POPSUGAR Must Have Box for April!

 

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The inspiration for the April POPSUGAR Must Have box is Spring Showers, Farmer’s Market, Outdoor Fun, Fresh Produce and Simplicity. POPSUGAR continues to be my most favorite subscription box due to the eclectic mix of goodies I get in each box. A little beauty, home, fitness and great snacks!

April, however was a bit of a disappointment for me. I have loved every box I have ever received so I’m a little sad that this one didn’t live up to my expectations. Granted, my expectations are high since POPSUGAR always delivers so I can cut them some slack. The special extra is a $25 gift card for Mott 50, a line of SPF 50 clothing and accessories. I don’t care for gift cards as extras because more often than not, I don’t end up using them. Good news, though! I KNOW POPSUGAR will make it up to me next month, because they have already released a sneak peek of this gorge necklace that will be in every box!

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On to the April goodies!

Dabney Lee Dottie Umbrella ($20) – this was a welcome surprise as we have had lots of spring showers—in fact, it’s raining right now.  I can finally toss my ugly black, too small, broken umbrella and use this darling navy and white polka dot one! It is big enough, very nice quality, and has an auto open & close feature!

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One Love Organics Gardenia + Tea Antioxidant Body Serum ($39) – this moisturizer is described as a serum but to me it is definitely a body oil. I love the spray bottle for mess free application! I normally shy away from gardenia scents because they tend to be too strong, but this is very light and pleasant. I don’t know if I would pay $39 but I most definitely will use this up!

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Produce Candles Rhubarb Spring Candle ($20) – crafted in Charleston, South Carolina with natural soy wax, this pretty candle is poured in a cute mason jar with a cutout lid so you don’t even have to burn it! I do NOT like the taste of rhubarb and was totally taken aback when the candle smelled so good! I never realized rhubarb has a sweet smell, I’ve only tasted it in bread that was so bitter and tart I haven’t touched it since and I was 16! I will definitely enjoy the scent of this candle—just don’t ask me to eat rhubarb! Also included is 35% off site wide code at producecandles.com

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Flip and Tumble 24-7 Bag ($12) – this reusable bag made of ripstop nylon is both cute and practical—don’t ‘ya just love that combination? I can see this as a great gym bag, beach bag, diaper bag and for the market. It has no annoying zippers or strings –just squish the bag back into the pouch and it compacts in seconds. I can’t believe how much this holds! There is a full box of crackers, a carton of garbage bags, a loaf of French bread, apples and oranges and I still had lots of room! I think I’ll use this when I take Addy to the dog park to hold my water bottle, keys, her toys and leash! Also included is a code for 20% off at www.flipandtumble.com

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Potting Shed Creations Garden-in-a-Bag Basil ($10) – Love this! This brown bag holds mini basil leaves ready for growing. Who doesn’t love fresh herbs? This is a great alternative if you don’t have time or space to grow your own, and since these are mini leaves—no chopping!

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Mott 50 $25 Gift Card – Mott 50 created a lightweight clothing line with a 50 ultraviolet protection factor to combat harmful UVA and UVB rays. This card can be used toward your next purchase.

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Bottom Line: the April POPSUGAR Must Have Box was not a must-have for me. It’s cute and there are some things I will use, but I wouldn’t consider it a must have like my previous boxes. No worries though, I have never a dud yet. I’m already looking forward to the May box!

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Comments

  1. May I have the candle? I’m so into candles now. I love the necklace, too.

  2. I would probably only like the OLO Body Serum out of these products. I’m glad I canceled.

  3. May I have the candle? I’m so into candles now. I love the necklace, too.

  4. I would probably only like the OLO Body Serum out of these products. I’m glad I canceled.

  5. I have that Basil Garden in a Bag waiting to be watered on my windowsill! I also love packable bags and drop necklaces. I would have LOVED this box!!!

  6. I actually would have loved this box! I love candles, and body oils, They are a pricy sub box, though, to not love everything each month.

  7. The candle and the necklace was the best items in the box. I guess the $25 gift card wasn’t bad either if the store has some cool stuff. Measurabledifference.com

    I loved the feb pop sugar must have box more than this one.

  8. I”d have a NOPE on the candle too. However, that umbrella is darling!!!

  9. I’m not sure how I’d feel about the candle. I love sweet scents (marshmallows, pumpkins, cherries, vanillas, tropical fruit etc), but I’m not sure about rhubarb!

  10. That brolly is so cute! Nice box this month.

  11. This box would’ve disappointed me too. I love to have a lot of umbrellas (I keep them everywhere much like I do chapstick) but the box as a whole would have left me meh and digging around to see if I missed something better inside.

  12. I have that Basil Garden in a Bag waiting to be watered on my windowsill! I also love packable bags and drop necklaces. I would have LOVED this box!!!

  13. I actually would have loved this box! I love candles, and body oils, They are a pricy sub box, though, to not love everything each month.

  14. The candle and the necklace was the best items in the box. I guess the $25 gift card wasn’t bad either if the store has some cool stuff. Measurabledifference.com

    I loved the feb pop sugar must have box more than this one.

  15. I”d have a NOPE on the candle too. However, that umbrella is darling!!!

  16. I’m not sure how I’d feel about the candle. I love sweet scents (marshmallows, pumpkins, cherries, vanillas, tropical fruit etc), but I’m not sure about rhubarb!

  17. Next month’s necklace looks just like what Nordstrom is advertising as a hot item to buy so the price of the box is going to be worth it just for that.
    I can always use another umbrella so I’d have liked that and the candle. Not so much the rest.

  18. That brolly is so cute! Nice box this month.

  19. This box would’ve disappointed me too. I love to have a lot of umbrellas (I keep them everywhere much like I do chapstick) but the box as a whole would have left me meh and digging around to see if I missed something better inside.

  20. Betzy Carmona says

    The umbrella is cool

  21. I like gardenia scents, surprisingly. I agree, it’a meh box

  22. Next month’s necklace looks just like what Nordstrom is advertising as a hot item to buy so the price of the box is going to be worth it just for that.
    I can always use another umbrella so I’d have liked that and the candle. Not so much the rest.

  23. Betzy Carmona says

    The umbrella is cool

  24. What a random box. lol 🙂 But I do like the contents!

  25. I like gardenia scents, surprisingly. I agree, it’a meh box

  26. What a random box. lol 🙂 But I do like the contents!

  27. Another great month!

  28. This is a fun box this month. I need to try out the box again, I like getting a mix of products.

  29. Another great month!

  30. This is a fun box this month. I need to try out the box again, I like getting a mix of products.

  31. What a great box with a nice mix this month!

  32. What a great box with a nice mix this month!

  33. That candle looks awesome!

  34. That candle looks awesome!