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    31 Practical Things From Target That May Be Cheap, But Will Always Be Useful

    A plush bathrobe, a backrest pillow, and more items that will change your life without hurting your wallet.

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    1. A set of three reusable storage containers so you can keep your leftovers fresh. These dishwasher-safe silicone baggies can also go in the microwave or freezer, and are a great, eco-friendly way to enjoy snacks on the go.

    A model putting fruit in the largest storage container with the two smaller ones next to it

    The set includes a small 8-ounce cup, a medium 16-ounce cup, and a large 24-ounce cup.

    Promising review: “I use these for fruits and veggies mostly, and especially love the cup set for my carrots and celery, etc. After researching and comparing brands that make reusable silicone Ziplocs, this brand is my favorite by far. I hope they make even larger cups soon!” —T Bui

    Price: $34.99 (available in four colors)

    2. A stick vacuum that can be used on low pile carpets, area rugs, and hard floors. This lightweight appliance, which converts to a handheld vacuum, can also be used on furniture and even has a designated pet hair pick-up tool.


    Promising review: “This vacuum is small but mighty! Excellent for deep cleaning and great suction. The vacuum is easy to put together and easy to use. The vacuum detaches into a small vacuum that can be used to clean dirt in tight, small spaces. I love my new vacuum.” —Jessica Elaine

    Price: $29.99

    3. A two-slice toaster with a clear-view window so you can peek inside and make perfect toast every time. This kitchen staple boasts extra-wide slots for bagels and specialty bread, as well as one-touch defrost, reheat, and bagel functions.

    The aqua toaster on the counter with a bagel inside

    Promising review:Works wonderfully accommodating odd-sized slices of all different kinds of bread and bagels and the browning control is easy to fine tune. Plus it looks beautiful on my counter!” —Central PA mom

    Price: $39.99 (available in two colors)

    4. A small ceramic table lamp that’ll brighten up your space in an instant. The base of the lamp features an intricate blue and white abstract pattern that adds a contemporary touch.

    The lamp with a white shade and an intricate white and blue base on a table

    Promising review: “Very cute! It worked perfectly with my new denim upholstered platform bed. Not too small and not too big. Perfect size for nightstands.” —Treyceme

    Price: $30

    5. A stainless-steel vacuum water bottle with double-wall insulation that’ll keep your cold drinks cold and your hot drinks hot all day long. Reviewers love the chic ombre look, too.

    The green ombre water bottle

    Promising review: “Great at keeping water hot or cold for the whole day and longer! Price is great! 10/10 recommend.” —Cece

    Price: $9 (available in three colors)

    6. A box of calming dryer sheets that will transform your laundry with the soothing scent of lavender and vanilla bean. Toss one of these in with each load of laundry to help your clothes smell fresh and stay static-free.

    A box of the dryer sheets on top of a dryer

    Promising review: “I love that everything comes out of the dryer smelling fresh and clean with these. It reduces static on my clothes, blankets, towels, and kids' stuffed animals. They hold up so well that I sometimes can reuse a dryer sheet for the next load.” —Mommakof4

    Price: $4.99+ (available packs of 105 and 200)

    7. A single-serve K-Cup coffee maker because caffeine is likely an integral part of your day. This coffee maker brews a cup of joe in 30 seconds and works with both K-Cups and coffee grounds.

    The slim black and silver coffee maker on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: “This thing is AWESOME! It takes up less than HALF the space the other single pod makers do, and it brews TWICE as fast as the others do!! If I was going to describe the perfect pod coffee maker, this one would be it! Super simple, super fast! Put in the pod, put in the water, out comes the coffee!” —JoeSchmo

    Price: $39.99

    8. A three-quart Crock-Pot that features high, low, and warm heat settings for ample cooking flexibility. This dishwasher-safe slow cooker is perfect for making small meals (for up to three people) or dips.

    A model making dip using the off-white Crock Pot

    Promising review: “This is the perfect size for a family of four, not to mention the price is great. We also have a large slow cooker but don’t really use it because it makes too much food for four people and is hefty. This is a great size and we still had leftovers.” —Emily

    Price: $17.99

    9. A chic reed diffuser with a wood and musk scent that’ll make any room smell great.

    The black reed diffuser with a separate fragrance bottle

    Promising review: “An amazing dark, woody, spicy, gender-neutral scent that actually carries around a room. I have tried three other Target reed diffusers and this is by far my favorite scent and the only one that has excellent staying power (comparable to pricey ones I've had from fancy retailers). Like others have said, it's not perfume-y and the strength of the scent means that you can get away with using half the bottle if you are using it in a small/medium room. Plus, the ceramic vessel that it comes with is chic.” —Emily

    Price: $10

    10. A double-walled wine tumbler that’ll keep your wine or cocktails the perfect temperature while you sip in style. The vacuum-insulated tumbler also includes a lid to prevent spills.

    A model pouring wine into the black wine tumbler

    Promising review: “Favorite wine tumbler! Keeps my rosé perfectly chilled, not to mention it looks so fancy!” —TrendyGal

    Price: $14.99 (available in two colors)

    11. A sleek refrigerator turntable so you can keep your fridge organized and ensure that all of your favorite foods are easily accessible.

    The turntable on a refrigerator shelf, filled with condiments

    Promising review: “Roomier than I anticipated! Turns easily, looks classy and eliminates the clutter as well as frustration of trying to find random items in the fridge.” —MH

    Price: $14.99

    12. A plush backrest pillow that’ll keep you comfortable while you’re working or studying from home. New moms say this pillow is also a must-have for late-night nursing sessions.

    The ivory backrest pillow with a ribbed texture

    Promising review: “Love this pillow so much. Super comfortable and amazing quality. Would definitely recommend it.” —Madison

    Price: $18 (available in two colors)

    13. A 10-liter stainless-steel trash can because you need somewhere to put your garbage and it might as well be stylish. Reviewers love that this rounded trash can has a step lever for hands-free use, and doesn't show dirt or fingerprints.


    Promising review: “This is the second time I’ve bought this because I liked the first one so much that I wanted another one for our second bathroom. It fits perfectly in the space in our bathrooms underneath the TP holder. Opens and closes smoothly and quietly." —Lisa S.

    Price: $49.99

    14. A professional-style hair dryer that’ll have your locks looking like you just walked out of the salon. This hair dryer reduces drying time by up to 50 percent and lasts up to three times longer than typical dryers. It also has three heat and two speed settings.

    The hairdryer with two separate attachments — concentrator and diffuser

    Promising review: “This is a fantastic hair dryer. I’ve always questioned spending a lot of money on a hair dryer and wondered if one could really be better than another. I read a lot of reviews before deciding on this one. It is definitely worth the cost. It dries my hair in half the time. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a relatively inexpensive but great hair dryer.” —BPF

    Price: $29.99 (available in three colors)

    15. A new pair of adult face masks because we’ll still need to wear them and protect ourselves and each other for the foreseeable future. Reviewers love that these masks are breathable and machine-washable. They also feature a pocket so you can insert a filter.

    The pair of navy blue face masks with adjustable ear loops

    Type Of Fit: Built-in latex-free elastic ear loops

    Pocket for Filter: Yes

    Fabric Type: Two layers of 100% cotton

    Shipping Time: Immediately

    Price: $3.20 (originally $4; available in two sizes and four colors)

    16. A stylish sherpa blanket that’s cozy enough to keep you warm, yet light enough so you won’t get overheated while you nap or sleep. Toss this machine-washable blanket on the back of your couch for a comforting touch, or display it on the foot of your bed for a pop of color.

    The pink blanket on a bed

    Promising review:This is the best blanket I have ever owned! It is a generous size for full/queen, lightweight and WARM!! I bought this before some of the coldest weather we've had to date and all I needed was the sheet and this blanket. I bought it for an 88-year-old friend who is always cold and very petite. She's struggled with blankets that are heavy and she can't move. She loved this as well. It washes well and is very cozy.” —Tiakatz

    Price: $17+ (available in Twin/Twin XL–Full/Queen sizes and in three colors)

    17. A set of five mixing bowls with lids so you can prep and store your food with ease. The bowls nest inside one another so as not to take up too much space and they're also dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

    A tower of the five mixing bowls with the largest one on the bottom and the smallest one on top

    Promising review: “This set is wonderful. The rubber ring in the bottom does a great job of keeping the bowl in place. Stacking bowls with their lids inside the others helps keep them all in one place without taking up too much space.” —JH

    Price: $30

    18. A 20-piece silverware set so you can stop eating with mismatched takeout utensils. This dishwasher-safe set has dinner knives, dinner spoons, teaspoons, dinner forks and salad/dessert forks for four people.

    A silverware setting with a salad fork, dinner fork, knife, tablespoon and teaspoon

    Promising review: “I’ve had this silverware set for ~2 years now and it’s held up so well! No rusting and it easily washes in the dishwasher. They aren’t flimsy and won’t bend, but also aren’t super heavy. I just ordered another set to add to the one I already have.” —emily

    Price: $10

    19. A cotton sheet set because sometimes your bedroom needs a revamp that won’t break the bank. The set includes a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and one pillowcase.


    Promising review: “I was skeptical about these sheets but I’m so glad I decided to try them anyway. I love the way they feel and I like that there is elastic lining the whole fitted sheet. No more pulling at my fitted sheet to get it to stay in place!” —KP

    Price: $27+ (available in sizes Twin-California King and in ten patterns)

    20. A wireless charging pad that’ll charge up to two devices at a time. A nonslip grip ensures your devices stay in place, and this puppy can even charge through most lightweight cases. It’s compatible with both iOS and Android.

    Two phones charging on the charging pad simultaneously

    Promising review: “Well, my iPhone’s charging port stopped working and I was in a bind because I use my phone as my alarm. I was so happy to find this because there was no other way I could charge my phone. The setup is simple (just plug it into the device and wall) and my phone was charging in no time. I love that I can sit it down to charge and go then pick up when it’s ready.” —Imme

    Price: $39.99

    21. A set of six days of the week socks so your feet will never be cold and you'll always know what day it is.

    The set of colorful socks

    Promising review: “Bought these on a whim and I love the fun designs. They make me laugh, how great is that? Cool and comfy for hot days.” —Betty

    Price: $6 (fits women's sizes 4–10)

    22. A waffle jacquard cotton bath towel set that’ll basically transform your bathroom into a luxe day spa. All of the towels are equipped with an antimicrobial odor protection treatment that provides built-in freshness protection and keeps linen newer for longer.

    The aqua bath towel set with waffle texture on display in a bathroom

    The set includes two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths.

    Promising review: “These are larger than most towels, and super soft. They are not the thin waffle on both sides type of towel. You will find them to be luxuriously soft and absorbent, while still drying faster than most towels. Aqua is a light, sea-foam aqua with a touch of blue undertone. We will buy again!” —scotskygoddess

    Price: $44.99 (available in seven colors)

    23. A bottle of all-purpose surface spray so you can clean your home from top to bottom. This spray is non-toxic, biodegradable, naturally derived, and fragranced with a refreshing grapefruit scent that’s perfect for springtime.

    A bottle of the pink cleaner

    Promising review: “Great all purpose product with a lovely smell! It leaves granite countertops shining and easily cleans the grease off of the cooktop without streaking. Love the fact that the cost is less than some worthless products I've tried in the past.” —1234bambi

    Price: $3.29

    24. A sleek full-length mirror with metal accents that’ll add some glam to your space. The mirror, which is perfect for all of your #OOTD pics, slides right over a door and requires no assembly.

    The brass-trimmed mirror with rounded edges hanging on a door

    Promising review: “Love it! Perfect for our entryway and love that it easily hangs over the door. Super cute, love the antique brass finish and the rounded corners. Great value!” —Rose b

    Price: $50 (available in two colors)

    25. A Megababe deodorant stick so you can smell fresh all day long even as temperatures start to rise. This deodorant, which boasts a shower fresh scent, is aluminium-free, goes on smooth, and is clear so it won't leave any white residue on your clothing.

    The round deodorant stick with a green cap

    Promising review: “The smell is fantastic, and it actually works! perfect for when you are at home, doing errands, or on a walk.” —ShadowMoon

    Price: $13.99

    26. An Amazon Fire TV Stick with 4K ultra HD streaming that’ll allow you to watch your favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max, and more. The device also comes with a free one-year subscription to Food Network Kitchen.

    The Amazon Fire stick

    Promising review: “I really didn’t know what the point of this was but my husband really wanted it. I’m glad because this has made watching TV on all of our services so much easier!!! I love the speak feature so we can say whatever show we want instead of typing it in. Fun for the kids too! Easy to use!!!” —Momofboys1417

    Price: $49.99

    27. A mist hand sanitizer to keep you clean and germ-free without drying out or aggravating your skin. Each bottle contains more than 500 spritzes, but it's still small enough to hook onto your bag or keys. It’s also TSA-approved.

    A model holding the clear, square bottle of sanitizer

    Promising review: “My favorite hand sanitizer of all time. It’s easy to spray, doesn’t have a smell, no stickiness or dryness whatsoever and really sanitizes my hands.” —issammie

    Price: $12

    28. A 12-piece nonstick cookware set ready to (basically) transform you into a chef. Reviewers love that this set is durable, yet dishwasher-safe.

    The cookware set in light blue

    The set includes tongs, a spoon, a slotted turner, a slotted spoon, a pasta fork, a four-quart Dutch oven, a 10-inch skillet, 1.5-quart saucepan with a lid, and a one-quart saucepan with a lid.

    Promising review: “I've had this set for nearly two years so I now feel I can vouch for its durability and quality. They're definitely worth the price and function as you'd expect. I haven't had any problems with food sticking to them or the coating coming off, and all of the pieces are easy to clean with just a bit of soap and water. I didn't expect much for the price and I've been very impressed. I cook frequently and am not always the most careful with my tools, but these have stood up to the test.” —shadowgirl

    Price: $44.99 (available in two colors)

    29. A “hello” doormat that’ll welcome you home and also give you a spot to clean off your shoes before going inside.

    The black doormat with "hello" written on it in tan letters outside a front door

    Promising review: “Cleans shoes off well and looks good, too. Strong material.” —Noel

    Price: $12.99

    30. A bottle of moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated as the seasons change and beyond. The scent-free formula is lightweight and suitable for use on your face, hands, and entire body.

    A model pumping some moisturizer into her hand

    Promising review: “I love this moisturizer. It was very very hydrating on my skin which is what I needed because I have dry skin. I absolutely love this and I use it every single day. A little goes a long way.” —very effective cleanser

    Price: $5.99+ (available in three sizes)

    31. A plush bathrobe you can layer over pajamas or loungewear on those lazy days at home. Reviewers love that this robe has pockets as well as inner ties (in addition to an external sash) for a secure fit.

    A model wearing the plush gray bathrobe with a sash

    Promising review: “So soft and warm; nice length that doesn't impede movement like longer robes. Shorter sleeves also keep it out of the way when washing hands and it cleans up like new. Great price. Best robe ever.” —dd

    Price: $29.99 (available in women's sizes XS/S–3X/4X and in two colors)

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

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