Mini Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome Review – December 2017
That Daily Deal is a site for daily flash sales at deep discounts. They also offer three subscription boxes, the Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome, the Mini Mystery Box of Awesome, and Peaches and Petals. The super-random assortment of products in these boxes are a true surprise. You always end up with something unexpected.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out our review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
This review is for the Mini Mystery Box of Awesome, $9.99 a month, box.
About Mini Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome
The Subscription Box: Mini Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome
The Cost: $9.99 a month + free US shipping
The Products: The products you receive are a complete mystery! There’s no theme and items are pretty much gender neutral.
Ships to: US
Mini Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome November 2017 Review
With this box, you’ve got to expect the unexpected. Let’s check out this month’s haul:
The package includes a lot of info about other subscriptions from the same umbrella company.
There’s also a sheet of brain teasers, fun facts, and puzzles!
And a coupon for Naked Wines, too.
Grow Your Own Venus Flytrap – Retail Value $7.95
Whoa! I know a venus flytrap is technically a plant, but I still feel so funny getting, like, a little creature inside of a box! This tiny kit (it’s smaller than the size of my cell phone…) has everything I need to get started growing my own carnivorous plant. You’d think, because of the size of this kit, that growing this little guy would be simple. I’m glad they include a little guidebook because it looks like this is actually quite a process—venus flytraps are particular little plants! It’s going to take a good 6 weeks to even get a sprout… Wish me luck!
I couldn’t find a reliable value for this toy, but it seems like the kind of fun thing I could find at a drug store toy aisle or at a dollar store. The idea of this simple toy is that you shoot the light-up green sticks into the air using a little slingshot setup, and then they flutter down from the sky, whirligig style. It’s a simple toy, but would be a lot of fun at a big family/friend bonfire. It’s going to be a few months before it’s warm enough for hanging out outside again, but I’ll hold onto these! They’d also make a good in-a-pinch present for a kiddo.
Kikkerland Selfie Stick – Retail Value $4.49
This is my first-ever selfie stick! I’ve gotta say, after years of group selfies with an inevitable awkward arm taking up too much of the screen, I’m amazed at how easy it is to take a normally posed photo of myself with this gizmo. I have a Nexus 6P (old school, right?) that’s on the big side, but it still fit just fine into the adjustable caddy. Just pop the plug into the headphone jack and use the button on the handle to set off your shutter. I didn’t think I was a selfie-stick person, but I might just be a convert!
The Verdict: This box was really fun! The items inside were all a bit more playful rather than practical, which made the unboxing experience a little more exciting than usual. It felt like opening up a holiday stocking! And while the slingshot toy was a little simple, I felt like the quality of everything was actually pretty good, given the price point. I’m eager to see how the venus flytrap goes… fingers crossed!
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? You can always sign up, but what you’ll get in your box is totally random!
Value Breakdown: This box cost $9.99. I couldn’t find a value for the second item, but the other two products already have a retail value of $12.44, meaning you’re saving on the items you get. As long as they’re worthwhile products that you find valuable, this box definitely felt worth it.
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What was your favorite item from this month’s Mini Mystery Box of Awesome?