Containing How to Be Sick, a beautiful and empathetic Bhuddist guide to chronic illness for spoonies and caregivers, a stunning little “Brain Fog” enamel pin made by Chronically Divine, a scrumptious box of Booja Booja hazelnut vegan truffles, and a fantastic dry brush made by local brand 1541 London
Our October boxes contained the “I’m Doing My Best” journal, a notebook which incites self-compassion and mindfulness through non-cheesy quotes, by Knock Knock; a designer pillbox with a starry case by Blue Badge Co.; a soothing and varied herbal tea selection by the wonderful Pukka Herbs; luxurious and detoxing Ylang Ylang and Patchouli Secret Salt Society bath salts by Banks Lyon Botanical; and (not pictured as this was a last-minute addition) the So Free, dairy free Halloween witch giant chocolate buttons
Our November box was sleep themed, and contained a soft satin sleep mask by irreverent UK brand Anatomicals, sonar silicone sleep earplugs designed by the super high-rated company Beary Quiet, a luxurious pillow mist by the natural, small British aromatherapy company Made By Coopers, and an organic night-time herbal tea containing chamomile, valerian and hops by the super eco-friendly, UK brand Heath & Heather
We had TWO boxes on sale for December, this one and our Luxury Christmas Box (which you can also see below), but our regular box was still more popular! Our December Box contained: the softest and cosiest wheat bags in a variety of designs by The Wheat Bag Company, the book Chronic Christmas by wonderful author & fellow spoonie Lene Andersen, a perfectly seasonal candle that smells like a forest called Winter’s Keep by Frostbeard Studio, and a cute dairy-free chocolate penguin by Cocoa Libre
Our limited edition holiday box contained a whopping seven items: beautiful book 365 Days of Art by Lorna Scobie, which has simple (brain-fog friendly) yet thoughtful artistic exercises that will engage your creativity every day of 2020, scrumptious vegan + GF mince pies by The Authentic Bread Company, a gorgeous and rich, shea butter-based hand cream by Heathcote & Ivory, a lovely little enamel turtle Christmas tree decoration by Chameleon Wall Art (with a special message for spoonies!), a small, beautifully drawn folkloric 2020 wall calendar by Prism of Starlings, delicious-smelling, large, seasonal vegan candles by The Abstract Bee, and a generously donated (not contributing to the price) one-of-a-kind, hand carved wooden spoon made by the amazing initiative Spoons for Spoonies
Our January Box was conceived as an antidote to the Winter blues, and it within it was: a French country stoneware soup bowl by Dibor for your Winter soups & broths (perfectly accompanied by some yummy gluten-free Miso Soup sachets by Sanchi); an SOS for dry/chapped lips in the form of a Lip Scrub AS WELL AS a regenerating clay & activated charcoal Face Mask by Banks Lyon Botanical; and finally, the hilarious and super sweet “Things I Must Do To Love Myself” notepad by Knock Knock, which is all about giving ourselves permission to feel & heal in more ways than one
Our February boxes were Valentine's themed! Within them: super cute ice cream socks by The Letterroom, natural geranium bath melts by Herbal Harmony, vegan and sugar-free melting hot chocolate by Hasslacher's, and a natural strawberry SNOG ME lip balm by CoconutGrass.