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    28 Subscription Boxes That’ll Basically Keep Giving All Year Long

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    1. Vacation Crate is filled with fair-trade goodies from around the world that'll be a lot cheaper than gifting an actual vacation! You can also add a personalized note for gifts.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: 10+ products a month including fair-trade, handmade accessories from cooperatives around the world, and full-sized, cruelty-free beauty products.

    Promising review: "This was the perfect gift for my wife, who loves to travel. She said it really does feel like a little getaway in a box. She loved it!" —Matthew

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32/month (available in 3, 6, or 12-month subscriptions).

    2. Prime Book Box encourages kids of all ages to love reading with hardcover children's books for under $20 a box!

    Amazon

    What you get: Two hardcover children's books per box. The books are 40% off list price, and you can choose the age group — from baby books all the way to age 12 — for a fabulous story time!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 a box.

    3. Fab Fit Fun ensures you can give them over $200 in value of full-sized beauty and lifestyle products four times a year!

    Fab Fit Fun

    What you get: 8–10 full-sized, premium products valued at over $200; including makeup, beauty products, accessories such as jewelry and sunnies, or hats and scarves (depending on the season), coloring books, fitness and wellness accessories, and more four times a year!

    Promising review: "It's awesome that you get a range of different things in the box. They cater to a segment of the market that other beauty boxes don't. I’ve actually used every single thing from my box because I’ve wanted to incorporate them into my beauty routine. I loved everything. I would definitely recommend it." —Andrea Matillano

    Get it from Fab Fit Fun for $49.99 four times a year.

    4. Accio! box brings the magical world of Harry Potter to a lucky Muggle's doorstep every month.

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    What you get: Choose your house and get four to five items per month, including home decor, candles, bath and body care, collectibles, and super soft T-shirts (sizes XS–4XL).

    Promising review: "I have subscribed to a total of four wizarding world boxes and this is by far the best. The customer service is five stars, the handmade items are five stars, and it arrives on time every time — five stars. I can't get over the items in this box. They are all unique, useful, and fun. On top of that they showcase other artists, and their items are always vegan and cruelty-free. Accio even has a group on Facebook group where you can talk and share pictures with other Potterheads. I hesitated buying this box at first, but I'm so glad I did. I love the Etsy-style items you can't just find anywhere else." —Erica

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32+/month.

    5. A Jerky Snob subscription is perfect for jerky lovers who want only the best of the best jerky out there — yum.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Choose from two bags, half a pound, or a pound of artisan jerky each month.

    Promising review: "Alright, so my husband and I love jerky but, the real stuff. We didn't want processed, nasty gas station jerky, we wanted the 'craft' of jerky. We found it with Jerky Snob! The fact that they choose jerky from companies all over the country and send various flavor profiles is awesome. It makes you feel like you're giving back to your fellow jerky lovers, and there's a taste for everyone. Plus, it's not processed crap! Hooray for jerky!" —Gabriella

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15+/month (available in three sizes).

    6. Ear Fleek offers a budget-friendly earring subscription your quirky best friend shall adore. All the earrings are nickel-free.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A pair of nickel-free earrings and a surprise each month, and free returns!

    Promising review: "I got my earrings and I love them, I think they are the most beautiful pair ever! I am going to get another subscription, they seemed to know exactly what kind I like." —Johanna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $3.50/month (choose from four styles).

    7. PETure Perfect delivers products personalized with their pet's face on it 😭. Is there a better subscription service than this?!? Probably not.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A main item featuring your pet such as a mug, bamboo coaster, or canvas notebook, and other goodies like pet treat recipes. Pet portraits are created by artists, and you can change the pet's picture every three months.

    Promising review: "I got three months of PETure perfect for my father's birthday and he absolutely loved it. Great gift for pet lovers!" —Ryan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $27/month (choose for a cat or dog).

    8. TheraBox features a monthly therapeutic activity (developed by a therapist) and tons of full-sized wellness goodies for that person in your life obsessed with radical self-care (me)!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: One research-inspired therapeutic activity to wire your brain for more joy, and five to seven self-care wellness goodies to reduce stress and enhance your life; such as aromatherapy, natural/organic bath, and body and skincare products.

    Promising review: "I needed a boost to get through this long, dark winter. Stumbled upon this box and decided to give it a try. I loved everything in the box! I feel special, warmer, and cozy now. Glad to have this incredible box to enjoy all winter long." —Donna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99/month.

    9. The Girls Can Crate (for ages 5–10) offers your daughter/granddaughter/niece a whole month of inspiring learning and fun activities to do that are centered around a new female role model each month!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A new fearless female role model each month, a 20-page Girls Can activity book featuring a woman's story, games, experiments, and more; two to three hands-on activities per box, and creative play props.

    Promising review: "I can't begin to tell you the quality of the items in this box. They teach us historical events, geography, math, science experiments, and ways to encourage our girls to achieve by boosting their confidence through knowledge. You need a whole month to dive into all the materials they included in the workbook. My granddaughters were inspired to create and learn and so was I, I will be a long term Girls Can Crate subscriber." —Lynn

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.50+/month (available in three sizes).

    10. STICKII Club is a highly adorable and affordable subscription that kids, stationery aficionados, and sticker-lovers will adore!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Five or more sticker sheets, one bag of sticker flakes, and sometimes an extra stationery item. Choose from cute, retro, or pop stickies.

    Promising review: "I have been a member for over a year now. I really enjoy receiving my Retro pack, and I can also send an email to change my pack when I want to try the other packs each month. This is a great company to work with, and they send you a spoiler in advance to see if you want to select other packs you may want. Great customer service also." —Ellen

    Get it from Cratejoy for $10/month.

    11. Mint Mongoose delivers a jewelry subscription service hundreds of people swear by for new, high-quality jewelry every month (often for under $20).

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Three or four pieces of high-quality jewelry per month; choose from silver, gold, or rose gold pieces, or a surprise combination; earrings or no earrings; and watches or no watches.

    Promising review: "I gave a subscription as a gift to a friend and she is delighted. I didn't know what to expect but the jewelry she has received is really pretty. I'm impressed and can't wait to see what is to come. Now I'm thinking I need my own MintMongoose subscription!" —Elaine

    Get it from Cratejoy for $9+/month (available in three sizes).

    12. A Winc wine subscription just may make them feel like Christmas is coming every time they see this package at the door 😍.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed, Winc

    What you get: At least four bottles of wine delivered to your door each month. You'll take a 10-minute quiz about your tastes, and then pick your red-to-white ratio. The wines are $13–$15 each, and if you order at least four, shipping is free.

    Read our full review of Winc.

    Get it from Winc starting at $14/per wine bottle.

    13. Comma Vintage offers vintage menswear to bring tons of effortless looks into their life. Each subscription comes with a survey to make sure the picks will fit each person's unique style!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Curated boxes of vintage menswear and accessories, featuring brands like Levi's, Pendleton, L. L. Bean, Nike, Champion, and more.

    Promising review: "Every four months I'll get an email saying that I have a box on the way from Comma Vintage, and I get super excited to see what they sent me this time. I haven't been let down once. So far my favorite item has been a vintage down vest that I wear multiple times a week. I loved the service so much that I bought my brother a subscription for Christmas, and due to the survey everyone fills out, he gets very different items than me — but also loves them. I look forward to continuing to be a subscriber!" —Oliver

    Get it from Cratejoy for $45 (for one box every three months).

    14. Once Upon a Book Club warms the heart of your favorite bookworm with great reads, book-themed gifts, and read-along dates for a live book discussion!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A newly released book every month, and three to five wrapped, book-themed gifts to be opened at corresponding page numbers! There are also discussion questions and read-along dates for live discussion, and you can choose from a YA box (14+) or an 18+ box.

    Promising review: "I started this subscription two years ago to help get myself out of a book slump. I've continued to subscribe because this box really is one of the best experiences I've had. I look forward to my boxes each month (I get both the YA and adult boxes because I have no self-control lol). The gifts fit well with the story and are often useful after the book is done. I will continue to get this as long as I can!" —Hannah

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32.50/month.

    15. Tamed Wild is a subscription for anyone in need of a little earth magic — this box is packed with intention setting rituals, herbs, teas, crystals, and alter items for your monthly lunar ritual.

    Cratejoy

    And if you don't have a monthly lunar ritual, this is also a great box for beginners!

    What you get: Up to five items including crystals, herbs and teas, altar items, jewelry, essential oils, and a monthly intention setting lunar ritual.

    Promising review: "I've received a few of these boxes now and will renew my subscription for sure. High-quality products worth more than the price of the box. The curation is thoughtful and serves the month's theme. I'm really glad I found Tamed Wild :-)." ⁠—Andrea D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20/month.

    16. Knit-Wise is totally worth the effort of calling up your siblings and making everyone pitch in to get grandma a year's subscription! It's also great for beginner knitters, and includes crochet projects 😊.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: One knitting or crocheting project per month based on your skill level, and all the materials you need to complete it. Choose from a beginner crochet subscription or a knitting subscription.

    Promising review: "I wanted to learn to knit — I have been crocheting for many years. This was the best introduction to knitting that anyone could ask for. They offer adorable beginner patterns and online tutorials, including video, which is a fantastic plus. I am now subscribed to the intermediate boxes, and I can’t wait to learn more!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Cratejoy for $10/month.

    17. Slime brings a month's worth of high-quality slime to their door for less than what I just paid for ONE slime on Etsy, smh.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Two or four high-quality slimes depending on what size you choose, plus themed items and candy.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my daughter who loves all things slime! These boxes are so cute and full of extra little goodies. We've bought slime from everywhere and made our own, so I must admit we are pretty picky, BUT we are THRILLED! There is a description and name of each slime, and not only is the slime amazing, it smells wonderful! My kids have already played for hours and hours, and look forward to many more! I also want to say that the customer service is superb. They are so helpful and quick to reply. I could NOT possibly be happier!" —Brandy

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13+/month (available in three sizes).

    18. Culture Carton is a reliable source for good reads, lifestyle accessories, and high-quality menswear products they will love.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Choose from a book club box; which includes your choice of a fiction or non-fiction book; or a standard box, which includes the book and select accessories curated around a monthly theme. There's also an essential box option, which includes the accessories but not the book.

    Promising review: "I'd tried a couple boxes before and none were really up my alley. Culture Carton is awesome (I got the standard box with book and items) because it's such a mix of things. I got books, socks, earbuds, a flask, etc., in two boxes." —Robert

    Get it from Cratejoy for $16+/month (available in three varieties).

    19. Southern Cigar Co satisfies those on the look-out for fine cigars from all over the world! This is a great subscription for those who really want to get their money's worth.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Four of the best cigars in the world each month, a informational card about the cigars, and a cigar torch lighter and a free cutter with sign up.

    Promising review: "My husband loves cigars, but we live in a smaller town where our cigar shops don't really carry a wide variety. I got him a subscription for six months for his birthday and he was so impressed with every single delivery. They sent several cigars that he had seen online and always wanted to try, and they were all $12–$15+ in value. The cigars were all in excellent condition, and everything from the packaging to the informational card inside was perfect. Several of our friends have tried other similar services and did not have the same quality of experience that we did. We ended up letting the subscription go for several months longer because it was so wonderful. 100% recommend if you're a cigar buff." —Kristen

    Get it from Cratejoy for $39.95/month.

    20. Food Stirs delivers family-friendly baking kits with a super fun theme that changes each month, so you can give the gift of making precious memories.

    Food Stirs

    What you get: Organic baking mixes, cutouts, sweet treats, activities, and detailed recipe/instructions so you can make monthly themed goodies that look just like the pictures

    Promising review: "Very nice! It looked just like the pictures when it was done, and it tastes really really good. I have Down syndrome clients and let them do the kit. It was very easy for them to accomplish what the picture showed, and they were ever so proud; so this kit is kid-friendly and good for people with special needs." —Rosie

    Get it from Foodstirs starting at $15.26 per kit (choose from one-, three-, six-, or 12-month plans; gift plans also available 🎁).

    21. Paletteful Packs is honestly every artist's dream gift — they will get tons of high-quality art supplies and get to experiment in different mediums.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Art supplies such as pens, pencils, paints, tools, sketch pads, and more.

    Promising review: "I'm super happy with the two boxes I've received so far. Art subscription boxes are a great opportunity to try out new supplies, and with Paletteful, I know that I'm not only getting the highest quality supplies but that I'll get enough to really try out the medium/art style. From the two boxes I've received, I know that I won't always want or need the supplies I get, but I also have friends that I can gift them to, so I don't mind."—Arlington

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32.50/month (available in three sizes, including one size for kids).

    22. Sudzly sends out full-sized organic and vegan soaps, skincare products, and, of course, bath bombs 🛀. Time to indulge.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: All-natural, full-sized luxurious bath bombs, soaps, and skincare items, including vegan and organic products! The number of items depends on the size of the box you choose.

    Promising review: "Gave to my best friend, and she called to get information to do a full subscription when her gift ends. That says it all. Perfect gift, home run — thanks Sudzly!" —Hsue

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25+/month (available in three varieties).

    23. Saloon Box is a DIY cocktail kit sure to please mixologists far and wide! Let the cocktail party begin.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Each box includes the spirits and liqueurs you'll need to craft at least four cocktails at home, and it comes with a seasonal recipe card.

    Promising review: "I received Saloon Box as a gift, and as an aspiring mixologist, it is great. I totally look forward to seeing what is in it each month and getting to try out the drink recipes. I have definitely received some mixers and liquors that I have purchased just from being introduced to them by the Saloon Box. It's well worth the try in my opinion!" —Susan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $49/month.

    24. Beauteque Monthly sends all kinds of full-sized skincare, makeup, and hair products; or they can get a box of just K-beauty face masks.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Choose from the Beauty Box with six full-sized cosmetics including skincare, makeup, body/hair care, beauty tools, and more; or the Mask Maven box with nine masks ranging from sheet masks to sleeping packs.

    Promising review: "This is absolutely the best beauty box I have ever gotten. I've subscribed to dozens of different ones over the years and this is the ONLY one I have never once been disappointed with. I've actually stopped subbing to all other ones except Beauteque. The products are always huge and great quality. I love that they mix skincare, tools, and makeup in one box. I really can't recommend this box enough." —Mitsuko

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13+/month (available in two varieties).

    25. Atlas Coffee Club offers delicious coffee from all around the world, so they have an exciting way to wake up and smell the coffee all month long.

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    What you get: Coffee and postcard from a new country each month, tasting notes and brewing tips for each batch, and personalized preferences for roast and grind types.

    Check out our full review of Atlas Coffee Club.

    Get it from Atlas Coffee Club for $9+/month (choose from half a bag, full bag, or double bag).

    26. Loot Crate takes fandoms to the next level with a T-shirt in every themed box, plus tons of exclusive and collectible merch nerds everywhere deserve to geek out over.

    Loot Crate

    What you get: Fandom items including T-shirts, pins, Funkos, mugs, and more for Stranger Things, Batman, Fallout, The X-Files, Guardians of The Galaxy, Jurassic World, and many many more! The theme changes every month and you can skip a month if you don't like that theme.

    Get it from Loot Crate for $21.24/month (choose from one, three, six, or 12-months prepaid).

    27. Freestone Fly Fishing Company delivers those hard-to-find and hard-to-make flies the fisherman in your life dreams about, for under $20 a month!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: 12 premium trout flies per box, plus a bonus fishing item, a sticker, a detailed fly guide, and a free one-year membership to Trout Unlimited, a conservation non-profit.

    Promising review: "Absolutely nothing better than high quality flies showing up at your door every month! Two months into my subscription, and I am always excited for a new month. The flies are incredible quality, and the bonus items make this subscription a steal of a deal! MUST HAVE for any avid fly fisherman." —Geoff

    Get it from Cratejoy for $17.50/month.

    28. Hot Sauce of The Month Club speaks for itself — honestly this is a club I and all hot-sauce lovers need to join.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A curation of the best hot sauces, including many sauces that have won awards at the major hot sauce festivals. Choose from one or three bottles a month, and from mild, classic, or extra hot heat levels.

    Promising review: "I purchased this subscription as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend and it was a huge success! He has loved every sauce he’s gotten so far and looks forward to his monthly delivery." —Nancy

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13.99/month.

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