Thursday, March 31, 2011

GoGreen Pocket Diapers Giveaway

The Cloth Diaper Geek Blog is have a giveaway.

The Prize:  A Champ Onesize Pocket Diaperin the color of the winners choice!  MSRP $14.95

The Giveaway Guidelines & Rules:

  • First entry requirement is to go to GoGreen Pocket Diapers, come back and comment with what color or print you'd choose if you won!
  • Please comment once per entry so that you are entered the correct number of times in the giveaway.
  • Make sure you either leave your email address, blog or website address in each comment or make sure you are logged in to your Blogger account so that we can be sure to have a way of reaching you should you win.
  • Contest is open to participants in the USA & Canada.
  • Winner is chosen via and winning announcements are posted on the Blog & FaceBook.
  • Participants have 7 days from close of giveaway to respond and claim their prize.


Additional Methods of Entry:

  • (1) Become a Fan of GoGreenPocketDiapers on FaceBook or already be a Fan, and leave a comment if you can, letting them know @ClothDiaperGeek sent you! 
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  • (3) Tweet this "Enter to #win a @GoGreenDiapers on the @clothdiapergeek blog! #clothdiapers " (limit 1 x per day)
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*Giveaway ends March  31, 2011 at midnight and winner will be announced and contacted on April 10, 2011.

Stroll-Air Giveaway!

Stroll-Air is giving away a My Duo 2011 Red Stroller. Go to attend the event and Blog, Tweet, or Facebook about it to be entered to win!

This giveaway closes May 7, 2011.

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for my wonderful family that comes together when things get tough. Great Uncle Bill you will be missed.

What are you thankful for?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Preparing for Baby C 2.0 – To do list

¤Keep house tidy/clean
¤Work on scrap books
¤Work on parent wedding photo books
¤Work on 101 in 1001 days list
¤Get stuff together for home water birth – tub, foam mats, towels, sheets, pillows, garbage bags, safety pins, antibacterial wipes, digital thermometer, flashlight, liquid soap, peroxide, 2-3 large plastic sheets/mattress covers, sanitary pads (disposable and mama cloth), 2 medium basins/bowls and a heating pad
¤Get car seat and newborn clothes from Becky
¤Install car seat base in van
¤Order stuff for stroller (once tax refund comes)
¤Wash all baby clothes and diapers/covers
¤Pack hospital bags
¤Get a doll for Catherine from baby
¤Buy at least 2 to 3 Born Free glass bottles
¤Order greenline diapers before May 15, 2011
¤Buy 2 to 3 Woombies
¤Buy more newborn and 0 to 3 month gender neutral clothes
¤Sort through pictures on computer

Preparing for Baby C 2.0 – Hospital Bags

Well since I may only have 7 weeks until Baby C 2.0 decides to join us I have started to get organized, so that I am ready when he or she shows up.

We are planning a home water birth, but just in case I am packing for the hospital because he or she may decide to come early or it may be safer at the time to deliver at the hospital. Here is what I will be packing in the next few weeks:

Labour and Delivery:

  • Throat lozenges/suckers/hard candy

  • Pillow from home with not-so-great pillowcase

  • Comfort food/snacks/drinks for you and your husband/support person

  • Camera/video camera

  • Pen and paper

  • iPod and music for relaxation (Hypnobirthing CD)

  • Kobo

  • Blanket or throw

  • Elastic band for hair

  • Traveling neck pillow

  • Lotion and Chapstick

  • Sleeping mask

  • Roll of toilet paper.

  • Warm, comfortable socks that can be thrown out without hesitation

  • Swim suit tank top


  • Nursing pillow

  • HealthPod

  • Going home outfit

  • Cell phone

  • Toiletries: tooth paste, tooth brush, mouth guard, mouth wash, deodorant, soap, shampoo/conditioner, loofa and brush

  • Lanolin nipple cream

  • Cotton breast pads/nursing pads

  • Slippers & Crocs

  • Large t-shirts/yoga pants/pjs/gown/robe

  • Towel and washcloth

  • Nursing bra/Nursing tank tops: 2 to 3

  • Change of clothes/toiletries for your husband/support person

  • Belly bandit

  • Post partum pads/mama cloth


  • Receiving blankets: 2 to 3

  • Blanket

  • Hat: 2 to 3

  • Cloth diapers X 15, cotton wipes lots, fleece inserts, disposable eco friendly wipes

  • Car seat

  • Going home outfits: 1 in newborn size and 1 in 0-3 months

  • Additional baby outfits: 2 to 3 onesies, 2 to 3 sleepers

  • Baby mittens: 2 to 3

  • Socks: 2 to 3

  • Swaddle blanket

  • Baby K'tan

  • Burp cloths: 2 to 3

  • Baby doll for Catherine

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful that Catherine doesn’t have a UTI, but now we have no idea why she is still throwing up and feverish.


What are you thankful for?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful that Bill Duncan is back in Canada and close to his family and the Bill Hughes making lots of progress and will hopefully be home soon.

What are you thankful for?

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful that we got an offer late last night and after some negotiation today we have a conditional offer of sale on our house. They buyer has until next Thursday to waive her conditions, so we will know for sure by then if this house is really sold. The closing is great too, July 8, 2011, the day after we take possession of our new house!!

What are you thankful for?

Wednesday, March 2, 2011