Charity Shops

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  1. Younglutonmum

    Younglutonmum Mummy To Maya & Bump

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    I'm not going to lie. I've never ever wanted to step foot in a charity shop. I'm not snobby or anything, I guess it's just when I was at school people would laugh at charity shop customers & that has kinda stuck with me

    But today I actually went into The British Heart Foundation & can honestly say I will go again

    The amount of baby clothes in there which have never been worn & still with shop tags on was unreal. The lady behind the counter was saying so many people get bought clothes as gifts for their children which are the wrong size & they just bring them to a charity shop

    I got Maya a never been worn, light pink sparkly dress with a pair of matching knickers to go over her nappy for £2 today! Bargain!

    Seriously impressed :D
     
  2. ChloesMummy

    ChloesMummy Well-Known Member

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    Bargain!

    Iv never been in one either like u said the whole school thing kind of sticks with you x
     
  3. Younglutonmum

    Younglutonmum Mummy To Maya & Bump

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    I have to admit I kinda ran in with my head down :rofl:
     
  4. Ema

    Ema Mummy :) xxx

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    I LOVE charity shops....:blush: I could easily go buy heaps of clothes for hundreds of £'s but im scottish and love a bargain :rofl: I went in this lil one and found a £250 designer dress in new condition for a fiver!!! Like i wasnt going to buy it :)

    But i must admit i know what you mean about that "label" people in school etc give them and people that shop there even now i get "why do you want to go in there??" etc but i never was one to pay attention to the crowd. XxxX
     
  5. lorrilou

    lorrilou Well-Known Member

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    nicole drags me into one near us everytime we pass and i know what u mean about running in with your head down!!!
     
  6. Younglutonmum

    Younglutonmum Mummy To Maya & Bump

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    Now ive been in one, i'm not embarrassed at all!

    I don't know why I was in the first place! Like I care what a 16 year old me thinks :rofl;
     
  7. alio

    alio Well-Known Member

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    oooooohhhh i love them too...... but then i like 'vintage' and there's a lot of that!!! xx
     
  8. Samantha675

    Samantha675 Maybe baby #3?!?

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    I have always loved charity shops for great vintage stuff. Several friends told me to buy used as much as possible when it come to baby, and now I see why. Bren goes through clothes so quickly there is not much point in buying new full priced stuff unless it is totally adorable.
     
  9. Elli21

    Elli21 Well-Known Member

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    I love charity shops!
     
  10. oOKayOo

    oOKayOo Well-Known Member

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    I have never been in one tbh!
     
  11. ~KACI~

    ~KACI~ Well-Known Member

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    Hmm might have to venture, my computer desk is second hand, we bought it from a british heart foundation shop for £ 15 , there wasn't a mark on it!! Been in and bought books but never really looked at clothes x
     
  12. Younglutonmum

    Younglutonmum Mummy To Maya & Bump

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    Seriously for the kiddos id totally recommend it

    They had a real cute fairy dressing up outfit with shop label on for only £2. Really wanted it but it was for age 2-3 years :dohh:
     
  13. Serene123

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    :rofl: I have only been in there for books and I must have looked like a right dickhead running in there with my jacket over my head.
     
  14. elmaxie

    elmaxie Mummy to Nathan & Hannah.

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    I like to go in and have a nose about too although I usually end up buying books mainly.

    But am sure once the baby is here I will be buying stuff from them for baby.


    But yeah I know the label hat is given by kids when your at school....just suppose we all grow up hey and realise you dont have to spend loads of money on stuf to be happy etc etc

    Emma.xx
     
  15. alice&bump

    alice&bump mummy to katie

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    the ones near me are meant to be dead good (i've only popped in like once or twice). i live not far from the rich and famous (i.e man united players, corrie lot and all that). they all wear dresses once and pop them down to charity. think the beckhams used to!
     
  16. ~KACI~

    ~KACI~ Well-Known Member

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    You mean Alderly Edge and Wilmslow my OH used to live there, apparently there brill, get some rite bargains x
     
  17. reallytinyamy

    reallytinyamy Mum and step mum

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    I was the kid at school kitted out in the charity shop gear- my choice I have to add, I went to one every lunchtime!! I'm still addicted!
     
  18. nessajane

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    wow what a bargain :D
    ive never been in one really except with my nan!!
     
  19. alice&bump

    alice&bump mummy to katie

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    lol yea!! where bouts did he live??
     
  20. Purple_Kitty

    Purple_Kitty Momma to Jonah & Evie

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    I love going into charity shops, you always find the oddest things, which appeals to me as I am rather odd myself. Most of our clothes come from charity shops, and they are always in brilliant condition. They also make my wallet happy, being on the inexpensive side.
     

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