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    • Back to School Bargains- How to find them!

      Back to School The kids will be heading back to school shortly and if you haven't already- now is a great time to start searching out the best bargains for your hard earned dollars as well as ways to save that you might not have been aware of . . .
      First, did you know that most states offer Tax free Shopping days or a tax free shopping weekend? If you have a large list of items - the tax free savings can be immense.

      Notable Back to School Deals available through the week of July 8-14, 2012 from TARGET
      • 2-pocket poly portfolio $0.50 each
      • 2-pocket poly portfolio with prongs $0.75 each
      • 1-subject (wide or college rule) poly notebooks $0.50 each
      • Crayola 10-count markers or 12-count colored pencils $0.99
      • 2-ct Sharpie permanent markers of pocket highlighters $1. each
      • Fiskars 5-inch scissors 2 pair for $3
      • Crayola 12-count dry-erase crayons
      • Wild Notes Journal with pen $4 each
      • 16-inch Licensed Backpacks $13 each
      • Lunch Kits – $7 each
      • Lunch Essentials ( choice of lunch bags, water bottles, storage) – $3 each


      Notable Back to School Deals available through the week of July 8-14, 2012 from STAPLES Back to School Flyer

      If you aren't familiar, Staples offers several items for a single penny (with a minimum $5 purchase!) each year. In addition, here is a coupon for $5 off purchase of $30 or more.

      • Bic Round Stick Pens $0.01 with a $5 purchase (Limit 2)
      • Staples School Glue $0.01 with a $5 purchase (Limit 2)
      • RoseArt Crayons $0.01 with a $5 purchase (Limit 2)
      • PaperMate Mechanical Pencils $0.25
      • Really Useful 0.14 L box 25¢
      • Staples Side Coil Books $0.50
      • Bic Dry Erase Markers $0.50
      • Staples Pink Block Eraser $0.50
      • Slider Pencil Case $0.50
      • Staples Mechanical Pencils $1
      • Staples Mini Stapler $1
      • Scotch Tape $1
      • Staples Postscript mechanical pencils - 0.5 mm-gray $1
      • Staples Glue Sticks (4-pack) $1
      • Wescott Scissors (2-pack) $1
      • Rose Art Washable Markers $1.00
      • Staples Pull & Seal Envelopes (25ct) $1.00
      • Sharpie 5-pack $1
      • Kingston 8GB USB flash drive $7.99 only
      • 5 Pack Staples Strata Pens $2.00
      • Crayola Washable Markers $2.00
      • Staples Fashion Clipboard $2.00


      Staples Rebate Deals
      • Scotch Super Glue — Free after Easy Rebate
      • Staples Multipurpose Paper – $0.25 after Easy Rebate
      • HP Photo Paper – $0.50 after Easy Rebate
      • Backpacks are currently 50% off

      Notable Back to School Deals available through the week of July 8-14, 2012 from Walmart Back to School

      If gas prices are terrible in your area, take note that Walmart offers free shipping to your home on Uniforms and Back to school supplies. It is also worthy to note that you will find better deals by visiting the store directly as you will not be able to get anything under $2 on the site itself.

      Bic is offering a 45 piece Back to school kit for $15.00

      • Single Glue Sticks .10 each
      • Crayola Crayons .20-.25 Box
      • Composition Notebooks $0.25 each
      • Dixon Pencils (12ct) $0.47
      • Index Cards $0.48
      • Elmers Glue $0.50
      • Crayola Watercolors $0.50
      • Pencil Cap Erasers (25ct) $0.88
      • Crayola Colored Pencils (12 ct) $0.97
      • Mini Stapler $0.97
      • Calculator $1.00
      • Post-It Notes (90 ct.) $1.00
      • Sharpie Markers (2 pk.) $1.00
      • Bic Mechanical Pencils (6 pk.) $1.00
      • Paper Mate Pens (10 ct.) $1.00
      • Magic Tape (300") $1.00
      • Papermate Erasable Pens (4pk) $2.28
      • Georgia Pacific Copy Paper (500 sheets) $2.50
      • Avery 5-Tab Edge Dividers $2.50
      • Mini Water Bottle (18 oz.) $2.50
      • Folders (3 pk.) $2.50
      • Fashion Folder (1") $2.50
      • Expo Dry Erase 4 pk $2.50
      • Crayola Erasable Colored Pens (12 pk) $2.97
      • Crayola Colored Pencils (12 pk) $2.97
      Additional Deals for walmart (starting mid-July) often include:

      • Multicolor Pocket Folders .20 or less each
      • Crayola Crayons .10-.25 per box
      • Glue Sticks .10-.25 (4pk)
      • 1 Subject Notebooks .10-.18 each
      • Filler Paper Wide Rules .50 pkg

      Notable Back to School Deals available through the week of July 8-14, 2012 from Office Max

      In addition, there is a printable coupon (or you can cut it out of this weeks flyer) for $5 off a $25 purchase.

      • 10 Free Folders (with a $5 purchase)
      • Boise Paper (Ream of 500 sheets) $0.01 (After MaxPerks Rewards)
      • Glue Sticks (Office Max Brand) 4pk for $0.25
      • Sharpie black fine point permanent markers (12-pack) $1.00
      • OfficeMax wireless college, wide, or quad rule notebook $1.00
      • 1 " Binders $1.00 each
      • 1 subject poly notebook wideruled or college $1.00 each
      • Endura Glide dry erase markers - 4pk $1.00 each
      • Schoolio 3X5 blank or lined index cards (100-pack) $1.00
      • 50 ct Paper Lunch Bags $1.00

      BOGO Deals:

      Buy 1 Get 50% off:
      • All Bic Pens & Wite-Out & Highlighters
      • All Crayola Products
      • All Avery Shipping Products
      • All Post-it's (regularly priced)
      OfficeMax 2X2 neon self stick note cube (1-pack) $1.00

      Notable Back to School Deals available through the week of July 8-14, 2012 from Kmart

      • 2 Pocket Folders (with prongs) $0.20 each
      • 1 Subject Notebooks $0.70 each
      • Stretch-to-Fit Bookcovers $0.50 each
      • 7 pk Pencil Top Eraser $0.75 each
      • College Ruled Filler Paper (150ct) $0.75 each
      • Wide Ruled Filler Paper (150 ct) $0.75 each
      • 10 count #2 Pencils $0.75 each
      • Shatterproof Ruler $0.75 each
      • Fashion/Design Folders $0.75 each
      • Pilot Easy Touch Pens (3pk) $1.00
      • Pencil Boxes $1.00 each
      In addition to great deals on school supplies, keep in mind that lunch meat is often on sale at this time (and it freezes well)!

      What Back to School Deals and bargains have you found? Please feel free to share them in the comments below!


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