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An Afternoon at the Pumpkin Patch

Fall is here! And there’s no better way to celebrate Fall than spend the afternoon at a pumpkin patch.

Last week, we headed over to The Pumpkin Factory at Live Oak Canyon Farms to welcome Fall. The babies rode ponies, petted animals, and ran around taking in all the sites and sounds!

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Why You NEED to Travel With a Stroller

I dunno about you, but I’m a stroller person. I love them and it’s my go-to for transporting Koko around.

Once we started flying with our little guy at eight weeks old, leaving the stroller at home wasn’t an option. And now over a year later, I’m still 100% sold on traveling with strollers (only now we leave the Uppababy at home take our tiny little Nano). 

I know a stroller can seem like a big thing to lug around while traveling but I’m here to tell you it’s totally worth it! Especially if you get a little travel stroller like our Mountain Buggy Nano (see our review here).

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Five Things You Need to Do When Your Passport is Stolen or Lost

Three days before we were supposed to head home from a summer European holiday our passports were stolen.

It was our first morning in Amsterdam and we’d just spend a wonderful few hours wandering around, waiting to meet up with some friends. As I stopped on one of the city’s many bridges to take the photo below, Kyle realized in a panic that the bag with our brand new Osmo Action and passports was gone.

Instantly, he ran back the last place he had the blag but he was too late. The bag and its $1000 worth of contents had vanished.

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Travel Stroller Review: Mountain Buggy Nano vs. Zoe XLC

Compact Travel Stroller Review. A detailed review and comparison of the Mountain Buggy Nano vs. Zoe XLC. This detailed review tells you everything you need to know about compact travel strollers.

A compact travel stroller is a game-changer and an absolute must for any traveling mama. And if you’re in the market for one this is the travel stroller review for you!

Looking For The Best Compact And Affordable Travel Stroller??? We’ve Got You Covered!

We tested out the Mountain Buggy Nano and the Zoe XLC. Now, after testing these strollers and since we don’t want you to have stroller regret, we have a detailed review to share!

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The Storms We Will Never Forget: A Walking Tour of Hyde Park

We looked outside our hotel window to the hustle and bustle of the streets in Hyde Park. It was 50-something degrees with gray skies and misty sprinkles in the air. Within five minutes or so we saw the sun. The weather seemed to be playing tricks on us as it was completely unpredictable. This is a rather typical occurrence in London I’m told. One minute it can be sunny, the next it can be gray and raining. This isn’t the best scenario when traveling with babies because that means you can’t travel as lightly.

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How to Pack Mommy & Me in a Carry-On

Three Countries. Two Packing Cubes. One carry-on.

That’s right, only two packing cubes. One for Koko and one for me. And everything else we need (including diapers) fits into a single little carry-on. 

I know, it seems too good to be true. But I’m not kidding, everything Koko and I need for two weeks in Europe fits into one carry-on. And I want to share all my packing tips and tricks so you can also be a light packer.

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Welcome to Ellie & Ko!

Hey Mama!

Welcome to Ellie & We (Nathalie and Janelle) are sisters-in-law, stay-at-home moms, and world travelers.

We’re here to share all of our travel (and life) success and failures with you, in hopes of inspiring you to confidently travel the world with your baby.

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