Review | Blueberry Cove Beads & a Giveaway!

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There have been a lot of new subscription box companies popping up lately and I’ve been having so much fun learning about them! Blueberry Cove Beads was no exception. This unique subscription box is perfect for the crafters and jewelry-makers – sending you an assortment of themed beads each month (along with a design challenge)! Read on to learn more about BCB and find out how you can win a free 3-month subscription!

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Review | ScentBird Perfume Subscription

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I’ve been on the prowl for a new scent for some time now, so I was excited to learn about ScentBird, a perfume subscription company that allows you to test out high-end perfumes for just $15/month! Read on to find out which scent I picked and learn how you can find your new signature scent!  Continue reading

Review | December ’14 SquareHue

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First thing’s first – Happy New Year! My apologies for reviewing a December box in January, but I went on a long trip to visit family for the holidays and I’m still catching up! There will be more where this comes from. Anyway, I had the opportunity to test out SquareHue (a nail polish subscription) last month. Check out what they sent out in their December box!  Continue reading

Review | Danklo Box & a Giveaway!

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I don’t know about you, but I love surprises. There’s something really exciting about receiving a box of unknown goodies in the mail and opening it up to see what you got! But, you know what’s even better than surprises? Surprises AND cash. With the Danklo Box, that’s exactly what you get! Read on to see what I received and learn how you can win your very own Danklo Box (and up to $1,000)! Continue reading

Feeding Wars| 6 Brawl-Worthy Things NO Mother Wants to Hear

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Mama, Mama, Mama… we need to have a talk. And since the subject of feeding our babies is so touchy for most of us, maybe you should make a cup of chamomile tea, grab a seat, and take a few deep breaths. Continue reading

Review | JoAnna’s December ’14 Ipsy & Breakup Letter

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It’s with a heavy heart that after a 15-month membership, I’ve gotta break up with ipsy. We’ve had some major ups and downs. There were months where I loved everything and months where I liked just one item. Regardless, for $10/month, it’s a great way to try out some new products. Read on to see what I got in my last bag and find out who I’m breaking up with ipsy for!  Continue reading

Review | NEW Subscription Box! Best Kept Rx

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We all know I have a thing for subscription boxes, so I am thrilled to share a brand new subscription service with all of you that just came out this month! Come on in and see what Best Kept Rx is all about!

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Review | JoAnna’s December ’14 Birchbox

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Alright, alright, alright! It’s that time of the month again – Birchbox time! I actually got mine a week ago but I have been suuuuuuper busy with finals and art projects (and packing to head home for the holidays!), so I’m doing it now. Let me start off by saying that I was stoked for my December subscription boxes because I love the holiday season, but I was a bit disappointed this month.  Continue reading

SBSGG| Little Free Radical & a Giveaway

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When I was pregnant with my sweet little Ant, one of my best friends sent me a really special gift package. Ryan knows I love elephants so, among the many useful items in this package were an adorable stuffed elephant and a matching cloth ball. These toys are from Little Free Radical, an Etsy shop that specializes in hand-made, eco-friendly children’s toys and party decorations. Little Free Radical’s owner, Crystal, is very sweet, knowledgeable and witty. I have had the privilege of getting to know her and can’t wait to share some things with you! Continue reading

SBSGG | New Christmas Tradition :: Annual Ornaments

Since we’re often broke and traveling over the holidays, my boyfriend and I decided not to buy presents for each other this year. Instead, we decided to start a new tradition: Each year, we’ll pick out an ornament together that holds some special significance for the year we just shared. (I know, right? Gag me with a spoon, we’re that couple now.) Anyway, since this is our fourth Christmas together, we had a bit of catching up to do! So for this Small Business Saturday Gift Guide post, I wanted to share the lovely ornaments we picked out and the great little shops where we found them.  Continue reading