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May 172011
 
Prepping for the Flats Challenge!

What are you doing to prepare for the flats challenge? As the Flats & HandWashing Challenge from Kim at Dirty Diaper Laundry draws nearer, many participants (hundreds in fact!) are preparing and planning how they will prove that cloth diapering can be extremely economical and also accomplished without your own washing machine. I have been thinking about what to use to wash my flats. I have decided on just washing ….

May 272012
 

Well, our Flats Challenge week is almost over. The Challenge: For one full week, through May 27, I will only use flats and covers for diapering and I must hand wash them and air dry them. You may find the rules for the challenge at Dirty Diaper Laundry.  No washing machines and no dryers are allowed. Everything must be hand washed and air dried. I admit I had a much ….

May 262012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day Six

It is day six of the flats challenge! The Challenge: For one full week, through May 27, I will only use flats and covers for diapering and I must hand wash them and air dry them. You may find the rules for the challenge at Dirty Diaper Laundry.  No washing machines and no dryers are allowed. Everything must be hand washed and air dried. I have diaper covers rinsing in ….

May 252012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day Five

It is day five of the Flats Challenge and I am glad we are over the hump! The Challenge: For one full week, through May 27, I will only use flats and covers for diapering and I must hand wash them and air dry them. You may find the rules for the challenge at Dirty Diaper Laundry.  No washing machines and no dryers are allowed. Everything must be hand washed ….

May 242012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day Four

We are on Day Four of the Flats and hand Washing Challenge, and it is getting to me! The Challenge: For one full week, through May 27, I will only use flats and covers for diapering and I must hand wash them and air dry them. You may find the rules for the challenge at Dirty Diaper Laundry.  No washing machines and no dryers are allowed. Everything must be hand ….

May 232012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day Three

It is day three of the Flats and Hand Washing Challenge of 2012 and things are smoothing into a nice flats groove here at the Just Add Cloth household. The Challenge: For one full week, through May 27, I will only use flats and covers for diapering and I must hand wash them and air dry them. You may find the rules for the challenge at Dirty Diaper Laundry.  No ….

May 222012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day Two

It is day two of the Flats and Handwashing Challenge and some hiccups have popped up along the way already. I completely expect a few mishaps when diapering two kids in a simple cloth, when I am used to fancy fitteds under my covers. I have some hilarity to share with you all from last night and this morning, but I will go into it in my post for overnight ….

May 212012
 
The 2012 Flats and Handwashing Challenge Begins!

Last year, I participated in the Flats and Handwashing Challenge, where for one week I used only flats and covers, and washed them by hand in a bucket. The challenge started as a response to this article detailing how hard economic times have led to people engaging in dangerous, unhealthy diapering practices. To show that diapering your baby can be both cheap and SAFE even in an economic crisis,  Kim ….

May 302011
 

Well, the Flats and Hand Washing Challenge has come to an end and many of us have learned a few things. Washing machines are a nice invention and make life easier, but they are not perfect. The Wash machine has a sieve to get rid of solid residue, my bucket does not. This means that no mater how many water changes and plunging I did, there was a sediment of ….