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Back to School, Frugal Living

5 Fundraiser Ideas (that are actually fun)

Fundraiser are notoriously boring and not fun at all. Check out these five fundraiser ideas that are actually fun!

I’ve been there. Your child brings home yet another fundraiser, and this time it’s a mandatory fundraiser. You do like any parent, and call all your friends and family hoping they will help out so you don’t have to pay that fundraising fee. It’s frustrating, and isn’t really fun at all. I mean, who really wants to purchase five tubs of cookie dough from your child when you can get cookie dough for SUPER cheap with coupons and sales? And…

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Baby & Kids Deals, Baby Deals

*HOT* 50% Off Personalized Name Stickers + FREE Shipping!

For Earth Day, Mabel’s Labels is offering 50% off personalized name stickers with the leaf, earth, butterfly, and sun icons! This is a great deal to grab for next school year (or daycare). In fact, I’m grabbing some for my youngest daughter since she is starting preschool in the Fall and we need to label everything before sending it to school with her. With the 50% off deal, you also get FREE shipping! It ends up costing just $10.50 for…

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Online Deals

50% Off St. Patty’s Day Labels (Today Only!)

Today only, you can save 50% on St. Patrick’s Day labels plus get FREE shipping! These labels are GREAT to use for lunchboxes, lunch containers, shoes, and just about anything else! I have a set of these and I have to tell you the labels (which are dishwasher safe) held up better than my daughter’s lunch box and backpack! If you’re looking to get more organized this year, these labels are also great to use to organize toys, your pantry,…

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Baby & Kids Deals

Savings Tip-Buy Backpacks Now at 70% Off!

One of the things I talk about in my ebook: “The Busy Mom’s Guide to Back to School Shopping,” is to buy items for school when they are on sale/clearance. Right now, is a GREAT time to snag a backpack for the 2016/2017 school year. I’ve found quite a few backpacks for 70% off! Most have FREE in store pick up available as well! Check out the deals I’ve found below, and go ahead and snag one to be ahead…

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CVS, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Kmart, Rite Aid, Target, Walgreens, Walmart

Top Back to School Deals

Here are the top School Supply deals for this week for the national retail and drug stores. As you can see, most of the prices are pretty consistent all the way through. To save the most money, I would highly recommend picking one store you are familiar with and picking up all of your supplies there. It will save you some sanity as well. 🙂 To see the full list of deals click “read more”. …

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Frugal Living

5 Ways to Save Money on School Clothes + How to Get $50 in FREE Clothes!

Kids go through clothes like crazy! I mean, am I the only mama that has purchased a new pair of blue jeans for my kid and within a week they no longer fit her?? It’s crazy how they can hit growth spurts so quickly! They can also stain and rip clothes quickly too. It’s because of these things that I want you to know that you do not have to pay full price for your kids’ clothes. In fact, you…

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Back to School, Home Management Tips

Books to Read Before Going Back to School

If you’re gearing up for back to school, your kids might have some jitters. Whether they are starting a new school, starting kindergarten, or just anxious about a new school year, there are a lot of books to help calm the jitters. I’ve complied a list of kids’ books geared toward first day jitters. Your local library should have most of these books. Back to School Books::  Splat the Cat: Back to School, Splat! First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures)…

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