18 of the Most Unique Gifts that Mom and Dad Will Love

Your parents are much of the reason behind why you are who you are––after all, Mom and Dad have always believed in you and offered you unconditional love and encouragement. This past year has helped so many of us realize just how much our relationship with our parents means to us. Now is the perfect moment to show your love and appreciation by sending the perfect gift right to the front door.

Instead of go-to options like a new picture frame featuring the latest family photo, a gift card for a meal out, or a box of hand sanitizer, opt for something unique and fun with monthly subscription boxes!

We went ahead and shortlisted some of our favorite gift ideas for Mom and Dad. Whether you’re looking to send them Mother’s or Father’s Day gifts, searching for the ultimate Christmas gift, or gifting them something to let them know you miss them, we’ve put together a gift guide of curated gift sets delivering everything from grilling essentials to words of encouragement.

The Most Unique Gifts for Parents

1. House Plant Box

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What's Included: It should come as no surprise that plants make people happy. Now's the perfect opportunity to help her fine-tune her green thumb by sending Mom some of Mother Nature's finest creations with a monthly subscription to the House Plant Box. Available in 3 different subscription options, including pet-friendly, she'll unbox 1 or 2 unique houseplants, including indoor plants, succulents, and herbs.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 2nd week of each month or immediately when ordering after the 14th

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2. My BBQ Box

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Price: Starts at $19.00/month

What's Included: Imagine experiencing the best of BBQ from coast-to-coast right from home. Indulge one of Dad's favorite pastimes with a monthly subscription to My BBQ Box! Get the sides going in the Instant Pot pressure cooker, then fire up the grill to explore regional BBQ styles with handcrafted rubs and marinades. Each month also brings expert prep, cooking instructions, and a practical gift item like stainless steel shredders.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 4th-7th of each month

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3. Habitation Box

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Price: Starts at $65.83/month

What's Included: Send a gift to breathe new life into their home decor with Habitation Box. Focusing on neutral-toned home goods curated to suit different colors and design aesthetics, each box brings an assortment of high-quality, timeless classics. Great for giving a seasonal spruce-up, they'll unbox warm throw blankets, kitchen accessories, baskets and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st every month

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4. Peace & Pages

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Price: Starts at $22.99/month

What's Included: Give the moms in your life permission to don their comfy bathrobes and do nothing but read and relax with a subscription to Peace & Pages. Choose "Just the Peace, Please" for a gift box without the book, or the Basic or Deluxe box for a page-turner in her preferred genre plus a themed mix of small-shop body care, aromatherapy essentials, bookish goodies, and gourmet snacks.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month

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5. Jerky Snob

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What's Included: From classics like Hickory BBQ to original flavors like Peri-Peri Pepper and Aloha Teriyaki, Dad deserves nothing but the best when it comes to artisan-crafted dried meat. Luckily, that's Jerky Snob's specialty! Each month's box delivers a sampling of some of the most flavorful artisanal jerkies, treating meat lovers and perpetual snackers to anywhere from 2 bags to a full pound of jerky products.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S., except for select countries, within 1-2 business days

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6. Oh Baby Boxes

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Price: Starts at $35.99/month

What's Included: Let's face facts. New parents can use all the help they can get! Ease a new or expecting mom into her motherhood journey with Oh Baby Boxes. Curated to meet the needs of pregnant women or new moms and tailored around the baby's due date, this personalized gift grows alongside bump or baby. She'll unbox everything from healing necessities to mom-vetted picks for the new addition.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-3 business days from ordering, then between the 15th-20th of future months

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7. Deadbolt Mystery Society

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Price: Starts at $21.67/month

What's Included: Keep Dad guessing and on his toes with a gift subscription to the Deadbolt Mystery Society, a DIY mystery in a box that will push him to flex those mental muscles as he works to solve puzzles and unravel clues. With 5-star reviews from players of all ages, each box contains a standalone mystery filled with intriguing characters, suspenseful storylines, challenging puzzles, and plenty of fun!

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month

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8. The Conundrum Box

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Price: Starts at $25.00/box

What's Included: The Conundrum Box offers a great opportunity to get the whole family to join Dad for some friendly competition! Get those game faces on and dive into a box that combines the fun of a choose-your-own adventure with the thrill of an escape room. Prepare for the ultimate game night with a history-filled mystery, packed with challenging puzzles and paired with scene-setting music, food, and drink suggestions.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days from ordering

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9. The Rad Dad Box

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Price: Starts at $22.00/month

What's Included: Thoughtfully curated to help new dads grow and thrive in their role, The Rad Dad Box offers a warm welcome into fatherhood. An overwhelming transition for many dads, each box aims to forge a special bond between father and child with an assortment of goodies for both, including a special age-appropriate storybook, apparel, hands-on toys and activities, snacks, and self-care items.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 22nd-25th of every month

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10. Culinarie Kit

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Price: Starts at $47.49/quarter

What's Included: Send a gift that will have Mom and Dad pulling out their cutting board and getting adventurous in the kitchen. Culinarie Kit is a box designed for home cooks of all skill levels, and offers an exploration into lesser-known, high-end ingredients. Get them crafting creative dishes with an assortment of fresh ingredients, a chef-crafted spice blend, and practical kitchen accessories.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada within 7 days of ordering, then every 3 months thereafter

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11. Culture Carton

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Price: Starts at $16.00/month

What's Included: The Culture Carton is a monthly gift box that brings a fresh take on sophistication. Available in 3 level––lifestyle items only, book only, or a lifestyle + book box––each selection is themed around personal growth, delivering an insightful read and a curated collection of lifestyle products like tech gifts, gadgets, sunglasses, watches, and top-quality EDC items.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of the month

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12. VINYL MOON

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Price: Starts at $23.00/month

What's Included: Noted by Billboard as one of the best gifts for music fans, Vinyl Moon offers music lovers the chance to pull out the record player and explore 10 up-and-coming, scene-worthy artists. Delivering the latest volume each month, this subscription makes a great gift, featuring a curated tracklist of new artists and songs, pressed on high-quality color vinyl and packaged with custom-designed jackets and inserts.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S., except for select countries, around the 17th of every month

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13. Southern Skeins

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Price: Starts at $22.92/month

What's Included: Southern Skeins is the perfect jumping-off point to crafting Etsy-worthy creations in the comfort of home. Ideal for knitters, crocheters, and fiber-art crafters with grand ideas, this box is all about sending high-quality supplies at a great price. They'll take their original creation from concept to completion with a yarn club that sends colorful hand-dyed yarns, surprise extras, and an occasional pattern.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th or the 30th, depending on the box ordered

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14. The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

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Price: Starts at $49.00/month

What's Included: Your parents are particular about what they pour into their wine glasses, but you're out of your element when it comes to selecting the perfect bottle. Enter the Standard Wine Club by He Wines, She Dines, a monthly box that handpicks delicious wines for every subscriber! Your loved ones will let the wine pros know the ins and outs of their preferences, then receive a selection of 3 bottles picked to match.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 5 business days of ordering, then on the 21st of future months

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