Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Rockin’ Green Detergent Review and GIVEAWAY!!


OK, I admit it. We have been having some issues with diaper stink. I know just about every cloth diapering family faces this, but I was in denial about it ever happening to us. I did everything I was told. Washed with Rockin’ Green Classic Rock every other day, started with a cold wash (no detergent), followed by a hot wash (with detergent), and ending with one or two cold rinses. Then we hung the pockets to dry and dried the AIOs and inserts in the dryer.

David is almost a year old and we just recently started having stink issues so I guess we’ve done pretty well, but it bothered me…a lot. I tried everything. Washing over and over to get rid of residue, soaking in Rockin’ Green for hours (even overnight once), drying in the sun and nothing seemed to help. Whenever I would open the dryer when the inserts were done this wave of hot stink would hit me. It really wasn’t horrible, but it was enough that I knew that something had to be done.

Then I heard that Kim was developing a new formula of Rockin’ Green. Really?!? Something stronger?? Count me in!! As soon as the new scents came out I order three samples. They were bombarded with orders so it did take a little longer to get here than usual, but they arrived! The new packaging is great! No busted bags or leaks, woohoo!

So anyway…of course as soon as it arrived I wanted to try it out. I haven’t rocked a soak yet, but even just washing them in the Hard Rock made a HUGE difference! There’s barely any odor now! I’m sure if I soak them for a few hours it will be completely gone, I just didn’t have time today.

I have to admit, I miss the old scents. I love that the new scents are all natural, but I’m going to miss Cherry Lemonade, Cherry Almond and Monkey Snacks  So far I’ve only tried the Orangevana and honestly I’m not a huge fan. It smells like something orange that my grandmother used to have in her house. I usually love everything orange or citrus scented, but this must smells like a combination of orange and old lady. It’s probably just me because I’ve heard from a lot of other people that they love the Orangevana. Hopefully I’ll like the other two samples better.


Now for what you’ve been waiting for…the GIVEAWAY!!

Kim was nice enough to let me host a giveaway for one lucky reader in any scent/formula you want!

MANDATORY ENTRY:
Publically follow me and visit the Rockin' Green Soap Website and then come back here and tell me which scent you want if you win . (It's that simple!)
Be sure to leave a valid email address so that I can contact you if you win. If I can’t find an email address your entry will be disqualified.

EXTRA ENTRIES:  Only valid after the mandatory entry has been completed
Please be sure to leave me a *separate* comment for each entry you complete above including with each, your e-mail address so that I can easily and accurately contact the winner!!

3 Entry - Follow Rockin' Green Soap on Twitter
3 Entry -"Like" Rockin' Green Soap on Facebook
3 Entries - Sign up for Rockin' Green Soap Mailing List (leave your email address so we can verify)

3 Entries -Subscribe to receive Jessie’s Ramblings feeds in your inbox (leave your email address so I can verify)
3 Entries - Grab my button and add it to your page (be sure to leave your link so I can check it out!)
3 Entries -Follow @jessiessie on Twitter
1 Entry - Tweet about the giveaway and leave the direct link (You can tweet up to THREE times per day at least 2 hours apart for additional entries!) You may use this if you like:

FREE 45/90 load bag of @rockingreensoap from @jessiessie http://bit.ly/bUPpZu #Giveaway #win

5 Entries - Blog about this giveaway on your blog (be sure to leave the direct link so I can verify)
3 Entries - Share about this giveaway on Facebook Share

Check out my other blog posts for other entry opportunities hidden around ;)

This giveaway will end May 24th at 9pm EST and is open to the US and Canada!  The winner will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond. A big thanks to Rockin’ Green and good luck to everyone entering!

**The product for this giveaway was provided at no cost by Rockin' Green Detergent. No product was received and this was not a paid post. My honest opinions have been given, however others experiences and opinions may differ from my own**

425 comments:

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Sarah Hull said...

I subscribed to receive Jessie’s Ramblings feeds in my inbox #2

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Sarah Hull said...

I subscribed to receive Jessie’s Ramblings feeds in my inbox #3

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Sarah Hull said...

Your button is on my blog: http://thelittlehedgehog.blogspot.com/

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Sarah Hull said...

Your button is on my blog: http://thelittlehedgehog.blogspot.com/ #2

SHull2319 at gmail dot com

Sarah Hull said...

Your button is on my blog: http://thelittlehedgehog.blogspot.com/ #3

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Sarah Hull said...

I follow @jessiessie on Twitter (@trvlgrl121)

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Sarah Hull said...

I follow @jessiessie on Twitter (@trvlgrl121) #2

SHull2319 at gmail dot com

Sarah Hull said...

I follow @jessiessie on Twitter (@trvlgrl121) #3

SHull2319 at gmail dot com

Sarah Hull said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/trvlgrl121/statuses/14653989236

SHull2319 at gmail dot com

Karen G said...

I am publicly following (karen G) and would like the Bare Naked scent (or any "natural" scent)

granthamkk at yahoo dot com

simplymerry said...

http://twitter.com/simplymerrier/statuses/14659357403
simplymerry at gmail dot com

NutMeg said...

Following your blog! I like the Green Teas RG!

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hannah said...

Following you with Google.
I'd like to try the Hard Rock in Smashing Watermelons.

hannah said...

Following Rockin' Green on Twitter (1)
email in profile.

hannah said...

Following Rockin' Green on Twitter (2)
email in profile.

hannah said...

Following Rockin' Green on Twitter (3)
email in profile.

hannah said...

1 Liking Rockin' Green on FB!
Email in profile

hannah said...

2 Liking Rockin' Green on FB!
Email in profile

hannah said...

3 Liking Rockin' Green on FB!
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hannah said...

1 Following you on Twitter!

hannah said...

2 Following you on Twitter!

hannah said...

3 Following you on Twitter!

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