40 Things Under $50 Every Woman in Her Thirties Should Own

BuzzFeed Staff: Katie Notopoulos; Emily Fleischaker and Doree Shafrir

iStock_000014046638SmallWhether you live with kids, cats, a significant other, or roommates, get these grown-woman essentials cheap.

myThen you can either save the rest or blow it on a riding mower that plays Beyoncé when you beep the horn (no judgments).

  1. A Fire Extinguisher
  2. A Clothes Steamer
  3. A Good Hair Straightener
  4. A Good Sunscreen for Your Face
  5. Workout Clothes Actually Meant Just for Exercise (Not Your Old T-Shirts)
  6. A Classy Matching Lingerie Set
  7. A Functional, Not Sexy, Strapless Bra
  8. Spanx (Sorry, World)
  9. A Garment Bag
  10. A Rolling Carry-On-Sized Suitcase
  11. Keep Your Nail Game Up
  12. One Solid Go-To Dinner Recipe
  13. A better Coffee Thermos
  14. A Second Bath Mat
  15. Fancy Concealer
  16. Fancy Foundation
  17. Multiple Pairs of Black Tights
  18. A Power Drill
  19. Black Ankle Boots
  21. Dry  Shampoo Spray
  22. A Cast-Iron Skillet
  23. An Evening Bag/Clutch
  24. Playing Cards
  25. All Your Contacts Organized and Saved
  26. A Salad/Serving Bowl
  27. A Swimsuit You Feel Like Hot Shit In and You Can Actually Swim In
  28. Something Ridiculous for Teenagers, Because YOLO
  29. Extra Hand Towels
  30. A Work Bag That Fits a Laptop but Isn’t a Hideous Nylon Computer Bag
  31. A Full-Sized Wallet Complete with Zipper for Change
  32. A Regular Doctor/Dentist/Gynecologist Who Knows You and Whom You Can Call in a Pinch
  33. An External Hard Drive to Back Up All Your Photos and Files
  34. A Plant You Can Actually Keep Alive (Hint: Try a Succulent)
  35. A Playlist You Can Put on During Dinner
  36. A First-Aid Kit, or at Least a Bunch of Band-Aids, Neosporin, and Rubbing Alcohol, Etc.
  37. Blister Band-Aids
  38. Blank Cards
  39. A Simple, Versatile Vase
  40. Padded Insoles. THESE WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.