Being a grownup usually means having your stuff together (well, most of the time). Maybe you’ve started to build up your bank account, or you’ve just moved into a new apartment for the first time. Either way, now's the time to prove that you’ve arrived in the "real world." And so many of the best products for women on Cyber Monday are priced way less than you'd expect — and they're actually really cute on top of being useful.
If you’re a grown-ass woman, you definitely know to take advantage of sales to buy the items that you know you need, but don’t necessarily want to spend all your hard-earned cash on them. (After all, you're finally saving up, right?) It may be something to keep you organized, or an appliance you can use around the house. And because there are so many great selections out there on Cyber Monday, you could probably find some of the things that you actually need, but in a fun way. Because let's be honest: once you hit a certain age, high-quality functional items that are cool are better than the generic ones you bought as a college freshman.
Sure, you could buy yourself something silly, or something you’ll only wear once, but you’re a grown up now. So instead of buying yourself something you don’t actually need on Cyber Monday, get something that you know you’ll use and that will make your day-to-day life easier.
1A Kindle So You Can Stretch Your Brain Muscles
The next time you want to start a Netflix binge watching session, stop yourself and pick up your new Kindle instead. You can read several books at the push of a button. And, the Kindle Paperwhite has a built in light so you can read before you go to bed too.
2Channel Your Inner Top Chef
KitchenAid KL26M1XER Professional 6 Qt. Standing Mixer, $220 (Was $550), Amazon
Toss your takeout menus into the trash and start cooking up some delicious meals. You can tackle several different cooking tasks with this standing mixer, so you can save money on eating out and mix up your own homemade cookie dough. This is an investment piece that shows you're growing up.
3Travel In Style While Protecting Your Stuff
You've been saving up your money for awhile now that you've entered the "real world." And that means you can start to spend money and vacation days on travel. Which means that you're going to need a nice piece of luggage to take with you on your adventures.
5A Smartwatch That's Actually Fashionable
There are so many smartwatches out there these days, but this may be the most stylish one that I've seen yet. The rose gold touchscreen watch lets you stay connected to texts, calls, emails, app updates, and more. You can track your steps and activities, play music, and it works with both iPhone and Android.
7A Cookware Set That Has Everything You Would Ever Need
You've got your own place now and that means you need to stock up on homeware essentials. And that includes pots and pans and everything in between. This cookware set has everything you need for under $100. I'd say that's a steal.
8A Travel Steamer So You Look Great Wherever You Go
A handheld steamer is a necessity if you find yourself traveling a lot, whether it be for business or for pleasure. You want to look put together because you never know who you'll run into. It heats in seconds and takes up minimal space in your luggage.
9Keep Your Apartment Clean With A Steam Mop
Give your home's floors a deep clean with a steam mop. They kill 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria and are a lot easier to handle than a regular mop. The best part about it is that you're cleaning your floors without the use of harsh chemicals, so this is great for households that have pets or young kids running around.
10Brew A Delicious Cup Of Coffee In A Few Easy Steps
11Fix Anything In Your Home And Do Some DIY Projects
Crescent CTK170CMP2 Mechanics Tool Set (170 Pieces), $75 (Was $207), Amazon
Everyone needs a tool set. It's one of those boring purchases that is completely necessary. Plus, this set has 170 pieces which means that you can probably complete any DIY project you've seen on Pinterest.
12Entertain In Style And Protect Your Table
13An End Table For Your Bedroom Or Living Room
Ollie Side Table, $100 (Was $129), Urban Outfitters
Being a grown up means having real furniture. And you don't have to spend a lot of money or resort to building your own from IKEA. You can an additional $15 off of this great side table (today only) from Urban Outfitters since it's over $75 dollars.
14A Wallet That Fits All You Need
kate spade NEW YORK Cameron Street Lacey Leather Wallet, $132 (Was $188), Nordstrom
You deserve a real wallet in your life now. Gone are the days of using a small wristlet, key chain in college. Instead, pick up a wallet that has enough space to store all of your cards, ID, and money in one place. It will make digging through your bag a lot easier.
16A Chic Planner To Keep Track Of All Your Important Events
Sure, you have a calendar on your phone, but there is just something to say about crossing off something you did on paper. Write down all of your appointments, keep notes and to-do lists, and then mark off your completed tasks for some satisfaction.
18A Matching Set Of Plates And Bowls
It's time to get a set of matching plates and bowls. Instead of constantly serving people food in mix-matched dinnerware, pick up a fun set today.
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