With plenty of evidence to support the claim that gift-giving benefits both the gift giver and receiver, how can you go about reaping those benefits when there are certain people who just seem to have it all? No matter who's on your list, there simply are people out there who immediately grab all their wants and needs, taking all those gift-giving opportunities off the table.
There’s really only one solution to this problem! Opt for a gift that delivers a curated monthly surprise filled with premium products that have been selected by the pros. With fun and creative monthly gift boxes packed with handpicked goodies catering to countless interests, there's no need to play the guessing game when you can leave it up to the experts.
From monthly baking kits and DIY craft boxes, to handcrafted soaps and beautifully blended spice mixes, whether you’re on the lookout for a thoughtful gift for friends or a family member, or gifts to give throughout the holiday season, here’s a selection of monthly subscription boxes that make unique gift ideas for people who have everything.
Price: Starts at $9.99
About the Box: Perfect for those who love big, bold flavors, Piquant Post is a monthly gift that will serve up the tastes of the world! Dedicated to helping everyday cooks explore international cuisine, this budget-friendly box brings 4 small-batch freshly ground spice mixes, along with 4 chef-inspired recipes. Experience spicy Thai red curry, earthy Argentinian chimichurri, tangy chaat masala and more with each monthly mix.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 days from purchase
Price: Starts at $20.99
About the Box: While an Amazon gift card can be a safe gift for the avid readers in your life, step your gift-giving game up a notch by sending a monthly or bi-monthly subscription to Peace & Pages. Choose either the Basic Box to deliver 1 well-received paperback, 1 bath product and 1 aromatherapy item, or opt for the Deluxe Box that includes 1 book, 1 bath and 1 aromatherapy item, 1 bookish item, and 1 gourmet snack or drink!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $30.99
About the Box: Even for those who think they have it all, there's always room for dessert! The BEL Box is a subscription service that's all about making from-scratch baking easy peezy. Eliminate all the prep work and ingredient hunting with a monthly box that brings everything that's needed to create a delicious dessert, including an easy-to-follow recipe, neatly labeled bags filled with pre-measured dry ingredients and 1 practical kitchen tool, like a micro planer or a piping kit.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 21st-24th of each month
Price: Starts at $22.50
About the Box: Entertaining, challenging fun is what's packed into each monthly box from The Deadbolt Mystery Society. Perfect for game and puzzle lovers, unbox a well-written mystery that's packed with suspense. Whether working alone or in a group of family or friends, each box brings original stories and thought-provoking characters, along with clues to unravel and puzzles to solve on the way to figuring it all out.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries during the 1st full week of the month
Price: Starts at $30.00
About the Box: A great gift for those who want to try their hands at crafting but don't have the time or motivation to bring it all together, The Adults & Crafts Crate is a highly-rated monthly subscription that makes it easy to create a one-of-a-kind keepsake. They'll make trendy DIY projects, like macrame wall hangings or wooden wine caddies, by unpacking full-color instructions filled with fun new techniques, plus high-quality materials and tools.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-20th of each month
Price: Starts at $34.95
About the Box: The HopHeads Beer Club is a unique gift that sends a sampling of some of the best hoppy beers from American and international craft breweries. Every 3 months, a 12-pack is delivered right to the front door filled with 4 tasty brews, like Pale Ales, Double IPAs and Imperial IPLs. Find 3 12oz bottles of each variety, along with the current edition of Malt of the Earth, a printed newsletter that details each beer selection.
Shipping: Only ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive in the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $12.25
About the Box: If you're looking for the perfect gift for people who have it all, send them Succulents Monthly, a fun subscription box that will help them grow a sweet collection of easy-care succulent plants to spruce up their home or office. Sending a wide variety of low-maintenance cacti, succulents or air plants along with care instructions, each month brings 1 large or 2 medium plants in charming colorful planters, all wrapped with care to ensure their safe arrival.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 25th of each month
Price: Starts at $5.91
About the Box: When you're struggling to find a gift for a loved one on your list, splurging a little on practical everyday items is a great option. FRESHCUTKY is a monthly subscription box that delivers beautifully scented, handcrafted soap or wax melts that are 100% vegan, GMO-free, and contain only the highest-quality ingredients. Guaranteed to be put to good use, choose to send 1 5oz bar of soap or a sampling of 6 scented wax melts to freshen body and home.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 21st of each month
Price: Starts at $9.00
About the Box: Simple Loose Leaf Tea is a highly-rated monthly subscription that has happy subscribers impressed with the quality, variety and uniqueness packed into every box. A special gift for any tea drinker, each monthly box is available in either regular or decaf and includes 40g of high-quality loose-leaf tea including a black and green tea, an herbal tea and a seasonal treat, featuring everything from classic chai, to unique flavors like Blood Orange or Russian Caravan.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month
Price: Starts at $27.75
About the Box: Send a gift that helps bring health and clarity of mind, while enhancing any spiritual practice with Goddess Provisions. Backed by hundreds of positive reviews, each monthly box is mindfully curated to bring 5-7 full-size items, including an assortment of handmade vegan and cruelty-free apothecary body care products, empowering charged crystals, rejuvenating aromatherapy essential oils, spiritual tools, superfood treats and teas.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th of every month
Price: Starts at $27.95
About the Box: Looking for the one gift set that'll be a welcome surprise for those on your list who say they just don't want anything? Give them the goodies for the ultimate backyard cookout with a monthly subscription to the Grill Masters Club. Each monthly box delivers 4 expert tried-and-tested grilling items, including exclusive spice blends and meat rubs, wood chips for smoking, a gourmet hot sauce, and plenty of grilling tips and delicious recipes!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at $29.99
About the Box: Make it as easy as ever to prepare a home-cooked flavorful meal each month with the globally inspired dishes packed into the International Meal Kits by Takeout Kit. Arriving fully prepped and ready-to-roll, they'll open to find a tasty recipe showcasing the unique cuisine of a different country each month, along with pre-measured ingredients and straightforward step-by-step instructions to prepare a complete meal in less than an hour.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 4 days following receipt of order