My Go-To Christmas Gift (12 Days of Giveaways – Day 2)

December 2, 2018

Happy Sunday wonderful humans! Tell me honestly, are you done your Christmas shopping? I am always so jealous of those people who have their shopping done before December even starts. I am definitely a last-minute Christmas shopping kinda woman. For those of you who also still have people on their ‘to buy for’ list; I wanted to share with you my go-to Christmas gift: a subscription box!

More specifically; a subscription box tailored to the interests of the gift recipient. Let’s talk subscription box gift ideas:

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The reason subscription boxes are my go-to Christmas gift idea is that there are so many options now for boxes, that you can really find something to suit every personality you are buying for. More on this in a moment! The second reason, is that it can be really fun to give a gift that keeps on giving.

One subscription box is a great Christmas gift on it’s own, but I love getting a two or three month subscription so that the gift recipient gets a present again in January and February. We all know that the winter months following Christmas can get kind of depressing, so having a gift from you to someone you love arrive in the mail during this time is such a great way to spread some joy.

My go to source for subscription boxes is Cratejoy. What I love about this site is that it has hundreds of subscription boxes all in once place, you if you are on the hunt for boxes for different gift recipients you can find them all here. Having spent a ton of time shopping on Cratejoy, I’ve found some subscription box gift ideas that are really cool.

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Subscription Box Gift Ideas:

For Book Lovers:

Coffee & A Classic Box– I really like this one because it gives not just a classic book but a ton of fun goodies associated with that book.

Apostrophe Box – Again a box for book & coffee lovers – each box has a book and a bag of quality coffee beans as well as some other little goodies.

For Entrepreneurial Women:

SHEclub Monthly Box – This is a box of goodies to inspire and help women with a side-hustle. love it!

Sparkle, Hustle, Grow Box – This is perfect for women growing an online business. There are tools & training guides, but also chic office supplies, tech gadgets and other things designed to make an entrepreneur’s life better.

Smartass & Sass – For your sassy friend, you need this box. Full of snarky/funny mugs, shirts, etc. Your sassy friend will love it.

For Jewelry Lovers:

Glamour Jewelry BoxThis box was featured on Buzzfeed & Huff Post, so you know it’s gotta be good. Each monthly box has three pieces of jewelry.

Emma & Chloe – Handmade jewelry from French jewelry designers. So cool since you can’t get this jewelry elsewhere in Canada and the US.

For the Spiritual Woman:

Goddess Provisions Box – Each of these boxes has 5-7 full size products focusing on crystals, aromatherapy & spiritual tools.

TheraBox – This is a self-care box designed by therapists (so cool) with goodies to focus on your well-being and promote stress relief.

For New Moms and Mama’s To Be:

Boxy Momma Box – This is a box of goodies to encourage self-care and indulgence for new mom’s who are so often putting everyone else first and deserve a little treat.

Bayside Baby Box – This box has 3 gifts for baby and 2 gifts for mom. Perfect for the new mama who needs stuff for her kiddo, but also a treat for herself!

Little Kids:

Bookroo Box – This book box, recommended by Parent Magazine, allows you to pick the age range for the child and then a curated selection of books are sent. It’s a great way to foster a love of reading in the little ones in your life.

Unicorn Dream Box– Do you have a unicorn lover in your life? Two of my nieces and my goddaughter are unicorn obsessed. This box is way too perfect.

The Fairy Bag – A box of adorable accessories like hairbands and necklaces divided into two age groups; 4-6 and 7 -10.


Girls Can! Box – I love this box! Each monthly box has an activity book featuring a inspirational woman’s story, games, experiments, and more, focused on encouraging young girls with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math.

OwlCrate Jr. Box – A box with a book perfect for middle school aged kids.

Very Specific Ones:

If you have a loved one who is a hairdresser, this hairstylist club box would be such a cool gift! Know a bride to be? this something new box is perfect for them. If you have a friend or family member who is vegan; SnackSack is a vegan snack box.

I hope you love these subscription box gift ideas!

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 2

In case you missed it, yesterday I launched 12 days of giveaways with a makeup gift basket ($300 value).

Today I am giving one reader a $25 gift card to starbucks. It’s just a small giveaway today, but hey who doesn’t love a few free lattes?! Plus, I’ve made it really easy to enter ( hi instagrammers!) I also added a second entry component that you can do if you want a bonus entry. Good luck!

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12 comments so far.

12 responses to “My Go-To Christmas Gift (12 Days of Giveaways – Day 2)”

  1. I absolutely love the idea of a subscription box for a Christmas gift. What a great idea!

    Elizabeth Keene

  2. Nancy says:

    Oh I am getting nervous now! I have to start shopping!

  3. amber9731 says:

    Being a Bookworm myself, I love the Coffee and a Classic box! Also, your pictures are beautiful!

  4. I have started shopping before December but have not finished yet. I am looking at for the best deals and trying to get the best gift for each person. I love the idea of giving subscription boxes!

  5. Ruth says:

    Oh these are such good ideas! I love this idea and haven’t thought about it before. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Masooma says:

    Fantastic ideas, Lee. Love your pictures as well. 🙂

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