A gold Blogilates dumbbell to take your workout routine to the next level. While this purchase will undoubtedly make you look forward to working out, it will also add a little stylish pizzazz to the workout corner or room in your home.

The gold dumbbell


Promising review: “I bought this and the 3-lb version, and the quality is amazing! These are gorgeous in person. I was a little shocked though to only receive one dumbbell for $30. I thought they would come as a set for this price, but I should have read the fine print. I probably wouldn’t have bought it if I had known it would be $60 for two 8-lb weights, but now that I’ve seen them I am just going to splurge and complete the sets.” –Target reviewer

Price: $26.99 (for one; originally $29.99)


A Brentwood Home meditation pillow so taking a moment to breathe and unwind will be as comfortable as possible. This sturdy pillow — which is filled with natural buckwheat hull — has a removable cover that can be easily washed if it gets sweaty or stained.

The meditation pillow


If you’ve ever tried meditating sitting flat on the floor, you may have noticed how uncomfortable it can become over time. With this pillow, you can easily prop your bum up for a more maintainable ergonomic position that will make you feel full and ready to give your meditation your undivided attention.

Price: $50.15 (originally $59)


A TriggerPoint foot roller that’s great for folks looking for a DIY foot massage and arch relief. The trigger-point design is made to alleviate any tension in your soles, making way for rejuvenation with every step. Worth it? We think so.

The foot roller


I own this — and a number of other TriggerPoint rollers — and can attest to how soothing it is to roll your foot over the top of it. I recommend doing so sitting down to start, as putting your full weight on it can be intense for newbies.

Price: $19.99


A Manduka yoga mat for people looking to take their flow to a new level. Manduka mats are some of the most beloved by yoga teachers near and far — I would know, as my dad owns his own studio and has used them for 10+ years — meaning you simply can’t go wrong with this purchase. While you can easily snag a mat for $10, paying a bit more for this higher quality option will treat you to some of the best practices of your life.

The Manduka Yoga Mat


Promising review: “Love it! The color is great in person and the mat is high quality. Hoping it will last a long time.” –Target reviewer

Price: $38.79


A Nutribullet two-speed electric juicer that might feel like a bit of a splurge but is actually a super smart purchase. For starters, it will save you from spending $10+ on store-bought juices. What’s more, having the sleek machine displayed in your kitchen might just inspire you to drink even more nutritious juices, so win-win.

The juicer


I own this juicer and love it for more than just the tasty juice it produces. Unlike some juicers, it’s so easy to clean, too. Plus, the streamlined appearance matches most of the other appliances in my home, so it fits in.

Price: $99.99


A Jonathan Adler K-Mini Keurig to upgrade your kitchen’s style and utility. ICYDK, Jonathan Adler is a super hip, very expensive designer, so to snag a piece of his work for less than $100 — especially when it also produces delicious coffee — is nothing short of a steal. (And, coming from someone who owns it, know that it will earn your home endless compliments, too.)

The keurig machine


Promising review: “This Keurig is so easy to use and perfect for one person! I use it every morning to make my coffee and haven’t had any issues. Highly recommend if you are a one-person household and live in a small space!” –Target reviewer

Price: $99.99


A pair of Bose Sleepbuds wireless noise masking earbuds that are admittedly pricy but also an incredibly worthwhile buy for anyone who has trouble getting to and staying asleep. The buds last for up to 10 hours per charge and are designed to cover up noises and provide soothing sleep sounds so that you can get uninterrupted rest.

The Sleepbuds


Promising review: “I am in love with these Bose Sleepbuds. Within about 10mins of putting them on I usually fall asleep, when I wake up they are still perfectly snuggled in my ear. The only thing that I would change is having more sounds to choose from. Other than that I love them. They’re the perfect thing to get if you have trouble sleeping or need to stay sleep.” –Target reviewer

Price: $249.99


A Kodiak Cakes S’mores Flapjack Cup so you can quench your cravings with a convenient snack. All you have to do is add water and pop it into the microwave to whip up a delish treat that boasts a whopping 12 grams of protein.

The Flapjack cup


Promising review: “The flavor is amazing and the texture is very similar to a pancake!” –Target reviewer

Price: $1.99


A Hatch Rest sound machine night light for adults and kids alike who have trouble rising and are looking for ways to make it less of a hassle. This color-changing night light and alarm clock provides soothing sounds and can be set to rise like the sun to help make waking up early and on-time more of a natural habit.


Promising review: “This is a great product! Easy to use and gives off great light. There are plenty of sounds to choose from and the option to turn the light off if not needed.” –Target reviewer

Price: $89.99


Promising review: “This is a great product! Easy to use and gives off great light. There are plenty of sounds to choose from and the option to turn the light off if not needed.” –Target reviewer

Price: $89.99


A pair of Apple AirPods Pro so you can listen to all your favorite music, podcasts, audiobooks, and mediations. Sure, they have a steep price tag, but given their noise-canceling design and long battery life, they can actually be seen as instrumental in achieving a moment of peace in our whirlwind world.

The AirPods


Promising review: “This is probably one of the best pair of wireless headphones ever. The noise cancellation feature is great as well as surround sound and the transparency mode works great. The headphones also have amazing bass and sound quality. And don’t even get me started on the battery life… they’re awesome. I don’t have to worry about them dying — I use them almost all day long and when they are about to die, you just put them in the case for about five to 10 minutes and they are fully charged again. I personally highly recommend these. They are so comfortable as well. There is also no bleed whatsoever which is awesome.” –Target reviewer

Price: $234.99 (originally $249.99)


A box of KIND dark chocolate granola bars – these five-grain bars are a great way to cater to your sweet tooth midday, while adding nutrients into your routine.

The bar


Promising review: “My kids and I love these! They’re super yummy and I like that it has less sugar than some similar brands, and no nuts as my son has an allergy.” –Target reviewer

Price: $3.29


A Kindle Paperwhite that will keep you endlessly entertained by books without requiring endless space to house them. The ultra-thin, waterproof tablet can be used anywhere, anytime — and thanks to a battery that lasts for weeks, not days, you don’t have to incessantly recharge it.

The Kindle


Promising review: “Some people say that having a Kindle is useless when you already have a phone. Kindle for me is perfect for reading. No distractions. No messages or ringing. It’s Paperwhite so no glare and easy on the eyes. I got this Kindle to replace a very old and used-up one. It was still working but I wanted a new one.” –Target reviewer

Price: $129.99


A Tranquility weighted blanket designed to boost your sleep and reduce your stress. This cozy weighted blanket is designed to provide equal pressure all over the body, which is said to help reduce anxiety, enhance mood, and lead to more rejuvenating sleep overall.

The gray weighted blanket


Promising review: “My husband loves this! So happy I purchased it! The size, color, and weight is just perfect!” –Target reviewer

Price: $25


A Cuisinart air fryer toaster oven for people looking to elevate their at-home cooking. The stainless-steel appliance can be used as a toaster or air fryer, so you can whip up your favorite toast and bagels as easily as you can oil-less chicken tenders or fries.

The toaster air fryer


Promising review: “I use this every single day. It helped me save space in my kitchen. I got rid of my old air fryer, my old toaster, and my little toaster oven because I have everything right here! It works great; we love it!” –Target reviewer

Price: $199.99


A 3-inch memory foam mattress topper that will make your sleep that much more rejuvenating. Though, thanks to how impressively comfortable it will make your bed, let it be known that it may make it difficult to get out of bed come morning.

The mattress topper


Promising review: “I highly recommend this mattress topper! It feels like you’re sleeping on a cloud.” –Target reviewer

Price: $59.99


A Garmin Forerunner GPS watch to track your runs and help you keep better track of your fitness journey. While a smart activity watch may feel superfluous, when it comes to hitting your goals, it can prove to be a major help.

the watch


Promising review: “This watch is great! I had a Garmin Forerunner 10 for four years. I saw this Garmin was on sale and decided to buy it. The battery lasts so much longer than my old watch. I am a slow runner, so my old Garmin would die on my marathon runs at about mile 25. This watch lasts longer and I wear it throughout the week as a normal watch. I love the app it links to and I love to track everything from my pace and heartbeat to my sleep schedule. I’d recommend this to anyone!” –Target reviewer

Price: $119.99


A box of Power Crunch French vanilla creme protein bars for folks looking for tastier ways to hit their protein goals. Much like classic sugar wafers, these airy bars are a sweet treat you’ll look forward to eating — they just so happen to be packed with protein, too.

The protein bars


Promising review: “Excellent taste and texture. No gross aftertaste like there is with some protein bars. Also not too sweet and they’re very light, we find a lot of protein bars are too dense. My daughter is Type 1 diabetic and uses protein bars for slow carbs to treat lows; I’m having to stock up on these because we’re all snacking on them regularly. Surprisingly low carbs and a good ratio of carb to protein. Would definitely recommend.” –Target reviewer

Price: $5.99


An eight-pack of Waterloo black cherry sparkling water so staying hydrated is easier than ever. If you find that drinking plain tap water gets boring, stocking up on these tasty cherry-flavored sparklers will change the way you view water consumption. Or at least, a solution to your hydration woes.

The water


Promising review: “Wow! Recently being pregnant and not being able to drink wine was hard but fortunately, I found this as my go-to beverage of choice! Now that I’ve had the baby it’s still been my go-to!” –Target reviewer

Price: $3.69


Speaking of hydration, a tube of Nuun sport drink tabs to transform tap water into nourishing beverages. These effervescent tablets dissolve into water to release loads of electrolytes, not to mention a delicious strawberry lemonade flavor. So, if you’re looking for ways to make hydration more exciting, you really can’t go wrong — I, for one, am obsessed.

The hydration tablets


Promising review: “Took these with me abroad and it saved my life. Had the worst food poisoning, but these did wonders for recovery. Highly recommend!” –Target reviewer

Price: $5.99


A 12-piece ceramic knife set that’s so pretty you’ll feel like you’re treating yourself to a new work of art in your kitchen, when in reality you’ll be taking your cooking to a whole new level with them in hand. The ultra-sharp blades can cut through anything — fruits, veggies, meats, breads, you name it. Just be careful when using them because, as I said, SUPER SHARP.

The knife set


Promising review: “These are amazing. I love all the different colors. They are very sharp. I was putting them away and cut my finger before getting the cover on. I do wish it had the name of each knife on it. Such as, bread knife, etc. Nevertheless, it’s a really great price for what you get.” –Target reviewer

Price: $29.99


A jar of Goli apple cider vinegar gummies that taste so good you’ll want to eat them like candy — truly, I look forward to eating these every day. They’re the first ACV gummies, giving folks a delicious, accessible way to get in on the trend because, let’s be honest, sipping shots of plain ACV is anything but a fun experience for your taste buds.

The gummy vitamins


Price: $19


A bathtub caddy for anyone who loves to take a long soak. While this tray may seem unnecessary, for anyone who likes to sink in, dive into a deep book, light a candle, and relax will think otherwise. That’s because the wire tray will give you a place to set all your belongings mid-soak. Just be careful about using it with your tablet or phone, as the slatted design means they could easily fall through.

The bathtub caddy


Promising review: “Perfect for my bathtub! I have a freestanding tub with no shelves or ledges to put things on. It’s nice and sturdy, has plastic on the arms to protect the tub, and will work great for allowing my daughter’s bath toys to dry.” –Target reviewer

Price: $25 (available in two colors)


A bottle of Dr. Teal’s foaming bath to take your bathing experience up a notch. Made with Epsom salt, this bubble bath won’t only make for a cozy soaking experience, but will help detox the body, reduce stress, and promote relaxation — all good things in our book.

The bubble bath


Promising review: “I purchased this by mistake but sure glad I did…it’s amazing! The scent smells kind of like grapefruit…such a wonderful, pleasant scent! It gives a lot of bubbles and you can feel the essential oils without it feeling greasy. Great value! I will absolutely be buying this again. Highly recommend!” –Target reviewer

Price: $4.89


A NutriBullet single-serve blender that will save you money and likely increase the number of nutrients you consume. The easy-to-use blender makes whipping up homemade smoothies easier than ever, and thanks to its smart design — in which the smoothie is blended in the cup you’ll drink it out of — it makes for fewer dishes than regular blenders, too.

The blender


Promising review: “This a great blender. I love that it smoothly breaks down even my frozen fruits and it’s quick. I love it!” –Target reviewer

Price: $59.99


A bag of barkTHINS snacking chocolate so you can fulfill your sweet tooth while introducing other nutritious ingredients into your diet. The dark chocolate bark features minimal mix-ins and is available in a variety of options, including almond, pretzel, pumpkin seed, mint. It is my personal go-to when I’m trying to be more mindful about my treats.


Promising review: “SO yummy! This is my go-to snack when I have chocolate cravings.” –Target reviewer

Price: $8.49


Promising review: “SO yummy! This is my go-to snack when I have chocolate cravings.” –Target reviewer

Price: $8.49


A pair of incredibly soft pajamas because comfort matters. These stretchy, lightweight jammies are warm enough for fall and winter, yet cool enough for spring and summer. Plus, so stylish!

The pjs


Promising review: “Received these as a gift and they’re the absolute most comfortable pajamas I’ve ever owned. They feel so luxurious for the price. They’re also the only PJ pants that have been long enough for my legs. Definitely recommend!” –Target reviewer

Price: $29.99 (available in sizes XS-XXXL)


A Baby Foot exfoliation foot peel to pamper your soles while preventing any pain from setting in. In case you didn’t know, the drier and more cracked your feet become, the more sore they can start to feel — the same is true for your hands. When it comes to your feet, this truly remarkable peel will transform even the driest tootsies into baby-soft soles.

The foot peel


Promising review: “Amazing product. Remember to soak your feet in warm water before, and I recommend putting fuzzy socks or tall, thicker socks on top of the booties to keep them in place. Skip the stickers.” –Target reviewer

Price: $25

P.S. I’ve used this and loved it! You can check out my full review in “I Tried Baby Foot, and My Feet Have Never Looked or Felt Smoother.”


A minimalist cross-body bag that works as well for running errands as it does for going on trips to new places. The black bag features anti-theft fabric and a bunch of zippers, both of which deter thieves from being able to steal your cash and belongings. So while it might be a new accessory in your closet, it’s really a smart wardrobe choice.

The anti-theft bag


Promising review: “Needed something for international travel and this worked well. The main section has a lockable zipper with an inner pocket for passports. It held both my and my husband’s passports. Also two smaller pockets for driver’s license and credit card. Very convenient. The inner pocket for the cell phone wasn’t big enough, so I put the cell phone in the big outer pocket with the lockable zipper and kept that side toward my body. I put unimportant things on the other side that has a big pocket with a zipper that doesn’t lock. At first, I thought there was no way a water bottle could fit in the slot for the water bottle, but the zipper needs to be unzipped all the way, and there is elastic so it stretches a bit. It held a 16.9 oz. bottle. Great for keeping hydrated!” –Target reviewer

Price: $42


A bag of Birch Benders paleo pancake mix because it is downright delicious. When I was doing paleo, this lightly-sweetened pancake mix was a go-to on mornings when I craved a “regular” breakfast. It tastes just as good as normal pancakes with all the paleo protein benefits to boot.

The pancake mix


Promising review: “This is a great mix for someone who is Paleo or grain-free. I am trying to be exclusively Paleo and have been missing baked goods and sweets. I often make pancakes for my family on weekends so it is nice to have my own little mix to whip up and enjoy alongside my family eating their regular pancakes. These are actually good! They are the best pre-made Paleo mix I’ve tried actually. It has great flavor and actually tastes like a pancake. The texture is more spongy than a real pancake but that is to be expected when you take out flour and grain. If you are Paleo or grain-free and are craving pancakes, these are definitely the way to go. I will definitely be buying this mix a lot.” –Target reviewer

Price: $4.99


A jar of Olay Regenerist collagen moisturizer so you can improve your self-care ritual while deeply hydrating your skin. Best of all, this peptide-infused anti-aging cream is fragrance-free, so even folks with sensitive skin can enjoy using it.

The cream


As a beauty writer, I sample loads of products every week. This is by far one of the creamiest, most luxurious-feeling drugstore moisturizers I’ve ever felt. If you’re looking to upgrade your beauty while sticking to more of a budget, this moisturizer is definitely worth your consideration.

Price: $28.99

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.


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