Showing posts from July, 2015

Oatbox Review - July 2015 - Canadian Gourmet Food Subscription Box

What is it?Oatbox Cereal Co. How Much? $20 per month (CDN$). Shipping included.  What’s in it? Two bags of healthy cereals, prepared exclusively for Oatbox subscribers (380g each)
Oatbox is a Canadian subscription services based in Montreal, Quebec. Each month, Oatbox creates two different oat-based cereal mixes, inspired by the seasons. The cereals are made from natural, healthy ingredients.

From whole grain cereals like rolled oats and puffed quinoa to nuts and fruits as fresh as they get, our ingredients are really what makes our breakfast cereals truly unique. 
Each bag is about 380g and offers approximately 8 portions each. The granola blends are made fresh and shipped the same month so your oats are guaranteed to be fresh. The packages are re-sealable and will last for 3-months on the shelf, at room temperature (as long as the seal is properly closed). Oatbox also takes allergies into consideration. If you have any food allergies (like nut allergies), just contact them to see abou…

Glossybox Review - July 2015 - Beauty Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

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What is it?Glossybox
How much? $21/month plus $5 shipping. Save on 3, 6, & 12 month subscriptions. Prices in US dollars.
What's in it? 5 surprise luxury beauty products packaged in a glossy pink gift box
Glossybox is a deluxe beauty sampling program, operating in more than a dozen countries worldwide. They consider themselves the "leading purveyor of luxury beauty samples on a global stage". Glossybox US started shipping to Canada in November 2014.
I used to covet the pretty pink boxes. Now I'm struggling to find creative ways to use them other than for re-gifting and storage. How many pink storage boxes does one gal need? If you have creative ideas for how to re-use these lovely boxes, please let me know!

Product card
First look - what a mess!
Kueshi Anticellulite Booster (150ml full size, $22.60)
This product doesn't seem to be available online, but it was included in the June UK Glossybox, and the April Birchbox UK, so …

Griller's Paradise Review - July 2015 - Canadian Gourmet Food Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

This box was provided complimentary for review.

What is it?Griller's Paradise
How Much? $39.95 per month with free shipping (CDN$)
What’s in it? An assortment of 4-6 full size grilling spices, rubs, sauces, accessories

Griller's Paradise is the ultimate destination for your gourmet grilling needs. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Griller's Paradise offers a wide selection of top quality gourmet grilling products. Along with an online storefront, they also offer a Griller's Monthly Gift Box. The monthly box is $39.95 per month, with shipping included. You can save by purchasing a 3 or 6 month subscription.

The Griller's Monthly Gift Box includes 4-6 full size products to enhance your grilling experience. They source the best quality products from far and wide and pack them into a box for you to enjoy. Your monthly box will include an assortment of products which may include spices, salts, sauces, rubs, marinades, or grilling accessories.

First look - jam packed!
The Epic…

BuddhiBox Review - July 2015 - Eco-Lifestyle Subscription Box + PROMO CODES

This box was provided complimentary for review.

What is it?BuddhiBox
How Much? $30.95 per month, plus $9.99 shipping to Canada (US$)
What’s in it? Mix of 4-6 full-size products and product samples to enrich mind, body, and soul.

BuddhiBox is a subscription service for yoga lovers. The goal of BuddhiBox is to deliver "monthly mindfulness through a curated box of products that enhance your yoga practice and lifestyle". Each month you will receive items that enrich mind, body, and soul. Items may include healthy food, supplements, beauty products, and yoga accessories. A monthly BuddhiBox will include 4-6 products for you to discover and share. Even if you don't practice yoga, BuddhiBox is for people who enjoy a peaceful and mindful existence.

If $41 US per month is too much for you, BuddhiBox also offers a mini version. For only $11.95 per month, plus shipping, you can get 2-3 product samples and coupons. This review is for a regular box.

BuddhiBox practices Sauch…

FabFitFun VIP Review - Summer 2015 - Lifestyle Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

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What is it?FabFitFun VIP How Much? $49.99 per quarter, plus $8 shipping to Canada
What’s in it? Full-size premium beauty, fashion, fitness, and wellness finds, valued at least $100
FabFitFun VIP is a US based lifestyle subscription box for women. They started shipping to Canada in the Summer and the shipping cost is a very reasonable $8! FabFitFun is a beauty and lifestyle e-zine that is associated to E! News and Giuliana Rancic. Every 3 months, the editors of FabFitFun send out a mystery VIP box filled with their favourite products as well as must have products of the season.
The summer box was supposed to ship in late June, but FabFitFun ran into some issues with shipping the Canadian boxes. I received the following e-mail July 2nd:
We just wanted to reach out with an update about your Summer Box. Unfortunately we've met some unexpected roadblocks in regards to Canadian shipping. One of the very cool items in the box could not be flown a…