While I was super sick in the fall and early winter, I decided not to coupon. I just didn’t have time or energy. That’s what is nice about having a stockpile of necessities – we only had to buy one or two necessities during those months without coupons!
I’ve been doing a lot of shopping in thrift and new-to-you stores as well as every clearance section I can think of while I try to assemble C’s fall and winter wardrobe. I scored big time at Once Upon A Child, a chain resale store for kids’ items, and had to share some pics with you! I spent $65 and got all of these things for C:
I’m a little late to the game, but now that rummage sale season is almost over I realized that I need a fall/winter wardrobe for C. I’ve been perusing Craigslist a lot and have been seeing some things that confuzzle me. Yes, confuzzle.
I noticed on Facebook last night that there was going to be a kids consignment sale at our local event center this weekend. We decided to check it out and I’m so glad that we did! We found a crib mattress for C for only $25! Once we move, we’re going to have him sleep in a crib instead of the pack ‘n’ play. Now we don’t need to pay retail for a mattress! I also found some sleepers for him, all under $3, a $3 board book and a $5 Melissa & Doug puzzle.
The midwest is experiencing an unseasonably warm spring (as in, temperatures 30 degrees higher than normal), and I realized that all of the shorts I have for C are a size too big. ARGH. Um, weather, didn’t you know that I don’t want to spend money buying C more clothes that he’ll only wear for a short period of time??!!
I just dressed Caleb in his first 9-month sleeper. He’s too tall for his 6-month sleepers now. *sniffle* It’s so sad to pack away my favorite clothes of his. I can’t believe he’s already in 9-month sleepers. Can’t. Believe. It.
C would like to thank all of his wonderful family and friends. His mama went through his 9-month wardrobe today and is starting the process of washing it. She was quite surprised by his extensive 9-month and 12-month clothing selection. Shocked might be a more appropriate word.
Earlier this week, I posted about how C has been growing like a weed. I really thought I could still get two more weeks out of the bigger sleepers and onesies. No such luck!
I reluctantly packed away all of C’s 3-month onesies and sleepers, along with his newborn and 0-3 month clothes. It’s so sad to look at those adorable little outfits and fold them up one last time before putting them in a storage bin. My little boy is getting big!