Well, as a newbie at BatchBlue I hate to buck the food trend, but that’s what being new is all about, right? Shakin’ things up? That being said, I think my favorite small business would have to be Adored By Us—a children’s consignment store in Cranston, RI. I’m not a fan of spending lots of money on clothes and toys that my toddler will quickly either outgrow or ruin, so this is my favorite place to be when it’s shopping time. I always find great deals on gently used clothes, shoes, toys, books, etc. for my toddler. I especially love the $1 bins by the cash register which keeps me flush in daycare clothes—at $1 a piece who cares if the clothes come back covered with glue and glitter!
The shop is well organized, not overly stuffed and very kid friendly. The owner has often jumped in to help me find just what I’m looking for. And most importantly, they have no problem shutting the front door and letting my little guy go wild trying out all the new toys in the middle of the store while I am busy shopping. It’s about the sanest shopping experience you can have with a toddler in tow.
I also love that this is a very family friendly work environment! It’s definitely a “by moms for moms” type of place. They work around their family schedules and occasionally have their own children in tow – which is a great additional source of entertainment for my little one.
So if you’re looking for an easy shopping experience (with or without a toddler tagging along), I highly suggest Adored By Us.
ADORED BY US
1458 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
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