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|12-03-2012, 08:49 AM||#1|
$100 Cloth for charity WWYB? Updated w/ picture and shout outs
I was so excited to find a tag specifically requesting cloth diapers on the Birthright Angel Tree at church yesterday. I'm giving myself a $100 budget (hope it's okay w hubby), since that's what I typically spend on angel tree gifts.
Soooo, what should I get??? The gift can be new or used. I know a lot of you will recommend prefolds and covers. I know that's most economical and maybe that's just what I should get. But I personally do not care for prefolds and don't know what type of Mama might get these diapers. There is a bit of a learning curve with prefolds and they do seem old fashioned. I would love to give some pockets just to show how easy they are, not to mention cute and user friendly. I would prefer not to buy china made cheapies, even though I know I could get a lot of bang for my buck.
So what do you guys think? I'll go with whatever the majority says!
Just thought I would update with a fun picture and inventory what we came up with for the angel tree donation. I'm dropping everything off tomorrow.
A sweet Mama on here sent a big package with gently used diapers and inserts. She included more than a doz hemp, MF and bamboo inserts as well as a BG 4.0 in the cute Albert print and a Fuzzi Bunz large aplix pocket. Another Mama from www.TheGreenBabyStore.com donated a Bumkins AIO, some detergent samples, a wet bag and a tube of CD safe rash cream. Her store is going out of business and is offering 20% off. Thanks, Mamas! The other items I bought new or had planned to sell from my own stash.
18 new Osocozy Flats
3 new snap Flip covers
1 Bumkins AIO, Cat in the Hat
2 Alva Pockets, Stars and Camo
6 BG 4.0's repaired with new aplix
1 Large wetbag, owl print
8 Alva bamboo inserts
So that's a total of 12 pockets/AIO's and at least another 12+ changes with the flip covers.
I'm so excited to have pretty much a full stash to donate. I would have liked to get some wipes and bottom spray, and a large enough wetbag to hold all the dirties, but at least this will be a good start. Now to type up some simple instructions and hints. Thanks again, ya'll!
Sonja, Helpmeet to John, Mama to Joel(13), Kathry(11) Alaina(8), Ben (5), Joshua (2) and Elizabeth (1)
Last edited by papoosecaboose; 12-22-2012 at 09:45 AM.