16 Subscription Boxes That Make Awesome Wedding Gifts
When you have no idea what to give as a wedding present.
Not sure what to gift the happy couple-to-be? Look no further than subscription boxes! These monthly delivery services have grown in leaps and bounds in the last few years and are no longer are limited to makeup samples. Instead, there are subscription boxes for anyone and everyone. Here, the best boxes that keep on giving.
For the Well-Traveled Foodie Couple
If the couple loves to eat and travel, then this is the box for them. Every monthly delivery will include treats from a specific country. From fleur de sel from Paris to pumpkin and hazelnut jam from Portugal, this subscription service will satiate any hungry globetrotter.
The Details: Try the World, from $33, TryTheWorld.com.
For the Dog-Loving Couple
Is Fido going to the ring bearer, or will there be a signature drink named after him? If so, it sounds like BarkBox is the perfect gift for your dog-obsessed friends. BarkBoxes are filled with pooch-approved treats and toys personalized to your dog's size.
The Details: BarkBox, from $29, BarkBox.com.
For The Boozy Couple
Fill their bar cart with a monthly delivery of spirits from Bitters + Bottles. Every month, the couple will receive four to six full-size bottles and 10 cocktail recipes that will be sure to inspire the budding mixologists.
The Details: Bitters + Bottles, from $85, BittersandBottles.com.
For the Sweet Tooth Couple
If the dessert bar is going to be the focal point at the reception, you'd better order them a Treatsie subscription A.S.A.P. Each box is loaded with artisan treats from around the country and will provide the ultimate sugar rush when it lands on their doorstep.
The Details: Treatsie, from $69, Treatsie.com.
For the Caffeine-Addicted Couple
They can't function before having their first cup of coffee? Then MistoBox is the gift for them. Each month they receive high-end javas from around the world personalized to their taste buds. And don't worry, they'll be able to pick their preferences after the first delivery if you have no clue.
The Details: MistoBox, from $20, MistoBox.com.
For the Charcuterie-Obsessed Couple
If the duo feels that no gathering is complete without a meat board, a membership to the Carnivore Club will be well received. Every month they'll receive a box of four to six meats specializing in a particular type of cured meat from around the world, like Spanish Chorizo, artisanal jerky, and Italian Salumi.
The Details: Carnivore Club, from $55, CarnivoreClub.com.
For the Marathon-Running Couple
The couple that runs together, stays together, so get them a bimonthly subscription to RunnerBox to make sure they get the goods to stay in tip-top shape. Filled with supplements, energy bars, snacks, and running gear, they'll have everything they need to pound the pavement.
The Details: RunnerBox, from $20, RunnerBox.com.
For The Oenophile Couple
The couple that ends every day with a nice glass of wine definitely needs this subscription service in their lives. By creating a palate profile on Club W's site, the couple can curate a perfect selection of wines for their taste buds, and they'll receive monthly shipments of different wines to try and love.
The Details: Club W, from $39, ClubW.com.
For the Bookworm Couple
This Book of the Month subscription is perfect for the couple who always seems to be reading and consistently has the best book recommendations. Each month, the service's "judges" select five new book options. The couple can curate their subscription by plugging in their favorite genres and how many books they want to receive that month.
The Details: Book of The Month, from $16.99, BookoftheMonth.com.
For the Snacking Couple
Graze is an awesome subscription service that sends healthy, delicious new snacks every month. Your couple will be able to specify what types of snacks get sent to them—with over 100 options to choose from—and the box itself comes with eight different types of snacks. From granola to nut mixes and chocolate-covered fruit, this box seriously has it all.
Graze, from $11.99, Graze.com.
For the Tea-Sipping Couple
With this subscription service, your couple will be able to taste-test teas from all around the world each month. Tea Sparrow offers a tailored list of amazing teas to choose from, with one box holding about 35 cups of tea. Plus, if they find a tea they absolutely love, Tea Sparrow will connect them directly with the vendor. Talk about amazing service!
The Details: Tea Sparrow, from $20, TeaSparrow.com.
For the Foodie Couple
Taste Trunk sends a box of snacks and recipes matched to your taste palate. Pick from one of their 10 themes—sweet, healthy, BBQ, etc.—or personalize the box to exactly what you want with a mix of different flavors.
The Details: Taste Trunk, from $45, TasteTrunk.com.
For the Cookie-Loving Couple
Yes, there is a subscription service that is wholly devoted to cookies. It's amazing, and it's called Cravory Cookies. Your couple can completely customize their cookie box with options like the Teaser Box, which sends six cookies a month, or the One or Two Dozen boxes. You can also sign up for the flavor of the month box, which sends an assortment of seasonal cookies.
The Details: Cravory Cookies, from $11.95, TheCravory.com.
For the Culinary Couple
Blue Apron is definitely at the top of our list as far as cooking subscriptions go. With weekly original recipes and fresh ingredients delivered right to the couple's door, it's the perfect box for experimenting with new recipes. Plus with interactive recipes and how-to videos on their app, your couple will be able to cook like pros.
The Details: Blue Apron, from $59.94, BlueApron.com.
For the California Couple
The West Coast is the best coast, at least according to this series of gift boxes, which current offers small- and full-sized options for Los Angeles, Monterey, San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley. (Still to come: Marin and Sonoma.) Each one includes local goodies like chocolate, candles, beauty products, and postcard-sized art prints—not to mention a mini insider's guide to the destination. For now, they're only available individually, but a quarterly subscription is in the works.
The Details: Sojourn Box, from $35, sojournbox.com
For the Netflix-Obsessed Couple
Do the soon to be Mr. & Mrs. prefer ordering Seamless and watching Netflix over going out? Give them the gift of Datebox. From sushi-making to coffee tasting to at-home camping, this box (which you can send month-by-month, every three months, or every six months) will seriously upgrade their regular Friday night-in dates.
The Details: Datebox, from $27.96, getdatebox.com.
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