Sunday, December 17, 2017

Winter FabFitFun Box

FabFitFun is not a monthly subscription but quarterly. Each season you will receive hand-picked, high-end and exclusive gifts including beauty, fashion and fitness products. The items are full sized and premium with a value of $200+. The cost of this box is $49.99 billed every 3 months. 

Price: $49.99 every 3 months. Discount of $20 for yearly subscription.  

This subscription in available in the US only and ships from Los Angeles, Ca. 

The good:

The Products: You will receive mostly full size and premium products in each box and not just beauty items.

The Brands: They send well known premium brands

Quarterly: This is nice because monthly boxes can cause overload.

Info: They send newspaper of sorts with all the product information, interviews and other fun things to read. 

The not so good:

Price: The price is a sticker shock, but it's only 4 times a year as opposed to monthly.

Contents of the FabFitFun box with approximate retail price/value:

Nelson Moisture Healing Hair Mask. Value = $23.00

Pointe Studio Aloe Infused Cozy Socks. Value = $19.00

AHAVA Mineral Hand CreamValue = $33.00

BB Dakota Poncho in Black. Value = $70.00

Doucce Freematic Pro Paletts in Smokey. Value = $70.00

Homemade by Ayesha Curry Ceramic Mug. Value = $16.00

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate. Value = $75.00

8 Other Reasons Nine Lives Choker in Silver Color. Value = $58.00

Deep Sleep Pillow Spray. Value = $29.00

The total value of the summer FabFitFun box is $393.00. I'm in love with the poncho. It's kind of blanket like but I like the colors and the fact that it's reversible. I also really love the eyeshadow palette but I can't imagine paying $70 for it. The necklace is really pretty but not something I would wear. I can't wait to try the pillow spray. I work shift work so I need all the sleep help I can get. I am a fan of the exfoliKate but if you've never tried it avoid getting it in your mouth - it's not good! Really the only item in this box that I won't use is the necklace and the mug. I think the mug is adorable but I have so many already. Makes a perfect gift though!

Verdict: Overall this quarters box was a major hit for me and well worth the money.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Quarterly Co - Jamie Oliver

Quarterly Co. is a slightly different kind of subscription box company.  The way it works is you pick a contributor you would like to receive a curated gift from anywhere from $50-$100 and every 3 months you will receive your item in the mail from them.  With each gift you receive the story behind it. This subscription is for the Culinary box. Each shipment is curated by a different person in the food field.

This months box is curated by Jamie Oliver. 

Price $75 every 3 months.

The good:

Variety: There are lots of different curators to choose from.

Something different: This is definitely different from other subscription companies

Commitment issues? Don't want to make a monthly commitment but still want a treasure?  You can get a quarterly treasure. 

The not so good:

Don't like waiting: If you don't like waiting this may be torture for you. 

Contents of box with approximate retail price:

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook w/annotations by Jamie. Value = $35.00

Ginger People Ginger Syrup. Value = $9.00

El Rey apamate dark chocolate disks. Value = $6.79

Tierra Farm Organic Very Berry Mix. Value = $8.82

Tierra Farm Organic Shredded Coconut. Value = $1.50

Tierra Farm Organic Mixed Raw Nuts. Value = $4.00

Select Popcorn Sunburst kernelsValue = $.85

El Rey Icoa White Chocolate disks. Value = $2.79

El Rey Caoba dark milk chocolate disks. Value = $2.79

Meri Meri Festive Star Napkins. Value = $5.50

The approximate value of this box is $77.04. The holiday boxes are great because it's always full of great baking items. The cookbook is awesome and I can't wait to read it plus all the notes. You can purchase the cookbook for less online but it doesn't have all the annotations which is what makes this a little personalized. There are probably 50 post it notes throughout the book! I have a full size popcorn machine and we will for sure use this popcorn. I'm going to try and refrain from eating the chocolate out of the bag and actually use it for baking. 

Verdict: This box was perfect and I can't wait dive into the cookbook! 


Friday, December 15, 2017

MightyNest is a website that sells natural, organic and non-toxic products. Basically they have done all the research for you. They also have a monthly subscription box called The MightyFix. Each month they will handpick a singular solution that allows you to live more mindfully. The price of living more mindfully is just $10 a month with shipping included AND if you want to order something from the MightyNest store just add it to your MightyFix box and it all ships for free! In addition your MightyFix box is guaranteed to have a value of at least $10 and they are not samples but full size products. There really is a lot of cool stuff on the website so if you get a chance check it out. 

I like this box so much that I ended up subscribing yearly.

If you would like to try your first months of mightyFIX free send me an email at You can even pick which product you want to try for FREE! Choose from: 

Swedish dishcloths 
Stasher bag 
Flip and Tumble 24-7 reusable bag x2
 Green cleaning spray
Stainless Steel straws
Wool Dryer balls
Duralex Glass containers
Reuseable Bamboo Utensils
RSVP Silicone Spoon and Spatula
eCloth window cleaning
Produce bags
Tidy Dish cloths
Moso Natural Air Purifying Bag
All Good Goop Healing Balm
Bee's wrap
Lunchskins set
Wean Green Lunch Cube
thinksport Everyday face Sunscreen
Soapwalla Déodorant Créme
Color Kitchen Food coloring and sprinkles 

MightyFIX has given me 2 invites to share. I will update this post when they are spoken for.

Price: $10 a month. Available in the US only and ships from Evanston, Illinois.

The Good:

Full Size: The items sent are NOT samples. They are full size items and things that are sold in their online shop.

Donation: 15% of every purchase, including the subscription box goes back to a school of your choice. 

Gift: Need a gift? They offer 3, 6, or 12 months subscriptions. 

The Not So Good:

You might end up with a product you don't need or use.

Contents of the MightyFix box:

Good Kitchen decorative food colors from nature. Value = $7.99

Good Kitchen rainbow sprinkles from nature. Value = $5.99

The total value of this box is $13.98. These are cool if you are trying to avoid artificial colors in your food. I don't use food coloring or sprinkles much anymore but I might be inspired to make a batch sugar cookies since I have these around. 

Verdict: This month wasn't too exciting but I'm still happy with it.