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We have oodles of clothes in storage boxes in every nook and cranny of our house. They start in one child's drawers, are worn, outgrown, then stored in boxes until they are recalled for another child when he is ready.
It is a case of deja vu when Dew Drop gets decked out in an outfit that Doo Dah rocked last year, and Nugget the year before. We're lucky they all have the same colouring!
There are some occupational hazards though. Even though I think all my boys are totally different, they look remarkably similar at the same age, wearing the same things, so date-stamps on photos are a must at our place.
And because all the clothes are so similar in size, it is very easy to mix up the wardrobes of each of the boys. Poor Nugget donned a pair of size 3 shorts the other day. He didn't even notice, but when I looked over at him in his hot pants I suspected that something was amiss.
The twins are the end of the line. When they outgrow their clothes, we hand them on to friends, the multiple-birth clothing swap or an op-shop. It is such a feeling of joy being able to pass these clothes on to another family.
When you are done, you are done.
What do you do with your cast aways? Do you sell them or donate them? Have you ever had a garage sale? Was it worth the effort?