Welcome to the 4th Annual Made in Canada Baby Event! Originally established by Celeste at Thinking About Cloth Diapers, this year the torch has been passed along to Lindsay at Maman Loup’s Den and Olivia at This West Coast Mommy.
This is our biggest year yet with $1550 in prizes and TEN prize packs showcasing 33 premier Canadian cloth diaper, clothing, and baby gear manufacturers and family-owned retailers! Read on to discover all this wonderful country of ours has to offer, eh!
Early Bird Prize
The Early Bird Prize will be drawn from all the current entries on July 6, so enter early and enter often!
Au Fait Mama, Nurture Tee ($72)
Au Fait Mama creates breastfeeding apparel which takes you from maternity to breastfeeding and beyond. All their garments are made from luxuriously soft bamboo and proudly made in Vancouver, BC. Maman Loup has reviewed the Nuture Tank and Nourish long-sleeve. They are excited to give away one of their Nurture T-shirts!
Prize Pack 1: Teething Time, rv. $165
Mally Designs – $50 Shop Credit
Mally Designs is based in Mission, BC and known for their leather Mally Bibs and Mally Mocs leather baby moccasins. Maman Loup’s Den and This West Coast Mommy both love their leather Mally Bibs! Mally Designs is giving one winner a $50 shop credit for use at Mally Designs, which can be used towards their purchase of any of their wonderful Canadian made items!
NewB Babies – Maple Teething Ring and Pair of Fluffy Bum Pants ($40)
NewB Babies is a Canadian, home-based company in rural New Brunswick. All items are handmade by the owner/designer, Natasha. NewB Babies offers a collection of fun, practical, unique and trendy products such as bibdanas, ring slings, teething rings, cloth diaper pants, hats, and more! The winner will receive one maple teething ring and one pair of fluffy bum pants.
Tiny Teethers – Silicone Teething Necklace and Pacifier Clip ($45)
Tiny Teethers is a Canadian company based out of Port Moody, BC. Their mission is to make life a little bit easier for mom with hand made silicone pacifier clips and silicone teething necklaces. They are offering one ivory teething necklace and one silicone pacifier clip of choice to the winner.
Sweet Little Baby Cakes – Song Bird Bib, Burp Cloth, Maple Teething Ring, & $10 Store Credit ($35)
Sweet Little Baby Cakes is a Canadian company based in Courtenay, B.C. specializing in newborn diaper cakes and cloth diaper cakes upon request. They also carry handmade maternity sashes, blankets, bibs, maple teething rings, bean bags etc. They ship their products across Canada and to the U.S and offer free delivery/shipping from Campbell River to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. One lucky winner will receive a song bird bib, burp cloth, maple teething ring with bunny ears, and a $10 store credit.
Prize Pack 2: Summer Baby, rv. $192
NatureBumz – $25 Gift Certificate
NatureBumz.com offers safe, natural, organic products for mom, baby & family! They are happy to offer a $25.00 gift certificate to use on anything within their online store and showroom located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada!
Monkey Doodlez – Swim Diaper and Wet Bag ($42)
Monkey Doodlez is based in beautiful Uxbridge, Ontario and for nearly a decade has been designing and locally manufacturing a full line of cloth diapering products. They are offering the winner their choice of a multi-award winning Monkey Doodlez swim diaper and beautiful wet bag.
Eenvoudig – Shortiloones ($25)
Eenvoudig – Simply Unique is a small home based business in Grimsby, ON, offering handmade baby and children’s apparel, cloth diaper covers, potty training pull ups and accessories. The winner will get to choose the size of their shortiloones as well as the fabric print.
Öko Creations – Organic Cotton Bath Poncho ($46)
Based in Laval, Quebec, Öko Creations specializes in luxurious, organic textiles for moms and babies. Both Maman Loup and This West Coast Mommy are huge fans of the Organic Cotton Bath Poncho for their toddlers – perfect for the beach or pool too!
Wee Woollies – Merino Bodysuit and Beanie ($54)
Designed and made in Canada, Wee Woollies offers a bright and beautiful collection of pure merino wool clothing and sleepwear for newborn to 6 years and for every season and all types of fun. Their prize includes a Merino Short-Sleeve or Singlet Bodysuit and a Merino Beanie of the winner’s choice.
Prize Pack 3: Girl Power, rv. $182
Cold Lipstick’s Garden – Accessory Set ($80)
Cold Lipstick’s Garden is a Canadian company based out of Northern Alberta. While geek chic items are Emily’s first love, she simply loves to make anything! Custom made items to match any little personality are always possible. One thing she strives to ensure other than impeccable quality is gender neutrality. Little girls shouldn’t be only able to love pink princesses – which her daughter sure loves – but also able to show a deep love for superheroes, trucks, or anything in existence! Girls can do absolutely anything they want to do and love anything they want! The prize pack includes two matching accessory sets: two necklaces and two bows, plus two mini bows for little sisters or dollies!
Miss Molly Bowtique – Headband Package ($26)
Miss Molly Bowtique makes hair accessories for girls any age. Based in Comox BC, there is a product choice to suit any hair accessory lover! Check out this review by Adrienne at Maman Loup’s Den!
Hip-Bow-Potamus Designs – Mix & Match Headband Set & $20 Gift Certificate ($51)
Hip-Bow-Potamus Designs, located in Kitchener, Ontario, creates beautiful, handmade hair bows, clippies, headbands, flowers, tutus, bow ties and more! The winner will receive a set of gorgeous bows and headbands to mix and match, a satin pinwheel flower, plus a $20 gift certificate.
Bottoms Up Boutique – $25 Gift Certificate
Bottoms Up is an online cloth diaper store based out of Abbotsford, BC, carrying made in Canada cloth diapers and everything baby might need. Reanna is offering a $25 gift certificate to her store for the winner..
Prize Pack 4: Mama Bear, rv. $182
Buncha Farmers – Gift Basket ($50)
Buncha Farmers is a Canadian company based in the York region of Ontario. They manufacture all natural products to make your life healthier and easier. This prize basket contains detergent and natural stain remover, manuka honey hand and body soaps, and their new lip balms.
Scentuals – Baby & Mama Skin Care Basket ($65)
Scentuals Body Care is a 100% natural skincare company located in Coquitlam, BC. Everything is handmade with gentle loving care in small batches, without harmful chemicals or animal testing. Find out what This West Coast Mommy thinks of their handmade body care products and tinted lip balms. They are offering their 100% natural baby shampoo & body wash, 100% natural baby lotion with organic avocado oil, natural rash protectant cream with hempseed oil, and for the mommies: a handmade soap made with pure lavender oil, and a daily skin repair intensive moisturizer (great for stretch marks!).
Oliver’s Labels – $50 Gift Certificate
Based in Toronto, Ontario, Oliver’s Labels has been a leader in manufacturing personalized labels (and more) for the whole family since 2006. Enjoy a $50 credit towards beautiful, durable labels, wall decals and more. This West Coast Mommy labelled all her daughter’s preschool supplies last year with Oliver’s Labels – read her review here!
Honey Pot Herbals – Herbal Prize Pack ($118)
A family-based herbal practice in southwestern Ontario, Honey Pot Herbals will help you to use herbal remedies for the everyday health challenges of your family: babies, growing children, parents, expecting parents and other family member. Their prize package includes six sample size soaps of choice, two 1oz salves of choice and a free consultation with Registered Herbalist, Joanne Kewageshig. This West Coast Mommy recently had a chance to review a selection of their soaps, salves, and conditioner, and Maman Loup has been using their dandruff shampoo.
Prize Pack 5: AMPLEcheeks, rv $151
Lil’ Monkey Cheeks – OS AMP Duo with 2-Ply Hemp Insert ($25)
Lil’ Monkey Cheeks is an online cloth diaper and green-living retailer based in Pickering, Ontario. Renee is offering one lucky winner the chance to win her choice of AMP one-size duo cover with a 2-ply hemp insert.
Applecheeks – Microterry Little Bundle ($26)
AppleCheeks cloth diapering products are proudly designed and manufactured in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Check out This West Coast Mommy’s review. AppleCheeks brings you the ultimate in form and function, combining effective leak control with attractive styling. Quite simply, they are cloth diapering perfected. They are offering a Microterry Little Bundle (an envelope cover combined with an absorbent insert) in the winner’s choice of size 1 or 2 and in stock color.
Calgary Cloth Diaper Depot – Bee Happy Swim Diaper Combo Kit ($50)
Calgary Cloth Diaper Depot is a family owned and operated cloth diaper company located in Alberta. This family of six has been cloth diapering for the past six years, and they only carry their favorite cloth diapers and accessories that have been tested on their babies. Gearing up for swim season they are giving away an exclusive swim diaper package that includes: AppleCheeks Bee Happy swim diaper (size 1 or 2), a Travel Duo wet bag, Canada maple leaf leg warmers and a Bummis Mini Fab.
Bear Bums – AMP Swimming Package ($50)
Bear Bums is a Canadian company based out of cottage country in Maynooth, Ontario. Owned and operated by a WAHM to three little ones, Bear Bums offers only the highest quality products that can stand the test of time! They are offering an AMP swim diaper, an AMP wet bag and a beautiful Turkish towel!
Prize Pack 6: Cloth Combo, rv. $200
Ella Bella Bum – Custom Birth Announcement Diaper ($50)
Ella Bella Bum is an Ontario, Canada based modern cloth diaper company specializing in designer eco-friendly products. Both This West Coast Mommy and Maman Loup are big fans of their highly desired diapers! EBB products are locally produced in small quantities, ensuring amazing quality and trendy unique designs. With new products releasing each week, families from around the world enjoy an array of stylish and eco-trendy items with the convenience of fast and affordable shipping.
Ella Bella Bum is offering a completely custom, personalized birth announcement diaper! Winner can choose any of the 3 currently available styles, choice of outer color, thread colors for embroidery, inner color, and snap color! Also included is an EBB Insert and Booster set.
Omaïki – O’Sleep Fitted Diaper & Cover ($48)
Omaïki is a Canadian company based in Blainville, Quebec that offers reusable products for moms and babies. The entire Omaïki collection is proudly made in Canada and goes from cloth diapers to mama pads, including training pants, swim diapers and much more. They are offering a night-time diaper duo: an Ö Sleep fitted diaper and a diaper cover. Find out what This West Coast Mommy thought of the Ö Sleep.
Gentle Nest – Nuggles Set ($64)
Gentle Nest is a natural mom, baby, and family boutique based in Manotick, Ontario, Ottawa’s historic waterfront village. Owner Melanie is a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse and mother of four! Gentle Nest features premium lines that are gentle for your family, pocketbook, and the Earth, and they proudly support Canadian mom owned and ethically manufactured brands.
Melanie is offering a Nuggles cloth diapering package containing one in stock Nuggles Simplee pocket diaper, one Simplee bamboo stay dry insert, one in stock Hanging Wet Bag, and Bambooz Deodorizers.
Itsy Bitsy Necessities – Funky Fluff Funk-Eh Forest Set ($38)
Itsy Bitsy Necessities is your one stop shop for all your baby needs. This home-based online business based out of Grimsby, Ontario, carries a variety of cloth diapering and other mommy must haves to make raising baby easier. They are proud to be Canadian-based and would love for you to win a Funky Fluff FunkEh Forest prize pack consisting of a Funk-Eh Forest stay dry or bamboo diaper and a dual-pocket wet bag. Find out what This West Coast Mommy and Maman Loup think of Funky Fluff diapers!
Prize Pack 7: WAHM Wonders, rv. $171
Pixie and Me Diapers – Hybrid Fitted Diaper ($25)
Pixie and Me Diapers is a daughter/mother team run business based in Brockville, Ontario. Everything they sell is lovingly handmade by the two of them. They offer hybrid fitted and all in two cloth diapers in one sized and newborn sizes, as well as wet bags and hazelwood necklaces for kids and adults. They are giving away a one sized hybrid fitted cloth diaper.
Mouse&Hatter Designs – Hybrid Fitted Diaper ($34)
Mouse&Hatter Designs is a Canadian company based in Ottawa, ON specializing in custom hybrid fitted diapers and other eco-friendly, comfy children’s apparel. They are offering one custom hybrid fitted diaper. Check out what Maman Loup thinks.
Harp Diapers – Custom OS Diaper ($50)
Harp Diapers is a Canadian company based out of beautiful British Columbia. They’ve been churning out tons of beautiful custom one of a kind items for babies (and mommies) for over three years, and would like to extend a chance for you to join in the fun! This year they have offered the full custom treatment. The winner will enjoy a one of a kind Canadian or USA themed cloth diaper.
Urban Bums Boutique – Hybrid Fitted Cloth Diaper ($36)
Urban Bums Boutique is a Canadian company run by a WAHM in Waterloo, Ontario. Each boutique style diaper is CPSIA compliant and hand crafted with love for your little urban baby. They are offering one “Toothless” hybrid fitted cloth diaper in the purple colourway, size OS2 (12-40 lbs).
Maxwell Designs – Mini Wet Bag & $10 Gift Card ($26)
Maxwell Designs is located in beautiful London, Ontario, Canada. This Canadian company make items which are all hand crafted to a superior quality with style and function in mind, like Maman Loup’s favourite stow-it-all clutch. Maxwell Designs is giving away one of their gorgeous Tula inspired Mini Wet Bags aka Change Purse with a detachable swivel key fob PLUS a $10 Gift Card to spend in their online store, perfect for every occasion!
Prize 8: Sakura Ring Sling from Yaya Baby, rv. $119
Win a gorgeous Sakura Bloom linen Ring Sling from Yaya Baby Boutique! Yaya Baby is THE place to go for the very best Picky Mom Approved essentials for babies, big kids and moms. Owner Janelle is a busy mom to three little boys all under the age of five, and with her hands so full, she can’t live without her Sakura Bloom Ring Sling!
Everything sold at Yaya Baby is handpicked by her and given her Picky Mom stamp of approval before being selected for the store. Featuring baby carriers, cloth diapers, mealtime items, and other “mommy lifesavers” – Yaya Baby has you covered. Yaya Baby is open at 67 Lonsdale in North Vancouver seven days a week from 10-5, and online at www.yayababy.ca.
Prize 9: Chimparoo Mei Tai Baby Carrier, rv. $116
Montreal-based company Chimparoo takes pride in giving parents full autonomy with Chimparoo baby carriers. Their carriers are the most respectful of babies’ development and physiology, and the most versatile and user-friendly on the market. Founder Christine Duhaime is a graduate occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience in design and textiles. An active mother of four children, she created a “baby wearing” solution that can be used daily by parents, allowing them to live more fully, while keeping close their babies from birth to autonomy!
The Chimparoo Mei Tai is the perfect compromise between a woven wrap and a soft structured carrier. It surrounds your child in comfortable fabric, with symmetric weight distribution for the wearer. Designed to fit children from birth to early childhood, approximately 7-35 lbs, it can be used in four carrying positions. It’s lightweight, compact, woven from organic cotton, certified free from toxic chemicals, and includes padding under the thighs and on the shoulder straps.
Made in Canada Baby!
Wow, that’s a whole lot of made in Canada, baby! Please join us in thanking all our wonderful sponsors who believe in Canadian manufacturers and retailers like we do. These talented and generous Canadian businesses deserve your support!
Enter to win one of these fabulous Made in Canada Baby prize packs in the giveaway widget below. This giveaway is open to residents of Canada and the US, 18+. Ends July 13, 2015, at 10:59 p.m. Pacific. The Early Bird draw will take place on July 6, 2015, from all entries collected up to to 10:59 p.m. Pacific. The first winner drawn will be awarded the first prize, the second winner drawn will be awarded the second prize, and so on. All entries will be verified.
Potential winners will be emailed and will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is drawn.
Administrators are not responsible for prize fulfillment nor for any technical failures. Void where prohibited. Please contact Olivia at This West Coast Mommy or Lindsay at Maman Loup’s Den with any questions.