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The Best Subscription Gifts for Mother's Day

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Gifts That Keep on Giving

Mother's Day is fast approaching, and with it, the pressure to show one of the most important people in your life just how much you appreciate her. Brunch or a spa gift card are always welcome, but if you want to make a bigger splash, why not keep the celebration going long after May? Subscription gifts can help you do that, and there's an option to suit absolutely everyone. Here are some of our favorite options for moms of all stripes.


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Related: Things Moms Really Want for Mother's Day

The Bouqs Subscription
The Bouqs Co.

The Bouqs

$36/month and up from The Bouqs Co.

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Sure, you'll get points for sending her flowers on Mother's Day, but a new bouquet every month? That's a definite win. Choose from three sizes of fresh-from-the-farm bouquets, picked according to what's in bloom that month. 


Related: Cheap Flower Delivery: Online vs. Local Florists

Adults & Crafts Crate
Cratejoy

Adults & Crafts Crate

$30/month and up from Cratejoy

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Why should kids get all the arts-and-crafts fun? If she loves to create, this monthly kit will give her a fun new craft project every month, from woodworking to candle-making. All materials and instructions are included.


Related: Great Gifts for People Who Love Crafting

Universal Yums Yum Yum Box
Universal Yums

Universal Yums

$15/month and up from Universal Yums

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Look, it's really not fair that the kids get all the snacks. Give mom her own special stash, complete with a global flair, with this monthly pack of treats. She'll get a constantly rotating slate of temptations from countries including Spain, Italy, Thailand, Russia, and Colombia.


Related: Snack Box Subscriptions for Every Type of Eater

TheraBox Self Care Box
Cratejoy

TheraBox

$31/month and up from Cratejoy

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Self-care is especially important for busy moms, especially after a year like this one. Remind her to take a breather with this monthly box full of wellness products like bath goodies, aromatherapy, and other mindful items. 


Related: Inexpensive Products to Ease Stress at Home

FabFitFun Box
FabFitFun

FabFitFun

$50/quarter from FabFitFun

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If you like the idea of a subscription box but want something with wider appeal, FabFitFun is a good candidate. Boxes have a little bit of everything, from throws and totes to full-size cosmetics, jewelry, mugs, and other accessories. 


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CauseBox
CauseBox

CauseBox

$55/quarter from CauseBox

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CauseBox is another subscription box with wider appeal, but with a twist: all the products are ethically made, sustainably sourced, and cruelty-free. As with FabFitFun, she'll get full-size items, and recent boxes have included stainless-steel bento sets, handmade wood bowls, and canvas totes.


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Jot Coffee Subscription
Jot

Jot

$20/month and up from Jot

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Help a coffee-loving mom out with this ultra-convenient way to get her fix. One spoonful of Jot's ultra-concentrated coffee, plus water or milk, is all she needs for a quick cup to keep her going, and a subscription will ensure she never runs out. 


Related: Coffee Subscriptions to Make Your Mornings Easier

Simple Loose Leaf Tea
Cratejoy

Simple Loose Leaf Tea

$15/month and up from Cratejoy

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If she's a tea drinker, this monthly subscription will let her turn over a new leaf (pun intended) by exploring new varieties. She can choose a sampler box for the greatest variety, or stick to boxes of green tea; black tea; or caffeine-free herbal tea.

Book of the Month Subscription
Book of the Month

Book of the Month

$50/quarter and up from Book of the Month

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Make it easy for her to stay on top of the latest best-sellers with this book subscription. She gets to choose from five vetted page-turners every month, or dip into the archives of previously well-received reads. 


Related: Clever and Creative Gifts for Book Lovers

Birchbox
Birchbox

Birchbox

$45/quarter and up from Birchbox

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If she loves to try out new skincare, haircare, and makeup products, Birchbox can help her do that without spending a small fortune at Sephora. Each month, she'll get five curated samples of high-quality products, giving her a chance to experiment without gambling on expensive full-size items. 


Related: Top-Rated Beauty Gifts on Amazon

Escape the Crate
Cratejoy

Escape the Crate

$30/two months from Cratejoy

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Here's a unique idea for the mom who can't get enough of riddles, true crime TV shows, mysteries, and other brain-busters. Escape the Crate is an escape room in a box, with puzzles to be solved and secrets to uncover. The family can get in on the action, or she can tackle the challenge herself — either way, each box is good for at least a few hours of fun.

Goldbelly Ice Cream Subscription

Goldbelly Ice Cream

$79/month from Goldbelly

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If she's known for diving into a pint of ice cream after the kids are in bed, upgrade her nightly routine with flavors from the nation's best scoop shops. Each month's box can include up to six pints of ice cream or two-dozen ice cream sandwiches — perfect for pairing with the latest must-watch on Netflix.


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National Geographic Wines of the World
National Geographic Wines

National Geographic Wines of the World

$150/quarter from National Geographic Wines

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Keep her wine rack fully stocked with curated selections from around the world. Start her off with a case of 12 reds or whites from top European vineyards (or go for a mixed case if she likes variety). She'll even get two bonus bottles and two stemless glasses in the first shipment.


Related: Affordable Wine Clubs That Will Satisfy Even the Snobs

Completing the Puzzle
Completing the Puzzle

Completing the Puzzle

$29/month and up from Completing the Puzzle

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Whether she's always been a puzzle aficionado or picked up the habit during lockdowns, feed her addiction with a nonstop stream of puzzles. Selections take her preferences into account, and she'll be sent a new one as soon as she puts the old one back in the mail.


Related: Gifts for People Who Love Puzzles

Martha Stewart and Marley Spoon
Marley Spoon

Martha Stewart and Marley Spoon

$53/week and up from Marley Spoon

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Free mom from the tyranny of grocery shopping with a weekly meal kit like this one, created by the domestic diva herself, Martha Stewart. From chili-rubbed steak fajitas to lemony tortelloni pasta salad, she'll get to choose the dishes that the family will actually eat — and skip deliveries whenever she wants. 


Related: 19 Meal Kits and Delivery Services to Get You Out of Your Dinner Rut

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Freshly

Freshly

$46/week and up from Freshly

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A regular shipment of pre-made meals also is a wonderful gift, particularly for empty nester moms who often don't want to take the time to go all out cooking for themselves. Freshly offers plans from four to 12 meals per week, with dozens of pre-prepared recipes to choose from.

The Plant Club
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The Plant Club

$36/month and up from Cratejoy

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Add a little greenery to her life with The Plant Club. Don't worry if she doesn't have a green thumb — she'll get everything she needs to pot and display a new houseplant every month, including easy-to-follow care instructions.


Related: The Best Gifts for Plant Lovers and Green Thumbs

KnitCrate
KnitCrate

KnitCrate

$30/month and up from KnitCrate

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If mom's favorite pastime is cozying up with some yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks, KnitCrate is a no-brainer. Each delivery includes premium yarn, a new knitting and crochet pattern, and points for purchases in KnitCrate's online store.

Haus
Haus

Haus

$35/month and up from Haus

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She's not a regular mom — she's a cool mom. So treat her to wine's less-expected cousin, the aperitif. Haus will send one to six sippable farm-made beverages every month, in flavors including grapefruit jalapeno and spiced cherry. 


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RocksBox
RocksBox

RocksBox

$21/month from RocksBox

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If you know she'd like something shiny, but you're not quite sure what, a subscription to RocksBox might be the answer. She'll get to borrow three pieces of jewelry at a time, and when she's ready for more, she can ship back her previous jewelry — or she can buy her favorites and keep them forever.

Masterclass
Masterclass

Masterclass

$15/month from Masterclass

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If she's the curious type, what could be better than access to classes taught by some of the world's most notable experts? For instance, she could take a cooking class with Wolfgang Puck, photography with Annie Leibovitz, or storytelling with David Sedaris. 


Related: Online Cooking Classes to Sharpen Your Skills While Stuck at Home

Scentbird Subscription
Scentbird

Scentbird

$15/month from Scentbird

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Sure, perfume is a traditional Mother's Day gift, but do you really know what she wants to smell like? Give her the freedom to choose with a Scentbird subscription. Every month, she can choose a 140-spray container of designer scents, and a quiz can help guide her to brands she'll love.


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Harry & David Mother's Day Club
Harry & David

Harry & David Mother's Day Club

$100/four months or $170/six months from Harry & David

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Gourmet treats are sure to be a hit, especially because you know she'd never indulge like this for herself. Harry & David will kick things off with sweet treats, and follow that up with its famously sweet fruit, including premium cherries and peaches. 


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Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix

$20/month from Stitch Fix

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She'll probably be the first to tell you she doesn't have time to shop — and lots of fitting rooms are still closed anyway. A Stitch Fix subscription will help finding new wardrobe staples convenient. She'll get five pieces a month tailored to her preferences, and the $20 styling fee can go toward buying any (or all) of them.

Wantable Active Edit
Wantable

Wantable

$20/month from Wantable

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Think of Wantable as a more casual Stitch Fix, ideal for the mom who works from home, hits the gym regularly, or simply has more use for activewear than fancier duds. The $20 monthly styling fee gets her access to seven pieces, and she can use it as a credit toward buying what she likes most.

Vellabox
Vellabox

Vellabox

$10/month and up from Vellabox

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If she keeps coming back from HomeGoods with yet another candle, Vellabox could feed her addiction by mail. Each month, she'll get at least one all-natural, artisan-made candle plus a surprise gift. The scents have been vetted by the likes of The Oprah Magazine and Epicurious, too.


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