Sweet Reads Box August 2022: The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Sweet Reads Box is a monthly Canadian book box that delivers a new novel, a snack and a drink to enjoy alongside and some bookish goodies tied to the story — think mugs, bookmarks and socks or what my fella likes to call “nerd things.” So basically all of my favourite things, ha ha. August’s edition helped subscribers squeeze the last out of summer with a lemon theme inspired by the book, The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden. πŸ‹

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Sweet Reads Box July 2022: The Sugar Thief πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Coming up on its fifth anniversary this fall, Sweet Reads Box is the OG Canadian book subscription box and one of my favourite things to see at my door. Every month you get a new novel, a treat to eat and drink alongside and a few bookish goodies tied to the story like cute stationery, nifty mugs, great-smelling candles and soaps, exclusive recipes, etc. They call it “me time delivered” and it’s pretty bang-on. I saved a few items from July’s box to try with my mom while she’s visiting this week — I’ll share in my stories — but in the meantime, here’s a first look. (The Canadian flag πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ indicates a Canadian product.)

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The Summer Hygge Box from Hygge in a Box πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

β€œA perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”

— James Dent

One of my favourite subscriptions for a few years now is Hygge in a Box, a quarterly lifestyle and wellness box curated with a thoughtful collection of Canadian-made products and ideas to enjoy hygge moments with the seasons. It’s available in small and large sizes as a quarterly subscription or by-the-box and ships from Manitoba across Canada and the US. Here’s a look at the latest edition, the Summer Hygge Box (large version).

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