Holiday Shopping with Kidbox

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I love the idea of helping others when I’m making a purchase, so this year I ordered from Kidbox knowing that I’d be providing clothing to a child in need.

It's not always easy shopping for children - they don’t want to go to the store, they hate trying stuff on, you end up running back and forth to make exchanges and returns. It's a hassle. I actually enjoy shopping for my children, so I took the plunge this year and placed an order. I felt like I had nothing to lose with free shipping both ways and only having to pay for what we keep. Each box comes with 6 - 7 items with a cost of $98 (the prices are listed for what you keep - but it's $98 if you keep all). I had fun filling out his profile, such as his size and what he likes. I especially like that they ask what to avoid, since both my kids hate jeans and I don’t like big logos plastered across their clothing.

I couldn’t wait to get our box and I loved the packaging when it came! I’m a sucker for good packaging - in fact it's how I choose my wine! I was really excited about a few of the pieces and not so thrilled with the others. I felt like the stylist didn’t quite listen to my requests, as some of the clothing had big logos. I was mostly pleased with a hooded sweatshirt that I don't think I would have found on my own, along with one of the t-shirts that was super soft. Of everything that came in this box, I kept those two items.

Ultimately, the pieces I kept were amazing, so I was disappointed that I didn’t love every item. I placed an order for a holiday gift for my Godson and am planning on trying it out next for my 9-year-old daughter as well. It was entirely hassle-free, which was fantastic. This is such a fun, easy gift idea for a special child in your life - happy shopping!

 

 

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Author: Tara Lotufo

Tara lives in New York with her husband David and children, Chloe and Max. Being a New Yorker can be difficult come winter, so Tara spends a lot of time in the kitchen with her kids, who have become her little sous chefs. They enjoy mixing and measuring, pouring and prepping, and eating! They’re her inspiration for creative meals and the reason she’s such a happy mommy. Tara blogs about food, cooking and all things delicious.

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