We are fans of the Monkey Mat— a large, clean surface you can take everywhere! From family picnics to date night concerts, from sports events to a day at the beach, these portable 5′ x 5′ mats are perfect for protecting you and the kids from any questionable floors or outdoor setting.

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A little background on the Monkey Mat

The awesome part is that the Monkey Mat was designed by fun moms who know that life gets dirty! Monkey Mat, LLC, founded in 2012, is a women-owned company dedicated to bringing to market innovations inspired by life. Its partners have a collective 25 years of experience in innovation, sales and marketing across medical device technology, broadcasting, and finance industries.

 After an exciting Shark Tank swim in April 2014, Monkey Mat is proud to have welcomed Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner as partners as well. The mission at Monkey Mat is to continue to provide simple solutions to everyday problems through consumer goods products offering the ultimate in portability, versatility and functionality.

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The mats are made from soft and durable ripstop nylon, so it will last through your most intense family adventures. They’re waterproof, have loops for stakes, weighted corners, and come in a compact pouch for easy portability. And, of course since it was designed by a mom, they are machine-washable!

There are 3 sizes: mini, original and mega. We have the mini and the original quilted. The mini is perfect for keeping in your diaper bag or purse while the original is great to leave in your car for the outdoor events.

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We use monkey mat as our beach must have

The monkey mat is great for all kinds of places, but since we are beach lovers and often decide to go on the fly we love having the monkey mat handy. In Florida, you never know when you will want to pull over and enjoy some time in the sand. We use the quilted 5×5 monkey mat on the beach all the time. It is usually the 6 of us (photo above) all sitting comfortably on it. So good size, sand easily shakes off and there is no trick to folding it back up. just push it in the pouch in seconds. So easy, so useful, so portable.

There is NOTHING that provides the portability, versatility,
and functionality with style like the Monkey Mat ®.  

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DISCLOSURE: This post was written in collaboration with Tryazon and Monkey Mat. I received this product for free to complete this post. As always, all opinions and fun are my own and unbiased. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.  All photos & video are mine and cannot be used without permission.

 

I want to inspire you to travel! Whether you explore your city, state or the world, just get out and see, do and eat new things! And I strive to encourage women to pursue their dreams. In addition to my favorite job of being the mother to two crazy little kids, I am the Digital Editor for a local magazine publisher, a freelance travel writer, and manage digital marketing for small businesses. Let's connect!