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What is your current cloth diaper situation?

Okay. So this is kinda the post I’ve been meaning to write forever, but it is also just me getting thoughts to the page. We have cloth diapered both girls from the beginning minus the first day or so in sposies for the meconium. AppleBlossom started in Tiny gDiapers with Gerber double thick prefolds in them. The were folded in half and then again into thirds. It was a last minute run to the store fix right after she was born. We soon moved to Bummis Small Super Whisper Wrap Covers (at that time only available in prints with hook & loop). We used the Bummis Infant Prefolds with them. It was great, but big on her, but we got by. I also had some size 1 Kissaluvs Fitted diapers as well as one Newborn Woollybums that I loved! Later we moved on to FuzziBunz Small Pocket Diapers and then. . .

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Our Earth is Limited Edition and so is this….

Good morning! With Earth Day quickly approaching, gDiapers continues to take diapering to a new height of hip. gStyle is back with limited edition top and bottom sets that coordinate with each other. Or mix and match the tops with the other little gPants in the collection. gStyle is produced in limited quantities and can be gone before you know it!   WHO: gDiapers, the diaper company with adorable diaper covers and environmentally-friendly diaper inserts. Happy baby. Happy planet. WHAT: gDiapers launches the limited edition gStyle Spring Collection of coordinating tops and little gPants. All sold separately. $17.99 – $29.99 WHEN: Available NOW WHERE: http://www.gdiapers.com WHY: Because earth friendly diapering is more fun with lots of coordinating colors and patterns!   gBloom: gDiapers does fashion from top to bum with gStyle. Baby will blossom in this sunny floral print. The limited edition gBloom little gPants coordinates with the gBloom dress.. . .

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Diaper Junction Memorial Day Sale – 15% off!

Memorial Day Weekend Sale Starts Now! Save 15% off your order of $60 or more.  Use coupon code MDW15 to redeem. Excludes bumGenius!, Flip, Econobum, GroVia,  diaper packages, preowned diapers, and FuzziBunz buy 5, get 1 free offer.  Can not be combined with any other discount offer.  New orders only.  No previous orders discounted. PLEASE NOTE – We will be closed Saturday, May 28th thru Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.  orders placed over the weekend will begin processing for shipment on Tuesday, May 31st. Buy 5 Get 1 Free FuzziBunz!   Buy 5 Get 1 FuzziBunz applies to one size pocket diapers only.  You must purchase the special package  in order to get special pricing.  Normally priced at $116.70, grab 6 diapers for only $98.50! This is actually a rebate program offered by the manufacturer.  however, we are giving you the 6th diaper and taking care of. . .

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What are you doing on Earth Day?

[iframe http://www.youtube.com/embed/zrgyjcXuYxA 640 390]   If all goes according to plan I’ll be at Shelby Farms with Cloth Diaper Memphis participating in the Great Diaper Change. —> Saturday, April 23rd, 2011! For more details, or to find an event in your area… check out http://greatclothdiaperchange.com/   The Great Cloth Diaper Change- Memphis: Schedule Registration opens around 10:30am -check in -hand out swag bags -buy raffle tickets -donate diapers for Cloth Diaper Foundation Enter gates by 11:20am Change at 11:30am Raffle immediately following change Family Picnic Noonish Diaper Swap after picnic Free time? -face painting -coloring pages ** Please bring a blanket for diaper change ** Pack a lunch and stay for the family picnic **Bring your destash diaper. You can swag with other mamas or donate to families in need ** Bring cash for the raffle! Great prizes!! All proceeds go to cover this event and donated to The Real. . .

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Newborn Diapers

In January last year (2010) I wrote a post about newborn diapers (that I knew of at the time) and since then many more designs are available. But for starters here’s a refresher… and then at the bottom of the post – new excitement! So these are my thoughts from several months ago that I shared with Kim Graham-Nye, co-owner of gDiapers that now I get to share with you with a couple edits to make it current (September 11th, 2009): LOOK @ that itty bitty jaundiced AppleBlossom! Off the top of my head, I can tell you that the Tiny g’s have been my husband’s favorite diaper so far out of everything that we used. In his (I forgot how this diaper works) moments he sometimes even fastened it in front instead of back, and he thought it fit better that way. We are both absolutely in love with. . .

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Tots Bots Easy Fit Diaper from Bummis

It’s no secret I love Bummis. I really really really love Bummis and want them to come out with covers with snaps in prints! But that’s another story… Bummis has partnered with a Scottish company (Tot Bots) to distribute some of their diapers including fitted diapers and a new AIO. Easy Fit Diaper A very different kind of pocket diaper! The innovative design of this diaper features a non messy stuff – easier than a pocket system. No fiddling around – a swift stuff to get the liner in is all you need… And – no more losing liners in the laundry! This super thirsty liner is actually attached to the diaper, making the Easy Fit a remarkable all-in-one diaper with many of the benefits of a two piece system – fast drying and easy to clean. Its innovative design provides a very versatile absorption – the attached liner can. . .

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Prefold Comparison by image FYI

So really, this post is to share these pictures with my sister. But… they might be helpful to someone. I have made a picture image comparison of the differences in sizes of the prefolds we have in our stash, including the one brand new newborn size I just ordered to see if it would make a difference. We have some Organic Under the Nile Prefolds that we think are the equivalent to what some people call “Premium” Size, and I do not know what the thickness is or anything. I bought these brand new from a woman on CraigsList in Georgia who did not end up cloth diapering after all. They have been washes hundreds of times and still are firm and stiff and not soft at all. We will never use them in diapers (lucky I didn’t pay much) but they make fabulous on the go changing pads or. . .

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Kissaluvs Marvels One Size ALL IN ONE Diaper

Cloth diapers have already come so far in the last ten years that the ones that are out today you’d almost never assume something so cute could be an affordable adorable fluffy bum. One of the most amazing things that has come out in the last few years is the concept of an All in One (AIO) Diaper. One company that I love for their other diapers makes an AIO that I want to tell you about now. Kissaluvs. Why Marvels AIO? One Size, Fits 7-35 lbs. Quick Drying. No stuffing. Our absolute favorite diaper! Super easy to use – simply snap on and snap off! Grows with the baby, so you’ll never need to buy another diaper again. Patent Pending Self-cleaning, No-stuffing design. Toss the diaper into your washing machine and the soaker will agitate out to get a thorough cleaning and dry in a jiffy, but will stay. . .

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$5 ECONOBUM SALE – Cloth Diapers

Have you considered cloth diapering but wavered away because of the up front expense? I can understand that. At $17-25 a diaper it does make you really want to pick and choose. Well here’s a deal for you. How about the most economical option out there. $5 a diaper! Beginning today, we are having a Buy 1, Get 1 Free sale on our Econobum single packs. This includes the white, zinnia, moonbeam and ribbit color trimmed diapers we know you love. Why Econobum? Econobum™ is the cloth diapering solution for every budget! Save money while making the environmentally friendly choice to cloth diaper little one’s bum. The one-size cover and prefold adjusts to grow along with your little one. Each Econobum Single Pack includes 1 one-size cover and 1 one-size prefold. Econobum features: · A waterproof shell, so no extra cover is needed. · Form fitting elastic to prevent leaks.. . .

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