I’m the kind of person who is always readily available to tell someone where and when I bought something, and how much it costs. Like, if you told me I was wearing a cute dress, I can guarantee my automatic response would be: Thanks! Target, last month, $24.99!
Which is why I love the idea of this kind of post, especially when I’m not a person with unlimited resources who enjoys buying shit products. So let’s get started.
Hit: Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid Backpack, $20.00
I’m a big fan of Skip Hop products, but when my diaper bag started to feel like overkill, I scaled down and got Jack his very own bag. Let’s be honest, he rarely wears it on his back, but it’s so much easier to throw in the car or leave with Grammy and Pop for an overnight visit. Now that he doesn’t need spit up cloths and chew toys and a backup outfit every time we leave the house, this has been the perfect substitute. Any, Mommy got her Michael Kors bag back. Winning?
Hit: LipSense Lipstick and Gloss, $25/$20
Okay, this LipSense lipstick stuff is awesome. It lasts all.day.long. Seriously, I’ve taken a shower and it stays put. Admittedly, until recently, I wasn’t someone who wore much lipstick. I was a Carmex-only kinda girl, but I didn’t realize how much lip COLOR matters. I don’t do my makeup most days (it’s a fancy day if I put on mascara) but I’ve been wearing my LipSense almost every day for almost a month and I feel wildly put together when I’m wearing lipstick. Is that weird? It’s kind of pricy, but I was told that one tube of color is equal to 4 tubes of regular lipstick. So, if you find a color you like, it’s totally worth it. Buy it here.
Miss: Playtex BPA Free Lil Gripper Straw Cup, $8.99
No matter what I do, these Playtex cups leak like a sonofabitch. The liquid comes up and drips out of the straw, which is so weird, and it makes such a mess. I was trying to be a Good Mom and was hooked by the BPA free tag, but these things are going in the trash.
Hit: JORD Wood Watch, $139
I was sent this watch at the most perfect time. Cory and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary at the beginning of the month, and the traditional gift for year 5 is wood. Cory is a self-taught woodworker, so I knew I couldn’t just buy him a 6-pack of Woodchuck and call it day. I worked with JORD to pick out a watch that I felt Cory would love, and I hate to pat myself on the back, but I succeeded. He loves it, and now I want one for myself.
(GREAT NEWS: If you enter the JORD giveaway contest you have a chance to win a $75 e-voucher. GOOD NEWS: Everyone who enters automatically receives a $20.00 e-gift card that can be applied to any watch.)
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Okay, let me know: are there any products that you’ve bought recently that have been a total hit or miss?!