Monthly Archives: December 2015

Computer Issues!

Sadly, my beloved laptop – my MacBook Pro – is having some serious issues.  I have been working with Apple since Thursday to rectify the issues that began on Wednesday.  No posts until it’s fixed.  🙁

PS – Things are sure piling up at home!!  I can’t wait to be back reviewing!!

Try the World Holiday Box 2015

Try the World is a subscription based service that delivers  “curated flavors of the world by mail from a new country every 2 months.”  Pricing is as follows, all with free shipping:

$39 for one box

$35 each month for six months (3 boxes total)

$33 each month for twelve months (6 boxes total)

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I’ve tried Try the World’s Introductory Box before and really liked it.  But, their subscription is just a little too rich for my blood.  That being said, I just could not resist their Black Friday deal!!!  Here it is…

DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS REFERRAL LINKS.  SEE “HOW WE REVIEW…” FOR MORE DETAILS.

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Lit-Cube Grab Box December 2015

Lit-Cube is a subscription based service that offers subscribers “awesome books and high quality book-geekery products” on a monthly basis.  Lit-Cube recently offered a pre-Black Friday sale on their grab boxes!  Pricing of a Grab Box was as follows:

$19.99 for one Grab Box

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I almost forgot I ordered this Lit-Cube Grab Box!  Actually, I ordered two!!  Even though the stickers says not to open until Christmas, I’m digging in now!!

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Love Goodly Welcome Box December 2015 Review

Love Goodly is a subscription based service that delivers “5-7 full-size products and deluxe samples of the best nontoxic and cruelty free beauty and skincare, healthy snacks, wellness and eco style accessories” on a bi-monthly basis.  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping:

$39.95 for one box

$99 for three boxes (six months)

$198 for six boxes (1 year)

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I’ve never subscribed to Love Goodly before!  I’m not quite sure what to expect!!

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Bestowed/Conscious Box November 2015 Review

This box is still part of my Conscious Box subscription.  Conscious Box merged with Bestowed beginning with last month’s box and this is their second box as one company.

Bestowed is a subscription based service, founded by Heather Bauer, RD CDN, that delivers an “assortment of the best healthy food, snacks, beverages and lifestyle products on the market” to subscribers on a monthly basis.  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping:

$20 for one month

$18 per month for 3 months

$17 per month for 6 months

$16 per month for 12 months

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I liked last month’s Bestowed products, but not the value of the products.  I’m hoping this month’s box wows me!!

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Little Luxe Box December 2015 Review

Little Luxe Box is a brand new subscription based service that delivers “monthly themed packages, featuring tiny indulgences in eatables, wearables and fine goods, all supporting small businesses.”  Pricing is as follows:

$24.99 for one month

$67.50 for three months

$127.50 for six months

Please note: Their website states in the FAQs that there is a charge for shipping and handling, but I went through the process of signing up and there was no shipping and handling charge.

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This is their very first box and I’m thrilled to be reviewing it!!

DISCLOSURE: THIS PACKAGE IS A COMPLIMENTARY PACKAGE SENT BY LITTLE LUXE BOX IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW

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OwlCrate November 2015 Review

OwlCrate is a relatively new subscription based service that delivers a book inspired box surrounding a central theme on a monthly basis.  Specifically, “each OwlCrate will contain one new Young Adult novel, as well as 3-5 other bookish treats to help you get your nerd on.”  Pricing is as follows:

$29.99 + $6.99 shipping (to US) for one month

$86.98 + $6.99 shipping (each month) for three months

$167.94 + $6.99 shipping (each month) for six months

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I have really been enjoying my OwlCrate subscription.  I just renewed for another 6 months!!  Whoo hoo!!

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PijonBox December 2015 Review

Pijon Box is a subscription based service that delivers a care package full of “fun, useful, and relevant products” to college students on a monthly basis, but not during the summer.  Subscribers (or givers) choose male, female, or neutral for their Pijon Box.  Pricing is as follows:

$27 + $1.99 shipping per month for 4 months

$25 + $1.99 shipping per month for 8 months

As low as $23 + $1.99 shipping for a custom schedule up to 16 boxes

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check out my “Overall Impressions” below for a link to find out how I scored an amazing deal on my Pijon Boxes!

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I’ve really enjoyed my PijonBox subscription.  This is my final box that I have prepaid for.  Anxious to see the contents…

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