Black Box Subscriptions Review

IMG_0633I’ve never subscribed to a box with the absolute intention of writing it a glowing review.

When I came across Black Box Subscriptions, though, I felt as though I had a mission to tell people about this box. It’s a goth-oriented box from an artist/musician/brand promoter/jewelry hobbyist. They describe it as: “Get accessories, candies, makeup, jewelry, music, art, and more delivered right to your door! Also every month’s box comes with a bottle of black nail polish.”

I saw several unboxing video reviews for this, and all of them seemed phenomenal. My experience?

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Fastforward

It seems like the world is in a bit of a time warp.  Saturday, I went out grocery shopping at our Wal-mart Neighborhood Market and they were putting up their wreaths and Christmas trees.

Halloween hasn’t even happened yet!  Could this not wait one more week?  I’m no stranger to the Christmas Creep, and you know I mentally live a couple holidays in the future, but that’s a little silly.  I know that Thanksgiving is pretty entwined with the December holidays in most peoples’ minds, but why doesn’t it get to be celebrated in its own right?  Especially in a grocery store?

I have very real issues with anticipating holidays so long that the day itself goes by in a blur and I end up feeling a bit sad and disappointed when it’s all done.  I can’t help but wonder if the Creep is to blame.

Thoughts?

Holly Holiday: Transitional Halloween at Work

I freakin’ love holidays.  Just ask mah Pinterest.

I really want to decorate my office a bit for the upcoming holidays.  I tend to focus on what I call transitional decor–stuff that can last from Halloween to Christmas without looking too out of place, or stuff that can easily be converted with just a quick bit of DIY.

Of course, I’ll throw in a few impracticalities.

To see what I’m pinning and planning, follow the jump!

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