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My August Dottiebox arrived in the mail a few days ago. I set it on the couch while I went into another room. When I returned, one of my cats, Milo, was frantically trying to claw his way inside the package. Hmmm, I thought, I wonder if there's food in there.
Only one way to find out...Let's take a look!
According to the information card, "this month's box smells and tastes so yummy." Looks like Milo was correct. That cat can smell food from a mile away.
Uncommon Scents (retail value: $12). I love candles, and this one smelled exactly like a peach. It's cute, and I'll definitely get some use out of it.
Here's a view from the top:
Cute, cute, cute!
Gustus Vitae (retail value: $7.99). I'm not much into cooking, but my husband is, so I'll be eager to see what he whips up with these spices.
Maya's Jams (retail value: $4). What an interesting flavor combo...I'm a fan of raspberry, but I hate anything spicy, so I'll be curious to see how this works out. I do wish that the jar was bigger...it's four ounces, so basically a sample size, enough for a few pieces of toast.
Music City Suds. I haven't tried out this soap yet, but I love the product names listed on the Nashville-based company's website...A Bar Named Sue, Loretta Lips, Lady Anti-Smellum...very clever!
Definitely a lot of good-smelling (and, hopefully, good-tasting) stuff in this shipment. I'll admit that this wasn't my favorite Dottiebox...I don't mind receiving food items in artisan boxes, but I sign up for "indie" subscriptions primarily because I love getting handmade jewelry, paper goods, and the like, so I wasn't overly excited about the food products. (That's strictly my own opinion, though, and I realize that other people won't necessarily agree.) I also wasn't the biggest fan of this Dottiebox because, even though I paid $26 for it, I received only $23.99 worth of products. Hopefully, this was just a fluke, and that next month's Dottiebox will be back to offering amazing artisan products at an amazing value. Dottiebox is still one of my favorites, so I'm looking ahead to September!
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