This is a resource page where you can find everything I would personally recommend to my friends, family, and virtual BFFs (that means you!). These recommendations are things that I have likely mentioned in blog posts. By compiling them all on this page, I hope it makes it easier for you to find what you need!
Disclosure: Some of the below links are affiliate links, meaning that (at no additional cost to you) I may make a commission if you purchase through my link. That said, you know that authenticity is my promise here on Authentically Del. These are all products or services that I would personally recommend to my close friends and loved ones.
Rest assured, I will not put anything on this page that I have not tried, tested, or would not recommend to a friend in real life.
Now, let’s jump into these recommendations!
(Updated May 2022!)
Erin Condren Life Planner: The Erin Condren Life Planner is my current planner for 2022. For years, I had dreamed of buying a customized Erin Condren planner, and, honestly, I don’t know what took me so long! I am in LOVE with this planner and it helps me juggle everything I do: work, blog, nanny, schooling, life, etc.
$5 Meal Plan: $5 Meal Plan is exactly what it sounds like… Weekly meal plans for just $5! To me, the $5 is totally worth the time I save not having to plan out meals every week. The plans are customizable and can be catered to your preferences and/or dietary needs. You can try it out for FREE for your first two weeks!
Sugar Paper Planner: Even though I switched to Erin Condren this past year, my Sugar Paper planner will forever have a spot in my heart. This is the planner I used throughout my entire time in college. Sugar Paper is a more affordable planner option without sacrificing quality. You can read my entire Sugar Paper Review here.
Elemis Skincare: Skincare is always a key part of my self-care routines. Elemis is my #1 skincare brand. Their products are high quality, effective, and great for sensitive skin (like mine!).
Elemis also offers FREE gifts and FREE shipping with orders over $50. I love to use the free mini gifts as stocking stuffers or gifts for a loved one!
BirchBox: Birchbox is a subscription service that delivers high-quality self-care products to you on a monthly basis. The products are beauty-related and include things like haircare, skincare, makeup, shower care, etc. You can completely customize what products you’d like to see come in your monthly box too!
I love Birchbox because for only $15/month ($12/month if you pay for the year in full!), it’s like a little present in my mailbox. I’ll often forget it’s coming and it will make my day when it shows! Totally worth it to me!
5-Minute-Journal: The 5-minute-journal is incredibly popular… and for good reason. I find that when I use my 5-minute-journal as part of my morning routine, my entire day feels more positive and abundant. This is a quick and simple addition you can make to better your life. Use this link with the code “DELANEY10” for 10% off your 5-minute journal!
Get Untamed – The Journal: For anyone that knows me or has read much of this blog, you know that Untamed by Glennon Doyle is my all-time favorite personal development book. (Glennon is one of my favorite people in general.) The Get Untamed Journal is the workbook to go along with the novel Untamed. You need it.
Diffuser + Essential Oils: I feel like my diffuser is constantly going lately. Whether I’m at my desk working, watching TV, or having a self-care night, I love to diffuse some essential oils. This is a great, holistic approach to health and wellness.
Online Therapy: Online therapy with TalkSpace is something that I started looking into at the start of quarantine. I was hesitant but, honestly, I prefer online therapy to in-person therapy. It’s more convenient and feels less awkward to me. It’s good for my social anxiety – haha!
Alo Moves: As a huge homebody, Alo Moves is one of my favorite ways to practice yoga, meditation, and fitness. To me, it gives me all the benefits of going to a yoga/fitness class without having to even leave my house. I also love the meditation classes available. You can start a free trial at Alo Moves with no commitment!
TJ Maxx: Shopping TJ Maxx instead of original retailers is my favorite way to save money. I’m someone that really loves to online shop… but my wallet doesn’t. TJ Maxx allows me to get high-end stuff for a FRACTION of the price. (I got Joe’s Jeans for $12!!)
Nordstrom Rack: Similar to TJ Maxx, Nordstrom Rack offers some AMAZING deals. I’ve been shopping online a lot lately (maybe too much…) and TJMaxx and Nordstrom Rack are my two favorites. Nordstrom Rack often offers even more high-end brands than TJ.
Here is a brief overview of my current favorite books. Scroll through to see my must-reads!
This has been updated as of May 2022 – I will continue to add as I keep reading!
Current Product Obsessions
Other Things I’ve Been Loving
Here is a quick, concise list of everything else I’ve been loving in my everyday life. Some of these are just small little things that have been making my life a little bit happier lately!
- Daily walks with a Podcast
- We Can Do Hard Things
- MOOD by Lauren Elizabeth
- The Real Reel
- Miss Congeniality with Eli Rallo
- Trader Joe’s Crunchy Curls Snack
- Watching One Tree Hill on Hulu
- Having self-care Sundays – NO WORK ALLOWED!
- Following influencers that make me feel inspired – not inferior
- Setting time limits on my social media screentime
- Gymshark dupe Amazon leggings – click here to see my favorites
- My wireless beats headphones
- Reading before bed instead of scrolling
- Vanilla Nugo protein bars – literally the most delicious snack ever
- Waking up slowly, taking time to journal and cuddle my puppy
- Not using heat on my hair!
- GrowWithJo’s at-home walking workouts (this 15-minute one in particular!)