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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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My Top 5 Baby Money Saving Tips [Because Prompts are Fun]

I’m sort of amazed that you are reading this right now.  I’m not money saving expert.  In fact, I am much better at spending than saving.  Well, I guess I have some idea how to


Feeling Like a Cloth Diaper Flunky [Because Prompts are Fun]

Once upon a time I loved cloth diapering.  I even loved doing diaper laundry.  While pregnant with Xander I looked forward to cloth diapering a newborn and packed them in my hospital bag.  I’ve


Baby Update: 2 Weeks Old

Xander wearing his Twotara reversible romper! After waiting almost all year to meet Mr. X, it’s hard to believe he’s 2 weeks old already! When we left the hospital he was a bit yellow


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My Hospital Bag is Packed!

After enough hemming and hawing and slacking off, I finally finished packing my hospital bag last week.  I had it mostly packed for about a week prior, but put the last few items in


Baby, Toddler and Kid Black Friday Deals!

Now is a great time to stock up on your favorite baby food, gear, toys, and accessories.  Whether they are for yourself, a holiday gift, or for future baby shower gifts, you’ll want to


September Sprinkles: AppleCheeks Cloth Diaper Package Giveaway! (US/CAN) 10/19

With bright cheery colors 2 sizes to grow with your baby, and a soft microfiber inside the AppleCheeks cloth diaper is a great diaper to have in your stash. The covers feature a unique


September Sprinkles: itti bitti Tutto Cloth Diaper Giveaway (US) 10/9

I’ve shared a couple reviews of the itti bitti Tutto in the past.  The first one was when we were still pretty new to cloth and the second was to show how fashionable they are!


Expanding Our Cloth Diaper Stash With Neutral Colors

When we decided to switch to cloth diapers, I tried to stick with buying neutral colors.  I did get a few girly colors (purple!) at first, but mostly wanted to build a stash that


Why I Am a Crappy Mom

There are a lot of other blogs written by moms about their experiences. Many of them I read and relate to…some have different opinions and parenting preferences than I. Very rarely do


This Time I’m Cloth Diapering a Newborn! #clothdiapers

With Rissa, we started out using disposables.  I didn’t attempt cloth until she was 3 months old, going on 4 months old.  Now at nearly 23 months old, it feels like we’ve always used


GoGreen for Baby Cloth Diaper Giveaway! #GoGreen4Baby (US/CAN) 8/7-8/21

Welcome to our GoGreen for Baby Event! This event is hosted by Mama’s Baby Cupcakes and co-hosted by Mommy’s Favorite Things with the following contributing bloggers: The Not So Secret Confessions of a First Time Mom Tales From the Nursery Daily Mothering The


5 of My Favorite Cloth Diaper Prints #clothdiapers

One of the best parts about using cloth diapers is the fabric options.  There are so many different looks, colors and textures.  I started out with mostly neutral colors and a few “girly” colors


Fluffy Butts Cloth Diapering Giveaway Event! Win $25 GC for The Ultimate Green Store (US) 6/4-6/15

Welcome to the Fluffy Butts Cloth Diapering Giveaway Hop. This Giveaway Hop is hosted by Fabulous Finds and Mama Chocolate. This Giveaway Hop features all cloth diaper themed giveaways with a value of $25


My Perfect Dream Cloth Diaper

Now that I have been a cloth diapering mama for over a year, I feel a bit more knowledgable. I’m no longer “new” to cloth and have a pretty good sense of what I


GroVia is Giving Away 1000 Diapers for the Great Cloth Diaper Change!

I wish there was a GCDC location closer to us to attend!  I am going to receive a diaper for sharing this with you which is


Spring Green Grand Prize Giveaway! (US/CAN) 4/13

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Spring Green event.  It’s a nice little reminder about a fun and relatively easy way to go green.  Now you get a chance to win some fluff for your


The Challenges of Cloth Diapering a Toddler

When I started cloth diapering my daughter, I figured everything would be pretty easy once we got into it. For the most part it has been easy… Well, easier than I initially thought it


The Cutest Fluffy Butt Wears AppleCheeks! (+Giveaway US/CAN thru 4/9)

My daughter wears AppleCheeks diapers and they give her the cutest fluffy butt ever, I swear.  There is something about their unique shape and design that just makes a perfect round bump!  Maybe they


Diaper Rite Pocket Diapers With Suedecloth & Bamboo Review & Giveaway (US/CAN) 4/8/12

  One of the things I love about cloth diapers is the variety available.  I wish I could try every single one out there!  At the end of last year, I was able to try out a


SoftBums Echo Cloth Diaper Review – Now With Snaps!

One of the dividing lines in the cloth diaper community is snaps versus hook and loop.  I find some people are indifferent, but most fluff fans have pretty strong feelings about the use of