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5 Gadgets I Can’t Live Without

yellow glasses blue light headphones charger aromatherapy I’ve got gadgets and gizmos aplenty…

I’m basically fucking Ariel from The Little Mermaid with how many gadgets I’ve tried. Like I’m sitting here brushing my hair with a fork.

We’ll get right to it because these are 5 things I know you guys will be obsessed with.

Like I said, I’ve tried so many different things & my husband is a FREAK when it comes to testing things out. He’s tested everything under the sun. Our Amazon deliveries are out of control because of his obsession with human optimization.

Here are 5 gadgets you will all want to order, love, use, but most importantly, they won’t collect dust somewhere. You’ll actually find them incredibly useful for your own life.

White Noise Machine

I recently became even more obsessed with this white noise machine because my friend Gillian just had a baby ( hi Coco – don’t mean to brag but she’s my goddaughter ) & she has these in Coco’s room & bathroom.

There’s something so soothing about a white noise machine. I can’t explain it, but even the dogs know when I turn it on, it’s time to rest & relax. We turn this on every night at 9:30, even while we’re watching TV & it just totally relaxes us & drifts us off to bed. I’ll usually turn it off at 8am after my morning routine. I like this one because it’s white- I don’t like a big black gadget in the middle of the room. This one is chic & calming and doesn’t raise my cortisol. LOL.

The machine has 6 high-quality natural sounds: rain, brook, ocean, thunder, white noise, & summer night. The thing is that natural sounds mask background noises so you sleep better. Fall asleep easier, sleep better, wake up refreshed. You get it.

Portable Charger

There’s nothing worse than when your phone is on 2% & your only option is to call your Uber or give it to a hostess at a random restaurant to plug-in at the front.

This charger pack is IT. It is IT for me- I bought 3. They’re charged fully at all times. Here’s the best part: I swear to God they charge faster than a regular charger. Which is weird but not a lie. I have tested this theory on multiple people & they agree entirely.

WHY I LIKE THIS CHARGING PACK: it’s small & tiny. VERY EFFICIENT. Perfect & I mean PERFECT for travel. It’s very blogger-friendly, if you know what I mean. Ideal for Instagrams. It’s chic & plain so you can decorate it with stickers if you want. Warning: you will never go back to calling an Uber on 2% after this, so sorry in advance. This will be attached to your hip like your phone. Like can’t breath without it, ya know?

Blue Light Glasses

These glasses are everything. Don’t make fun of them. Be Well By Kelly recommended them to me & they’re life-changing. She asked me “what is in your life that is stressing you out?” For me, it was that I’m constantly on electronics. Like always…even in bed ( but I’m getting waaaaay better ). Anyway, what they do is block out all the blue light from computer screens, phone screens, or any screen.

If you’re a blogger or on your computer at night a lot, these are perfect for you. Blocking out the blue light kind of tells your eyes & brain that it’s time to shut down for the night.

Noise Cancelling Headphones

Michael & I always talk about these. They are the best. They seriously drown out all the background noise so he can go to sleep while I work in bed ( work in progress over here ), or watch Real Housewives. Why these are amazing….

♡ Three levels of world-class noise cancellation for better listening experience in any environment.

♡ Alexa-enabled for voice access to music, information, and more.

♡ Noise-rejecting dual-microphone system for clear sound and voice pick-up.

♡ Balanced audio performance at any volume.

♡ Hassle-free Bluetooth pairing, personalized settings, access to future updates, and more through the Bose Connect app.

Essential Oils Diffuser

Every morning I use a diffuser to set the mood. Ambiance is key. My all time favorite is tangerine. It really stimulates my senses & wakes me up. At night I love pairing lavender with lemongrass to help wind down. The options here are really endless.

You immediately notice a difference in your mood depending on what oils you use.  One of my other favorite combos is grapefruit and lemon. ( My friend Erica also gave me this cute car diffuser a while ago so it’s really great to help deal with road rage. LOL. )

Essential oils are so amazing for brain fog & really just create a calming, serene environment where I can get all my shit done. More on essential oils here & here.

Again, I like this one because it’s white & sleek & fits seamlessly into my home. It mists for 7-10 hours, has an automatic shutoff button & there’s a lighting option too. We love options.

Would love to hear if you guys find any of these gadgets useful. Please let me know if there’s anything you find that I should add to this list. I always like to out-do Michael, so if there’s anything I can order that you think will shock him, I’m all about it. The weirder the better.

It’s time for me to switch on my lavender oils, put on white nose machine, throw on my blue light glasses, plug my phone in, & put Michael’s noise cancelling headphones on him so I can watch Real Housewives.

Hope you’re all having an amazing week!

x, lauryn

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  1. I love all these gadget recommendations and I’m down for anything that helps reduce my road rage! Definitely considering getting an oil diffuser for both car and home now.

    Angela at Blush & Pearls

  2. We use those white noise machines at work and they are GODSENDS. But I am SO excited about that portable charger! My phone almost dying is probably the number one thing I complain about.

    XO, Chenoa |

  3. Noise cancelling headphones are the best, especially while you’re trying to sleep on a flight in a plane haha 🙂

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