PopSugar May Box Review…

POPSUGAR is a $35(ish)/month box…  you’ll recieve full size items of anything related to fashion, beauty, etc… some are celebrity favs… it’s pretty much a great suprise to give yourself every month.

POPSUGAR – you can sign up here… http://popsu.gr/bbeL

My May Box…

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A POPSUGAR tote bag… what will I use this for?  I have no idea.

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Questions I Ask When I want to Talk About Myself: 50 Topics to Share with Friends by Mindi Kaling: ($13.45)  I am giving this to my sister for her birthday.  She loves Mindy Kailing, and so do I, but she probably did first.  I will be using them at her place though!!  I wonder if she’ll read this…

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Pacifica Color Quench Lip Tint: ($7) I got sugar fig and it smells SOOOO good… except it’s REALLY dark… I got another really dark lip thing from popsugar before, and they’ll probably never be used.  Well, I might just sniff this from time to time.

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Kooringal – Giselle Mid Brim Hat: ($27.99) I don’t have a hat like this.  I am glad I got the giselle graphite color – I think it’ll go with my stuff more than the blue, and the black just seems too dark for summer time.  The brim was bendy, which I liked… I can bend it to my sun shade needs.  I hope I end up wearing this at least once this summer.

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 The Modern Cocktail Modern Margarita Set: ($8.29) This is fun!  I plan on bringing it to my next get together.  Maybe this weekend!!  I hardly drink, but these mini cocktail mixers are little and I’m excited to try!

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beautyblender Set: ($23.95) I don’t know about this… I get what the spongey thing does… but what is the liquid… can anyone explain this to me?  even reading it on birchbox I don’t get it.

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Way Better Snacks: ($1) I’m just eh on this… I would rather get chocolate.  I’ll try it.

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Charm & Chain Gift Card: ($30) I thought this was great and then I realized everything on there is like over $200.  I thought this necklace was soo cool and they have a picture of Jessica Simpson with one… but it’s $1,010.  A little out of my price range for a monogram necklace… even with $30 off… I don’t think so.

This may popsugar box came to $111.68 for $37.80.  I tried to cancel my subscription but didn’t in time and they auto renewed me for a box.  I am pretty happy with this box, so I know I’d be dissapointed if I didn’t get it.  I am sure NEXT month I’ll be kicking myself for not getting it.  I just need a break from popsugar?  I say this now I know.

Graze box review #6

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Graze box is a box that comes weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or pretty much however often you want… it comes with 4 fun, healthy, creative snacks!  It’s only $5 a box (that includes shipping).  Totally worth it!  Go to Graze.com and use this code XDGNFDH.

  • Apple and Cinnamon Flapjack:  my first repeat.  I said that I “liked” this and now I will get it occasionally.  SO I just switched it to “try” because I didn’t fall totally in love with them.. they were just good ya know.  Just good that’s all.
  • Texan Corn Salsa: corn chips, salsa almonds, and roasted corn… the little corn chips were my favorite part.  They were like a tiny crunch and I liked eating them.
  • Tropical Daiquiri: pineapple, lime infused raisins, and green mango.  Well the dired pineapple was quite chewy and so were the green mangos – but they were okay.  It was the lime infused raisins that had me scratching my head… they were so weird.  This was just a chewy fruit mess in my mouth and I didn’t enjoy it.
  • Poached Pear: pear, raisins, vanilla pumpkin seeds and lemon infused raisins.  The pears were chewy and good.  The raisins had me a little confused, but I think I liked regular, mixed with a little lemon raisins more than I liked the lime ones.  The best part of this mix were to my suprise, the vanilla pumpkin seeds.  They were vanilla and sticky on the outside, and then a snap when you ate them but not chewy like some pumpkin seeds can be like.

Brichbox May review…

This is my Birchbox May review… I thought this was a pretty good box.  Nothing crazy great, but I wasn’t dissapointed.

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Sumita Color Contrast Eyeliner: When I saw this in my box I was super excited.  I love half size eye liner samples because they fit nicely in my make up bag.  It wasn’t until I put it on that I realized it was “raina” a really pretty blue.  I used to rock the blue eyeliner in my earliest days of college… pretty much because I thought I was buying black at the drugstore and came home with navy.  I mixed this with some black and it was wearable.  It drew on very smooth, so I am thinking I might buy this in black.

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Beauty Protector Protect & Detangle: I don’t have a tangle problem.  But I think this will be nice to have in the summer time if I go swimming somewhere.  It’s 100% vegan.. which makes me think… other detangle sprays aren’t vegan?

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COOLA Classic SPF 30 Cucumber Moisturizer for Face: This will be good for summer.  I’ll throw it in my bag and on one of those days I’m outside and can feel the sun beating on my face I’ll apply some.  I already use a moisturizer with spf 15 in it most days.

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Folle de Joie eau de parfum: mmm this $98 / 3.4 fl oz parfum smells rich and fancy.  Calming citrus and light woodsy floral with a hint of… cognac?  I don’t get the cognac.. but okay.

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Pilot Corporation of America Acroball PureWhite: I do like this pen… It has a nice grip…  It was pink though… I dont know when I’ll have the use for a bright pink pen.  It’ll sit on my desk… I’m sure I’ll need a pen, and this will be the only one I can find, and then I realize it’s pink and scream… but that’s just life.

 

Graze Box Review!

My 4th Graze Box

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  • Fruit and seed flapjak: Rustic rolled oat flapjack with mixed seeds and dried fruits.  This tasted pretty similar to regular grocery store granola bars.  ONE of them I ate (there were 3) had really hard pieces of seeds?  I was unable to chew it.  It was like rocks.  The other two didn’t have them.  I didn’t like them because of that. (it’s not in the picture because I ate it before I took the photo).
  • Mississippi bbq pistachios: These were good.  They reminded me of the bbq flavored sun flower seeds.
  • My Thai: Sweet chili sauce with baked soy bites.  I loved these!!  SO good!
  • Marvellous Macaroon:  Amaretti drops, almond slices, coconut flakes, and white chocolate buttons.  WOOOOOOW This was amazing!!!  I really really liked this.

My first Graze Box…

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My first graze box.

  • Honeycomb Crunch – I LOVED THIS.  It was chocolate covered honeycomb, raisins, and almonds.  SO good.  I love everything chocolate.
  • The British Barbecue – rosemary crostini, mini basil breadsticks, fiery seeds and smoked almonds.  Savery is right.  This snack was delightful and flavorful!
  • Garden of England – mini strawberries, blackcurrants, and apple.  Ummm I thought these would be dry and crispy but they are soft and leathery.  But still tastey… but the blackcurrants, which I’ve never had before were bitter.
  • Apple and Cinnamon Flapjack – rustic rolled oat flapjack with apple and cinnamon.  I scarfed this down after spin class.  At first I thought, this is bland… but then I started to really enjoy the texture.  It’s mushier and fresher than a regular granola bar… then I looked at the nutrition facts and it has 95% of your daily vitamin A.  So I looked up what vitamin A is good for your eyes and my eyes are terrible espeically lately (I won’t get into that).  SO I feel pretty great about eating this instead of like a cup of goldfish crackers.