Struggling with Stuff? Consign Your Worries Away.

After we doubled our number of children (read: we had a second child), my husband and I thought we wouldn’t get too much more stuff. We already had the obligatory gear, toys, and feeding paraphernalia.

And yet … these baby things tend to multiply. Or, perhaps it’s that this time around, we and our friends have wizened up to sharing and rotating our stuff. Still, there comes a point where you end up with more than you know what to do with. Though I’m busy doing loads of other things and have already donated plenty of kids items, there is a satisfaction in taking care of what my family has used on this planet, and seeing to it that it continues its useful life. The extra cash doesn’t hurt, either.

JBF floor 2Enter the Just Between Friends Consignment Sale in Loudon, at the Dulles Sportsplex: the biannual savior and prompt to clean thy house. The Spring event on March 28 weekend promises an opportunity to de-clutter your house while restocking with the things it turns out you really could use. The sale even got coverage on The Today Show for how great it is.

Consigning is straightforward, using the Just Between Friends online system. You have to show up on Thursday, March 27 to bring in your goods. Learn more about how to consign and sell your goods here.

The sale is at the Dulles Sportsplex, near Dulles Town Center, 21610 Atlantic Blvd, Sterling, VA 20166.

JBF exercsaucers

Here’s the shopping schedule:

Friday, March 28:

  • Prime Time Shopping from 6:30pm to 9:00pm  
  • Entrance Fee: $20 per adult
  • Open to the public – pay at the door
  • Kids welcomed
  • Shop before the public rush on Saturday
Saturday, March 29th:   
  • Early Bird Shopping from 9:00am to 10:00am
  • Entrance Fee: $10 per adult
  • Open to the public – pay at the door
  • Kids welcomed
  • Shop before the public rush
  • No coupons accepted
  • First Time Parents & Military Families from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Registration required online!
  • FREE entry!
  • Military ID required for Military entry, and registration will be checked at the door
  • This event is a ONE Time privilege –  can bring one guest  to assist and shop
  • Military entry is per one ID per immediate family
  • Public Shopping Event from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Entrance Fee: $5 per adult / kids free and welcomed
  • FREE admission passes accepted (found on the Facebook page)

JBF Floor photoSunday, March 30th:  

  • Half Price Event from 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • FREE entry!
Note that consigners and volunteers enjoy early shopping at select times!
See you there!
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