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    41 Practical Things To Buy With Your Tax Return Money

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    1. A classic trench coat that'll be your go-to choice of outwear every spring from now until forever.,

    Get the left one from Nordstrom for $228 (available in sizes 0–16) and the right one from Asos for $87 (available in sizes 14–28).

    2. A Kitchenaid stand mixer you can use for decades before passing on to your kids (who can then pass it on to their kids).

    This 10-speed mixer has a five-quart stainless steel mixing bowl. It comes with a two-piece pouring shield with a large chute for adding ingredients as well as a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip!

    Promising review: "What can I say? Having had our Kitchenaid for 25 years, I am impressed with the durability of the product. This was purchased as a Christmas gift for my son and daughter-in-law. Construction appears as solid on this one as on my 25-year-old Kitchenaid. Considering how much abuse ours has taken in a heavy-use household, I wouldn't consider any other option. Pizza and bread dough is a breeze, as is pretty much anything else you throw at it. And the design still reminds me of the head of the creature in the movie Alien for added coolness." —Steve RJ

    Get it from Amazon for $259.99 (available in 45 colors).

    3. A colorful mixing bowl set so pretty, you can also use them to serve food at the table!

    These bowls are made of melamine and come with matching lids for storage!

    Promising review: "I love that it comes with covers. Each container fits inside each other, so you only need storage space for one bowl! Every bowl is so pretty that you can mix and bring to the table to serve. I used each piece on Easter. I mashed my potatoes in the large bowl, wiped the side and rim clean, and done! One pretty bowl for preparing, serving, and to clean!" —CC

    Get a five-piece set from Walmart for $29.

    4. An attractive and tech-friendly suitcase (it has an ejectable battery that charges your phone!!!) to buy before summer vacation season kicks in.

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    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of this suitcase and other pieces of luggage that people swear by!

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved traveling with my Away carry-on luggage. It was small but fit enough clothes for a four-day trip. Easy to lift into the overhead compartment, and I liked that I could roll it two different ways. The charging capability is probably my favorite feature. No more being stuck at an airport without a charge!" —Nina M.

    Get them from Away: the classic carry-on for $225 (available in eight colors) or the aluminum one for $475. Check out other amazing suitcases that people actually swear by!

    5. A pair of waterproof leather booties perfect for drizzly, unpredictable April weather.,

    Promising review: "I love these booties. I was advised to buy waterproof shoes for an upcoming trip to Ireland, and I wanted something stylish as well. They are incredibly comfortable, and I get compliments on them all the time. Shortly after they arrived, we got about three inches of very slushy snow, a perfect opportunity to test the waterproof claims. My feet were snug and warm all day, and totally dry. Another occasion, I found myself on my feet and walking all day, and again, they did not disappoint. I look forward to having another excuse to buy Blondo booties!" —Judy

    Get them from Zappos for $149.95 (available in sizes 5.5–12, seven colors, and two widths). Check out another option from 6pm for $94.99.

    6. A Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean rechargeable toothbrush that'll take your oral hygiene to new heights.

    Read a BuzzFeeder's review of this toothbrush!

    Promising review: "A few years ago, I got my first substantial Christmas bonus, so I was feeling pretty accomplished as an adult. Having felt as though I've really arrived, I knew exactly the kind of thing a responsible, successful adult like myself should buy with it: the mother of all toothbrushes. This luxurious hygiene machine makes my teeth feel like little individual CEOs of companies who fly to Bali to get massages on the beach. I mean, brushing your teeth is something that (ideally) happens every day, multiple times. Why not make an investment and make 15 minutes of your day exponentially more enjoyable? And what's more, this thing comes with this nifty, elegant little charging glass that looks completely out of place in my tiny, crappy bathroom. And it also comes with a sweet traveling charger case, and all of it matches. This toothbrush has improved my quality of life and probably my dental hygiene. If you would like to spend loads of money on a toothbrush because you're a successful, responsible adult who cares about your dental hygiene then you should definitely buy this toothbrush." —Samantha Willner

    Get it from Amazon for $178.97+ (available in five colors).

    7. A 125-piece (!!!) emergency kit because it's always better to be prepared while on the road.

    In addition to essentials like a flashlight and battery booster cables, this kit also includes unique items like a heavy-duty tow rope, a window breaker, and a seatbelt cutter. It also comes with tons of first-aid supplies like a variety of bandages and antiseptic towelettes.

    Promising review: "Seriously one of the best things I've ever bought on Amazon. At the end of the day, it's by far the best and most complete roadside emergency kit you can get for anywhere near this price point. Even the *bag* is nice — grippy rubberized handles, nice practical logo, and just the right size to slide under a seat. Besides the essentials like jumper cables and first aid supplies, this kit has an unusual number of extras that are useful to keep in your car even in non-emergency situations. I've already used the bungee cords to move a difficult piece of furniture — what would have been an 'I guess we're out of luck' situation became a 'just a second, let me grab something from the trunk' situation. Same goes for the high-grip rubber gloves, multi-tool, etc. — there are so many situations where they can come in handy. Overall, very impressed, and I'd wholeheartedly recommend this kit to anyone." —lff111

    Get it from Amazon for $42.97.

    8. A dog bowl water bottle so your doggo can stay hydrated on a long walk.

    Promising review: "The size is excellent for putting in a backpack, and it's very lightweight. The water that the dog doesn't drink goes back down into the bottle, which is so much more convenient than the travel bowl we usually use. Can't wait to use this during the hot summers of northern California." —Tasha

    Get it from Uncommongoods for $15 (available in two colors).

    9. A ceramic styling brush to seriously cut down your hair straightening time in the morning.

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    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of this styling brush!

    Get it from Amazon for $59 or Target for $59.99.

    10. A sturdy yet lightweight umbrella that won't collapse at the slightest gust of wind. (If you can manage not to lose it, it just might last forever.)

    When opened, this umbrella measures 38 inches in diameter.

    Promising review: "This umbrella arrived during a week filled with rain and wind in the forecast. I eagerly put it to the test, and it passed with flying colors. It withstood strong winds and heavy rains and not once did it falter. Water rolled off of it once inside, and it did not take long to dry. Overall an excellent purchase!" —KkJuliani

    Get it from Nordstrom for $28 (available in four colors). Or, check out the best umbrellas you can get on Amazon!

    11. A non-stick ceramic sauté pan you can use to make enough chicken or meatballs for the whole fam.

    This sauté pan comes with a helper handle and a glass lid!

    Get it from the Tasty collection at Walmart for $27.88.

    12. An Amazon Prime membership so you won't have to leave the house to buy stuff ever again — everything will get delivered to your doorstep within two business days!

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    Get a membership from Amazon for $12.99/month or $99/year.

    13. An elegant decanter to give a bottle of wine some breathing room. The aerated wine can then be served directly from the carafe or poured back into the original bottle — without any leaks!

    Promising review: "Excellent product — works well with no leaks while decanting the bottle. There is a huge, very noticeable difference between relatively young wine decanted with this unit and a non-decanted bottle. It's fun to use and very effective. This was a nice recommendation from the proprietor of our local wine bar. Highly recommended." —Glenn Neilson

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    14. A washable keyboard for anyone who likes to munch on crumbly snacks while working. 🙋

    Promising review: "I have had this keyboard for approximately a year now. I brought it into my office to use there because I have a bad habit of eating my lunch at my desk. Even after tons of crumbs and spills, it is still going strong. Easy to clean, hasn't lost it's 'clickity-ness' nor any stuck keys. Great product." —blindv

    Get it from Amazon for $58.97.

    15. A convertible car seat that can be adjusted as your kiddo grows, so you can get up to 10 years of use out of it!

    Promising review: "I have four children, and we have owned many car seats over the years, but we LOVE Gracos the most! This convertible car seat is perfect to take your child from birth to ten years old. Set up was easy as it came all in once piece. To adjust the height, you simply pull the lever at the top. Padding on the butt and back is similar to that of a nice bicycle chair, squishy and thickly padded. The material is also soft and wipeable. The recline feature is very neat for sleepy babies. I love that all my kids fit comfortably and safely in this model, and it grows with them, saving me money over the years to come!" —Candra C. Georgi

    Get it from Amazon for $239.99+ (available in four colors). Check out other splurge-worthy parenting products!

    16. A high-quality knife block set, if you've been meaning to upgrade from the budget set you currently own.

    Each set includes an 8-inch chef's knife, a 7-inch Santoku knife, an 8-inch bread knife, a 5-inch serrated utility knife, a 3.5-inch paring knife, and a walnut knife block.

    Promising review: "I simply love these knives! I have never had a good set of knives, and I thought it was time to splurge, and these are amazing! The set is beautiful, sharp, and cleans so well with just a sponge and a little soap and water. It takes just seconds to clean it and put it in the lovely wood block! They feel great in my hand, too!" —Myschief

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $179.97.

    17. A Ninja Coffee Bar (with a built-in frother) so you can get gourmet-coffee-shop-quality joe without having to shell out triple figures for an espresso machine.

    It can make a variety of drinks, from iced coffees to lattes!

    Promising review: "Incredible machine! It has to be one of the best coffee makers you can get. The modes are super easy, and you can use your own coffee (rather than be stuck with K-cups). It's easy to use, and the coffee comes out like a coffee shop. There are two modes that are kinda like espresso (hard to describe, maybe like a 1.5x diluted espresso). There's a mode to make iced coffee directly from the machine that actually works pretty decently. The standard brew for a cup of coffee is brilliant. Coffee is HOT. Settings are smart. I can't say enough good things about the machine." —Raheem Levanti

    Get it from Amazon for $98.97. Check out other useful coffee products that people actually swear by!

    18. A tufted storage ottoman for the most elegant way to hide away a few extra pairs of shoes.

    This ottoman has 12 separate storage compartments!

    Promising review: "This product was exactly as advertised and great at this price point. I bought two and am using them with trays as a coffee table, additional seating, and storage. Functional!" —DaytonOH

    Get it from Walmart for $53.40 (available in three colors).

    19. A 400-thread-count cotton sheet set that'll make your bed feel like the most luxurious place in the whole damn world. (As if you needed another excuse to sleep in.)

    Each set comes with one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases! Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of these sheets!

    Promising review: "I like a cotton sheet, but it has to feel silky. I don't want to slip into bed and feel like I am on waxed paper. These sheets are very smooth. They wash like a dream. My mattress is older and isn't overly thick (9"). This bottom sheet fits with ample room. With a king-sized bed, sometimes it takes two attempts to get the bottom sheet in the right direction. Not with this set! There is a tag on the side that says 'side'! Genius, I tell you...genius." —Ellie

    Get it from Target for $42.74 (available in 21 colors). Or, check out the best sheets you can get on Amazon!

    20. A pair of memory foam slippers to cradle your feet like two little clouds.

    Promising review: "I love these slippers! The inside is so soft and cozy! I can wear them inside and outside. They are super comfortable! The two-tone colors are vibrant and so pretty. I will definitely buy some more!" —Dray_21

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and four colors). Check out the best slippers you can buy on Amazon!

    21. A splurge-worthy Vitamix blender capable of crushing anything you throw its way.

    The compact size (48-ounce/1.4-liter jar) also makes it great for small kitchens. To clean the jar, simply mix a drop of dish soap and warm water and blend on highest speed for 60 seconds!

    Promising review: "The Holy Grail blender, y'all. I grew up with a Vitamix (big, tall, classic model), and since being on my own, I have really missed it. I tried food processors (because they're cheaper), less expensive blenders, immersion blenders, etc. Nothing came close to what a Vitamix can do. If you're wondering if it's worth the price, I would give a resounding YES. It's so supportive of a healthy diet (smoothies, soups, scratch-made dips and salsas, nut milks and butters, etc.), and it's stupid easy to use AND clean. I live in an apartment, so my kitchen is small, not a lot of space. It fits easily on one shelf, the pitcher sitting next to the base (NOT stacked, it's too tall for that). I couldn't be happier with it. What sold me ultimately was 1.) the smaller size (the classic ones are larger), and 2.) I thought about how much I spend (or would like to spend) at my local smoothie/juice bar. A 16-ounce smoothie costs a ridiculous $8-9 and a juice at least that much, if not more. If I could afford it, I would have gotten one daily. So, this Vitamix pays for itself in about a month." —lovespuppies

    Get it from Amazon for $299.95.

    22. An attractive and easy-to-clean litter box with a flip lid and removable tarp liner ~purrrfect~ for your cat who tends to pee outside the box.

    This litter box also comes with a scoop!

    Promising review: "Like many people I'm sure, the price tag on this box initially kept me from purchasing it, even though it's a brilliant idea. But I'm glad I did in the end. My 17-year-old cat has ALWAYS been a high pee-er and trying to find a litter box that could accommodate this has been near impossible. This litter box is genius, and my cat now prefers this one to any others in the house. I live in a condo with minimal areas to place litter boxes. This box is compact (but not too small) and discreet and fits in the corner of my dining room with no problem! My wood floors are now saved! Worth every penny!" —PamelaJR

    Get it from Amazon for $79.95. Check out other game-changing pet products actually swear by!

    23. A gel-infused memory foam pillow with a cool, ventilated side that'll come in handy as the weather gets warmer., AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of this pillow!

    Promising review: "This is a great product. I've purchased SO MANY pillows that literally let me down. This is supportive without being hard. It's nice and cool so your head doesn't get hot. My daughter borrowed my pillow one night, and she said it really helped her sleep better. I ordered her one the next day. Simply the best pillow I've ever owned. Beats the really expensive ones." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27.95. Check out the best pillows you can get on Amazon!

    24. A white noise machine because the best thing you can treat yourself to is a good night's sleep.

    This machine provides ten fan sounds and ten ambient noise variations!

    Promising review: "We've had nonstop construction going on outside our NYC apartment for the past several years. Most vexing is that they get away with doing this construction in the middle of the night, which is nothing short of outrageous! I'm telling you, this little machine has been a lifesaver! There are several settings (sounds) — we listened to them all and then settled for one that sounds like a fan. We turned it up loud to block out the noise of the torturous construction and can I just say... sleep, sweet sleep! What a relief it is. The machine was worth every penny. If you're having issues like we were, get it. You won't be sorry." —BLS

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95+ (available in two colors).

    25. A highly-rated vacuum for sucking up pet hair, dust bunnies, and whatever microorganisms are living under the couch.,

    This vacuum is equipped with a special anti-allergen sealing technology and a HEPA filter that can trap 99.9% of dust and allergens inside the vacuum. It's fairly lightweight at 13.7 lbs and works on both carpet and bare floors. It comes with a Hard Floor Hero, a Pet Power Brush, a dusting brush, and an 8-inch crevice tool. The dust cup has a 1.2-dry-quarts capacity!

    Promising review: "A vacuum's a vacuum, right? Wrong! For years, I would buy what I would call a 'budget' vacuum from my local Walmart store and replace it every few years, satisfied that I had gotten my money's worth out of it. Now that I'm a sophisticated late-30s woman, I decided it was time to buy a grown-up vacuum. And wow! What a difference! I used to hate vacuuming — what a pain! But I honestly LOVE this vacuum. I never thought I'd love a vacuum or vacuuming, but I really do. This thing has so much suction that it almost propels itself on the carpet. It is the bomb on both carpet and bare floors. I honestly felt like a pig the first time I used it because I have never seen so dirt much pulled out of my carpet before — and I vacuum on a regular basis. Just goes to show that you really do get what you pay for. On a side note, I also love that the canister comes off and I'm able to vacuum my stairs with it (mostly) unencumbered. The cord is plenty long enough to do all 16 of my stairs and then some." —Puff924

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99. Check out other amazing vacuums you can buy online!

    26. A convection toaster oven that can pull double duty like a champ — it's also an air fryer!

    This toaster oven can toast 6 slices of bread, air fry three pounds of chicken wings, bake a 12-inch pizza, or roast a four-pound chicken!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this appliance. It's the best appliance buy I've made recently. I tried three other popular brand air fryers, and potato fries (my test food) did not crisp. This one actually yields crispy fries, fresh and frozen, in no time. I've used it to cook other fresh and frozen foods designed to be pan or deep fried, like shrimp tempura, sweet potato fries, mac and cheese bites, fish, fish sticks, oven fried chicken, etc. I use it to reheat fried and grilled chicken, and the skin crisps up perfectly! Crispy results, every time!" —M. E. B.

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    27. A baby carrier designed to provide both baby and mama maximum comfort. It can be adjusted to fit a newborn to a toddler, meaning you can use it for years!

    Promising review: "I love this carrier. I have tried so many carriers before this one — this is the only carrier my baby likes. I love that it's adjustable so we can use it without the insert. During the summer, the wraps and the carriers with the inserts are too hot. This carrier is a nice, pliable, and breathable cotton, but still very sturdy; it doesn't feel like the baby is going to fall out, and I was able to walk around outside without the baby feeling too hot. The straps on this carrier are also really easy to adjust, as are the different size options for the carrier. I also love how when I put it on, it doesn't look so intense like I'm about to go on a 20-mile hike like some of the other carriers. Very cute and stylish, but still comfortable for if you are going on a 20-mile hike." —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $159 (available in 10 colors).

    28. A do-it-all Instant Pot so you can consolidate several appliances into one and cook dinner in 15 minutes.

    This handy kitchen gadget has seven functions: rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and warmer! Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is quite possibly the coolest, most versatile kitchen gadget I’ve ever owned. I love it so much that I’ve purchased two more for friends and relatives. What can it do? I think the real question is 'What can’t it do?' I truly believe you could replace every cooking appliance (including your oven and stove top) and do EVERYTHING in the Instant Pot. I purchased two sizes for my own use: the three-quart (which is my almost-every-day workhorse for two person dishes) and the eight-quart (which I bring out to handle my dinner party dishes). Everything I’ve tried has been fabulous. In the realm of kitchen appliances, there is no better investment than the Instant Pot. Highly recommended!!!" —Stereoman

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in three sizes).

    29. A pair of Bose QuietComfort noise-cancelling wireless headphones for when you need to buckle down and get focused.

    You can actually adjust the level of noise cancellation to suit your environment! Get 20 hours of wireless play time and up to 40 hours of listening in wired mode. These headphones offer Bluetooth and NFC pairing. It also has a noise-rejecting dual-microphone system for super clear phone calls!

    Promising review: "While these are on the expensive side, these are hands down the best headphones that I've ever owned and are well worth the investment. It's no secret that Bose has the noise-cancelling market cornered, and these are probably their best model to date. It's still incredible to me how well it works each time I flip on the noise-cancelling switch, and things really do go silent almost immediately. The sound quality is amazing — the treble is bright, the bass is deep and rich, and vocals are crystal clear. The ear cups themselves are extremely comfortable, and I can wear these for hours on a plane or on my commute without any discomfort. While they feel incredibly sturdy and well made, they surprisingly don't feel too heavy. If you listen to music/the radio/audiobooks fairly frequently, then you should seriously consider investing in these headphones. They're the best on the market, incredibly comfortable, deliver amazing sound quality, and feel like they'll last for years to come." —Matt S.

    Get it from Amazon for $349 (available in two colors). Check other awesome headphones you can get on Amazon!

    30. A Clarisonic Mia 2 that can be a lot more effective at removing dirt, oil, and makeup than your hands alone.,

    This product comes with a two-year warranty that protects against defects

    in materials and workmanship arising from normal use.

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this! Skin looks and feels cleaner almost immediately. My pores tend to clog on one cheek regularly. When getting facials, extractions are ALWAYS needed there. After two weeks using this cleansing brush twice a day, that area of my face looked like I'd just gotten a facial. I've spent $150 on a single facial before. This was a great investment for me considering the results. It also keeps the charge for a good while. I took a trip for almost three weeks overseas, and it stayed charged the entire time." —BeaC

    Get it from Amazon for $169.

    31. A rechargeable fire extinguisher you should keep in your home at all times if you cook, use heat styling tools, or light candles at all.

    Promising review: "There are a number of reasons to choose this fire extinguisher. It is lightweight and easy to operate. Most small ones aren't rechargeable, but this one is. It has a simple and effective bracket for wall mounting; mine was up in 15 or 20 minutes. It is also guaranteed to hold a charge for TEN YEARS! We rent small apartments through Airbnb, so it gives us peace of mind when visitors are cooking. The instructions for operating as well as where to mount it are quite clear." —Bob

    Get it from Target for $21.99.

    32. A compact yet efficient battery pack so you don't curse the world when you're down to 1% and there's no outlet in sight.

    This battery pack can provide three-and-a-half iPhone 8 charges or two-and-a-half Galaxy S8 charges!

    Promising review: "It's about the size of a pack of cigarettes and weighs a little more than your phone. Dead simple to operate and holds a charge for a looong time. I've charged an iPhone 6+, and it dipped from four lights (full charge) to three (75% charge). Admittedly that's pretty unscientific, but you get the idea. If you're on the road or out in the woods without access to a plug, this thing is an absolute life-saver. I also find that even when I do have access to power, sometimes it's just easier to plug into this device than to be tied to a wall outlet. It charges fast, too. The best thing is that once it's fully charged, it doesn't seem to lose anything in storage. I went about two months without using it, and it still shows full charge. You won't regret this little guy." —Matt

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in three colors).

    33. A Baby Brezza Formula Pro (or a "baby Keurig" according to one reviewer) for getting perfectly mixed and heated formula within seconds.

    This machine is designed to mix formula powder and water to a perfect consistency without air bubbles within seconds. It heats water to near body temperature (about 98 degrees). The water and formula powder are stored in airtight compartments right in the machine so it's ready to go anytime. It works with all bottle sizes and most formula brands and types.

    Promising review: "I wish this had been available for our first two kids. I know it is expensive, but it makes the bottle-making experience so easy. We have been using it for several months, and it has never given us trouble. It is easy to clean, easy to maintain. Our baby gets excited when she hears the motors running. Never again will I have to measure out water in a bottle and struggle to not make a mess putting formula in a bottle in the middle of the night while holding a crying baby!!! Highly recommend this to anyone that is using formula." —R&N

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99.

    34. A Hydro Flask that can keep your iced drinks cold for up to 24 hours!

    These insulated water bottles are backed by a lifetime warranty!

    Promising review: "Hydro Flask is by far the BEST vacuum insulated water bottle that I have ever owned. It truly keeps liquids ice cold for 16+ hours. For example, I went to our state fair yesterday on a beautiful 80-degree summer day but decided to leave my Hydro Flask in the car instead of carrying at the fair. I had filled it with ice cubes and tap water that morning at 6:45 a.m. and left it in the hot car all day, but when we returned to the vehicle at 7 pm, there were still ice cubes rattling about and my water was super cold. That is amazing! Plus, the thing is indestructible since it is stainless steel. Worth the money, and now I own five of them in various sizes and colors." —Michelle D. Fisher

    Get it from Amazon for $33.80+ (available in two sizes and nine colors).

    35. A good memory foam mattress you should definitely invest in because it may help save your back.

    Casper allows you to try a mattress for 100 nights to see if it works for you!

    Promising review: "I love my new mattress. I was worried about the memory foam not being supportive enough, as I tend to prefer a firmer surface to sleep on, but it's perfectly balanced. I slept so well on it the first night and have experienced full eradication of my persistent lower back pain. I've had it for about three weeks now, and I absolutely love it. I cannot recommend this mattress more highly!" —Emily

    Get it from Casper or Target for $350+ (available in sizes Twin–California King). Or, check out the best mattresses you can get on Amazon!

    36. A pocket-sized, 14-in-one Leatherman multitool to keep stashed in your backpack or car for last-minute repairs.

    This multitool is made of stainless steel and has 14 functions including knives, pliers, screwdrivers, wire cutters, bottle and can openers, a file, a saw, and a ruler. It has a 25-year limited warranty!

    Promising review: "Good tool and a slightly lighter weight to take on camping or backpacking trips; has everything you would need to make repairs in those situations. It is what you would expect from Leatherman — very durable. I have had this for seven years now, and it works as good as the day I got it. If I ever lose it, I wouldn’t hesitate to buy again." —Ron

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    37. A comfy AF office chair your back and butt will thank you for.

    Promising review: "For starters, installation took about 10 minutes without bumping into any problems. I am 6'1" and 195 pounds, and I work at home and spend about eight to 10 hours daily sitting on this chair. So far, it has provided continuous comfort for my back, and my productivity has increased since switching to this chair. After eight months of daily use, the cushioning still feels like new!" —TY16

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99 (available in two colors).

    38. An Echo Show that can basically do everything a regular Echo can and more. You can watch movies, make video calls to grandma, and read lyrics on it!

    You can also tell Alexa to show you security camera footage, photos, weather forecasts, and to-do and shopping lists!

    Promising review: "I was already using Alexa with the Amazon Echo throughout my house and definitely felt I was getting my money's worth. Purchasing the Amazon Show kicked things up to the next level! I bought a two-pack and gave the second one to my parents who live nine hours away. The hands-free video chatting and phone calling are a blessing for all of us. My parents struggle with controlling things with their phones and computers, and now we are all becoming pros at staying in touch using Alexa. The screen adds so much, not just because of the added video component but because the screen constantly offers suggestions for new Alexa skills. Calendar reminders appear on the screen, making this function more useful. Song lyrics appear on screen while I'm listening to music. I just bought an Arlo indoor/outdoor video camera, so I can see who's at the front door on the Echo screen. This really provides a quality of life improvement for keeping organized, keeping in touch with family and friends, giving another way to enjoy my Amazon Prime video, and helping me enjoy and access my vast collection of music already in Amazon Music cloud storage!" —JDB

    Get it from Amazon for $229.99 (available in two colors).

    39. A set of airtight containers to keep your baking ingredients fresh for longer. The brown sugar container even comes with a terracotta disc to keep it soft and moist!

    Each set comes with flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar keepers and two mini keepers!

    Promising review: "Everything about this set is great; each container comes with a special extra, be it a leveling tool for the flour (which is removable) or a terracotta disk you soak and add to your brown sugars (it also has a place in the lid to hold the disk if you don't have sugar in it). It keeps whatever you put in them fresh, and you know you shut the lid by the 'click.' There is nothing about this set that I don't LOVE." —Mim Roy

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $55.99.

    40. An automatic pet feeder so you can pre-schedule when food gets dispensed for your furry friends or even feed them remotely from your smartphone!

    You can set up to 12 meals to feed on your pet's schedule, and you can also use the "Feed Now" option to feed your pet outside normal feeding times. With the app, you can get notifications from the feeder and control the feeding remotely! There's also a special "Slow Feed" option allows the food to dispense slowly over a 15 minute period! It's designed to feed on schedule as programmed even if Wi-Fi connection is lost or feeder is offline.

    Promising review: "So far so good. Set up was easy on iPhone, and I was able to control it manually or on my phone. I measured the amount dispensed, and it was the correct amount I had selected to be dispensed. This fits a lot of kibbles by the way so it will last them for days. I'm trying it out all this week before I go on vacation to ensure that it works properly. The bottom has grip, so it doesn't slide and can't be easily be knocked over." —BUZ_D

    Get it from Amazon for $179.95.

    41. A memory foam mattress topper, if you're not pleased with your way-too-firm mattress but are also not willing to shell out $$$ for a new one.

    Promising review: "This topper changed my life. Seriously. I could not sleep at all on my (brand new) firm mattress. But the first night I added this topper, I slept better and deeper than I had all month. Waking with no stiffness or pain!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in sizes Twin–California King).

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