We have two kids in diapers (one is in training pants) and it can become very expensive purchasing all the diapers and wipes. Trying to find ways to make saving money on diapers can be a challenge. On average, just for Collin (our youngest) we were spending almost a $100 a month on diapers alone for him (depending on sales and coupons). It was eating up so much of our grocery budget that I needed to find another way. (I know some moms love cloth diapering but it is not for me.)
In November I signed up for the free trail from The Honest Company for their diapers and wipes bundle along with their home essentials bundle. Honest’s diapers stood up to the overnight test, which is the most important test in my opinion. They not only come in adorable designs but they are eco-friendly, all natural, and work great.
If you have never heard of Honest here is a little background on the company:
“We believe the products people use should be safe and non-toxic (surprisingly, many companies don’t!) — not filled with questionable, risky, untested, or harsh ingredients. We also believe it’s better to be safe than sorry when deciding what goes in our products and we’re vigilant about the latest science regarding chemicals and health to ensure we’re being mindfully cautious.
Based on these beliefs, we created our Honestly FREE Guarantee — a core commitment we make to you and your children. And, it’s another way for us to be Honest — educating, empowering and inspiring people to make better choices for their health & families. Providing clear, credible, transparent information. No smoke and mirrors. No confusion.
What’s it mean? In a nutshell:
You can rest easy knowing The Honest Company DOES NOT USE health-compromising chemicals or compounds.”
Now the important part, how much money did we save?
The diapers and wipes bundle from Honest is $80 a month. That has saved us $288 a year just for Collin’s diapers and wipes. I do not purchase the training pants from Honest because that is not cost effective for us. However, purchasing the diapers and wipes is saving us a ton of money.
Here is the actual break down of cost all based on our yearly averages:
Purchasing from grocery store:
Diapers size 3: $1,040.00
Total: $1,248.00 a year
Purchasing from Honest:
Diapers and Wipes: $960.00 a year
Total Savings: $288.00 a year
For us, this is a significant cost savings as we could use all the extra money we can get. If you are interested in figuring out if Honest is right for you, I suggest you try their free trial. You will have to pay shipping which is $5.95 and you will be signed up for their bundle but you can cancel at any time or change your shipment date. I love these diapers and I recommend them to all mommies. Do the math for yourself and see if they will save you any money.
Have you ever used Honest diapers? How do you save money on diapers and wipes and for your little ones?
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