bumGenius Halloween Cloth Diapers

Halloween is coming!  That means that it’s time for jack o’ lanterns, candy corn, scary movies, and fun!  To me, one of the most fun parts of Halloween is cute outfits to coordinate with cloth diapers.  Here’s my pick of bumGenius Halloween cloth diapers!

Best bumGenius for Halloween

Top left: Dazzle.  The Dazzle is a great bumGenius Halloween color.  It’s purple without being Grimace the Monster purple and compliments the Halloween outfit.

Top right: Sassy.  If you’re looking for a vibrant orange that will make a statement, Sassy is the bumGenius Halloween color for you!

Bottom left: Armadillo.  Personally, I love to use diapers that pick up accent colors on my kids’ outfits.  The dark grey of Armadillo makes it a great bumGenius Halloween color for coordinating with silver glitter.

Bottom center: Clementine.  Candy corn is a common decorative motif for Halloween.  Clementine is a fabulous bumGenius Halloween diaper for being a fabulous orange for coordinating with candy corn.

Bottom right: Ribbit.  Ribbit is a discontinued bumGenius color, but still rates high on the “great for Halloween” list.  It’s a deep enough green to look amazing as an accent.

What’s your bumGenius Halloween diaper of choice?

You can find these colors in all varieties of Cotton Babies products.  Please support Cloth Diaper Addicts by purchasing from these affiliates.  Cozy Bums (Canada), Diaper Junction (US), Kelly’s Closet (US), Lagoon Baby (Canada), Nicki’s Diapers (US), Cloth Diaper Addicts Amazon Shoppe (US)

Cloth Diapers for Baby Dilly?

Jill Duggar Dillard shared an Instagram photo of herself and her husband… and shared that they were considering cloth diapers for Baby Dilly.

Cloth Diapers for Baby Dilly?Let’s be honest: I’m thrilled.  I can’t think of a better way to #makeclothmainstream than for them to be a regular staple on a reality show.  Of course, there’s more to it than just that.  Cloth diapers for Baby Dilly is the way to go, and that’s largely because I’m quite certain that there will be dozens of siblings for that little one.  (I don’t watch the show because I don’t do reality TV, but I’m not living under a rock.)  However, the young Mrs. Dillard’s family members used cloth at one point and quit because it was “too time consuming.”  When you consider that the young Mrs. Dillard grew up in a house with so many siblings that an in-home laundromat would be required to keep up, it’s not surprising that they’d give up on it. [Read more…]

Chaplin Is Still Available at Retail!

There’s a lot of craze over the latest bumGenius Genius Series diaper, the Chaplin.  We’ve been waiting for this diaper, the companion to Audrey, for months now and it’s flying off the shelves.

Some retailers have gotten wise to the flipping game and have decided to limit the purchase of the diapers.  Even still, though, there are people listing their new Chaplin diapers on eBay or Cloth Diaper Trader, sometimes before they even receive the diapers for themselves.  Chaplin Doesn't Have to Cost an Arm or a Leg (Yet)

You don’t have to pay $100 for a Chaplin yet.  Not while it’s still available at stores.

Jennifer Labit, CEO of Cotton Babies, was kind enough to provide a list of retailers who were on the list for receiving the Chaplin diapers.  As of July 21, 2014, not all retailers have received their Chaplin order.  Check out those stores before you decide to pay an exorbitant amount of money.

Did you get your Chaplin at retail?  What’s the highest price you’ve seen for one so far?

Grey Cloth Diapers the New Brown?

Back in October, I noticed that most big name manufacturers have discontinued their brown diapers.  It seems that brown cloth diapers are going out of fashion, along with those brilliantly contrasty brown/pink and blue/pink combinations.  I’ve noticed what seems to be replacing all of that brown: grey cloth diapers.

Grey Cloth Diapers are the New Brown

Grey Cloth Diapers – Everywhere!

Grey cloth diapers are a fabulous neutral that will still coordinate with most things… particularly since grey has become a common accent color in children’s clothing.  Sometimes you’ll find them on patterned diapers, too.

Grey Cloth Diapers in Your Pocket

Because of the midway price point and ease, pocket cloth diapers are “the gateway drug” to cloth diapering.  There are a few brands of pockets that now have grey cloth diapers in their line up.

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The AppleCheeks Steel Me diaper was out for six months as a limited edition, did beautifully well, and is now retired to make room for Riptide to join the AppleCheeks line up.  However, the AMP Pebble is still available and bumGenius Armadillo is now being shipped out to customers who pre-ordered from Cotton Babies.  (Hopefully that means that they’ll ship it to their retailers next week and it’ll be in my hot little hands two weeks after that.)

Grey Cloth Diapers as an All-in-Two

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The newest grey cloth diaper to join the line up is the Best Bottom Dragonfly Ripple.  The green is an avocado color… and honestly, I really love this diaper because it reminds me of Oscar the Grouch.  The GroVia Cloud was the first grey cloth diaper to start the trend.  The Planet Wise Grey Chevron is a nice and perfect grey color combination with the nice yellow pop on the piping.

Have you added a grey cloth diaper to your stash?  Which is your favorite?

 

Econobums Jules and Other Rumors

Everyone is still obsessed with Jules.  There have been memes about it.  There have been flame wars, there have been Facebook threads deleted, and there have been tantrums.  And rumors.  Oh, yes, there have most definitely been rumors.  The latest rumor that I’ve heard has been that there will be an Econobums Jules kit released.

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Buyer Beware – Cloth Diapers on eBay

This morning, I was perusing eBay.  Sometimes I go through to see if there are any hard to find cloth diapers on eBay.  Maybe it’s something that I’m looking for (like an AMP Very Cherry) or it’s something I already have and I’m curious what I could realistically sell it for when the time comes.  Or, you know, maybe it’s just because I’m cloth diaper obsessed and have too much time on my hands.  Whatever.

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Recommending China Cheapies Makes Me Cringe

Without fail, I see people post frequently about wanting to start cloth diapers, but not being able to afford the “expensive brands” like bumGenius.  (Bonus points for seeing this come up on the Cotton Babies Flash Mob, where people are slightly rabid over their bumGenius diapers.)  Sometimes people will recommend ways to get cloth diapers without paying retail price.  Then there are the comments that make me cringe: I see people recommending China Cheapies.

Don’t get me wrong; it’s not about snobbishness and elitism.  I do have some China Cheapies in my stash.  However, when I’m speaking with people who are new to cloth diapers, I don’t feel comfortable recommending China Cheapies at all.  There are a few simple reasons for this. [Read more…]

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – bumGenius

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum - bumGenius - Cloth Diaper AddictsToday’s cute fluffy bum features my own little Eudora!  Eudora is wearing a bumGenius Oops! in 4.0.

The Oops diaper was never sold in Canada and was a Cotton Babies exclusive in the States, but you can still get bumGenius diapers in other prints and colors from these affiliates: Cozy Bums (Canada), Diaper Junction (US/Can), Lagoon Baby (Canada), Kelly’s Closet (US), Kissed by the Moon (US/Can), Nicki’s Diapers (US/Canada), Cloth Diaper Addicts Amazon Shoppe (US)

 

Freetime Cloth Diaper Pack Giveaway!

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As Moms who couldn’t use a little freetime? Especially when cloth diapering? One Lucky winner will get a set of their choice color bumGenius Freetime diapers. The perfect diapers to help you when on the go. No need to stuff! Just wash and go! So head below and enter to win! [Read more…]

Choose Your Cloth Diaper Giveaway!

It’s been a pretty drama-filled week lately.  Husband is allergy ridden and cranky.  The Jules tantrums have gone crazy again since Cotton Babies has had a seconds sale.  I’ve witnessed some blogger drama.  I’m not sure if Mercury is in retrograde or what, but I’m tired of it.  I want something that makes people happy.  And what makes people happy?  A new cloth diaper coming out.  Best Bottom did that yesterday, and it was moderately helpful.  But we need more.  So with that, I bring the Choose Your Cloth Diaper Giveaway!

Choose Your Cloth Giveaway, Open to US/Can

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