Oh my goodness! I found the cutest jacket at the local resale shop! It will be perfect to wear this fall for work. A co-worker told me about this upscale consignment shop in a nearby town and she and I have compare our “finds” each time we go!
Also, I went through the closets and have a large pile of clothing and assorted household items to take to consignment next week. I now have a bigger pile of rags in the ‘rag bag’, too. Some things just get worn out as clothing, but work great for cleaning or other household jobs. I also have a small but growing pile of mending I need to do sometime soon – a hem coming undone, a lost button, a tear, snag or separated seam that need repair. I have a sewing machine and can do these things myself. I’m waiting for just the right rainy or cold night to do it! I like being able to keep my family’s clothing budget down by buying gentled used items and repairing them when needed.
Do you have consignment or re-sale stores in your area? What is your favorite ‘recycled’ or ‘gently used’ item?