Press Pause: Problem-Solving Products, Things for Spring, and More

Published on: Mar 22, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
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This week's picks coming in 3,2,1…

1. Problem-solving products under $50 that you’ll use forever.

Like drawer dividers to keep clothes neatly stacked and a wine filter that helps prevent hangovers. Cheers.

2. Our ultimate guide to cleaning your bathroom.

Your least favorite household chore just got a bit easier. Get to work with an electric scrubbing brush, a mold and mildew remover, and a pumice stone. Sleeves = rolled.

3. Delicious variations of that famous TikTok feta pasta recipe.

There's a mushroom option, a spinach-artichoke dip version, and one with Lizzo's vegan spin. That feta just got betta. 

4. A (recurring) box of bubbly with your name on it. 

The Sip sends high-end sparkling wine tastings to your door six times a year. So you can try before you buy...a full bottle. Subscribe today and get $5 off your first box. Pour it up.* 

5. Everything you need to know about retinol and retinoids. 

It’s time to learn all about how these magical skincare ingredients work. Your future face says ‘thanks.’

6. Non-stick ceramic cookware that makes meal prep – and cleanup – easier. 

These pots and pans are ethically manufactured, free of harmful chemicals, and all over Instagram. They’ll help you take your skills to the next level. PS: Skimm’rs get 15% off. Chef’s kiss.* 

7. The 10 best dips at Trader Joe’s.

TJ’s + our BDE (Big Dip Energy) = a match made in culinary heaven. Now please just pass the chips. 

8. A new way to save on gas. 

Walmart+ members get special prices whenever they fuel up at Walmart, Murphy, and Sam's Club stations. Plus lots of other great benefits. Learn all about ‘em – and give it a (free) test drive – here.*

9. Oscar-nominated films you can stream right now.

From moving documentaries to fascinating historical dramas. Silenced cellphones optional, popcorn and hot takes required. 

10. An eco-friendly, money-saving solution for big home purchases.

Think: vacuums, carpet cleaners, outdoor equipment, and power tools. This online marketplace has TONS of Certified Refurbished stuff. And Skimm’rs get 20% off for a limited time. Do it to it.*

11. The free podcast app that actually makes things easier.  

This one lets you organize shows into custom groups and set a sleep timer. You just have to decide if you really want to listen to your true-crime queue before bedtime.

12. And, of course, three totally random things we love: 

This Amanda Gorman art print, these colorful soy candles, and this virtual date-night kit.  

Spring Fever

Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking. Get ready for the season with...

  • Products that’ll help you get outside. Enter: a waterproof picnic blanket, a beginner's guide to bird-watching, and more. Fresh air (sans pollen), roll through.

  • The best new stuff to watch. Like Michelle Obama’s Netflix series, an HBO drama with Kate Winslet, and the final season of an iconic reality show. 

  • The ultimate spring cleaning guide. Featuring hacks and tips that’ll help get your home in tip-top shape. Because the pandemic clutter is real.

  • Things that’ll upgrade your outdoor space. It’s patio season, y’all. Time to bring the hygge outside with a weather-resistant rug, cozy string lights, and more.  

*This denotes a sponsored section.

PS: If you buy anything from this email, theSkimm may get something in return. Oh, and if something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published this. Thanks.

Skimm'd by: Lindsay Schneider, Emmy Favilla, Jessica Kelly, Alexandra Napoli, Liz Smith

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