New Year Essentials to Kick-off 2024
A new year is the perfect time to refresh routines or start new habits so here are some of my favorite finds of New Year Essentials for health, home and happiness to kick off 2024!
New Year Essentials: Health & Wellness
SMARTCHECK® FROM CHILDREN’S TYLENOL®
SmartCheck® from Children’s TYLENOL® provides parents and caregivers with 24/7 access to expert care when a child is experiencing ear infection symptoms — and right in the comfort of their own homes. SmartCheck® slides over your iPhone or Android camera, instantly transforming it into an easy-to-use personal otoscope that allows parents and caregivers to confidently capture and share recordings of their child’s eardrum with a healthcare professional so they can check for a potential ear infection.
Tylenol.com, Amazon and Local Retailers like Walmart, Albertsons, Rite Aid, $79.99
Unlike regular compression sleeves, Incrediwear’s innovative fabric, infused with semiconductors, actively promotes blood flow. It’s designed to prevent injury, help perform better and recover faster. Compression restricts blood flow, whereas Incrediwear promtes it. Scientifically proven and backed by research: 31% Reduced Muscle Fatigue, 54% Less Swelling and 63% Pain Reduction. Helps with chronic pain, arthritis, tendonitis, joint pain, sprains, strains, ligament injuries and swelling. Wearable Anti-Inflammatory Therapy that can be worn 24/7 and is approved by some of the top athletes in the world, including LeBron James, Tiger Woods and Cristiano Ronaldo. However you don’t have to be an elite athlete to benefit from Incrediwear – it’s accessible to everyone.
Incrediwear.com, $29 – $99
THE KAILOTM KIT FROM KAILO LABS
The Kailo™ Kit The Kailo™ Kit is a flexible and reusable pain relief patch that works with your body’s natural nervous system signals to block pain from the body’s receptors, essentially getting between the pain and your brain. It’s soft on skin, clinically proven and drug and chemical-free, meaning you’re no longer spending valuable time and resources on medication and side effects. Kailo can help you: Recover faster, Improve flexibility, Regain a natural range of motion. And can relieve: Headaches ,Back pain, Muscle tension, Joint pain and more. The Kailo Kit lasts one year with proper care, and you can wear more than one at a time, 24 hours a day. Each Kailo Kit comes with one Reusable Kailo, one Free Soft Carry Case and Three Free Adhesives.
LEELA QUANTUM TECH
If you’re looking for extra support staying well this New Year, Leela Quantum Tech products help increase your energy levels and overall feeling of serenity by bringing the power of quantum energy into your daily life. The Leela Quantum Tech H.E.A.L.® Capsule necklace (starting at $145) is charged with the frequencies of the most important vitamins and minerals for the human body, including dozens of different essential vitamin, mineral and organic plant extract frequencies. It’s a simple way to increase your energy levels and overall feeling of serenity by bringing the power of quantum energy into your daily life. The Leela Quantum Tech Travel & Car Bloc ($888) generates quantum energy to neutralize EMF radiation – the electromagnetic fields from phones and other digital devices – that negatively impact health and emotional wellbeing. This compact device is designed to be used on the go and is great to keep in your car or carry with you through the airport. It works across a 990-foot radius.
LeelaQ.com, Amazon, $145 – $888
CONAIR PORTABLE AIR PURIFIER
Conair’s Air Purifiers are the wellness items you didn’t know you needed in 2024. The Air Purifiers are a great way to filter air and improve your wellness this new year as they concentrate power into small spaces. Not only do Conair’s high-performing Air Purifiers produce cleaner, fresher air, but the aesthetically pleasing design perfectly blends with your home décor. The Conair Portable Air Purifier is a high-performing and aesthetically pleasing design available at a great value on Walmart online. This personal air purifier is perfect for on the go as well as at your office desk, in your bathroom, dorm room and many other small areas needing that fresher cleaner air.
New Year Essentials: Mindful Sipping, Snacking & Hydration
MARTINI & ROSSI FLOREALE & VIBRANTE
Martini & Rossi’s latest innovation is their premium range of non-alcoholic aperitivo made for more mindful sipping moments, without sacrificing the delicious flavors of your favorite cocktail. Taking the same quality wines selected for Martini & Rossi’s famous vermouths, the alcohol is gently removed and naturally infused with a selection of sustainably sourced botanicals. Made with no artificial colors or flavorings and can be sipped on its own over ice or mixed to create a zero-proof cocktail. Comes in two flavor expressions: Floreale and Vibrante. Floreale was named Best New Spirit in the Non-Alcoholic category at Tales of the Cocktail July 2023 and is refreshingly light and floral, with notes of chamomile Vibrante is fruity and balanced, with notes of Italian bergamont oranges.
Martini.com and Local Distributors, $19.99
KOKO + KARMA COCONUT WATER
Koko & Karma is a delicious coconut water infused with vitamins and antioxidants. The drinks come in four flavors with no added sugar and are “100 percent” coconut water. It’s a great low calorie pick me up packed with electrolytes, magnesium, and potassium and more!
Snag a 12 pack at your local “H-E-B… Central Market or even Amazon”. KokoAndKarma.com, HEB, Central Market, Amazon, $25 or $35 for a 12 pack
TEJAVA – THE UNSWEETENED TEA
Tejava is a ready-to-drink unsweetened tea with an authentic “True to the Tea” taste. There are no added sugars or preservatives – the tea gets its amazing taste by sourcing the best tea leaves in Java, Indonesia and brewing the tea in small batches. This incredible ready-to-drink tea was developed by real tea experts with over 30 Years of tea expertise. Tejava is available in 1 liter bottles as well as single-serve 12 oz glass and 16.9 oz plastic bottles in a variety of flavors including Original Black, Lemon, Peach, Pineapple Mango, Raspberry, and Mint.
Tejava.com, Safeway, Costco, $2.59 – $9.99
Embrace the New Year by prioritizing your health and elevating your pantry in 2024. GOOD GOOD’s delectable jams, jellies, and spreads offer a deliciously sweet taste without excessive added sugar. This better-for-you alternative is meticulously crafted using premium ingredients and exclusively natural sweeteners. With amazing products and flavors to indulge in, like Strawberry Jam, Blueberry Jam, Concord Grape Jelly, and Belgian Choco Hazel Spread, you’re sure to find the perfect fit the level up your next sandwich, dessert, or charcuterie board.
GoodGoodBrand.com, Local Retailers like: Walmart Superstore, Safeway, Save Mart, Raleys, Bel Air, Nugget Market, Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, $6 – $9
HERDEZ® TRADITIONAL GUACAMOLE
HERDEZ® is the No. 1 selling salsa brand in Mexico and known for simple, quality ingredients that transport your tastebuds to the real, bold flavors of Mexico. HERDEZ® Traditional Guacamole is authentic ready-to-eat guacamole that is made with clean, simple ingredients and is gluten-free and kosher. It is available in mild and spicy varieties, boasts bold flavors and has no preservatives added ever.
Find at Local Walmart and Kroger Stores
CAULIPOWER All Natural Chicken Bites
Amongst CAULIPOWER’s largest-ever innovation announcement, are the first-ever cauliflower coated chicken bites in two varieties: Classic and Dill Flavored. CAULIPOWER ‘s new bites are made with all-natural chicken raised with no antibiotics ever and a crispy veggie-packed coating, making them gluten free and the FIRST cauliflower coated chicken bites on the market. These perfect game-day snacks can be cooked in your air fryer or oven in minutes- now that’s a big DILL!
EatCaulipower.com, 14oz/$8.99, 18oz/$10.98
Perfect for kicking off your New Year’s health resolutions, Joydays soft cookies are made with low-glycemic ingredients and free of sugar alcohols, helping keep your blood sugar in check. Available in three tasty flavors, Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate, and Peanut Butter, each serving contains 3g of sugar, 5g of fiber, and packed with 3-5g of protein, offering sustained energy and natural GLP-1 support. Whether you’re in the mood of a sweet treat or need a quick snack, these are perfect for on-the-go, as a mid-day treat, and more. Plus, they’re perfectly portioned with 2 cookies per serving.
GetJoydays.com, Walmart, Amazon, $6.98 / 10 count box
New Year Essentials: Home, Kitchen & Family Fun
UPSIDE GOODS CANDLE
Upside Goods is a beautiful women-owned candle company founded on the belief that when we light a candle in the darkness, we can shine that light on helping others. Candles feature a unique blend of coconut and soy wax that is gluten, paraben, and phthalate-free. Customers also love the sustainably made thick wooden wicks and rich scents like: Santorini Blue, Blood Orange + Ginger Lime, Dark Rose + Vanilla Plum and Land of Enchantment candle. With every purchase of an Upside Goods candle, funds go toward mental health initiatives like The Loveland Foundation.
UpsideGoodsCo.com, $9 – $36
NINJA® DUALBREW PRO SPECIALTY COFFEE SYSTEM
The Ninja® DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee System delivers Classic, Rich, Over Ice, and Specialty brews from your favorite coffee grounds or coffee pods. Customize your brew with 9 grounds sizes from single serve to carafe and 4 pod sizes from 6 to 12 oz. Use the fold-away frother to create cappuccinos and lattes or dispense hot water from the independent hot water system to make tea or soup.
Playper is an award-winning, planet-friendly toy brand that makes build-it-yourself playsets for kids 3-6 that combine hands-on play with digital learning fun – without the plastic. In short: Toys better for the planet, and better for kids too. The products have no plastic parts, use soy-based ink, and are 100% recyclable, durable, spill-resistant. Also require no scissors, tape, or glue and make no clutter. Playper products feature captivating stories and charming characters you can’t help but fall in love with! Playper toys include a free augmented reality app that brings the characters to life while engaging kids with animated stories and games that build math, reading and emotional skills. The AR app is completely optional, and currently works with the Castle playset. Kids scan characters and stickers within the Castle set like a QR code for challenges and games.
Playper.com, Amazon, $14.99 – $ 34.99, Save 25% – Use Code: JAMIE25
New Year Essentials: Fashion & Beauty
GLAM BODY SCRUBS
Woman owned, Black owned and Made in America. GLAM body scrubs exfoliate and moisturize at the same time leaving your skin satiny smooth. GLAM body scrubs smell amazing and are natural, organic, cruelty free and contain no parabens or harsh chemicals. Your skin will LOVE them! Sold
Exclusively at Target, $14.99
INDULGE COLLECTION FROM TRUFFLUV
The Indulgence Collection from TruffLuv provides your hair with the ultimate black truffle experience. Consumers can now benefit from silky smooth strands, frizz-free and shiny hair, sealed split ends, hydration with locked-in moisture, and volume because of black truffles. Their shampoo is a great base to replinesh and refresh hair. The mask is filled with vitamins and antioxidants for promoting healthy growth. The serum is perfect for finishing off with a beautiful shine. Lastly, the Truffle Leave-In Mask is lightweight and repairs damage while restoring softness.
TruffLuv.com, $25 – $64
Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Lisa Nik has cultivated a devoted following of discerning collectors worldwide. Renowned for her masterful use of colored gemstones and diamonds, Lisa is committed to pushing boundaries with her one-of-a-kind treasures. Each item is meticulously crafted, expresses a blend of functionality and elegance, and is destined to be cherished for generations. She is incredible at creating a wide range of pieces can be worn while living daily life as well as making a statement at major red carpet events – like the Grammys, Sag awards, and Oscars. All the pieces are made in the USA in 18 it. gold and various gemstones -diamonds, blue topaz, amethyst, rock quartz , pink sapphire and green tourmaline among other stones.
LisaNik.com, Neiman Marcus and Fine Jewelry Retailers Nationwide. $1,800 – $6,000.
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