Buddha Bunz Wool Dryer Balls Review and Giveaway

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****CONTEST CLOSED. WINNER CHOSEN!****

CONGRATULATIONS, KRIS I.!

Honestly, I never really understood this love for wool dryer balls.  I’m curious who the person is who came up with the whole idea.

Did they one day say to themselves, “hmmm, what should I do with this crazy wool collection I have.  Ah! I’ll wrap it into a ball and toss it in the dryer to help evenly dry my clothes, cut down on static and speed up the whole process!”

If they thought that, then they certainly deserve an award or something.  I would have never come up with the idea.

So, why use a wool dryer ball?

1) They bounce around your dryer (basically pounding your clothes and diapers) thereby keeping your laundry soft.

2) They bounce around your dryer (…) thereby separating the items and decreasing the drying time.

A month ago, Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique sent me 4 Buddha Bunz Wool Dryer balls to try out.  I have been using them in every load and I have definitely noticed that the clothes are softer.  Beth did tell me that the Buddha Bunz wahm suggests 8 for extra large loads…which is pretty much every one of my loads.

Because of this I haven’t noticed a decrease in drying time BUT I do have a new dryer and I don’t think I have the thing figured out.  I thought it’d be the washer I’d have issues with!

Another very slight effect of using dryer balls is a minimal decrease in static.  I feel like this has been a big improvement for me.  Athletic shorts don’t stick to everything in the load and you don’t hear that crackle that I use to hear.

Over the course of a year the price of 4-8 Buddha Bunz dryer balls would be worth it.  If you are currently using dryer sheets and/or fabric softener (not good for cloth diapers unless you are using a safe brand) then you will see the savings quickly.

On a slightly different note, while I was looking for the Buddha Bunz dryer balls on Sweetbottoms Baby I discovered a very neat program that she has.  It’s called the Newborn Diaper Rental program. I *highly* encourage you to check it out if you are expecting.  If I didn’t have so many newborn diapers already I might have done it myself!

GIVEAWAY!!!

Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique is giving away 4 Buddha Bunz Wool Dryer balls to one of my readers.  There are a few ways to enter this time, PLEASE make them separate comments if you want more than one entry!

  1. Become a fan of Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique on Facebook.
  2. Visit http://www.sweetbottomsbaby.com and tell me one thing you’d buy right now if you didn’t have to think about the budget you’ve already done :)
  3. Make a guess as to what I just bought as I was typing out these giveaway guidelines– seriously! I have a problem!
  4. Buddha Bunz are great for everyone! Send someone you know that uses a dryer (and maybe you want to influence them to cloth diaper ;) ) over here to enter the giveaway.

I will be camping from Monday-Friday this week.  I will approve comments off and on so if you don’t see your entry don’t panic, it will be.  The contest will end Saturday around noon.


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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!

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221 Responses to “Buddha Bunz Wool Dryer Balls Review and Giveaway”

  1. Marie Wool Says:

    These wool dryer balls are really great! I love them because they are natural and environmentally friendly. Now I enjoy doing my laundry ;)

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  2. Jessica Says:

    Is there an advantage to using the wool dryer balls vs the hard plastic ones? I have some of the hard plastic ones, so just curious if it would be beneficial to get some wool ones instead.

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    • Autumn Beck Says:

      Besides being natural, no. I haven’t seen a significant benefit to using dryer balls in the long term. My dog enjoys them…we call them really expensive tennis balls.

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  3. Melanie Rogers Says:

    I am interested in trying (from sweet baby bottoms) the amber or hazelnut necklaces for my baby. Anyone had good results with them?

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  4. Melanie Rogers Says:

    Maybe you bought another WAHM detergent to try. :)

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  5. Shannon @ Coupon Mommy of 3 Says:

    Well, my guilty pleasure is cloth diapers, so I would assume that is yours. :)

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  6. Shannon @ Coupon Mommy of 3 Says:

    I would have to say more one size diapers, I have never hear of Kawaii, but they look so darn cute.

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  7. Shannon @ Coupon Mommy of 3 Says:

    So, I gotta know what it is like to use these. I have heard some great things about them.

    I am a fan of sweetbaby bottoms @shannon Hubbel

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  8. Sarah Hull Says:

    I’m guessing you just bought a Swimmi by Bummis swim diaper for this summer!

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  9. Sarah Hull Says:

    I think I would but the Light Mix Round Bead Baltic Amber Necklace. My son is teething right now and I would LOVE to see if this could help him!

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  10. Sarah Hull Says:

    I am a fan of Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique on Facebook.

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  11. Roberta Says:

    I never thought I could get so easily addicted to something :) I would def buy some loveybums Organic Wool Covers and an Aristocrats Wool Soaker…and why stop there, then I’d get some dryer balls (though I think I may do that anyway because I can’t seem to control myself!).

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  12. Roberta Says:

    I became a fan of Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique on FB :)

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  13. Stephanie G Says:

    I’m guessing you bought some of the Thirsties Fab Fitted they have on sale

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  14. Stephanie G Says:

    I would buy a Sleepy Wrap!

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  15. Mandi Says:

    I bought mine at http://www.WoolDryerBalls.com two years ago and have the same 6 balls going around in my dryer right now! The ones here last for years and year! We LOVE them!

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  16. Danielle Says:

    Did you buy one of those cool Gypsy Mama Water Wraps?

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  17. Danielle Says:

    I am a sweetbottom baby FB fan.

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  18. Danielle Says:

    I would buy a dozen of the clover newborn organic fitteds for my little one on the way.

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  19. helenlam Says:

    I’m guessing you bought some soap! You’ll need to do laundry after you get back after all…

    Reply

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