GIFT GUIDE: Monthly Subscription Boxes

Gift Guide: Monthly Subscription Boxes

Monthly subscription boxes are quickly taking over and with good reason. They’re a unique, personalized and who doesn’t love getting surprise things in the mail?! And there is literally something for EVERYONE. I subscribe to quite a few of these and could easily add 50 others if money was no object. I decided this year these monthly boxes are going to be a huge part of the gifts I give for the holidays; hello online shopping without the wrapping! You can either give one box as an introduction or buy a few months for your someone special; it’s up to you! Here are a few of my favorite monthly subscriptions.

FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE:

Mantry: jerky, hot sauce, bacon-everything etc.
Dive Bar Shirt Club: Each month they’ll receive an authentic t-shirt from the best of America’s most interesting and unusual bars.
Bowtie of the Month Club: Each month receive 1 bowtie in the shape of your choice.
Root Bizzle: If bow ties aren’t their thing, sign them up to receive regular ties, once a month. Choices vary between skinny, whimsical and business and sizes of their choice.
Birchbox Man: Box filled with grooming and lifestyle samples from both up-and-coming and well-known men’s brands.

FOR THE TRAVELER:

Try the World: 8 authentic gourmet foods from a new country every month
Escape Monthly: Luxury products from new destinations each month

FOR THE HEALTH NUT:

Bestowed: 7-10 healthy snacks, beverages and lifestyle items
Buddhi Boxes: Delivers mindful products that enhance your yoga practice on and off the mat

FOR THE CREATOR:

Smile Create Repeat: Quality art supplies, hand selected by artists with creativity card and additional surprises (from kids 3+ to adults)

FOR THE SWEETS LOVER:

The Cravory: 1-2 dozen cookies at your door each month!
Mystery Chocolate Box: 3 mystery chocolate bars from top chocolate makers; for every box sold, two meals are donated to charity, so you can feel good while you’re stuffing your face with chocolatey goodness.
Treatsie: red velvet milk chocolate bar, lavender sea salt caramels, cinnamon peanut butter cups etc. (DROOL)

FOR THE BEAUTY BABE:

IPSY: 5 beauty products in a darling reusable cosmetic bag
Julep Maven: $40 worth of never before released polishes and luxurious nail treatments.
The Clean Getaway Box: Receive luxurious bar of soap and other beauty faves such as lotions, lip balms, candles etc.

FOR THE BOOK WORM:

Crate Joy: Each box contains 1 YA hardcover book and 3-5 other bookish goodies
Gift Lit: Allows you to choose the theme of books for your subscription (i.e. mysteries, history, favorites for women etc.)

FOR THE FOODIE:

Bacon of the Month Club: 2 lbs of bacon to your door monthly…nuff said
Taste Trunk: Gourmet items under various themes chosen by you each month
Carnivore Club: 4-6 different selections of cured and smoked meats, charcuterie and jerky from around the world

FOR THE COCKTAIL CONNOISSEUR:

Crafted Taste: full size bottles of alcohol and mixers..need i say more?!

FOR THE NEW PARENT:

Citrus Lane: toys, books, snacks etc. newborn – 5 years

FOR THE KIDS:

Kiwi Crate: Ages 5 – 8
Tinker Crate: Ages 9 – 16+

FOR THE BEER BUFF:

Craft Beer Club: Each month receive 12 bottles of craft brews from around the country
Cooler Can Monthly: To accompany those bottles, check out this monthly koozie subscription from around the country.

FOR THE GAMER:

Loot Crate: Hand-picked geek and gamer products, such as shirts and gadgets.

FOR THE FASHIONISTA:

RocksBox: 3 designer jewelry pieces, wear up to 60 days and then decide if you want to keep or return!
The Trendy Box: 3-4 fashion accessories such as necklaces, belts, wallets, ring etc.
Stitch Fix: A personal stylist gets assigned to you and instantly sends you 5 products you can choose to keep or return. They even take a look at your pinterest boards for inspiration.

FOR THE TEA/COFFEE LOVER:

Tea Club: 4 oz of premium loose leaf tea per month.
Craft Coffee: They find the perfect coffee blend for you & ship it right to your door monthly!

FOR THE NEWLY ENGAGED:

The Bride Box: Fun full-sized products and samples specifically catered to brides!

FOR THE COUPLE:

Lovebird: Once a month, your favorite couple will receive a creative date at their door!

FOR THE CAR FANATIC:

Box of Car Stuff: Mixture of luxury, commonly known brands and eco-conscious value product brands including interior and exterior products.

FOR THE ANIMAL LOVER:

Bark Box: Dog treats, toys and goodies for your pup each month!
Meow Box: Unique toys and goodies specifically catered to your favorite feline!

FOR THE GOLF GURU (I have a lot of these in my life):

BirdieBox: Premium golf, lifestyle and nutritional products. Every box includes the current Golf Digest magazine. Can be customized for Men or Women and logos can be added for corporate outings.
BogeyBox: $40 worth of golf goodies, lifestyle products and food & beverage samples to help you focus on improving your golf game and time on the course.

What are some of your favorite monthly box subscriptions for yourself and/or to give as gifts?!

2 Comments

  1. November 25, 2015 / 7:11 pm

    I love my Birchbox! Have also been wanting to give stitch fix a try…

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