Thursday, July 18, 2013

Graco Smart Seat™ Featuring Safety Surround™ Side Impact Protection

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Graco is launching a new car seat in stores on July 15th, the Smart Seat™ Featuring Safety Surround™ Side Impact Protection. The Smart Seat™ is an all-in one car seat providing the ultimate in longevity and best side impact protection for every stage. 



Key Features:

* Fits infant 4-40 lbs rear-facing in a harness, fits toddler 20-65 lbs forward-facing in a harness and fits youth 30-100 lbs in a belt-positioning booster
* Meets BOTH Graco's Side Impact Testing and Europe's Side Impact standard*
**draft standard
* SafeSeat Engineering - Engineered & Crash Tested to Meet or Exceed US Standard FMVS213:
* Side Impact Tested*
* New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) – peak crash force approximately 2X Car Seat Standard
* Extreme Car Interior Temperatures
* Smart Base™ stay-in-car base for one time install (LATCH-equipped and belt lock-off equipped for easier seat belt installation)
* Steel-reinforced car seat frame & stay-in car base provides strength and durability
* Seat to base locking indicators help to ensure that the car seat is secured into the base
* Integrated harness storage compartment holds the harness straps that are not in use while in the belt positioning mode
* Easy-to-read level indicator on the seat helps to eliminate installation guesswork
* One-hand, adjustable headrest with no re-thread harness automatically adjusts the height of the harness & headrest
* One-hand, 6-position adjustable head rest for your growing child
* On-the go, 5-position recline so you can recline child while in use
* EPS, energy absorbing foam
* Flip-up armrests makes it easy to get your child in & out of the car seat
This is literally the only car seat you will ever have to buy your baby from leaving the hospital when they are born through elementary school. The car seat fits infant 4-40 lbs. rear-facing and toddler 20-65 lbs. forward facing. The harness fits youth 30-100 lbs. in a belt-positioning booster.

One awesome thing about this car seat is that it comes in one piece! Right out of the box all you have to do is snap in the cupholder and it is ready to go. Granted the hard part is always installing the car seat.




With this convertible car seat it uses a base when you are installing it rear-facing and forward-facing (not as a booster seat). That means you install the base first and then you just pick up the car seat and drop it in place. 

The base was one of the easiest car seats husband has every installed. It got an extremely tight fit without all the grunting and sweating that it has taken him with all our past car seats.


Make sure to turn the wheel so that the car seat is locked in place to the base.


This is my 2009 Chrysler mini van I have it installed in. Here it is rear-facing. It comes with nice cushioning to help keep the tiniest of babies comfortable those first few months.


So that you know it is at the right angle just use the nice level that is attached to the car-seat.


Here it is forward-facing. When adjusting the height of the straps there is no threading needed (if you don't know what I am talking about consider yourself lucky)!!! You can just squeeze the red grip at the top of the seat and it raises and lowers to the spot you need in an instant. Always make sure the straps are tight on baby.


Lil Sis's favorite feature would have to be the cup holder since her last car seat that was passed down to her from her older sister did not have one.


Make sure and keep the instruction manual that comes with it. That way when you turn it into a booster seat you have it ready. We keep ours in the glove compartment. When it comes to safety we always follow the instructions to the tiniest detail.

Connect: 

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Buy It! 
 
You can purchase the Smart Seat™ Featuring Safety Surround™ Side Impact Protection for $339.99 exclusively at Buy Buy Baby.

Giveaway Winner: Entry #264Danielle K.


I received a sample product for this review. All opinions are my own and/or my family's, take it or leave it. Click here to view my whole disclosure policy.

168 comments:

  1. I also liked their Secure Coverage™ Digital Monitor with 2 Parent Units

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  2. I'd love any of the pack n plays.

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  3. I would love to have the little lounger.

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  4. I LOVE Graco products and would love to win this for my growing little girl! Thanks for the chance!

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  5. I would love to have the Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™

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  6. I"m in the middle of car seat shopping right now - this would be perfect!

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  7. I love Graco products. I really want the "Pack 'n Play® On The Go™ Playard" it's exactly what we need.
    Natalie F

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  8. True Focus™ Digital Video Monitor

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  9. I also like the TableFit™ Highchair
    kellywcu8888ATgmailDOTcom

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  10. Blossom 4-in-1 Seating System looks great since I have an infant and a toddler!

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  11. I would like a review of one of their awesome looking double strollers

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  12. I would love a review on any of their awesome looking double strollers

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  13. I like their Lounger, I think it'd be great for our new daughter.

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  14. I'd love the Little Lounger rocking seat and vibrating lounger

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  15. I like the little lounger bed/swing

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  16. I would also love to have the Little Lounger™ http://www.gracobaby.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ProductID=1875063&cid=pbsw20130702#sthash.Slshi3iJ.dpbs

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  17. The little lounger. I didn't know that existed!

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  18. i like the graco little lounger!
    lisae819 at yahoo dot com

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  19. we'd also like the Pack 'n Play® Playard with cuddle cove

    littleheathen9109 @ yah00 dt0 c0m

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  20. I reeeeeally want the Graco Modes stroller!

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  21. I would love to have the Blossom 4-in-1 Seating System in Vance.

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  22. I love their pack and plays!

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  23. I'd love to have the FastAction™ Fold Jogger Click Connect™ Stroller!

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  24. I like the little lounger!
    Lena N.
    lejn05 at yahoo dot com

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  25. I would also like to have their True Focus Digital Video Monitor.

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  26. I love the Little Lounger

    danielleaknapp at gmail dot com

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  27. I would love to have the little lounger

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  28. The little lounger looks nice.

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  29. DuetSoothe™ Swing + Rocker would come in handy

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  30. i want to get this- Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Rocking Seat - See more at: http://www.gracobaby.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ProductID=1812039&cid=1310#sthash.eMGctC8j.dpuf



    kadia3 at yahoo dot com

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  31. I'd love to have the Glider Elite Gliding Swing

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  32. I like the little lounger. amypugmire@live.com

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  33. I like the Highback TurboBooster® Car Seat.

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  34. I also like the Sweet Snuggle™ Infant Soothing Swing

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  35. True Focus™ Digital Video Monitor

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  36. i want the Simple Snuggles™ Bouncer

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  37. The UrbanLite Click Connect Stroller is cute!

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  38. In two weeks I start caring for a newborn, I sincerely wish I had the Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Premiere Rocking Seat.

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  39. The little lounger looks great would love to have it for baby #3 :)

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  40. would love to get the sit and stand stroller for my boys!

    ssgsweeps @hotmail .com

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  41. Would also love the UrbanLite Click Connect Stroller!

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  42. I like the Stylus Classic Connect Travel System.

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  43. I'd like the fast action fold stroller.

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  44. Quattro Tour® Duo Classic Connect™ Stroller
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  45. I'd love to try the Little Lounger

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  46. I'd love to have the Contempo Highchair.

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  47. Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Rocking Seat

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  48. The digital video monitor would be great!

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  49. I'd like RoomFor2™ Classic Connect™ Stand & Ride Stroller.

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  50. I'd love to have the UrbanLite™ Click Connect™ Stroller

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  51. A Pack n Play would be great for the travelling kids.

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  52. I like the little lounger.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  53. I would love the little lounger. It looks awesome!!
    -Gina

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  54. I would also like the True Focus™ Digital Video Monitor

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  55. i like the dragonfly double stroller
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

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  56. UrbanLite™ Click Connect™ Stroller

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  57. The Little Lounger looks terrific

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  58. MommaM raffle copter ID is Mary

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  59. I want to try the little lounger!

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  60. The Glide Premier Gliding Swing!

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  61. I would love to have a travel pack n play

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  62. I'd love to have the Graco Cozy Cove minnie mouse pack n play

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  63. RoomFor2™ Classic Connect™ Stand & Ride Stroller

    Toni Marie Caravello Feimer

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  64. the "Pack 'n Play® On The Go™ Playard

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  65. I'd love the Graco Blossom 4-in-1 High Chair - Antiquity as well!

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  66. I'd love to have the Little Lounger!

    hannah on the form

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  67. I'd love the little lounger!

    hannah on the form

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  68. Pack and Play Playard with Cuddle Cove Rocking seat in the Winslet pattern!

    http://www.gracobaby.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ProductID=1812039&cid=1310#sthash.3ZSJGSJG.dpbs

    thanks! ejrichter60 at gmail dot com

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  69. I also like the Little Lounger.

    cgclynsg0 @ gmail . com

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  70. I'd like the TableFit high chair in the Sonoma pattern.

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  71. I'd like the Graco Modes stroller.

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  72. the pack n play travel lite
    adinatm(at)aol.com

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  73. Sweet Snuggle Infant Soothing Swing

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  74. I also like the Graco Little Lounger! I like that it's compact, looks easy to travel with.

    I'm expecting my first baby this fall, thanks for the opportunity!

    Seasidesmitten@ aol.com

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  75. i like the pack and play with twin bassinet

    vanitizebaby@yahoo.com

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  76. I also like the Graco Little Lounger

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  77. Cool mist humidifier! http://www.gracobaby.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ProductID=2H001#sthash.tarL34p4.dpbs

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  78. I would love to have the Trekko Classic Connect Stroller!

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  79. I would also love the True Focus™ Digital Video Monitor

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  80. I also like their new Little Lounger.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  81. I like their Nautilus 3-in-1 car seats!

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  82. I love the Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Premiere Rocking Seat

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  83. I like the Simple Snuggles Bouncer in the Forecaster design. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  84. I like the Glider Premier Gliding Swing

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  85. I am currently eyeing their Modes Click Connect travel system...what an awesome stroller!

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  86. Id like to have the minnie collection stroller and pack and play.

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  87. I like the pack and play in winslet print.

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  88. I also like the Sweet Snuggle™ Infant Soothing Swing!

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  89. I love the Little Lounger...how cute!

    lemongreen915@gmail.com

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  90. I also like the TableFit™ Highchair

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  91. Love the little lounger - so cute!

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  92. I like the 4-in-1 Seating system!

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  93. i would love one of their Pack n Plays. classic and sturdy

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  94. They have some cute stroller options!

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  95. I'd get the Bumper Jumper... my little girl is really into jumping right now and pulling up


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  96. Oh I also love the Travel Lite™ Crib!

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  97. I like the Graco Snugrider stroller frame.

    Name on rafflecopter: Mary Happymommy

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  98. I would love to get a graco classic high chair

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  99. I love the new nautilus and it would be great for my daughter.

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  100. I really like the Blossom 4-in-1 Seating System.

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  101. having just accidentally put our monitor through the washing machine I'd love one of their Digital Video Monitors!

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  102. Another fantastic item is Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™

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  103. I love the pack and plays and monitors

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  104. I love their Trekko® Classic Connect™ Stroller.

    Thanks!

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  105. I'd love the True Focus Video Monitor!

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  106. i like the 1-Second Ear Thermometer

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  107. Blossom™ 4-in-1 Seating System

    Name on rafflecopter: Amanda Sakovitz

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  108. I want the TableFit™ Highchair

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  109. For our new grandson I would love their Pack N Play On The Go Playyard #1812957

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  110. If you are looking for a car seat having rear-facing from 5-40 pounds, Graco My Ride 65 is perfect for your choice. Discover now! http://www.gracomyride65.com/

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  111. If you are looking for a car seat having rear-facing from 5-40 pounds, Graco My Ride 65 is perfect for your choice. Discover now! http://www.gracomyride65.com/

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  112. I like the Nautilus car seat. I'm looking for a seat for my five-year-old and one for my younger.

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  113. love the pack n play playard with cuddle cove rocking seat
    hollow_sins@yahoo.com

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  114. love the Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™

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  115. Simple Snuggles Bouncer in Scribbles

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  116. Simple Snuggles Bouncer in Scribbles

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  117. I love the pack n plays have used them with all of my children

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  118. I love the pack n plays have used them with all of my children

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  119. i like the high chair
    merleandtina@yahoo.com

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  120. Modes™ Click Connect™ Stroller - Impressive Stroller - I know Carter would be comfy for longer walks in this!

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  121. Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™

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  122. I like the cool mist humidifier.

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  123. I also like the Graco Comfy Cove LX Swing.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  124. Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™

    Angela Rhodes Ingles
    nofearpapertiger AT Gmail.com

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  125. I would give my right arm to own the Pack 'n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Rocking Seat

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  126. i would like LiteRider® Classic Connect™ Stroller

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  127. I would love the little lounger.
    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  128. I like the 1-Second Ear Thermometer

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  129. WOuld like to have their Travel Lite™ Crib With Stages

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  130. I like the FastAction™ Fold Classic Connect™ Stroller.

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  131. I'd love to have the Pack 'n Play Playard with Cuddle Cove Rocking Seat - See more at: http://www.gracobaby.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ProductID=1812885#sthash.pR2ZBOsY.dpuf

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  132. I also love the TableFit™ Highchair
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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