Welcome to our FIRST Feature Friday! I’ve been contemplating doing this for awhile. One of my many guilty pleasures is online window shopping & clicking “add to cart” on a dozen items.. I slowly click “save for later” on about half, usually, and snag the rest! I always buy a random assortment of things, but I’ve found many “must haves” this way.
I know I’m not alone in my joy of finding new “must have” products, so I thought I’d start bringing a few of my favorites your way every Friday!
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Today’s post is going to be full of “treat yo’self” products that I love & would make great gifts for yourself OR for Mother’s Day gifts for any mamas in your life!
First up, several Prime finds! Don’t have Amazon Prime? Try a free trial today!
Platform Ankle Strap Espadrilles
These were the most raved about item I posted a sneak peek of in our Facebook community! These are surprisingly comfy for the height! These are a 1.5″ platform & I found them to run about a 1/2 size big! I can dress these up or down easily! My preferred way to rock them this Summer is with white knit jeggings + a cute top.
They also come in several colors and are such a great deal for this style!
NOTE: Make sure that the pair you order are through the Prime stamp and do not click the “lower prices from other sellers”. There have been knock offs listed under those and Amazon has confirmed they’re working to eliminate those, but until then, if it doesn’t have a prime option, don’t order so you can get the authentic shoes!
White Knit Jeggings
Our A&D original knit jeggings in white are PERFECT this Spring! That said, these don’t have the added elastic, so size down one from the size chart!
So these aren’t the brand name Beauty Blenders, but I’ve found them to work just as well and they’re seriously a teeny tiny fraction of the cost of a true Beauty Blender. These work out to be a couple dollars each compared to $20 for one brand name Beauty Blender!
Faux Leather Teardrop Earrings
These earrings are such a steal! 8 pairs come in one pack for what I typically would pay for one pair, the colors are gorgeous, and they will coordinate with several of your A&D pieces!
Tortoise Shell Statement Hoop Earrings
These are just so cute & fun for Summer! I have them in white, but they do come in 6 additional colors! Grab a pair for you & a pair for your mom as a gift! They’re very on trend, but can work with any outfit!
Blue Light Blocking Glasses
If you or whomever you’re shopping for works in front of a computer or just spends a lot of time in front of their computer, these might be your next purchase! For me, my businesses are 100% online, so I spend many, many hours a day on my computer. I kept seeing people rave about these, so I finally caved. Not only do I think they filter the blue light, they also look super cute! These come in several colors & a couple different prints too if you want to protect your eyes while looking cute!
Rose Quartz Jade Roller & Gua Sha Scraping Tool Set
This set is perfect for gifting, or you can be like me and get it for yourself! Skincare is something I typically splurge on. I like to buy the most expensive moisturizers & serums that I can afford. However, when it comes to pieces that I’m skeptical about, I like to test out the lower end products first.
That was what happened when I ordered this set, and it turned out to be fabulous quality & a current staple in my skincare routine.
Jade rollers & Gua Sha tools are an excellent way to promote blood circulation in your face and help reduce puffiness! I use it with my favorite moisturizer & the cooling effect is amazing on my skin! Pro tip: throw it in the fridge for maximum cooling!
Wide Brim Straw Hat
This hat is perfect for a casual outing or vacation! It can elevate your casual outfit instantly & add a great flair to a simple outfit! Pair this with the espadrilles above, a cute pair of denim (shorts, leggings, etc.) and a casual top – you’re all set!
These are great quality for the price and comparable to many other options for much more! You can grab a couple colors for the price of one elsewhere! Did I mention it comes in over 20 different color options?
Mophie External Battery Powerstation
I am a huge Mophie fan. My mom got me my first several years ago for Christmas, and when I lost it, I jumped on Amazon to get a new one. To my delight, it now came in many chic colors so I got rose gold, because I’m rose gold obsessed. 😉 I use these frequently. My phone (iPhone 8) isn’t too old, but the battery life isn’t great. When we go out & about, travel to visit family, or go on vacation, I have to have this on me. I work from my phone, I document our life on my phone – I need a good charge all of the time! These are simple to charge, can recharge my phone 2-3 times depending on usage while it is charging, and is universal! You don’t have to have an iPhone like me to use this! Seriously one of my must-haves in my bag at all times! These make great gifts too because it isn’t something most people think about buying for themselves, but something most will use & appreciate!
Sanuk Yoga Mat Flip-Flops
I swear by & live in my Sanuk flip flops! I tried them when I was pregnant with Beckett & became obsessed. I wore the same pair basically year round for 2 years before I ordered a new pair mainly only because my feet grew quite a bit while I was pregnant, and now I’m about to retire those & order another pair! They last a long time, they’re beyond comfortable, and they’re just classic! These fit true to size! I have also tried their sling back sandals which were amazing but I ruined them when I was photographing a wedding on a beach, and near replaced them. Really – any Sanuk Yoga-Mat footwear is fabulous!
Lancôme 4-Pc. Bienfait Multi-Vital Hydrating & Protecting SetLancôme is one of my favorite, tried & true skincare brands. This set is an amazing combination for healthy, hydrated, youthful skin! Pair this set with your jade roller set for an epic Mother’s Day gift.
Heart Knob Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven
If your kitchen cabinets don’t have a Dutch Oven in them, it is hopefully because it is on your stove. I am obsessed with my Dutch Ovens. I use them for soups & stews, pasta sauce, searing meat, and anything in between. This blush pink with a heart knob is the perfect way to show your mama you love her (or be like me, and show yourself you love yourself as you click “add to cart” knowing it is coming to live with you…)
Ok, that’s all for now, folks!
I could seriously go on & on. The options are endless, and if you are shopping for your mom, MIL, grandma, daughter who is now a mama, etc., I’m happy to help you curate a perfect gift! Hopefully this gave you a few good ideas (or a list of things you want yourself!) Amazon + Prime = quick shipping & endless options!
Macy’s + their amazing friends & family sale = many high end products at fabulous prices!
A few other ideas:
Fill a basket (wicker, woven, metal, or even a laundry basket) with kitchen utensils & household textiles.
Put together a pamper set with bath bombs, face masks, candles, and any other pampering products they enjoy!
Build a “favorite things” basket with their favorite candy, favorite movie, favorite brand of make up, favorite restaurant gift card..
Leave a comment if this helped you at all & let me know what looks interesting! I’m excited to know what you’re all gifting for Mother’s Day!