Citrus Lane December 2014 Box & Coupon Code

Citrus Lane is a subscription box for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Each box is personalized for the stage your child is in. It starts at $29 a box and decreases the longer you subscribe. This box is personalized for 3 year old Pearl.

Citrus Lane also has a shop where you can purchase products. I’ve had great experiences with their customer service and shipping services.

Pizza Stacker – Value $15?

Little Hoot Book – $6.95

Plum Organics Jammy Sammy in Apple Cinnamon – Approx Value $0.75

Melissa & Doug Princess Stamp Set – Value $9.95

Total Value – Approx $33

Overall, I was a little underwhelmed this month. There were so few items and the value is not as great as I would hope. I also feel like the stamps are a little ahead of where Pearl is right now, especially since it says 4+ on them. I was hoping for a more customized box but it’s not terrible. I’m sure we will use all these things. Pearl actually already ate the Jammy Sammy and I had some and it was definitely delicious and the highlight of this box.

Go over to Citrus Lane to see their box options and what’s in their shop. If you want to subscribe, use the code SAVE40 to get 40% off your first box!

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Ipsy December 2014 Bag

This was the first month I tried Ipsy. I’ve heard a lot of great things about them so I thought I’d try it out for myself. And it’s only $10 a month.

It’s my understanding that they send a makeup bag every month and I really liked the one they sent this month. That little bag can hold a lot more than it seems like it would be able to.

Bumble and Bumble All-Style Blow Dry -.5 oz, Approx Value $3


Nourish Organic Eye Cream – .5 oz, Approx Value $8

NYX Butter Lip Balm in Parfait – Full Size, Value $4

Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara – .1 oz, Value $8

Crown Infinity Crease/Shadow Brush – Value $17.50, can buy for $6.99

Total Value (with discounted brush) – $29.99

Overall, I thought this was a great bag. I love that most everything is a staple in my beauty routine and I’ll be able to use all of it. That is really what I look for in the subscription boxes I get.

Do you subscribe to Ipsy? What do you think of it compared to Birchbox?

FabFitFun Winter 2014 Box Review

My FabFitFun Winter Box came last week!

It was like Christmas morning! The box was packed with goodies!

Daniel Stone COCO Candle in Red Currant – Value $42

Passport To Beauty Tibetan Goji Berry Intense Anti-Aging Eye Serum with Retinol – Value 88

Organic Valley Organic Balance Milk Protein Shake – Value $2.99

yourMinerals Assorted Eye Shadow Duo – Value $44

Half United Fighting Hunger Necklace – Value $34

Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel Sensitive – Value $39

Lather AHA Hand Crème with Evening Primrose – Value $30

Special K Snack Bar – Value $2.62

Justin’s Classic Almond Butter – Value .63

$30 Fashion Project Gift Card with Free Shipping – Value $30

Salted – 3 Months of Free Membership – $29.97

Zumba 60-min DVD “Max” and $25 Gift Card – $55

Total Value – $383.59

I love the value of this box! It always amazes me. Overall, I’m pretty happy with this box. I should be able to use most everything in it but I’m especially looking forward to trying the Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel and the Tibetan Eye Serum. They look like great products.

Have you ever subscribed to the FabFitFun box? Do you think you’ll try it next season?

Sample Society Subscription Box Review & Coupon Code

The Allure Sample Society is a subscription box I’ve wanted to try for a long time. So when they had their Black Friday deal, I had to go for it. I’m so glad I did!

I love the packaging!

I comes with a booklet outlining everything in the box, what it is, why they like it and how much it costs.

Burberry Beauty Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base in Nude Radiance – 5mL, Value $8

Crabtree & Evelyn Ultra-Moisturizing Hand Therapy in Verbena and Lavender – 25g, Value $8

Butter London Lippy Tinted Balm in Strawberry Field – Full Size, Value $20

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye – 5mL, Value $19

RGB Nail Polish in Oxblood – Full Size, Value $18

Total Value – $73!

I was so happy with this box, the value alone was amazing! I’m excited to try everything, especially the night repair eye gel. I’ve been happy with my nighttime eye gel but I’ll always try a new one.

This box is $15 a month. To get $5 off your first month, enter the code 5FORYOU at checkout.

Have you tried the Sample Society before? What did you think?

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Little Passports Review and Coupon Code

Little Passports is a subscription box geared toward kids and teaching them about the world. They have 3 different subscriptions: The Early Learners for ages 3-5, The World Edition for ages 5-10, and The USA Edition for ages 7-12. I’m reviewing The Early Learners.

The first box has everything you need to get started with the program and it all comes in an adorable kid-size suitcase.

 

Also included are:

A Passport to the World which is also a book with activities
Stickers for the passport and suitcase
A luggage tag
A map of the world

Pearl was over the moon about that little suitcase and all the stickers inside! She carried it around with her all day. Pearl will be 3 next week but I still feel like this is a little too advanced for her so I’m not sure if I’ll stick with this or not. But overall this seems like a great subscription and would be so fun for kids who understand it a little more.

The subscription starts at $14.95 a month and decreases the longer you subscribe. Click here to go to their website and use the code CHEER15 for a 15% discount on your order!

Have you tried this subscription box before? If not, do you think you’ll try it?

Birchbox Review

Don’t you just love Birchbox? It’s one of my favorite subscription boxes. It’s always pretty and always has great items. This month’s did not disappoint. Each month you get a variety of sample beauty products for $10 a month.

They include a card listing each product, what it is and how to use it.

Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo – .75 oz, Value $6.75

Borghese Fango Purificante Purifying Mud Mask for Face and Body – 1 oz, Value $7.40

Cynthia Rowley Beauty Creamy Lip Stain – Dahlia – .079 oz, Value around $2.50

Eslor Firming Collagen Day Cream – .34 oz, Value $17

Jouer Luminizing Moisture Tint – .17 oz, Value around $3.80

Pop Corn ChocoPods – 1, Value $1

Total Value – Around $38

I was very happy with this box. I think I’ll be able to use everything in here which doesn’t always happen so I am excited about that. I especially loved the ChocoPod. It was delicious and fun!

Do you subscribe to Birchbox? What did you think about this month?

Odiz Baby Supply Mystery Box Review

Odiz Baby Supply is a subscription box geared towards babies. They make sure the products they sell are BPA, PVC and Lead free so they’re good for your baby. They have 3 or 6 month subscription options for their Mystery Box. Each box is hand-picked and gift wrapped based on the age, gender and developmental stage of your baby.

Sassy Freezie Teether – Value $6.99

Dr. Brown’s Pacifier and Bottle Wipes – Value $8.99

Dr, Brown’s Make-A-Smash Food Masher – Value $7.49

Mam Mini Teether – Value $5.99

Nuk Pacifiers – Value $5.99

First Years Pouch Spoons – Value $5.99

Total Value – $41.44

This box is great for essentials for your baby and gives you a pretty good value for the items inside, but it would be nice if they threw in a toy every once in a while. Another negative is that you can’t subscribe month-to-month, it’s only 3 or 6 months. I’m glad I tried this box but I probably won’t resubscribe. If you’re interested, you can visit their site and see what products they sell along with their mystery box options.

Have you ever used Odiz Baby Supply or subscribed to their mystery box? What did you think?