After trying all week to make it into Minot, I was finally able to get there yesterday. Minot doesn't have a whole lot of choices for shopping, so we have to make due with what they have. They don't have a single children's clothing store, and since my son is tall and skinny, I hate shopping online for him. We buy most of his clothing from Old Navy and KMart as a result. Last week with the 40% off clearance clothing sale, along with 50% off clearance toys, I knew we had to go.
We shop for Christmas and birthdays year round. We usually end up "adopting" 2-3 kids to buy Christmas presents for, plus we buy other toys to donate as well. And then of course, there's the stuff for my son, nieces, friends' kids, etc, and it looks like a toy factory exploded in my basement by the end of November. :) We couldn't afford nearly as much as we donate if we didn't shop clearance all year round, so Kmart's 50% sale is one of our favorites.
Here's what we ended up buying. I actually also bought Elliott another pair of shorts, but he was already wearing them today when I took this picture.
The two pairs of shorts shown weren't on clearance, but were on sale for $7.50 each. The other pair was on clearance for $5.99 after the 40% off. The jeans were on clearance, and we ended up paying $3.59 for the lighter one, and $5.99 for the darker ones.
So all together I spent just over $70 including taxes. That finished up our back to school clothes shopping, though, and added quite a bit to our stash of presents for kids that don't belong to us, so I think we did pretty good!