Some boxes never go out of style. This month, the team's feeling nostalgic in our picks and shining a spotlight on some of the small businesses that have been with us from the beginning. They’re our true “OGs” in the best sense. (After all, thousands... and thousands... of reviews can’t be wrong!)
Price: Starts at $13.95/month
What Makes It Great: Sassy apparel and hand-selected artisan products that deliver a healthy dose of snark is the hallmark of Smartass & Sass, a fun monthly subscription that’s like retail therapy on auto-pilot! Built around fun themes like the “Hot Mess Express,” you can choose from 3 unique subscription tiers including T-shirt only, box only, or the box + tee combo, complete with a bold graphic tee and a mix of 5-7 goodies like a moody tote, cheeky drinkware, and other uncommon goods.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 18th of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What Makes It Great: A fan fave, Finders Seekers Mysteries is what you get when you cross an intriguing mystery with challenging puzzles and complex codes. Gather family and friends together to be whisked away to a unique setting with every box. Explore new cities and cultures, while flexing those mental muscles with a one-of-a-kind game night experience. Worried that it may be beyond your abilities? Fear not! There are plenty of helpful resources to guide the way.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 23rd of each month
Price: Starts at $9.00/month
What Makes It Great: It’s no wonder that nearly 7000 customers have added Simple Loose Leaf Tea to their wishlist. This tasty tea subscription offers 4 options for customers, depending on your preferences: all black teas, green teas, herbal teas, or a sampler of all 3. Whichever you drink, you’ll receive 4 handpicked teas you’re bound to love, with eco-friendly, reusable tea bags to live sustainably while you’re at it.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the first business day of the month
Price: Starts at $13.33/month
What Makes It Great: Awakening in a Box is one of the best ways to inspire a spiritual journey and develop a deeper connection with yourself and the universe. Choose between 4 different subscription levels, each filled with the positive energy emanating from a variety of high-quality charged crystals, along with an assortment of items that promote cleansing, healing and mindfulness, including jewelry and adornments, whole herbs and essential oils.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 20th-25th of each month
Price: Starts at $15.00/month
What Makes It Great: Keto and paleo enthusiasts, meat lovers and everyday snackers all love the high-quality jerky selections packed into each monthly box from the Jerky Snob. It's a simple fact that not all jerky is created equal, so every box aims to deliver only the best of the best, curating a mix of top-quality artisanal dried meats. Featuring both classic and original flavors, you can select from 3 different subscription levels to get anywhere from 2 bags to 1 lb of tasty jerky each month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries from the U.S. within 48 hours throughout the work week
Price: Starts at $30.99/month
What Makes It Great: Being spread too thin in day-to-day life is a recipe for elevated stress levels. Keep it under control with TheraBox, a subscription box that acts as a gentle monthly reminder to focus on self care. Curated by a group of caring and experienced therapists, each box brings 6-8 handpicked wellness and pampering products that promote health for body and mind, along with 1 happiness activity that aims to spark growth and connect you to your greater purpose.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 24th-29th of the month
Price: Starts at $16.33/month
What Makes It Great: Described as a little piece of joy for lovers of pens, paper and planning, Cloth & Paper is a monthly subscription that’s dedicated to bringing all manner of stationery splendor in 3 different subscription tiers. Penspiration delivers an assortment of 4-6 top-quality writing instruments, while the Planner Stationery box sends 6-8 practical and trendy paper and office supplies, and the Penspo+Planner option offers the best of both worlds!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries between the 19th-24th of each month
Price: Starts at $19.98/month
What Makes It Great: Maximize that precious time spent with the children in your life with a monthly subscription to Green Kid Crafts, a craft box that’s focused on hands-on DIY STEAM projects made from eco-friendly and sustainably sourced materials. With options for both early learners and older kids, each themed box contains 6+ age-appropriate activities, lessons and projects, complete with all the necessary supplies and easy-to-follow instructions.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. right after ordering, with renewals shipping around the 2nd week of the month
Price: Starts at $43.99/month
What Makes It Great: With over 1,000 rave reviews, HopeBox has a great track record on sending an unboxing experience that is all about spreading joy and lifting moods! Available in 3 different sizes, pick the box in your price range to get or gift an assortment of artisanal items backed by uplifting stories of renewal and purpose. Get a fun assortment that includes everything from crocheted pieces and sweets, to candles and bath and body care products.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 1-2 business days from ordering