Wednesday, July 20, 2022

This is not much of a post – I will warn you.

So, for the Nordstrom Sale, I did look through the preview on the website and the only thing I thought I might like were the Wit and Wisdom Itty Bitty bootcut jeans, but I would have needed those in a petite length. When, I could finally shop (since I am not a card holder), they were out of stock.

For the Amazon Prime Days, I looked a bit more to see the deals. I ended up getting one thing I “needed” and two things that had been on my wish list.

I can’t stand a metal straw – I’m sorry. I think it reminds me of being at the dentist. My Kroger used to stock a smoothie straw, but no more, so I found and love these.

I have bought this headband for two people for gifts and I really like wearing a headband on my second day hair. If I wash my hair every other night, then I like this method when my hair is flatter and not as squeaky clean. So, I decided I needed this headband, too!

And, I have really been wanting to try this pillow spray. I have had a lavender pillow spray for a few years and it is almost gone. It’s really funny when I spray it on my pillow and Tom yells, “Ow, my eye!” This has not arrived yet, but between this and my Ashwagandha gummies – look out, Dreamland!

And, this was technically after Prime Days, but I needed more cushy athletic socks for my new Hokas. I’m impressed with the quality!

So, I did pretty well, no? I have placed an Old Navy order for this athletic dress – the thicker straps appealed to me, but I don’t know if I can pull it off. Shelly looked so cute! I also placed a J.Crew Factory order for another pair of bike shorts because I wear mine from Amazon so much and the price was great – they were recommended by Kristin. Finally, I placed a Target sale order for another pair of my favorite summer sandals in a smaller size, a knit dress, and a smaller size of my favorite cut offs. I will tell you how I fared when those arrive! As always, if something isn’t perfect, it will be returned.

So, did you buy from the NSale? Prime Days?

Amy

18 thoughts on “How I did with the NSale and Prime Days!

  1. I’ve been eyeing up the athletic dresses…also don’t know if I could pull it off just for practical reasons of wrangling small children lol.
    I agree that I could not say no to $10 bike shorts!

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    1. I tried on the skinny strap one from Old Navy at the beginning of the summer and I just needed more support. I didn’t realize they had this option, so we will see. I am super impressed with the quality of my one Old Navy dress from this season, but I’m really not an Old Navy shopper anymore. I am excited to get the biker shorts. My Amazon ones are fine but they droop a bit when I put my phone in the pocket and they look more athletic than casual wear everyday.

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  2. I am with you on the straws! I prefer the plastic smoothie straw as well. Those Wit and Wisdom jeans are my favorite and I bought the same pair in petite during last year’s sale. Amazon sells a version of it in the Democracy brand if you can find that in petite. Have a good day!

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    1. I try to do my part for the planet in other ways! I swear! I rarely use any other paper products like plates and napkins. Does that help?
      I will gladly pay full price for the jeans, but I may want to wait and see what size I will need once school starts back and I get back to eating better. OHHH – good tip on the Democracy brand. I have heard great things about that brand.

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  3. That headband is super cute! But I have never found one that I can wear. I think it’s because my head is too large. They all feel tight and kind of pop right off my head.

    And I am 100% with you on metal straws.

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    1. Oh shoot! I tried searching headbands for larger heads but didn’t have much luck. That would be horribly uncomfortable if they were too tight. I don’t need my brain to be smushed.
      Yes, uh – they make me shiver! I would rather go straw-less!

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  4. I love that headband and will order soon. I’ve been wanting one but could never find the style I like. Travis asked if bought anything on prime day and couldn’t believe when I said no. 😂 I bought the Birk sandals on Nordstrom but they were on sale 😂

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    1. You need this headband for your second day hair! Or third, etc.! Ha! I have some older version of that Birkenstock from a consignment store, but they have small buckles and I think the big buckles are what make those! I love them!

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    1. Thank you! That’s not too bad. What would we do without Amazon, though? I am actually using my Amazon app right now to shop Whole Foods! I have never tried it before.

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  5. I will definitely buy plastic straws when I come to the New World next summer! But really; the metal ones are great! They are cold when your beverage is cold! But I heard a horror story of someone walking and falling on their face with a metal straw in the mouth… (in the brain… ?)

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  6. I too loved that dress that shelly wore but it is a one piece so you have to take that whole dress off to use the bathroom. Let me know what you think! I ordered my bras, that donna Karan deodorant, a white tank, and a barefoot dreams cardigan. The cardigan sold out before I got mine, so I will keep checking back. It might not be meant to be. Oh well. No prime deals. Headed to the beach tomorrow. One happy Wife!

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    1. Yes, that is true. It probably won’t work for me because two piece things work better with my body type. But, we will see. I can easily do an ON return in person. You did well on just ordering staples. Enjoy the beach!

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