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Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code – August 2014

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Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August

Citrus Lane is a subscription box for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. (They customize your box to your child’s age and gender). The box I’m reviewing today is for a 4 year old. (Gender neutral).

Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August 2014 Items

The Subscription Box: Citrus Lane

The Cost: $29 a month (or $24 a month with 3 month plan, $21 a month with 6 month plan)

COUPON: Use this coupon code CRAZY20 to save $20 off your first box!

The Products: The best products (Toys, books, snacks, etc.) catered to your child’s age.

Ships to: US and APO, DPO addresses.

Check out all my Citrus Lane reviews and the Mom, Kids and Baby Subscription Box Directory!

Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August 2014 Info

Each box comes with a card detailing the items included for that month. They also include exclusive discount codes for all of the brands featured!

Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August 2014 Tea

Green Toys Tea For Two Set – Value $15

Jasmine Seven Kid Shoe Horn – Value $4

This tea set will be a perfect gift for my cousin with her next FabKids outfit!

Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August 2014 Robot

Petit Collage Mix & Match – Value $15

These mix and match card set is made with vegetable ink dyes. It’s really well-made and a perfect gift!

Citrus Lane Review & $20 Coupon Code - August 2014 Lesson

Little Pim Digital Video – Value $10?

This box also came with a unique voucher code for a digital video from Little Pim – they offer courses in 11 different languages.

Verdict: We paid $21 for this box (6-month subscription) and received about $44 worth of products if you count the digital language video. The tea set and the Robot Mix & Match set are great quality gifts that I can’t wait to share, but I wish there were more items in the box this month. I guess that’s the trade off with getting bigger items.

What did you get in your Citrus Lane box this month?


Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. This month was my first of 3 months. I figured I would try it out for 3 months to see if my almost 2 year old liked it. This month I got the boo-boo ice packs, handy to have but I can’t see using them soon, some cherry lotion, the little Pim download, a growth chart and some Melissa and Doug wooden blocks. My daughter loves the blocks, not just to stack and knock down but also to say what’s on them. I haven’t downloaded the app yet, I’m still deciding which language to go with, so I don’t know if we like that yet or not. I am disappointed with the lotion and the ice packs as they are not something I would think of to put in a fun box for kids. They’ll get used eventually I suppose. And the growth chart, while cute, is not something I will be using. It will make a nice addition to a baby shower gift though, so it’s not a total loss. All in all, one decent toy for this month’s box has me hoping that the next two months get better.

  2. I got this for $5 thinking I could always give it away or sell it for basically what I paid for it. I was really surprised at the lack of stuff in the box. I was expecting at least one food item and possible one skin care item (I’ve seen sunscreen in the other boxes and dried fruit). Again, the shoe horn is silly, I don’t know any kid who would use it even if they were forced. The tea set is cute but for the full value price you would think you would get a full tea set. I do like mix and match cards but unless your child is very clean and respectful of their toys I could see those cards getting destroyed very quickly.

  3. I received 2 of the same box here, but for 6yr old boys which is not age appropriate at all. The quality is definitely very high, the tea set is even dishwasher safe which is great, and the mix & match set is well made, heavy & a great learning toy…but definitely a miss for 6 yr old boys. It was my first month and I cancelled immediately and told them why.

  4. I was debating on whether or not to sign up for this sub for my little girl and I’m definitely not going to. I can walk into a Wal-Mart, Family Dollar, Dollar General and maybe spend $10, if that, on a tea set and get a whole lot more pieces than just two.

  5. For my 3 year old daughter we got the tea set, animal alphabet flash cards, the digital language video and a shoe horn.(???). The quality of all items was very high, but I’m glad I only signed up for a month and had a $20 off coupon. I will be canceling for sure. The shoehorn was like a slap in the face 🙁

    • My 3 year old nephew got the same things. There was apparently supposed to be a vitamin sample too which was missing. I think the download and shoe horn are ridiculous. I subscribed for him to get a package of things to play with. Probably will be canceling.

  6. Trying to conceive so I love these boxes! I would probably have all the baby children subs. It would also be great to save some items each month for a nice Christmas which would be easier to make a nice Christmas or birthday n I know I would have to give up some of my beauty subs but it would be worth it. 🙂 Thanks for leaving your opinions so that I know which baby subs you love the most. The packaging is adorable and makes for great gifting! 🙂

  7. I am so glad we cancelled this! I miss stork Stack. They always had amazing curations and always included a book. This seriously is a waste of money. I mean a shoe horn? I’m sorry but I’ve been super disappointed with Citrus Lane. Especially after being charged double for a month and sent two boxes when I only wanted one. I’ll keep my money for something else.

  8. My 1 year old girl got a pig-on-wheels toy (my pick), baby lotion, wall hanging growth chart, and snack container.

  9. My 3mo old daughter got the lamb chime ball (I picked it), a paper mobile (owl), 3 glass food container and a cherry lotion. This was my first month and was not too crazy about it, hopefully the 2 remaining months I have would be better if not guess Ill cancel

  10. My 3-year-old daughter got a very similar box, with the tea set and shoe horn in pink, the Little Pim code, and a set of alphabet flashcards with a transportation theme (I got to pick that one–chose that over animals because we have so much animal stuff already). I agree that while it technically has a high value, the digital download made it seem like there was less stuff than there was. And a shoe horn, really???

    • My box was very similar to yours except we received a child’s ice pack (it’s called a booboo pad or something along those lines) instead of the shoe horn. Also, I used a promotion code last month to receive this box 100% free from the Ramblings of a Suburban Housewife blog. My almost 3 year old loves the tea set and the alphabet cards.

      • I would have preferred the ice pak because it’s something we could actually use!

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