December 2013 Homegrown Collective Review

I received my December 2013 Homegrown Collective box right before we left for Christmas, here’s what was inside:


This month’s theme is “Essential Home Remedies” (again they have a spelling error… someone really needs spell check).

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Month to Month: $39 plus $9 shipping
3 Months: $117 plus $9/month shipping (no savings)
6 Months: $234 plus Free Shipping!
12 Months: $429 plus Free Shipping! (one month free)


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The first “task” is to make Oregano Oil.  Oregano Essential Oil is apparently good for killing bacteria and as an antihistamine.

Here’s the items for making the oil:

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Next up was making an herbal tincture, which is apparently used as an alternative medicine or dietary supplement.  I’m not too sure about this one, but will give it a shot.

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and the goods:

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The last item in the box was to make Eucalyptus Vapor Cups, which you are to put in the shower to aid in congestion.  I am ridiculously excited to make these!

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and the goods:

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This is my favorite Homegrown Collective Greenbox yet and cannot wait to make/try the items in this box!

I did not assign a value to the items in this box, as I am not even certain the correct way to do so.  The box is so well curated that I DEFINITELY feel that it was worth the $39!!  Could I have gone out and purchased the individual items separately for less money?  Probably, but there’s no way I would have come close to joy of opening such a well thought out box!

P.S. The dog was really excited to dig through this box… he was after the echinacea…

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3 thoughts on “December 2013 Homegrown Collective Review

  1. Did you try the Eucalpytus, lavender vapor cups? I made them according to the directions and they do nothing. I put them in the shower and they’re dissolved in 5 seconds and no smell whatsoever. I really, REALLY wanted to love these. Very disappointing.

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