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Giveaway! – Win this Cute Pink Laptop Bag from Rainebrooke.com (closed)

To spread a little holiday cheer to the “Parenting Tips Blender” followers, I thought I’d offer a giveaway.  This giveaway if for a pink laptop bag called the “Allie” which is made by Rainebrooke.com.

Rainebrooke.com is a site that offers a huge selection of pink laptop bags and cases for women. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift, then consider a pink laptop bag, pink laptop case, pink messenger or any of the items offered by Rainebrooke.

The Allie pink laptop bag being offered in this giveaway will fit most laptops with screen sizes up to 15″. To be exact, the laptop compartment size will hold up to 14.25 x 11 x 2 inches. This bag has plenty of pockets, it’s padded and comes with a removable  shoulder strap. To see additional images go here.

Allie Laptop Bag / Tote


Thanks to everyone who entered.

Congrats to Kim Kelley on winning this giveaway. Kim’s comment #10 was the number chosen at Random.org

Win It!

  • Open to US only
  • One winner will be chosen at random from the comments by using Random.org
  • Giveaway closes on Monday, Nov. 28th at 11am CST

To Enter:

  • Visit Rainebrooke and comment here telling me which is your favorite pink laptop bag.

For Extra Entries:

The fine print:

  • One bag will be given away.
  • Giveaway is open to anyone in the US.
  • We will pay for shipping (Ground) within US.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments that we can not confirm from the entry methods above.
  • The winner will be notified by the email at the address which they provided with the comment. The winner will have 48 hours to reply to the winning email notification. If we don’t receive a reply within 48 hours a new winner will be chosen.
  • I founded Rainebrooke, so I’m not receiving compensation for this offering 🙂


Top Rated / Best Jogging Strollers Currently Available

As all new and expecting parents come to find, there are baby strollers in multiple styles and colors.  Each style of baby stroller has a unique use. Lightweight umbrella strollers for quick trips, standard lightweight strollers for everyday use, travel systems which serve as a stroller and car seat carrier and then there’s my favorite, the jogging stroller.

Out of all the baby strollers that I used with my two daughters, the best stroller and my fave was always a jogging stroller. At one point I had two jogging strollers… a single and a double.

Why was a jogging stroller my favorite? Several reasons. The larger wheels are both comfortable for the child and they go over all types of terrain. There’s room to carry a bag underneath (most models) and they can be used in just about every situation. I would use mine all day long, for just about everything I did with my girls. From trips to the zoo, to exercising. Best of all, the jogging stroller was always the easiest for me to push around because of the larger air-filled tires and because most joggers are taller than normal strollers. Since I’m 6’3″, I always got annoyed with pushing around smaller umbrella strollers that I had to bend down to reach.

If you’re considering a  jogging stroller, here are the top 5 best sellers currently on the market.

1. Jeep Overland Limited Jogging Stroller with Front Fixed Wheel, Fierce – this Jeep Overland Limited jogging stroller is currently the most popular jogging stroller available. It has a front fixed wheel, air filled tires, and adjustable handle, the iBaby sound system for mom, dad and baby, speed distance odometer, large storage basket, cup holders, five point safety harness, multi position seat and folds easily.

2. BOB Revolution SE Duallie Double Jogging Stroller, Navy – Ideal for parents and caregivers of multiple children, the BOB Revolution SE Duallie Stroller offers a pivoting front wheel and a lightweight frame that’s designed for two. The easy-to-fold frame and suspension system provide convenience and comfort that both you and your children will appreciate. And the stroller is packed with extra features like reclining seats and adjustable, multi-position canopies.

3. InStep Safari Swivel Wheel Double Jogger – Take a jog or a stroll with baby in the InStep Safari Double Jogging Stroller. Made for the active parent, this swivel wheel jogger provides features that keep the little one comfortable such as pneumatic, high performance tires that ensure a smooth ride, a dual trigger folding mechanism and built-in carrying handles for uncompromising safety when folding and transporting the stroller. Parent and pivoting child trays with two cup holders each add convenience and all three wheels come with a quick-release feature that make removal a snap (literally). The canopy is retractable and has five positions to ensure protection against UV rays. This jogger seats two children up to 50 pounds each.

4. Schwinn Turismo Swivel Single Jogger Stroller – The wide tread tires of the Schwinn Turismo Swivel Single Jogger are great for handling even the roughest terrains. The 12-Inch front swivel wheel locks forward for added control and stability, while the 16-Inch rear wheels glide with ease for effortless pushing. This single stroller features a lightweight aluminum frame.

5. BOB Revolution SE Single Jogging Stroller, Black – Designed with a pivoting front wheel and a lightweight frame, the BOB Revolution SE Stroller offers a smooth ride and is ideal for everyday activities and not-so-everyday adventures. The easy-to-fold frame and suspension system provide convenience and comfort that both you and your baby will appreciate. And the stroller is packed with extra features like a reclining seat and a adjustable, multi-position canopy.