Prep for Holiday Guests + Save on Home Essentials During Amazon's 12 Days of Deals

Thought you missed out on Echo Dots, Instant Pots, Roombas, weighted blankets and more? Guess again! You can still get a great deal on these and other must-haves.

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December 06, 2019

With loved ones to shop for, holiday parties to plan and a house that still needs to be prepped for the winter ahead (so relatable), you probably feel like you've got your hands full this month. And we totally get it! This is an exciting time of year, but also overwhelming when all of our "to-dos" start piling up on one another.

Amazon's 12 Days of Deals could not come at a better time. It's our go-to when we need both last-minute gifts and boring home essentials, like paper towels. With huge discounts across all departments, we can kill two metaphorical birds with one stone and pick up gifts like TVs and tablets, as well as smart vacuum cleaners and bedding sets for the guest room, all in the same "trip."

Amazon is also offering about ten new "Deals of the Day" every day, so you can snag highly coveted items like the Instant Pot and cast iron skillets for even less than usual, just in time for hosting holiday crowds and finishing up gift shopping.

The sale lasts until Saturday, December 14, so technically you still have plenty of time to shop. But if it were up to us? We'd go ahead and throw the items below in our carts.


I mean, this is a no-brainer buy, right? If you've been eyeing the Echo Dot for a while, now's your chance to get the latest model for 56 percent off! That's such a steal, especially when you're getting superior sound quality and voice-controlled access to Alexa, music streaming services, lights, thermostats and more. This handy device will definitely make your life a little easier!

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You can finally get that good night's sleep you've long been dreaming about thanks to this great deal on weighted blankets. Made from 100 percent high-quality cotton, this 12-pound throw blanket will provide tremendous comfort when you're reading, lounging or snoozing for the evening.

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Save time and still get dinner on the table by snagging an Instant Pot 8-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker. With thirteen Smart Programs to make ribs, soups, rice, beans, poultry, yogurt, desserts and more, this machine takes the "work" out of feeding your family. And since it's compatible with Alexa and Wi-Fi, you can oversee its use without even being in the room.

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Now that it's that time of year when the temperature drops and the heating bill starts to creep up, you'll definitely want to pick up this door draft-stopper. Designed to fill in those pesky gaps, this device slides right under the door and keeps warm air inside and your energy bills down.

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You know we can't resist a good deal on Roombas. Thanks to Amazon's 12 Days of Deals, you can save $100 on yours and let it do all the dirty work a.k.a., sweep your floors, pick up pet hair and leave your hardwoods shiny and spotless. Best of all? You can connect to the vacuum via Wi-Fi and schedule cleaning sessions whenever you feel like it.

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If your sheets are looking a little threadbare, do yourself a favor and pick up this long-lasting, super comfortable set from SONORO Kate. Made with stain-resistant, fade-resistant and wrinkle-resistant microfiber fabric, these sheets can easily stand up to the wash and come out unbelievably soft every time.

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Stock up on those kitchen essentials (or gift them to your favorite chef) and save a few bucks in the process with this five-piece silicone utensil set. For less than $20, you'll get a spoon, spoonula, spatula, turner and slotted spoon that are all built to last.

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Getting your home office in order before 2020? Good idea. Let your next step be upgrading your desk with this modern-meets-industrial piece. For $50, you'll get a spacious, oak-finish work space with two lower shelves for storage.

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