Balboa Baby Shopping Cart Cover {Giveaway} – Frugal Novice

Balboa Baby Shopping Cart Cover {Giveaway}


Shopping carts are something we use all the time without giving too much thought to all the germs that are lurking. It’s a little bit more common now to see wipes to disinfect carts, but generally people just grab them and go. Of course, when you’ve got a small baby you’re much more acutely aware of all the germy situations that are out there.

It’s really important to me to have a good shopping cart cover for when our baby is old enough to ride in the cart without her infant carrier. It’s not only useful for protecting against germs – it also provides a softer, more comfortable place for her to sit while we shop.

We received a cart cover from Balboa Baby to review. Balboa Baby is the brainchild of Shirley Pepys (creator of NoJo), her son Noel, and Dr. William Sears. They’ve worked to provide contemporary, unique products with beautiful prints to “make parents’ lives easier, babies happier and to give them both opportunities to bond and experience life together.”

They offer a wide variety of products in gorgeous fabric options – slings, nursing covers, nursing pillows, high chair covers, shopping cart covers, stroller liners, and bags. I had such a hard time picking which fabric I wanted our cart cover in because I loved so many of the prints! The Red Poppy was my other favorite, but Brian helped me decide between the two. Don’t you love these?

The Black/White Leaf pattern is just as striking in person as it was in the swatch online. I love the contrast! It’s really well-made and is slightly padded, adding to the comfort level for little ones when sitting in a hard metal cart. Since our baby isn’t arriving until September, C agreed to test it out for me. :)

The cart covers from Balboa Baby are machine washable and have four elastic corners to help for easy installation. They also have a safety strap to keep babies secure, and come with toy loops to attach items for keeping babies entertained while you’re shopping.

The cover also easily folds down into a compact storage bag:

I am already scoping out their stroller liners, too. Wouldn’t they be perfect to add a little style & comfort to an umbrella stroller? Be sure to keep up with Balboa on Facebook & Twitter for all the news on their latest products!

One lucky reader will win a Balboa Baby shopping cart cover!  This contest is open to all U.S. residents aged 18+. Entries will be accepted until the end of the day (midnight Central) Sunday, July 15. By entering this giveaway you agree to the Official Rules.

Note: I received a cart cover to facilitate my review, and Balboa Baby is providing one for the giveaway. I was not compensated monetarily for this post. All opinions are honest and are my own.

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  • mandi July 1, 2012 at 12:49 am

    i love the lime poppy adjustable sling and shopping cart cover black and white nursing pillow i have a bobby pillow and it’s always in the way

  • Brittany C. July 1, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    I like the cart cover in Suri :)

  • Theresa J July 1, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    I would want the nursing pillow in Black&White Leaf

  • Erika P. July 2, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    I like the High Chair Cover in the swirl print.

  • Lisa E July 3, 2012 at 9:33 am

    I like the red poopy if i have a girl or brown berry if i had a boy ! i will find out in 10 days…

  • Lisa E July 3, 2012 at 9:36 am

    shopping cart cover i meant to say….. red poppy, wow i can’t spell today

  • Ashley Suzanne July 5, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    Love the black and white Nursing Pillow!

  • LaTanya July 6, 2012 at 8:02 am

    I like the adjustable sling in brown berry

  • JLin July 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    stroller liner black/white leaf

  • Linda Meyers-Gabbard July 6, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    The red poppy stroller liner

  • Miranda Welle July 7, 2012 at 9:01 am

    The Red Poppy!

  • christina barnes July 7, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Adjustable Sling in signature brown!

  • Jen July 9, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    The black and white leaf would suite me. I have a little girl, but we’d like our family to grow. Boys may not be as much of a fan of the pink from their older sister.

  • April Brenay July 9, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    I really like the suri!

  • Katie R July 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    I like the Lime Poppy Messenger Bag

  • charlotte July 10, 2012 at 12:32 am

    I would have to choose the Khaki berry in the shopping cart cover or the same in the adjustable sling.

  • Jaclyn Reynolds July 11, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    I love the yellow floral shopping cart cover!

  • Rebecca July 11, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    I like the Lime Poppy!

  • Heather S July 12, 2012 at 8:55 am

    I like the nursing pillow in swirl.

  • andrea July 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I love the sling in the Khaki Berry.

  • Michelle S July 12, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    I like the red poppy messenger bag.

  • Melissa Butler July 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    I like the cart cover in Suri ~ such beautiful colors and gender neutral

  • Breanne July 13, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    Nursing Pillow in Vivienne

  • IRENE CYPHER July 14, 2012 at 10:16 am

    I’d like the shopping cart cover in LIME Poppy.

  • Felicia R July 14, 2012 at 10:48 am

    I love the nursing pillow in the geo print!

  • Alexa Brown July 14, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    i like the nursing pillow in Khaki Berry

  • julie hawkins July 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    I like the yellow floral high chair cover

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  • Amanda July 14, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    the adjustable sling in geo

  • Shirley Hicks July 14, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    shopping cart cover…Red Poppy

  • Alexandra C. July 14, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    I love the blue plaid! =)

  • Gianna July 14, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Nursing pillow in swirl.

  • tamar July 14, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    black/white leaf

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