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Consignment Shopping

January 18, 2012

I love a good bargain. Mostly I love a good bargain on lovely things. Like adorable baby clothing, or great wooden toys. My favorite bi-annual source for both of these genres of goods, and more, is Just Between Friends Consignment Sales. No, I have no stake in the sales, nor do I consign myself, nor do I know any of the franchise owners personally. I’m just an appreciator. Also, they only sell things in good condition–no spots, stains, or too much wear & tear. Look for events in your location here. In the Twin Cities, we are fortunate enough to have NINE consignment sale locations. I think they’re all individually owned as a franchise sort of deal. Most of these nine hold 2 annual sales, fall and spring. As I’m expecting a little girl in April, and have no little girl things (except what’s pictured above), nor much in the size of newborns as J was a big baby and grew out of everything quickly, I’m looking at shopping dates already. Some of them aren’t up, but the ones that are are listed below. The structure is usually the same: you have to pay a few dollars the first day, but the second two are free admission, and Saturday is 50% off most items. Sahweet! Eagan: March 15-17th Elk River: May 10-12 White Bear Lake: May 17-19 Woodbury: May 10-12 I’ll let you know about other consignment dates and sales. Who doesn’t like a good deal?

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