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Fall Consignment Sale Calendar

Kids outgrow clothes so quickly that consignment sales are a great way to save money. (If you only pay $2 for a T-shirt, you don’t really care when it meets the business end of a marker.) Save on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys, and furniture and/or unload the clothing and gear […]

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Spring Consignment Sale Calendar

Kids outgrow clothes so quickly that consignment sales are a great way to save money. (If you only pay $2 for a T-shirt, you don’t really care when it meets the business end of a marker.) Save on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys, and furniture and/or unload the clothing and gear […]

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Fall Consignment Sale Calendar

Kids outgrow clothes so quickly that consignment sales are a great option to save money. (If you only pay $2 for a T-shirt, you don’t really care when it meets the business end of a marker.) Save on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys, and furniture and/or unload the clothing and gear […]

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Spring Consignment Sale Calendar

Kids outgrow clothes so quickly that consignment sales are a great option to save money. (If you only pay $2 for a T-shirt, you don’t really care when it meets the business end of a marker.) Save on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys, and furniture and/or unload the clothing and gear […]

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One of my favorite kid shops in the city, Twinkle Twinkle Little One (2007 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, 773-472-3000) is the only Illinois retailer carrying the Newport Cottages Max Collection. The trendy, high-design line is created only for brick-and-mortar stores and includes a crib ($1,195), dresser ($1,295) and bookcase ($795). It’s available in six colors contrasted with white: grey […]

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Fall Consignment Sale Calendar

Fall consignment sale season is off to an early start this year, so get those laundry baskets ready. Consignment sales are a great way to save on everything from kid clothes and toys to gear and furniture. Even if resale isn’t usually your game, low prices make these sales worthwhile. Know before you go that […]

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Big news, but big bummer. After 17 years in business (and being among the first shops to decide that kids should look as good as their dapper parents), Madison and Friends (43 E. Oak St., Chicago, 312-642-6403) is closing. The owners lost their lease and will be moving sister store, The Denim Lounge, to that space […]

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Consignment sale season is off to an early start this year, so get ready to shop. Save on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys, and furniture and/or unload the clothing and gear that your kid has outgrown. (Click on the sale links below to see consignment rules.) Must know before you go— […]

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Holiday Shopping Kicks Off

Happy Thanksgiving! Let me express my heartfelt thanks to my readers for your tips, suggestions, and questions. Please keep ’em coming. But back to the shopping. Black Friday starts as early as 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, and if you are one of the brave who line up outside major retailers, I wish you good […]

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Fall Consignment Sales

Fill in the gaps of back-to-school shopping with fall consignment sales. Stock up on baby, kid, and maternity clothing as well as gear, toys and furniture (or unload those that are taking up room in your house.) Although most sales require a little hunting, low prices absolutely make them sales worthwhile. Know that some moms […]

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