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Our customers want quality children’s clothing and we’re excited that we can offer discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you’re buying or selling, we would love to help you find what you’re looking for. We offer payment on-the-spot for items we select that meet current style, demand, safety and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recalls.



As of 9/1/2017 based on current inventory levels the following size restrictions are in effect  

No BOYS or GIRLS Fall/Winter size 12m and below

No BOYS or GIRLS Fall/Winter size 4,5, or 10

No BOYS  Spring/Summer size 4, 5 

No GIRLS Spring/Summer Apparel

No Bodysuits

We will still evaluate ALL SIZES of:

  • Swimwear
  • Spring Fancy Dresses
  • Winter Coats
  • snow pants
  • snow suits
  • winter boots
  • Holiday dresses



Max. 2 containers (no plastic bags) of apparel per person per day

Please remember all apparel must meet our condition and style requirements for purchase.


Items we do NOT purchase:

  • Vests
  • JJ Cole Bundle Me
  • Drawsting pants
  • Patterned bottoms
  • Knit bottoms (under 4T),
  • Overalls without a matching top,
  • Graco sweet peace soothing center swings
  • Fleece snowsuits
  • Baby monitors
  • Swaddlers
  • Sleepsacks
  • Bathtubs/Bath Toys
  • Cribs
  • Bedding
  • Room decor
  • Towels, socks, underwear,
  • Bibs, hats, gloves,
  • Pacifiers, baby bottles,
  • Breast pumps,
  • Hand made clothing

Once Upon A Child Dutchess buys all seasons everyday up until 2 hours prior to store closing. Apparel must be in ready to wear condition, of current style (no more than 3-5 years old), free of stains, excess wear, rips, and tears. There must be a number size in the garment. Place apparel flat in a bin,box, or tote.

Please no hangers, safety pins, or apparel in plastic bags.

To ensure that all buys are processed the same day Once Upon A Child Dutchess reserves the right to stop buying earlier in the day based on buy volume.

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Dutchess

1572 US Highway 9, Suite 9
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
845-632-6348 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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