If you want to personalize a wedding gift for your favorite couple, skip the monogrammed towels and focus instead on the things that would appeal to them most. If they always seem to be slammed for time, perhaps you could provide them with a service that would eliminate at least one major item on their list of to-dos. Do they love surprises? Giving them a gift subscription that changes monthly is a delightful way to keep them guessing and racing to the door to claim their prize.
From gourmet goods to keeping the house looking grand, our guide to the best food, drink, and home-related subscriptions to give as wedding gifts has got you covered.
Eat the World
One of the best ways to get to know a new travel destination is to head to the market and pick up some local sweet and savory snack foods. For the couple that wants to explore the world but may not have the time for a grand tour, bring it right to their doorstep instead. Universal Yums offers a subscription for a box of treats from a different country to arrive each month. From Brazilian Goiabikas to Taiwanese pea crackers to Ukrainian chocolate, even if they never leave home, at least their taste buds will be well-traveled.Buy Now
Let Someone Else Do the Cleaning
Between going to work, hitting the gym, running errands, and trying to maintain a social life, few people have the time or energy to give their home a deep clean on a regular basis. So, why not give the gift of a regularly-scheduled cleaning service? The only thing better than coming home to a sparkling clean abode is if it’s been whipped into shape by a licensed professional.Buy Now
Give Them Something to Wine About
Whether you prefer to give the gift of one bottle or an entire case, possibilities abound with Cellars wine of the month club subscription service. It not only takes the guesswork out of selecting a good wine, but also includes a “no bad bottle” guarantee; if a bottle has gone bad or didn’t travel well, they’ll replace it, no questions asked.Buy Now
For the couple that opted for a fancy cheese tower over a wedding cake at their reception, get them a subscription to The Original Gourmet Cheese Club. A shipment of three hand-selected and hand-cut artisanal cheeses from around the world (approximately half a pound each) will arrive monthly, along with helpful suggestions for serving and notes on the history, provenance, and tasting profiles for each one. It’s a dairy-lover’s dream!Buy Now
Keep Things Blooming All Year Long
Show the nature-loving couple that everything really can come up roses—at least, some of the time. Nothing beats an ever-changing monthly delivery of fresh-cut flowers. From funky farmer’s market arrangements to classic floral bouquets, The Bouqs offers a customizable subscription to fit nearly everyone’s taste, schedule and price range.Buy Now
Life’s Just Peachy and a Bowl of Cherries
Harry & David may have debuted its fruit club delivery service way back in 1936, but there’s a reason it’s still so popular: the quality is unbeatable. Whether the lucky couple prefers traditional types of produce, like bosc pears, or has more exotic tastes, like lemon plums, there’s a gourmet option to suit their needs (including organic fruit).Buy Now
Wash, Rinse, Repeat
For the couple that likes to look their best but doesn’t always have the time, energy, or money to do it, get them a gift card for Rinse laundry service. Available in five cities (Boston, Chicago, D.C. Metro, Los Angeles, and San Francisco Bay Area), results are guaranteed for dry cleaning, wash and fold, and even hang dry items.Buy Now
American Food At Its Best
Sure, Memphis may make the best barbecue ribs, and you’ll never have a better lobster roll than those you’d find in Maine, but who has the time (or budget) to travel the country to find out? With the Best of Goldbelly subscription, your favorite couple can sample some of the most crave-worthy dishes made in the USA, delivered right to their doorstep.Buy Now
Shake It Up, Stir It Up All Year Long
For the couple that insists on ordering drinks from a mixologist because a regular old bartender won’t do, the monthly cocktail kit subscription service from SaloonBox is sure to quench their thirst. Each kit includes two recipes with instructions and all the necessary ingredients (not including fresh produce) to make the most mouth-watering drinks imaginable.Buy Now
A Year’s Worth of Groceries Delivered to the Door
“Going to the supermarket and picking out grocery items is my favorite thing to do,” said no one ever. Instead of having to go out to shop, why not pay to have groceries delivered for an entire year? Whether the newlyweds are too busy to get it done or just want to avoid the hassle, they’ll be grateful to receive a subscription to Instacart Express as a wedding gift.Buy Now
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