Abby’s Lane~BumGenius 4.0 Review & Giveaway! *CLOSED*

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Abby’s Lane: A Cloth Diapering Store and More!

I first came across Abby’s Lane while perusing other blogs for some good diaper reviews.  As I read a review on Abby’s Lane on two magical words caught my eye “FREE Shipping”.  Free or discounted shipping is so hard to come across in the small online retail shops, particularly cloth diapering shops.  Abby’s Lane offers Free Shipping on all US orders (no minimum!).  I made my first purchase that very day!

Here is a little about Abby’s Lane from owner Stephanie Daniel:

Hello! Welcome to Abby’s Lane, a unique boutique offering products to make your parenting experience enjoyable and a little closer to nature.  I am Stephanie, owner and founder of Abby’s Lane, which opened in September of 2004, we are currently located in Northern Virginia. My husband, Phillip, and I are proud parents to our 3 beautiful daughters and one little son.
Our cloth diaper journey began when Abby was 3 months old, Camille, Lucy and Sebastian have been cloth diapered from birth. I was a reluctant participant at first, I believed the myth that cloth diapering is messy, messy, and…well…messy! I assure you that is entirely false! Cloth diapering has been the most wonderful experience, and if my husband is an advocate, anyone can do it! The products I carry at Abby’s Lane are carefully chosen to make your cloth diapering experience an easy and enjoyable one.
Stephanie Daniel

One of the wonders of Abby’s Lane is the phenomenal customer service.  Have a question?  Stephanie is on it!  Something is not right with your order, Stephanie will email you immediately.  Anytime I’ve emailed Abby’s Lane I’ve received a response in fewer than 24 hours.  Another thing that astounds me about Abby’s Lane is their selection.  Abby’s Lane selection is really something you’ll have to see to believe.  They carry anything a cloth diapering mama could need and more.  For those mamas who don’t cloth diaper Abby’s Lane has a wonderful selection of baby slings, baby legwarmers, shoes, and more!

UV Protection Moby Wrap, On Sale Now!
Pediped Couture

As part of my review Stephanie sent me a BumGenius 4.0 to review.  This is the very first one-size diaper I’ve tried.  I’ve always been a little hesitant about one-size diapers because I’m all about the trim fit.  After using the diaper I’ll say that this is definitely our bulkiest diaper.  Having said that I will also say that if anything will make The Husband a complete convert to cloth it might just be the one-size pocket diaper.  He is all about ease, efficiency, and economy.  The BumGenius 4.0 scores high in all three of those.  They are super easy to stuff, quick to put on (this is very important for the daddies who have less practice at diaper changes than the mommies), and, at only $17.95 for a diaper that will last approx. from birth to potty training, are a great deal.

The BumGenius was also a perfect nighttime diaper for us.  The diaper comes with a one-size snap-down insert and a newborn insert/doubler (another part of the great value).  Because Little Brother’s bum has proven extremely sensitive I add an addition layer of microfleece to the diaper at night and in the morning the diaper is filled, but his bum is still dry.

One thing I have to add about the new BumGenius colors is that they are super light–much lighter than they look in the pictures.  The diaper Little Brother has on, “Sweet”, is the same diaper that is shown above.

The diaper even accommodates that BIG BELLY

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For my readers who live in the Northern VA/DC/MD and West VA areas, you’ll be excited to learn that as of mid January Abby’s Lane will also run a storefront where you can shop all for all your cloth diapering needs to your heart’s content.

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GIVEAWAY: Abby’s Lane is giving one lucky reader a $10 gift credit to use in her store!

Here are the RULES:

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Mandatory Entry (must be done before the extra entries):

1. Visit Abby’s Lane and find something you would use your $10 gift credit for if you won.  You must leave the link to the item in your comment. (1 entry)

Extra Entries (after the mandatory entry has been completed): If you already do these things that counts too!

2. Follow my blog publicly via Google Friend Connect (1 entry)

3. Subscribe to Oh So Savvy Mom by email. Submit your email address in the box on the upper right of the page.  You must confirm your subscription. (1 entry)
4. Follow Abby’s Lane on twitter. (1 entry)

5. Follow me on twitter, be sure to leave your twitter name, and tweet the following. (1 entry) May be tweeted once a day for an additional entry each day.

#win a Gift Certificate to @abbyslane ! Open to US and Canada. @ohsosavvymom . Ends 1/3 #giveaway #clothdiapers

6. Refer a friend to the giveaway.  In order for this to be a valid entry your friend must enter (make a comment) and let me know that you referred them.  You must then come back and leave a comment stating that you referred that person. (3 entries per referral)

7. Put my button on your blog or put my blog on your blog roll. Please leave a link to the page where you put it.  (3 entries)

8. Enter any of my other giveaways (there will be more to come).  When commenting please state which giveaway you entered.  (1 entry per additional giveaway)

Giveaway will end on 1/3 at 11:59 MST and is open to US and Canada.  Please note, Canada will be subject to airmail shipping costs and certain product restrictions.

Disclosure:  In order to give an accurate review of Abby’s Lane I was provided a product to review.  No monetary compensation was given.  All reviews expressed are my own.

About Amy @ Oh So Savvy Mom

Amy is mom to three, wife to one, and a sister and aunt to many. Her family is a former military family now settled in Lehi, Utah. Oh So Savvy Mom began as a way for Amy to share parenting and product advice with others. Just as she has evolved, Oh So Savvy Mom has evolved into a resource for Healthy Living for Families, Food, Parenting, and Family Travel.