Activity #46: Host a clothing swap party

Nine months on, nine months off? Something like that.

Your 46th weekly challenge is to obtain some new-to-you clothes that you’ll enjoy along with an afternoon of girlfriend hilarity all for the cost of some cucumber-scented spa water. The end of the year is a perfect time to plan a clothing swap.

Host a clothing swap party with your friends #rookiemoms challengeThis is me (not at a swap) trying on clothes too fabulous to purchase. In real life, I wait for my shopaholic friends to bring them over. Thank You Very Much, Don’t Mind If I Do!

We’ve mentioned this idea here and there, but now I present the instructions for how to throw a simple but fabulous women’s clothing swap on your own.

I have hosted no fewer than ten clothing swaps with my stylish friends and spawned at least three known copycats. For the record, this is better as a a no-kids-allowed event (or just pre-crawlers), so let Daddy take the bambino out for a hike while you get some well-deserved girlfriend-time. The whole event can take less than two hours.

Here’s the step-by-step to planning and hosting:
(kind of long, but I want to make it mindless for you) (more…)

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