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The best pumpkin carving kits in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Quality pumpkin-carving kits make the task easier, safer, and more fun. We researched dozens of kits to find ones suitable for finely detailed designs as basic carving. Our top pick, the Elmchee Halloween 13-Piece Professional Kit, includes tools for large-scale work, detail work, and everything in between. October is here, which means it's almost time to pick out those perfect pumpkins and start coming up with pumpkin carving ideas. Carving pumpkins is...
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The 5 best fire pits of 2021 to keep warm in the backyard or while camping

BioLite Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A fire pit warms up any outdoor area, creating a relaxing space for family and friends to enjoy year-round. The best are easy to light and channel smoke away from the pit - some even allow you to grill food on them. Our top pick, Breeo's X Series 24, is a stylish and solidly built fire pit that can also help you cook dinner. There's no question that gathering around a fire with friends and family is a fun and communal outdoor experience,...
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28 fun and practical stocking stuffers they'll actually use - all under $10

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Baggu The holidays are the season for giving and stocking stuffers are the affordable, easy-to-buy gifts you can give to everyone in your life. Even if your gift costs $10 or less, it can still be useful, thoughtful, and unique. Have more gifts to give? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Not...
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23 gifts your boyfriend will love - all available on Amazon

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Getty Images The holidays are both great and terrible. The former, because they're an opportunity to make the lives of your loved ones a little better, and the latter, because that knowledge can put pressure on you during an already hectic time of the year.To make it easier, I've cherrypicked a few of our favorite tried-and-true gifts from Amazon that would work for most boyfriends, no matter h...
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27 cool gift ideas for the music lover in your life

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. These gifts are perfect for musicians and music lovers alike. Vinyl Me Please/Instagram The music lover in your life can always be found listening to or playing music. Here are 27 gift ideas to fuel their passion for songs, bands, instruments, and any genre of music. Still looking for a great gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Table of Contents: Masthead Sti...
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HBO's 'Succession' returns for a third season on October 17 - here's how to watch the Emmy-winning series

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy on HBO's "Succession." Zach Dilgard/HBO "Succession" is about the turbulent lives of a wealthy family running a media corporation. You can watch the season three premiere on October 17 on HBO Max. HBO Max is $10/month for an ad-supported plan or $15/month for an ad-free plan. Max (ad-supported) (small) Season three of "Succession" premieres October 17 on HBO Max. The se...
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20 of the best gifts for your mother-in-law this holiday season

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Food 52 Mothers-in-law can be tough to shop for. Don't worry; we have you covered. We found lovely houseplants, gadgets for tech lovers, and more options for almost any MIL. Still not quite right? Check out more of our gift guides. Whatever your relationship may be with your mother-in-law, she's probably expecting a nice gift this holiday season. She might be finicky or easygoing, but it's ...
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The 4 best knife sharpeners we tested in 2021

Owen Burke/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you own a knife, you should probably own a knife sharpener, unless you want to pay a sharpening service. Our favorite knife sharpener for most kitchens is the Chef's Choice Trizor XV EdgeSelect. We also have recommendations for manual pull-through, kit (jig system), and portable sharpeners. There's no way around it: at some point, your knives are going to need sharpening. And while sharp knives are dangerous, dull knives ca...
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The best toaster ovens we tested in 2021

James Brains/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good toaster oven is easy to use, preheats quickly, and stays at the temperature you set it to. We cooked whole chickens, frozen pizza, cookies, and toast in eight toaster ovens to find the best. The Cuisinart Digital AirFryer Toaster Oven is our top pick with its fast and even cooking. Toaster ovens are the unsung heroes of kitchen appliances. During the holidays when a big turkey is hogging the oven, you can prepare your sides i...
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Apple is expected to reveal new MacBook Pros on October 18 - here's how to watch the big announcement

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Apple's "Unleashed" event will stream on October 18. Apple You can watch Apple's "Unleashed" event live on October 18 at 1 p.m. ET. Apple is expected to announce new MacBook Pros, and could reveal a new Mac Mini and the AirPods 3. The event will stream on Apple.com, YouTube, and the Apple TV app. Apple's next product event is titled "Unleashed," and it will be streamed on October 18 at 1 p.m...
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Peacock's base plan is free, but it costs $5 a month to stream its full library of movies and shows

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Peacock is a streaming service from NBCUniversal. Peacock Peacock is a streaming service with NBCUniversal shows, movies, sports, and news. The base plan is ad-supported so you can watch some of the catalog for free with commercials. Peacock Premium ($5/month) offers more to watch, and Peacock Premium Plus ($10/month) is ad-free. Premium (Monthly Plan) (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Peacoc...
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Clint Eastwood's 'Cry Macho' is available on HBO Max, but you only have until October 17 to stream it

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Clint Eastwood in "Cry Macho." Warner Bros. You can now watch Clint Eastwood's "Cry Macho" in theaters and on HBO Max. To watch the movie at home, you need an ad-free HBO Max subscription ($15/month). "Cry Macho" will remain on HBO Max through October 17. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Max Monthly Plan (ad-free) (small) Clint Eastwood is back with a new western that you can watch at home and i...
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These earplugs help me protect my hearing at loud concerts, and they cost less than $30

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Mumba Concert Earplugs are comfortable and affordable. Sarah Saril/Insider Concerts are making a comeback, so I got these Mumba earplugs to help protect my hearing. The Mumba Concert Earplugs are the cheapest and most comfortable earplugs I've tried. They allow me to enjoy live music and loud events while minimizing potential hearing damage. Concert Earplugs (small) Before the coronavirus pan...
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Kohl's Cyber Monday 2021 sale begins on November 29 - here's what to expect and how to use Kohl's Cash

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kohl's; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider The Kohl's Cyber Monday 2021 sale starts on November 29, following its Black Friday deals. Last year, the retailer featured deals on all kinds of products, from electronics and toys to small appliances and fitness gear. We're keeping an eye on the sale and also rounding up the best deals from stores like Amazon, Target, and Walmart. Table of Conte...
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Black Friday 2021 is right around the corner, and it's one of the best times to buy a mattress

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Birch Black Friday falls on November 26 this year, marking the biggest savings event of the year. Mattress retailers are already gearing up for sales with deals going on now. Last year, we saw huge discounts from brands like Casper, Leesa, and Helix. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you're looking to save some money on holiday gifts or big purchases like mattresses, Black Friday and the ti...
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This stretchy putty keeps my hands busy and helps me stay focused during long meetings

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sarah Saril/Insider When it comes to long meetings over Zoom and Google Meet, I often find that I can't sit still. I keep a tin of Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty at my desk to fiddle with and it helps me focus. It costs around $15, comes in a ton of fun colors, and makes for a great gift. I impulse-bought a tin of Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty years ago, and it has since become an indispensa...
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'Halloween Kills' hits Peacock and theaters on October 15, but you need a premium plan to stream the slasher movie

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Michael Myers is back in "Halloween Kills." Universal You can watch "Halloween Kills" in theaters and on Peacock Premium starting October 15. Michael Myers returns in the new slasher flick, and he's on the hunt for more victims. Ad-supported Peacock Premium costs $5 a month, and ad-free Peacock Premium Plus costs $10 a month. Premium (Monthly Plan) (small) Premium Plus (small) On October 15, "Hall...
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The best cookbooks to gift or buy for yourself in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider A great cookbook makes a thoughtful and sentimental gift that evokes past travels, memories, and shared meals. Here are some of our favorite cookbooks this year, including "The Korean Vegan," "New World Sourdough," and "Xi'an Famous Foods." Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. To me, there's no better...
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The 5 Best Thermometers in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Every household should have an accurate digital thermometer and know how and when to use it. The CDC recommends checking your temperature before heading to work, school, or other public places. Our top pick, iProven's DMT-511, reads accurately in 1 second and can be used in-ear or on forehead. This article was medically reviewed by Benjamin Hoffman, MD, professor of pediatrics at Oregon Health and Science University. Having an accurate thermometer on hand ...
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Kristin Hannah's 22 most popular books, based on Goodreads reviews

According to Goodreads, the best Kristin Hannah books include "The Nightingale," "The Great Alone," "Firefly Lane," and "The Four Winds." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of over 20 books, most recently "The Four Winds." She writes romance books, historical fiction novels, and stories with magical twists. Goodreads members' top favorites include "The Nightingale...
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What to expect from Kohl's 2021 Black Friday deals, plus how to use Kohl's Cash

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kohl's; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Black Friday arrives on November 26. We'll update this post as Kohl's deals become available. In past years, Kohl's offered Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on vacuums, kitchenware, video games, smart speakers, and more. We'll also track Black Friday deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart, The Home Depot, Nordstrom, and more stores. Table of Contents...
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The 6 best weighted blanket we tested in 2021

Brooklinen Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Research is limited, but recent findings say weighted blankets can aid in sleep and reduce anxiety. We tested 12 of them. Our favorites are the Brooklinen Weighted Comforter and the . Click here for more advice on what to consider when buying a weighted blanket. If you toss and turn at night or find your mind racing when trying to fall asleep, you might benefit from adding a weighted blanket to your bedding. Usually weighing somewhere betwee...
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Where to buy a PlayStation 5 - sign up for a chance to buy one directly from Sony during the holidays

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony's PlayStation 5 remains hard to find months after its release. Sony Sony's PlayStation 5 launched with two models- the $500 standard PS5 and a $400 digital edition. The PS5 remains difficult to find, but retailers like Best Buy and GameStop restock regularly. Sony has also opened a registration program for gamers to purchase the PS5 by invitation. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky PlaySt...
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The 5 best bed sheets in 2021 for every sleeper

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Connie Chen/Insider Good sheets are essential to good sleep, which is why you need a set that's comfortable and durable. The L.L.Bean Percale Sheet Set is our top pick for most people because they're crisp and breathable. It's made from soft, durable, extra-long-staple cotton and is affordably priced for the quality. Read more about how Insider Reviews tests home products. Table of Content...
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We compared 5 popular online meat delivery services to find which has the juiciest steaks and most premium cuts

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Rastelli's and ButcherBox are among the convenient online shops to buy different types of meat. Some mimic the experience of your local butcher, while others serve as a one-stop dinner shop. Here's a full comparison of the five services on their prices, offerings, and more. When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Porter Road/Instagram As enthusiastic carnivores and amateur home cooks, we've tes...
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The best winter boots for men in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Timberland When winter hits, be prepared with the best boots for inclement weather. Whether you're interested in stylish or utilitarian boots, here are 15 great choices. All these boots are insulated and waterproof or water-resistant. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Winter is on the way and when the temperature drops, you better have something on your feet that will keep your toes from freezi...
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'Scythe,' a super popular dystopian YA book, is perfect for anyone who loved 'The Hunger Games'

"Scythe," by Neal Shusterman, is the first book in a popular young adult, dystopian sci-fi series that fans of "The Hunger Games" will love. Katherine Fiorillo/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "Scythe" is a bestselling young adult science fiction novel. I don't read many sci-fi novels, but I loved the world-building and fast-paced plot in this one. I recommend it to anyone who likes "The Hunger Games." To be honest, I don'...
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Bose earbuds are down to all-time low prices for Amazon's early Black Friday sale

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are on sale as part of Amazon's early Black Friday promotion. Bose Amazon is kicking off the holiday season early with limited-time deals on Bose headphones. The sale includes the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, Sport True Wireless Earbuds, and Sleepbuds II. All three earbuds are down to all-time low prices. Black Friday 2021 isn't until November 26, but that isn't s...
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This drain cover is perfect for catching hair and preventing clogs

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The OXO Good Grips Silicone Shower and Tub Drain Protector is designed for both flat and pop-up bathtub drains. Lisa Sabatini/Insider I kept clogging my shower drain with strands of my thick, curly hair. The OXO shower drain cover is the hair catcher I needed. The silicone cover stops hair from going down the drain but allows water to pass through. Good Grips Silicone Shower and Tub Drain Protector (sm...
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These under-cabinet LED lights make for a cheap and renter-friendly kitchen upgrade

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amir Ismael/Insider I wanted to give my kitchen a modern look without spending a lot, so I tried these LEDs from Amazon. At $24, they're much cheaper than fully integrated kitchen lights or installing a smart light kit. They look great, can change colors, and are useful when I need more light while using the counters. Puck LED Light (6-Pack) (small) When I was apartment hunting last year, I narrow...
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