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Is Bleach Really The Only Way to Disinfect Cloth Diapers?

September 18, 2014

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Is there someone out there telling you that there is one magic detergent…one mystical additive…and only one way to wash cloth diapers and actually get them CLEAN? It’s not true. How could that even be possible with all the different kinds of detergents, materials in cloth diapers, types of machines and water types? There is a […]


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Interested in Sewing? Babyville Boutique Has Got a Few New Things up Their Sleeve! {Plus Giveaway}

September 3, 2014

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I finally decided that I need to take some time for myself! I’ve been wanting to try a few new things for AGES. No time like the present, right? On my Fall Bucket List are two things. One is a class to learn how to stage homes. I just always wanted to learn about it. […]


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A Collection of Easy Ways to Fold Cloth Diaper Flats and Prefolds {Plus Giveaway}

August 6, 2014

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I am no expert on using flats and prefolds. I prefer the convenience of my AIO’s or AI2’s. However, I have found an affection for the ease of washing that comes with using them.  What my newness brings to you instead are a few ways to fold flats and prefolds that are so easy even […]


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Cloth Diapers & Traveling: The Way This Family Rolls on Vacation

July 23, 2014

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Summer is my favorite time of the year. Swimming, nice weather…and we get to go to the beach! I have been lucky and always have been able to use cloth diapers on Sophia when we travel. It’s a lot like when you use it at home. But as with anything, you will have a few […]


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Cloth Diapers at Night Part 4: Saving Your Sanity One Tip and Trick at a Time

June 19, 2014

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Nighttime cloth diapering….it can evoke terror in any parent’s heart…sound sleep interrupted (for them AND for you), wet pj’s and sheets in the morning and…dare I say it…rashes! Please don’t let this happen to you. Let’s talk about a few other things you can do to help ensure that your cloth diapers are a SUCCESS […]


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Cloth Diapers at Night Part 3: Budget Edition

June 17, 2014

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Many of you have been asking… “What about using my prefolds at night?” Absolutely you can! But because many people use 100% cotton,  I think it is much easier to do before the age of one. After that, you might have to invest in a few new prefolds and inserts for your stash. It can […]


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Cloth Diapers at Night Part 2: Wool Covers {Including How To Lanolize}

June 11, 2014

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Next up in cloth diapers at night series…Wool! In part one, we talked about fitteds. They need a cover to be waterproof. You can use a PUL cover, or even fleece. But I believe using a heavy duty fitted and a lanolized wool cover is your most bulletproof option. Wool can hold 30% of its […]


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Cloth Diapers at Night Part 1: Fitteds {twinkie tush night-night Review and Giveaway}

June 9, 2014

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Too scared to use cloth diapers at night? Maybe you tried to use cloth at night but your baby had wet pj’s and sheets in the morning. Or perhaps you just want to try something new? Hopefully, this nighttime cloth diapering series will answer many of your questions and lay your concerns to rest. Your kid […]


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Does Something Smell? Then You Might Need to try Bac Out!

May 22, 2014

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I ran out of Bac Out about a month ago. I thought I would try to make a go without it. But I have to be honest, I missed my spray bottle of Bac Out. I love using it on our cloth diapers. But I also love using it on our other stinky laundry (hubby’s […]


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Umm…Yes, You Should Clean Your Washing Machine! I’ll Show You How.

May 19, 2014

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The other day I was attempting to help an All About Cloth Diapers fan with her laundry issues. I was thinking that the diapers weren’t getting clean enough in the wash and were resulting in rashes. Turns out we had similar washing machines. I took a picture of what my diapers looked like during the […]


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Guide to Prepping Cloth Diapers

April 28, 2014

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Prepping is so important! This is because it is the process that allows your cloth diapers to reach their full absorbency. Prepping also rinses away residues from natural fibers that can deposit on other diapers and cause repelling (which means leaks). Oddly enough, most companies don’t include prepping instructions with new cloth diapers. A little work […]


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How To Remove Just About Any Stain From a Cloth Diaper: a step-by-step guide

April 9, 2014

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I know that there are people out there that could care less if one of their cloth diapers has a stain. Not me, I like to keep mine stain free because I never know when I will need to whip out a cloth diaper to show a layman how awesome they are! It’s not as […]


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The Three D’s of Poo Removal: Diaper Sprayer, Dunk and Swish and Disposable Liners!

April 4, 2014

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We have definitely crossed into the land of toddler poo. A much different place than exclusively breastfed island and starting solids peninsula! If you have other children you know what to expect. But if this is your first, you might be in for a rude awakening. In the early days, when your little one is exclusively […]


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My Three Favorite Homemade Wipes Solution Recipes!

March 31, 2014

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I often suggest that to make cloth diapering successful, you need to keep things as simple as possible. For me…keeping it simple means I use a concentrate like Lusa Baby Wipe Juice, mix it with water and add to a spray bottle. Viola! I have wipes solution! But I know lots of people want to make […]


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A Few Tips on Sewing Your Own Cloth Diapers from Babyville Boutique

March 12, 2014

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You want to sew your own cloth diapers? That’s awesome! I want to help, I really do…but I cannot even get a button sewn on right! So I enlisted a little help from someone that actually knows what they are doing to give you a few great tips and get you started off in the right […]


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