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Wednesday, August 17

Fab Baby Gift Idea…and an Equally Fab Giveaway!

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I’ve been slacking in the giveaway department, but I’ve got a few lined up for you that I’m super excited about. And today is no exception!

To kick off the giveaway run, I’m going with a super duper uber cute baby gift idea. I love it. It’s adorable. It’s unique.

Citrus Lane is a new company based in the Bay Area that, as my friend Heather put it, is like a wine-of-the-month club for babies. Obviously, there is no wine involved…but there are a whole lot of great baby products. Basically you sign up for a subscription and then boxes of goodies appropriate to your baby’s age arrive each month.

Citrus Lane was kind enough to provide me with their Deluxe Baby Shower box.

It came in this simple and cute box.

And was filled with all sorts of goodies, including a really cool swaddling blanket that I can’t wait to try on the little guy and a $50 gift certificate to Minted.com, which I can’t wait to use for birth announcements. Yes, I’m going to make sure baby #3 has a birth announcement! ;) Citrus Lane also gave me a 3-month subscription, which begins when my baby is born. I can’t wait to see what goodies will come each month!

Giveaway time! One of you lucky people will also receive a 3-month subscription to Citrus Lane…to keep for yourself or to give away to a mommy-to-be in your life. Citrus Lane is definitely great for a gift, but I certainly can’t blame you if you keep the prize for yourself! ;)

To enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment on this post! And, if you’d like a second entry, “Like” Citrus Lane on Facebook and then leave a second comment telling us you did so. Easy peasy! Comments must be made by Midnight PT on Monday, August 22. Winner will be announced on August 23. Prize must be shipped within the U.S.

Good luck and happy baby gift shopping!

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252 Comments »

  1. And I liked Citrus Lane too! :)

  2. This is great! A friend of mine just had a baby, and I would love to give this to her!

  3. 4
    jpetroroy

    Love this!! So useful.

  4. 5
    Esther

    Love their stuff! I have so many friends that are having babies for the first time — I can’t wait to share this site with them.

  5. 6
    Esther

    I just liked Citrus Lane on FB too.

  6. 7
    Tammy Blais

    I would love to give this to my daughter!! Thank you <3

  7. 8
    Jen

    A box a month of unknown goodies would be way cool!

  8. 9
    Amy S.

    What a fun idea! I WANT IT!

  9. 10
    Sarah Covert

    I love this one!

  10. 11
    Carina

    I’m entering for my sister and my first nephew!

  11. 12
    cassandra kirby

    What a fabulous giveaway!

  12. 13
    Julie

    Ohhh!!! I know SO many people expecting right now. What a great idea!

  13. 14
    Jen

    also Liked Citrus Lane on FB!

  14. I’m always looking for cute baby gifts.

  15. 16
    cassandra kirby

    I liked them on Facebook too!

  16. 17
    Natalie H.

    This looks fabulous!!!

  17. 18
    Genelle

    How cute!!! Love the name too — Citrus Lane!

  18. 19
    Tammy

    I want to enter! Hooray! So cute!

  19. 20
    Tammy

    I liked it on Facebook so YAY for a second entry! It is such a great gift idea.

  20. 21
    Maria

    I NEED this:) Such a fun giveaway!

  21. 22
    Sandra

    How precious, would love to get a sunrise gift.

  22. 24
    Sandra

    Also liked them on facebook!

  23. Very cute stuff. This would be perfect for my friends who are expecting baby number one in just a few weeks.

  24. 26
    adrianne

    cute!

  25. 27
    Kalyn

    I would love to win this. I have a great friend who is getting ready to have a baby.

  26. 28
    Ange

    Adorable!! What a great gift! I always love unique gifts like this one!

  27. 29
    Megan Flowers

    what a great gift idea!

  28. 30
    Leah Parker

    Super cute! Pick me!!

  29. 31
    Megan Flowers

    okay I “like” it on FB :)

  30. 32
    megan

    love it. want it. pick me.

  31. 33
    Mandy

    So cool.

  32. 34
    lindsay

    I would love to win this! I am due in January with baby #3 and my hubs is scheduled to deploy days later. This would be an awesome thing to be able to get excited for each month!

  33. This would be great for my sister – in -law, my niece was just born last night!!

  34. 37
    Renee

    I’d love to win, although I have *so* many pregnant friends right now I don’t know how I’d decide who to give it to!

  35. 38
    Renee

    Also, I liked Citrus Lane on fb.

  36. 39
    Amy

    Oooh! This would be an awesome gift for my sister! She is due in November!

  37. 40
    Daniella

    I’m due in November and winning this would be fantastic!

  38. 41
    Rachel Jansen

    I just found out that I’m pregnant with our first baby!!!! This looks absolutely perfect!

  39. 42
    laura

    What a fantastic baby gift!

  40. 43
    Amy

    Just liked, “Citrus Lane” on Facebook! Oooh I hope I win!!!!

  41. 44
    Rachel Jansen

    Just liked citrus lane on Facebook!

  42. 45
    Helen

    It’s been a long time since i was making any babies, but there are lots of “mommy-to-be’s” that I know who love me to be passing along the prizes to! Pick me, please!

  43. 46
    Jamie Bellessa

    how stinkimg cute is “citrus lane”!

  44. 47
    Jeleen

    How fun! i’m expecting my first in jan! =)

  45. 48
    Robyn

    What a great concept!

  46. I wish we could win by begging, rather randomly, because I’m a great beggar. :) I’d love to spoil this sweet new baby (our #5) with something this great. Thanks Jane!

  47. 50
    Britt-Marie

    How fun! This would be a great gift. So cute!

  48. 51
    Britt-Marie

    I also “like” CitrusLane on Facebook.

  49. 52
    Kim

    That would be perfect for our new little guy!

  50. 53
    amy

    still haven’t ever won anything from your blog but I will continue to play. I have many friends that could benefit from this but hopefully I’ll be getting some good news soon and would make myself the recipient.

  51. 54
    Beth

    What a great idea, for new moms or not so new moms! Thanks for sharing! :):

  52. 55
    Marissa W

    Love it!! What a great find!

  53. 56
    TaraLP

    I have a new baby and would love this!

  54. 57
    Sarah

    I’m pregnant with my first and would love this!

  55. 58
    Jenny

    What a great gift!

  56. 59
    Tiffany

    I would love to win!

  57. 60
    Tiffany

    I also liked citrus lane on facebook :)

  58. 61
    sabrina

    this would be wonderful! i am due in 7 weeks with baby #3.

  59. That stuff looks amazing! I just found out we are 5 weeks along with baby #2, I’d love a surprise gift each month! What an awesome idea!

  60. 63
    Kimber

    just had a baby, would love to win!

  61. 64
    Kathy

    I would love to give this to my daughter who is expecting our first grandchild!

  62. 65
    Kathy

    I also clicked “like” at Facebook!

  63. 66
    LaDonna

    I would gift this to my niece! Her husband lost his job just one week after their baby was born. This would be a great “pick-me-up”!

  64. 67
    Christi P.

    I would love to get this for my daughter in-law who is expecting her first child in December!! Thank you!!

  65. 68
    Christi P.

    I “liked” them on Facebook!!

  66. 69
    amy longmore

    Oooooh I would LOVE to give this to my coworker. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

  67. 70
    Auntie Barb

    ooooh! That would be perfect for our new baby!

  68. 71
    Renee

    I am in need of an original baby gift idea! There’s so many baby showers around here!

  69. 72
    Renee

    I also officially “like” Citrus Lane now.

  70. 73
    Kathy

    I would love to win this! I know a brand new mom who would be so excited to receive this as a gift!!

  71. 74
    Lynda Clark

    I love Citrus Lane. What a great shower gift! I want to win this. Thanks for such an awesome giveaway.
    lyndaclark81(at)yahoo(dot)com

  72. 75
    Lynda Clark

    Liked Citrus Lane on Facebook as Lynda Clark
    lyndaclark81(at)yahoo(dot)com

  73. 76
    Katrina

    I would love this! We just brought home baby #3 this weekend!!!!

  74. 77
    Amanda

    What a cute idea! I love it.

  75. 78
    Courtney Smith

    Oooo! I want this! (And I liked them on facebook :-)

  76. 79
    Cheryl

    Love it!

  77. 80
    Cheryl

    I “liked” Citrus Lane

  78. 81
    Linde

    Would love to try this for myself as I’m expecting and I have a few friends expecting as well. I can test it out before I give it as a gift ;)

  79. 82
    Linde

    and I “liked” it too!!

  80. 83
    Marisa Schwartz

    Oooo! What a cute idea! I just found out I’m having a baby girl in January. After 3 older sisters, the baby stuff is worn out.

  81. 84
    Marisa Schwartz

    …And I just “liked” Citrus Lane on facebook.

  82. 85
    Erin

    I really like the sound of this! Such a cool idea!

  83. 86
    Carrie

    Pleeeeeease pick me!

  84. 87
    Erika B.

    Super cute. What a fun idea!

  85. 88
    Heather

    Just had baby #4…would love to win this so she has a little something new of her own instead of hand-me-downs from her 3 older sisters!

  86. 89
    Mona

    I would love to give this to my daughter who just found out she is expecting her third little one.

  87. 90
    Becca

    I’m entering for me, since we’re expecting a babe in February! Wouldn’t baby #3 love at one new thing?!

  88. 91
    Jess S

    How fun! What a wonderful idea.

  89. 92
    Valerie Gathright

    Oh, that would be perfect for the baby shower I’m attending in a couple of weeks!

  90. 93
    Brooke

    That is such a cute idea!

  91. 94
    Emma

    Super giveaway!

  92. 95
    leslie

    We just had a baby 2 months ago and my sister in law is pregnant – can’t decide who will get this if we win ;-)

  93. 96
    Stacey Thomas

    So FUN! My sister is pregnant and she would LOVE this :). I love babies too, but don’t have any yet! Hehe.

  94. 97
    Stacey Thomas

    I also LIKED Citrus Lane on Facebook!

  95. 98
    PrivatelyPublic

    That is such a great idea! It’s these types of things that I think to myself, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Thanks for posting! I’ll definitely be giving this gift in the future.

  96. 99
    SONJA

    what a wonderful gift!

  97. 100
    Cindy

    Very cute!

  98. 101
    Amy Duke

    Thanks, Jane! I could really use this, as we have a new baby :)

  99. 103
    Kirstin

    What a fun gift!

  100. 104
    M

    this looks fantastic!

  101. 105
    Julie

    What a great idea! Thanks!

  102. 106
    T sara

    What a great idea…I just had baby #3 in June & would love to try this out!

  103. 107
    Sara Denoncourt

    I wish I knew a mommy to be in my life ; )

  104. 108
    Jennifer

    What a lovely idea! I would love to win, thank you very much!

  105. 109
    Kris

    Love this idea!

  106. 110
    Kris

    Liked on Facebook too

  107. 111
    Karen B.

    Such a great idea! Why didn’t I see this 7 months ago? Or 2.7 months ago?

  108. 112
    Karen B.

    Liked Citrus Lane

  109. 113
    deon

    this would be awesome!

  110. 114
    Jenna

    Oh this a *great* idea!

  111. 115
    Elizabeth

    LOVE THIS!!! I am having baby #3, too. Would love a little something special for him.

  112. 116
    Kirstjen Pratt

    How cute!!! I’ve never seen that company or idea before!

  113. 117
    Kirstjen Pratt

    And I “liked” them on facebook!

  114. 118
    Emily

    That does look like a fab gift :)

  115. 119
    Barb

    I have a good friend expecting a baby soon. I’d love this for her!

  116. 120
    Lisa H.

    Adorable and I have just the person in mind to give it to!

  117. 121
    Lisa H.

    And I just liked them on facebook! :)

  118. 122
    Alissa

    I “like” them on FB.

  119. 123
    Alissa

    That’s so neat!

  120. 124
    beth

    Great giveaway! We’re on baby #3, too!!!

  121. 125
    beth

    I “liked” them on facebook, too!

  122. Way cool! Hope I win. Though, I would selfishly keep it for myself and my little guy, so karma may not be on my side…)

  123. 127
    Bethanie

    What a great idea!

  124. 129
    Carli

    Me and my baby would love this :)

  125. 130
    Sarah F

    So cute!

  126. 131
    Malerie

    That swaddling blanket was my favorite gift I got with my first baby. I love giving it away to new moms. What a fun giveaway!

  127. 132
    Donna

    What a great idea. I have those little hand print tins. I got mine in a set of five. She just finished them up. Boo, hoo… It’s fun to open them all up at once and see the growth. Boo, hoo..

  128. 133
    Malerie

    I “liked” them on Facebook, too.

  129. Awesome! I love the idea of something fun for baby arriving every month. :)

  130. 135
    beatriz

    this looks.. AWESOME!!

  131. 136
    Rebecca O.

    I’ll give away as a gift to my favorite pregnant mommie:-)

  132. 137
    Tiffany

    I know just the mom for this!

  133. 138
    Nikki

    What a perfect gift!!!!

  134. 139
    Alice

    This is such a fun gift idea. Who doesn’t love a gift that literally keeps on giving. Yes, please!

  135. 140
    Alice

    liked Citrus Lane on Facebook…and more than happy to do so.

  136. 141
    Cate

    OOH, I would love to win this! I’m expecting my second child in March and this would be awesome!

  137. 142
    Laura P.

    This is so great!I would love to give this to my best friend who is expecting:)

  138. 143
    Debbie

    My stepdaughter is expecting for the very first time. What a wonderful gift!

  139. 144
    Kelly

    Love it!

  140. 145
    Kelly

    Liked Citrus Lane on FB!

  141. 146
    collette

    I have several mommies-to-be in my life!!

  142. 147
    Amy

    My niece is expecting in Sept. She would love this!

  143. 148
    Jenny

    Oooh! My little sister is expecting her first and this would be an adorable gift!

  144. 149
    Soybeanlover

    I have tons of friends having babies any day now, so this would be fabulous. It must be baby season.

  145. 150
    kim

    oh i would love this for my daughter…sounds like a wonderful gift…thanks for making us aware!

  146. What a cool concept for a business. Can’t wait to check out more Citrus Lane.

  147. I “like” citrus lane on facebook.
    Thanks!

  148. 153
    Tiara

    What a great idea! I have so many pregnant friends who would love to receive this when their babies are born!

  149. 154
    Tiara

    I “liked” them on Facebook. Thank you!

  150. 156
    Andrea

    This is a great idea… and i just found out baby # 2 is on the way!

  151. 157
    Elena

    OOOh, I am so excited at the chance to win this giveaway! Baby #2 is due in November

  152. 158
    Elena

    I like them on Facebook too.

  153. 159
    Nicole

    This would be perfect for our baby, due in December!

  154. 160
    Nicole

    I like Citrus Lane on Facebook

  155. 161
    Amy

    This would be great for my friend!

  156. 162
    Carly

    Love this and would love to gift it to my best friend!

  157. 163
    Carly

    I Like Citrus Lane on FB – 2nd entry.

  158. 164
    Theresa

    Pick me!

  159. 165
    Theresa

    And I liked Citrus Lane on FB.

  160. 166
    Abigail

    I really love the idea behind Citrus Lane. Getting stuff that will be appropriate for your baby’s age. Also be introduced to products you’ve never heard before. Really cool especially for a new mom like me.

  161. 167
    Jane

    We are expecting our first girl on Thanksgiving and wish I would have found out about Citrus Lane a lot earlier!!

  162. 168
    Jane

    I also liked Citrus Lane on Facebook. :)

  163. 169
    Ann

    We have a new one coming any day, this would be very fun!

  164. 170
    Laurie

    would love to win this for my pregnant friend!

  165. 171
    Maya

    I am due in 3 weeks and would LOVE LOVE LOVE to be the recipient of this gift. This would make the coming months sweeter, especially after sleepless newborn nights and high energy two year old mornings!!
    :)

  166. yay! how fun! love this giveaway:)

  167. 173
    alyssa

    Aww this is super cute. I have a close friend due in September and if I were chosen I would most definitely pass this gift along to her.

  168. 174
    Charity

    Great stuff for baby! I would love all of it!

  169. 175
    Robin

    These boxes look amazing. What a great gift idea but I would love it for myself. I love surprises!

  170. 176
    Robin

    I like citrus lane on Facebook.

  171. 177
    Amelia Breeden

    I am hosting a baby shower in a few weeks for my dear friend and she would LOVE this…and I would LOVE to give this to her!!!!

  172. 178
    Kate

    So cute! Love it!

  173. 179
    Cora

    Yes please!! My baby girl will need this. It’s not like I’m gonna have extra time around Christmas!

  174. 180
    Shae Johnson

    What a great giveaway! And Citrus Lane… what a cute name!

  175. 181
    Miranda

    Sounds like a great idea!

  176. 182
    Miranda

    I liked them on FB.

  177. 183
    Lorilin

    This is such a cool idea!

  178. 184
    Lorilin

    I just liked Citrus Lane on Facebook!

  179. 185
    Anna

    I would love to win this!

  180. 186
    Anna

    I liked Citrus Lane on FB!

  181. 187
    LaurenC

    I would love this! And my baby boy is due in 6 weeks!

  182. 188
    ShellyK

    What a great giveaway – and very timely too, since I’m due in exactly one week with our first child!

  183. 189
    Jessica

    Looks wonderful!!

  184. 190
    Stephanie P.

    Can’t wait to see your little guy’s handprint!
    I’d love to give this to my friend having her 1st-a little girl, due on Christmas.

  185. 191
    Jodie

    The timing for this couldn’t be better! I’d love to win.

  186. 192
    Lisa Roussel

    I have the perfect mommy to be in mind to give this fabulous gift package! She’s also expecting her third baby!

  187. 193
    Lisa Roussel

    I like Citrus Lane on face book!

  188. 194
    Marcene

    this is sooo cool! Lots of friends having babies so this would be fun.

  189. 195
    Marcene

    liked them on facebook

  190. 196
    Kyra Vicory

    OMG!!! I LOVE Citrus Lane!!! How exciting, I just ordered one of these for a good friend of mine and would love to get another for my sister in law!!!

  191. 197
    Kyra Vicory

    Just liked them on facebook too!

  192. 198
    Jen Ketcher

    Ooh, I’d love this. My own little guy is due in November, so this would be perfect!

  193. 199
    Denae

    My sister is expecting…

  194. 200
    christie

    What a great gift idea..

  195. 201
    LaurenC

    I liked Citrus Lane!

  196. 202
    Jessica Hansen

    Not pregnant – but this might be a motivation!

  197. 203
    Teresa R

    Oh perfect, I have two brand new nephews I’d love to give this too.

    Teresa R

  198. 204
    Jenny

    My sister is hoping to have a baby within a year so this would be super cute to give her!

  199. 205
    Liz Brown

    Would love to gift this to me SIL who just had her first baby on Tuesday night!

  200. 206
    Liz Brown

    I just “liked” Citrus Lane on FB!

  201. 207
    Mandy

    I am pregnant and due this November and think this would be awesome!

  202. 208
    Janet

    What a great idea! I would love this as I have a 2 week old.

  203. 209
    Janet

    I just “liked” Citrus Lane on FB :)

  204. 210
    Sara

    LOVE this idea. I have a 6 month old and what a treat it would be to start getting little goodies for him.

  205. 211
    Sara

    Just “liked” citrus lane on FB.

  206. 212
    Kimberly

    I would love to win this for a friend who just had twins!

  207. 213
    Margie Annndrus

    What a great gift.

  208. 214
    Amy

    What a fun concept!

  209. 215
    Anne

    I would love to win this for my daughter (due in October)! Great gift!

  210. 216
    Mawa

    I have a mom/dad to be in mind for this!

  211. 217
    Reynaul

    I would love to win this! I just had my little man today!

  212. 218
    Jessica W

    That is such a great idea!

  213. 219
    Jessica W

    I like Citrus Lane on Facebook

  214. 220
    Megan M

    My 2nd baby was born in June and I wish I had known about this.

  215. 221
    Megan M

    I liked Citrus Lane on facebook a while ago – does that count?

  216. 222
    Natania

    What a great idea!

  217. 223
    Natania

    And I now officially “like” Citrus Lane.

  218. 224
    Jess Green

    Totally cute!!1

  219. 225
    Katie

    Way more exciting than my monthly subscription for Pampers from Amazon. :)

  220. 226
    dottie

    so cute for a pregnant daughter!

  221. 227
    erica

    Would love to give this as a baby gift.

  222. 228
    Annie

    We’re having a baby girl in December and I would love to have this!

  223. 229
    Annie

    And I justed “liked” Citrus Lane on facebook!

  224. Watching Knocked Up as I read this — who wouldn’t want to win this giveaway? You spend 9 months in anticipation, and then you go home and have tons of adjustment and work…this is a great way to keep the ‘anticipation’ going for the parents! GREAT idea!

  225. 231
    Allison

    Yum! Me and my baby would love this!

  226. 232
    Dianna

    This would be a great gift for my friend who is due any day!

  227. 233
    amy

    neat-o! just had a baby & would love this!

  228. Love it! I have so many friends I could give this too! (I do live in Utah, the baby capital of the world, after all :)

  229. 236
    sarah L

    OOOH OOOOH (hand waving wildly in the air) MEEEEE!

  230. 237
    Lori

    This is sooo cute! We are expecting our first Dec. 1st–its a boy! We have nothing link this in Myrtle Beach SC–just the same old Target and Baby R Us stuff (practical, but not always so trendy)….so cute! Love it!

  231. 238
    Alissa

    would LOVE this- just had our baby #3 in june! ;)

  232. 239
    Vanessa

    Wow! That sounds like a cool company. I’m expecting my 3rd baby in 2 months and would love to recieve this :)

  233. 240
    Lisa

    I “liked” Citrus Lane… and I know my October bundle of joy will too! :)

  234. 241
    kctreat

    Thanks for the tip! I’m going to look into it for baby shower gifts.

  235. 242
    Lindsay R

    Hi Jane.

  236. 243
    Kristen

    This is amazing! I would love this for my eight month old precious baby girl! What a cool company!

  237. 244
    Casey B.

    I know so many pregnant ladies right now!

  238. 245
    Casey B.

    Also I liked Citrus Lane on facebook!

  239. TOO adorable for words! What a wonderful gift idea!!

  240. 247
    Tamara

    I just found out that one of my best friends from childhood is expecting. This would be a great gift!

  241. 248
    Matt

    That sounds like a fun gift.

  242. 249
    Sara

    My sister in law is expecting. She’s done so much for me. I’d love to do something for her!

  243. 250
    Kelly B

    What an awesome giveaway! Our little guy will be here at the end of September and this would be such an awesome gift to have. :)

  244. 251
    Kaylan

    What a cool idea! I know I’m too late for the giveaway but I just wanted to comment because this idea came at the perfect time!

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