Baby Clothes – Rewards Programs

Occasionally, Gymboree and Carter’s run rewards programs, when you buy a certain $ amount of merchandise you can get $ in store rewards. Gymboree has a rewards program called Gymbucks. I never use this program. When you buy $50 of clothing, you get a $25 rewards called Gymbucks, stapled to your receipt, that you can […]

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Carter’s Bodysuits Review

You will need: short-sleeved bodysuits–buy onesies, onesies and more onesies (10-12 in each size) Side snap shirts and sleeper gowns with elastic are best for the first few weeks of baby’s life as these are most umbilical-cord friendly. After the cord falls off, use short-sleeved bodysuits (a.k.a onesies) with expandable lap shoulders for the first […]

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Boppy Luxe Pillow Review

UPDATE: This item has been discontinued! Bummer! Try Boppy Heirloom pillows available at Babies R Us. They do not have the pockets, but will have more structure with the piping. Nursing pillows are kind of a luxury; if you have a c-section though like I did, they are a must-have. The pillow really helps to […]

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Breastfeeding Must-Haves

This post is for expecting moms planning to breastfeed. The information in this post is one of the main reasons for the existence of this blog. (a must read!) I know this is probably TMI for dads, but for the moms, I really want to share some things to have if you plan to breastfeed. […]

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Formula Samples

Moneysaver Tip: Sign up for free formula samples, coupons and formula checks. I think every expecting mom should sign up for free formula samples. (Websites are below; some OB-GYN offices also can help you sign up. ) Why? Even if you plan to breastfeed (which is the best way to feed your baby for the […]

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Newborn Layette

Moneysaver Tip: Try to find free/cheap newborn-size clothing. Do not spend a lot of money on newborn clothing. Most babies grow very quickly out of newborn size (size N/NB.) We borrowed all our N-sized clothing from SimpleGuy’s big sis, who’s had three babies. The only thing we bought in size N was Baby’s going-home-from-the-hospital outfit. […]

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Baby Diaper Count

Here is my data on how many diapers Baby used for the first six months year and a half of life. I can’t say this is how many diapers you will use with your baby, but it gives you a good idea of what to plan for. This is for a baby born 8 lbs, […]

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Stockpile Diapers

UPDATE: I found this video that confirms what I wrote. Guess I’m a Krazy Coupon Lady. Here are some options for stocking up on diapers: If you plan to use coupons regularly, stock up on Pampers and Huggies in Sizes 1 and 2 from CVS, Walgreens and/or Target. It was not uncommon to see .15c […]

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