I ordered a few different things but it was still a small order. So when I opened the rather large shipping box and saw this basket in there, I was like 'Ohhhhh, Mary . . . what did you do?' She has been generous with extra little treats before. I couldn't wait to see what was in here!
First, there is always a thank you/business card, and this time Mary joked about my tart addiction. I'm not as close to that 12-step program as most of the YouTube scent lovers I've seen! LOL
This half pound bag of whole bean coffee sells for $6.50 on the website. It smells divine! (Hubby hasn't actually tried it yet though, since we just received it yesterday.)
Next, I peeked into that basket and found this. Oh, how I laughed. Yep, she loaded me up.
This was ALL tucked into that little basket. Thank you, Mary!!!
Country Roads - 'Luscious berry blend of strawberries, mountain berries, raspberries, peaches, plums, tangerines and ripe figs. The heart blends fresh lilacs, blue violets, hyacinth, sweet pine and woody cedar. The base is oak moss, musk, vanilla, woody vetiver. To us it brings to mind a walk down our country road in the spring and fall.' I only ordered one bar of soap this time. (Still trying to get my stash worked down . . . ) Hubby says he gets a sort of grape note when he smells this one, but I tend to pick up more of the slightly spicy, woody, musky notes. There is a sweetness under it all, making it a complex and unique scent. I think men would like this scent, but I think it's still unisex. I had no idea what to expect when I ordered it, but I like it.
This 4.3 oz. bar sells for $4.00 on the website.
And this is the little baby that made me order. This is one of Mary's new mini bundt cake tarts, and how awesomely cute is that?! Hubby thought it was cool that it even has the 'glaze' drizzled over it. And of course, it is their signature Maple Syrup Festival scent - 'This is our own blend of maple scents named in honor of the Shepherd Maple Syrup festival. It is sweet and mapley and makes your mouth water.' Ohhhh my gawd, I love this scent. I've had it before and I will order it again. I don't know just what is all in this custom blend but is definitely maple, first and foremost. There almost seems to be a soft, spicy note, maybe cinnamon ... ? I don't know, but I love this one.
These mini bundt cake tarts are so cute! They're bigger than I'd expected. I will cut them in fourths and melt one chunk at a time. They weigh 2.8 oz. and sell for $2.50 on the website. That's a darn good price! And the way they are packaged makes them perfect for gift giving. I can't wait to see if Mary does some Christmas colored/scented ones. I'd even like to see some black/orange Halloween ones. Fun!
In the middle are some pink grubby tarts in Raspberry Jasmine Spice scent. I don't see a description anywhere on the site. I was quite intrigued when I saw this. Wow, this is an interesting scent. At first it seems you do get the raspberry note but then you immediately think 'No, wait, it's spicy,' and then you question whether it was the fruit or the floral that you were smelling in the first place. This would make an excellent soap scent!
Finally, on the right are some grubby tarts in Cider Mill scent - 'Apples, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Brown Sugar.' I've been avoiding fall scents even though they are starting to pop up all over the handmade community. Fall is my absolute favorite time of year, and I loooooooove the scents that come with it. I don't want to rush into it before it's here. Ah, but here it comes with this freebie! I was tempted to throw it in the back of my little tart cupboard and not even sniff it. LOL! While cider scents are not really my favorites of fall, they do still kickstart all the fall feelings when I smell them. This one does that. A little heavier on the spices and sugar than on the apple, it is an awesome scent . . . and I've only allowed myself a couple quick sniffs for the sake of this post. *quickly repackages and throws that sucker to the back of the stash*
But anyway, another fun order from Moeggenborg Sugar Bush. If you haven't checked out their website, I really think you should. They have such a variety of things, and the handcrafted goat milk soap is fantastic!