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    21 Subscription Boxes That People Actually Swear By

    Subscription boxes for pet owners, thrifters, peanut-butter-cup lovers, avid readers, crafty kids, and more.

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    1. Whisk Takers makes baking feel more doable with pre-measured ingredients and delish recipes. Next time you're burnt out on a Thursday night and craving homemade brownies, making them will be faster than ever!

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    I neeeeeed to make those strawberry brownies for my gf.

    What you get: High-quality recipes and ingredients, step-by-step recipes, and pre-measured ingredients, so baking has truly never been easier!

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I was able to bake for my boyfriend on our date night AND bring some of the leftovers to my co-workers; all of the brownies were gone the next day! Fun and easy! Definitely recommend. Thanks, whisktakers!" —Bailey K.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.95/month.

    2. Wigglebutt Box will give your dog lots of high-quality toys, treats, and other goodies that'll make their little butt shake all month long!

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    What you get: 6—8 fantastic items for your pupper, like toys, additive-free treats, seasonal goodies, and one dog-themed gift for humans!

    Promising review: "This is the second subscription box for dogs that I have ordered and I was so much more impressed with this one than the old one. This one is 10 bucks more than the other I got, and you get about three times the stuff in it. My dog loves the toys in it and tried to bully us into blowing more bubbles for her, I think that was her favorite part other than the granola bar. I will for sure be keeping up this subscription for her. I'm super impressed." —Danielle C.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25/month.

    3. Unplugged Box is a good way to stop scrolling through IG at 1 am and an even better way to get reading again. I need this in my life rn 👀.

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    Honestly slapping my eyes onto a good book is the only way I get off my phone sometimes.

    What you get: 4-6 wellness products to help you wind down (like candles and tea), activities to help you unplug, and one young adult or adult fiction book per month.

    Promising review: "This box is my absolute favorite that’s around! I love that they focus on the environment by working to better their packaging and use recycled products. The fact that they have two options (Adult Fiction and YA) gives more of a range, and they have yet to disappoint with book choice for either! Their products are some of the highest quality, most unique, and USABLE I’ve received! I am a very happy Unplugger and will continue to support them and their mission/journey for as long as I can!" —Savana C.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $38/month.

    4. QuocoNow delivers clever, space-saving kitchen tools and gadgets to make whipping up dinner easy.

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    What you get: space-saving kitchen tools and gadgets that'll save you time and inspire you to get cooking!

    Promising review: "I got my first box and have to say I love everything in it! I use 90% very time I cook! I love the garlic chopper and garlic peeler thing! So useful! Love the oil bottle it's so easy to pour a drizzle of oil now! Can't wait to see my next box!" —Gilbert D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35.83/month.

    5. Slay Glam Box offers full-sized beauty products for way below retail value so you can take your makeup game to the next level.

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    What you get: Up to seven full-sized beauty items like eyeshadow palettes, make up brushes, lipsticks, skincare goodies, and more for way under retail price!

    Promising review: "Gorgeous makeup for a great deal. I was shocked at how much makeup fit in the slay glam box!! I loved everything in it. That’s rare because I’m so picky about colors. Great eyeshadow palette that has a shade for everyone. Awesome variety of lip products and so much more. I definitely recommend if you're a makeup junkie like me. Or if you need to give a great gift. I loved the box!" —Jill F.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $19.58/month.

    6. Green Kid Craft sends educational, environmentally sustainable, do-it-yourself STEAM projects right to your door, to encourage kids to love science and the earth as much as Bill Nye does.

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    What you get: Educational, do-it-yourself STEAM magazine science and art projects your kids will adore. Each project only uses sustainable materials to encourage healthy recycling habits.

    Promising review: "The Ocean Science box we got was full of fun surprises! The kids loved creating the 'ocean in a bottle' project and the 'glowing jellyfish' especially. I liked that so many kits were included and it was a good mix of craft and science kits. The fact that a full-sized map and STEAM magazine were also included made the kids happy and I happy. There are projects that use the entire empty box — in this care into a felt fishing project — is really interesting and spurred discussions on recycling. I love that these unique boxes encourage kids to be creative, think about sustainability, and let parents connect with their children too!" —Patty B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $19.98+/month (available for two age groups).

    7. 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.

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    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.

    8. Loot Pin is an affordable and adorable pin subscription that is sure to put a smile on your face and a cute new pin on your jacket every month!

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    What you get: One or two high-quality pins that''ll turn heads!

    Promising review: "I love Lootpin! Every month I get so excited for my pins to come in. I have both the premium and original tier and I love the choices. From cute to fun to bougie to mystic, I have a pin for every style and outfit. It’s also a great gift idea, so easy and so well-priced. Thanks, Lootpin for making my month and completing my outfits!" —Akira Z.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $6+/month.

    9. Planning World ships out seasonal stationery every three months to help you stay on top of your plans, invites, and thank you notes!

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    What you get: A box full of planning stationery and accessories, fine stationery, and artwork — so things like washi tapes, notepads, sticky notes, greeting cards, labels, pens, notebooks, pen pouch, and planner accessories!

    Promising review: "This subscription was packed with amazing planner accessories and stickers for a fraction of the price. Everything included are things that I could use and want to use. Such gorgeous artwork and fantastic quality! So excited for more!" —Kelsey

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32 every three months.

    10. Gainful will give you the power to get through your workouts, and that power is customized protein powder!

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    What you get: A customized bag of protein powder with 30 servings in a flavor you'll love. Just fill out a quick quiz about your current workout schedule, diet, and body type, and you'll have your very own bag of protein powder blended just for you!

    Promising review: "Gainful has made such a positive impact on my overall health! They have crafted the perfect blend of protein powder that fits my needs leading to all of my goals being reached. I have seen my body change rapidly just the way I wanted thanks to their quiz that asked all the right questions about me. Melting away fat while building lean quality muscle. Trust me when I say this, there is no other protein out there that can compare to the quality and results you’ll get from Gainful." —Leo

    Get it from Gainful starting at $1.63+/serving (30 servings per bag).

    11. Habitation Box just may be the cutest home decor subscription out there. Their eco-friendly decor looks stunning in any home, and takes the work out of sprucing it up for the holidays.

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    What you'll get: Eco-friendly, seasonal home decor sourced from small businesses that'll brighten up your space! Each box is curated by a professional designer trained in multi-functional, user-friendly design in a neutral color scheme that goes with any style/color home.

    Promising review: "Each box is hand packaged with love and it is evident!

    Each piece is generally neutral and is able to fit into everyone's home. This is a wonderful way to bring joy to your doorstep! We also loved the free bonus gift.

    Thank you Habitation Box for my happy mail!!" —Kelly A.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $57.50/month.

    12. Cryptid Crate will satisfy any cryptozoologist's cravings for adventure and mystery with their paranormal-themed goodies!

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    What you get: Up to seven items per box, featuring paranormal wall art and home decor, T-shirts, collectibles, books and films, and accessories related to Bigfoot, Sasquatch, UFOs, ghosts, and other cryptid and mysterious creatures!

    Promising review: "Have been a subscriber for this box since the start and my husband and I are always amazed that they find such cool and fun stuff every month to put into the box. Responses to questions are always fast! If you love anything cryptid and want a personable and friendly experience with a subscription box, then this is the one to get." —Eric J.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $37.99/month.

    13. Jessie's Nutty-Cups are here to put an end to peanut butter and chocolate cravings for good! That's because they thought of just about every peanut butter cup flavor ever, and now you can try them all.

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    What you get: A variety of peanut butter (and occasionally almond butter) cups made with Belgian chocolate; with delish flavors like Dark Sea Salt, PBJ, and Oreo. If you're always trying new peanut butter cups from the grocery store (me), this is the subscription for you!

    Promising review: "Fabulous peanut butter cups, exceeded expectations!" —Jenni S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $16/month.

    14. Lavish Bath Box offers tons of cruelty-free bath products from indie makers you deserve to soak in!

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    What you get: Six to seven cruelty-free and vegan-friendly products like bath bombs, bubble baths, bubble bars, bath salts, scrubs, and candles — all made in small batches!

    Promising review: "Received my first box from Lavish Bath Box and it was amazing! I loved the Halloween themed bath products, which were so pretty and all pleasantly fragrant. I could smell the bath bombs and bath fizzes throughout my bathroom as well as the adjoining master bedroom! I wished I had given this monthly subscription a try earlier but it is definitely one I will be continuing to invest in." —Kimberly D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $34.83/month.

    15. Dungeon Crate is packed with enough D&D accessories to make Will Buyers lose it — and they also offer goodies for other RPGs!

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    What you get: RPG accessories for Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, and other roleplaying games; like miniatures, dice, terrain, tabletop tokens, fantasy coins, encounters, and a monthly code for exclusive digital downloads.

    Promising review: "Been a subscriber for nearly three years. Each crate is a unique experience both for players and DMs. Without spoiling much, the crates offer a variety of things to use and have fun with. Inside you can find an adventure, and items to go along with that. I have not been disappointed by a crate yet, and the team behind the crates are all very social and in general nice people." —James S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35.17/month.

    16. Mrs. Grossman's Sticker Club is perfect for sticker collectors of all kinds.

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    What you get: A themed pack of 15 sheets of stickers every month, with iconic stickers, new releases, and exclusives from the sticker archives!

    Promising review: "I love this sticker club! You get lots of different sticker sheets for the price, and a special code each month to buy more at discounted prices. All of the stickers are of high quality." —Katharine B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $10.95/month.

    17. Honey And Roo will make backyard chicken raising even more fun with coop items, chicken treats, and more for you and your hens!

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    What you get: Chicken treats, first aid and health products, and coop items for your chickens, and useful chicken-themed gifts for you.

    Promising review: "This box is amazing. I just got one box initially but then I forgot to cancel and I'm so glad I didn't. I've used almost all of the items in the three boxes that I got so far and my chickens are very happy! They have a lot of items from small businesses that I wouldn't be able to get otherwise. I will likely subscribe again soon and get some boxes for Christmas for some of my family." —Kara L.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $37.99/month.

    18. Emotional Well Being Box offers support for anyone who needs help, ideas, reminders, and encourgement to put their emotional well-being first.

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    What you get: A box created by a professional therapist to support emotional regulation and resiliency. You'll find ideas, practices, journaling prompts, comforting products, affirmations, and more in this box!

    Promising review: "This box is so beautifully designed, therapeutically sound, and comprehensively thought through from a soulful healing perspective — nothing like it on the market. There are multiple quality pieces in each box that takes the participant to ever deeper layers of consciousness, growth, and healing. This is a starter kit for building emotional intelligence. Highly recommend for all ages and levels of awareness." —Sherry Y.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30/month.

    19. SeaCrate is a subscription for beach lovers everywhere. You'll get tons of beach-themed treats, and part of the proceeds go towards ocean conservation!

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    What you get: A minimum of five full-sized beach-themed items per box, like beach totes, sunnies, seashell jewelry, sweet and salty treats, and bath and body products that'll remind you of the ocean breeze!

    Promising review: "This has been my favorite subscription box of all times. I usually love the items in my box (and what I don’t use I regift to friends who love them). This box is ideal for someone who loves the ocean and is keen to help support a good cause." —Tina B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $45/month.

    20. Curated Thrift can help you achieve your sustainable clothing habits by delivering hand-picked vintage and thrifted outfits right to your door.

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    What you get: A beautifully curated outfit sent right to your door each month! Just fill out a survey about your fashion sense and you'll get a thrifted/vintage look you'll adore in no-time.

    Promising review: "Julia is so thoughtful in her picks for me. I'm not an easy person to please when it comes to clothes, and she understands that and still manages to find me things that take me just enough out of my comfort zone where I feel like I've upgraded, but not in an over-the-top way. Plus, for environmental reasons, I'm thrilled to get quality used clothing without having to rummage through a thrift shop! And even better, I know how much it will cost every month." —April M.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $26.66/month.

    21. The Intoxicated Intellectual is a fun way to catch up on classic novels and learn how to craft a book-themed drink — so you can practice your bartending skills in the coolest way possible.

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    What you get: A classic novel with a deliciously-themed cocktail to match! You'll get all the ingredient you'll need to make your drinks (except alcohol), written and video instructions on how to craft it, and info on how the drink was inspired by that month's book.

    Promising review: "I have been an Intoxicated Intelectual subscriber prior to its debut on Cratejoy (during the Beta Launch) and have been satisfied with every box stylish box I have received. Each ingredient compliments the book, and there is enough to make multiple drinks. You really could not ask for a more reasonable price for how much is included, and I am constantly surprised by how much they pack into the boxes. The thoughtful presentation, quality ingredients, and overall value of the box make this a subscription I look forward to every month." —Emily W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $45/month.

    Me adding that peanut butter cup subscription to my cart just for me:

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