Gifts for The Gentleman

There’s nothing more irritating than spending hours of time and hordes of mental energy trying to find the perfect man-gift, only to find it sitting, unused, in the hall closet that we only open when we need Scotch tape. This year I’m trying to take a different approach, and I feel like I’ve chosen a nice selection of products that are beautiful (or soft, or smell amazing), while still being completely functional.

Gifts for The Gentleman

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November 2013 Birchbox

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I’ve been in Holiday mode, 100%. I’ve gotten a jump on my Christmas shopping, so I’ll be sitting pretty while everybody else is fighting throngs of miserable people and screaming kids at the mall come December. So I’ve been on the eagerly awaiting the mail every day for a week, but I completely forgot that I should be expecting a Birchbox as well. Bonus, as I was starting to get jealous of all the cool stuff that was coming for everybody else haha.

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October 2013 Birchbox


Spoilers are my nemesis, and I will never understand people who go in search of them. I mean, what’s the point in building hype and excitement about the third book in your favorite series only to ruin it because you can’t hold out for the last 48 hours? The same can be said about Birchbox. I spend about two weeks of every month actively avoiding all instagrams, Facebook posts, blogs, videos, etc. about Birchbox, because they, and their loyals, are blowing my phone up with photos and giveaways. A girl just wants a surprise to stay a surprise, is that so wrong?!

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September 2013 Birchbox

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Birchbox time already?

I always look forward to pulling that bright pink parcel out of my mailbox. I had high hopes for this box, as it’s September and the start of fall, and I figured the ladies at BB would be on top of things. It was a bit hit and miss, which is par for the course with Birchbox, I’ve decided.

The theme of this box is Heritage, and celebrating the history each brand has to offer, which is appropriate as Birchbox is celebrating its third anniversary this month.

But let’s just get to it, shall we?

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August 2013 Birchbox


It’s that time again (or, as far as this blog is concerned, it’s that time…haha). Birchbox, time!

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