RedBalloon Marketplace Review

I received a complimentary subscription box to facilitate this review, and an administration fee from Digital Parents Collective. As always, all opinions expressed are purely my own.

The Silly Season is well underway and with it comes the task of trying to find the perfect present for loved ones.  We all have that one relative who is almost impossible to buy for.  They either have everything or they only have one hobby.  There is only so much sporting memorabilia you can buy a person (Dad I’m looking at you!).  I usually rely on gift vouchers but even those get a bit old.  That’s where RedBalloon Marketplace Subscriptions comes in.

redballoon marketplace subscriptionEach month the wonderful team at Redballoon source the best products, including food, wine and lifestyle products.  Their aim is to provide a service like no other, allowing subscribers to try products that they wouldn’t normally have access to.  One of the many things that sets the RedBalloon Marketplace apart from other box subscription services is that each month subscribers receive full sized products, not just a small sample.  The Reballoon Marketplace offers 60 products and can be purchased as a one month trial, or three, six and twelve month subscriptions.

mother megs redballoon marketplace subscriptionI was lucky enough to receive the delicious Mother Meg’s Homemade Biscuits.  I am a sucker for scrumptious biscuits but unfortunately I am severely lacking in the baking department.  Any time I attempt to bake biscuits they usually either burn to within an inch of their life or are so hard they could be considered a weapon.  I love biscuits that melt in my mouth and the Mother Meg’s Homemade Biscuits from the Redballoon Marketplace didn’t disappoint.

almond butter balls redballoon marketplaceMr 4 and I sat down with the Almond Butter Balls and devoured them in one sitting.  They were beautifully rich and decadent.  They melted in my mouth and Mr 4 was quite disappointed when they were all gone!

redballoon market place subscriptionI enjoyed the Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti on my own one night while watching television.  They were the perfect mix of cranberry and pistachios.

vanilla bean shortbread mother megs redballoon market placeI must admit that I am a little bit partial to shortbread and they are perfect for dipping in a nice big mug of milo.  These little beauties crumbled perfectly and were much better than anything I have tasted before.

So this Christmas, instead of pulling your hair out about that impossible to buy for relative, get them a Redballoon Marketplace Subscription.  There is heaps to choose from and I’m sure you’ll find something that will tickle their fancy.

To make it that little bit easier to get the perfect gift this Christmas Redballoon is offering my readers a great discount and with boxes starting at just $29 a month you could even get yourself a little something special!

Receive $20 off when you spend $79 or more on any RedBalloon experience or gift box! Visit and enter the promotional code REDBLOG14 at the checkout to receive your discount. Offer valid until 30/06/2014.
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13 thoughts on “RedBalloon Marketplace Review

  1. Steph

    Got to love a gift that keeps on giving! I got my sister a magazine subscription last year and she loved that she got a ‘gift’ every month for a whole year, this would be just like that!

  2. Kylah (@Zest e-Biz)

    Great blog post! I’ve ordered a couple of things from Red Ballon before, but didn’t really stop to think that what they offer is unique. I love the idea of the subscriptions.

    Funny that you focused on food. I came across some biscotti spoons the other day and thought what a wonderful practical Christmas gift, that won’t be tossed out.

  3. Becc

    I had no idea about the red balloon subscription before now. The products look great and you obviously enjoyed them. Great idea and great review.


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