Just Between Friends - shop, sell, save, smart!

Shop Early!

We know your life is busy - who's isn't these days with family, work, running errands and just finding time to stop and enjoy life!  We offer a couple of ways to allow you to shop before the public!

Are you expecting your first baby?  Is your first baby under 12 months? Are you a foster or adoptive parent?  A grandparent?
Come shop from 4:00PM-8:00PM on Thursday, March 5th! Shop with your infant in a sling or wearable carrier prior to 6:00PM. After 6:00PM kids and strollers are welcome. Bring a friend to help you shop! Reserve your ticket for you and a friend - Head to the "Event Details" page and scroll down to GET TICKETS!

Can you find time to help at the sale? 
With a minimum of 4 hours of help, you can shop early! And, the more you help, the earlier you shop. Join our email list from the "Event Details" page - we'll announce when you can select "team member" and grab a shift.

No time to help?  Not a new parent, foster parent or grandparent?
A limited number of tickets are available for you to shop BEFORE the Opening Day! Each ticket is $15 and allows 1 person entry.
Come shop from 3:00PM-8:00PM on Thursday, September 19th! Shop with your infant in a sling or wearable carrier prior to 6:00PM! Make your purchase TODAY - Head to the "Event Details" page and scroll down to GET TICKETS!

Connect with us on Facebook

Join our Facebook community!  We post information about the upcoming sale, information on raising children, great blog posts about kids, and a few funnies along the way. We answer questions about the sale and share pictures during the sale to give you a glimpse of what things look like, too!

If you are consigning, ask to join our FB group so you can interact with other sellers! Who better to ask questions of than others who are also selling items? Search for us:  JBF Dane County West - VIP's.



May my husband or mother shop with me at the Team Member Pre-Sale?
Early shopping is a privilege you earn, however, a guest may join you during the designated consignor and guest pre-sales shopping time. Better yet - have them sign up for a shift so you can shop together!

May I bring children to the Team Member or Consignor Pre-Sale?
Kids are welcome during Family Shopping Time after 6:00PM only. Shop with your infant in a sling or wearable carrier prior to 6:00PM.

Are children and strollers welcome at the sale?
Children and strollers are welcome Friday, Saturday and Sunday during public sale hours. If you are eligible to shop the pre-sale, shop with your infant in a sling or wearable carrier prior to to the Family Shopping time; children and strollers welcome duing the half-price pre-sale.

May kids play with the items while at the sale?
Please do not allow your children to play with the toys at the sale. Items are the property of the consignors and if they are broken or separated they cannot be sold. This will be strictly enforced. Take your item to the hold area if you'd like to inspect it more closely by opening the packaging.

How do I carry my clothes while I am shopping?
Large IKEA bags are available on a first-come first served basis! You are welcome to bring anything to assist your shopping (wagon, stroller, bag, spouse, etc.). Please, no plastic bags from department stores or grocery stores. A two-hour HOLD AREA is available to use while you shop. 

How do I pay for my purchases?
Cash (preferred), Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. There is an ATM on site, however, we can not guarantee its functionality.

Are there any entrance fees?
There is a $3 admission fee for the opening day of the sale for the public. On the Event Details page scroll down to GET TICKETS for whatever day you plan to attend!

Are there any parking fees?
Parking fees are controlled by Alliant Energy.  Parking is not charged during consignor drop-off or pick up. Carpool with a friend, walk over from the nearby parks.

Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, should you need accommodation in order to fully participate in our Just Between Friends Sale, please contact us!



Kristen Parent

Phone: 608.212.6193

Reach out with your questions!

Kristen Parent is the new owner of JBF Dane County West!

Currently, Kristen works as the Program and Events Manager for the Middleton Chamber of Commerce. She is used to multitasking, overcoming through challenges, creating opportunities and serving many customers at once. She also has a passion for event planning. All of these characteristics will serve her well in her role as franchise owner for JBF Dane County West. As a mom, she's on a budget like us and enjoys the benefits of shopping and consigning with JBF.

Kristen and her husband, Kasey, reside in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. They have two daughters – Addison (8) and Isabel (5), who have quickly becomes big fans of JBF too. Their family loves watching Wisconsin sports and spending as much time as possible outside. Kristen is a life-long native to the Madison area, having grown up in Mount Horeb. She was named to the 2019 Class of 40 under 40 through In Business Magazine.