November 28, 2012

Birchbox Home : an absolutely delightful gift



I couldn't wait to get my hands on one to see what was inside. So below are photos of the Birchbox Home but I removed some items so as to not give away the "surprise" in case you are giving this as a gift this year (which would mean the recipient would have to be reading this post too. . .hmm...maybe she is? Anyway. . .)


I opened it the night it arrived on my doorstep and it felt like Christmas morning. First off, the box is really cute--if you are giving this as a gift, you really don't even need to wrap it! Just throw a ribbon around it and you'll be all set.



The first item you come to is an envelope filled with cards giving various tips or suggestions for entertaining or hosting. The rest of the box is filled with specialty items including recipe cards and a lovely reed diffuser, along with a DIY project and a few special ingredients to cook with. 

Again, these are just a few of the items included in the Birchbox Home--it comes with much more! 





It really is the perfect hostess or Christmas gift. Anyone who enjoys cooking or entertaining would enjoy this box. I've already ordered one for a friend of mine--and I used my Birchbox points and saved $10.00, which brought the price down to $48.00 + free shipping.

So keep this in mind, this holiday season, if you are struggling with a gift idea for someone in your life, you can't go wrong with Birchbox Home



*I recieved this box as a gift from Birchbox, but was not compensated in any way for this post. All opinions are my own and I was not influenced by anything other than my deep love for receiving fantastic gifts. 

19 comments:

  1. Question? How did you use your Birchbox points, yet you received this as a gift?

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    1. Oh--thanks for pointing that out. I used my points on the one I purchased! I'll rewrite that to make more sense!

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  2. Awesome! Thanks for writing up a post about it. I was apprehensive about the steep price tag, but all the items look really nice!

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  3. Awesome! Thanks for sharing! This is even better than the regular Birchbox!!

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  4. Like Rebecca, I was hesitant to purchase this due to the higher price. But it looks like Birchbox nailed this one. :) Thanks for sharing!

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  5. ooooo, putting my Xmas shopping list together...
    BirchBox may be a great gift idea for my sis!

    thx - heather
    www.ThisLifeIsYours.com

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  6. So glad you posted this! I've been eyeing the box for some time now, but was hesitant...looks like I should take the plunge!

    Thanks!

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  7. this looks great! So sad they don't ship to canada :(

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  8. This would make a great gift... And I want one too! :-)
    Jennifer
    http:// www.goldentressesblog.com

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  9. I received this yesterday too, and you're right.... it was like an early Christmas present! I loved it so much and was very impressed with how much was actually in the box. Perfect gift for the hostess in your life. I bought it with the intent to give away, but I might keep some for myself. :)

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  11. oh cool! i didnt know they had this goin on! man, i miss my b-box! i lost my job a while back and so i had to forefit (sp?) my box. now i have a job but i am not sure if wanna keep on with b-box or if i wanna try the glossy box. they included a lot of stuff in that little baby box!

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  12. OK - I just signed up for Birchbox after seeing your posts about them. I mean - a "present" showing up monthly sounds fabulous to me! :)

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  13. That idea is so awsome for Christmas!

    http://sialsiquiero.wordpress.com/

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  14. Love this! The moment I read this post I went immediately to Birchbox and put myself of the list. Got my email for the first shipment and now I watch the mailbox like a stalker! Can't wait to see what is in store, thanks for sharing!
    Lori from http://shoehunting.blogspot.com/

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  15. Hi Kate, I found your blog from the brunch blog. You seem like such a lovely person! I hope I get to know you better. By the way, I just signup for the Birchbox and was so glad to see this on your blog...now Im even more excited!

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  16. Guess what Kate?? Just got in line for a birch box subscription AND just ordered my first can of Aquage Uplifting foam!!!

    Took me a year to commit but can't wait to receive them both!!

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