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The Top 40 Items Our Readers Have Bought on Amazon So Far This Year

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Things You're Loving Right Now

While you're browsing Amazon, do you ever wonder what everyone else is buying? We do, too! To find out which products are most popular among Cheapism's readers, we took a look at the items that have been ordered the most. Some items, like wool dryer balls, are consistent consumer favorites month after month while other products, such as door draft stoppers are definitely seasonal buys.

Prices and availability are subject to change. Some items may only be available from third-party sellers.

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Cowin E7 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
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ExcelMark Personal Hand Embosser
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ExcelMark Personal Hand Embosser

$24
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"You gotta read this!" Make sure the books that you lend to friends and family come back home by embossing them with a personalized stamp. Emboss pages or foil decals (sold separately); five styles available.

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The Original BenShot Shot Glass
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Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer
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Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer

$11
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You can spend more than $100 on one of those fancy "smart" coffee mugs that promises to keep your beverage piping hot with the tap of an app... or you buy one of these low-tech mug warmers and put the savings toward buying more coffee.

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Hedgehog Succulent Planter Set
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Smead Cascading Wall Organizer
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TV Remote Control Organizer Holder Caddy
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Emergency Weather Solar Crank AM/FM NOAA Radio with Portable 2000mAh Power Bank
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Emergency Weather Solar Crank Radio with Power Bank

$32
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Whether you're preparing for summer storm season or just prepping, this AM/FM/weather band radio will keep you informed and illuminated (and keep your phone charged, too) when disaster strikes and the power goes out. It's solar powered, and you can also charge it manually with the hand crank. 

ThermoPro TP03 Digital Instant Read Meat Thermometer
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First 100 Words
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First 100 Words

$4
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Introduce your toddler to the wonderful world of reading and help them build their vocabulary with this best-selling kids' book. Available as an eBook, in hardcover, or chew-resistant heavy paperboard.

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Rubbermaid Brilliance 20-Piece Food Storage Set
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Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Containers

$41
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Keep staples like pasta, beans, rice, or grains fresh, and your pantry neatly organized with this set of 10 locking-lid storage containers. Sizes range from 19.9 cups to 0.5 cups.

Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook
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Cute Face Mask With Replaceable PM2.5 Activated Carbon Mask
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iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer
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Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repellent
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Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Repellent

$22
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Warm weather also means the return of outdoor pests like mosquitoes, which can turn a backyard sprinkler party or barbecue into a pain in the neck (and everywhere else). Thermacell claims it can create a 15-foot radius of bug protection, and most owners seem to agree.

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Kensizer Soil Tester
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Kensizer Soil Tester

$13
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Know someone with a green thumb and a house full of plants? Give 'em one of these 3-in-1 soil meters, and they'll never over- or under-water their houseplants again. This device also checks soil pH levels and measures sunlight levels.

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Ecoigy Wool Dryer Balls
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Ecoigy Wool Dryer Balls

$9 
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Pop one, two, or even three of these in the dryer along with a load of laundry and you'll never go back to using fabric softener sheets again. That's the enthusiastic consensus from buyers on Amazon, who praise this set of six New Zealand-made wool dryer balls as a scent-free, organic alternative to chemical dryer sheets.

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Bluapple Produce Freshness Saver Balls
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Bluapple Produce Freshness Saver Balls

$12
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Food storage containers have been selling like hotcakes (pardon the pun) lately, as have other products to stretch your food dollar. And none have sold more than these BluApple balls. Pop one of these refillable filters in your crisper drawer and keep fruits and veggies fresher longer.

Related: 50 Food Storage Tips to Make Your Groceries Last as Long as Possible 

Anker PowerPort Cube USB Power Strip
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Anker PowerPort Cube USB Power Strip

$20 and up
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Talk about multitasking: This grounded PowerPort Cube has three high-speed USB ports and three multi-prong electrical outlets, a 5-foot cord, and an adhesive pad so you can stick it underneath a desk and keep cables out of the way. Nice to know: It's only about as big as a tennis ball.

Avater HD Webcam
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Avater HD Webcam

$40
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Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of Americans have discovered what a webcam is. Among the many models that Cheapism buyers have been snapping up is this one. With its high-definition wide-angle lens, the Avater webcam can capture the whole family sitting on the sofa as they chat with loved ones, and it’s compatible with Skype and other major video conferencing apps. (Looking for more options? Be sure to check out our roundup of Cheap Webcams for Staying in Touch While at Home.)

RAK Magnetic Wristband
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RAK Magnetic Wristband

$17
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A magnetic wristband is like a third hand during any DIY project. This one has 10 strong magnets that corral things like screws, nails, bolts, and drill bits, making home improvement that much easier.

Monkey Vegetable Peeler
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Boston Warehouse Monkey Vegetable Peeler

$19
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Monkey around in the kitchen with this funky monkey-shaped veggie peeler. The blade swivels and the peeler is dishwasher-safe. You'll find other whimsical animal-shaped kitchen gadgets, including a fish-shaped colander and shark-shaped ice cream scoop, for sale as well.

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Suptikes Door Draft Stopper
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Suptikes Door Draft Stopper

$10
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Put a stop to under-door drafts, light leaks, dust, and bugs with this silicone, adhesive-backed rubber strip. It measures 39 inches long, can be trimmed with scissors, and is available in four colors.

Wild at Home: How to Style and Care for Beautiful Plants
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Wild at Home: How to Style and Care for Beautiful Plants

$13
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It all begins with a single houseplant. Transform your home into a green oasis and learn how to make your plants look their best with this book. It's chock full of tips for plant care and inspiring photos.

Warm White Patio Umbrella
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Bullet Whiskey Stones
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Bagsmart Electronic Organizer Travel Universal Cable Organizer
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Bagsmart Electronic Organizer Travel Universal Cable Organizer

$15
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Keep your electronics components tidy when you travel. This zippered pouch has seven elastic bands and eight secured mesh pockets to stash phone and laptop chargers, power cords, earbuds, as well as slots for storing SIM cards.

Optix 55 Kids Blue Light Glasses
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Optix 55 Kids Blue Light Glasses

$16
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With so much education taking place online instead of in classrooms, is it any wonder that parents are worrying about their kids' vision? These flexible plastic-lens specs promise to block harmful blue light (which may disrupt healthy sleeping patterns) from computer monitors, tablets, and other devices.

EcoNour Car Windshield Sun Shade
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EcoNour Car Windshield Sun Shade

$13 and up
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Nothing is worse than getting into a boiling-hot car on a scorching summer day. A windshield sun shade like this one can go a long way toward keeping your vehicle from becoming a greenhouse on wheels.

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Body Glide Original Anti-Chafe Balm
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Body Glide Original Anti-Chafe Balm

$8 and up
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Don't let chafing, rashes, and skin irritations prevent you from enjoying an active life. This fragrance-free balm is hypoallergenic and contains no petroleum-derived ingredients.

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Where the Crawdads Sing
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No-mes Nail Clippers
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Original No-mes Nail Clipper

$15
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Just because you’ve been staying at home for weeks and weeks doesn’t mean you should let good grooming fall by the wayside. These nail clippers are a snap to use, owners say, and they’re made in America, too.

Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub
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Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub

$8
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The USB port has proven to be a remarkably durable piece of computer hardware, despite the best efforts of companies like Apple and Google to abolish it. Connect thumb drives, external hard drives, keyboards, and anything else with a USB connection to your computer and plug in to productivity.

Bottle Bright Cleaning Tablets
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Bottle Bright Cleaning Tablets

$8
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Keeping those reusable water bottles clean on the inside can be a challenge if you're using a sponge or scrubber brush. Instead of scrubbing, just drop one of these biodegradable tablets in your container, add water, and let it fizz the stains away.

Fiskars Left-hand 8-inch Scissors
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Fiskars Left-Hand 8-inch Scissors

$9
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Few things are more frustrating for lefties than trying to use a simple pair of scissors that's been designed for all those right-handed folk. Fiskars hears you, left-handers, and designed this pair of stainless-steel scissors just for you. Also available in a 7-inch model.

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Colossal Foot Rasp Foot File and Callus Remover
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Colossal Foot Rasp

$9
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Can't get to the salon for a pedicure? No problem. This stainless-steel rasp will help you keep you feet smooth and callus-free, and a travel pouch is included.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush
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Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer

$42 
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This Revlon hot air brush is a longtime favorite beauty buy, something reflected in the nearly 30,000 Amazon reviews. The ceramic-coated wand is designed to tame tangles, straighten frizz, and make styling a cinch. It's available in four colors.

Earth Rated Dog Poop Bags
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SeaKlear Swimming Pool Winterizer Pill
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Oath of Enlistment Custom Wood Block Sign
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Amazon Fresh Logo
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What Else People Are Buying?

People are still doing their grocery shopping from home, ordering everything from fresh lemons to granola bars. And if you're already a Prime member, you can get free grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh. In addition to the usual grocery stuff like produce, meats, and pantry staples, you'll find beer and wine, personal-care, and household items as well. Bonus: You'll also find many items from Amazon subsidiary Whole Foods' 365 Everyday Value line.