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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  • rebecca eagle June 25, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Black and white leaf?

  • Lisa Pimentel June 25, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Yellow Floral highchair cover…I didn’t even know they made them…awesome!

  • Charlotte R June 25, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Nursing Cover in Black/White Leaf.

  • Katrina June 25, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    shopping cart cover in brown berry!

  • AngieChoate June 25, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    I like the Lime Poppy Shopping Cart cover!

  • Jessica June 25, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Love The Adjustable Sling in Lola!

  • Bonnie Cantrell June 25, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Hard choice!

    I like the Blue Plaid shopping Cart cover

    AND

    The Geo Trim Sling!

  • Janet W. June 25, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    I like the High Chair Cover in Brown Berry.

  • Laura L. June 25, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    I love the baby sling in Geo print.

  • Martha June 25, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    would love the red poppy print shopping cart cover :)

  • Natalie Shmigelsky June 25, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Love the blue plaid shopping cart cover

  • Jamie June 25, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    Love the yellow floral shopping cart cover!

  • Tamiko June 25, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    I really like the shopping cart cover in the Suri print.

  • Copper June 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    I like the pink floral shopping cart cover. I don’t have one of these yet, and baby girl will need one in a couple of months. These are beautiful!

  • naomi c June 25, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    I like the black and white leaf cart cover

  • Jamie June 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    I like the brown berry shopping cart cover.

  • shelly peterson June 25, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    shopping cart cover in black/white leaf

  • Christina Brundick June 25, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    red poppy shopping cart cover

  • Mayla M June 26, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    I like the Swirl Adjustable Sling.

  • Katie O June 26, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    I would get the black and white leaf print!

  • Terra A. June 26, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    I like the lime poppy trim nursing cover :).

  • Brianna M. June 26, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Hard choice! I live the Vivienne pattern. Great giveaway :D

  • BW June 26, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    blue plaid shopping cart cover

  • Ashley C June 26, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    I love their nursing covers, but in the shopping cart cover I love the pink floral print

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

  • lana June 26, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    I like the cart cover red poppy

  • Lori R. June 26, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    I like the bags, and Red Poppy is my favorite

  • Janalyn June 26, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    I’d use a sling the most! Either red poppy trim or suri. I actually had a Balboa on my baby registry, but didn’t receive it. :( I’m sure I’ll actually use a shopping cart cover once my LO is bigger, or I have another one and will only be able to wear one!

  • Jessica June 27, 2012 at 6:45 am

    I like the Lola print nursing pillow

  • Alyssa June 27, 2012 at 7:21 am

    I like the Adjustable sling in Lola

  • Shat June 27, 2012 at 10:03 am

    The red poppy shopping cart

  • D Schmidt June 27, 2012 at 11:36 am

    My favorite item and print (apart from the shopping cover) is the Lime Poppy Messenger Bag

  • Rebecca Wood June 27, 2012 at 11:51 am

    I love the adjustable sling in lime poppy. It’s so cute!

  • Diane Sallans June 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    I like the shopping cart cover in Brown Berry

  • Alisha Hodges June 27, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    I like the shopping cart cover in Lola.

  • Lucy June 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    The shopping cart cover the in the bright red poppy print is awesome!

  • Maria June 27, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    I like the Shopping Cart Cover in the Red Poppy #90206 print !

  • Heather M June 27, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    Shopping Cart Cover in Suri

  • Maggie June 27, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    Black / white leaf shopping cart cover is my fave!

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey June 28, 2012 at 12:52 am

    Red poppy high chair cover
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey June 28, 2012 at 12:52 am

    Red poppy high chair cover
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

    • Valerie Taylor Mabrey June 28, 2012 at 12:52 am

      Oops went twice
      Sorry

  • Kelly June 28, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Adjustable sling in lola.

  • katrina June 28, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    love the nursing pillow and yellow floral

  • tess June 28, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    i like the red poppy for the high chair cover
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  • Ashley C. June 28, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    I love the color selections for all of their products! WOuldn’t mind sporting one of their nursing covers and love the khaki berry print.

  • Monique Rizzo June 29, 2012 at 11:42 am

    I like the pink floral high chair cover.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  • Marianna June 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    I like the red poppy high chair cover

  • Melanie Safner June 30, 2012 at 12:58 am

    I love the Vivian print!

  • Lauren U June 30, 2012 at 8:55 am

    I like the Lola nursing pillow

    lauren.uda(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Lora @ Motherhood Moments June 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    I really love either the Black/White Leaf or the Geo prints for shopping cart covers!

  • Christina p June 30, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    I like the red poppy trim cart cover

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