Monday, August 10, 2015

Must Read: Oh Yeah, Audrey!

   Hey guys! It's  been a while, but I'm back today with a new Must Read post for you! I've had this book for a while and I've been really excited about because it involves my two favorite things; Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast at Tiffany's.

   Oh Yeah, Audrey! is a novel by Tucker Shaw about a young girl and her friends who are obsessed with all things Audrey Hepburn,Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the life of Holly Golightly. Gemma Beasley started a blog about Audrey and met her friends through her posts. They make arrangements to meet in New York City early at Tiffany & Co. to start out their 24 hour adventure visiting all of the scenes in Breakfast at Tiffany's, and to finish their day, they plan on watching the movie at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Everything is going great until one person changed everything for Gemma and she is soon all over NYC going on adventures she never thought she would. When Gemma finally realizes she's been trying to live a fictional characters life, she's just about pushed everyone in her life away.  
  Whether you like Audrey Hepburn/Breakfast at Tiffany's or not, this book is a great story about finding yourself. Gemma thought that NYC life would be glamorous and perfect, but was soon face to face with reality.
  If you've read this book or you plan to read it, I'd love to know what you thought about it! If you have any book suggestions for me, I'd love that even more, so be sure and leave them in the comments.
                                                                       xoxo, Emily

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Graze Box Review

   Hey guys! I recently heard about this company called Graze. If you've never heard of Graze or know what it is, well, that's why I'm here!
  Graze was started by  group of friends that were tired of snacking on the same old junk food like chips and candy. They then created Graze! This is great company that comes up with yummy snacks that are super healthy for you! They'll ship the box to your work or your house. I got my box just a couple of days ago and decided to do a small review on it for you, and give you a code you can use to get a free box for yourself.

 So, this is what my box looked like. I'm sure with the seasons the theme changes, but it was super cute! Let me just say one thing about the shipping! When I ordered my box the website said it would be there the week of July 13th and, well, it came the 13th, so shipping is really quick and right when they say.

 When you open up the box there will be a paper telling you a little bit about the company which includes coupons for you to share with your friends. On the back of that paper there are nutrition facts for the snacks in your box. I got the box of 4 snacks but there's also an option for the 8 count.
  And here is the best part of the whole thing... the snacks!! In my box I got creamy ranch kern pops, Italian herb focaccia, lemon almond cookie dippers, and raspberry and coconut muffin.

  The first one I tried was the raspberry and coconut muffin. I've never really cared for raspberries or coconut, but this mix is pretty good! I really recommend this snack if you're a candy lover, because it's super sweet and tasty. This snack was only 140 calories and if you watch your carbs there are only 14g!

   The next snack in my box was the lemon almond cookie dippers. The dip that the cookies came with is wild berry compote, but it sort of tasted like grape jelly to me. I LOVED this one. You get two cookies that are lemon with chunks of almonds in them, and the dip of course. At first I wasn't sure how the two would taste together, but they turned out to be really good together.  The cookie dippers were only 150 calories and 21g of carbs.

Oh my goodness! To say that I loved this next snack would be an understatement. This is the Italian herb focaccia, it only had 120 calories and 9g of carbs. This would be a great snack for the chip lovers out there, like me. The taste of this snack makes it hard to believe its even healthy, the flavor is just right! A lot of healthy snacks I've had were lacking in flavor, but this one has a great amount. Its a little hard to see but the snack includes sunflower seeds as well, which are my favorite! This would even be great to add on top of a salad to add flavor other than a dressing. If you do get your own box I highly recommend this snack, it is hands down my favorite. I really wish it came in a bigger portion.

  Another great snack that I got was the creamy ranch kern pops. If you know me personally, you know I could eat popcorn every night of every day. I also love me some ranch flavor. I've heard of putting a ranch flavor on popcorn before, but I never tried it for myself. As you can see this isn't fully popped popcorn, but they aren't super hard kernels that almost break your teeth when you eat them. This is another snack that I recommend for chip lovers. It's 150 calories and has 15g of carbs.

  As I said before the box will have a paper giving you a little bit of information, and that it included 4 coupons to give to your friends. When you have 3 referrals you earn another free box! You don't get to choose your snacks, they're hand  picked for you based on your preferences. To let them know what you prefer you can go to to go through a list of their snacks and choose which you'd like to try and which snacks you're not interested in.
  If you're interested in subscribing to Graze you can get an 8 count box for $11.99 per box or you can get a 4 count box at $6.99 per box. You can also choose if you want a box every other week or every two weeks, it all just depends on what you'd like.

 Now its time to get you a free box for yourself! This code will you give you a free 1st and 5th box so enjoy! COUPON CODE: 4Z2RLNQGB

  I hope you enjoyed this post! Its my first time to review this type of product, so I hope I did a good job. If you've tried Graze let me know what you thought about it, what your favorite snacks are, or if you have any snack recommendations for me leave it in the comments!

                                                                    xoxo, Emily