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GlobeIn April 2021: The Pause Box

I received GlobeIn’s April 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. For April I received the Pause Box. Here’s a look inside.

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Norlii Box April 2021: Fika

I received the April Norlii Box in exchange for an honest review.

Ska vi ses över en fika någon gång? – Swedish for “Shall we have a coffee together some time?”

I miss meeting a girlfriend for tea or having one over for a cup, something I made a point to arrange once a month or so in pre-COVID days and always thought I should do more often. In Sweden these social coffee breaks with friends, family and neighbours are more a way of life, something people make a priority daily or even twice a day, usually accompanied by sweet baked goods (and tea or another drink if coffee’s not your thing). They call it fika (pronounced fai-kuh) and it’s said to prevent burnout, boost creativity and productivity, improve longevity, and increase happiness, among other things. It’s also the theme of the latest Norlii Box and maybe my favourite so far! The Scandinavian home and lifestyle box ships every other month from Denmark to Canada and the US. Continue reading “Norlii Box April 2021: Fika”

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GlobeIn Artisan Box March 2021: The Banquet Box

I received GlobeIn’s Banquet 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. The March Banquet Box promises to “fill your table with beautiful goodies around the world that will surely impress any guest.” With the COVID vaccine only starting to roll out in Canada we don’t expect to be entertaining guests for several months yet but I have a soft spot for kitchen and dining decor and accessories so bring it on! (Especially if they include a pop of colour. I’ve got spring on my mind!) Continue reading “GlobeIn Artisan Box March 2021: The Banquet Box”