So, I went on a little Amazon shopping spree on Sunday night. Do you ever just have a random list of things you’ve been meaning to buy forever? Such is the case with these items. Here’s what I needed!

1. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream at Home I got this book to go hand in hand with my ice cream maker! It’s going to be a delicious summer. Have you tried any recipes in this book? I think I’m going to make the salted caramel ice cream first.

2. A Clarisonic Do you have one of these? I’m probably the last person to purchase one but I wasn’t so sure about it at first. But then I read enough reviews and decided to try it out.  I’m super excited for soft, silky skin everyday!

3. Joy the Baker Cookbook Joy is coming to Brooklyn for a book signing at the end of the month, so I clearly needed a book for her to sign! I can’t wait to try all her recipes, too. Have you bought this book?

4. Ice Cream Maker A necessity for number 1! I initially was going to purchase the KitchenAid ice cream maker attachment, but an actual ice cream maker was less expensive and had better reviews. Has anyone tried the attachment, though? I’m curious how people like it.

5. Plate to Pixel Ok, this was largely a book spree, but I’ve been meaning to purchase a book on food photography for quite some time, and I can’t wait to read this one. There are so many resources online, but sometimes I just feel like curling up and thumbing through a really beautiful book. Do you ever feel like way?

 Have you bought anything fun lately?
  1. Clara! Let me know how the clarisonic goes! I’m skeptical and need the REAL story! Also, im blaming you for putting me in an Amazon shopping spree mode too- ugh! 😉

  2. I actually live right across the street from the original Jeni’s Ice Cream shop in Columbus and while I’ve never made it myself, I’ve sure eaten my fair share! The salty caramel flavor is deeeelicious - I’m sure it will turn out great for you!

    • Halle- that is so cool! Thank you so much for commenting and letting me know- I’m so excited to try the recipes.

  3. I know so many people with an ice cream maker, and I’m jealous in the summer!! I don’t know if this recipe is in the book, but a friend (who planted tons of basil and practically had it coming out of her ears in August) created basil chocolate chip. At first I was wary but O.M.G. I have been dreaming of it ever since. It was divine!

  4. Awesome purchases! I was given an ice cream maker over a year ago and have yet to use it! I think I need to get moving on that…
    Let me know how you like the Clarisonic - I’ve been thinking about purchasing one!

  5. Let me know about the clarisonic too! I want all of those things too!

  6. Hi guys! Seems like everyone is pretty curious about the Clarisonic so I’ll definitely do a full re-cap once I try it out!

  7. I have an Olay face scrubber (it looks the same) and I LOVE it! It’s made my skin much softer and my pores smaller :)

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