Bluum is a monthly subscription box that sends out products for moms and babies. Bluum curates its boxes by selecting the highest-rated products geared for a child’s particular age. Boxes are available for pregnant moms and moms with children between the ages of 0 and 5.
Each box arrives well-packaged with attractive tissue paper and a card describing the box’s intended recipient–in this case, a 20 month old child.
June’s box contained a puzzle, book, outlet covers and a pair of flip flops.
These cute flip flops ($11.90) by Stephen Joseph were the only gendered product in this month’s box. My daughter doesn’t know anything about pirates, so she hasn’t shown much interest in these, but flip flops are a nice inclusion to protect little feet on hot summer days. I liked the fact that these came with elastic straps behind the heels. These flip flops fit children whose shoe sizes range from 9 to 10. My daughter wears a 6.5. While I love that Bluum included flip flops, I wish they had asked for my daughter’s shoe size first. I also wish that the flip flops had been decorated differently.
Note: Each month, Bluum sends out an email detailing the contents of their boxes. The flip flops shown in the email would have been more appropriate for my daughter–while still the wrong size, they were decorated in a blue, pink and yellow fish motif. My daughter would have loved those! I can just imagine her squealing “Fishy! Fishy!”
I thought these outlet covers ($5.36; $14 according to Bluum) were a strange inclusion in a box for a 20 month old. By 20 months old, most children have been mobile for some time, and those parents who intended to baby proof their homes already have. I think it would have made more sense for Bluum to have included these in an infant’s box.
The Please! Thank You! book ($5.99) was a huge hit. My daughter loves books, and this book’s message was perfect for her! She asked to read it repeatedly.
My daughter loved this cute block puzzle ($10; $14.95 according to Bluum) from BeginAgain! It was perfect for her! As a lover of blocks, puzzles and animals, this was a huge hit!
This was my first month receiving Bluum box, and overall I liked it! I thought the puzzle and book were great, and while I liked the flip flops idea, I wish they had been sized and decorated differently. I’m a bit concerned, however, that the values Bluum provided were so significantly different from the ones I obtained online. According to Bluum, the value of the box was just under $47. But according to the costs I obtained online, the value of the box is a bit over $33. This is a substantial difference. Also, I think a $33 valuation is problematic for a $34 box but Bluum has substantial savings for a longer term subscription making the price much better!
The Description: Age-specific subscription boxes for babies and toddlers. Each box contains 5-6 full-size products revolving around a monthly theme. Earn rewards points for reviewing products or opting in to that month’s Bluum box to redeem for a free box. Pick this box as a Citrus Lane replacement!
The Price: $35.00 per month