Joovy TooFold Stroller Review

joovy_toofold14Joovy TooFold is a luxury versatile stroller with a creative frame design and some unique features. It has unusually shaped seat that might look small, but in fact is very room and comfortable. The main features of TooFold is it’s BUILT-IN stand-in board that can hold a second older child. It can be quickly fold up when not used. How great is that? No attaching, no carrying board with you. Easy. Another great thing about this model is it’s ability to convert into a double inline stroller with the addition of the second seat. The main seat can accommodate a child from 3 months and up to 45 lbs while the second seat is designed for an older child from 6 months and up to 45 lbs.

Basically, it’s designed for everyday life like running errands, going the park, or grocery store. While technically it’s not an all-terrain stroller, the large 12″ air-filled rear wheels will go through any type of terrain unless you are trail walking. The front-wheel suspension helps to absorb the bumps.

I found the adjustable double handle very unique. It can not only adjust up and down, but also to the sides. You will love going shopping with TooFold because it has tons of storage. While the basket is a medium size, the included waterproof shopping bag is huge and can hold a lot of groceries. There are also two small pockets for small items.

I have a mixed feelings about this one. I gave it 4 out of 5 stars because while it’s scored extra points for unique design, built-in board, lightweight, large wheels, and the double seat option, I was not impressed with the hard to access basket, mediocre canopy, second seat age limit, stability, bulkiness and a high price tag. It really depends on your lifestyle and matter of preferences. Are you ready to overlook all the cons because of the built-in board, double option, lightweight, and large wheels? If yes, I would say go for it!

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Bumbleride Indie 4 Stroller Giveaway ($599)!

bumbleride_indie4I just found this amazing Bumbleride Indie 4 Stroller Giveaway from peppyparents.com. This is one of the coolest strollers on the market. The Indie 4 rolls on 4 air-filled tires and has all wheel suspension providing your baby with the smoothest ride no matter what terrain you are on. This is a truly one-hand stroller that makes it so easy to push. It also features multi-adjustable handle bar, deep recline, and adjustable foot rest. I absolutely love a large canopy with SPF 45 UV lining . It goes all the way to the bumper bar!

This buggy comes with a matching bassinet so you turn it into a beautiful pram. This is a serious competetion for UppaBaby Vista. The package also includes infant seat adapter bar with safety strap, fordable bumper bar and cup holder.

Enter here to win! Giveaway ends on 6/27/2014.

Jeep Cherokee Sport Stroller Giveaway ($50)!

jeep_sport_giveawayI just saw this new Jeep Cherokee Sport Stroller giveaway from thatbaldchick.com. Jeep Cherokee Sport is a lightweight stroller (14 lbs) that features a compact one-hand fold making it great for traveling. It also has a roomy seat with a deep almost flat recline. I like that it comes with parent tray and child’s tray. Most luxury strollers make you buy those separately.

It also has a large basket which comes very handy when you going to the beach and need to take 100 things with you. LOL. There is never enough storage.  The handle bar is not adjustable and the canopy is kind of small, but it I think this stroller is still a great deal for only $50.  During summer many of you are traveling and going on vacation so this lightweight buggy can be very useful.

Enter here to win! Giveaway ends on 6/20/2014.

Inglesina Trilogy Stroller Review

inglesina_trilogy11Inglesina Trilogy is a luxury stroller with a reversible seat and easy one-hand umbrella like fold. It is designed for busy parents who live in an urban environment. Take it shopping, public transit or for a quick stroll around town while looking stylish and chic. The sealed bearing wheels are not all-terrain, but will handle some mommy terrain if you lock the front wheels.

You will really like the roomy reversible seat with adjustable leg rest and one-hand lever recline. The deep recline can accommodate a child from birth and up to 55 lbs. The canopy is absolutely huge! It goes down all the way to the leg rest and has the follow-the-sun option. The large basket can fit a lot of groceries. It’s a little hard to access. It also features flip-flop friendly brake, 5 point harness, and comes with a single or double handle bars.

The one-hand fold is pretty compact for a reversible seat stroller. It has also a standing fold and an automatic lock. You can convert Trilogy to a travel system by replacing the seat with a car seat, or a beautiful pram by replacing it with a bassinet. This model weighs only 21 lbs which is lightweight for a stroller with a reversible seat.

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Baby Jogger Vue Umbrella Stroller Giveaway ($200)!

baby_jogger_vue1Recently, I’ve posted a review on new umbrella stroller called Vue from Baby Jogger. Today, I found a great giveaway! This stroller is the only umbrella stroller that has a reversible seat. And the coolest thing is that to revers the seat all you need to do is to push the back of the seat forward. That’s it! No need to take the seat out. The canopy is also reversible and is attached to the seat with Velcro.

This buggy weights only 17.5 lbs! The seat has a deep recline and can accommodate a child from birth up to 55 lbs. You can even convert it into a travel system. I gave this stroller 5 out of 5 stars. It’s absolutely fantastic! It retails on Amazon for around $200 on Amazon (free shipping/free returns and no sales tax) and comes with a cup holder.

Enter here to win! Giveaway ends on 6/19/2014.

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~Susan Brian

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Safety 1st Lift LX Travel System Review

safety_1st_lift_lx1The Safety 1st Lift LX Travel System is a full-featured stroller that comes with an extra-lightweight onBoard 35 infant car seat. You will really like how affordable and practical this travel system is. The matching car seat has excellent crash protection and side impact protection, so your child will be safe if you get into an accident. The transportation from the adjustable, stay-in-car base to the stroller is truly seamless which is important for a sleeping baby.

The stroller itself features a roomy seat, adjustable padded 5 point harness, large basket, and tall handle bars. Unlike many expensive luxury stroller that don’t include any accessories probably because they think owners have a lot of money and should buy everything separately, the Lift LX comes with a swing-away child’s tray and a smartphone friendly parent organizer.

What really makes this travel system a great buy is that it’s lightweight for a travel system weighing only 19.8 lbs, while most travel system weigh over 20 lbs and an easy ONE-HAND FOLD that we all love so much. It also has an automatic lock and a standing fold. This stroller has small wheels and is designed more flat surfaces. Of course it could tackle some mommy terrain, but don’t plant to walk trails with it.

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Stokke Xplory Stroller Updates For 2014

stokke_xplory1If you read my reviews, you probably already know that I am not the biggest fan of Stokke Xplory stroller. Yes I think it’s a very stylish and modern looking stroller, but it’s not very practical. It reminds me of a high heel pumps with a platform that you can only wear to the restaurant because there will be minimum walking. LOL.

With Xplory it’s the same thing, you can only use it on a fat surface, it’s bulky, heavy (26 lbs), and doesn’t come with any accessories. Although it’s designed for an urban enviroment, there is almost no storage. It’s also super expensive (around $1,000). To me this stroller is all about status and a fashion statement. I doubt Xplory parents run errands around town or go grocery shopping. Here is my full detailed review.

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The Next Generation Doona Car Seat With Retractable Stroller Wheels

doona_car_seat8I was absolutely blown away when I saw this next generation car seat with retractable stroller wheels called Doona.  Made by Israel-based company this car seat has legs and wheels that are folded underneath the seat. NO more carrying car seat around!

Once you ready to roll, just unfold the wheels and you have a stroller.  It transitions from a stroller into a car seat in one single motion. How cool is that? Of course with small wheels like these you need to stay on a flat surface. It’s designed for running errands around town, going to the doctor’s office, cafe, or traveling.

This car seat weighs only 15 lbs which is feather light comparing to a travel system. Also, think how much space you can save in the trunk of your car now that you don’t need to bring a stroller with you. Traveling with it should be a breeze. You can bring it on the plane or a taxi with no problem. Buy Doona Car Seat »

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