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LampinKain Giveaway

Another locally-made cloth diaper, proudly manufactured all in Malaysia. 2 years has been operating and now, more add-on nice printed cloth diapers are available, thus LampinKain is holding it’s first giveaway to celebrate their 2nd Anniversary.

I’m joining in just in the nick of time as today, is the last day of this giveaway. So, what’s the prizes?

They are :
1st Place – 1 LampinKain OS Pocket Diaper – print of your choice (in-stock)
2nd Place – 1 LampinKain OS Pocket Diaper – solid color of your choice (in-stock)
3rd Place – RM50 Voucher for purchases at LampinKain.com

For more details of this giveaway, hop-on to :

http://lampinkain2u.blogspot.com/2010/07/lampinkain-giveaway-contest.html

And to visit LampinKain online store, hop-on to :

http://lampinkain.com

Also, LampinKain’s blog, just hop-on to :

http://lampinkain2u.blogspot.com

Hanz’s : I’m wishing to be the lucky ones. Support Malaysian-made products! Yeah!!!

August 25, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Hanz in Contest, Lifestyle on Green Living | 1 Comment

Review on Bamboolite Fitted Cloth Diaper

Note :
On the left side is CM TrueFit Fitted Lite – Velcro Closure
(suitable for daytime use and light-wetter)
On the right side is CM TrueFit Fitted Premium – Snap Closure
(suitable for nightime use, outings and heavy-wetter)

What I Like : Made from bamboo fabric mostly as the name goes by, this cloth diaper is very, very soft to baby’s skin. It’s an answer for solution of nappy rash for some babies.

This is the second brand of fitted type that I try
and the fact it is locally made (manufactured in China), I have to say that it is satisfying. Thumbs up for manufacturer of Bamboolite as making fitted type of cloth diapers available in Malaysia, as locally-made fitted is hard to come by. Absorption wise is good for medium-wetter like my lil tot, Hambali and both have been used for nighttime, approximately 8 to 10 hours, despite only prep washed twice for both types and are soaking wet aftr usage, no leaking and no fussiness from my Hambali and does not disrupt his sleeping because of wetness. It just feels slightly damp to his skin, which is very natural to him as he has been cloth almost his entire life. It is quite generous in size too, ample room for chunky thigh baby like Hambali.

I was a bit skeptical of the form of this diaper as fitted with pocket is quite unlikely for the acceptable form of fitted. Somehow, that’s the beauty of it because you can opt either to put the soaker inside the pocket or just lay in. Only then the microfiber side, do ensure that it does not touching the baby’s skin. In a way you can customise the absorption by how you fold the soaker or to add on booster. The array of colours provided are eye-catching too. It is worth your money definitely.

What I dislike : It takes a bit long to dry both soaker and shell (outer). The setting of size as it is onesize type using the elastic band method may be quite confusing for newbies but on the other hand, without row of snaps for size setting, this cloth diaper has a clean finishing.

Obtain from : Going Green Biz

Also available at : MyCheekyBoo.com, Lovely Goody and of course from the manufacturer itself, Bamboolite.com


Disclaimer : Reviews based on personal usage to my lil toddler. Not a paid reviews or Advertorial Chat.

August 25, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Hanz's Products Reviews, Lifestyle on Green Living, Lifestyle on Parenting | Leave a comment

CLOTH DIAPERING CHIT-CHAT (BORAK SANTAI) GATHERING IS ON!

Sticky Mode till 7th August, 2010

Salam Jumaat Chit-chatters! (that includes silent readers too!) :-)

Referring to my earlier CHAT, I am so happy and excited that we will have our very first Chit-chat (Borak Santai) on Cloth Diapering. Details as follows:-

Date : 8th of August (Sunday)

Time : 4 – 6 in the evening

Venue : Wisma Bling Lustre, No. 47, Jalan Meranti Jaya 3/1, Tanming Boulevard, Taman Meranti Jaya, Puchong.

By Who : Hanz

Fee : RM15 (Notes & Snacks included) on that day itself / per person or per husband & wife.

Who should attend : Anybody who likes to know more about cloth diapering, just started cloth diapering and even Cloth-Diaper Addicted like Hanz!

Medium : Malay + English + Bahasa Rojak

Topics to chit-chat :
Why parents must favour cloth diaper?
How to start cloth diapering for newbies
Getting to know all types of cloth diapers and its accessories
Caring your cloth diapers
Making Cloth Diapering Journey suits your lifestyle

This chit-chat gathering is very informal. Please feel free to bombarded me with many questions on that day itself and and if I unable answer your inquiries, I can always refer to other Cloth Mamas later. Oh, even if you attend this & have some tips & tricks, I bet me & other moms would love to hear that.

This is sharing session for everyone. Let’s make it happen!

P/ S : Leave your registration in the comment (vis-a-vis) and please leave your email address for further contacts by me.

Updates : Even if you don’t confirm on attending, you are most welcome to attend. Fee still is a must. You can bring your husband, children and friends. Only then, please ensure no interruption like noise or whatsoever. Thanks!
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August 7, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Hanz in Meet-Gather, Hanz's Tips, Lifestyle on Green Living, Lifestyle on Parenting | 15 Comments

10 Things I Learnt from our Cloth Diapering Journey

Actually, there’s more than 10 but for some warming-up, here I rest my case..ooppss..I meant my sharing..

1. Before purchasing cloth diaper for the first time, source them out from reliable seller and do inquire things that you unsure of.

2. Each baby is unique likewise your baby would be too. So, there is an existence of many, many types of cloth diapers that would soon be the one that suits your baby. Unlike disposable diapers which is too generic and stressed that your baby must have the same cut like the rest of the baby. Boring!

3. It is good to mingle and get together with other cloth diaper mamas. Besides, exchanging story on cloth diapers, you get to swap and buy from each other. Like Barter system or happily try brands that you would likely to add so preloved is your best bet for trial.

4. Cloth diapering is a lesson in disguise. It is an early exposure on teaching your baby to make decision. You won’t have that priviledge with disposable dipes as each piece is the same. Lure your little toddler to the cloth diaper storage and asked you lil tot to pick cloth diaper that he wants to wear on that nappy change is such a thrill.

5. Treat your baby’s cloth diaper washing task like washing your laundry and voila! you found it is not hassle after all. Provided you know there are rules not meant to be broken.

6. Your other half was reluctant when you prompt to cloth diaper? Keep your mouth shut initially for sometime and sooner or later, you see that he would be excited as you, if not bit, it could be more. Heemmm..a bit on financial evidence is better.

7. Don’t stick to just one type and one brand of cloth diaper. Be adventurous!

8. Indulging in cloth diaper is good as long you stick to your main objective prior to your cloth diapering. But, if being one cloth-diaper addicted is not a burden and never make you feel guilty, then why not? Who cares? It’s your money after all.

9. Why give up so fast when something is not right when you cloth diapering? There’s always a solution and alternatives. Seek other cloth diaper expertise’s advises and ask around for tips and tricks.

10. You will enjoy cloth diapering when you know the TIPS and TRICKS!


Non-cloth diaper Mama : So what’s the tips and tricks, Hanz?

Hanz : Just come to Wisma Bling Lustre,
this Sunday evening around 4 pm and I tell you the rest!
Happy TGIF everyone! ;)
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August 6, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Hanz's Tips, Lifestyle on Green Living, Lifestyle on Parenting | 2 Comments

Siapa berminat nak attend chit-chat Cloth Diapering?

STICKY MODE till 25th July, 2010

Me ada satu passion. Selain suka chameleon dan bercita-cita nak bela chameleon, me juga suka Cloth Diaper. Memanglah bukan me yang pakai, tapi suka tengok my Baby Hambali yang pakai. Me rajin basuh, belek-belek, masukkan insert dalam poket, rajin mengushar CD, rajin buat self-research, rajin jawab soalan pasal CD dan tidak dilupakan rajin juga membeli.

Oleh sebab itu, me rasa sudah tiba masanya me nak buat meet-up, ala2 get-together, macam sembang-sembang tu kan untuk semua peminat CD! Eh, bukan peminat CD sajer, yang penting pada sesiapa yang mahu tahu lebih lanjut pasal CD, segalanyer tentang DUNIA CD-ing, mari kita sama2 kemukakan pada Hanz! Eih, Hanz itu bukan me ker?

Why nak buat ni?

Out out my passion, out of my concern & simply sharing! Ooopsss..gini ceritanyer…me receive quite of numbers Qs dalam email, FB, face-to-face dan segala bentuk soalan pasal CD-ing ni. Tak semua orang boleh jadi macam Hanz, gi berguru CD sendiri jer! (Perasanlah tu!) No..itu memang kenyataan sebenarnyer coz itulah me, my character, kalu me minat pasal sesuatu, me akan go all out cari ilmu sebanyak dan sebaik mungkin. (Eih, ni nak cerita pasal aper ni?)

Anyway, me sangat-sangat memahami tentang sesetengah ibu-ibu di luar sana, ada yang berhajat nak ber-CD tapi tak tahu bagaimana dan dengan saper nak rujuk. Nak rujuk dengan penjual CD? Ada penjual CD yang sangat berhemah dan sangat membantu dan ada juga yang bo-layan jer. Betul tak? Ada tu pula sekadar nak jual produk dia jer. Tapi dalam DUNIA CD ni sebenarnya luas. Banyak yang boleh dipelajari (macam kat sekolahlah pulak!) dan sebenarnya banyak kebaikan dan kelebihan kita boleh dapat dalam ber-CD ni. Cuma nak kena tahu caranya. (Eh, Hanz nak kongsi tips ker?) Dan, sebenarnya tak susah mana pun ber-CD ni.

Dah ramai kengkawan yang menggalakkan me buat chit-chat ala2 workshop ni dan ada yang dah beritahu nak attend. So, why not?

So, how about U? Berminat? Me bukan nak jual mana2 brand CD tau, just me akan bawa few collections untuk contoh, me buat nota sempoi sambil kita sembang-sembang dan kunyah biskut.

Kalu berminat, tinggalkan tanda minat tu kat entry ni ya. PLEASE tinggalkan email address, senang me nak further contact. Bolehlah jugak kasi tahu apa yang akan dijangka dan expectation dalam chit-chat ni, so boleh me prepare. Kalau ada banyak soalan lagi bagus, just kasi tahu,ok? Maybe small fee akan chargeable just nak cover modal air liur Hanz, nota sempoi dan sewa tempat. Cepat tau! Kasi tahu kat kengkawan jugak. Akan dibuat sebelum bulan Ramadhan…insyaAllah…
MUCHAS GRACIAS!

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July 22, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Hanz in Meet-Gather, Hanz's Tips, Lifestyle on Green Living | 10 Comments

Nabila House – Unleash Natural Beauty lies within naturally

The first thing that you tend to notice when you browse Nabila House website is the availability of wonderful essences by the Perfume For All (PFA). Rather purchasing designer perfume of your favourite at high prices, Nabila House offers the similar essences at a fraction of a cost and satisfying longer lasting smell . Being an authorized dealer of PFA since 2006, these nice perfumes has no water and alcohol added to it and available for Women, Men and Unisex selections. Currently on offer is FREE postage with your purchase of PFA purchases (terms and conditions apply) for delivery in Peninsular Malaysia.

Out of her passion on natural products ranging from skin care, personal care and health care, Noradlina Abdullah, the owner of Nabila House stress on the importance of bringing in for everyone a quality and affordable price plus enjoyable online shopping experience. The line of products available use natural sources and without animal testing.

The VCare range of products for Skin Care that available are Day Cream, Exfoliating Gel, Facial Toner, Hand & Body Lotion, Makeup Remover, Night Cream, Refining Serum, Revitalizing Mask and Soothing Eye Cream.

And for Personal Care, VCare range also has Facial Cleanser, Hair Nourish Cream, Moisturizing Shampoo, Refreshing Body Gel and Scalpcare Shampoo.

If you are looking for naturally source supplement, under Health Care, Nabila House offers Jia Hor, Lu Chun and Yung Kien range of products.

Even there is something for your baby too which is Organic Baby Care by the well-known brand Buds Organic Care.

Do take a peek as well at the Special Selection category at Nabila House as those limited edition products will be offered in certain period with fantastic prices.

Rest assured for fantastic online customer service to be received by Nabila House as they are nothing new to the online business, having to sell online products since year 2006, using forum, eBay, local classified ads and blogs. In 2008, Noradlina decided that a one stop center for natural products should be borned and have their own place in the web.

So, if you are looking for one stop online shop of naturally source products, select Nabila House for ease and comfort of products that would be reached at your doorstep.

Disclaimer : This is an advertorial chat. Nabila House is one of the sponsors of TheHoneybunch Giveaway : The New You!

July 20, 2010 Posted by | Hanz on Advertorial Chat, Hanz's Products Reviews, Lifestyle on Beauty and Feminity, Lifestyle on Green Living | Leave a comment

What is The Green Pocket Laundry Ball?

Many, many, many years ago, our great great grandmothers & mothers used natural things found from nature to clean clothes. That was before the existence of detergent.

It is back. People are consuming and utilising the next best thing by nature by opting more to naturally made products or the most organic & safest to your environment.

How The Green Pocket (TGP) Laundry Ball works?


TGP generates
strong infrared rays wavelength to break the bond between molecules, enabling the individual water molecules to penetrate into the fabric. The water is also highly charged with negative ions. The dirt, which is positively charged, is attracted to the individual water molecules and is flushed out with the water during the rinse cycle.

Why you must consider switching to TGP?

  • Wash Clothes without using detergent

There is no remaining chemical detergent residue in the cloth and fibre; therefore it does not cause any skin problem for those who may be allergic or irritated. Natural pH 6.8 is good for your skin as normal detergent pH13 is harmful to body.

  • Good for clothes fabric

It protects the oxidation and discoloration of fabric caused by chlorine in the city water and helps to retain the elasticity of fabric. As TGP contains antibiotic agents; it eliminates the mould, pathogenic organisms, and unpleasant odours, while it activates water and increases the cleaning power. So, it is not necessary to add bleaching agents, fabric softeners and other washing additives. Plus, you will experience tangle-free laundry.

  • Cost saving

Save water and save on cleaning agents. TGP last 3 years, with usage once a day, estimated lasted for 1000 wash. Calculate how much you save by comparing the cost of detergent, fabric softener, bleach and others times 3 years.

  • Eco-friendly

Made from biodegradeble material, it is harmless to the environment.

Mie Vie of Mummy’s Reviews has reviewed this product. Read it HERE

Hanz’s : Join my current giveaway and you can get a chance to win this awesome laundry ball.

Source : The Green Pocket Biz. (http://www.thegreenpocket.biz)


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July 14, 2010 Posted by | Hanz's Products Reviews, Lifestyle on Green Living, The Honeybunch Giveaway, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Perhaps threaten by Cloth Diapers phenomenal, Huggies came out with this

Too tired of looking at the same old boring, plain white colours splattered with tiny cartoon sometimes on your baby’s disposable diapers? Not much choices out there for you, right?

Perhaps, this is your answer. Let’s see, some visual images can explain clearly what I’m chatting about here.

WAIT!!!!
Are you serious that you are tempted to get this for your baby?

We the smart moms (no offence to anyone) will never get herself influential by this ad gimmick and this so-called limited edition new diapers by Huggies. Enough with the much-laden chemicals in the boring, plain sposies and now, we want to add more chemicals harsh by God-knows what colourings chemicals content in there? Take note on the health perspective of what you put on to your baby’s bum.

Disposable diapers contain traces of Dioxin, an extremely toxic by-product of the paper-bleaching process. Found in disposable diapers and disposable sanitary pads.It is a carcinogenic chemical, listed by the EPA as the most toxic of all cancer-linked chemicals. It is banned in most countries, but not the U.S..1

Also contain Tributyl-tin (TBT) – a toxic pollutant known to cause hormonal problems in humans and animals.2

Also contain sodium polyacrylate, a type of super absorbent polymer (SAP), which becomes a gel-like substance when wet. A similar substance had been used in super-absorbency tampons until the early 1980s when it was revealed that the material increased the risk of toxic shock syndrome by increasing absorbency and improving the environment for the growth of toxin-producing bacteria.3

In May 2000, the Archives of Disease in Childhood published research showing that scrotal temperature is increased in boys wearing disposable diapers, and that prolonged use of disposable diapers will blunt or completely abolish the physiological testicular cooling mechanism important for normal spermatogenesis.18

We choose cloth diapers not just because it is healthier choices but it’s nice to look with non-limited choices of prints out there for you to try on.

Think again, smart mommies!!

Hanz’s : Delirious happy because if Huggies went all out to come out with this kind of diapers, it means only one thing! The number of cloth diapers consumers keep increasing day by day!!! Keep on going Cloth Mamas!!!

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July 13, 2010 Posted by | Adore CLOTH DIAPERING, Lifestyle on Green Living, Lifestyle on Parenting | 3 Comments

Fakta menarik tentang Chameleon


Hasil surfing, reading….berikut fakta yang me dapat. Read on…


Ada 160 jenis spesis Chameleon daripada Africa, Spain, Madagascar, Portugal, Asia, Sri Lanka dan merata lagi
.


Anggota badannya mixed-up by kaki yang berkuku mencengkam kuat mcam burung kakak tua, kepala berbonjol seperti bertanduk, kelopak mata yang bercantum tapi berlubang sedikit untuk melihat dan lidah yang sangat panjang sehingga melebihi badannya.


Chameleon tak ada telinga jadi kemungkinan dia pekak macam ular. Tapi ada yang mengatakan chameleon mendengar melalui getaran menggunakan tulangnya.

Chameleon boleh ditemui baik di hutan tropika, hutan savannah, di pergunungan malahan di gurun.

Kepantasan lidah chamaleon semasa menjulur keluar lebih kurang 26 kali ganda badannya, tak terjangkau kepantasan mata manusia. Di dasar lidahnya ada tulang memudahkannya menangkap si mangsa.

Sungguhpun matanya bercantum kelopak atas dan bawah, bebola matanya boleh berputar 360 darjah, menjadikan matanya boleh fokus 2 objek berlainan berhampiran serentak dengan jelas.


Hampir kesemua jenis chameleon boleh berubah-ubah warna kulitnya mengikut alam sekelilingnya untuk samaran. Chameleon boleh menjadi warna pink, hijau, biru, kelabu, hitam, oren, kuning, merah, cokelat dan berwarna-warni. Ada juga berubah warna mengikut fisiologi kendiri chameleon itu sendiri.


Chameleon makan serangga seperti mentadak-mentadu, cengkerik dan belalang. Diet paling penting mesti ada vitamin dan mineral. Banyak lagi fakta menarik tentang chameleon, kalau nak tahu, google sendiri.

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July 8, 2010 Posted by | Hanz's Collectibles and Hobbies, Lifestyle on Green Living | 6 Comments

Theraphy to my eyes & skin

This is my NEW HOBBY.
Well, not exactly a new hobby but aahh..
it is such a THERAPEUTIC!!


Just got those three yesterday evening by fluffy mail from MyCheekyBoo.
Adding more to the current collection that I have….

Nice to look at!

Ditch those tissue & paper napkins!

Soft to your skin!

Kind to Mother Earth!

Still not enough for me…I’m getting more & more & more….

SAY YES TO GREEN LIVING!!!

Hanz’s : Happy TGIF everyone!!!

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June 4, 2010 Posted by | Hanz on Random Matters, Hanz's Collectibles and Hobbies, Lifestyle on Green Living | 10 Comments