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New Saving Up for Disney Blog Affiliate – Gymboree!

A word about my affiliates: I only have affiliate links for items that I’ve actually used and want to share with my readers. Please know that by shopping through my affiliate links, you help support me and my blog. Thank you so much!

My nephew, son and daughter all in Gymboree

My nephew, son and daughter all in Gymboree

I’ve been a Gymboree customer since my 12-year old boy was born! I’ve always loved the design, quality and price. The Gymboree clothes that his older brother wore were handed down to him, then to my nephew and now my 4-year old is wearing them! They really do last and last. My kids are regularly dressed head to toe in Gymboree, from pajamas, socks and underpants, shirts and shorts and even shoes and accessories.

My son wearing a shirt that his brother wore 9 years ago!

My son wearing a shirt that his brother wore 9 years ago!

I was so excited to have a stepdaughter and have a reason to shop the precious Gymboree girl’s line! Have you ever shopped and received Gymbucks? They are a great way to save even more on high-quality Gymboree clothing.

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Loved this polka dot Gymboree ensemble from a few years ago

And now I have a new baby girl who is already outfitted in Gymboree…I bought items for her the week I found out I was having a girl. She has a few adorable outfits waiting for her in the closet that I just couldn’t resist buying!

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Brand new Gymboree for the brand new baby!

I’m so happy to announce that Gymboree is a new affiliate on my blog. If you are so inclined to shop Gymboree, I’d appreciate if you clicked my link to help support my blog in a small way.

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Amusement Park Rentals – City Mini GT Stroller Review

On our recent visit to Walt Disney World, we had the opportunity to use a City Mini GT stroller from Amusement Park Rentals. Even though my three-year old son seems to have boundless energy he often looses steam mid-day and takes a nap. Having a stroller is a must when little legs tire out!

Amusement Park Rentals - City Mini GT Stroller Review

I met James of Amusement Park Rentals on our arrival day. We set up (via email) a pre-designated time and he called me when he arrived at my resort entrance. He had the City Mini GT stroller with him, along with a complimentary case of water bottles that came in handy on the warm days. James showed me how the stroller operated. I especially loved the easy fold –  Simply pull the strap in the center of the seat and the stroller folded up quickly and compactly!

The City Mini GT stroller was perfect for my three-year old (and would be appropriate for any child up to 65 lbs). There was an expanding canopy to block out the sun and a generous basket underneath for water bottles, snacks and souvenirs. The handle quickly adjusted up or down depending upon the height of the adult pushing the stroller. A parent console held two water bottles.

Amusement Park Rentals - City Mini GT Stroller Review

My favorite feature was how smoothly the City Mini GT rolled. Designed like a jogging stroller, the front wheel rotated around for quick moves in thick crowds. My son eschewed the straps and buckle but would hop in and out of the City Mini GT stroller himself between attractions. The hand-operated brake worked great (and was so much better than the traditional stroller brake that you operate with your foot – they never work when you’re wearing sandals!)

At the end of our 4 day visit the City Mini GT had frankly, been put to the test by my rambunctious preschooler. There was an unfortunate chocolate spot in the seat and my son had taken apart the buckle. James at Amusement Park Rentals assured me that each stroller goes through a rigorous cleaning process that includes eco-friendly, non-toxic cleaning products combined with commercial grade steam cleaning to disinfect and sanitize. The rental City Mini GT that I’d been handed at the beginning our vacation would be cleaned thoroughly before being delivered to the next lucky family.

Amusement Park Rentals - City Mini GT Stroller Review

As you can see the City Mini GT stroller from Amusement Park Rentals was a success! My son was able to rest and nap mid-day while the rest of our family carried on. It was also great to have at the end of the day on the long walk back to our resort hotel from the bus stop.

Amusement Park Rentals offers a wide variety of other vacation travel items including motorized scooters and wheelchairs. Baby necessities like high chairs and bouncy seats are also available to rent. Headed for the beach? You can even rent beach chairs or a volleyball set!

After having the chance to use the City Mini GT stroller from Amusement Park Rentals and work directly with them on this trip, I can highly recommend their services. They were on time for drop off and pick up, the product was in like-new condition and the service I received was perfect!


I received complimentary use of the City Mini GT Stroller from Amusement Park Rentals during my vacation. This post includes affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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