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Back To School Roundup Week Of 7/20: CVS, Walgreens, Meijer, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Staples & Office Depot/Max!

Here’s a rundown of various stores I shop at (or price match) & their Back To School deals this week! Bold prices are GREAT prices & stock up price to me!

*Just added Menards*


Be sure while you are at CVS checking out school supplies that you scan your Extra Care Card & get a coupon for $.79 off a single roll of paper towel. This will make it FREE!

$1: CVS Caliber 1 Subject Notebook 70 wide ruled sheets, CVS Caliber Composition Book 100 sheets, CVS Caliber Composition Book 80 sheets, CVS Caliber Composition Book Wide Ruled 100 sheets, CVS Caliber Filler Paper 150 sheets, CVS Caliber School Glue Gel or white 5 fl oz, CVS Caliber Index Divider 5 pack, CVS Caliber Transparent Tape 19.4 yd or 12.5 yd, Book Cover, 4pk glue stick, Caliber 27ct crayons & Caliber 2pk super glue

$2: Bic White out, CVS 4pk Gel Ink pens, Pilot G2 2pk pens, CVS Pencil Pouch

$3: CVS Caliber 7 in. Soft Handle Scissors, CVS Combo lock, CVS/Caliber brand 30pk mechanical pencils (better price at Wags), CVS brand padlock, Caliber pocket calculator

$5.99: Backpacks & lunch carriers starting at this price

BOGO50% off: 3m Command Hook Large, 3m Premium Duct Tape, 3m Sandpaper, 3m Scotch Bubble Mailer 10.55×15.25, 3m duct tape,  3m spray adhesive, Avery binders, 5 star Xpanz binder, Command hooks, Crayola markers, Crayola color wonders (makers, paint, paper, etc.), Crayola colored pencils 12ct-24ct & 36ct, Crayola crayons 16ct-24ct-64 & 96ct, Crayola Dry Erase products, Crayola markers 10ct, Crayola modeling products & other select crayola products (If you have purchased Juicy Juice products lately check the label before recycling–there are Crayola coupons on them!), Expo Dry Erase products, Mead 5 star Zipper Binders (Use $1/2 coupon from the 7/6 P&G–make sure it is 5 star products!), Select Post-it & Scotch products

B2G1Free: Mead Five Star 1 Subject Notebook (wide ruled too) 100 sheets (use $1/2 coupon from the 7/6 P&G), Major Accent Assorted Highlighters


There are some HOT deals going on at Walgreens this week!

$2.99 Backpacks

$.29: Flexible Protractor, 3×5 100pk index cards

$.49: Elmer’s School Glue, 2pk glue sticks

2/$1: 5pk index dividers, 10pk sheet protectors

4/$1: Mini highlighters, 2pk pink erasers, 15pk cap erasers

$.99: Bic Round Grip 8pk pens, Velocity Retractable Gel Pens 2pk, Fiskars Blunt/Pointed Scissors, Fiskars Sharpener, Wexford 4pk Dry erase markers 4pk & Pilot 2pk Retractable pens

$1.99: 280 sheet filler paper, Wexford Mechanical pencils 30pk (HOT price!)

$.69: Plastic Supply Box (slightly cheaper at Kmart if you have them), Single Sharpies, No 2. pencils 20pk, 80 sheet composition book, 1″ binder

6/$1: Wexford School Supplies 2-pocket w/prongs, mini memo or composition books 50-80 sheets

BOGO Crayola Crayons, Markers & Colored Pencils, Wexford 1, 3 or 5 subject notebooks, Wexford Binders 1-3″ (look for clearanced), Designer School Supplies

BOGO50% off: Scotch Novelty Tape Dispensers & Re-closeable Fasteners, Wexford Tape


$1-$5: Pilot 2pk G2 pens $2.29, Expo 4pk Chisel or Fine dry erase markers $2.99, Zebra 2pk pens or mechanical pencils $3.29, Bic 24pk mechanical pencils $3.49,  30% off PaperMate Inkjoy Pens now $.69-$4.19, Bic 60ct pens black or blue $4

25% off Quartet memo & bulletin board & markers

BOGO50% off any post-it item

TI-30XIIS Calculator $10.99

TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition Calculator $98


$.99-$3: Up & Up Colored Pencils 12 pk or Mechanical Pencils 8 ct .99, Elmer’s Glue Sticks 6 pk .99, Mead Five Star Poly Folder $1.50 or Folder 4 pocket .99 (use $1/2 coupon from the 7/6 P&G), Up & Up D-ring Deluxe Binder Clear Cover 1 inch or Washable Crayons 24 ct $2, Up & Up Office Accessory Value Pack 216 pc $4, Up & Up Notebook 1 subject 100 sheet $1.50 (Did you print the up/up $1.50/3 I told you about last week? FREE school supplies if you still have it!), Sharpie Markers Fine or Ultra Fine Point 2 pk .99, Mead Notebook Composition or Spiral Bound 70 sheet .99

$5: Elmer’s Classroom Pack Disappearing Purple Glue Sticks 18 ct,  3M Scotch Tape 2 pk, Pilot G2 Gel Roller Pens 25 ct

$7: Lexar USB Drive 16GB (w/exclusive System Mechanic Software)

$8: Thermos Tritan Water Bottle 24 oz, Igloo Stowe Lunch Sack, Embark Dual Lunch Kit, Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS Scientific Calculator

$12: Sharpie Permanent Marker 15 ct, Licensed Backpacks, Styles shown

$20-$30: iPack or Double Dutch Club Backpacks $20, Trans by Jansport Backpacks $25, Grip by High Sierra or Ful Backpack, Styles shown $30

*Thanks Totally Target for the early preview*


$.10: 70ct notebooks, 2-pocket paper folders, 8ct pencils (after $5 purchase–limit 5, $.25 each if more than 5 are purchased)

$.50: Rose-Art 24ct crayons, 12ct colored pencils, 100ct index cards, plastic pencil box, 7ct eraser set, 2 pocket folders,

$4: Crayola Washable 8ct markers, Bic Velocity 4pk mechanical pencils, Pentel RSVP 6pk pens, Expo 4pk dry erase markers, 7″ wescott or fiskars student scissors

$4.99: Boys & girls assorted lunch sacks

$10: Mini backpack w/purse

Dollar General:

Crayola 24ct Crayons, Elmer’s School Glue, Bic Round Pens Black/Blue $.50

Imagine 24ct crayons, 1 subject notebook 3/$1

Backpacks $8ea

1″ binder, 3ct school glue $1

Lysol Products $2 (if you are at a Walgreens check out the cold/flu section for that book. The $2/2 coupon is a manufacturer coupon that can be used anywhere. Would make it $1ea)


Going on this week at Staples, buy a backpack & get 25% off all your school supplies.

$.15: 2 pocket folders

$.17: Staples 1 subject notebooks

$.25: Rulers

$.39: Staples School Glue

$.48: Notecards 3×5″ 100ct

$.50: Staples poly 1 subject notebook 70ct, Staples composition notebooks, Crayola 24ct crayons

$.68: Staples #2 12pk pencils, Staples Dual Dome pencil sharpener

$.75: Slider pencil case

$.82: Staples Filler Paper 120 sheet

$.96: 12pk pink cap erasers, Staples 3pk pink erasers

$.97: Crayola thick/thin markers, 12ct colored pencils

BOGO: All Command products

$1-$3: Bic Cristal ballpoint pens 10pk $1, Bic mechanical 5pk $1, 4pk glue sticks $1.25, Staples brand stickies $2, Sharpie 5pk markers $2, Sharpie highlighter 3pk $2, Bic correction pen or white out tape $2,  Post-it 3×3 yellow 4pk $2.75, Fiskars 5″ scissors $3, mars white erasers 4ct $3, metal pencil & crayon sharpener $3

50% off 1 Crayola washable item (with in ad coupon)

2/$5: Purell Hand Sanitizer 8oz.

$3.99: Kleenex Tissues 3pk

$4.99: 3pk Clorox Wipes 35 wipes per tub

Office Depot/Max:

$.25: Scholastic or Office Max Brand glue 4oz, 2 hole manual pencil sharpener, Office Depot brand 3pk or Office max brand 5pk erasers, Poly snap envelopes

$1: Office Brand/Max brand paper (after $6.29 mail in rebate), Post it 3×3 notes, Scotch Heavy duty shipping tape, permanent self-adhesive reinforcement labels, sandwich & gallon sized baggies, office depot/max brand poly index card case, pencil pouch w/clear or mesh window, scotch glue

$2: 9″x12″ 96pk Crayola Construction paper, Adams password journal, reinforced filler paper, Office depot/max brand 8″ scissors, Office depot/max paper clips 100 per box/10pk, .55L pencil box, 3pk sharpie retractable markers, papermate 5pk pens, Sharpie blade highlighters 4pk, pentel RSVP ballpoints pens 5pk, paper mate profile 5pk ballpoint pens, Scotch Washi Expressions tape (3/$6–print off this $5/$10 coupon & score 5/$5!

$3: Scotch & Duck Brand duct tape, Bic 4-color ballpoint pens 3pk, master lock combination lock, locker shelves, Sharpie clearview 3pk highlighters, Pilot bottle to pen gel retractable pens 5pk, paper mate 12pk mechanical pencils, sharpie pens 4pk

BOGO: All Inkjoy Paper mate multi pack pens

25% off:All 5 star 1, 3 & 5 subject notebooks (use the $1/2 coupon from the 7/6 P&G)

50% off: Yak Pak, FUL & High Sierra back packs

B2G1: All Crayola Washable Products, All Expo/Dry erase products


I didn’t even think about adding Menards to the matchups until I swing in there today for some lawn bags for hubby. Check out these HOT prices on BTS items!

FREE after Mail in rebate: 70 page 1 subject notebook, 10pk pens black/blue (mail in rebates from Menards come back QUICK! Note–they are in the form of a “check” to use back at the store)

$.39: 12″ soft ruler, 24pk Crayons, 5″ scissors pointed/blunt, 3pk glue sticks, 4oz glue, pencil sharpener, 4ct pink erasers, 40ct pencil cap erasers, twin pocket folders, pencil box (skinny type), 3×5 index cards 100ct

$.59: 10ct #2 pencils, 8 ct #2 mechanical pencils, 3pk black/blue retractable pens, mechanical pencill refill, correction tape, 7″ scissors, 4pk highlighters, 3pk dry erase markers, 4pk permanent markers, plastic storage box, mesh pencil pouch, 3×3″ post it notes, 100ct paper clips, mini stapler & staples, protractor/compass kit, water color paint set, 5-tab dividers, book cover, plastic twin pocket folders

$.79: 12ct colored pencils, 5ct #2 mechanical pencils, 8pk washable markers, 1″ 3-ring binder, calculator, 120 page 3 subject notebook, 3pk highlighters, composition book, 3pk permanent markers, 2pk dry erase markers, 150ct loose leaf paper

$.89: 50ct paper lunch bags

$2.99: lunch sacks


Zulily: HOT Back To School Sale Going On NOW! SOOOO Many Cute Items!

*This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Zulily is hosting great back to school sale events that include apparel, backpacks, supplies, shoes, uniforms and more for kids in pre-k to college from now through September!

I have an owl lover in my house so I know she would LOVE this owl backpack (pictured above)!

zulily Back to School Trends

According to zulily, five of the top trends for the new school year include:

    • Northern Exposure – From faux fur capelets and moccasins for girls to hoodies for boys emblazoned with bold animal faces, wild looks are big for back to school

    • Galaxy – Starscapes, planets and are other galaxy themed prints make their way onto clothing and accessories alike for fall Sublimation is really big and should be said in here

    • 90’s Flashback – They say if you’ve lived through a trend once not to wear it a second time around, which is why today’s school kids are the only ones cute enough to pull off 90’s inspired looks, including acid washed jeans with bold bright 90′s prints along with Harem pants – Can’t touch this.

    • Camo Cool – From backpacks and binders to shoes and jackets, expect to see camouflage prints in a wide variety of colors in school hallways this fall

  • London Calling – Trench Coats and hooded jackets paired with textured wool and corduroy will keep kids on this side of the pond warm when fall’s crisp temperatures return

Look around & see what items may be on your back to school supply list too! This Cray0la Art Buddy Backpack Set crosses a few items off my kiddos’ list! What will you get today?


Flirty Aprons: HOT Sale On Irregular Aprons! Girls From $7, Womens from $9!

Flirty Aprons is having an AWESOME sale on their irregular aprons. Most flaws may not even be noticeable.  But, some flaws can include: loose thread, minor printing flaws, or packaging errors.  Our loss is your gain!  These aprons will not last at these prices.  Get your stylish Flirty Apron now while the prices are rock bottom!  Girls prices start at $7, womens at $9 and mens at $9!


Back To School Roundup! CVS, Walgreens, Meijer, Target, Kmart, Dollar General, Staples & Office Depot/Max!

Here’s a rundown of various stores I shop at (or price match) & their Back To School deals this week! Bold prices are GREAT prices & stock up price to me!


1st off–print this $1.50/3 Up/Up Coupon to make for FREE school supplies! Remember to go back & score a 2nd print per computer!

FREE: Grab 3 of the up/up portfolios pictured above, print the $1.50/3 coupon here & score 3 for FREE!

$1-$1.99: Bic Pens or 4ct highlighters $1
Crayola 10ct Markers $1.25

$2-$2.99: Mead 90ct notebooks $2

$3-$4.99: Mead 5 star Filler Paper 100ct (use $1/2 coupon from the 7/6 P&G), Scotch 3pk Magic Tape, Ticonderoga yellow #2 pencils 24ct, 12ct Elmers Disappearing Glue all $3ea

$5-$10: Sharpie 10ct fine/ultra fine markers $6
Mead weekly planner $7
Board Dudes 14″x14″ $7
Lunch Kits $7ea

$10+: Embark Lunch Satchel  $12 (get a 3pk blue ice for $1 wyb this)
Various Backpacks $13ea
Backpack w/matching headphones $25
Fashion backpacks $35


Slow week at cvs for bts supplies

Pilot g2 5ct pens $4.99

All crayola b0go50%

Caliber Filler Paper, Notebooks or Writing Instruments bogo50%
Wexford Highlighters or 2-pocket folders 7/$1Penway 24ct Crayons, Index Tab Dividers, 1 subject notebooks, no. 2 pencils & scissors $.49ea

School Glue (wexford brand), 22×28″ posterboard 2/$1Wexford Filler Paper 100ct, compostition books 100ct, Penway kids colored pencils 12pk $.79

Kleenex 85ct (also their Nice! brand 75, 90 or 184ct) $.99
Backpacks BOGO (prices starting at $10.99)Mead/5 star Portfolio books, compesition books & notebooks BOGO (use the $1/2 from the 7/6P&G)

Lysol Wipes 2/$5 (look for the Cold/Flu booklet that has a $2/2 coupon to make them 2/$3)
Meijer brand sandwich baggies/recloseable bags 10/$10 (on 2 of my kiddos’ supply list)
Meijer brand facial tissue 160ct, 120ct, 80ct or 75ct 10/$10
Rose-Art 24ct crayons $.25
It’s Academic 5″ scissors $.50
Crayola Crayons $.40 ea
7ct No2 pencils $.44
Elmer’s Washable Glue, Washable 2pk sticks $.50
Composition Books $.50
Plastic School Box $.89
$5 off Character Backpacks now $10.99
Backpacks 25% off now $7.49-$44.99
BOGO$1 All Athletic Footwear
Elmer’s Glue Sticks 6pk $2.89 (This is their online price which they DO price match. Grab a monthly coupon booklet at the front of the store which has a $1.50 off Elmer’s 6pk glue sticks coupon–limit 1 per transaction. Makes it $1.39/6pk or $.23 each–HOT price for elmer’s!)
Sharpie 2pk black markers, Elmer’s 2pk glue sticks, 3×3 90ct post its or rulers $1
5-subject notebooks, 10ct recycled pencils, fiskars pencil sharpener or Pentel 5pk ballpoints pens $2
Character Backpacks $10
Character Lunch Kits $6.99
Dollar General:
Crayola 24ct Crayons, Elmer’s School Glue, Bic Round Pens Black/Blue $.50
Imagine 24ct crayons, 1 subject notebook 3/$1
Backpacks $8ea
1″ binder, 3ct school glue $1
Lysol Products $2 (if you are at a Walgreens check out the cold/flu section for that book. The $2/2 coupon is a manufacturer coupon that can be used anywhere. Would make it $1ea)
Office Depot/Max (now 1 store!):
 Scholastic 4pk glue sticks, 5″ scissors, All Single Sharpie Pens (fine & ultra fine), Scholastic 24ct crayons $.25
Post-it super sticky notes, notebook 3-hole punch  $1
Office Depot Ream Color Paper $4 (plus get 50% back in points)
50% off Bic 4pk Velocity Pens, bic 5pk highlighters, 6pk bicmatic mechanical pencils, Expo Dry Erase Starter Kit, Zebra 7ct Mechanical pencils, Papermate Ballpoints 4pk pens
50% off Twinkle Toes, Disney, Marvel, Schoolio & Studio C Backpacks

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