Here's an overlooked bonus of increased family time and seemingly endless hours of working from home: You’ve got plenty of time to think about the purchases that could make life at home feel a bit easier (or at least a little more exciting). So, this Presidents Day, take stock of what’s not working and scoop up a bargain replacement appliance or upgrade weeknight dinner with an air fryer for up to 75 percent off what you’d normally pay. Not sure where to start? We did a deep dive into the most utilitarian, chic and comfortable items for the home…along with some discounted winter clothing that you’ll still get plenty of use out of. Browse our 28 finds below, because there’s bout to be something random but useful that will shine some light on your winter slump.
28 Random but Useful Products to Score on Sale for Presidents Day 2021
1. insignia 24-inch Class Led Hd Smart Fire Tv
Due to the pandemic, there’s been an uptick in people buying second (or third) televisions for their home offices, guest rooms or workout areas. This compact model comes with Fire TV capability, its own stand and built-in WiFi. So you can seriously just plug it in and start watching.
3. tasha Wave Fabric Headband
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman inspires us in so many ways, including how chic a statement headband can be.
4. dyson Cyclone V10 Animal Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner
With 55 percent more suction than the Dyson 7, especially amped up to draw in pet hair, this vacuum is worth the investment, especially at this $100 discount. This vacuum holds up to an hour charge and is so lightweight and balanced it’s easy to clean ceiling crevices and the awkward-to-reach space under your bed.
8. instant Vortex Plus Air Fryer Oven
Our resident French fry expert deemed this the best overall air fryer, with six temperature settings and a 10-quart fryer square basket that can fit a family’s worth of brussels sprouts and mozzarella sticks.
9. samsung 27 Cu. Ft. Large Capacity 3-door French Door Refrigerator
This sleek minimalist fridge has an external water and ice dispenser, fingerprint-resistant stainless steel cladding and large shelves that can accommodate everything all at once. Like, say, a whole chicken that needs to brine overnight, six-packs of soft drinks and your Marie Kondo-cradled eggs.
12. temptu Air
A professional-quality makeup application in less than a minute? That’s what this game-changing air brush does, with easy-to-use foundation pods (and even hair color, for grown-out roots) that fit in this lightweight, cord-free tool.
18. pedro Garcia Arielle Snake And Croc Embossed Buckle Slide Sandal
Buying a pair of Spanish-made slide sandals (with comfy cork footbeds, no less) in the middle of winter is an act of faith in the coming of spring. Our advice? Wear them at home while the temps are still frigid; at 60 percent off, you won’t regret adding these to your footwear arsenal.
19. nutrichef Vacuum Sealer
Now available at a 41 percent discount, the NutriChef is an automatic sealing system for food preservation that's going to make your freezer look way tidier. And it will make sure your food defrosts and cooks like fresh, instead of re-heated frozen pucks that are studded with ice crystals.
20. ganni Long Sleeve Pleated Georgette Dress
Pieces from bold cool-girl Danish designer Ganni are on deep discount. And we’re pretty confident this dress would work especially well with tights, boots and a coat now, and with strappy sandals come spring.
21. Trustech Space Heater - Fast Heating Ceramic Heater
Since it doesn’t look like warm temps are arriving anytime soon, a space heater is a worthy investment. The powerful 1500-watt surge of heat from this Trustech model pushes heat over a 120-degree oscillation path—and the timer is both convenient and anxiety-soothing
27. bisley Blush 5-drawer Cabinet
A bright set of drawers—each featuring slots for labels—is our solution to taxes this year. We’re dedicating each drawer to reciepts, bank statements and miscellaneous forms that we’ll need soon enough but don’t want staring at us from our desktop on the daily.
28. elfa Platinum Cabinet-sized Mesh Pull-out Drawers
Who even knows what’s under that sink? Take the first step in spring cleaning by giving your kitchen sink under-cabinets a makeover, using easy-to-install mesh gliders. Now to deal with the bathroom’s beauty product backlog…
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