Great oversized shower caddy. I thoroughly enjoy this item. It has not rusted and it is spacious. I enjoy how much this shower caddy holds." —Target reviewer

    Price: $20.00

    26. An entry bench with coat rack that'll give guests someplace to take off and put on their shoes, coats, and scuba gear when they visit. The hooks keep outerwear organized, the under-bench is for shoes, and the bench is for bottoms.

    The entryway bench with coat rack

    Price: $249.99

    27. Blackout curtains to really give your bedroom that return-to-the-womb feeling at night. These thick panels come in a variety of colors, are machine-washable, and block light — and dark, for that matter.

    The curtains in white

    Promising review: “Definitely a good choice! This curtain, in tan, was an excellent choice for our guest room. The room was darker and warmer than with mini-blinds alone. Ironing out the creases from being in the packaging took about 30 minutes, but now they drape nicely and look like a more expensive curtain. I do recommend these curtains!" —SpEdTchr

    Price: $12.99

    28. A weighted blanket, because this'll help you fall asleep faster — really. The gentle, even pressure of a weighted blanket is known to help calm and comfort people with stress, anxiety, and the fear of floating out of bed in the middle of the night. For best results, choose a weight that is 8-12% of your total body weight.

    Model sleeping in the weighted blanket

    Promising review: “All I can say is, 'wow.' I wish I had purchased one of these sooner! I thought these were hokey and just a lot of hype. But I purchased my first one and since then I have had some of the best sleep of my life. I like that it has two sides. One is more of a velvety soft side which feels warmer. The other side is more sheen and perfect for when it gets hot. I will be purchasing another one for my husband!" —Leida

    Price: $49 (available in two colors)

    29. An LED desk lamp for a simple solution to the problem of not enough light. The flexible neck and cone-shaped lampshade twists in any direction to focus the light wherever it's needed, so it's also a good solve to the issue of back-lit video conference calls.

    The desk lamp

    Promising review: “Great little lamp! The size is perfect for a desk and gives off lots of light." —TwinMommy

    Price: $7.00

    30. A bath storage basket to keep all the kids' duckies, boats, turtles, whales, divers, and other toys off the bottom of the tub where you would invariably step on them. The basket has slats to drain the water and is easily removable for adult bath time — or leave it in and use it for your mug of wine.

    The bath storage basket laid across a tub

    Promising review: “I love this organizer for the kids' bathroom. It can adjust size, so ours fits as close to the edge as possible. Even with both a two-and-a-half-year-old and a baby in the tub we still have room for their toys and shampoos. We have been through quite a few tub organizers and this one is by far the best!" —MommyX2

    Price: $12.99

    31. A metal cart with wheels for moveable storage. Perfect for the garage, this three-tiered cart is also great for the kitchen, bathroom, and any other room with part-time shelving needs.

    The black metal cart with wheels

    Promising review: “Beautiful and holds 8.5 x 11-inch books and binders nicely. Easy to assemble, looks beautiful, and fits our spiral bound books beautifully. We are homeschooling for the first time and have easily fit all our materials for two students here." —imamberlee

    Price: $40.00

    32. Pet stain and odor remover so you can clean up after the dog or cat in one go. This bio-enzymatic cleaner naturally removes urine and other messes (whatever those may be) with a helpful bacteria that feed on stains until they're completely eliminated. Finally, a good use for bacteria!

    The pet stain and odor remover

    Promising review: “This product is the best. It takes away the stain from my dog's pee in the carpet. There's no smell and no stain! I highly recommend for pets! It even worked on an older stain that sat there a little while." —Target reviewer

    Price: $13.99

    33. A mattress pad to protect your mattress from, well, yourself. This anti-microbial, hypo-allergenic mattress pad wicks away moisture (i.e. your sweat), ensuring your mattress is stain-free for the year you "try it out."

    Model laying on the mattress pad

    Price: $200 (available in sizes queen–king)

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

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