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    21 Little Things To Get Yourself Before You Start Buying Gifts For Everyone Else

    Small things to get *yourself* before the holiday chaos commences.

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    1. A Golden Girls mug so everyone knows what to expect from you — and I can't exactly tell you why you need it, I just know you do.

    A coffee mug that says Dorothy in the streets, Blanche in the sheets
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    Get it from TNDCanada on Etsy for $18+ (available in three colours and two sizes).

    2. A pretty rose quartz roller and gua sha set so you can skip the expensive spa trip and give yourself the ultimate facial at home.

    A rose quartz face roller and gua sha
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95.

    3. Legendary Ladies — an empowering book filled with GORGEOUS illustrations of 50 legendary goddesses and a brief description of why they are so extraordinary.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.95 (also available for Kindle).

    4. A set of silky-soft satin pillowcases designed to help keep your hair from frizzing, your skin from breaking out, and your dreams sweet.

    two rich aqua coloured satin pillowcases styled on a bed
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    Get the set of two from Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in standard, queen, and king sizes and in 24 colours).

    5. Crew-style knit socks that'll make you want to IMMEDIATELY curl up with a cup of cocoa and a good book.

    A model wearing different pair of the knit socks
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    Get a five-pack from Amazon Canada for $13.90 for five pairs (available in one size that fits sizes 5-10, and seven prints/colous)

    6. A tin of festive tea, because you're all about cinnamon and spice and everything nice.

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    Get a tin with 30 sachets from Amazon Canada for $25.

    7. An undated planner that'll let you write down important reminders as you go, so if you end up forgetting you have a planner for months on end (guilty as charged), there's no wasted pages.

    FRANK Stationary / Etsy

    Be sure to check out the shop's home page to see all of their other cute journals/planners.

    Get it from FRANK Stationary on Etsy for $27.76.

    8. A skeleton ice cube mold tray to celebrate being juuuuust a little bit (okay, a lot) dead on the inside.

    a skull-shaped ice cube made from the mold resting inside a glass
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    9. A cushy bath pillow that'll make your baths even *more* relaxing, and you DESERVE that! 👏

    Amazon / Via

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.99.

    10. A hand lettering 101 book featuring detailed instructions for nine lettering styles that'll teach you all the basics you need for some flawless penmanship. *Slowly chants*, bring back snail mail.

    A book titled Hand Lettering 101
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.22, and don't forget to grab a calligraphy brush pen for $9.99.

    11. Rainbow stainless steel straws — they're not only environmentally-friendly, but simply darling. What more could you want in a $13 product?!?

    The set of rainbow coloured steel straws resting on a plate

    Each set comes with a mix of bent and straight straws, plus a cleaning brush.

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon Canada for $12.87.

    12. A pack of crisscross headbands for the days when you just don't feel like washing your hair (me on most days, TBH).

    A model wearing a floral criss cross headband, and several other pattern options next to her
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    Get a four-pack from Amazon Canada for $9.99+ (available in eight colour/print options).

    13. A Luke's Diner shirt you must wear every time you feel like you need coffee in an IV — it's the law.

    A white T-shirt with the Luke's diner logo from Gilmore Girls
    Custom Gift Shirt / Etsy / Via

    Get it from Custom Gift Shirt on Etsy for $19.47+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and four colours).

    14. A fuzzy fleece jacket that'll upgrade the leggings you've been wearing to your most successful OOTD post yet.

    A model wearing a burgundy fleece jacket over a tank top and jeans
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    Some reviewers says the jacket size runs small, so order a size up!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.13+ (available in sizes S-3XL and in 17 styles/colours).

    15. A dough press for making delicious dumplings, ravioli, empanadas, and pierogis allllll in the comfort of your kitchen so you never have a reason to leave. You're welcome.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.52.

    16. A pair of chic, delicate earrings you 100% need if you're one to never take your earrings off (me) but still want to look polished and on-trend every day.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $20.60 (available in three finishes).

    17. A neck pillow in the shape of a FREAKIN' SHRIMP. Why use a plain neck pillow when you could be sleeping on a shrimp one?!? This isn't up for debate, this pillow rocks.

    Person resting on the shrimp pillow on a table
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    18. A cute letter board to leave yourself funny messages, welcome your guests, or (if you're a responsible adult) remind yourself of important dates.

    A hand putting felt letters on the board to spell out A yawn is a silent cry for more coffee
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    The letter board comes with 150 letters. You can get more letters, symbols, and numbers for $19.99.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.95+ (available in six colours and three sizes).

    19. A deep conditioning mask that'll revive dry hair with its Argan oil, collagen, B vitamin, and rosehip oil formula. It's like a hydrating drink of water but for your head. *Ahhh.*

    Bottles of the Briogeo mask

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $46.

    20. An oversized, 25-ounce prosecco glass because bath rule number one is: BYOB (bring your own bubbles).

    Two models clink the oversized prosecco glasses

    Just to break this down: 25 ounces = four standard-size glasses of bubbly.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.95.

    21. Speaking of baths, a hypoallergenic bubble bath made with calming lavender and naturally-derived botanicals to comfortably soak in all while knowing you're not marinating in a tub of chemicals.

    Bottle of Honest bubble bath in "dreamy lavender"

    Use it for your kiddos or yourself — whoever needs a calming bath more.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.97.

    Holiday season can get hectic so before you go and start spoilin' everyone else, remember this:


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