You Know You’re a Crunchy Mama When…

…you save your torn flannel pajamas to make homemade menstrual pads.

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4 comments

  1. Zoie @ TouchstoneZ · May 5, 2011

    Hahaha! Oh wait, that is an excellent idea (my crunchy popped out)

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  2. Dacia · May 4, 2011

    Interesting and resourceful!

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  3. One Rich Mother · May 4, 2011

    Oh, this just made me think of an old flannel nightgown that I use to own. It originally belonged to my great grandmother and when it finally got too worn to wear I turned it into rice pillows and other small things. That old worn flannel was the yummiest feeling fabric ever!
    I too can not bear to just toss out clothes that you could repurpose the fabric for. : )

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    • CJ · May 6, 2011

      Oh, that sounds wonderful! The idea of having a piece of clothing that was actually worn by your great-grandmother and that you found a way to continue using it is so sweet! I think about the quilts people’s moms have made of their early dresses and what a wonderful, useful, tangible keepsake that is.

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