It’s Fall! Are Your Kids’ School Uniforms Ready?

If your kids are in need of new school uniforms for fall, don’t go from store to store looking for something in their size, visit FrenchToast.com instead. They sent my babies fall uniforms to facilitate this post and we’re hooked!

French Toast School Uniforms for Fall

School uniforms. They’re a great equalizer and I’m kind of a fan. Well, I’m a fan of equalizing the haves and have nots and the no drama morning outfit debate that I don’t have to deal with, but I’m not a fan of trying to find these uniforms at my limited local stores in the right colors, the right sizes, and the right seasonal attire. Until now. Now that I’ve found French Toast, that hopping from store to store to never find what we needed struggle (the struggle was real, y’all) is over!

French Toast School Uniforms for boys and girls

You see, my babies are tiny, and our weather is crazy on the island this time of the year. By tiny I mean, Bug just turned 9 and she wears a size 7 in clothes, but the pants are way too short, and so are the shorts, so we always get skorts with leggings. Bubby will be 7 (be still my heart) this month, and the little guy is still in a size 5…with elastic waistbands. I have no clue where they get their tiny stature from *ahem* but I hope they grow (literally) out of it one day. Until then, we deal with it. But we don’t have to deal with the endless hours of shopping for ill-fitted school uniforms that aren’t seasonal anymore.

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French Toast Uniforms Benefits

French Toast gets that kids come in different sizes, they get that seasonal uniforms are hard to find since the seasons are so different across the nation, so they accommodate year round with a wide variety of school uniform choices and items that can even help my littles out. I easily found long shorts for Bug (not an easy task since she’s got an itty bitty waist and bean stalk legs) and pleated shorts for Bubby that don’t fall off since they have those adjustable waistlines that I can’t find locally. And even though we don’t need them just yet (hello Houston 90º weather in October), I was able to stock up on long sleeved uniform shirts for both because I can never find them when the cooler temps set in. All without leaving the comfort of my living room (and my laptop).

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I feel really accomplished, y’all. I’m ahead of the game this year when it comes to the babies’ preparedness and if you’ve been following along at all, you know that’s a really huge deal for me this year! We’re ready for fall (OK, not the cold weather, but everything else), are you? Get the kids school ready for fall and *e-gads* winter with the help of French Toast School Uniforms this year. My kids are ready. Are yours?

Avoid the Holiday Walk of Shame with Cookie’s Kids

Sometimes I’m a bad mom. There, I said it. Once you’re through judging me, please read on because I’ve figured out a way to fix at least part of it and explain it to you here.

You’re still here? Good, now let me explain that horrible photo above, my failure as a mother, and share with you my plan for rectifying said failure.

We took Bug and Bubby to see Santa at Bass Pro Shops a couple of weeks ago. Bug had a new dress and she was lovely. I searched through Bubby’s drawers and came up with nothing but a bunch of ill-fitting, mismatched clothes. But we had promised them Santa and we had to deliver. I shamefully dressed him in blue sweatpants and a red and black Cars shirt. This is what he wanted and he most certainly always gets what he wants. There was no other choice (well other than a Sponge Bob shirt that was too short and that wouldn‘t do). 

So we headed to Bass Pro and we have this photo for eternity to remind us (me) that my mom skills are not always top notch. He’s a boy. It’s OK. He really doesn’t care, but I do! 
This beautiful blue-eyed, messy-haired, gap-toothed little man is the apple of my eye. Seriously, if you’ve been following along at all, you would know this. In my eyes, he can do no wrong and he’s the funniest, most kind-hearted person on the planet. His clothes should reflect his beauty. I’ve been busy. I haven’t noticed. But with the holidays and impending festivities, I’ve realized that I have to do something…and fast! I don’t have time to shop for clothes and have him try them on. What’s a momma to do? We have a Christmas party coming up soon and I refuse to take this walk of shame again!

We don’t need fancy suits and dresses. My kids just aren’t the fancy variety, I am their mother after all. We just need matchies and I don’t want to break the bank. 

Enter Cookie’s Kids to the rescue. Have you ever heard of them? This site is full of kids clothing and more. You can find holiday outfits, every day kid’s clothing,  school uniforms, and so much more at amazing prices! And it doesn’t matter how busy you are. You never have to leave your own home and you don’t have to get out of your own mismatched jammies to shop
And when I say amazing prices, I mean amazing. This Spiderman outfit that Bubby adored normally retails at $30.00 but we snagged it for $12.99. That’s a 57% savings! You can see my full shopping experience in my Google+ Album for more details and tips and tricks.
Bubby’s outfits were delivered in less than a week and let me tell you, my little man was more than excited to model them for me.
Not only does he match, but this baby is stylin’ and profilin’. He’s an amazing model and I wish I had enough space here to show you the entire photo shoot. This kid cracks me up!
I’d say that’s one happy little mister. You won’t catch me on the walk of shame again this holiday season. My baby has clothes that fit and match. Maybe I’m not such a bad mom after all. We’re ready for our holiday parties now. He won’t be wearing suits. So what? It’s not our style! But if it‘s yours, Cookie’s Kids can help you out with that too. Be sure to check them out! And don’t worry about size. They have an Alva Kids Icon. Just click that, enter your kid’s height and weight, and they recommend the perfect size for that particular brand. It was spot on for us! 
Bubby wants YOU to visit Cookie’s Kids to make sure your kids have matching outfits for the holidays. It’s so affordable, and if you shop now, you can save an additional 10% sitewide by entering the code: insanityisnotanoption at check out. Pretty cool huh? I know, I’m all famous like that. Take advantage of it before that code expires on 12/21/12. 
Cookie’s Kids clothes are Bubby-approved and that’s pretty important in my book.

Be sure to check them out and do some shopping on their website, like them on Facebook, and follow them on Twitter for all of the latest deals. You can thank me later! Bubby already thanked me and I’m feeling like a good mom again (at least until my next failure).

I am a member of the Collective Bias™ Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias™ and Cookie’s Kids. As always, all opinions, ideas, and photos are entirely my own. #cbias #CookiesKids #SocialFabric