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We’re taking a buying pause!

No Buy January at Mama Goose & Jillian’s Drawers

What is No Buy January?
We will be taking a month-long pause from buying in items for both stores.

That’s such a long time! Why?
We want to take this time to use our resources and people-power to catch up on all the goodies already dropped off, balance inventory, and tackle other tasks in store!

When will you start buying again?
We will begin buying again on Feb. 1, 2024, at which time we will be buying in limited winter clothing items and other gear. We encourage you to give us a call to schedule an appointment for February!

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It’s time for the Summer Bag Sale!

August 11-13 is our annual Summer Bag Sale!

Fill a bag for one flat price. This sale includes clothing sizes NB-14, shoes, toys, and maternity.
We provide the bags; you shop & ENJOY!

Prices per Bag:

Friday 8/11 • $20/bag
Saturday 8/12 • $15/bag
Sunday 8/13 • $10/bag

 

Additional Sales during the event include:

20% off all in stock Bogs boots
30% off all maternity clothing
$10 off See Kai Run shoes
20% off all strollers

*Please note that due to the heavy volume of sellers we have been experiencing and the busy-ness of the Bag Sale, we will not be open for intake this Friday-Saturday (Aug. 11-13).* Thanks for your patience!

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Updated Selling Protocols for 2023!

As many of you have seen, we are getting so many items in from our wonderful community that we run out of space and can’t keep up a good pace! We are constanly reassessing best practices so that our sellers experience a timely and smooth experience.

For 2023, we are operating as follows:

We buy Tuesday – Saturday, with the exception of the last 7 days of each month. We do not buy on Sundays and Mondays (please no drop-offs on Sunday/Monday and the final 7 days of the month; this will be our regular catch-up time). We are experiencing a very high volume of sellers; thank you for your patience. Drop-offs will be taking us 1-2 weeks to get to.

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It’s our biggest rewards weekend of the year!

Thursday through Monday, you’ll earn triple points on every in-person and online purchase*. For example, when you spend $100, you’ll earn 300 points. That equals $10 off a future purchase! 🎉 Not familiar with our Rewards Program? Read more here!

AND THAT’S NOT ALL!

Get $10 off all pairs of NEW Bogs Boots

20% off all bassinets and bouncer seats

25% off See Kai Run shoes

AND

20% off all gently-used toys!

Click Here to Shop Now

*Triple points offer does not apply to gift certificate and diaper service purchases

Thursday, November 24 sales are online only. Our brick and mortar store will be closed for the holiday. We will reopen for regular hours on Friday, November 25.

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We’re hiring!

Looking to work in a fast-paced, fun environment and help parents find all the best solutions to meet their needs? We are seeking staff to train as sales associates and potentially buyers (aka you get to look through *all the things* and help decide what inventory to bring in!). We are open to someone who can do weekends only, or even just work during your child’s school schedule. Please stop by for an application!

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No Buy January!

No Buy January at Mama Goose & Jillian’s Drawers

What is No Buy January?
We will be taking a month-long pause from buying in items for both stores.

That’s such a long time! Why?
We want to take this time to use our resources and people-power to catch up on all the goodies already dropped off, balance inventory, and tackle other tasks in store!

When will you start buying again?
We will begin buying again on Feb. 1, 2023, at which time we will be buying in limited winter clothing items and other gear.

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Want to get a selling appointment sooner?

We’re now buying in the following items with quicker appointment times:
• Rain boots
• Sandals & water shoes
• Nursing tanks & shirts
• Rainwear
Beginning Thursday, March 25, you can make an appointment to bring in one shopping bag (such as a standard reusable Wegman’s shopping bag) of these items and either drop it off or have it done on the spot! 

Please call/text 607-216-7851 for an appointment time. 

These appointments are available Tuesdays-Saturdays (not on Sundays or Mondays).

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Have you seen the new store yet?

We’ve been open in our new location for almost two months now, and we have to say… we’re LOVING it! Every day this space feels a little more like home.

If you haven’t stopped by to visit us at 609 W Clinton St. yet, we hope you’ll come by soon! For a little added incentive, we’re having sales every week this month! It’s the perfect chance to get some great deals during your holiday shopping. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date on our December sales.

If you’re not comfortable shopping in person right now (we get it!), we’re happy to offer remote shopping for you! To get started, just send us a DM on social media or text us at (607) 216-7851 and let us know what you’re looking for.

And (drumroll please…) we’re buying again! CLICK HERE to learn about our buying process and to see what items we’re looking for now.

Thank you for continuing to support Mama Goose during a year full of lots of change and challenges. We’ve been feeling the love and are deeply grateful for the Mama Goose community 🧡

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Share the Warmth!

We are proud to partner with Ithaca Rotary’s Share the Warmth clothing drive again this year by serving as a drop-off location!

All winter clothing in good repair is accepted. There is a special need for children’s and larger-sized outerwear (2X and up) and large-sized boots (13 and up), as well as coats, snow pants and boots; blankets; and hats, scarves, and mittens for all. Each article of clothing donated should be new or gently
used, and clean for future recipients.

The donated clothing is then distributed by Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga free of charge to individuals who need such items for the winter months. Distribution will take place November 9 – 20. Last year, the program distributed more than 3,067 items to 753 adults and
514 children across Tompkins County.

You’ll find the familiar “red box” collection bin at our store until November 23!

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Moving Sale & Consignment Extension

It’s hard to believe it’s our last week at 430 W. State Street! We’re so excited for our next chapter, and can’t wait to see you in our new space with you soon! Moving is a lot of work, so with that in mind…

We’re Having a Moving Sale!

25 % OFF non-clothing used items!

This includes strollers, baby carriers, high chairs, swings, shoes, and much more! This even includes consignment items that rarely go on sale 🎉✨💃🏻Come take advantage of these savings while you can – our last day in this location is this Saturday, September 26!

Items NOT included in this sale are masks, clothing, outerwear, winter boots, and new products.

Extending Consignment Periods

We want to be sure we’re taking care of our customers and consignors as best we can during this transition. For that reason we are extending all consignment periods until November 1st!

What does this mean for you? For consignors, this means we’ll have more time to sell your items when we reopen in our new location. For customers, it means we’ll have a lot of great items to pick from right away when we reopen! Talk about a win-win!

We do understand that some people may have extenuating circumstances, so if you need to pick up your items before November 1 please give us a call. We’ll be happy to make other arrangements with you.
You can reach us at 607-216-7851.

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