June 23, 2011

Fluff Stash Twitter Party Summary and Winners Announcement!

The Fluff Stash Twitter Party is over and it was really fun!   I just love how Twitter Parties allow the cloth diapering community to come out and get to know each other better.  It really is like getting to go out and socialize but you get to do it from the privacy of your own home!

Thank you all for attending the FluffStash Twitter Party!  The conversation moved quickly and we know that it is really hard to keep up, especially if you're new to Twitter and/or Twitter Parties.  If you asked a question that went unanswered please feel free to contact ClothDiaperOutlet, FluffStash or any of our great sponsors via their FaceBook Pages.

Winners were announced during the party but there is a re-cap below.  If you were one of the winners please email me, Julie, The Cloth Diaper Geek with the email subject "Fluffstash Twitter Party Winner."  I'll need to know girl/boy color preferences, size preferences if applicable and also your name and shipping address.  If there are other choices to be made regarding your prizes I will let you know.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT:  Save 10% off your order at Cloth Diaper Outlet through Friday June 24, 2011 with code FLUFFSTASH10 at checkout.

(2) 20 load bags of the Peaceful Housewife Laundry Detergent @reneacarlypike @CorrinRosales
(1) 48oz Bag of EcoSproutSoap Detergent @serendipity0211
(1) EcoSprout Bottom Balm @MamaHunfy
(1) 90/180 Bag of Rockin' Green Soap @mandalynns78
(2) 6 Pack Sets of Two Turtles Cloth Wipes @OhioCatfish @2SleepingBabies
(1) Crumb Cap and matching Bib Set @hreall
(1) $15.00 Gift Certificate to Green Gamboni Jeans @KatiesPickles
(2) Copies of Kelly Wels Book Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom's Guide to Cloth Diapering. @dmderuyter @BuukMonger
(1) *New* Monkey Doodlez Snap Swim Diaper @mizdiz444
(2) Thirsties Prize Packs! Each includes a Duo Wrap, Duo Fab Fitted & Duo Diaper! @SuperGlueMom @CadencesMommy10
(1) $20.00 Gift Certificate to Cloth Diaper Outlet @MarbieC
(2) Palm Tree Onesize Cloth Diaper Covers @Juliannickyd @lorip05
(1) Knickernappies Custom Fit Diaper w/ Insert @blmontalbano
(3) FuzziBunz Perfect Fit Cloth Diapers-@ctbeckett10 @shellywhitner @keenmk

*Winner of the Scavenger Hunt, after the party, was Kaylee Matheson!  Congrats!

Thank you all for participating and showing your support of FluffStash, a cloth diapering iPhone app created by a work-at-home-mom and dad, Heather and Shannon, the owners of Cloth Diaper Outlet.

If you're interested in being notified of future Twitter Parties please sign up to the mailing list below.
Click here to sign up--->Cloth Diaper Geek's Twitter Party Mailing List

June 21, 2011

Winner of the $15.00 Gift Certificate to Cloth Diaper Outlet is...Carolyn H!

The lucky random winner of last week's Trophy Tuesday is ... Carolyn H, aka Grace Ink!

She's won a $15.00 Gift Certificate to Cloth Diaper Outlet and she can spend it on whatever she chooses, a great teething product or something else completely!

Thanks to everyone who entered, please stay tuned for more great giveaways, cloth diaper resources and more!

June 20, 2011

Flushable Liners, Are they worth the money?

Some parents may think that disposable/flushable liners defeat the purpose of using cloth diapers because you're adding an extra expense and you're having to dispose of something.  I often wonder if those who don't see the value in using them maybe just haven't tried flushable liners yet?

The cost, using Imse Vimse Liners for example, breaks down to this.
  • Baby Size (200 per roll) $11.95- That's approximately .06 per diaper change.
  • Toddler Size (100 per roll) $6.95- That's approximately .07 per diaper change.
*Depending on the brand and size of the liners, some moms get away with using the Toddler size and cutting them in half for use on infants and tiny babies.  Using the Imse Vimse pricing above,  that would equate to .034 per diaper change.

So what do the liners actually do?  Well, they catch the poop!  They essentially give the poop something to stick to so that after your change a soiled diaper you can go to the toilet, pull off the liner, toss it in and flush.  You save yourself a lot of time having to clean, scrape, spray messy diapers before putting them into your diaper pail.  Because of less mess, you'll diapers will be cleaner when you launder them and the result will be
less work, cleaner diapers, and less staining.

True, sometimes the liners will bunch up or move around inside the diaper, especially on more mobile toddlers, but you might find that the expense is still worth it to you, even if the liners don't catch every single mess.

Watch this great Youtube Video below and see if this doesn't totally make you want to start using our Flushable/Biodegradable Liners!