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    27 Incredibly Specific Subscription Boxes You Somehow Need

    Letters from dead people, slime, animal bones, and 24 other subscription boxes for people who know *exactly* what they want.


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    1. Piquant Post, a service that sends you a different spice each month so you'll never get tired of your own cooking.

    What you'll get: Fresh spices from a different region each month, so you can broaden your cooking horizons. Each month brings four new spices and four new recipes.

    Price: $9.99+/month.

    2. Stickii, because everything you own deserves to be covered in stickers.

    What you'll get: Five or more sticker sheets each month! You can pick between cute, retro, or pop. Each box comes with sticker sheets, sticker flakes, and sometimes an extra stationery item.

    Promising review: "I love receiving my monthly subscription to Stickiiclub, and my daughter can't wait to see those colorful envelopes in the mail as well. Not only are the products always wonderful and fun to use, but in the past when I had a package not show up, they were very quick to respond to my emails and send out another replacement." —Katie

    Price: $10+/month.

    3. Care/Of, a service that will mail you vitamins each month, so you won't run out of a bottle and forget to take vitamins for the rest of the year.

    What you'll get: A personalized package of vitamins tailored to your body's needs. It even has your name on it, so you can't avoid taking them. Read BuzzFeed's full review here.

    Price: $5+/month.

    4. Lunarly, a subscription service that sends you plants from Bloomscape, crystals, candles, and other beautiful treasures before each new moon.

    What you'll get: Plants, crystals, candles, and more items that will help you practice mindful living.

    Price: $40/month.

    5. Amazon's Carnivore, a monthly box filled with glorious cured meat from local artisans.

    What you'll get: Enjoy four to six sticks of cured meats in different styles from around the world, like French charcuterie, Italian salumi, Spanish chorizo and South African biltong. If the serving size isn't to your liking, they also have a snack box or a wooden crate.

    Promising review: "Carnivore Club is awesome. I ordered three months as a gift for my father, so I had to get three months for myself as well. The shipments are quick and reliable, and the boxes are full of choices and information. I am definitely getting Carnivore Club as a gift again this year!" —Scott

    Price: $55/month.

    6. A rubber stamp subscription box that's sure to up your scrapbooking game.

    What you'll get: Two rubber stamps, an ink pad, and other surprises each month. For an extra fee, you can get a fox or hedgehog stamp thrown in as well.

    Price: $14.18+/month.

    7. An Athena Club tampon subscription so you're always prepared for a surprise visit from Aunt Flo.

    Athena Club

    What you'll get: Either regular or organic tampons sent to your door every one, two, or six months. You can pick light, regular, super, super+, or a mixture of different sizes.

    Price: $6.50+/per pack of 18.

    8. A Sock It To Me box for a monthly supply of fun, colorful socks.

    Sock It To Me

    What you'll get: Exclusive, limited editions sock designs that are only available to subscribers. You also might get some fun extras like temporary tattoos and patches.

    Price: $18.33+/month.

    9. A Harry Potter Loot Crate that will feed your magic obsession, since you can't go to Hogwarts for real.

    What you'll get: Stuff for muggles who want to get closer to the wizarding lifestyle. Each crate comes with five to seven magical items that have a $65+ retail value.

    Price: $35.99+/month.

    10. Letters From Dead People, a service that mails you letters from New Orleans — 100 years ago.

    What you'll get: Want to commune with the dead? Now you sort of can through a service that sends you letters that paint a story with characters, scenarios, and settings all based on real history. Each month brings a new mystery for you to puzzle out.

    Promising review: "I have tried a few different subscriptions and I love this one! It's a great little mystery in each envelope. It's also connected with real history, so make sure to look up some of the names or events mentioned." —Kera

    Price: $12.99+/month.

    11. Moss of the Month Club for terrarium lovers who are always looking for more moss in their life.

    What you'll get: A sandwich bag filled with moss and lichens with a retail value of $10–$15 per bag. Some of the moss is preserved while some is still alive; the seller tries to send a good variety.

    Price: $99/year.

    12. Sliime Box, a service that gives you a box of slime and slime-related items.

    What you'll get: Four to six containers of slime ready to be played with. Each box usually has a theme and extra little toys or candy.

    Price: $11+/month.

    13. Olympia Provisions Pickle of the Month Club so you can always have a vinegary snack on hand.

    What you'll get: Each month has a different pickled food, from beets to asparagus. Try things you never knew could be pickled, like fennel and curried cauliflower.

    Price: $195/year.

    14. Retro Game Treasure for gamers with chronic nostalgia.

    What you'll get: Three to five games from the past. You can pick what consoles you want games for, like Playstation, Dreamcast, Gameboy, and more.

    Promising review: "RetroGameTreasure is a great source for curated games for a wide range of classic consoles. Gamers who are just starting to build a collection will get the most out of the service, but even experienced collectors can be sent some gems they have missed. Customer service is also very good." —Walter

    Price: $34.99+/month.

    15. Love Goodly, a cruelty-free beauty box so you can look good without harming any furry friends.

    What you'll get: Get four to five beauty products that are eco-friendly, non-toxic, and vegan each month. The boxes have a retail value of over $85.

    Price: $29.95/month.

    16. Skulls Unlimited International, Inc., a subscription box that will feed your macabre obsession with dead stuff by plying you with cool bones.

    What you'll get: Bones! Skulls, baculums, teeth, claws, you name it. All the specimens will be of A or B quality with only minor imperfections.

    Promising review: "It's like it was made for me. I can't wait for more!! I love my European rabbit skull. :D" —Carol

    Price: $24.99+/month.

    17. A Bouqs flower subscription so you can always have fresh flowers in your home, or just have a last-minute gift ready for emergencies.

    What you get: Weekly, biweekly, monthly, or bimonthly deliveries of freshly cut flowers from sustainable farms. You can always skip a delivery if you're out of town.

    Price: $32+/delivery.

    18. A WWE Slam Crate for people who are always ~wrestling~ with the decision to buy more merch.

    What you'll get: Collectibles, shirts, action figures, and toys all related to the WWE. There are also crate-exclusives that you can only get by signing up.

    Price: $30.99+/month.

    19. Winc, because going to the store and blindly picking out a bottle of wine is frankly too much stress without a drink first.


    What you'll get: At least four bottles of delicious wine a month with really pretty labels. If you don't know what kind of wine you like, you can even take a quiz and the service will pick the wine for you. Read BuzzFeed's full review here.

    Price: $13+/bottle.

    20. Stick in a Box, a seller of beef jerky — and nothing else, thank you.

    What you'll get: Exciting types of beef jerky you've probably never tried before. Instead of Slim Jim, Oberto, and Jack Links, you can step out of your jerky comfort zone with things like jalapeno and Western-style beef.

    Price: $15+/month.

    21. Turntable Kitchen Pairings Box, a food and music ~experience~ delivered to your home each month.

    What you'll get: A recipe and a vinyl record from an upcoming artist, so you can listen to new music while trying a new dish. Each box comes with an exclusive 7" vinyl record, a digital mixtape, one or two ingredients, and three recipes.

    Price: $25/month.

    22. Lefty's Loot because my fellow south paws need help overcoming daily struggles like opening cans and cutting with scissors.

    What you'll get: Listen, being left-handed is hard. Have you seen the inked up hands we get every time we write with a pen and paper? This box is filled with goodies that make certain problems a little easier, like mugs, can openers, scissors, and notebooks designed for lefties.

    Price: $29.99+/month.

    23. A quarterly grass-fed butter subscription for people who think regular butter is boring.

    What you'll get: Why have normal butter when you can have dark chocolate or roasted garlic butter instead? This service sends out four blocks of butter every three months, so you'll have plenty of motivation to grab a baguette on your way home.

    Price: $185/year.

    24. A Pug Box for you and your favorite little potato.

    What you'll get: Five to nine items in each box that have been pug tested and pug owner approved. You can expect toys, treats, and pug-themed goodies.

    Price: $29+/month.

    25. Exotic Noods — it sends exactly what you think it would: noodles from all over the world. What else could it possibly send?

    What you'll get: This is a serious upgrade of the classic college staple. Each month brings four new flavors of ramen that have been taste-tested by the service's "Ramen King."

    Price: $15+/month.

    26. A seasonal wreath subscription — a Williams and Sonoma-level luxury that will make your life seem ~sooo~ put together.

    What you'll get: A fresh wreath from Creekside Farms every three months. Now you can ring in each season with a different wreath.

    Price: $260/year.

    27. Olive A' Sudden for getting fancy olive oils and balsamic vinegars from all over the world, no plane ticket needed.

    What you'll get: Each month brings a new pairing of EVOO olive oil and balsamic vinegar (plus a special surprise).

    Price: $45+/month.

    Mail time is suddenly worth singing about.


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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