Monday, July 19, 2010


Before the girls were born, I received a ton of bibs as gifts, and back then, I remember thinking I'd never ever use them all.  Little did I know that once they started eating solids - if you can actually categorize that slop that gets passed off as rice cereal as a "solid" - that I'd be going through bibs like nobody's business.  Eventually, I found a brand that I adore - Bumkins Superbibs - but I always had to have at least six on hand (one per kid per meal) because they never dried out completely after each clean up.  Probably because I was "drying" them like this:

Not the most efficient method, I admit, but where else was I going to put them?

And sure, they'd occasionally get kind a little funky but that's why I love Bumkins - just toss 'em in the washer and you're good to go.  But then I came across a fabulous product by the very appropriately named Mommy Genius that changed my whole routine - The Bib Drying Rack.

Invented by a mom after she ran into the same bib bother that I did, The Bib Drying Rack is made in the USA and comes with a 100% guarantee.  When mine arrived, it was nicely packaged with two Bumkins Superbibs.

As soon as I pulled it out of the box, I said to myself "Why didn't I think of that?"

It's such a simple - but genius! - idea.  Hang the bibs upside down by the pocket and they dry in no time!

You can even use the rack to hang the wash cloth you used to wash your child's face so you can reuse that later too.  See how much laundry you're cutting back on?

Best of all, The Bib Drying Rack isn't made of gaudy plastic like most baby products out there.  It's got a rust proof chrome finish that matches almost any kitchen decor so you won't be embarrassed to leave it on the counter, and it's perfectly sized to fit underneath standard upper cabinets.

And I love that Mommy Genius makes giving The Bib Drying Rack as a gift super simple.  You can order the rack alone, with two Bumkins Superbibs (you get your choice of girl, boy, gender neutral or a mix of boy/girl designs) or with two bibs and a coordinating organic washcloth bouquet:
Your order will be shipped wrapped up like mine was along with a personalized gift tag.  Whether you need a shower present or a new baby gift, it doesn't get any easier than that!  Just head on over to he website and shop away.

As a mother of twins, this rack has freed my kitchen counter from being a dumping ground for damp bibs.  Now if only Mommy Genius could do something about all those sippy cups....

One very lucky AFOMFT reader is going to win a "Smart Gift Set" of your very own, thanks to Mommy Genius!  It includes The Bib Drying Rack and two Bumkins Superbibs.  To enter, visit Mommy Genius and post a comment here telling me which bib set you'll choose if you win - girl, boy, gender neutral or boy/girl (this is mandatory).  For additional entries:
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Please note that Mommy Genius sent me one Bib Drying Rack with two Bumkins Superbibs for the purpose of this review.  The opinions I've shared of this product are my own.

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