All posts by Dee

A Couple Reminders

Well, only 2 more weeks before Receiving begins!  We are excited to have our former location again for this sale.  The inside has so much room!  Check out “Location” on the menu bar to get the formal address and some tips if you haven’t been yet.

As you prepare your items for sale, don’t forget to sort your items by gender then size.  So, do all your girls 12 month clothes, then 2T, then 3T…you get the picture.  This will make entering your items faster (you won’t have to change the size) and placing your items on the sales floor much easier (taking all the 2T’s to the 2T rack instead of going from 12 month to 3T to 2T back to 12 month).  Also remember hanging can be challenging.  Take a few minutes to visit and watch her video tutorials.  She’s been doing this for a long time and it shows!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us  We will answer your emails ASAP.

Can’t wait to see you!  (did i mention…you have already entered over 7,000 items into inventory!  Way to go!)

Fall/Winter Registration Begins

Well, it’s May, it’s warm, and the swim suits are out.  So, let’s get ready for the Fall Sale!  🙂

Registration is now open.  Simply click “Login” at the right of the menu bar and begin.  It’s free.  Registering now helps us know how many families are going to try to consign and with pre-planning.  So, if you have a second, please go ahead and click.  Be mindful to read the agreement and take note of the dates (receiving, selling, and pick-up).  Be mindful, too, of your email address…if it has changed, please update it.  Email is our main avenue of communication and you would be amazed at how many of you have changed your email address.  Please be sure to enter the address you check most often.  We do our best to make sure our emails only come with important information for you…please read them.

We are looking for  space and have some ideas…feel free to let us know if you see a building with over 15,000 sq. ft. of space and ample parking.

More to come…check out the “consignors” page and let’s start sorting and hanging!  Whoo Hoo!  Let the fun begin!

Public Shopping

Tuesday night begins the public shopping!  We open at 5PM and will be open until 9PM.  We have made arrangements to have our own little “shuttle bus” to help with parking.  We ask that you please park in the Winn Dixie shopping center just 2 blocks from the store in the spaces closest to 19.  We will have a bus/van going from there every few minutes to pick you up and deliver you to the door of the store!  It will be very nice and easy.  We will take you back to your vehicle and hold all your large items until you can bring your car back for us to help load.  It’s a working system.  We ask you to NOT park in the parking lot next door.  They will be conducting business until 9PM and still need the spaces for their clients.  If you do park there, you risk being towed.

We look forward to serving you!  See you tomorrow!

Friday Receiving

Again, wow…for our slow day, we sure were busy!  Thanks again to our volunteers and our consignors.  You ladies truly amaze me.  We had some fantastic examples of kindness today.  Our ladies were waiting so patiently and as they waited they helped our newbies with needed information.  Thank you…you were such a blessing.  You see, being next to Moe’s has brought many curious potential shoppers.  Those waiting not only helped each other bring their items in, but they also explained when the public shopped and other details.  So, we will need your help the next couple days.  When you come in we ask that you have your items in item number order, your inventory report, and you may need to take a number.  They are at the entrance door.  During the check-in, you may place your items on the sales floor but we ask that you do not take time to look around.  When we have those looking around it seems to bring those on the outside in…we had some who started shopping a bit early:).  No worries, they understood and all your items are back in their place.  Could those of you help us by making sure you place your items on the floor quickly (and correctly)?  In doing so this helps make the table and rack available to the next consignor.  We hope this will allow us to keep a closer eye on who is coming in (instead of who is shopping).

For those of you who have waited until this weekend to enter your items, please be mindful of your time.  We do have some cardstock and pins at the store if you need some before you begin the entering.  Cardstock is sold 10 for $1.  Keep in mind that it helps greatly to sort your items by size and category first.  Then enter your items into the computer.  Remember that tagging is the most time consuming.  Give yourself plenty of time to print, cut, pin, and keep everything in order.  It will take longer than you think.  We will not accept items that are not tagged and hung prior to entering the store.

We look forward to tomorrow…please know that we do our best to make receiving quick, but there is almost always a wait.  Thanks again to the fantastic attitudes of our consignors today…really a pleasure!

Day 1 Receiving

Wow, thanks to our volunteers and our consignors tonight!  Great job to you all!

Again, some reminders:  Please park on the rows closest to Westover.  Please use wire hangers.  Please read and follow the tagging instructions under the Consignors page on the website.  Please know we will answer your emails now each evening…we are at the store now.  Receiving hours are located under the “dates/times” page on the website.  PLEASE DO NOT USE A CHECK-IN  TIME IF YOU HAVE LESS THAN 175 ITEMS.  You do NOT need a check-in time if you have less than 175 items.  If you have registered for a check-in time and do not need it, please “deselect” your time so someone who needs it can have it.  We have scheduled volunteers during those times to check-in those consignors with appointments so they do not stop our regular receiving line.  It is for the good of All of Us if the check-in times are used for only those with 175+ items.  Everyone else can come in ANYTIME DURING RECEIVING HOURS.

We have gone from a big empty store to a big store with a couple thousand items in it in less than 5 hours.  We have many more hours ahead and thousands to go.  So many great deals coming in!  Can’t wait for you to see it!