Project Back to School ~ $10 Challenge

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At dinner with friends the other night, I was given $10 to purchase supplies for our back-to-school drive. Of course, the challenge was to make the most of the $10 in one day. I happily excepted the challenge, and here are the results. 8 Composition Books 6 Packs of Filler Paper 7 Rulers 9 Tubes of Glue 5 Packs of […]

Project Back to School – Round Up Week 5 (8/7)

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Project Back to School has been very successful over the last month, but my shopping is nearly done as it is now time to turn in all of my supplies for donation so they can be distributed to the kids in time for the first day of school later this month. (Don’t worry, for those of you […]

Elmer’s School Glue Sticks 6-Pack for $1

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Here’s a great Back to School deal from Amazon today on a 6-pack of Elmer’s School Washable Disappearing Purple Glue Sticks for only $1. This is one of those great deals to grab if you have an Amazon Prime or free Amazon Mom membership since you can get free shipping. You can also get free shipping […]

Project Back to School – Round Up Week 4 (7/31)

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Project Back to School continues! Here is a round up of the best Back to Schools deals for the week of July 31 – August 6.  The hottest deals are in red. Happy shopping! VERY IMPORTANT NOTE – As of July 28, Office Max changed its policy on using Max Perks. Previously, you could buy […]

Project Back to School Bonus Office Max Coupons

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If you haven’t made your back-to-school shopping trip for the week, you’ll be happy to know Office Max released some HOT three-day coupons. The coupons are good from July 28 – 30 (so you have to go before Saturday for these deals). $5 off $25 Ink and Supplies (Plus get a $10 Office Max gift […]

Project Back to School – Round Up Week 3 (7/24)

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Project Back to School continues! Here is a round up of the best Back to Schools deals for the week of July 24 – 30. The biggest deals this week are the FREE backpacks at Office Max (also available online). The hottest deals are in red. Happy shopping! (Check out my haul from last week […]

Project Back to School – Round Up Week 2 (7/17)

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Project Back to School continues! Here is a round up of the best Back to Schools deals for the week of July 17 – 24. This week, I decided to post more of the deals available and highlight the ones I am buying in red (the hottest deals). I am not saying the ones in black aren’t […]

Project Back to School – Round Up Week 1

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Let the back to school supply deals begin! As I mentioned in my Staples Back to School post yesterday, you have to start early and be willing to make lots of trips for the best deals. Here are the best scores for this week, July 10 – 16 (note some deals are only good through […]

Project Back to School ~ Sales Start Sunday

It may be hard to think about heading back to school already, but the best way to score the best deals is to start early and Staples starts its Back to School sales Sunday. There is always a debate about deals being better early or later, and in my experience you gotta start early to […]

Back to School Shopping Begins! FREE Highlighters & Pens

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I know school JUST let out. But I always say, you have to start early to get the best deals. So, you might as well get started now. This week you can get a 5-pack of highlighters and an 18-pack of black pens. Here’s the plan: First stop, OfficeMax for the highlighters. The highlighters are […]

School Supplies Made From Recycled Materials

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This year, send your students to school with supplies that have been reincarnated. That’s right “green” your back-to-school shopping with products made from recycled plastics using “green” manufacturing processes. Once limited to smaller, more expensive brands, name brands are jumping on the bandwagon and offering your favorite supplies made from recycled materials. Check out these green supplies I found while […]

Back to School Supply Shopping – Part 3

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Whooo hooo – I am officially done with my back to school shopping. Although I reserve the right to pick up a few more amazing deals here and there, I have everything on all 5 lists Ta-da! And the final damage? After sales, deals, coupons and rebates, I will have only spent $9.64 (including sales […]

Back to School Supply Shopping – Part 2

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I posted some of the big round ups this morning, but I just got back from my shopping trip and wanted to update you with my shopping list. For a complete list of supplies I am buying for our back-to-school drive click here. In addition to my main list, I have also added a few […]

Back to School Supply Shopping – Part 1

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Every year our moms’ club puts on a back to school drive to purchase supplies for kids in our area whose families can’t afford to send the kids back to school with new supplies. This year, we teamed up with a local organization that gave us supply lists to hopefully put together supply kits for […]