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Weekly Top 5 Sellers & Favorites!

Hey friends! I'm so anxious and ready to get back into the swing of things! After the holidays I always feel a little strange. Like I don't know what to be doing? Anyone else feel like that? It's honestly such a strange time of year. It will take me about a full month to really get back into the grove. The kids are back in school, and that means I really have to get my ish together and quickly! 

I'm switching things up a bit and instead of sharing the weeks previous Top 5 purchases on Sunday, I'm going to be doing that on Monday now instead! It just made more sense to do it this way with the new blog/IG schedule! I hope that's cool with you guys! 

Last week was a bit slow, but this week I've noticed lots of stores a releasing Spring Decor & clothes which gets me excited for what's to come in the next few months! Honestly it's still freezing here in the Northeast and will remain this way until late April at the earliest. So this time of year, I'm really dreaming of warm sunny skies & double fisting margaritas. What can I say? I'm a beach girl at heart.

Okay, enough chit-chat! Let's talk about last weeks favorites, shall we?! 


5. // Eyelash Separator- Who knew this little thing would bring so much joy to my life, huh? I must have been living under a rock because I just discovered this thing and it's such a game changer when it comes to lashes! You just run this through your lashes AFTER applying mascara and it eliminates clumps and makes your lashes look extra long and full! I have eyelash extensions and I love it for those because extensions can start to clump together after time and this keeps them looking long & full. This is a MUST in my makeup bag for sure! 

4. // Pocket Joggers- My favorite jogger/legging pants hands down, ever! So soft & comfy and were just restocked after being SOLD OUT for months! I was sure to snag another pair just in case something happens to my current pair. I love them THAT much! The elastic band is nice & lose but still supportive, I got a medium in these and am typically a medium in most bottoms from this brand! 

3. // Strappy Back One Piece Swimsuit- I am so freaking glad they brought back this swimmy from last year! It is hands down my favorite swimsuit! I always struggle finding one pieces that aren't frumpy but still cute. I'm a Mom, but dangit, I still want to feel cute too;) I was so thrilled to find this one piece suit that fits like a gem! The strappy back offers support and keeps this one piece suit sexy but you still feel comfortable! I have it in 3 colors and got a Medium! 


2. // Favorirte Basic Layering Tees-  I snagged this tee in basically every color because it's so cute and perfect for layering! great with leggings and under vests! It got restocked in basically all sizes and colors and is worth every single penny! I wanted a bit of a looser fit so I sized up to a Medium! I am typically an XS for reference! 

1. // Floral Garland- Shared this floral garden over the weekend with my Valentine's Day decor and it is so cute! It would be great drapped over picture frames, old windows, displayed on buffets or even on tables! I snagged two for the price! It was the top seller last week and I'm so excited to see how you guys style this in your homes! You can share your Valentine's decor on IG & use the hashtag #tgflovesvday for a chance to be featured on my account on Instagram! 

Sooooo, that's it friends! The Top 5 purchased items from my IG & blog last week! Did you snag any of these things? I'd love to see! Send me a message on Instagram or drop a comment for me below! 

Hope ya'll have a great week!! 

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LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST!

Hey friends! The countdown is ON! Christmas is just 2 weeks away. Can't even believe it. Feels like it was just July 5 seconds ago, honestly! I started planning for Christmas back in late September you guys. YES FREAKING SEPTEMBER. And I still feel so behind! 

Moment of truth, have ya'll finished shopping?! Or are you still buying gifts for everyone on your list? I am DEFINITELY still shopping, THANK THE LORD for Amazon Prime and the fact that most stores are offering two day shipping these days! Since I'm still shopping, I thought I'd put together a quick list of late minute deals & gift ideas for everyone left on your list. 



Let's start with the in-laws. Not sure why but they can be really hard to buy for and sometimes I feel so bad just giving a gift card! These Amazon Echo's are amazing and we love ours so much we decided everyone on our list was getting one. Well.. ALMOST everyone. ;) even better news is that they're on SALE today! Some color options as low as $69.99 + FREE 2 DAY SHIP! #winning These would also make a great gift for the "couples" on your list who you just don't know what to get! If $70 is out of your gift budget- this echo dot is on sale for just $29.99 today! ALSO, you really can't go wrong with house things! 





Moving on to teacher gifts, I always like to keep it simple. One of my girlfriends is a teacher and says that while homemade gifts are always appreciated, there really is nothing better than a gift card to buy supplies needed for the classroom and for the kids! I always give a gift card and a small gift! This year, I picked up these lesson planning juice wdine glasses and will include a small candle and my favorite hand cream! Useful things that everyone can use and love! You can even include a sheet mask to encourage teachers to take some time for themselves. They really work so hard and deserve it!





Hard to buy for teenagers? This game has been such a huge hit here at our house lately! It's on sale for $8.88 today! Even the teens are getting off the video games and playing! It's fun for people of ALL ages and really makes a great gift! Teen Boys love gift cards and you can't go wrong with a beauty gift set for Teen girls or a mens care gift set for teen boys!





What about Grandma or Grandparents? I always love to give my Gramma cash & small gift! Usually a robe & some slippers! These are the best ones! I bought my gramma these last year and she still thanks me every time she see's me for the slippers! Use promo code GIFTS25 for 25% off your order at this retailer. Snag a pair for yourself too! ;)





HUSBANDS. I have shared so many ideas this holiday season for men but they can still be so dang hard to buy for. I'm not kidding you when I say Nick always thanks me for the simple things the most. Gift Sets like these always get used! This leather wallet is one sale for only $20 bucks today! Also you just can't go wrong with COLOGNE GIFT SETS and this is Nick's FAVORITE!





Still have littles on your list to buy for? Savanna is obsessed with these scrubbies! And I honestly think most kids would be also! This is an awesome gift set! Younger kids who shouldn't be trusted with markers yet might enjoy these cutie cars! This set is on sale for $18.89 today! If you really want to WOW, You can surprise your little princess with a disney subscripton box service! You get a new princess dress every other month and other goodies included in the box! We get our first box this week and are SO EXCITED!!!




So there ya have it friends! last minute gifts for everyone on your list and you don't even have to put on pants or leave your house! Isn't that just the best way to shop?! So I HAVE TO KNOW! Are ya'll finished shopping or still going?! I'm hoping to finish this week! Wish me luck. Also, if anyone else is stressing about what to get me for Christmas, I like wine. ;) 

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THE ULTIMATE AMAZON GIFT GUIDE FOR EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST!

Hey babes! Hope you're having a great week! I can't believe there's only about 2 1/2weeks until Christmas! SERIOUSLY. Freaking out because I still have so much I want to do! Also, still not even close to being finished my Christmas shopping, I mean, I thought I was, but it turns out I'm just finished shopping for myself, oops. 

If you've been following along for awhile then you know that I'm a HUGE Amazon lover, it's pretty ridiculous. But seriously, they have EVERYTHING and I love that I can shop any and everything without putting on pants. I know some of ya'll can relate. ;) 



Which is why when one of my sweet followers suggested an Amazon Gift guide, I thought, duh! OF COURSE! Amazon is amazing and of course ya'll are doing some of your Christmas shopping there. So today I'm bringing you the ULTIMATE AMAZON GIFT GUIDE. 


Featuring gifts for everyone on your list, from teens, to hubbies, to in laws & littles! 


AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR HUBBY 
OR MAN IN YOUR LIFE

guys are just freakin' hard to shop for ya'll but NEVER FEAR, LAURIE'S HERE! Ha. That kinda rhymed, didn't it? Maybe a little? Okay, anywho.. this screwdriver set is on sale for 50% off making it just $19.99! Can you ever go wrong with a set of screwdrivers? Also, I snagged this Car Wash Kit a few weeks ago and it would make an awesome gift for the guy in your life who just really really really likes to clean his vehicles. *eye roll*




AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR WIFE/MOM/SISTER

while men will probably say differently, women are pretty dang easy to shop for. I mean  get me a candle and a fuzzy blanket and I'm good to go, however sometimes you're looking for something a little more unique and fun! NOT SAYING THROW BLANKETS AREN'T FUN. anyway who says differently can fight me, ha! speaking of throw blankets, if you want the ULTIMATE throw blanket, you need this one. It is pricey but SO WORTH IT. especially if you or the person you're buying for is all about that cozy life. If the blanket is out of your price range, these socks will also suffice! Also, I'm convince everyone and I MEAN EVERYONE needs a stainless steel wine glass, okaaaaay?!





AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR THE LITTLE GIRLS

while kids can be easy to shop for, because it seems like they want everything, it cans be hard to find and buy gifts for them that they will actually play with for more than 2 seconds. Nick is 15 now and I'm not buying him toys as gifts anymore but I have learned what toys seemed to hold up to time after all these years! Savanna has a few things on her wishlist this year but there are the things she plays with the most at 5 years old! 

Calico Critters- Savanna got these as a gift when she was about 3 and plays with them almost daily! The sets are so cute, detailed and well made! I was nervous about spending the money at first but she really does enjoy playing with them and they definitely inspire imaginative play. Great investment and so cute! 

Cutie Cars- something else that gets played with DAILY here. When Nick was little he was obsessed with cars, and I'm so glad they came out with a little girl version, although Sav still plays with the old ones Nick had, including lightning mcqueen! I ended up buying her a hot wheels track to play with them on, but she totally loves them and they'd make a great gift if you have a little girl to buy for! 

Play Kitchen- we've had this set since Sav was a year old! It has held up SO WELL. I wanted the set from Pottery Barn but at the time she was little and I didn't want to invest yet, however this set has held up so well over the years that I never felt we had to upgrade. It gets played with regularly and is always a hit when other little kids come to play and visit, it's pretty compact also and won't take up a ton of space! ships free with prime!

Dress Up Dresses- sav is obessed with dressing up! she says when she grows up she wants to be a "princess at disney world" and one of her favorite things to do is sign "autographs" for her "fans" ya'll I CAN'T. But this set is super cute and is a great starter set if you have a little in your life who loves to dress up also! 

Vanity- this vanity was the big santa gift last year! she absolutely still loves it! and sits here almost daily to "Get ready" like mommy! It's honestly the sweetest! It's very well made with lots of storage! 



AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR BOYS

it's been awhile since I've shopped for boys, I remember Nick always loved to play with anything related to spiderman, trains and nerf guns! 

NERF GUNS- you can never go wrong with a set of two so they can play with friends!

Walkie Talkies- I remember Nick had a set of these that he would play with for HOURS! it would seriously keep him occupied for hours! So now I get a set for all the boys I have to buy gifts for, who knew it would be the classics that they'd find the most appealing, huh?

Train Set- we had a set super similar to this one and had it for YEARS! Nick was always obsessed with trains, I love how this one comes in an easy clean up bucket so that it's easy
 to store and clean up! 

Tool Bench- another gift that sticks with me after all these years, so many toys came and went, but the tool bench stayed. 

Lego's- even after all these years we still have Nick's legos! They've been passed down to Savanna and she loves them! Can't go wrong with timeless classics!





AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR TEENS

I honestly think this has been my biggest request this year! PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO BUY A TEENAGER! honestly, you can't go wrong with a gift card but sometimes buying gift cards just feels so impersonal. I get it! So I'm going to share a few fun ideas for teens and hope it helps you out a tiny bit;)




AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HOME

doe's anyone else buy their house gifts for Christmas, or just me? I'm like, "this isn't for me, this is for the house" haha Amazon is an awesome place to shop for home stuff! This year I got an instant pot this year and last year I bought an ilife which has honestly been the best thing, EVER! ha! sharing some deals and gift ideas for the home below! 



AMAZON GIFT IDEAS FOR YOU

because duh, you deserve a gift too! Would it even be an amazon post if I didn't share as few of my favorite things from there lately?! The answer is NO. NO it would not.




I sincerely hope ya'll found this post helpful! I know shopping for gifts can be stressful sometimes and I hope some of these guides helped take a little of the pressure off. I've put lots of thought into these guides and it's my goal to bring you the best deals and sales! I'm so thankful that you take time out of your days to come hang out with me! I am just so incredibly thankful! If you haven't already, hope you pop over and check out a few of my other gift guides! 

20+ GIFT IDEAS FOR THE MEN IN YOUR LIFE
30+ STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS FOR MEN
50+ STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS FOR WOMEN
THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE


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30+ STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS FOR MEN & TEENS!

I really love stockings, they're one of my favorite things about Christmas! Last week I shared stocking stuffer ideas for women, today I wanted to share stocking stuffer gift ideas for men and boys at your request! This post has probably been one of the most requested of the sesaon, haha turns out guys are just a pain in the butt to buy for. No worries, I got your back on this one! ;)

So far this season I've really loved shopping at, Target, American Eagle, and Urban Outfitters for stocking stuffers. I've seen lots of unique and fun ideas! 



So let's get started, but first I wanted to drop a disclaimer, all the things relating to drinking in this post are meant for ADULTS ONLY. NO I AM NOT BUYING A SHOT GAME FOR MY 15 YEAR OLD, but I secretly hope he buys one for me. ;)






Let's start with one of my favorite retailers first. AMAZON. Doe's anyone else ever get PRIMENESIA and forget what they bought and random packages just start showing up at your door and you're just like, "OH! WHAT IS THIS!!?" and it's basically like CHRISTMAS, or na? Just me? 



Love Amazon for lots of reasons, I bought lots of my stocking stuffers there this year, including this beer stick chiller, which I have literally never seen before but thought it was a cool idea! Linking all my faves from Amazon above for you to check out! 



Moving on to American Eagle, which has been another one of my go to places to shop this season, they have a seriously awesome stocking stuffer section on their website! I snagged this cute tech kit for Nick Jr. which comes with a bunch of phone accessories and includes the carrying case! 





I also really like Urban Outfitters selection this year! These mini rock 'em', sock 'em robots are so cool! They have lots of cute & unique ideas if you're looking for them! 




Dropping the list of ideas below! I have personally purchased quite a few of these things!  Sometimes you can't go wrong with the little things, like body wash, shaving cream, razors and a new toothbrush. Seems boring, but it's stuff we all need, right?!

30+ Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas-


PORTABLE PHONE CHARGER
teen idea: RUBIX CUBE
PHONE CASE
SHAVING CREAM
RAZORS
BOXERS
SPIN THE SHOT GAME
MINI RC HELICOPTER
TECH KIT
PHONE CHARGER CORD
STAINLESS STEEL BEER CHILLER
BEARD BALM
WORKING HANDS BALM
SNEAKER BALLS
MONEY SOAP
WALLET NINJA
MASSAGE GLOVE
HAND WARMERS
GLOVES
AIR PODS
SLIPPERS
GIFT CARDS TO THEIR FAVORITE FAST FOOD PLACES
NOSE & EAR HAIR TRIMMER
MINI LIQUOR BOTTLES FOR ADULTS
SCRATCH OFF TICKETS FOR ADULTS
BEARD SHAPING KIT
TO BEARD OR NOT TO BEARD, SHAVING CREAM CHUNK
HOT PEPPER MASSAGE STICK

I really hope you guys found something you love in this post! I thought really long about unique stocking stuffer ideas for the men and boys in my life! I love that I'm not alone in struggling to buy things for certain people. However I really do hope you find some ideass on this list that help you create a unique and fun stocking specifically for the men/teens in your life!

I can't thank you guys enough for the love & support always! It means so much to me you took the time to stop by today and I can't wait to hear what you think of this list!




{this post may contain affiliate links which means I may make a snall comission of you purchase something from this page, as always all opinions are my OWN! Thank you so much for the love & support, I couldn't do this without you!}


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