Category Archives: laundry

>Mailbox Mondays 1/31/11 – Washing Questions – Not Just Diapers!

>   Every Monday, if I’ve received a submission, I will answer reader submitted questions.  Questions don’t have to be cloth diaper related, just email maria at with “Mailbox Mondays” in the subject! Maria says (and no, I’m not talking … Continue reading

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>Naturoli Soap Nuts

> My friend Tonya is switching her household to all “green,” one week at a time.  She’s writing in on Cafemom’s The Stir.  Here is the post that prompted the one I’m writing right now!  At the bottom of the post you … Continue reading

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>Pail or no pail

>Part of my going with the flow has actually been not using a diaper pail.  I went from 3 to 6 to 12 to 15 diapers, so I was/am constantly washing.  I was essentially using my washing machine as a diaper … Continue reading

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>Go with the flow

>The best piece of advice I could give for getting started with cloth is to go with the flow.  People who know me well know how unlike me that really is.  I wish I were easygoing, but I’m just not.  … Continue reading

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>Biokleen Bac Out

>I had noticed that some of my diapers, specifically the BumGenius, had a stinky smell to them.  It seems that “microfiber stink” is fairly common, but the stink I was experiencing wasn’t an ammonia or urine smell, it’s more of … Continue reading

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