Subscription Boxes · SWOON

Lookfantastic Beauty Box January 2021

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

Lookfantastic Beauty Box is a UK subscription box that delivers six premium beauty and skincare products for about $25 CAD/month. The goal: “to help you explore the beauty world and discover your new favourite product, to educate and encourage conversation on the latest beauty trends and to bring a little luxury each and every month.” January’s lavender-coloured box reminds me of spring and smells fresh too. (I actually worried that something had leaked but it was just one especially fragrant item.) Continue reading “Lookfantastic Beauty Box January 2021”

Books · Subscription Boxes · SWOON

The Limited Edition Cook’s Box from Sweet Reads Box: Baking Day 🇨🇦

I received The Cook’s Box from Sweet Reads Box in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

A baker bakes 73,247 baguettes in a year and sells each for $2.73. What does he make?

Bread.

😂 Whether you’re new to baking or it’s second nature orrrrrr you just enjoy reading cookbooks and dreaming of all the things you’ll make, I think you’ll really like today’s Sweet Reads Box. It’s the first one to feature a cookbook rather than a novel, and I am here for it! 🙋‍♀️ The limited edition Cook’s Box offered a choice of two stunning new titles, Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook or the one I was lucky to see on my doorstep, Baking Day with Anna Olson: Recipes to Bake Together. Let me show you what’s inside. Continue reading “The Limited Edition Cook’s Box from Sweet Reads Box: Baking Day 🇨🇦”

Books · Five Things

Five things I’m doing besides reviewing subscription boxes

I started to make this a list of 10 things but I’m not actually doing that much, ha ha. I mean, one of these is “making the bed” (which, although satisfying, is kind of inane). 😂 I thought about taking the Christmas trees down partly so I could add that to the list but didn’t get any farther than that. (We still have our stockings up too.) Ah well what’s the rush? It’s grey and rainy here and the decorations add some cheer. Continue reading “Five things I’m doing besides reviewing subscription boxes”