What I’m Shopping for on Black Friday

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I’ve been holding out purchasing a few things lately in hopes that I’ll be able to score some savings this coming weekend with all of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! I’ve been keeping a list on my phone as things have come to mind over the last few weeks, so I know exactly what I’m shopping for and don’t get overwhelmed with all of the promos.

Here’s what I’ll be shopping for…

Buying my first pair of Golden Goose sneakers! I’ve wanted these shoes forever and think about them multiple times a week… It’s happening. Honestly, buying them even if they don’t go on sale. Fingers crossed, though! 🤞🏼

Ordering a new pair of my favorite sheets! I seriously wish I liked any sheets half as much as I love these because they’re so expensive, but honestly, they last forever* and get better with every wash. (*You know, when you don’t spill wine in your bed, start your period over night, etc. 🙄)

Guys, I’m finally going to get Airpods. (About freaking time, I know!) I’ve been trying to hold out, but I lose my mind a little bit every time I have to choose between charging my phone and listening to music/podcasts when I’m traveling, and every time I have to untangle my damn cords. But question for those of you that have them… Are the new ones that much better?!ย Total newb, so would appreciate your input.

I’m not sure where I’ll be able to find it on sale this weekend, but I desperately need a new jar of La Mer. If I can’t find it anywhere offering a promo, I’ll definitely be taking advantage of the 20% off at BlueMercury stores in December.

I need a few new pairs of workout leggings, so hoping Lululemon is doing something! Also, if I can find another pair of Adidas UltraBoosts on sale, I’m going to scoop them up. Mine are filthy and the tread is wearing veryyyy low.

And last, but certainly not least as it’s the most expensive thing on this list, I think I’m finally going to buy this mirror. Do I need it? Probably not, but I have the perfect spot for it in my apartment and I’ve been lusting over it for years. I’m sort of nervous that I might not be able to fit it in my next apartment since I’ll be moving again in a few months, but I don’t know?! I feel like I should get it for the interim.

Oh, and I’m SUPER INTRIGUED by the new DryBar Double Shot Blow-Dryer Brush. I saw it on Instagram and it launches this weekend… Looks amazing.

What’s on your shopping list this weekend?!

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  1. 11.26.19
    deb said:

    Get the Airpod Pro – they are amazing and have noise canceling! Super comfortable and you can use the “find my” feature on your phone if you happen have misplaced one ๐Ÿ™‚

    • 11.26.19
      Jessica said:

      Thank you, Deb! So helpful! xx

  2. 11.26.19
    Elizabeth said:

    I’ve heard the Airpod Pros are so much better! I have the original Gen 1 pair and finally ordered a Pro pair off of Costco. They have it for $235 ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • 11.26.19
      Jessica said:

      Awesome, can’t wait to hear what you think of the Pros!

  3. 11.26.19
    lisa said:

    Alo has 30% off of everything on the website if you want to check out their leggings. The plum color is beautiful!

    • 11.26.19
      Jessica said:

      I do like Alo leggings, but Lulu leggings are my faves if I’m spending that much. Also really love Calia leggings on the more inexpensive side!

  4. 11.26.19
    Sara said:

    Just an FYI – there is a dongle that lets you charge your phone and listen to your headphone at the same time! Itโ€™s like $10 on Amazon or a $30 bell in one. Not bashing the AirPods at all (definitely want a pair too!) but just sharing the knowledge with a fellow I canโ€™t stand having to make a choice between charging and listening.

    • 11.26.19
      Jessica said:

      Thank you for letting me know! I already have a dongle with my headphones and I think a double dongle situation would be a littttttle too much for me to handle. Plus, the cords. I just CANNOT with the cords.

  5. 11.27.19
    Amy said:

    Oh my, that mirror is GORGEOUS! Definitely splurge on that. I have the Hot Tools brand of brush dryer and love it, so if the DryBar is anything like it it should be great! Merry Christmas!