My son is messy by nature. If there's a puddle, he's down to jump. A pile of dirt? His hands are in it. But since the lil bugger also spends a good deal of time playing in the sink, the grime is the least of my worries. It's his soiled clothes that have my number. He's free to roam as we keep an extra change of clothes or two in the trunk of our car. But once he's dry, there's always that issue of what to do with the damp and dingy outfit. When stored in a plastic baggie, the apparel is often forgotten and until after it has mildewed. To read about a solution, read more.

The folks at Wet Happened? recently sent me one of their zippered wet bags to review. The cotton sack with a polyurethane laminate lining did the trick. The bright colored patterns on the medium ($18) and large ($22) bags kept the goodies from slipping from a mama's mind and separated the dirty goods from the clean ones in my diaper bag. Ideal for also stowing wet swimsuits and cloth diapers, the simple invention is a good investment and can be laundered in cold water then laid to dry.