These Govee Outdoor String Lights are a portable party, and today you can get them for $49.99, a $10 discount, when you shop via Amazon. They've never sold for less than this. In fact, they've sold for quite a bit more in the past, reaching $100 at one point. This discount is only around for a limited time. You'll get free shipping on your order since it's over Amazon's $25 free shipping threshold, but your items should arrive in time for the weekend if you use Amazon Prime.

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Govee Waterproof LED Outdoor String Lights

Choose from tons of different colors and fun lighting modes using a free app on your phone. The lights can even pulse to your music. They're safe for outdoor use and have never sold for less.

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With 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 117 customer reviews, these lights are a wise purchase, and today's price just makes it more worth your while. The string is 36 feet long so you should have no trouble hanging it along a backyard fence or across your patio. The lights are controlled via a free app that you can install on your smartphone. The app allows you to choose the colors and lighting scenes. You can even sync the lights to your music so they pulse and strobe along with your favorite tunes. The lights also have an IP65 water resistance so they'll be just fine in the rain, and the bulbs won't consume too much energy since they're LEDs.

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These aren't the only Govee light bulbs on sale right now. You can also save on yellow bug bulbs, which help to repel mosquitoes, flies, and other creepy crawlies while still ensuring that you can see clearly.

Now that your backyard has been suitably smartened, what about the rest of your home? Check out this list of the best smart home products under $50 for inspiration on what to purchase next.

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