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    31 Practical Things From Walmart You’ll Probably End Up Using Once A Week

    From a portable Instant Pot from The Pioneer Woman to a heated throw, you're destined to use these practical products ~at least~ once a week.

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    1. A video doorbell with high quality HD video, advanced motion detection and customizable motion zones so you can keep your home safe at all times. It even allows you to speak and listen to guests (and reviewers love that it has 72 hours of free storage).

    The doorbell with a circular button and camera outside of a front door

    Promising review: “Have had this installed at the front door for nearly a month and it has been working great. I am convinced that the combination of price, image quality, storage options and features makes this one of the best values available.” —Old_Busted

    Price: $79

    2. A box of 24 firestarters so you can get a fire going without the hassle of newspaper, lighter fluid, or kindling. All you need to do is place the firestarter in your fireplace and light it. Reviewers like that these work on indoor or outdoor fires all year round.

    The box of firestarters

    Promising review: “Makes starting a fire easy! I have used them for years when having to start a fire from scratch! They are a little hard to tear the package of four apart, but then I cut it in half giving me 48 sticks per box! Makes it only cost about $.21 per new fire then!” —JO

    Price: $9.94

    3. A Keurig dual coffee maker so you can brew a whole pot of coffee and make a single-serve cup at the same time. It’s perfect for couples who can never agree on what to drink each morning.

    The dual coffee maker with room for a full pot of coffee on the left and a single mug on the right

    Promising review: “OMG you guys! This machine is amazing! The temperature of the coffee was perfection, and this was important to us as our last machine barely made the coffee hot—I would have to reheat freshly made coffee. We couldn't believe how fast it brewed a single cup and the carafe! The coolest feature is the way the brew sizes are set up—you choose either a single cup or carafe, and then choose your brew size: for a cup it's either 8, 10, or 12 ounces, and for the carafe it's either 8, 10, or 12 cups. I think we are officially KEURIG converts for life!” —Jasmine

    Price: $99

    4. A Vicks Vapor wall plug with a built-in nightlight that’ll relieve congestion and coughs whenever you feel a cold or allergies coming on. The plug has an adjustable vapor control that lasts up to 32 hours and produces a nonmedicated menthol scent.

    The wall plug releasing Vicks vapor into the air

    Promising review: “It really works! My son has bad allergies and asthma and this has been helping him breathe along with other remedies throughout night as he sleeps.” —Talitha

    Price: $12.35

    5. A weighted blanket designed to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep during the night. This blanket uses Deep Touch Pressure therapy across your body and features temperature balancing technology to keep you cool when it's hot and warm when it's cold.

    A model posing on a couch with the weighted blanket

    Promising review: “This is great for a lot of conditions! My mom has restless legs syndrome and I had her try it while she was visiting. She said it really helped her a lot. I suffer from anxiety and I use it nightly to help me relax and sleep. It's very helpful! This would also be great for ADHD, ASD etc. It really helps relax and comfort you for a restful night's sleep. I like the removable cover. It is breathable so it doesn't cause you to overheat at night. You could also use this during the day for comforting pressure. It's the perfect size for one person. The pressure is like an embrace.” —MrsWin

    Price: $37.97 (originally $49.97, available in four weights)

    6. A backrest pillow so you can relax in bed or on the couch without feeling uncomfortable.

    The backrest leaning against the headboard of a bed

    Promising review: “Bought two of these for my 11- and 13-year-old and they love them! It's been two to three months and they haven’t torn or gotten flat like other pillows! They use them all day! I recommend this purchase!” —Cindy

    Price: $15.87 (available in four colors)

    7. A bronze lantern wax warmer because sometimes you want to create an inviting ambiance without the hassle of real candles. Unlike candles, this wax warmer plugs into a standard outlet and doesn’t have a flame or create soot residue.

    The lantern wax warmer decorated with a geometric pattern

    Promising review: “I love my wax warmer and it gives off so much light that you don't have to turn your lights on. Better than a night-light. I can put three wax cubes in it because it is very deep. The scent lasts a long time. I love mine so much I now have three of them.” —Babyblue1951

    Price: $15

    8. An electric kettle from The Pioneer Woman that boasts a vibrant floral pattern. Reviewers love that the kettle works quickly, boiling about two liters of water in minutes, and features a water level window as well as an easy-pour spout.

    The electric kettle with a blue floral pattern in a kitchen

    Promising review: “This kettle is not only so pretty but it does exactly what it said it does! Heats up water super fast and to the perfect temperature for coffee or tea! I was a little skeptical when I read that it would heat water faster than the microwave, but it definitely does! I’m recommending this little kettle to everyone I know!” —Brittany

    Price: $34.99

    9. A set of two pairs of cozy slipper socks to keep your feet nice and toasty all winter long. These machine-washable socks, which have a plush lining, even feature grip pads on the bottom so you won’t slide around on hardwood floors.

    Two pairs of the cozy socks with a plush lining in a multi-colored print and a black and grey leopard print

    They fit shoe sizes 4-10.

    Promising review: “I absolutely LOVE THEM! Today I ordered three more! You can't go with these socks.” —Donna

    Price: $11.94 (available in two patterns)

    10. A TV stand with a built-in electric fireplace that can hold a 64-inch TV or smaller. The unit boasts two shelves on each side of the fireplace for additional storage and the “fire” is strong enough to add warmth to a room, especially during the winter.

    The TV stand with an electric fireplace in the middle and two shelves on either side

    Promising review: “Love this entertainment stand! It is perfect for what we had, we wanted something simple and not too big but elegant looking too. We picked the gray color and it is very pretty. The fire can be on without or without heat. I would definitely recommend buying this! It was easy to put together and seems sturdy but isn't heavy to move.” —lovemykids05

    Price: $268.72 (available in seven colors)

    11. A 7-in-1 chopper slicer because who needs so many different utensils when you can get the job done with one? This gadget, which is bound to be a staple while you cook, comes with a small dice blade, a large dice blade, a stick cut blade, a fine grater blade, a coarse grater blade, a julienne cut blade and a slicing blade.

    The green and white slicer dicing an onion, surrounded by its various attachments

    Promising review: “Great item. Cuts are pretty decent. Just use the slicing tool to hold the vegetables as the blades are sharp and my thumb is very soft LOL.” —CRAIG

    Price: $23.95

    12. A silicone pan that works as a versatile Instant Pot accessory. Not only can this dishwasher-safe pan help whip up egg bites, but it also works for cupcakes, muffins, ice cream and other small treats.


    Promising review:This egg bite pan has a silicone lid that can be put on the egg bite pan and put in the Instant pot and put under pressure with no problem. Which means if you order two or more of the pans they could be stacked with ease in the pressure cooker. There is no added taste from this silicone pan and lid.” —pebbles3159

    Price: $10.49 (originally $12.99)

    13. A set of jacquard blackout curtains with a subtle geometric pattern that are equipped with blackout technology to block out unwanted light and sound, ensuring you get a good night’s sleep. The curtains are also designed to keep excess summer heat and winter chill out of your home.

    The beige blackout curtains with a geometric pattern hanging over a window

    Promising review: “I like them a lot. I use them to cover the sliding door in my bedroom. I get the sun all day, so now when I’m too hot I can have the door open and the curtains closed and they help it not be so hot. The curtains also block the light really well so I can sleep in and the color and design is nice and subtle.” —Amores

    Price: $18.76+ (available in two colors and three sizes)

    14. A hamper on wheels so you don’t have to break your back lugging all of your dirty clothes to the washing machine every time you do the wash. This hamper has a modern gold frame with a square symmetrical pattern and features convenient carry handles as well as a removable liner.

    The gold hamper on black wheels in a laundry room

    Promising review: “Bought this and one of the round versions and they are great! They are on the small side but honestly end up being perfect in size for what I need them for. I use one in the bathroom between the shower and my sink and another in my closet, it fits perfectly under my hanging clothes.” —Merry

    Price: $19.92

    15. A multi-functional hall tree with seven hooks, a bench and a shelf for storage in case you need a hand organizing your entryway. You’re bound to be thankful for this thing each time you walk in the door.

    The wood and metal hall tree with coat hooks, a bench and storage in an entryway

    Promising review: “This hall tree is a lifesaver if you don't have an actual landing zone in your entryway. Per stated measurements it fits perfectly in my smaller space with plenty of hooks and a storage bench. It seems very well made and sturdy. There are two anchor points on top to anchor it to the wall although I didn't choose to use them because it doesn't seem top heavy or like it would topple over. This is a good quality piece of furniture that will probably last for a long time. I'm very happy with this purchase.” —April

    Price: $184.99 (originally $220.55, available in six colors)

    16. A leaning desk with multiple shelves that won’t take up too much space in your home. Reviewers love that this desk boasts a space-saving design, yet still has two shelves that can hold books, pictures and more. It’s great for a work-from-home or remote learning setup.

    The gray leaning desk positioned against a wall in a home office

    Promising review:It is such a cute desk that I just can't stop telling others! It's spacious enough to keep everything and I am using the top two shelves to keep my makeup.” —Susan

    Price: $88.35 (originally $99, available in two colors)

    17. An over-the-toilet bathroom organizer because you need to get creative if you’re dealing with a tiny bathroom. This organizer boasts one full-size faux slate open shelf, two adjustable open storage spaces and an additional shelf on top so you can store as much as possible. It’ll become a go-to for all of your bathroom essentials.

    The bathroom organizer with an open shelf and additional storage, directly above a toilet in a bathroom

    Promising review: “I was tired of putting things under the sink and you start to run out of room. I wanted to keep lotion, hair products etc separate from my cleaning products. I love this piece. The bathroom has taken on a different look by just adding this to the atmosphere. I catch myself peeping into the bathroom every time I pass by. I love it.” —Wanda

    Price: $84.99

    18. A pack of 100 nonslip velvet hangers that’ll give your closet a chic makeover. I’ve had these hangers for about two years and have never had an issue with any item of clothing falling down. You’ll be grateful for these each time you walk into your closet and realize none of your clothes are wrinkled on the floor.

    The velvet hangers holding clothes in a closet

    Promising review: “I love these hangers! I am a bigger lady, so my shirts are always sliding off of my cheap, plastic hangers. I bought these Non Slip Velvet Hangers for myself and I love them! I haven't had any clothes slip off of these hangers and fall to my closet floor — which was a regular occurrence, up until now!” —MomOf3GirlyGirls

    Price: $33.87

    19. A chic metal garment rack with an added shelf perfect for storing shoes or other clothing items. This is great for people who need more closet space. No more taking forever to get dressed in the morning because you can’t find your clothes!

    The garment rack in a room with several coats on it and a pair of shoes stored on the shelf underneath

    Promising review: “I love it! It's great, especially for the price. It only took me less than an hour to put together.” —Tiana

    Price: $39.99 (available in two colors)

    20. A KitchenAid can opener that also acts as a bottle opener so you don’t need to bother with purchasing two gadgets. Even if you don’t cook often, this item will still get plenty of use.

    The can opener with a built-in bottle opener in a kitchen

    Promising review: “The best can opener I ever owned. Opens cans smooth as a pie.” —Richard

    Price: $12.59 (available in two colors)

    21. A Buffalo plaid heated throw to keep you warm all winter long. This blanket, which is made of ultra soft microplush, has three heat settings as well as a three hour auto-shutoff, so you never have to worry about accidentally leaving it on. Reviewers love that the detachable comforter is machine washable.

    The black and white throw neatly folded

    Promising review: “The pattern is nice and the blanket is super soft. It gets very warm and cozy, too. Washing it is easy and does not ruin it, even though it made me nervous to do it. Good price as well!” —Aleigh

    Price: $28.96 (originally $34.96, available in ten patterns)

    22. A kitchen island cart that’ll give you more space to prep meals on. This piece, which is on wheels that lock, features a drawer, two internal shelves, a spice rack and a towel holder for additional storage.

    The kitchen island with two interior shelves

    Promising review: “The wood construction and fasteners were excellent. Assembly was time consuming, as there are a lot of parts, but everything went together very well. The cart saved the day for cooking, as a lot of utensils transferred from the cupboard to the cart cut down retrieval time. A new microwave fit perfectly on top. The color of wood matched existing decor. Perfect purchase.” —Bardbro

    Price: $149 (originally $179, available in two colors)

    23. A four-piece set of durable glass storage jars with bamboo lids that’ll display your dry goods in a stylish way while also keeping everything super fresh. Keep them by the stove for easy access while you cook dinner!

    The four storage jars filled with different dried goods on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: “Canisters are airtight and look very nice in my cabinets. The tallest is perfect for spaghetti.” —DD

    Price: $34.01

    24. A cold brew coffee maker that’ll help you get your caffeine fix at any point in the day. This dishwasher-safe item, which is also great for hot coffee or tea, features an airtight leak-proof lid that locks in freshness and flavor.

    The black and clear cold brew coffee maker filled with coffee on a refrigerator door

    Promising review: “This is great on its own, but is especially good for those who have limited refrigerator space. It is absolutely air tight so you can shake it vigorously to incorporate all the goodness that usually settles at the bottom. Filling the filter and adding it to the main container is also a breeze. It's easy, a great size and works well.” —Kim

    Price: $29.99 (originally $34.99, available in two sizes and two colors)

    25. A portable slow cooker from The Pioneer Woman with three heat settings so you can transport food with ease. The six-quart slow cooker, which boasts a vintage floral pattern, features clips to hold the lid in place as well as full-grip handles on either side.

    The Instant Pot with a chicken inside on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: “Love this! The most important thing is the lid closes down and stays shut. That's why I bought it. Excellent price, nice and big. It’s a great item and I'm very happy with it.” —Sherbear

    Price: $24.96 (originally $39.99, available in two patterns)

    26. An LED mood lighting kit that’ll control the vibes in your home. The included RF remote can turn lights on, off, dim them, and change colors for all of the lights at once. This kit also has preset programmed moods like “sunset,” “lounge” or “club” for different themes.

    The lighting kit omitting green light throughout a living room

    Promising review: “I lined the windows with the LED strips and put the bulbs in standing fixtures and I synced all the devices to one remote. It was unbelievably simple and the lights are very bright with vibrant colors. The remote operates off of RF (radio frequency) and easily controls the light from anywhere in our 25' x 40' room. I've used multiple brands of RGB light strips and bulbs in the past. However, the Monster Illuminessence line is the best by far. I'd buy more if I had anywhere to put them. If you buy this product, you won't be disappointed!” —Lance

    Price: $32.88

    27. A stainless-steel tumbler with a built-in straw so you can stay hydrated wherever you go. This tumbler fits in most car cup holders and features a silicone base pad to prevent sliding.

    A model holding a silver tumbler with a built-in straw

    Promising review: “I bought two of these and I'm getting a few more. I drink iced green tea all day and it stays so cold until the evening. The ice is still in the cup. They are a great size (eight inches tall) and have a rubberized bottom to prevent slipping. I like that they are stainless because they are so easy to clean. My husband and son want some too. Great inexpensive gift idea too.” —Catrine

    Price: $9.94 (available in 11 colors)

    28. An over-the-door shoe organizer so you can finally keep all of your awesome kicks in one place. This piece is built to store 12 pairs of shoes, but reviewers love that the deep pockets mean you can likely fit a few more in there. Many also use it to store other small items as well.

    The shoe organizer hanging over a closet door, filled with 12 pairs of shoes

    Promising review: “Simple, inexpensive solution for my flat-style shoes. Love that they fit each shoe well, and makes it easy to see all of them at once. Hangs over the door without any obstruction.” —Sharon

    Price: $13.35

    29. A nonstick cookware set that’ll address ~all~ of your kitchen needs. This 13-piece ceramic set includes 7-inch and 9.5-inch frypans, a 2-quart saucepan with a lid, a 3.8-quart saute pan with a lid, a 5-quart casserole dish with a lid, a stainless-steel steamer plate, two spatulas, ladle and a slotted spoon.

    The cookware set

    Promising review:This is the best pan set I've ever bought! The food cooks amazingly, the green teal color is beautiful. Nonstick and nontoxic! Perfect combo. I love these pots and pans! I wash them with cold water and the soft side of the sponge. No issues. If you take care of them and follow the directions these bad boys will last.” —Alexandria

    Price: $79.92

    30. A 15-piece Pioneer Woman utensil set to help you cook or bake just about anything — *plus* is entirely dishwasher-safe.

    The complete blue utensil set displayed on a kitchen table

    It includes an all-purpose spatula, a balloon whisk, a basting spoon, a flat whisk, a cheese grater, an ice cream scoop, a jumbo turner, a ladle, a potato masher, a meat tenderizer, a 14-inch nylon turner, a pizza cutter, a slotted spoon, a 13-inch slotted spatula and an icing spreader.

    Promising review:Absolutely the BEST set of servers I've ever had! They are heavy duty and I feel confident they will be something my children will go through when I die. Yes they will last my lifetime. For sure not the kind you get at the dollar store. This would be a great wedding, Christmas, anniversary, or any event gift!” —arleyandderek

    Price: $59.95 (available in four colors)

    31. A Bose portable speaker that lets you listen to music all the time. This speaker works indoors or outdoors, is water-resistant and has up to eight hours of battery life. It even has a built-in speakerphone for conference calls at home or talking with family and friends and can be connected to other audio sources.

    The black speaker

    Promising review: “I always thought that Bose makes one of the nicest and clearest speaker sounds for everything from home entertainment to the automobile industry. This Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker II is one of them. It emits a very clean and transparent sound. It is capable of playing for up to eight hours fully charged. One great feature is that you can connect two SoundLink speakers to provide stereo or party mode which is amazing. It is also possible to connect to Siri or Google. On top of everything else, it is water resistant so it can be placed close to pools or beaches without worrying that water will damage it.” —shopUS

    Price: $129 (available in four colors)

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