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1. 39% off a no-fuss four-cup coffeemaker to help you cut down on your expensive Starbucks habit — or Keurig pod habits, for that matter.

Promising review: "I bought this coffeemaker because I am sick and tired of my Keurig. That's right, I said it. I got a Keurig for me and my husband last year and it was great at first, but after awhile I got pretty tired of all the space it took up, the expensive pods, and the one-cup-at-a-time brewing. I just wanted a coffee maker that would fit on my countertop, not take up a ton of space, and brew enough coffee. This coffee maker is PERFECT! It's small, brews up to four cups, and is so easy to clean. You cannot beat the price! And I haven't had any issues with it." —Amy V.H.Get it from Amazon for $15.22 (originally $24.99).
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Promising review: "I bought this coffeemaker because I am sick and tired of my Keurig. That's right, I said it. I got a Keurig for me and my husband last year and it was great at first, but after awhile I got pretty tired of all the space it took up, the expensive pods, and the one-cup-at-a-time brewing. I just wanted a coffee maker that would fit on my countertop, not take up a ton of space, and brew enough coffee. This coffee maker is PERFECT! It's small, brews up to four cups, and is so easy to clean. You cannot beat the price! And I haven't had any issues with it." —Amy V.H.

Get it from Amazon for $15.22 (originally $24.99).

2. 37% off a lightweight but toasty and durable twin-sized comforter for a better night's sleep and a happier, more functional you the next day.

Promising review: "I ordered this duvet for my two-year-old daughter's new 'big girl bed.' It is a great value for the price and has held up well to being jumped on, tugged, spilled on, washed many times, etc., for the better part of a year. It's lightweight but plenty warm enough for our house and our child." —MysterGet it from Amazon for $22.15 (originally $34.99).
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Promising review: "I ordered this duvet for my two-year-old daughter's new 'big girl bed.' It is a great value for the price and has held up well to being jumped on, tugged, spilled on, washed many times, etc., for the better part of a year. It's lightweight but plenty warm enough for our house and our child." —Myster

Get it from Amazon for $22.15 (originally $34.99).

3. 58% off a queen-sized airbed (with a built-in pillow!) so you don't subject your guests to your messy couch, or worse, a flimsy sleeping bag on the ground.

Get it from Jet for $39.99 (originally $93.99).
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Get it from Jet for $39.99 (originally $93.99).

4. 19% off a pinkish ombré tumbler and carafe set for ~sophisticated~ dinner parties that turn their noses up at plastic cups.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $34.99 (originally $49.99).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $34.99 (originally $49.99).

5. 32% off a five-pack of reusable wine stoppers so you're somewhat less inclined to finish the whole bottle in one sitting out of "fear it'll go bad."

Once in a while, just have half the bottle! And pat yourself on the back.Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (originally $10.26).
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Once in a while, just have half the bottle! And pat yourself on the back.

Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (originally $10.26).

6. 65% off a handheld cordless vacuum to make all of your very adultlike messes (like eating in bed) disappear.

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If only it worked for bills and doctor appointments too.

Promising review: "It is great for picking up hair that our dogs and cats shed, especially off of our tile floor. It is so easy to use that I'm wondering why I didn't get one sooner!" —M. Shaw

Get it from Amazon for $55.49 (originally $159.99).

7. 40% off a statement-making planner that helps you streamline all of your meetings, deadlines, and social events in one place — and, you know, NOT forget and miss them.

Promising review: "The monthly tabs make it very helpful to easily flip forwards and backwards through the planner, and the weekly view still allows for adequate space to track daily plans. There are other unexpected little details, such as the fun stickers you can add to various dates, and the vacation planning lists. As always, the cover and interior designs are fun, girly, and unique." —Erica40Get it from Nordstrom for $17.98 (originally $30). Available in four designs.
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Promising review: "The monthly tabs make it very helpful to easily flip forwards and backwards through the planner, and the weekly view still allows for adequate space to track daily plans. There are other unexpected little details, such as the fun stickers you can add to various dates, and the vacation planning lists. As always, the cover and interior designs are fun, girly, and unique." —Erica40

Get it from Nordstrom for $17.98 (originally $30). Available in four designs.

8. Or 45% off an undated planner if you get easily overwhelmed by dates but still want something to help keep track of the madness.

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Get it from Anthropologie for $9.95 (originally $18).

9. 50% off a set of three Acacia wood cheese boards and a marble knife that will instantly class up your wine and cheese nights — and you can drunkenly comment about the latest without destroying your silverware.

Promising review: "This beautiful set was the perfect wedding gift for our friend's wedding. We aren't extremely close to the couple to spend a few hundred dollars from their registry, so this price was perfect! The boards are really spectacular and the three different sizes are a nice touch! We paired the gift with some delicatessen hard cheese, salami, and crackers. If you are looking for something for a family friend, coworker, or anybody really — this is the perfect option. The neutral, classic colors will go with anyone's kitchen color scheme!!" —kptismeGet it from Nordstrom for $32.49 (originally $65).
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Promising review: "This beautiful set was the perfect wedding gift for our friend's wedding. We aren't extremely close to the couple to spend a few hundred dollars from their registry, so this price was perfect! The boards are really spectacular and the three different sizes are a nice touch! We paired the gift with some delicatessen hard cheese, salami, and crackers. If you are looking for something for a family friend, coworker, or anybody really — this is the perfect option. The neutral, classic colors will go with anyone's kitchen color scheme!!" —kptisme

Get it from Nordstrom for $32.49 (originally $65).

10. 48% off a portable charger so your phone never runs out of juice at the most inconvenient times.

Promising review: "Just took this baby with me on a nine-day backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. Stayed in airplane mode most of the time but frequently checked a GPS-driven app (Guthook). Very satisfied with recharging capability and it's a much smaller size and weight than past versions." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $25.99 (originally $49.99).
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Promising review: "Just took this baby with me on a nine-day backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. Stayed in airplane mode most of the time but frequently checked a GPS-driven app (Guthook). Very satisfied with recharging capability and it's a much smaller size and weight than past versions." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (originally $49.99).

11. 46% off a 299-piece first-aid kit because — ok if I have to explain this one, then we have a problem.

Promising review: "I have bought a few competitor kits, but I like this one more. It will fit in a car glovebox and has everything you need for the small stuff. This kit is well worth every penny since it would cost more to put together one on your own and you wouldn't have things organized as well either. I highly recommend it for the house, cars, or even as small gifts. Everyone can use this and it would be a true help." —Croppled1Get it from Amazon for $14.49 (originally $26.74).
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Promising review: "I have bought a few competitor kits, but I like this one more. It will fit in a car glovebox and has everything you need for the small stuff. This kit is well worth every penny since it would cost more to put together one on your own and you wouldn't have things organized as well either. I highly recommend it for the house, cars, or even as small gifts. Everyone can use this and it would be a true help." —Croppled1

Get it from Amazon for $14.49 (originally $26.74).

12. 60% off a mint 16-piece dinnerware set to upgrade the plain white IKEA set you've had for years.

The set includes four dinner plates, four salad plates, four bowls, and four mugs.Get it from Wayfair for $40.30 (originally $120).
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The set includes four dinner plates, four salad plates, four bowls, and four mugs.

Get it from Wayfair for $40.30 (originally $120).

13. 60% off a six-pack of mesh laundry bags so you don't wear out your delicates so soon after you buy 'em.

Promising review: "These are exactly what I needed. I wash all of my bras and panties as well as more delicate tops and dresses in these bags because I have a top-loading washer that will tear any delicate items to shreds. These mesh bags have rescued so many of my clothing items. I also like that there is a little cover over the zipper because the zippers on my old lingerie bags broke in half, leaving a sharp metal piece that could rip other clothes in the washer. You also get a lot of bags for the price, so these are a great deal." —AllieGet it from Amazon for $7.99 (originally $19.99).
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Promising review: "These are exactly what I needed. I wash all of my bras and panties as well as more delicate tops and dresses in these bags because I have a top-loading washer that will tear any delicate items to shreds. These mesh bags have rescued so many of my clothing items. I also like that there is a little cover over the zipper because the zippers on my old lingerie bags broke in half, leaving a sharp metal piece that could rip other clothes in the washer. You also get a lot of bags for the price, so these are a great deal." —Allie

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (originally $19.99).

14. 62% off a retinol moisturizer that helps diminish and prevent fine lines and other signs of aging, while leaving your skin straight-up GLOWING.

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Promising review: "I have been using this cream every morning and night for about a week and have already noticed a big difference! I am 33 years old and this is my first moisturizer I've purchased beyond a cheap daily moisturizer from Walmart. My skin is much smoother, brighter, and has a more even tone. I have noticed the very fine lines around my eyes are much less noticeable. I went from using a full coverage foundation every day to a BB cream and have even gone days with just spot coverage. I used to have a problem with dry spots that made my makeup look cakey, but since using this cream, I haven't had that problem." —Allison

Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (originally $49.95).

15. 60% off a facial cleansing brush with five different heads that basically does the makeup removing, cleansing, and exfoliating for you — but you reap all the wonderful, non-pore-clogging benefits.

Promising review: "Now that I'm getting older, I wanted to adopt a better skincare regimen. I'd been using little buffing sponges for exfoliation but didn't like the soap they were infused with — too drying. This scrubber is excellent and it does a better job exfoliating (while being more gentle than a scratchy buff pad) and lets me use any cleanser I want. I also like that it has different attachments — I use the longer scrubber on my neck and décolletage and the shorter one on my face. It feels awesome and sort of reminds me of the time I got an expensive mall facial. Refill attachments are also available on Amazon, so that's convenient." —Wednesday Lee FridayGet it from Amazon for $18.99 (originally $47.99).
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Promising review: "Now that I'm getting older, I wanted to adopt a better skincare regimen. I'd been using little buffing sponges for exfoliation but didn't like the soap they were infused with — too drying. This scrubber is excellent and it does a better job exfoliating (while being more gentle than a scratchy buff pad) and lets me use any cleanser I want. I also like that it has different attachments — I use the longer scrubber on my neck and décolletage and the shorter one on my face. It feels awesome and sort of reminds me of the time I got an expensive mall facial. Refill attachments are also available on Amazon, so that's convenient." —Wednesday Lee Friday

Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (originally $47.99).

16. 45% off a nonticking analog clock so you stop relying on your phone as an alarm (...and staying up way too late because you're scrolling instead of sleeping).

Promising review: "I was looking for a clock to take on a trip. I did not want it to stay lighted all the time but I wanted to be able to check the time if I woke up in the dark. This clock was perfect. It stays dark unless you press the button on top and then a light appears to illuminate the dial (it turns off immediately when you are done pressing the button). The numbers are clear and large enough and it's silent. It's a perfect clock to keep within reaching distance." —LoveMyBooksGet it from Amazon for $10.99 (originally $19.97).
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Promising review: "I was looking for a clock to take on a trip. I did not want it to stay lighted all the time but I wanted to be able to check the time if I woke up in the dark. This clock was perfect. It stays dark unless you press the button on top and then a light appears to illuminate the dial (it turns off immediately when you are done pressing the button). The numbers are clear and large enough and it's silent. It's a perfect clock to keep within reaching distance." —LoveMyBooks

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (originally $19.97).

17. 65% off a 15-piece stainless steel knife set to help you chop away and whip up amazing, restaurant-worthy recipes — because as we know from Ratatouille, "anyone can cook."

Promising review: "This knife set is exactly what I needed. They should cover the needs of most cooks. They are in a wooden carrier with a metal plate in front and there are non-skid buttons on the bottom. A sharpener and kitchen shears are included (plastic handles on those). My favorite part is that the knives are all metal, meaning they can go on the bottom rack of the dishwasher (in the flatware tray) without fear of any plastic parts warping." —Jan from TexasGet it from Amazon for $44.99 (originally $130).
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Promising review: "This knife set is exactly what I needed. They should cover the needs of most cooks. They are in a wooden carrier with a metal plate in front and there are non-skid buttons on the bottom. A sharpener and kitchen shears are included (plastic handles on those). My favorite part is that the knives are all metal, meaning they can go on the bottom rack of the dishwasher (in the flatware tray) without fear of any plastic parts warping." —Jan from Texas

Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (originally $130).

18. 56% off a 15-piece cookware set because just knives alone won't do if you truly want to put your relationship with takeout on hold.

Promising review: "Really great quality starter set. Great sizes for a single or couple to cook out of. It's not the best pots and pans one can own, but it is for the price. Non stick and seems to be holding up nicely after two and half months of use." —Len091Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (originally $89.99).
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Promising review: "Really great quality starter set. Great sizes for a single or couple to cook out of. It's not the best pots and pans one can own, but it is for the price. Non stick and seems to be holding up nicely after two and half months of use." —Len091

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (originally $89.99).

19. 29% off a fabric steamer to help you look totally professional and put-together at all times (and not like you constantly toss your clothes on the chair, bed, floor, etc.).

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Promising review: "A must-have item. The steamer is easy to use and does an excellent job of removing wrinkles. I use it for travel and at home and it has paid for itself because I don’t need a dry cleaner to steam my garments now. It is small enough that it would work for someone with a small home." —HRH David

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (originally $34.99).

20. 47% off a 39-piece tool kit so you — yes, you — can handle little mishaps and touch-ups around the home rather than relying on the repairperson every time.

Promising review: "My 14-year-old has used this to fix a bedroom door, build a shelf, and tinker with the toilet. For anyone concerned about the cheapness of this set, they're not lifetime-guaranteed Craftsman, but I'm running out of house for him to fix. He's thrilled; five stars." —Baird WellsGet it from Amazon for $15.99 (originally $29.99).
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Promising review: "My 14-year-old has used this to fix a bedroom door, build a shelf, and tinker with the toilet. For anyone concerned about the cheapness of this set, they're not lifetime-guaranteed Craftsman, but I'm running out of house for him to fix. He's thrilled; five stars." —Baird Wells

Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (originally $29.99).

21. 46% off a tiered chrome hanging rack that cleverly optimizes space via clothes stacking — aka a genius solution for an overstuffed closet in a small apartment.

And a hoarder's alternative to donating/selling. *clutches onto clothes for dear life* Get it from Jet for $8.11 (originally $14.99).
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And a hoarder's alternative to donating/selling. *clutches onto clothes for dear life*

Get it from Jet for $8.11 (originally $14.99).

22. 60% off a multi-tiered jewelry organizer so you're not constantly losing and dropping your precious jewels here, there, and everywhere — and it'll look damn impressive on your vanity.

Plus, there's a mini case PERFECT for traveling! Get it from Jet for $39.99 (originally $99.99).
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Plus, there's a mini case PERFECT for traveling!

Get it from Jet for $39.99 (originally $99.99).

23. 59% off a super-compact sewing kit to fix small mending needs right at home or on the go, which is more cost-effective and less annoying than dragging it to a tailor.

The entire set includes: stainless steel scissors, long measuring tape, 12 differently colored spools of thread, 16 needles in a needle holder, three white buttons, two needle-threaders, two straight pins, a safety pin, seam ripper, thimble, and zippered case.Promising review: "Very useful and has all the basics for simple projects. Good variety of colors and needle sizes. Love the seam ripper and the nail protector, which are not included in many kits and often come handy. The scissors are reasonably sharp to cut threads. Compact case that's easy to carry around. Good investment for just about anyone!" —Rossana MottaGet it from Amazon for $6.99 (originally $16.99).
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The entire set includes: stainless steel scissors, long measuring tape, 12 differently colored spools of thread, 16 needles in a needle holder, three white buttons, two needle-threaders, two straight pins, a safety pin, seam ripper, thimble, and zippered case.

Promising review: "Very useful and has all the basics for simple projects. Good variety of colors and needle sizes. Love the seam ripper and the nail protector, which are not included in many kits and often come handy. The scissors are reasonably sharp to cut threads. Compact case that's easy to carry around. Good investment for just about anyone!" —Rossana Motta

Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (originally $16.99).

24. 37% off a water-repellent, slash-proof, and deceptively spacious anti-theft backpack that comes with hidden zippers, a USB charging port, and reflective strip (for nighttime visibility), among many other features.

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Promising review: "I just love this backpack! Deceptively spacious. I’m able to load it up with everything I used to pack into my old bulky roller bag. It fits easily into overhead cabins on even small planes." —Akin K. Odulate

Get it from Amazon for $43.99 (originally $69.99).

25. 58% off a five-piece set of stackable airtight storage containers so your snacks and dry goods never go stale (the despair!) because you've left open bags lying around.

Promising review: "Love this set! It's pretty enough to set on my countertops and keeps my frequently-used food items close at hand. The ULTIMATE test: After not being to find a product to keep my brown sugar from clumping and hardening, I put it in one of these medium containers and it is now SOFT & FRESH! I highly recommend these canisters — pretty, practical, and actually functional! A+." —Kristen B.Get it from Amazon for $29.67 (originally $69.99).
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Promising review: "Love this set! It's pretty enough to set on my countertops and keeps my frequently-used food items close at hand. The ULTIMATE test: After not being to find a product to keep my brown sugar from clumping and hardening, I put it in one of these medium containers and it is now SOFT & FRESH! I highly recommend these canisters — pretty, practical, and actually functional! A+." —Kristen B.

Get it from Amazon for $29.67 (originally $69.99).

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