I just changed my daughter’s diaper and noticed the tag. They aren’t the new FuzziBunz that you see on the Everything Birth site. They aren’t even the old FuzziBunz that you see on eBay. This diaper was a diaper from 2001, it’s a classic. You can tell by the tag, which I have taken a picture of for proof.
The diaper is 9 years old, and still functioning after what amounts to over seven years of daily use. Having been through a few kids, I started doing some figuring. That ONE PARTICULAR diaper (even when you factor in the washing costs) has already saved me about $685 over disposable diapers.
Given that I change a minimum of eight diapers a day, I multiplied $685 times eight. That’s $5480 that I did not spend on disposable diapers SO far.
Presuming my year and a half year old daughter will not potty train tonight, (Which, I can tell you, it’s not looking likely.) I’m just going to round up to when I presume I will retire my diapers and pass them along to a new family. Then, I’m going to subtract the cost of the FuzziBunz.
***adding machine clicking sounds***
So, for my family, choosing FuzziBunz over disposables will have saved me about $6300.
Anyway, so just on a whim, because this kind of stuff entertains me, I went in and weighed 8 FuzziBunz on my scale. Eight FuzziBunz registers in at just about a half a pound. I went into Google just now and looked up what a half a pound of gold is worth. A half a pound of gold is valued at about $6000.
So, for my family:
½ pound of FuzziBunz = approximately $6300
½ pound of Gold = approximately $6000