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HANDPICKED BERRIES, HALLOWEEN PUMPKINS & HOT CHOCOLATES

Something I've wanted to do for a while is to go to a pick your own farm. I didn't get a chance to go in the summer but we decided to check out the Ansty Farm for my Mum's birthday just to have a wander around and see what was left. The Ansty PYO and Farm Shop is only 10 minutes down the road from us and I really don't know why we've not been before!

As it's October I knew there wouldn't be a massive choice of things to pick, however, the main thing I wanted to find were raspberries and luckily there were still some about. Due to the recent bad weather, the people working there weren't sure if there would be much to pick but after having a walk around we actually managed to find some really nice raspberries.

We also were able to get some golden raspberries, which I'd never had before but was definitely intrigued. It was quite strange to see yellow raspberries but they tasted pretty similar to the usual ones and I'm surprised you don't seem …

BLOGBOX EDITION 2

Much to my surprise I recently won a giveaway to receive the new Edition 2 BlogBox, I was so pleased when I saw that I'd won - firstly because all the contents look gorgeous but also because I never seem to win things like that haha! I think the last time I entered and won a competition was one from a girly magazine when I was much younger and I won a Nintendo ds game! I received my parcel from BlogBox yesterday which was packaged wonderfully and wanted to share the contents!

For anyone who hasn't heard of BlogBox it's a subscription service designed to help bloggers, each box contains bits and pieces like planning tools, photo props and discount codes. The service is run by the lovely bloggers Steff and Sam, who also happen to be Mother and Daughter! What I really like about BlogBox is how affordable it is, you can buy the Edition 2 box for just £9.50 or the Edition 1 box is currently on sale for only £5.50! Anyway, here are the things that I received.

Travel Candle from Candles by Katy


Each box contains a gorgeous candle in either the Parma Violet, Fresh Linen, Mandarin & Sandalwood, or the one that I got which is Pink Champagne & Pomelo scent. I'd not heard of Candles by Katy before but it smells so amazing, and definitely not something I've had before. Also, the packaging is super cute, it's simplistic but really sophisticated and I love the copper lid. These candles actually have a wooden wick which is something I've not tried before but I can't wait to try it out!


Bling Pen from Fox & Moon

As an avid stationery lover, I was obviously delighted when I saw this super cute pen from Fox & Moon. Each box comes one in either rose gold, silver or gold. All are so pretty so I'd have been happy with them, my planner does have gold lettering have so I guess the gold pen fate! Things like this are so handy for blog props and I know this is going to great in future blog photos, you really can't go wrong with stationery! 

Copper Fairy Lights 

I feel like every blogger appreciates fairy lights, they can really make a photo can't they and plus they just make perfection decoration around the house. These are warm white which is definitely my favourite, especially for this time of year as I really think it makes everything seem so cosy. I like that copper wire too as that makes it so easy to arrange it. Also, they are a perfect size and aren't too bulky - so expect to see this in a lot of upcoming blog posts! 

Washi Tape

Another essential for many bloggers, BlogBox Edition 2 also comes with a roll of pink and gold washi tape. This is great to use in things like planners and journals or again it makes an easy but effective blog prop. I really like how thin this one is, it's so pretty and I really like the pattern too!

Crystal Confetti

I feel like things are this underrated, it's so simple but it can really add so much to a blog photo. The box contains a small pot of clear crystal confetti which is so pretty and I can't wait to use it in my future photos. Also, it's so handy that it comes in a pot as you can keep it safe to use over and over!

Blogging Checklist 

There is a particularly handy checklist that you can have a quick read of before publishing a blog post too. It comes on a little card with such a pretty design and has a list of things you can so that you don't forget anything. This is helpful for anyone but definitely think it would benefit new bloggers.   

Discount Codes

One of the best things about the BlogBox service is the fact that in addition to all the lovely bits and pieces you also receive discount codes. In Edition 2 you actually get a 20% discount for Candles by Katy which I'll definitely be using soon as I really want to try some of the other scents. On top of this, there is also a discount for 15% off at Fox & Moon, again there are some great bits that you can buy there too so that's a great bonus!


I'm really pleased with what I got in this BlogBox, what a great prize to win! I'll definitely be checking out their future editions and I recommend you do too, thank you so much to Steff and Sam for creating such a great subscription box for bloggers!

Comments

  1. I'm all about the washi tape! I use so much of it!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

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    1. I need to stock up haha! Thanks for reading xx

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  2. Major congrats on winning the blogbox! You got some neat things from the box. Oooh, I am a total fan of the fairy lights. They're super trendy these days and look great as props. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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    1. I know I was so pleased when I saw I’d won! Yes fairy lights are a must have these days, thanks for reading!xx

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  3. Congrats on winning! This looks amazing x

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  4. Well done on winning! Definitely love some good ol' fairy lights!

    Lovely post :)
    Chloe x
    http://www.chloechats.com/

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    1. They are so handy aren’t they! Thank you for reading xx

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  5. Congrats on winning your Blogbox! This box has a lot of items in it and has a reasonable price. I would love to have a box like that especially if it has copper lights!

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    1. Yeah it’s a really lovely box isn’t it and so affordable! Copper lights are really a winner aren’t they haha! Thanks for reading x

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  6. Love this! Congratulations on winning!

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