Baby Gizmo Weekly Giveaway: Hamster Buggy Bags

Stroller NOT included

Congratulations to our winners -

Entry #11 – Tiffany H.

Entry #222 – Jenefer L.

Entry #33 – Kat T.

How many times have you hung just one too many bags or just one heavy bag on the back of your lightweight stroller sending the entire buggy flipping backwards? Even with a child not in the seat, it can be alarming. That’s why we are super excited about our giveaway this week. First, there are three winners!  Yep, THREE winners!  Excited yet? Second, we are giving each winner a Hamster Buggy Bag 2-pack to add valuable storage space to your stroller without compromising the stability.

Conventional stroller bags add valuable storage space, but they can also tip a stroller over backwards. These duo saddlebags are side-mounted, so they actually stabilize your stroller instead! (Just distribute cargo weight evenly, of course.) Each bag holds up to a whopping 6 lbs., so they’re ideal for day trips and shopping adventures.
Each tote also doubles as a shoulder bag and folds into a compact self-pouch. Smart stroller accessory!

Hamster Buggy Bags are detachable storage bags shaped like pods that attach to the sides of your stroller for added storage that won’t topple over with or without your child in the stroller. We’ve seen it one too many times that the minute you unbuckle your child out of the stroller and forget that your diaper bag is attached to the back, your unfinished coffee and new purchases go flying every which way.

Fitting most strollers by attaching to the top of the handles of the stroller (the company says that if a stroller has handles at the top for the bags to attach to, they’ll fit your stroller), the bags stay put and allow for easy access storage and leaving your handle bars free and clear for you to shop and stroll as easy as ever. Not to be fooled by a gimmick, our Baby Gizmo editor tested it. She shoved just about everything in those two bags including, half a case of diapers, wipes, her wallet, sippy cups, snacks (tons of snacks), toys, and many store purchases. Now here comes the test…when she took her son out of the stroller…she ducked just to prepare for it but it didn’t happen — it didn’t TIP OVER! Success! WooHoo!

To read our full review of the Hamster Buggy Bags, go here: Baby Gizmo Hamster Buggy Bags Review If you don’t end up winning and you want to check out where to buy them in the US, they are an One Step Ahead Exclusive. You can shop them by clicking here to One Step Ahead.

For more information on Hamster Buggy Bags straight from the company, visit their website at: http://www.hamsterbags.co.uk/

Psst…CANADA, YOU ARE IN THIS TIME! :) Yep, we are back to Rafflecopter this week!  A blog comment is the only mandatory entry! Baby Gizmo friends don’t just stick with “mandatory” though, right? We are overachievers and, of course, you’ll want more chances to win! So, there are additional (optional) entries you can get. But let us warn you – make sure you actually do the entries! If you click on “leave a blog comment” on the Rafflecopter widget – make sure you actually leave a blog comment. We check! If you don’t do the actual entry – it doesn’t count! You won’t win. We’ll both be sad.

*You can only do each entry method ONCE (besides the Twitter option which is once per day!) Please do not cheat and enter more than that! Doing each entry method will require a few different blog comments so don’t worry about commenting more than once (or you can just combine all your answers into one comment). Just follow the Rafflecopter directions. Today’s Giveaway STARTS Monday, June 11, 2012 at 12:01am EST and ends on SUNDAY, June 17, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. (Sorry but US and Canada residents only!)

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Comments

  1. Heather Goodson says

    I have tipped my stroller over more times than I care to count! Anything that will help prevent this from happening is very welcome in my home!

  2. Tiffany H. says

    The best thing about these seems to be that they balance out your stroller. As much as I love my Maclaren, if you have things attached to the handle (because the small basket is filled), the stroller flips backwards as soon as one of my sons hop out– NOT FUN!! This seems like the perfect solution.

  3. Janine says

    Love that you can stuff them full with all kinds of mixed stuff (diapers, wipes, toys, snacks) so you don’t have to tote *so* many bags!!! :-)

  4. Michelle Ann Kim says

    I love the fact that the buggy bags can hold so many things on the side and not on the back of the stroller. I can now fully incline my stroller to let the sleeping baby sleep!

  5. Yvone Scott Partin says

    That is holds so much stuff! i can have one for the baby stuff anf the other b=for my big girls stuff to keep them seperate!

  6. Janine says

    Love that you can stuff them full with all kinds of mixed stuff (diapers, wipes, toys, snacks) so you don’t have to tote so many bags.

  7. Elizabeth K says

    Amazing organization! It really seems to have the crazy busy mom towing 5 million things in mind.

  8. Glynis says

    I love that I could use these with my rider board on the back to give DS room to ride on the back and room for me to store all my stuff out of his way.

  9. lucia says

    I love that it’s easy. (not to mention organized, would keep me from dumping my child upside down, how much it holds…………)

  10. Carley says

    Great idea!!! My husband hates the diaper bag hanging off the back, he always ends up kicking it while walking. These should solve that problem.

  11. Laura Miller says

    I love that it stablizes the stroller!!! We need these for our little pink umbrella number. :)

  12. Debra says

    I love that I will no longer need to fight the uncomfortable (sweaty) handle from my regular bag hanging from the stroller handles!

  13. says

    I am the queen of bags…. between the cooler (for baby bottle and snacks) to my bag, to the diaper bag and a pump bag… I am there…. anything I can just fit it all in will be fantastic…
    we are traveling oversea soon so that will help!

  14. Terrin G says

    Love that they are on the sides allowing easy access to the basket below as well as allowing the seat to recline.

  15. Miranda Welle says

    These duo saddlebags are side-mounted, so they actually stabilize your stroller instead!

  16. lisa bolduc says

    I like how these can be used inbstead of the small baskets on the bottom of the strollers

  17. Denise Beady says

    Love these and already looked at them for my upcoming summer trips. Would love to have a bag that doesn’t take up the whole basket yet doesn’t tip my stroller.

  18. Megan S says

    I love that it balances the stroller so it doesn’t tip. I think it is a super nice looking bag as well.

  19. Florence says

    my empty stroller has tipped over one too many times! would love this! grea idea!

  20. Kellie Kluger says

    I love that these won’t tip the stroller! I have done that so many times, once I take baby/child out tip goes the stroller!

  21. Heidi M says

    I like that you can get a bunch of stuff in there and instead of tipping the stroller, it stabilizes it. Very nice!

  22. Shanna Stoll says

    I have never heard of these buggy bags before but they would be a great addition to my lightweight stroller. Would love to win this …

  23. Nicole L says

    I love that they are on the side and stabilize the stroller. No getting in the way while you walk!

  24. Kat says

    I like how they hold lots of stuff and fit on the side to avoid the stroller tipping over.

  25. Vickie Couturier says

    I love you are hands freean have a place to store items,I hate it when they keep falling out of the stroller

  26. shandel strasberg says

    the side mount is brilliant! its about time that my stroller stay upright, always!

  27. Kellie O says

    I love that it keeps it from falling over when you have so much stuff in the bag!!! That happens all the time when you take the baby out! Brilliant idea!

  28. Julie says

    I love the extra storage they would provide. With small kids you need all the extra storage you can get!! I also love how they were designed so you don’t have to have your child in the stroller, as a counter weight, whenever you have the bags full.

  29. Lisette H says

    Love that I don’t need to put my bag on the stroller seat instead of the toddler!

  30. eleanor says

    Great idea. We just got an umbrella stroller, which is fantastic, but the storage is very lacking compared to our regular stroller.

  31. Lisa says

    Love the fact that it prevents the stroller from tipping — this is always a problem with my heavy diaper bag and our Maclaren Volo!!

  32. Elizabeth says

    This is fantastic!! Either they are really good about listening to parents needs or a parent was involved in developing this!

  33. lisa says

    My car stroller is great but once I hang things on the back, its likely to tip. I would love to win this to stabilize my stroller!

  34. idy m says

    my under-stroller basket is hard to get to, so this would be great for all my babies’ stuff.

  35. Heather Palmer says

    I love that they are big enough to actually fit everything you need (and more), yet still won’t tip the stroller over! Genius.

  36. Allison West says

    I like that it stabilizes the stroller. I’m expecting my first Grandchild in July, and this is a great gift!

  37. Joni K says

    This is a pretty great idea! I hate having to move everything around so that the stroller doesn’t tip every time my toddler wants to get out of the stroller and walk (every 3 minutes)

  38. Shara L. says

    Would love to be able to take the baby out without having to worry about the stroller tipping over. what a pain!

  39. nikki m says

    I love These duo saddlebags are side-mounted, so they actually stabilize your stroller instead! My stroller tips so often!

  40. Jessica says

    I love that they won’t topple the stroller over. These would be perfect for our family vacation this year…so perfect in the parks! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  41. Lindsay C says

    they would offer the perfect stability to our light weight stroller which often topples with our diaper bag! so I would have to say stability is my favorite feature!

  42. Chani M says

    I have the Quinny Zapp so these would be the perfect response to not being able to hang my bag on it!!!

  43. says

    I would love to win this! We downsized to only an umbrella stroller, but are lacking in storage space and I tend to be an over packer. You never know what you might need on a walk to the park! ;)

  44. Katherine Scott says

    What a great product! I love the little bag they both fit into when not in use.

  45. Benjamin Spaulding says

    We need this! My wife’s diaper bag is big enough to sleep in, and when she hangs it from handles, I feel like stroller will tip over!. The buggy bags offer the storage without impacting stability!

  46. Kris says

    Our current stroller has a very small basket underneath, and the bag we purchased is small and difficult to put anything in at all. We have the hook on the side, but once a few small bags are on it the stroller seems like it will tip over. I love that these bags are on each side of the stroller to prevent it from tipping!

  47. Lin says

    Since I live in a city with no car, when i go food shopping, this will help create extra storage for groceries so I don’t have to hang my grocery bag off the back which creates a tipping risk.

  48. Serena S says

    I love the extra storage space with these bags because we just don’t have enough room in the basket!

  49. Mamatha says

    Great for grocery shopping as my baby likes sitting in her stroller. I usually clip a shopping bag to my stroller.. This would work great.

  50. Carly says

    I LOVE that this won’t make the stroller tip over but still allow for storage and access!

  51. Estee Aronow says

    love it! they don’t cause the stroller to tip and they fit so many things!!!

  52. Mary A. says

    I totally needed something that wont let the stroller tip over as soon as i pick my baby up!!

  53. Candy says

    This will be great for extra stoarge while attending all summer festivals and events

  54. Karla-Rae Krekoski says

    I love how it adds so much storage without tipping the stroller! I love my stroller, but find it really REALLY needs more storage :)

  55. says

    I love that they are shaped like pods that attach to the sides of your stroller for added storage that won’t topple over with or without your child in the stroller!!!!!!!! LOVE that!!

  56. Cindy B says

    My favorite feature is you can take it right off and go with in like a backpack. Thanks.

  57. OlyveOyl says

    I don’t know my answer truly followed the favorite feature = but I believe that exercise is a great feature (incentive). Having the “biker bags” will be great to store those “I need to have it with me” items without running out of room.

  58. Cam Squires says

    I’ve tipped over my stroller many times!! This bag is perfect and I love that you can take it off and carry it with you!

  59. mui xe says

    More storage! Yeah, who can say no to that! Love that its on the side so I can still recline the seat for my son

  60. Claudia says

    I need this, once, my son tip over in the stroller because my diaper bag was too heavy. I was so scared.

  61. Christiano says

    My favorite feature is that you can load the bags full of stuff and the stroller won’t tip over, as it has with me in the past…

  62. Dawn H. says

    I like that the bags go on the side – not just for stability, but for accessibility!

  63. Aviva R says

    They look perfect for going to the mall, especially with a tip-prone umbrella stroller!

  64. Sherry Wakelin says

    I like that it creates more storage without compromising stability. How fantastic!

  65. Claribel Michel says

    Love the extra storage, plus you can remove it and carry it around, definitely a must have!!!

  66. Carrie says

    I love that your stroller won’t tip over! My Mac is ALWAYS tipping over. Drives me crazy. Taking them with you is an added bonus for sure!

  67. Kelly L says

    Such a great idea. Love how they don’t make the stroller topple over when child gets out. That happens to be more often then it should!

  68. Stephanie says

    I like how it gives you extra storage, but also doesnt get in the way when using the stroller or folding up the stroller.

  69. Angeline R says

    I love how it doesn’t tip the stroller, and you can easily grab it and sling it over your shoulder when needed.

  70. Rubisela says

    I totally love that you can pack it and it wont tip your stroller. I dont know how many times that has happened to me.

  71. Jessica Barnhart says

    I love that this will add storage to my citi mini and joovy caboose (both have minimal storage) with out getting in the way of pushing, my back rider hopping on or off, and add stability!

  72. Laura C. says

    I love that these bags can be worn as shoulder bags too! It will be perfect for keeping valuables close during trips to amusement parks or zoos when strollers can sometimes be restricted.

  73. john littlepage says

    these would be great for all our theme park trips! not to mention are weekend market adventures!

  74. Summer B says

    Love that the stroller won’t tip over even when a child isn’t sitting in the stroller!

  75. Jenni G says

    Wow, another one of those “why didn’t I think of that” ideas. I would use this for the maclaren every day, and it looks like a backpack that my husband would even use. yay for man friendly.

  76. Laureen Gunter says

    I love this I have been looking at stroller bags but didn’t like that it hanged on the back , i felt like it might swing back and forth and hit my legs while walking. I love that these are on the sides, and it frees up the basket under the stroller.

  77. Sarah says

    I love that it doesn’t tip the stroller over even when there is no child in the stroller!

  78. Yodean says

    Great that these can be detached to carry over your shoulder, and stop your stroller from tipping!

  79. says

    I love that these panniers can distribute and contain all of the weight and bulk of bags and baby gear when you’re out and about or traveling…. pretty awesome!

  80. Sarah says

    These would be perfect for an upcoming trip we have planned. Great for the airport travel!

  81. melissa says

    Been wanting these for such a long time! They look like they will solve the storage issues on my maclaren!

  82. Beth G. says

    it’s a great looking bag for nanna, when she takes baby shopping…and i know that!!!! would love it

  83. Karla says

    Love that you can pack it and it wont make the stroller tip over.. Great for Maclaren strollers

  84. jenn lynch says

    my fav feature is the shape! I like how it blends into the form of a stroller

  85. Sarah H says

    These look awesome! Such a good idea! Love all the storage they would add to any stroller for a long day out! :-) With 2 kids that would be great!

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