April 2014 Bike Loot Review

Bike Loot
Cost: $14.99/month
Ships To: United States including any APO military addresses. Shipping to Canada will be offered soon.
April 2014 Bike Loot

April 2014 Bike Loot

Bike Loot, who kindly sent me this box to review, is a new monthly subscription service that offers you a box containing 5 to 7 top-quality, pro-level cycling product samples delivered straight to your door.

April 2014 Bike Loot

The Box

Bike Loot ships via USPS First Class Mail and always arrives mid-month.  As usual, I don’t hear of customer service issues, late shipments, etc. with Bike Loot, which is always a good thing.

April 2014 Bike Loot

First Look

The first look was a good one!  I didn’t recognize too many things, which to me is always good.

April 2014 Bike Loot

The Information Card

Still loving the Bike Loot information cards!  Bike Loot doesn’t have a theme, but I loved the quote on the front of the April card.  It said “Wow.  I really regret that workout.”  - Said No One Ever.  Ha!  So so true!  Here is what was included:

~Bonk Breaker Real Food Energy Bar: These are the official energy bars of US Cycling.  And they are good.  I checked their site and they are sold at a few store near me (Dick’s Sporting Goods being one) and I am hoping they have the Expresso Chip ones there because I so want to try those!

April 2014 Bike Loot

Bonk Breaker Real Food Energy Bar

~Natureplaex Ultra Strength Muscle Rub: Ohh, this is awesome to have at the house.  Whenever we need something like this, we do not have it.  Bike Loot recommends that cyclists use this 30-45 minutes post-ride to soothe those tired legs!

April 2014 Bike Loot

Natureplaex Ultra Strength Muscle Rub

~Upfront Foods Healthy Granola: I couldn’t figure out what was the front and what was the back of this package.  B had to explain to me that the front was the side with the nutritional information on it.  Because, you know, they want to be “upfront” about what’s in the mix.  Ahhh, it made so much more sense when he explained that ;).  I should have read the information card first.

April 2014 Bike Loot

Upfront Foods Healthy Granola

~Eload Endurance Sports Drink: This will be a sample for B to try this summer.  He’s planning to start running again and will swears he’s going to eventually do a triathlon.  This winter about killed us both and we so need to get back on track.

April 2014 Bike Loot

Eload Endurance Sports Drink

~Peloton Lips Natural Lip Balm: This balm gives you natural protection from the wind and sun.  It’s awesome not only for cyclists, but for everyone who spends time outside. I am good about remembering sunscreen, but sometimes I forget that your lips can get burned as well.

April 2014 Bike Loot

Peloton Lips Natural Lip Balm

What do you think of Bike Loot?  Interested in signing up?  Want to learn more?  Click here!  You can opt from the monthly recurring subscription for $14.99/month or go for the 3-month subscription, which works out to be $13.99/month!

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Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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March 2014 Her Fashion Box Review + Coupon Code

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Her Fashion Box
Cost: $39.95/month
Ships To: Australian Based. Ships Internationally
March 2014 Her Fashion Box

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Oh my goodness, my March 2014 (yes, March) Her Fashion Box finally arrived today!!! It’s the last of my March boxes to arrive (although I think I still have one or two more to review), but it is finally here!

If you aren’t familiar, Her Fashion Box (which is based in Australia) sends you one on-trend fashion accessory tailored to your style profile (you can select from Classic, Feminine or Trendy – which I selected), as well as a number of carefully selected beauty products. In addition, boxes will include products, samples or offers from premium lifestyle brands that could include things such as gorgeous stationery, luxury candles, beauty or spa services, hair and make-up tools, gourmet food or wine tasters, cute home wares, online products, entertainment and more.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

The Package

Her Fashion Box ships from Australia and is supposed to ship during the beginning of the month, however, just like last month the March box was delayed.  They sent out a few e-mails indicating that it would be delayed, but I am hoping that this won’t be come a trend with them.  I think once it did ship it took about 10 days or so to arrive.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Unpacked

Included in the plastic envelope was the magazine, a scarf and the actual Her Fashion Box. I am assuming the goal would be have everything fit in the box itself, but I don’t mind the overflow one bit.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

The Box

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

The Box in the Box

For whatever reason, the actual March Her Fashion Box was packed inside another box.  Perhaps just to make it extra secure in shipping?  Not totally sure.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

First Look

I had seen a picture or two or the March Her Fashion Box, but I didn’t know exactly what everything was.  The first look was a bit of a mixed bag.  I liked the looks of a few things and was kind of meh on a few more.  Sadly, Her Fashion Box doesn’t include an information card, but I did my best on the details of it.  Here is what was included:

~Fast Tan Le Tan in Le Can: Well I do the name of this!  Ha!  I need a tan like you wouldn’t believe, but I also totally need to exfoliate before I use this.  And I need to make sure I do it on a day that I don’t have anywhere to be, just in case it goes poorly ;).

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Fast Tan Le Tan in Le Can

~Her Fashion Box Party Mix: It’s Her Fashion Box’s first birthday, so they included some fun candy and gummies so everyone could celebrate!

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Fashion Box Party Mix

~Designer Brand Outrageous Brand Mascara:One of the main reasons I subscribe to this box is so that I can get foreign brands not available here in the US.  They may not always be super amazing, but they are always so so so fun to have and test out.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Designer Brand Outrageous Brand Mascara

~Pumice Stone: I am not overly excited by the punic stone, but it is always needed. Flip flop weather is here (well in Michigan 60 is considered flip flop weather) and I need to prepare.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Pumice Stone

~Argania Hair Oil: I totally love argan oil for my hair and am always looking for new brands to try.  I am going to save this one for traveling so I am not lugging a giant bottle around.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Argania Hair Oil

~Coral Colour Lipstick: Totally a SIL item!  Lipstick and me don’t go together, but she loves it all.   I just can’t get used to seeing myself with lipstick on.  Not sure why? It’s like a stranger is looking at me in the mirror.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Coral Colour Lipstick

~Her Fashion Box Ring: I don’t love this ring, but I also don’t hate it.  I just don’t know what I will do with it.  I need a little girl so I can make up a little jewelry box with all the costume type pieces I receive!  Hey, that could be a fun birthday gift idea……

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Her Fashion Box Ring

~Her Fashion Box Necklace: Meh.  This just isn’t me, but I could see a little girl loving it for dress up!

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Her Fashion Box Necklace

~Her Fashion Scarf: Totally love!  My scarf collection is pretty amazing thanks to all these subscription boxes I receive!  This one is space themed, which sounds a bit odd, but it works.  The colors are even better in person and this is awesome.

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Her Fashion Scarf

~Her Fashion Magazine: I love receiving this because I love checking out the styles and trends in other places. I think that scarf on the cover is the scarf I received, but in a different color?  If you received this box, let me know if you got a different color scarf!

March 2014 Her Fashion Box

Her Fashion Magazine

Because a lot of the items were exclusives to Her Fashion Box, I couldn’t do a cost breakdown on this one.  The box works out to be about $36USD (shipping is free) and since I loved the scarf, mascara, self-tanner and argan oil I will consider it a win.

What do you think of Her Fashion Box?  Did you get one this month?  If you are interested in subscribing or just want to learn more, click here. If you are a new subscriber, you can use the code “HFB5OFF” to save $5 off your first box!!

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April 2104 Splendies Review + Discount

Splendies
Cost: $12/month
Ships To: United States (free), Canada (add $7) and Internationally (add $9).
April 2014 Splendies

April 2014 Splendies

Splendies, who sent me this package to review, is monthly subscription box which delivers a surprise package of three pairs of quality undies delivered to your door every month.  The subscription is $12/month, but you can try your first month for only $8.

April 2014 Splendies

The Package

Splendies ships via USPS in a small plastic envelope and arrives between the 11th and 19th of the month.

April 2014 Splendies

First Look

Ohhh, this is by far the prettiest tissue paper I have ever received in a Splendies package! I hated the thought of throwing it away, but I knew B would report me to Hoarders if I saved used tissue paper.

Every Splendies package is different, so you never know what you are going to get.  As a result, they don’t include an information card.  However, they do have a campaign were you post a picture of the items you receive on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and/or Facebook with the #SPLENDIES and they’ll pick winners at random to get a free month.  Here is what I received this month:

~Red Boy Briefs:  These are a stretchy cotton and remind me a bit of Rainbow Bright (B used to be a HUGE Rainbow Bright fan by the way).  Cute and comfy and I thought these looked fairly true to size.

April 2014 Splendies

Red Boy Briefs

~White with Watercolor Lace Hipster: I believe these are my favorite pair of Spendies undies ever.  They are way too small for me, but I swear, one day they will fit.  Well, I hope they will one day.  That or I will find them in a bigger size.  Totally totally love!

April 2014 Splendies

White with Watercolor Lace Hipster

~Red Floral / Lace Hipsters: Another very cute and comfy pair.  Also a stretchy fabric, so I’d call these fairly true to size as well.  It’s still totally recommend sizing up with Splendies though.

April 2014 Splendies

Red Floral / Lace Hipsters

What do you think of Splendies?  If you are ordering for the first time, don’t forget to size up!  Once again, these were fairly true to size, but take their advice and size up.    If you are interested in subscribing or want to learn more, click here.  And if it’s your first month, you can use coupon code “SPLENDIES” to get $4 off your first month.  So you’d get 3 pairs for only $8!!!

And if you are interested in a service like this, but the sizes Splendies offers won’t work for you, check out Volupties!  It’s Splendies curvy sister and offers 3 pairs of brand-name undies for $12 for your first month (It’s $17/month after that) !

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Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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April 2014 FAIR Treasure Review

FAIR Treasure
Cost: $35/month
Ships To: United States.
April 2014 FAIR Treasure

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

Fair Treasure, who kindly sent me this box to review, sends fair trade items such as jewelry, glass wear, pottery and paper goods, to your door each month. Their goal is to make it easier for everyone to explore the very best that Fair Trade products have to offer… and in turn, providing exposure and supporting the communities of people making these treasures.

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

The Box

FAIR Treasure ships via USPS First Class Mail. They typically ship during the first week of the month and are always on time. Never have I heard of delays or problems with FAIR Treasure!

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

First Look

The first look had me very curious. I knew what one thing was, but I had no idea what was in that blue bag underneath.  No idea.

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

The Information Card

The April 2014 FAIR Treasure theme was “Breathe of Fresh Air” and included items to help to focus on the tranquility of stopping, breathing and being as the days get longer (thank goodness for this) and we are able to take part in spring’s celebration.  Here is what was included:

~Mata Traders Summer’s End Necklace ($29): Mata Traders is a leading advocate and organizer of marginalized and exploited artisans.  They help them set up their own cooperative and ensure that their workers receive living wages and experience safe working conditions.  They also guarantee that no child laborers are used to produce their product.  This necklace is gorgeous and also, totally on trend.  At least I think it is!  I could honestly see these at a department store with a $100 price tag!

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

Mata Traders Summer’s End Necklace – The Information Card

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

Mata Traders Summer’s End Necklace

~Zen Zen Garden & Home Capiz Shell Chime ($18): How gorgeous is this?  I don’t even know that I captured the really beauty of it, but trust me, it’s fabulous.  There aren’t too many things I have yet to receive in a subscription box, but I can say that this is my first ever wind chime.  My mom and I decided that this is headed up-north to enjoy the summer on the lake.  So perfect!

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

Zen Zen Garden & Home Capiz Shell Chime – The Information Card

April 2014 FAIR Treasure

Zen Zen Garden & Home Capiz Shell Chime

All totaled I came up with a value of $47 (subscriptions start at $30/month) for the April 2014 FAIR Treasure box!  I thought this was a fabulous month and would love love love to see more home type items like this wind chime!

What do you think about FAIR Teasure? What’s your favorite item in the box this month? Interested in subscribing or just want to learn more? Click here.

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Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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April 2014 Nicely Noted Review

Nicely Noted
Cost: $20/month
Ships To: United States, Canada, European Union & Singapore (U.S. stamps are not included deliveries outside of the U.S.).
April 2014 Nicely Noted

April 2014 Nicely Noted

Nicely Noted, who kindly sent me this to review, is a stationery subscription service that delivers a curated batch of letterpress cards and stamps to your mailbox every month.

April 2014 Nicely Noted

The Envelope

Nicely Noted ships via USPS First Class Mail.  Subscribers receive their package during the first week in the month.  If you sign up by the 15th of the month you will receive a collection that month. If you sign up on the 16th or later you will receive your first collection the following month.

April 2014 Nicely Noted

First Look

Nicely Noted comes neatly packaged and every package I have seen included little note from the owner (Perry).

April 2014 Nicely Noted

The Information Card

On the back of the Nicely Noted band is a listing of all the cards included in the box, as well as, the vendor’s name.  Here is what was included this month:

~Birthday Wishes by Igloo Letterpress in Worthington, Ohio ($4.50):  I am not sure if this is the intention, but this card reminds me of Napoleon Dynamite.  And that’s a good thing!  I haven’t gotten my brother a birthday card yet (it was in March so clearly I need to slow down) and this is perfect.  Maybe I was just waiting for the right card to come along?

April 2014 Nicely Noted

Birthday Wishes by Igloo Letterpress in Worthington, Ohio

~Eucalyptus by Red Oak in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania ($4.75):  Gorgeous card.  Love the print, the colors, everything!  I really like the overlapping colors and am thinking of who I could sent this too who would enjoy it most!  Totally random, but do you keep cards people send you?  My Grandma, who passed away in February, used to keep every card / letter anyone ever sent her and would go back and read them every once in a while. I thought that was crazy, until I realized that do the same thing!

April 2014 Nicely Noted

Eucalyptus by Red Oak in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

~Word Search by SweetWater Press in Culver City, California ($4.50): This card is easily my favorite of the bunch. It works for many different occasions and you could either circle the event you are sending it for or just let the person guess ;).

April 2014 Nicely Noted

Word Search by SweetWater Press in Culver City, California

I didn’t take a separate picture of them, but Nicely Noted also includes a little pouch of stamps so you have NO excuses on why you can’t send the cards out.  And they aren’t just little boring Forever flag stamps.  Nope, they are fun collectors forever ones!  I didn’t think it would be fair to do a cost breakdown on this box since in addition to the cost of the card, you’d be paying for shipping on the items as well.  Plus, you have to consider the curation with this one. It really introduces you to a lot of new letterpress vendors who you may have never heard of otherwise.

Do you subscribe to Nicely Noted?  What did you think of this month’s selections?  If you are interested in signing up, or want to learn more, click here.  And I am curious, do you send a lot of “snail mail” every month?  Do you still write letters?

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Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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April 2014 PijonBox Review

PijonBox
Cost: $30.99/month
Ships To: Continental United States
April 2014 PijonBox

April 2014 PijonBox

PijonBox, who kindly sent me this box to review, is a monthly subscription box geared towards college students. Each PijonBox includes 5-6 products selected just for college students (subscriptions are customized by male and female – I got the female) and contain a value of $30-$50 per box.

April 2014 PijonBox

The Box

My PijonBox shipped via FedEx Smart Post and took about a week to arrive. You can upgrade to FedEx Ground for a few dollars more if you want it to arrive faster. As long as you know how long Smart Post takes, I think it’s waiting is just fine.

April 2014 PijonBox

First Look

I was instantly excited when I opened the box.  I knew no matter what else was in it, it was going to be a winner for me.

April 2014 PijonBox

The Information Card

The April 2014 PijonBox was all about Kicking Up Your Spring Fashion and included the following items:

~Bombas Sock Collection ($27): OMG love.  B has a few pairs of these from one of his Birchbox boxes and I have always been jealous of them.  No seriously.  Plus, I am in constant need of socks.  Constant need.  It’s insane how quickly I lose or destroy them.  Don’t be surprised if these make my Best of the Boxes for April!

April 2014 PijonBox

Bombas Sock Collection

~Inlet Nectar Customizable Sunglasses ($20):  I also love these!  Totally fun, but not overly funky or crazy.  These are something I would pick up from one of those sunglass street vendors because they are so fun.

April 2014 PijonBox

Inlet Nectar Customizable Sunglasses

~Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars ($2): Everyone in this house loves these and it will be a battle to see who can get to them first! I hope I win ;).  If you haven’t tried them I totally recommend them.

April 2014 PijonBox

Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars

~La Fresh Travel-Lite Antibacterial Wipes ($2.49): These are headed straight in my bag!  The kids get into so much and anything I can do to make things a little less germ is good.  I am not a total germ freak, but even I will wipe down certain things (hotel remote controls to name one).

April 2014 PijonBox

La Fresh Travel-Lite Antibacterial Wipes

All totaled I came up with a value of $51.49 for the April 2014 PijonBox for her and dare I say that it’s my favorite PijonBox to date?  I am not college student but I remember being one (even though it was a long time ago) and I would have enjoyed each and every one of these things even then! Boxes are $29/month and are even less if you purchase a longer subscription.

What do you think of PijonBox? Did you get a box this month?  If you are interested in subscribing or just want to learn a little more, click here.  I should mention that just like many college students, PijonBox takes the summer off.  As of right now, their next box will ship the end of April and then they will resume service in early September. However, if there is enough interest they will look into sending summer care packages out, so if that’s something you are interested in, make sure to let them know!

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Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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Saturday Smiles

Ramblings of a Suburban Mom

Today I’m smiling because:

~Today is WB’s birthday and what’s not to smile about there? I have the happiest, most lovable two year-old and couldn’t be luckier! Happy Birthday WB!!!  I love you!

The Birthday Boy!

The Birthday Boy!

~I have another Fancy Mystery Box coming today! I cannot help myself!

~I took a nap yesterday and it was amazing. I didn’t get much sleep when B was gone (sick L, blog being down, blah, blah blah) and I needed to catch up on it. #sonice

~It’s been an amazing subscription box week around here. Amazing! This was just yesterday’s stack of boxes.  #iloveit #solucky

Just a few boxes

Just a few boxes

~We are coloring Easter Eggs today! I cannot wait! And tomorrow is the big Egg Hunt and we all are looking forward to that!

~Baxter is the best dog ever. The kids took turns pulling him around in their toy dump truck and Baxter just sat in there and enjoyed the ride.

Oh Baxter

Oh Baxter

~The Red Wings won last night!

~I finally understand how Little Black Bag works!  I was gifted a fabulous bag (thank you Karen!!!) and now “get” how the trading system works.  Of course, this is the last month this will happen, but better late than never.

~B is smiling.   Every time he’s working on his “new” car, he’s like a kid on Christmas morning.  I do not get the hobby at all, but I love love love seeing him that happy.

Loves it.

Loves it.

~L made the sweetest cards for B and WB for their birthdays.  Totally his idea.  I love it.

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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April 2014 BarkBox Review + Coupon Code

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Barkbox
Cost: $29/month
Ships To: United States and Canada.  Shipping is an additional $5 to those outside the continental US and in Canada.
April 2014 Barkbox

April 2014 Barkbox

Today was an amazing mail day (it’s been an amazing mail week actually) and one of the boxes we received today was our April 2014 BarkBox!

If you aren’t familiar, BarkBox is a monthly subscription box for dogs! Each monthly box contains a combination of 4-6 treats, toys, and hygiene products that have been hand selected and approved by Scout, head product tester for BarkBox. We’ve been getting for nearly two years and are quite happy with it.

April 2014 Barkbox

The Box

BarkBox ships via DHL Global Mail and took around six days to arrive this month. Not a long time, but not super fast either. About normal.

April 2014 Barkbox

First Look

Ohh, the first look was great!  The box was packed full and everything looked fun and the colors were great!

April 2014 Barkbox

The Information Card

The April 2014 BarkBox was all about getting outside!  The box included the following items to help your dog get off the couch and enjoy Spring:

~Quaker Pet Group Elephant ($10.99): Love this!  It’s good for playing tug of war with the dogs and it’s super super cute.  I think this will be a new favorite.  WB saw it and liked it, so basically if WB likes it, the dogs like it.

April 2014 Barkbox

Quaker Pet Group Elephant

~Complete Natural Nutrition Off-Leash Treats ($5.99):  Baxter and Buddy said these were delicious.  Well, maybe they didn’t say it, but I could tell. They had a busy afternoon of playing outside and loving snacking on these when they came in.

April 2014 Barkbox

Complete Natural Nutrition Off-Leash Treats

~Etta Says Duck Meat Treats ($9.49): These have always been a hit around here as well!  They are made from USA sourced ducks and are perfect for pups with grain or protein allergies.

April 2014 Barkbox

Etta Says Duck Meat Treats

~Mr. Barksmith’s Carrot Cake Smoothie ($1.49): Love these!  I am saving this for a hot summer day for the curries.  They love these and their tails go CRAZY when they see them!

April 2014 Barkbox

Mr. Barksmith’s Carrot Cake Smoothie

~Barkworthies Junior Bully Stick ($2.50): And, as usual, a Barkworthies!  We get one every month and the dogs love them, but well, we get one every month.  Then again, they do love them.

April 2014 Barkbox

Barkworthies

All totaled I came up with a value of $30.46 for April 2014 BarkBox.  I wouldn’t say it was our favorite month ever, but it’s all going to get used and not one thing will go to waste which is important!!

April 2014 Barkbox

The Boys & Their Barkbox

Do you subscribe to BarkBox?  What’d you think of this month’s box?  If you want to subscribe or learn more, click here. A monthly subscription is $29/month, but if you opt for a longer subscription, the price drops as low as $18/month (that’s what I get)!  And you can use the code “RAMBLING10″ to save $10 off your BarkBox subscription which would make it an even better deal!

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April 2014 Citrus Lane Review – 2 Year Old Boy + $20 Off Coupon Code

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Citrus Lane
Cost: $29/month
Ships To: United States and APO, FPO, and DPO addresses.
April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Yay! WB’s April 2014 Citrus Lane box is here! He’s 24 month-old, so that is age this box is for.  We also received a box for a 47 month-old boy (I always get two Citrus Lane boxes a month), but it was exactly the same as this one, so I won’t do a review on it!  I have to say, it’s super rare that the boxes are totally the same for those age groups and this may be the only time I have ever seen it!

If you aren’t familiar, Citrus Lane is a monthly subscription box for babies from 0 to 5 which contains four or more products selected especially for the age and stage of your child. Citrus Lane  is $29/month, but right now (through 4/22/14) they are having their semi-annual sale which gives you 44% off an annual subscription making it only $16.33/month!!

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

The Box

Citrus Lane ships via FedEx Smart Post and took the standard week to arrive.  It was scheduled to arrive tomorrow, so I was lucky to see it today!

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

First Look

I’d seen various spoilers for this month’s Citrus Lane, but I wasn’t totally sure what we’d be getting for WB’s age group.  I was totally thrilled when I saw this first look because I knew it would be perfect for him!

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

The Information Card

In honor of Earth Day which is this month, the April 2014 Citrus Lane box included products from partners who focus on eco-friendly design and items that seem to give a nod to the changing season.  Here is what was included:

~Tools & Things from Green Toys (~$10): I think this set is exclusive to CL, so I just estimated the price.  I know want the entire Green Toys toolset!  WB is getting to the age where he wanted to “help” B and I out with things, so this is perfect timing.  Also, why aren’t all screwdrivers labeled like this?  I recall many times my Dad telling me to get a phillips screwdriver and I was all huh?  Which one is that?

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Tools & Things from Green Toys

~Set of 2 Tumblers from Green Toys ($5.99): So funny, but I just ordered a bunch of Green Toys cups and plates and bowls.  WB has perfected drinking out of a cup and it’s all he likes to drink out of now, so I figured we better stock up!

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Set of 2 Tumblers from Green Toys

~Prince’s Bedtime Book & CD Set from Barefoot Books ($9.99): It’s possible we have this book, but I don’t know where it would have come from and I don’t know where it is right now!  It if it a duplicate I will pass it along to my mom to keep at her house or to have up north this summer.

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Prince’s Bedtime Book & CD Set from Barefoot Books

~Lemon Verbena Dish Soap from Mrs. Meyers Clean Day (~$0.50): I was under the (wrong) impression that Meyers soap was expensive.  I clearly was wrong!  I use Honest Co. stuff, but I do like the smell of this more and may have to make the switch every once in a while.

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Lemon Verbena Dish Soap from Mrs. Meyers Clean Day

~Greeting Card Offer from Treat ($1): This offer is good for one free card from Treat which we will totally use.  Maybe B will make me one with this code for Mother’s Day!

April 2014 Citrus Lane (24 Months)

Greeting Card Offer from Treat

All totaled I came up with a value of $27.48 for the April 2014 Citrus Lane box.  Boxes are $29/month if you opt for the month-to-month option, however, like I mentioned before you can get an annual subscription for $16.33/month right now (through 4/22) which is for sure the way to go!  I would have picked the Green Toys stuff on my own and I will be using the coupon code included to pick up some more Green Toys things (FYI: Green Toys has amazing customer service).

Did you get a Citrus Lane this month?  What age did you get and what came in your box?  If you are interested in subscribing, click here.  Like I mentioned you can take advantage of their semi-annual sale or if you just want to try a box, you can use the coupon code “TAKE20OFF” to save $20 off your first box!  That would make your first Citrus Lane box $9 which is a complete steal!!! You will be enrolled in a monthly subscription (which you can always cancel if you are not happy), but it’s totally an amazing way to try them out!

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