Brownie points. We’re all searching for them. Little gestures to write ourselves into the good books (and that mean we won’t have to take out the rubbish for at least two weeks). Well good news, guys—we found a way to max the brownie points. And the only finger you’ll need is your thumb on your phone. Introducing the Sunshine Coast’s best gift delivery services.
Gift deliveries are appropriate for the following occasions: anniversaries, apologies, getting busted skipping ahead on Netflix seasons you promised to watch together, the birth of your first child, eating all the mint slices and not replacing them, snoring too loudly, leaving tiny amounts of OJ in the bottle and then putting it back in the fridge.
Hopefully, these deliveries can make all our problems go away.
If you really want to push the boat out, why not pick a delivery service that lasts for a whole year? Botanic Box is an indoor plant subscription service that teams up with local plant and pot suppliers to bring you a wide variety of greenery goodness—think peperomia pink ladies, philodendron red core congo and even a bambino fiddle leaf fig. Simply choose your subscription length (either three months, six months or one year) and then once a month, an indoor baby is lovingly delivered to your or your pals door.
The problem: it’s your anniversary, your lover’s birthday, your brother’s graduation, or you’ve just been kind of a jerk lately and want to do something nice for the dude (or gal) in your life. Enter Brewquets, the beer gift delivery service that has officially changed our lives for the better. For just $35 plus delivery, these guys will ship three craft beers wrapped in tissue and a hessian tote and adorned with a card for a cute message. Looks like a bunch of flowers but it’s really some awesome beers. Genius. You can also swap them for ciders or upgrade to a “long stem” bouquet.
Ever wanted to send someone a gift—not a pricey bottle of bubbles or an extravagant bouquet, just something small to show you care? Shouta is the brand new Aussie app that’s helping you do just that. Shouting your mates, colleagues, and loved ones—whenever, wherever, with whatever you want.
As for how Shouta works—it’s as simple as it sounds. Within the app, you are free to pick and choose from various shouts between $5 and $250. Anything your special person will love, use, drink, eat, or enjoy. Think movie tickets, flowers, lunch, chocolates, or even a pick-me-up manicure. Your shout is totally customisable too—you could send a box of Panadol after a big night, or a box of doughnuts to help a mate sail through 3pm on a sugar high. Download the app here.
So…many…cookies! Life’s too short for those White Wings do it yourself baking boxes. This is where Dough House comes to the rescue with the most amazing range of cookies/actual works of art! Flavours include Nuts about Nutella, MacaDAMMia, Creamy Caramel, Oh Oh Oreo and so many more delivered right to your house or even better, workplace! There’s vegan and gluten free options too, so no one misses out.
Socks and jocks have become a bit of a gag gift in recent years, but that's only because we didn't have Manrags. They're a premium socks and undies subscription service and the only one that uses 100% Egyptian cotton… how chic. You can order a combo of socks and jocks, or just focus on the one (if, like us, your socks disappear regularly into some mysterious dimension beyond the time-space continuum). The colourful goods come packaged and delivered right to your man's door, and you can sign him up for month-by-month, 6-month or yearly packages. It’s a yes from us.
For those who aren't flower, chocolate or wine people, there's Puzzle Post. Puzzle Post is the new subscription service for puzzle lovers of all ages. Give them a few basic details and they'll deliver a brand new puzzle to your (or someone else's) door each month. Handpicked puzzles tailored to someone's individual tastes? Brownie points guaranteed.
Image credit: Brewquets