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Tips and Tricks For Pulling Together A Great Maternity Wardrobe

Having mixed feelings about clothing when you are pregnant is totally normal. On one hand, not wanting to spend a ton of cash on clothes – considering you are not going to be pregnant forever – but on the other hand, you’re wearing the same clothes over and over again so it would be kinda nice if you liked them. There’s no right or wrong way to dress a bump but there are a few ways to make it easier and build a killer maternity wardrobe. Tips and tricks to pulling together a great maternity wardrobe in an eco friendly and savvy way! BE YOURSELF Many sites will tell you to go neutral and while this is sage advice, I...

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5 Things to De-clutter Before School Starts!

  The start of the school year is fast approaching and while it's been lovely to spend quality family time together, I know in our family we're all going stir-crazy and really looking forward to the new term! Before we get there, I am definitely feeling the urge to organise the house so we can hopefully keep the transition to school as stress-free as possible.  Before I start any project it makes me feel better to write a list (classic procrastination technique!) so here goes, my top 5 areas that need to be de-cluttered and reorganised before the end of the school holidays: 1. The Tupperware Drawer Every school has different expectations for school lunches and it might be worth sussing out...

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Why Pre-Loved is Better for Babies!

  This is my baby girl, Lyla. She is a total cutie and at 4-and-a-half months she's over 8 kilos. This means that she's rocking a size 0, which means that in 4-and-a-half months she's outgrown 3 different sizes and I don't know, probably a cubic metre of clothes?  Being our second child we had a few items from number one stashed away that she wore briefly, but everything else had to be bought all over again, which has been a real treat because of Use-Ta! Thanks to Use-Ta! she mainly wore french designers like Jacadi and Absorba for the first 3 months, and has now moved on to more contemporary indie labels like Minti and Bobo Choses  Thanks to...

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Have you checked out... Rock Your Baby?

  When selling second-hand kids’ clothes there are some brands that are really sought after and will almost always find a new home. One of these brands is Rock Your Baby. With prints inspired by pop-culture, artist collaborations and a great range of denim, Rock Your Baby is a go-to brand for trendy toddlers. Each and every season the designers come up with THE t-shirt or dress all of the cool kids will be rocking to the next birthday party! With a range for babies and Rock Your Kid for up to size 10s, there’s something for everyone.   RYB has a borderline obsessive fan base in Australia and overseas, spawning cult-like Facebook fan pages and eBay bidding wars that...

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How to make sure your consignment is a success!

Use-Ta! takes almost all of the hard work out of re-selling your out-grown kids clothing but there are still a few things you can do to make sure your items sell quickly!         Select the best of the best! We sort through items on the spot at Use-Ta! but if you go through everything beforehand this process is much quicker so you don’t have to wait around. If something has an obvious stain, is damaged or obviously well-worn then chances are we won’t take it. Think about whether or not the item is suitable for the current season as the store can’t take items that won’t sell in the consignment period. Reputable brands and clothes with a bit of personality...

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