Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Mummy Must Have | BabyButton Mama Organiser (plus giveaway)

Now that bub is older and doesn't require a gazillion nappy changes in a day its become possible for me to actually leave the house on occasions without having to lug an entire nappy bag. As much as I do love my nappy bag, sometimes its nice to leave the house without it and feel more like me and less like mummy. Of course leaving the house without a baby in tow pretty much never happens so I still need to take some supplies with me. That's where the awesome Mama Organiser from BabyButton comes in.



The Mama Organiser is the perfect solution for those who don't want to carry a huge nappy bag around. Its big enough to fit all the daily essentials, but still compact and stylish. It's small enough to have in the bottom of your pram or store in the car for emergencies. Its also a great option for when the grandparents are looking after your little ones.

It has two large internal pockets, a phone pocket and two card slots. Both of the internal pockets and the phone pocket have press studs to keep everything enclosed. The organiser also does up with a big button on the outside and there's a loop that can be used to secure it to a pram. Or, you could fold the loop inside and put your car keys on it. Each of the card slots can hold up to 4 cards so there's ample room to store ID, credit cards, loyalty cards etc. The bigger pockets are great for storing nappies (disposable or cloth), wipes, nappy bags, spare clothes, togs, bibs etc. The only problem I have is that the press stud on the phone pocket won't close when my Samsung is in it. The phone fits into the pocket fine, but the stud will only clip closed if I remove my phone case. T has an iphone 5 and his fits into the pocket and clips closed fine.




I use my Mama Organiser mainly for small trips down to the shops so I usually pack:

  • 2 disposable nappies (it could fit 3, but we never need 3)
  • A small pack of baby wipes
  • Nappy bags 
  • An emergency bib (because its the one thing I always need and forget to pack even when I have my entire nappy bag!)
  • ID and credit cards (whatever's needed depending where I'm going)
  • My phone


{my little helper was trying to style the shot for me}

The image below gives you further ideas of what can be packed in the Mama Organiser. As you can see the card slots can be used to pack travel shampoo or medicine which is great for when you get to hand over your kids to grandma. The phone pocket can also be used to store food pouches.

{Image: BabyButton}

Even when the Mama Organiser is fully packed it still closes properly and doesn't look too full.



The Mama Organiser is available in five different fabric designs - owls, black and white damask, midnight black, green medallion and circle of beauty. Naturally I chose the owl design, because well it's owls. The outer layer is made of nylon and the internal storage is cotton. Which is great because it means that it can be easily machine washed if it gets dirty. I haven't washed mine yet, but inevitably with a toddler in tow there are going to be times when grubby fingers may get to it so that's a huge plus.


The Mama Organiser is the latest product offering from BabyButton, an online business created by fellow mum Janell. Her business first started when she designed her own breastfeeding cover after she couldn't find one on the market to suit her needs. Eventually demand for her breastfeeding cover grew by word of mouth and BabyButton was born. The business has since grown to stock a range of other products including bibs, burp clothes, nappy wallets, taggie blankets and more.



MAMA ORGANISER GIVEAWAY {CLOSED}

BabyButton are so excited about their new Mama Organiser's launching that they've kindly given me 3 to give away to some lucky Finding Myself Young readers. The lucky winners can each choose a Mama Organiser in the design of their choice from the image below. For your chance to win simply follow the rafflecopter prompts below.

For those of you who want to get your hands on a Mama Organiser and don't want to wait, I also have a special discount code for you. To get a Mama Organiser at the discounted price of $19.95 simply use the code FMYMO when purchasing at www.babybutton.com.au.




a Rafflecopter giveaway
Competition commences 12:00am September 23rd 2014 and ends 12:00am October 7th 2014. Entry is open to Australian residents only, excluding ACT. Three readers will each win one Mama Organiser valued at $24.95. Total prize pool $74.85. Prize is not transferable. Prize will be delivered by BabyButton, Finding Myself Young takes no responsibility for prize delivery. This competition is a game of skill and will be judged as such. Incomplete entries will be deemed invalid and excluded from judging. Winner will have 48hrs to respond or prize will be redrawn. This competition is in no way endorsed, promoted or administered by Facebook.

Good Luck everyone!


Toni x


Disclosure - I was gifted a Mama Organiser to trial as part of the product launch. All opinions expressed in this review are my own based on my experience with the product. I was not paid for this review.

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26 comments:

  1. I need the organises as I am forever just doing short trips somewhere and hate taking the whole bag with me

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  2. My sister has one of these and they are fantastic. Love the designs too.

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  3. I'd love one of these, it would be handy to keep in my backpack for emergency changes!

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  4. Oh I wish these were around when Dyllan was still in nappies. I took to putting a nappy in my handbag and it was a pain in the rear.

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    1. I've done that before when she was in smaller sized nappies and I put them in a sandwich bag lol. Although once she got into bigger sizes that didn't work and they just got destroyed floating around in my bag.

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  5. The last time I emptied out my nappy bag fully I discovered a squashed baby bar that had spread throughout the bottom of the bag and an apple that no longer resembled an apple. I realised that I really don't need the whole ensemble of nappy bag contents now she is older. This Mama Organiser is great for the downsizer and would avoid that alien food discovery again.

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  6. I'd love to win this for a very dear friend of mine who is currently pregnant with her second child. She has been through so much, having lots of trouble falling pregnant, and other personal things that I can't delve into. But she is doing well so far. I would love to make up a hamper for her when the baby is born, and I know this Mama Organiser would come in very handy for her, and she would be so appreciative. Thanks for the opportunity to win

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  7. I'm always hunting for items in my oversized, over padded baby bag. I need a bit of Mama Organisation in my life!

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  8. Modesty!!!
    - Diana O.

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  9. This is a wonderful idea. I like that you can pack up this mama organiser and transfer it to different bags or even better... to dad!

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  10. I would love this for my niece who is expecting her first bub!! thanks for the chance.

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  11. I have OCD (seriously) so I love to have everything organised and would love to have something small, pretty and handy like this to carry those essentials when you want to be light on load.

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  12. It's always the days I forget to pack a spare change of clothes for me that my baby has a number 3... usually up to her shoulders. Last week I carried her in the Ergo (at a doctor's appointment) in just a nappy after she had made such a mess. Poor chicken. How embarrassing. I could use something to keep a change of clothes or two in. And they're very cute!

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  13. so i can find what i need and not the rubbish or lost sock in the bottom of my bag

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  14. I cannot BELIEVE how much it fits! I need a baby organiser so I can stop fishing random baby bits out of my handbag - I can't count how often I've gone fishing for something I need only to disrupt a bottle of baby lotion.

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  15. Being a Mum who is inlove with nappy bags and always swapping and changing bags, it would be good to have an organizer to be able to quickly swap between handbags.

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  16. Being a mother of 4 I always have heaps of things to take with us when we go out. One of these organizers would be fantastic as I could put it in my handbag to save space and everything would be very organized. Also very handy for Daddy!
    Jodi Wells

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  17. Mama organiser would make my handbag look neat and less mess while keep my mind staying in the peace.

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  18. Perfect hold-all when visiting family and friends.

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  19. This would be great for putting the spare pull-ups in for shorter trips to the shops, restaurants etc.

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  20. would be fabulous when i have great nephew for a few hours

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    1. sorry from kyla webber

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  21. Not just a mummy must have, daddy and grandparents also. Perfect for all the family

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  22. Leaving the house is a military operation,
    Desperate for help with my organisation.
    A Mama Organiser would be cause for celebration...
    Everything at the ready - ELATION!!

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  23. I love organization the Mama Organiser is my kind of creation keeping babies stuff ready to go perfect for those of us that go with the flow

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  24. i over pack EVERY single time i leave the house, its like i have to fill the nappy bag! With this i could pack only the stuff that i really do need!

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