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No questions or suggestions here. We just got back from a camping trip that we ONLY used cloth diapers the entire time!! This is a first for us and I am very proud!! I had a lot of family that was shrugging their shoulders and asking why. But all in all it worked out VERY well. We mostly used prefold and snappi's. It was a short trip, but a victory nonetheless.<br><br>
Our next trip is much longer (at least a week) and we plan to use flat/no fold diapers and wash and reuse them.<br><br>
-Melissa
 

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WTG mama!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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WTG!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/clap.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="clap"> I used sposies on our 5 day trip and it was miserable... I was longing for the cloth. Next time I will MAKE it (cloth) work <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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certainly something to be proud of .. way to go! (and don't you just love all those faces you know they are making behind your back)
 

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I go camping every other weekend for most of the year (DH races dirtbikes we stay in an RV) but never more then 3 days....... Now next month we are going for a week and we have to conserve our water so i am not sure how I can CD for a week and not wash dipes? any suggestions
 

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Yay for you! We just went camping (long weekend) and I used cloth the whole time. I *think* we only own one sposie anyway in dh's truck glove compartment for emergencies......<br><br>
I have one of those zippered bags from Des at <a href="http://www.mamaessentials.com" target="_blank">www.mamaessentials.com</a> and it worked out fine. I plan on bringing a bucket for soaking poopie dipes outside when we plan on camping for longer stays.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/clap.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="clap"> We just got back from a weekend of camping in cloth too! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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Awesome, I think it's so worth it to just try to make cloth work for you on vacations.
 

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That's Great! I love camping and of course we always do cloth for all our trips. If I had to go over a week without washing though then I'd be in trouble. My only solution is to either invest in or sew more cloth diapers (maybe just cheap prefolds) or buy some of those earth friendly disposables for emergency... I'd buy/sew more before getting the disposables!<br><br>
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I'm going on a 5 day camping trip in less then 2 weeks! Yes, I'm taking cloth, too! I've bought a lot of dyed PFs and taking my whole stash with me. I'm hoping to wash at least once.
 

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Christi,<br>
I would suggest bringing every diaper you have and using them with covers to make each one last a little longer (normally we go coverless...but not on vacation). I would also suggest (since you do this often) to switching to flat/no fold diapers. You can buy or make 36 for super cheap. They are easy to wash and get much cleaner than prefold would if you are washing in a bucket. If you have 2 buckets (one for soap and one for clean water) and you had 36 or more flats you could potentially wash only once during the trip. We have a 1 week vacation coming up and that is what we are planning to do....take tons of flats!<br><br>
I don't know why all of this camping/diapering is making me so excited. Maybe because it is combining two of my favorite things!!!!<br><br>
-Melissa
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/clap.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="clap"> woohoo for you that is awesome. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bow.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="bow">
 

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Do you think it is possible to clean fuzzi bunz effectively in a bucket? That is usually what we use for the nighttime. I'd like to stick with it but we only have a couple of FBs. Maybe I will try to wash one in the backyard (just to test my washing abilities).
 
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