Hope you are well!
There is so much to catch up on from the past few months, so I thought I’d put together a list to give you with everything I’ve been wanting to share. 🙂
I hope you enjoy this list of what I’ve been reading, into, buying, sharing, and where we’ve traveled in the past few months.
My friend made an amazing Christmas playlist for her super fun holiday party this year, and there were some I’ve never heard but LOVE!!
Loved watching Pete Buttigieg’s nomination for Transportation Secretary
Won this Scentsy wax warmer at a Christmas party, and love it! Got Luna and Amazon Rain for wax scents. Great gift idea.
We went “glamping” in Nashville last month for my husband’s best friend’s wedding– how cute is this place we stayed?!
Loving all of GypsyTan’s gift guides for the holidays
Currently reading “Personality Isn’t Permanent” by Dr. Benjamin Hardy and gaining a lot of insight on how we can “grow” our personalities. Recommend.
The only bag I’ve been using this year–simple, hands-free, and you can grab one on Poshmark slightly used for under $40
My very favorite sneaker style: Nike Dunk Sky Hi that I try to collect in every color possible!
These slippers are the best purchase I have made this year while working from home!
Obsessed with this stand-up desk Nate got me for my birthday last month (it’s adjustable!)
Re-decorated my office with these gorgeous prints I found on Amazon
The pocket brush I keep at my desk for video calls at work (here’s a link for a pack of 5–gift them!)
The new app I can’t live without: Blinkist, it summarizes the key points of non-fiction books and podcasts
Nate and I actually got off our butts and did Christmas cards this year, and sealed them with wax “M” stamps! Here is where we got the letter stamp, the warmer, and here is where we got the multi-colored wax package
The new clothing service I’m trying and liking so far (I ‘ve done the style & active edits and like the active better)
My muscles have been so sore from OTF so I’ve been using this cordless massager religiously and it’s incredible my friends!
Beyond excited that Kamala Harris is making history as the first woman/woman of color VP (love her–was my pick for POTUS initially)
This beautiful small business created by an incredibly talented friend back home in PA making beautiful jewelry to unite those struggling with various things–check it out here (I have the choker chain necklace and the bracelet)
Nate and I took up golfing this year and I bought these golf shoes that are way more comfy than I thought they’d be and on sale right now (thank God)
This unbelievably comfy sweater nightgown from Target that I bought last week and I wear when it gets chilly at night
The best anytime necklace that I’ve ever purchased (been wearing it all the time no matter what the occasion)
This amazing scale my brother-in-law recommended we get that costs $25 and tells you body fat %, muscle mass, body age, water %, and a ton more–we bought it a couple weeks ago and it’s so helpful, parents bought one too!
The loft Nate and I stayed in while we spent a long weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado in November–surprisingly affordable and you can see snow-capped mountains from the room!
Snag these versatile modern hoop earrings I ended up buying in two different sizes (I got mine through a Rocksbox subscription)
Loved discovering new black-owned clothing brands I saw in this article from Cosmo
Super affordable pack of cute headbands I bought to make my unwashed hair look decent during video calls
The book we’ll be exploring at work through a Book Read & Lead that I think everyone should read “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”
The faux leather puffer jacket I bought for Colorado that I keep finding excuses to wear
New primer I’ve been using to keep my skin hydrated (it’s $6)
My favorite pack of markers for my bujo-ing chicks!
The comeback accessory I hate myself a little for liking LOL
My favorite Christmas candle EVER is on sale right now (thanks to my beff who got it for me!)
My new workout routine I never thought I’d like
This small business my friends and I have been supporting that sells really cute handmade jewelry online
Super quick and affordable gift idea for literally any pet lover
The books I have on the docket to read next:
- The Return by Nicholas Sparks (Jan book club book)
- Badass Habits by Jen Sincero
- The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes by Suzanne Collins
- One by One by Ruth Ware
- Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
- Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Have you read any of these? How are they?