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I Cried When It Died Now I Find Joy

July 24, 2012

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It’s 2012, and the sad reality is I have a full-blown addiction to modern convenience. Sure, I talk about living off the land and abandoning most inventions of the last 200 years, but the truth is I’d have a hard time adjusting to this reality. Two weeks ago my dryer died. I cried. How pathetic […]


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Two Moms Review Baby Babu Plus a Giveaway

July 20, 2012

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Hope and Joe Chanda not only are the blessed parents of twin boys but also manage to find time to operate their business Baby Babu. Joe has been a joy to work with!  I’ve really come to appreciate owners who care about their customers and representatives. Several months ago I was sent products to try […]


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How to Cloth Diaper Your Baby For $200

April 18, 2012

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For this post I’m going to suggest options other than prefolds and homemade cloth diapers.  Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to use cloth diapers and now you get to shop. BUT, you only have $200 and that’s all you can squeeze out of your money tree. No problem. $200 is plenty to purchase the necessary […]


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Saving Money with Cloth Diapers

March 26, 2012

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Guest post by Amber Roy. Cloth diaper users say it all the time, “cloth saves money.”  But in reality, the cost of cloth can add up quickly.  If you have decided to use cloth to cut costs, here are the best ways to save money: Don’t go overboard buying diapers We all enjoy getting a […]


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A Directory of Newborn Cloth Diaper Rental Programs

March 21, 2012

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Congratulations on the upcoming birth or new arrival of your baby!  There is no greater blessing than a precious newborn. No doubt you are overwhelmed with all the choices you are faced with.  How you diaper your baby DOES matter. If you have shopped newborn cloth diapers and have sticker-shock, I have good news!  You […]


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Cloth Diaper Savings Calculator

March 14, 2012

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You’ve seen the writing on the wall.  You’ve drunk the kool-aid. You’re prepared to sell grandma’s antique brooch.  You are 100% sold on cloth diapers. But, Dad?  Not so much. Oh, trust me, I know you’ve tried.  You’ve shown him the cute prints, the nasty gel beads and the landfill pictures with sea gulls and […]


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Hiney Lineys: A Versatile, Money Saving Cloth Diaper System

February 21, 2012

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Cost is probably the number one reason parents make the switch from disposable diapers to cloth diapers.  But, the start up costs for cloth diapers can be very intimidating. However, there are many ways to begin using cloth diapers on a modest budget.  One smart system is Hiney Lineys. What is the Hiney Liney Diapering […]


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Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Providing Cloth Diapers For Families In Need

January 24, 2012

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Years ago, if you wanted to use cloth diapers but couldn’t afford them Miracle Diapers was your ray of light.  Apply, qualify, receive cloth diapers. With Miracle Diapers now a thing of the past where is a family in genuine need to turn? It’s a new day and new ray of light for hard working […]


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Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 8: Hybrids and Budget

January 16, 2012

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Autumn, I am just starting to research cloth diapering, and this post has been a HUGE help! Your website is great!! I’ve been trying to convince my husband why we should do it before our daughter was born, and now that our disposables are running out from the shower, I think it’s time to try […]


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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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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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Tiny Tush on Zulily and other Daily Sales

September 8, 2011

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I don’t normally create a blog post just to announce great finds…. but, I really like Tiny Tush (link is to Tiny Tush Elite post) and highly recommend them. If you are needing a generously sized one-size pocket diaper, Zulily currently has Tiny Tush (older version) on sale for $13.99. Many moms ask me for […]


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The Life Expectancy Of A One Sized Cloth Diaper

July 26, 2011

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There may be a misconception floating around out there. Yes, one sized cloth diapers will fit your child from ~10lbs-35lbs. Yes, one sized cloth diapers are the best option for families cloth diapering more than one child. Yes, one sized cloth diapers are the more economical route. However, it is NOT necessarily true that one […]


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Smashing Watermelons During the Flats Handwashing Challenge

June 2, 2011

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Guest post by Samantha H. “Why should my washer get all the smelly goodness of my scented Rockin’ Green?!” Ok, so that wasn’t the FIRST thing that popped into my head when I decided to take the Flats and Hand washing Challenge this week. Although when I contemplated the hand washing part, I most certainly […]


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The Thrift Store Cloth Diaper Project

May 26, 2011

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The Thrift Store Cloth Diaper Project…by Tara Dukaczewicz I am not a thrifty person. I aspire to frugality and I love to read about frugal people. I admire their ability to buy groceries with a folder full of coupons and save fifty dollars on their bill. But that’s not me, and when I bought my […]


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