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Mommy Mailbox November 2018 "Give Thanks" Review
Each box comes with a card detailing the month’s products and brands. The theme this month is “Give Thanks” and the featured blogger is Summer Green. Sometimes bloggers are simply promotional sponsors, but other times they may inspire the theme or even curate items for the box that month.
Ocho Candy Bar in Caramel and Peanut- Retail Value $1.99
I have never tried this candy bar before, but I was pleasantly surprised at the yummy flavor! The caramel was nice and creamy and I like that it is organic, gluten-free and non-GMO. I'd definitely be open to trying more flavors of this candy!
Glow for a Cause Facial Scrub in Ylang Ylang and Lime - Retail Value $32
This scrub smells so good! I never really gave ylang-ylang or lime much thought as fragrances until this scrub put them together and now I can't get enough! This scrub is made from Australian clay and apricot exfoliants and it wasn't overly abrasive and it left my skin feeling clean and smooth without taking all the moisture out of it. This scrub is free of parabens, petrochemicals, and synthetic fragrances in addition to being cruelty-free. I also appreciated that this is made by a company that is dedicated to donating to various non-profit organizations.
The Greenish Shop Pom Pom Tassel - Retail Value $7.99
This item is actually from the shop of our Featured Blogger this month, which I thought was fun! This cute pom pom tassel can be tied anywhere you'd like to add a bit of flair from purses to diaper bags to backpacks. I don't know if it's really my style to add this to a bag, but the idea is cute! I think I might actually give this to my daughter to add to one of her bags because she will love it. She is all about style, flair and accessorizing!
Star Stuff Collective Opalite Bracelet - Retail Value $24.95
This bracelet is simple and the translucent color means it will go with just about any outfit. I love the way the beads practically glow with their iridescent qualities. Opalite is supposed to be an energetic stone that is ideal for meditation, which sounds just about right for a mommy box!
Here it is on my wrist. The elastic band makes it easy to fit any size wrist and it doesn't slide much since it stretches to fit.
Papermart Paper Straws 10 ct. - Retail Value $0.89
These paper straws are so festive and perfect for November with their orange color. These are cute and perfect for entertaining. These aren't a high-value item, but they go nicely with the last item in our box!
Slant Give Thanks Napkins 20 Ct. - Retail Value $6.00
They didn't have these exact napkins available on their site, but they did have a lot of other fun ones and all of them were priced similarly! These napkins are also perfect for entertaining and I think they go nicely with the straws. I love the mulberry color with the metallic gold on the front. They are simple and elegant, but then when you turn them over you get a whole new pattern which is equally pretty, but more playful with its checkered pattern.
Verdict: I thought that November's Mommy Mailbox was a good mix of pampering and practical items. The napkins and straws were cute and festive and will be great to pull out for entertaining. I enjoyed the candy bar and I love the facial scrub! Overall, it was a fun curation although it didn't feel like every item quite fit under the "Give Thanks" theme. The total retail value of this box came to $73.82 which is great for a $33.95 box!
To Wrap Up:
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Value Breakdown: At $33.95 for this box, including free shipping, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:
- Candy Bar: $0.92
- Scrub: $14.72
- Tassel: $3.67
- Bracelet: $11.47
- Straws: $0.41
- Napkins: $2.76
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