Sweet Reads Box February 2022 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Well February was fairly terrible as I’ve said but one exceptionally good thing was February’s Sweet Reads Box. I’ve heard so many great things about the book and the assortment of treats alongside is just brilliant — like a box of sunshine in what’s felt like a neverending winter. If you’re not familiar with Sweet Reads, it’s a monthly subscription service available in Canada and the US that sends you a new novel and a variety of bookish delights to enjoy alongside — think delicious things to eat and drink, fanciful mugs, clever bookmarks, great-smelling bath and body products and other delightful surprises. Basically all of my favourite things! πŸ™Œ πŸ™Œ

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Sweet Reads Valentine’s Box 2022 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

me: *always treating myself*

also me: you know what, I think I’m gonna treat myself today

Valentine’s Day can be polarizing but most years I’ve welcomed it as a happy distraction in the middle of what can be a pretty blue month. So blue here in Ottawa that city council just declared March 14 a Valentine’s Day do-over. If you feel like you or a loved one could use one too, Sweet Reads’ Valentine’s Box (or Galentine’s Box, which has the same novel but different tie-ins) might be just what your heart desires. Like the monthly boxes, each includes a recently published novel, something tasty to drink and eat while you read and a few clever bookish items that relate to the story. Today I’ve got a look at this year’s Valentine’s edition featuring a new romance novel, a mix of loved-themed goodies and some sweets and treats. (A limited number of both the Valentine’s and Galentine’s boxes are still available.) Let’s get into it!

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Sweet Reads Box January 2022 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

“I’m gonna go block the McDonald’s drive-thru until they bring back pizza. (That’s how things are done now, right?) #McFreedom

Jason Pugh

I’ve been totally gutted over what’s been happening in our city since the convoy arrived but seeing that tweet today made me laugh. The situation is as ridiculous as it is maddening. But I need to put it out of my mind for a little bit and catch up on a few boxes. If you follow Sweet Reads you’ve already seen this one and if so, I hope this closer look will still be of interest. Generally I try to share reviews a few weeks after the boxes have been shipped so I don’t ruin the surprise for people who haven’t yet received theirs but I didn’t intend to be this long with January’s. Let’s get into it.

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