Prime Purchases– January 2021

It’s time again to join in with Tanya and several other bloggers to share what we’ve been Priming. With this being the month that included a lot of Christmas shopping, my list is pretty long!

This month’s purchases include many things that were Christmas and birthday gifts (we have several bithdays around the holidays, too), because y’all know how much I love online shopping, even during a normal year. During pandemic Christmas, it was a literal lifesaver for the holidays. I did every single bit of my shopping online.

White Table Runner, 72″x15″ Fluffy Fur

I am in love with this white furry table runner. We bought it to use underneath our little Christmas village houses, but I think I will use it as an actual table runner, too!

We have several houses that were mine, given to me by my mom years ago, and several that my husband’s mom gave him, too. We combined them this year into a cute little village scene that stretches across the top of our lower level fireplace. I didn’t like those packages of fake, fluffy snow that you typically see under Christmas villages, so I bought this instead. It’s much more tidy, and works perfectly to showcase the village! Plus, it can do double-duty as a winter table runner, too!

Garmin fenix 6X Pro, Premium Multisport GPS Watch

This was my husband’s Christmas gift from me. He got me an Apple watch for my birthday a couple of years ago, be he’s not an “Apple Guy”, and wanted this Garmin watch instead. He uses it for biking, and working out. He’s only had it a short while, but really likes it already.

Handmade Wooden Bamboo Bathtub Caddy 

This was a birthday gift (along with the Dr. Teal’s below) for my son’s hardworking girlfriend. She had this on her Amazon Wish List and I knew right away I was buying it for her. I have a similar one (in white) and I think it’s the perfect way to relax and unwind.

Dr. Teal’s Foaming Bath with Epsom Salt

Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (2-Pack) – Luxury Plush Gel Pillow 

This was a gift for my son. He said his other pillows were “flat as hell”. 😂 After he’d had a chance to sleep on these the first night, he said he had the best night of sleep he could remember!

Vintage Christmas Collection Apron

There was a lot of cooking and baking happening at my house during the holidays. A lot. I have another really cute pink apron that I love to wear, but decided I needed an apron just for the holidays. Isn’t this one adorable? It got a workout last month. It’s probably as tired as I am. 😂

Set of 4 Stainless Steel Cannoli Forms

Homemade cannoli is on my list of things to try making in the near future. I haven’t had a good cannoli in years, and no place that we’ve tried buying them from have been any good. So what’s a girl to do? Make them herself. Stay tuned.

I love that my “kids” had so much cooking gear on their Wish Lists this year. 💕 They are all turning into such great chefs. I wasn’t half as good as they are when I was their age. So proud of them all. All of the kitchen items below were requests from the kids that mama was happy to fulfill.

Porcelain Covered Butter Container with Wooden Lid

OXO Steel Muddler

OXO Steel Pie Server

OXO Good Grips Medium Cookie Scoop

Gorilla Grip Original Durable Natural Rubber Door Mat, 29×17 Heavy Duty Pet and Dog Doormat

My son and his girlfriend have two sweet little cats. This door mat was from their list.

Flippity Fish Cat Toy 

I couldn’t resist adding a little gift for the cats to my shopping list. The videos of them playing with it were so cute. 🤪

My Little Golden Book About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I have a vintage book collection started for my someday grandkids. When this book was published, I couldn’t resist. It will be vintage someday, right?

Roastmaster Reserve Holiday Blend Dark Roast Coffee–Limited Edition

And finally, coffee. There was a lot of coffee consumed at The House on Silverado this past month. More than you can even imagine. Amazon is my go-to for k-cups, and they did not disappoint with the holiday blends this year. I ordered enough of this one to drink well past the holidays, because it’s that good.

What have you been Priming lately? I’d love for you to share some of your great finds in the comments!

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6 thoughts on “Prime Purchases– January 2021

  1. We have lots of family birthdays around Christmas too and it’s always a challenge to come up with 2 ideas at once.

  2. Happy New Year! Lots of great things here. I’ve always wanted a Garmin watch so you’ll have to do a review on that! Lol We also consumed a ton of coffee over here. It makes everything feel better and normal. I do have to admit it wasn’t so bad because now I have new favorite brands and flavors! I hope your week is going well so far and happy Tuesday!

    Maureen |

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