Amazon Prime Day 2017: Take all my money

Amazon Prime Day has arrived! If you know know I love to shop. And if you know know I love, love, love to online shop. There is nothing more exciting than sitting behind my computer buying items that arrive at my door two days later. 

Ok...I can think of a few things more exciting than that, but it truly is the BEST!

I had a plan to grab a few early bird Christmas items this go 'round, but let's be real...I can't keep it a secret. Kindle Fire's for everyone!

Find a few of my favorite deals below. I may or may not have grabbed one (or three) of each. I'll never tell! 

KitchenAid Cold Brew Coffee Maker - I'm a cold brew junkie! A cold brew maker with a spout for convenience?! SOLD!

Echo Dot - I didn't actually buy an Echo because the concept of it legitimately freaks me out, but if you are the type that enjoys computers named Alexa (WHO IS ALEXA?!) talking to you in the middle of the do you! 

HP 14-inch Laptop - For when your Great Dane steps on your Chrome Book. 

Kindle Fire 8 - Amazon rolled out a 3 pack deal that I couldn't pass up! And may have grabbed a fourth because I love giving gifts! #staytuned

Fire Tablet Case - Duh!

iRobot Roomba - I still haven't bit the bullet on one of these but I'm inching closer and closer every time I see a sale. Don't tempt me!

Clarisonic Mia 2 - Ladies...treat yo self! 

Double Hammock with stand - Grab an ice cold glass of water and relax the night away. 

Dash Go Rapid Egg Cooker - Y'all! This is a game changer for me! Poached eggs give me life!

Instant Pot 7 in 1 - True story...I've had one of these for 2 years. True's still in the box. True story...I hear they are life changing. So if you've heard the same and feel that you would actually use it and not keep it in the box for two years, get you one!

Seagate 8TB External Hard Drive - Saving photographers sanity since 1995. (Or whenever Seagate became a thing)

Hershel Supply Co. Backpack - School starts in a month! OMG! 

So there you have it friends. My bank account is crying...I'm is the same as it was yesterday. Until tomorrow...when all of my goodies arrive! 

What deals did you grab today?! 



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2016 Pre-tween Boy Gift Guide

Christmas is a little over two weeks away and I would be lying if I said that I was even close to finished shopping. NOT EVEN CLOSE. Like...I have two gifts purchased. Yikes! Every year I tell myself that I will start early and every year I fail. Thank goodness for Amazon Prime y'all! 

This year, ironically enough, my hardest gift receiver is Konner. Partly because he has so much already, but also because he isn't asking for a lot. He has a couple of things on his list that I will be sure to snag, but I've had to dig around a bit to find entertaining, but not wasteful gifts for him. If you are in the same boat and have a child around his age (I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE HE WILL BE NINE!) I've got you covered! I'm a huge fan of educational and enrichment toys and gifts, I believe in playing outside versus being stuck behind a screen, and I'm allll about being bold in your Faith. If you feel me...keep scrolling. 

From left to right, top to bottom:

1. Buglet essential oil diffusing bracelet - Do I have any 80's babies following me? Remember slap bracelets? remember! They were all the rage back in the days of bright colors and spandex. Well...Buglet is taking slap bracelets to a whole new level with their essential oil diffusing bracelets. Dab a drop or your favorite Young Living essential oil right onto the pumice stone and you are good to go! I MIGHT have ordered an extra for myself. 

2. Curious Chef Kitchen Basics Kit - Kids love to cook! Curious Chef items are some of my favorite. They are real, working pieces that are safe for children. So your little one can lend a hand and you don't have to worry about missing fingers. 

3. Razor Heel Wheels - Remember Heelys? Those shoes that were really skates but were really shoes. I was too old to own a pair but I vividly remember strolling the aisles of Target with kids whizzing by me imagining the humor that would come from my sticking my foot out just enough to trip them. (Too much Big Daddy...Sorry!) Well...these are apparently the newest fad. And Konner wants them. #LordJesus

4. Razor DeltaWing Scooter - Konner LOVES to play outside and I LOVE that he loves to play outside. Kids need exercise. Not only for our sanity, but for their overall wellness. I did a little digging and came across this Razor scooter and I think it will be perfect a little outdoor fun! 

5. Kid's Prayer Journal - Valerie, owner and designer at Val Marie Paper, is local to me and creates the most amazing prayer journals. I've given both the women's and kids journals as gifts in the past and they are always well received. I LOVE the kids prayer journal for it's ease of use, but the most amazing part is that it guides children to a strong and solid relationship with Him. 

6. Tinker Crate - Last year for Christmas I purchased a Tinker Crate subscription for Konner. Tinker Crate is a monthly subscription that includes a project, instructions, additional activities, and online videos. It's interactive and can be enjoyable for the entire family. The bonus to this is that you can get one month or continue it throughout the year. We continued it for a few months and he loved getting a surprise activity to build. Also check out the other boxes created for younger kiddos. 

7. Claymation Kit - Uncommon Goods is one of my favorite sites to browse. It's packed full of unique gifts and activities for both children and adults. Kids can explore the amazing art of DIY animation with this creative claymation kit. Let those little imaginations soar! 

8. UNICEF Kid Power Band - Unless you are living under a rock, you know that fitness bands are a MUST HAVE right now. Konner begged for a Fit Bit for his birthday earlier this year but I just couldn't justify the price for something that could get lost or broken. Even the kids ones were very pricey! So I did a little digging and hit the jackpot at Target! (Surprised?) I came across this UNICEF Power Band and knew it would be perfect. Not only is it priced right, but the mission behind it is incredible. "The UNICEF Kid Power band empowers kids to get active, go on fun missions with famous champions and send lifesaving therapeutic food packets to kids in need." It counts steps, tells time, and earns rewards. It connects to an app so the kids can track their rewards and see their action helping others in need. Read more about it here:

9. YL KidScents Oils mini set - We LOVE Young Living oils in our house. It's no secret. And I LOVE that YL has created a line specifically for kids. Each oil in the KidScents line is safe, gentle, and created just for little ones. They are grab and go which is not only convenient for us busy parents, but it teaches the littles how to take control of their own wellness. 

There you have it! Just a few of my favorite gifts for active and imaginative boys. Have a favorite gift to add to the list? Feel free to link me in the comments! Everyone loves a little online shopping.