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#1 of 26 Old 07-14-2003, 03:38 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay, I know that all of you mommas are on the computer as much as I am (well, probably not . . . but ALMOST as much :LOL ) and have perused site upon site upon site upon site online.

We did this a good while back, but I figure with all the new mommas we just may be introduced to some new sites out there!

So, what is your favorite sites in the following categories. Oh, and YOU CANNOT VOTE FOR YOUR OWN IF YOU ARE A DIAPER WAHM!

that would be rather 'spammish' and wouldn't stretch you

1. Visually/aesthetically appealing
2. Informative - thorough
3. Easy to navigate
4. Best Prices/Shipping
5. Favorite Logo

We are not talking about customer service and not discussing WAHMs in general . . . just the face of the site that we see when we go to their stores.

No runner-ups . . . keep it concise, so the posts don't get too lengthy and this will be fun to read through.

OH and you MUST post links so that we can enjoy them with you and mark some 'new' favorites!
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My favorites:

1. Visually/aesthetically appealing- Darling Diapers I just love Amber's site. It is so cute.

2. Informative - thorough- Probably Punkin-Butt I love the articles on cloth and how to fold and such.

3. Easy to navigate- I think most are easy to navigate, actually, so I can't really choose one.

4. Best Prices/Shipping- NaturalBabies

5. Favorite Logo- I like the logo at Happy Tushies ; very retro and cool!
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Hmm, lemme do this quick before I start nuking it!

1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - Sugarpeas, I love the design of the site.

2. Informative - thorough - Punkin-Butt of course!

3. Easy to navigate - no one site in particular. I have come across a few that were difficult to navigate but most are pretty straightforward.

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Smartie Pants . Great prices, price matching with a flat rate shipping from a MDC mom who is also a Navy wife.

5. Favorite Logo - Sugarpeas again. Carrie's site is way too cute.
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing
SMJAE
2. Informative - thorough
Diaper Sewing
3. Easy to navigate
Righteous Baby
4. Best Prices/Shipping
Natural Babies
5. Favorite Logo
Dookiewear
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing FMBG
2. Informative - thorough PUNKIN-BUTT!!
3. Easy to navigate Most are pretty good now
4. Best Prices/Shipping SMJAE
5. Favorite Logo Not sure

Least favorite- Eco Baby, I was there today and I couldn't navigate worth $#!^
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing One Stop Diaper Shop - This site is very fresh, Jessica does her own images and I love the headers to her different categories.

2. Informative - thorough - WeeBees - This was one of the first sites I really 'read' through in my experience 3 years ago. The site itself is cluttered, but I think she covers just about every detail of her items and her experiences.

3. Easy to navigate - Liz's Cloth - very cute and 'catchy' look, but a lot of consistency that makes it very easily navigable to me.

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Natural Babies - I've never ordered from her, but when I peruse the site she is always hosting a special, matches prices and seems to have exceptional shipping costs.

5. Favorite Logo - Granola Threads
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - Happy Tushies! - I love the 50's retro graphics and colors, I find that it draws me right in but doesn't distract me as the lines are clean and straight and colors solid but not primary.

2. Informative - thorough - Fuzbaby Diapers - Every time I go there I find something new and interesting to read, and she is a talanted writer - the whole site is a joy, and really does have a surprise around every corner.

3. Easy to navigate - Luke's Drawers - That was tough to pick but I find I can zip right along on her site, given all the types of diapers she has. I think the combo of sidebar and dropdown menus helps.

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Natural Babies - she will price match, and will ship a flat priority rate of if you get something "really small" she will figure out parcel for you to save you money. Colleen is one of the best diaper retail wahm's out there!

5. Favorite Logo -
Fuzbaby Logo - Like everything of Lori's, the logo for Fuzbaby is very aesthetically pleasing and looks very proffesional. I love how the "b" goes up into the sun, the night sky is underneath "Fuzba" and the sun's rays are different colors, colors you don't normally associate with the sun.
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1.Visually/aesthetically appealing-El Bee Baby
2.Informative-thorough- Born to love
3.Easy to navigate- Beware
4.Best price/shipping- Sugarbums
5.Favorite logo- Sugarpeas
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mamasan GIVE US URLs - especially 'Beware' - what is 'Beware?'

I FORGOT ABOUT ELBEE BABY . . . I too LOVE that site!
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I'm sooo sorry for my typing,I was NAK....and didn't re-read my post.
it's: www.bareware.ca
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Originally posted by mamasan
I'm sooo sorry for my typing,I was NAK....and didn't re-read my post.
it's: www.bareware.ca
Oh man, you made me spit coffee! I'm cracking up. I was thinking 'BEWARE' diapers??? I even did a Yahoo Search.
Oh, that hurts . . . still laughing.

Bareware . . . yes, I do know Bareware :LOL

Thanks - needed that laugh!
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....still laughing here!
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - SMJAE
2. Informative - thorough - Punkin-Butt
3. Easy to navigate - Mudpie Babies
4. Best Prices/Shipping - Jardine Diapers
5. Favorite Logo -
Baby's Enchanted Garden
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#14 of 26 Old 07-14-2003, 11:20 PM
 
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T a silly question : could anyone show me how to post a link without typing in "www."like you all posted here.
Thanks
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When you are posting a reply, simply hit the 'http://' key above the window you key your words in. A box will pop up that you type your text into, then hit 'okay' and another box will pop up for you to paste in the URL. Then hit 'okay' and you'll see it post where you are typing.

If you are quoting someone, it will post past the last words in the text you are writing, so you may have to cut and paste it to put it where you want it!
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Thanks a lot Heather
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing http://www.wishywashy.wahmweb.com/

2. Informative - thorough http://www.punkinbutt.com/index.html

3. Easy to navigate http://www.buckeyebottoms.com/

4. Best Prices/Shipping http://smjae.com/

5. Favorite Logo http://www.fullmoonbabygear.com/

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OK, I'm going to try to list some sites that haven't been mentioned, even though I like so many of the ones others have voted for:

1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - Green Willow Baby

2. Informative - thorough - Diaper Pin

3. Easy to navigate - Little Turtle Knits - packed with info and great photos too

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Diaperware - great package deals

5. Favorite Logo - Little Lounging Lizards
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I really like the new design on Liz's Cloth website- just visited and was very easy to navigate and appealing. Punkinbutt is the most informative. I like Diaperware as well.

There's always eBay- that's a diaper site isn't it? :LOL

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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing http://www.punkinbutt.com
2. Informative - thorough www.borntolove.com
3. Easy to navigate www.diaperware.com
4. Best Prices/Shipping http://www.diaperware.com
5. Favorite Logo www.girlwomangoddess.com and www.fullmoonbabygear.com (it is a toss )

I guess I need to look around more
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing.... El Bee Baby

that one was hard because there are several sites I find aesthetically pleasing!

2. Informative - thorough...Born To Love

3. Easy to navigate...Sugar Peas

4. Best Prices/Shipping... not exactly sure as I haven't actually been shopping for bargains lately.


5. Favorite Logo... Little Caboose
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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - The Tuesday Bear for its opening homepage thingy

2. Informative - Punkin Butt

3. Easy to navigate - they are all pretty easy

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Natural Babies

5. Favorite Logo - Fuzbaby has a pretty cool one

edited to fix link

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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing
Baby Bunz & CompanyThis site ie so beautiful!

2. Informative - thorough Punkin Butt A plethera of information!

3. Easy to navigate No Favorite

4. Best Prices/Shipping Kelly's Closet I love the free shipping deal. Especially if you only need one item!

5. Favorite LogoBaby Belle Bottoms I just love that baby diaper fairy!

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1. Visually/aesthetically appealing - definitely Fuzbaby

2. Informative - still Fuzbaby (wool info, fiber choices, Smallering!)

3. Easy to navigate - Fuzbaby

4. Best Prices/Shipping - Can't say, because i think WAHM prices should be a little "high"- you're buying a handmade product. They put love in their diapers!

5. Favorite Logo - Fuzbaby

I am not a fuz-head, I just really relate to fuzmama's taste & sensabilities!

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Just bumping up this great thread! Any others have favorite sites?
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I have to jump in here for www.jomamaco.com b/c her site is designed not be really business liek, kwim? Her shopping cart logo is her dd in a shopping cart. It is fresh and funky. Usually, I am not into things with so much text, but her site is super hip and easy to navigate. I just found it recently and I'm so into it. I haven't gotten to place an order yet, but I can't wait to. I have emailed her and she's really nice too.
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