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Sales and Specials for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge Sign Up for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Why You Should Use and Love Flats {Video Infographic} Cloth Diaper Info Cards {Free Download} Paycheck to Paycheck Save the Date!  4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 11-17, 2014 Newborn Cloth Diapering: The Basics Myth vs. Truth: Cloth Diapering at Night What
 

Sales and Specials for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge

Each year for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge there will be sales/specials or packages that retailers or brands will offer for participants.  If you haven’t yet ordered your flats or covers take a look at this post.  In order to make the most good come of our event I ask companies running specials or events […]

Sign Up for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge

It is that time again!  Time to sign-up for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge. This year our event will take place beginning on the morning of May 11 and lasts until the end of the day on May 17. The excitement is building as more parents are learning about the event and the […]

Why You Should Use and Love Flats {Video+Infographic}

To say I love flat cloth diapers is an understatement.  There are no diapers that compare when it comes to versatility, affordability, and wash/dry friendliness.  So they may take longer to learn than a wrap and go style of modern diaper… so what?  Practice on your teddy bears and bribe your baby with a toy […]

Cloth Diaper Info Cards {Free Download}

If you’ve ever considered teaching a class locally about cloth diapering or you are currently teaching one, this post may be of help!  For an event I attended recently I made up some handy cards, one for each type of cloth diaper, that could be handed out with that diaper so each person could see […]

Paycheck to Paycheck

  This is according to the film Paycheck to Paycheck, a documentary produced by Maria Shriver with data from the Shriver Report, showing a year in the life of a struggling single mother.  This film aired on HBO and is now available on HBOGo.  I heard about this movie through an email sent by the […]

Save the Date! 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 11-17, 2014

The date has been set so mark your calendars for May 11-17 for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge!  If you’re new to DDL let me give you some background information on what the Flats Challenge is and why you should consider participating. In 2011 I began the Flats and Handwashing Challenge as a […]

Newborn Cloth Diapering: The Basics

Using cloth diapers on a newborn may something you are looking forward to, or dreading, or both.  There is no easy way to put this- it is hard.  Not hard in the sense that using the diapers on your baby is hard, that is the easy part.  It is hard because there are so many […]

Myth vs. Truth: Cloth Diapering at Night

So is changing outfits on a cranky baby, potentially having to change my own clothes, oh and changing the sheets or sleeping on a lumpy towel until morning.  Finding the right combination to last your baby from the time they go to sleep to the time you both wake in the morning is challenging.  At […]

What’s a Cloth Diaper? Animated Video for Newbies!

One of the things that I have noticed lacking in the cloth diaper world is an introduction to cloth diapers that is simple, not overwhelming, and that isn’t brand specific.  Generally speaking, the only people interested in putting the time and effort into this type of thing are big brands. I got the idea in […]

Sales and Specials for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge

Each year for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge there will be sales/specials or packages that retailers or brands will offer for participants.  If you haven’t yet ordered your flats or covers take a look at this post.  In order to make the most good come of our event I ask companies running specials or events to make a donation to Giving Diapers, Giving Hope or the cloth diaper charity of their choice.  *Some links contain affiliate links.   In no particular order… Geffen Baby has free U.S. shipping  on entire order w/purchase of one or more flats & code “flats” Expires May 17. Nicki’s Diapers has 10% of Nicki’s Diapers flats. Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique- spend $55 and receive 3 Organic Cotton Flats.  Use cod eFLATSROCK (limit one code per order, two uses per address/customer.  While supplies last) Figgy Fuzz has 15% off all flats, snappis, boingos, and diaper sprayers. Coupon […]

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Sweet Iris Designs Snug Bug Bamboo Flat Giveaway

This past Monday DDL was back with a video review.  I know, I know, we went way too long without one!  Sweet Iris Designs make a luxurious flat and Lara had a great write-up about her experience with it.  Even though flats are often thought of as cheap, there are some flats that are made with luxurious materials thus, costing more. In case you would like to win one first before buying I have a giveaway for one Snug Bug bamboo viscose stretch flat.  Here is a little more about these diapers from Sweet Iris Designs: Whether you’ve been disappointed by the absorbency of average diapers, you want something that feels soft and luxe on your baby, or you want something stretchy that gives you a gorgeous fit even when you’re flat fold and pin job are less than perfect, Snug Bugs are going to be right up your alley. […]

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Sweet Iris Diaper Flat Video and Review

The weather has been really gorgeous lately, so we’ve been spending more and more time outside. My husband has managed to bump half a dozen woodworking projects to the top of his list so he can work in the backyard and enjoy the day, and we even picked up some fresh plants to add to our raised beds in the driveway. I’m looking forward to planting them later this week. It’s amazing how good I feel after spending a few hours outside, and Harper loves it, too. There’s just so much to see and do, and it makes me so grateful to have a home with a yard after many years of apartment living. Today I’m reviewing a luxe flat from Sweet Iris, it is called the Snug Bug bamboo viscose stretch terry flat.  {Learn more about why flats are awesome with this video and infographic} Flats are a wonderful […]

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Bonus Day 6: Happy Heiny *just released print* Prize Package

It is our 6th and final day of 5 Years of Awesome and we have a very exciting finale!  Wouldn’t you like to win a brand new print that hasn’t even been announced until right this second?!  Happy Heiny has a brand new print coming out TODAY and you can win two of them!  And then some!  DDL has the first look- the perfect finale to this amazing week! So, what else is in this package?! Two Happy Heiny diapers (one ONEderful All-in-One and one Organic One Size) in their brand new prints- Berserker!  Berserker is a pretty baby blue background with playful mushrooms.  I’m in love with it, probably because it reminds me of Super Mario Brothers.  I can see a boy or girl wearing this adorable new print and I have to say it is my new favorite of all time from the Happy Heiny line-up! All of […]

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Day 5: 15 Prizes, 15 Winners, $900+ Value- DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome with Prizes from GroVia!

Day 5 has more in store than you can imagine for fans of Dirty Diaper Laundry and The Eco-Friendly Family.  GroVia has provided the biggest prize package yet!  15 Winners, 15 Prizes, and the total value of it all is over $900! Are you ready?  I hope you’re sitting down because you won’t believe the generosity of GroVia. Here are the prize details! 1 Live Package:  The Live package contains everything a family would need to begin cloth diapering.  EVERYTHING. 12 GroVia Shells 24 GroVia Stay Dry Soaker Pads 4 GroVia Stay Dry Boosters That is a $394 value!  1 extremely lucky winner. 2 Experience Packages: The Experience Package is a way for families to see if they love GroVia! Includes 2 GroVia Shells 4 GroVia stay Dry Soaker Pads Each package is a $66 dollar value and there will be 2 winners! 3 GroVia Shells and 3 Pack of […]

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Day 4 Prize Package Giveaway $385: DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome- Prizes from Onya Baby, Molly’s Suds, Zutano, Thirsties, and Snappi

Day 4 is here and we are getting close to the end of our epic 5 Years of Awesome celebration of Dirty Diaper Laundry and The Eco-Friendly Family’s blogiversary.  Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 have equally impressive prize packages so head back and enter if you haven’t already. What is up for today’s Prize package valued at $385?! Onya Baby, Molly’s Suds, Zutano, Thirsties, and Snappi!  And bonus- 8 more winners will be drawn for individual prizes! The Prize package includes: Onya Baby Outback, Burnt Orange/Slate Grey, and the matching Slate Grey Chewie Pads.  Onya Baby make quality baby carriers for active families who love enjoying the outdoors with their little one.  The Outback is durable and comfortable, and the chewies will give your teething baby something to gnaw on for relief and they protect your carrier straps from drool stains.  ARV $156. Molly’s Suds, makers of natural […]

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Why you should plan a Family Bike Ride {Plus a Special Earth Day Giveaway!}

This post is part of a collaboration with Green Child Magazine and Onya Baby. Our family spends time outdoors every single day, nearly year round.  We are fortunate to live in a climate where this is possible and believe me, we appreciate this change of scenery compared to the 5 years we spent in a winter wonderland.  One of the things I looked forward to most about the move was the opportunity to ride bikes with my children.  In our baby days, most of our outdoor time involved walks around the lake, usually with a baby in one of our carriers.  Today they’re not content to just walk or be carried, they need to speed through nature! We love biking for so many reasons… Exercise It is true that my job requires me to sit and work from a computer for long hours, and it sets the same example for my children. […]

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Day 3 Prize Package valued at $380: DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome- Prizes from líllébaby, Applecheeks, Bamboobies, Jack be Natural, and Kelly’s Closet. Bonus Prize Package!

Day 3 is already here and we have another impressive prize package any mom would love!  In case you missed it, Day 1 and Day 2 also had some darn fine prizes and those giveaways are still open but you can only win if you enter them! So what do we have for you today?! Prizes are from our sponsors líllébaby, Applecheeks, Kelly’s Closet, Jack be Natural, and Bamboobies!  And a bonus, smaller prize package from Jack Be Natural, so today we have 2 total giveaways and two winners.  I love all of these guys, and would be thrilled to win so I know the winner(s) of this one are going to be excited to get that email in 2 weeks! Shall we look at each prize in more detail?  Of course we should! líllébaby is offering their COMPLETE Organic Designer 6-in1 Baby Carrier – Green w/ Finch.  This carrier has […]

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Day 2 Prize Package Valued at $240 Giveaway: 5 Years of Awesome with DDL and EFF- Win prizes from Smartbottoms, Kelly’s Closet, Babyshusher, EMAB, and Maxwell Designs!

Day 2 is even bigger than Day 1…. and I am so jealous of whoever wins this prize package!  That is what I’m most excited about, that every day of giveaways The Eco-Friendly Family and I have lined up for you is full of things I would want myself!  We love these sponsors and their amazing products.  Yesterday our Day 1 was a prize package worth over $15o, so make sure you enter there as well.  You will even get extra entries on our other giveaways for that! Day 2′s Prize Package worth $240 includes products from… Smartbottoms, Kelly’s Closet, Babyshusher, Earth Mama Angel Baby, and Maxwell Designs!   I even dreamed about the BabyShusher… I wish I had one for myself! You want to win right?  Here is more about each prize… Smartbottoms is giving away 2 Smart One 3.1′s and a Wet Bag.  Their new 3.1′s might be reaching […]

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Day 1 Prize Package $150 Value Giveaway: 5 Years of Awesome Giveaways with DDL+EFF- Chelory, Eco Nuts, Mommee Meals, Sweetbottoms, and Little Toader

As an enormous thank you and celebration of 5 years at Dirty Diaper Laundry I’ve teamed up with my good friend Amanda over at The Eco-Friendly Family, who is also celebrating 5 years of blogging!  Together, us old timers have published a lot of information over the years about cloth diapering, natural and reusable feminine care, and general parenting and product reviews.  It was a natural fit that we put an event together to celebrate our milestones and bring you lots of great giveaways from companies we love, starting today!  Keep checking back because we have 5 days of incredible giveaways! Day 1′s Prize Package includes: a Neapolitan Chelory AIO in Velcro ($32.95), Eco Nuts Liquid Detergent and their new Ammonia Bouncer ($23 value), $25 to spend at Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique, 10 bags of Momme Meals chews for pregnant, nursing, and active moms ($62 value), and any AppeTEETHERs from Little Toader ($10 […]

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