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In 2021, We have come upon a new milestone.

In 2021, We have come upon a new milestone.

In 1990, I had a crazy idea that I could run a successful, eco-conscious, money-making business that would bring local parents together, while rais...

Consignment is about Community and Sustainability

Consignment is about Community and Sustainability

Thought for today: Consignment store and thrift store do not mean exactly the same thing. In Amherst, we are lucky to have one of each located righ...

Will You Buy Secondhand Gifts?

Will You Buy Secondhand Gifts?

There are a few great reasons to do some or all of your holiday shopping at consignment and antique shops. Buying secondhand instead of new allows ...

Style is Unique. Fashion is Copycat.

Style is Unique. Fashion is Copycat.

One of my favorite things to do is mix and match brands and styles to create my look.  Finding different brands and styles in one shop, is one of the several benefits of shopping secondhand.

We want to help you to create your unique look, instead of sending you out of the shop looking like a carbon copy of the previous customer. 

Do not enter without a properly worn face covering.

Do not enter without a properly worn face covering.

This policy is about mutual respect and the safety of my staff, and my Dad.

We Are Open and Thanking Customers for Adapting!

We Are Open and Thanking Customers for Adapting!

I know that so many of you are anxious to "get back to normal."    For, now we are settled into this "new normal" as a way to keep this special community alive and healthy!

Reopening June 1!

Reopening June 1!

Here we go, with a new phase of M&C, in response to Covid-19.  😎 😷 We all want to continue to recycle and save money, so we will figure this out together.

Q & A about M&C Consignment During Covid-19 😷

Q & A about M&C Consignment During Covid-19  😷

We did not have a page in our procedures manual about what to do in the event that the store has to close for 2 1/2 months in order to slow the spread of a virus.  😉🙂😛
So... thank you all for your patience, kind words and support while we continue to figure this out. 😍

M&C Has a Social Responsibility to Stay Closed for Another Couple of Weeks

M&C Has a Social Responsibility to Stay Closed for Another Couple of Weeks

We have built a business model that invites folks to stay, enjoy the music, make a new friend, and browse.   We are all starving for that right now, but now is NOT the time for that.  That time will be back. It won't be exactly the same.... but we'll be together again.

Spring Quaran-Cleaning!

Spring Quaran-Cleaning!

Also, you are going to have to keep those sorted bags of clothes for the time being.
1. Most drop-off locations are closed right now.
2. Be conscious of the idea that the virus could potentially spread through bags and donation bins. Best to wait until we're all a little more safe and sound. ☮️

Decluttering is one way to bring calmness to your home while sheltering in place.

Decluttering is one way to bring calmness to your home while sheltering in place.

De-cluttering can be very satisfying because it is a small thing that you can control in this time when so much is out of our hands.
So you've got this pile of clothes with which you are willing to part. Now what?

Clothing is not the only thing we recycle.

Clothing is not the only thing we recycle.

Clothing is not the only thing we recycle.
Whenever we need a new rack, shelf or these dressing room doors, we look at what we already have and try to re-make it into what we need.