Why we chose to cloth diaper our baby

This is not your typical Love & Zest blog post with a delicious recipe for you to make tonight. Recipe lovers, I <<PINKY PROMISE>> that I will be sending you something that you are going to love tomorrow! So hang tight, pretty please?

Not your grandma’s cloth diapers, these new kids on the block cloth diapers are crazy simple to use, stylish, good for the environment, and can save some major cash!! New parents or parents to be, get inspired to jump on the cloth diapering train. How to use cloth diapers explained and a streamlined process that will simplify your life. 

Not your grandma's cloth diapers, these new kids on the block cloth diapers are crazy simple to use, stylish, good for the environment, and can save some major cash!! New parents or parents to be, get inspired to jump on the cloth diapering train. How to use cloth diapers explained and a streamlined process that will simplify your life.

This blog post is something that falls into the “life” category that I feel like is worth sharing for the moms out there curious about cloth diapering. We’ve received lots of questions from friends, family, and readers curious about my experience with cloth diapering, our process, and reasons for choosing cloth over disposables for our little one so I figured I’d just write it up in a post to share my thoughts. I’m mostly writing this post for those of you that may be on the fence and want more info about cloth like I was searching for when I was pregnant, with hopes that it will give you that little nudge to give it a try.

Cloth is so easy and really not a big deal. I know, crazy right?

Not your grandma's cloth diapers, these new kids on the block cloth diapers are crazy simple to use, stylish, good for the environment, and can save some major cash!! New parents or parents to be, get inspired to jump on the cloth diapering train. How to use cloth diapers explained and a streamlined process that will simplify your life.

Before I begin, let’s step back. Eric and I are like in a major way trying to knock out debt from law school. It’s like legit expensive to go to law school (or any professional school for that matter), so we’re always trying to find ways to get debt free faster.

Not your grandma's cloth diapers, these new kids on the block cloth diapers are crazy simple to use, stylish, good for the environment, and can save some major cash!! New parents or parents to be, get inspired to jump on the cloth diapering train. How to use cloth diapers explained and a streamlined process that will simplify your life.

As we embarked on parenthood, we looked into some of our projected expenses. I feel like I’m somewhat of a minimalist in that I didn’t want to have a lot of excess “stuff” for our baby but DIAPERS are a big necessity. After crunching the numbers and doing the math, it was looking like we were going to be spending nearly $1000 per year on diapers if we chose disposables. … 

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This Tropical Buddha Bowl is infused with island flavor from the Coconut Brown Rice to the Almond Butter Lime dressing. Perfectly grilled shrimp, pineapple, tart cherries, and a bowl full of veggies! It’s great for meal prep.

Tropical Buddha Bowl + 7 Day Tart Cherry Meal Plan

This Tropical Buddha Bowl is infused with island flavor from the Coconut Brown Rice to the Almond Butter Lime dressing. Perfectly grilled shrimp, pineapple, tart cherries, and a bowl full of veggies! It’s great for meal prep. This post is sponsored by the Cherry Marketing Institute. Click here to go straight to the meal plan,… 

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Blueberry Muffin Granola tastes like a warm coffee shop-like blueberry muffin, with a healthy twist of course; no refined sugar or flour here. The best part is that comforting smell of homemade blueberry muffins fills the house while the granola bakes!

Blueberry Muffin Granola

Blueberry Muffin Granola tastes like a warm coffee shop-like blueberry muffin, with a healthy twist of course; no refined sugar or flour here. The best part is that comforting smell of homemade blueberry muffins fills the house while the granola bakes! Hey friends, it’s Friday and you know what that means?! THE WEEKEND is here! So I have a quick recipe for… 

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This Shrimp Grilled Cheese doesn't hold anything back-- melted cheddar cheese, buttered toast, and large grilled shrimp. Let loose, unwind and savor this comfort food any night of the week.

Shrimp Grilled Cheese

This Shrimp Grilled Cheese doesn’t hold anything back– melted cheddar cheese, buttered toast, and large grilled shrimp. Let loose, unwind and savor this comfort food any night of the week.  Because yesterday was National Grilled Cheese Day… you have an excuse to make grilled cheese sandwiches all week long on crispy buttery toast oozing with sharp cheddar. Grilled… 

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This Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream is so decadent and lusciously creamy! Grab a bowl of this vegan ice cream made with less refined sugar thanks to the sweetness of fresh strawberries and bananas.

Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

This Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream is so decadent and lusciously creamy! Grab a bowl of this vegan ice cream made with less refined sugar thanks to the sweetness of fresh strawberries and bananas. It’s FriYAY! I’m all about the weekend because that means we get to be together as one big happy family. While I’m… 

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These Soft Baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars are soooooft and oooh so gooooewy. Healthy enough for a breakfast bar or enjoy as snack or dessert any time of day. Love the chocolate chunks in every bite!

Soft Baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

These Soft Baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars are soooooft and oooh so gooooewy. Healthy enough for a breakfast bar or enjoy as snack or dessert any time of day. Love the chocolate chunks in every bite! Vegan and Gluten Free. Oh my, it’s been one of those days where you just want to plant your… 

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Bowls, a healthy and delicious way to start the day with chocolate for breakfast!

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Bowls, a healthy and delicious way to start the day with chocolate for breakfast! How was your Easter weekend? We had a great time celebrating the resurrection with our family and Parker is still enjoying all the brightly colored Easter eggs. It’s so fun seeing him discover new things. Now he’s… 

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Get your greens on with this Avocado Green Smoothie. Good fats, lots of greens and tastes delicious! Great way to start the day!

Happy St Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patty’s Day!! I hope you are all enjoying your day and eating something green to be festive. Have you tried my Mint Chocolate Chip Blender Pancakes yet? Instead of adding food colorings to your recipes today, eat naturally green foods like spinach, kale, spring mix lettuce, collards, turnips, mustard greens, broccoli, brussels sprouts, artichokes, and… 

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