Why am I Doing This? A look back and the road forward

Posted on May 02, 2015 by Charmaine Baan | 1 Comment

Two years into this lovely craziness that is Hey Pomelo and I probably ask myself this on a weekly, even daily basis. Sometimes in despair but most of the time to remind myself what this is all for and where I hope for it all to go.


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Posted in eco baby, fabric, green baby, homemade, manifesto, organic, organic cotton, small business, sustainability

What is Organic Cotton, and why are we using it?

Posted on November 08, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments

Starting with the farm and the seed, there is quite a journey between cotton seed and cotton Ts. Before the seed is even planted, the farm must first obtain an organic certification (differing between areas, GOTS, USDA etc) and do so must outline the entire proposed method of growing. 

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Posted in cotton, fabric, organic, sustainability reviews our bibs, burp cloths and more

Posted on July 28, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments

We are so pleased to have our products featured on The Bump, Canada's Pregnancy Guide.  They really go in-depth on some of our favorite bibs and also give readers a hands-on look at our newest product...the Sasha Burp Cloth.

Read the whole review here.  Thank you!

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Posted in bamboo, bibs, burp cloths, fabric, organic, polyfleece, reviews gives their opinion on our bibs

Posted on May 22, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 1 Comment

We met up with Colorado-based blog Natural Mom Reviews recently on our Etsy page and are thrilled with their recent review. But don't just take our word for it, read the whole review for yourself and let us know what you think. There is a FREE Hey Pomelo gift package worth $60 up for grabs on the site until Friday, May 25th, 2013.  Thank you Natural Mom Reviews!

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The story behind our dribble bibs

Posted on March 04, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 1 Comment


I really wanted to make something that looked more like an accessory than a bib, a baby scarf of sorts.  I found that having the fabric drape a little at the neck really worked to absorb the liquid right away, closer to the source, which really helped keep everything else nice and dry.  After coming up with a design I liked, I began an eight month long search for the perfect fabric combination...

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Our fabric choices

Posted on February 27, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments


In designing Hey Pomelo products, we searched far and wide to source the best quality fabrics possible.  Not only are they aesthetically pleasing to look at and touch, they also exceed our criteria for absorbency and ease of care.  Our goal is to make products that can hold up to whatever baby throws (up) at it and, with the proper care, will last for years to come...

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