But Shannon won me back with this week's theme, Brand Loyalty. My husband jokes that our house is like a consumer lab, with a constant stream of secondhand finds being tested, loved, or sent right back out through Craig's List.
I've owned Graco, Combi, Peg Perego and even an Emmajunga pram. MacLaren is the most comfortable stroller that also folds flat. Plus, its handles are tall enough for my husband. Mine cost $15 at the Unclaimed Baggage Outlet.
It's true. The fabric is softer and longer lasting. I can pull these European cottons on a Salvation Army rack by touch alone.
Perhaps not the stylish choice for a 30-something, but you can leave an outfit on a pile on the floor and wear it the next day without a single wrinkle. Or, pull it from the washer and wear it damp. It will be dry in 5 minutes.
They stand behind their lifetime guarantee. You'd be surprised how many families sell these backpacks at summer yard sales.