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‡¦

You’ve got MAYL πŸ’Œ + A giveaway!

For a long while I was big on picture frames. Then candle holders. Now bud vases. But I’ve always loved stationery — for ever and ever! — and what better day than the first of May to share a little happy mail mayl? I’ve put together a baker’s dozen of my favourite cards to send to one of you, super fun sentiments from Kate Spade, ban.do, A Beautiful Mess, and more.Β πŸ’ŒΒ Β  Continue reading You’ve got MAYL πŸ’Œ + A giveaway!

Five things

Yesterday I spent a pleasant couple of hours in the flow writing cards to some of the sweetest people in my world. It makes me happy knowing they’re going to find something bright and cheerful in the mail, just like I do every month with my stationery subscription from A Beautiful Mess. I love the Beautiful Mess girls and just about everything they do. Last summer they announced they’re working on a cookbook (yay!) but it’ll probably be another year and a half before it comes out (boo). Here’s four other highlights from last week.Β  Continue reading Five things