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Luggage for All from Viv & Lou + Personalized Weekender Bag #Giveaway #MBPHGG16

Thank you to Viv & Lou for providing me with product, in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own.

With the holidays approaching, I am already thinking ahead to our family vacation. Every year after Christmas, we head to the beach with our family for a week-long vacay. It's nice that the beach is just a few hours away, and we don't have to drive for hours on end, or even hop a plane. When we go to the beach, we do bring a lot of stuff with us. When you're traveling with a baby, you sort of feel like you have to bring the whole world with you, in case they need something. Thankfully, I have learned to simplify the things I pack for myself, and can get away with smaller bags for my clothes and accessories.

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Last holiday season, we had the pleasure of working with Viv & Lou, and experiencing their beautiful personalized products. Viv & Lou is based in Myrtle Beach, SC (where my family vacations). Shop Viv & Lou when an ordinary gift just won’t do! We combine quality, affordable personalized products and exceptional order turnaround times to create a fun and easy shopping experience for our customers. We strive for perfection because we understand the importance of quality products and excellent service!   If you need a one of a kind gift, want to tell someone how special they are, or just want a new stylish personalized product for yourself, you can find it at Viv & Lou!

This year, we were invited to check out the beautiful Mia and Emmerson collections of gifts at Viv & Lou. I was so excited to see these pretty patterns, and the beautiful product selection. I had a hard time narrowing it down to which product I loved most, but ultimately went with the Mia Tile Travel Duffel. Travel bags are so handy, and they make excellent gifts!

The gorgeous Mia Tile Print is so vibrant and colorful! Every Viv & Lou product comes with FREE personalization!

I love the pretty pattern and design of the Mia Tile print. It has some of my favorite colors in it, and the design is on trend. As much as I wanted the bag for myself, I am thinking of others this season, and knew it would make a beautiful gift for Cousin B. She's a teen, and she loves going away to church camp, and spending the weekend with friends. Knowing how teens are, having a reliable and sturdy bag to toss your belongings into is a great idea. The fact that the bag is personalized with her monogram makes it even easier for her to keep up with her stuff when she's away from home.

Such a great size- perfect for teens and adults on the go!

I love the size of this travel duffel bag from Viv & Lou. It's not too big, but it's big enough to hold a lot of items, and still be functional for weekends away, over night trips, etc. If I were to use this bag, it would be perfect for holding my clothing for a week-long trip with my family. The handles are a perfect length, too. They can be carried in-hand, or over the shoulder with ease.

Additional shoulder strap included!

When bags get heavy, or you have to carry a lot of other things (ahem, like a 7 mo. old), a sturdy shoulder strap really comes in handy. The Mia Tile Duffel comes with a removable shoulder strap, which is also adjustable. It's awesome! You can sling the bag right over the shoulder, or carry it cross-body with ease! This is probably perfect for teens who just want to grab their bags and go, go, go. The bag zips across the top for a full closure. Having a zip-closure on a bag like this is a must for me. I don't want my belonging falling out and winding up who knows where?

Each side of the bag also has a deep exterior pocket.

The side exterior pockets are great for holding things like water bottles, and other items you might want to pack along with you on your trip. I never go anywhere without my water bottle, so this is a wonderful feature. I am always trying to figure out a good place to store mine!

There's also an interior zip-closure pocket.

An interior zippered pocket is also a plus for this wonderful travel bag. It's the perfect place to house those little items that you don't want loose in the larger area of the bag. I like to use a space like this to hold small toiletry items, or maybe even unmentionables or socks.

This bag has everything you need to hold your travel items for a road trip, a week away, or a quick overnighter. It's durable and sturdy- holds its shape really well, and can be wiped down and spot cleaned.

Mia Tile Travel Duffel

A bold take on preppy style, this travel duffel takes center-stage. The smart design details and vibrantly colored pattern of this bag make it a go-to for sleepovers, travel, and more!

PERSONALIZED: 11/28/2016
*The Estimated Ship Date is the date we anticipate your order will leave our facility not arrive at the destination. Please make sure to select the appropriate shipping method.

I love this beautiful bag, and cannot wait to see Cousin B's face when she opens it on Christmas morning. There are lots of other pretty products in the Mia Tile print collection, too.

Take a look...

Lunch Bag

Mega Tote

Pillow Cover

Mia Tile Jewelry Case
Jewelry Case

Any of these cute products would make excellent holiday gifts! Viv & Lou is definitely one of my favorite places to shop for personalize gifts. I love their selection of products, and love the prints they have to offer. Their prices are fabulous, and they have super fast shipping. The fact that personalization is always free on every item purchased is a huge plus! Save time and money this season, and shop Viv & Lou!

Want it? Get it!

Head on over to Viv & Lou to browse all of their personalized gift items! You'll love their selection, and you can have everything you need in time for Christmas. Connect with Viv & Lou on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snap Chat.

Want it? Win it!

TWO lucky winners will receive a Personalized Weekender Bag from Viv & Lou! One Winner will receive the Mia print, and a second winner will receive the Emmerson print (same bag) Open to US residents, 18 and older. No PO Boxes. Just use the handy RC entry form below to enter for your chance to win. MBP is not responsible for prize fulfillment. See our policies page for details.

Emerson Paisley Travel Duffel
*Emmerson print

Special thanks to Viv & Lou for allowing me to review this adorable bag & for offering this awesome holiday giveaway for our readers!

Good luck!


  1. The Mia back is great! So pretty - fingers crossed! marsali(at)byu(dot)net

  2. The Viv and Lou Weekender bags look wonderful too!

  3. I love the Mia print! The colors are so pretty.

  4. I really like them both, but I like the Emerson a little bit better.

  5. The Mega Tote would be so handy to have in the summer!

  6. I like them both they can come in handy when going on a small trip

  7. I really like the Emmerson print

  8. I also like "Red Hand Towel With Green Stripe Trim"

  9. I think the jewelry case would be really handy to have.

  10. I also like "Navy Stripe Scarf"

  11. I think the lunch bag would be really handy to have as well.

  12. I love all the designs and the fact that you can personalize it. These bags are something special. :-)

  13. The pillow cover is a great gift idea!

  14. Summer Paisley Active Headband looks very attractive

  15. The mega tote would sure be handy to have for traveling!

  16. I also like a set of Round Coasters

  17. "Summer Paisley Beach Towel" is nice

  18. I love the Emmerson print most of all!!!

  19. I am also loving the Townsend Tote!

  20. I would like to get my granddaughters a lunch bag.

  21. My daughter would like a Navy Seersucker Hair Bow

  22. I would really like to have the lunch bag for family picnics!

  23. I love "Natural Wool Floppy Hat"

  24. The pillow cover would be a nice addition to our living room!

  25. another interesting gift "Silver Black Tassel Necklace"

  26. Hmm, both are really pretty. I think the Emerson might be my favorite.

  27. I think the jewelry case would make a really nice gift for my sisters.

  28. I also like "Brooklyn Brown Boots"

  29. The mega tote would be really handy to have for holiday packing.

  30. The Emmerson, it would be given as a gift to my sibling, in that she could now carry over night items if she or my nephew has to spend overnight at the hospital - as a follow-up to that of my nephew's recent operation!

  31. Another possible favorite holiday gift idea is for the Navy Bree Crossbody; of which would actually go to a very special female, that just recently completed college!


  32. Both prints are really nice - I would pick the Mia design if I won. Thanks for this offer!


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