Category Archives Sustainability

We have had quite an adventure these last three months.  With everything that has happened, I have done a lot of dealing with what I needed to, but otherwise disappearing off the face of the earth.  I have done my best to write things down here and there as they have happened, but I now realize that the story keeps…

We have had quite an adventure these last three months.  With everything that has happened, I have done a lot of dealing with what I needed to, but otherwise disappearing off the face of the earth.  I have done my best to write things down here and there as they have happened, but I now realize that the story keeps…

This listing is simply to summarize the few posts that I have put out on cloth diapering. If you're new to cloth diapers and feel slightly overwhelmed by the options out there, you should start here: Cloth Diapering - Getting Started If you're trying to figure out which diapers to try or why there are so many different options (pre-folds,…

When I started cloth diapering, I used Baby Bits Wipe Solution.  These are great - you just drop a cube into warm water, let it dissolve, and in a little while, you have a great smelling wipe solution to make your wipes with.  My only complaint, as we continued to have more kids was the waiting part... all too often,…

In addition to picking out your diapers and getting those ordered, there are also a number of accessories that you may or may not want as well. The Diaper Pail... This is probably what scared me the most.  I remember hearing about my mom using cloth diapers with me and I recall her keeping dirty diapers soaking in water (not even sure…

Blue Slate Turkey

Each year as we enter the summer/fall, I find myself forgetting what ages a given bird can or should be butchered at.  Each year, I have to individually look up each type of poultry and calculate our butcher dates based on when they hatched.  Hopefully, this Age of Butcher listing will be helpful. This year, I'm considering some advanced planning…

I wanted to start cloth diapering from the beginning when we had our first little girl. I had a chunk of cash set aside for the diapers and started doing research. A year and a half later, when our second was about to be born, I was still using disposables. I was so intimidated by all the options out there…

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