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Sweet Reads Box March 2021 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

I received the March Sweet Reads Box in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Well March brought a fair amount of stress and disappointment and honestly I had a hard time focusing on much of anything, including reading. And this month’s Sweet Reads pick looks so good! I feel badly that I haven’t gotten into it even to give you a first impression. On the other hand, I had zero trouble finishing the chocolate jujubes and I can tell you they were divine. πŸ‘Œ If you’re new to Sweet Reads Box, it’s a Canadian monthly book box that delivers a new novel and some bookish self-care in the form of coffee or tea, a delicious snack, and a few goodies related to the story or the theme of the box (think mugs, bookmarks, journals and other surprises). Boxes are available by subscription or single box with additional limited editions released year-round. Put the kettle on and join me for a look at this one.

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Culture Carton February 2021: Towles

I received February’s Culture Carton in exchange for an honest review. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Sure we’ve been indoors for 8345 months and maybe we let ourselves go a bit … but the days are getting longer and we are seeing sunny beautiful days. Days like that deserve an effort. If you’re looking to make tasteful improvements in your daily life — from intellectual growth to self care — the men’s subscription box Culture Carton has the tools to do just that. Today I’ve got a look at February’s Standard Box which includes a book and three to five lifestyle items. Continue reading “Culture Carton February 2021: Towles”

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Sweet Reads Box YA Christmas Box 2020 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

I received the following Sweet Reads Box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes.

Annnnnnd we’re into a new week. Happy Tuesday, everybody! This week I’ve got two limited edition Sweet Reads Boxes to share with you. The limited edition Valentine’s Box sold out within hours of its release Sunday (!) but more stand-alone boxes are coming soon. If you’re wondering what’s a Sweet Reads Box, it’s a monthly Canadian book box that delivers a new novel, tea or coffee, a snack, and some other bookish goodies tied to the story or the theme of the box. In addition to the monthly boxes (which can be purchased on a subscription basis or individually) Sweet Reads Box releases special one-offs like this one, the Young Adult (YA) Christmas Box. Continue reading “Sweet Reads Box YA Christmas Box 2020 πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦”