Sunday, March 29, 2009

family cloths update

curious about how we're doing with our pee cloths? or maybe it's really the last thing you'd like to hear about? *grin*
well, we're doing great. they were perfect. should i make more, i would maybe make them just a teeny bit larger. we keep ours in a plastic container just next to the toilet, and put the used ones in a small metal trash can - the pedal/lid kind. i sprinkle a little bit of baking soda in the bottom of the can, to prevent odour.
oh, and the trick to get your hubby on board? don't. make it a girl thing. that's what we do, as we only use it for pee (and my daughter is dead proud of it!). i'm not sure that washing poo-cloths on high temperatures is more enviro friendly than using paper. plus, i'm a chicken.

i've been sewing up a handkerchief for my swap-choo partner, and enjoying the sudden rushes of warmth that has come this way lately.


Lisa said...

Good for you for trying and suceeding in this venture....we really should try it. I have to get started on my swap choo hankie too, so much to do, so little time. ;)

Anonymous said...

you are so brave doing the pee cloth thing. i do want to give it a go, but wonder about he mayhem the boys could create throwing them all over the place...hmmm?

love the photos. very pretty.

Visty said...

That's a great idea. My daughter is 9 1/2 and I have to start getting serious about menstrual products. I would like to set the example of using cloth.


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