Peachy Green giveaway and discount code

The lovely Amanda over at Baby Bum Boutique has super kindly offered to give away a Sprout Up one size Peachy Green nappy, see below for details, please note it closes on the 29th November 2012. If you’ve not heard of them then feel free to take a peek at our review of them here but in a fluffy nutshell we love them! The winner can pick any Peachy Green nappy that’s in stock and there are some seriously gorgeous prints!

 

But fear not, there is also a big Black Friday sale on at Baby Bum Boutique so if you cant wait to see if you’ve won, you can get 15% off all Peachy Green nappies – excluding latest release prints and..

  • Baby Bum Boutique Basics and Rufflebums
  • Bum Genius Freetimes and V4
  • Bum Cheeks
  • Tots Bots Teenyfits and Easyfits (snaps only)
  • Instock Tweedlebee and Tweedlebums (not preorder Christmas nappies)
  • Cheeky Butts
  • Panda Pants
  • Zookies WrapsBaby by Danish Wetbags
  • Huggalugs
  • Bamboo Charcoal, Bamboo and Microfibre inserts
  • Purepotions Nappy Salve and Baby Oil

And spend at least £50 and get FREE UK SAVER DELIVERY. Just use the code BLACKFRIDAY to get the 15% off. Until the 26th November 2012.

So back to the giveaway! All you have to do is follow the simple steps below, you must complete the first step to have a valid entry but once you’ve done that you can choose to complete the rest for extra entries or not. You must leave a separate comment for each entry and please make sure you leave your current email address so that I can track you down if you win!!

And for extra entries…

  • Share the giveaway and discount code (BLACKFRIDAY) on a group or forum and leave a comment saying where you shared.
  • Sign up to the Baby Bum Boutique newsletter by going to http://eepurl.com/cPRTQ and again please leave a comment to say you have.

There are a maximum of four entries per person, per household please.

Good luck!

Terms and Conditions:

  • This is open to anyone over 18 in the United Kingdom.
  • And closes at 11.59pm on Thursday 29th November 2012.
  • The winners will be chosen by random and will be announced on this page, Facebook and Twitter.
  • The prize is non-refundable and cannot be transferred. No cash alternative is available.

Review: Peachy Green Sprout Up AI2 nappy

http://www.peachygreendiapers.com

Following on from Peachy Green’s sized AIO nappies, they have now added a one size AI2 to their range. Now I loved the sized AIOs; trim, absorbent, gorgeous prints, the list goes on. And in general I’d always take a sized nappy over a one size due to the fit, so I wasnt super excited when I first heard about the OS but I am now converted! It’s virtually as trim as the sized version on, possibly the slimmest OS nappy we own. Me and OH really do love it, so much so that we now own quite a few……damn those gorgeous limited edition prints!

So enough gushing, let’s get to the specs, Amanda at Baby Bum Boutique stocks the biggest range and new colours and prints are released virtually every 2-3 months (yay!). They are priced at £16 for the shell and inserts are £6 each. Sounds expensive but bear in mind it’s an AI2 – meaning that you can reuse the shell. So if you spent £16 on a shell and £12 on two inserts (£28 in total) you are effectively getting two wears each time out of it – as if it were two nappies. So £28 for the equivalent of two nappies, which if you look at the fact that they come in fun prints and have bamboo inserts is a fab price.

It’s a side snapping nappy (my favourite type for a nice smooth finish across the belly) and it adjusts with rise snaps on the front to grow with your child. The inside of the shell is a soft microfleece that resists wetness so when the insert is wet you can just swap it out for a fresh one. You could of course just use it as an AIO if you wish and it’s still a fab nappy but to make the most of your money its worth reusing the shell. 

Chloe was in the medium (size 1s) in the sized version and the rise was getting a bit on the low side but in the Sprout Up it’s a perfect fit and there’s plenty of room around the waist to fit a bigger child still. One slight issue I have is that unlike most AI2s nappies that have a wipeable shell, the Sprout Up just has the microfleece – which is great in that its nice and soft on the areas it touches your child’s skin but if they are a super wetter then you may need to let the shell air a little before you re-use it. Not a big deal and to be honest I think I prefer it being the soft microfleece next to their skin.

So as mentioned, there is a snap in insert which attaches to the back of the nappy and its made from bamboo fleece which is super absorbent and it has stayed fairly soft after months of washing. The inserts are different to the sized nappies, as obviously these need to grow with your child and the one size shell. So they are in one long piece that you snap in to the shell and the bottom layer folds back on itself and snaps up to a small, medium or large setting and then the top layer goes over the top.

Ease of use: These are super simple, no stuffing or anything fiddly, just snap in an insert and put on, at change time snap in a fresh one and when it is time to put it in the wetbag you dont need to unsnap the insert at all (unless you want to).

Performance: These arent quite as absorbent as the sized AIO version but with a booster in they are good for 3+ hours on Chloe which for a good looking and trim nappy is fine with me. Containment is great, the soft leg elastic combined with the ability to do different waist and leg snap settings means it gives a snug fit and there’s no red marks from the leg elastic.  Drying time is really great for it being a natural fiber insert thanks to the fact its in one long piece and as the inner is microfleece it is of course virtually dry from the machine and stays nice and soft wash after wash.

Design: The frequency with which new colours and prints come out means there’s bound to be something you like. They always have really funky prints too, I love the Owls one and the colour coordinating snaps are a nice touch. It’s great knowing that there’s only a limited amount of each print and it means they should hold their resell value well. I think the design of these is really fab, I love how you dont need to buy different sized inserts and the nappy itself is pretty much perfect, nothing I’d want to change at all.

Overall: I love that we dont have to compromise on having a trim fit for absorbency or even looks. I wish we could afford more of these as they brighten up my day with the funky prints and they fit fab under skinny jeans or legging. I never thought I’d say this but I do prefer this one size version then the sized and would recommend the Sprout Up to anyone. Especially as it can work out cheaper if you buy a few inserts and reuse the shell but like I said, even if you used it as an AIO it’s still a fab nappy! I do wish they were cheaper but that cant be helped with imported goods and the quality of these is really fab, they’ll definitely last to a second child. And speaking of second child, I’ll be trying these on Izzy soon and will update on how they fit on a little one!

Michelle xx

I bought the nappies mentioned in this post and did this review because I wanted to, no compensation was received for dong it . 

Fluffy mail and a few fluffy giveaways

Yes it’s been awhile (again) but I had some lovely fluffy mail from Kingdom of Fluff this week, some super soft and squishy Owe Whoa When fitted small nappies and prefolds. There are still some left here if you want to take a peep – warning though they are gorgeous and if I had some ‘free’ money I’d have bought them all!

And speaking of Kingdom of Fluff, they are running a competition over on the Go Real website to win some Blueberry nappy goodies! http://www.goreal.org.uk/competition

Dont forget the giveaway over on the FuzziBunz facebook page as well  https://www.facebook.com/FuzziBunzEurope for 2 people to win 2 Elite nappies and a tote bag, you need to share the gveaway post and then post a picture or write a poem to enter (or both). And they are also randomly giving away 2 more Elite nappies when they get to 500 likes!

Happy fluffy Sunday all!

Michelle x

FuzziBunz giveaway

Just a quick post to say that there is a giveaway running on the FuzziBunz Europe Facebook page – actually they have regular giveaways so it’s well worth liking them and keeping an eye out. I’m actually being a guest kind of poster on their FB page for this month so wanted to organise a fun/creative giveaway (which I hope this is!).

There are two prizes, and each winner will receive two FuzziBunz one size Elite nappies and a FuzziBunz tote bag.

To enter you have to first make sure you have liked their facebook page and that you have shared the post about the giveaway on your wall.

Then you have to upload either a picture of your little on in their FuzziBunz nappy or a stash shot of your FuzziBunz nappies.

Or if you dont want to use pictures you can just post a poem about FuzziBunz.

You can post both a picture and poem if you wish but only once for each and a winner will be picked from the pictures entries and one from the poem entries!

Simple but hopefully fun, I cant wait to see some lovely pictures and read some lovely poems! It closes on the 18th September, so you have some time to prepare!

Good luck!

Michelle x

And the winners are…..

Sorry for the delay but following on from the giveaway last week, the two lucky winners who will each win a £15 voucher to spend at Fill Your Pants are….

Josie (Gen-Y review) and Sarah (smartipants review) – congrats! Emails are on the way to you both now!

Thanks for entering everyone and stay tuned as there will be another fluffy giveaway coming soon!!

Michelle xx