Many of us have kids going back to school and none of us should pay more than we have to! Even if you don’t have kids going back to school, this is the PERFECT TIME to stock up on office supplies or just pens for around the house! We can all buy a few extra at amazing prices to donate to kids in need!

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My biggest tip? Be sure to check the ads! Target, Office Max, Staples, and Walmart will all ad match. That means they will match prices on identical items at their stores. Each store has what I call “door busters”, really inexpensive items to get you in the door. If you can take advantage of all of the deals at all of the stores while making only one stop, you’ll do really well. Office Max and Staples offer $5 off coupons that will save you even more on your back to school shopping!

My favorites from the Target ad:

Texas Instruments scientific calculators: $9

12-pack colored pencils: $.99

6-ct. Elmer’s glue sticks:  $.99

My favorites from the Office Max Ad:

Click here to print off a coupon for $5 off your $25 purchase!

$.01 Schoolio 3×5 index cards (I use these for Your Life A to Z! Woo!)

$.01 Office Max filler paper 100 sheets

$.05 plastic protractors (limit 3)

$.50 all Schoolio Markers (have to stop by and see if washable markers are included…stay tuned!)

$.50 Select Schoolio composition books

$.50 Office Max glue sticks 2 pack (or 4 oz. bottle)

2 for $5/ Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils (24 packs)

My favorites from the Staples Ad:

Click here to print off a coupon for $5 off your $30 purchase.

Sharpie Permanent Markers…$.25/2-pack (woo-hoo)!!!

Bic Round-stick 8-pack pens…$.25

Staples Poly-Cover notebooks 70 sheet…$.25

Other great deals:

Filler paper: $.50/120 sheets

Bic Velocity gel pens 2 packs: $.50

If you ONLY pick up the super sale items, you’ll always do great!

Notable deal at Toys r Us:

Buy one backpack over $12.99, get a free lunch tote!

Be sure to check the ads each Sunday at my site They have new “doorbusters” each week that are always great deals to stock up on!

You’ll want to be organized! Stores don’t always have their best deals in clear view! Just a little bit of time can save you a ton, when you have more than one child, the savings multiply!


Alicia :-)

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