Birchbox Home : from the garden

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I have to admit, I was fairly skeptical when I saw the name of this limited edition Birchbox Home box. I loved the last one so much, but the “from the garden” aspect of this new box made me think it was going to be potting soil and shovels.

I don’t garden, so my fear was I wouldn’t appreciate anything that was inside. But man was I wrong. It’s garden/nature inspired for sure, but I loved it. And it’s really a fantastic gift for Mother’s Day–so keep that in mind. Flowers die, but the products in this box will be enjoyed by your mom/whomever you give the box to, for much longer. 

* that Tocca hand cream smells divine. You can also find it at Anthropolgie for about $20, but if you consider that this box is only $32 and you get so much more? I’d buy it just for the hand cream. 

The mint candle is fresh, summery and light. Plus, it comes with matches.

As with the other Birchbox Home box, it’s beautifully packaged, and truly a nice gift to receive. I’m throwing that Baggu bag in my car, perfect for groceries or the thousands of other items that collect over time.

(I was not compensated for this post. I did recieve the box as a gift. All opinions are honest and my own.)


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Gold Kelchen says · 04.12.13

beautiful! i love iT!


Ginny Hurst says · 04.12.13

I love this idea! Have you ever heard of Ipsy? I wrote a post on it (and actually mentioned your birchbox reviews in the post!) on my blog! You can see it here: .


Georgina says · 04.12.13

I was so excited because I’m starting a garden – I think I may buy one and one for my mother too 🙂

Amy Earl says · 04.12.13

I have a Baggu that I keep in my purse. They fold up and fit back in their pouch surprisingly well.

Christina says · 04.12.13

Thanks for the suggestion. I just ordered two. I’m going to use the products, along with a few other things that I pick up, to put together mother’s day gifts.

Alexis Cruikshank says · 04.12.13

Thank you, thank you! I just picked up 2 boxes and now Mother’s day is taken care of. Your last post on the specialty boxes helped helped me out at Christmas. The make-up and body care subcriptions aren’t really my thing so I am grateful when you point out the non-make-up boxes. -Alexis

eatgreatbegreat says · 04.12.13

I love this as a mother’s day gift…great idea!!

Meredith ~ La Simple Bliss says · 04.12.13

I received an email from Birchbox on this limited edition box yesterday and ordered it right away! I am very much into cooking and gardening so I can’t wait to get mine in! Thank you for sharing!

Meagan May says · 04.12.13

Love this for a Mother’s Day gift! Thanks for sharing the idea!
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Amber King says · 04.12.13

Thanks for the review, I was pondering getting this for my mother and now I think I will go for it! I love Tocca Handcreme, it’s amazing!

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pinkdaisy24 says · 04.12.13

I bought one for my mother-in-law (for Mother’s Day) and one for myself last night! I can’t wait to get mine!

Kacie Jackson says · 04.12.13

That is a really nice idea to give this box as a Mother’s Day present. I usually just give my mom a card, but for all of things she has helped me with recently, I think this would be a great addition. Plus, I have $10 in Birchbox credits I can use!

Christopher n Annaliza Rogers says · 04.12.13

Kate you are awesome! I love baggu. I have a few of them that I keep in the car for groceries. I wanted to get some for gifts, but this is a WAY better idea. Now I don’t have to worry about Mother’s Day. Mom and my mother-in-law will be very pleased with this. Thanks for the idea!

angelica says · 04.13.13

Birchbox always comes out with unique limited edition boxes!

Jane Sanders says · 04.13.13

I just wondered! Its really nice 🙂
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Emily (Louisiana Bride) says · 04.13.13

I really wanted to order that box when I got the email about it yesterday, but my hubby would kill me for buying a $32 box of stuff men don’t understand lol.

kristinwithani says · 04.13.13

I got the email for it and it was $58 so I passed. You got a great deal! I would have done it for $32 for sure but not $58.

Amy Earl says · 04.14.13

It’s on the website for $32.

Rebecca and Lori says · 04.14.13

Gorgeous! Thanks for the gift idea!

Kat McEachern says · 04.14.13

I wish I had a little extra money lying around…this looks super fun!!

Thank you Kate for sharing!!


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Advocarerunner says · 04.15.13

Shoot. I feel like I need this box now! 🙂

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