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26 Subscriptions That Make Perfect Mother's Day Gifts

From books and crafts to coffee and wine and everything in between — gifts that do all the work for you and just look so pretty. (Bonus: If you're a last-minute Larry, you can literally buy one on Mother's Day, print it out, and let her know it's in the mail. You're welcome!)

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FYI, Cratejoy is having a sale on selected subscription boxes through Monday, May 14! All boxes here will be discounted 30% with coupon code MOM30.

1. Coffee and a Classic, for the person who adores nothing more than curling up with a cup o' joe and a good book all weekend long.

What it is: A box that includes one classic book (choose from classic literature, nonfiction, and children's books), something to sip on (choose from coffee, tea, and hot chocolate), and, depending on your subscription, one to two bookish items, something to snack on, a coffee mug, and a bookmark as well.Promising review: "I am trying four different bookish boxes and Coffee and a Classic outshines them all. It is perfectly curated to the book of the month. Best of all they allow you to change the book genre. I am signing up for a year's subscription. Highly recommended to everyone." —CampinaPrice: $25+/month
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What it is: A box that includes one classic book (choose from classic literature, nonfiction, and children's books), something to sip on (choose from coffee, tea, and hot chocolate), and, depending on your subscription, one to two bookish items, something to snack on, a coffee mug, and a bookmark as well.

Promising review: "I am trying four different bookish boxes and Coffee and a Classic outshines them all. It is perfectly curated to the book of the month. Best of all they allow you to change the book genre. I am signing up for a year's subscription. Highly recommended to everyone." —Campina

Price: $25+/month

2. Piquant Post, which'll give the mom you love who enjoys getting inventive in the kitchen some new spicy inspiration each month.

What it is: A monthly subscription that includes four region-specific spices/blends with corresponding recipe cards — e.g., one month you might get an Indian-themed spice kit with recipes for saag tofu and chicken tikka masala; the next you might find a Caribbean mix of Jamaican jerk seasoning and sweet gingerbread spice with recipes for gingerbread pancakes and Jamaican fish stew. Read the full review here.Price: $9.99+/month.
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What it is: A monthly subscription that includes four region-specific spices/blends with corresponding recipe cards — e.g., one month you might get an Indian-themed spice kit with recipes for saag tofu and chicken tikka masala; the next you might find a Caribbean mix of Jamaican jerk seasoning and sweet gingerbread spice with recipes for gingerbread pancakes and Jamaican fish stew. Read the full review here.

Price: $9.99+/month.

3. A Globe In subscription, which supports artisans around the world by sending gorgeous, quality handmade products to your doorstep.

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What it is: A box that includes handmade, authentic products from around the world — like ceramic mugs from Tunisia, cocoa powder from Ghana, bath towels from Turkey, and spice bowls from India — and supports remote artisans and farmers.

Promising review: "The quality of the products is top-notch, and I love that it's supporting artists around the world." —Natalie

Price: $10+/month

4. Scribbler, to inspire the mom in your life to finally finish that novel or screenplay she's been putting off forever.

What it is: A box designed to help writers stay motivated, improve their craft, and connect with publishing professionals.Promising review: "Just received my box early, and I really dig it! I've been a writer for a decade, and this box has everything I'd want to stay motivated and improve my work. I'm excited about the chat with the publishing 'special guest' that'll happen next month, and the writing gifts were awesome too! Fantastic box for seasoned authors with multiple published books, and writers just starting out." —RobertPrice: $29.99/month
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What it is: A box designed to help writers stay motivated, improve their craft, and connect with publishing professionals.

Promising review: "Just received my box early, and I really dig it! I've been a writer for a decade, and this box has everything I'd want to stay motivated and improve my work. I'm excited about the chat with the publishing 'special guest' that'll happen next month, and the writing gifts were awesome too! Fantastic box for seasoned authors with multiple published books, and writers just starting out." —Robert

Price: $29.99/month

5. House Plant Shop, a subscription for anyone who knows there's no such thing as "too many" houseplants.

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What it is: A monthly box of unique houseplants; choose from air plants, succulents, or indoor houseplants. Surprises such as plant fertilizer, planters, and display stands are also included in the deliveries.

Promising review: "I purchased the Premium Air Plant box and I was amazed at the assortment of plants I received in my first box. I had all types of air plants ranging from small to large. There were very helpful care instructions included and the plants were packaged very well. I'm very happy with my subscription!" —Tristan

Price: $10/month for a monthly box or $30/month for a premium monthly plant box

6. Finders Seekers, a family-friendly subscription box that presents a new mystery to crack every month and provides the opportunity to learn about a new culture or city.

What it is: Puzzles, codes, and cryptic messages themed around the month's location; items vary based on the mystery and are suitable for ages 10 and up.Promising review: "This subscription is so much fun. The puzzles are engaging, challenging but not impossible. You're also being educated and getting to explore the world from your couch or desk. The content is high quality and its not stuffed with filler that you'll end up throwing away. There is a corresponding Facebook community with active users all ready and willing to help. I can't wait for next month!" —CasandraPrice: $30/month. Get $10 off with code MOMSDAY.
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What it is: Puzzles, codes, and cryptic messages themed around the month's location; items vary based on the mystery and are suitable for ages 10 and up.

Promising review: "This subscription is so much fun. The puzzles are engaging, challenging but not impossible. You're also being educated and getting to explore the world from your couch or desk. The content is high quality and its not stuffed with filler that you'll end up throwing away. There is a corresponding Facebook community with active users all ready and willing to help. I can't wait for next month!" —Casandra

Price: $30/month. Get $10 off with code MOMSDAY.

7. An Atlas Coffee Club subscription, so mom can get her caffeine fix *and* think of you every time she pours herself a delicious cup.

What it is: A subscription that sends you coffee from a new country every month and can be tailored to your preferences (type of roast, beans vs. ground coffee, etc.). All beans are sustainably produced by farmers who "utilize holistic and best in class farming practices."Price: $60 for a three-month subscription, $109 for a six-month subscription, or $199 for a yearlong subscription
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What it is: A subscription that sends you coffee from a new country every month and can be tailored to your preferences (type of roast, beans vs. ground coffee, etc.). All beans are sustainably produced by farmers who "utilize holistic and best in class farming practices."

Price: $60 for a three-month subscription, $109 for a six-month subscription, or $199 for a yearlong subscription

8. Or a Simple Loose Leaf Tea subscription, if that's more her...cuppa tea.

What it is: Four hand-selected varieties of loose-leaf tea in each box; choose from classic and decaf options.Promising review: "I look forward to this box every month. Good tea, and very affordable. I have loved many of the samples. There have been a couple I didn't really like, but that's to be expected. Still a great way to figure out what you really enjoy. I won't be cancelling any time soon." —BrandiePrice: $9+/month. Get a special discount with code CRATEJOY15.
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What it is: Four hand-selected varieties of loose-leaf tea in each box; choose from classic and decaf options.

Promising review: "I look forward to this box every month. Good tea, and very affordable. I have loved many of the samples. There have been a couple I didn't really like, but that's to be expected. Still a great way to figure out what you really enjoy. I won't be cancelling any time soon." —Brandie

Price: $9+/month. Get a special discount with code CRATEJOY15.

9. Care/of, because there's no better way to show your mom you love her than by showering her with the gift of health (aka a monthly vitamin pack)!

What it is: A monthly vitamin and supplement subscription tailored to your body, lifestyle, and goals. Read the full review of it here.Price: Vitamins start at $5/month (with free shipping over $20)
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What it is: A monthly vitamin and supplement subscription tailored to your body, lifestyle, and goals. Read the full review of it here.

Price: Vitamins start at $5/month (with free shipping over $20)

10. Merkaela, a subscription for any mom who appreciates natural, environmentally friendly health and wellness products in a pretty packaged box.

What it is: A box of natural, organic, and chemical-free health and wellness products — from handmade soaps to loose-leaf tea.Promising review: "I received my first box a couple of days ago and it does not disappoint. The packaging is beautifully done. It came with body butter, soap, meditation spray, a gemstone, bath salts, a journal, a box of incense, tea and a card with meditation techniques. This product is very high quality. Smells like spa products. The body butter is soooo smooth and creamy! I make my own soaps and self care products but I'm def keeping this subscription. It's like my surprise special treat!! I'm looking forward to my next box already. Highly recommend." —ChristinaPrice: $27/quarter for the "light" box or $61/quarter for the "deluxe" box; basic and vegan options available. Get 15% off with code MOMSDAY.
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What it is: A box of natural, organic, and chemical-free health and wellness products — from handmade soaps to loose-leaf tea.

Promising review: "I received my first box a couple of days ago and it does not disappoint. The packaging is beautifully done. It came with body butter, soap, meditation spray, a gemstone, bath salts, a journal, a box of incense, tea and a card with meditation techniques. This product is very high quality. Smells like spa products. The body butter is soooo smooth and creamy! I make my own soaps and self care products but I'm def keeping this subscription. It's like my surprise special treat!! I'm looking forward to my next box already. Highly recommend." —Christina

Price: $27/quarter for the "light" box or $61/quarter for the "deluxe" box; basic and vegan options available. Get 15% off with code MOMSDAY.

11. Mommy & Tots, a box filled with goodies for both mom and her mini-me.

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What it is: Products to help moms unwind, have fun with their kids, and keep their lil' ones occupied — from bath products to toys to gifts to enjoy together. ("Mommy" box and "Tot" box options are also available.)

Promising review: "Absolutely love my Mommy & Tots boxes every month! Enjoy trying out new products to pamper myself and love making my kids happy with toys or crafts! The boxes are tailored perfectly for my kids' ages and they listened to everything I said regarding my children's likes, and send gifts that make them extremely happy. So grateful to be a part of this subscription!" —Jessica

Price: $21.95/month for a mini box and $39.95/month for a full-size box. Get 25% off with code MOMSDAY.

12. Enjoy Flowers, for a classic gift that keeps on giving — gorgeous fresh flowers delivered monthly, that is.

What it is: Long-lasting bouquets (guaranteed at least seven days), with 16 different subscription options to choose form. Promising review: "I signed up on a whim in the middle of winter, just craving some fresh flowers to brighten the dark days. I wasn't really expecting much from this spur-of-the-moment enrollment. Wow, was I surprised! The bouquets so far have been FRESH and GORGEOUS. They last for several weeks and I keep different-size vases on hand so as some flowers die, I change the bouquet accordingly. They are just as nice as what I might order from a local professional florist, but frankly, they are less expensive The assortments have been lovely — not run of the mill, a cut above, and suitable for any decor, aligned well with the seasons." —SusanPrice: $40/month. Get 10% off with code MOMSDAY.
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What it is: Long-lasting bouquets (guaranteed at least seven days), with 16 different subscription options to choose form.

Promising review: "I signed up on a whim in the middle of winter, just craving some fresh flowers to brighten the dark days. I wasn't really expecting much from this spur-of-the-moment enrollment. Wow, was I surprised! The bouquets so far have been FRESH and GORGEOUS. They last for several weeks and I keep different-size vases on hand so as some flowers die, I change the bouquet accordingly. They are just as nice as what I might order from a local professional florist, but frankly, they are less expensive The assortments have been lovely — not run of the mill, a cut above, and suitable for any decor, aligned well with the seasons." —Susan

Price: $40/month. Get 10% off with code MOMSDAY.

13. Therabox, to gift anyone who could use a lil' bit of self-care delivered to their doorstep every month (aka everyone).

What it is: Products curated by therapists to reduce stress and increase joy. Each box includes a research-inspired happiness-boosting activity, plus five to seven consciously crafted, natural, organic, or artisan wellness goodies.Promising review: "I just received my first box and I'm so excited to try everything in it! I suffer from chronic pain that sometimes interferes with my job (which I love), and I am hoping that this monthly reminder to engage in self care will help to improve my health and productivity." —NataliePrice: $34.99/month. Get 15% off with code MOMSDAY.
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What it is: Products curated by therapists to reduce stress and increase joy. Each box includes a research-inspired happiness-boosting activity, plus five to seven consciously crafted, natural, organic, or artisan wellness goodies.

Promising review: "I just received my first box and I'm so excited to try everything in it! I suffer from chronic pain that sometimes interferes with my job (which I love), and I am hoping that this monthly reminder to engage in self care will help to improve my health and productivity." —Natalie

Price: $34.99/month. Get 15% off with code MOMSDAY.

14. A Craft Beer Club beer-of-the-month subscription for the mom who loves a good craft brew.

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What it is: A shipment of 12 craft beers each month (four styles; three of each) from awesome small, independent brewers across the United States.

Promising review: "I gave a three-month gift to my husband for Valentine’s Day...and he loves it every month. It’s nice to try out beers from all over the USA that we normally wouldn’t have available near us. He also asked if I’d sign up to get more, so I just did that. Love this company. Love reading the info pages that come with the beers, including recipes." —D. Carrington

Price: $42/shipment (monthly, bimonthly, and quarterly options available)

15. Does your mom love her dog more than anything in the world? Get her a subscription to The Dapper Dog Box so she can spoil her furry BFF.

What it is: A box full of high-quality treats, toys, and even adorable wearables curated specifically for your pup. (Heavy chewers boxes are also available!) Read more about it — and other dog subscription boxes — here.Price: $29.99 per subscription box; $34.99 for a one-time gift box
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What it is: A box full of high-quality treats, toys, and even adorable wearables curated specifically for your pup. (Heavy chewers boxes are also available!) Read more about it — and other dog subscription boxes — here.

Price: $29.99 per subscription box; $34.99 for a one-time gift box

16. Does your mom love her dog AND wine more than anything in the world? You're in luck, because there's subscription that was tailor-made for her: Wine Dog.

What it is: A box of goodies for your dog and wine-themed items for you! Bonus: 100% of proceeds go toward helping dog rescues and shelters.Promising review: "After our three-month subscription ended we knew we had to sign up for more! You should see how happy my husband and two fur babies are when the Wine Dog package arrives, Honestly I don't know how Andrea packs so much goodness into one kit. Included are one-of-a-kind, adorable, fun goodies for humans and dogs alike. Andrea is amazing and is there if you need her. We like to send her pics of everyone using what she sends. It truly is a monthly box of happiness." —CathyPrice: $35/month
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What it is: A box of goodies for your dog and wine-themed items for you! Bonus: 100% of proceeds go toward helping dog rescues and shelters.

Promising review: "After our three-month subscription ended we knew we had to sign up for more! You should see how happy my husband and two fur babies are when the Wine Dog package arrives, Honestly I don't know how Andrea packs so much goodness into one kit. Included are one-of-a-kind, adorable, fun goodies for humans and dogs alike. Andrea is amazing and is there if you need her. We like to send her pics of everyone using what she sends. It truly is a monthly box of happiness." —Cathy

Price: $35/month

17. Maybe she doesn't have a dog and only loves wine? Fantastic! Because it's rosé season, baby, and there's a subscription for that too.

What it is: Wine-subscription service Winc has launched a "Summer Water societé," where 18 bottles of summer's most anticipated drink (rosé, duh) are mailed to you between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No more liquor-store runs necessary in order for you to live that rosé-all-day lifestyle! Read more about it here.Price: $350
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What it is: Wine-subscription service Winc has launched a "Summer Water societé," where 18 bottles of summer's most anticipated drink (rosé, duh) are mailed to you between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No more liquor-store runs necessary in order for you to live that rosé-all-day lifestyle! Read more about it here.

Price: $350

18. More of a cat person? How about KitNipBox, so she can treat her feline bestie to some pawesome goodies.

What it is: A customizable box chock-full of toys, all-natural treats, and other fun products for your kitty (including, of course, the most coveted toy of them all: a cardboard box). Read more about it — and other cat subscription boxes — here.Price: $19.99/month for a single cat or $29.99 for a multi-cat box
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What it is: A customizable box chock-full of toys, all-natural treats, and other fun products for your kitty (including, of course, the most coveted toy of them all: a cardboard box). Read more about it — and other cat subscription boxes — here.


Price:
$19.99/month for a single cat or $29.99 for a multi-cat box

19. A Birchbox subscription, for the beauty and makeup aficionado who loves trying new products and can't resist adorably sample-sized cosmetics.

What it is: A monthly delivery of five makeup, hair, skincare, and/or fragrance samples so you can test out niche and high-end items before deciding to commit to the full-size version. Read the full review of it here.Price: $10/month
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What it is: A monthly delivery of five makeup, hair, skincare, and/or fragrance samples so you can test out niche and high-end items before deciding to commit to the full-size version. Read the full review of it here.

Price: $10/month

20. SHEclub Monthly, a box designed to inspire and empower women entrepreneurs working on their side hustle.

What it is: Each box includes four to seven items — including office supplies, motivational books, planner accessories, and more — and a digital training to help you grow your side business. Promising review: "Everything in these boxes are meant to help your business in some way, weather it's having a bin to organize things in to having something cute to make yourself glow! These boxes NEVER fail and are always full of the best goodies. The BEST part is always the handwritten card inside — it makes it feel so personal!" —VannessaPrice: $39.95/month. Get 10% off your first box with code FIRST10
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What it is: Each box includes four to seven items — including office supplies, motivational books, planner accessories, and more — and a digital training to help you grow your side business.

Promising review: "Everything in these boxes are meant to help your business in some way, weather it's having a bin to organize things in to having something cute to make yourself glow! These boxes NEVER fail and are always full of the best goodies. The BEST part is always the handwritten card inside — it makes it feel so personal!" —Vannessa

Price: $39.95/month. Get 10% off your first box with code FIRST10

21. A classic Book of the Month club subscription that'll provide endless reading material to anyone who loves to bury themselves in a book but isn't sure what they want to add next to their next.

What it is: Choose one book (out of five selections based on your preferences) to be delivered to your door every month. A gift card option is also available if you'd like to let Mom choose for herself.Price: $44.99 for three months, $79.99 for six months, or $149.99 for 12 months. Get a free book when you use code YESPLZ at checkout.
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What it is: Choose one book (out of five selections based on your preferences) to be delivered to your door every month. A gift card option is also available if you'd like to let Mom choose for herself.

Price: $44.99 for three months, $79.99 for six months, or $149.99 for 12 months. Get a free book when you use code YESPLZ at checkout.

22. Mask Box, for anyone who's K-beauty-obsessed and has an insatiable appetite for quality sheet masks.

What it is: At least three face masks per shipment curated based on the subscription you choose — there are 13(!) options, including hydration, brightening, sensitive skin, and more.Promising review: "I love the variety and quality of these sheet masks that come from Korea. Customer service is great and my skin has really cleared up, and feels so hydrated and smooth now. Great option to also buy the masks you like in bulk on the site." —TammyPrice: $9.99–$39.99/month
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What it is: At least three face masks per shipment curated based on the subscription you choose — there are 13(!) options, including hydration, brightening, sensitive skin, and more.

Promising review: "I love the variety and quality of these sheet masks that come from Korea. Customer service is great and my skin has really cleared up, and feels so hydrated and smooth now. Great option to also buy the masks you like in bulk on the site." —Tammy

Price: $9.99–$39.99/month

23. A Foodstirs subscription so they can have some fun in the kitchen — with or without their kids — using creative baking kits to whip up Pinterest- and Instagram-worthy treats.

What it is: All the (non-GMO, fair-trade, and chemical-free) ingredients and accessories you'll need to bake something delicious and festive — like the ridiculously adorable "Earth celebration" treats pictured.Price: A one-month subscription for $18.99/kit, a three-month subscription for $18.34/kit, a six-month subscription for $16.84/kit, or a 12-month subscription for $15.26/kit.
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What it is: All the (non-GMO, fair-trade, and chemical-free) ingredients and accessories you'll need to bake something delicious and festive — like the ridiculously adorable "Earth celebration" treats pictured.

Price: A one-month subscription for $18.99/kit, a three-month subscription for $18.34/kit, a six-month subscription for $16.84/kit, or a 12-month subscription for $15.26/kit.

24. Hiker Crate, for lovers of the great outdoors who get pumped by discovering cool new gear and snacks to fuel their treks.

What it is: A box with gear, tools, and hike-friendly snacks.Promising review: "I am getting back into hiking/backpacking and this box has been a blessing getting all the gear together. It also helps me find new snacks to take with me. All of the meals/snacks have been gluten-free, and it is worth the value. Plus, the head lamp in my recent box was just what I needed! I have been through a bunch of boxes and this is one of my favorites." —KoraPrice: $35/month. Get 10% off your first box with code MARKET.
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What it is: A box with gear, tools, and hike-friendly snacks.

Promising review: "I am getting back into hiking/backpacking and this box has been a blessing getting all the gear together. It also helps me find new snacks to take with me. All of the meals/snacks have been gluten-free, and it is worth the value. Plus, the head lamp in my recent box was just what I needed! I have been through a bunch of boxes and this is one of my favorites." —Kora

Price: $35/month. Get 10% off your first box with code MARKET.

25. Knit-Wise, a knitting subscription to gift anyone looking to take up a new hobby or to supplement their skills with a fun surprise project every month.

What it is: All the yarn, needles, and other tools you'll need to create a cool-ass project every month — from home items to accessories.Promising review: "My daughter and son-in-law bought me a gift subscription to Knit-Wise for Christmas. The projects are on the simpler side but it's fun having a quick project to knit up in an evening or two. I never would have thought to make some of these and now I can reuse the patterns and make them again with my own yarn. A perfect gift." —AnnaPrice: $29/month. Get 15% off your first box with code MOMSDAY.
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What it is: All the yarn, needles, and other tools you'll need to create a cool-ass project every month — from home items to accessories.

Promising review: "My daughter and son-in-law bought me a gift subscription to Knit-Wise for Christmas. The projects are on the simpler side but it's fun having a quick project to knit up in an evening or two. I never would have thought to make some of these and now I can reuse the patterns and make them again with my own yarn. A perfect gift." —Anna

Price: $29/month. Get 15% off your first box with code MOMSDAY.

26. And an Apollo Surprise Box, for the mom whose tastes you know well and who appreciates quirky or unconventional items that are actually useful.

What it is: A monthly or quarterly subscription box of goods tailored to the recipient's tastes; choose from two differently priced boxes, each filled with products at up to 40% less than their retail value. The boxes feature novel, creatively designed popular products, including a complimentary augmented-reality card — an interactive card to give to someone for a unique customized experience. (A sample Mother's Day box is pictured.)Price: $30/month or quarter for product(s) up to $50 value or $50/month or quarter for product(s) up to $80 value.
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What it is: A monthly or quarterly subscription box of goods tailored to the recipient's tastes; choose from two differently priced boxes, each filled with products at up to 40% less than their retail value. The boxes feature novel, creatively designed popular products, including a complimentary augmented-reality card — an interactive card to give to someone for a unique customized experience. (A sample Mother's Day box is pictured.)

Price: $30/month or quarter for product(s) up to $50 value or $50/month or quarter for product(s) up to $80 value.

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