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Clothing Your Kids Challenge Day 2: Maximize Outfits!
November 13, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Do your kids have a lot clothes, but not a lot that really goes together? Today's challenge is to have a strategy on your next shopping trip! A game plan when you shop will help you make the most of your kids' wardrobes.

  • Buy clothes that can be mixed and matched to create new multiple outfits.
  • When you're shopping try to focus on buying what's missing from their wardrobe.

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Do you usually go shopping for your kids in big trips a few times a year or smaller trips as things are needed? Do buy things one piece at a time or do you buy complete outfits?

If you missed yesterday's activity, you can find it here. If you haven't signed up for the Clothing Your Kids Challenge yet, you can do so here!


  • dommad2
    by dommad2
    November 13, 2012 at 1:44 PM
    I mostly do smaller trips. I like to buy complete outfits but sometimes just one piece catches her eye.
  • 1stpreggers
    November 13, 2012 at 1:45 PM
    I do big trips a few times a year.
  • IncognitoOne
    November 13, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    Smaller trips, buy what's needed! And I buy both, outfits and mix and match. 

  • sweetmissy_05
    November 13, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    Smaller trips..less stressful and works the best for us.

  • PEEK05
    by PEEK05
    November 13, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    We go in smaller trips as things are needed.  We buy whatever we need at the time.

  • othermom
    November 13, 2012 at 1:53 PM

    We buy several times a year. Usually I pick up basic jeans and t-shirts and things when the clothes go on clearance when the seasons change.  Then if the kids need somethine more or we see something they like I pick it up later.

    November 13, 2012 at 1:54 PM
    Smaller trips for us. Most of his clothes are versitile
  • Mom2jngnc
    November 13, 2012 at 1:54 PM
    smaller trips, frequently and I buy whats needed. if it is a better store (PS by Aero, Gymboree, etc) I will try to buy up a size as the material will usually withstand an extra year of washings.
  • goddess99
    November 13, 2012 at 1:54 PM

    As my dd has gotten older I have just started buying blue jeans, denim skirts and khaki pants, that way all the tops she wants will match all the bottoms no matter the color. We usually go out of town on 1 huge shopping trip over summer vacation and I buy as much as I can. Then I will just order/buy things as needed.

  • Rogue35
    by Rogue35
    November 13, 2012 at 1:58 PM
    I do a big shopping trip for back to school. I also buy things here and there too.

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