Our Definitive Ranking of the Best Hand Curated Gift Boxes to Send to Your Friends, When You Can’t Celebrate IRL

in the covid-19 world birthday parties may seem like a thing of the past, with “zoom parties” taking their place. 9 times out of 10, zoom birthday parties are incredibly awkward and don’t come close to the real thing. so why not spend a few extra bucks and get a nice gift for your friend who has to celebrate in quarantine because let's be real, your expenses are primarily food and living right now and everyone deserves a little special something on their big day.  here's our ranking of the best curated gift boxes and there’s truly something for everyone….. 


for the one who loves a unique gift… giftenmarket 

giftenmarket curates unique and thoughtful gift boxes from small businesses and new entrepreneurs. you can find young, up and coming brands to support, all in one place. and you’ll find niche products like our vegan banana bread mixes on giftenmarket! you can shop the brunch gift box- deluxe, which has our crackly banana bread mix, here.


for the beauty obsessed… birchbox

birchbox has everything your beauty-loving friend could ever need! they curate the top hair, skin and makeup brands making sure you get to try a little bit of everything.  here’s to showing your best friend their new favorite skincare routine. 


for the one with a sweet tooth… sugarfina

sugarfina candy boxes are perfect for any dessert lover because you can mix and match whatever candies you like! it comes in a gorgeous package and they have options from a 3 piece box to a 20 piece trunk so there’s an option for everyone’s budget. your friend will be able to sweetly ring in their birthday with champagne bubble gummies and more. 


for the wellness junkie…fab fit fun 

wellness is a pretty broad term and fabfitfun truly has something for everyone who loves fitness, wellness, beauty and home products. when you subscribe you get a new box every season filled with 8-10 products, so you can constantly look forward to new goodies. just send your friend a gift card so they can redeem their box!


for the plant mom…. bloomsy box 

bloomsy box makes it quick and easy to have fresh flowers in your home, and the flowers are fresh, coming right from their farms.the flowers are beautiful and since it’s a subscription you get new blooms every month, the gift that keeps on giving! 


for the hostess with the mostest… mouth

from ghost pepper pumpkin seeds to olive and parmesan tapenade, mouth has everything you want to give to your favorite host or hostess. they curate some really cool boxes themselves like bacon in a box or spicy pickles box, and you can create your own! it’s a super easy way to gift unique products made from small businesses from all over the country.