19 Unique Gift Ideas for Women in Their 40s

When you're searching for unique gift ideas for your loved ones, it's important to remember that gift-giving is all about honing in on the needs and interests of your giftee. And for women in their 40s, it's no different. If you have a good idea of her personal interests, you can cover your bases and leave the specifics to the pros!

What would women in their 40s love? Well, that depends on the woman! Luckily, the Cratejoy marketplace offers fun gifts for bakers, travelers, tea lovers and happiness seekers, In fact, you'll find everything from practical gifts to pampering gifts with curated monthly boxes.

So, whether you're shopping for a birthday gift, Christmas gift, or a little something for Mother's Day, this gift guide will point you in the direction of some of the best gift ideas for women in their 40s.

1. TheraBox - Self Care Subscription Box

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Price: Starts at $30.99/month

What's Included: One of the best gifts for women in their 40s is the gift of me time! Curated by caring therapists to create feelings of happiness, TheraBox is a top-rated self-care subscription that packs in all the essentials she needs to relax and connect with herself. Pamper her with organic bath and body goodies, aromatherapy, and positive vibes.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 24th-29th each month

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2. My Garden Box

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Price: Starts at $35.50/month

What's Included: Whether you're shopping for your best friend or your significant other, My Garden Box makes a great gift for gardeners and those looking to develop their green thumb. Every month brings a DIY gardening project to help fill her home with beautiful living decor. She'll unbox a living plant, potting soil, a decorative planter and simple instructions.

Shipping: Ships mid-month only within the U.S.

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3. SpiceBreeze

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Price: Starts at $8.90/month

What's Included: Satisfy her wanderlust by sending her on a culinary world tour with SpiceBreeze, a minimalist gift that's perfect for adventurous home cooks. Choose either 2 or 3 meals, and she'll explore some of the best flavors the world has to offer, from national dishes to street food, with freshly ground, pre-portioned spices and authentic recipes. Also makes a great stocking stuffer!

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada by the 15th of the month

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4. HealthyMe Living Snack Box

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Price: Starts at $26.99/month

What's Included: We dare you to find us a 40-something woman who doesn't appreciate a quality snack! With HealthyMe Living, she'll get the best of both worlds: great taste and good-for-you ingredients. Curated by a certified health coach, this box brings a sampling of organic, gluten-free, and vegan snacks that are flavorful and nutritious.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada on the 15th of the month

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5. Coffee and a Classic

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Price: Starts at $39.89/month

What's Included: Energize body and mind with Coffee and a Classic, which delivers a classic novel, a stimulating cuppa, and a mix of bookish items. Take this gift basket to the next level with an upgrade that lets her choose her favorite genres, gives her a choice of beverage, and includes a bookmark, special coffee mug, and themed extras.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 2nd week of the month

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6. Explore Local Box

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Price: Starts at $39.00/month

What's Included: Gifting the Explore Local Box is a great way to support some of the country's best small businesses. A thoughtful gift for any traveler, each monthly box highlights a different U.S. city, delivering high-quality products and artisanal treats that are local to the featured region. It’s a perfect way to explore new places from the comforts of home.

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

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7. mintMONGOOSE Jewelry Subscription

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Price: Starts at $12.99/month

What's Included: Pendant necklaces, sparkly studs, and eye-catching rings –– with mintMONGOOSE, you'll give the gift of the finishing touch! Every month, she'll get a monthly selection of boutique-quality jewelry at amazing prices. Curated specifically to work with everyday style, she'll get 3 simple pieces in her preference of silver, gold, rose gold, or a surprise mix.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 48 hours of ordering; future boxes will ship on the 15th

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8. Simple Loose Leaf Tea

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Price: Starts at $9.00/month

What's Included: From holiday gifts to everyday kind gestures, Simple Loose Leaf Tea gives you the opportunity to send a little warmth and relaxation. Offering a wide range of options, choose from green, black, decaf herbal, or a sampler of teas plus a special seasonal flavor. Each box contains 40g of top-quality loose leaf tea to brew 4-5 cups of each blend.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month

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9. CoachCrate

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Price: Starts at $42.75/month

What's Included: Inspire and encourage her to reach new heights with CoachCrate, a unique monthly box that's like having a life coach at your fingertips guiding you every step of the way! She'll learn how to live her best life and achieve her goals with a growth plan, a book with reading guide, exclusive online coaching sessions, and a curated mix of productivity and wellness items.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 23rd and 25th of each month

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10. The Believer's Box

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Price: Starts at $10.00/month

What's Included: The Believer's Box makes a perfect uplifting gift for faithful women! Thoughtfully curated to inspire and strengthen women's devotion, send an assortment of handpicked items including beauty and wellness products, jewelry, scripture cards and 3-5 graphic tees throughout the year. Plus, for every box sold, 5 meals are donated through Food for the Poor.

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

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11. Match Made Coffee

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Price: Starts at $19.95/month

What's Included: If you're shopping for someone who'd love a little something sweet with their morning cup of coffee, then Match Made Coffee is the perfect gift idea! Each gift box includes 2 freshly roasted craft coffees, plus 2 gourmet cookies handpicked to pair perfectly with the month's coffee selections. They also include an information card with a pairing guide in every box.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. by the 22nd of the month

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12. Holidayagram

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Price: Starts at $37.33/month

What's Included: Make it easy for her to deck out her home for upcoming holidays with a gift subscription to Holidayagram! All about creating special family memories, each box brings personalized, holiday-themed goodies and decor like pillowcases and kitchen towels. Plus, they'll include props and accessories so she can get that perfect holiday photo.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S.

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13. The Home Box

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Price: Starts at $70.00/month

What's Included: Is she focused on making her house a home? The Home Box can give her what she needs to get the job done beautifully. Packed with elegance and practicality, each box brings a selection of handcrafted, American-made or fair trade home decor essentials featuring neutral tones and natural textures. It's just what she needs to create a warm and inviting space.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the middle of the following month

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14. Peck Boards

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Price: Starts at $77.50/quarter

What's Included: Ideal for splurge-worthy occasions, Peck Boards is a unique subscription that will help her master the art of charcuterie and cheese boards with a DIY kit that's got it all –– cured meats, cheeses, dried fruit and nuts, gourmet spreads and sweets. Displayed on a rustic slate board included in the first box, this im-peck-able platter will be the star of any celebration.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 1st Tuesday of the month

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15. BluZen

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Price: Starts at $9.99/month

What's Included: Aromatherapy is a simple way to take any self-care routine to the next level. Make it easy for her to incorporate essential oils into her routine with a subscription to BluZen! She'll take a Scent Personality Quiz and get a curated mix of vegan essential oils to use with diffusers, homemade beauty products, and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 11th every month

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16. Habitation Box

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Price: Starts at $65.83/month

What's Included: Give her a monthly style refresh with the Habitation Box. Curated by a professional interior designer, each box arrives ready to spruce things up with trendy home goods that offer a clean, seasonal aesthetic. She'll unpack everything from decorative pillow covers and comfy throws to kitchen accessories, wall art, ceramics, scented candles, and more.

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

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17. Craftee DIY

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Price: Starts at $36.75/month

What's Included: Send a gift that will get her in the mood to make with Craftee DIY, a monthly box that's created by Austin-based artisans. From macrame rainbows and hand-poured candles to floral wall hangings, each box delivers all the fixings needed to make a fun, contemporary craft, including materials, supplies, tools, know-how, and good vibes!

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 20th of the month

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18. Laurel & Reed

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Price: Starts at $43.95/month

What's Included: Treat her to nothing but the best in skincare with the clean beauty products packed into every box from Laurel & Reed. Beautifully gift-wrapped, luxurious, and guaranteed to be cruelty-free and non-toxic, she'll get high-end goodies that she can feel good about including serums, lotions, eye creams, and facial mists, at more than 50% off retail prices.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. immediately if current box is available, or on the 15th of the month

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19. Glamour Jewelry

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Price: Starts at $34.00/month

What's Included: When in doubt, give her what she needs to accessorize! Glamour Jewelry is here to top off any outfit with delicate, elegant jewelry in her favorite jewel tone. Each monthly box sends a selection of 3 trendy pieces including earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and rings that retail for at least $55. Act now to enjoy big savings on a gift that keeps on giving.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada within 2 days of ordering, and mid-month thereafter

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