Friday, April 30, 2010

Heading to the Party

My first week at Aflac is done. It's been exhausting and fun and scary and did I mention exhausting? I'm kind of working 12 hours a day right now because I have so much to do. Next week I start attending my formal training classes and there are pre-requisites that I need to have done before I go. If I'd had last week off I probably would have taken more time to prepare ahead of time, but it is what it is.

I'm still amazed that there are some people out there (not that I'll name any names *grin*) who aren't really sure what Aflac does. But I suppose if you've never been a policy holder you wouldn't make it a priority to find out, right? :)

I've been a policy holder for 8 years since they first offered it at my last job. I started with the Accident policy and paid less than $15 a month. We definitely got our money's worth - hubby had to have surgery on his shoulder after an unsuccessful pull-up attempt. heh Our policy paid well over $1,000 (I just can't remember the exact amount). And then last year when my Trooper Bear bit my finger I got $190 - I didn't even need stitches, but the policy would have paid even more if stitchers had been required. All of this was cash directly to us, with no involvment of our health insurance company at all.

Last year after Marshal was born I signed us up for the Cancer policy, the Hospital Intensive Care policy, and of course the Accident policy...because we are a bit accident prone in this family and with a new baby I'm sure we'll have our fair share.

He just looks like trouble doesn't he? hee hee 7 months old!!!

So our premiums have obviously gone up - the Cancer policy is the most expensive, but also pays out a lot if any of us is diagnosed with cancer. My dad died at the age of 36 from colon cancer and my mother in law is still fighting Leukemia so for us it's definitely piece of mind.

I added the Hospital Intensive Care policy because it covers accidents and sick leave...and if I'm not mistaken the Accident policy will pay in addition to the Hospital I.C. plan. And if we'd had the Hospital plan a year before Marshal was born I believe that we would have been paid for his time spent in the NicU (live and learn I suppose). There's two other Hospital plans (Confinment and Confinment Sickness) but for us the I.C. plan seemed the most logical.

I'll probably write more about things as I'm learning all the details. If anything looks interesting I definitely encourage you to find an agent in your area - you can sign up as an individual/family or, if your company offers it, you can sign up during open enrollment. If your company doesn't, ask your HR department (or whoever makes those decisions) if they would consider it. =) And if you're in Washington - feel free to contact me. *grin*

In the meantime...I have to put on my cowboy boots and get to the big state meeting. It's theme is Barnyard Bash and I have to tell ya - I'm not THAT excited. It's only my first week and I'm expected to get up on stage with my 'team' and make a fool of myself. Oh yeah...can't wait! =)

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Date Night Was Great!

Hubby and I had a day to ourselves last Saturday. Marshal went to the nanny's to hang out with her grand daughter (he apparently has several girlfriends...she has several granddaughters). We took a nap late morning (and yes, we both actually SLEPT...we're exhausted...we almost wanted to keep sleeping and skip the movie but we'd already bought the tickets onl ine) and then headed to the movie theater. I was so excited to see this movie - one of the reasons I wrote the review the other day with the preview trailer.

I LOVED the movie. Hubby, not so much. He didn't hate it, but it definitely wasn't his favorite...although he did giggle a few times (I love it when he giggles). I laughed so hard in parts of it that I had tears in my eyes. I could relate SO much to the story of a married couple stuck in a rut.

Some of the scenes were not family friendly although compared to some movies pretty tame. One scene has Tina Fey dressing up as a Stripper, although she's a "mom" stripper so it's a modest outfit (you know, for strippers). It was a really funny scene though.

The plot isn't all that deep, but that's what makes it fun. There's no real deep thought required...just sit back and enjoy.

If you love Steve Carrel (I do!) and Tina Fey (she was great) I recommend seeing this movie. If I hadn't had gift cards, and a buy one get one free coupon, we probably would have waited for it to come out on video. See it at the matinee time or wait for the DVD. It's a great movie - and would be a great Saturday night with a big bowl of popcorn stay in the house movie. :)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Jewelry for Me!

In between dealing with a cry baby boy and stressing about my new job, I've made myself a couple pieces of jewelry. [Oh, and repairing jewelry for others ... Kelly - I'm almost ready to ship out your jewelry!] =)

I bought these gorgeous stones at the Rings and Things show my mom and I went to the other weekend. I'm not really sure exactly what they are - the tag said "dyed Aqua" but that really means nothing to me. All I know is the moment I saw these stones I knew exactly what I wanted to design with them.

The strand came graduated, which was super helfpul, and I saved two of the smallest beads for earrings. I think the largest center stone is at least 15 mm if not bigger.

Then I finally finished this Labradorite and Apatite stone necklace. Two different shapes of Labradorite and large round Apatite stones. This Apatite is not the best quality, but it has a gorgeous deep teal blue color and I think that it really brings out the blue in the Labradorite (wish my photos showed the Labradorite flash better).

I may have to make something similar for my mom...she really liked it when I showed it to her. :)

Hope you like these two pieces (well, four including earrings)...I plan to make myself several more sets of necklaces and earrings to wear to my new job. I think I need some thing red now.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I Think I'm a Voyuer

I think I've figured out why I enjoy Facebook so much. I enjoy knowing what is going on in other people's lives. All my life I've enjoyed looking in other people's windows - and NO I don't mean like a sick peeping Tom kind of thing.

I just like seeing what is going they decorate and set their house up...basic things like that. And Facebook is kind of voyueristic, although with people's permission and help in looking at their lives.

While running a bunch of errands last Wednesday I found myself updating my Facebook status with pretty mundane things while hanging out at the tire place, getting my hair cut, at the bank, etc. Who cares? I mean really who cares what I'm doing on my errands. Or when I am riding the bus home.

But...I care. I love reading about someone's new haircut or what they're having for dinner (yes, I posted about the Chicken Parm my hubby was delicious!). I find it interesting. So I guess that sort of makes me a voyuer of sorts. :)

And it might explain why I love reality shows so much. heh

Monday, April 26, 2010

New Kid on the Block

It's the big day...I start my brand new job. One where I will need to learn a whole new set of skills and not rely on my comfortable skills. Talk about going outside the box. I'm not quite sure what I was thinking when I made this decision but that's the beauty of God. He leads me to do things that I would never consider on my own...or that I would just not think about.

I'm going to be a sales person. Ew! I still can't fully comprehend it. But I'm thankful that the company I've joined is awesome and I can be proud to say that I sell Aflac!!!! =) It's my hope that the enthusiasm I have for the product comes through and makes me not so much a sales person but a business partner for people.

I remember a couple of years ago talking to one of my coworkers about our Aflac policy and she said I should sell it. I laughed them and never thought about it again. I just loved the product and we'd needed to use it (and used it again after that) so it didn't feel like 'selling' ... because I wasn't.

Does that make any sense whatsoever?

So as my first day begins I get to meet new coworkers, dress in business clothes (something I haven't done in at least 5 years), and learn new things. Scary...and exciting at the same time. =)

Thursday, April 22, 2010


My son makes me see things with a whole new perspective. Simple things are fascinating. From pancake turners to Tupperware lids. He stares and turns things around and laughs.

Pure Happiness!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Springtime Earrings

They took me over a week to make, even though they're very simple, but I'm happy with how they turned out.

What do you think? I got the sterling silver flowers at the Rings and Things bead show last weekend. And "found" the two different Rose Quartz beads in my supplies. I have so much stuff that finding things is typical. =)

I haven't posted them in my shop yet...I need to take actual photos. These are just quickies taken at my desk (on my Aflac folder hahaha).


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

I Can't Believe I Won!

I'd like to thank all those who never gave up on me.


Okay, seriously...I'm totally jazzed to have won this great contest over at Freaky Frugality. I'm SO excited!!! I've seen commercials and ads for it and it looks like a really great family movie. And miss Freaky herself gave it a great review. =)

Thank you SO much Rebecca for hosting a great contest and proving that the underdog CAN win!

hee hee hee

Monday, April 19, 2010

I Can See Clearly Now!

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If we could afford it, and I wasn't in the middle of changing jobs, I would seriously consider getting Lasiks eye surgery. I never would have thought about it before Marshal came. But the little stinker thinks my glasses are fascinating and likes to put his hand right smack dab in the middle of them. *sigh*

Imagine never having to fumble for my "eyes" in the morning. Being able to see where I'm walking in the middle of the night.

Don't get me wrong, I really love my glasses - how could I not? They're pink Coach with sparkly crystals on the sides. They're pure bling. But it sure would be nice to not HAVE to wear them.

I really hope that Abbott Medical Optics Inc. (AMO), a global leader in laser vision correction, holds another "You Gotta See This" iLASIK Video Contest in the future. People made videos to show how improved vision could improve their lives for the chance to win some slammin' prizes, including a $5,000 Grand Prize. I missed out on this one, but here are the winners from this year's contest.

$5,000 Grand Prize
You Gotta See This Music Video” by Alex

Category 1: My Contacts Are Getting In The Way Of My Good Time
First Prize: “You Gotta Be Kidding Me! A True Story” by Robbo (HDTV package — a $2,500 value)
Second Prize: “Contacts Stink” by windysail (Flip UltraHD™ camcorder — a $199.99 value)

Category 2: My Favorite Sport Or Activity Would Be So Much Cooler With Better Vision
First Prize: “iLASIK Would Make Surfing More Enjoyable” by jhbmw007 (HDTV package)
Second Prize: “Foggy Riding” by Snowman (Flip UltraHD camcorder)

Category 3: You Should See Life After The iLASIK® Procedure
First Prize: “Orbs Of Perfection” by Danny V (HDTV package)
Second Prize: “Army LASIK” by ahowalton (Flip UltraHD camcorder)

Hubby had Lasik before he became a Trooper, but I doubt he'd have entered a iLASIK Video Contest. He's just too shy. I'd totally do one, but I'm not super creative when it comes to things like that. Although I think I'd have to have the "I Can See Clearly Now" song in's now stuck in my head!

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Nearly There and Moving On

Nearly one third of my life has been spent in the employment of my current job. Wow...that's so weird. When I started there, at the ripe old age of 21, it was one of the best places to work in the state (ranked by whoever ranks these things) and number 11 or 12 in the country of mid sized companies by Fortune 500. Somehow I don't think we made the list the last few years. I certainly didn't give it a good review the last time I was asked.

When I started it was just switching over from being entirely family owned to being sold to a large insurance company. The former owner/CEO was retiring and stepping down and the new CEO was a current employee who was awesome. A few years though and he too was stepping down as CEO and a new associate took the reigns. I didn't think he was so bad, but others weren't so pleased with his performance or decisions.

One of those decisions that he had been trying to push was moving the company's headquarters to Seattle. He left the company before that decision could be implemented, but last year it finally did come down from yet another new CEO ... moving to Seattle.

The commute from where I live now to Seattle would take at least 60 minutes and some days 90 to 120 minutes depending on traffic. That's one way by the way. Taking the train wouldn't make it much better since I would still have to drive halfway there and then the train had to make a couple more stops before dropping me off far enough from the new headquarters to require a hike or a bus.

After I was back from maternity leave last December I knew I wasn't long for the company. I met with our Aflac agent to sign up for a Cancer policy and update our Accident policies and the rest is history. I asked her how she liked her job ... and now I am an Aflac agent!!! I start officially with my new office, which is only 10 minutes from my house, on April 26. Woohoo!

In the meantime, my last day at my current job is this Friday and I'm sort of sad. I've had panic attacks when in the office this week. But I'm not yet sad. I will miss my coworkers who are absolutely wonderful. But the company itself has gone from one that I am proud to work for to one that I roll my eyes at ... I no longer believe their mission statement or their so called ethics claims (or their claim to put employees first). I see the new CEO as out for only a buck and no matter what his words are, his actions speak much louder.

It's sad really. In general it is still a good company filled with hard working, dedicated people who want it to succeed. I will miss them a ton.

But I had to do what's right for me and my family. Working for Aflac is going to allow me to truly be my own boss. Yes, selling jewelry allows me to be my own boss. But it's very much unsupported...working with Aflac there is an entire team and company behind you to help you succeed. It's all about how hard I work and how dedicated I am.

I'm terrified. I'm excited. I'm nervous. I'm a little sick to my stomach. I'm definitley looking forward to the future. I believe that God has guided me to this point. It's not something I ever would have thought of before - especially since it is 100% commissions. But I believe that I can be successful, and being closer to home will give me the chance to see my son grow up as opposed to just kissing him goodnight when I get home after a 14 hour day.

He's getting so big! Only 6 1/2 months old though. :)

I've thought about not making jewelry for awhile and shutting down my Etsy shop, but I really hate to do that. I know that I'll be very busy and probably overwhelmed for awhile. But making jewelry helps me relax and get that creative part of my soul satisfied. So the jewelry will continue.

As will the blogging. I love to blog. And I love reading other people's blogs.

This is getting long...obviously I'm nervous about this whole change...I hate change. :)

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

I Need to Get Organized

This is NOT a paid review. However there is an Amazon affiliate link if you're so inclined. :)

I love getting mail...especially when I get free samples! Most of these samples I sign up for online and are available to anyone who signs up.

Today I got a free sample from Smead...and I *think* I signed up for it but I honestly don't remember. Getting this sample in the mail only reminded me that I need to get organized. My new job is going to demand organization and better record keeping than I currently do with my jewelry business. Not that I'm horrible at it, but there is a lot of room for improvement.

Smead sent this really cool TUFF Hanging Folder with an Easy Slide Tab. You know how hanging file folders have those really obnoxious tabs that you have to bend and they don't always go into the little slots so you have to rip the file. Yeah, those. I hate those.

These are pretty spiffy. The tabs literally slide onto the folder. And the tabs themselves are really thick and sturdy. And getting that little piece of paper into the tab is a breeze because the back of the tab is actually no more trying to stick a pencil or paperclip in to 'grab' the paper after it's been stuck for five years (yes, I've done that).

Oh, and you aren't limited to the little tabs...this sliding tab can b

The info that came with the sample says that these are 7 times stronger than ordinary hanging folders but I love the claim that the "specially designed, reinforced channel rods resist bending and paper tearing" because when I got this sample in the mail the rods were bent. lol So much for that claim. I was able to bend them back but if they can't survive a simple mailing how are they going to survive a rough and tough office environment (okay, okay I tough can an office be really?).

All in all I really like the folder - I found them on Amazon for $14. Is that a good price? I'm not sure. How much are regular folders? I'm sure the store brand would be cheaper but they're also kind of ugly (at least the ones at my store) and flimsy.

I think I'd buy them if they were on sale or if I had coupons. And I'll definitely be using the one they sent me. :)

Monday, April 12, 2010


It's been weeks and weeks since I've made any new jewelry and it's been driving me bonkers. It might have something to do with the bead show my mom, cousin, Marshal, and I went to Saturday. So much fun and Marshal did SO great! I'm amazed at how great he did considering that he did not sleep well Friday night. His poor little teethies are just torturing him and Friday night was the worst so far.

But he was a trooper and was SO well behaved all day Saturday. We went to the bead store, a Vietnamese resteraunt (yummy Pho!), and Nordstrom Rack. He didn't have any meltdowns and was a doll nearly the whole time. Of course, if my little cousin hadn't come with us it would have been a little different, and less productive.

My mom can be a bad influence on me, but I think we did pretty well. I actually managed to not buy any supplies the entire time of Lent! Woohoo! And I did not go nuts on Saturday. I set a budget, and while I went over it, it's partly because I paid for items for my mom as well. So I spent less than $300 and got some incredibly gorgeous beads. My favorite find was lab created Citrine. OH EM GEE!

While lab created isn't my mom's favorite type of gemstone, the beauty of these stones won her over. We seemed to focus on reds and yellow/gold colored stones and glass. Not sure why. Although I do love red.

And since my little cousin was staying with us over the weekend, I managed to make three necklaces and three pairs of earrings. None of which will be for sale. hahaha I guess I should really make things to sell, but I want to make some things for me to wear. Two of the necklaces and earrings are for my mom.

Red and gold foil glass with faceted citrine spacers. Sterling silver toggle clasp.

Matching Earrings. Sterling silver leverbacks.

Faceted lab created Citrine - rondells and rounds. It just looks so rich. The one above is for my mom and mine is below (she hates lobster clasps).

She gets the lobster clasps and I will wear the posts.

I really can't wait to find some time to create more goodies. I have all sorts of ideas in my mind and look forward to creating some more pieces for me to wear in my new job. Since I have to wear business clothes I've been shopping a lot the last few of course I need new jewelry to wear with my new clothes!

Friday, April 9, 2010

And the Winner Is...

So I put all the names in Excel, assigned them numbers, and used to pick the winner. I wish I could share something with everyone.

But the winner is...

Kelly L!!!!

Congratulations Kelly.

I think it's funny that a Washington gal won this...and it's someone who is actually waiting for me to repair a piece of jewelry of mine that she has. LOL I even already have her address. I swear that was NOT planned.

Thank you to all who entered and those who became fans on Facebook.

Happy Friday!!!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Improving Yourself on the Cheap

I'm trying to find a swimming lesson class for me and Marshal to join...there is one at the local Athletic club but I think it's going to be expensive. So I started trying to see if there was anything available at the local schools. I'd heard that there are red cross volunteers who sometimes hold classes on the weekends.

Well, I didn't have any luck finding a class, but I did discover that the local school district offers many different classes on all sorts of topics. I'm sure that a lot of school districts out there offer something similar.

Here are a few of the classes I found that seem like they'd be great to take, especially if you're looking to start or change careers:


Love to travel, but expenses getting you down? Learn the benefits of becoming an independent travel agent in your free time. Earn commissions, be your own boss, and have fun and plan a Caribbean cruise.

CLASS FEE: $20.00
 What a great idea...for $20 it's hard to pass up to at least learn about.


This course is designed for people who own or would like to own rental property. It will cover finding and screening good tenants, lease terms, applicable laws, security deposits, tenant relations, rent collection, evictions, property maintenance, problem tenants and more.

CLASS FEE: $20.00

I bet there's a lot to learn about being a landlord. I don't think it's a passive source of income, and it's nothing I'd want to do. But it might be right for some people. 

I want to take this one (in my "spare" time hahahaha)

WATERCOLOR (Beginning)

Learn watercolor techniques and applying paint with a brush, rag or sponge. Your own creative power will be guided through step-by-step procedures, from the first pale wash through detailed finishing touches. Students will purchase their own supplies ($20 - $40). Bring $5.00 to instructor for supplies for the first class.) Class will continue an additional 4 weeks if there is sufficient interest.

CLASS FEE: $40.00
 I love painting but I have no talent. :)

There are dozens upon dozens of various classes from learning how to make your own jewelry to how to invest and even computer classes. I guess it just never occurred to me to check the school district for this kind of thing. It seems rather obvious that they would be a great source of information and activities.

We Are SO Going on A Date!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of 20th Century Fox. All opinions are 100% mine.

Have you seen the commercials for Date Night Movie with Steve Carell and Tina Fey? Hubby and I saw a preview when we saw Avatar and laughed so hard. We both love Steve Carell (The Office is one of our favorite shows). He is such a funny actor. And Tina Fey can hold her own as well.

It starts in theaters this Friday, April 9, 2010! If you haven't yet seen the trailer, you can watch it here:

The basics of the movie ... a bored suburban couple played by Steve Carell and Tina Fey go on their weekly dinner date and find themselves thrown into a night of intrigue: there’s breaking and entering, a car chase, a shootout and a showdown with an underworld boss at a strip club. Husband and wife come out of the adventure with some scratches and also with their ardor renewed.

Hubby and I cracked up at the scene in the preview where Tina Fey takes out her bite guard after Steve wants a little cuddling time. We said "THAT'S US!!!" hahahaha (Yes, I have a bite guard...I grind my teeth like nobody's business.)

Plus the "Kill Shot" scene (oh and the one where she talks about being "whacked off" *snort*) had us busting up. I'm hoping that the commercials are just a preview of the hilarity in this movie!

If hubby didn't work this weekend we would be seeing it opening night. And if you and your special one are anything like us, you'll find a lot to relate to in this movie. If you go see it please let me know how it is!

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

It Only Takes One

It makes me so sad when I read about someone who has a negative experience with an independent artisan...especially with Etsy.

While doing my Entrecard drops I ran across a blogger who had a bad experience with a jeweler on Etsy (and of course trying to find that post is impossible now), which of course hits near and dear to my heart.

The one negative feedback I got made me cry, and I wrote about it here. I didn't blame the customer or try to push responsibility back on I contacted them and tried to make it right. The customer actually ended up apologizing for her quick feedback response, rather than taking the time to contact me directly.

If someone contacts me I generally will bend over backwards to make them happy. Even if it means accepting a return on something. Just recently I made a mistake in the description of one a piece I sold...I had the dimensions larger than actual size. TOTALLY my fault. And I accepted the piece back (and adjusted my listings for that piece). That's my responsibility.

Being rude to customers and trying to blame them for your jewelry falling apart is just not okay.

I have several clients waiting for me to do repairs right now. It's a little disheartening to me that a couple of pieces have broken over several years of wear...but really when I think about it statistically it's not a bad record. One of these pieces is a bracelet that the woman wears very nearly every day. Considering that it is made with Swarovski crystals and bead wire it's amazing that it lasts as long as it does (Swarovski beads are VERY hard on wire and rub it until it snaps). The other one is totally my fault but I'm still impressed that it lasted for so many years.

Would I EVER blame my customers for these issues? NO!!! Even if it were their fault I'd be hard pressed to extend the blame to them. If it's something I can help with then that is my duty as a jeweler and indie artisan (which I do consider myself to be).

If you ever have a bad experience with a designer, or for that matter a corporation, let them know. Try to resolve it first with them. And if they still treat you badly...let EVERYONE know about it!

And conversely...if you have a great experience, please let the person/company know. There is NOTHING better than getting a really great e-mail or card in the mail from a happy customer. =) Of course, tell everyone you know about your great experience too.

Don't Forget - Win Free Jewelry!

Just one more day to enter to win free jewelry from my friend Dana. Go to the Post HERE to get info on how to get more than one entry.

Tomorrow is my birthday! And by 5 p.m. entries will be closed.

Good luck!!!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Squeak Squeak

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I remember the first Alvin and the Chipmunks...not because I saw it in theaters but because the commercials cracked me up every single time they were on! The part where one of the little guys (was it Theodore?) is in the dishwasher and Alvin opens and the chipmunk screams. It made me L.O.L every single time.

Now the second movie is out on DVD! You can buy it now on DVD, BluRay, and even digital download (I've never even heard of that before)! I think if Marshal was older he'd enjoy this movie (and the first one).

There's also a Double DVD Pack that includes "The Squeak Along" Bonus Disc, with more music, mayhem and all-new singalongs! It's twice the fun for the price of one (always better in my budget views)!

If you go to Munk Yourself - More Munk Mayhem - you can actually Munk yourself. I think it's kind of sad that I really enjoyed doing this!

I'm GORGEOUS! hee hee

Honestly, I wasn't into the Chipmunks as a kid, other than their Christmas songs. But every time I hear the Squequal songs I want to boogie...and even Marshal's ears perked up (and more importantly he stopped crying for a few seconds) when the theme song came on! "All the Single Ladies!" =)

Have you seen the Squeakqual? Or, more importantly, have your kiddies? Did they like it?

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Monday, April 5, 2010

I Think We're Done with Pampers

Another non-jewelry post. :) (Unpaid review)

I don't think of this as a review so much as a complaint. Some moms favor one brand of diapers over another and I never quite understood that until Marshal came along. I bought a lot of diapers ahead of time using coupons because I'm cheap like that. I got Huggies and Pamper, but for the smaller sizes I seemed to have bought a lot of Pampers.

One thing that I notice now that we're getting into bigger sizes (and therefore using more Huggies) is that there IS a difference!

The Pampers leave 'stuff' on fibers and stuff. My son can wet down a diaper like nobody's business. It doesn't matter if I've changed him 30 minutes before...he can manage to weigh down a diaper with pee pee in seconds. And while both brands seem to work well at containing the liquid, Huggies actually seem to keep his skin dry and free of 'stuff'.

I noticed when he was littler, that the Pampers would leave fibers (string/cloth?) around his little private part. We'd have to pick and pull it off of him and he hated it. And now when I use the Pampers diapers I notice the same thing - as well as what look like little round pellets ??? on his skin when his diaper gets really wet. I'm pretty sure that those are from the diaper itself since he soaks it so much.

But the Huggies don't seem to do the same thing.

Plus, Huggies have had a kick butt coupon for $3 off any pack and using that with made for a slammin' deal on diapers. (Did you know that you can use manufacturer coupons with!?! So flippin' awesome!)

So my not so official review...Pampers don't work for us. I'm going to finish off the ones we have in stock but from there on out we're going to stick with Huggies brand.

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