A collage of three objects: a spork, water bottle, and a BAGGU bag, with the text "A Practical Gift Guide of Reusable Objects"
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A Practical Gift Guide of Reusable Objects

I mentioned in a recent Instagram post that I’m not big on gifting just to meet a deadline. You see, I don’t want to buy something just for the sake of buying something. I’m also big on getting gifts that are practical. (Trying not to contribute to clutter and gift something that’s going to get KonMari’d down the road.) So here are a few things I picked out, with an eye towards encouraging environmentally-friendly behavior. These are (mostly) practical gifts, which I think will get lots of use.

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Simple Human adjustable shower caddy with two shelves and a soap dish.
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Simple Human Shower Caddy Review

Today’s review is about a boring, but important household organizing item: the shower caddy. For many years, I bought inexpensive wire shower caddies. But after a year or so, they’d get rusty and gross and I’d throw them out. What a waste! So I did some research and decided to spend a little more money on a higher-quality product. Here’s what I got — the Simple Human Adjustable Shower Caddy — and how it’s fared after a year.

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White dining table with medium brown legs at an angle
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Project 62 Furniture and Decor at Target

Ever since I heard about Project 62, Target’s new mid-century modern-inspired line of housewares and furniture, I’ve been feeling a mix of anticipation — but also dread (because of what I fear it might do to my wallet). I love those clean mid-century modern lines, but the price tag of real deal vintage pieces is not in my budget (at least not here in California). Well, Target read my mind by creating decor inspired by the era.

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Daiso giraffe bookend holding up books. The book at the end is Neon Vernacular by Yusef Komunyakaa
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Daiso Stationery, Bookends, & Other Cute Office Stuff

One of my happy places is Daiso. If you don’t have a Daiso near you, I’m sorry. Daiso is a chain of Japanese dollar stores where almost everything is $1.50. They’ve got kitchenware, office supplies, home decor, gardening goodies, pet supplies, cleaning sundries, and a whole glorious room called household plastics where you can find various plastic boxes to organize stuff your heart’s content.

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