; Life is like champagne......: The Wet Suit Dilemma

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Wet Suit Dilemma

Bugaboo Girl has been going to swim classes with me since she was 6 months old. She loves the water and I am constantly scouting for new bathing suits all seasons of the year! My biggest dilemma is packing everything in a bag for both her and me to get changed at the YMCA. I was using a plastic bag to throw our suits in after being in the pool. Not always the best way to deal with a wet suit in a diaper bag. One night scouting around Etsy I found a Monkey Foot Designs, a small WAHM mom who has come up with a bag that solves my problem!

Kris is the designer of the Wet Bag. What is a wet bag? It is a bag that you can not only use for a wet bathing suit but also for diapers, gym clothes or anything you want to keep contained from anything else! The bags have a ProCare inner lining which is machine washable, dryable and has a high protective barrier often used is medical and diaper products. So it keeps that wet suit contained in her bag instead of leaking in your bag! Wow, why didn't I think of that! The wet bag has a very strong zipper with a 12" long snap strap perfect for hanging off of another bag or a stroller. I love the fact I have more room inside my diaper bag by not having to put my wet suit in it and worry about it leaking.

Monkey Foot Designs definitely has attention to detail with all of the seams sealed in the wet bag and her choice of cotton fabrics are beautiful! The prices are right on the money for such a quality handmade piece with the small 9x11 bags starting at $16! This would be a wonderful shower gift, unique and guarantee no one will duplicate this one!!!


Monkey Foot Designs has graciously offered up a small wet suit bag of your choice! See rules below.

1. Stop by Monkey Foot Designs and check out her wonderful wet bag designs. Post a comment on this post which design you would like.
2. US addresses only and please leave an email address for contact.
3. EXTRA CREDIT!! Be a NEW subscriber of my email and post a separate comment on this post that you did so.
4. EXTRA CREDIT!! Blog about this giveaway linking both Monkey Foot Designs and Life is like champagne. Post a separate comment on this post with the link.
5. Giveaway ends midnight 11/12/08 with the winner announced 11/13/08. All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours or will be forfeited.

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Anonymous said...

How cute and what a great product! We love the Ivory Animal Critter.
Colleen~ Chubby Baby

Susan S. said...

Love the happy Kaufman Frogs! We are just at the beginning of our "swim journey." But I plan to continue - these bags seem like a great idea!

SewArtsy said...

What a great idea! I love this one with the large blue and green flowers.

Michele said...

My favorite is the Pink/Green Poppies. It's beautiful fabric!!

Thanks so much!!
Michele R.(CA)

clenna said...

This is a great idea. I really like the Posey Fabric .

Dee said...

oh these are great! I like the Blue/Brown Birds fabric!

Whimsical Creations said...

My favorite is the the one with the Ivory Jungle Critters.

=) melanie
melanieadey at hotmail dot com

Janel said...

So much better than leaky shopping bags! I like the Almond Sparrow print the best, but all of them were very cute.

jgbeads AT gmail DOT com

RebekahC said...

This would actually be perfect for me! My 5 year old started swim lessons in Sept, and today her 3 year old sister begins joining her. It's such a pain to haul the one wet suit home weekly, so I can imagine it's not going to be any better now with a second wet suit and a wet swim diaper. Ugh. I'd love to win this giveaway for this reason alone. :)

Thanks for the entry.


P.S. Oh, I almost forgot to mention my favorite pattern. I really liked the Ivory Jungle Critters pattern. Nex twould have been the frogs. Thanks. :)

Naomi said...

Wow- so useful!!! I love the Michael Miller Pod Posey fabric Small and Large Wet Bag Wetbag set. And the Anna Marie Horner

Sassy Pink Boutique said...

Love the Large 14 x 14 Jungle Critters, so cute and useful!

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Jennifer said...

I like the Ginger blossom avacodo one! Too cute!

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I Do Faces said...

OMG I love the Anna Marie Horner Chocolate Scroll Fabric!!! I love teal anything and it's soo hard to find!!

Laura said...

Wet bags seem like such a smart idea. I really like the Urban Chiks Blue/Brown Birds design. Thanks!
laurachilton {at} hotmail.com

Kathleen said...

I've been looking for a wet bag to hold my dirty cloth diapers when we're out and about. And these are so lovely and look well made. I like that they have zippers rather than a draw string like some of the others I've seen. I'd love to win the Joel Dewberry Chocolate Damask Fabric one.

Thanks Robin for another great find!

Eliz said...

Large 14 x 14 Wet bag Wetbag Swim / Diapers / Gym Ivory Jungle Critters, SNAP STRAP and SEALED SEAMS
is my fav - what a great product! I marked the shop in my favorites!


The Powell Family said...

I love the Anna Marie Horner Chocolate Scroll-so pretty...to pretty for wet clothes!


nostrilb said...

oooh, I really hope to win this in Chocolate Scroll Fabric, because I take water arobics, and waste the plastic bags they give at the jym. great idea for a product!

mommyjen99 said...

My favorite bag is this one
Michael Miller Pod Posey fabric Small and Large Wet Bag Wetbag SET perfect for diaper bag, gym and swim SEALED SEAMS and SNAP STRAP
Super nifty idea!

Anonymous said...

I really like the Michael Miller Pink Dot Set. What a great idea!


kerri69 said...

this is something i could really use i liked the large brown with blue fower very pretty design kinda funky

Crystal Adkins said...

The frog wetbag is adorable! This is such a great idea!