Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Got PMS? Overrule It With Chocolate and Gourmet Treats

Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 8:45 AM

click to enlarge A sample monthly box from Juniper. - JUNIPER
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  • A sample monthly box from Juniper.

A woman-owned, San Francisco-based company called Juniper offers a subscription of monthly deliveries of chocolate, gourmet snacks, and the recipient's feminine product of choice from major brands for the clever amount of $28 per month. Listen up, ladies and the men who empathize with them -- that's not even the only cool package you can arrange to have shipped to your house or office at the correct time when you need such necessities the most.

See also: Dandelion Chocolate Smoothies Contain Real Cacao Fruit

The relaunched Charles Chocolates in the Mission is set to bring back an old tradition from a few years back. Shobana Siegel, whose husband Chuck is the company's namesake, originally thought of the idea to have a monthly delivery of confections that could be specifically timed to a cycle. Chuck was planning to revive the PMS Club ($24.50/month), but has moved it higher up the priority list after receiving many requests from women to bring it back.

Consult those calendars and know that relief is just a few clicks away.

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