Birchbox Summer-Ready Kit! 0

Birchbox Summer-Ready Kit

Birchbox Summer-Ready Kit

Birchbox has just released an all new kit! The Birchbox Summer-Ready Kit is $25 and includes:

~COOLA Liplux SPF 30 Original Formula – Full-size
~ModelCo Shimmer Bronzer – Travel-size
~Skyn Iceland Glacial Cleansing Cloths – 10-pack
~Supergoop!® Everyday SPF 50 with Cellular Response Technology – Travel-size
~Whish Shave Crave Shaving Cream – Acai Grapefruit – Travel-size

The kit has a value of $54 and is available while supplies last. You can also use one of the following coupon codes to make the deal even better:

~Use coupon code “GOINGGLAM” to get a Birchbox Going Glam Kit when you spend $125+.
~Use coupon code “SAINTANYTHING” on your $55+ Birchbox Shop purchase to get a free copy of this month’s Birchbox Bookclub pick – “Saint Anything” by Sarah Dessen.
~Use coupon code “CHILLER” to score a free Corkcicle Wine Chiller with your $55+ Birchbox Shop Purchase.
~When you spend $60+ in the Birchbox shop you can score one of the following FREE accessories:

• Stephanie Johnson Large Flat Pouch in Sin City Gold—use code: SJGOLDPOUCH
• Kate Spade Saturday Triangle Cosmetic Case in Hazy Check—use code: KSSCASE
• Under Armour Define Reversible Tote in Strobe—use code: UATOTE
• Kate Spade Saturday Sliding Mirror Necklace—use code: KSSNECKLACE
• Chloe + Isabel Exclusive Modern Angle Short Pendant Necklace—use code: CINECKLACE
• Shashi Maya Bracelet in Neon Orange/Black Spinel/Rose Gold—use code: SHASHIBRACELET
• Olivia Pratt Metallic Moroccan Watch—use code: OPWATCH
• Birchbox I Love Birchbox Canvas Zip Pouch Trio—use code: BBPOUCHTRIO
• Birchbox I Love Surprises Canvas Tote—use code: BBTOTE

You can only use one coupon code per purchase, but don’t forget that you can add a Mystery Sample Pack to your cart on ALL orders of $35+ as well.

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Julep Free Treat Me Welcome Box! 0

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Julep Treat Me Free Box Coupon Code

Julep Treat Me Free Box Coupon Code

Julep is offering a free 4-piece Treat Me Welcome Box for new maven subscribers with the coupon code “TREATME“. The box is a $63 value and includes three bright & beautiful summer shades (Sam, Polly and Denise), two buffer blocks and a Bonding Base Coat. You’ll pay $2.99 shipping, but for all those items, that’s a steal and a great way to try Julep!

What is Julep?
Julep Maven: ($24.99/month) is a monthly nail polish subscription box. Each box will feature over $40 worth of never-before-released polishes, cutting edge treatments and cult favorites, including at least two seasonal and style-specific nail colors.

Note: By taking advantage of this offer you will be enrolled in a monthly Julep subscription at a cost of $24.99/month.  You may cancel at anytime and you can skip months anytime after you purchase one month at the regular price.

 

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Monday Morning Ramblings 1

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~Good morning! For the first time in months, we have a somewhat normal week happening around here! Except that it’s Fourth of July week / weekend anyway. B is home and is exhausted.  Hopefully he’ll be back on track sleep wise in a few days.

Sleepy B

Sleepy B

~I think it’s going to be another good subscription box week around here.  I am expecting A Little Bundle, Mommy Mailbox, Kloverbox, Little Thinker Box, Julep, Prospurly and my FabFitFun box should be shipping this week because it didn’t ship last week!  And we’ll get all the July box themes and more spoilers this week as well which is always fun.

~I was watching Naked and Afraid last night (I love that show) and saw a commercial for the new Naked and Afraid XL.  It sounds like it’s going to be like a naked version of Survivor without the challenges and voting.  I am totally fascinated by people who want to go on shows like that. I’d tap out after about two hours.  Maybe one.

~If you are on summer break, what do you have planned for this week?  We haven’t had to pull any sticks from our Summer Fun Bucket yet, but I bet that will happen this week. I know we have the Library and Swimming and we’ll be up-north this weekend, but the rest of the week is up in the air.  The boys are itching to go to Chuck E Cheese (like I have been hearing about it everyday for the last month), so maybe we’ll add that in too!

Pretty Much.

Pretty Much

~I haven’t posted my Prize Candle Mystery Box review yet, but I thought I would share what some of my prizes were. The box included some of their traditional Prize Candles with rings in them and also some of their Charm Candles, which you guessed it, contained charms. I like the rings better, but they are both fun.  It looks like they also have Bath Bombs with rings in them now too! I have never gotten a valuable ring (I think maybe I got a $50 one once), but I still think they are super fun.

Prize Candle Mystery Box

Prize Candle Mystery Box

~That’s about it from here!  What do you have going on for 4th of July? What boxes are you expecting?

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Sunday Sentiments 4

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~Good evening! This weekend has been all over the place. Yesterday was freezing cold and super windy and tonight has been absolutely gorgeous. We went out for frozen yogurt this afternoon and have been playing outside since. Not a bad Sunday night!

~I got some comments / questions yesterday about what Lilly Pulitzer for Target stuff is going at Goodwill. When Target things get marked “Salvage” it means they are shipped to Goodwill to be sold there. Items get salvaged out at Target when they have been on the floor too long, if the package is damaged, the instructions are missing, etc. It’s fantastic. Like a big garage sale of Target leftovers. And other stuff too of course.

~When I dropped off my cousins the other day, I was also able to hit up the outlet malls! Specifically the Pottery Barn Outlet. It’s about an hour and half away from my house – close, but far enough where I don’t go a ton. I was hoping to find a super cheap duvet, but no luck on that. I found some reindeer dinner plates at a super discount (the set of 4 was $19.97), an adorable wooden golf club set (40% off) and an Uncle Sam costume for $4.97.  I always talk about doing a float for the 4th of the July parade up-north (my uncles own a hardware store in town) and this will work quite nicely.

Pottery Barn Outlet

Pottery Barn Outlet

~I rented Still Alice last night and I loved it.  Has anyone else seen it?  I highly recommend renting it.  Have you seen any good movies lately?  Any recommendations for anything else to rent?

Still Alice

Still Alice

~Did you see this Thrilliest article ranking the States today? Basically they ranked all the States and Michigan came in 1st.  It has been all over my Facebook feed today, but I suspect that’s because most of my friends live in Michigan or have some sort of connection to here.  Anyway, I thought it was super cool.  And MI is really a great state!

About Michigan

About Michigan

That’s all for now! I will see you in the morning!

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PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code 0

Disclosure: This complimentary box was sent for review purposes. As always, all opinions are my own and no compensation was received. This post contains affiliate links.
PowerUp Box
Cost: Deluxe: $26.90/month ($19.95 + $6.95 S/H).  Premium: $39.90/month ($29.95 + $9.95 S/H).
Ships To: United States.
Coupon Code: “SuburbanMom” to save 10% off your first month.
PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box

PowerUp Box is a monthly subscription service that includes geeky, gamer, and pop culture gear. The PowerUp Box team goes around the country searching for the best gear there is to assure an epic box every month, every time. The Premium Box ($39.90/month) includes 6-9 items, while the Deluxe Box ($26.90/month) includes 4-6 items and both boxes will include a t-shirt every month.

PowerUp Box May 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

The Box

PowerUp Boxes are shipped between the 22nd and 28th of each month.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

First Look

The first thing I noticed was the two shirts!  It seemed like it was going to be a good month. The box doesn’t include an information card, but the June 2015 Premium PowerUp Box contained the following:

~Dorbz Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket Raccoon ($10.99): L had to tell me this guy’s name.  He is currently living in WB’s dollhouse, but I suspect he will make his way up to L room where all the “cool” characters live.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Dorbz Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket Raccoon

~Mega Scalers Potted Groot ($4.99): I believe Groot is currently living in the dollhouse too!  I knew who Groot was though and actually so did WB. I was impressed.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Mega Scalers Potted Groot

~Marvel Groot #1 Comic: A Groot comic!  I am going to count this as one of L’s books for the library’s summer reading program.  He’s excited about reading it and that’s always good.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Marvel Groot #1 Comic

~I Wanna Be A Billionaire T-Shirt ($18.99): This shirt cracked me up!  It’s made with 100% cotton, but not that hard cotton you’ll see some shirts made out of.  It’s soft and just perfect.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

I Wanna Be A Billionaire T-Shirt

~Player T-Shirt: This Mr. Monopoly shift cracked me up too.  I am totally see B wearing both of these and I love it.  Again, this is a soft form fitting shirt and not a harder cotton one.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Player T-Shirt

~Jelly Bean Bean Boozled: This box arrived last week while my cousin was in town and he and L had the best time with these.  The best!  Some of the flavors are “good” and some are like stinky socks, lawn clippings and barf.  They were all over these!

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Jelly Bean Bean Boozled

~Dead World Geek Juice: Geek Juice is actually Vanilla Creme Soda.  L loved it. Plus it came with a little booklet on the Zombies / Soda Flavors.

PowerUp Box June 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

Dead World Geek Juice

I couldn’t find everything for sale online so I was unable to do a cost breakdown on this box.  But we all loved it!  I thought the June 2015 PowerUp box was a great value and I was impressed.

What do you think of PowerUp box?  If you are interested in ordering you can use the coupon code “SuburbanMom” to save 10% off your first month!  You can also send PowerUp box as a gift!

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War Foodie June 2015 Subscription Box Review 0

Disclosure: This complimentary box was sent for review purposes. As always, all opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
War Foodie
Cost: $29 for the first two items + $7 per additional item.
Ships To: United States and APO/FPO/DPO addresses.
Coupon Code: N/A
War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box

War Foodie is the first subscription box that caters to military and expat communities. You pick the categories of foods you want (each category is $7) and they we send you something different every month within that category. Categories include coffee, custom blend tea, hot sauce (military-grade), premium beef jerky, peanut butter, bbq sauce and homestyle granola. Products included will be ones that cannot be located overseas.

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

The Box

War Foodie ships via USPS Priority Mail. Boxes ship ASAP and are picked up daily.

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

First Look

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Second First Look

Since this was a review box I didn’t known what items I would receive.  Subscribers however, are able to select what they would like their boxes to contain.  You will get a different product from that category (peanut butter, hot sauce, coffee, jerky, etc.) so it’s not like you will be receiving the same exact products / brands each month.  Here is what my War Foodie box contained:

~West Bean Papau New Guinea Coffee ($8): Totally a B item.  I am a coffee wimp, but he drinks his black. He’ll be back at his office tomorrow for the first time in weeks and this will head there with him!

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

West Bean Papau New Guinea Coffee

~Pacific Beach Peanut Butter Spread – CinnaYum ($6.99): I have tasted the peanut butter that comes in MRE’s and it’s not horrible by any means, but this is better.  It makes plain old toast a special treat.

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Pacific Beach Peanut Butter Spread – CinnaYum

~Desert Smoke – Pineapple Habanero ($8): I have never used BBQ sauce as a dipping sauce, but I might with this one.  It’s not TOO spicy and works will on just about anything.  It will certainly flavor up an MRE or whatever is being served for dinner on base.

War Foodies June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Desert Smoke – Pineapple Habanero

~Safari Crunch Berry Snakey Granola ($7): This is actually better than I expected.  It’s kind of sweet and has less than 100 calories per serving.  Probably not something you’d think about while deployed and trying to keep your energy up, but I liked that part.

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Safari Crunch Berry Snakey Granola

As pictured, this box would cost $43.  The base price of $29 include two items of your choice and then each additional item is $7. Each of the items in the box have a value of around $7, but you wouldn’t find these at your local grocery store or commissary, so you’d need to factor in shipping as well.

If you ware interested in ordering head over to War Foodie and check out all of the available options!

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Nerd Block Vinylpalooza – Starts Tomorrow! 0

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Nerd Block Vinylpalooza

Nerd Block Vinylpalooza

Just a quick heads up, the Nerd Block Vinylpalooza box goes on sale tomorrow! The box will be $19.99 (plus shipping) and will include 4 vinyl figures (one is guaranteed to be a Funko POP), from previous blocks, delivered right to your door. Of the 5,000 blocks available for sale, there will be 50 “Golden Ticket” blocks that contain only Funko POP figures!

Blocks will be on sale tomorrow (June 29th) through July 5th or while supplies last!

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Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review 0

Disclosure: This complimentary box was sent for review purposes. As always, all opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
Amoda Tea
Cost: $18/month
Ships To: United States.
Coupon Code: N/A
Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box

Amoda Tea is a monthly tea subscription service. Their service allows you to discover hand-picked teas from North America’s top tea blenders. Each box contains 4 premium teas, steeping guide & recipes, tasting notes, disposable, biodegradable tea filters and exclusive discounts

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

The Box

Amoda Tea ships on the 8th of the every month and will arrive within 5-10 business days.

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

First Look

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Second First Look

Everything arrived neatly packaged and in person condition.  The box includes an information card with details on each of the teas in the box, as well as, some general information about that month’s box.  I don’t drink tea and I never seem to get repeats back on the teas I give to my cousin and other two loving friends, so I am relying on the descriptions for this one.  The June Amoda Tea box was a celebration of iced tea and included the following teas:

~Dark Roast Iron Buddha: Dark Roast Iron Buddha is an oolong tea by Treasure Green Tea.  It’s “med caffeine” and has natural floral notes.

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Dark Roast Iron Buddha

~Lavender Silver Needle: Lavender Silver Needle is a white tea by Swan Sisters.  It’s low caffeine and has an “earthy sweetness” with notes of melon, grape or stone fruit.

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Lavender Silver Needle

~Season’s Blend: Season’s Blend is a black tea by Treasure Green Tea.  It’s high caffeine and is described as a medium bodies black tea with citrus and hints of floral.  The Amoda Tea people think this is best cold-steeped because it makes the flavors best stand out.

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Season’s Blend

~Lemon Mango: Lemon Mango is a rooibos tea by Naked Teas.  It’s caffeine free, smells amazing and has tropical and citrus flavors.

Amoda Tea June 2015 Subscription Box Review

Lemon Mango

If you are interested in ordering, you can head over to Amoda Tea and get signed up. If you subscribe my June 30th your first box will ship in July!

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Julep Maven July 2015 Secret Store – Now Open! 0

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July 2015 Julep Secret Store

July 2015 Julep Secret Store

The Julep Secret Store is now open to those subscribers who took their July 2015 Maven boxes!

Julep Secret Store Options

Julep Secret Store Options

As usual the Julep Secret Store has tons of items available.  I have just included a sampling above. When you check out you may also be given the option to select up to 5 add-ons which range from additional polishes to buffer blocks to their night mask.  All at a discounted price of course.

If you didn’t opt in for the box (but are a Maven subscriber), your access to the secret store will be available in a few days.

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