New Year Geek Box Giveaway

January's geeky box giveaway

We all love a giveaway don't we?  I know I do, and as a big thank you for being part of my little world I've put together another 'geeky box' type giveaway, but, before I get into what I'm giving away I just wanted to say a few words about Bloggers and competitions.....

Yes, we do run competitions on behalf of companies, and sometimes we get sent a copy of what we are also giving away to review and let you all know our finds.  But, that doesn't mean we are not humans the screen that you are reading, so when you win from a Blogger, you are winning from a person too not just the company they are hosting the competition for.  Why am I writing this?  Because I am seeing more and more comments from bloggers that when notifying someone they have won something from their little blog - they just get a name and address reply!

I know 'us compers' have this set up as our signature to make it quick and easy to apply for email competitions, but come on, when a blogger is all enthusiastic that you have been picked for their price no matter the size or value, it actually cuts slightly when no human interaction is returned, just a name and address - some don't even type a thank you!

I, on the other hand, have been fortunate in all but 1 of my giveaways.  Every time someone has won I have been greeted with thanks and enthusiasm, and for me, that means so much - especially when it is a competition that I've put together myself, like this one.

Ok, so rant over, shall we get on?  You know the drill, fill out the Rafflecopter below, complete as many options as you like, but if I require a follow on twitter and you follow, click the 'I've done that' task and then unfollowed me before the competition has ended..... that's a disqualification I'm afraid as I check the winner's tasks ... when the competition has ended.

Up for grabs, this month is a new Minion's T-shirt, Star-Wars Canteen thingy, Olaf waiting for warm hugs and a few little bits and pieces.

A photo posted by Rachael Jess (@mclarenmax) on

a Rafflecopter giveaway





Good Luck 
xoxo




RachaelJess.com

166 comments:

  1. mine is to lose weight!

    Ashleigh

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  2. to try and stop worrying about everything

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  3. I am trying to be more patient with my kids.

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  4. Sadiyya maryamJanuary 05, 2016

    To try and be kinder to myself.

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  5. To get fit for my cross channel row in the middle of the year

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  6. My new year's resolution is to start running... again :)

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  7. Mine is to do more cycling

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  8. Courtney Chantelle HerbertJanuary 05, 2016

    love to win - new years resolution is to treat myself!

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  9. Mine is to not allow myself to make excuses! - Lucia

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  10. Not this year as im terrible at keeping them.

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  11. To spend more time with family

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  12. To buy my Christmas gifts earlier this year

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  13. My new year resolution is to get better with handling my money so I can save to buy a house this year and go back to Disneyworld Florida next year

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  14. NOT THIS YEAR. ALL MY RESOLUTIONS COLLAPSE WITHIN DAYS

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  15. Yes! My New Year's Resolution is to try new things and push myself to do a bit more!

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  16. Less carbs, more water and a gentle exercise regime to help my chronic health conditions :)

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  17. I did- to declutter and I am keeping to it!

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  18. i did - mine is to say yes more! i suffer with anxiety and im determined not to let it rule my life

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  19. Yes, to complete my first ironman triathlon this year.x

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  20. Not this year as i never stick to them

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  21. Try to give my granddaughter some fun times

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  22. I did, to start yoga classes. I attend my first next week as this week I have catching up to do on stuff xx

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  23. Yes, the usual resolutions to do with health and weight. But this time I started on Monday the 28th of December so I'm now on Day 10 of my workouts and resolutions!

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  24. yep the same as every year, to lose weight

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  25. we are going to try and be more healthy by growing our own fruit and veg x

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  26. No resolutions, I just break them straight away so I don't bother anymore

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  27. to exercise more to get fit

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  28. Yep - to lose weight! Same every year, but this year I've actually joined Slimming World!

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  29. helen tovellJanuary 06, 2016

    No then I don't break them

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  30. people can be so so rude, manners cost nothing! lol no i decided not to make a new years resolution because i never stick to them lol i did however decide to have a big spring clean! xxxx

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  31. Margaret Clarkson
    No, I didn't this year

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  32. To be more organised and tidy.

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  33. To start my exercise regime again to tone up in time for my holiday in July :-)

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  34. to try get more fit and stop smokeing

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  35. I didn't make any I'm afraid.

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  36. Just to get the garden all sorted and organised for spring and summer x

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  37. Nope, I have given up on New Year's resolutions. I always fail so don't want to make myself feel like more of a failure, especially so early in the year.

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  38. Yes, we have decided to get our house organised both physically and routines for the family members. So far so good but its a gradual thing!

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  39. Yes, to carry on the good work from last year, loose more weight and eat healthily

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  40. Eat less chocolate

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  41. I didn't make a resolution as such but did decide to eat healthier. I am a vegetarian with an aversion to green food! So have vowed to actually try to eat some this year :)

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  42. Eat less, do more, stress less!

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  43. I'm resolving to get my house ready for selling! Going to buy my dream home this year!

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  44. I didn't make a specific resolution, just to be a better person and try to be happier :)

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  45. Yes to Live, Laugh and Love more <3

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  46. just to enjoy life more and stop worrying over little things x

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  47. No because I know I won't stick to it!

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  48. Yes to lose and stone and do more with my weekends

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  49. Yes to eat a little healthier.

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  50. To try to eat more healthy and drink more water

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  51. Yes to pass my driving test

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  52. No - nothing special I need to dot his year!

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  53. No...I didn't make any real ones this year - I break them all way too soon as I have weak willpower and it only makes me sad and disappointed when I don't succeed ;)

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  54. Yeah, to lose weight & visit my family

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  55. i did - to remember to take may ake up off before i go to bed everynight - ive failed once so far!

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  56. To make more wonderful memories with my family

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  57. To try and improve my dental health

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  58. Yes save for our wedding!

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  59. I did, to make efforts to maintain mobility. Pesky MS. And make sure I take my meds at a regular time, keep myself as well as possible.

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  60. To be more healthy and lose weight.

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  61. I did - to drink more water because I'm rubbish at remembering to keep hydrated. Been using an app on my phone, working like a dream. Glowing skin here I come!

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  62. Yeah, to do something thay scares me

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  63. yes, to spend more quality time with my friends and family

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  64. to stop wasting money, pay my bills on time and lose weight

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  65. To take more photo's of the kids.

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  66. Yes - I wanted to become a veggie but decided to just eat less meat instead. We now have one meat free day a week!

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  67. yes, tpo save as much as possible

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  68. yes, to live more in the moment rather than stressing about the future so much. its going ok.

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  69. amazing giveaway....i just plan on experiencing as much as possible this year

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  70. mine was to try and walk to more places, leave the car at home x

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  71. yes, to eat healthy diet and keep fit

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  72. Mainly just to loose weight and keep healthy!

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  73. i didnt make a resolution although ive told myself to start drinking more water to make my skin healthier and its working so far :)

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  74. not to make resolutions and learn to be happy with myself the way i am and to appreciate what i already have xxx

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  75. yes; to visit more local tourist sights; so many we havent seen

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  76. I did - to learn welsh! Both my babies have welsh names and it's such a beautiful language.

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  77. Lynsey BuchananJanuary 22, 2016

    My resolution for 2016 is to continue to be a non-smoker (I gave up 3 months ago but still have cravings).

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  78. To become a better person inside and out :)

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  79. To swim more. Fab prize btw :)

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  80. yes, to go on a diet and stick to it!

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  81. To eat the right kind of foods and be healthy!

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  82. Yes to go for a daily walk.

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  83. It was to have more family days out and create some great memories

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  84. To try and get my 5 a day, every day

    trevor Linvell

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  85. No did not, just same old, head down and plough through another 12 months

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  86. Yes, to make some new friends.

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  87. Yes but nothing too hard - except doing a run with my boy

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  88. No, I didn't make one this year!

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  89. Just to smile more and be happy - hopefully I can stick to that one :)

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  90. With alot of very hard work and determination my New Years resolution is to lose 6 stone by the end of this year.

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  91. Loose 4 more kilograms and run my first ever interrupted half-marathon.

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  92. Mine was to get out more with the children

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  93. To take up a new hobby - I've just joined a choir, which is amazing fun!

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  94. sort of - I have a commitment (to myself) to complete a triathlon this year :)

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  95. stop being such a stress head lol x

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  96. yes i did - to lose weight / get healthier&fitter and to start saving money

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  97. Nope @jaizduck

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  98. my new years resolution is to make more time to visit family

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  99. To be happier and more positive about my life in general.

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  100. I made a resolution to have a movie night every 2 weeks with my bloke so we can spend some good time together!

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  101. Yes, to eat more healthy, its going ok, but could be better, still cant stop eating the chocolate x

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  102. regain some fitness

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  103. I did make a New Year's Resolution to spend less and save more, and so far I've stuck to it!! Fingers Crossed I stay that way!

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  104. zoe somerfieldJanuary 25, 2016

    No, I never bother with them.

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  105. To try and be a bit healthier and fitter .

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  106. I have volunteered to walk neighbours dogs while the owners are at work, both for the dogs'sakes and my health.

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  107. Thanks for putting together the competition. My resolution is to remain fit and keep walking. Stay off the bus

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  108. Geek box!!!! I never knew there WERE geek boxes. I'm in geek heaven!!!

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  109. My resolution is to try very hard not to get stressed so easily,just take a step back and let things wash over me.I'm constantly anxious and it's awful so I hope I can succeed x

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  110. sharon martinJanuary 25, 2016

    Mine is to LIVE every moment, LOVE Life & LAUGH every day. Easy to keep :)

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  111. To start my Christmas shopping earlier

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  112. Mine was to take something to the charity shop every time I buy something new. Okay so far.

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  113. Yes, to go on a date once a month with my partner of 10 years

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  114. go to the gym 3 times a week

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  115. Nope! No resolutions this year!

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  116. yes, to lose some weight and get fitter. not very successful so far :(

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  117. To complete a half marathon (Ruth W)

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  118. Yes! My resolution is to get stronger and become leaner :) x

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  119. To not waste my time worrying about issues I cannot address, rather focus my time and energy on those I can. Easier said than done given my personality....a born worrier! :)

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  120. To loose weight and get healthy

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  121. Yep, just to be the best me I can be :D xx

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  122. to try and eat more healthy

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  123. To make more time for myself

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  124. I did - to learn to drive but will see how it goes - not started yet

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  125. Claire Elizabeth NokeJanuary 25, 2016

    Yes, To lose weight and become healthier.

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  126. Helen RussellJanuary 25, 2016

    To get and about more

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  127. Hubby and I are aiming to run 12 races in 12 months

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  128. Not really, I am trying to have more patience when it comes to the kids though x

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  129. No cause I try to do well every year :)x

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  130. Mine is to try and not stress as much

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