Maternity Clothes

North Bay's Largest Children's and Maternity Consignment Sale this Weekend!

September 11, 2017

Come shop until you drop at this weekend's North Bay Just Between Friends Mega Children's Sale at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Grace Pavilion in Santa Rosa. Taking place today, Thursday, September 14 through 17, 2017, Just Between Friends is the North Bay's largest children's and maternity consignment event.

Get a great deal on over 100,000 consignment items in 40,500 square feet of shopping space, including toys, games; outdoor gear; mommy supplies; furniture; crafting, school and party supplies; and more. You'll save 30–90% off retail prices on tons of gently used and even new items. Cash, checks, debit cards, and Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Bring your own bags, baskets, or even a wagon to carry your deals.

Maternity Mother Helpers

October 22, 2012

Magic Maternity TubeMarin Mommies presents a guest article by local fashion expert Katie Rice Jones.

Maternity wear is constantly evolving by improving its styling, adaptability, and comfort. Due to this evolution, an impressive crop of new-fangled, maternity-styled, problem-solving gizmos has found its way into the market. I like to call these gizmos “mother helpers”. Some of these helpers aid in smoothing and slimming the pregnant body, while others correct dressing and fit problems associated with pregnancy. Here are some of my favorite mother helpers along with the bump problems they solve.

Problem: Nothing to Wear

Mother Helper Solution: Magic Maternity Tube by Boob Design ($58, pictured)—It’s a skirt. It’s a dress. It’s a top. Actually, it’s all three and then some. Just one Magic Maternity Tube offers a variety of flattering looks that you change up according to your mood or occasion saving you time in the closet and money from your pocket book.

Problem: Saggy, Baggy Maternity Jeans

Mother Helper Solution: Belly Ups Suspenders ($13)—You can avoid pregnant plumber’s butt when you don a pair of handy mini suspenders. Belly Ups attach from your bra to your waistband rendering jean hitching completely unnecessary.

Saving the Earth, One Outfit at a Time with Marin Kids and Maternity Consignment

April 21, 2009

Marin Kids and Maternity Consigment storefront in San RafaelIn this special "Earth Week" guest post, Melissa Hereford, Marin mompreneur and owner of Marin Kids and Maternity Consignment in San Rafael, offers a few reasons why buying gently used items (and selling or donating yours) is good not only for the wallet but for the environment, too.

Her motto is "Saving the earth, one outfit at a time," and she takes the idea seriously!

As we approach another Earth Day, we find ourselves focusing more and more on the recycling movement with our children, the future of the planet, and the limited space in our landfills in mind! Buying gently worn and gently used items is not only about saving money. That is a wonderful aspect of the practice, but it seems to be ever more important to reduce all the waste inherent in both manufacturing and retail. For example, when you buy gently used items, you:

Maternity Xchange at Strawberry Recreation Center

February 7, 2009

Maternity Xchange is a mobile maternity shop that offers discounted brand-name and designer maternity clothing. They'll be be at the Strawberry Recreation Center in Mill Valley on Saturday, February 7, from 11 am to 4 pm. You'll find a great selection of both new and consignment merchandise from brands including Gap, Mimi Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, Diane von Furstenberg, Japanese Weekend, Olian, Seven for all Mankind, Juliet Dream, Chaiken, A-Wish, 2Chix, Earl Jeans, and more. If you're a new mom, bring in your like-new designer maternity wear and receive 50% of the selling price.

Mention Marin Mommies at the event and save 20% off any one item!

The Strawberry Recreation Center is located at 118 East Strawberry Drive in Mill Valley. For more info about Maternity Xchange, go to www.maternityxchange.com.

Maternity Xchange at Strawberry Recreation Center

October 28, 2008

Maternity Xchange is a mobile maternity shop that offers discounted brand-name and designer maternity clothing. They'll be be at the Strawberry Recreation Center in Mill Valley on Saturday, November 1, from 11 am to 4 pm. You'll find a great selection of both new and consignment merchandise from brands including Gap, Mimi Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, Diane von Furstenberg, Japanese Weekend, Olian, Seven for all Mankind, Juliet Dream, Chaiken, A-Wish, 2Chix, Earl Jeans, and more. If you're a new mom, bring in your like-new designer maternity wear and receive 50% of the selling price.

Mention Marin Mommies at the event and save 20% off any one item!

The Strawberry Recreation Center is located at 118 East Strawberry Drive in Mill Valley. For more info about Maternity Xchange, go to www.maternityxchange.com.

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