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Monday, July 15, 2013

Orange Glad Sweet Box Subscription: July 2013

I finally subscribed to a monthly subscription box you guys! It's called Orange Glad. It's a dessert subscription sweet box and it's NEW. I didn't want to suggest Orange Glad to my readers until I tried it. I received my 1st box Friday and love it. It's about $15 a month / plus s&h. The Orange Glad Team hand picks baked goods & confections from various sweet & bakery shops around the US and mails them to your doorstep. It's a great way to learn about and sample treats from different bakeries etc. *This is not a sponsored post. I paid for this subscription box and really like it.
They ship priority out of California via USPS (United States Parcel Shipping). An email is sent to you with a tracking number when your box is ready to ship (so you'll know when to expect your box). All the treats are moist & fresh because they're wrapped in a silver padded wrap (see below) and they use cold packs.
You receive a laminated 8 1/2 x 11" sheet card that lets you know what treats are in your box and their expiration dates (example: Please enjoy within 5 weeks). On the back of the sheet, it tells you the shop it came from, where they're located and a website address for each shop. It's really good in case you want to order more. I'm keeping my cards as references. There's also a sheet that lists all ingredients found in each treat (snack/sweet). They even sent these cute little miniature pins as a free gift. They don't tell you ahead of time what's going to be in your box. Every month is a surprise!
Ready to see what was in the box? This box contained 5 sweet treats!
Sweet-Bittersweet-NotSweet

S'more Bites - Sweet Lydia's (Lowell, MA) - sweetlydias.com 
SUPERSWEET
Love, Love, SUPER LOVE these! They are SO GOOD! I've never tasted a bite size s'more that's so lite and good. They melt in your mouth. Excellent chocolate, a wonderful fresh graham cracker, delicious marshmallow and beautiful sprinkles. What more could one ask for!?! They're truly delicious. Also, the packaging & presentation was beautiful.

Alice's Stick Cookies (Los Altos, CA) - alicesstickcookies.com
SUPERSWEET
Another winner were these cookies. They are buttery delicious. Think shortbread, but with pizzazz. They melt in your mouth.They're very light and not heavy. They have a fresh, wonderful homemade taste to them. These would go great with coffee, milk, tea or hot chocolate.

Complete Peanutbutterness - Yummes (West Carrollton, OH) - yummes.com
SWEET
This cookie is for the peanut butter lover and connoisseur of your family! Anyone that LOVES peanut butter will love this cookie. Really thick, creamy and rich peanut butter is sandwiched between two chocolate & frosted drizzled peanut butter cookies. You can't eat the whole thing in one sitting. Slice a section off and enjoy! It puts other peanut butter cookies to shame.

Chocolate Bark - The Secret Chocolatier (Charlotte, NC) - thesecretchocolatier.com
SWEET
I'm not even a chocolate bark fan and I loved these. Great tasting chocolate! Very creamy! Nice toffee crunch & chew in-between layers. My favorite was the white chocolate. Very good.

Brownie - Fat Witch Bakery (New York, New York) - fatwitch.com
Sweet
These brownies are listed as one of Oprah's favorite things! They've been featured on the Food Network and also The Today Show. It's a great tasting brownie. It's chocolatey, the consistency is good, it's moist and yummy delicious. Heat it, add a scoop of ice cream and watch your face light up :)

Orange Glad ships within the US only (see FAQ on their website). 
If you would like to try them, get 10% off your first order by using offer code YUMMY10 at checkout.
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83 comments

  1. This looks super!!I wish they had these kinds of boxes here, they could and I just don't know it. I loved all the little treats you got inside. I would have had them gone in no time!! It's nice that what comes will be a surprise as well, makes it more fun. I hope you have a great week doll :)) xx

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  2. I've always been a bit on the fence about monthly subscription boxes; I've tried a few and found myself disappointed as often only half of the products are things I really want/need. But how could anyone possibly not want/need baked goods? I'm so sad that Orange Glad doesn't ship to Canada, but I hope they become super successful and are able to expand their service north of the border because I would love to test them out! Thanks for a drool-worthy review, Kim :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  3. ooooh I hope something like this comes to Australia! WOW!

    This is the only subscription box I've come across that I ever wanted to sign up for before reading all of the info on the website, such a great idea. Why do I live in Australia?! haha!

    Jealous you get to enjoy it, it all looks so delicious! :)


    Away From Blue

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  4. Hi Kim, seems good too!
    Ciao
    Nicky

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  5. Ohh that looks so yummy. I also wish they shipped to Australia :(
    Georgia, www.lumublog.com

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  6. ohhhh!!
    everything looks sooooo yummy!!! ;)

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  7. OMG I want eat all ^^

    Kisses
    http://www.mademoisellemode.com/

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  8. why Kim WHY!! now i'm sitting here craving wishing wanting every sweet treat under the sun! Trust you to find a subscription box like this haha

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  9. Oh wow they look so good! They are in such great condition too. They must have been packed well, I can't drive to a friends house with treats I've made without getting them smooshed LOL. I so wish they had them in Australia, I'd be saying, sign me up!
    sparkle2day.com

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  10. Oh, suddenly I have a real craving for sweets. These look really good! Have a sweet Monday, darling!

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  11. Yum! I'm suddenly craving something sweet for breakfast. ;) Have an awesome Monday, Kim. xx T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  12. you make the best product reviews kim! thanks for these posts!

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  13. You had me at s'mores - those look so delicious and they are adorable too! I would get in trouble with this subscription box but i love that you get to try all kinds of cool bakeries!


    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  14. Well you know from my blog that I have a sweet tooth so this looks like a very good idea. The chocolate bark and brownie look particularly scrummy but it's only in the US! I've not heard of anyhting similar in the UK.
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Yum, these look amazing. This is my kind of subscription :)
    Ginny

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  16. Hi Kim! Oh my, now I want to live in US to get that box too!:D Everything looks very delicious, since I am a huge gourmand and greedy, I'm craving for all! I am a peanut butter lover so I will start with the cookies! I will finished the whole box in some minutes!:P Happy Monday dear, kisses! xo

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  17. I am trying to be really good this week Kim after eating loads last week:) This is not helping!! Enjoy your week ahead:)
    ~Anne xx

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  18. It's only 9:00 in the morning and your post is making me hungry =) Everything looks so delicious!

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  19. Mmm everything you got looks delicious! This is such a neat idea for a subscription box. :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  20. Dang! I didn't know they do subscription boxes for stuff like this. I'm so out of it! Kim, that s'more bites...drool!

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  21. Kim:I i die looking at your review of each decadent sweet!!! You always find cool stuff. I am so ordering this for my husband who loves dessert. Would be a great birthday gift for him. It is so neat that you get to try dessert from different state without paying a hefty plane ticket. Super cool subscription box, wonderful find. Thank you for sharing as always Kim.

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  22. I have such a sweet tooth...I would LOVE getting something like this :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  23. Very cool concept! Will definitely look into this :)

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  24. Mmmmm, this sounds like my sort of subscription!

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  25. A monthly subscription to dessert? sounds delicious! Those mini s'more bites look yummy! xx Kat

    Love and Ace

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  26. ooooh! This looks like a really indulgent box! AND free goodies too :) Those smores look AWESOMe.

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  27. yum! this all looks so good. this is a monthly box i could really get in to!!

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  28. I love to get this box too. It is so adorable and I am a sucker for cute packaging. Makes me hungry now.

    xo
    Sam
    http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

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  29. I love to get this box too. It is so adorable and I am a sucker for cute packaging. Makes me hungry now.

    xo
    Sam
    http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

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  30. Kim, I am DROOLING! I need this in my life, NOW! I am going to have to show this to Kyle, such a cool idea!

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  31. Great review Kim! Your product lines are always so unique and I love the rating system you have. Pretty dang cool. THANK YOU FOR YOUR NICE WORDS TO MOI~

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  32. Oh goodness KIM! Why did you do this post,wish they had a company in the UK. My mouth are feeling so watering now, i am hell hungry for all these goodies.. this is why i can never be a size 6 lol.

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  33. Oh man, this looks daaaangerous! Those S'more Bites look absolutely deelish! I've said it before but I just love your reviews. You're super honest & I just really appreciate that.

    Sorry I've been a bit MIA, I have an explanation on my blog if you're so inclined. :-) Have a great week!

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  34. There's nothing similar here in Italy :-( Those first cakes looks scrumptious!!! Big hugs my friend!
    xoxo
    Coco et La vie en rose
    Coco et La vie en rose on Bloglovin
    Coco et La vie en rose on Facebook

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  35. What a lovely treat! I've never seen anything like this before :)

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  36. All of these treats look mouthwatering!
    thanks for visiting twirl.
    xoxo
    Birdy
    www.thetwirlteam.blogspot.com

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  37. OMG this looks sooooo good! And with this heat it is perfect. Also love their packaging.

    Ali of

    Dressing Ken

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  38. Oh my yumminess! This box is brilliant, everything looks so scrumptious, I wish we had a similar service here.

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  39. woww, great pieces of caakes haha

    xx

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  40. Oh man... this looks amazing!! And delicious! Esp those brownies.. must have....... 0_0

    xo - Sheila
    www.sheislovelyblog.com

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  41. Everything looks so yummy!! What a sweet treat! :)

    http://www.leopardmartini.com/

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  42. That's so dangerously good box :) I so love sweets.


    xoxo Ra

    http://www.ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie/

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  43. Kim, on my gosh, this is way BETTER than my beauty subscriptions. They all looked so good! Too bad, they don't ship to Canada.

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  44. Ooh, a sweet treats box - that could be dangerous!

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  45. This sounds like my kind of subscription box Kim! I'm totally drooling over all the sweet treats included in your box. I love how informative they are with the ingredients and the free goodies included. I've tried Fat Witch brownies before and I totally agree with your assessment :)

    Have a fab week sweets!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  46. OMG the smore truffles look AMAZING. Drool.
    xo Annie
    New England Romance

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  47. This box looks delicious! :)
    xoxo Aimee
    Bows&Beau-ties

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  48. Omg Kim, more food posts. I joke not, whenever I see your posts, I always end up going to the fridge to find something to eat. Like now, I'm craving a brownie haha. This looks like such a fun idea, and for a decent price too!

    Knock Knock!
    Who's there!
    Orange!
    Orange who?
    Orange you glad you got Orangeglad?

    Ok sorry...That was so retarded
    Luvya!
    Christy

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  49. omgsh...my mouth is watering while rading your post...this is interesting I should check them out, great post!

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  50. In my house this kind of food would disappear within a few minutes:-) The pictures looked so good and inviting, I couldn't even concentrate on reading. LOL!
    hugs from New York,
    xx
    Ask Erena
    http://askerena.blogspot.com/

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  51. What lovely sweet treats! I love the idea of a subscription box for desserts

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  52. Wow! This is so cool! I wish they do something like this in SG too. It's such a happy thing receiving all these yummy stuffs at my doorstep every month!

    Fang Ting
    ftashion

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  53. All are my fav, especially Fat Witch & Yummes.
    xoxo
    Christy

    http://www.am2pmchic.com/

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  54. Great blog.. wow treats.. :)

    www.beautyfrontline.com

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  55. Kim my mouth is watering at your delicious descriptions! I've never encountered a sweets box before but oh how I'd like to!

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  56. Ahhhhhhhhhhhh delicious beyond words, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    I have to go and have breakfas now, lol
    Much love from Mis Paps
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  57. yum! Everything looks so delicious! I'd love to try those too!

    callmemaddie.blogspot.com

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  58. Ooooh boy, it would NOT be smart move for me to subscripe to a box like that, haha :-)

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  59. Hi Kim !

    That looks great :D I've seen it on another blog too and was curious already but now that I've read your review I WANT ONE NOW !


    Just uploaded a new post and absolutely need your opinion on it :D !

    Have a great day :D

    XXX
    Microdelivery Peel Kit

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  60. Omg! These all look incredibly delicious! I want one of each please! haha

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  61. Thanks for stopping by doll :)

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  62. Oh Kim how lovely are these! I still truly love the concept of these boxes, beauty , food, etc. It's such a brilliant idea. :) Thanks for sharing dear and wishing you a joyful day. xx/Madison

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  63. OMG this sounds so deliciously dangerous!! What an amazing gift idea too, though!! LOVE!

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  64. By the way, Kim, do you get a credit for referring people? I know a lot of subscription services offer things like that :) if so, can you email me it? I might have to sign up for some upcoming birthday gifts and would love for you to get the credit for introducing it to us! xx

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  65. Never knew there was a box for goodies too !
    I looved the fat witch brownie. Looks so YUMMM.

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  66. love that they are coming out with a box for every niche! this is one that i'd spend the money on!

    rockoomph.blogspot.com
    $150 Old Navy Giveaway!

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  67. omg im so ordering this for me and my mother inlaw this is heaven in a box!!! my phat is screaaaaaaaaaaming for joy hahaa

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  68. Now this is the kind of monthly box subscription that I need to invest in. Sweets, sweets and more sweets!

    Oh to Be a Muse
    Shop Layered Muse

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  69. There is a place called sweet lydia's in Mass? I totally need to go there!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  70. Omg! How sweet!!!! i want i want i want. hehehehe =)

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  71. Oh wow!! A dessert subscription box?? I want one! lol. I wish someone in my country will make one too. Although given the delivery services here, I think the desserts have a high chance of being squashed and ruined... I can't wait to see the next box. lol.
    (>_<)

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  72. i'm so glad this isn't available here - i'd totally subscribe and it will absolutely ruin my eating! they look delicious kim!

    steph / absolutely-fuzzy.com

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  73. I've been sitting her reading and scoping out all the delicious treats and then I read US only delivery! No........ I wish we had some of these in Australia. They look absolutely mouth watering!

    - Mandi
    www.findmeamuse.com

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  74. What a sweet treat! Everything looks delicious!
    I have read about beauty box subscriptions but I had never heard about such a sweet treat! And it's greatthat they hand it with so much care. Enjoy it, Kim!

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  75. Yummylicious!! Makes me want to grab it out from your pictures and bite it! =D
    Complete Peanutbutterness is calling my name!

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  76. Holy **** ! Those peanut butter cakes look absolutely incredible ! I wish we had something like this in the UK.

    It's tough to find good sweets online here. Especially those peanut butter themed. I don't think the UK has caught onto these trends.

    We can't even get Peanut butter m&m's.

    - Geraint

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  77. Holy **** ! Those peanut butter cakes look absolutely incredible ! I wish we had something like this in the UK.

    It's tough to find good sweets online here. Especially those peanut butter themed. I don't think the UK has caught onto these trends.

    We can't even get Peanut butter m&m's.

    - Geraint C

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