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TOP shopping TIPS for those Kids’ Consignment Sales
Save Big with Spring Consignment Shopping
With Spring upon us, it’s time to start thinking shorts and tanks, sandals, bathing suits and beach toys! Kids grow fast (most budgets don’t!), so why pay retail! Shop at the upcoming Just Between Friends of Allentown/Bethlehem consignment sale event, and get MORE for LESS!
Think 3-4 pairs of shorts for the price of ONE at the retail stores. Water tables, sand toys, flip flips and bicycles… they have it all! Here are my top shopping tips to get the most bang for your buck!
Top 7 Tips for Getting the MOST out of your shopping
1. Bring a list! With over 50,000 items in 20,000 square feet of space, hit your top priorities first, THEN shop the other areas.
2. Write down upcoming birthdays and holidays. JBF is a great place to get gifts for a reduced price! They also offer a HUGE selection of brand-new Melissa and Doug items… all at 25% off retail price!
3.Use their Ikea shopping bags and hold area. Those bags are huge! You can fill them to the brim, them put them in the hold area until you are done shopping! Just pick them up on the way to the register!
4. Claim your free tickets ahead of time! Why pay at the door when free tickets are available online? Get your tickets here (don’t forget one for grandma, or your BFF!): https://jbfallentownsp17.eventbrite.com
5. If you don’t like crowds, consider shopping during presales! Presales are Wednesday night. If you are an expecting mom (or foster or adoptive mom), or have a child under age 12 months, teacher or served in the military, you get to shop a day before the public! Don’t fit into one of those categories? No problem! Reserve a PRIME TIME ticket! Get tickets here: https://jbfallentownsp17.eventbrite.com
6. Make a second trip during the 50% off sale! Come back on Saturday to shop, when many items will be reduced 50% off!
When: March 29-April 1 Where: the Lou Ramos Center (home of the Lehigh Valley United soccer team)- 1344 N Sherman Street, Allentown. This is right off Airport Rd! Who: You! Plus your friends and family (don’t forget to invite them!) Get tickets here: https://jbfallentownsp17.eventbrite.com
Cash, debit, visa, mastercard and discover are accepted
Children and strollers are always welcome!
Happy spring shopping! Shop with JBF to get everything your kids want at a fraction of the retail prices!
Deal blog posts are really my thing but... after today's mini shopping spree I needed to share some of these killer deals.
I stocked up on stuff for next fall and winter including Totes snow boots, leggings, jeans, jackets and more at Kohl's.
I filled an online shopping cart with a full retail value of over $100 and paid under $40 for it (the reaction from the kid on the right says it all.
So here are some awesome spring shopping codes to enjoy many of these can be combined in one order! Also placing separate orders of $40 qualifying values and using the KIDSALE10 code will save you even more. Happy shopping.
With winter persisting into March and more snow in our sights we are all looking looking for some ways to get out and have some fun while staying warm! Here are some awesome ways the whole family can enjoy each other and make some memories in the Lehigh Valley!
Bounce Your Heart Out!
Kids LOVE BounceU's Birthday Parties! But you don't need to get an invite to enjoy all the fun.
Stop by BounceU in Easton or in Allentown to bounce at any of their Open Bounce events.
You can easily take a look at what is coming up at both locations by visiting our Events Calendar or see the schedule for President's Day below.
Their open bounce schedule varies from week to week but can easily be found by checking their event calendars! Click your chosen location and see whats going on!
Color, play and create at Crayola Experience! The kids will love their interactive exhibits, indoor two story play structure and their live shows. They are open 7 days per week including school holidays! They are open daily at 10am!
Imagi Nation is the Lehigh Valley's premier indoor play space for kids! Their "Little World for Big Thinkers" sparks creativity, imagination and inspires every child to think BIG!
This indoor attraction is similar to a Childrens Museum / Hand's on Museum and is set up as a mini city where children can move throughout each of their interactive spaces, exploring, learning and playing! Visit the fire house, grocery store, doctor's office and more!
Imagi Nation is open for regular operating hours each week, making it easy to stop in and play! Their location right next to Dorney Park is conveniently accessible from I-78, Route 309 and Route 22!
The facility is just minutes away from other parts of the Lehigh Valley including Bethlehem, Easton, Macungie, Emmaus, Quakertown and Center Valley making it an ideal family attraction.
Imagi Nation features an on site Ice Cream lab where children can create their own ice cream flavor with their help of Imagi Nation staff. The facility is peanut free for anyone who is concerned about allergies.
The Mill is open Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays! There is no reservation needed, just drop in. You can even "dine out" all under one roof at their indoor food truck!
Lehigh Valley Museums
It may be chilly outside but these indoor museums are warm and cozy inside! Allentown Art Museum, DaVinci Science Center, and Bethlehem Historic Sites are all waiting to be discovered by your family this winter!
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