Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Little Moose Diapers: Fluff-A-Rump featured member and giveaway

Shop link: http://www.littlemoosediapers.etsy.com
Blog link: www.littlemoosediapers.blogspot.com

Getting to know Little Moose Diapers:

What got you started in selling items in your Etsy shop?
    After sewing cloth diapers for my children, I contemplated selling them. After much prayer, and with the enthusiastic support of my husband, I began to sell on ETSY.  Initially I began to sew cloth diapers out of personal necessity.  I had switched roles from working outside the home to being a stay at home mom, and for us, using cloth diapers was a financial savings. Over the last 2 years, my reasons to use, make, and sell cloth diapers have grown.  I see sewing and using cloth diapers as a way to be a better steward of the earth.  The finances brought in from my sales help my family to purchase homeschool curriculum for our five children.
Where did your shop name originate?
    I struggled to find a fun name for my business.  It seemed all the 'good' names were taken.  I began to pray and brainstorm about a name.  One night, while feeding the baby, the name Little Moose Diapers was born.  Being from Maine, it was perfect - cute, fun, and revealing of my locale.  It's a bonus that my own son was nicknamed Moose by friends.
What is one piece of advice you wish someone would have told you when you started cloth diapering?
    How to deal with ammonia buildup.  I have found that for us personally, keeping a dry bucket in a cool
place and laundering everyday with vinegar controls our problems.
What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not sewing/working for your shop?
    I have five children ranging in age from 3 months to 10 years.  We absolutely LOVE meeting at the park for our Homeschool 'social' days.  The children get to play with friends while the mommas visit and chat.
What is your current favorite item in your shop, and why?
     Right now, I am LOVING my trainers - that's why they are my giveaway item.  They can be made using my new prepped prefolds, or your used prefolds. With side snaps and a waterproof shell, they make potty learning a little easier.
What is your favorite material to work with?
    I am amazed by the properties of the Bamboo Fleece, how absorbent and soft it is.  In the month of June, I will be introducing a new item - the Little Moose One - a one sized cloth diaper made using Bamboo Fleece.
How long has your shop been open?
   My shop has been open since February 2009
Personal bio:
    I worked as a Registered Nurse before becoming a stay at home, homeschooling mom.  My days are filled with schooling, sewing, and tending the home - not necessarily in that order.  My husband and I have been married for 14 years, and reside in a small town in Maine.  On our weekends, we spend family time enjoying the Maine woods with fishing, camping, and scouting trips.

Fluff-a-Rump Giveaway details! GIVEAWAY CLOSED
(Drawing to be held June 9th, 9pm PDT)  


This week, Hope from Little Moose Diapers is offering one winner One (1) Waterproof Prefold Trainer in the size of your choosing (neutral colored) - size 1 or 2 (items shown are examples only).  Retail value $8.50-10. Open to USA only.

Required entry:
-Visit Little Moose Diapers shop and come back here and comment with your favorite item.

Additional optional entries (leave a separate comment for EACH of the following that apply) (be sure that you are signed in or leave a way to contact you in each comment):  


- "Heart" Little Moose Diapers on Etsy
- Follow the Etsy Cloth Diaper team blog publicly
- "Like" the Etsy Cloth Diaper team on Facebook (formerly known as Become a Fan)
- Follow the Etsy Cloth Diaper team on Twitter
- Tweet about the fluff-a-rump giveaways (limit one per day)  - be sure to use @etsyclothdiaper and #giveaway in your tweet

A random blog comment number will be selected using random.org. The winner has 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. You MUST comment on this blog post to be entered, and have contact info in your profile. Each entry entry must be its own comment. If you combine entries into one comment, it will only count as one entry. Winning entries will be validated, and you MUST do the required entry to have any additional entries be valid. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Thank you for entering!



Check back in 2 weeks for another Fluff-a-Rump on Hump Day featured Etsy shop and Giveaway! 

32 comments:

  1. I like the Little Boy (or Girl) Blue Recycled Lambswool Longies

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  2. I follow the Etsy Cloth Diaper team blog publicly

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  3. I really like the little moose trainers. Its so great that you can send her your old prefolds to be recycled into one of these. I am also excited to check out her new one size diapers.
    dani at tdnet dot us

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  4. I heart little moose diapers on etsy.
    dani at tdnet dot us

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  5. I am an etsy cloth diapers team FB fan.
    dani at tdnet dot us

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  6. I like the Large Teal Green Recycled Wool Wrap in her shop.

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  7. My favorite item is the trainer! I have one in orange with brown FOE & it fits great; though we are not quite at the 'training' age yet I use it for daytime when we are home

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  8. I 'like' the etsy cloth diaper team on facebook

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  9. I follow on twitter (@y_emilene)

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  10. I tweeted http://twitter.com/y_emilene/status/15357243100

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  11. I Love her trainers! I've actually been eying them ;)
    But I also love her fleece and recycled wool longies :)

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  12. I follow the etsy diaper team on facebook (under my real name, please email to verify)

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  13. I follow the etsy diaper team publicly with google friend connect.

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  14. just hearted littlemousediapers on etsy (under my shop name - email to verify)

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  15. I like their creamy pink hand knit wool longies!
    glass.stephanie(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. follow etsy cloth diaper team blog publicly
    glass.stephanie(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. follow etsy cloth diaper team on twitter @skgaff
    glass.stephanie(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. Heart Little Moose on Etsy

    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  19. Follow you publicly via GFC under Angie K

    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  20. Like you on Facebook

    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  21. follow you on twitter @yeahhappy

    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  22. The trainers are my fave! I'm in the market for some.

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  23. My favorites are the pullup trainers! They are adorable.

    giabao.ng at gmail dot com

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  24. I "hearted" Little Moose on Etsy :)

    giabao.ng at gmail dot com

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  25. I am a fan of yours on FB (I'm oldskool).

    giabao.ng at gmail dot com

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  26. I follow your blog.

    giabao.ng at gmail dot com

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  27. Just got my check for $500.

    Many times people don't believe me when I tell them about how much money you can make filling out paid surveys online...

    So I show them a video of myself actually getting paid $500 for taking paid surveys.

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