An all-natural candle subscription service: Vellabox December 2021

We’ve reached that point in January where I start to feel embarrassed that we still have our Christmas tree up and yet apparently not enough to do anything about it (some years we’ve kept it ’til Valentine’s Day ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ฌ). As much as I love the decorations and the twinkly lights, it’s scent of the tree I’ll miss the most. Tho how much of that is tree and how much is candle is hard to tell. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I love a good woodsy burn! And the candle subscription service Vellabox absolutely nailed it with their fresh and woodsy pick for December.

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The Hygge Holiday Box from Hygge in a Box ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Happy new year! ๐ŸŽ‰ I hope you had a great holiday. I thought I’d share a couple of boxes between Christmas and New Year’s and logged on to write a few times but didn’t get any further than that. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ I really just needed the break. We’re back to online learning here in Ontario with the Omicron surge so that’s not ideal but we’ll do like Nemo and just keep swimming. Maybe not butterfly strokes — dog-paddling and treading water, mostly — but doing what we can to stay afloat. Hygge helps. “Simply put, it’s when you’re cozy and you feel good about it,” say Jill Kantor and Lisa Kroft, founders of Hygge in a Box. You know, that unique contentment you feel when you bundle up and go for a walk in the crisp wintery air or curl up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate or have a good soak with your favourite bath salts. In addition to their seasonal boxes, Jill and Lisa curated a limited edition Hygge Holiday Box to help subscribers enjoy hygge moments at a time when they’re needed the most. (Well arguably the holidays *and* now. We need all the hygge we can find now too.)

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Norlii Box December 2021: Scandinavian Christmas

Scandinavian Christmas traditions speak to me. There’s a lot of baking, a lot of candles, and elves leave little presents in your boots (as long as you keep them well fed ๐Ÿ˜‰). So a box celebrating Christmas Scandi-style speaks to me in a BIG way. And it happens to be the theme of December’s nordic home and lifestyle box,ย Norlii Box. ๐Ÿ™Œ It’s about discovering some new traditions and making them your own with a collection of festive Scandinavian goods to get you started.

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