Lippie Box March 2018

LippieBox is a monthly subscription that sends out 5 new or trending lip and beauty products.  They say they are most popular among tweens and teens but I love lip products and think it’s going to be great.  Boxes start at $19.00 per month and there is a $7.00 shipping fee to Canada.  Prices do go down with longer subscriptions.  My first box showed up within 3 weeks of ordering and it’s so darn cute I can’t believe it.

Since it’s my first box I took lots of pictures to give you some idea of what you can expect.  The box itself is pink and white with the logo on the top and the website on the sides.  Inside everything was packed well and there are squiggles under the items to keep them safe.

They do have an info card that tells you what you are getting, social media links, and the retail value of the item.  It’s nice that it’s all full colour and on card stock, so it’s bent but not destroyed by living in the box for shipping.

BeBe Bartoons Orange Creamsicle Frog-$5.99

I’m so happy with the first item out of this box!!!  This little frog is made by a company created on an idea from an 11and 12-year-old.  The pods can be refilled or if you use it all up the container can be used for storing air buds or other small items.

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Balm Daddy Legacy Lip Balm in Illustrious-$2.99

Illustrious is a citrus champagne flavour of lip balm.  I’ll be honest and say that it smells and tastes pretty horrible.  It does leave my lips feeling smooth and I’m sure it’ll soften them but so far it’s not something I’ll reach for all that often.

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Lip Balm Holder Keychain-$4.00~

This is made by the box and there is not a price with it.  It is super useful and fun.  It holds the regular lip balm completely so you don’t need to worry about it falling out of the cap coming off.  The snap is strong too.  This is a perfect addition to a box like this.

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Taste Beauty Lipstick in Mauve-$5.00

This lipstick is wonderful.  It’s a great shade for me and goes on really nicely.  The company never tests on animals and the lipstick is gluten-free.

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Lavee Beauty Nutri-Pure Lip Balm-$8.00

This is an organic lip balm.  It not only moisturizes your lips, it also smoothes the lines around them and repairs them.  It smells nice, not very strong and my lips feel nice with it in them.  This is a much better option than the first balm in this box.

I am very happy to have found this box.  I was a little concerned about getting a lip product only box as I have so much of it but the items in here are great and a good mix of things.  The value for this month is $25.98, a good value.  You can find this box on CrateJoy by searching LippieBox here.

 

Teardrop Storm Glass Weather Forecaster Home Decor Review

Feriwola has a large selection of home decor items to add character to your house.  Included in that is this teardrop weather forecaster.

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This is a glass figure with some type of chemical substance inside it that reacts to the weather pressure changes. This results in the crystals changing shape. It comes with instructions that let you know what each type means.

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I have to be honest it has not changed at all since I got it so I’m not sure how well it does it’s job but it is pretty and looks nice on the bookcase. If you want one yu can get it here,https://feriwola.com/products/teardrop-storm-glass-weather-forecast-home-decor

 

I received this product at a discount for review but all opinions are my own.

Fred’s Box Mystery Subscription Box March 2018

Fred’s Box is a monthly subscription full of things for kids 3 and over.  In the Mystery Box, you get a book, an Ooshie or Crayola funky shapes, depending on the age of the recipient, pencil, sticker, postcards, and some mystery items. You can get this box as a twin version to get double the goodies.  There is a straight Ooshies box that saves you from having to try to collect them one at a time as well, in 4 sizes.  Boxes start at $3.99 British Pounds and go up from there.  Shipping to Canada is 54 pence a month.  I decided to go with the Mystery Box for Bug and since her birthday is soon, I aged her up to 6 for the books.  They shipped out quite quickly after ordering and now we get to check out what’s inside.

We got this box on time, so now I really don’t know what happened to the last one that took so long.  I could see from the first glance that this was going to be another good one.

The book this month is going to be a huge hit!  Bug has been obsessed with these Fairy books and we now own so many of them.  Luckily this is not one of the ones we’ve found.  Ruth the Red Riding Hood Fairy is book 4 of the Storybook Fairies collection.

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Our Ooshie this month is Cyborg.  He’s adorable and I love him.  He’s a good character and this one will join the princesses in the castle or the Lego house that’s being created.

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Purple pencil crayon and sticker.  I find random things with these stickers on them throughout the house.

The mystery items have hit it out of the park one more time.  We have a Frozen necklace that has sparkles that move around, Shopkins Trading Card Game pack, Shopkins Barrettes, a Frozen coin purse, and an Elsa tiara.  I can only envision fights happening but all of these things are going to be hot commodities in our house.  They really do know the crowd they are packing for and we have yet to get a box of things no one wants to play with or use.  It’s uncanny.

This box is great fun.  The girls are going to be very happy with all the toys in it and the book has already been given the thumb’s up.  There is an opportunity for creativity with the crayons and pencils, learning with the book, and play with the rest.  I can’t wait to see what future boxes from them bring us.  Fred’s Box run contests and have lots of special boxes you can get quite often.  If you want to check them out and get your own box of goodies click here.

Bitchy Box TOM February 2018

Bitchy Box is a TOM box with a difference.  They don’t provide feminine hygiene items, but instead items to help you get through that time of the month.  They will fill the box with a variety of sweet treats, salty snacks, and handpicked gifts.  They endeavor to make sure you don’t stab anyone while you are riding some fun hormonal shifts.  They have 3,6, or 12-month plans available, starting at $66.00, plus shipping to Canada.  I had seen some other people’s boxes from them and thought they looked fun so I’m trying them out.

This is my last box from them so I hope it’s good!  Everything was safely packed in tissue paper and nothing looked damaged or broken.

The info card has the list of items on the front page, recipes in the middle, and all the social media contacts on the back.

Harebrained “Big Trouble In Little ‘Gina” Period Panties-$12.99

These are not one of the ones I’ve been hoping for but they are still pretty fun.  It never hurts to have Kurt Russell on your bum.  These are the same as all the other period panties in that they are lined in the front and crotch with black fabric just in case.

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“Bitches Make Wishes” Wishbone Pendant-$?

This pendant is made by Bitchy Box and is so you can keep getting what you want while you’re dealing with all that life throws at you.  I’ll take some extra luck any time it’s available.

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Meji Hello Panda Creme Filled Cookies-$?

I LOVE THESE COOKIES!!!!!!!  I’ve had to stop buying them at the store when I go because I want all the boxes of them.  They have a crunchy cookie outer shell with a soft gooey inside.  These ones are chocolate flavour but they come in many others.

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Ramune Drink Strawberry Flavour-$?

This is another thing I’ve had before and enjoy.  There is a little ball in the top that you push into the drink and it carbonates it right as you drink.  They are quite sweet but that’s okay.

Red Fortune Teller Fish-$0.06

This little fish in a bag tells you your fortune.  You place it in your palm and it curls or moves in a way that tells you what is going on.  Mine didn’t move which according to the instructions means it’s dead.  Go figure.

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Bonus-Fortune Cookies

This month had another great selection of things.   I think that they really nailed the theme of Va-China New Year this month!  Everything in the box is made to make you feel better and less worked up about things that may go on for this time of the month.  I am not bothering with a value this month as half the box I can’t possibly price.  It’s enough to know that I’m happy and love everything!

Fred’s Box Mystery Subscription Box February 2018

Fred’s Box is a monthly subscription full of things for kids 3 and over.  In the Mystery Box, you get a book, an Ooshie or Crayola funky shapes, depending on the age of the recipient, pencil, sticker, postcards, and some mystery items. You can get this box as a twin version to get double the goodies.  There is a straight Ooshies box that saves you from having to try to collect them one at a time as well, in 4 sizes.  Boxes start at $3.99 British Pounds and go up from there.  Shipping to Canada is 54 pence a month.  I decided to go with the Mystery Box for Bug and since her birthday is soon, I aged her up to 6 for the books.  They shipped out quite quickly after ordering and now we get to check out what’s inside.

This box showed up really late but yet it shows it was mailed on 1 February so I don’t know what happened to it.  The first look is full of things I know the girls will enjoy so let’s dig in.

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The book this month is Comings and Goings at Parrot Park and it’s about Canadians that come visiting. I think it’s very fun that they added a book about Canadians to this UK box shipping to Canada.  The level of this book is one that Bug can read on her own and it also has lots of pictures if she gets stuck and needs a clue.

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This Ooshie is Firestorm.  We’ve seen him on Justice League cartoons and he’s a cute as all the rest of the ones we’ve received.  These get played with all the time and it’s great to get more for the collection.

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We got the grey pencil this time to join the rest.  There is also the sticker.  Still no more postcards so I guess they’ve stopped including them.

There is a stack of the mystery items this month!  We have a few favourites that appear all the time, like the Princess cards.  The other things we received are a Shopkins headband, a Shimmer and Shine bracelet, Shimmer and Shine hair ties, Trolls barrettes, and a sticker book about Bugs.  Both my girls have long hair so all the hair accessories are perfect.  I find the bug book creep but anything with stickers is a win in their eyes.  It’s still kinda freaky how well they know their targets and gives us exactly things that we can use or that are what the kids love.

This box is great fun.  The girls are going to be very happy with all the toys in it and the book has already been given the thumb’s up.  There is an opportunity for creativity with the crayons and pencils, learning with the book, and play with the rest.  I can’t wait to see what future boxes from them bring us.  Fred’s Box run contests and have lots of special boxes you can get quite often.  If you want to check them out and get your own box of goodies click here.