Tayst is a subscription service that sends you a customizable assortment of eco-friendly single-serve coffee pods every month. When you join, you’ll get to choose how many cups you’d like per month (from 20 to 1,000!), along with your preferred blends — there are currently 6 available, which you can mix n’ match. The coffee offered by Tayst is sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farmers who support biodiversity, decent living and working conditions for workers, gender equality, and access to education for children in farm communities. The pods themselves are 100% compostable and feature a mesh filter to allow for even […]
Subscription Box Reviews
Honest, detailed subscription box reviews with plenty of pictures and descriptions to help you find the best subscriptions for your money.
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I recently reviewed February’s American Gluten-Free “Foodie” box (seen here), so now it’s time to check out their “Discovery” snack box! If you haven’t heard, American Gluten-Free is a subscription box service dedicated to meeting the needs of those living a gluten free lifestyle while promising some fun along the way. There are two different box options to choose from: The Foodie Box & the Discovery Box. The Foodie Box has 7-9 mostly full sized meal based selections for creating delicious meals and comes complete with recipes and often culinary gadgets. The Discovery Box is based on snacks & convenience and includes 7-9 full and sample […]
February 2017 Daily Goodie Box review time! If you haven’t heard, Daily Goodie Box is unlike typical subscription boxes because it’s always 100% free! All you have to do is become a member (also free) and fill out a personal profile on their site. If you meet the requirements for a Goodie Box — based on various factors like demographics, interest in current products, etc. — you’ll be eligible for a box and shipped one for free. Each box will feature samples of various food, drink, and personal care items which you’ll be asked to review in your online profile. The more reviews […]
Breo Box is a new quarterly lifestyle subscription box service curated for both women and men. Each quarter, you’ll receive a handcrafted wooden box containing 6 to 9 items consisting of seasonal essentials that revolve around health, fitness, and other everyday lifestyle needs. Boxes are carefully curated to provide products that are fitting to the season from well-known brands around the world. Each quarterly box will have a total retail value of $300-400.
Sundae’s World is a children’s subscription box that sends a new selection of blind bags and other mystery toys to your door every month. Each suitcase-shaped box is sent to your child by Sundae, “the world’s cutest penguin”. Sundae likes to travel the world with his favorite toys — which he also sends to your child to take along on their own travels. Toys will include surprise eggs, mystery boxes, blind bags, and more. In addition to the toys, he’ll also send a postcard featuring a photo and fun facts from the place he traveled to that month. When you sign up, you’ll […]
February 2016 YumeTwins unboxing time! If you’re not aware, YumeTwins is a new subscription box that sends you a collection of cute Japanese items every month. Each box will consist of 5 kawaii inspired items sent straight from Japan. Yume kawaii is a new kawaii movement that is a mixture of cuteness and fairytales, with a touch of darkness. Yume itself means “dream”, so not only does yume kawaii center around cute styles, but it also has a magical dreamy feel to it. Items can include plushies, keychains, stationery, squishies, candy, collectible figures, wearables, accessories, and more. All products are from officially licensed brands/franchises such […]
I haven’t checked out a Darby Smart box in quite a while, so I was happy when they offered to send me January’s box for review. If you haven’t heard, Darby Smart is a DIY/craft subscription that sends you a new mystery kit — the “To DIY for Box” every month. The kit will contain everything you need to complete a chic DIY project. Past themes/projects have included metal stamped jewelry, ink blot coasters, Valentine treat toppers, wood burned cutting boards, and more.
It’s February 2017 bluum unboxing time! If you’re not aware, bluum (yes, with a lowercase b) is a monthly subscription box for babies & kiddos from birth through age 5. Each box contains four or more products that are responsibly sourced, eco-friendly and often organic. The contents are based on the age of your kiddo in months, so there are many variations in the boxes that are sent in each shipment. (I don’t think I’ve seen any two boxes that were exactly the same.)
MLP Box is a monthly subscription box from Brony.com that’s dedicated to all things My Little Pony! Each box will feature 1-2 officially licensed My Little Pony items which can vary from subscriber to subscriber. Items can include t-shirts (in children’s and adult sizes), hats, accessories, toys, figures, MLP books, and more. It’s a great way to build your MLP collection, whether you’re a Brony, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fan, or someone who grew up with MLP and wants to relive the magic with their own kids.
February 2017 Kloverbox time! If you’re not aware, Kloverbox is a monthly subscription box that features only the best cruelty free, eco-friendly and organic beauty & lifestyle products. Each box will include 4-5 full size products and if there is ever a food item being featured, it will be vegan (yay!). All boxes and filling are made with 100% recycled materials. The purpose of Kloverbox, is to introduce you to ” cleaner” versions of the products you use on a daily basis.
February 2017 DoodleBug Busy Bags review time! If you’re new to them, DoodleBug Busy Bags is a fun subscription for little ones from Kidable Adventures (the company behind Little Thinker Box). Bags are aimed at children ages 3 through 9 and contain all of the materials needed to complete 4 to 8 fun crafts. Each bag will focus on a different theme, often relating to upcoming holidays or seasons.
Dollar Shave Club is an affordable subscription that promises to deliver “a great shave for a few bucks a month”. When you subscribe, you’ll get your choice of a 2, 4, or 6 blade razor for just $1 shipped for the first month. From then on, they’ll ship a full cassette of cartridges every month for as little as $3. The razor choices are: The Humble Twin (2 blades, 5 cartridges) at $3/month shipped, The 4X (4 blades, 4 cartridges) at $6/mo. shipped, or The Executive (6 blades, 4 cartridges) at $9/mo. shipped.