THE TOP 5
• Apple of My Eye, Melrose
• Buttons and Bows, Acton
• Cutie Patuties, Leominster
• Itsy Bitsy Thrifty, Billerica
• Two Little Monkeys, Somerville
1021 Central St., Leominster
Like its name implies, the clothes at Cutie Patuties are super cute. Plus, they’re only gently worn. Young kids outgrow clothing so quickly that consignment stores make a lot of sense, both for the environment and for the family budget. Our readers combed the area and found this shop, open seven days a week, to be definitely worth a look.