The Things Every Grown-Ass Woman Needs To Buy On Cyber Monday

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.


A Kindle So You Can Stretch Your Brain Muscles


Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader, $100 (Was $120), Amazon

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.


Channel 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.


Travel In Style While Protecting Your Stuff


Tumi Vapor Lite Short Trip Packing Case, $258 (Was $515), Amazon

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.


A Pillow That Will Give You Your Best Night Of Sleep


The Perfect Bamboo Pillow, $20 (Was $80), Amazon

Get the night of sleep that you need to tackle your busy day with this super comfortable bamboo pillow. It will never go flat and the bamboo pillowcase will keep you cool while you sleep.


A Smartwatch That's Actually Fashionable


Fossil Q Wander Leather Touchscreen Smartwatch, $221 (Was $295), Amazon

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.


A Luxe Make Up Brush Set


Real Techniques Bold Metals Make Up Brush Set, $29 (Was $40), Amazon

You're a grown up now and you deserve to feel that way. These gorgeous metallic make up brushes feature super soft bristles, ergonomic handles so you can comfortably tackle your beauty routine.


A Cookware Set That Has Everything You Would Ever Need


Rachael Ray 16-Piece Hand Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Cookware Set, $98 (Was $190), Walmart

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.


A Travel Steamer So You Look Great Wherever You Go


Pure Enrichment PureSteam Fabric Steamer, $30 (Was $35), Amazon

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.


Keep Your Apartment Clean With A Steam Mop


Bissell 1940 PowerFresh Steam Mop, $53 (Was $100), Amazon

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.


Brew A Delicious Cup Of Coffee In A Few Easy Steps


Keurig K50 Coffee Maker, $79 (Was $89), Walmart

When you brew a pot of coffee you run the risk of not finishing it all (or finishing it and having the jitters all day). The Keurig Coffee Maker is the perfect system for brewing a single cup of coffee in under a minute with a touch of a button.


Fix 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.


Entertain In Style And Protect Your Table


Black Marble Coaster Set (Set of Six), $32, Amazon

Entertain with a bit of class the next time you invite people over to your home. These marble coasters are a great addition for your bar cart, and are incredibly useful. Plus the bottom is padded so they won't scratch your new coffee table.


An End Table For Your Bedroom Or Living Room

Urban Outfitters

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.


A 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.


A Wine Glass That Tells It How It Is

Urban Outfitters

This Is How You Adult Oversized Wine Glass, $18, Urban Outfitters

Because sometimes you need a glass of wine after a long day of adulting.


A Chic Planner To Keep Track Of All Your Important Events

Shopbop Lady of Luxury 12 Month Planner, $20 (Get 55% Off With Code GOBIG16 At Checkout), Shopbop

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.


A Pretty And Unique Shower Curtain


kensie Rhea Shower Curtain, $17 (Was $30), Nordstrom

You're an adult now, so it's time to retire the clear plastic shower curtain. This monochrome option is the perfect edition to your grown-up bathroom.


A Matching Set Of Plates And Bowls

Gibson 16-Pc. Rhineback Dinnerware Set, $40 (Was $70), Macy's

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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