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Green Your Laundry + A Giveaway!

 

LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls

Have you ever put wool felt balls in your dryer?

No? Well then today I’d like to introduce you to my friend Cyndi Prince.

Cyndi and I have a lot in common—we live in the same community in midcoast Maine, and we are both mothers and business owners aiming to provide healthy, natural, and chemical-free products for children and families.

 

Cyndi Prince, LooHoo Founder

Cyndi is the founder of a great company called LooHoo that produces wool felt dryer balls here in Maine. She formed the business shortly after the birth of her son, having learned about the harmful effects of the chemicals in dryer sheets and fabric softeners.

Wool dryer balls are a natural alternative  that soften clothes safely and really speed up the drying time of large loads of laundry, including cloth diapers. Cyndi has produced her dryer balls in a beautiful variety of hues that brighten up the task of doing laundry and make it more fun!

The inspiration to create LooHoo grew out of  Cyndi’s creative passions (she is also a photographer), and her desire to create a consistently high quality wool dryer ball from local resources, durable enough to last for hundreds of loads.

While I love to hang my clothes on the line, it’s hard to do during the long Maine winters. That’s when I rely on my dryer more. I started out using three LooHoo balls a couple of years ago, and now have six in my dryer. I can attest that they really do speed up drying time, which in turn cuts down on our electric bill and reduces our carbon footprint.

Being the fan that I am of LooHoo, I was delighted when Cyndi generously offered to give away a Deluxe Starter 3-Pack to three readers of Moon Child

LooHoo Deluxe Starter Pack - colors

For today’s giveaway, LooHoo is pleased to offer the following gift to THREE winners:

A Deluxe Starter 3-Pack of LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls

The set comes in an attractive box, making it a perfect gift for a green mama. (LooHoo felt balls are also fun toys and great for juggling!)

Each prize (a $27.99 value) includes free shipping within the 48 contiguous United States. The giveaway is open to all readers, but a winner outside the continental U.S. will be responsible for the cost of shipping.

To enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment on this post letting me know what you think of this product. For additional entries, share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or on your own blog, and leave a separate comment for each action taken.

Comments will close at 11:59 p.m. PDT on Saturday, November 30. Three winners will be chosen by Random Number Generator and announced on Sunday morning, December 1.

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In addition, Cyndi would like to offer Moon Child readers 20% off their first purchase at loo-hoo.com through December 1, 2013. To receive the discount, enter the code BellaLuna20 into the discount code field at checkout. Thank you, Cyndi!

Leave your comment here to enter and let me know what you think!

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Comments are now closed. Many thanks to all who entered.

Here are our three winners, chosen by Random Number Generator:

#1  ANANDAH, who wrote: “I would love to try these balls. I recently felted an 8 eight inch ball with a felting needle. The ball was the head of a millet baby I made for my son’s Waldorf school. The first millet baby I’ve ever made!”

#2  MELISSA, who wrote: “I’ve been wanting dryer balls for a long time and these look fantastic. The colors are also very calming.”

#3  THERESA, who wrote: “These seem great! Would love to try them.”

Congratulations! Cyndi will get your LooHoo Dryer Balls shipped right off to you. Hope you’ll report back and let us know what you think.

And don’t forget, the coupon code above is good at loohoo.com through the end of the day!

 

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  • Reply Susan November 24, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    This looks like a great product. Not like the other products like it that I have seen.

  • Reply Brittany Roy November 24, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Perfect! The colors are lovely. We currently do not use anything in our dryer (no dryer sheets, nothing) but have been looking for an alternative and this is it! I’ll definitely habe yo invest in some before our new LO artives!

  • Reply Jaclyn November 24, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    A completely natural product that helps speed up drying time and is fun to use? Sounds awesome!

  • Reply Heather November 24, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    I love the idea of this product. We too try to line dry most of our clothes, but now that winter is coming we will be using our dryer more and this will definitely help :]

  • Reply Jenni Strazzulla November 24, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    I’ve been looking for something like this! My twins break out in a rash when I use dryer sheets. Awesome product!!

  • Reply Jenni Strazzulla November 24, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Pinned this on Pinterest.

  • Reply Jenni Strazzulla November 24, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    Shared on Facebook!

  • Reply Mayla M November 24, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Love using a chemical free product! I love the colors too!

  • Reply Nikki November 24, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    What a great idea! Looking forward to trying this product!

  • Reply Abby S November 24, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    These are wonderful. Would love to win!

  • Reply Danielle November 24, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    I haven’t used dryer sheets or fabric softener in years, but would love to try these! We cloth diaper, so this would help immensely! I’ve been searching for dryer balls that don’t resemble dog toys!

  • Reply Lauren Tourville November 24, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    We just had a family conversation this morning about stinky chemical dryer sheets and how we don’t like them! We would live to try these wool dryer balls.

  • Reply Shannon November 24, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    Awesome giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity. We need dryer balls!

  • Reply Amy November 24, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    I have been looking for these – saw them at a craft fair last year and wish I had picked them up then!

  • Reply Catherine November 24, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    So beautiful–they should be on display.

  • Reply Victoria November 24, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Would love to try them!

    • Reply Amanda November 24, 2013 at 8:34 pm

      Oh wow I would LOVE to win these. I really long to get away from the yucky perfume smell of dryer sheets

  • Reply Deborah Price November 24, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    I love this idea! Thank you for providing us with such wonderful alternatives.

  • Reply Marzena November 24, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    Love the colors on these dryer balls:) makes a great gift!

  • Reply Heather C November 24, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    I would love to try these wool balls to cut down on dryer time and fluff our clothes! Thanks for the chance to win them :)

  • Reply Jennie A November 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    I love the idea for the dryer, but I’m really tempted to use them for juggling instead!

  • Reply sarah November 24, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    What a great product – would love to try them out! thanks, sarah

  • Reply Lia November 24, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Always wanted to try these! I use the plastic ones now, but would love the wool upgrade.

  • Reply M November 24, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    I bet these would really work well to dry our cloth diapers. It tends to be a fairly small dryer load and they just don’t get tumbled enough.

  • Reply Mildred November 24, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Perfect for all those things that get tangled in the dryer.

  • Reply Ashlee November 24, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    I would love to try these out!

  • Reply Anandah Carter November 24, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    I would love to try these balls. I recently felted an 8 eight inch ball with a felting needle. The ball was the head of a millet baby I made for my son’s Waldorf school. The first millet baby I’ve ever made!

  • Reply Adrienne November 24, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    I hate dryer sheets…but we’ve hit winter. Hello static cling..These seem like an awesome solution!!

  • Reply Anouschka November 24, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    Oh, that would be lovely

  • Reply Vanessa November 24, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    I love wool dryer balls. Except with my boys and dogs they always seem to go missing.

  • Reply Veronica November 24, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    What a wonderful idea. I do not use dryer sheets but have used the plastic hedgehog looking balls. These are beautiful and all natural and the idea never dawned on me. I would even use them outside the dryer as a beautiful center piece or as part of a nature table. They are lovely.

  • Reply Robin November 24, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    Wonderful idea. I would love to try these!

  • Reply Becky Heatherman November 24, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    I love the idea of these and have wanted to try these for quite some time. It would be wonderful to win a set-fingers crossed!

  • Reply Meegs November 24, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    I love loo-hoo dryer balls! They work great, but I need more for my collection. :-)

  • Reply Heather November 24, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    I love these. I need these!

  • Reply Patti November 24, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    I would love to try these! I do worry about using dryer sheets.

  • Reply Michella November 24, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    I’ve been wanting to try some of these!

  • Reply stacy keely November 24, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    Wonderfully sustainable product, would love them!

  • Reply Melissa November 24, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    I’ve been wanting dryer balls for a long time and these look fantastic. The colors are also very calming.

  • Reply Tasha November 24, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    These seem wonderful. I would love to win.

  • Reply Jen November 24, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    Sounds awesome! I never knew the benefits of these guys. Very nice to learn.

  • Reply Doris November 24, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    I would love to try these!

  • Reply Melissa November 24, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    What a great idea. I have never used dryer sheets, and have considered other alternatives, but never tried them. These sound perfect!

  • Reply Jen Keifer November 24, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    I love the colors and the creative, clever box. It’ll be tough to decide whether to keep them for myself or give them away!

  • Reply Tonia Jeffery November 24, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    I love my dryer balls!

  • Reply Tania November 24, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    I’ve always wanted to try these! Right now I have the plastic dryer balls but the woolen ones seem so much nicer.

  • Reply Jenn A November 24, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    What a fantastic idea! Great to know they minimize drying time and last awhile, all while looking gorgeous.

  • Reply Wendy November 24, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Would love to try them. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Reply Marias November 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    Looks like a fun laundry tool!

  • Reply Jen Rhodes November 24, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    I have never even heard of this But I love the idea. Wish I had known about it when I was washing diapers!
    Can’t wait to try it.

  • Reply leah November 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    I have a few of these homemade, but would love to add to my collection! The kids love to play with them whenever they come out of the dryer and the clothes are so very happy with them too! Thanks!

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