It's that time of year again... already!
How on Earth can it be Back to School Shopping already???? I swear to you it feels like Summer just began.
Back to School clothing shopping can sure put a drag on an already limited budget. Kids want to be sent to school in all the latest, trendy, cool clothes. Let's face it- clothing sure can be expensive, especially for kids who keep growing and growing out of everything! I know many parents who shop the malls and spend hundreds on each child. Add in shoes, school supplies and backpacks and dang there went your whole paycheck in one day!
You should know that I can't afford shopping the malls for my kids. It just isn't in the budget! (In addition, my ex hasn't even bothered paying child support this last month. I can't lie- that sure hurts when you are definitely counting on it.) I always work on stretching a buck til it screams bloody murder. Some days I am better at it than other days.
For me- back to school shopping takes time and dedication. I tend to shop a little at a time during the summer, so I don't have to pay it all at once. In addition to Thrift Store Shopping I have found a huge cost saving school shopping source this month! If you have a preteen or teenage daughter to shop for, there is a really inexpensive place to shop at !
The store is called Only 123 Fashion. Everything is either $1.00, $2.00, or $3.00! Yes, you read that correctly.
That is it! I know what you are thinking already. It must be cheapo, crappy quality, right? I won't lie- I thought that same exact thing. However, I was very pleasantly surprised when I walked in to their store and started looking around.
Here is a look at my first shopping trip that I scored for my daughter. All items are really nice and NOT cheapo at all. It might not be easy to see based on the picture but I was very happy for everything we found for her. Most of the items were $3.00. She was so excited to try everything on and see that they fit.
I did find my son 2 shirts on our second visit, however for the majority they don't carry boy items which is a bummer. The place is sure packed to the brim with Juniors and Women's clothing.
I definitely suggest looking into this store as an alternative of stretching those clothing dollars for your kiddos.