Children grow up fast, despite science's best attempts to weigh them down with apple-filled backpacks and bronze shoes. Accommodate growing kids with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of consignment baby apparel, shoes, and toys, plus 15% off additional baby gear such as diaper bags and strollers, at Ellie's Enchanted Closet in Pearland.
Ellie's Enchanted Closet lavishes little ones with an ever-transforming trove of gently used shoes, clothing, and toys from acclaimed brand names such as Gymboree, and Ed Hardy. Festoon fledgling statures in a pink Ooh! La La! Couture pettidress ($23.99), emblazoned with a red heart to add feminine flair and act as a convenient cheat-sheet for toy stethoscopes. Boys' plaid Gymboree shorts ($9.90) forge handsome outfits for schooldays and dirt-filled adventures alike, and a wide variety of shoes by Vans, Converse ($12.99), and Crocs ($6.99+) keep elfin feet stylishly protected. A multitude of toys enchant growing minds of every stage, such as the four-wheeled Radio Flyer inch worm ($19.99), which ensures older tots make timely morning commutes to block-stacking architecture firms. Although not included in this Groupon, the infant emporium also offers a range of brand-new boutique apparel, alo ng with baby supplies including strollers, cribs, and maternity items.