It's not just meal prep - subscription boxes come in all sorts of crazy fun options.


As a savvy shopper always on the lookout for the perfect gift, I’ve discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes. These carefully curated packages have revolutionized the way we give presents, offering a delightful and personalized experience for both the giver and the recipient. So, listen up, I’m sharing my insights on why subscription boxes have become my go-to choice for gifting!

The Convenience Factor

One of the biggest advantages of subscription boxes is their convenience. With just a few clicks, you can have a thoughtfully selected assortment of items delivered straight to your loved one’s doorstep. No more wandering aimlessly through crowded stores or spending hours browsing online for the perfect gift. Subscription boxes take the hassle out of gift-giving, allowing you to sit back and relax while the experts do the work for you.

Personalization at Its Finest

What sets subscription boxes apart from traditional gifts is their ability to be tailored to the recipient’s interests and preferences. Whether your friend is a beauty enthusiast, a foodie, or a book lover, there’s a subscription box out there that caters to their specific tastes. By choosing a box that aligns with their passions, you’re showing that you truly understand and appreciate what makes them unique. It’s a level of personalization that generic gifts simply can’t match.

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Another reason I love gifting subscription boxes is that they provide an ongoing experience rather than a one-time present. Each month, your loved one will receive a new box filled with surprises, creating a sense of anticipation and excitement. It’s like giving multiple gifts throughout the year, reminding the recipient of your thoughtfulness every time a new box arrives. This recurring joy strengthens your connection and shows that you care about their happiness beyond just a single occasion.

Supporting Small Businesses

Many subscription boxes feature products from small businesses and artisans, giving them a platform to showcase their unique creations. By gifting these boxes, you’re not only delighting your loved ones but also supporting entrepreneurship and helping these small businesses thrive. It’s a win-win situation that allows you to make a positive impact while giving a memorable gift. That’s primarily the focus of the boxes on this list, in fact!

While certainly niche, these bizarre subscription boxes show there’s truly something for everyone. Whether your passions include bones, cryptids, cats, cannabis, chickens, or preparing for the collapse of civilization, some creative entrepreneur has curated the perfect monthly delivery to satisfy your eccentric tastes. Treat yourself or gift a subscription to a quirky friend – there’s a weird and wonderful box out there for every kind of oddball.

So, the next time you’re searching for the perfect gift, consider a subscription box and watch your loved one’s face light up with joy month after month!

  • Skulls Unlimited's BoneBox

    For those with a morbid curiosity, Skulls Unlimited offers a monthly BoneBox subscription. Each box contains an assortment of real animal bones, skulls, teeth, and claws. It’s perfect for collectors, artists, or anyone fascinated by osteology. Boxes cost $24.99 per month and guarantee no repeated skulls for at least 10 months

  • Cryptid Crate

     

    Cryptid Crate caters to those obsessed with cryptozoology – the study of creatures like Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and the Yeti whose existence is unproven. Monthly boxes include 4-7 items related to the paranormal and legendary beasts, such as wall art, t-shirts, books, and films. Subscriptions start at $29.99

  • Cannabox

    Cannabox curates monthly boxes of cannabis accessories for weed enthusiasts. Boxes include unique smoking paraphernalia like custom bongs, flavored rolling papers, pipes, and trays. With recreational marijuana increasingly legal, Cannabox allows you to indulge your habit with a regular delivery of supplies starting at $29.99

  • CatLadyBox

    Unabashedly celebrating “crazy cat ladies”, the CatLadyBox sends a monthly assortment of feline-themed gifts. Treats for yourself and your kitty include jewelry, clothes, toys, home decor, and more – all plastered with cats. The purrfect box for proud cat lovers’ costs $39.99 per month

  • Henny & Roo Chicken Keepers Box

    Have a backyard flock to spoil? The Henny & Roo Chicken Keepers Box delivers monthly goodies for both chickens and their owners. Get fun coop supplies like nesting box liners, egg poaching cups, treats, and more for your feathered friends. Boxes cost $42.95 and keep your hens happy

  • Apocabox

    For doomsday preppers awaiting the apocalypse, Apocabox sends monthly deliveries of survival gear and tools. Boxes include practical supplies like first aid kits, water filters, and knives, along with handy extras like edible bugs. Be ready for the end times for $50 per box

  • Bizarre Bibliotheca

    Bizarre Bibliotheca celebrates obscure and offbeat holidays with its monthly boxes. Get quirky novelty gifts and trivia cards related to under-the-radar occasions like Panda Day, Tamale Day, and Pack Your Lunch Day. Add some delightful weirdness to your calendar for $34.96 a month

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