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Purple Double Seat Cushion

Whether you are still working from home or back in the office, this seat cushion will make your day better. I've been using it for about a year and it helps with back pain whether you are sitting on it to work, or even watching TV on the couch. I was so impressed by it, I bought a Purple mattress. -Lauren Kane, Digital Managing Editor, Content Operations,
InStyle

To Buy: $99; purple.com

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Something Special Gift Subscription

For the work friend who has everything (and better taste than me) this is the perfect gift. The NY-based home shop sources sustainably made items, like a Oaxacan mug, leather belt, or hand-crafted vase, from all over the world. I know whatever surprises show up every month will be beautiful, unexpected, and unique. -Molly Stout, Digital Content Director,
InStyle

To Buy: $105 for 3 months; brothervellies.com

Read: How Brother Vellies Designer Aurora James Travels in Style

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Blue Bottle Coffee Pour Over Set

For a coworker who is into coffee, and can’t survive without their mid-morning cup, this setup would let them make A-game coffee right at their desk. -Victoria Spencer, Senior Digital Food Editor,
Martha Stewart

To Buy: $59; bluebottlecoffee.com

Read: The Healthiest Way to Brew a Cup of Coffee

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Mark & Graham Leather Charger Roll Up

My husband travels for work all the time and this little accessory keeps him sane. It corralls all his chargers, wires, and other tech doodads in one place so he always knows where everything is—and doesn’t have to ask me. -Cris Pearlstein, Freelance Digital Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $39; markandgraham.com

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Bose Portable Bluetooth, Wireless Speaker With Microphone

What I love most about this little speaker is that it's water-resistant and rechargeable, so you can take it with you anywhere (the beach, the backyard, the bath). Plus it easily pairs with any phone, so friends can share their favorite playlists on the fly. -Jennifer Davidson, Digital Deputy Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $129; amazon.com

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LapGear Cup Holder Lap Desk with Device Ledge

After spending the last year and a half working from home, sometimes I just need to step away from my desk. This lap desk lets me work comfortably from the couch and offers a stable resting place for my laptop and coffee. I love the faux marble and rose gold look, too! -Jennifer Davidson, Digital Deputy Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $30; amazon.com

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Béquet Caramel Gift Bag

Some of my family members who live in Montana sent me these caramels, and they are the best I've ever had. I'd recommend getting the variety pack so you can try all the flavors! -Melanie Fincher, Staff Writer SEO,
Allrecipes

To Buy: $27; bequetconfections.com

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Terrazzo Melamine Lunch Box

I’m a huge proponent of packing your own lunch—it’s healthier, cheaper, and generates less waste than eating lunch out every day. If I worked in an office I would get a matching set of these chic boxes for my work wife and I, but in the meantime I’ll just buy one for my younger sister so I can nag her about having healthy habits. -Cris Pearlstein, Freelance Digital Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $28; nathanandco.com

Read: 36 Easy & Delicious Packed Lunch Ideas

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Chive Minute 3” Pot and Saucer

These small planters are perfect for succulents. I have one in my home office and it adds a little life to my desk without taking up too much precious surface area. They come in a rainbow of colors and have a drainage hole to prevent over-watering. -Caitlin Sole, Digital Home Editor,
Better Homes & Gardens

To Buy: $15; chive.com

Read: How to Take Care of Succulents

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Compliment Pen Set

In our new WFH lifestyle, praise can be a bit harder to come by—enter these colorful pens featuring compliments and words of encouragement. I’ll send a pack to my work wife to cheer her on and remind her how great she is! -Rebecca Rakowitz, Editorial Assistant,
Real Simple

To Buy: $16 for pack of 5; bando.com

Read: 6 Smart Ways to Make Your Home Office Work for You

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Ember Mug

A mug that regulates the temperature of your tea or coffee is the perfect gift for anyone who loses track of time during long Zoom meetings (ahem, me!)—they can accidentally forget about their coffee without having to suffer through a lukewarm cup. -Cris Pearlstein, Freelance Digital Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $130; ember.com

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Minted Personalized Weekly Planner

A couple of years ago I worked with someone who took pride in her analog ways and still used a physical weekly planner—if you know someone like her, get them this useful notebook. It even includes a pocket for important receipts, blank pages for notes, and stickers to mark special dates. -Cris Pearlstein, Freelance Digital Editor,
Real Simple

To Buy: $28; minted.com

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