Everything We’re Buying from the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale

published Dec 25, 2021
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You made it through the Christmas rush, crossed all of the names off of your shopping list, and your present-wrapping paper cuts are almost healed. So what now? How about snagging a little something for yourself! Nordstrom’s highly anticipated Half-Yearly Sale is on, bringing with it the chance to score discounts of up to 50 percent on everything you want and need for cooking and entertaining in 2022. From must-have tools that you’ll use day in and day out to serving pieces that are perfect for special occasions, you’ll find it all for way, way less. Take a look at our top picks below, and shop the entire sale here. But don’t delay — this event is uber-popular, and items always sell out quickly.

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was $269.99

If you don't yet own a Dutch oven (what are you waiting for?), then now is the time to buy. This 4-quart cocotte from Staub can function as a slow cooker, bread baker, casserole dish, and so much more. The tempered glass lid fits securely on top and lets you peek in to see how your meal is coming along, while the cast iron base ensures food cooks evenly. And it's over 50 percent off right now!

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was $45.00

Is this not the most adorable wine stopper you've ever seen?? Let this cutie keep your vino fresh until you're ready to finish the bottle. It's made from sustainable wood, too.

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was $30.00

This warm and welcoming coconut-soy wax candle recalls the flavorful aromas of milk-infused chai green tea. You'll recognize notes of cardamom, ginger, eucalyptus, star anise, nutmeg, vanilla, and coconut.

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was $70.00

This wintry apron and potholder set is exactly what you need this season. Adorned with fir trees and stripes, respectively, they will have you cooking and baking in style while protecting your clothing and skin from becoming collateral damage from kitchen disasters.

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was $70.00

Add some sparkle to your rosé with this at-home bubbly kit. It includes a glass fermentation jug, hydrometer, racking cane, corks, grape juice, yeast, and all of the other equipment and supplies you need to make five bottles of intoxicating deliciousness.

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was $99.99

This shiny stainless steel tea kettle is guaranteed to look great displayed on any cooktop. (It's compatible with gas, electric, ceramic, halogen, and induction, after all.) Keep an ear out for the whistle to signal when your water has reached a rolling boil, then steep your tea and warm yourself up from the inside out.

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was $65.00

Combine your love for gardening with your appreciation of a good craft cocktail with this garden mixology kit. It includes a passive hydroponic grow kit, along with organic rosemary seeds, a glass infusion flask with a metal lid and precision pour spout, a food-grade beech wood citrus reamer, and a food-grade stainless steel jigger so that you can grow your own herbs and infuse them into your favorite spirits.

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was $30.00

Treat yourself to a matching set of mugs on sale, and you'll sip your way through winter (and beyond) in style. Safe for use in the dishwasher and microwave, these beauties come in striped and solid versions, all of which feature a subtle satin gloss finish that protects against scratches.

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was $50.00

Give yourself the freedom to move around the kitchen with ease with these wireless Bluetooth headphones, on sale right now for 40 percent off. They last up to 11 hours before needing a recharge, and they come in a range of fun colors, too.

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was $49.95

Gone are the days of single-use plastic bottles! With this Hydroflask, you'll be able to keep hot drinks hot for six hours or cold drinks cold for up to 24. The durable, stainless steel, 40-ounce bottle features a wide-mouth, screw-off lid that makes refilling it super simple.

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was $329.99

If you're in the market for a new knife set, we cannot recommend J.A. Henckels enough. Each exquisite knife is forged from one single piece of steel and includes an ergonomically curved handle. This set includes the wooden block along with seven pieces of precision cutlery, including a paring knife, serrated knife, chef's knife, kitchen shears, and more.

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was $170.00

From cooking eggs to searing meat, a nonstick skillet is one of the most important workhorses in the kitchen. This 8.5-inch ProBond pan from Hestan features a five-layer surface that's made from a combination of PFOA-free nonstick coating with diamond particles and titanium plasma technology. Translation: This baby is up to any task you throw at it.

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was $139.95

Gardening has never been easier thanks to handy gadgets like this indoor smart garden. It boasts a built-in self-watering reservoir and an LED lamp, so your plant babies get all the “sunshine” they need. It also comes with three starter basil pods (plus dozens of other options you can buy online) and is small enough to fit on any countertop.