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You Will Want to See Wednesday's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 17.

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GADGETS, TOYS, AND MEDIA


Portable Outdoor and Shower Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker by AYL SoundFit, Waterproof, Wireless with 10 Hour Rechargeable Battery Life, Powerful 5W Audio Driver, Pairs with All Bluetooth Devices for $26.99 (list price $69.00)

Fritesla 20000mah Power Bank 4USB Portable Charger for Smartphones (Green) for $24.99 (list price $100.00)


Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera With Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Twin Pack (20 Sheets), Compact Bag Case, Batteries and Battery Charger (Blue) for $99.99 (list price $169.99)

Jackery Bolt 6,000 mAh Ultra-Compact External Battery Charger, Portable Power Bank and Travel Charger with Built-in Apple MFI Certified Lightning and Micro USB Cables (Black) for $26.99 (list price $69.99)


iXCC Element II Lightning Cable 6.6ft, iPhone charger, for iPhone 7 6s 6 Plus, SE 5s 5c 5, iPad Air 2 Pro, iPad mini 2 3 4, iPad 4th Gen [Apple MFi Certified](White) for $8.49 (list price $29.99)

KMASHI 10000mAh Portable Power Bank with Dual USB Ports 3.1A Output and 2A Input - Black for $13.99 (list price $69.99)


Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II (Carbon) for $179.00 (list price $199.00)

TOTU BT-2 V4.1 Bluetooth Headphones Wireless Music Stereo Sports Headset - Red for $25.99 (list price $69.99)


OUTERDO Monocular Dual Focus Telescope Camping Wildlife Hunting Surveillance Sporting Events Traveling Scope Waterproof Optics Zoom Bright and Clear with 10 Magnification 16x52 for $12.99 (list price $18.89)

Fitbit Flex 2, Navy for $59.11 (list price $99.95)


ThermoPro TP50 Hygrometer Thermometer Indoor Humidity Monitor with Temperature Gauge Humidity Meter for $7.64 (list price $19.99)

Power Bank RAVPower 26800mAh Portable Charger Total 5.5A Output 3-Port Battery Pack (2A Input, iSmart Technology 2.0) Portable Battery Charger External Battery for Smartphones Tablets and More-Black for $44.99 (list price $159.99)


FRiEQ Universal Waterproof Case for Outdoor Activities - Waterproof bag for Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5S; Galaxy S6, S4; HTC One X, Galaxy Note 3, Note 2; LG G2 - IPX8 Certified to 100 Feet (Black) for $6.99 (list price $19.99)

Garnetics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (6 pack) - to clean Eyeglasses, Lens, Computer, TV, LCD screens, Tablet, Laptop, Cell phone for $6.99 (list price $8.99)


Solar Power Bank, X-DRAGON Solar Charger with Foldable Solar Panel Power Bank 10000mAh Portable Rugged Shockproof Dual USB Solar Battery Charger for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy ipad and More-Orange for $29.99 (list price $79.99)

SENSO Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earphones w/ Mic IPX7 Waterproof HD Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds for Gym Running Workout 8 Hour Battery Noise Cancelling Headsets for $36.97 (list price $169.99)


HQDmall Fidget Cube Anxiety Stress Relief And Relieves Stress Attention Focus for Children and Adults Anxiety Attention Toy, Black for $8.99 (list price $29.99)

SABRE 3-IN-1 Pepper Spray - Advanced Police Strength - Compact Size with Clip, Contains 35 Bursts (5x Other Brands) & 10-Foot (3M) Range for $8.66 (list price $11.99)


Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger, PowerDrive 2 for iPhone 7 / 6s / Plus, iPad Pro / Air 2 / mini, Galaxy S7 / S6 / Edge / Plus, Note 5 / 4, LG, Nexus, HTC and More for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

ZOOB BuilderZ S.T.E.M. Challenge for $33.38 (list price $50.00)


UGREEN 3.5mm Male to Female Extension Stereo Audio Extension Cable Adapter Gold Plated Compatible for iPhone, iPad or Smartphones, Tablets, Media Players for $5.99 (list price $8.99)

Car Mounts, Universal Stick on Dashboard Magnetic Car Mount Holder for iPhone 6S/6 6 Plus, 5, 5s, 4, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus S5 S4 Note 5 4 3, Nexus 6P 5X More (stye4) for $7.99 (list price $49.99)

KITCHEN


Ozera 2 Pack Silicone Ice Cube Tray Molds Candy Mold Cake Mold Chocolate Mold, 15 Cavity, Blue for $10.99 (list price $19.99)

Stainless Steel Dough Scraper Chopper – Utopia Kitchen for $8.99 (list price $19.99)


GM Kitchen Premium Stainless Steel Salt & Pepper Grinder with Adjustable Coarseness, Set of 2 for $15.95 (list price $19.95)

Everest Cooler Lunch Bag, Black, One Size for $11.47 (list price $18.95)


DRAGONN Premium Sturdy 12-inch and 9-inch Stainless-steel Locking Kitchen Tongs, Set of 2 … for $12.95 (list price $19.99)

[20 Pack] 3 Compartment Meal Prep Containers BPA Free Portion Control Bento Boxes (39 Oz.) for $17.75 (list price $39.99)


Brita 6 Cup Space Saver BPA Free Water Pitcher with 1 Filter, White for $14.84 (list price $18.97)

Fred & Friends UNZIPPED Hand-Blown Glass Bowl for $15.67 (list price $20.00)


Vintorio Wine Aerator Pourer - Premium Aerating Pourer and Decanter Spout (Black) for $14.95 (list price $40.95)

Alpha Grillers Garlic Press and Peeler Set. Stainless Steel Mincer and Silicone Tube Roller for $19.97 (list price $24.97)


Waiters Corkscrew by HiCoup – Professional Grade Natural Rosewood All-in-one Corkscrew, Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter for $9.95 (list price $25.95)

Reusable Produce Bags - Premium Washable BahrEco Mesh Bags for Grocery Shopping & Storage of Fruit Vegetable & Garden Produce - Eco Friendly Net Bags for $6.97 (list price $27.99)


Extra Thick Flexible Plastic Cutting Board Mats With Food Icons & "EZ-Grip" Waffle Back(Set Of 4) by Cooler Kitchen for $14.99 (list price $19.99)

Cuisinart Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers, CTG-00-3MS for $12.99 (list price $22.00)


VonShef Induction Hob Heat Diffuser Stainless Steel, Medium (23.5cm/9.25") for $18.99 (list price $49.99)

Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Covered Round Casserole, 4.5-Quart, Agave Blue for $27.69 (list price $100.00)

HOME


AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Quilted Mattress Topper, 18" Deep, Twin for $16.99 (list price $19.99)

URPOWER 500ml Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifier with 4 Timer Settings, 7 LED Color Changing Lamps and Waterless Auto Shut-off for $25.99 (list price $59.99)


Luxury Hotel and Spa 100% Turkish Cotton Banded Panel Bath Mat Set 900gsm! 20"x34" (White, 2 Pack) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

Poo-Pourri Bathroom Deodorizer Set Lavender Vanilla: Lavender with Vanilla, 3 Piece for $24.99 (list price $29.95)


Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black for $31.00 (list price $40.76)

Lavender Essential Oil Triple AAA+ Grade Premium Quality - 1 fl. Oz from Pure Body Naturals for $10.95 (list price $18.95)


Vornado 683 Pedestal Whole Room Air Circulator for $79.97 (list price $89.99)

Nicetown Thermal Insulated Grommet Blackout Curtains for Bedroom (2 Panels, W42 x L63 -Inch,Grey) for $20.95 (list price $53.72)


Luxury Cotton Washcloths (12-Pack, Grey, 12x12 Inches) - Easy Care, Fingertip Towels, Facial Towelettes, Cotton Hand Towels - by Utopia Towels for $21.99 (list price $29.99)

GORILLA GRIP Rectangle (35-Inch-by-16-Inch) Non-Slip Machine Washable Bath Mat, Clear for $11.99 (list price $29.99)


Luxury Hotel & Spa Bath Towel 100% Genuine Turkish Cotton, 27" x 54" ,Set of 4,White for $37.81 (list price $69.99)

Gusseted Quilted Pillow (Queen, 2 Pack) - Hypo Allergenic and Easy Care - Premium Quality Pillows by Utopia Bedding for $28.99 (list price $49.99)


Elegant Comfort 55 x 216" Solid Curtain Sheer Voile Scarf, White for $9.99 (list price $29.99)

Great Explorations Wonder Stars Super Kit for $5.58 (list price $10.99)


Household Essentials 5614 Double Hamper Laundry Sorter with Magnetic Lid Closure – Brown Coffee Linen for $31.12 (list price $43.99)

Bissell 3624 SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner - Corded for $106.99 (list price $129.99)

HEALTH AND BEAUTY


Philips Sonicare 2 Series Plaque Control Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush, HX6211/30 for $39.95 (list price $69.99)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream, Extra-Dry Skin, 1.7 Oz for $14.97 (list price $18.98)


Revlon Pro Collection 1875W Infrared Dryer for $16.19 (list price $29.99)

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream for Dry/Sensitive Skin, Fragrance Free 16 oz for $11.89 (list price $15.99)


Activated Charcoal Scrub 10 oz. - For Deep Cleansing & Exfoliation for $14.50 (list price $27.50)

Listerine Ultraclean Cool Mint Antiseptic Mouthwash, Oral Care For Fresh Breath, 500 ml for $4.94 (list price $7.00)


Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrip Teeth Whitening Kit, Glamorous White, 14 Treatments - Packaging May Vary for $31.88 (list price $44.99)

PURA D'OR Moroccan Argan Oil 100% Pure & USDA Organic For Face, Hair, Skin & Nails, 4 Fluid Ounce for $18.27 (list price $19.27)


Banana Boat Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray - Twin Pack - SPF 30, 2 count, 6OZ for $14.93 (list price $16.99)

Wahl Elite Pro High Performance Haircut Kit #79602 for $47.89 (list price $82.99)


Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder Natural for $24.99 (list price $29.99)

Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant 14 Ounce Jar for $12.74 (list price $16.89)

CeraVe Moisturizers, Moisturizing Cream, 16 Ounce for $10.97 (list price $11.99)

OFFICE, SCHOOL, AND CRAFTS


Sharpie Accent Retractable Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count for $8.38

Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim Receptacle with Venting Channels, Rectangular, Plastic, 23 Gallons, Gray (FG354060GRAY) for $31.95 (list price $37.59)


Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Black, 12 Count for $7.00 (list price $8.47)

Epson XP-640 Expression Premium Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner & Copier for $79.00 (list price $149.99)


Derwent Colored Pencils, Drawing, Watercolor, Art, Inktense Ink Pencils, 24-Pack (0700929) for $38.05 (list price $46.46)

BAZIC 30 Ct. 8.5" X 11" Side Bound Spiral Premium Sketch Book for $4.75 (list price $9.99)


VicTsing Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Support , Non-Slip PU Base Wrist Rest Pad for Gaming Typist Office, Black for $8.99 (list price $12.99)

ALEX Toys Artist Studio Scra-ffiti So Cute Artist Studio Scratch Pad Coloring and Sketch Book for $9.98 (list price $11.99)


Paper Mate Gel Pens, Medium (0.7mm), Black, 12 Count for $8.97 (list price $13.99)

Smead File Pocket, Straight-Cut Tab, 1-3/4" Expansion, Letter Size, Redrope, 25 per Box (73214) for $24.15 (list price $29.78)

HemingWeigh Himalayan All Natural Crystal Salt Cooking Tile (8" X 6" X 2") - 2 PACK for $24.99 (list price $59.99)

OUTDOORS, GARDEN, AND SPORTS


Char-Broil Performance TRU Infrared 500 3-Burner Cabinet Gas Grill for $283.52 (list price $359.99)

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler for $29.69 (list price $36.99)


Ohuhu Double Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows and a Carrying Bag for Camping, Backpacking, Hiking for $49.99 (list price $99.99)

AcuRite 00850A2 5-Inch Capacity Easy-Read Magnifying Rain Gauge for $3.23 (list price $7.89)


Tapirus Extendable Marshmallow Roasting 4 Camping Sticks | Durable Stainless Steel Equipment BBQ Skewers With Insulated Handles | Telescopic Campfire Forks Utensils For Smores, Hot Dogs & Shish Kebabs for $14.95 (list price $25.99)

Kootek Hand Grip Strengthener Strength Trainer Adjustable Resistance 22-88 Lbs Hand Exerciser Non-slip Gripper for $7.97 (list price $12.99)


Swig Savvy Multi-Purpose Real Borosilicate Glass Bottles – PBA Free Glass Water Bottle + Leak-Proof ALL Stainless-Steel Caps For Beverage and Juicer Use Smoothies Oils & More. 17oz 4 Pack (Color) for $19.95 (list price $29.95)

BLACK+DECKER LSTE525 20V MAX Lithium Easy Feed String Trimmer/Edger with 2Batteries for $89.00 (list price $95.92)

Camp Kitchen Utensil Organizer Travel Set - Portable 8 Piece BBQ Camping Cookware Utensils Travel Kit for $23.99 (list price $39.99)

ELECTRONICS


KrBn Mechanical Keyboard Gaming Keyboard Full Sized Backlit with Phone Holder for $79.99 (list price $249.99)

FUGOO Tough XL- Ultimate Rugged Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker 35 Hrs Battery Life with Built in Speakerphone (Silver/Black) for $249.99 (list price $329.99)


UNITEK Portable USB 3.0 4-Port High Speed Hub with BC 1.2 Charging with 5V 1.2A and Built-in USB 3.0 Cable LED for iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, Chrombook, Surface Pro for $7.99 (list price $12.99)

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector for $549.99 (list price $999.00)


TP-Link AC1200 Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, Repeater, Access Point w/ Mini Housing Design, Extends WiFi to Smart Home & Alexa Devices (RE305) for $38.83 (list price $59.99)

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD 250GB SDSSDEXT-250G-G25 for $99.99 (list price $139.99)


VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse Optical Mice with USB Receiver, 5 Adjustable DPI Levels, 6 Buttons for Notebook, PC, Laptop, Computer, Macbook - Black for $9.99 (list price $19.99)

D-Link Wireless Dual Band AC600 Mbps USB Wi-Fi Network Adapter (DWA-171) for $19.99 (list price $29.99)

D-Link DCS-960L HD 180-Degree Wi-Fi Camera (Black) for $89.00 (list price $118.99)

TOOLS


Meguiar's G18216 Ultimate Liquid Wax - 16 oz. for $16.97 (list price $22.99)

Thompsons 10100 Aerosol Water Seal Multi-Surface Waterproofer 12oz for $4.98 (list price $6.99)


AUKEY Jump Starter with 400A Peak Current & 12000mAh Portable Charger for Car Battery, Boat, Motorcycles, Lawnmowers and More for $54.99 (list price $62.99)

Mothers Carpet & Upholstery Brush for $4.19 (list price $6.01)


LURICO Digital Dual Laser Infrared Thermometer Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer(-58°F~1202°F/-50°C~650°C) - Accurate Digital Surface IR Thermometer HT-817 for $24.99 (list price $39.99)

SE MH1047L Illuminated Multi-Power LED Head Magnifier for $8.42 (list price $15.44)


Coleman Cable 02309 16/3 Vinyl Outdoor Extension Cord, Orange, 100-Feet for $19.78 (list price $26.28)

Loctite Heavy Duty Threadlocker, 0.2 oz, Blue 242, Single for $4.79 (list price $7.90)VINCA DCLA-0605 Quality Electronic Digital Vernier Caliper Inch/Metric/Fractions Conversion 0-6 Inch/150 mm Stainless Steel Body Red/Black Extra Large LCD Screen Auto Off Featured Measuring Tool for $16.16 (list price $39.99)

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19 Mother's Day Gifts to Show Mom You Love Her
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From mouth-watering gourmet chocolate to gear for outdoor adventures, these Mother's Day gifts are perfect for all Mom's interests.

1. HERB GARDEN CANDLE; $25

Herb Garden Candle
Apollo Box

When this herb-scented candle is finished burning, the container can serve as a rustic planter for a mini herb garden. Included is a plantable paper disc containing oregano, basil, and parsley seeds. All you need is dirt.

Find It: Apollo Box

2. FOODIE DICE; $24

Foodie Dice

These dice are perfect for days when mom needs a little inspiration for dinner. The nine dice are engraved with options for protein, grains/carbs, vegetables, and more. With 186,000 possible combinations, it should take care of planning family meals for a while.

Find It: UncommonGoods

3. NEAPOLITAN ICE CREAM CONES; $45

ice cream cone cups

These whimsical Neapolitan-colored ice cream cone dishes are perfect for enjoying high-end gelato or a little Ben & Jerry's.

Find It: Fishs Eddy

4. CHOCOLATE TOTE BOX; $29

MarieBelle Chocolate Ganache Tote Box

MarieBelle New York specializes in ganaches decorated with edible artwork. This eight-piece set of handmade chocolates is packaged in a tote bag-shaped gift box.

Find It: MarieBelle

5. HEXAGON GLASS CATCH-ALL DISH; $12

Hexagon Glass Catch-All Dish

Double up: This glass hexagon dish will upgrade any bedside table, while also storing jewelry, car keys, or change.

Find It: Urban Outfitters

6. MOM'S GOT THIS FEMINIST MUG; $18

mom's got this mug

Show her how much you appreciate her Rosie outlook with this ceramic mug inspired by the iconic cultural icon. The cup is available in standard 11-ounce size, a tall 12-ounce container, or a 15-ounce travel mug.

Find It: RedBubble

7. LOLLIA RELAX GIFT SET; $69

bath set

Help Mom get into a Zen state of mind with this bath gift set from Lollia, which includes lavender and honey-scented bar soap, hand cream, and a candle with a crystal charm.

Find It: Margot Elena

8. RECCHIUTI CONFECTIONS CHOCOLATE; $48

Recchiuti Confections chocolates

She'll love the sweets in this box from top luxury chocolatier Recchiuti, where every piece is made by hand. Featured ingredients for this box of beautifully-designed truffles include hazelnuts from Italy, peppermint from Willamette Valley, and coffee from Hawaii.

Find It: Recchiuti Confections

9. COFFEE SOAP; $7

Coffee soap
Courtesy of RockyTopSoapShop

For the mom who can never get enough coffee: This fragrant handmade vegan soap is made from a strong pot of organic java. Plus, the coffee grounds act as natural exfoliants.

Find It: Etsy

10. MONET GARDEN AT ARGENTEUIL SCARF; $65

Monet scarf
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store

Mom will feel very distinguished in this luxurious Monet silk scarf from the gift shop of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. It's printed with Claude Monet's Camille Monet in the Garden at Argenteuil.

Find It: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store

11. WOOD AND SLATE WINE TASTER'S BOARD; $25

Wood and Slate Wine Taster's Board
UncommonGoods

Tasting boards aren't only for beer. This tray—made from acacia wood and slate—can hold up to four glasses. Soapstone chalk included.

Find It: UncommonGoods

12. STEMLESS AERATING WINE GLASSES; $56

Stemless Aerating Wine Glass
Amazon

When mom pours her wine into the interior chamber of this glass, she can watch it become perfectly aerated. This set of two is made of dishwasher-safe pyrex glass.

Find It: Amazon

13. WINE CHILLER SET; $40

wine chillers
Apollo Box

Regular ice cubes can water down a glass of wine, but these wine twirls (made of food-safe resin) act as a brilliant substitute: Pop them in the freezer and then into your glass and you'll have chilled wine that won't get diluted. This set comes with two twirls and two stemless wine glasses.

Find It: Apollo Box

14. LOOFAH SOAP; $12

loofah soap
Amazon

Give Mom the spa-treatment with this toxin-free loofah dipped in fragrant soap. The loofah is sourced from a gourd plant, so it's eco-friendly, while the soap features moisturizing coconut oil.

Find It: Amazon

15. BRUNCH GIFT BASKET; $70

brunch gift basket

Want to make your mom breakfast in bed on Mother's Day, but can't cook? This complete brunch gift basket from Harry & David has everything: triple cheese and caramelized onion quiche, Canadian bacon, English muffins, maple syrup butter, and lemon poppyseed Bundt cake.

Find It: Harry & David

16. FORSAKE ALMA; $150

Forsake boots
Forsake

Buying for a shoe-loving mom who’s both sporty and chic? Look no further than Forsake’s Alma wedge bootie. Made of waterproof leather and sporting “peak-to-pavement” traction, these shoes are comfortable right out of the box—we walked 5 miles in the pair Forsake sent us to test and our feet didn’t hurt a bit.

Find It: Forsake

17. MYSTERY RANCH SUPER BOOTY BAG; $99

Mystery Ranch bag
Mystery Ranch

This 28-liter nylon bag—which can be used as either a backpack or a tote—is perfect for the mom needs to lug clothes and shoes to the gym, bring groceries back from the store, or take a weekend trip. (Mystery Ranch gave us a bag to test, and we used it for all three.) In addition to its roomy main compartment, there’s a front compartment, a zippered exterior pocket, and exterior access to a compartment that will fit a 15-inch laptop.

Find It: Mystery Ranch

18. RED ANTS PANTS; $139

Red Ants Pants
Red Ants Pants

These work pants are tailor-made for ladies to wear while they're outdoors getting stuff done like a boss, from gardening to chopping wood. Made of cotton canvas duck cloth, they have reinforcements in the front legs and seat, a high-cut back for maximum coverage, and three pockets designed for a pencil, notebook, and knife.

Find It: Red Ants Pants

19. THE SILL’S MOTHER’S DAY BUNDLES; $65-$68

The Sill plant set
The Sill

Moms with green thumbs will love The Sill’s Mother’s Day bundles. Get a bird’s nest fern and a “plant mom” tote for $65; a trio of tiny succulents for $67.50; three air plants and a “plant mom” pin for $66; or a hedgehog aloe and tote for $66. All plants come in The Sill’s pots (except for the airplants; those come on little metal stands).

Find It: The Sill

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Business Class: 20 Products That Will Upgrade Any Home Office
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Working from home doesn't mean you have to skimp on the quality of your office environment. Here are 20 products that will work overtime for you.

1. SUSHI PUSHPINS; $16

Fred Sushi Pushpins
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Instead of putting your pushpins in a small tin or mug, why not place them in a clever sushi roll-shaped holder? This novelty set comes with 50 pushpins that are stored on top of a cushion that resembles a bed of sushi rice wrapped in seaweed.

Find It: Amazon

2. BAMBOO JARS; $20

Bamboo Jar
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Each of these eco-friendly storage sets includes three small 6-ounce jars made out of bamboo, which adds both durability and style. Jars feature a swivel lid that securely closes with magnets—perfect for storing all of your home office needs, like paper clips, rubber bands, or pens and pencils.

Find It: Amazon

3. OTTOMAN; $25

Foldable Tufted Storage Ottoman
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: This non-woven polyester ottoman can be used as a footrest, extra seating (it supports up to 400 pounds) or storage. With the lid off, it can serve as space for charging cables, power strips, or extra reams of printer paper.

Find It: Amazon

4. ANTI-FATIGUE COMFORT MAT; $32

Royal Anti-Fatigue Comfort Mat
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: If you use a standing desk in your home office, then this non-slip anti-fatigue mat is the best solution for comfort and support. By standing on it, you'll  take pressure off your joints and lower back, according to the company, so you can work better without dealing with the wear-and-tear of standing up all day.

Find It: Amazon

5. POL MAKE BOXES; $10

MUJI PP Make Box
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Muji storage boxes are stackable—saving space on your desk—and also translucent, meaning you can keep track of what's inside at a glance.

Find It: Amazon

6. LONG LIST MAGNETIC NOTEPAD; $5

Long List Magnetic Notepad
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Keep track of your daily tasks in style with this 100-page "long list" notepad that features a magnetic back.

Find It: Amazon

7. KODAK POCKET PORTABLE PROJECTOR; $200

Kodak Ultra Mini Portable Projector
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Want to up your meeting game? This portable pocket projector (it's small enough to fit in your back pocket) from Kodak turns any smartphone or laptop display into an 80-inch high-definition digital projection. Just connect your device to the projector via HDMI and you’ll be the king or queen of the boardroom.

Find It: Amazon

8. FILE CABINET; $71

File Cabinet
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Every home office needs a file cabinet to keep important papers under lock and key. This simple, but secure cabinet from Lorell is compact with two drawers that are made of sturdy steel. It’s also small enough to keep under a desk—and out of the way.

Find It: Amazon

9. UNI PROMARK VIEW HIGHLIGHTER; $8

Uni Promark View Highlighter
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Mark up documents without bleeding through the paper. Available in five bright colors (pink, orange, yellow, blue, and green), these highlighters also feature a small transparent window near the tip so you can make sure you're emphasizing the right points.

Find It: Amazon

10. DESK COLLECTION; $26

Poppin All Set Desk Collection Set
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Each of these desk sets includes six ballpoint pens, a pen cup, a stapler with staples, a tape dispenser with a roll of transparent tape, and more. The bright orange shade ensures you’ll never lose it beneath desk clutter.

Find It: Amazon

11. BUNNY DESK ORGANIZER; $33

Bunny Scissors and Paper Clip Holders
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Never “fur-get” where you placed your office supplies with this desk organizer shaped like a small bunny. Its ears double as scissors, and its carrot sprout serves as a paperclip holder.

Find It: Amazon

12. DESK LAMP; $49

Ikea Ranarp Work Lamp
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Shed some light on your workspace with this sleek desk lamp from IKEA, which features an adjustable arm and head.

Find It: Amazon

13. CABLEBOX; $30

Bluelounge CableBox
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Never have time to tackle that jumbled mess of cables from computers, modems, and device chargers? Stash the mess in a CableBox, which keeps a tight lid on all your power strips and other cords without requiring you to constantly detangle them.

Find It: Amazon

14. LAPTOP STAND; $40

Rain Design mStand Laptop Stand
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: Instead of hunching over your desk, keep your laptop at eye level with the help of this all-aluminum stand. It fits most Apple and PC laptop models and even features a nook underneath to stow your keyboard and mouse when not in use.

Find It: Amazon

15. MONITOR STAND; $99

AmazonBasics Premium Single Monitor Stand
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: If you want to eliminate neck and back strain, as well as clutter from your busy desk, then this adjustable monitor stand is for you. This easy-to-install stand can raise your computer monitor up to 10 inches above your desk surface and also allows you to rotate your screen to either landscape or portrait mode. The solid aluminum design is strong enough to support monitors up to 25 pounds and 32 inches wide.

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16. SAFE; $47

safe box
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Why You'll Want It: Keep all your important papers, photos, USB flash drives, digital media, and external hard drives secure. This safe can hold up to 0.39 cubic feet of valuable materials under lock and key and is both fire-resistant (for up to 30 minutes) and waterproof.

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17. PAPER SHREDDER; $35

paper shredder
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Why You'll Want It: Guard against identity theft with this paper shredder, which is quick enough to shred eight pages in seconds and strong enough to destroy credit cards with ease. Now, you can dispose of important documents without worry.

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18. LABEL MAKER; $25

label maker
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Why You'll Want It: Personalize your home office with this easy-to-use label maker from Brother. Battery-powered or chargeable via a wall outlet, this device can hold up to 30 labels at a time. It also features keys with 14 fonts, 10 styles, 97 frames, and more than 600 symbols to make labels for every occasion.

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19. BULLET PEN; $15

Fisher Space Pen Raw Brass Bullet Pen
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: This “bullet” space pen is made of raw unfinished brass that’s adaptable for writing in almost any environment, including underwater, upside down, in extreme cold or heat, and even in outer space. So if you ever find yourself in zero gravity, this ballpoint pen will also never let you down!

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20. MESH WASTEBASKET; $12

Mesh Wastebasket
Amazon

Why You'll Want It: This waste-paper basket is made of solid steel wire mesh and can hold up to 4.5 gallons of waste before it needs to be emptied.

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