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Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes

This list covers all the subscription boxes you can try for free! And lots of cheap monthly subscription boxes, and deep-discounted boxes too!

This is list was UPDATED on September 6th, 2017 with new deals!

One thing to keep in mind – all these free monthly subscription boxes start subscriptions, so make sure to read their terms carefully.  After trying your free or deep-discounted box, if you aren’t interested in receiving it every month for the regular price, make sure to cancel the subscription.

Free Subscription Boxes

We’ll start this list off with all of the subscription boxes you can try for free! For many of these boxes, shipping fees still apply, but they’re still a great way to try these services for yourself before you subscribe.


Curology

Curology free trial

Curology (regularly $19.95/month) is a unique and totally personalized prescription skincare subscription service that targets acne and pairs you with a licensed dermatologist and sends you prescription medication every month or every other month.

Get your first month of Curology for free, no coupon needed, just use this link!

Check out our Curology Reviews to learn more about what to expect from this box!


Foodstirs

Foodstirs Review, August 2017 - Campfire S'mores Brownie Cupcake Kit

Limited time deal! FoodStirs is a baking subscription box that ships baking mixes kits to your door every other month! Co-founded by Sarah Michelle Gellar, this subscription is all about high-quality, pre-made mixes with no preservatives or artificial ingredients.

Still working as of Sept 1! Get your first Foodstirs box for FREE, just pay $5.99 shipping! No coupon code necessary, just use this link(Regularly $14.99 + $5.99 shipping)

Check out our Foodstirs reviews to learn more about this organic baking subscription!


Graze

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Graze

Graze is a mini-snack subscription box that sends a customized selection of treats weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. They offer over 100 different snacks that you can rate online, which, over time, helps tailor your subscription to your particular snacking preferences. (Regularly $11.99 for 8 snacks per box or $6.99 for 4 snacks per box).

Get your first box free, no coupon required, just use this link

Check out all of our Graze reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription.


Gwynnie Bee

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Gwynnie Bee

Gwynnie Bee is a clothing rental subscription service for women sizes 10-32. (Regularly $35-79 a month)

Get your first month for free, no coupon required, just use this link!

Check out our Gwynnie Bee reviews to learn more about this subscription box.


Nadine West

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Nadine West

Nadine West is a subscription styling service for women sizes Small to 3X. Subscribers fill out a style quiz and are sent an outfit (2-4 items, usually 1 apparel item plus accessories) every month based on their style preferences. There is no styling fee, but there is a shipping fee ($9.78) that is credited toward the cost of anything you keep. Their items are priced lower than other styling services, ranging from $10 – $25 per piece.

Use referral code NADINE to waive shipping fees on your first box! That means you can get your first box totally risk-free, with no styling fee and no shipping fee (normally $9.78). You’ll pay only for items you decide to keep!


Rocksbox

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Rocksbox

Rocksbox is a monthly subscription box for jewelry rental. Receive 3 pieces of hand-selected jewelry in every box. Wear them as long as you like, and then return them in a pre-paid shipping envelope to swap them out for a new set.

Use this link and coupon code mysubaddictxoxo to get your first box for FREE!

Check out our Rocksbox Reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Hubble Contacts

Hubble is a monthly subscription box for affordable, daily contacts (regularly $30/month for 30 pairs).

Get your first box (15 pairs) for just $3 shipping!, no coupon required, just use this link

Check out our Hubble Contact Lenses Review to learn more about what to expect when you sign up!


 Harry’s

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Harry's

Harry’s is one of the original shaving subscription services. You can opt to have razors only, or razors and shaving cream, with refills shipped to you 2, 3, or 5 months. Prices start at $15 for a two month supply of blades only, or $21 for blades plus shaving cream.

Use this link to try Harry’s for free – just pay $3 shipping!

Check out our Harry’s Reviews to learn more!


Scent Trunk

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Scent Trunk

Scent Trunk is offering a Free Trial deal.

No coupon needed – just use this link to get the free trial box.

(Check out our Scent Trunk reviews, too!)

Full Details:  Scent Trunk will ship you 30 days worth of perfume every month based on these preferences for just $18/month. Cancel any time in the next 30 days and you will not be charged for the subscription.


Cheap Subscription Boxes

Here are some of our most popular deals on subscriptions – many of which are under $15! Some of these are promotional offers and some subscriptions are always one low cost every month, so be sure to check the offer details for each box.

EarFleek

EarFleek is a new monthly subscription box for earrings that is only $3.49 a month! They promise the latest designs and trends, 100% nickel-free, with FREE US shipping! Choose from Young At Heart, Minimalist But Groovy, or Boho Babe All The Way styles.

Try EarFleek for 50% off with coupon code MSA50 and your first month will be just $1.75!

Check our our EarFleek Reviews to learn more about what to expect to receive in this box!

Candy Club

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Candy Club

Candy Club is a candy subscription that sends 2-3 pounds of premier, brand name candy directly to your door each month.  (Regularly $27.99 + $6 shipping per month)

Use coupon code CCMSA20 to save $20 off of your first shipment!

Or – Get double the candy in your first box! Just follow this link and the discount will automatically apply to your cart – and you’ll receive 6 candies instead of just 3 in your first box.

Check out our reviews of Candy Club to see what you can expect with this subscription box!


GlobeIn Club

Subscription Boxes Under $10 - Globein Club

GlobeIn Club members will receive one artisan product (it can be anything from a mug to jewelry to home decor products) each month. In addition, members can add more fair trade products to their monthly package (the “empowerment pack”) at exclusive, members-only prices.”

This subscription box is always $10 a month


Lola July 2017 Period Subscription Box

LOLA (regularly $9 – $10/month) is a feminine hygiene subscription service that provides a monthly delivery of 100% cotton tampons or pads in the absorbencies you request. “LOLA products are designed by women, for women to be effective, comfortable, and natural.”

Get your first box for $5, no coupon code needed, just use this link!

Check our our latest LOLA Review to learn more about this time of the month subscription!


 Amazon Sample Boxes

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Amazon

Amazon has several one-time purchase boxes that are FREE after credit for Amazon Prime members:

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Amazon Luxury Beauty Box

Amazon Luxury Beauty Box – $19.99 (Get $19.99 back in credit a week after it ships)

  • For a limited time, buy this sample box for $19.99 and receive an account credit of $19.99. Credit is redeemable on select beauty products from the brands featured in the box (shipped and sold from Amazon.com).

And here is an Amazon offer that is completely free (no money spent up front):

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Amazon Baby Welcome Box

Amazon is offering a free Baby Welcome Box ($35 Value) for any Prime Members who create a Baby Registry! (Alternatively, you can also buy this box for $35.)

Here are the complete steps for getting this box for free.

And here is our review of the Amazon Welcome Baby Box to see what you may get!


 Bulu Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Bulu Box

Bulu Box is a monthly fitness and weight loss subscription box. Their original Bulu Box is focused more on fitness and supplements, and they also have a WeightLoss box that features healthy products and diet supplements. (Regularly $10 a month).

Just click through this link, and use coupon code MYSUB599 to get Bulu Box for $5.99 a month for life!

Check out our Bulu Box Reviews to find out more about this subscription box!


Allure Beauty Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Allure Beauty Box

Allure Beauty Box is a monthly beauty sample subscription box. (Regularly $15  a month). Each month the send 6 samples, with some high-end brands and good sample sizes.

Use this link to save $5 and get your first box for $10.

Check out our Allure Beauty Box reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Monthly Mini Mystery Box of Awesome

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Monthly Mini Mystery Box of Awesome

Monthly Mini Mystery Box Of Awesome is a subscription offered by thatdailydeal.com. They send a variety of random items that far exceed the cost of the subscription. These are total surprise items, just like its full-size companion.

Use this link to get your first box for only $9.99!

Check out our latest review to see what you can expect with this box!


Love With Food

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Love with Food

Love with Food Tasting Box is a monthly healthy snack subscription. (Regularly $9.99 a month) Each month they send natural and organic snacks and sweets to sample, and for every box they send, they donate a meal to a food bank!

Use this link to get your first box for only $7.99!

Check out our Love with Food reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Birchbox

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Birchbox

Birchbox is one of the original beauty subscription boxes and a personal favorite of mine! For $10 a month, subscribers receive 5 beauty samples (haircare, nail polish, makeup, perfume, skincare, etc.) and they get to review each sample for 10 points each. That translates to a total of $5 to spend in their online shop each month, and you can bank those points to get a completely free shopping cart!

Check out our Birchbox reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Book of the Month

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Book of the Month

Book of the Month is a monthly book subscription box. Each month, 5 curators pick out their favorite new hardcover books, and you can choose which one you want to receive on the first of the month. (Regularly $16.99 a box)

Use coupon code READ5 to get your first month of Book of the Month for only $5!

Check out all of my Book of the Month reviews to learn more about this subscription box!


Dollar Shave Club

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Dollar Shave Club

Dollar Shave Club is a monthly razor blade subscription service. (And they now offer grooming products like shave cream, hair products, etc.) Subscriptions start at $6 a month for their most popular model (the 4X) and you get a free handle with your first month.

For a limited time, you can try any razor for just $1 when you sign up!

Check out our Dollar Shave Club reviews to see what you can expect with this subscription!


Ipsy

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Ipsy

Ipsy is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription. ($10 a month). Each month includes 5 beauty items (many of the items are full-size!) and subscribers get an exclusive makeup bag each month too!

Check out all of our Ipsy reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription.


Target Beauty Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Target Beauty Box

Target Beauty Box – Varies in cost (Usually $7). Target releases new beauty boxes about every other month, and they sell out within hours because they are that good! The value is always great, they come with Target coupons, and they have a good mix of samples and full-size items.

(If you want to make sure you can an email alert the next time this box launches, make sure tosign up for the My Subscription Addiction daily newsletter).

Check out my Target Beauty Box reviews to learn more about this subscription box!


Loot Wear – Loot Tees by Loot Crate

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The LootWear T-Shirt Subscription is a tee-only subscription from Loot Crate (formerly called Level Up). For only $8.99 a month (that price includes shipping), subscribers get one geeky exclusively designed t-shirt a month.

Use coupon code SAVE3 to save $3 off your first month – that brings the cost down to $5.99!

Check out our Loot Tees reviews to see what you can expect with this subscription box!


Loot Wear – Loot Socks by Loot Crate

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Loot Crate - Loot Wear - Loot Socks

The Loot Wear Socks Subscription from Loot Crate (formerly Level Up) sends subscribers two pair of geeky inspired socks for $9.99 a month (shipping included in that price!).

Use coupon code SAVE3 to save $3 off your first month – that brings the cost down to $6.99!

Check out our Loot Socks reviews to see what kind of socks you can expect from this subscription!


BoCandy

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - BoCandy

BoCandy is a monthly international candy subscription box. (Regularly $15 a month).

Use coupon code FALL to save 50% off your first box!

Check out our BoCandy reviews to see what you can expect from this candy subscription box!


Scentbird

Scentbird is a perfume sampling subscription box that sends you 100% authentic perfumes every month. When you sign up, you take a preferences quiz to help them suggest recommendations for you to try, and you can also go browse and rate the rest of their selection to make the recommendations even more accurate. You can build a queue of fragrances you’d like to try or you can let yourself be surprised every month. (Regularly $14.95 a month)

Use this link to get your second month free when you sign up for a Scentbird subscription – AKA two months at 50% off!

Check out our ScentBird reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Walmart Beauty Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Walmart Beauty Box

Walmart Beauty Box is one of the cheapest beauty boxes out there – only $5 a box! This box ships once a quarter, and includes a mix of samples of brands Walmart carries, plus coupons.

Check out our reviews of Walmart Beauty Box to see what you can expect with this subscription!


Jacked Pack

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Jacked Pack

Jacked Pack is a monthly supplement and fitness subscription box. (Regularly $15 a month).

Use coupon code TRY3MONTHS to save $5 off the first month of your Jacked Pack subscription (and $5 off your second and third boxes as well). 


FabKids

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - FabKids

FabKids is a monthly clothing subscription for boys and girls. Each month you get to pick out an outfit for $29.95, or you can skip any month. All the pieces are really well-made, and the designs are unique to FabKids. Each month they release a new collection!

Get your first outfit for only $9.95 with free shipping, no coupon required, just use this link!

Check out our FabKids reviews to learn more about this subscription box!


The Honest Company Bundles

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Honest Company Subscription Bundles – The Honest Company makes natural and non-toxic products for your home and family. They offer an Essentials Subscription Bundle which covers everything from bath and body products to home cleaning items. The Diapers and Wipes Bundle includes exactly what you would expect – diapers and wipes to last one month!

Use this link to get a free trial box of your choice, just pay $5.95 shipping.

Check out our Honest Company reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Home Chef

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Home Chef

Home Chef is a subscription meal delivery service that sends a weekly box of “perfectly portioned, premium ingredients, spices & sauces, and easy, step-by-step recipes. Meals start at $9.95 per serving, and delivery is free for orders over $40.

Use coupon code DM30 to save $30 off your first box!

Check out all of our Home Chef reviews to learn more about this dinner & cooking subscription box!


Winc

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Winc

Winc (formerly Club W) is a wine subscription box that re-imagines the traditional wine club. They offer a regularly changing selection of unique, small production wines that are sourced directly from vineyards and winemakers. Bottles start at $13/month + $6 flat rate shipping. (Shipping is free on orders of 4 or more bottles.)

Save $20 off your first order, no coupon required, just use this link

Check out our previous Winc Reviews to learn more about this box!


Hello Fresh

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is a weekly meal delivery subscription that sends healthy recipes and the pre-measured ingredients you need to make them at home. (Regularly $69 a box for 3 meals for 2 people).

Use coupon code CFAHSK to save $40 off your first box! (Only $19 for your first box!)

Check out our Hello Fresh reviews to learn more about this subscription!


eSalon Custom Color Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - eSalon Custom Color Box

The Custom Color Box is a hair coloring subscription box from eSalon. Depending on the frequency you choose, eSalon sends you hair color, developer, shampoo, conditioner and the accessories you need to color your hair. (Regularly $19.99 a month plus $4.95 shipping).

Save 50% off your first box! No coupon needed – just use this link!

Check out our eSalon Custom Color Box reviews to learn more about this subscription box!


Fabletics

Cheap Subscription Boxes and Free Subscription Boxes - Fabletics

Fabletics is a monthly workout clothing subscription – each month they release a new collection and you can pick out any outfit you like (including from previous months). Or you can skip that month. (Prices start at $49.95 an outfit).

Use this link to get 2 pairs of leggings for $24 when you join!

Check out all our Fabletics Reviews to learn more about this subscription!


Yummy Bazaar

Yummy Bazaar Post

Yummy Bazaar’s Destination Food Club sends authentic and delicious foods from around the globe. Their Sampler Box includes 6-8 sample-sized products, and it’s always $9.95 with free shipping to the contiguous US. This box is always under $10/month!

Check out all of our Yummy Bazaar Destination Food Club Reviews to learn more about this subscription


My Thrill Club

My Thrill Club

My Thrill Club is a monthly subscription box that sends you two books and movie. You get to pick the category from Crime & Mystery, Thriller & Espionage, Horror or a Surprise Me option. (Regularly $14.99/month).

For a limited time, use code THRILL to get your first month of My Thrill Club for just $9.99!

Check out all of our My Thrill Club reviews to learn more about what to expect from this box!


Field to Cup’s Tea Explorer

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Field to Cup

Field To Cup‘s new Tea Explorer Box (with free US shipping) is a new, smaller tea subscription for those who want to try new loose leaf teas with less commitment. Every month you’ll receive 5g each of 4 different loose leaf teas, enough for 12-14 cups (.7 oz of tea), plus members-only discounts in the shop, and a monthly steeping guide.

This box is always $6.97, no coupon needed, just use this link!

We’re reviewing this subscription soon, but in the meantime you can check out our Field to Cup Reviews to learn more about their Tea Discovery Plus box to get an idea of the kinds of teas you’ll receive in this subscription!


That wraps up our list. Tell us your favorite affordable subscription box in the comments for this post!

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

43 Comments

  1. I just cancelled my Ipsy subscription. Even after answering all of their profile questions I received products I would never use or in shades that were way off. I went ahead and gave it a 2nd month & that one was even worse.

    I started subscribing to Walmart’s subscription box which is sent out quarterly. It is well worth the $5.00 spent!!! Today I just discovered the Amazon beauty box for Prime members. Pay $11.99 and get $11.99 credit to purchase an item in the full size. I’m excited ti get that one!

    Now if I would just pay closer attention I just might be able to get a Target beauty box before they run out!!

    • I love Ipsy. I guess so many people and as many opinions. Theres a monthly Sub box from Starlooks.com its awesome for 12

  2. Just wanted to say that Birchbox changed their rewards program and reviews no longer earn you points.. bummer.. Still a great subscription service though!

    • I just received my first Birchbox and yes you still do get points for reviewing their products. Maybe they changed the way it looks but you definitely get points for your review.

      • You only get points for the first 5 products you review. After those 5 products (basically your first box) no points for reviews. I’ve been with Birchbox over 2 years and their rewards program was a huge part of that. The changes they made to the rewards program were very disappointing.

    • this is incorrect. You get 10 pts for every review. I got $5 in points for the last box i got.

  3. I cannot get the mystery guild book club to come up for a $1. Is anyone else having issues?

  4. I just thought I would mention that Gwynnie Bee isn’t actually free. They check your account for $79 and if its not in there, they won’t send it. They also hold that amount out of your account so its unusable until you return stuff I believe.

    • They do not do that with my card. I called my card company to double check. Maybe they do that if you use a debit card?

  5. I cannot get the link for Match up (eSalon) to work.. any idea why? It takes me to the page but when I click on “Get It Now” nothing happens

  6. Saffron fix offers a free trial. It’s an Indian meal box, $48-$60 usually (which, considering the price of a meal at Indian restaurants where I live, is a steal). Haven’t gotten mine yet, but reviews look promising.

  7. FYI: The code for half off the BoCandy box only netted me $1.49. Not even half off the shipping. Plus, their landing page gives a 20% off code for the first box, but when I entered that one, it came back invalid. Hope the actual box experience is better!

    • same here

  8. I’ve tried the Nadine West box and I will admit that some of the things they send are very nice although the price point for some of the jewelry you could probably find a similar piece for a lower price in Target or Charlotte Russe. When I first started with Nadine West, (which only about 5 or 6 months ago), their selling point was it was absolutely FREE the only thing you pay for is the items you KEEP. I LOVED that as you get to try the items for a few days, if you don’t like them just put them back in the postage paid envelope and send it back no commitment! Two months ago they changed that. Now the thing is every month before they ship to you, your account will be charged $6.50 shipping. If you keep something from the shipment, they will credit the $6.50 toward the price of what you kept. What they don’t immediately spell out if is you DON’T keep anything then you are just out $6.50. Now I am not above paying for a subscription but I don’t want to pay for something and I don’t have anything to show for it. If you look at the FAQs page it says if you are not keeping anything you may want to update your style profile but my thing about that is, I KNOW my style so there’s nothing to change and they don’t give descriptions for their style categories (ex: Classy, Romantic, Vintage. etc). What I selected when I first signed up is my style. I will be cancelling my subscription shortly

  9. I just got my first Graze box (the free one). It’s a good mix of things I would have chosen for SURE off their list of food and things I wouldn’t have picked myself. I tried the one I was least excited about getting first, and it was actually pretty good. I also love that it showed up in the mail on Monday morning. That was a fantastic surprise! I think I’ll pay for at least one box instead of just nabbing the free sample like I’d thought I might do…

  10. Thanks Liz for posting all of these! I signed up for Julep, Graze, Love with Food, and Bean Box. Here’s my experience:

    Julep: I received the Spring Fling Welcome Box and which included 3 nail polishes and 1 lipgloss. I’m not a fan of lipgloss and it was pretty sheer. I need more color than that. The nail polishes were Vicki, Flora, and Shelly. Vicki is my FAVORITE. It is a bright pink (Liz describes it as flamingo) and I have received a ton of compliments on it. It’s a creme and dries to a beautiful shine. Flora (a sparkly purple) was too sheer for me…it looked streaky after two coats and had a weird matte look to it. I haven’t had a chance to try out the Shelly color yet, which is a light blue.

    When I went to cancel the subscription, I found out the site says that you have to call to cancel. GRRR. Not cool. But I decided to send them an email since it was the weekend saying I wanted to cancel and just like that, they deactivated my account. I was really happy I didn’t have to jump through hoops and that even though it says to call, I could cancel via email instead. I may resubscribe in the future based on that and the fact that I loved that Vicki polish so much.

    Graze: I like the idea of Graze and the small price point, but ultimately the snacks are tiny and don’t last a heartbeat around here. I decided to pass on this one. Cancelling was super easy–just log in and cancel.

    Bean Box: I admit it. I didn’t think about the word bean when I signed up for this one. I don’t have a bean grinder, so I now have 4 packs of coffee beans here that I am not sure what to do with. I don’t want to buy a grinder just for that.

    When I went to cancel, I was asked to log in using my email and an order number. I couldn’t find my order number right away, but there’s a link on the page that you can click and they will send you your order number. It came to my email right away and I was able to log in without any problems. It was easy to cancel as well.

    Love With Food: I really liked the Love with Food box. It seemed like a lot of product to me (even though I saw in the reviews some people felt it was light). I enjoyed trying new things and getting full size snacks.

    I was pretty tempted to stay with Love with Food. I was wishing I could afford the annual subscription to make it $10 a box and a little better value, but ultimately the $12 convinced me to cancel. When I went to cancel, they gave me an offer to take $2 off the box, earn 200 points, and they would donate 2 boxes of food. I decided to stick around for another month since the $10 price point was met. I am looking forward to seeing what I get next month!

    Thanks again Liz! I would not have been able to try these brands if it weren’t for My Subscription Addiction. 🙂

    • Thanks so much for sharing your experiences with these boxes!! 🙂

    • I called the Julep number after hours(PST) and left a message with my info to cancel and I received a confirmation email the next day.

    • Don’t know if you still have the beans sitting around your house or not but I thought I would offer a solution on how to grind them without buying a coffee grinder… You can just put them in a blender! I found that out when I ended up when a fancy bag of coffee beans when an organic grocery store closed down by my house, bought them for cheap but couldn’t grind them lol my dad told me that fancy trick and it worked! Haha

  11. I have received 2 months worth of Love with Food Boxes. I really do like this subscription. I have ordered 2 of the foods I have received already online. A great way to discover new things!

  12. TOTALLY regretting trying out Honest Co.! Thought I’d get the trial to gift to my sis at her upcoming shower, so she could try it out. Did not realize you couldn’t easily cancel online–kicking myself for not checking that first. Waited on hold for over 12 minutes before someone picked up the phone (not to mention time spent looking online for the instructions how to cancel and actually one the phone with their customer service rep).

    I mentioned my unhappiness about waiting so long and she said the usual wait time is five minutes, which, in my opinion is still way too long. If you can’t answer your calls sooner, then you should offer the option to cancel online!

    • I’m thinking of trying Honest Co. until I read your comment. Now I’m debating. We’re the items you received good?

      • I ordered the sample box with the trial sizes of lotion, body wash, counter top spray etc. it was well worth the 5.95 (for shipping) they ask when you choose any of the sample choices offered. I was impressed with the selection and quality. My first order will arrive next week.

      • I tried out Honest and absolutely love it! You don’t have to order every month; if you download the app it is SO easy to shop, place orders, move your ship date. I don’t have the monthly “baby bundle”, but if I had a baby, I absolutely would. So I order household and personal care products. One of the things I love most (besides the products which are truly awesome), is the bundle is $39.95 which is 5 of most any products u want – so I get all of my expensive stuff there. Then you can add up to 3 more products for 20% off, which is great bc if u spend $50, u get free shipping. I usually only have to order about every 2 months bc the cleaners, laundry tablets, etc – come in HUGE quantities.

        I’m not at all a monthly subscription person, I rarely shop online – but unless this company drastically changes I’ll be a customer for life. The person before, all I can say is if you don’t follow instructions or read everything – you may be disappointed. When I first received my sample shipment there was very clear I struggle instructions to go to the website, click on “contact us” and send a request with your order # to cancel. With everything in life we should follow instructions 🙂

  13. Anyone try Bean Box? I like the idea and love my coffee but am not sure if it’s worth it.

  14. You have to post the lovewithweed box. Have to! And you have to do it now because I’m sure it will only be up for one day!

    Oh my goodness was that too funny.

  15. I just signed up for Graze because of this post and the free box. Does anyone know how soon I can cancel? I do not want to keep the subscription until I try it out. I read the FAQs but they didn’t answer my question. I signed up about an hour ago but am wondering if I can go ahead and cancel now but still receive the first box? Anyone have any idea?

    • Have you logged into the site yet? You can set the frequency of your delivery to as little as once a month so that should give you enough time to try it before you get charged again. Just click on “manage this box” once you are logged in.

      • Thanks Kristin! Changed to monthly.

      • I have used the graze for about a year. You can snooze your box too. If you don’t want to get it. It is up to you how long you want to keep snoozing your box. You just have to keep paying attention. I love the snacks.

    • I have used it for a while and recently changed to the new share box. I like it so much better and you can choose which things you want to receive!

    • They charge your account on monday, so cancel around Thursday or Friday of the week before you are scheduled to recieve your box, it will show up the Monday of that week. When you go to cancel it will ask you if you want to get another box for $5.99, and if you say yes they automatically discount the box for you.

  16. This is my 3rd try. I give up after this LOL.

    Green Kids Craft – I’m not surprised with the shipping charge on the Green Kids Craft. I tried them out for 3 months with a Living Social voucher and had to pay an additional $13.50 for the shipping cost which works out to $4.50 a box. This is why I read all vouchers very carefully before signing up. FYI – I signed up for Escape Monthly using a LS voucher around the same time and wasn’t charged a penny more.

    I redeemed it for the Sept-Nov series. My son hated it and refused to do the last 2 boxes so I cancelled. This required a double opt-out. I emailed them, they emailed me back asking I am sure, and then I emailed them back saying yes. I was really annoyed about that especially since they had my credit card number from paying the shipping.

    Love With Food – I tried the free box in Jan and stay subscribed for Feb & March. My children liked it, but didn’t $12.00 liked it. I think my sister did because I put aside some of the GF snacks for her. It was easy to cancel. Go to your account and click cancel. I had no problems, and will sign up again depending on the spoilers. It was a pleasant, no muss experience.

    Honest Company – Liz used to review her bundles. I think she said it covered most if not all her cleaning needs. Correct me if I am wrong because this was awhile ago. Some of the products can be found in Target if you want to give it a try without a commitment.

    Lets see if this posts.

  17. I’m not surprised with the shipping charge on the Green Kids Craft. I tried them out for 3 months with a Living Social voucher and had to pay an additional $13.50 for the shipping cost which works out to

  18. This is very helpful, thank you! I had already signed up for Graze a couple of days ago after reading your blog of the most recent box bc you mentioned the free month. 🙂

    I’m debating about trying Love with Food and Julep Maven (even though I don’t polish my nails very often and tend to pay for pedis!)

    • I tried both of them and unsubscribed.

      Love with Food was a great deal for $2, but not for $12 or whatever the regular price is. The snacks were good but good enough to make up for the lack of value in the box.

      I was happy to get the Julep box for just $3, though it turned out that I wasn’t thrilled with any of the colors (live and learn). Unsubscribing required a phone call but there was no pressure to stay subscribed. Personally, I think that the mystery boxes they have are a better deal than the subscription. In the last one for $25 I got 4, a top coat, a mascara and a nail polish corrector.

    • I trying Julep and love it! I dont polish my nails much and pay for pedis too. They send you a link for a reveal to view each monthly box and you can switch out polishes for other items like eyeliner or lip gloss. You can also select a beauty mystery box for a surprise which was a good value – for my second box for $20 (3 month sub) I received a lip crayon, nail treatment polish, eye liner, and full size mask. Also came with a free polish I got to pick the color on from an email they sent earlier in the month. Love their oxygen nail treatment in sheer colors. They are always offering good add on deals and sometimes free products. Only downside is it’s only 1 product line so after a year I can see maxing out.

  19. With twin granddaughters on the way I would love to honest. Are there any regular honest members on our board? I would love to hear your comments.
    Thanks
    Cyndi

    • I subscribed to Honest for a while. I do not recommend getting the free box above; I did and felt like a sucker later as they frequently have better offers for new members, and you can’t get in on one of those if you’ve gotten the free box (which is not really free since you still pay shipping!). You can only ever get one discount/deal on your account, also. Generally, I think their prices are ridiculously high, and you have to pay shipping, so I ended up canceling — by phone, which is the only way out. It wasn’t difficult, no high pressure salesperson, just inconvenient. Their products are nice, but it wasn’t worth it to me.

      • They are better deals than the free box, but really, best bet is to try Target. The prices are about the same considering you have to pay shipping on the website and you can the try the product without a monthly obligation. But I do have to say, I had a hard time cancelling my subscription. You have to call during their working hours and they did try to keep me so I had to get a bit firm to get them to agree to cancel. We had this subscription for quite a few months so we tried most of their products. The only thing I can recommend is the room sprays. I thought the cleaning supplies were ineffective and the beauty items sub par to other natural brands. And as the other poster stated, they are extremely overpriced. We also had the diaper and wipes service. They were not good. the diapers run small and were three times the prices of other natural diapers. I really tried to like this brand but it just didn’t happen.

    • I’m a regular subscriber to Honest since my first child was born in August, 2013. I love them. I was buying 2 HUGE boxes of Pampers a month (Which is roughly $45 a box after tax), so I decided, although I’d only be saving about $10 a month, why not give Honest a try because I REALLY liked the idea of their diapers not being full of all that plastic and chemicals. I’ve never gone back. My daughter just turned 2, and I have another one on the way, and this one will never see anything but Honest diapers. As far as their cleaning products-I have yet to purchase something that doesn’t get the job done. Although I will say that the glass cleaner is made mostly with vinegar, so if you’re not a fan of that smell, don’t bother with that. lol I love their cleaning products because they actually work, AND I don’t have to worry about my children or pets being affected by them while things are drying, etc. Also a little secret I learned: When I originally went to sign up for the free diaper trial, I didn’t realize I’d have to pay the $5.95 shipping, so I cancelled it and was planning on waiting until I got paid. 15 minutes later, an email showed up giving my free shipping on my first order with a code. I used it on the free trial (Thinking back, I shouldn’t have, but oh well). With the diaper trial, you’ll get 7 diapers and a 10 pack of wipes and they give you 7 days to try it out before they ship you a full bundle and charge you for it. BUT, you can go into your account and “push” your shipment WHENEVER YOU WANT. This goes for ALL Honest bundles. With the essentials trial, you’ll get 5 samples of their 5 best selling essential items: laundry soap, hand soap, shampoo/body wash, bubble bath, and a chapstick is what was in mine I believe. It’s possible these items have changed since then. With the “Health bundle” (I can’t remember what this bundle is called.) you’ll get 2 samples of whatever vitamins or whatever you picked. I have no idea about the formula sample, as this is a fairly new product (I received the email announcing it less than 6 months ago) and I have no child to try it with. haha

      What you need to know that everyone tries to blame them for, when in reality it’s in plain print on the subscription page, everyone just ignores it: Is that after your trial is shipped, you will automatically be enrolled in that “monthly” subscription, and will have to call Honest Support to cancel. (I put monthly in quotations because you can push back your shipments at any time on your account page)

      I hope my TRUE information is helpful to you.

      • Side note: I’ve actually saved MUCH more with Honest than I originally thought I would, as their “month’s worth” of diapers actually last me almost 2 months.

  20. I don’t consider “Green Kids Crafts” a “free” trial subscription. You have to pay $5 to get ONE craft kit – each box is $20 and comes with 3 or 4 craft kits. So basically you are paying full price for one craft kit. It may be a good way of trying out just one kit to see if you like it, but it’s not “free”.

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