Subscription Boxes

BoxyCharm Unboxing || Oct 2014 || Bewitched


This month’s theme for BoxyCharm was “Bewitched” “Charmers, this month we are casting a spell on you with a BoxyCharm box cursed with wicked treats!  Get ready to dress up and make up your inner Charmer with a spell-binding look that will be sure to enchant.  So summon your ghoulfriends and let the bewitching hour […] Read more…

Ipsy Glam Bag || Oct 2014 || Beauty Candy


Have you been wondering where my Ipsy Glam Bag unboxings have been?  Maybe you thought I cancelled?  No more worries, I am here today with the Ipsy Glam Bag for October and I am certainly keeping my subscription.  As you will see, the Ipsy Glam Bag is totally worth it! Here is my Ipsy Glam […] Read more…

Easy Black Cat Halloween Manicure


It is almost Halloween, so I thought I would share with you the manicure I did to celebrate the holiday.  It is a super easy black cat Halloween manicure.  Seriously, you will be able to get this look for your nails just as easily as it is to paint them in one shade! My Easy […] Read more…

Birchbox October 2014 Review and Unboxing || Fanfare Box


As soon as I saw some sneak peeks for Birchbox this month, I started holding my breath.  Some lucky Birchboxers received a Beauty Blender.  Alas, I was not one of the lucky ones to receive that egg-shaped beauty tool, but I am thoroughly enjoying all the products I did receive in my October 2014 Birchbox. […] Read more…

Julep Maven Unboxing || Black Magic || October 2014


Don’t you just love Halloween?  I sure do and was really excited when I saw the theme for Julep Maven this month was “Black Magic”.  Although I did love the nail polish colors that were chosen for me as a Classic with a Twist Maven, I did opt for a fun non-nail-polish option that was […] Read more…

Julep Maven Unboxing {plus a customer service experience} || August 2014


Julep Maven Unboxing August 2014

Better late than never, right?  I realize it is the middle of September and I am now just getting my August Maven box up on the blog.  To be fair I had a new niece born and I was the maid of honor for my best friend’s wedding in August, both of which kept me […] Read more…

Ipsy Glam Bag {July 2014}


After reading my BoxyCharm unboxing post from a couple of days ago, you know how much I am loving the SIMPLE nature of beauty subscriptions.  I recently started subscribing to Ipsy and not only is the price right {$10 per month}, I have a blast trying all of the new, high-end products {that I probably wouldn’t […] Read more…

BoxyCharm Products Unboxing {July 2014}


BoxyCharm Products July 2014 || see full unboxing and review at

If you saw my post yesterday on this week’s drugstore beauty bargains, you know I love a good deal when it comes to makeup, but that I also love to try new brands and shades, so I am constantly seeking out beauty bargains in order to keep my wallet in check!  After becoming a Julep Maven subscriber […] Read more…

Julep Maven Unboxing || July 2014


Today I have this month’s Julep Maven unboxing to share with you.  It is a little later in the month than when I would typically like to share my Julep Maven box, but my husband and I just got back from a trip to Washington, so this is the first opportunity I have had to share it […] Read more…

Julep Mystery Box and Wizard of Oz Collection Unboxing {June 2014}


I do not know what compelled me to sign up as a Julep Maven, but I am so glad that I did!  {okay, I actually do know what compelled me to sign up…it was the allure that my first box was free, all I had to pay was $3.99 for shipping, and beautifully fun nail […] Read more…

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