Monthly Archives: November 2008

Cloth Diaper Donation, Buying, Selling, or Trading

We are back from our family Thanksgiving trip. It was just the four of us spending some quality time away from civilization. Including the Internet. I have so much to be thankful for in my personal life. As for the business, I would like to thank all the Wabi Sabi Baby cloth diaperers and the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m signing out for a few days… Thought I’d share with you my favorite apple pie recipe first. Happy Thanksgiving!!! I used the recipe found on, Apple Pie – Best Recipe by a Country Mile, with the following modifications: I only used 1 cup of granulated sugar in the filling. For the pie crust, […]

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Where to Find Beeswax

I don’t know if beeswax is like honey in that your immune system benefits from consuming local source. At any rate, my first choice for locating beeswax is locally. Usually, people who sell honey also have beeswax even if they don’t advertise it. Here in Austin, I picked up a nice cropped cone of beeswax […]

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Update on Coconut Oil in Your Cream and Lotion Recipes

Well, it’s finally cold in Central Texas and our indoor temperature went from 80 degrees to 65 degrees F. With this subtle change, I thought it would be a good time to note that coconut oil has a melting point of about 77 degrees where it turns to liquid. So, my once creamy coconut oil […]

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Wabi Sabi Baby Holiday Special and Announcements

We are offering free shipping on all orders purchased from the Wabi Sabi Baby online store from now until December 15, 2008. All orders placed after December 15, 2008 will be processed on January 7, 2009. Get your holiday shopping done early and take advantage of our free shipping!!!

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Cooking Family Meals to Satisfy Babies, Toddlers, and Parents

When our kids were babies, I simply pureed a portion of our food for them. As toddlers, they eat what we eat, except the pieces were smaller and they often used hands over utensils. Now that my older son is a preschooler, we finally order him his own meal at restaurants but at home, he […]

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New Product! Wet Bags for Cloth Diapers or Use as Gift Bags

Wabi Sabi Baby now offers these convenient wet bags for cloth diapering on-the-go. These attractive bags also make wonderful reusable gift bags.

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Grow Your Own Edible Sprouts – No Gardening Skills Required!

Here’s something fun you can do with your kids that’s educational and results in something useful. Sprout seeds! To get started, get an economical, small seed sprouter tray so that your kids can take part in the action. I bought a Thompson and Morgan seed sprouter for about $10. The instructions are simple: Soak seeds […]

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All-Natural Diaper Cream with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has antifungal and antimicrobial properties and is ideal for making diaper rash cream. Using less beeswax and an oil that’s saturated at room temperature, this recipe yields a smooth, pudding-like consistency. It is not as thick as the original diaper rash cream yet still plasters on easy. I still prefer to store in […]

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