My Christmas Crate February 2017

My Christmas Crate is a monthly box of items to celebrate the festive time of the year, all year long.  Boxes can include anything that might help bring back memories or feelings, such as home decor, culinary items, accessories, candles, kitchen items, and more.  Boxes are $29.95 a month and you will get 3-5 items.  I love Christmas and as soon as December starts I’m wearing Xmas gear and singing carols so this box is right up my alley.  I missed out on their first box that had an awesome mug in it but I’m hoping that there are equally great things in the boxes I do get.

The box is full of things I can’t see!  At this point I can identify a straw……at least it’s red.

The do send a pretty info card with each month.  On the back are the bare basics, what it is and where you can get it.

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Let It Snow Tumber-$10.95

Come next winter I am all over using this!!!!  It’s not overly decorated and so I can use it from November to February with no problems.  It’s 16oz and needs to be hand washed.  The straw has the little bump on it so you can’t pull it right out of the lid when it’s screwed on.  I like it!

Holiday Hot/Cold Mulling Spice-$7.95

I’ve never had mulled anything so this is a curious thing for me.  Inside this tin are cassia bark, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg.  They thankfully gave some instructions as well on how to make both wine cider using this so that’s helpful.

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Glass Valentine Heart Tree Ornament-$?

This is very pretty and the picture doesn’t so it justice.  It has a great aged patina and it has quite a bit of detail in the texture of it.  You could very easily use this for both holidays and no one would think you’re odd.  I can’t get a price for it since you have to be a wholesaler to see any pricing on the site but it’s something I like.

Santa’s Luggage Tag-$?

How cute is this guy????  He seems to not be on the site any longer so I can’t price him either but I think he’s adorable.  I don’t do much traveling so I don’t need him but I might put him on my bag anyways just because.

I am very happy with My Christmas Crate.  There was a good mix of items from all categories.  My favourite item this month is the tumbler. If you sign up for their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchases.  I only got this one for a few months but I think it might become one of my favorite boxes yet.

My Christmas Crate January 2017

My Christmas Crate is a monthly box of items to celebrate the festive time of the year, all year long.  Boxes can include anything that might help bring back memories or feelings, such as home decor, culinary items, accessories, candles, kitchen items, and more.  Boxes are $29.95 a month and you will get 3-5 items.  I love Christmas and as soon as December starts I’m wearing Xmas gear and singing carols so this box is right up my alley.  I missed out on their first box that had an awesome mug in it but I’m hoping that there are equally great things in the boxes I do get.

This box was a little late, and by that I mean it never showed up until I emailed and asked them what happened to it.  As you can see above, they included a note to let me know that they were sorry about the missed box and hope I enjoy it now that it’s shown up.

They have an info card and it lists the items and websites you can find them on.

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Peppermint Candy Hand Towel-$11.99

Once you get this guy wet and open you end up with a face cloth that is 11″x12″.  It looks very cute all bundled up and just like a candy.

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Eggnog Whipped Boy Butter-?

The owner of the etsy site is taking a little break to have her 7th! baby so I was unable to find a price for this.  However, it feels so light and fluffy in the jar that I can’t even believe it.  It is a little greasier than I would like but it smells great and my hands do feel coated in goodness.  This jar will last a long time since just a tiny bit did both hands easily.

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Handcrafted Ooey Gooey Eggnog Marshmallows-$6.94

Holy moly these are good.  I like marshmallows anyways but don’t think I’ve ever had custom ones.  They are a little less fluffy than mass produced ones but that could be because I’ve waited a bit to open the package and eat them.

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Linen “Let It Snow” Pillow Cover-$8.95

This is a 17.5″ case so that makes it for an 18″ pillow form.  I think it’s great and it now joins the pile of other cases I have that need me to get my butt in gear and buy forms for. This will make a lovely Xmas decoration.

I am very happy with My Christmas Crate.  There was a good mix of items from all categories.  My favourite item this month is the pillow case. If you sign up for their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchases.  I only got this one for a few months but I think it might become one of my favorite boxes yet.

My Christmas Crate November 2016

My Christmas Crate is a monthly box of items to celebrate the festive time of the year, all year long.  Boxes can include anything that might help bring back memories or feelings, such as home decor, culinary items, accessories, candles, kitchen items, and more.  Boxes are $29.95 a month and you will get 3-5 items.  I love Christmas and as soon as December starts I’m wearing Xmas gear and singing carols so this box is right up my alley.  I missed out on their first box that had an awesome mug in it but I’m hoping that there is equally great things in the boxes I do get.

This box is festive before you even get into it.  Once I did open it up there was not much I could see. I guess I’ll have to dig deeper.

They do have an info card in there.  It’s basic but does get the job done.  The front could be used as a print if you wanted.  The back has a list of the items and the websites to find them on.

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Christmas Morning Pancake Mix-$8.95

Well let me tell you…..pancakes are a big hit in our house.  This mix requires only the addition of an egg and some milk.  It says it can serve eight but I”m not sure how many pancakes that translates to.  I think having the whisk on there as well is a cute touch.  I don’t think this will make it until Christmas morning but that’s okay.

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Vintage Wooden Ornament-$?

The website for this company doesn’t have pricing because they sell to retailers only.  This is a lovely ornament.  It is a bit to large and heavy to hang on the tree but will make a lovely addition to a door or my cubical.

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Gingerbread Pecan Peanut Brittle-$6.00

This is something that I think will be good.  I only like a small amount of brittle at a time so this will get shared with everyone.

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Ultra Cozy Santa Socks-$5.00

These are from My Christmas Crate and they are super fuzzy.  I have recently had a run of bad luck with my Xmas socks getting holes in them and having to toss them so these arrived at a great time.

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Peanuts Good Grief Cafe Charlie Brown Vanilla Cocoa-$1.59

Ooohhh.  I like this one.  These packets are great for work since I can get hot water for free and have a nice cup of hot chocolate.  I’ve never seen this brand before but I have never found one I don’t like.

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Holiday Specs-$1.65

OMG!!!! These are so freaking cool!  Once you put them on and look at points of light, such as your Xmas tree lights, it makes every one into a candy cane!  These make me happier than they should.

I am very happy with My Christmas Crate.  There was a good mix of items from all categories.  My favourite item this month is the glasses.  If you sign up for their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchases.  I only got this one for a few months but I think it might become one of my favorite boxes yet.

My Christmas Crate October 2016

My Christmas Crate is a monthly box of items to celebrate the festive time of the year, all year long.  Boxes can include anything that might help bring back memories or feelings, such as home decor, culinary items, accessories, candles, kitchen items, and more.  Boxes are $29.95 a month and you will get 3-5 items.  I love Christmas and as soon as December starts I’m wearing Xmas gear and singing carols so this box is right up my alley.  I missed out on their first box that had an awesome mug in it but I’m hoping that there is equally great things in the boxes I do get.

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The box is comes in is all festive and it looks right full too.

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This is the back of the info card you can see in the picture above.  It is very basic, just what you are getting and the website you can find them on.

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Snowmint Salt Water Taffy by The Salty Road-$7.00

This is taffy with a twist…it has actual sea salt bits in it to give it crunch.  It has a great mint taste and is wonderfully chewy.  I like salt water taffy but I don’t know if I’ve had mint before.  I like the added crunch.

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Ultra Cozy Knit Plaid Fringe Scarf y Umo Lorenzo-$14.95

This is available on their website to buy and it is so soft, I can’t believe it.  My Hubby has already tried to steal it on the basis that it must be a men’s scarf.  I am getting a great assortment of winter scarves to use this year and they are all going to be great.

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Christmas Caramel Apple Soy Candle by Ash & Ember Studios-$5.11

This candle smells nice.  It seems really sweet in the jar but I think it’ll be fine once it’s lit.  These are hand poured in small batches and I’ll burn it once it gets closer to Christmas.

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Christmas Cheer Bath Bomb by Sweet Intensions-$7.00

I love bath products second only to stationery so this is a nice find in here.  I cannot smell this through the package at all but it has red and green sparkles on it and that alone makes it awesome.

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Holiday Hair Tie Pack in Festive Blend-?

The shop for these is down for maintenance so I can’t get a price.  I use these types of ties all the time and lose them with amazing frequency so three more come in handy.

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Christmas Tree Pasta by The Pasta Shoppe-$5.50

How cute are these little tree pastas???  These are perfect for the kids because they focus on the shape instead of the fact that they are coloured with vegetables.  We’ll be eating these a few times because there is plenty.

I am very happy with My Christmas Crate.  There was a good mix of items from all categories.  My favourite item this month is the scarf and now I’m waiting for it to be December so I can use the rest of the items without being judged.  If you sign up for their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchases.  I only got this one for a few months but I think it might become one of my favorite boxes yet.

My Christmas Crate September 2016

My Christmas Crate is a monthly box of items to celebrate the festive time of the year, all year long.  Boxes can include anything that might help bring back memories or feelings, such as home decor, culinary items, accessories, candles, kitchen items, and more.  Boxes are $29.95 a month and you will get 3-5 items.  I love Christmas and as soon as December starts I’m wearing Xmas gear and singing carols so this box is right up my alley.  I missed out on their first box that had an awesome mug in it but I’m hoping that there is equally great things in the boxes I do get.

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The box this ships in a box that makes you feel the spirit right away.  Opening it up, it was all wrapped up.  I couldn’t tell what was in there but I was really excited.

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They included a card that tells you what items are included and where they came from.

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I Still Believe Cotton Tote by My Christmas Crate-$15.95

I love this!  This is a canvas tote with a message to let everyone know how you feel.  You can actually buy this on their site, one of only two items they sell.  This is a good start to this box!

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Candy Cane Bliss Body Scrub by Blissfulicious-$18.95

This scrub smells amazing!  It is a little hard but I’m thinking it might still be slightly frozen from hanging out on my porch for a few hours in the snow.  All of their items are free of toxins and a portion of their proceeds goes to helping women and children.

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Eggnog Drink Mix by Aspen Mulling-$3.49

This is something I never knew existed at all.  This is a powder that you add to milk or a milk substitute and it makes eggnog.  For that one month of the year, we have eggnog in the house all the time but I’m not sure if this will pass muster.  I guess we’ll see.  They also include a few recipes on the side to help you out.

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Wood Plaque Holiday Home Decor by Primitives By Kathy-$4.60

How adorable is this little plaque?  You can’t tell from the picture but all the letters are sparkly.  This is going to be perfect for work!  It’s not way huge but will still add a great festive feel.

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Naughty/Nice Napkins by Fine Impressions-?

They don’t have any pricing on the website so I am unable to value these.  I think they are perfect for Christmas though.  The lettering is gilt and doesn’t rub off or leave weird marks on your fingers.

I am very happy with My Christmas Crate.  There was a good mix of items from all categories.  I can’t wait to use the scrub and for it to be December so I can use the rest of the items without being judged.  If you sign up for their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchases.  I only got this one for a few months but I think it might become one of my favorite boxes yet.