My Favorite Purchases of 2015 (great gift ideas)

Monday, December 14, 2015

Quilted Barbour Jacket // Nikon DSLR Camera (what I take all my photos for the blog on!)

Happy Monday everyone! Can you believe its only 10 days until Christmas Eve? Like...what? I'm not ready, I'll admit it. I feel like the holidays are about to be over before they even started. This weekend was so fun because my friend Alex from DC came to visit and we went on the annual Mad Elf Stumbler pub crawl with my boyfriend Alex and his friends, and my friend Amy joined as well! Sunday we got brunch with our friend Brynn and her boyfriend at a place I haven't tried before, Bud and Marilyn's. Last night Alex and I indulged in watching trashy TV (and Quantico, our new fave) and relaxed. It was a pretty great weekend! I'm looking forward to next weekend already because my friend Jackie is having an Ugly Sweater Party with all my friends from my home town and then my family is having our annual White Elephant and Pasta Christmas party at my aunt's house! I just love all the fun social engagements which happen this time of year! 

Anyways, as I am still not done my Christmas shopping (and two packages of things I ordered online are missing...that's something I'm working on figuring out today) I thought other people might also be slackers and need to finish their shopping as well. I thought it would be fun to share my favorite items I either bought or received as presents in 2015. All of these items have gotten a LOT of use from me over the year and I think they would make anyone on your gift list happy!

The cutest (monogrammable!) laptop case, my favorite bikini that I wore on my vacations this past summer, my favorite splurge mascara, the best lightweight coat, an easy-to-learn DSLR camera which will up your photograph game, every blogger's favorite clutch, a page turning thriller novel, the BEST leggings, a heated blanket for chilly nights, my favorite face wash, my new foundation secret, my favorite hip-hop album of the year, and the best inexpensive sparkling rose. These are at a range of price points and there's something on this list to satisfy almost anyone on your Christmas list! 

What're your favorite purchases  of 2015? Are you done your holiday shopping yet? I hope you have a fabulous Monday!
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  1. You have made some AMAZING purchases this year! I really wouldn't mind a heated blanket!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. Love the bikini looks super cute and comfortable!

  3. The laptop case is so cute!

  4. Love all of these. And brunch was yum! Glad I got to see you!

  5. that bikini is indeed such a fab idea. guess every girl loves it

  6. I am in need of a latop case and that plaid one is perfect! Great picks!

  7. I loved the Girl on the Train!


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