My Forever Favorite Things (as a Simple Spender)

I wanted to share some of my forever favorite things. What I mean by that is that these are things I use pretty much every week/day and continue to use and replace!

Some of these have been generous gifts, others are purchases of my own.

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Converse Slip On Sneakers

Easiest classic sneaker. Not much more to say here.

L.L. Bean Tote

My parents have a million of these bags so I guess it’s in my blood to love them. We have a few and they’re just so easy and durable.

Kate Spade Mr. & Mrs. Picture Frame

I wanted to add this to the list because it sits in my kitchen and I get to look at it every morning! I put a classy black and white photo from my wedding in it and I think it’s so classic and stylish.

Yeti Tumbler (in pink, of course)

My sister gave me one of these for Christmas after I had my baby and it was a game changer. It keeps my coffee hot for hours and is just the right size. There’s a reason Yeti is so popular!

H&M Ribbed Black Bike Shorts

Bike shorts are so easy! They’re just cutoff leggings, right? I’m all about feeling comfortable. These are soft and go with everything. I also love Old Navy’s bik shorts.

Burt’s Bees Oil Cleanser

Is oil cleansing still a thing? Either way, I love it. I don’t like harsh products that leaving my skin feeling dry. Burt’s Bees oil cleanser is gentle and leaves my skin clear.

Keys Soulcare Dry Brush

Dry brushing is a way of exfoliating the skin. Here are some of the benefits according to Healthline:

“Dry brushing is a type of Ayurvedic medicine that has been around for centuries. It’s believed to have many health benefits. Some of the benefits may include:

  • stimulating the lymphatic system
  • exfoliating the skin
  • helping the body rid itself of toxins
  • increasing circulation and energy
  • exfoliation
  • helping to break down cellulite”

All I know is it makes my skin softer and wakes me up.

JBL Flip Bluetooth Speaker

My family loves this speaker. We bring it outside because we can hook it up to our phones. It gets pretty loud and doesn’t need to be charged very often!

RayBan Black Aviator Erika Sunglasses

I own a lot of sunglasses, but these are the ones I put back in the case (IYKYK). They’re dark enough for my blue eyes and light enough where they they don’t smudge the makeup on my nose.

Normal People by Sally Rooney

I love this book. I read it in two days (which is fast if you have a lot on your plate, like me). It moved me for days after. Believe the hype, it’s worth the read!

Bodum Milk Frother

I use this with my coffee every morning. I love frothing some milk or creamer (or even heavy cream if I’m feeling indulgent) quickly with this handheld device.

Little Unicorn Picnic Blanket

This was a gift for my daughter, but the whole family is loving it. It’s big enough for me, my toddler, my husband, and our Vizsla to fit on it with plenty of room. It rinses off and folds up when were done. I love the quality and the print!

Levi’s Jean Jacket

In my opinion, a jean jacket goes with everything. I just got a new one of these and I love it! My other one was too small, but I’ve been wearing this same Levi’s jean jacket since high school.

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What items do you love and use over and over?

Do you have anything on this list?

Let me know below!


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