A Cowboy's Life: How to Shop Consignment + Giveaway

How to Shop Consignment + Giveaway

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As a mom to one boy whose day is not complete until he gets completely dirty, I prefer to not spend a fortune on clothes for him. Because of his love for all things dirt, I like to shop consignment sales (specifically Just Between Friends) so I can get cute clothes, but for a fraction of the price of retail stores.

But shopping consignment can be a little overwhelming for newbies. With so many rows of clothes, toys, shoes, etc. it can leave your head spinning! Here are a few shopping tips to make it easier and to find the deals you are looking for:

Don’t rush – Make sure you have plenty of time to search through every rack. There are so many items, you will need time to look at each one.
Make a list – Go through all of your kid’s closets and write down a list of what you need to purchase and the sizes.
Bring a bag – You will need something to carry all of your items in. You will need your hands free so you can search through the racks.

For those of you not familiar with JBF, let me fill you in.
•    Texas' LARGEST children's and maternity consignment sale
•    Located at Fort Worth's Will Rogers Memorial Center - Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall
•    Open to the public March 3 - 6, 2016 (Full Schedule)    First time parents can sign-up to shop early (registration ends March 1), as well as volunteering and consigning will get you an early pre-sale pass! Click here for more information.
•    You can also print the coupon below for free admission to the sale on March 4!

JBF is also giving away a $15 Fort Worth JBF Gift Card. Winner must pick up GC at the Fort Worth Fall Sale at the time of the shopping trip. (Pickup location will provided to the winner.)

You can follow JBF on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment telling me what you would purchase with the gift card. Winner will be chosen February 20.

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13 comments

  1. I love shopping at Just Between Friends for my grandchildren, especially the boys.

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  2. Fab tips! I love consignment shopping.

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  3. I love JBF! I definitely need some clothes for my boy too! Plus there's always good deals on toys (not that we need any, but still....lol!)

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  4. I have never been to a JBF sale but I love thrift stores, so this would be right up my alley. I have 5 kids 8 years and under so I have plenty of little people to shop for

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  5. Love JBF! I need to go get the big kid some summer clothes!

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  6. Expecting around easter and in need of baby boy clothes! Hope to find some good deals! Thanks for the tips!

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  7. I'm shopping for 5T boys clothes this spring.

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  8. I'm shopping for my 9 month son who is growing so fast I have to buy 18 month clothes 😢also wanting to buy some books so I can read to him as much as my grandma read to me ❤️

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  9. i would buy my daughter and son some summer clothes

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  10. I will be expecting twin girls in April, so I will be looking for newborn thru 12 month clothes and accessories

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  11. I would look to purchase a wagon or a bike attachment with the gift card.

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  12. I love JBF! I am shopping for summertime dresses and rompers!

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