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    17 Subscriptions For Anyone Who Has Too Much On Their Plate

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    1. Home Chef comes stocked with pre-portioned ingredients with easy-to-follow recipes you can whip up in under 30 minutes! For really hectic days, you can opt for ready-made meals with ready-made peace of mind when inevitably someone in the house asks "What's for dinner?"

    A topdown view of a meatball, potato, and pea dish
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    What you'll get: A box filled with portioned and labeled ingredients from a rotating selection of meals (that you choose!) catering to carb-conscious, calorie-conscious, and vegetarian diets. Cancel or pause at any time, so you only ever get as many meals as you need!

    Get it from Home Chef for $6.99+/serving.

    2. Winc keeps your bar cart stocked with delicious wine deliveries so you can skip the last-minute booze run. Each bottle is handpicked to tantalize your unique tastebuds based on the results of Winc's fun preferences quiz!

    A hand putting a bottle of wine into a box filled with over bottles of wine decorated with tinsel and pine cones
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    What you'll get: A monthly delivery of as much or as little wine as you want (most bottles are $13–$15), selected based on the results of your 10-minute taste preference quiz. Order at least four bottles and shipping is always free! For more info, read BuzzFeed writer Rebecca O'Connell's full Winc review.

    Get it from Winc starting at $13/bottle.

    3. Vellabox sends a sweet-smelling surprise every month, so you'll always have a high-quality, artisan-made candle on-hand when you finally have a moment to yourself and need to create a little *ambiance*.

    Two candles sitting in an open cardboard box next to a vase
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    What you'll get: Depending on the plan you pick, you'll receive one to two candles every month with a surprise gift! Choose between a 4-oz. candle, an 8-oz. candle, or one of each.

    Get it from Vellabox for $10+/month.

    4. KiwiCo delivers an interactive, learning-based activity to your door every month so you can take a break from coordinating yet another fun-but-educational activity for the little ones.


    What you'll get: A curated activity box will all the materials you (or your favorite kiddo) will need to complete the craft. Each project is targeted for a specific age group and is filled with an interactive activity to help nearly anyone grow or learn something new!

    Get it from KiwiCo for $19.95/month.

    5. Atlas Coffee Club will fuel your busy days with monthly shipments of single-origin coffee from a new country every month based on your java preferences!

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    What you'll get: Every month you'll receive either a half, whole, or two whole bags of single-origin coffee (you pick!), as well as a card with info on where it's from, its tasting notes, and brewing tips. AND you can choose between whole beans or ground coffee. Check out more deets in our full Atlas Coffee Club review.

    Get it from Atlas Coffee starting at $9/month (available in three sizes).

    6. SnackCrate will take you on a global snack tour with a monthly delivery of full-sized salty and sweet treats from countries around the world. It's perfect for anyone who's too busy to make the trip to the store for snacks, or who has so many other things on their mind that they'll stare at the snack shelves for 10 minutes trying to find the one they want.


    I received a single SnackCrate as a gift during quarantine and it was such a fun surprise! I got an England-themed box and it was filled with snacks I had never seen, let alone tried before — and they were all so yummy (months later, my boyfriend and I still talk about the Fruit Salad Softies)! It even comes with a little information card that gives you some history into each snack. Even though I just received the single box, I would be delighted to have this arrive every month to keep the stash of snacks stocked!

    What you'll get: Every month, you'll get up to 20+ full-sized snacks (depending on what size box you pick), a booklet with fun facts, games, and a music playlist.

    Get it from SnackCrate starting at $9.99+/month (available in three sizes).

    7. A Bouqs flower subscription delights with a new bouquet every month, so you can fill your often-too-empty vases with farm-fresh flowers that'll brighten your home and mood!


    What you'll get: A bouquet of fresh, seasonal, sustainably-grown flowers on the reoccurring schedule you select.

    Get it from Bouqs starting at $36+/bouquet (available in three sizes).

    8. Dollar Shave Club delivers heavy-duty six-blade razors, shaving gel, and other top-quality grooming products for anyone who shaves, with regular refill boxes so you never run out of what you need to look your best.

    @dollarshaveclub / Via, Dollar Shave Club

    What you'll get: A box filled with Dollar Shave Club grooming products, recommended to you based on the results of a fun little quiz! Sign up for a recurring subscription to have personalized body care essentials sent to your home as often or as little as you'd like.

    Get it from Dollar Shave Club for $5+/month.

    9. Daily Harvest stocks your freezers full of breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and desserts that are so good and so easy to make that even frying up an egg will feel like a not-worth-it hassle.

    A white Daily Harvest box surrounded by an array of packaged smoothies, flatbreads, and harvest bowls

    What you'll get: A custom box of at least nine items from a wide selection of healthy, farm-frozen food (from smoothies to harvest bowls) that's sent to your door and ready in minutes! Choose to get your box weekly or monthly. Oh! And the packaging is also 100% recyclable and compostable.

    My coworkers have given Daily Harvest their stamp of approval; read their reviews here and here (#38).

    Get it from Daily Harvest for $5.99+/item.

    Use our promo code BUZZFEED25 at checkout to save $25 on your first box!

    10. Blueland sends eco-friendly cleaning supplies in reusable bottles and customizable, recurring refill shipments so achieving a squeaky-clean space is always in the cards, even when a trip to the store is not.

    A mix of Blueland reusable spray bottles with brown bags of refill tablets

    What you'll get: Once you've selected the right starter sets to fit your needs, opt to have eco-friendly cleaning refills (everything from laundry detergent to dish soap) sent to your door at the frequency you choose.

    Get a starter kit from Blueland for $29+ (also available on a subscription model for $27+ with refills every one, two, three or four months).

    11. Stitch Fix removes the stress of clothes shopping by pairing you with a personal stylist who will hand-select and send five pieces. Once the shipment arrives, you can try on each piece without the dressing room jitters, keep what you want, and send the rest back!

    A button-up shirt, pants, slingback pumps, a pair of earrings, and a purse
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    What you'll get: A delivery of five pieces of clothing tailored to your tastes! After you take the style quiz and select your size and price preferences, you'll be paired with a stylist who will select and send pieces for just $20. Then keep what they want (you'll only be charged for what you keep), and send back the rest. Free shipping both ways! No recurring subscription is required, either. You can customize the shipment schedule to receive clothes as often or as little you want, opting to have "Fixes" sent either on-demand/schedule as you wish or via regular shipments: monthly, bi-monthly, etc.

    For men, they offer sizes XS–3XL, waist sizes 28–48, tall shirts, and inseams 28–36. For women, they offer sizes XS–XXL, plus sizes14W–24W, 1X–3X, and petite and maternity sizes.

    Get it from Stitch Fix for $20/box plus the price of the clothing purchased.

    12. TheraBox comes filled with therapeutic self-care products and "happiness activities" to encourage you to take a little "me time." Besides, who couldn't use a little extra dose of dopamine nowadays?

    A model holding a book titled "Self care" siting in front of a box filled with various wellness products

    What you'll get: Each month you'll receive one happiness activity and between six and eight self-care and wellness goodies, including face masks, aromatherapy, bath, body, skincare, lifestyle products, and more worth $120+ in value.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99+/month.

    13. Sips by sends premium teas personalized to match your taste preferences. Every month, you'll get everything you need to steep and sip your way to serenity — without a trip to the store!

    Top-down view of a model holding a cup of tea sitting in front of a Sips by box filled with different types of tea bags
    Sips by

    What you'll get: In every box, you'll get four premium teas, enough to make 15+ cups (45+ if they re-steep), steeping guidelines, exclusive discounts, and recipes created by tea experts!

    Get it from Sips by for $15+/month.

    14. DateBox Club takes the stress out of date night by sending fun and interactive date ideas (and all the necessary supplies) to your door every month, so you and that special someone can just focus on enjoying a well-deserved night off together.

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    What you'll get: Each month, they'll get everything they need for a fun date night from the comfort of their own home! Every box is a totally unique, fun, and interactive way for your favorite couple to connect with one another.

    Get it from DateBox Club for $32.95+/month.

    15. A Thrive Market membership that'll grant you full access to an online marketplace of delicious and sustainable kitchen and home essentials you can have sent straight to your door for 25–50% off in-store retail prices. No more long, out-of-the-way trips to Whole Foods just to find that one specific brand of oat milk!

    An open Thrive Market cardboard box surrounded by various grocery items like BBQ sauce,  jerkey sticks, and avocado oil
    Thrive Market

    What you'll get: A one-year membership for access to the entire Thrive marketplace full of sustainable, non-toxic, and organic grocery staples you can receive in the mail at unbeatable prices.

    Gift it from Thrive Market for $59.95/year (plus the price of groceries).

    16. Birchbox curates a personalized selection of top-notch beauty samples that'll make it easy to find and test out new products for less money and without the time-intensive research.


    What you'll get: A box of personalized beauty samples (think the latest makeup, skin, and haircare products) based on your one-of-a-kind Beauty Profile.

    Get it from Birchbox for $13+/month.

    17. Quip will send an über-stylish electric toothbrush and a reoccurring shipment of brush heads, because remembering to change out your toothbrush is probably somewhere near the bottom of your to-do list.

    A quip toiletry case, floss holder, tube of toothpaste, and toothbrush

    I have a Quip toothbrush and I couldn't be happier with it! It's super stylish and has definitely made me a better brushed with the built-in two-minute timer and guiding pulses so you know when it's time to switch sides!

    What you'll get: Select the Quip toothbrush that's right for you (and all the equally stylish and useful oral care accessories) and decide what you'd like to have automatically shipped to you every three months — things like brand-new brush heads and toothpaste.

    Get the starter set from Quip for $25+ with $5+ refills every three months.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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