PICKmeUp Napkins #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 6, 2014 | 28 Comments

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Living with a two-year-old can be messy – especially at mealtime. I use lots of paper towels in my household and always feel terrible about it because it contributes to so much waste. So why not use reusable cloth napkins?

I had the chance to try PICKmeUp napkins which were created by a mother and inspired by her daughter’s first day of kindergarten. She wanted to make her child smile everyday with a picture and message on her napkin and it quickly transformed into these vibrant, reusable cloth napkins.

I picked the Fun Picks set of five napkins which costs $25, as well as a couple of flowered ones sold separately for $6. They are 100% cotton, machine washable and dryer friendly. Frankly, these factors are crucial or else they just wouldn’t be that beneficial to use. I’ve washed the napkins and they were great afterwards too. They did not shrink too much and they were very soft.

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The first day I used one of them, Nina noticed right away. The napkins are bright and colourful with interesting designs on them. She can’t read the positive messages on them yet, but I can see how that would be so cute for a kindergartener to see in their lunch box. Typically, when Nina makes a mess, she wants to clean her hands and face right away. For someone so messy with her toys, she sure is fussy when it comes to sticky fingers and mouths. But, with paper napkins, she could care less about what is cleaning her off. Suddenly, with the cloth napkins, she was mesmerized by them. She wanted to wipe everything with them. Also, before every dinner, she’s been asking for an “ankin” which obviously means “napkin.”

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I liked how each set of five napkins was quite unique with interesting designs on them that aren’t too childish. You can see the whole collection and purchase them online.

Disclosure: I received the above mentioned product to review. All opinions are honest and my own.

 

PICKmeUp Napkins Giveaway

 

Enter to Win a PICKmeUp Fun Set of 5 Napkins!

(value $25)

Rules: Open to Canadian residents 18 +. You have 48  hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.

 

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  1. valerie darsigny says:

    I really love the idea to have reusable and washable napkins for my kids. I am sure they will love to use them. The colors and pattern looks really good.

  2. natasha severson says:

    i love this set! my girls would love it as well!
    http://www.pickmeupnapkins.ca/set_my_sunshine.html

  3. Veronica S. says:

    Have fun!

  4. Karine says:

    I like this one, the “I love you” one 🙂 http://www.pickmeupnapkins.ca/napkin_N110.html

  5. Katrina says:

    I love all of these napkins and would LOVE to win a set…. If I had to choose an absolute top pick, it would be the Have a Great Day (N102) napkin. Thanks for the chance!

  6. kathy downey says:

    i just love the miss sunshine napkins

  7. Katrina says:

    Also, I am having problems indicating that I do like Pick Me Up Napkins on FB and follow them on Twitter.

  8. Pam says:

    Love the ‘I Love You’ napkins!

  9. Victoria Ess says:

    I like the “You brighten my day” design.

  10. catebrazil says:

    My choice would be “Have a Great Day” (N102)

  11. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    I like the My Sunshine pack

  12. Connie says:

    So many that I loved.. but my fav was “have fun”

  13. DebH says:

    Love the green Dream Big napkins!

  14. Erin W says:

    I love the Be Creative napkins!

  15. Viv Sluys says:

    I like the You are beautiful napkins. They are so bright and sunny. It would definitely pick me up.

  16. LOVE the idea. I would like this napkin amongst many others! http://www.pickmeupnapkins.ca/napkin_N108.html

    Besos, Sarah
    Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

  17. Jennifer P says:

    I like the Be Creative (N103)

  18. JanetD. says:

    Dream Big napkin is my fave !

  19. nikki robak says:

    miss sunshine napkins

  20. Fan R says:

    I like You are beautiful.

  21. Juliee Fitze says:

    Really like the You brighten my day napkins.

  22. Julie Bolduc says:

    I like the be creative

  23. Ashley S says:

    Can I love two designs?! I’d choose the You brighten my day (N112) for my oldest and the I love you (N115) for my youngest daughter. Pretty much I love them all!

  24. Angela Mitchell says:

    I love the Dream Big Napkin.

  25. Anna W says:

    I had commented earlier on here for my entry but I am looking now and do not see my name anywhere, can you tell me my comment went through? Thank you.

  26. Katy Emanuel says:

    I love Dream Big

  27. Anna W says:

    I really love the I love you (N101)napkins, my kids would enjoy having these in their school lunches.

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