Hey everyone! Happy Friday and to my nerd friends I hope you are rockin’ that new iphone 5! I’m sticking with my 4 for the time being, the whole google maps controversy scares me a little. I live for that app, driving, walking, biking it gets me where I need to go.
Although I’m getting lots of pressure from the husband to upgrade so he can upgrade. The man who NEVER wanted a smart phone now wants the latest and the best one. Apple you are addicting!
There is no workout on the plan for today it’s a big ole rest day which after this week I’m very excited to have.
For breakfast I kicked it off with something new Chobani Flips. I saw it in my grocery store and had to try it. I picked the honey/banana combo. It was ok, for on the run. I really prefer my own fresh fruit in yogurt but in a pinch on the run I would grab one.
I was excited to get my September Birch Box this week. I know I gush and act like a school girl but for a mom with two boys I rarely get girly time. My birch box is my $10 gift to myself that reminds me there are other things in life than sports and sticky messes I can’t explain. If you are in need of some girly time for yourself sign up here to get your monthly box of fun!
This month’s box contained:
- 21 Drops Focus Aromatherapy
- Color Club BirchBox Custom Polish
- kate spade new york twirl perfume
- twistband hair tie
- WEI to GO sleep over kit
And the extra’s were:
- Tili bags
- Birchbox digital download of two Tristian Prettyman tracks.
The Aromatherapy focus 21 drops is a peppermint-y surprise that seems to really work. Feeling sleepy or unfocused apply to pulse points and it perks you right up! I had an office mate back in the day… (Hi Elaine if you are reading!) and she used lots of essential oils. It was my first experience with them. She had a focus spray that had a similar effect in perking me up, I loved it. Who needs coffee with the sweet smell of rosemary and peppermint has the same effect, and it’s 100% natural.
The twist band hair tie was a big hit for me after all it was RED! The Tili makeup bag is cute and super thick to contain all my makeup. It’s the perfect size it even fit a massive mascara! The grey color polish isn’t my favorite but after testing it out on my toes I think its growing on me and will be a perfect fall color.
The kate spade perfume is a little too strong for my taste, I’m not that florally ( is that a word?) The WEI to go looks promising for over night trips! I haven’t yet downloaded the T.Prettyman songs yet, I’m still getting over that she and Jason Mraz called off their wedding. I thought they were super cute together.
My favorite part of this box may have been the one thing Birch Box didn’t list on the card which is the Fall Look Book! Tips for braids, color matching and fall trends. There is also a video tutorial for chevron nails (super cute!) which are all the rage right now! I wish I was coordinated enough to do it myself! I always see amazing nail art on pinterest and wish I had that skill.
Want to sign up for Birchbox for just $10 a month you receive a specialty selected samples of great beauty products! I believe there is a wait list right now, but the sooner you sign up the sooner you can get the goods. I’ve been a member for 6 months and I like the variety in the boxes, each month its’ something new that I would have most likely not found on my own!
Other than Birchbox I want to know what you are digging? I love fall fashion it’s a great time to blend bright hues and cute boots! Happy Friday!