Snow Storm in NYC!

Hey guuuyyysss! Im talking to you from the comfort of my bed. I have looked outside and seen the accumulation of snow thus far and thought thank goodness I can stay in and rest. It was declared yesterday that schools would be closed today due to the expected snow storm. Meanwhile, parents and others may STILL be expected to head out to work? My little sister has been told by her managers that they are going to open at 3:30pm. That just blows my mind right there but Im not the least bit surprised as some folks/companies only care about profit. Nevermind that they will be wasting electricity and putting their workers in possible danger while they travel back in forth on the road in this storm. To wait for customers who are being advised to stay indoors…..yeeeaaaaa let that sink in.

On another subject, I have receieved the February 2017 Degustaboxusa food box and cannot say it excited me much. It did however excite my LO who had seen an unboxing online prior to us receiving ours last night. He could not wait to open the included Walker’s Shortbread cookies. And they did not dissapoint either of us despite them being crumbs as most of it was broken up. As I already stated I was not excited by this months selection but happy to have recieved an extra item which I received in the past and loved. The Lovely chews! 😍😍😍😍 The other extras were two items I told them in the survey I DID NOT LIKE. The very artificial tasting gummies with yogurt from Welcher’s and the Jolly time popcorn that tasted like a bag of chemicals last month. The items for the February box was a hot sauce, cookies, dark chocolate bar with salt (wwhhyyy), a orange soda by Jones, two small packs of a sauce and a fettuccine package. I may have left one item out but I will simply come back and update this post later with pictures for accuracy! Ah!! As I type this out I have received a message from my sis and apparently after much thought her company will  be closed today. 😒 😂

February 9th 2017 (Thursday) @12:57pm afternoon

January 2017 Degusta Box 😍

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Hey everyone! Now, before I get into this months box I want to acknowledge that this box was perhaps a miss for many this month. I chalk that up to last months box being spectacular and having catered to the Holiday vibes with something most would love which was CAKE AND FROSTING MIX! Anyway, this box in my opinion was geared towards our little ones. My little one got excited to see the Pancake mix, little bites and fruit snacks. I on the other has was excited to see the jerky, curry sauce and whisps! I know every month can’t be outstanding but to me it was still a decent box and worth my $20. I have not taken a ton of pics but I did upload my unboxing vid so if your curious give it a look. I’ll talk to you guy’s later ✌

January 2017 DegustaUSA unboxing!

*Update*

JANUARY 23RD 2017 (MONDAY) @10:12AM

That Jolly Time popcorn was disgusting! I made one bag and it was butterless and instead had a very STRONG CHEMICAL TASTE!!! I shared that with the subscription company in a survey and what they do with that info…. (shruggs). That box with two packs of popcorn left went in the trash!!!

December 2016 Ipsy Bag 😍

Hey ya’ll, I’m just going to jump right in with the pics of the products from my December Ipsy bag yaaaasssss lol

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This hand cream smells so good! 😍 And I pretty much loved everything I recieved in this months bag. After my vacation from them this was a great start to another beautiful experience. I got a pink lippie (unlike what it looks like in its container) when at first I thought it would be a RED lippie I had hoped for by Tarte……but I will take it! I like the texture or consistency but not the applicator but hey we can’t win them all.

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Again, this bag with 4 to 5 deluxe or full size samples of beauty products is $10.89 a month! You take a survey to recieve products geared to your likes! If you want to get the January bag just use my referral link and enjoy. (Ipsy!) Talk to ya’ll later, stay sweet ✌

12/17/2016 @ 10:23am

 

Dropping in real quick…

Hey guys! I just wanted to say thank you to all of you who read my blogs! Im a total non celeb and influenster and maybe thats part of why you visit or it’s my content. Either way I thank you very much. Im always 100% honest when I express my feelings here. Wheter regarding real life events or subscription services. I may post about being excited to try a service….try it and then tell you ummm yea not again. Plain and simple or I do the opposite. Either way it’s my monetary lost or gain when I do so. And what I mean when I say that is that it is my points towards free stuff and etc. the companies issue as rewards when my or anyone of the thousands out here with a referral link gets used or that I cease to have when I unsubscribe from any company. Unless, Im in an affiliate program which I’m sure I have made clear. In that case wheter I get their box or not I get points for sharing their links which I do with Lootcrate because I love their Loot Anime box…for good or bad. Anyway, I like to share things from my point of view because nothing goes as planned all the time and no one persons experience is the same as the next. So the outcome for us all is different when it comes to subscription services. With that being said, I repeat Thank You for visting my blog everyone XoXo!!!! I’ll talk to you all later after I get my December 2016 Ipsy Bag! 😎 Yea, that’s right I picked that subscription back up as a treat to myself for the Holidays. And because I was lowkey hoping for some red lippies and JACKPOT I saw the contents of mg bag lastnight and I’am one happy camper! Until next time, stay cool ✌

December 8th 2016 (Thursday) @3:50pm

“All I need in this life of sin….is the Degusta box” 😁

December 2016 Degustaboxus!

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Hey guys, you should already know my bias for this monthly subscription service. If you dont that means your new to my blog and I want to say welcome and check out their page so you and your family can recieve a box of goodies every month for $19.99! Here’s my referral link Degustabox!(I get points towards a free box if you use it but you don’t have to!)  Now on to the contents of this December 2016 box with photos gallore 😊

Delicious, a couple of these are enough. Go slow lol
Delicious, a couple of these are enough. Go slow lol. Very rich in flavor and sugar!
Mmmm but has a very light orange taste so I was disappointed I had hoped for an stronger orange taste
Mmmm but has a very light orange taste so I was disappointed I had hoped for an stronger orange taste
These should be as good as the above
These should be as good as the above
Cake mix and frosting mix I can't believe it!
Cake mix and frosting mix I can’t believe it!

I will just tell you in writing just in case it is to hard to see the rest. A huge bag of Butter Popcorn by Wise, Smuckers Fruit and Honey spread in Strawberry Jalopeno 😍, Urbane Grain 3 minute meal, A box of GOOD THiNS, A box of Ricola Lozenges 😍,  Kala Beautiful Beans in Simply Peppered and Honey Acres Honey Straws!

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Just an awesome box!!! Every month Im pleased with the items I recieve from them and they have great customer service. I missed last months box then encoutered an issue with my account and they fixed it and sent me three snacks from last months box I have not listed. They are 2 Nib Mor bars in the flavors Dark Chocolate with  Blueberry and the other with Cherry. The third item is Oloves Basil & Garlic pitted olives! Much appreaciated 😊 (p.s. everything has an expiration date in 2017)

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I will share my LO’s Koala Crate for the month of November next post! Until then stay cute/Kawaii Later ✌

Monday 11/29/16 @11:42AM

“It’s 2am and….”

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Hey everyone! I have been feeling under the weather and busy being the great mom that I’am (pat on back). But, I wanted to stop and chat since I happen to be up this morning sipping on tea. I want to share how I wont be subscribing to many boxes in the future. I have been rather bored and/or dissapointed by many these past few months and when watching others do unboxings on youtube I sense they feel the same way but hey they are getting the boxes for free or getting paid to do the unboxing videos. I dont fall in those categories (referral link points towards free boxes do help but are not consistent for me anyway) and Im not hating on them but I have just decided for myself what I like much more. Mystery unboxings that are sometimes worth my wild or me growing my cook book portfolio which is just a hobby now but one which serves many purposes now and will in the future if I choose to publish it. I love cooking, baking and taking photos of my finished work. I love the look on my LO’s face when he gets his plate or comes running into the kitchen asking to help me prepare a meal. Because of this the only subscription I will keep for sure is the Degustaboxus! I absolutely love this Food subscription box that is worth your $19.99 every month and I have expressed such in prior blog posts. I have also shared the link to my youtube unboxing vids so if you want to check those out take a look at my prior blog posts. I also will keep the Koala Crate by Kiwi Crate for sure! The teacher in me just loves this!

On another subject but related to mystery boxes, I use the influenster app where all you do is discover new items/products that others review and talk about or review the items you yourself have used. In addition you may or may not recieve a vox box (mystery box) featuring a product or two for you to try and review on their app. And this month as every month there are objectives/Campaigns. This month speacial attention is being given to Mens Health! The name for theme is Movember! If you click on the highlighted above (mens health) you will be able to check out the app influenster! By participating in sharing or posting according to the rules of the campaign you may qualify to recieve a mystery box. I have recieved samples of Tresemme shampoo and conditoner….not sure if I posted about that here but I loved the product! I and many others hope to receive a actual vox box so I try to increase my chances by sharing the link which I have done above!

What else can I share….hmmmm…..ah I may give that Try the World box another chance at impressing me merely because I’am a foodie! And before I started this blog I had subscribed to a box called The Nature Box and may resubscribe to them for healthy snacks for my LO. Okay, well it was nice chatting with you guys. Until next time….✌

November 13th 2016 @ 3:17am

Hey Guys and Gals!

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Hey everyone! It has been a while since my last post omg Im so sorry I kind of fell off there…😳 BUT IM BACK 😆 I recieved the “MyBestBox” for October 2016, the “Try The World”snack box and the “Loot Anime” box. I have to say I was disappointed in them all. I recorded my unboxings of them and didn’t even bother to upload to my youtube account. I’ll briefly discuss why I was let down. In regards to the MyBestBox which is suppose to be a lifestyle box I got the box for October that was clearly an ALL ABOUT THE FEET box. So the episom salt, gel soak, toeless socks, nail clipper set, foot cream, polish or nail conditioner, toe dividers and snack bar did not blow me away. But they were all useful so Im grateful for that. And believe I should have paid the extra bucks for the clearly exposed boxes other than this one they had to choose from I would have been happier with an variety of useful items without targeting one body part. Due to this I give them a 7 out of 10 with 10 being the best! Packaging, Presentation and the number of items made it worth your wild but I just had other expectations. If you want to see what kind of box you would recieve feel free to check out my prior posts with all their links and etc and enjoy! Sometimes the mystery, suspense and surprise is enough. And they are an box that targets lifestyle so Im sure now that an all about the feet box has been done things will be much more interesting!

Now onto the Try The World box that I recieved earlier today and left a comment on their facebook page regarding my dissapointment. Of course life is not perfect and etc and I did get to order my first box for $4 but that does not mean quality should be compromised! Why did 3 out of 5 of my snacks have a BEST BY 12/2016 DATE and it is a month away from 12/2016…I dont know but that really bothered me. Espeacially when one of them had no best buy date or expiration date at all…. yeeeaaaaa. *(Correction, it did and it was for 2017 so that was a relief!)* Im just going to say that the couple of treats we did eat both in the cookie category were delicious and Im just happy I did not pay $19 or more for this box or I would have been more bothered. Overall, I would recommend them if you don’t mind waiting an additional week or two for your box due to possible customs or whatever reason the box may be delayed. (Trust me I understand things happen but this was just not what I expected for my first box) Getting snacks a month away from being considered NOT so “fresh” or “best tasting” according to the best by date, or being unable to get in contact with someone from their customer care department (If they even really have one) Ah, and paying $19 plus shipping possibly. Im not sure there box every month would be worth it but the experience if the above was improved would make it worth it. Presentation of their box and the card with info of contents in box was a 10 in my book! (10 being the best) Overall, the box was a 7. (Mainly because I know few people would be bothered by the 30 days away from being considered unfresh date.)

Last but not least we have the Loot Anime box! I recieved an apron that will get used, a ramen bowl that has a ton of restrictions and a Manga…thats all I cared about. Everything else was irrelevant to me. I still wish they gave pins like the other boxes vs phone charms but what are you going to do?

Well….that was my brief update of my dissapointment with my October subscription boxes! I shall be back later to insert pics so make sure you check back!

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Crunchy little cookies..
Crunchy little cookies..
Very good!
Very good!
An acquired taste but we enjoyed them
An acquired taste but we enjoyed them
These are NASTY to me!
These are nasty to me!

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Favorite snack from box!
Favorite snack from box!
MyBestBox October 2016
MyBestBox October 2016

01/02/2016

 

“Try the world”…snack box info and Avon Gifts!

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Hey, what’s up guys! So, if you have been following my posts you should know that Im a foodie….. I think so at least lol. So as I scrolled facebook and came across this snack box subscription ad of $4 for your first box (which for the 4 or 5 snack box costs $19) I could not resist! And of course they gave me a referral link to share that gives you the box for the same price or free! Link here Try the world!

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I watched a few youtube unboxings where others unboxed a variety of their boxes and there are different types of boxes from a different country every month! Sounded like Universal Yums but better because if you like to cook they have a box for that with herbs, sauces and dried rice and etc from that months Country! So if you are interested just check it out and do tell me if you gave it a try or not. Also, tell me if you tried their snack box (which size) or the one for those who like to cook box! Of course I’ll be back to review my first box from them when it arrives! (Try the world)

Now onto a different topic but goodie, if you shop Avon they have some great gifts for those who spend $60 or more right now. Just use code VIPSET when you are done shopping to have the below pictured added to your cart as a thank you! And I hope your shopping with me at my Avon e-store! Until next post….✌

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October 10th 2016 a 9:40am