What a world we're living in!

What a world we're living in!

I hope this email finds you and your families safe and healthy- even if you're a little bored with being in lockdown!
March 31, 2020 — Kiri Gorter
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10 Christmas Ideas to get you on Santa's Good list

10 Christmas Ideas to get you on Santa's Good list

Santa goes by the classic rhyme at our house: 'something they want, something they need, something to wear, something to read' and thanks all of the great resale stores in Melbourne, the whole family is covered for the 'wear' category! Try Recycle Boutique for men's wear, Mutual Muse for women's and pop in to Use-Ta! for babies and kids.

December 02, 2019 — Kiri Gorter
How to spook up your wardrobe without buying more synthetic stuff: DIY Halloween costumes

How to spook up your wardrobe without buying more synthetic stuff: DIY Halloween costumes

Kids love dressing up at Halloween (well, duh who isn’t motivated by lollies!) but one thing that’s not so great about Halloween is all those cheap synthetic costumes that will likely end up in landfill. So, we thought we’d give you some ideas on how to get your spook on this Halloween with items you already have at home. All you need is some makeup and a bit of imagination! 

October 07, 2019 — Kiri Gorter
Tips and Tricks For Pulling Together A Great Maternity Wardrobe

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.
How to be Environmentally Friendly with a New Baby

How to be Environmentally Friendly with a New Baby

Having an environmentally friendly baby can make a big impact on the environment, and can be done with just a few easy swaps and changes. 
Taking care of your knitwear

Taking care of your knitwear

Part of sustainable shopping is taking care of the things you already have, so here are my top tips for keeping knits so they can be passed on!
April 02, 2019 — Kiri Gorter
Bump style without breaking the bank

Bump style without breaking the bank

If you’re sporting a new bump then come and see us at Use-Ta! as we are now accepting and selling maternity wear. Check our website for the brands that we are accepting as well as how you can sell with us. We can’t wait to see you and your bump in store!
February 13, 2019 — Kiri Gorter
5 Sustainable Back to School Ideas

5 Sustainable Back to School Ideas

New teachers, new friends and opportunities for purchasing new items in preparation for the year ahead. But do you need to spend big at the beginning of the school year? Here a few ideas on how to start this year off with sustainability in mind.
January 15, 2019 — Kiri Gorter
Second Hand Christmas Gift Guide

Second Hand Christmas Gift Guide

Our family is trying to cut down on gifts by doing Kris Kringle for the adults (usually something edible so it doesn't add to the clutter), and embracing the challenge of finding at least one second hand gift.
December 09, 2018 — Kiri Gorter
Sharing the love with Little Organics

Sharing the love with Little Organics

Through Little Organics, Doan hopes to use this research and knowledge to save time for families. “I have found we don't need to use mainstream products just because they are there and convenient. There are many options out there if we look a little harder. I prefer minimise the risks to my children and family where I can, and I hope that by bringing it together in one place at Little Organics, I have made this process easier for other parents to do the same.”
November 11, 2018 — Kiri Gorter