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The Boba Shoes For Hardcore Bubble Tea Fans

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This post originally appeared on February 26, 2020, in Add to Cart — the weekly newsletter for people who love shopping (almost) as much as they love eating. Subscribe now.

It’s cliche but true that the little things — and often, the little purchases — can make a significant difference in your day. I recently got two sets of the Mepal microwavable nested storage bowls, one set in light blue and another in a rosy pink shade, which are already pulling their weight in multiple ways. The littlest bowls are great for dips and sauces and the leftover scraps I just can’t bring myself to toss; the big bowls are ideal for transporting food — say, to a dinner where someone’s asked you to prepare a dish.

Most importantly, the two middle sizes are prime lunch containers, not only because of their proportions but because of how pretty they look, making reheated leftovers feel like a purposeful, civilized meal. And because the bowls are made from a thick opaque material rather than glass or clear plastic, my coworkers can’t actually see whatever sloppy detritus I’m wolfing down. Making a Sad Desk Lunch not so sad can’t turn your whole day around, but it doesn’t hurt.

Mepal microwavable nesting containers
Mepal microwavable nested storage bowls

Things to buy

  • Colorful oilcloth tablecloths are not for the faint of home-design heart — but they are having a moment. This peach-print yellow tablecloth will brighten up any home upon impact.
  • In the market for a corn candle? Or rather: Didn’t realize you needed a corn candle until seeing this elote baby? Happy to help.
  • Wear your bubble tea love on your feet (because why not?) with these boba Toms.
  • I highly recommend the delightfully smooth ceramics from Philadelphia-based studio Felt + Fat, including these lovely pink dinner plates.

Things to know

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