Back to School Shopping Tips – How I Got 88 Items for $7.50!

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The 2010 Back to School Shopping Season has started and we are already seeing some wonderful Back to School Sales at our favorite stores. You can really save money by taking advantage of the sales and combining other common money saving techniques!

In this video, you can Follow Me Shopping to 4 stores and watch as I score 88 items for ONLY $7.50! ($172 in merchandise before coupons and discounts). See how to use the Sunday Sale Ads along with coupons, rebates, shopper loyalty cards and promotions to put a huge dent in your Back to School shopping list. Don’t wait until the last minute and overpay for supplies – get them now and you will pay just pennies and save possibly hundreds of dollars this year!

At Target I Bought:

  • (4) 10-pks. of RoseArt Markers $.50 ea
  • (4) 2-pks of RoseArt Glue Sticks $.20 ea
  • (14) Composition Notebooks $.25 ea

At CVS I Bought:

  • 1 Pair of Caliber 5 inch Scissors $.99
  • (1) 10-pk of Bic Pens $.99
  • 1 Complete Multipurpose Contact Solution $7.99
  • 1 Neutrogena Clinical Eye Treatment Kit $34.99

At Walmart I Bought (not in the video – forgot to tape):

  • (2) 60-ct. Boxes of Pampers Wet Wipes $1.97 ea
  • 1 64-ct. Box of Huggies Wet Wipes $2.17

At Staples I Bought:

  • (10) Folders $.01 ea (thru Tuesday)
  • (2) 4-pks of Bic Atlantis Pens $1 ea.
  • (2) Magnetic Mini Staplers $1 ea.
  • (2) 2-pks of Post It Notes (shapes) $1 ea.
  • (2) 8-pks of #2 Pencils $.01 ea (thru Tuesday)
  • (2) Quartet Dry Erase Boards $1 ea.
  • (2) 4-pks of Glue Sticks $1 ea.
  • (2) 6-pks of Hype Highlighters $1 ea.
  • (2) 500 Sheet Multipurpose Paper $.01 ea after rebate (thru Tuesday)
  • (2) Scotch Tape $1 ea.
  • (2) 2-pks of Wescott Scissors $1 ea.
  • (2) 15-pks of Colored Pencils $1 ea.

At Walgreens I Bought:

  • (4) Rulers $.29 ea
  • (4) Legal Pads 5 x 8 or 8 x 11 $.29 ea
  • 5 Packs of Index Cards $.39 ea
  • 12 Pencils $.09 ea
  • 3 Boxes of U by Kotex 3 for $7

Some of the best sales this week are at Target, Staples and Office Depot with several honorable mentions at CVS and Walgreens.

  • Staples have several $.01 items and several more $1 items along with a $5 off $3o coupon. Hurry, this sale runs only thru Tuesday.
  • Office Depot also has several items that are FREE – $1 after the Rebates (returned as either cash or Pre-paid debit card).
  • CVS has Kid’s Scissors and Bic Pens Free after ECBs (sale runs through Tuesday on these).
  • Walgreens has lots of in-ad coupons that you can use to snag cheap school supplies and they are good through Saturday.
  • Target has Glue Sticks for $.20, Composition Books for $.25 and Rose Art Markers for $.50.
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