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Trying to find gifts for people who work from home this holiday season? You coworkers that work remotely are most likely going to be participating in your holiday gift exchange. Since they are not at the office, they need to set up a dedicated work area that helps them achieve the best work-for-home experience. We’ve compiled what we believe to be the ultimate list of work-from-home essentials. We’ve included a wide range of products from coffee makers to sit-stand desks to improve your overall health.

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Shiatsu Neck And Back Massager

Knead out your knots from the comfort of home with this Shiatsu neck and back massager. It fits comfortably around the neck and comes with 8 deep-kneading massage nodes along with 3 different speeds and strength levels.

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Over $100

Fellowes 79Ci Heavy Duty Shredder

Shred documents with ruthless efficiency by placing them inside the Fellowes 79Ci heavy-dury shredder. This office must-have is ultra quiet and will eliminate paper jams altogether!

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Over $100

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones

Open offices are concentration killers. If you’ve got something important coming up, drown out the din around you with a pair of Bose noise cancelling headphones. They’re soft and comfy on your ears and can be used with either Bluetooth or a cord.

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Under $30

Get S**t Done Motivational Poster

Finding motivation to work from home can actually be very difficult when you’re first starting out and getting into a workflow. This large 24″x36″ poster will be a daily reminder to take care of business first, then go lounge on the couch and watch your reality TV shows.

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Relaxation Waterfall Fountain

Relax to the soothing sounds of water everyday with this mini waterfall fountain at your desk. It’s perfect for the co-worker who is stressing themselves everyday at work.

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Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser

This aromatherapy essential oil diffuser will keep your home smelling fresh without while also adding to the room’s decor. The diffuser offers seven distinct color options and can also function as a cool mist humidifier and a night light in addition to a diffuser.

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Vornado Space Heater

Somehow, no matter how hard you try, your work environment is going to feel cold. But with a Vornado space heater by your side, your workspace will feel all toasty and inviting.

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Over $100

Das Keyboard 4 Mechanical Keyboard

Ergonomics is important, that’s why we recommend this mechanical keyboard from Das Keyboard. This ultra premium keyboard has all of its keys perfectly laid out, every tap just feels right on your finger tips.

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Hydro Flask Vacuum Insulated Bottle

Ditch plastic once-and-for-all by staying hydrated with Hydro Flask vacuum insulated bottle. This BPA-free and phthalate-free stainless steel water bottle will keep beverages hot for up to 12 hours and cold for up to 24 hours.

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Soundproofing Door Strips

Because you probably have family members or roommates that don’t always respect that you’re on a Zoom meeting with all of your five bosses, you might want to invest in these door strips.

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Knodel Desk Pad

With a leather construction and an array of fun colors, everyone in the office is going to want the Knodel desk pad. It acts as a mousepad, a way to stay organized and keep your workspace clear, and even as a coaster for your hot coffee.

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Jarvis Motorized Sit-Stand Desk

Many of our editors use the Jarvis desk, so we can personally attest to the quality of this electric adjustable height sit-stand desk. It comes with a memory preset controller, so with a push of a button you can adjust the height to your preferred setting! It comes in several sizes, and you can also swap out the wood top.

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Under Desk Foot Rest

Ergonomics is so important when working from home. By adding this under desk foot rest to your workstation, you’ll be able to have the best spinal positioning. Your lower back will thank you!

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The COMFY Blanket Sweatshirt

Win the battle against the office thermostat with COMFY! This best selling oversized sherpa blanket/hoodie will cover nearly your entire body, so you feel completely warm and cozy in your freezing office environment!

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Lumbar Support Pillow

If you can’t get yourself a really premium office chair with built-in lumber support, your next best bet is to purchase one of these lumbar support pillows. It’ll provide instant back pain relief, and it’s breathable so you’ll stay cool and dry.

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Over $100

Standing Desk Converter Tray

Sitting all day is considered a silent killer. You need to stand and ideally move, throughout the day. This electric tray will convert your desk into a sit-stand desk, so you can easily swap work positions throughout the day.

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Google WiFi Mesh Router

Every home office can benefit from a strong wifi signal. That’s why the Google WiFi router is an ideal device to install. You can add as many additional routers as needed, and it’ll create a mesh network, amplifying the wifi signal throughout your home so there’s no dead zones.

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Duex Plus Portable 2nd Monitor For Laptops

For those days you don’t want to actually work from home and instead want to work from a coffee shop, library, or maybe even outdoors – but you don’t want to lose your multi-screen productivity, this is the perfect solution!

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Couchmaster Lap Desk

The Couchmaster is the Rolls Royce of lap desks. It’s perfectly designed so you can work comfortably and ergonomically from the comfort of your couch, making it a must-have accessory for anyone who works from home.

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Perfect Posture Back Strap

Avoid back pain and long-term damage to the spine with the perfect posture back strap. This functional accessory will effortlessly help you improve your posture while also relieving lower back pain.

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LapGear Pro Lap Desk

If you want to take a break from working on a traditional desk, you’ll really benefit from this lap desk. It can hold your laptop, mouse, and phone all in one organized and ergonomically positioned layout.

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Over $100

Philips Hue Play Smart Lights

Smart lighting can be game changing, especially if you are working later on in the day. You can adjust the lighting to create all sorts of vibes, from focused to relaxing to high-energy.

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Under $20

USB C Mouse Jiggler

Even when working from home, sometimes you can’t escape the red-tape of the workplace. This USB-C mouse jiggler will ensure that even when you step away from your desk, you’ll show mouse activity so you aren’t reported as “away” or “inactive”.

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HyperChiller Iced Coffee Maker

Make the perfect iced coffee in one minute flat with the HyperChiller iced coffee maker. It can hold up to 12.5-ounces and will chill hot coffee by 130+ degrees in just 60 seconds.

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Keurig Mini Plus Coffee Maker

The Keurig Mini Plus coffee maker is the best way to make a quality cup of coffee for one. This single-serve pod-based coffee maker is easy to operate and comes with a removable dip tray to accommodate travel mugs up to 7-inches tall.

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Over $100

Sonos One Wireless Speakers

The flexibility of the Sonos platform is what makes it a favorite among our staff. The speakers are modular – add more if you need more room filling sound – and they easily integrate with streaming services like Spotify and smart hubs like Amazon Alexa.

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Eyestrain Reducing Tinted Glasses

Alleviate the stress you put on your eyes after extended periods of staring at your monitor with Gamma Ray’s blue light blocking glasses. They featured an amber tint and are anti-glare, so your eyes will feel less fatigued after a long day.

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Brother All-In-One Laser Printer

If you want an all-in-one printer that just flat out works and doesn’t give you constant problems, this is the printer you absolutely should buy. We use it exclusively within our office, it’s been a reliable workhorse for years.

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Lemone Classic Notebook

Keep a handle on your work life the old school way with the Lemone Classic Notebook. This great wide-ruled pocket notebook features an understated hard cover and 180 high quality paper pages.

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Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

There’s nothing that matches the disappointent of sipping coffee and realizing it’s cold. With the Ember temperature control smart mug, your boyfriend’s coffee will always feel like a warm hug, and he’ll never feel that disappointment again.

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Under $10

Desktop Cable Organizer

Bring order to your workstation with help from this desktop cable organizer. This three-pack includes a 3-slot, 5-slot, and 7-slot silicone cable holder that will keep your cables from getting all tangled up.

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Laptop USB-C Docking Station

The smartest thing you can do when working from is using your laptop as a portable workstation, hooking it up to a proper desk with a mouse, keyboard, monitors, speakers, and more. The easiest way to do that is to have a hub that connects to your laptop, which in turn connects to all of your desk components.

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Heated Microwaveable Booties

These heated microwaveable booties are you ticket to comfort and warmth. They’re ultra soft to the touch and can either be heated up or frozen for a deep penetrating hot or cold therapy session.

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Over $100

A 2nd Monitor

Your productivity will skyrocket when you gain an extra monitor to your workflow. While there’s endless monitors you could choose from, we recommend Acer’s 24″ monitor, it’s nothing fancy but it’ll get the job done without costing you an arm and a leg.

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Other White Elephant Gift Ideas

Bullet In A Shot Glass

This glass will be a bullseye with the BF who loves shooting whiskey as much as he loves shooting guns. It’s handblown and USA-made with a lead-free bullet so he can drink without worry.

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Deep Exfoliation Foot Peel

Give your crusty feet a new lease on life by making them baby-smooth using this deep exfoliation foot peel. About 5 days after you place the special goo-filled booties on, dead layers of calloused skin will begin to peel off until eventually you’re left with only fresh baby skin.

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Manatea Silicone Tea Infuser

Both cute and functional, this reusable beloved floating Floridian mammal is here to help you brighten up your day and brew a delicious cup of tea!

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MowRo Autonomous Lawn Mower

Keeping a perfectly manicured lawn takes zero effort with the MowRo autonomous lawn mower on the job. This rechargeable lawn mower utilizes an algorithm to maintain a neat cut lawn day in and day out while you kick back and relax.

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Floral Self-Defense Kubaton Keychain

Keep an ace up your sleeve, or rather, in your purse if danger arises by toting around this floral self-defense kubaton keychain. Designed by a self-defense expert, this virtually unbreakable keychain allows you to strike your attacker with the point or use your keys as a whip.

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Handbag Raincoat

Ensure your expensive designer bag remains in perfect condition on rainy days by covering it with this handbag raincoat. This translucent raincoat features a darkened elegant border and covers the entire purse while granting access to the straps.

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Hot Sauce Making Kit

Spice up your next date night dinner, literally, by giving your BF a hot sauce making kit. If he’s adventurous, he can make his own flavors, but if he needs a little guidance, the kit includes recipe cards to get him started.

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Super Mario Bros. Wall Decals

Transform your home’s plain walls into action packed levels using these Super Mario Bros. wall decals. These easy to apply decals come styled exactly like elements from the classic Nintendo game so that you can recreate scenes from your favorite levels.

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Barbecue Rotisserie

Expedite the cooking process at your next outdoor cookout by equipping your grill with this barbecue rotisserie. Designed to fit medium to large sized gas grills, it sports a stainless steel construction and features four ample trays ideal for meats or veggies.

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The Squeeze Bottle Bidet

Leave toilet paper behind for good and clean your nether regions in a more hygienic way with the squeeze bottle bidet. This 10-oz bottle features an ergonomic design that’ll let you easily wipe away any mess without having to get your hands dirty.

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Keurig Mini Plus Coffee Maker

The Keurig Mini Plus coffee maker is the best way to make a quality cup of coffee for one. This single-serve pod-based coffee maker is easy to operate and comes with a removable dip tray to accommodate travel mugs up to 7-inches tall.

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AR-15 Rifle Whiskey Decanter

Combine your love of firearms and alcohol without risk to anyone by keeping your prized whiskey inside this AR-15 rifle whiskey decanter. The set includes an imposing AR-15 styled glass decanter along with 4 shot glasses – each with a bullet lodged into its side.

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The Toilet Timer Sand Clock

The fam gets suspicious if dad spends a little too much time on the can. They might declare it a disaster zone unfit for human life if he’s in there too long. The toilet timer is a fun gag gift to remind him to s*** or get off the pot before people come knocking.

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Kid’s 360 Spinning Bumper Car

If you want to get the kids away from their screens and playing outside, this 360° spinning bumper car is the way to do it. This immensely fun bumper car features a simple joystick control for easy spinning and is fully rechargeable as well.

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You Are A Badass Book

Life’s too short to live unhappy – so create the life you’ve always envisioned by reading “You Are A Badass”. Renowned success coach Jen Sincero provides inspiring stories and helpful advice so you can end self-doubt and become the best version of you.

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Suit Pajamas

Look and feel like a million bucks every time you go to sleep by slipping into these Suit Pajamas. Made from fine silk and cotton, these comfy pajamas are the officially licensed version of the Suitjamas seen in How I Met Your Mother.

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Bubble Clay Face Mask

Pamper your face in the weirdest way possible with this bubble clay face mask. Made in South Korea, this unique blackhead removing and exfoliating mask actually bubbles up as you apply it!

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Salt Firing Shotgun

Solve your fly problem once and for all with the salt firing shotgun. The shotgun works with regular table salt and holds up to 50 rounds so that you can annihilate every pesky house fly in one murderous evening. It also works great for violently seasoning your food!

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Magnetic Molecular Modeling Kit

Gain a better understanding of the elements that make up our world by constructing educational models of them using this magnetic molecular kit. The kit is easy to assemble and comes with the basic building blocks of life – carbon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms.

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Laptop USB-C Docking Station

The smartest thing you can do when working from is using your laptop as a portable workstation, hooking it up to a proper desk with a mouse, keyboard, monitors, speakers, and more. The easiest way to do that is to have a hub that connects to your laptop, which in turn connects to all of your desk components.

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The Worst Alphabet Book Ever Made

A terrible book to read to children, but for adults it’s an incredibly hilarious look into the quirky nature of the English language. You’ll be hating your native tongue in no time after a read through this staple of modern literature.

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.308 Real Bullet Shot Glass

Combine your love of partying and firearms by downing your liquor with one of these .308 real bullet shot glasses. Each shot glass comes with a real .308 bullet lodged into the side and is handmade to ensure each piece is 100% unique.

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Acupressure Mat & Pillow Set

Get the relief your sore muscles crave, from the comfort of home, by laying on this acupressure mat and pillow set. Available in a plethora of colors, the mat and pillow combine to alleviate everything from muscle tension to headaches in as little as 10-30 minutes a day.

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Floating Tiki Bar

Transform your sober pool into a tropical paradise in a snap with the floating tiki bar. In a few short minutes the bar inflates complete with a wrap around counter and a tiki styled roof that brings all the fun of a vacation  to your own backyard pool.

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Contoured Sleep Mask & Ear Plugs

Whether you’re trying to sleep on the plane or just in a new environment like a hotel room, a sleep mask and some earplugs (or earbuds) will help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. And with the contoured shape, it’ll rest comfortably on your face.

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Doodle Duvet Cover

Transform your little artist’s bed into an enormous canvas using this doodle duvet cover. Styled to look like a giant sheet of ruled paper, this machine washable duvet features a double-sided print to provide twice the drawing space.

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Stun Gun Lipstick

Quickly deter an attacker with this stun gun lipstick. It’s disguised as a run-of-the-mill lip stick so that you can discreetly tote it in your purse and delivers a potent three million volt shock that will stop any threat dead on their tracks.

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Wrinkle Removing Clothes Steamer

Take the wrinkles out of your clothing quickly and easily with this portable 7-in-1 multi-use device. Simply fill it with water, plug it in, and almost instantaneously you’ll be ready to make your clothes look like they were professional dry cleaned!

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Grow A Boyfriend

Don’t stress it if the men aren’t biting, because now you’ll easily be able to grow your very own boyfriend! Just drop this bad boy into the water and this chiseled hunk will grow to six times his original size in just seventy-two hours.

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Army Tank Pool Float

Declare an all-out war on dryness by soaking everyone in sight with this army tank pool float. Styled like a pint-size tank, it’s made from ultra-durable vinyl and comes with a working cannon that will shoot a stream of water up to fifty feet away.

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One Question a Day: A Five-Year Journal

Give her a chance to reflect on months and years past to see how far she’s come with this One Question a Day Journal. The clever journal challenges her to write one line a day over the course of five years. She’ll have prompts to help her, and a fascinating slice of life to look back on.

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The Screaming Goat Figurine

When you want to scream into the void but you live in a cramped apartment, it’s not a good idea. The G.O.A.T. idea is to let a desk-sized goat do the shrieking for you.

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Packing Cubes Travel Organizer Set

Keep all of the contents of your luggage neat and tidy with packing cubes. This travel organizer set will help you keep your stuff contained – allowing you to keep your shirts in one cube, pants in another cube, makeup in another cube, travel accessories and gear in another cube, etc.

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Owl Ceramic Planter Pots

Plants add life to any environment, but are especially effective at spicing up a workplace. These owl pots are perfect for a small desk and will add a little quirkyness without being distracting to your fellow coworkers or employees.

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Elijah’s Xtreme Regret Hot Sauce

Set your insides on fire by spicing up your meals with a dab of Elijah’s Xtreme Regret Hot Sauce. This blazing hot sauce combines two of the world’s hottest peppers – the Trinidad Scorpion and the Carolina Reaper – along with garlic for an unrivaled flavor profile.

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The Armrest Extender & Divider

Claim your rightful personal space in your seat with this easily attaching armrest that both divides and extends the armrest!

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Total Workout Portable Home Gym

Keep your body in tip top shape even if you can’t make it to the gym by exercising with this total workout portable home gym. This simple yet effective gym will engage every muscle in your body and leverage your body weight to improve strength, balance, and stamina.

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Floating Self Standing Wine Glass

Spend your summer days in a drunk haze when you bring along the floating and self standing wine glass to your local beach or watering hole. Made from a tough machine washable acrylic, it features a patented ball and stem design that keeps it floating/standing upright.

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Fruit Infusion Water Bottle

It’s important to stay hydrated during the workday. But who wants to drink plain ol’ regular water from the tap? Your coworkers will love infusing their water with a little fruity flavor in this infusion water bottle available in either 24 or 32 ounce sizes!

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Philips Norelco Precision Body Hair Trimmer

If your man could give Bigfoot a run for his money, he needs a trimmer that can stand up to his mane. A Norelco Precision Trimmer is up to the task. It cuts through forests of body hair leaving clean lines, smooth skin, and just the right amount of hair where it should be.

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Beard Measurement Chart Shirt

Easily categorize the greatness of your facial hair as it grows over time using this beard measurement chart shirt. You’ll be able to track your daily progress as it goes from a “manly” stubble to a distinguished “wizardly” mane.

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Hammerstone Goods Lip Balm

Self-care is more important than ever for the modern man. Hammerstone Goods provides natural, organic, premium ingredients, so you can moisturize, hydrate, and protect your lips all day long. It’s the must-have EDC for men everywhere.

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Ship In A Bottle Decanter

Give your home bar some nautical flair by storing your prized spirits inside this ship in a bottle decanter. This gorgeous piece is brilliantly hand-blown by skilled artisans with intricate detailing and is outfitted with a stainless steel spigot and airtight glass stopper.

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Premium Bamboo Cheese Board Set

Indulge in a classic romantic gesture and take your best girl on a picnic with this premium bamboo cheese board set. The set has a divot in the top to keep loose items like crackers safe from spilling and has a built-in drawer for the cheese knife set for slicing tasty cheeses. Just add wine for a great time.

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Doorway Workout Station

Sculpt the body of your dreams from the comfort of home by outfitting your door with this doorway workout station. It sets up in a snap and comes with a full dip station, abdominal station, and a pull and push station for a total body workout.

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Tactical Self Defense Pen

Be prepared for anything the world throws your way with the tactical self defense pen in your pocket. Apart from its patented waterproof ink, the pen features a glass breaker, handcuff key, and even a self defense tool that collects an attacker’s DNA sample.

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Victorian Mansion DIY Playhouse

With a little work, you can transform your backyard in a magical playland for your little girl by building this Victorian mansion DIY playhouse. It boasts a charming exterior and comes with both adult and child doors and even a small loft with a ladder for easy access.

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Sex Panther Cologne

Banned in nine countries for its sexual potency, Sex Panther cologne is known to make you an irresistible object of interest to the ladies. This formidable and pungent cologne is made with bits of real panther – 60% of the time, it works every time.

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Little Moments of Love Calendar

Catana Comics are renowned for their smile and LOL-inducing honesty and realness. With this Little Moments of Love Calendar, your GF will see a new real-life moment that she can probably relate to every day. Each page’s quirky comic is hand-drawn and always adorable.

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Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

Block out the world around you with the Bose QuietComfort earbuds. These sweat and weather-resistant earbuds offer eleven levels of active noise canceling, feature a soft silicone earpiece for all-day comfort, and will last up to 12 hours on a single charge.

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The Semi-Automatic Power Screw Driver

With the semi-automatic power screw driver in your arsenal, you’ll never again have to waste time looking for the right bit. It contains two bit cartridges that are pre-loaded with 12 bits, allowing you to effortlessly switch between them depending on the job.

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Vacuum Insulated Beer Bottle Cooler

Neoprene bottle holders can take a seat, there’s a real player in the game now. These vacuum insulated beer bottle coolers will keep dad’s beer cold for hours on end whether the bottle is open or not. Still closed? The top doubles as a bottle opener.

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Soap Rocks

Add a touch of natural beauty to your bathroom’s decor using these soap rocks. Each visually striking rock features a swirl of vivid color combinations, along with a delightful geranium moss scent, and of course it helps moisturize your skin.

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Giant Kangaroo Sprinkler Punching Bag

Get the kids moving and looking forward to playing outside on hot summer days with this giant kangaroo sprinkler punching bag in the yard. It even comes with a water chamber at the base which makes the kangaroo bounce back after every punch.

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Blanket Fort Building Kit

With this blanket fort building kit your little ones will easily be able to turn almost any part of their room into their own private fortress of solitude. Each zany toy in the set can be used as a connector so that your kid can quickly attach their bed sheets to nearby furniture.

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F*ck I’m Bored Activity Book

F*ck I’m Bored is the wildly entertaining activity book that will help you keep your sanity when you’re stuck at home. Its pages come filled with 100 adult activities to keep your mind occupied, ranging from classics like Sudoku and Word Scramble to “Brick-by-F*cking-Brick.”

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Race Car Bed

Make your dream of owning a rubber burning muscle car a reality by plopping down on this one of a kind race car bed. The sturdy race car frame is capable of holding up to 300 pounds and comes with built-in sound effects and functioning LED headlights.

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Everything is Fine Paper Note Pad

Everything is fine. Why do you ask?

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A 2nd Monitor

Your productivity will skyrocket when you gain an extra monitor to your workflow. While there’s endless monitors you could choose from, we recommend Acer’s 24″ monitor, it’s nothing fancy but it’ll get the job done without costing you an arm and a leg.

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Jump Scare Box Spider

Give the arachnophobe in your life a mini heart attack by surprising them with the jump box spider. Upon opening this seemingly run-of-the-mill wooden box, a life-like rubber spider will immediately jump out to scare whoever removed the lid.

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