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Hand me down's

Do you accept them or not? I will be the 1st to say HECK YES! I love hand me downs, they are a big help and with clothes being so pricey anymore, I never buy full price clothes. It either has to be on sale or clearanced and I will buy bigger sizes and save them. I also go to consignment sales and shops as well as good will and yard sales.

 
Leelee1008

Asked by Leelee1008 at 7:08 PM on Jun. 16, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Im im love. Thank u for putting this question. Im the same. I love yard sales. But I go to residental areas where people live just alittle better fiancial wise. Theres always good toys and the close r hardly used. Gotta make my family look good.
    Autiziumom

    Answer by Autiziumom at 7:51 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • From most people, yes. There are some members of my husband's family that I don't even want thier stuff in my home. Everything they send smells like an ashtray and often laced with roaches. )c:
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 7:30 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Big believer in hand me downs :) I have 7 siblings (same parents) and we all used to trade clothes around all the time with each other and cousins. We had so much fun every time a bunch of bags came from somebody. People were so nice, they were always giving us clothes :)
    alphamom26

    Answer by alphamom26 at 7:31 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • your welcome Autiz :)
    Leelee1008

    Comment by Leelee1008 (original poster) at 9:40 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • oh hell yes!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE hand me downs!
    Emmajosmommy

    Answer by Emmajosmommy at 12:26 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • OMG LOVE hand me downs!!!!

    I always put it out there that i will accept them from my friends with older children if they do some spring cleaning. I also love to buy those huge lots of baby clothes that people sell on ebay. I recently bought 33 items for $18. Super cute brand name stuff im talking about here!!!!
    Gingerwheel

    Answer by Gingerwheel at 4:25 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • Of course!They are the best!
    fryshannon34

    Answer by fryshannon34 at 7:09 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • Mine hardly ever gets new clothes, except if I find a really good sale. Yard sales, consignment sales and shops, the only way to go with my budget.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 7:39 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • Oh yes, I love hand me downs! When I was recently married and still in college, we found out we were having our son. We were tight on money as newlyweds working through college usually are. A girl who worked in the same building as me heard I was pregnant and one day she showed up with 7 or 8 giant trashbags full of almost new baby clothes, shoes, and accdessories. I didn't know what I was having yet and was already hoping for a boy, so thosebaby boy clothes really had me rooting for a boy! She gave me so many nice baby clothes that my son was set until he turned 2. It was a godsend. We still bought things, but those clothes made the difference. So, I made sure to pass them on as I took very good care of them. I have passed on all my sons clothes to someone who could really use them.
    AngelicaDem

    Answer by AngelicaDem at 9:23 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

  • I have given them away. The worst was when I happen to tell my mil that I gave away a Tommy Hilfigier coat to my carpool friend. It was as if I gave away a million dollars.I have always been that way. Ever since then I refrained from soing so. But yes I given away a lot ...
    geminilove7

    Answer by geminilove7 at 9:30 AM on Jun. 17, 2011

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