Crochet Baby Cocoon – free crochet pattern and tutorial

Here is a pattern for an uber-soft, ribbed, organic cotton baby cocoon that I made. I chose to make this one differently than most of the patterns you’ll see. Most are made like a very long, upside-down hat. This one is made as a rectangle, sewn together, then crochet the base on at the end. […]

Easy DIY Nursery Wall Art {free tutorial}

While I was eight months pregnant with squirt blossom, Grayson, my husband took Gabriel to see his parents for a week (I was too preggo to travel). It was fantastic – I had a WHOLE week to myself! I went to town decorating Grayson’s nursery – sewing, cutting, and painting. I love simple, cheap decorating […]

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream – Natural & Non-Toxic

Here is one homemade diaper rash cream that seriously works – and it’s 100% all natural, organic and pure luxury for sweet little bums. I have always been a huge fan of Desitin, well, since becoming a parent three years ago, that is. That stuff just plain WORKS. We started off using Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, but […]

Homemade Cloth Baby Wipes – No Sew Tutorial

Tired of buying baby wipes that are expensive and unhealthy for your baby’s skin? Well, here’s an easy tutorial to make your own at home, using just oil and water and fleece fabric. They actually work much better than disposable wipes and are oh-so green and non-toxic! Now that we are cloth-diapering, cloth-toilet-papering, green-living crunchy […]

Crochet Pucker Baby Headband {Free Crochet Pattern}

A sweet little headband that works up so quickly you’ll be able to make one to match every outfit! It’s easy to make for any size head as well. The only other girl in my house is our Wire-Haired Pointing Griffon mix, Maddie – even our two cats are boys! So, there’s lots of you-know-whats […]

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – Accessories to Buy (part 4)

Now you’ve read about the pros and cons to cloth diapering, learned about the different types of diapers and the brand and quantity to purchase, here are a few accessories you’ll need to take the cloth plunge! Trash Can Here’s where you can save more money – you don’t need traditional diaper pails for cloth because it’s […]

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – The Scoop on Poop (part 5 of 5)

Here we are at part five of my complete cloth diapering guide – you’re up to speed on the pros and cons to cloth diapering, learned about the different types of diapers and the brand and quantity to purchase, the accessories you’ll need and now you’ll learn how to keep those nasty puppies clean! If you shop long enough […]

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – Choose Your Brand and Quantity of Diapers (part 3)

After reading my pros and cons of cloth diapering and learning about the different types of diapers that exist, you’re ready to choose the brand and quantity of diapers for your baby. Now that you know what type (or types if you can’t pick just one!) of diapers you’d like to try, here are some […]

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – Different Types of Diapers (part 2)

Welcome to part two of my five-part complete cloth diapering guide, where I explain the different types of diapers you can buy – prefolds, fitteds, pocket diapers, and all-in-ones.Now that you’ve decide to take the cloth plunge, here’s a step-by-step guide to get started! (If you’re not sure, go back and read my cloth diapering […]

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – Intro (part 1)

If you’ve been considering switching to cloth diapers, or just buying a few to decrease your disposable usage, this guide is for you! In this five-part series, you’ll learn about the different types of cloth diapers, accessories you’ll need to buy, quantity and brand to purchase, and how to keep them clean. To see an […]