A GREAT money Saver

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So I know that we are ALL having money difficulties and I found a great way to save some money on an item we all use every day. I make my own baby wipes. It is so easy and saves me a ton of money. I can make a three month supply of wipes for what the price of two weeks of commercial wips. It is really super easy and really is worth the extra time. These wips end up super soft and work great.





2 Cups Boiled Water

2 Tablespoons baby wash (what ever you use for bath time)

2 teaspoons baby oil

Bounty or Brawny Paper towels (or any other cloth like brand or they fall apart on you)



mix all liquid ingredents together and pour over paper towel...remove center of papertowel after liquid has soaked through. store in air tight container.

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it is such a small amount that it really doesnt irritate the skin...i started making my own wipes because my youngest could not use commercial wipes. he had a really bad reaction to everything i used.

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Samantha - posted on 12/07/2009

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If you chose to not use soap, pure vegetable glycerin is a great substitute.

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someone asked what to store them in...i've heard of a lot of people cutting the roll of paper towels in half first...so they're easier to store.



in my experiance you have to be careful with storing these. They need to be in a cooler place. Someone gave them to me as a gift and we had them stored in a spare bedroom and they got hot and then cold repeatedly and started to mildew or something (they turned black on the edges...so either mildew or mold). Other than that they are GREAT :)

C. - posted on 12/07/2009

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My only thing is the soap.. Using soap on a baby without actually rinsing the soap off usually causes irritation, especially if they have sensitive skin.
Is there a way to get around it? Otherwise I think it's a brilliant idea.

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Quoting Autumn:



Quoting Kristy:

What do you store these in? Paper towels are obviously larger than baby wipes containers so I am curious. Thanks for this tip!!! I will definitely try this..I have 8 month old twin girls that use quite a lot of wipes these days, ha.






I store them in a rubbermaid storage container...they fit well in one of the long containers





Thanks Autumn!

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Quoting Kristy:

What do you store these in? Paper towels are obviously larger than baby wipes containers so I am curious. Thanks for this tip!!! I will definitely try this..I have 8 month old twin girls that use quite a lot of wipes these days, ha.



I store them in a rubbermaid storage container...they fit well in one of the long containers

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What do you store these in? Paper towels are obviously larger than baby wipes containers so I am curious. Thanks for this tip!!! I will definitely try this..I have 8 month old twin girls that use quite a lot of wipes these days, ha.

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