Rerii Handmade Walnut Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon

The Top Items Our Readers Bought During the Holidays Last Year

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Rerii Handmade Walnut Bluetooth Speaker
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Ever wonder what everyone else actually bought during the holiday season? We do too! To find out which products were most popular among readers last year, we took a look at which items were ordered the most. 

Note: Prices and availability are subject to change. Be sure to double-check holiday shipping dates, some items may be available for in-store pickup if they can't be shipped in time. 

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Cowin Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones
Amazon

Cowin Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones

$60 from Amazon
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Impressive noise-canceling headphones can run upward of $1,000; this pair is under $100 and has received an average of more than 4 stars from over 14,000 reviewers. These would be great for someone who works in a busy office, has a long bus commute, or travels frequently.

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Instant Pot Duo60
Walmart
Treasure X King's Gold Treasure Tomb
Amazon

Treasure X King's Gold Treasure Tomb

$50 from Amazon
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It's pretty easy to see why this has been a hot toy two years going — just looking at it makes us wish we were a child again. Not only will kids love it, but the whole thing gets stored neatly in a skull-shaped carrying case that parents are sure to appreciate as well.

iRobot Roomba 675 Robotic Vacuum
Lowe's

iRobot Roomba 675 Robotic Vacuum

$230 from Lowe's
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With a Roomba, you can kick back during holiday cleanup and all year long. With a three-stage cleaning system and dirt-detect sensors, this robot vacuum is smart enough to sweep up everything from the tiniest dust particles to larger debris.

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Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum
Target

Dyson Ball Animal 2 Upright Vacuum

$400 from Target
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Show pet hair you mean business with this Dyson, which features a tangle-free turbine to better trap and remove pet hair, as well as whole-machine HEPA filtration to keep that dust and dander on lockdown. The cleaner head automatically adjusts between hard floors and carpet.

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Exploding Kittens Card Game
Amazon
As Seen on TV Indoor Smokeless Grill
Target

As Seen on TV Indoor Smokeless Grill

$90 from Target
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Cold temperatures don't need to spell the end of grilling. This indoor model heats up to 450 degrees and has a smoke-capture fan that keeps the air in your kitchen pristine. A nonstick coating and dishwasher safe parts make cleanup a breeze.

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Cuisinart 12-Piece Color Knife Set
Amazon

Cuisinart 12-Piece Color Knife Set

$30 from Amazon
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Whether the chef in your life is a novice or a pro, these vibrant knives will liven up their kitchen. Backed by a lifetime warranty, they have a nonstick coating and come with protective slides.

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Apple AirPods
Walmart
WowWee Baby Shark Song Puppet
Amazon

WowWee Baby Shark Song Puppet

$19 from Amazon
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Be the hero in your favorite toddler's life by gifting this plush puppet that plays the "Baby Shark" song (doo doo doo doo doo doo). The tempo slows or speeds up depending on how fast you move the mouth.

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Acer 15.6" Chromebook
Walmart

Acer 15.6" Chromebook

$344 from Walmart
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This super-affordable laptop has an Intel Celeron N3060 Dual-Core processor, 2 GB of RAM memory, Chrome OS, a 16 GB hard drive, and a 12-hour battery life. It also comes with a 1-year limited hardware warranty and 24/7 technical assistance available online or toll-free by phone.

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Exercise Resistance Bands
Amazon
Rerii Handmade Walnut Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon

Rerii Handmade Walnut Bluetooth Speaker

$56 from Amazon
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Even the old-school holdout can join the modern world with this wireless speaker that pairs with smartphones, tablets, and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. But it still receives AM/FM radio stations, and the carved walnut case makes it look like a long-treasured heirloom.

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'How to Cook Everything' Book
Amazon
Cooks Slow Cooker
JCPenney

Cooks 6-Quart Stainless Steel Slow Cooker

$20 from JCPenney
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Cooking can't get any easier with a slow cooker on hand. This one includes a removable stoneware pot that can be used as a serving dish, and it's also dishwasher safe.

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Rak Magnetic Wristband
Amazon

Magnetic Wristband

$15 from Amazon
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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 such as screws, nails, bolts, and drill bits, making home improvement that much easier.


Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker
Amazon

Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker

$99 from Amazon
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Big sound can come in a very small package: The Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker is under 4 inches square. Users can loop the attached strap onto their bag and pair the speaker with a phone, tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled device for music wherever they go. It's waterproof and works with Siri and Google Assistant.

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Mixology 10-Piece Bartender Kit
Amazon

Mixology 10-Piece Bartender Kit

$66 from Amazon
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Make anyone feel like a mixologist with this classy set that comes with a double-lever corkscrew, ice tongs, a double-sided jigger, and a rust-proof shaker. The whole set is neatly and stylishly displayed in a bamboo base.

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Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
Amazon
Yootech Wireless Phone Charger
Amazon

Yootech Wireless Phone Charger

$15 from Amazon
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Yootech's chargers consistently get stellar ratings from Amazon buyers, and this new model is no exception. Its two-coil design allows for a wider charging area, and you can charge horizontally or vertically in the upright stand, which also lets you continue to use your phone while the product does its job.

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Vtech puppy
Amazon

VTech Pull and Sing Puppy

$18 from Amazon
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This puppy knows more than 60 songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases that teach numbers, colors, and parts of the body. Of course, it also knows puppy sounds. With bright colors and a light-up nose, this puppy can keep your baby’s attention for a long time while teaching them concepts and words. 

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Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker and Activity Monitor
Amazon

Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker and Activity Monitor

$95 from Amazon
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If their dog or cat is an escape artist, the Whistle 3 will be the best friend's new best friend. It uses GPS to pinpoint location, and sends notifications to a phone if a pet leaves their designated area. The waterproof unit even monitors exercise and rest to ensure pets are staying healthy.

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Charm necklace kit
Amazon

Tara Toys Disney 'Frozen 2' Necklace Activity Set

$13 from Amazon
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Reunite the gang from "Frozen 2" and create wonderful jewelry with this necklace activity set. It includes five rubber charms of characters from the film, and 150 beads to make five different necklaces. Each has an easy closure. Take kids into the world of creativity ... into the unknown.

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ThermoPro Digital Cooking Thermometer
Amazon
Roku Streaming Stick Plus
Target

Roku Streaming Stick Plus

$48 from Target
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Ditching cable is easier than ever with this Roku device and its easy access to thousands of streaming channels, from Netflix and Hulu to YouTube and PBS Kids. The device is compatible with 4K TVs and has a long-range wireless receiver that does the trick even when your router is far away.

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Munchkin Float and Play Bubbles Bath Toys
Amazon
Optoslon Virtual Reality Headset
Amazon
National Geographic's The Photo Ark
Amazon
Hiware Stainless Steel Straws
Amazon
Codenames
Amazon

Czech Games Codenames

$15 from Amazon
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A simple, fast, fun game for two to eight players, Codenames teams up spymasters and agents who use one-word clues to guess their allies and avoid their enemies. And there's an assassin lurking to torpedo the whole game.

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Warm and Cozy Soy Wax Candle
Amazon
Snaptain Drone with HD Camera
Amazon

Snaptain Drone With HD Camera

$70 from Amazon
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Explore new heights with friends and family using this quadcopter drone. It comes with an HD camera so users can record and watch their own adventure. It also features voice- and gesture-control.


Cry Babies Lady The Ladybug Doll
Amazon
Chi 1" Flat Iron
Walmart
White Silicone and Gold Cooking Utensils
Amazon
Power Wheels Dune Racer Extreme
Walmart

Power Wheels Dune Racer Extreme

$249 from Walmart 
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A dune racer beside the Christmas tree will wow any kid, and this Power Wheels Dune Racer can do it for less. Riders can cruise at up to 5 mph forward and 2.5 mph in reverse. There are also power-lock brakes and an under-the-hood storage compartment.


Skyrocket Blume Doll
Amazon

Skyrocket Blume Doll

$10 from Amazon
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They’re flower dolls. Just add water to the top of their pots and a Blume doll will bloom, emerging from the pot with a bright floral-themed, beehive hairdo. Each doll has more than 10 surprises including a mini friend, a sticker sheet, and fashion accessories, plus hairstyles and outfits you can mix and match. There are 22 Blume dolls to collect.

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Adventure Force Nascar Crash Racers Track
Walmart

Adventure Force NASCAR Crash Racers Track

$30 from Walmart
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Racing cars and tracks have been entertaining kids (and adults) for decades, and this Walmart exclusive is expected to be on a lot of wish lists this year. Give your NASCAR racers a quick charge, then let them loose on the figure-eight track to zip around, narrowly avoiding each other in the Crash Zone. But if disaster strikes, no worries: The racers are designed to break apart and be reassembled in seconds to keep the racing excitement going.

Canon Pixma MG3620 Wireless Printer
Target

Canon Pixma MG3620 Wireless Printer

$50 from Target  
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Print wirelessly and quickly from phones, computers, and other devices with this compact Canon Pixma printer, capable of two-sided printing. It also functions as a scanner and copier.

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Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
Amazon
Serta 16" Raised Queen-Size Airbed
Target
Magic 8 Ball Classic Fortune-Telling Novelty Toy
Target
Mini Maglite Pro
Amazon

Mini Maglite Pro

$18 from Amazon
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One of the most well-known flashlight manufacturers, Maglite makes its entire product line in the U.S. The 272-lumen Mini Maglite Pro, crafted from diamond-knurled aluminum, is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who needs a reliable flashlight to stash in a kitchen drawer or glove box.

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WorkPro 199-Piece Home Repair Tool Kit
Walmart
Mpow Universal Waterproof Phone Case
Amazon

Mpow Universal Waterproof Phone Case

$8 from Amazon
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Keep that phone bone-dry during aquatic adventures with this submersible waterproof pouch, compatible with most smartphones under 6 inches. It's even touchscreen-friendly, and comes with a handy detachable lanyard.

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VicTsing Shower Speaker, Wireless Waterproof Speaker
Amazon

Shower Speaker

$25 from Amazon
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Everyone sometimes needs a little extra energy in the morning, and music often does the trick. Save someone from balancing a smartphone precariously somewhere near the shower by presenting a waterproof Bluetooth speaker. This one from VicTsing attaches to a shower wall with a suction cup and has a hook for hanging on the shower curtain rod.

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Brabantia Classic Corkscrew Bottle Opener
Amazon
Nesting Bowls
Amazon

Joseph Joseph Nesting Bowls

$32 from Amazon
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This set of Joseph Joseph nesting bowls and measuring cups will help brighten someone's day and keep a cabinet of baking essentials organized, too. It includes a large mixing bowl, colander, sieve, small mixing bowl, four measuring cups, and even a handy tablespoon. All pieces except the sieve can be thrown in the dishwasher for easy cleanup.

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Emojoy Knife Set with Wooden Block
Amazon
Huggaroo Microwaveable Neck Wrap
Amazon

Huggaroo Microwaveable Neck Wrap

$36 from Amazon
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They'll feel stress melt away when they drape this heated wrap around their shoulders. Zap it in the microwave for cozy comfort, or chill it in the freezer to use it as an ice pack. Enjoy the added benefit of aromatherapy from the blend of lavender, chamomile, peppermint, cinnamon, and more.

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