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Birchbox Review: November



To be honest, I was a little underwhelmed when I first opened my Birchbox in November. But, as the saying goes, don't judge a book by its' cover... don't judge your Birchbox until you've had a chance to try everything. I ended up loving the Not Soap, Radio and Dr. Lipp! Even reordered some more Not Soap, Radio because their array of scents were amazing! (I purchased Liquid Freud in case you're interested...)


Dr. Lipp - Original Nipple Balm for Lips $14.50 - Let's face it. Nipple cream is amazing. I discovered this lip remedy ohhh almost 3 years ago and when I saw that my Mom received it in her Birchbox earlier this year I was jelly. This stuff is great, although my feedback is that it's so great for chapped lips that you don't really want to touch it.. kind of greasy on the fingers, but it's not for fingers right? Love it.

Fekkai - PrX Reparatives Intense Fortifying Masque $25

Gilchrist & Soames - Spa Therapy Body Lotion $15

Laura Mercier - Longwear Creme Eye Pencil in Violet $24 - I'm not really an eyeliner kind of gal but this color is so pretty.

Not Soap, Radio - Awash in a field of four leaf clovers Body Wash $16

Have I inspired you to give Birchbox a try? Did I also mention that they make great (and easy) gifts?

Where to start.

Writer's block, decision fatigue, work, the holidays, renovation realities - the list could go on. And also all legitimate reasons why the content on my blog has been suffering lately. And also the last I'll allow myself the excuses. I gave myself time to rest mentally but decided today that I just had to start again. I had a really hard time just getting a start to type this post. But here I am. So now that I've felt all of the things above - how do I get my groove back? As a writer, a maker, a content creator I know you've all been there. For me, I'm not motivated to make money with this blog. I'd be well below the poverty line if that was my goal. It really has been a wonderful creative and social outlet for me, but when I've got a lot going on, I really have to consciously recharge those creative juices and sometimes, unfortunately I guess, I tend to withdraw (to Soda Crush). But again, here I am. Hopefully I've broken through the ice.


Also, if anyone needs a blogging accountability partner and you have a penchant for sharing hilarious GIFs just let me know ; )

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There, I feel better now that I've shared that with you. Now I can bargain brag about savings on a few key items on my list:


My husband won't let me spoil the surprise by letting me share our holiday card or ornaments here... but here's an outtake from our photo shoot. Personally, I liked it the best!



Ok, last chance. Get over to Tiny Prints now and get your holiday shopping on.