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  • Best Back to School Deals 8/21 – 8/27/11

    I’m helping out our school’s summer supply drive by putting together a list of the week’s best back to school deals.

    STAPLES {deals are regional this year so be sure to check your local ad; deals below are from my Los Angeles ad}

    Zebra Z-Grip mechanical pencils 7-pack FREE after Easy Rebate
    (pay $3.99, receive $3.99 rebate; limi 1)

    Staples 1-subject notebooks $0.01 with $5 minimum purchase (through Wednesday only; limit 6)

    Sharpie permanent markers fine point 2-pack $0.25 (limit 1)

    Staples mini composition books $0.25 (limit 2)

    Simply poly binder $0.25 (limit 4)

    Staples dual dome pencil sharpener $0.25 (limit 2)

    Staples photo supreme paper $0.50 after Easy Rebate
    (pay $14.99, receive $14.49 rebate; limit 2)

    Staples transluscent pencil box $0.50

    Staples paper clips, jumbo, assorted colors $0.50

    The following items are not included in my Los Angeles ad, but may be free after Staples Rewards – check the tags in store: Scotch Magic Greener Tape @ $3.99, Staples Pastels Colored Paper Ream @ $8.79, Staples Signa Writing Pads Letter Size 8-pack @ $10.79, and Scotch Moving & Storage Tape 3 pack @ $14.49.

    Learn more about Staples Easy Rebates and Staples Rewards here.


    Office Depot brand spiral notebooks $0.01 (limit 3)

    Office Depot Brand Eraser Caps 12-pack $0.01 (limit 3)

    1″ Vinyl Round Ring Binders $0.50 (limit 3)

    Scholastic Glue Sticks 4-pack $0.50 (limit 5)

    Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer Jelly Wrap $0.50 (limit 3)

    Sharpie Accent Highlighter 3-pack $0.50 (limit 3)

    Office Depot Brand Multipurpose Paper $0.50 after Mail-In Rebate
    (pay $6.49, receive $5.99 Visa Prepaid Card; limit 2)


    Bic Brite Liners 4-count $1.19
    Use $1/2 Bic stationery products from 7/31 Smart Source insert
    Final price: $0.69 each when you buy 2

    Clorox Disinfecting Wipes $2.39
    Use $0.25/1 Clorox Disinfecting Wipes printable or from 8/21 Smart Source insert
    AND use $0.75/1 Clorox Disinfecting Wipes printable Target Web coupon
    Final price: $1.39

    Huggies Baby Wipes Refill $5.99
    Use $0.75/1 Huggies Wipes from 8/14 Smart Source insert
    Final price: $5.24


    Mini Compostition Notebook or Memo Book $0.15 with in-ad coupon

    Composition Notebooks $0.99 with in-ad coupon

    3–Subject Notebook or Composition Book $0.99 with in-ad coupon

    Tops Designer Theme Book $0.99 with in-ad coupon

    Erasers $0.99 with in-ad coupon

    Sharpie Highlighters $0.99 with in ad coupon
    Gel, 2 pack
    Accent Highlighters, 4 pack

    School Supplies $0.99 with in-ad coupon
    It’s Academic Stretch Bookcover
    Crayola Crayons, 24 pack

    School Supplies 2/$1 with in-ad coupon
    Corner Office or Wexford 5 tab dividers
    Corner Office Sheet Protectors, 10 pack

    School Supplies 2/$1 with in-ad coupon
    Penway or Wexford Carryall Pouch
    Penway Colored Pencils, 12 ct

    Elmer’s Glue $0.79 with in-ad coupon
    School Glue, 4 oz
    Glue Stick, 2 pack

    Index Cards $0.39 with in-ad coupon

    Scotch Mailers or Transparent Tape $0.39 with in-ad coupon

    PaperMate Write Brothers Pens $0.29 with in-ad coupon

    School Supplies $0.39 with in-ad coupon
    Erasers or Sharpeners

    Sharpie Permanent Marker $0.39 with in-ad coupon

    Poly Portfolio $0.29 with in-ad coupon

    2 Pocket Folders 6/$1 with in-ad coupon

    No. 2 Pencils $0.39 with in-ad coupon


    Caliber filler paper 150-count $1.50

    Caliber Composition Book 100-sheets $1.50

    Bic Wite-Out $1.50
    Use $1/2 Bic stationery products from 7/31 Smart Source insert
    Final price: $1 each when you buy 2

    Sharpie permanent marker 2-count or twin-tip 1-count $1.50

    HP Ink Cartridges $19.99 & up
    Get $10 Extra Bucks when you buy 2

    Caliber 2-pocket folder 3/$1

    Puffs Plus Lotion tissue $1.50
    Use $0.25/3 Puffs tissue from 7/31 P&G insert
    Final price: $1.42 each
    Get $10 Extra Bucks when you buy $25 worth of qualifying products, including Puffs Plus Lotion

    Learn more about CVS and Extra Bucks.


    Rite Aid Hand Sanitizer 8-oz FREE after +UP reward
    (pay $1, receive $1 +UP reward; limit 3)

    Mead Composition Books 3/$0.98 after +UP reward
    (pay 3/$1.98, receive $1 +UP reward; limit 2 +UP rewards))

    Mead Single Subject Notebooks $0.50

    Paper Mate Pens 10-pack 3/$1.98

    Huggies Baby Wipes Refill $6.99
    Use $0.75/1 Huggies Wipes from 8/14 Smart Source insert
    Final price: $6.24

    Learn more about Rite Aid’s +UP rewards.

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    1. Cathy,

      You may already be aware of this, but since your migration to wordpress, the capitalization in your posts is way off. In the body of the posts, all Ts are capitalized, even in the middle of a word. The post headings are more random, but also have some random caps that give it a bit of a magazine cutout ransom note sort of feel! I’m reading on my blackberry as I always have.

      As a fellow attorney turned SAHM, I love your blog.

      • Chief Family Officer says:

        Thanks so much for your kind words, and for letting me know of the issues you’re seeing. I’m going to email you for more details as I don’t see any of those issues myself.