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Top 12 Favorite Picks for the Home 2021

It’s the time of year when we like to showcase some of our favorite things we have come across for our homes throughout the year. There are so many great products out to spruce up your home and make life easier and more functional for your family.

All of these products we personally have in our homes and have been using and loving them, so we would like to share them with you. This fall, whether you are looking to spruce up your home, make your home smarter, or find the perfect new gadget, we have a list of our favorite picks for the home that you may want to check out.

We received samples to showcase products in this post. All opinions are our own.

Smart Home Favorites

Your lighting can make a huge difference in the way your home feels, and WiZ Connected bulbs make it easy to take control! Go from warm lighting in the early mornings and evenings for a calm and relaxing atmosphere to a bright white during the day to boost energy and efficiency. Then, switch to fun colored scenes to create a mood. It couldn’t be easier with no hub required, just screw in your WiZ Connected Color Bulbs and power on the switch. Then, use the app to find and connect your new bulbs!

You can use the app to change color settings, set up schedules, or make routines. Then, just use the app or your voice enabled devices like Google, Alexa, and Siri to turn lights on or off, dim, change colors and take control of your space! Our favorite is the “Ocean” colored setting that transitions through teals, blues, and purples and is so mesmerizing to watch! The WiZ line of White or Color bulbs are very affordable and can be found at Costco and Home Depot.

Keep your loved ones and your memories close by with a digital photo frame from NixPlay. Old-School photo frames are a thing of the past. Who wants to print out a new photo every time they want a new picture in a frame? Also, it’s way more fun to have a constant parade of new and old memories flashing across your frame. You’ll never have to do away with old memories, just to make room for new ones. With a smart digital photo frame from NixPlay.

NixPlay photo frames are good for the office, your home or for grandparents that don’t live close. You can pick a style that looks great with any decor. With the NIxplay app, you can let anyone can upload pictures to the frame from the cloud. I have my own Google photos album that is synced with my frame. It’s so easy to add new photos. Photos can even be emailed to the NixPlay frame. You will always have the most up-to-date photos displayed for your enjoyment.

Favorites Picks for your Kitchen

Food has never tasted so good. Who said that to get food crispy and golden, that you have to deep fry it in oil? NuWave Air fryers give you crisp and golden goodness without being steeped in unhealthy oils. You can keep all of the juicy goodness and flavor in your meals while still making them healthy. NuWave is so versatile, you can Air Fry, Broil, Roast, Grill, Sear, Bake, Dehydrate, Reheat & Rotisserie, all in one place.

The Nuwave Brio 15.5-quart air fryer comes with mesh cooking shelves and a griddle pan for versatile cooking. The air fryer comes with a quick and easy guide and preset cooking, so you can easily cook anything from fries to chicken or fish. NuWave air fryers have a rotisserie option, making it easy to make chicken or rotisserie vegetables. The digital temperature probe makes sure that meat is fully cooked and safe to eat. The digital touch screen is easy to preheat, set cook times, cooking temperatures, turn on the light or find the right entrée preset. Change the way you cook with an air fryer from NuWave.

Your favorite bread and baked goods will be fun and easy to mix together with the help of a Ventray MK37 Stand Mixer. It comes equipped with a powerful 500 Watt Motor and an included 4.5-quart stainless steel mixing bowl and including a flat beater, dough hook, wire whisk, and pouring shield. Adjust between 6 different speed settings for up to 18,000 RPM that will take care of mixing, beating, whipping, kneading, and pulsing tasks with ease.

The Ventray MK37 Stand Mixer comes in beige, red, or white to fit into your space. And, with the tilt-head, it’s easy to add ingredients, change attachments, or remove the mixing bowl as needed! It’s all the features you’ve been longing for from a high-quality stand mixer, all at an affordable price! It’s even backed by a 1-year warranty so you feel confident in your purchase.

Perfect for cooking, braising, stewing, roasting, and serving your food with a beautiful presentation, is the Buydeem Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven. It includes a tight fitting lid with innovative raised dots that help collect and then ‘rain’ the condensation back onto the food keeping you food moist!

I love cookware that’s flexible to meet my needs and works for just about any type of cooking I want to do – and that’s exactly why you’ll love the Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven! It’s compatible with an oven as well as gas, electric and even induction cooktops. The cast iron holds in and retains heat while evenly distributing the heat during cooking. The enamel coating gives it a non-stick and easy to clean finish you’ll love. Plus, it’s so pretty it really is the perfect dish

Favorite Finds for the Family Room

Give your home a custom look with the personalized products at Collage.com, like a custom photo pillow! Choose your preferred material from a soft microsuede, or choose poplin for clarity and durability, a linen cover will give you that rich quality feel with a weave, or you can even choose a fun and playful sequins pillow!

We’ve turned to Collage.com for other personalized products in the past, like photo blankets for each of my boys so they know exactly which blanket is theirs. This year, we thought it would be fun to do photo sequin pillows for their beds! I know they’re going to get a kick out of how fun and funny these pillow are, and they turned out looking fantastic! You can’t go wrong with adding your favorite photos to products for you home to liven up your space.

Make life so much easier for yourself by getting a smart Deebot Vacuum from Ecovacs. There is nothing worse than coming home from a day at work, to have your kitchen floor covered in crushed crackers and dry cereal. You can spend your whole day following the kids around with a vacuum, but who has time for that? Get help, time, and your sanity back with a Deebot vacuum from Ecovacs.

The Deebot Ozmo N8 is a robot vacuum and mop all in one. Its advanced laser navigation accurately maps your house and keeps the vacuum from getting stuck. The Deebot N8 won’t go onto your carpeted areas when it has the mopping pad on. With the Ecovacs app, you can control your Deebot N8 vacuum. Set schedules for when you want the vacuum to run itself. Set up cleaning room sequence, boundaries for “no go” areas or just have it clean a certain room. You can even set cleaning preferences like how much water to use, or how powerful the suction needs to be. You will love the time and headache a smart vacuum from Ecovacs will save you.

Bedroom Must-Haves

Brighten your workspace and make it more functional with a lamp from LumiCharge. Now that many of us are working from home, we are in need of highly efficient or even multi-purpose workspaces. A LumiCharge lamp can provide just the thing. Whether you’re looking for a bedside table lamp or an office desk lamp, these LumiCharge lamps are perfect. Their modern, sleek style will look good in your space and their compact, bendable size doesn’t take up much room. Plus, with so many features, they can reduce clutter and make life easier.

The LumiCharge ll is the perfect space-saving LED table lamp. It contains a full calendar display complete with date, time, and temperature settings that you can dim or brighten. There are three light hue colors, yellow, soft white, and bright white. Each color hue option has multiple brightness levels. The phone docking station has a Micro SD, Type C, or iPhone charging port on a rotating wheel, so you can charge all types of phones. If you prefer, there is even a wireless charging pad. One USB port will allow you to charge other devices as well. The LumiCharge ll also has a motion sensor for the light that you can turn on or off, so you’ll never have to fumble around in the dark. Make your space work for you with a multifunctional premium desk lamp from LumiCharge.

A good pillow can make all the difference in the world on your quality of sleep, that’s why we’ve turned to FluffCo for the perfect pillows! They have done their research to make the best 5-star hotel style pillows with either down and feather pillows or down alternative pillows. Just choose your filling, your size, and then if you prefer a firm or a soft pillow. They even offer discounts when you purchase more than one, to help you fill up your bed with a pile of comfy pillows.

With the down alternative pillow, you get the feeling and experience of a down & feather pillow, but with 100% vegan, microfiber materials. The cover is made with Tencel for breathability to help you stay cool. And – the pillows are even machine washable! FluffCo stand behind their products with a free 30-night trial, so you can’t lose! They’ve won several best pillow awards from Men’s Health, Healthline, and more!

Transform your bedtime routine with a Manta sleeping masks! They offer a variety of different styles, with flexibility to meet your needs, like the Manta COOL Mask that includes adjustable cooling eye cups that can help soothe eye, sinus pressures and can even help with migraines! The cooling is evenly distributed and gives compression without putting pressure on your eyes. Just place the COOL eye cups in the refrigerator for at least an hour before using them and they’ll stay cool on your face for the doctor-recommended 10 minutes for relief without damaging skin.

You can then add additional Manta eye cups to get the perfect sleep routine down with the ORIGINAL or MAX eye cups that offer 100% blackout! They’re soft and comfortable to wear and sit around your eyes, not on top of them so there is no pressure on your eyes, eyelids or lashes for a comfortable sleep, no matter where you are!

Great Picks for Outdoor Living

Be ready for all of your home events and outdoor happenings with the help of an RTIC Cooler! This 52 qt Ultra-Light Cooler is up to 30% lighter than roto-molded coolers with the same capacity while keeping all your drinks and storage cool! It’s all about long term durability, ultra portability, and lasting ice retention to let you worry about the things that matter most while your cooler works for you. It can keep ice up to 10 days!

The 52 qt Ultra-Light Cooler includes a removable divider and extra basket helping you to stay organized with whatever you need to keep cool. It has durable, heavy duty, rubber T-latches that make it easy to securely close – it’s even bear resistant! The marine-grade rope handle and textured grip or using the molded side handles makes it easy to carry. The cooler itself can be used as an impromptu bench, tabletop, cutting board, or even use it as a non-slip step stool when packing away or unloading all your gear!

Make all your time outdoors more comfortable with two important outdoor products from Adventure Ready Brands! First, stay on top of bug control with a whole yard treatment with Ben’s Tick Fence Backyard Tick Control Spray or a personal use product like Ben’s 100 Tick & Insect Repellent. Either way, you’ll be able to trust these reliable products to make your outdoor living all the more enjoyable without the annoyance of pests! The repellent will help repel bugs from biting for up to 10 hours giving you protection from disease-carrying insects!

If you do find any bites, it’s great to keep After Bite Plus or After Bite Kids on hand to quickly relief any itching. The After Bite Plus formula tackles not only itch relief, but also pain relief with a soothing gel formula that tackles minor skin irritations. It’s perfect to keep on your first aid kit and take along with you on your outdoor adventures!

What’s your favorite home pick from our guide?

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