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Pass along the hand-me-downs

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Don’t throw them away pass along those hand-me-downs, we can get them hand-me-down ready.

We all know that kids grow like weeds, which means that many kids outgrow their clothes before they wear them out. If the clothes’ colours are looking a little dull, that’s okay we can still get them to the point of being hand-me-down ready that the recipient might not even be able to tell that they were used at all.

Spring Fashion

Hand-me-downs are a wonderful, cost-effective way to change up a kids wardrobe, not to mention recycling these clothes to a new kid’s closet makes it a win-win for us and our environment. Here are some helpful ideas to pass along those clothes that are still in great shape or even add some vibrancy to the colours of the items that may have gotten a little dull.

1. Host a clothing swap. Gather all your friends and have a clothes swap. Everybody can bring their kid’s old clothes that they have either outgrown or are simply tired of. It gives you and your friends the chance to catch-up and socialize while refreshing your kids wardrobe and saving money. Bonus: gather your friends who wear the same size as you do for a clothes swap of your own!

2. Keep it in the family. At the end of every season, have your children pack away any clothes that are getting too small for them. Label the box with the date and season so in a few years, when your next child is ready for a new outfit, you know exactly where to find them. Make sure to wash everything before you store it away, so that it is clean and fresh when you pull it out of storage. Pro Tip: OxiCleanTM Foam Pre-treat rids your children’s clothes of tough dried on stains – even grease!

3. Embrace the bold colours. Fun, bright and colourful spring clothes can lose their vibrancy quickly during the year – making it hard to pass them on. The right laundry detergent can go a long way in caring for clothes. Pro Tip: Upgrade from ordinary detergents and give your kids clothes a high definition clean with OxiCleanTM HDTMLaundry Detergent (available in liquid and paks). It will ensure your whites stay radiant and your colours vibrant.

 

 

By on April 28th, 2016

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I’m Michelle aka Powered by Mom. I’m married with one daughter, my hubby was my high school sweetheart, our two dogs Nyx and Cleo and our cat Oliver. As you can see we’re a family of animal lovers. We love to travel when we can, try different food and activities all over the world and enjoy being together. My passions are writing, travelling, creating new recipes, encouraging people to adopt not shop and just to enjoy life while we can.

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