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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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Selling Your Kids' Clothes

  My kids seem to outgrow their entire wardrobes overnight! Pants that fit perfectly yesterday are an inch too short, shoes are uncomfortable, and t-shirts have mysteriously become crop tops. Before Use-Ta! I would think to myself 'what do I do with all these baby clothes?!' and I'm sure there are tonnes of parents out there thinking the exact same thing so I thought i'd write a post about the many options out there for selling your kid's clothes.  Gumtree & eBay Selling your baby and children's clothes online through eBay or Gumtree is a great option for parents who have the time and the inclination. The trick is to upload good quality photos along with thorough descriptions and be prepared...

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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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