Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Daily Goodie Box Free Sampling and Review Program

The Daily Goodie Box is a free sampling program. I've never tried something like this. Apparently I prefer to pay for my samples. Hah! But this was actually a very fun experience. What I love most about Daily Goodie Box is that it requires very little effort on the consumers part. There's no need to get up at a certain time and claim samples before they run out. Technically, you can just sign up, fill out your profile then sit back and wait.

If you do receive a Daily Goodie Box, make sure you try all your samples and complete the surveys in your profile. Doing this increases your chance of getting another one since they really want feedback more than anything. You can also interact on their Daily Goodie Box Facebook page or post about your samples on your social media pages. It's not required but it is fun to see what other people think about things. Like Butter Coffee...

Since this is my very first box, I can't say how frequently these arrive but I can say they are PACKED with samples. I was shocked! So many things to try!

Here's what I received:
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Monday, February 20, 2017

Kloverbox February 2017 Subscription Box Review and Coupon

Kloverbox is dedicated to providing a healthy, natural alternative to products you need to use every day.  They search for the best, most useful natural, organic and eco-friendly brands and send you full size products and samples each month.

One of the things I love about it is that this box is about more than beauty.  It's about helping you live a sustainable and eco-friendly life as well.  So you'll receive fun lifestyle products as well as skincare and beauty goodies.

Each box will arrive carefully packaged and with an information card to tell you about the products you're receiving and how they are made.  It will also provide you with coupons in case you fall in love with something and need more.  Shipping is free and is available to all US customers.

The Cost: $25/month.

What You Get: Receive natural, cruelty-free and organic products, hand-picked by eco-conscious curators in beauty, health, nutrition and home categories.

Monday, February 13, 2017

GlobeIn February 2017 Artisan Box Review and Coupon

GlobeIn is a subscription box dedicated to finding fair trade, handmade, ethically sourced products from direct sources or vetted partner organizations. That means you're getting the real deal! GlobeIn is serious about what they are doing- helping global artisans while sending subscribers a little bit of what's out there in the world.

This subscription allows you to experience the world and it's artisans without leaving home. The themes of each box make it even more fun. This box has a theme of "Dream" and its about having the perfect items for fulfilling your dreams.

The Cost: $40/month for the Artisan Box

What You Get: In the Artisan Box, you'll find exclusive, handcrafted products from global artisans curated around a monthly theme along with the GlobeIn signature woven basket (unless you choose otherwise).

Bokksu February 2017 Japanese Subscription Box Review and Coupon

I can't even tell you when I opened up this February 2017 Bokksu snack box. I might have shrieked. I might have run around the house holding it aaaand I might have run up to my husband and shoved it under his nose. Might have. As I'm typing this, I've tried most but not all of the SUPER AWESOME KITKATS found in this box.
They dedicated the whole box to KitKat!! If you've ever been to Japan, you know there is an obsession of sorts with KitKat. They have flavors you won't find anywhere else and you can get them everywhere! Probably even in vending machines (since you can get beer, noodles and panties from vending machines, there has to be a KitKat one, right?).

I've always wondered why there is such a love for Kit Kat in Japan. Apparently it's because the Japanese pronunciation of Kit Kat is very similar to the phrase for "definite victory" (kitto katsu). This means Kit Kat are handed out as good luck charms for students taking exams, etc.

The Cost: $38.99/month

What You Get: You'll receive 13 to 15 authentic Japanese snacks sourced directly from Japan plus a tea pairing curated around a cultural theme.

Try the World Limited Edition Amour Box and Coupon Code

Try the World focuses on sending curated boxes of gourmet foods using ingredients from around the world. It's a great way to get authentic components for unusual and popular recipes. This February, they've collaborated with Conde Nast Traveler to create a limited edition box with the perfect contents for a Valentine's Day dinner. Or any date night occasion!
This box features eight specialty products from three romantic destinations: Italy, France and Thailand. I have to admit that I noticed the included recipes are very easy to follow. You definitely don't have to be a chef to put together this three course meal.

The Cost: $49

What You Get: Eight specialty ingredients plus recipes to help you create a date night dinner.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Loot Crate Firefly Cargo Crate January 2017 Review

Well, I just read a news article saying that Fox would renew Firefly if Joss Whedon came back and got involved. Shouldn't they have done that ages ago? There's been a pretty heavy cult following for quite awhile now. I mean, if even Loot Crate can come out with a subscription solely dedicated to Firefly paraphernalia, there must be some demand for it. This review is for the January 2017 Loot Crate Firefly Cargo Crate. It's bi-monthly so you get just six per year.
I know I want it all!! The bad thing is that those just finding out about this awesome subscription have missed out on some great collectibles. I don't know how you'll find them. Ebay, maybe? So far we've received the Serenity, Kayley, Wash, Saffron, Zoe and Jayne. So we still have Mal, Shepherd (RIP), Inara, Simon and River. The awesome thing is that these are EXCLUSIVE to Loot Crate. So while they may have a version of Inara sold out on the Quantum Mechanix website, she's bound to pop up in a Loot Crate box sooner or later.

Oh, right.... Shepherd is coming up in the next box. "We’ve been out of the world for a spell. Like to walk it a while. Maybe bring some cargo to them as need it brought. But, how it gets there is THE WORTHIER PART! Join us in celebrating Shepherd Book with an EXCLUSIVE Little Damn Heroes Figure & more! Order by 3/15 at 9pm PT. Supplies are limited."

Part of the fun of these boxes is the mini-mag that arrives with it. They have interviews with cast and crew members that divulge all sorts of information. This month contained a section remembering the awesomeness of Ron Glass (Shepherd Book). He passed away in November and the stories were both sad and good to read.

The Cost: $39.99/bi-monthly

What You Get: A collection of 5-7 Official Firefly Gear & Collectibles, including shiny figures, cunning apparel and other such finery every 2 months. Valued at $65+.

Yogi Surprise February 2017 Subscription Box Review and Coupon

Yogi Surprise is a box that focuses on products that will integrate into a yoga lifestyle. I don't really do yoga but this box has had some fun things in it. So I signed up with a coupon to get a taste. So far it's been great. This month has a little too much lavender in it and I checked  my account to see if I could skip it but no such luck. I wish every subscription allowed that.
The theme is "Self-Love" and if loving yourself has to do with smelling like lavender and being clean, you got the right box. Haha!

The Cost: $44.95/month.

What You Get: You’ll receive 6 to 8 full-size products with a value of over $70, designed to nourish and support your well-being, vitality, and growth.