Luxury Scent Box Subscription Box Review + Coupon! March 2017

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Luxury Scent Box is a monthly designer fragrance subscription that sends you a convenient 9ml (.30 fl oz) purse size spray of an authentic fragrance of your choice or you can have them choose one for you based on a scent profile that you fill out at sign up. The service is $15 a month and shipping is free, plus, LSB offers scents for both women and men. Choose from both niche and designer fragrances such as Black Opium, Mon Paris, and Flowerbomb. (Note: I received this complimentary box for review purposes and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.)

Save $5 on your first box, enter promo code DebintheheartofTexas at checkout!

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You can add fragrances that you like to your calendar, either by choosing your favorites or by taking a scent survey and adding the suggestions that pop up. Note that premium fragrances are an additional $5 charge, but if you use a promo code such as DebintheheartofTexas, you will save $5 on your first order. There are no contracts, order month to month and cancel whenever you choose, or you can order an annual subscription and pay for 11 months and get the 12th month free!

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I received a card showing how to remove my perfume from the case so I can easily pop in next month’s fragrance!

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There was a card saying thank you for joining…

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…plus a little info on how to rate your fragrance, update your fragrance calendar, and share on social media for a chance to receive bonus samples.

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There was one more card with a little info on one of the fragrances I received this month.

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Perfume inspired by wine, I’ll drink to that!

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New members receive a velvet carrying pouch to keep the holder from getting scratched while being carried around in a purse, backpack, or luggage.

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Each scent comes in a box.

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New members also receive a black or silver holder in their first shipment, plus a new, colored case quarterly!

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I love pink! This is really pretty – sleek and sophisticated yet girly at the same time!

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First up is Penhaligon’s Orange Blossom Eau de Toilette. I love niche fragrances and am especially fond of citrus scents. I grew up in Southern California with orange trees in my backyard and I loved it when the smell of the blossoms drifted into the house. This scent is an oriental floral and has lots of lovely white floral and citrus notes. It smells very different on my skin than it did on my paper tester. On paper it almost smelled like lime LifeSavers but there was definitely a powdery presence on my arm. The longevity was surprisingly long-lasting and I felt very comforted by this lovely scent.

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I also received Kelly + Jones Reserve Notes of Riesling Eau de Parfum, an aromatic fruity scent that has notes of citrus and white peaches and was spot on for my tastes. This scent is light yet I can still smell the base notes 12 hours after applying.

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I love Luxury Scent Box and I know you will too! I have commitment issues when it comes to fragrance and choose a different one each day depending on my mood, shoe type, sky color, whatever, and this service lets me date the perfect candidate before settling down. Make sure to take advantage of that promo code to save $5 on your first order and let me know which type of fragrances you prefer in the comments!

My Texas Market February 2017 Subscription Box Review 

 

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My Texas Market is a monthly subscription box containing 4-6 items from small businesses in Texas that focuses on small batch and artisan products that fit a monthly theme. Have you ever wandered around the farmers market and wondered what to buy? It’s like they selected the products for you and shipped them to your house! The subscription is $35 a month or you can choose a 3- or 6-month subscription and save a little dough. Right now if you enter promo code 10FIRST you can save 10% off your first box! You can also send the box as a gift or purchase previous boxes and some featured items in their Online Market. To subscribe to My Texas Market, click here. This box was sent to me for review purposes (thank you My Texas Market!!!).

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The items were wrapped in bubble wrap and there were brown paper squiggles to keep everything safe.

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Everything in my box!

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February’s theme was “A Taste of Texas” and keep a look out because there will be a sequel later this year! It also says that March’s theme is The Bee’s Knees, yes!

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My Texas Market includes a card with a little info about the products and their producers, plus where they are located and instructions for their use.

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Grapevine Grains can be found at farmers markets in the DFW area and offer various whole grain products, granola, and trail mix.

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Wow, this box included Corn Bread Mix and Southwestern Soup Mix!

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The back of the box provides instructions for use. The soup will take a bit of prep since you need to soak the beans for 8 hours plus cook for another 2 1/2 hours so I’m saving it for a weekend dinner. Look at those yellow beans, I’ve never even heard of mayocoba beans before but now I can’t wait to try them!

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I am a big tea drinker and according to the website, this stuff is Texan for tea! Catspring Pedernales Green Yaupon is made from a holly plant that is native to America and is a natural source of caffeine.

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I’ve never had jelly made with beer before but County Road Canning took a Texas favorite and made it into something you can have with breakfast! Texas Beer Jelly features Shiner Bock Beer and reminded me of apple jelly with a little something extra.

 

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I made some BBQ Baked Chicken Legs in the oven one night for dinner and basted them with SuckleBusters Original BBQ Sauce. This is not as thick as some of the ones I’ve bought from the store but the flavor was great and my chicken legs were tasty! Plus, there’s no MSG or gluten, only ingredients I can pronounce.

 

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I ALWAYS enjoy getting my monthly taste of Texas! I loved the theme and the products were all of high quality. Texas has some wonderful makers and this box features them to great effect. I love that My Texas Market takes the time to visit farmers’ markets across the state and then picks the best of the best!

If you would like to give My Texas Market a try then click here and get ready to enjoy the best of the Lone Star State!

What item are you wanting to try from this month’s box? Let me know in the comments!

My Texas Market January 2017 Subscription Box Review 

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My Texas Market is a monthly subscription box containing 4-6 items from small businesses in Texas that focuses on small batch and artisan products that fit a monthly theme. Have you ever wandered around the farmers market and wondered what to buy? It’s like they selected the products for you and shipped them to your house! The subscription is $35 a month or you can choose a 3- or 6-month subscription and save a little dough. Right now if you enter promo code 10FIRST you can save 10% off your first box! You can also send the box as a gift or purchase previous boxes and some featured items in their Online Market. To subscribe to My Texas Market, click here. This box was sent to me for review purposes (thank you My Texas Market!!!).

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January’s theme was “Rise and Shine” and featured items to get you up and going, or maybe to help you have a relaxing morning in bed! Everything was wrapped securely in bubble wrap with brown paper squiggles.

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My Texas Market includes a card with a little info about the products and their producers, plus where they are located and instructions for their use.

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Everything in my box!

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I am currently enjoying the warm, sweet cinnamon scent coming from The Tiny Collection Cinnamon Buns Candle. This all-natural soy candle is hand poured in small batches in Dallas and smells very nice! Sometimes candles smell different when burning but this one burns true.

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I don’t drink coffee regularly and have no way to grind the whole beans in District Roasters Farmer’s Market Blend Coffee. The flavor notes mention deep chocolate with caramel and cinnamon and while I wouldn’t mind making a mocha latte with it I will pass it on to a true coffee connoisseur. Hand roasted in Tomball.

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The King and I Blueberry Whipped Honey features crystalized honey, dried blueberries, and blueberry extract, perfect for topping biscuits or cornbread!
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I bet this would go great in baked goods too! I plan on whipping it with butter to top the pancakes I’m going to make with the mix shown below! The King and I is located in Willis.

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I may not drink coffee but I drink several cups of tea a day and this “Fake It ‘Til You Make It” mug from Blue Heron Farm is really cute and will make me smile each time I use it. Blue Heron Farm is located in Field Store, a little north of Houston, and they raise their goats on a sustainable farm and sell cheeses, cajeta, and other products!

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Bona Dea Gluten Free Baking Mix is a great starter for pancakes, waffles, or crepes and you can mix in your favorite “fun” ingredient such as berries, chocolate, or bananas. It was very considerate of My Texas Market to include a product that can be used by those who may be sensitive to gluten so they can have a yummy breakfast too! Made in Austin.

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I ALWAYS enjoy getting my monthly taste of Texas! I loved the theme and the products were all of high quality. Texas has some wonderful makers and this box features them to great effect. I love that My Texas Market takes the time to visit farmers’ markets across the state and then picks the best of the best!

If you would like to give My Texas Market a try then click here and get ready to enjoy the best of the Lone Star State!

What item are you wanting to try from this month’s box? Let me know in the comments!