Fluffin’ Awesome Cloth Diaper Baby Shower Giveaway #FluffinAwesome

Fluffin' Awesome Baby Shower Sponsors

Thank you for joining us for the Fluffin' Awesome Cloth Diaper Baby Shower event!  There will be some fun baby shower ideas and tutorials posted all week here on The Eco Chic blog; as well as Dirty Diaper Laundry, The Eco-Friendly Family, The Cloth Diaper Report, Change-Diapers, and Cloth Diaper Geek.  Before we start sharing some of the fun baby shower posts, we wanted to take a minute and thank all of the Fluffin' Awesome sponsors who have donated prizes to this giveaway.  Scroll down for your chance to enter this giveaway; August 4-8th only! About the Fluffin' Awesome prizes!  There is over $2,000 worth of prizes and over 60+ winners!!  That's right, 60 lucky readers will win one of these great prize packages.  Prizes include: a SoftBums Summer Splash Bundle, Smart Bottoms Prize Pack, Spray Pal, Lillebaby Complete Organic baby carrier (from Green Child Magazine), $50 Gift Certificate to Kelly's Closet,  Project Pomona cloth diaper jeans, Tiny Tush diapers, Healing Hazel ... [ Read More ]

A Cloth Diaper Baby Shower Gift for Under $30

Cloth Diaper Baby Shower Gift for Under $30 @TheEcoChic

Do you know someone who is having a baby?  Would you love to introduce them to cloth diapering without being too pushy?  My "go-to" baby shower gift these days is very simple and costs less than $30 (unlike my elaborate cloth diaper baby gift basket that was almost $300). Contents:  One bumGenius 4.0 one-size cloth diaper PLUS one copy of Changing Diapers, the Hip Moms Guide to Modern Cloth Diapers. Price: $17.97 for the bumGenius diaper (less if it's on sale) and $7.98 for the book.  Grand total: $25.95 I keep a few of these books on hand to give as gifts to all my pregnant friends.  By adding one simple cloth diaper it allows them to touch and feel my favorite diaper before they decide if cloth diapering is for them. Would you have loved a simple gift like this?  Did you get any cloth diapers as gifts when you were pregnant?  Leave a comment below and tell me all about it. ... [ Read More ]

How to Make a Cloth Diaper Baby Gift Basket

How to Make a Cloth Diaper Baby Gift Basket

My husband was invited to a baby shower for a coworker and friend of his and asked if I would make him a baby gift basket...with cloth diapers!  Of course I jumped on the opportunity to create a beautiful gift for a new mom-to-be.  Her and her husband both got the "Are you doing cloth?" talk from my husband and decided they would give it a try. What to shop for?  We wanted the gift basket to be fun and have some other items besides cloth diapers so I raided my closet of all the eco-friendly goodies that I've accumulated from trade shows, conferences, and even my EcoCentric Mom subscription boxes.  I will say, one of the perks of being a blogger is that I can usually find a few things to give as gifts.  My husband went to Target and picked up a huge pink bucket (we have one we use in our daughters room just like this for stuffed animal storage) and a few small items from the mom's baby registry.  Then I ordered a few of my favorite cloth diapers from Kelly's Closet (and pulled a few ... [ Read More ]

Summer of Cloth Giveaway

Summer of Cloth Giveaway @TheEcoChic

Do you love cloth diapers?  Wool dryer balls?  Lunapads?  Then this is a giveaway just for you!  I've invited a few of my favorite sponsors from throughout the year to join us for a Summer of Cloth Diapers giveaway!  This giveaway is going to run the entire month of June. Just look at the fabulous prizes that you could win... From Thirsties: 1 Duo Diaper and pack of Fab Wipes. From Sloomb: Prize to be announced soon..... From Moraki: Winners choice of one Moraki cloth diaper valued at $31. From Smart Bottoms: One 3.0 organic, one-size, all-in-one cloth diaper and large wet bag. From Green Team Distribution: A pack of 3 LooHoo Wool Dryer balls and Changing Diaper book. From Lunapads: $50 gift certificate to www.lunapads.com for reusable menstrual pads, menstrual cups, or menstrual panties. From Kelly's Closet:  $25 Gift Certificate to www.kellyscloset.com for cloth diapers and other natural parenting products. Want to learn more about the sponsors? You can visit ... [ Read More ]

Love Your Mother Earth Promotion and Giveaway

Love Your Mother Earth Sweepstakes @TheEcoChic

In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd) I'd like to spoil my readers and fans with some gifts from a few of my sponsors.  Each one of my sponsors for this giveaway has made a commitment to Love Your Mother Earth by creating eco-friendly products for you and your family. How do you enter?  Visit The Eco Chic on Facebook and follow the steps.  It just takes a minute.  You can earn bonus entries for each "Like" that you give to my sponsors and for getting your friends to enter the giveaway.  Direct link to giveaway: http://woobox.com/zrsbfg Who are the sponsors?  To start with we have gDiapers, Tushie Ties cloth diapers, AXL Brand baby clothing, and Kelly's Closet.  More sponsors will be added as the sweepstakes continues.  Please be sure to stop by and tell them "Thanks!" What can you win?  Over $100 worth of eco-friendly products from our sponsors and more prizes to be added. From gDiapers: one global love gPants ($21.99 value) and one package of biodegradable* disposable ... [ Read More ]

Meet some of my cloth diapering friends and sponsors…

Molly's Suds Cloth Diaper Detergent

  I wanted to take a minute to introduce you to some of my newer cloth diaper related friends and sponsors. New(er) cloth diaper detergent companies: Local to the Tampa Bay crowd is a wonderful lady that I met in the Spring, Monica from Molly's Suds.  Molly's Suds is a natural laundry (and cloth diaper) detergent that is free of perfumes, dyes, phosphates, dioxins and other harmful ingredients.  It's also vegan and cruelty free.  What I loved? I absolutely loved opening the bag and smelling the fresh organic peppermint essential oils, one of my favorite scents.  Molly's Suds is available online, at a few local Tampa Bay stores, and even available on Amazon.  You can follow Molly's Suds on Facebook. If you love scented cloth diaper laundry detergents you'll love A Happy Green Life.  In addition to their seasonal scents, some of my favorites include Cotton Candy, Lilac, and Pink Sugar.   The company reveals their ingredients and include sodium carbonate, sodium ... [ Read More ]

Phantom of the Cloth (Diapers) – The Great Cloth (Diaper) Mystery

Phantom of the Cloth Diaper Mystery

What is the Great Cloth (Diapers) Mystery? You'll have to wait and find out!  Join me back here on Monday, September 17th at 12pm (noon) ET to learn more about the Mystery!  If you'd like a sneak peek at what the mystery may be find me on Twitter or Instagram and look for #phantomfluff.  There are a few other guests involved in this mystery - have you found them yet? ... [ Read More ]

4th for Free! One day sale at Kelly’s Closet

Cloth Diaper Sale

Happy 4th of July!   If you are in need of some diapers you should check out this one day only sale at Kelly's Closet. All orders placed today will receive a free sample of one of their products.  Probably a detergent or lotion sample. 25 orders will receive a free one-size diaper. 25 orders will receive Double Diaper Dollars. 25 orders will receive a free changing pad. 25 orders will receive a free pack of cloth wipes. FOUR orders will be sent out completely FREE! Head on over to Kelly's Closet and find out just how much fun cloth diapering can be!  I hope that you and your family have a fun and safe 4th of July!   ... [ Read More ]

Why Softbums Are Really the Perfect Fit Cloth Diaper


Giveaway Alert! One reader will receive a Softbums Cloth Diaper of their choice.  For details keep reading.  Giveaway has ended and the winner is Khrys! @momof3dolls! ECO-ngratulations! Continue reading to learn more about SoftBums cloth diapers! As we enter our second year of cloth diapering I'm excited to try new brands.  We recently added a Blazing Orange Softbums to our stash and I wish I would have found this one early on.  I can honestly see why they claim to have the "Perfect Fit."  Softbums is an all-in-two cloth diaper with a snap in insert.  The inserts are available in dry touch (a micro-fleece/micro-terry combination) and also in bamboo.  Each diaper also comes with a doubler for those heavy wetters.  One great advantage to an all-in-two is that you can reuse the cover a few times just by snapping in a new insert.  There is no need to wash the cover each time unless it's soiled.  This will extend the life of your cover and save you time in the laundry ... [ Read More ]

Bamboo Bums – Eco-Fluff for Your Little Bear


Giveaway Alert!  Bamboo Bums is giving away $25 Bum Bucks (e-gift certificate) to one lucky reader! All readers win with a coupon code good until Dec. 15th! Details at the end of post! I'm quickly learning that in the world of cloth diapers the possibilities are endless!  You can have your prefolds, flat folds, pockets, all in ones, all in twos, one size, sized, velcro, aplix, snaps, loopy doos, microsuede, bamboo, hemp, organic, cotton....well you get the picture!  It can be a little overwhelming for the newbies but it's actually quite exciting for the seasoned cloth diapering mamma (or pappa!).  I was just reading an article today about using receiving blankets and t-shirts as diapers!  I have also come to realize that cloth diapering parents can differ in what they prefer.  Some parents are really after the most economical cloth diapers that are out there while others are looking for the easiest options available.  If there is one thing I've learned it's that there is no ... [ Read More ]