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The weekend really is a good time to shop. Think about it: there are no more meetings or schedules to manage in a serious way, which means there’s way more time to spend not only looking for the best deals and sales online, but also researching products first, so you actually know your money’s being put to good use.
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Unsure if something is really a good deal or not? Here at Reviewed, we want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, so we test products throughout the year and use price tracking tools, and only recommend products we think are truly worth your time. This weekend, we found incredible deals on everything from Instant Pots to the latest fashions and more.
1. Get 20% off this Philips Hue LightStrip
Have you ever seen one of these in action before? It’s like your TV is having a party. Of course, you can put this rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house (but it definitely looks awesome around a TV). The LightStrip Plus works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit. Here’s another thing: it almost never goes on sale. Usually this kit, which comes with a 6-inch strip, retails for about $80, so you can really save thanks to this deal. You can also grab a 40-inch extension for just under $25, in case you need more coverage.
Get the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance LightStrip Plus for $63.99 (Save $16)
2. Under $100: Everyone’s favorite kitchen gadget
Here at Reviewed, we’re kind of on a mission. Our motto? Never let anyone pay full price for an Instant Pot. Ever.
When it comes to managing meals—especially during the work week and especially when you have kids—this multi-cooker is just a lifesaver. It goes on sale all the time, but not every version of it is worth buying. However, you can shop and save on two good versions of this handy gadget (which functions as a rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, and slow cooker in one) right now. Their most popular model, the Instant Pot DUO60 7-in-1, is on sale at Amazon for only $69.99, which is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen outside of Prime Day and Black Friday. Want an upgrade? Go with the Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 9-in-1, which you can grab for just $20 more, at $89.99. In our testing, we loved them both, and right now you can really save, so don’t wait.
- Get the Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker on Amazon for $69.99 (Save $10)
- Get the Instant Pot DUO Plus 60, 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker on Amazon for $89.99 (Save $30)
3. Under $20: An awesome water bottle at a great price
Now that it’s actually nice outside, I can’t wait to get out and start planning hikes and other outdoor adventures every spare chance I get. Having a good water bottle, like these ones from Contigo, is so important, not only because it’ll help you stay hydrated, but also, because these water bottles are just so good. They keep drinks insulated, so they’ll actually stay cool for up to 28 hours. These water bottles are virtually spill-proof thanks to Contigo’s patented Autoseal technology, and they feature a carrying handle and spout cover, so no matter how dirty you get out there, at least your spout won’t be.
- Get the Contigo AUTOSEAL Fit Trainer Stainless Steel Water Bottle, 20 oz for $16.99 (Save $3)
- Get the Contigo AUTOSEAL Chill Stainless Steel Water Bottle, 24 oz. in select colors for $15.66 (Save $2)
4. Under $40: This deep-kneading massage cushion for back pain
Here’s the thing—everybody sits. Unless you’ve embraced the standing desk life, chances are you spend most of your time sitting, either at a desk or in traffic, or even just while watching TV or reading a book. What you might not realize is that it’s actually doing a number on your body, and you can feel it, in the form of aches and pains and general discomfort.
Massages can be a great way to relieve that pain, but they’re expensive. That’s what’s so great about this full massage cushion, since it’s designed to deliver a deep kneading massage and can help penetrate knots and release tension from all those problem areas. Even better? It’s on sale for under $40 right now, thanks to an on-page coupon. This is made to fit most desk chairs and can also be great to use in your car, so you can take it with you wherever you go.
Get the Gideon Shiatsu 3D Deep Kneading Full Back Massage Pillow for $39.95 (Save $20)
5. Get up to 50% off at Nordstrom’s Half Yearly Sale
Summer is pretty much happening already, a.k.a it’s the perfect excuse to treat yourself to something cute. Best place to start your shopping is at Nordstrom, which yes, I know, it’s normally too expensive for most of us but thanks to their Half Year Sale, which is happening now until June 2, you can shop there and still save too. Right now, Nordstrom is offering up to 50% off on all your favorite retailers, including amazing brands like Madewell, Sam Edelman, and Hunter. And don’t worry, if you need some help shopping this sale, we’ve already handpicked some of our favorite styles. Some notable mentions include these Zella leggings ($32.40), this comfy Madewell tee ($11.70), and this lace ASTR the Label dress ($66.75) that’s perfect for wedding season.
Get up to 50% off select items at Nordstrom
6. Save up to 65% on living room furniture at Wayfair
Our home is where we spend the majority of our time away from work, so it’s important to make sure your furnishings and decor bring you joy. But if they don’t, it’s an easy fix—even a new colorful rug or cozy chair can instantly brighten up your living space. Thankfully, Wayfair’s currently having a huge living room furniture sale, so you can choose from thousands of sofas, pillows, lamps, curtains, and more, all of which are up to 65% off. We made a list of our top picks, which includes this super popular Clair area rug ($27.99), and this chic yet cozy arm chair ($236.99).
Shop the Wayfair Living Room Sale
7. Save 50% off almost everything at Shutterfly
Father’s Day is right around the corner—heads up, it’s June 16—and chances are Dad really doesn’t need another tie. Instead, you can make his heart melt (or at least break out of your gift rut) with Shutterfly. Right now, you can get up to 50% off almost all photo books, decor, and printing services, so you can gift Dad with cute memories of the two of you. By the way, we tested the best photo printing services and found that Shutterfly had the best prices and largest variety of printing options. Don’t put it off any longer than you have to—this deal is definitely one of our favorites.
Print all your best photos with Shutterfly’s huge Father’s Day sale
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