While gift-giving is popular during the holiday season, gift ideas are needed throughout the year for occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, housewarmings, and other celebrations. Although money or gift cards are universal gifts and one that can always be used, try thinking inside the box–the subscription box that is— the next time you are in need of a special gift for someone.
Why Subscription Boxes Are a Good Idea
Is there someone on your list you find it difficult to shop for?
With all of the different types of subscription boxes on the market today, you can literally find a box to fit anyone-and yes even the most hard-to-please individual who has everything.
Although many boxes offer the ability to send a one-time box, you also have the option of purchasing a gift that lasts beyond just their special day by opting for a 3-month, 6-month or yearly box.
What type of subscription boxes are there
If you are looking to find a box for a particular gender, there are boxes that cater specifically to males, females or children. Also, there are themed boxes that focus on a particular hobby, faith, or interest.
We’ve picked out 19 monthly subscription boxes that are sure to have the receiver oohing and ahhing.
Boxes by Gender
Subscriptions Boxes for Women
This box is great for the lady who loves to pamper herself. It features luxe bath products along with items for the home and snacks. With the Starling Box, you’ll be giving two gifts in one as 100% of their proceeds go to support and empower trafficking survivors.
Treat the single lady in your life with this box full of treats including books, treats, beauty and bath products. This box comes in both a petite and full-size box.
For the woman who loves keeping a stylish and chic home, the Posh Home box is ideal. This box delivers home decor and accessories.
The health-conscious mommy will love this box of nontoxic and organic products for the new bundle of joy.
Subscription Boxes for Men
Here are just a sampling of the boxes available for the guy on your list.
Up your guys bartending skills with this specialty box that comes equipped with recipes and all needed to make tasty drinks (minus the alcohol).
For the coffee-loving gentleman but a little sunshine in his cup with the Send Me Some Joe box. They also donate a portion of each box to local charities in the USA.
Send a little love to the deployed soldier with the Deployment Crate. Each box is filled with items hand-picked by veterans and military spouses. And all shipping and customs forms are free!
Related: Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
Subscriptions Boxes for Children
Treat the kiddos to weekly letters from Sunny the Snail. This box encourages reading and imagination
Create lasting memories with the growing preschooler in your life. Each box includes one personalized item along with other play-based activities. This box is curator by a mom of two who is a certified teacher and counselor.
The Think Outside Box teaches children outdoor and survival skills. It’s geared toward children ages 7-14 years old.
Boxes by Hobby or Special Interest
For the health conscious, low-carber on your list the Keto Krate makes a nice addition. It brings low-carb snacks and goodies right to their door. All products included are gluten-free and maltitol free. This another box I’ve personally tried and love getting that orange box each month.
Makes a great gift for the writer in your life. The box aims to help writers stay motivated, hone their craft, and make connections in the publishing industry.
For the essential oil lover, the Simply Earth subscription box is a delightful treat. What makes this box unique is that you get full-sized essential oil bottles and recipes to help you put those oils to use. I’ve personally subscribed to this box and loved it. Use our referral link to purchase your box and receive a free $20 gift card.
Related: Even more gift box ideas here.
Faith Related Subscription Boxes
For the woman of faith the Love + Blessed box provides monthly themed boxes designed to uplift and encourage. She’ll also get access to a private Facebook community. We had the opportunity to get a first-hand look at this box. It comes beautifully packaged.
Feed their soul and tummies with the All Good Things Box. It features artisan food items along with along with weekly devotionals.
Perfect for fostering Christian values and instill a love reading. Each box comes with 2 books along with fun crafts and activities.
Uncover little-known and lesser liked women of the Bible through this unique monthly book subscription box which comes with a few extra items.
A faith-based box for girls filled with encouragement for ages 9-14. Your gift does double duty with this box by providing 5 meals to hungry children for each box sold.
This box is for women of faith and includes locally sourced lifestyle and accessories along with trendy encouragement tools. This box gives back too by giving 20% of each purchase to the Jesus Way Foundation.
Did you find a box for you or the special someone on your list? Find more subscription box ideas at this one-stop-shop for boxes.
Wanda is the owner and editor of BCW. She's on a constant quest to seek the one who fills this thirsty soul. A lover of God and seeker of wisdom and never too far from a good book. Lover of tech and enjoys helping beginner bloggers set up their new blogs