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Consignment Sale Advice

The Cobbler's Children Have No Shoes (AKA I Am the Worst Consignor Ever)

Do you remember the story about the cobbler’s children having no shoes because he’s busy making everyone else’s? Time got away from him. I am the modern day consignment sale cobbler. My phone’s calendar already has the dates for the next four Children’s Market sales. There is no excuse for me to never be ready for a sale, yet it happens every single time. I make plans, I have goals. I get busy. Here is what you can learn from my bad habits.  ...Read More!!!

5 Time Saving Tips for a Bigger Consignor Check

Preparing your children’s items for the kids’ consignment sale doesn’t need to be overwhelming. With a little planning & organization, you can turn your casual consigning into some serious cash for your family! I always suggest that moms start here.  Here are a few time-saving tagging tips to make your consignment sale prep easier and more profitable.  ...Read More!!!

Five Ways To Be “Fired” As A Volunteer

Every consignment sale has one thing in common. They rely on a team of people to transform an empty space into a sprawling, bustling pop-up event. Whether people are called a volunteers, workers or team members, their jobs are vital. Confession: Sale owners really love most of our volunteers. However, there are some things that can frustrate even the kindest sale owner. Here’s a list of “Never Should You Evers” for consignment sale volunteers.
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Ten Trends in Consignment You Should be Excited About

Want to know what's up and coming in consignment world? Here are a few trends we are noticing in our growing industry!  ...Read More!!!

A Laundry List of Laundry Tips: 10 household items that can help in the laundry room

Here are 10 household items that can help conquer those tough laundry problems. Always follow the manufacturer’s suggestions for fabric care and spot test for colorfastness before treating any fabric. Air-dry any stained fabrics. Dryer heat can permanently set stains.  ...Read More!!!

2014 Best Consignment Sale Winners

Kid’s consignment sale shoppers and consignors from around the United State have weighed in and we delighted to announce our 2014 Best Consignment Sale REGIONAL & NATIONAL Winners!  

WINNER NOTE: You will receive an email on or before Monday, January 12 with award GRAPHICS and PRESS RELEASE templates for your publicity use!
 
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From a Sale Owner's View Series: A Personal Mission Statement

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing some tidbits about consignment sales from the owner/organizer’s point of view. We’ll be explaining a few things that are commonly questioned, debunking a myth or two and sharing with readers why we love what we do. Recently, a sale owner shared her own mission statement for her sale. She graciously agreed to share with Consignment Mommies.
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Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Just Between Friends

Enter to Win a $50 Just Between Friends Gift Certificate!  Helping families and communities across the country save money and make money while providing for their families is what drives Just Between Friends. Even from its small beginnings as a living room sale back in 1997, local families brought items to sell, while other families were able to purchase items they needed. In the years since we began, the economy has brought challenges which have left some struggling to make ends meet.  ...Read More!!!

10 Consignment Sale Toy Finds Your Kids will Play with for Years

Guest Post by Angela Wynne of BabyCheapskate.com

It doesn't take a novice consignment shopper long to figure out that you can score some fabulous deals on toys at consignment sales.

Stocking the playroom with gently used toys from consignment sales is a no-brainer for any budget-conscious parent, but knowing which toys get you the most play for your buck is a different story given that there are so many to choose from.  ...Read More!!!

Shop Like a Pro: Tips from the Racks

Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your consignment shopping experience.

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