All posts tagged: diaper bag

I ditched my diaper bag for MZ Wallace and haven’t looked back

Diaper bags are always a dilemma. I’m never happy with my diaper bag. With my daughter, I obsessively searched for a chic bag and purchased a bag from 2 Red Hens. I loved the colors and the design. But the bowling bag shape ended up being annoying. I found the bag too bulky. About a year later, while shopping at Marshalls, I found I purse from Olivia and Joy that I thought would make the best diaper bag ever. And I got it in both of the colors they had- gray for the colder seasons and creme for summer. The side zipper pockets fit diapers and wipes and the front pockets fit bottles. Sold! Turns out that these are actually diaper bags: Olivia and Joy Portia Diaper Bag. Go me for getting them half price. So these bags are great for when you have an older baby, like over a year old. Moms can use them as a purse and not have to lug around another diaper bag.  My only complaint is that the material …

Ditching the Diaper Bag… Kinda

This is the Peacock Mum Coop Carry-All Diaper Bag from 2 Red Hens.  I searched countless websites until I finally settled on this bag. I loved it because it was sturdy, got great reviews, looked feminine but still neutral enough for my husband to carry and I could fit everything I need inside. Now that our baby is here, my husband carries a daddy diaper backpack instead of using my bag. And I have decided that diaper bags filled to the brim with every essential on-the-go items are really bulky and annoying to carry. Especially when you have your own purse (though I’ve ditched that on occasion and simply threw what I needed into the diaper bag), a car seat and shopping cart/ high chair cover to lug around everywhere you go. So this beautiful diaper bag that I splurged on will now sit in my car when we’re on the move to hold emergency items. I plan on getting a big, comfy tote bag that will fit my personal items and a diaper, wipes, bottle and …