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    31 Practical Purchases From Walmart That Have Already Earned Hundreds Of 5-Star Reviews

    From a KitchenAid mixer to an Instant Pot, here are practical purchases that have already been vetted by hundreds of reviewers.

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    1. A temperature-balancing weighted blanket designed for reducing stress, improving sleep, and making your bed super warm and cozy. BRB, the 900+ 5-star reviews have convinced me to add to cart ASAP.

    The weighted blanket

    2. A cushioned chair for snuggling up in after a long day working with a scented candle lit next to you and warm tea in hand to unwind. It also makes a great place to watch TV, read books, or just sit and relax.

    the cushion chair in gray displayed in a living room setting

    3. A Google Home to make your working life ~way~ easier. Turn on lights at any time, change the temperature, play music to unwind, or answer phone calls super easily. It's game-changing, I can attest to it.

    the google home in gray

    4. A cool-mist air humidifier to help combat the dry, congested air quality in your home during the colder months. It's great for people with allergies and helps keep your air at a comfortable temperature.

    the humidifier in white

    5. An HP Envy wireless printer so you can print documents from any device, whether a phone *or* laptop — and from anywhere in your house! Its over 850 5-star reviews prove that it's great for printing in a snap.

    the printer

    6. A 14-piece Pioneer Woman cutlery set with a wide variety of knives so you can establish chef-level chopping, mincing, slicing, and dicing skills. Over 1,000 5-star reviews rave about how easy they are to use, how beautiful they look, and how little they cost for such great quality knives!

    the set of knives in mint green

    7. A Lodge 5.5-quart Dutch oven for cooking everything from hearty soups to buttery cobblers and beyond. Literally anything you make in this pot will bring about a chorus of ooohs and ahhhs — it's that good. Plus, it's practical for everyday cooking and special occasion cooking.

    the dutch oven in red with a mushroom risotto inside

    8. A Keurig K-Classic coffee maker that brews a smooth, delicious perfect-for-you sized cup of coffee every time. Plus, you can also purchase different-flavored Keurig pods to have a unique coffee experience every morning. And, with over 2,500 5-star reviews, it's a practical purchase you won't regret.

    the coffee machine in black filling up a red mug with coffee

    9. A programmable 6-quart Instant Pot to make throwing together dinner a breeze. Prepare your ingredients in the morning, set the pot, and come home to a delicious meal. Warning: it will become your new favorite appliance.

    the instant pot

    10. An automatic bread maker with a delay-start time for waking up to the scent of fresh, homemade bread with minimal effort required to make it. It's super practical for learning how to bake bread especially now that we're all home and need some new hobbies.

    The small bread maker

    11. A heated mattress pad to keep you ~super~ warm and cozy during the colder winter months. Grab some silky pajamas, put on a pair of fuzzy socks, and put on your favorite Netflix series to really experience all the benefits.

    the heated mattress pads on a bed

    12. A clean-cotton smelling candle for making your house smell absolutely delicious. With over 6,500+ 5-star reviews, the yummy scent will instantly make your home feel like an oasis.

    the candle in a room

    13. An air fryer that can make the crispiest french fries, onion rings, and fried Oreos, with little to no oil. Sometimes fried food is just necessary, you know?

    the airfryer in the color black with french fries inside of it

    14. A Crock-Pot for pulling together hearty soups, stews, and bolognese sauce. Nothing says practical like an easy-to-make comfort meal on a busy day.

    the crock pot in the kitchen with food next to it

    15. An electric heater with three settings and an adjustable thermostat to make any room warmer in little to no time. Super practical on those freezing cold days when fuzzy socks and blankets just aren't cutting it.

    the heater on a counter in a kitchen

    16. A 1,200-thread count sheet set so comfortable, you'll actually be able to sleep the entire night. A good night's sleep is incredibly beneficial, so grab those comfy sheets and catch some zzzss ASAP.

    the sheet set in grey on a bed with a night table next to the bed

    17. An 12-piece Cuisinart stainless-steel cookware set for providing all the tools you need for basically everything in the kitchen. Think virtual cooking classes, experimenting with new foods, or just cooking yourself a home cooked meal.

    the cookware set on a stove

    18. An IRobot Roomba robot vacuum to save you time and energy on cleaning up. Just run it on any carpet or floor and watch it vacuum away the mess. Plus, it also works with your Google Home (see above!).

    The Roomba vacuuming both a carpet and hardwood floor

    19. A KitchenAid 6-quart stand mixer for whipping up meringues, mixing homemade baked goods, kneading dough, and more — the possibilities are endless! It's definitely my most used purchase to date.

    the mixer in gray next to baked goods

    20. A four-piece Pyrex baking dish set to store food for maximum freshness, and bake and cook your favorite dishes. They are super easy to clean, store nicely, and will last you a long time.

    the baking dish set

    21. A desk chair for sitting comfortably while you work from home (aka the new reality nowadays). This chair is equipped with great lumbar support so your back won't ache from sitting through Zoom meetings all day.

    the chair in brown

    22. A neutral-colored bath rug so plush, you'll love stepping onto it after your bath or shower. It's super practical in preventing your feet from getting cold on the floor.

    the rug on a bathroom floor

    23. An L-shaped desk for adding ample workspace to your office. It has plenty of storage, a large desk top to place your computer and supplies, and it can easily fit into any corner. Basically, this desk is the perfect practical addition to any home office or work space.

    the desk in an office in the color black oak

    24. An oversized sherpa throw so soft, it'll easily become your go-to blanket while you binge-watch Bridgeton (or the Queen's Gambit) on Netflix from your couch. Beware: it's so soft that you may fall asleep (although I doubt it because both shows are amazing)! Its neutral color is super practical and it can easily fit into any decor seamlessly.

    the throw in gray draped over a chair

    25. A Bluetooth speaker for spontaneous dance parties and jamming to music while you cook dinner. Sometimes, a five-minute dance party is all you need to instantly improve your day.

    the speaker in black

    26. A toaster oven with five cooking settings for toasting, baking, warming, and broiling a wide array of foods. It'll save you both time *and* energy while giving you a perfectly toasted bagel (or toast) every single time.

    the toaster oven with bagels toasting inside

    27. An Oster blender to make everything from your favorite margarita to smooth and creamy guacamole. You'll love it so much that you'll actually look forward to using it. Bonus: it also effortlessly blends delicious smoothies, hummus, soups, and more.

    the blender in white with ingredients to make smoothies inside and around it

    28. A fire pit for sitting with your family on chilly evenings. It'll look great in any backyard or patio and will be a great place for some family bonding. Plus, you can also have a little impromptu smores night.

    the fire pit

    29. An Olay Regenerist moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and dewy all year long. Plus, it'll prevent fine lines, help strengthen your skin's moisture barrier, and is fragrance-free. Basically, it's a skin savior regardless of the season.

    the moisturizer

    30. A four-shelf bookshelf for keeping books, trinkets, and other clutter at bay. It's a new year so it's time to ~finally~ get organized.

    the bookshelf in white with trinkets on it

    31. A heating pad with three settings for relieving everyday muscle and joint pain. You can use it anywhere and adjust it as needed for your pain. Although we want to stay young forever, this is part of life and it's important to take care of ourselves!

    a person using the heating pad while lying on the couch

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    illustrated shopping bags

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