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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community (and asked 'em again!) to tell us about the best gifts they've bought from our posts, and here are their responses!

    1. The Dash rapid egg cooker so their breakfasts become instantly easier and more delicious, without taking much more effort than pouring a standard bowl of cereal. It makes tasty omelets plus hard-boiled, poached, and scrambled eggs in a jiffy with minimal dishes!

    Egg cooker with six eggs in the rounded base, covered by the clear dome lid

    "My extended family does a $30-cap white elephant amongst 'the kids' even though we’re all well into our twenties and thirties. Last year there was a BuzzFeed post about practical gifts. I bought a Dash rapid egg cooker and a pitcher with a filter used for making cold brew. They were a hit in the gift exchange and I’m normally a terrible gifter. Thank you, BuzzFeed. I’ve been perusing your gift posts again this year and have already found some good items!"


    Of course all the nonelectric parts are top-rack dishwasher-safe, which means cleanup's just as low-effort as cooking.

    Get it on Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five colors).

    2. And the easy-to-use cold brew maker they also mention in their recommendation, because it will complete the breakfast theme gift exchange gift, thanks to the fact that it transforms regular old ground coffee into delicious iced coffee concentrate overnight.

    Scooping the coffee grounds into the filter, brewing the coffee in the pitcher, then pouring out the finished coffee over ice

    "I bought myself the Takeya cold brew maker. I’m obsessed with iced coffee and I used to go to Dunkin everyday. Now due to the pandemic that’s no longer possible so I bought the cold brew maker. This thing is amazing, at night I put ground coffee in the filter and add water and stick it in the fridge. In the morning I have fresh iced cold coffee. I got the small size which lasts me about 3-4 days. Even when quarantine is over I’m going to stop going to Dunkin to save money and keep using the cold brew maker."


    One reviewer mentions that they made a mark on the outside for the water height, and now don't even have to bother with measuring.

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99 (available in two sizes and three colors).

    My BuzzFeed colleague Maitland uses this and loves it; read her full Takeya cold brew maker review.

    3. A pack of 16 hydrating sheet masks with over 1,200 positive reviews — it's the closest you can get to giving them the gift of soft and glowing skin.

    Amazon, Samantha Wieder / BuzzFeed

    "So many!! The 16 combo pack of face masks..."


    My BuzzFeed colleague Samantha has also tried these masks and loves them! She says that, despite her normally sensitive skin, "these face masks have ZERO negative effects and they actually have POSITIVE effects! They hydrate my skin and leave it feeling firmer."

    Get the pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A talking Darth Vader light Clapper that will basically let them live their dream of using the Force multiple times a day, even if it's just to switch on their bedside lamp.

    the clapper, which looks like darth vader's helmet, plugged into a wall outlet


    When you clap it on, he says "The Force is strong with this one." And when you clap it off, he says "You underestimate the power of the Dark Side."

    Get it from Toynk for $37.99 or Amazon for $33.99 (on Amazon, it's also available as the leg lamp from A Christmas Story).

    5. And two pairs of light-up chopsticks for epic battles over the last delicious bites of their favorite dinners.

    The light-up chopsticks in red and blue

    "I actually did get my sister light saber chopsticks! I'm the bigger Star Wars geek in the family but she loved them because they were delightfully nerdy and they actually light up."

    Padawan Ryan, from the comments on Gifts You Don't Have To Worry About Them Getting From Someone Else

    Note that they're not dishwasher safe!

    Get them from Amazon for $13.97.

    6. A circular blanket that looks like a tortilla because what's a warmer or more cuddly way to pass the cold winter months than snuggling up like a burrito?? I truly do not know.,


    Well, reviewers do say it's a relatively lightweight blanket so please don't try to walk through a blizzard in it — they also say it's incredibly soft to the touch and perfect for using on the couch at home! Oh and of course it's safe for machine wash and dry.

    Get it on Amazon for $25.99+ (available in four sizes — the ones shown above are the 80-inch size, which is $41.99).

    7. Or The Comfy, a reversible blanket-slash-sweatshirt that's perfect for pretty much anyone who likes to lounge around under a blanket, but wishes the blanket followed them everywhere they went.

    model "family" all sitting on the couch together, each person in their own oversized comfy

    "The Comfy is amazing. My boyfriend got it for me last year. I freaking love it and so do my doggos."

    saraelizaa21, in a comment on The Best Gifts From Shark Tank 2019

    "I have the Comfy and I can’t even begin to explain how much I love that thing. It’s absolutely enormous! It’s the warmest and coziest thing I’ve ever owned. You can have my Comfy when you peel it off my cold dead body!!"

    Allcreaturesgreatandsmall, in a comment on the same Shark Tank post

    It's designed to be big enough that it covers you up completely, if you tuck your feet under you on the couch, and of course it's machine-washable and dryable.

    Get it on Amazon for $49.99+ (available in adult and kids, and in up to 7 colors/patterns).

    8. The Squatty Potty toilet stool (yup!) so you can both have a good laugh when they unwrap it, and the next time they go they can genuinely see the benefits of how it aligns everything in a natural way to make pooping easier and faster.

    fully-clothed model sitting on toilet with their feet on the stool

    "The Squatty Potty! It’s changed my bathroom behaviors and changed my life."


    We also know it makes a difference because several BuzzFeeders own and love these — read one person's review.

    Get them from Amazon: the seven-inch high stool (for new squatters) or the nine-inch-high stool (for ~advanced~ squatters) for $25.

    They also make a bamboo "flip" version that toggles between 7 and 9 inches for $39.99, or a 7-inch clear acrylic version for $75.95!

    9. And a motion-activated, color-changing LED toilet light that will A) let them easily use the bathroom at night, no tripping in the dark or bright overhead lights required, B) lead to even more laughs at the moment of unwrapping, and C) be a small, delightful little thing they get to experience every single day.

    "I saw it on an upgrade your bathroom list, sent it to my husband as a joke because I’m blind in the dark and complain about trying to find the bathroom during those midnight pees. Christmas morning it was in my stocking and it is hands down the best gift — it was both thoughtful and a little romantic that he bought it. Now when I get up at night, I just have to walk to our bedroom door (our bathroom is right across the hall) and the light switches on. We’ve had it for three years now and I brag about it whenever we have overnight guests. It’s super bright and it changes color (except the red light does make the toilet look like a portal to hell). Even if you can see in the dark, buy this light, so you can find the bathroom in the dark without turning on the lights and risking waking yourself up even more."


    Get it on Amazon for $16.45.

    10. A set of gorgeous gold measuring cups and spoons with etched measurements that won't fade over time so even if they use them on a regular basis for all sorts of recipes, they'll still satisfy your giftee's magpie-like love for pretty shiny things.

    gold tone measuring cups with engraved sizes on them

    Includes spoons and cups for 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 tbsp, 1/4 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1-cup.

    "I live van life but I'm fancy. Since I have very limited space, I only have things that I truly love with me. All of my accents are gold so I bought this set because it is nesting and is pretty enough to hang on a hook in my kitchen and not take up precious cabinet space. I just put a clear rubber band around the handles so they don't jingle jangle while I am driving. I've had them for a year and they have held up well and haven't gotten discolored at all."

    darthhater, from the comments on Gifts for the Most Practical Person You Know

    My colleague Elizabeth also has these, and says: "My mom bought these for me two Christmases ago and they look just as gorgeous IRL. Oh, and they also work really well!!!"

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99.

    11. A downright hilarious little screaming goat — simply press on him, and he lets out a bleaty yell basically guaranteed to make them laugh every time they hear it.


    "I got my husband the screaming goat as a stocking stuffer last year. It's really fun/funny!"


    "Tbh, I got it for my desk at work and use it far more than I should, lol. Now it floats around to whoever needs it most in the office on a given day. Instead of screaming myself, I just press ma goat! Lol"

    thetimeisnye306, both from Stocking Stuffers That Are Almost Too Cute To Use

    I have one of these back at the office; it's truly hilarious to hear the little scream!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.18.

    12. A city skyline ring because it'll remind them every day of all the most iconic landmarks in their favorite spot, whether they live there, have visited several times, or are hoping to visit for the first time once we can all travel safely again.

    Model with three rings on hand: one with the Roman Colisseum, One of London with the Eye and Buckingham Palace, one of Paris with the Arc d'Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, And Notre Dame
    CaitlynMinimalist / Etsy

    "I bought a city skyline ring after seeing it multiple times on BuzzFeed. I bought the New Orleans one after I had visited there, and it’s so pretty and unique!"


    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $31.50+ (available in ring sizes 4–13, three finishes, and dozens of cities both in the US and around the world).

    13. An adorable cat-shaped night light that, thanks to it's battery-powered changing colors that swap out with just a touch or tap, will bring a little bit more joy and delight to the daily bedtime routine.


    "I love the kitty nightlight. I just got a similar one for my daughter and she loves it!"


    "Both my kids have one. They are awesome."

    rachelk4c30fa345, both from Stocking Stuffers That Are Almost Too Cute To Use

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    14. A set of three brush attachments for their drill because it'll significantly speed up the time it takes them to clean everything from the grimiest, most neglected surfaces to the easier stuff (not to mention save them elbow grease). Which means you're really giving them some of the best gifts of all: more spare time and more energy use in that time.

    Reviewer drill with brush attachment; half the glass shower door is opaque white with mineral stains, the other half is perfectly clear

    "Drill brush attachments, to clean and scrub. No more elbow grease!"


    Reviewers say these make extremely quick work of hard water stains on glass, mildew on grout, general dirt buildup on shower/tub walls and floors and rust stains on stainless steel. You get a set of three brushes: an "original" brush (looks a bit like a toilet brush), a 4-inch circle brush, and a 2-inch circle brush. The colors correspond to different brush thicknesses/endurances — the white's the least stiff, most of the colors are medium stiffness, and then red and black are *more* stiff.

    Get all three brushes on Amazon for $14.95 (available in 6 colors).

    15. A set of seat gap fillers so *you* can be the one that saves them from the frustration of dropping their phone down the crack of no return for the umpteenth time — or from their teenager accidentally losing a few pieces of popcorn leftover from a movie, never to be recovered.

    the black fabric-covered foam product over a seatbelt holster, blocking a phone, fries, and change from falling into the gap

    "Buy the seat gap fillers! Best purchase I have made for my car! Easier to vacuum out crumbs, stops loose change from falling between the crack and even smaller items like earrings. Love them!"

    abigailf4ca0c04ba, from the comments on The Best Gifts From Shark Tank 2020

    Because it fits over the car's seatbelt holster, it moves along with the seat as they adjust it — which means they can stuff it in and forget about it, at least until it saves a half-eaten lollipop from disappearing into the abyss.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $22.99.

    16. A miniature dollhouse-like model kit of a greenhouse, library, or kitchen that they can spend hours carefully assembling into a masterpiece they can escape to whenever they want, because it'll fit comfortably on their bookshelf.,

    "The dollhouse kit, it has saved my sanity with quarantine! If you like Legos, puzzles, or just something to focus on while you play Netflix in the background, this is the activity for you!"


    The kits come with pretty much everything they'd need to make the model happen, but many reviewers who finished the kits note that they did end up using basic craft supplies like wirecutters, clear nail polish, rulers, and extra glue beyond what's included.

    Get them on Amazon: the greenhouse for $45.99, or the library or kitchen for $39.99.

    17. An eyeliner with wing stamps — besides being practically guaranteed to speed up their morning routine (no matter their skill level), it'll help them get genuinely perfect wings every single time.


    "Eyeliner wing stamp! My vision in one of my eyes is really bad, but with these I can do it pretty quickly and symmetrically now that my eye makeup game stepped up!"


    I bought this for myself last year, and I have ZERO talent for eyeliner of pretty much any sort, and am able to get wings I'm actually happy with! (I'd be a lot faster if I practiced more, though.) They last all day, and nobody knows it was a stamp until I tell them. It's available in three different wing sizes: I went with the medium, but for everyday wear I actually recommend going with the small. You get two liners: each has a wing stamp (one for the left, one for the right) on one end, and a pen liner on the other.

    Get the set from Amazon for $14.97.

    18. A pack of reusable grilled cheese bags so they can make delightfully gooey, melty sandwiches (and even panini-like sandwiches, with veggies, meats, and spreads to go with the cheese) directly in their toaster, with basically zero cleanup.


    "Toasta-bags. They make perfect grilled cheese sandwiches."


    Each bag is reusable up to 50 times!

    Get two packs of two bags each for $10.99 (one for you, one for them), or a single pack of two bags for $5.99, both on Amazon.

    19. A pumice scouring stone that, with a little light scrubbing, will make rust, calcium, and other mineral buildup disappear right before their eyes. If they've been struggling with water rings for ages, a genius solution like this might be appreciated even more than yet another scented candle!

    Before: a toilet with lots of big rust or mineral stains and After, the same toilet now completely clean. A hand holds the stick with the handle

    "The pumice toilet wand! That thing is legit!"


    Or if they're new to the neighborhood and you suspect they don't know just how hard your water is!

    Get it on Amazon for $8.99.

    20. An "itsy pack" of Clixo building toys so they can create all sorts of different creatures, wearable pieces, or whatever they can imagine up with just a few quick magnetic clicks.


    "I've recently bought packs of Clixo toys. They're marketed as children's toys but as a grown up I've personally really enjoyed them as fun fidget desk toys on work calls. I've gifted them to kids and adults since seeing them on the BuzzFeed list and they've been a hit across multiple age groups."


    My colleague John also has these and loves 'em, and says: "When I first discovered Clixo I thought, 'Wow, that's something I haven't seen before. I bet these will be different than other building toys.' Not only are they different, but they're super fun and satisfying to play with (that click the magnetic parts makes just sounds and feels so good). Maybe when I'm done 'testing' them out, I'll actually let my son take a shot at playing with them."

    FYI this is for ages 3 and up!

    Get it from Clixo for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    21. A Kindle e-reader because anyone who loves reading (or wants to get back into reading) will definitely appreciate a quick, convenient, portable way to sneak in a little extra time with their favorite books.

    Hand holding the rectangular device

    "I bought my partner a Kindle and it really changed the way she reads now. It’s so light and fits so many books and the battery lasts for ages!"


    If they sign up with the local library and they can turn it into a library that goes with them everywhere! And it's super lightweight.

    Get it on Amazon for $59.99.

    22. A Baby Yoda plush to make them squeal with delight the moment they open their gift *and* every single time they notice just HOW DARN CUTE he happens to be.

    Hand holding the plush
    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    "Baby Yoda plushie!! My mom got it for me for my birthday, and just looking at his little green face still makes me smile, without fail!"


    Get this one from ShopDisney for $24.99, or check out 12 Places To Buy A Baby Yoda Plush Doll for more options!

    23. A pack of hydrocolloid acne patches to suck out a bunch of the oil and gunk lurking in their zits until the blemishes basically disappear, or at least are somewhat diminished.,

    "Pimple patches, I actually never bought the suggested ones (corsx and mighty patch), but it's thanks to BuzzFeed that I discovered they existed, since they don't really sell them in shops where I live. My skin has improved a lot thanks to them, especially considering that I scar easily and they minimized that."


    Get them on Amazon: four packs of 24 patches for $12 or three packs of 24 patches for $8.70.

    24. A beautiful Homesick Candle scented with all the essences of their home state, favorite city, or even treasured beach cottage for a dose of love and nostalgia each and every time they light it.,

    "The Homesick Candles! I bought one for my sister one year for Christmas since she moved out of state (again). They're a good size, sturdy, and smell great!"


    The candles are all made of soy wax with a cotton wick, and their regular size burn for 60–80 hours.

    Get them from Homesick Candles for $29.95, or from Amazon for $29.95+ (many states, cities, and other scents available).

    25. A 42-page Rocketbook Fusion reusable notebook that seamlessly bridges the handwritten and the digital: when they write in it with the (included!) Rocketbook pen, they can simply scan their words with the app to upload it to a device, then wipe the ink away with the (also included!) microfiber cloth to reuse the pages again and again. The app transcribes their handwriting, and there are even ways to make their notes searchable. Pure convenience for any note taker or writer who prefers to write by hand!

    A model writing in the planner page of a Rocket notebook

    "I bought a Rocketbook (the kind that has a microfiber cloth to erase) to use for when I write stories or poems."


    In addition to its lined and dot-grid pages, the notebook also comes with a task list, an ideas list, a weekly planner, a monthly calendar, and an OKR (objectives and key results) goal template, meaning it can replace like, five different other types of notebooks they might carry around otherwise, too! Reviewers love that your notes are searchable, and that the app lets you choose where to send your notes, like a specific Dropbox or Evernote spot.

    Get it from Amazon for $35.17 (available in eight colors).

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