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Holiday harmony by design: Norlii Box December 2020 (A Scandinavian home and lifestyle box)

I received December’s Norlii Box in exchange for an honest review. 

Happy Monday everybody! I hope you had a great weekend, whatever you got up to. I did some cleaning, made a pie, saw my bestie for a few minutes (six feet apart + 😷😷), watched The Christmas Chronicles 2 with my youngest and started on my Christmas cards — a good mix of productive, relaxing and Christmassy things. Not so much that I’m starting the week totally depleted, not so little that I’m kicking myself for not getting anything done. It’s a hard balance to achieve this time of year. Today’s subscription box is designed to help you find harmony by creating a holiday atmosphere of moderation, simplicity and beautiful design. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Norlii Box is a bi-monthly delivery of Scandinavian home and lifestyle goods. December’s box is inspired by the Swedish word ‘lagom’, which loosely translates to ‘not too much and not too little.’ And how Swede it is! 😁 I absolutely adore this box. Continue reading “Holiday harmony by design: Norlii Box December 2020 (A Scandinavian home and lifestyle box)”

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Nana + Livy’s new vegan, small-batch skincare + A giveaway! 🇨🇦

Nana + Livy sent me some of their newest products to try in exchange for an honest review.

If skincare’s on their wishlist and shopping small’s on yours, may I suggest Nana + Livy? Burnaby, BC maker Amelia So recently expanded her vegan, all-natural bath treats biz to include some small-batch skincare and I’m loving the products I’ve tried. Today I’ve got a closer look and a little something for you too. Continue reading “Nana + Livy’s new vegan, small-batch skincare + A giveaway! 🇨🇦”

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GlobeIn Artisan Box November 2020: The Umami Box

I received GlobeIn’s Umami Box in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

GlobeIn Artisan Box is a monthly subscription box featuring handmade, ethically sourced products from makers around the world. Each month subscribers can choose from a selection of boxes curated around a theme. November’s theme is “World Kitchen” and I received the Umami Box. (November’s box arrived before October’s so I’ll have that one for you in a little bit.) Continue reading “GlobeIn Artisan Box November 2020: The Umami Box”