I recently received 2 products from Tommee Tippee to review. I love Tommee Tippee products so to have the opportunity to try a few more of their products was exciting.
The first item I reviewed was the Explora Easi-Roll Bib in blue and green. This bib is all ready my favorite bib and my daughter is still too young to use it (use for babies 6+ months). I have other bibs from when my boys were younger but never anything this convenient. The Easi-Roll Bib is BPA-free and made of a soft rubbery material. It is easy to take on the go because it rolls up and buttons closed so it won’t unroll in your diaper bag. It has a huge Crumb Catcher pocket so when your baby eats, there is no risk of food falling on the floor or on their clothes. Dishwasher safe or easy to wipe clean so you do not have to put a dirty bib back into your diaper bag when your baby is done eating. Some people complain about the hole at the neck where food falls into and on your baby’s shirt. The purpose of the hole is to snap the bib closed when rolled up but I noticed if you tighten the bib then the hole is high enough where food will not fall into it. The bibs come as a two-pack in blue/green and pink/orange and retail for about $7 for 2.
The second item I received is the Closer to Nature Travel Bottle and Food Warmer Set. This Warmer works perfectly with the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Bottles. I do not have the bottles but I love that I now have a travel bottle warmer. The set consists of the thermos, a pouring screw cap and a beaker (thermos cover) that fits over the thermos.
I have yet to try it on the go because my daughter is not taking the bottle much but once she starts, this will be so useful. I did try it at home yesterday and it worked so well. I warmed up water a few hours before I was going to give her the bottle and stored it in the thermos. When I was ready to warm up a bottle, I unscrewed the cap and poured the water into the beaker and inserted the bottle into the beaker. The bottle was warm a few minutes later. The amazing thing is that the water was still very hot when I was ready to use it (keeps water warm for up to 6 hours) . The benefit of this Warmer over a regular thermos is that you can use the beaker to warm up the bottle because it is big enough to hold a bottle as opposed to a regular thermos. Trust me, I used a regular thermos for bottle warming when on the go when my boys were babies and it was so inconvenient. I always had to bring an extra cup to hold the warmed water and if I forgot a cup (which happened often) then I was scrambling around for something to use. What a pain!
An alternate use is when formula feeding, pour the warmed water (make sure the water is not too hot) into the bottle and add formula and you are ready to feed.
The thermos holds up to 500 ml of water which is almost 17 oz.
Overall I love the two Tommee Tippee products I was sent. The only downside to the Warmer is the size and weight (slightly heavy), It can be annoying to carry another item in my diaper bag but if I put it in the stroller then I will be set. I love it! The bib is perfect to keeping messiness to a minimum!