Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Featured Product: Happy Heinys Onesize Pocket Diapers

When's the last time you checked out Happy Heiny's pocket diapers?  They are one of the most popular and beloved diapers on the market today.  A true workhorse diaper that's designed to fit, function, and lasts truly from birth through potty training and beyond.
  • Their print choices are like no other, super cute and just as reliable as their solid colored diapers.
  • They now come with either aplix or snap closure, choose whichever method you like the best.
  • Their snap down rise system allows you to customize the fit so that your little one will be sitting pretty AND comfortable in their diaper.
  • The interior microfleece lining is totally awesome!  I promise you, of all the diapers I have seen and tried, the Happy Heiny microfleece is by far the softest of all the diapers I have owned.  Whatever their method for making their custom-milled fleece, it must be a secret, because their diapers interiors are so luxuriously soft!
  • Each diaper comes with two microfiber inserts so that you can customize the absorbency to suit your needs.  Want to use different inserts?  That's ok too.  The beauty of pocket diapers is that you can stuff them with anything you like!
Happy Heiny Onesize Pocket Diapers retail for $18.95 solid colors & $19.95 prints.  buy in bulk and you can save.

Have you tried Happy Heinys Cloth Diapers?  We'd love for you to submit a review of them.  Simply click on the Happy Heiny OS Diaper listing and scroll to the bottom where you'll see a place you can leave a review!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Breastmilk Ice Cream: Would you consider it? Too taboo?

There has been much controversy lately over Baby GaGa, aka Breastmilk Ice Cream.  One London shop can't keep it in stock.  There are many interesting cases both for and against this.

Some say they'd definitely serve it to their kids or toddler but they personally wouldn't eat it.  Others suggest it's unsanitary, can pass diseases and is downright gross.  What are your thoughts on this topic?  Should there be such a thing?  Would you try some?

Personally, if I were still breastfeeding I would certainly attempt to make some on my own.  Purchasing it would be another story completely.  I think I'd have to do a lot of research on the production, their donors, etc. before I'd consider it.

However, we drink cows milk and goats milk and eat all sorts of other dairy so why should this be considered so taboo?  What do you think?

Monday, March 28, 2011

Did you know you can Try Cloth Diapers Risk Free for just $15.00?

Luvaboos Cloth Diaper Trial Program is so easy you won't believe it!

"We are excited to be offering this service to parents. When we decided to switch to cloth with our second child we found it completely overwhelming. There are many options to choose from and the financial investment can seem daunting when you are not even sure what you will end up liking! So I just bit my lower lip and ordered a handful of diapers to start testing out.  Overall they all functioned fine but I definitely fell in love with some and others didn't mind washing a little sooner so they'd miss their turn!"
After running the cloth diaper trial for a couple of years we have finally settled into a system that seems to work well for most parents.  To make this an easier service to customize online we have decided to give you a "suggested list" of products if you want a variety pack and let you have the fun shopping!

Now add the $15.00 Diaper Trial to your cart along with ANY diapers and accessories you want to try and for $15 you will have 2 FULL WEEKS to:
  • Wash
  • Use
  • Fall in love with
  • Return your diapers for a FULL STORE CREDIT of the purchase price!
How Much Does the Diaper Trial cost?  Whatever is in your budget!  Now you can purchase a handful of diapers or 2 days worth to try.  Simply add the $15 diaper trial to your cart then have fun shopping for the rest!  We recommend trying a variety of styles and brands so you can figure out what works best for you.  It has been most effective when parents choose at least 2 or 3 from each "system" of diapering so you can get a good feel for it!
What is included?  Again, you can simply add the Diaper Trial to your cart and then fill up the cart with what ever cloth diapers and accessories your heart desires.  And the best part is the cost is up to you so you can stay in budget or splurge ahead if you know you want to go cloth just not which style. 
We'll include:
  • Washing instructions, return instructions and the following FREE samples!
  • Sample Grandma El's Healing Rash Cream
  • Sample Baby Bum Drops Wipes solution
  • Sample detergent
  • Bummis Biosoft Disposable liners
Decide you love everything in the trial?  No problem, keep it all and we will issue you a $15 gift card for your next purchase at luvaboos.

So don't delay!  Give cloth diapers a try Risk Free!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

What has your family done to go GREEN?

I can admit, I wasn't a particularly "green" person before beginning to use cloth diapers.  We recycled from time to time but not regularly.  I wouldn't say we were especially wasteful but we just didn't give a whole lot of thought to it.  I often considered doing "green" things to be something we just couldn't afford.  Solar panels...not in our budget.  Hybrid vehicle...too expensive.  Growing our own food...too much work.

None the less, once we switched to cloth diapers and realized that they were not anywhere as inconvenient as we had once thought, we began to reevaluate some of the other things we had once thought were too much work or too expensive to do.

We ordered our recycling bins and began to recycle, one thing led to another and before we knew it we were recycling way more than we were throwing away.  In fact, some garbage days we didn't even have enough to put out.

While growing our own veggies is on the list of things to accomplish still, I did get into Butterfly gardening which led to an interest in composting, yet another way to make the most of your waste and reduce the amount that you throw away.

I've always enjoyed repurposing old or used items, thrift store shopping and yard saling, so those things we already did. Unless something is completely wrecked or broken do I throw it away, for the most part I think everything could be used by someone for something, and so I tend to hold on to things until I find the right person to give them away to.

An electric or hybrid car and solar panels still seem pretty unreachable but are definitely something we'd consider in the future.

Next on the list is switching to unpaper towels and family cloth, at least part time.

So what green things do you and your family do?  What's on your list of ways to go greener?  Did cloth diapering lead to your interest in more eco friendly practices?  We'd love to read your comments.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Great Cloth Diaper Change is coming to Rochester, NY!

Have you heard about The Great Cloth Diaper Change?  On April 23, 2011 cloth diapering families around the world will join forces and put cloth diapers in the record books, the Guinness Book of World Records to be exact!  We'll set the record for most simultaneous cloth diaper changes!

Luvaboos is proud to be a local sponsor and host of the Rochester, New York location.  The location is still to be announced but we need your RVSP's!  Please visit our FaceBook Page or call the store for more details.

To learn more about the Great Cloth Diaper Change please watch the video below.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Some exciting changes are coming to the Luvaboos Blog!

Starting today you'll begin to see some exciting changes taking place on the Luvaboos Blog!  Daily posts, product reviews, tutorials, giveaways and more!  If you don't already follow us please do, we'd be honored.

Are you interested in contributing or being featured on the Luvaboos Blog?  We'd love to have you.  Please email us for more details.  Becoming a contributor would be a great way to gain a little extra exposure for yourself and your own blog as well as give you an opportunity to build your freelance portfolio if you are a writer or blogger for hire.

So, please stay tuned, and make sure you Follow Luvaboos on FaceBook for all our up to date sales, announcements and more!