Friday, November 18, 2022

Friday Favorites and Women's Christmas Gift Guide

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Happy Friday! I can't believe we are heading into Thanksgiving next week. How has November already gone this quickly? We have a lot planned this weekend. I have a hair appointment this afternoon, a pre-Thanksgiving dinner tonight, the last Nevada home football game tomorrow, Christmas tree cutting and Christmas decorating. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving, but this year I am starting on Sunday. My tree won't be up and done until Wednesday though.

I thought I would share my first gift guide today instead of a Friday favorites post as most of these are my favorites that I currently have and then a few of them are things that I want for Christmas. 

Women's Christmas Gift Guide

Converse Shoreline Shoes  I have these in black and white and my black ones are needing to be replaced. I wear these shoes more than any other shoe. I love how they slip on super easy and are so comfy with the extra padding inside the sole.

Women's NFL Tie Sweatshirt or Here  It is no secret that I LOVE the 49ers. So when I saw this shirt in the Eagles, I clicked the link to see the 49ers one and loved it. I really want this shirt and it is so cute for all the sports teams.

Shark Flexstyle  I bought a few weeks ago and I LOVE it. I wrote a whole blog post here on it. It is worth it. Get it for your loved one! Don't forget to sign up for the email and get 10% off. 

Vans No Show Socks  I have about 5 pairs of these. I wear them with my little black booties and my converse shorelines. They are thick, comfy and stay on the foot all day long.

Noise Cancelling Headphones  I bought these during Prime Day deals on a whim and now I use them at the gym and when I travel. They really do keep the noise away, have good sound to them and are not expensive like Bose, Sony and Beats.

Our Place Perfect Pot  I have both the Pot (on sale from $165 to $115) and the Always Pan (on sale from $145 to $95) and love them both. I use them both daily when I cook. The pot works great for soups, spaghetti bolognese and braising. The pan works great for eggs, pancakes, rice, tacos, etc. I want a second pan as sometimes I want to make two things that require two pans.

Lululemon Belt Bag  This bag is beloved by many including me. I have the silver one and the black one. I don't have the fuzzy one, but it is definitely cute. I just don't need another one. 

Nespresso Vertuo with Frother  I got this for myself two Black Friday's ago and I use it every day at work. When I purchased it, we were in the thick of Covid and I didn't want to make a full pot of coffee daily. I purchase the Vanilla Custard Pie pods on Amazon every 2 to 3 months (on subscription). 

Stanley Quencher Tumbler  I do want this pretty tumbler. Not sure if it is worth the hype, but everyone seems to love theirs.

Rare Beauty Soft Pink Liquid Blush  I saw this on Instagram and loved how it looked. I got it in Encourage during the Sephora sale and it is so pretty on. I put two to three dots on my cheek and blend up into my cheekbones. 

Here are some other gift ideas that are definitely on my list:

A Massage

Lululemon Gift Card

Kerastase Blond Absolut Line (Shampoo, Conditioner, Mask)

American Eagle Boot Cut Jeans

Lush Happy Skin Face Wash


Lululemon Tech Textured Gloves

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.     


  1. I love the sweatshirt and lippies. Regine

  2. I saw that football sweatshirt too and think it's really cute!

    1. Right? It is pricey, but they are having a sale on it now.

  3. I love those Converse sneakers! I might have to add them to my wishlist this year.

  4. Great ideas and missed you. Those Stanley’s are everywhere but I prefer my Yeti’s but I love that pink.

    1. They are everywhere. I do want to try the Stanley as I love a big tumbler.

  5. I already have the Lulu belt bag, after seeing it on other bloggers, haha. And I have been seeing that pink tumbler everywhere lately!

    1. I have it in two colors too. It is a great bag for games and for travel. I love that color and want to try the Stanley version. I have other products from them and they are great!

  6. I got the Reduce tumbler and it doesn't keep my ice for very long, and it doesn't fit in hardly any car cup holders. I definitely want to try the Stanley. Such a fun list!

  7. I've been wanting one of those pots and one of the pans, too! I didn't even think to add them to my Christmas wish list this year! Whoops!

    1. Plus they are having a great sale of 30% off right now.