My 5 Favorites: February 2016 Edition
New Monday. New Month. New Post!
I feel like my entire life has been spent trying to find the perfect water bottle (okay, that is a bit dramatic). BUT this Hydracentials version has pretty much everything I love - except for hand washing, but hey, I'll give a little. It's stainless steel, meaning it won't leech BPA and other toxins into your water, holds 25 ounces so it's a substainal amount of liquid, double layer keeps away the condensation, and it keeps your beverage cold for hours! But my favorite part? The spout! I have tried using a Hydroflask and a Healthy Human water bottle before this one and I did like them, but I was constantly spilling on myself because of the wide opening. Girl couldn't handle it...so I'm currently digging the Hydracential <3 Especially with my 21-Day Sugar Detox Hangry Monster sticker featured from one of my instagram posts below! Check out my amazon store to get yours.
In addition to my Desire Map Planner, which I am LOVING (but I sorta posted about it in November, so I am trying to be original with these shares!), I am using this cute notepad which I refer to as my "Girlboss Organizer." I basically end up using one sheet a day to braindump and then transfer the most important items to my planner. I believe I got mine in a cute shop in Sewickley, PA called Rosewood Boutique, but found an online retailer here.
O-M-G. If you have not tried these chips, then you have not lived. I do laugh at having this on my list because my family does seem to have a thing for Lays Potato Chips (which I have not had in years)...but these are ridiculously good and in my mind, they are even better than the "fake kind." Ingredients: organic potatoes, organic coconut oil, sea salt. I love that they are cooked in coconut oil and not the crappy hydrogenated oils that most products are fried in on the market. Why? WELL we answered that on a recent episode of The Ladies Dish Podcast - listen here! I found these at our Whole Foods, but they are available on Amazon - just at a premium, for sure.
I have really been itching to learn more about essential oils and my sister-in-law got me an awesome book with some oils for Christmas - perfect gift, right? I joked on a recent podcast episode that I LOVE scents. When I open my car or front door, I enjoy being smacked in the face with a delicious smell...weird, perhaps? As a result, I ALWAYS had candles burning or the plug-ins, but of course, wanted to move to a more natural approach to this concept. I recently got an oil diffuser and we have been using a lemon/lavender mix (which is strange because I usually do not like lavender but like the "calming" effect). I got this one from Amazon but there are so many out there! You do have to purchase the oils separately.
I know some will giggle reading this because I'm currently living in Orlando, FL but I don't know what I would do without my cabin socks! (It WAS very cold and rainy last week - can't say the same about the 80 degree sunshine today!) I shudder when I think about cold toes, so these help prevent that awful feeling. Since I do stay in the AC majority of the day, these are always keeping my feet (and the rest of me!) warm. Here are some found on Amazon. But I got my pairs as presents and some were available at Dick's Sporting Goods or other sports stores.
Now I'm realizing that I should have just made AMAZON one of my top 5 because I seriously order EVERYTHING from the website!
Well that's it <3 Let me know if you try any of my 5 favorites - I love hearing that too! : )
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