There’s nothing simple about back-to-school shopping; between the materials fees and clothing demands, budgets can be pushed to the limit. Denver-area moms have these tips.
Virtual yard-sale groups. Johnstown mom Christine Miles purchases a couple of new outfits for her kids at the beginning of the school year but generally tries to shop year-round at garage sales and thrift stores.
“I have recently joined some virtual yard-sale groups on Facebook, and I love them! It’s faster than going to a bunch of different sales and by joining or starting a group in your area, it’s really easy to buy and sell. I quickly sold my car because I responded to someone saying they were looking for one.”
Clothing allowance. Now that Lisa Cutter’s kids are 12 and 13, she gives them
Also, be sure to read about Amber’s funny fashion show debut on 9News last year (and yes, vomit was involved).