Shopping Picks in Back to School Dorm Living
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So it’s not fun to talk about, but you and I both know that dorm rooms can smell. Badly. Ward off any potential problems from dirty laundry, stale food and more with the Fresh Wave® Stinky Dorm Kit. These non-toxic deodorizers, made with natural ingredients like lime pine needles, aniseed cloves and cedar, absorb odors instead of just masking them for months of a fresh-smelling room.
Okay, so ramen noodles and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches aren't exactly gourmet meals, but that doesn't mean you can't serve them up in style. This Soup and Sandwich Ceramic Tray Duo holds your favorite soup and sandwich combo so that you don't have balance two separate dishes in your lap while working at your computer. Also, it's safe for use in the microwave, making it perfect for dorm life.
Alright all you moms out there: Worry no more because we've found a way for you to make sure your college-bound sons and daughters eat at least one thing that's healthy while away from home: a membership to the Harry & David Fruit of the Month Club. Available in different monthly increments to accommodate their school schedule, the membership includes a selection of seasonal, top-quality fruits sent right to their campus post office each... more
Bean bag chairs may not be the most attractive pieces of furniture, but their easy portability makes them perfect for dorm life. You can keep it in your room, or, if your roommate is being too noisy, you can pick it up and take it to a much quieter spot to study. It'll also make the move back home during the summer a piece of cake. This selection of bean bag chairs will have... more
Having to go down a hallway to use the bathroom and shower isn't the most pleasant experience, which is why any gift that makes the experience a little nicer is ideal. A soft set of matching cotton towels and washcloths are a practical, but necessary gift for any college student. Send your college student off with one of these Egyptian cotton towel sets. The selection offers towel sets to fit all tastes and budgets.... more
If their room at home is any indication, this Dirt Devil Extreme Power M0914 Bagless Handheld Vacuum may not get much use. But we'd at least like to think that our college student would get it out for large messes. This cordless hand vacuum offers 14.4 volts of power for better suction, and an extra-large dirt cup so you have to empty it less often. The Quick Flip crevice tool easily swivels into position... more
Dorm life means that you won't have Mom around to pick up your smelly laundry and piles of dirty dishes. If your dorm room starts to get a little messy, it might be a good idea to at least mask any odors with an air revitalizer. This selection of air revitalizers neutralizes odor-causing bacteria and removes odors caused by pets, smoke and other odor causing bacteria. And as an added bonus, some even allow... more
There are a lot of things you can get by without in your dorm, but a refrigerator is definitely not one of them. After all, you're going to need a place to store all of your caffeinated beverages while putting in the hours studying for exams. This Danby Designer Compact Refrigerator is just large enough to hold drinks and a few food items, but small enough to fit unobtrusively in your dorm room.
Oh how we wish we had one of these back when we were in college. Trekking down to the communal laundry or to the nearest laundromat was such a pain. This Haier's Compact Pulsator Washer is small enough to keep tucked away in your closet. Simply connect the adapter to your sink and you're good to go. The washer has three electric controlled water levels and three wash cycles for the perfect load every... more
Ah yes, communal bathrooms. That's a facet of dorm life that we'd like to forget. But trust us when we say that a shower tote is necessary for making the whole bathroom experience as painless as possible. You can throw all of your bathroom toiletries into the tote for easy portability and to keep them from rolling around on the floor. This selection of shower totes will keep your shampoo and toothbrush safe and... more
We probably would have starved to death in college without our portable burner. Well, not really. But if your school's dorms allow it, a portable burner is a must-have for dorm life. After all, you have to have some way to cook your ramen noodles and cans of soup, right? This selection of Waring Pro® Portable Burners offer quick heat-up and heat retention, heavy-duty cast iron plates, and durable construction.
Staying up all night cramming for exams can certainly take its toll on your eyes. That's why it's so important to have the right lighting. This assortment of desk lamps will add just enough light for studying, while adding a little school spirit to your dorm room. They cover a wide range of universities, from the Duke Devils to the Louisville Cardinals. However, if a college theme isn't your thing, there are plenty of... more
It seems like nowadays, if you need to know the correct definition or spelling of a word, you look it up on the Internet. But there's nothing like flipping through the pages of a real book to find just the right word. This paperback edition of Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus won't clutter your desk and is small enough to throw into your backpack. It offers thorough definitions and synonyms, as well as usage examples... more
Dorm rooms are pretty drab on their own, and if you're going to be living there for months on end, why not add some personality? Adding a colorful comforter and a few pillows to your bed can quickly turn a room from drab to fab in no time. This selection of comforter sets comes with everything you need to decorate your bed, and is sure to please all tastes, from the sports enthusiast to... more
When on campus, it's not always practical or economical to buy soft drinks from the nearest vending machine or cafeteria. If your dorm allows it, a compact refrigerator is essential for keeping your beverages cold and handy. This General Electric Compact Refrigerator is just the right size to squeeze into your small dorm space. It even features a small freezer area to stash a few frozen dinners.
Studying and caffeine go hand-in-hand. And if you're broke like most college students, buying expensive foam-laden espresso drinks is out the question. Brewing your own pot of coffee is both economical and convenient. This Black & Decker 5-Cup Coffee Maker is small enough to tuck away in your tiny dorm room. Your coffee will stay warm all day thank to the stainless, thermal carafe. You'll be set for those all-day cram sessions.
Doing laundry comes with the territory when living in a dorm. But whether you take your dirty laundry up to the nearest laundromat or to dear old mom and dad's, you're going to want a hamper that is big enough and sturdy enough to transport your dirty clothes. This Pop Up Spring Hamper certainly fits the bill. The spring-form design can be flattened for easy storage and expands to hold all of your laundry.... more
Not every bump or cut requires a trip to the emergency room. That's why it's a good idea to keep a first aid kit in your dorm room. This Weatherproof Modular First Aid Kit comes packed with bandages, burn cream, antiseptic wipes, eyewash, and even tweezers and scissors. The case can be wall-mounted so that you don't have to worry about losing it in your piles of dirty clothes and homework.
Most dorm rooms aren't that big and can quickly become cluttered once you dive into your schoolwork. This 3M Framed Bulletin Board will keep all of your notes and reminders organized in one place. It offers a self-stick surface so that you don't have to worry about tacks or tape. The board comes with attachments to hang on any fabric or smooth surface so you can keep it in eye's view.
A good night's sleep is essential for studying and passing all of those exams. Unfortunately, the twin bed provided for you to sleep on in your dorm room will probably be as comfortable as sleeping on a cardboard box. This twin size Egg Crate Convoluted 3 Inch Foam Mattress Pad will add an extra layer of comfort in between you and the brick they call a "mattress" so you can get plenty of rest.... more