My September Favorites & Some Are Prime Day Deals! Perfect Timing for Holiday Shopping!

Thanks so much for sharing yesterday how autumn is looking in your area! I loved reading your comments–they made me feel so much more connected with what you’re experiencing where you live. We are way behind here in leaf-color-changing compared to so many of you. It was really interesting hearing from those who live in areas that don’t necessarily experience a big change–a great reminder that fall isn’t experienced the same way for everyone.

For today, I was planning on creating a post sharing my September Favorites, but then I realized that today and tomorrow are the big “Prime Deal” days. So I decided to combine the two into one post since so many of my favorites from last month are part of the awesome deals that are currently going on. If you would like to start your Christmas shopping early, today and tomorrow are good days to do that since so many things are currently on sale.

I had planned to mention this weather station in my favorites because I refer to it every single day, especially since the weather is constantly changing here from day to day. I have one in my kitchen, office, basement, and dressing room and I’ve even given them as gifts. I absolutely love how it looks and works. I noticed it’s included in the Prime Deals today and is currently on sale 34% off. Definitely recommend it and it really does make an awesome gift. You’ll find it on sale here: Weather Station.

Favorite Weather Station, Colorful Display


Thanks to Peggy for letting me know the pencil sharpener I bought a few months back is now on sale. I use pencils every day for writing in my agenda, definitely recommend this pencil sharpener if you use pencils, too! You’ll find it on sale here: Pencil Sharpener.

Excellent Pencil Sharpener


As usual, I’ve been using my Air Fryer pretty much non-stop. I love this thing and use it even more than I use my microwave. I really like making Lemon Pepper Chicken in it…easiest meal ever! I place THESE little liners in each drawer for easy clean-up, place the chicken pieces inside, add a few pats of butter on each chicken piece, sprinkle them with Lemon Pepper seasoning, and air fry away for around 20 minutes. Sometimes I’ll turn the chicken strips over and cook them for about 5 more minutes if I want to get the other side a bit more toasty.

Ninja Air Fryer with 2 Baskets


Or sometimes I’ll bread the chicken as I did in this photo below. I love that I don’t have to stay downstairs and babysit the cooking process. That’s the one thing I really don’t like about cooking–having to monitor it. So an air fryer is the best thing ever for the way I like to cook! I really like my 2-drawer Ninja air fryer since it lets me air fry or roast two different kinds of food at different temps/time frames. Love that! You’ll find the Ninja Air Fryer I use and love here: Ninja Air Fryer.


This amazing super cleaner I’m always raving about is included in the Prime Deals today! I’m definitely going to pick up a few more bottles while it’s on sale. It’s my go-to for the worst, hardest-to-clean grime. It even got denim transfer off my car’s leather seats! You’ll find it available here: Super Cleaner.

Super Cleaner for Leather Seats Upholstery and Carpet, Works for Denim Transfer



My daughter-in-law uses this cleaner on her granite countertops–per the packaging, it’s safe for granite. I use it for tough-to-clean pans/baking dishes because you can spray it on and let it sit for a bit, and it makes cleaning the baked-on stuff a lot easier. It’s part of the Prime Day deals here: Dawn Powerwash.


I shared this extension cord/outlet/charging station recently and it continues to be a favorite. It’s on sale in the Prime Day deals here: Extension Outlet, and USB Charging Station.

Surge Protector with many outlets and USB Ports


This is something I don’t yet have but was thinking about what a great Christmas gift it would make…or even a great shower/wedding gift. It’s one of the prime day deals and you’ll find it available here: Charcuterie Board Set.



I just purchased this pizza cutter yesterday, it should be arriving tomorrow. I discovered it while searching for a better pizza cutter than the old, somewhat wobbly one I’ve been using. The reviews are excellent so I ordered one for myself and one for my son/daughter-in-law. Theirs should arrive tomorrow, too. If you’ve been looking for a better-designed pizza cutter, check out the reviews for this one here: Pizza Cutter.




My daughter-in-law has a Vitamix and loves it! She uses it almost every single day to mix up the super-healthy shakes that she drinks every morning while riding her Peloton bike. It’s a beast and can handle anything she tosses in there! I noticed that Vitamix is part of the Prime Day sale…you can see the various sizes/models they have available here: Vitamix.


If you’re in need of new bedding, this “hotel luxury” sheet set is currently a Prime Day Deal. It has a 4.5 rating after 284,950 reviews! Wow! This price is amazing for a 4-pc set at just $25.49. You’ll find it on sale here: 4-pc Bedding Set.


Catan, a favorite game in my family, is currently on sale for a great price–another Prime Day deal. Catan makes an excellent Christmas gift for anyone who loves board games. It’s definitely one of my favorites and my grandsons and I play it almost every time I visit. It’s a hoot playing it with my son and Dil because they are so competitive with each other. They crack me up! Definitely recommend it for some great family fun! You’ll find it on sale here: Catan.

Catan, Settlers of Catan Game


I bought these shirts for my grandsons and for my son a few years back–they loved them! If you have Catan players in your family who also love cats, this shirt is a must! Such a clever design for the Catan game lover! You’ll find it here: Catan T-shirt.

Funny Catan Shirt for Cat Lovers


My favorite noise-canceling earbuds are part of the Prime Day sale! These were going to make my favorites post again because I wear them so much–had them on today while I was working and my grass was being cut. These work with both Apple and Android phones. They make an excellent Christmas gift, too! You’ll find them on sale here: Bose Noise Canceling Earbuds.

Bose Wireless Earbuds


If you have an Apple phone and prefer using Apple products, Apple Airpods are currently part of the Prime Day deal! You’ll find them on sale here: Apple AirPods Pro.




I’m thinking about buying this for my son’s cats. I think they would love it…cats really seem to love drinking from fountains and I’ve read that it encourages them to drink more, which is always a good thing. This kitty water fountain is available here: Cat Water Fountain.



As I come across more deals today and tomorrow that I think are too good to pass up, I’ll be sure to update this post. Happy Prime Day shopping!

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  1. I got the electric pencil sharpener you recommended today. It’s on sale for about $22. Thanks! I buy a lot of what you recommend.

  2. Franceil Parde says

    I’ve “hit” BUY NOW on several items, too!! TY!! franki

  3. You sure know how to tempt us. Still hoping for the sidebar titled Susan’s Favorites. On the Vitamix, is the pitcher glass or plastic ? My blender is so old but works perfect. Most people say they are looking for the rubber gasket on the old ones.
    I still love the extention with USB plugs. I saw one I can’t find that was a square with batteries. You didn’t need to plug it in to charge your phone.
    Time is going really fast and it will be Christmas before you know it.
    I never go Christmas shopping. I buy presents all year.

    • I think it’s plastic. My Cuisinart has a plastic container, too. Maybe they use plastic since they are already quite heavy with the heavy duty motors. I like to shop throughout the year, too…makes it less stressful at Christmastime.

  4. Sabrina Holmes says

    Susan I just found out today why cats love fountain water/water from the sink They don’t like stale water! Mine would only drink water from the bathroom sink.

    • Oh, thanks for sharing Sabrina…that really does make sense. I guess if it’s fresh in nature, they know it’s safe to drink. My cats always liked fresh water, too.

  5. Barbara Jackson says

    I have the pizza cutter and I can vouch for how wonderful it is. Dishwasher safe and tucks away easily in a drawer. Easy to use on pastry dough too. Dandy tool!

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