Showing posts from August, 2012

Little Black Bag!

Hello, and sorry for the lack of posts these past few months.  Hopefully this one will partially make up for it!  For a quick life update, please check out Cheap Social Worker Adventures.

Little Black Bag (or "LBB" for short) is a discount shopping website that a friend introduced to me.  The site is basically modeled after Japanese "Lucky Bags", where people buy mystery grab bags and trade items with their friends.  How LBB works is as follows:

1) You pick a starting item from LBB's extensive gallery of bags, jewelry, accessories, and make-up.  Brands include Betsey Johnson, BCBG, Steve Madden, Kenneth Cole, and more.

2) LBB then populates your "bag" (which is basically your shopping cart) with two mystery products which are revealed after you check out.  You bag will total over $100 to start. 

3) After you check out, you have seven days to trade the items in your bag with other LBB users.  You can trade up, down, and/or laterally for items that you…

A Return to Blogging

Wow, almost four months have passed since my last post!  Seems like so much time has passed that even Blogger has changed its interface...  I've definitely been doing a bad job at blogging.  Between work, sitting in traffic several hours a day, trying to exercise, and trying to relax after a long day, I really don't have time for much.

I've been thinking about the format of my blogs and what to do with them.  Since I don't blog frequently enough, one option is to recombine them into a single blog again.  I suppose I could also keep them separate and find a way to connect them into a bigger site at some point.  My blogs will always be works in progress, so expect changes in the future!

Quick life update: Still working the same jobs, living at home, and not having much luck with the Bay Area housing market.  Seriously, who wants to pay $1000/month to live in a room in a house?  Doesn't help than my parents expect me to live at home until I either get married or buy a h…