HI GUYS. Happy Thanksgiving!
Woo-ee, am I happy that it’s Thursday. My in-laws took the girls to the lake house for a couple days, and I have to admit that I was a little jealous, haha. Mitch and I used the opportunity to clean the house, catch up on all things Kelly in the City (because we all know I’m perpetually behind 😅), and work on the mudroom. Updates to come!
The entire internet has been on sale for weeks already, but I’m making it official by sharing part one of my favorite Black Friday sale picks! Serena & Lily, Nordstrom, Walmart, J.Crew Factory, and Amazon all have some incredible deals—and stay tuned for more from J.Crew, Madewell, and others.
Serena & Lily is my favorite. We love the elevated coastal look and the quality is AMAZING. A piece of advice: If you have your eye on something, *always* wait for a sale (like now, when it’s UP TO 70% OFF!) Our bed was the first big purchase for the house and it’s been worth every single penny. If there’s anything we might have too much of in our home, it’s benches, but I have no regrets, haha. The cushion on this one is super customizable, our girls each have a trunk and they hold SO much, and this one completes our entryway.
If you’re looking for bedding, I promise you will love this embroidered sham and duvet cover—the detailing is absolutely STUNNING and would look so good paired with this quilt. You wouldn’t believe how durable this diamond jute rug I have in my office is, while this indoor/outdoor rug has been in almost every room in our house at some point. It’s just that functional! This stool and this bar cart are super popular, but for good reason.
Let’s get the, ahem, intimates over with: I swear by the Natori Feathers bra—it’s so comfortable and beautiful. Just make sure to go up one size (I’m usually a 34A and wear a 34B!) Also, these from Hanky Panky are the ONLY thongs I will wear. MOVING ON. Barefoot Dreams makes the BEST cozy socks ever and their cardigans are essential for lounging around. I love how the buttons on this one dress it up a little! While you’re at it, you might as well scoop up these UGG slippers because, well, they’re UGG slippers. And don’t forget to light this addictive candle too! (One more thing: Now that I’m pushing 40, WHICH I’M SO EXCITED ABOUT, I’d probably post up with this backrest pillow for some much-needed posture support. 😂)
Now, beauty and home products, starting with the T3 curling iron/wand trio. I pull it out on days when I don’t wash my hair. The one-inch barrel is my personal favorite because it makes the perfect waves! Also, their compact hair dryer is incredible for traveling. The ExfoliKate Cleanser is my holy grail. This exfoliator makes my skin feel SUPER soft and improves the tone so much. Your life will never be the same after using a cordless Dyson vacuum, and I have a hunch that the Nori is equally as game-changing. A steamer and iron in one—that you use like a hair straightener?! Sign me up.
I don’t have a lot of “nice jewelry,” but I do love this engravable friendship bracelet. Not only do I own it, but I’ve given it as a gift to many people over the years (if you do want to personalize it, all you have to do is pop into a Monica Vinader store for same-day service). I’m also such a fan of this initial necklace—the price is truly insane, guys. Ending on the Barbour, for obvious reasons. The diamond quilting and fleece lining are both super lightweight, but you still get all the warmth. Plus, you’ll wear it FOREVER.
Has anyone tried the Blackstone?! It’s definitely one of the “it” kitchen gadgets of the moment and I totally get why. Speaking of kitchen gadgets: Drew Barrymore’s have developed such a great reputation, and the air fryer and slow cooker could NOT be prettier. The price on this cordless Dyson vacuum (it’s a different model than the Nordstrom one) is REALLY good. If you’ve been wanting to pull the trigger, now’s the time! This is completely frivolous, but I also don’t *not* need a foot massager. We’d definitely put it to work over here, haha. If you haven’t jumped on the Cricut bandwagon yet, first of all, why not?! Also, this kit has everything you need to get started. Trust me, you’ll be a Pinterest mom in NO TIME.
My Olaplex review is one of my most-read blog posts ever, and I’m not exaggerating when I say it TRANSFORMED my hair. Try this once and you’ll be hooked. Mitch got me the Dyson hair dryer a few years ago and I STILL can’t believe it only takes five minutes to dry my hair now—it really lives up to the hype. The Airwrap does too! Silk scrunchies like these are way better for your hair than regular ones, and I have to say that I like the festive touch of the crystals!
Oh, and AirPods are $80 off! Just do yourself a favor and get them already, if you haven’t by now.
Okay, I am LIVING for J.Crew Factory’s tartan: the most darling shoes, the perfect plaid pants (say that three times fast, haha), and of course, a little something for Noodle. Speaking of holiday attire, this fair isle sweater only has 7% wool! It’s warm, but not itchy! I’m loving so many other sweaters too—this sparkly cardigan, a classic cable knit, this plaid funnelneck pullover, the crewneck you’ll wear over and over again, and a cozy sweater blazer.
At 50-70% off, this sale is a great opportunity to pick up on everyday pieces like the button neck city coat, lady day coat, knee-high heeled boots, and stretchy jeans. (Even if you don’t wear these velvet Mary Jane flats as often, I feel like you need them, you know? They’re just too freaking cute.)
The only thing better than a sale is a sale with free and fast shipping, am I right?! There are a lot of bigger ticket items that you can snag right now at a deep, DEEP discount: like a Vitamix, Frame TV, Kindle Scribe, and Roomba. They may not be necessities, but they DO make life way easier and more enjoyable. (So basically, they’re necessities.)
The Ember Mug is something I can’t believe I didn’t get sooner. Instead of microwaving my morning coffee every hour on the hour, it just keeps it hot for me all day long! Brilliant. We’re also BIG fans of the Always Pan. It’s the best non-stick pan I’ve ever tried and we use it pretty much daily. There are some beautiful color options too! If you’re in the market for something more economical, this set is gorgeous and has thousands of glowing reviews. Assuming you already have a Kitchenaid, this pasta making attachment is such a fun addition to the kitchen! Fresh pasta on demand? Twist. My. Arm.
I drive my family crazy with my random spurts of organizational energy. I’m all about a project, and if you are too, might I recommend putting your photos on display with the digital Skylight frame, creating visual consistency in your cupboards with these matching spice jars, and designing new labels for your baskets and bins on the Cricut Joy (under $100!)? While you’re at it, you might as well give your upholstery a good cleaning with the Little Green Cleaner.
This scalloped jute rug would be SO cute in a bachelorette pad or little girls room. I was also super excited to share that the decorative rattan boxes everybody links (haha) are 62% off! SUCH a great deal.