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It’s that time of year to give gifts to your loved ones to show how much you appreciate them. If you’ve realized how fast time has flown by and you need a last-minute gift that requires no shipping, then we’ve found the best subscription gifts of 2022.
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Subscription gifts are great for people who are hard to shop for or don’t want more stuff. They provide your loved ones with a memorable experience or a monthly treat personalized to their interests. From a coffee subscription for caffeine lovers to a Kindle Unlimited subscription for the readers in your life, there’s a gift here for every interest.
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1. For healthy eating: Factor subscription
Treat a friend or family member with healthy, ready-made meals delivered to their doorstep. They can redeem a gift card and choose from keto or protein-plus diets. Save a loved one some time from heading to the grocery store! We love this service for focusing on low-calorie and low-carb meals.
2. For the cook: Home Chef
Give the gift of fresh ingredients and delicious recipes delivered right to your giftee with a subscription to Home Chef. From oven-ready to speedy express meal kits, there are options for everyone. Home Chef makes it easy to get tasty home-cooked meals on the table. We love this subscription for the high-quality ingredients and user-friendly recipes.
3. For wine lovers: Firstleaf subscription
Firstleaf offers world-class wines tailored to different tastes and delivers them to your front door. If you have a loved one who loves exploring wine flavors, then this is the ideal gift. Every time they open a bottle, they’ll think of you! We love Firstleaf for the educational aspect to it.
4. For coffee lovers: Counter Culture subscription
For the coffee lovers in your life, gift them a Counter Culture coffee subscription that makes it the easiest way to enjoy fresh, delicious coffee delivered to their door. Choose from different flavors like dark chocolate and nuts to citrus and floral flavor. We love these subscription boxes for being affordable and short off-roast time.
5. For tea lovers: Sips by subscription
Gift cards from Sips by can be applied to new or current Tea Discovery Subscriptions. It’s an ideal gift for the tea lovers in your life. They can discover a new favorite tea like peppermint or chai. We love this subscription for introducing a variety of teas.
6. For meat lovers: Crowd Cow subscription
Crowd Cow gift cards ship for free and has the option to feature a personalized gift note. If you have a family member or friend who loves meat, they’ll appreciate these subscription boxes. They can use a gift card to select steaks of their liking. We love Crowd Cow for supporting independent farmers and offering a wide range of cuts.
7. For TV fanatics: Paramount+ subscription
Your giftee can stream new movies and exclusives like The In Between and Scream exclusively with a Paramount+ subscription. Even sports lovers won’t miss out on any action with featured live sports from CBS Sports. There are shows and movies for every interest with this subscription.
8. For Disney lovers: Disney+ subscription
Give the gift of thousands of movies and shows with a Disney+ subscription. Your giftee can download any movie or series and watch it on the go. They can watch on their TV, computer, game console or mobile and tablet.
9. For readers: Kindle Unlimited
Give your favorite reader unlimited reading, audiobooks and more with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. They’ll get access to all different genres and best sellers.
10. For the ravenous bibliophiles: Scribd
Scribd is a perfect alternative to Amazon and offers access over 2 million ebooks, 200,000 audiobooks, numerous magazines, podcasts and even sheet music. All this is available for $11.99 per month.
11. For new skills lovers: MasterClass subscription
If you know someone who’s always looking to sharpen their skills in cooking or writing, then give them the gifts of a MasterClass subscription. They can watch lessons on any their smartphone or laptop and gain access to a wide variety of teachers. Your favorite person can become a new expert on whatever interest intrigues them! We love these courses for being incredibly motivating.
12. For the learners: KiwiCo subscription
Give the kids in your life a KiwiCo subscription for a fun learning experience. Their science and art projects inspire kids to become creative problem solvers. Shop from ages 0 months and up to find the best match for the family and friends in your life.
13. For budding sous-chefs: Raddish
If your children love to help out in the kitchen or you’re looking for ways to expand a kid’s palate to expand their palates, a Raddish subscription could certainly help. If all goes well and your kids really learn to love cooking, they might even take over preparing dinner every night—and that would be worth every penny. Subscription boxes start at $23.95 per month.
14. For pets: Bark Box subscription
Your pet or a loved one’s pet will love you for this Bark Box subscription that will gift them all kinds of treats and toys. Each box has a seasonal theme monthly, making it fun and different. We found the quality of quantity of items to be impressive.
15. For charitable pet owners: RescueBox subscription
The pet lovers in your life will be thrilled with this The Animal Rescue Site subscription gift. With every purchase of a gift for yourself or a friend, they donate food to pets in need. Their passionate team of pet experts creates a surprise box full of toys, treats and chews great for pets of any age and size. We love RescueBox for its charitable efforts.
16. For beauty lovers: Allure subscription
The editors at Allure handpick the best beauty items, so you don’t have to. With this Allure subscription, your favorite beauty lover won’t stop thanking you. You can choose to gift an annual plan, quarterly plan or monthly plan. Each box comes with free full size item! We love this service for the full-size items and great variety.
17. For personalized beauty: Ipsy subscription
Give the gift of a personalized Ipsy subscription that tailors each box according to your skin and hair type to find the best match. It’s one of the best beauty subscription boxes of 2022 for a reason! We love it for being excellent for beginners and for including full-size products.
18. For bloom lovers: Flower subscription
Gift beautiful flowers to a loved one with a BloomsyBox subscription. Having fresh flowers in the home makes anyone’s day. We found this subscription worth the investment to get fresh flowers monthly.
19. For plant lovers: The Sill subscription
Plant lovers take their plants seriously! If you have one in your life, or if you know someone who wants to become a plant parent then grant them a gift card at The Sill. You decide how the new plant parent receives their gift: delivered directly to their email inbox, a link for you to share with them or as a print out. We love The Sill for being pet friendly and for always having quality greenery.
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