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Vegan Cuts Mystery Beauty Haul April/May 2016 Review

Vegan Cuts offers two different subscription boxes: Snack Box and Beauty Box.  Every once in a while they offer a “special” box.  This is a review of the Mystery Vegan Beauty Haul that was offered in April/May 2016.  “Each Mystery Vegan Beauty Haul will contain 20 or more products, a mix of favorites from past Beauty Boxes and special edition boxes.” Pricing was as follows, including free shipping:

$35 one time purchase

A retail value of at least $150 was promised when I ordered.

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The Mystery Haul arrived just a couple of days after I ordered it and it arrived in a box larger than I thought it would.  I wonder what the “mystery” items are!

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Gift Izzy April 2016 Review

Gift Izzy is a subscription based service that delivers 3-4 limited edition “lifestyle, beauty, and  accessory luxuries” on a bi-monthly basis.  Gift Izzy works directly with sophisticated, luxury designers, mainly from Europe, to bring only limited edition items to their subscribers.  Pricing is as follows, including free shipping:

$69 per month on a bi-monthly basis

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I saw a spoiler for this box just a week ago or so and I knew I just had to subscribe!  I was holding my breath while opening it…hoping that it included what I wanted!

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A Beautiful Mess: Messy Box April 2016 Review

Messy Box is a subscription based service from A Beautiful Mess that delivers “awesome products you can use to document your life in style.”  I like to think of this subscription as a scrapbooking subscription, sending you stickers, papers, etc, but there’s so much more than just that!  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping:

$24.99 for one month

$21.99 per month for three months

$19.99 per month for twelve months

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I have been eyeing this subscription for a very, very, very long time.  I am SO glad I am finally receiving a box!  (And I love the hugs and kisses on their packing tape!)

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GlossyBox April 2016 Review

GlossyBox is a subscription based service that delivers 5 luxury beauty products each month.  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping to the US:

$21 for one month

$60 for three months

$115 for six months

$220 for twelve months

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As always, better late than never for this review!

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

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Birchbox April 2016 Review

Birchbox is a subscription based service that delivers “personalized beauty, grooming, and lifestyle samples, tailored to your profile. Try cult brands, up-and-coming lines, and everything in between.”  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping:

$10 each month for 5 beauty samples

$110 for one year for 5 beauty samples per month

$30 per month for 5 beauty samples AND 2 full-size makeup or luxury nail products (this is a brand new option)

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My Birchbox arrived a little while ago.  Can’t wait to see my Rifle Paper Co box!

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

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Boodle Box May 2016 Review

Boodle Box is a subscription based service that delivers goodies to your tween/teen on a monthly basis.  Subscribers choose from two age groups: Boodle One is for ages 6-11 or Boodle Two for 12+ years.  Pricing is as follows for both age groups:

 $29.99 + $5 shipping for one month

$24.99 + $5 shipping per month for three months

$19.99 + $5 shipping per month for six months

$19.99 and free shipping per month for twelve months

* Bonus Offer* – A subscription to Family Fun magazine or Teen Vogue magazine accompanies orders of Boodle One and Boodle Two respectively right now!

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Yay!!  It’s Boodle Box time!!!  This is by far, Katrina’s favorite day of the month!!

Katrina completed this rest of this review of her Boodle Two subscription.

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Home Chef Week of April 20, 2016 Review

Home Chef is a subscription based service that delivers “everything you need to prepare home-cooked meals in about 30 minutes” all on a weekly basis.  Subscribers choose from 13 different meals each week, how many meals they want, how many people the meals are to serve, what delivery day, and can even skip weeks at a time in between deliveries.  Pricing is as follows:

$9.95 for each serving of each meal

Free shipping for all orders over $40

$10 shipping for orders under $40

There are multiple coupons out right now if you would like to try Home Chef, the best being my referral link, which will give you $30 off your first order.

I completely forgot to choose my meals for this week and so I was automatically sent these three meals: Chicken Milanesa, Flat Iron Steak Stroganoff, and Classic French Green Peppercorn Pork Tenderloin.  Luckily, I think I can make these recipes work for my girls.

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PopSugar Must Have April 2016 Review

PopSugar Must Have is a subscription based service that provides “the best in fashion, beauty, home, fitness, food, and more delivered straight to your door.”  Pricing is as follows, all include free shipping:

$39.95 for one month

$109.85 for three months

$214.70 for six months

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I received an email a week or so ago letting me know my box would be late.  I feel like I always get it late in the month, but this month’s definitely was even later than usual.  As always, though, I’m sure it’s worth it.

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Book Riot: Young Adult April 2016 Review

Book Riot: Young Adult is a subscription based service headed by Quarterly.  It offers”a package of YA books and bookish stuff”.  This is the third Book Riot: Young Adult box.  Pricing is as follows, with free shipping:

$50 every quarter

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For some reason, I always forget when I should be receiving my Book Riot YA.  Was a total surprise when it arrived on my doorstep today…as usual!

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OwlCrate March 2016 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 think it’s just about time for the April OwlCrate!!  I better get this one reviewed soon then!!

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