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Vanchi Victoria Shopper Review | Nappy Bags Australia

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Recently Totsntales conducted a nappy bag review on the Vanchi Victoria Shopper changing bag. Overall we discovered that this designer diaper bag is very spacious and a suitable nappy bag for parents of twins or multiple children. For mums that like to pack everything into their nappy bag but have only one child, this substantial baby bag is also well worth your consideration.

Not only is this nappy bag very spacious but it is also offers highly sophisticated organisation which we have come to expect of Australian nappy bag designer, Vanchi. Vanchi nappy bags offer parents great value for money, yet they never compromise on style or functionality.

A recent customer review that we received for the Vanchi Victoria shopper in tan:

“I love my new baby bag. I never find myself digging around in the bag trying to locate the nappies, clothing, food, bottles etc. The mummy pouch is fantastic and my saviour when I need to change baby’s nappy in a hurry! I also like that this bag looks more like a handbag than a nappy bag – I receive flattering comments whenever I venture out with this bag.”

Unique features to note for this baby changing bag:

* Mummy Pouch – a large zippered compartment, which conveniently separates the bag into 2 large compartments
* Lots of internal elasticised pockets and external zippered/magnetic closure pockets
* Signature Vanchi dummy key chain
* 12 month warranty
* Padded change mat, dummy pouch, insulated bottle holder, wipes case.

Currently Totsntales has a Vanchi nappy bag sale at the moment, so be sure to check out the full range today.

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Storksak bobby baby nappy bag review | Nappy Bags Australia

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

The recent Totsntales nappy bag review featured the ever popular and dynamic Storksak Bobby baby changing bag. To summarise the most attractive features of this baby bag:

* A large diaper bag yet still light enough in weight to be practical (weighs approximately 1.1kg)
* Exterior fabric is a tough quilted nylon – hard wearing and wipeable, as is the internal lining.
* Silver hardware which contrasts nicely with the bold colours available in this design (magenta, navy, charcoal, black, cappuccino)
* Customer reviews rave about the unique & large ‘Food and Bottle’ bag which is insulated and keeps warm or cool for put to 4 hours!
* A change mat and dummy pouch – makes for an organised mum when out and about.
* Built in stroller straps and an adjustable shoulder strap. Please see video for details on how to use when attaching to your baby’s pram.
* Handbag wearing option – for your added comfort featuring padded handles for over the shoulder.
This diaper bag is one of our best selling Storksak branded changing bags and it is available in charcoal, navy, magenta, putty and cappuccino.

Storksak Bobby nappy bag - lightweight, economical and sufficiently spacious.

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Find out more about the Storksak bobby nappy bag online now from the Totsntales online baby nappy bag store.

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Things to Pack in Your Diaper Bag

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

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First time parent? Are you confused about what to pack in your nappy bag? Let us guide you through from the basics, to the essential items to have in your nappy bag.

When you have a new baby, your diaper bag is your lifeline to anything and everything you need. Have you full stocked your nappy bag? Are you sure you are getting everything your baby needs? Are you stuffing too much unnecessary items in your nappy bag?

Here are some items you can pack in your diaper bag to make sure you are prepared for whatever may come up when you go outside with your baby.

Diaper
An obvious one to have in your diapers (nappies). How many diaper bags you need depends on how long you are going to be out, how old your baby is, how is your baby feeling at the moment. On small trips, you’ll need about 6 to 10 diapers, but this also depends on how long you’ll be out. To be safe, don’t forget the rule when packing diapers: Pack more diapers than you think you will need.

Bottles and/or Breastfeeding Gear
Another obvious essential to have in your nappy bag. Have plenty of bottles and formula on hand or any breastfeeding items you need for feeding. Don’t forget to have a bottle of water and remember to pack more than you think you need.

Burp Cloths
A burp cloth is a small, soft cloth used to clean up spit when the baby has burped. Stuff one or two in your diaper bag or even more of these specially if you are already feeding your baby with solid foods.

Changing Pad
If you have read our guide about choosing the right diaper bag, then your nappy bag should have a changing pad built in. If you take it out to use at home or in your friend’s house, remember to always check that you have it in your bag before you go anywhere.

Baby Wipes
Wipes are handy to have in your nappy bag. They are great for cleaning your own hands before and after changing your baby’s diaper and it can be used to remove stains from clothes and furniture.

Diaper rash ointment
Always carry with you a tube of diaper rash ointment to use as a layer of protection and to protect your baby against diaper rash. It also helps soothe your baby’s bottom in case a rash develops.

Spare clothes
Always be prepared for the worst. Pack a spare outfit or two for your baby and remember to pack an extra shirt for you too.

Extras
Depending on how long you are planning to be out, be sure to have ziplock bag (wet bag) for baby diapers, one to two blankets, pacifiers, toys, teething rings, first aid kit, tissues, lotion with high SPF, some medicines to alleviate pain and fever, snacks for you and your baby, tissues, and a somecash in case of emergencies.

If you need a printable checklist, here’s a free one we liked that we got from homesweethomemaker.net:

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Also, here’s a link to a blank second page of this nappy bag checklist

Are there things I missed? Leave us a comment below.

 

Lassig Nappy Bags – Modern Bags for Modern Mums

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Ever felt like having a bag that feels like you are bringing your entire house with you? Are you having a hard time finding the right bag that is not ugly nor frumpy? Then Lassig bags are for you.

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Lassig is a German word that means casual. Lassig has taken into consideration their casual style in attitude, teamwork, and social responsibility. Their goal is to design beautiful and functional products and manufacture sustainably using non-toxic and environment-friendly components. Lassig even has recycled materials to most of their products. Just look at these wonderful designs.

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One of the biggest benefit of Lassig bags, is that it offers a very compact, yet highly organized interior. The bags contain a number of well-organized pockets and separators to meet any diapering or personal needs.

Lassig combines innovation, fashion, safety without using toxic products like PVC, phthalates, azo dye, nickel or cadmium in any of their items. “Live Lassig!” is not just a motto but a philosophy of the entire family.

View our Lassig lineup here.

Stylish Nappy Bags from Il Tutto

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Nappy bags are either functional or trendy, but not both. You’ll have to sacrifice one for the other because the two don’t mix. Well, not anymore.

Il Tutto baby bags are fashionable nappy bags are made for mums who still want to be in style even if they have a baby. These gorgeous bags made for mums are crafted from Italian leather with a subtle style and functionality that can keep numerous baby items without looking bulky.

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Il Tutto is an exciting nappy bag brand for mothers who want a practicality of a baby bag that goes along with the trend of today’s handbags. Il Tutto nappy bags are designed to hold everything from your baby’s necessities to yours.

Ill Tutto Nico Nappy Bag

Nico Tote – This stylish bag made from crinkle patent leather featuring unique hardware pieces and a metallic teddy bear will sure to bring out the rock chic in you.

Il Tutto Frankie Nappy Bag

Frankie Tote – Tactile leather look PU wrapped with studs along with Il Tutto’s giant signature bear.

Il Tutto Mia Nappy Bag

Mia Bronze Limited Edition – This Nappa leather zip tote features multiple pockets to keep things at easy reach.

 

Each bag comes with a waterproof changing mat, an insulated bottle holder, and a clear zip pocket case to hold wet items. It also comes with Il Tutto’s signature monster teddy. One unique feature of Il Tutto bags, is the lining that can be removed for washing. You can wash the inside safely without ruining the exterior design of your bag.

View our collection of Ill Tutto bags here.

Tummy Tie Makes Your Favourite Jeans A Perfect Fit. A must have for all expectant & new mums!

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

The courier delivered a small package on Friday and once again I realised, good things really do come in small packages! Our Tummy Ties have arrived and are now available in our Tots ‘n’ Tales online boutique. We’re sure that this amazing device will make any woman’s pregancy pre and post more enjoyable and affordable.

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The Tummy Tie

The Tummy Tie allows expectant and new mums to continue wearing their favourite jeans throughout pregnancy without the hassle of purchasing maternity jeans, which let’s face it, can be somewhat “daggy”. Your expanding waistline does not have to be a barrier to comfort any longer. The Tummy tie allows your jeans to expand with your fluctuating weight, making your clothes more comfortable and you more stylish.

At just $19.95 this product is a must have for all expectant and new mums. It makes the perfect Baby Shower gift!

The Tummy Tie is also very easy to use, simply follow these 3 steps:

Step 1: Attach one end of the TummyTie to the existing button on your clothes (seam showing)

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Tummy Tie Step 1

Step 2: Thread the other end of the TummyTie behind and through the buttonhole

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Tummy Tie Step 2

Step 3: Fold back over itself, re-attaching the TummyTie to your existing button

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Tummy Tie Step 3

Then pull over your favourite top and you wouldn’t even know the Tummy tie is there, it sits flat. What a product!

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Tummy Tie Sits Flat under clothes

This is what mum’s are saying about the Tummy Tie:

“It’s great because it’s discreet and comfortable and the comfort factor is definitely something I am loving at the moment especially when you have to sit down. I know I will be living in this throughout the coming months of my pregnancy. It’s great…. I can still wear my favourite jeans” Sacha

“If I had only known about your product during my last pregnancy it would have saved me so much money on buying new clothes, it’s fantastic! I’ve never worn anything like it, I actually put it on straight away when I got it yesterday, I had these shorts on that were a little too tight, but after putting on the tummytie they were perfect again! I’m so impressed with it, thank you.” Vanessa

“The TummyTie is a great nifty little devise that has saved me money on buying maternity clothes like I did for my first pregnancy & makes you feel good when people can’t believe you are still wearing your pre-pregnancy clothes!” Susan

To view the Tummy Tie in our online boutique please click here.