What Our Editors Are Buying on Amazon Prime Day—Shop Washable Rugs, Cooling Sheets, and Kitchen Essentials

Shop 11 of our staff's picks—which range from our go-blender to a seriously epic vacuum—before they're gone.

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Amazon Prime Day is the gift that keeps on giving—previously relegated to one highly anticipated day of the year, the online retail marketplace is now giving users a second chance to save on their favorite goods. Amazon Prime members can expect to score big when they shop the site during October 11 and October 12.

If you're planning to participate, but you're not entirely sure what's worth adding to your cart, consider some of the items our editors are most excited about. From cordless vacuums and cooling sheets to washable rugs and kitchen essentials, we're sharing the products that are at the top of our lists this Prime Day.

Amazon Prime Day Editor Favorites

Ruggable Kamran Washable Rug

Ruggable Kamran Washable Rug - Perfect Vintage Area Rug for Living Room Bedroom Kitchen - Pet & Child Friendly - Non-Toxic - Stain & Water Resistant - Hazel 3'x5' (Classic Pad)
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This stunning farmhouse-inspired rug is machine washable, so you no longer have to stress over minor spills and built-up pet dander. The high-quality, low pile, and lightweight piece is stain and water resistant, which means it's ideal for high traffic areas of the home.

It features an ornate medallion design in browns, honey beige, and creams and has been purposely distressed for a vintage feel.

Shark RV1001AE IQ Robot

Shark RV1001AE IQ Robot Self-Empty XL, Robot Vacuum with IQ Navigation, Home Mapping, Self-Cleaning Brushroll, Wi-Fi Connected, Works with Alexa, Black
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Vacuuming just got a whole lot easier—and less expensive, thanks to this impressive deal. This Shark robot device does it all for you. Designed with phone and voice commands, you can schedule the vacuum to complete whole-home cleanings or target specific rooms immediately.

Created for spaces with pets, the automatic vacuum comes with a self-emptying base, a self-cleaning brush, and a high-efficiency filter that captures dust and pet dander.

Mellanni Cooling Sheet Set

Mellanni Cooling Sheet Set
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If you're a hot sleeper, these cooling sheets will help you get through the night without tossing and turning. The set is available in more than a dozen colors and patterns, so you'll quickly find a hue that goes with your bedroom's current aesthetic. The durable sheets are also designed to stand up against stains, shrinkage, and wrinkles.

Shark NV352 Navigator Lift Away Upright Vacuum

Shark NV352 Navigator Lift Away Upright Vacuum with Wide Upholstery and Crevice Tools, Lavender
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This vacuum will prevent dust from building up in your home thanks to its HEPA filter trap that seals dirt and dander inside. The powerful, lightweight appliance deep cleans everything from carpet to bare floors and comes with an upholstery and crevice tool, so you can clean furniture and hard-to-reach areas of your home.

Calphalon Espresso Machine

Calphalon Espresso Machine with Tamper, Milk Frothing Pitcher, and Steam Wand, Temp iQ 15-Bar Pump, Stainless Steel
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Your morning brew just got a whole lot better, courtesy of this multi-functional espresso machine, which is currently 50% off. With a 15-bar Italian pump, the appliance delivers the right amount of pressure for maximum flavor extraction, yielding the perfect cup of espresso.

Plus, its thermoblock heating technology and temperature control system ensures that your coffee is consistently heated throughout. The appliance comes with a stainless-steel pitcher for frothing milk, too.

Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Plus Stand Mixer

Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Plus 3.5-Qt. Tilt-Head Stand Mixer with Flex Edge Beater
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When it comes to creating batters for cakes, brownies, muffins, and more, no appliance is used more than a stand mixer. Available in nine different colorways, including ice blue and candy apple red, this beautiful iteration from KitchenAid will look great on your countertops year round. Its built-to-last metal construction has 67 touch-points around the mixer bowl for smooth, consistent results. Today, save $120 on this lauded machine, which you'll have—literally—forever.

Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven, 6-qt

Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven, 6-qt
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A Dutch oven is a must-have piece of cookware and this option from Lodge (it's currently $20 off!) is a winner. It can be used to broil, braise, bake, or roast in the oven and sauté, simmer, or fry on the stove. No need to spoon your food into separate servingware either: This piece's beautiful construction makes it perfect for oven-to-table presentation.

COSORI Electric Kettle

COSORI Electric Kettle
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Perfect for pour over coffee or a night cap of hot tea, this electric kettle has five precise temperature presets that allow for optimal temperature control. Its "hold temp" function is ideal for slow drinkers, as it's designed to keep the contents of your kettle warm for up to 1 hour.

Vitamix One

Vitamix ONE, Black
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Make smoothies, sauces, dips, and frozen desserts in this Vitamix blender (it's currently on sale for under $150), which has a sleek, streamlined design. Its powerful motor efficiently breaks down tough veggies, frozen fruit, and more.

Amazon Basics Wire Storage Baskets

Amazon Basics Wire Storage Baskets - Set of 3, Black
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Looking to streamline your under-the-sink storage or want to elevate the way you present fruits on your countertops? These multi-functional wire baskets will instantly upgrade your kitchen storage set-up. Made with durable steel and a corrosion-resistant power-coated finish, the baskets are built to last.

Signature Design by Ashley Chime Medium Firm Memory Foam Mattress

Signature Design by Ashley Chime 12" Medium Firm Memory Foam Mattress, CertiPUR-US Certified, Queen
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Designed with layers of memory foam for firm support and pressure relief, this mattress has a plush feel that will give you your best sleep yet. It is made of material that keeps out pollen and pet dander, so it's perfect for people with allergies—and at nearly 50% off, there's no time like the present to purchase it.

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