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Mommy Bloggers: Strollers 101




    For parents of a little one, buying a stroller is a big deal. It's an expensive purchase and you want to make sure your child is safe and comfortable. You also want it to be easy to use.

    Two of our favorite local mom bloggers have done a lot of the homework for you on how to find a stroller that fits your needs and your budget.

    Frugal Philly Mom's Stroller Picks Under $200

    [PHI] Frugal Philly Mom's Stroller Picks Under $200

    Enter to win a stroller. Details for the $499 stroller giveaway are on Karla's Belly Button Boutique blog and details for the $139 stroller giveaway are on Frugal Philly Mom's blog.

    Belly Button Boutique Mom's High-End Stroller Picks

    [PHI] Belly Button Boutique Mom's High-End Stroller Picks

    Here are the picks from Karla Trotman of Belly Button Boutique and below, the "under $200" picks from Frugal Mommy Mom, Linda Vertlieb.

    Brand Model Type Celebs PicturedPrice Key Points
    B.O.B.Revolution SEJoggingAlyson Hannigan$429Weekend Warrior Mom
       Jennifer Lopez Jogging
       Gisele Bundchen Rough Terrain
       Jennifer Garner Everyday too
    Phil & TedsExplorer w/ Double Kit SeatDoubleMadonna$479.99 BaseUse as family grows
       Gwyneth Paltrow$89.99 Doubles KitOne hand fast fold
       Halle Berry Use Dbl Kit & Car Seat Together
       Naomi Watts Seat liner washable, comfy
    ValcoBoy Meets Girl Twin Tri Mode SEDouble & JoggerBrooke Burke$800Family-owned Co. in Biz for 30 yrs.
       Charlie Sheen Lots of Accessories
         Can ride up to 4 kids
    Quinny Zapp XtraQuick UseGwen Stefani$299.99Forward and rear-facing stroller
       Rachel Weisz Reclines in either facing position
       Alessandra Ambrosio Use w/Maxi Cosi infant car seat selling for less than $200
     /td>   Adjustable footrest
    Cybex Callisto lHybridBritney Spears$349.990 to 55 lbs
       Sarah Jessica Parker Lighweight
       Katherine Heigel Great Travel Stroller
       Matt Damon Lightweight
     Ruby  $149.99Child Weight Max:55 lbs
         extremely agile and fun for quick trips
    Uppa VistaHybridSarah Jessica Parker/Twins$679.99Adapts to diff. infant carriers
         Forward and rear facing
         One button telescopic handle-height adjustment
         Kids up to 50 lbs
         Great Colors, sleek, modern
    ChiccoCortina Travel SystemTravel SystemKendra Wilkenson$329.99Celeb Favorite & Affordable
       Kimora Lee Simmons Price includes EVERYTHING
    BritaxB-ReadyHybridAll people love their carseats;$499.99Thoughtful, user-friendly, versatile system
       list of celebrities is endless Up to 14 possible configurations
         Get free car seat during Free Ride Event
    Brand Model Type Celebs PicturedPrice Key Points
    iCandyPeachHybridSelma Blair$899UK co. in biz for 50 yrs
       Kourtney KardashianTable CellCelebrity Favorite

    Here are the "under $200" picks from Frugal Philly Mom blogger, Linda Vertlieb:

    Full Size:  The First Years Indigo - $179.99 
    Jogger:  inStep Flash - $139.99
    Umbrella: Maclaren Volo - $139.99
    Umbrella: The First Years Ignite stroller - $64.99