5 Awesome Amazon Finds for Summer
Thewhat I bought in a post yesterday is in FULL swing, and yes, I have already spent way more then I should have. What can I say? I was very excited to what I bought in a post yesterday and splurging on the Barefoot Dreams Cardigan was one of the best choices I’ve ever made. No, I won’t blow up the blog or Instagram TOO much with #nsale picks, but I shared what I bought in a post yesterday that you can check out here, and I’ll be doing a try-on post once all my orders come in for those who are interested in shopping it. If you want to keep the tabs on that, make sure you check in on my Nordstrom Sale page, where I’ll be updating everything during the sale!
BUT! That’s not the only exciting sale that’s happening this month – and no, I’m not talking about the 4th of July sales that have been extended way past the 4th. I’m talking about PRIME DAY The strange but awesome sale that Amazon throws for Prime members once a year.
I say strange because for the last two years I’ve shopped Prime Day, I’ve always been a little perplexed by some of the things that go on sale. I mean, did it ever cross my mind that I’d need a toaster made specifically for hot dogs and hot dog buns in my life? Nope. Never. But I think it’s really cool that something like that exists and that Prime Day made it possible for me to realize that yes, I actually MIGHT need something like that in my life. No, I didn’t order it, but I did seriously consider it for five minutes. If you want to see a whole slew of strange and curious products that were on sale during last year’s Prime Day, check out this article, which rounds up the strangest Amazon Prime Day deals of 2017.
Anyway, while there are definitely a strange slew of products available on Prime Day, there are also a lot of great regular products for sale, too. While I’m not sure what will be actually one sale until the day of, I wanted to round up my recent Amazon purchases that I’ve made in the last couple months, specifically for summertime, in case any of them go on sale! These are all products that I’ve bought with my own moola and can honestly recommend whole-heartedly.
5 Awesome Amazon Finds for Summer:
Beast 30 Oz Tumbler with Lid and Straw – I really wanted to get a big fat yeti cup, but those are EXPENSIVE! The ones on Amazon run between 30 and 60 dollars and that’s without a lid or straw! I decided to give the Beast a try because it was $35.00 and it came with a lid, two stainless steel straws, and a straw BRUSH for cleaning! (Yeah, how cool is that?!) So far, I’ve been pleasantly impressed with it. Dustin has a smaller Yeti tumbler and while the ice lasts a tiny bit longer in his compared to mine, I still can go 24-36 hours with ice in my cup and even longer with the water staying nice and cold. I think this is a better bang for your buck compared to the Yeti ones because you get the same sized tumbler, the lid and straws and straw cleaner and the same results!
Wide Brim Wool Fedora Hat – I really wanted to get a wide-brim hat to wear with some of my summer outfits that would keep the sun off my face and not be so floppy. (For some reason, I feel like floppy wool hats are better for fall?) Anyway, my friends Karli and Keara both got this hat off Amazon, so I ordered one for myself and I love it! It’s the perfect accessory for those summer outfits that seem to be missing something and because it’s wool, it’s not too hot for the summer!
Bow Turban Headbands – Okay, it’s no secret that I’m a huge fangirl of headbands/bows this summer. I think they are SO cute and I love how girly and feminine they are. Not only do they make every outfit a little sweeter, they also are great for summer because they keep your hair up and out of your face and off your neck (especially when you wear one in combination with a messy bun or braid.) This pack comes with one headband in EVERY COLOR so you will have one to match every outfit. I always get compliments when I wear one of these headbands and cannot recommend them enough.
Tassel Lightening Charging Keychain – I have quite a few trips planned this summer (I’m actually heading out to Philly TOMORROW NIGHT to go spend a long weekend with some of my bestest girlfriends!) On top of Philly, Dustbust and I will be going back to Boston in August for beach week and we’re trying to make an Oregon coast trip happen in September, along with some weekend trips to Moab in the rig. I decided I needed to be way more prepared for my traveling then I usually am, which means having a charging cord for my phone with me at ALL TIMES! This keychain is super duper cute, but it also has a lightening cord hidden inside of the tassels, which means that as long as I have my keys, I’ll have a cord to charge up with. 10/10 would recommend for anyone who tends to kill their phone while traveling (AKA, me!)
Patio Umbrella Light – Now that we have our Pergola built with twinkle lights hung, we don’t use our umbrella anymore, BUT this is still such a good product for those of you who do have a patio umbrella. We got this last year when we found ourselves playing card games outside in the summer evening but not having enough light to actually see the cards!! This little gadget attaches around the pole of your umbrella and gives a ton of light so that you can see what’s on your patio table after the sun has set. Definitely a must-have gadget for those summer evenings.
Are you shopping Prime Day? Do you want to see more Amazon Purchase Posts from me? Let me know in the comments below!
P.S. I’ll be hopping on Instagram stories to show some of my favorite ways to wear my bow headbands later today, so make sure you come check it out! I’ll save it to my highlights so if you discover this post after today, you’ll still be able to watch!