Here are today's 5 best Amazon deals — including top-rated outdoor string lights for 45% off

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a set of string lights
Bright ideas and great deals all in one place. (Photo: Amazon)

Today’s best Amazon deals are making it feel like the weekend arrived early!

So what are the best bargains right now? If you're an entertainer, light up the backyard with Addlon Outdoor String Lights at nearly 45% off. For a sparkling floor you can only get with a steam mop, this Shark Steam Pocket Mop is just $55 (down from $90!).

And if you want to stay juiced up wherever you go this summer, bring the Enginstar Portable Power Station — grab it now for nearly 40% off the regular price.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Let's have a closer look at these stellar Amazon deals, shall we?

Shark Steam Pocket Mop

a steam mop
Steam away the grime. (Photo: Amazon)

If you haven’t had the pleasure of wiping away dirt and grime on your kitchen floor with a steam mop, prepare to have your mind blown. This Steam Pocket Mop from Shark is nearly 40% off right now — a deal you can't pass up. Comparing a regular mop and bucket to a steam mop is like comparing a rotary phone with an iPhone — the difference is impressive. All you do is fill the tank with water and plug it in. It heats up just like an iron for your clothes, only instead of smoothing out wrinkles, it makes your floors sparkle. Just ask any of the 23,000 five-star reviewers.

“This steam mop is awesome!” a happy mopper shared. “I was able to get some hard water stains off my floor from my cat’s water bowl, and when I use floor cleaner as well as the steam, my floors are a LOT cleaner than they would be with a traditional mop. There's also not that weird film that you can feel under your feet when you use a mop. The steam mop lets me mop my whole 1,000 square foot apartment in the same amount of time that it takes to vacuum it.”

$55 $90 at Amazon

Kitchy Pizza Cutter

a pizza cutter
Deep cuts and deep discounts. (Photo: Amazon)

If you’re into making pizza at home, you know that a regular old kitchen knife just isn’t going to cut it — but this handy pizza wheel will! The Kitchy Pizza Cutter, down to $8 right now (it's 50% off!) has a compact and ergonomic design — instead of a long handle to grip, this fits neatly in the palm of your hand and in a kitchen drawer. It also has a blade guard for safety when storing.

It slices like a dream, as more than 24,000 five-star reviewers suggest.

“I absolutely love this thing!!” wrote a satisfied customer. “So much better than a pizza cutter with a handle. This thing cuts through pizza perfectly and I never have to rip at the slices to get them to come apart like with other pizza cutters. Highly recommend!”

$8 $16 at Amazon

Addlon Outdoor String Lights

edison string lights
It's time to lighten up. (Photo: Amazon)

With temperatures rising, you're about to spend a lot more time outdoors. And if you’re planning barbecues, you might want to add these stylish string lights from Addlon to your cart for 44 percent off the regular price. Shatterproof, they're designed to hold up outdoors year-round. Bonus: They come with a dimmer so you can control how brightly they shine.

These bulbs have lit up the homes of more than 10,000 folks who gave them five-star reviews.

“Very bright,” wrote a happy shopper. “I love the glow it gives my back patio….[We] had rain and high winds two days after I had put them up and they had no issues.”

$67 $120 at Amazon

Portable Power Station

portable power station
Power up wherever you go. (Photo: Amazon)

You don’t know the power of a generator…until you need one. If you’re planning any outdoor activities (think: family picnics at the park) or camping trips this summer, you can grab this bad boy for 38 percent off — that’s a savings of more than $100! The Enginstar Portable Power Station has 296 watt hours power capacity, giving it enough juice to charge laptops, phones, cameras and more. You can juice it using a regular wall socket or with the 12V socket of a car.

While some customers use it for computers, a lot of the rave reviews come from people who use CPAP machines.

“We live in a rural area where electrical outages happen quite frequently,” wrote a content customer. “This enables me to use my CPAP during those times when we turn off the generator.”

$178 $290 at Amazon

Seenda Wireless Mouse

a wireless mouse
All the clicks without all the cables. (Photo: Amazon)

If you’re considering upgrading to a wireless mouse, you won’t find many deals better than this one. The Seenda Wireless Mouse, on sale for just 12 bucks, is easy to install and operates on one AA battery. But those are just a few of the reasons it has nearly 76,000 five-star reviews.

“I'm a teacher and I wanted a mouse [with] a silent click while students are testing,” said a satisfied customer. “I especially like that it goes to sleep when not in use to conserve batteries.”

$12 $14 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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