Author: Onderria

Onderria started her box love with Birchbox, and started sampling a few months here and there of many other boxes. She loves craft supplies, art, jewelry, books, games, things to help keep warm, and she will not pass up sugar.

Taco Bout It Tuesday: 3rd Annual Subscription Box Nominations 2017

Well, it’s that time of year when we do our Annual Subscription Box Awards! There are some new questions, but most are the same from last year, such as your favorites in beauty, home, and food. There is only one required question [Best Box], other than that, please nominate up to three in each category for boxes received in 2017. We… Read more →

Margot Elena Discovery Subscription Box Review – Winter 2017

​Subscription: Margot Elena Discovery Box Cost: $49.99 per season/quarter, $160/year Description: “Discover the world of All Things Beautiful with the Margot Elena Discovery Box filled with over $200 worth of full-sized products curated by our team.”   I can’t believe this already arrived! It said the week of December 11th the boxes were shipping, and it arrived December 16th. BIG box too!  … Read more →

Taco Bout It Tuesday: From Samples to Full Size

Samples tend to populate subscription boxes, so it’s always nice getting a full size product. Especially if it’s something you end up liking. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve gone out and purchased, primarily this past year. Skincare Simple Micellar Cleansing Water: You know Pnut and I love mice water, and Simple is a brand that I’ve gotten in several… Read more →

Taco Bout It Tuesday: Black Friday 2017

How was your weekend? I work in education, so I had from Wednesday to Sunday off. It was amaaaazing! We went to social events every single night starting Tuesday, so that was exhausting. But, it was all fun and I ate just a good amount, but still a lot. I also finished Riverdale and Stranger Things on Netflix. Perhaps we’ll… Read more →

Rachel Zoe Box of Style Review – Fall 2017

​Subscription: Rachel Zoe Box of Style Cost: $99.99 per season/quarter, $349.99/year [new members get $10 off] Description: “A sleek box containing over $400 worth of products hand-selected by Rachel Zoe.”   The Autumn leaves are blowing all around, so it’s time for a box in a leafy setting. This is my second ever Zoe box. I loved my first one! Both were purchased after… Read more →

BookCase.Club Subscription Box Review – August and September 2017

Subscription: BookCase.Club [or click here for the Cratejoy link] Cost: $9.99/mo + $5 shipping Coupon: CRATEJOY for 10% off your first box What to Expect: “A selection of handpicked books based on your preferences. Boxes are shipped on the 1st of each month.” When you sign up there are eight different options to choose from, but the Cookbooks and Military History boxes are quarterly. I get YA, though… Read more →

Pura Vida Bracelets Subscription Box Review – July 2017

​Subscription: Pura Vida Bracelets Cost: $14.95/mo, save 50% off your first order of $40+ with the link above Description: “Each month, you’ll receive 3 exclusive bracelets (up to $50 value) that are only available to Pura Vida Club members. Shipping is completely FREE on all U.S. orders!”   Confession time: I was a Debbie Doubter on this sub. I thought it was stupid because… Read more →

Box of Fate Subscription Box Review – July 2017

​Subscription: Box of Fate Cost: $40/mo Coupon: Save $5 off your first month through Cratejoy with code TREATYOSELF Description: “The ultimate eco-luxury retreat for self-care – packed with designer jewelry by fashion atelier THE ART OF FATE, natural cruelty-free beauty + wellness products, artist prints, and daily affirmations + self-care tips so you remember to put your love first. One tree is planted in… Read more →

Bookcase.club July 2017

BookCase.Club Subscription Box Review – July 2017

Subscription: BookCase.Club [or click here for the Cratejoy link] Cost: $9.99/mo + $5 shipping Coupon: CRATEJOY for 10% off your first box What to Expect: “A selection of handpicked books based on your preferences. Boxes are shipped on the 1st of each month.”   When you sign up there are eight different options to choose from, but the Cookbooks and Military History boxes are quarterly. I get YA,… Read more →

Freedom Japanese Market June 2017

Freedom Japanese Market Subscription Box Review – June 2017

Subscription: Freedom Japanese Market Cost: Three monthly box choices, each with free worldwide shipping, a piece of origami, and a product description sheet. Longer subscriptions lower your price. Puchi Pack: $14.99, 5-8 full and sample size snacks Original Pack: $24.99, 12-16 full and sample size snacks Family Pack: $45.99, 24-32 full and sample size snacks Description: “We are a family business that curates, packs,… Read more →

Taco Bout It Tuesday: Bags from Boxes pt. I

My sister and our significant others recently flew home to South Dakota. Not for the 100° weather, but for an outdoor wedding that happened to take place in the afternoon of one of those sweltering days. While watching my sister unpack her items, and looking at my own luggage, I realized that we have a lot of bags from subscription boxes! I… Read more →

Bookcase.Club June 2017

BookCase.Club Subscription Box Review – June 2017

Subscription: BookCase.Club [or click here for the Cratejoy link] Cost: $9.99/mo + $5 shipping Coupon: CRATEJOY for 10% off your first box What to Expect: “A selection of handpicked books based on your preferences. Boxes are shipped on the 1st of each month.”   When you sign up there are eight different options to choose from, but the Cookbooks and Military History boxes are quarterly. I… Read more →

freedom japanese market may 2017

Freedom Japanese Market Subscription Box Review – May 2017

​Subscription: Freedom Japanese Market Cost: Three monthly box choices, each with free worldwide shipping, a piece of origami, and a product description sheet. Longer subscriptions lower your price. Puchi Pack: $14.99, 5-8 full and sample size snacks Original Pack: $24.99, 12-16 full and sample size snacks Family Pack: $45.99, 24-32 full and sample size snacks Description: “We are a family business that curates, packs, and… Read more →

Allure Beauty Subscription Box Review – March 2017

​Subscription: Allure Beauty Box Cost: $15/mo, save $5 off your first month when you sign up Description: “Hand-picked, deluxe-size product samples from major brands and innovative newcomers that our editors deem the best of the best.”   I got the April box this week and realized I hadn’t posted my March box, which I loved!! So, a month late, here’s the March Allure box… Read more →