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February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review + Coupon Codes 14

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PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: $39.95/month.
Ships To: United States
Coupon Code: Use coupon code “REFER5” to save $5 off your first PopSugar Must Have Box.
February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box

Yay!v My February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box is here! I have been subscribing to PopSugar since their very first box back in July 2012 and probably will subscribe forever.  I just love them.

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

The Box

PopSugar typically ships via FedEx Smart Post, but this month they shipped via FedEx Ground.  I think it was in part to try and make sure everyone received their boxes in time for Valentine’s Day and in part to make up for some of the shipping delays they have been having lately.  It will be back to FedEx Smart Post in March, but I was happy to get my box so fast this month!

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

First Look

I always know exactly what’s coming in PopSugar because I look at spoilers, but it doesn’t make opening the box any less exciting.  Seeing it all in person is better than just looking at pictures online.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

The Information Card

The February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by “One Love, Hearts & Arrows, Red Hot, Devine Desserts and Pampering” and included the following items:

~Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush ($26): I think I said in a different subscription box review that I was already overloaded on blush, but I will make an exception for Tarte!  It’s a gorgeous color and gives you a natural looking flush.  Great stuff!

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush

~U.S. Apothecary Rose Water Bubble Bath ($30):  Ohhh, how fancy is this?  The bubble bath is in a real glass bottle and just looks and feels so luxurious.  It’ll leave you smelling like roses too.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

U.S. Apothecary Rose Water Bubble Bath

~ACME Party Box Company Bamboo Heart Cutting Board & Cheese Knife (PopSugar Exclusive) ($32): I think this is my favorite item in the box. B and I aren’t going anywhere for Valentine’s Day, so maybe we’ll have a little wine and cheese feast with this adorable set.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

ACME Party Box Company Bamboo Heart Cutting Board & Cheese Knife

~Bauble Bar Mini Arrow Pendant Necklace (Silver) ($32): This arrow pendant was sent in gold and silver and I am very happy with the silver I received.  PopSugar has sent us all sorts of different jewelry pieces throughout the years, but the small, dainty pieces are my favorites.  Probably because they are for everyday wear and that’s more me.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

Bauble Bar Mini Arrow Pendant Necklace

~Figs & Rouge 100% Natural Balm (Lemon Berry) ($8): Love this stuff!  We’ve gotten this brand in a few boxes (ipsy and GLOSSYBOX come to mind) and it’s just fabulous. The balm is lightly tinted and moisturizing and their packaging is fun. I am so excited about this!

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

Figs & Rouge 100% Natural Balm

~Chuao Chocolatier Ravishing Rocky Road Bar ($4): I have tried a few flavors of these bars (Target sells some), but never this one.  B is a huge fan of Rocky Road ice-cream, so I am going to save this for us to sample together.  Maybe with that cheese & wine on Valentine’s Day.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

Chuao Chocolatier Ravishing Rocky Road Bar

~Special Extra: Sally Beauty FingerPaints Nail Color (Pink Imagination) ($5.49): This polish is supposed to give you “intense color, durable shine and a long-lasting finish” with just one coat.  Meh.  I am not sure about that.  Maybe it’s because my color is so light, but I think it needs two coats to make it look good.

February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Subscription Box Review

Special Extra: Sally Beauty FingerPaints Nail Color

All totaled I came up with a value of $137.49 for the February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box.  I absolutely loved this box and think PopSugar has really been stepping up their game the past few months.  Part of the reason I like them so much is because they send a mixture of items – it’s not all make-up or all jewelry or kitchen stuff, it could be anything! And they select items that fit my tastes perfectly.

What do you think of the February 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box?  Has yours arrived yet? If you still haven’t subscribed and are interested, click here and use the coupon code “REFER5” to save $5 off your first box (which as of now would be this January box).  If I hear of a larger code, I will get it posted right away.  Oh and if you haven’t entered my February PopSugar giveaway yet, make sure you get over there and get signed up!

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January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review + Coupon Codes + Giveaway 141

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PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: $39.95/month.
Ships To: United States
Coupon Code: Use coupon code “REFER5” to save $5 off your first PopSugar Must Have Box.
January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box

Yes! My January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box has arrived! I was hoping it would arrive yesterday, but today is almost as good ;).

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

The Box

PopSugar Must Have Box ships via FedEx Smart Post and took just five days to arrive.  SmartPost must have changed their shipping routes and I love it.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

First Look

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

Second First Look

We received spoilers on this box last week, but there is nothing like getting the box and checking everything out for yourself. Sometimes you’ll find you love things more when you have them in your hands!

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

The Information Card

The January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by “Rejuvenate, Fresh Start, Snow, Glimmer, Energize and Refresh” and included the following items:

~Jack+Lucy Pom Pom Hat ($32): Jack + Lucy is the same company we received gloves from in the January 2014 Must Have Box. I still have mine and they will be great with this slouchy hat.  I love the pom pom on it and have actually wanted to get one.  I am so glad I didn’t though because now I have this.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

Jack + Lucy Pom Pom Hat

~KeepCup Brew 12oz ($26): KeepCups are the perfect way to drink coffee on the go. They “replicates disposable cup sizes so you get correct and consistent portioning of coffee and milk in the size you desire” and they also fit under your coffee machine, which as you may know, many coffee travel mugs do not.  Plus, of course, this is really cute and stylish.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

LeepCup Brew 12-Ounce Reusable Coffee Cup

~Skin Jewel Tattoos (Empire) ($18): I think this are cool and I know they are really in right now, but I have no place that I would / could wear them.  Maybe if I were headed to a music festival this summer I would wear them.  I have a few younger cousins (19 and 23) who I have gifted PopSugar to and I need to get their take on these. I know I would have happily worn them to the bar when I was 23 ;).

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

Skin Jewel Tattoos – Empire

~Nature Valley Protein Granola ($3.68): I am going to roll these up with some peanut butter to make protein balls.  I have been wanting to make them for a while so this is perfect timing.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

General Mills Nature Valley Protein Granola

~manduka eQua Yoga Hand Towel ($16): Love this!  I wouldn’t even consider it to be just a yoga towel.  It’s a workout towel.  And I plan to start heading to the gym soon (once it gets a little less crowded) and will be taking this along.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

Manduka eQua Hand Towel

~ToGoSpa Ice Water Eyes ($12.50):  These are to be used daily for 20 minutes and promise “improved elasticity, texture and overall appearance of the skin below the eye”.  I I can instantly see the difference with puffiness and these made my eyes feel better right away as well.  I will likely end up ordering more.

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

ToGoSpa EYES

~First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream ($28): I’ve seen this brand here and there, but for whatever reason, I never tried it.  I shouldn’t have waited so long though because this stuff is fantastic.  It’s light and rubs in fast and it also makes your skin hydrated very quickly.  This might be a new holy grail!

January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box Review

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

All totaled I came up with a value of $136.18 for the January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box.  With the exception of the tattoos, I will use, and am thrilled with, everything in here.  It’s a very practical box, but still feels like you are getting spoiled and that’s why I love PopSugar so much!

What do you think of the January 2015 PopSugar Must Have Box?  Has yours arrived yet? If you still haven’t subscribed and are interested, click here and use the coupon code “REFER5” to save $5 off your first box (which as of now would be this January box).  If I hear of a larger code, I will get it posted right away.

And of course, I am giving one away! If you want to win a January PopSugar Box, just enter below!
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Target + PopSugar Must Have Box ~ Spoilers! 41

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Spoiler Alert
The Target + PopSugar Must Have box shipped early so we already have FULL spoilers for it (thanks to MUT, Karen at Karen’s Got Mail & Instagram user “authorstephanietyler”)!
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2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Him Review + Coupon Code! 0

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PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: Monthly Boxes: $39.95/month. Limited Edition: $100
Ships To: United States.
Coupon Code: Use coupon code “SPECIAL15” to save $15 on either the “For Her” or “For Him” Box Valid through 11:59pm PT Wed, Dec. 20, 2014 or while supplies last.
PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

While I liked the box, I decided that I wasn’t going to order the PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Him. And then once they offered that deal where they gave you a free December Must Have Box with your Limited Edition Box order (that offer is now expired) and I caved. Ahh, I just can’t pass up a PopSugar box can I? I tried. Anyway, I sent the December box to my Reddit Secret Santa as one of her gifts and knew that B would end up using most everything in this box.

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100! They also offer Special Edition boxes, like this one, a few times a year which are separate one-time purchase boxes and cost $100 each.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

The Box

My PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Him Box shipped via FedEx Smart Post. Orders that are shipping right now are coming via FedEx Super Saver or something like that. They are coming FAST to ensure delivery by 12.241.4!

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

First Look

All of the items in the “For Him” box were individually wrapped in black tissue paper.  I opened everything up for pictures and then boxed it all back up for B to look through.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

The Information Card

The 2014 PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Her box included the following goods designed for the true modern man to put your best foot forward this holiday season:

~Wheelman & Co. Jefferson Desk Tray (PopSugar exclusive) ($75): I have a bunch of super cute trays and and bowls and plates and things to put my baubles and trinkets in and now B has a super gorgeous one too.  It’s designed to hold your keys, wallet or whatever, but I think B will end up using it in his nightstand for watches, collar stays, etc.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Wheelmen & Co. Jefferson Desk Tray (PopSugar Exclusive)

~Dakota Grizzly Chunky Charcoal Beanie ($45):  I think everyone in this house likes / wears beanies.  It’s probably not wild enough for L, but WB would rock this and so would I!  Oh and B would too.  He was wearing it as he was unboxing the rest of the items.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Dakota Grizzly Chunky Charcoal Beanie

Wurkin Stiffs Power Stays ($40): Ohh, well aren’t these fancy!  I will for sure have to remember to take these out of B’s shirts before I take them to the dry cleaners!

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Wurkin Stiffs Power Stays

~Richer Poorer The Long Weekend Gift Pack ($36): Love these!  Thanks to subscription boxes B now wears wild socks to to work on a daily basis.  And I love it because it makes sorting / matching socks 100x easier for me.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Richer Poorer The Long Weekend Gift Pack

~Urbanears Bagis Cobalt Headphones ($30): What is it with PopSugar and the color cobalt lately?  LOL!  It’s a good thing I don’t hate this color.  I like that these came with three different size earbuds so they will be comfortable for most people.  And we are always losing headphones or they brake, so we’ll eventually use these.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Urbanears Bagis Cobalt Headphones

~Ursa Major Stellar Shave Cream & Fantastic Face Wash ($22): B has tried this brand in the past and likes it.  It also included a sample of their Face Balm and Face wipes to try out.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

Ursa Major Stellar Shave Cream & Fantastic Face Wash

~TCHO Chocolate “Mokoccino Seriousmilk + Blue Bottle Coffee Bar ($5.95): This is more of a “me” item than a B item so I am going to suggest that he use it as a stocking stuffer for me.  I’ve had it in the past I love the chocolate / cappuccino combination.

PopSugar Special Edition Must Have for Him

TCHO Chocolate “Mokaccino” SeriousMilk + Blue Bottle Coffee Bar

All totaled I came up with a value of $253.95 for the PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Him box!  I paid $100 for it, but did get the December PopSugar box free (a $39.95 value), so I totally feel like I got my money’s worth!  And

Did you order the PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Him box?  If you want to pick one up before the holidays, there is still time!  For real. As long as you order by tomorrow (12.20.14) at 11:59PM PT, PopSugar will guarantee arrival by 12.24! Plus, you can use the coupon code “SPECIAL15” to save $15 on either the “For Her” or “For Him” Box, making them $85 each!

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2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her Review + Coupon Codes! 9

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.
PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: Monthly Boxes: $39.95/month. Limited Edition: $100
Ships To: United States.
Coupon Code: Use coupon code “MH15” to save $15 off your first PopSugar Must Have Box. Valid through 11:59pm PT Wed, Dec. 17, 2014 or while supplies last.
2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Yay! My 2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her box is here! I ordered it right when it launched back in November, but for whatever reason mine shipped later than everyone else’s. It doesn’t matter now though, because it’s here!

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100! They also offer Special Edition boxes, like this one, a few times a year which are separate one-time purchase boxes and cost $100 each.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

The Box

PopSugar Must Have typically ships via FedEx Smart Post. This box however, shipped via FedEx Ground and took less than a week to arrive. I believe that some of the Special Edition boxes shipped via FedEx Ground and some shipped via FedEx Smart Post. I think it all depended on when they were ordered and when they shipped.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

First Look

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Second First Look

Everything was perfectly packaged and individually wrapped.  It’s been a while since I saw the spoilers on this one, so opening the packages was actually a bit of a surprise!

The Information Card

The Information Card

The 2014 PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Her box included the following items you need to celebrate in style and indulge yourself to finish an amazing 2014:

~Loeffler Randall Envelope Clutch ($70): PopSugar loves clutches don’t they?  LOL!  I am thinking this will be a fantastic makeup bag though.  Throw it in your larger bag with make-up or use it for traveling.  It’s totally gorgeous and very well made.  I have a similar Loeffler Randall clutch (I think mine is snakeskin) and it looks just as gorgeous today as when I got it years ago!

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Loeffler Randall Envelope Clutch

~Turkish-T Diamond Throw ($65): I was so curious to check out this throw!  It’s much softer than I was expecting it to be and also much thicker!  I also love that it’s neutral so it will go with anything.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Turkish-T Diamond Throw

~RMS Beauty Living Luminizer ($38) & Brightening Brush ($12): Did anyone else have issues getting the brush out of this little package?  My goodness it was a battle!  LOL.  My skin definitely needs some brightening though so it’s a good thing I was able to get it out of the package.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer & Brightening Brush

~Illume Gilded Amberleaf Metallic Knob Tin ($23.50): I LOVE this candle.  Not only is it gorgeous, but it smells amazing.  It’s described as cedar wood and golden amber infused with mandarin, vetiver, vanilla and tobacco.  It’s a deeper scent and it’s amazing.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Illume Gilded Amberleaf Metallic Knob Tin

~Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment ($22): I have only used this once so far, but I liked the way it made me skin feel.  It left it feeling softer, but I couldn’t see too much of a difference yet.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment

~Habit Cosmetics 21 Nefertiti ($18): This nail polish brand is totally new to me!  I wouldn’t have picked out this color on my own, but I really like it.  I have a black polish with gold glitter on top right now, but I might try this one next.

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Habit Cosmetics 21 Nefertiti

~Droga Chocolates Money on Honey ($7.95): I felt like I had to try these right away and they certainly did not disappoint.  They are “wildflower caramel” covered in dark chocolate  and sprinkled with sea salt.  The only thing that’s wrong with them is that there are only 4 in the package ;).

2014 PopSugar Special Edition Must Have Holiday for Her

Droga Chocolates Money on Honey

All totaled I came up with a value of $256.45 for the PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Her box!  I quite liked this box and actually think it was my favorite Special Edition box from them this year!

Did you order the PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Her box?  If you want to pick one up before the holidays, there is still time!  As long as you order by tomorrow (12.16.14) at 11:59PM PT, PopSugar will guarantee arrival by 12.24!

And what’s even better is that you add the coupon code “JOY” at checkout and you can also score a FREE December PopSugar Must Have Box  with the purchase of a Men’s or Women’s Limited Edition Box.  Just add a Limited Edition Box + a monthly subscription and the coupon code will deduct the cost of the monthly box.  Better yet, it also won’t renew!  Coupon expires on 12.16.14, or while supplies last, so act fast!  

Or if you just want to save a few dollars, use the coupon code “SPECIAL15” to save $15 off Special Edition Must Have Holiday For Him and / or Special Edition Must Have For Her box! Valid thru 11:59pm PT Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 or while supplies last.

**You can also head over to my giveaway to win a PopSugar Must Have Holiday for Her box!

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December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box Review + Coupon Codes + Giveaway 161

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PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: $39.95/month.
Ships To: United States
Coupon Code: Use coupon code “MH15” to save $15 off your first PopSugar Must Have Box. Valid through 11:59pm PT Wed, Dec. 17, 2014 or while supplies last.
December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Eeek! My December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box is here! The wait on this one was driving me crazy because I wanted this fabulous box in my hands stat!

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Box

PopSugar Must Have Box ships via FedEx Smart Post and took only four days to arrive this month. And not only did it only take four days to arrive, it showed up on a Sunday! Love it!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

First Look

I could not get this opened fast enough!  PopSugar was the first subscription box I ever signed up for and every single month for the past two and a half years I cannot wait to dig into it!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Information Card

The December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by Cheers, Party Ready, Indulgence, Holiday Treats, Sparkle and Glamour and included the following items:

~SPUN by Subtle Luxury Speckled Metallic Scarf ($62): This is my favorite scarf ever from a subscription box.  It’s lightweight and could be dressed up or down and those specks of gold?  Absolutely love.  There is not one thing I don’t love about this scarf.  Gorgeous!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

SPUN by Subtle Luxury Speckled Metallic Scarf

~Sparklepop Sydney Necklace ($42): This necklace is long, so you can layer it with other pieces or wear alone.  I like longer necklaces and love the sparkle factor on this one.  Another win!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Sparklepop Sydney Necklace

~Canvas Dauville Platinum Bowl ($29): This probably sounds silly, but this is my favorite item in the box.  I am going to use it to hold my rings, earrings and whatever else needs holding next to my bed.

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Canvas Dauville Platinum Bowl

~Smashbox Be Legendary Long-Wear Lip Lacquer ($24): I don’t receive a lot of Smashbox items in subscription boxes, so this was very welcome!  The color is fantastic and it really did stay put and not smear.  I think it’s a color that anyone could wear and would be awesome for New Year’s!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Smashbox Be Legendary Long-Wear Lip Lacquer

~Knot & Bow Gift Tags ($4): I think I am going to try and trade for more of these to use on goodie bags for L’s class!  I love that they aren’t specific to any holiday so you can use them anytime you want on just about anything.

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Knot & Bow Parcel Tags

~Williams-Sonoma Cupcake Mix in Vanilla Bean ($14.95): L and I already have plans to make this one night this week. He’s loved baking since he was little (WB just isn’t as into it) and now he reads the directions, does all the mixing and of course, the taste testing.  I would not normally buy a $14.95 cupcake mix, but I will be happy to use this one!

December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Williams-Sonoma Cupcake Mix in Vanilla

All totaled I came up with a value of $175.95 for the December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box.  And I loved this box.  Loved it.  I think it’s my favorite PopSugar Box EVER. And that’s pretty huge considering some of the amazing boxes they have had in the past.  But this box was just me.  I felt like everything in it was picked up just for me and I am thrilled with it.

What do you think of the December 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box?  Has yours arrived yet? If you still haven’t subscribed and are interested, click here and use coupon code “MH15” to save $15 off your first PopSugar Must Have Box. This coupon code is valid through 11:59pm PT Wed, Dec. 17, 2014 or while supplies last.  And don’t forget that PopSugar also has their Holiday For Him and For Her Limited Edition boxes on sale right now as well! You can find coupon codes for those (and the PopSugar Neiman Marcus Must Have Box) here!

**Note: You must order your PopSugar Box by Dec. 16 at 11:59pm PT to guarantee delivery of December box by Dec. 23.**

And if you want to win one, just enter below because I am giving away a December box! If you win, I am not totally 100% sure you’ll get it by Christmas, but I will certainly try! Anyway, you know the drill, just enter in the Rafflecopter widget below and you are all set.
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November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box Review + Coupon Code + Giveaway 208

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PopSugar Must Have Box
Cost: $39.95/month.
Ships To: United States
Coupon Code: “CHEER” to save $5 off your first box or “NOV14SELECT” to save $10 off a 3-month subscription.
November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Eeek!  My November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box is here!  I look forward to this box every single month and this month was no exception.

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Box

PopSugar ships via FedEx Smart Post and took six days to arrive this month.  I know that it was only a day less than normal, but it seemed much quicker this month.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

First Look

As usual I knew everything that was going to be in the box, but it didn’t make me any less excited to get it in the mail.  I do not believe that I have ever been spoiler free for PopSugar.  I don’t think I ever will be either.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Information Card

The November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by Gratitude, Gourmet Treats, Indulging, Hosting, Giving & Gathering and included the following items:

~”Dominique Ansel: The Secret Recipes” ($20.47): I would love to sample some of these desserts and certainly wouldn’t mind having a Cronut, which is the Chef’s signature item, but I am not so sure how easy it will be to make them on my own! They seem a bit (okay a lot) complicated.  But the pictures are gorgeous and I will probably try to make a few items eventually.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Secret Recipes by Dominique Ansel

~Simpatico Shea Butter Cream in Ambergris ($22): This hand cream smells great and it’s one item I can never get enough of.  I opened it right away (with scissors since there is no little pokey thing on the cap) and it’s awesome.  Smells good and is very moisturizing as well.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

K. Hall Simpatico Ambergris Shea Butter Cream

~Wine Glass Writer Metallic Pens (3-Pack) ($9.95): So cool!  The thought of writing on a wine glass (or any drinking glass for that matter) never occurred to me.  We have window markers that the kids love and this is exactly the same idea.  These will be awesome for parties so you don’t lose your drink and instead of using place cards at parties, you could have names on people’s water glasses!  They would work for gifting a bottle or wine or liquor too!

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Wine Glass Writer Custom 3-Pack for PopSugar Must Have

~G.H. Cretors Chicago Mix ($4): So good!  Everyone has been raving about these and I certainly see why.  It’s a delicious snack and between B and the kids and I, this bag will be gone tonight.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

G.H. Cretors Chicago Mixed Popped Corn

~Tiny Prints “Thoughtful Heart” Notecards ($15.90): These are super super cute.  And actually, the entire PopSugar + Tiny Prints line is awesome too.  I may just have to order my Christmas cards from there (the box also includes a Tiny Prints coupon code).

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Tiny Prints Thoughtful Heart Stationary

~Sorial Saffiano Wallet on a Chain ($49): This bag is cute and I really like that it has a chain on it, but it’s super tiny!  I am used to carrying GIANT bags around, so it’s going to take a minute to get used to it.  It will seriously fit my iPhone (I have the 6 Plus), money and a small lip balm.

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Sorial Saffiano Wallet on a Chain

November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

In Comparison to my IPhone cover

All totaled I came up with a value of $121.32 for the November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box. I think this is probably one of my favorite boxes they have done in the last few months.  It has a little something for everyone and I think a lot of the items could easily be gifted if they don’t quite work for you!

What do you think of the November 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box?  Has yours arrived yet? If you still haven’t subscribed and are interested, click here and use the coupon code “CHEER” to save $5 off your first box or “NOV14SELECT” to save $10 off a 3-month subscription!  And don’t forget that PopSugar also has their Holiday For Him and For Her Limited Edition boxes on sale right now as well!

And if you want to win one, just enter below because I am giving away a November box! You know the drill, just enter in the Rafflecopter widget below and you are all set!

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October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

My October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box has finally made it’s appearance.  I think it’s fair to say that PopSugar has had a mess on their hands with billing / shipping this month.  As I am sure you will recall, they shut down their website last month for about a week (which is a LONG time) while they did some upgrades and they have been having issues ever since.  If you’ve been on their Facebook you’ll know you aren’t the only one who is annoyed.  In addition to boxes being delayed this month and I know people have been having issues with being charged for a box when they should have gotten it free from referrals. I have my fingers crossed they they will be back on track in November and we’ll see a holiday box from them soon! ETA: The Neiman Marcus PopSugar Must Have box is available NOW!

If you aren’t familiar with them, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Box

PopSugar ships via FedEx Smart Post and, once shipped, my box took the normal week to arrive.  They typically ship during the beginning of the month (back when they first started though they shipped later on in the month) and promise to ship by the 15th of the month, however, this month was later than that.  I received an e-mail on the 15th saying that my box would be delayed and that I would receive a shipping notification within a week.  That shipping notification has yet to arrive, however, I did receive my box.  If you want to know how to track your box, I’ll explain it at the end of this post.

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

First Look

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Second First Look

We got spoilers on this box weeks ago, so I knew exactly what was coming.  If I am not mistaken there was only one item that has variations this month.  But, as usual, it’s still fun to get the box in your hands and actually see everything.  And I will say, I did forget about all the issues as I was opening the box up.

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Information Card

The October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by Tricks & Treats, Cat Eyes, Moonlight, Getting Cozy and Pumpkin Spice.  Here is what was included:

~Happy Socks Animal Socks ($12): These are super fun and will be perfect for the freezing weather we are soon to be having.  Who am I kidding?  It’s freezing here now!

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Happy Socks Animal Socks

~butter LONDON WINK Eye Pencil Crayon (Earl Grey) ($18): Meh. I am just not an eyeliner fan. I do love butter LONDON nail polishes though.  I’ll pass this along to a friend to enjoy.

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

butter LONDON WINK Eye Pencil

~Isaac Jacobs International Acrylic Frame ($36): Now this is cool.  It’s a magnetic picture frame.  There are two separate blocks of glass that you can pull apart, stick a picture in between and then display.  I don’t get a ton of picture frames in subscription boxes (I think I have maybe gotten one or two in all the years I have been getting boxes), so this is awesome.  It’s going in my office with a picture of my boys.

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Isaac Jacobs International Acrylic Frame

~Mine Design Chalkboard Candle ($24): Honestly PopSugar could send me a candle every month and I would be happy.  It smells good and you can write whatever you want on it since the container is made from chalkboard.  Super cool!

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Mine Design Chalkboard Candle

~Dean & DeLuca Pumpkin Spice Maltballs ($5.50): These are better than I expected.  The pumpkin flavor is subtle and the chocolate is amazing.  I would get more of these!

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Dean & DeLuca Pumpkin Spice Malt Balls

~Nailed Kit Halloween Decals ($8): Nailed Kit actually has a monthly subscription box which I have received in the past.  Their decals are always fun and are easy to use.  I am really happy these arrived before Halloween.  I hope that people who don’t receive them by Halloween get a special gift or a non-holiday set of decals from PopSugar!

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Nailed Kit Halloween Decals

Special Extras!

~K. Hall Designs Shea Butter / Olive Oil Bar Soap ($10):  This smells good and will be happily used by B!  The soap was actually a sponsored item by Progresso. The box also included information on a giveaway for a wardrobe makeover and 1-year subscription to PopSugar that Progresso is currently hosting.

October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

K. Hall Designs Shoreline Shea Butter / Olive Oil Bar Soap

~The Blue Jean Bar Blue Jean Box $40 Gift Code: I forgot to take a picture of this, but it’s a $40 code for a Blue Jean Jar box.  It’s a clothing subscription box and I have been wanting to give them a try, so I might take advantage of this one.

All totaled I came up with a value of $113.50 for the October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box.  It certainly wasn’t my favorite box from them, but it wasn’t my least favorite either.  With the exception of the eyeliner, I will use every single item in the box.  I really liked the variety of items they included this month.  It reminded me of some of their older boxes that didn’t have that one larger item we’ve been seeing lately.

What do you think of the October 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box?  Has yours arrived? If you still haven’t subscribed and are interested, click here and use the coupon code “REFER5” to save $5 off your first box or “OCT14SELECT” to save $10 off a 3-month subscription!

And if you want to win one, just enter below because I am giving away an October box!  You’ll have to save those nail decals for next year, but I’ll throw in something else from my stash to make it up to you!

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How to Track Your Box: Due to their website issues, tracking numbers (along with all box history, sometimes payment information, etc.) aren’t appearing in our accounts. Well, at least it’s not in mine. You used to be able to ship by reference on FedEx.com using your subscription number as the reference number, however, that isn’t working this month. But, you can still find out if your box has shipped. You can do one of two things. Go to FedEx and sign up for their “Delivery Manager“. It’s totally free and can all be done online in minutes. You will be asked some questions to verify your address / identity and then you will be able to see ALL deliveries coming to you that were shipped using FedEx, including PopSugar if it has shipped.  This is how I knew my box was coming today.  You can also do something similar on USPS, by signing up for an account, but I don’t know if your box will appear in there until it’s turned over to the Post Office by FedEx.


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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links!
PopSugar
Cost: $39.95/month.
Ships To: United States
Coupon Code: REFER5 to save $5 off your first box.
September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Yay!  My September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box has arrived!  PopSugar is my all-time favorite box and I think, okay I know, it’s one I will always subscribe to.

If you aren’t familiar, PopSugar Must Have Box is an exciting monthly box full of fun, must-have picks across fashion, beauty, home decor, fitness, and more, which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. Boxes include full-size products and premium items including tried-and-true classics, celebrity favorites, and brands consumers have yet to discover worth over $100!

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Box

PopSugar ships via FedEx Smart Post and took a week to arrive.  It doesn’t matter if it ships from their New York or their California shipping facility, it always takes a week.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

First Look

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Second First Look

I don’t believe there were any variations this month and I knew everything that was in the box, but it didn’t make me any less excited to open it up.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

The Information Card

The September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box was inspired by autumn leaves, long walks, new tunes, back to school, fashion week and football.  Here is what was included:

~Tilo Scarves Scarf (Raisin) ($125): I love this scarf.  It’s so soft and is perfect for fall.  Perfect.  It’s hand-dyed so everyone’s is going to look a little different.  Depending on how the light hits it, it looks anywhere from tan to a more purple-brown color.  I had read on MUT that a few different patterns may be sent out, but so far I have only seen people receiving the Raisin color that I did.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Tilo Scarves Modal Gradation Scarf in Raisin

~Nicole Miller Stereo Earbuds ($19.99): I can’t say that I “need” new earbuds right now, but as soon as I lose all my other ones I will.  I either have way too many or none.  I do like that these came with different sized ear caps.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Nicole Miller Stereo Earbuds

~Urban Remedy Almond Brownie ($6): I don’t love this.  It might be because I don’t really like almonds in my brownies or because this doesn’t taste like the brownies I am used to.  Not sure but it was fun to try.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Urban Remedy Almond Brownie

~Oribe Superfine Purse Size Hairspray ($21.50): I am always thrilled to get an item from Oribe and this hairspray is awesome.  It takes me ages to use a giant can because I don’t use a ton so I try and get the mini travel sized ones when I can.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Oribe Superfine Purse Size Hairspray

~Letter C Designs Pencils ($5): I probably wouldn’t buy fancy pencils on my own, but I will love helping L with his homework with these. And instead of doing (well trying to do) the Sunday crossword in pen I’ll use these.  I thought that it was very cute that it also included a mini little pencil sharpener.  I didn’t actually own a pencil sharpener until until a few years ago when L was learning to write.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Letter V Design Gold Foil Arrow Pencils

~Rifle Paper Co. Garance Dore Assorted Girls Set ($18): Gorgeous notecards.  I am always happy with PopSugar puts an item from Rifle Paper Co. in their boxes.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Rifle Paper Co. Garance Dore Assorted Girls Set

~Special Extra: Nike $20 Gift Card ($20): The idea is to use this on the new Nike Pro Bra line, but I am buying L some new pants with mine.  Super excited about this because those are expensive.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Special Extra: Nike $20 Gift Card ($20)

~Special Extra: Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Sea Salt & Almond Minis (~$4): I know I posted about these before and they are still a favorite of mine.  The Dark Chocolate ones are my favorites, but you can’t go wrong with sea salt either.

September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box

Special Extra: Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Sea Salt & Almond Minis

All totaled I came up with a value of $219.49 for the September 2014 PopSugar Must Have Box.  Considering that the box was $39.95, it had an incredible value and I loved it all.  This was probably one of my favorite boxes ever from them.  For whatever reason, PopSugar seems to have some of the most incredible boxes in September!  And now I am even more anxious to see what they are doing / updating on their website.  What surprises do they have up their sleeves?  We’ll find out tomorrow!  The site is back up and you can still get the September 2014 PopSugar Must Have box if you order now!

If you didn’t get this box and are kicking yourself now, you are in luck because I picked up an extra one to giveaway!  Just enter in the Rafflecopter widget below and cross your fingers to win!

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