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26 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

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1. A calming ambient light, aka the unicorn friend that will accompany you through your long nights.

Way less harsh than keeping your lights on full-blast.

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

2. A peaceful kitty sleeping in the hole of a pink frosted donut that's too goshdarn precious for this world.

Squeeeeeeee, etc.

Get the pin from ilikeCATSshop on Etsy for $8.81.

3. A three-in-one breakfast station because a full morning meal should not be a luxury.

Seriously, just take out a few minutes in the morning to fill yourself up; it makes a world of difference.

Get it from Amazon for $30.99.

4. A hydrating gel lip mask for a quick pamper and cute Snapchat combo.


Get it from Amazon for $4.25.

5. Comfy but surprisingly put-together jogger pants that can easily be worn to work and around town.

The closer I can get to wearing sweatpants on a daily basis, the better.

Get the women's pair here and the men's pair here.

6. Delightful socks that look like something you'd pick straight out of a bakery.

And while you're at it, treat yourself to a real croissant (while wearing your croissant socks — it's mandatory).

Get a pair from Okatu Mode for $7.99. Choose from six styles.

7. A Tardis blanket to build a little cold-weather cocoon and ~transport~ you into a Doctor Who–filled dream.

*slowly morphs into couch/bed*

Get it from ThinkGeek for $17.99.

8. The fanciest, daintiest cocktail stirrers you ever did see.

Put a ring on...your true love, alcohol.

Get a set of five from CloudsandCurrents on Etsy for $12.54.

9. Moisturizing violet hand masks to keep those overworked claws of yours baby-butt soft.

All that tedious hand washing and scrubbing will make your hands unhappy, rough, and cracked, especially in the winter!! ☃️ 👎 😿

Get them from Asos for $6.50.

10. A comforting candle that smells like the warm, syrupy waffles El loves so much (Hello, Stranger Things fans).

*uses telekinesis to retrieve waffles from toaster*

Get it from NerdieNifties on Etsy for $6. Other cool varieties include Hagrid's Pumpkins, Winter Is Coming, and Zelda's Lullaby.

11. Mouthwatering dark chocolate candy bark that you'll seriously need to portion out if you want it to last for more than one Netflix marathon.

I'm only gonna break break your, break break your chocolate. 🍫🔨

Get them from Dylan's Candy Bar for two for $24 or $12.99 each.

12. Ice cream cone pens that make cranking out those to-do lists a lil' sweeter.

Please resist the inevitable urge to lick them. Ben & Jerry's will help you out there.

Get them from mopapo on Etsy for $4 each. These pastel donut pens are equally cute.

13. Soothing, deep-cleansing face masks with names I can totally get behind.

None of that long-string-of-scientific-terms crap, please.

Get a set of three from Asos for $5.

14. A Sock Panda subscription box because snuggle weather is quickly approaching and you need new pairs.

Especially upon discovering how many stray socks you've lost. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Get a box (two pairs) for $12 per month. And for every subscription purchased, they give a pair of socks to someone in need!

15. A super plush unicorn onesie you can wear for Halloween and then never change out of.

They told me I could be anything I wanted to be, so I became a unicorn.

Get it from Forever 21 for $27.90.

16. Little airplane pushpins that will have you happily jabbing away.

That's admittedly a strange combination of words, but when novelty meets functional, anything goes. Right??

Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.11 (or 12 for $16.99).

17. Super easy accessories for channeling the Boy Who Lived this Halloween.

Or even on an everyday basis. Every day I'm wizardin' (sorry).

Get the glasses from Amazon for $7.85 and the temporary tattoo from temporarytattooyou on Etsy for $2.51.

18. Take-out lunch bags so you can pretend like you have the money to eat out all the time.

Fake it 'til lunch money becomes pocket change.

Get a set of 24 bags (with eight different styles) for $9.99.

19. A sword tea infuser for those days you feel like stabbing someone in the gut but also should really calm down.

For one strong-ass brew.

Get it from Amazon for $11.

20. An expressive ceramic flowerpot to give your plants a little extra ~personality~.

Happy, surprised, or sleepy. All of the above?

Get it from BodesignsSHOP on Etsy for $8.94.

21. A mighty lil' toaster that pops out perfectly crisp sticky notes, sharpens your pencils, and acts as a magnetic paper clip holder to boot.

Toast is slowly infiltrating every aspect of our lives, didn't you know?

Get it from Amazon for $10.01.

22. A set of standard wine glasses because this is 2016 and you should be drinking your adult grape juice the right way.

It's not like you haven't already been chugging down wine throughout this whole election season. Might as well class it up a little.

Get a set of six from Amazon for $17.50.

23. A pair of affectionate blue buns who will make sure you don't overlook where you've placed your rings.

A little PDA for your sake of your forgetfulness.

Get it from Amazon for $11.95. Also comes in lavender and baby pink.

24. A whole slew of copper string lights to set your entire home aglow.

Because by now it's hella dark and dreary by the time you return home, and it's honestly unacceptable.

Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

25. A beautifully twisted ~tree of life~ pendant that will jazz up any shirt.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99. Comes in 15 colors/varieties.

26. Black, semi-sheer spiral tights for unusually classy Dr. Seuss vibes.

But like Dr. Seuss meets Wednesday Addams, to be slightly more accurate.

Get them from Fy for $18.

Only spend money on what makes you happy.

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OK, besides like rent and health insurance and other do-or-die crap.

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