My first Giveaway: An Orange Rhino organic onesie or shirt - UPDATED with winner

By kenny friedman on Monday, October 12, 2009

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Hi all. Thanks for entering the contest. We picked the winning number 23 from random.org which corresponded to @poshlittle's tweet. More giveaways to come.

I've mentioned before that I'm not a huge fan of a lot of the baby and infant clothes that I see out there. It's just not my style and I don't get most of it. So when we found out we were pregnant I was worried that I'd have to design and print a bunch of stuff myself. That would probably leave our child running around either naked or in plain clothing because I'd never get to actually doing the design.



Then Staci found some really great stuff out there. I was psyched to find out about Orange Rhino. It's the stuff I would design if I designed clothes, so I'm glad they are doing the work for me.

What's even better is they've been cool enough to help me out with my first giveaway contest. The winner will get a onesie or shirt of their choice.

But first, here's the lowdown on Orange Rhino:

They are a husband and wife team.

They screenprint their designs on organic and ultra-soft cotton onesies (one-piece bodysuits), lap tees, and hoodies from American Apparel for comfort and durability.

Everything is made in the USA and Fair Trade.

They use organic clothing because it makes the best gift for baby showers, new babies and kids (particularly for the eco-friendly mom).

You can find their stuff at their site or baby boutiques in Minneapolis, and Minnesota suburban gift stores, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Australia.

So here's the deal with the giveaway:

Prize: A onesie or t-shirt of your choice (in stock item) 

How to enter: 
There are 2 ways to enter. You can and should enter both ways.

Method 1 – Follow this blog on Google Connect or follow the feed and leave a comment letting me know your favorite of the Orange Rhino designs. If you already follow you can just leave a comment. Please make sure you have set your up Google Connect profile with a valid email address so I can contact you. Or give me some way to get in touch with you.

Method 2 – Tweet about this giveaway. The tweet must include 3 things: @orangerhinokids, @smonkyou and a link to the giveaway. You can use this tweet or create your own (as long as you include those 3 things.)

One winner will be picked via random.org after 5PM (CST) on October 23. I'll contact the winner and then announce it here. Good Luck.



26 comments:

  1. Thanks Kenny for the post and your blog. I've been enjoying reading your thoughts as you are a few months ahead of me on the becoming-dad journey. My favorite design is the "birds in blossom"

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  2. I love the long sleeve with the fish on it! Sooo great. Thanks for the daddy perspective blog. I'm just now 10 weeks pregnant and it's nice to read some stuff from a different perspective.

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  3. My favorite is bird in blossom, but I don't have a girl so I have to go with the funky owl toddler t.

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  4. I had the same fear when we found out I was pregnant, except I don't have the creative ability to fall back on designing my own clothes. Finding companies like this one is a huge relief! I for one love the bird in blossom, with the midwest collage running a close second.

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  5. My favorite is the Bird in Blossom long sleeved toddler tee. BTW, Etsy is an EXCELLENT resource for indie labels that don't cost an arm and a leg and that don't look like everything else out there. If you do your homework, you can often get way nicer stuff for a fraction of the cost of most chain baby shops at your local mall.

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  6. I like the Midwest Collage onesie! (I follow on google friend connect and by RSS feed).
    erdickey(at)gmail.com

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  7. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/babydickey/status/4698799986

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  8. Just ran into your blog from top baby blogs... it's nice to hear things from a Daddy prospective, can't wait to read more!!!

    I like the "Baby Onesie featuring Funky Owl" :)

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  9. I am following!
    And i think I am in love with the elephant onsie!
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20216607

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  10. I tweeted to!!
    http://twitter.com/boutiquemade/status/4868428784
    jennette6963@msn.com

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  11. stumbled upon your blog today. i subscribed to your RSS feed, does that count for Google Connect??

    we're also due with our first in mid-January! i think the Japanese Koi onesie is my fave (we're having a girl)

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  12. thanks all...RSS feeds count...the biggest reason I ask for google connect is so I can contact the winner.

    A, you have your info in your profile so you're all good. Thanks and congrats.

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  13. Love the Midwest Collage since we are try to keep Lilah connected with Chicago. This involves telling her bedtime stories that revolve around Manny's corn beef sandwiches and afternoons watching the Cubs blow it in the 9th. Enjoying your blog, Kenny. Love to Staci and pre-kid.

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  14. The bird and blossom is simply precious.

    This is my first time visiting your blog, and I will now be following you.

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  15. I complied with Method 1 & 2! Can you tell I'm smitten by the "Funky Owl toddler t"?

    http://twitter.com/GradSchoolMommy/status/4916996102

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  16. This site is awesome! I'm loving the Koi Fish design:) I signed up to follow...Thanks!

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  17. another one that loves the bird in blossom long sleeved toddler tee :) soooo adorable {& my little girl's name is ava...which means "little bird"...how perfect is that?!}
    i recently discovered your blog and i follow on google connect.

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  19. hey all thanks for the comments and thanks for reading.

    For Amanda and anyone else who leaves a comment you won't see your comment right away because I have a moderation thing for comments on older posts...I don't edit any out so you'll get the entry and the comment will go up. Thanks.

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  20. I like the Organic Baby Onesie featuring Japanese Koi Fish. I agree, it's hard to find decent baby clothes. Most of them are too heavy on the 'cute' and definitely light on 'cool'. These... I like. :) Good find!
    I signed up to follow - looking forward to reading more (and off to read some older posts now).

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  21. Wow, how incredible, what fantastic designs and very talented people to come up with them!
    I adore the Bird In Blossom in either the onesie or the long-sleeve tee, both are equally adorable!
    Thanks for such a lovely giveaway!
    I follow on Google Friend Connect and I am subscribed to the feed :)

    busybbee05(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)au

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  22. I like the Funky Owl Hoodie:) I already follow:)

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  23. I like the Funky Owl Hoodie:) I already follow:)

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  24. Wow, how incredible, what fantastic designs and very talented people to come up with them!
    I adore the Bird In Blossom in either the onesie or the long-sleeve tee, both are equally adorable!
    Thanks for such a lovely giveaway!
    I follow on Google Friend Connect and I am subscribed to the feed :)

    busybbee05(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)au

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  25. Just ran into your blog from top baby blogs... it's nice to hear things from a Daddy prospective, can't wait to read more!!!

    I like the "Baby Onesie featuring Funky Owl" :)

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  26. Thanks Kenny for the post and your blog. I've been enjoying reading your thoughts as you are a few months ahead of me on the becoming-dad journey. My favorite design is the "birds in blossom"

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