Wet Shave Club Ladies Box Review July 2015

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Wet Shave Club sends a box of wet shaving supplies including things like soaps, razor blades, brushes, etc designed to last you for the whole month. The cost is $29 per month, lower if you buy multiple months (3 mo–$26/mo, 6 mo–$24/mo, 12 mo–$22/mo). One of the things I loved is that they ship literally anywhere–shipping is free in the continental US, $5.99 to Canada, and $13.99 to anywhere else.

I reviewed the men’s box last Fall for my husband and I was thrilled to find out that they now offer a women’s box–I’m even more excited to have the opportunity to review it!

Here’s what was inside:

Instructions–thank goodness! I’ve never used wet shave supplies before so detailed instructions were most welcome for a novice like me. (I promise, it’s really not that hard)

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My new razor (and blades)! It’d be kind of difficult to get a shave without one, lol! My husband’s had a silver handle so I expected that mine would be the same. I was super excited to see that it had a pink handle instead. Now we can tell them apart (my husband hates when I use his razors), and it adds a nice dose of femininity.

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Shaving soap and a brush–this smells sooooooo good. How you use it reminds me of the soap that comes with the beauty blender. You move the brush around in circular motions over the soap until you work up a nice lather. If you need something to hold the soap still, you can toss it to the bottom of a cup.

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Some nice pamper me up stuff–this reminds me of the consistency of the whipped cream from the fortune cookie soap boxes if you’re familiar with that. It smells summery and lovely and it’s a nice way to calm and moisturize your skin after a shave.

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If you haven’t tried a wet shave yet, you should definitely give it a go! Wet Shave Club is a nice way to get started since they provide everything you need and send it straight to your door. It might take you a try or two to feel comfortable with it, but it’s a nice close shave that’s completely unlike the store bought razor experience!

 

Disclosure: This product was received free for review. All opinions are 100% my own.

 

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Wantable Intimates July 2015

If you’re new to Wantable, this company offers high-end fully customizable makeup, intimates, and accessories collections for $40 per month. Unlike other subscriptions, Wantable allows you to return your collection or PART of the collection if you’re not happy with it! And you get a $4 credit if you keep the whole collection to apply towards your next purchase! Their website is really easy to navigate making it very user friendly. There are extensive questionnaires for each of the boxes so that your box is completely tailored to your preferences. You can cancel or resubscribe online at any time and you can skip months without canceling if you’d prefer. You can read my review of their previous boxes HERE.

There’s also a pricing sheet so you can see the retail price (RP) of the item, and then “your price” (YP) which will show you how much that piece is worth if you decide to keep/return it.

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Here’s what I received this month:

1. Noveau French Terry Pant (RP:$30, YP:$16.67)

These are a great weight for summer if you feel like wearing pants. And I love that they match the tank if I decide to wear them instead of the shorts!

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2. Rene Rofe Tuck Me in Tank (RP:$21, YP:$11.67)

I received a set from this brand last month and I was really glad to receive another! The cloth is really comfy and the prints are so cute. I love that this tank matches both the shorts and the pants that came this month.

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3. Rene Rofe Tuck Me in Shorts (RP: $21, YP:$11.67)

 

As I mentioned previously, I love that I got another pajama set! It’s always fun to have cute and matching PJs. And Wantable sends a nice variety–I got a chemise/robe set last month and a shorts/tank set this month.

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Did you get Wantable this month? What’d you get?

 

Disclosure: This box was received free for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own.

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Wantable Intimates June 2015 Review

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If you’re new to Wantable, this company offers high-end fully customizable makeup, intimates, and accessories collections for $40 per month. Unlike other subscriptions, Wantable allows you to return your collection or PART of the collection if you’re not happy with it! And you get a $4 credit if you keep the whole collection to apply towards your next purchase! Their website is really easy to navigate making it very user friendly. There are extensive questionnaires for each of the boxes so that your box is completely tailored to your preferences. You can cancel or resubscribe online at any time and you can skip months without canceling if you’d prefer. You can read my review of their previous boxes HERE.

There’s also a pricing sheet so you can see the retail price (RP) of the item, and then “your price” (YP) which will show you how much that piece is worth if you decide to keep/return it.

1. Rene Rofe Spring Print Chemise (RP: $22.00, YP: $10.00)

This is lovely and so lightweight–perfect for summer!

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2. Rene Rofe Spring Print Robe (RP:$36, YP:$16.36)

I’ve never gotten a robe from Wantable before so this was a really nice surprise! The only robe I own is a heavy and thick cloth one which is nice for winter but it’s very warm. This is much nicer for summer. I also love getting a matching set!

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3. Daisy Fuentes Classic T-Shirt Bra (RP:$30, YP:$13.64)

It’s nice to get a D cup bra that isn’t white, beige, or black. I feel like larger cup sizes are normally doomed to neutral and boring colors. I’m jealous of all of the cute printed and colorful bras that I pass in the lingerie section. This is a refreshing change of pace that I’m sure I’ll use often.

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Did you get Wantable this month? What’d you get?

 

Disclosure: This box was received free for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own.

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Urthbox Review

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UrthBox is a box of healthy snacks delivered monthly that you can get for as low as $9 per month! Prices go up to $49 per month depending how many snacks you want to get but all boxes include a wide variety of full sized (!!!) healthy snack options focusing on non-GMO, organic, and all natural.

I couldn’t believe how packed the box was when I opened it; there’s a TON of snacks in there!

 

Here’s what I received:

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Qancha crunchy corn snack, raw chia energy squares, and solar dried organic bananas. The Qancha snack was delicious! If you like popcorn or corn nuts, this would be right up your alley–I would definitely order more of this. The chia squares will get saved for on the go snacks and the bananas will get donated to a friend since we don’t really like dried fruit around here–freeze dried, yes! But dried, not so much.

 

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Now the freeze dried crunchies is so us! My son loves that snack. He also loves pouch foods like the Nothing Beets Cherry on the right which he snatched up right away. And I’m saving the apple pecan health bar for another on the go snack but it smells yummy.

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My son tore into the Eat Real fruit and nut bar right away for his afternoon snack. It had milk chocolate on the bottom so he was a big fan. The nuts are perfect for our house snack bowl. The banana crisps will prob get donated with the dried bananas, just not for us.

 

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The raspberry fruit snack had an interesting texture–they’re thin fruit strips with the seeds in them. We love fruit snack type treats around here. The clever cheddar snack is a stack of cheese crisps. They were a little greasy for my taste, but definitely had a nice strong cheddar flavor. The kale chips are an interesting addition–I’ve seen recipes online to make your own kale chips and just never felt like putting in the work. Now we can test them out!
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I’m always excited to try new chips cause we love crunchy stuff around here. I’ll prob pack these up with hubby’s lunch tho to spice things up.

I also got a huge bag of granola which will be perfect in my yogurt parfaits and a bottle of mint tea that I’m going to give to a tea loving relative.

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All in all, I think Urthbox has a fantastic value and is a great way to try new snacks. As with all subscription boxes, whether or not you enjoy it is a matter of personal taste–and in this case, it’s literally a matter of taste! But with the variety that’s included, I’m sure you’ll find several snacks you enjoy in your selection.

Disclosure: This box was received free for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links.

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Wantable Intimates May 2015 Review

If you’re new to Wantable, this company offers high-end fully customizable makeup, intimates, and accessories collections for $40 per month. Unlike other subscriptions, Wantable allows you to return your collection or PART of the collection if you’re not happy with it! And you get a $4 credit if you keep the whole collection to apply towards your next purchase! Their website is really easy to navigate making it very user friendly. There are extensive questionnaires for each of the boxes so that your box is completely tailored to your preferences. You can cancel or resubscribe online at any time and you can skip months without canceling if you’d prefer. You can read my review of their previous boxes HERE.

There’s also a pricing sheet so you can see the retail price of the item, and then “your price” which will show you how much that piece is worth if you decide to keep/return it. So for the review, I’ll list the retail price, “your price,” and the best online price I found (if available).

 

I definitely got a polka dot theme this month!

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1. Real Underwear Daphne Bralette in Vapor Blue (Retail: $24, Your Price:$11.43)

This is a super pretty soft bra that actually fit me (so surprised!) They sized me up which I really appreciated. I don’t have many lacy bras so it’s a keeper!

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2. Pajama Drama Side Slit Maxi in Mint Julep (Retail: $32, Your Price: $15.24, Best Price available: $19.99–diff print)

I couldn’t find this exact print anywhere but they sell this exact brand and style maxi at Target for $19.99. I don’t normally do long nightgowns because the fabric gets twisted around my legs, but this dress has deep side slits that will probably help prevent that. I could also see lounging around the house in it this summer cause it feels soft and comfy. I definitely love my typical sleepshirts, but I’ll give this a shot!

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3. Rene Rofe Double Fun PJ Pant in Dot (Retail: $28, Your Price: $13.33, Best online price: $28)

These are super soft wonderful PJ pants. I got something pretty similar from Wantable a while back that had a matching top though so I’m not sure I need these too. I think I’ll keep them though cause they’d make a really nice gift for one of my sisters!

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Did you get Wantable this month? What’d you get?

 

Disclosure: This box was received free for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own.

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SushiQuik Review and Discount!

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I was recently contacted by a rep for SushiQuik to test their product which is designed to make sushi at home!!! We love sushi so I jumped at the chance. I was sent their SushiQuik starter kit ($35 on their site)–you can use this kitchen gadget to make sushi (of course) but you can also use it to make any other filled rolls like tortillas with cream cheese and fruit, etc.

Get 15% off your SushiQuik Starter Kit today! Exp. 6/30

SushiQuik includes recipes to help you get started but you can really make it however you want. They opt for cooking their own sushi rice which takes about 25-30 mins. I’m super lazy, so I resorted to using one of my microwave rice pouches which only took 1.5 mins and still turned out great 😉 It’s super lazy but it works!!!

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These are the pieces. That paddle looking thing is a rice spreader, the cup looking things go on the ends of your roll when you roll it up and they can also be used for dipping sauces once you’re done making the sushi.

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Aside from nori (seaweed for the outside) and rice, you also need your filling ingredients. I bought some shrimp from Whole Foods–they let you buy as many or as few as you want so I was able to buy 7 large shrimp for under $2. I also used avocado, carrot, and cucumber. If you need ideas, there are Easy Sushi Recipes at SushiQuik!

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First you layout the nori sheet and then you use that green trainer square to show you where to spread your rice and then you add a row of your filling ingredients.

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After that, you use the white roller (under the nori sheet) to roll it all up. Ta-dah!

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There’s a tube looking piece with slits that sits on top of this and you use the slits to slice your sushi to the perfect size while keeping the roll intact. I didn’t take a picture of that part because I overstuffed my roll (my fault!) and had a hard time getting the guide on top. But as I mentioned, there are plenty of pictures and video on the SushiQuik website if you need more tutorials :)

I definitely think this is a more cost effective solution if you enjoy eating sushi a lot like we do. It’s pretty easy and it beats the pants off the normal prices we pay for sushi night! And don’t forget, Get 15% off your SushiQuik Starter Kit today! Exp. 6/30

 

Disclosure: I received this product free for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links.

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My First Years Embroidered Jellycat and Site Review

I was recently contacted by My 1st Years to do a review of one of their products. They’re a company that started off with the intention to offer affordable quality products for all the big baby firsts (1st outfit, 1st shoes, 1st bear, etc) but have since expanded to offering a much larger range of products for little people. They contacted me right around Easter time and guess what they carry…JELLYCAT BUNNIES! 😀 Heck yeah! I knew our bunny wouldn’t make it in time for Easter but I was still excited to get him anyways.

They carry a lot more than Jellycat too but I’ll get to that in a minute. Their products arrive from the UK so you’ll need a little lead time to receive your gifts if you live in the US like me. All of their orders come in a free gorgeous gift box. I love that it says their name on it “My 1st Years” cause that makes it a perfect keepsake box for some of Js baby items–double win!

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The sweet bunny was lovingly wrapped in tissue paper inside the box.

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Even though Easter is over, I still picked an Easter message for the bunny’s shirt because it’s a belated Easter gift and I can take the little shirt off and add it to our Easter decor box. Then I can add it back to the bunny every year :) I’ve see other bunnies have names or embroidery added directly to the bunny ears but I like this option better–personalization that works for the rest of the year too!

Most of My 1st Years products have an option for FREE personalization!

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I think he’s super cute in Js basket! Jellycat products are super soft and cuddly. J has the dino already and I’m sure he’ll LOVE this! Especially since his name is on it…but I’m sure the bunny will be named Peter Rabbit or Cottontail since he thinks all rabbits are named that 😉

 

My 1st Years also offers other personalizable Jellycat products (elephant, dog, bear, etc) and plenty of other gift items too including storage options, clothing, play things, decor, and keepsakes. Here’s just a few that I liked:

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With free personlization and the free gift box, it’s a nice one stop shop for your baby and toddler gifting needs. You can check out more of what they have to offer here!

Disclosure: This product was received for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own.

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Wantable Intimates April 2015 Review

If you’re new to Wantable, this company offers high-end fully customizable makeup, intimates, and accessories collections for $40 per month. Unlike other subscriptions, Wantable allows you to return your collection if you’re not happy with it AND you can return PART of the collection if you’re not happy with it! Cool huh? Now if you love a singular piece, you can keep just that one! And you get a $4 credit if you keep the whole collection to apply towards your next purchase! Their website is really easy to navigate making it very user friendly. There are extensive questionnaires for each of the boxes so that your box is completely tailored to your preferences. You can cancel or resubscribe online at any time and you can skip months without canceling if you’d prefer. You can read my review of their previous boxes HERE.

There’s also a pricing sheet so you can see the retail price of the item, and then “your price” which will show you how much that piece is worth if you decide to keep/return it. So for the review, I’ll list the retail price, “your price,” and the best online price I found.

This month I received a nice personalized note in my box thanking me for being a customer–I thought it was so so sweet! 😀

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Here’s what I got for April:

1. Pajama Drama Grey Striped Tank (Retail: $21, Your Price: $11.20)

This is a nice casual layering piece. I own a couple other items by this brand and I think they’re soft and nice quality. I like the lace trim and the stripes and I think it will layer well with many items in my wardrobe.

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2. Modal Cami Black (Retail: $18, Your Price: $9.60)

This is a kind of dressier tank compared to the ones I normally get from Wantable which was a nice change of pace to have something for when I need to step it up a bit–mostly date night or church days. I don’t normally wear a lot of black but it’s a good layering that I can pair with any color.

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3. Pajama Drama Watercolor Destination Map Pom Pom Tank with Pant
(Retail: $36, Your Price: $19.20, Amazon Best Price: $21)

Wantable actually listed these as two separate items which is nice if you wanted to maybe keep one and not the other. I love that they sized each piece individually–I have a large cup size so I normally wear a larger top than I do on bottom which can be frustrating when items like this are sold in sets (like on Amazon). It’s that nice attention to detail that makes this service so personalized. I love print and color and unique details like the pom pom trim so this was a fun pick for me. It was kind of comical to get PJs with a map print on it since I like to “dream” about traveling. :)

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All totaled up, this month’s selection had a retail value of $60 (using best pricing for the PJ set). Still a pretty good deal for the $36 pricetag and you can return any pieces you don’t want!

Did you get Wantable Intimates this month? What did you think?

 

Disclosure: This box was received free for review purposes–all opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links.

 

 

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$20 discount off TOMS until April 18 2015! Plus another coupon code and free shipping!

I’m trying to upgrade my shoe collection one pair at a time and I found a decent deal if you’re a TOMS lover like my sis!

For a limited time, TOMS is offering new customers $20 off $75 on their website by going HERE PLUS you can get another $5 off with the code SPRING15, free shipping over $25, free 2 day shipping with PayPal, and 5% cashback with ebates!

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Disclosure: The invite gets both the invitee and me $20 off on the TOMS site 😉 win-win!

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Thirty One Blog Party, NEW Jewelry Line and GIVEAWAY!!!

I’m so excited to host another blog party with one of my really good friends, and this one is with a company that I’ve been a huge fan of for years–Thirty One! Most people associate this brand with their beautiful bags, trademark totes, organization products, or myriad of personalization options, but they also recently launched a new jewelry line that I’m excited to share with you!

There’s also a great customer special going on right now and we also have a free giveaway that you can participate in until 3/3o–YAY!!!

To shop the party, simply go HERE and click on “shop now” to see all of the great new items from their spring line! Here’s a little bit of eye candy for you:

Diamond District Minis

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Full Size and Mini side by side

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Canvas Crew Minis and Canvas Crew Carry Alls

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I saw one of these embroidered with their frog option and the zipper pouches added on–how cute is this??

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Mini and Regular Cindy Totes side by side

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and from the new JK Jewelry Line:

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If you love those beautiful monogram necklaces, they are part of the customer special this month!!! You can get one for just $20!

 

Customer Special


Save big on Oh-Snap styles or a gorgeous NEW necklace with every $35 spent!

50% OFF ALL PERSONALIZATION!

Oh-snap Pockets - $5 each mix and match up to three!
Oh-snap Bins $5 each mix and match up to three!
Monogram Initial Necklace $20 New - JK by Thirty-One

And finally, our awesome party representative is sponsoring this adorable giveaway for all you amazing peeps– a Littles Carry All Caddy in Plum Gingham Pop with matching WASHI!!! You all know how much I love my washi 😉 How cute is this? Use it for anything! Organizing office supplies or cosmetics, a cute gift basket base, a reusable Easter Basket or Halloween Bucket, etc etc etc! Enter below and good luck! The giveaway and party end on 3/30 so SHOP NOW!

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