Footmuffs and travel blankets are an ideal solution to keep your little one warm and cozy during the winter months in the cold of the Northern US. If you do live in a warmer environment like Florida or California, you may not need to add a warm footmuff or travel blanket to your baby gear, but if you live in Vermont or Minnesota, they’re practically a must-have baby item anytime it’s not summer.
Simply put, the footmuff is like a feature-rich, cozy “sleeping-bag-style” bag of soft cuddles that your child can use in the stroller while out in the cold. With footmuffs, there is usually a hood, buttons or zips, and a feature where the footmuff will expand as your child grows--all while promising to fit much better in your stroller than just grabbing a throw blanket before leaving the home. Further, the footmuff is generally warmer than your average throw blanket, making it ideal for your little one in cold temperatures. The footmuffs are usually designed with superior fabrics and materials to ensure a remarkably comfortable experience for your baby.
Travel blankets do accomplish many of the same goals of the footmuff, but the travel blanket is designed more specifically for your little one outside of the car seat or stroller (perhaps sitting on the beach or taking a hayride at the pumpkin farm). What makes a travel blanket different from just grabbing a throw from your home is that the travel blankets designed for infants are made of warmer materials, come with snaps (and sometimes pockets) that help make things much more convenient for parents, and are usually lighter in weight and smaller in size so they are easier to carry around for moms and dads.
Just like we do with all our baby gear, we look to bring you, the parent, a great deal on top baby gear from brands that other moms and dads just love. By leveraging nearly 100 years in the business and the relationships we’ve built, we hope to deliver great prices on our hand-selected inventory. And we’re parents, too, so we know very much what we love and use with our own children as we adventure in New York City. We invite you to browse all our footmuffs and travel blankets and enjoy the colder weather with your baby instead of staying inside all winter. It’s a beautiful world out there, after all.