I laughed when I read the JCP thread - it went in so many directions I wanted to follow up on one subthread, though - where do you all find reasonably priced, good quality NEW clothes? I'm assuming we all hit consignment stores and rummage sales from time to time, but it's nice to get new stuff, too. Here's my tip - what are yours? I buy a lot of my kids' school clothes from Lands End Overstocks online. If something isn't right, you can return directly to Sears rather than shipping back. I discovered last week that Sears will MATCH the online price even on online clearance items. I traded 1/2-price jeans purchased online for full-price ones a size larger in the store. It's a supervisor override, so you might have to find the right clerks. The supervisor had one of the clerks enter everything under her direction and then keyed the approval. She told me they'll even do it directly without having to order online first if you show them the online price. My mind reels with the possibilities! (You mean if they are sold out on line in my kid's size, I can just get it here if you have it? Yes).