Monday, January 26, 2015

Loot Crate Review: January 2015 Unboxing

So I've been a loyal subscriber of Lootcrate, a monthly subscription box that caters to the gaming (nerdy/geeky) community. Every month they offer a themed box that has about 5-6 exclusive items that you can only get if you subscribe. These items range from Funko Toys to exclusive, one of a kind shirts.

Since its the first month of the year, I decided to share what I unboxed from this month's theme: Rewind.

What came in the box:
  1. Lootcrate Theme Pin: Rewind (you get this every month).
  2. Retro Arcade Tie by Black Tie Geek
  3. 10-Doh! Figures by Squid Kids Ink
  4. Star Wars Variant comic
  5. 8-bit glasses 
  6. Comic Notebook by Unemployed Philosopher's Guild
  7. Voltron Blueprint T-shirt (exclusive) by Flophouse

The loot.
The Analog has become self-aware!
Overall I think it's one of the best subscription boxes. The quality of the items aren't cheap and their customer service is very proactive.

Check out my video below for an expanded review of the items:

*This is not a Lootcrate sponsored review and the subscription is paid solely by me. Review is my honest opinion.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Phoenix Rising: New Year Beginnings

Ohmigawd. It's been an eventful year for me. I've been MIA for literally a year since I got hired from my recent job. I thought I could do this blogging thing on the side but when you stare at a computer for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, it takes a toll. There were weeks that my computer ever got booted. It was exhausting just looking at it.

Eventually, the work got easier, nights became quieter and I felt the itch to get back into things. I kept documenting by photograph but they just stayed hidden in my phone. I stashed old tickets, brochures from places I've been but yet that also stayed hidden, almost forgotten. So, I've decided to re-open my life. I decided that this year will be my most pro-active of them all. I am currently on a Ketogenic diet, in the process of revamping my Youtube account and being more active on my blog.

So, here's to a New Year and this is the recap of my 2014.

My beautiful lunch view at the pier.
Last image of my old wall setup before I moved to my new apartment.
My sample stash is ever growing.
I started subscribing to Lootcrate.
Adopted a nefarious little beast, Appa.
Reconnected with my childhood hobby of jewelry making.
Attended a Tiger Tech Conference.
Shopped around a bunch of Jewelry/Bead Conventions.
Went crazy on Black Friday.
Discovered my new favorite store, Lush.
Discovered my clients love me.
Won a 75" TV at work!
Celebrated Christmas in Washington with my boo.
Hope that wasn't too overwhelming! I can't wait to reconnect back with this community. I missed seeing my favorite blogger's post and the constant exchange of 'hello' from new strangers.

Have a meow-some day!