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Brenley Goertzen

  1. holiday gifts 2022
    Every Holiday Gift Guide From the Strategist (So Far)All of our best holiday gift ideas — for every brother, birder, dog lover, and more.
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    The Best Cat LitterIncluding options for controlling smells and minimizing dust.
  3. cyber monday 2022
    Everything We’ve Written About That’s on Sale for Cyber MondayAll the best deals on our favorite things in one place.
  4. black friday 2022
    Everything We’ve Written About That’s on Sale for Black FridayAll the best deals on our favorite things in one place.
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    What a Celebrity TikToker’s Assistant Bought for Her Boss“It’s not a professional environment — you’re in a house with people who are creating content.”
  6. holiday gifts 2022
    30 Strategist-Approved Gifts for Your Whole List (That You Can Buy at Nordstrom)Something for everyone, from husbands and wives to co-workers and best friends.
  7. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Airplane-Friendly Pet CarriersLuxury accommodations for very important pets.
  8. this thing’s incredible
    My Favorite Headlamp Is This Cyclops-Looking BeanieIt’s wireless, hands-free, and cute.
  9. october prime day 2022
    Everything We’ve Written About That’s on Sale for Amazon’s October Prime DayAll of our favorite things, on sale and in one place.
  10. painless shopping
    35 Gifts Under $50 From Hispanic- and Latinx-Owned BrandsFrom planters to chef hats to hot sauce.
  11. painless shopping
    The 30 Best Plants to Buy From Amazon’s (Continuously Growing) SelectionFrom fiddle-leaf figs to ponytail palms.
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    40 Expensive-Looking Earrings Under $50We’re living in a golden age of cheap earrings.
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    30 Things You Can Get Monogrammed (That We’ve Written About)From lip balm and coasters to beanies and totes.
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    The Best Pots and Planters on AmazonMake your houseplants feel at home.
  15. strategist hive mind
    71 Summer Shopping TipsAn accumulation of proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist staff.
  16. this thing’s incredible
    These Wired Headphones Are Too Fugly to Lose (and Sound Good, Too)They are so strangely retro that to wear them is to humbly whisper a fashion statement — and they won’t get lost in the wash.