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About Autumn Beck

Autumn is a wife, mother, homeschool teacher, friend and most important a follower of Christ. She began cloth diapering in 2005 and has experienced many joys and trials throughout the years. Autumn enjoys writing but would choose camping with her family any day!

My Favorite Things Day 4 Giveaway!

December 8, 2011

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Wow! So many entries! I wish I could make everyone a winner. I hope you are enjoying all the great products! Rachel of Bee All Natural has an amazing line of USDA Organic products for mom and baby. Did you know she is recommended by Fuzzi Bunz and Cottonbabies?? With all the dozens and dozens […]

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My Favorite Things Day 3 Giveaway!

December 7, 2011

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Please show your love to the sponsors by exploring their stores and products or by leaving them comments of gratitude on their Facebook pages. You may enter every daily giveaway and you may win more than once! My faaaaavorite covers are Sweet Pea Diaper covers! They fit over every diaper whether extra fluffy or super […]

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My Favorite Things Day 2 Giveaway!

December 6, 2011

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What an amazing beginning we had yesterday! I get giddy just thinking about someone receiving this fluffy mail! One quick business note, as you’ve noticed you will receive an email everyday. If for some reason you do not want to participate in the giveaways please don’t mark them as spam :) I’d be very grateful […]

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My Favorite Things Day 1 Giveaway!

December 5, 2011

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Welcome to the 1st annual My Favorite Things event!! Over the next 12 days (skipping Sunday) you will have the opportunity to win amazing products donated by dozens of sponsors. I am honored to have each and every sponsor and donation as a part of this event. Please show your love to them by exploring […]

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Guess What Retailer Picked Gro-Via As Her Favorite Cloth Diaper?

December 1, 2011

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Do you ever wonder what your favorite retailers have in their cloth diaper stash? They have all these cloth diapers at their fingertips!! How do you choose just one? (not that anyone actually does!) Today we get to learn a little bit about one of my favorite retailers, Beth of Sweetbottoms Baby. It has been […]

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An Excellent Gift Idea Plus Hints on HUGE Giveaways!

November 28, 2011

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As cloth diapering parents we are always looking for ways to encourage friends and loved ones to give cloth diapers a try.  There’s only so much we can say before they turn a deaf ear and roll their eyes. But, what if you could give them a basic, easy to read, fact-filled book that would […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Cloth Diaper Sales

November 21, 2011

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All banners are linked to store sites. This post will be updated throughout the week! Bookmark the page for quick reference. Happy Shopping! Sale goes Friday 11/25 -Monday 11/28. Use the coupon code GOBBLEMFD20 for 20% off their entire order of in-stock items (excluding shipping). The code can be used at: www.monkeyfootdesigns.com -or- http://www.etsy.com/shop/monkeyfootdesigns TEASER:  […]

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Feeling Dumb. Walmart’s Reusable Diapers. Thanksgiving. Black Friday.

November 18, 2011

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Remember my recent post about cloth wipes?? Well I’ve been using cloth wipes since I wrote that post, just like I committed to doing. And now I feel dumb. It is so much better and so much easier and the smell is lovely. I am very grateful for the peri bottle suggestion.  Ingenious, I tell […]

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Homemade Laundry Detergent Safe for Cloth Diapers

November 15, 2011

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Keeping expenses low is a priority for many cloth diapering parents.  After all, for many, saving money is the reason they chose to cloth diaper. One quick way to blow the budget is to overspend on detergents that promise a lot and under-perform.  Even if many detergents are worth the price, most families don’t have […]

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How To Stuff A Pocket Cloth Diaper

November 12, 2011

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Pocket cloth diapers are a highly versatile system.  A pocket cloth diaper contains a pocket whereby you “stuff” the amount of desired absorbency into the opening.  You may choose to use 1 insert creating a very trim cloth diaper option.  By adding 2 inserts you are adding a bit more bulk (still fairly trim) and […]

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What’s On Your Fridge? Mine Has Compassion

November 9, 2011

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Kim of Dirty Diaper Laundry prompted fellow bloggers with the question What’s on Your Fridge? Before we moved this Memorial Day I had a fridge covered with stuff. Lots of it. But, now that I am living in my dream home with a dream kitchen, I keep the fridge clean.  Think I’m mean? You better […]

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Why Do I Hate Cloth Wipes?

November 7, 2011

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Disposable wipes are the thorn in my side. Everything else created solely for convenience is easy for me to ignore (doesn’t mean I don’t still use them from time to time, like paper plates). Yet, I can’t escape the grip of the disposable wipe.  They are easy, they are ready to go, they are portable, […]

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2011 Diaper Awards Voting Is Open!

November 3, 2011

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I love awards! Actually, I really love the glamor that goes along with award shows.  I’m thinking there won’t be $20,000 dresses gracing a red carpet when the winners are announced for this ceremony. Recently, I shared with you that Padded Tush Stats is one of the blogs I frequent.  Tara is hosting the 2011 […]

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Cloth Diaper Q&A: What are the best inserts?

November 1, 2011

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Pocket cloth diapers are an extremely versatile system.  You can pretty much make any pocket, inexpensive or pricey, nighttime worthy.  It all comes down to the inserts you choose. My slam dunk nighttime insert combo is 2 microfiber inserts (either 2 single inserts or a 6r soaker) with 2 Hemp Babies underneath. I’ve used this […]

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Bookmark this cloth diaper store! Plus a Softbums Giveaway!

October 27, 2011

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I’m a pretty introverted person.  I rarely feel the need to socialize and my friends think I’m lame. Even rarer are the times I read an “About us” page and wish the person lived next door. Michelle of Green Diaper Demos is one of those people. (Look how cute she is!) You’ve heard me say […]

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