It's easy to get caught up in the discount hype and end up buying things you don't need.

Wasted money: 5 household trifles that are not worth buying even with a promotion

1. Kitchen gadgets for one product

Many of these items are used once or twice and then forgotten, taking up valuable space in the kitchen. For example, avocado slicers , garlic presses and special fruit knives. It may seem useful at first, but the same operations can be done with a regular knife. Choose versatile kitchen tools that can be used for different tasks.

2. Disposable cleaning wipes

Wet wipes are convenient, but harmful to the environment. They are made from synthetic materials that take a very long time to decompose. Instead, buy microfiber cloths that can be washed and reused multiple times. They are more economical in the long run.

3. Decorative seasonal items

Party tableware, throw pillows, and seasonal outdoor decor are typically used for a short period of time and take up valuable space in the home. Consider whether these seasonal items are really needed and whether they are worth the investment.

Note: scented candles will help create the right mood. For example, before the New Year - coniferous and citrus aromas.

4. Expensive cleaning products

There are more affordable options that are just as effective. Baking soda , vinegar, and dish soap often do the job just as well as expensive commercial cleaners. Do an experiment and compare prices before spending money on household chemicals, even if there is a promotion.

5. Goods for organizing space

Home organization products – such as trendy storage bins, closet organizers, anddrawer dividers promise a solution to all clutter problems. But these items are often overpriced. Consider more affordable options: repurposing existing containers or using simple boxes or baskets.

Don't fall for marketing gimmicks, think about the real value and usefulness of the item in everyday life before making a purchase.