Happy February! Normally I find February to be quite dreary and it’s that time of year when I am really over winter, despite being a solid member of team winter. This year is an anomaly though, because February in Edmonton has been amazing! We have had lots of warm temperatures and no snow, so it feels a lot like spring and that has really helped to get me out of my winter slump. Of course, February also means Valentine’s Day and talking about love… which brings me to this month’s Topbox and some new loves for me!
I have been really good about trying to maintain a strict budget to start off 2016, especially as I try to get into graduate school (again) for the Fall term, so I haven’t been receiving any packages in the mail, which makes me a sad panda. I get so much joy out of having packages come to my door and the rush of packages coming over the holidays really made the slow January period feel extra depressing. Luckily my topbox arrived just in time to get me out of my funk. 🙂
Happy New Year! Is there a point when it is absolutely just unacceptable to say Happy New Year, especially when you’re trying to wrap up the previous year? I will admit that the holiday season completely wiped me out – it was one of the most social months that I can remember and it just bled into exhaustion for January. I have toned things down significantly for January but that also means lacking all motivation to turn on my computer. So as I try to get my groove back, let’s chat about the November and December Topboxes.
As my November Topbox is getting ready to ship, I feel like I should really get on the ball and fill y’all in on my September and October boxes. I would love to say that with such a long delay in writing this post, it must mean that I have had time to test everything in these two boxes, but that is decidedly not true. I have barely looked at these two boxes and have really just left them out on my mail table. Some months, I truly fail as a blogger… but regardless, at the very least, I can share what I received. *insert sheepish smile here*
Wow… summer has totally flown by. I don’t get to take a lot of time off work in the summer so I always think it will feel incredibly long, but I am proven wrong every single time. While I did get to take off and enjoy sunny California (maybe too sunny since I came home with a sunburn despite copious amounts of sunscreen), all the awesome festivals and events in Edmonton have just filled up what spare time I have, which means I haven’t been able to share my July and August Topboxes with y’all…