February Cara Box Reveal {Link Up}

25 February 2013

I am so excited to see all of the #ClubSexy Cara Boxes that were sent this month!

Today is the day for all of the lovely ladies who participated in this month's Cara Box Exchange to reveal their amazing boxes!

If you want to know more about the Cara Box Exchange, click on the tab at the top of my blog (:

February's theme was "#ClubSexy".
It was based off of a post I wrote about a month ago.
Everyone was supposed to get to know their partners and create a box that would be the ULTIMATE date night for them.

My beautiful partners were Elise & Jami.

I got to know Elise (even better than I already did) and sent her a box (you can visit her blog to see what I sent her!) I've known Elise since I basically started my blog, so I was excited to get paired with her.

Jami and I chatted and she set out to make me an amazing date night.
Instead of mailing my box, I had the chance to meet up with her and Little Miss to receive my package!!!

This month was special. I tried to pair girls within their states to give them the opportunity to have blates with each other. (blates: blogger + date)

We met at Panera and had a great lunch...chatting and laughing and getting makeup tips from Little Miss.

Jami created such a thoughtful box. I told her that I loved spending time with Ryan at home. A few drinks, a delicious dinner we could make together, cozying up on the couch...lately Ryan has had really long work weeks, so by the weekend, he is beat. It's nice to just relax sometimes, instead of running around like crazy.

She gave me a bottle of mixer so Ryan could make me delicious beverages while he enjoys a few beers.

Heart ice cube trays to put a little love in those yummy drinks.

She made me two of the cutest recipe cards I have ever seen...

Chicken Enchiladas and "Knock You Naked" Brownies....OoOoOo La La...

She made us this precious board to write lovey dovey notes to each other.
(She had no idea that I had a disaster with a similar board)

A cute mug and some of her favorite tea for snuggling up while watching a movie.

And Little Miss gave me some candles to set the mood.

I loved getting her card and reading her encouraging words. I am so happy that I met Jami and that we live close enough to each other that we can be real life friends!

So what did you get in your box?!
Link up below and show off your amazing date night supplies!!!

I asked last week for anyone to submit Cara Box theme ideas! If you have an idea, post a comment below or email me. If your theme is chosen, I will feature your blog that month and give you credit for your awesome idea. Coming up with themes has been easy, but I know with time it will definitely get harder. I've heard some really creative suggestions so far and I love it!

Keep an eye out for the March Cara Box announcement on March 1st (:

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  1. I love the Cara Box idea so much. Trying to think of a few themes to send you too. I also filled out the form to be included in the next Cara Box. Did you receive my submission?


  2. How cute!! I may just have to sign up for the next one :)

  3. Looks like you received some pretty great stuff! Blates are awesome! Meeting a fellow blogger in person has to the best! I will be signing up for March's Cara box! Have a great Monday!

  4. can't wait to get my stuff so I can post about it and I hope my partner liked what she received!

  5. How fun that you guys to have lunch! Can't wait to do this in March! :)

  6. Girl this is awesome! I love what you got from Jami! I'm going to go check both of them out :) Thanks SO SO SO SO SO much for organizing this and sorting people out by location! We haven't done any blates yet, but we definitely will be!!!!! xoxo

  7. This looks like so much fun! :) I can't wait to participate this next month!

  8. Looking forward to seeing more cara box reveals!

  9. This was so fun and I will definitely be doing it again! I like themes that go with seasons or decades or maybe a favorite color. Or what about game night, get healthy or for the home?

  10. As far as themes go here are some ideas ; picture perfect, dream out loud, something new, something old, quotes, my story/our story, sharing is caring, future at a glance,

  11. Knock you Naked Brownies are so awesome. They are a Pioneer Woman (or at least that's where I heard about them from) recipe. Maybe I will start the exchange next month.
    -Cate from Random Crafty Georgia Girl

  12. LOVE your box and the fact that you got to have a blate with your partner! :) I didn't get the chance to do that with mine, but it was awesome being matched with two other girls who GET what Minnesota is like. :)

    Another great month, girly! Lots of love to you! XO!

  13. I had so much fun! I can't wait until next month. :)

  14. lOVE your box! HOW fun! :D :D

  15. I wish I could link up but I haven't received mine yet!!!!

  16. Your box looks like so much fun, I love the little ice cube trays. Thank you so much for putting this link up together each month. It really is a lot of fun and your hard work is appreciated!

  17. patiently waiting for my box to come so i can show it off

  18. I am still waiting for my box... but as soon as I get it I will post! :)

  19. I am waiting for my box and can not wait to do a link up post. I hope my partner enjoyed her box. I have not heard from her but tracking # said it was delivered. ;)

  20. when will the march boxes or names be exchanged? i'm not quite sure how this all works but it sounds fun

  21. I thought of a theme for April called "April showers bring may flowers" ...the idea would be to make a box for a rainy day that would cheer their partner up!

  22. Thank you so much for hosting such a fun way to get to know other bloggers. I'm sure it must be a lot of work for you, and I hope you know how much your work is appreciated!! :) This was my first time participating, and I really enjoyed it. I hope this finds you well.


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