All posts filed under: Reusable Lifestyle

Tots Bots EasyFit Star: Elements 2016

The Tots Bots Easyfit Star nappy is the latest 2016 version of the incredibly popular easyfit nappy. Previously, we’ve seen V1-4 with various changes and adaptations along the way. I’m going to talk a bit about the features and benefits and also introduce you (if you missed them) to the awesome new prints; Soar, Bumbrella and Dazzle. If you follow my Instagram I make no secret of my love for Tots Bots. They are based in Scotland and their nappies are produced ethically within the UK. They are well known for their beautiful prints and I have collected quite a few (okay, nearly all of them) along the way. However, the first time I got the new ‘Star’ nappy I was in fluffy love. This version is so very different to all the others in design, feel, comfort and efficacy. Not surprisingly, its an award winner, and recently won ‘Gold’ in the Mother & Baby Awards in the ‘best reusable nappy’ category (again). So what’s so good about it?  It’s simple for starters. A nice easy all in one, perfect …

Ten Reasons Why I Use Cloth Nappies

There are heaps of reasons why people choose reusable nappies, but I’m going to tell you a little bit about my own personal reasons. If you asked me four years ago why I chose cloth, my answers would be very different to now. I initially got interested purely for the two top reasons; saving money and saving the planet, but four years is a long time, especially for the fickle minded like me! First time around with Arthur (who is long out of nappies!) me and my hubby were at the baby show and we stumbled across the Tots Bots stand, who were offering great prices on bundles of factory seconds. I hadn’t even considered cloth before that day. We didn’t know anyone that used cloth so it was completely new to us. We immediately fell in love with the idea and the gorgeous prints from Tots Bots had us sold. A combination of being new parents, lack of support and poor wash routine (who knew about the cardinal sin of fabric conditioner?) was a combination …