Norlii Box October 2021: Nordic Bed and Breakfast

Happy Saturday, everybody! I hope you’ll get the chance to enjoy at least one slow morning this weekend lingering over breakfast and coffee. Tomorrow we’ll be getting up early to put the turkey in the oven and start on the vegetables so that’s out but Monday I’m going to relax, Scandi style. “Nordic Bed & Breakfast” is the theme of October’s Scandinavian home and lifestyle box, Norlii Box, and it’s a reminder that simple rituals like taking the time to enjoy a soft-boiled egg and a delectable jam can enrich your life by multitudes and turn even the greyest days bright.

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Sweet Reads Box September 2021

Sweet Reads Box is a monthly Canadian book box that sends you a new novel, something tasty to eat and drink and some brilliant bookish things to enhance your reading experience — think cozy socks to keep you warm, great-smelling candles to set the mood and notebooks to note your favourite quotes and passages. They call it “me time delivered” and really it’s bang on. Here’s a look at September’s box.

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Ruby Crate Fall 2021 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

My 14-year-old is blasรฉ about a lot of things ๐Ÿ™„ but she couldn’t hide her excitement when the latest Ruby Crate arrived. (Suffice it to say she didn’t appreciate it when I said, “Is that a smile I see? Oh I think somebody’s happyyyyyyy!” and proceeded to do the mashed potato. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) Ruby Crate is a quarterly lifestyle box for teen and tween girls created last year by an Ontario mother and her teen daughter who didn’t see anything like it on the market. Each one is stuffed with a variety of on-trend products — think beauty, accessories, stationery and decor — and like the Spring and Grad Crates we were lucky enough to review before it, Fall’s is (to quote the inimitable Christina Aguilera) ๐ŸŽต what a girl wants, what a girl needs. ๐ŸŽต

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