Welcome to adulthood: where taxes are a thing, bedtime starts getting earlier and earlier and pizza every night for dinner is no longer acceptable (or is it?).
Although being an adult sometimes feels like zero fun and games, a small treat yourself gift can easily brighten your day or inspire a new hobby or craft. We’ve hand-picked the most unique adulting gift ideas that speak to the kid in you.
If you are new to this whole adulting thing or a pro, these adulting gift ideas offer just the right amount of fun and excitement. Whether it's a gift for you or another adult in your life, there's a box that's tailor-made for both. Go on and indulge in a box. The laundry can wait for another night.
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: Energize body and mind with the Coffee and a Classic starter box that delivers 1 classic good read, a stimulating beverage and 2 bookish items. Take it to the next level and upgrade to the standard box for a choice of book genre and beverage preference plus a bookmark, special coffee mug and 1-2 extra items.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 3rd Thursday and 4th Monday of the month
Price: Starts at $24.95/month
What You’ll Get: The Sparkle Hustle Grow subscription is a great gift to send some much-needed monthly motivation. Available in 2 levels, the subscription comes with goodies focused on personal growth and productivity. Specially curated books and training tools help put focus on passion projects and help connect with a like-minded community of go-getters.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 18th of each month
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What You’ll Get: Draw a warm bath and slip into affordably luxurious organic bath products with the Sudzly monthly subscription box. With products specifically designed to leave out all the bad stuff and focus on nothing but the best for the body and the environment, high-quality scrubs, bath fizzies, lotions and more instantly elevate any self-care routine.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $50.00/month
What You’ll Get: Shake things up and send a veritable bartender in a box with Shaker & Spoon. Featuring 3 unique recipes from top bartenders, each month’s box includes all but the liquor to make 12 cocktails, 4 of each recipe. Sending syrups, bitters and mixers, each month delivers new flavors and combos. The perfect gift for adventurous drinkers with a well-stocked home bar!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st consecutive Mon-Wed of every month
Price: Starts at $21.50/month
What You’ll Get: Custom crafted to help anyone breeze into gardening, the My Garden Box delivers a living plant or seasonal bulb, enriched potting soil and a decorative planter every month. Each box helps keep the garden expanding and growing, while checking “green thumb” off the list of adulting goals.
Shipping: Ships mid-month only within the U.S.
Price: Starts at $8.90/month
What You’ll Get: An affordable gift for lovers of K-beauty products, the FaceTory monthly subscription box is available in 2 subscription levels, the FOUR-ever Fresh Kit and the SEVEN Lux Box. Curated by sheet mask junkies, each month’s box delivers 4 or 7 high-quality and innovative Korean sheet masks.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 1-4 days following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $29.99/every 2 months
What You’ll Get: Adulting doesn't mean you have to forego game night, so enjoy an at-home escape room adventure with the Escape the Crate bi-monthly subscription. Bring your A-game as everyone works together to decode ciphers and solve riddles and puzzles until you’re finally able to sort out the historical mystery and make your escape.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. every other month during the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $33.00/month
What You’ll Get: One of the best adulting subscription boxes out there is The Adults & Crafts Crate subscription box. Arriving with everything needed to make a trendy, Pinterest-worthy craft or DIY project, unbox all the materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps to dive in, inspire creativity, and get down to crafting a functional piece of art.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $21.50/month
What You’ll Get: Keep your desk drawers stocked with better-for-you snacks by subscribing to SnackSack. Each month's box includes a variety of 12 snacks that are always organic and non-GMO, plus you can choose between their Classic box, Vegan, or Gluten-Free options. Subscribers can expect snacks like protein bars, healthy chips, granola, and dried fruit.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. mid-month
Price: Starts at $9.99/month
What You’ll Get: If you don't want to have to meal plan for the week, but still want to eat delicious food then Piquant Post is definitely worth checking out. Each month's box takes subscribers on a culinary tour of the world by delivering 4 freshly-ground spice blends plus 4 chef-developed recipes for each blend. Subscribers also gain online access to alternate recipes and substitutes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $28.17/month
What You’ll Get: Feeling Fab is a self-care subscription box curated to create moments of "me time". Each box delivers 5-7 wellness and mindfulness products like natural beauty and skincare products, accessories and candles, and stress-reducing tools like mood-trackers. The perfect way to remind you to make time for yourself.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 10th-12th each month
Price: Starts at $38.25/month
What You’ll Get: A beautiful bouquet of flowers can brighten a day, so send yourself (or someone special) a monthly flower subscription! Enjoy Flowers offers several size options (20-50 stems), and pre-arranged or loose stems to create your very own arrangement. What makes Enjoy Flowers even better is their 7 day Freshness Guarantee and free-shipping!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on Tuesdays