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Mother’s Day Gifts Ideas: 18 Subscription Box Gifts for Every Mom

Updated on March 26, 2021 with new gift ideas.

What mothers really deserve after a full year of world class juggling is a dream vacation. But, the next best Mother’s Day gift? A super-thoughtful subscription, of course. This list of Mother’s Day gift ideas is for every lovely lady in your life: your own mom, a mother figure, an expectant or brand new mom in your life, a dog mama, or to treat yourself (you deserve it!). These subscription boxes for moms include classic gifts like flowers, candles, and beauty products, as well as innovative options like online classes, food, and more.

These subscription boxes for Mother’s Day aren’t the only awesome options by the way—check out which ones our readers named the best subscription boxes for women in 2021 for even more gifting inspiration!

Subscription Boxes for Mom

1. For trendsetting moms: FabFitFun

The Cost: $49.99 per quarter. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code FRESHAIR to sign up for a FabFitFun Seasonal Subscription and get 20% off your first box!

What She’ll Get: Every season, FabFitFun members get full-size, on-trend fashion, fitness, beauty, wellness, and decor items from awesome brands. Each lifestyle box comes filled with a beautiful curation of items, and subscribers love that they get to have a say in some of them. The best testament to how well-loved this subscription really is? Our readers voted FabFitFun the #1 box for women yet again! Sign mom up yourself or nab a gift card so she can get started on her own!

Check out our FabFitFun reviews for more information. Ships to the U.S. We also recommend: CURATEUR

 

2. For the bookworm moms: Book of the Month

Image from our review.

The Cost: $14.99 a month. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code PACKABOOK to get your first book for just $9.99

What She’ll Get: Each month, this monthly book club offers five expert-picked titles for you to choose from. For speed readers, Book of the Month also offers the option to add up to 2 additional books for only $9.99 each. Why not get a subscription for yourself and for mom? That way you can connect over an awesome read! 

Check out our Book of the Month reviews for more information. Ships to the U.S. 

 

3. For moms who love skincare and makeup: Birchbox

All contents of Birchbox Clean Beauty Box from February 2021

Image from our review.

The Cost: $15.00 per month (save with longer subscriptions) + free U.S. Shipping. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code FIRST15 to save 15% off your first Birchbox purchase and get free shipping on $50+ orders! (Not valid for subscriptions).

What She’ll Get: Birchbox is a beauty subscription wherein every delivery feels like a trip to the beauty counter in a box! Mom will get to sample new beauty brands from the comfort of home. With up to 5 samples of makeup, haircare, skincare products, and fragrances, she will never get bored of her Birchbox subscription. Plus, this sub offers options: she can select 1 product to receive in her box, she can opt into a fully curated box instead of a customized one, or she can swap her box for a high-end featured beauty product. Get her started with a 3-, 6-, or 12-month gift subscription

Check out more BirchBox reviews. Ships to the U.S., U.K., Spain, and Canada. We also recommend: Allure Beauty Box.

 

4. For moms who maintain a green-filled space: The Bouqs Plants

Brisbee plant from The Bouqs Plant subscription

Image via The Bouqs.

The Cost: Plants start at $44.00 + $12.00 for shipping. Subscribe to save 30% + get free monthly shipping. Sign up here!

What She’ll Get: Maybe your mum is an empty-nester who could use a plant baby to care for, or maybe she’s just got a green thumb—either way, The Bouqs Plants takes the concept of flower delivery and sprinkles in longevity. Their selection of potted houseplants includes succulents, orchids, and more, and if you opt for a monthly subscription you’ll receive a discount, free shipping, and the option to send bouquets some months, as well.

We haven’t reviewed The Bouqs Plants yet, but check out our Bouqs bouquet reviews for more info about this subscription in general. Ships to the continental U.S. for $12.00; free for subscribers. We also recommend: The Sill, Succulents Box.

 

5. For moms who deserve a toast (every night): Winc

Winc wines.

Image from our review.

The Cost: Bottles start at $12.99 each with a membership. Sign up here!

COUPON: Get 4 bottles for just $29.95! No coupon needed - just use this link.

What She’ll Get: Winc is a wine subscription, sure, but it’s also a way to support small businesses. Their changing selection of unique, small-production wines are sourced directly from the vineyards and winemakers whose labor of love it is to produce these vinos. We love that Winc has some vegan wines, and even ciders, on offer, in case your mama wants to switch up which flavors she’ll sip.

Check out our Winc reviews for more info. Ships to eligible U.S. zip codes, which you can check through this link. Shipping is free on orders of 4+ bottles. We also recommend: VineOh!, Amazing Clubs.

 

6. For style-savvy moms: Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix clothing hanging on wooden hangers.

Image from our review.

The Cost: $20.00 styling fee per Fix. Only pay for what you keep! Sign up here!

What She’ll Get: Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that’s perfect for busy moms or anyone who loves discovering new looks for their closet. For $20, a personal stylist will choose 5 clothing and accessory items specifically picked to match your mom’s preferences, sizing, likes, and dislikes. Stitch Fix users only pay for the pieces they keep—anything else, they can return for free! The $20 styling fee goes towards anything the subscriber decides to keep, and she’ll get 25% off if the whole box is kept. Stitch Fix also offers personal styling of maternity clothing!

Check out our Stitch Fix reviews to learn more. Ships to the U.S. and the U.K. We also recommend: Trunk Club. 

 

7. For moms taking a moment to recharge: Vellabox

Candle and other contents of Vellabox Ignis subscription.

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starts at $10.00 per month + $3.00 shipping. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA5 to save $5 off.

What She’ll Get: This monthly subscription sends one quality, small-batch, toxin-free, hand-poured candle per delivery. Here are the three tiers offered: the Lucerna ($10.00 per month) sends one ~4 oz candle, the Ignis ($20.00 per month) sends one ~8 oz candle, and the Vivere ($30.00 per month) sends you 1-2 candles totaling ~12 oz. Each candle arrives in a reusable drawstring bag, comes with information about the sourcing and fragrance, and smells oh-so-amazingly-good!

Check out our Vellabox reviews for more info. Ships to the U.S. for $3.00 for the two smaller boxes, and free for the largest box. We also recommend: Lovespoon Candles.

 

8. To nourish the mom who feeds the masses: Freshly

Freshly prepared meal subscription.

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starts at $8.49 per meal. Sign up here!

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Save $60 over your first four boxes - automatically applied! No coupon needed - just use this link.

What She’ll Get: If your mum is the one who plans, cooks, and serves all the meals, maybe it’s time someone feeds her! Freshly is a meal delivery service sending healthy, gourmet food that’s been made by a chef and delivered fresh. It’s never frozen! Every meal is all-natural and gluten-free, made with high-quality protein and no refined sugars. Choose from 4, 6, 9, or 12 meals per week to make sure your mama is treated to as many delicious lunches or dinners as she needs to fuel her incredible ways.

Check out our Freshly reviews for more info. Ships to most of the contiguous U.S.—enter her zip code during sign up. We also recommend: Home Chef, Green Chef.

 

9. To treat moms with a charitable mindset: CAUSEBOX

All items from the Winter 2021 Causebox.

Image from our review.

The Cost: $54.95 per quarter. Subscribe here!

What She’ll Get: CAUSEBOX is one of our readers’ favorite subscriptions and it’s a treat for multiple reasons—not only is this artist-designed box filled with high-quality lifestyle items that are widely loved, each exclusive product was ethically designed by a socially conscious company that is helping to create a better world. Expect cosmetics, home decor, gifts, accessories, jewelry, self-care items, and more! 

Good to Know: Annual CAUSEBOX subscribers (those who prepay for an entire year) can customize some of the items each season, choosing colorways for some items in the box and making other product selections (like choosing between a hair mask or a face primer).

Check out all of our CAUSEBOX reviews to learn more. Ships to the U.S. and Canada. We also recommend: GlobeIn.

 

10. To support mom’s after-hours “me time”: Sips by

The Cost: $15.00 per month + free U.S. shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code SUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION to save 50% off your first box!

What She’ll Get: Sips by is a monthly subscription box for tea-lovers of all kinds. If you know your mom’s tea preferences, you can fill her profile out on her behalf, so that her subscription arrives with flavors customized to her delights. (Or you can get a 3, 6, or 12-month Sips by gift card here so she can do it herself.) Some of the options included are caffeinated vs. herbal, loose-leaf tea or bagged, flavored vs. unflavored, and more. We think this tea box is a great way to encourage her to relax and unwind at the beginning or end of a full day.

Check out our Sips by reviews for more info. Ships to the U.S. for free, Canada for $9.50, and Western Europe for $13.50-$17. 

 

11. To celebrate the mom who values tradition: BloomsyBox 

Bloomsybox bouquet with the shipping box.

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starts at $39.99 + shipping and tax for one-time deliveries, and $39.99 per month + free shipping for subscription orders. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code MSA5 or MSA10 to save $5 off your first order of $30 or more (MSA5) or save 10% off sitewide (MSA10).

What She’ll Get: Some mothers appreciate a classic gesture, and a bouquet of fresh flowers for Mother’s Day is just that! BloomsyBox is a sustainable flower subscription service that ships bouquets farm fresh to your door. Your mom’s bouquet will arrive in plastic-free packaging and with all the info she needs for keeping her blooms fresh-looking for as long as possible.

Check out our BloomsyBox reviews for more info. Ships to the U.S., including AK and HI, at varying costs. We also recommend: Enjoy Flowers.

 

12. For the mom-to-be or new mama: Wumblekin

Wumblekin Labor + Birth Kit

Image from our review.

The Cost: $49.99 for the pregnancy + postpartum boxes; $59.99 for the Ultimate Labor + Birth Pack. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code Wumblekin2020 to save $10 off your first subscription box.

What She’ll Get: Expectant mothers may not have their little one in their arms yet, but trust us, they’re working hard to keep their growing baby happy and healthy in there! Wumblekin pregnancy boxes are a thoughtful way to honor that pregnant mama’s journey for Mother’s Day. Wumblekin has 5 curated boxes, which include one for each trimester of pregnancy, a pre-packed birth bag to bring with you to the hospital or birth center, and a one with postpartum goodies packed inside. You can buy whichever is best suited to your mom friend as a one-time purchase, or you can subscribe her to receive all/some of the boxes on a schedule.

Check out our Wumblekin reviews for more info. Ships to the U.S. for free. 

 

13. For wellness-minded moms: TheraBox

TheraBox with contents spray candle self care products

Image from our review.

The Cost: $34.99 per month + shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code MSA10 to save 10% off your first box!

What She’ll Get: Anyone out there have a mom who totally knows her worth, and is an inspiring example of how to care for herself? TheraBox makes the perfect gift for the self-loving mama—it’s a box full of wellness goodies curated by practicing therapists. This monthly subscription is packed with natural, organic products like skincare items, journals, and aromatherapy, as well as one happiness-boosting activity inspired by research in mindfulness, psychology, and neuroscience to rewire the brain for more joy and positivity.

Check out our TheraBox reviews for more info. Ships to the U.S. for $5.95, Canada for $14.99, and other countries for $25.00. 

 

14. For moms who like to move it: Fabletics

Tie-dye sports bra and workout leggings from Fabletics.

Image from our review.

The Cost: $49.95 per month. Sign up here!

COUPON: Members - get 70% off your entire order. No coupon needed - just use this link.

What She’ll Get: Maybe she’s apt to squeeze in a workout, or maybe she’s comfiest in clothes that move with her—either way, the Fabletics VIP flexible membership is a great gift that will give mom the opportunity to keep her athleisure ensembles fresh. For $49.95 a month, members can shop Fabletics activewear at 40%-50% off the full price. Each month, she’ll get access to an exclusive collection of performance sports bras, leggings, workout tops, jackets, sneakers, and more—all in women’s sizes XXS-4X. She can shop a la carte, pick from stylish workout clothes curated just for her, or choose to skip the month and save her credits for later.

Check out our Fabletics reviews for more info. Ships to the contiguous U.S. for free when you spend $49.95 or more; $4.95 flat rate shipping if you spend less than that. We also recommend: YogaClub.

 

15. For moms who never stop: Trade Coffee

Trade Coffee box with Doma coffee shown.

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starting at $15.00 per week. Get “The Classics” for $25.00/shipment (two 12 oz bags per shipment, $12.50 per bag) or “The Hookup” for more adventurous varieties priced at $15-$22.00 for one 12 oz bag per shipment. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Get 30% off your first subscription shipment, plus free shipping! No coupon needed - just use this link.

What She’ll Get: Anyone else out there need a little boost to start their morning or get through their afternoon? Trade Coffee carries 400+ different types of small batch coffee from 50 of the best roasters across the US—also including cold brew options! New subscribers start by indicating their flavor preferences and brewing techniques by way of a short, easy quiz, and both a coffee and a subscription plan will be recommended to you. All beans are roasted to order and shipped straight from the roaster to you, so freshness is guaranteed. After your coffee arrives, Trade will prompt you to rate it so they can further refine your selection for the following months.

Check out our Trade Coffee reviews for more info. Ships free to the U.S. only. 

 

16. For a gem of a mom: Rocksbox

Megan's three gold jewelry picks from Rocksbox.

Image from our review.

The Cost: $21.00 per month. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSAFREE15 to one month free + $15 extra credit for the shop.

What She’ll Get: Does your mom love jewelry? Rocksbox gives her access to their entire catalog of jewelry, and lets her rent three pieces at a time—her choice of gold, silver, or rose gold. Swap the pieces out for something new at any time! (Rocksbox gives you free shipping and returns.) If she finds a piece she can’t live without, she can buy them at VIP prices! Check out their gift memberships!

To find out more about more, read our Rocksbox reviews. Ships to the U.S. We also recommend: Switch.

 

17. For crafty moms: Maker Crate by KiwiCo

Maker Crate crafts for ages 14-104.

Image via KiwiCo.

The Cost: $29.95 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code MSA50 to save 50% off your first box!

What She’ll Get: This creative subscription is perfect for mamas to flex those artsy skills during some alone time, or together with their older kids (ages 14+). Maker Crate is KiwiCo’s newest monthly subscription, sending the high-quality materials needed to complete crafts involving sewing, ink printing, clay pottery, and more. With the subscription comes printed directions and access to video tutorials for further instruction and inspo!

Check out our Maker Crate details for more info. Meantime, check out all of our other KiwiCo reviews! Ships to the U.S. for free, Canada for $3.95 per month, worldwide from $4.95-$6.95. We also recommend: The Crafter’s Box, SketchBox.

 

18. For mothers committed to growth: MasterClass

Image via MasterClass.

The Cost: $90.00 for an individual class or $180.00 for an annual subscription. Subscribe here!

What She’ll Get: With a MasterClass membership comes access to an online library of classes offered by experts and celebrities. Most classes are made up of twenty 10-minute lessons, and are offered on topics like interior design, acting, writing, effective negotiation, self-expression, business, science, and much more. Some instructors you may be familiar with include Natalie Portman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gordon Ramsay, and RuPaul. See the full list of instructors here!

Read Liz’s MasterClass review and our MasterClass details for more. We also recommend: Skillshare.

 

Bonus: 3 Limited Edition Boxes for One-Time Gifting:

1. Tea Forte Soleil Gift Set

Tea Forte Soleil Gift Set

Image of the Soleil Gift Set via Tea Forte.

The Cost: $49.00. Buy it here!

What She’ll Get: Tea Forte has partnered with The New York Botanical Garden to bring a beautifully floral, Spring-celebrating tea gift set. The set includes 1 limited-edition Soleil Mini Petite Presentation Box of 10 pyramid infusers, including two of each blend: Darjeeling Quince (black), Cherry Blossom (green), Wildflower Honey Citrus (green), Vanilla Rose (white), Wildberry Hibiscus (herbal). With it comes 1 limited-edition yellow porcelain mug with a lid and a yellow tea tray with a gold Tea Forté monogram. Oh how loved mum will feel while she sips her morning brew!

Ships to the U.S. and Canada.

 

2. Harry & David Mother’s Day Sweets Box

Harry & David Mother's Day

Image of the Mother’s Day Sweets Box via Harry & David.

The Cost: One-time cost of $24.99. Buy it here!

What She’ll Get: Four 4 oz. packages of sweets and treats, carefully nestled in a pretty box. The box includes caramel popcorn, yogurt-covered pretzels, raspberry galettes, and a spread of truffles for your mom to sample on her special day!

Ships to the U.S. and Canada.

 

3. Anthropologie Mother’s Day In Bloom Gift Set

Anthropologie Mother's Day Set

Image of the Mother’s Day Beauty In Bloom Gift Set via Anthropologie.

The Cost: One-time cost of $68.00. Buy it here!

What She’ll Get: Ten individually packaged, premium samples of beauty products, curated in a beautiful keepsake box illustrated with florals by artist Emily Taylor. Containing over $100 of beauty samples from familiar brands like Sunday Riley, Mario Badescu, and Darphin, are rounded out with a wildflower seed packet for her to plant, this is a gift that will make her feel pampered. Note that while the packaging is the same as last year’s box, the contents differ.

Ships to the continental U.S.

 


 

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Want to explore more of the best subscription boxes? Check out the rest of our editorial picks and reader’s favorites to find the perfect box for everyone.

Written by Christen Russo

Christen Russo

Christen is a smile collector, outdoors enthusiast, and appreciator of soggy French fries. Her favorite subscriptions involve eco-friendly products and clothes, nature supplies, stationery, and coffee. She can be easily won over with a good sheet of stickers.

Comments (347)

  1. I received a fatfitfun gift box and I love it!!!

  2. I haven’t tried any yet but I n.v think Blue Apron or BeautyFix might be ones I would try.

  3. I subscribe to FabFitFun and I love it. It has a good mix of products – something for everyone (almost!)

  4. No I wish the only box that shows up here is Loot Crate and it is not for me

  5. I’m an on/off subscriber to FFF; I’ve never tried Margot Elena but the items in that photo have certainly caught my interest.

  6. I am currently trying rocksbox and I like it so far. I tried FFF last summer and really enjoyed it. However, since I get ipsy glam bag plus and boxycharm/boxyluxe, I didn’t continue. I would probably get it again if I could afford to.

  7. Fabfitfun/Margot Elena!

  8. I have not been able to try any of these due to being on a fixed income I get 3 boxes and had to pause 2 of them because of money issues I have always wanted several of these maybe if my gemstone stretch bracelet business takes off I will get to try more subs
    Beauty Fix,Fab Fit Fun, Margot Elena ,Rocksbox are all great subs I have been watching on this site for a year love them all If I drank Vine-O looks excellent too hahaha

  9. I haven’t tried any of the boxes but just subscribed to ipsy and expecting my first in June

  10. I have been subbed to 4 of them. FFF, birchbox, blue apron, and beauty fix. I think any mom would love the FFF box!!!!

  11. Birchbox

  12. Tried FFF, Birchbox, BotM, Margot Elena, and still have BeautyFix because of the value and great CS, plus ease of subscribing/skipping. Thanks for another giveaway!

  13. I am new to boxes and have only tried FFF. Very interested in ME, Vine Oh and Stitch Fix.

  14. I love Stitch Fix and Book of the month. Stitch fix is my favorite of the clothing subs because it’s the only one that let’s you request a box as needed. I usually only need to fill out my wardrobe every quarter or so.

  15. FabFitFun. I really liked it.

  16. I’d love to try the Margot Elena box or any of the stationery subs. as I love to send letters and cards!

  17. I’ve tried birchbox and for me it’s a bit of a hit or miss, also the items tend to be very small and I decided that overall other beauty boxes are more worth it to me. I’ve been wanting to try the margot elena box for a long time!

  18. I have a subscription to BOTM, FFF, ME, and they are great boxes! I have subscribed to Birchbox a couple of times. I have to finish my stock pile up a bit. Thank you

  19. I got 1 free birchbox and liked it a lot!

  20. Fab fit fun!

  21. I love my Ipsy glam bag plus and Facetory

  22. no i never have tried any

  23. I love fff and would love to try beautyfix

  24. I’ve tried FabFitFun- it’s hit or miss. I wish they would let you choose from all items available vs having groupings.

  25. I’ve only tried Birchbox … and other beauty boxes

  26. I love Fab Fit Fun- always high quality items!!! I want to try stitch fit but haven’t yet~

  27. I haven’t tried any on the list! The crafters box is calling my name though!

  28. While I’ve not used any of the boxes, I’ve been tempted by Birchbox and The Crafter’s Box.

  29. Love Margot Elena. She never disappoints! ❤️💕

  30. I’ve tried Birchbox before. It’s a great box for ladies who have skin that’s a little tough. As I age I notice that my skin needs a lot more moisturizing and Birchbox has a lot of samples (not just skin care but makeup too) that anyone would be happy to get their hands on. If I win the $100 it would be hard to choose but the Bouq’s seems great. I’m 58 years old with 4 grown children, and have yet to receive a Mother’s Day gift from any of them. The idea of having a bouquet of beautiful flowers seems almost too unreal to think about. Would love to win! ##Bouq’s ##MYSUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION

  31. I haven’t but I would love to try Fab fit fun!!

  32. Is to be used to be popsugar but now fabfitfun is my favorite.

  33. I dont get any of the ones on the list all though im thinking about siging up for birch box. I do get ipsy glam bag, Regular lootcrate and Halo lootcrate.

  34. I have tried fabfitfun and think my mom would like it, however my mom would enjoy the book subscription more. She always has her nose in a book!

  35. I have Birchbox and I have tried Beautyfix, which I do love when they have fabulous tools in the box. I didn’t realize that VineOh had other things in it, not just wine. That one looks interesting.

  36. I’ve tried the beautyfix myself and I quite liked it while I was subscribed to it. Thought it was a good variety of products you could try out before committing to full size on dermstore.com. I found a few that became my staple.

  37. I’ve tried many of them! My favorites being FFF, Bouq, and Stitch Fix.

    I think I’d get my mom Vino or the Yoga one! Maybe the Crafters one? Too many goodies.

  38. Birchbox I discovered so many products through it.

  39. FFF! Love it, always great value!

  40. I have tried fab fit fun and loved it. I am really interested in the Yoga box though. I’ve recently become obsessed with the Yoga with adriene videos on YouTube and would love to add to my yoga wardrobe.

  41. I’ve tried blue apron and I loved it !

  42. I like fabfitfun alot!

  43. I tried beautyfix box and it was great but they have been slacking off lately. My mom would love the FabFitFun box.

  44. I tried Birchbox and Fab Fit Fun. They were okay. Love to try all if them though !🔥

  45. Stitchfix!

  46. Stitch fix, FFF and Birchbox and I’ve loved them all

  47. I’ve never tried any of the subscription boxes but they all sound fun and I would love to try them!

  48. Only box I have tried is Birch box. Any mother would love this

  49. I have tried several of the subscription boxes && still receive most of them as well. My mom has tried Birchbox before && really liked it so I know she would like that, FFF, or beautyfix!

  50. No I can’t afford to try boxes right now.

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