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05 January 2016 @ 08:21 pm
Hello 2016...  
Part of 2015 was a big pile of crap, until September/October and here's hoping for an awesome 2016.

At the beginning of the year my finances were in the shitter and I was living in a dive place. In September I got an awesome new apartment, I started school after work on my way to completing a Payroll degree which is pretty cool and I have addressed my finance issues and I have a plan to be debt free by next June.

This year was also probably the year of lootcrate and Nerdblock. I discovered these two gems from someone at work. I think I have like 3 subrscriptions going. I love getting these cool gifts and hey if anyone is interested I can start posting pics on what I got each month.

In fandom news I mostly watched nothing on my actual tv. except Doctor Who. Its the only thing I watch live. I really got inot Jessica Jones and Daredevil.

Oh and can we talk about how awesome Star Wars was? I watched it twice in the theatre.

Hopefully anyone still alive on here is doing okay.
Marionentwashian on January 6th, 2016 04:21 am (UTC)
Yeah, you should do unboxing reviews! I've been sort of tempted by the Nerdblock & Lootcrate stuff, but I feel like I dislike a lot of the "juggernaut" fandoms that are included. (For example, there are 4 fandoms listed in January's Nerd Block spoilers, and for 2 of them, I'm like, '...ughhhhhhh,' even though I really like the other 2!)

I am super crazy addicted to beauty subscription boxes. I've had 2 subscription boxes for several years -- Graze (snacks) & Julep (mostly nail polish) -- and then this year I decided to treat myself to a new one since I got hired full time.... and then another one... and then another one... and then... I actually just got off the waitlist to join the swaps section over at MySubscriptionAddiction today & have been poking through there like crazy!

I loooooved Jessica Jones!
jennifer jensenjenniferjensen on January 17th, 2016 04:43 am (UTC)
Some of the nerdblock subscriptions are really hit and miss. The stuff I don't like I just give to my nephews.

I've been debating a beauty subscription mostly cause I'm inept at makeup
Marionentwashian on January 17th, 2016 04:59 am (UTC)
Lucky nephews!

Some of the beauty boxes are actually really good if you're a beginner -- there are ones that are super cheap because they typically only send out small-ish samples, so you can try more things & not have to pay full price for a full-size product you may not want! I'd give you some recs, but I'm not sure how the companies are in Canada!
Flo: XF - hips before handsshippyflo on January 6th, 2016 10:40 pm (UTC)
Please post pics of your boxes, they look pretty cool.
I've had one beauty subscription box for almost two years now, and I've just subscribed to a food box. I love that, it's like getting a gift every month (you forget very quickly that you paid to get it! :P)

I love Star Wars too! I watched it once during the holidays, and I'll probably go watch it one more time soon.
jennifer jensenjenniferjensen on January 17th, 2016 04:44 am (UTC)
I've seen the food subscription boxes and they look cool!
Flo: Felicity - smileshippyflo on January 17th, 2016 10:21 pm (UTC)
I'll try to post pics of mine when I get them. :)