Blue Spider’s Attic Unboxing

8ed0736655b647d8b362cfe9c51d98a6.pngSo I know there are thousands of subscription services out there and so many book or coffee themed ones; and though I’ve been wanting to try one for a while, I just couldn’t find the right fit. I wanted something at least a little personal and not a box in a “box” per-say 🙂 I found two that I was hopeful for, this is my unveiling of company number one Blue Spider’s Attic:

“The Magic of a Used Bookstore, Delivered.”

I am not a big fan of the name but I loved the concept of the company; used books, customized to you by taking a little questionnaire (about both coffee and books) choice of 1 or 3 books, fun themes! It feels personal and made me really excited for my box to come.

I was a little sad at first because my package was left in the rain and a few things got wet, but it did not ruin the overall excitement.20170412_172904.jpg

I do wish they would double package them though 😩

20170412_173313.jpgI love this quaint little sugar spoon!
“I have measured my life with coffee spoons” T.S. Eliot

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A sample from this fun company that does soup themed from books and tea, great combo! This ones
A sample from this fun company that does soup themed from books and tea, great combo! This one smells delish!20170412_173329-1.jpg

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Another little sample, whole bean medium roast, mmm mmm. Looking forward to brewing this one up.

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*The Books! What could they be 😀
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I had not heard of this book so I was excited to have this book be my first unveiled. Had some water damage 😩 but it will survive!

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*This one I have of course heard of and do have a copy already but hey 2 out of 3 is pretty darn good  🙂

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I love that there was a science fiction/ fantasy book, it shows that they really were catering the order to me.

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Yay another  treasure!

A cute little teacup necklace, LOVE it!

Well I must say that even despite the less than desirable name (I hate spiders,) and my first package arriving soaked and therefore getting one wet book, I still loved the experience. I thought the trinkety treasures were fun and relevant. I was also impressed with the books choices. Based on what I said I enjoyed it was spot on, general/historical fiction, Classic Literature, and Science Fiction/ Fantasy. It was also nice that the prices were really reasonable. Good Job Blue Spider Attic I will be giving you another try. 

Have you every tried any relative subscription boxes? If so please
share about your experience!

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What’s The Story, Wishbone

Wishbone was such a great show because it brought classic literature to life. At a very young age it made amazing works of fiction like Oliver Twist, Moby Dick, and Gulliver’s Travels, something fun and exciting. Some of the books featured on this show are very challenging literary feats, and I love that they did not stick to easy reads. Inspiring young kids and adults to read challenging works of fiction in such a creative way was brilliant. Plus who doesn’t love a Jack Russell Terrier who dresses up and does tricks, the cuteness was like media glue!
I know that watching these shows helped shape me into the reader I am today. In my trip down memory lane I ended up finding these delightful little books, and I want them all!

(click any photo or title for more info.)

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Did you love Wishbone?
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What was your favorite episode/story?

I loved the show Wishbone growing up, and a fellow blogger inspired me to post about it, thank you for the spark L. Boogie! Check out their blog here.
Fun Fact:  Wishbone’s real life name was “Soccer” and he won the role of Wishbone because out of 100 dog auditions, he was the most expressive.
Click here if you want to re-live your 90’s childhood
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or if you want to see what all the hype is about.