These Valentine’s Day gifts keep on giving


Some of the best gifts are the gifts that keep on giving. With a monthly subscription, your Valentine will continue to receive gifts long after the holiday is over. They will remember you every month, not just on Feb. 14.

Glossy Box is a favorite for beauty subscriptions because, among the assortment of five products, it offers full-size bottles, not just sample sizes, that are delivered to the doorstep. Plans start at $21 a month and go up to $210 for a 12-month plan. To sign up, visit

Get a personalized mix of makeup, hair, skincare and fragrance samples for $10 a month at Birch Box. A pre-paid six-month plan is available for $50 if you enter code “freemonth” at checkout. A yearly subscription is available for $96 with the code BIRCHBOX8. Join their mailing list and receive 15 percent off your first order. Prices include shipping. To purchase, visit

Rachel Zoe is a personal stylist, clothing designer and owner of Box of Style. Box of Style offers five items valued at more than $400 for only $99.99 per quarter. That’s four times a year, one for each season, where your loved one will receive a gift from you. The boxes can be customized and every piece that’s shipped is theirs to keep, nothing needs to be returned. They also have plans with only two boxes for $199.98 or four boxes for $349.99. They are currently offering $25 off your first order with free ground shipping included. Visit to view previous boxes and see how Rachel styles each box. Box of Style is like having your own personal stylist.

Emma and Chloè offer a unique piece of French jewelry created by independent French artisans. Each piece comes with a certificate of authenticity. Their subscription boxes start at $99 for three months. Six-month subscriptions are available for $175 and 12-month subscriptions cost $350. Use the code “welcome” to receive 20 percent off your order. To view boxes, visit

Fab Fit Fun is a fabulous subscription that has a line geared towards men and offers limited edition products in fashion, fitness and beauty. The boxes are seasonal and are mailed four times a year. Seasonal subscriptions begin at $49.99 and are billed quarterly. Pay upfront for a yearly subscription for four boxes and the price is $179.99. Shipping is included. To order, visit

Pura Vida, which means Pure Life in Spanish, works with over 650 artisans around the world who not only create handcrafted and unique bracelets, but offer a steady income to those artists. The monthly club offers three bracelets each month starting at $14.95 a month. Six-month subscriptions are available for $75. Twelve-month subscriptions cost $150. Shipping is included. Check out for more information or to sign up.

For anyone who loves movies, gaming, comics, pop culture, or the latest and greatest in collectible gear or clothing, you have to check out Loot Crate. This subscription is one of the most fun to choose because they offer boxes, or what they call crates, filled with items ranging from action figures, gaming, socks, Marvel gear, Star Trek, Harry Potter and even Sanrio. After you choose the crate, you choose a plan ranging from one to 12 months. Plans start at $14.99 and vary depending on the chosen crate. Visit for more information.

BOTI Box is a subscription geared towards girls ages eight to 12 and includes bath and beauty products, jewelry, accessories and other fun stuff to inspire and empower creative young girls. Each month brings a new theme of positivity and strength to help girls gain confidence and realize inner beauty. Plans start at $30 for a monthly subscription. To view additional plans, visit

Club Scikidz Labs is a great subscription for kids interested in science or technology. Each box contains fun experiments and activities in robotics, astronomy, geology, paleontology, veterinary medicine, plus interactive lab notebooks and supplies each month so the child can set up their own science lab at home. Purchase just one box from a variety of choices or pick a monthly subscription beginning at $29.95. To view boxes and additional plans, visit

No matter which subscription you choose, make sure that any plan you sign up for does not renew once it expires. If it does, make sure you cancel it before it renews so that you don’t get charged. Happy Valentine’s Day Canyon Lake.


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Kerry Keith