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  • Best Back to School Deals: Week of August 14, 2016

    Best Back to School Deals - July 10, 2016 | Chief Family Officer

    Each year during Back to School season, I put together a list of the week’s best back to school deals. It’s a great time to stock up on supplies for your family, as well as donation items. This list is based on ads for the Los Angeles area. If you’re not local, you may want to check your ad to see if your offers are the same.

    STAPLES

    You can learn about Staples Easy Rebates and Staples Rewards here. If you’re a teacher, you should check out the Staples Teacher Rewards Program.

    WEEKLY STEALS

    Staples Arrowhead Cap Erasers 12pk – $0.25
    Limit 5

    Staples Dual Size Pencil Sharpener – $0.25
    Limit 5

    Bic Round Stic Ballpoint Pens 12pk – $0.75
    $1.00/2 Bic Stationery Product – 8-7-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    Final Price: $0.25 each WYB 2

    Bic Xtra Fun #2 Pencils 8pk – $0.75
    $1.00/2 Bic Stationery Product – 8-7-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    Final Price: $0.25 each WYB 2

    Bic-Matic Mechanical Pencils 6pk – $2
    $1.00/2 Bic Stationery Product – 8-7-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    Final Price: $1.50 each WYB 2

    Paper Mate Erasermate Pens 5pk – $2
    $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pen or Pencil Pack – 7-31-16 SS (exp 09/24/16)
    Final Price: $1.45

    Staples Graph-Ruled Composition Book – $1

    Staples Graph-Ruled Filler Paper – $2

    Staples Graph-Ruled Notebook – $2

    REBATE & REWARDS DEALS

    Hammermill Copy Paper Ream – $0.01 after coupon and rebate

    SEASON-LONG LOW PRICES
    Limit 30 per customer

    Staples 1-subject Notebook – $0.17

    Westcott 12″ Wood Ruler – $0.25

    Staples Ruled 3×5 Index Cards 100pk – $0.48

    Staples 2-Pocket Assorted Report Covers – $0.50

    Staples Composition Book – $0.50

    Crayola Crayons 24pk – $0.50

    Staples School Glue 4oz – $0.50

    Staples Filler Paper – $0.75

    Staples #2 Pencils 12pk – $0.75

    Crayola Colored Pencils – $0.97

    Staples Glue Sticks 4pk $1

    Westcott 12″ Transparent Acrylic Ruler – $1

    Purell Hand Sanitizer 8oz + 2oz Bonus – $2
    $1.00/1 Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer or Sanitizing Wipes – 7-24-16 SS (exp 11/15/16)
    $1.00/1 Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer or Hand Sanitizing Wipes
    $0.75/1 Purell Advanced Santizer
    $1.00/3 Purell Products – 7-24-16 SS (exp 11/15/16)
    Final Price: As low as $1

    Staples Mini Stapler – $2

    Kleenex 4pk – $4
    $0.50/1 Kleenex Bundle Pack – 7/10 Smart Source
    $0.50/1 Kleenex Bundle Pack
    $0.50/2 Kleenex Bundle Packs Checkout 51 rebate
    Final Price: $3.25 each WYB 2

    Clorox Wipes 35ct 4pk – $6
    $1.00/2 select Clorox Products, including Disinfecting Wipes – 7-24-16 SS (exp 08/24/16)
    Final Price: $5, or $1.25 per canister

    OFFICE DEPOT/OFFICE MAX

    Office Depot® Brand Ballpoint Stick Pens 10pk – $0.01
    Limit 3; $5 minimum purchase required

    Scholastic Crayons 24pk – $0.01
    Limit 3; $5 minimum purchase required

    Office Depot Brand 2-Hole Pencil Sharpener – $0.01
    Limit 3; $5 minimum purchase required

    Office Depot Brand 2-Pocket Paper Folders – $0.01
    Limit 10; $5 minimum purchase required

    Office Depot Brand 3×5 Index Cards 100ct – $0.50

    Office Depot Brand Spiral 1-Subject Notebooks – $0.50

    Westcott Shatterproof Ruler – $0.75

    Office Depot Brand Composition Book – $0.75

    Crayola® Colored Pencils 12pk – $1
    Limit 3

    Expo Dry Erase Low Odor Chiseled Tip Markers 4pk – $1
    Limit 3

    Paper Mate Sharpwriter Mechanical Pencils 6pk – $2
    $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pen or Pencil Pack – 7-31-16 SS (exp 09/24/16)
    Final Price: $1.45

    Post-It Super Sticky Notes 5pk – $3
    Limit 3

    Sharpie Permanent Markers 12pk – $3
    Limit 3

    Office Depot Brand Color Copy Paper – $3
    Limit 5

    TARGET

    Text 827438 for mobile coupons: SCHOOL5 for a FREE $5 Target GiftCard with $30 School Supplies purchase or SCHOOL10 for a FREE $10 GiftCard with $50 purchase.

    Crayola Colored Pencils 12ct – $0.97

    Crayola Markers 10ct – $0.97

    Fiskars 5″ Scissors – $1.47

    CVS

    Caliber Pencils, Paper Mate Pens or Bic Pens 10ct – $1.99
    $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pen or Pencil Pack – 7-31-16 SS (exp 09/24/16)
    $1.00/2 Bic Stationery Product – 8-7-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    Buy 1, Receive $1.40 Extrabucks (Limit 2)
    Final Price: As low as $0.04 after coupon and Extrabucks

    Glue Sticks 6pk – $2.99
    Buy 1, Receive $2.40 Extrabucks (Limit 2)
    Final Price: $0.59 after Extrabucks

    Pentel Pens or Pencils 1-2ct – $1.99
    $1.00/1 Pentel Gel Pens, Pencils, Erasers or Lead; Walgreens logo
    Buy 1, Receive $0.50 Extrabucks
    Final Price: $0.49 after coupon and Extrabucks

    Storex Pencil Box, Caliber Pencil Pouch or Elmer’s School Glue – $0.99

    WALGREENS

    Wexford 2-Pocket Folder – 10/$1 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 10

    Mini Memo or Mini Composition Book – 6/$1 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 6

    Wexford Erasers 2-15ct or Mini Highlighter – 4/$1 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    5″ Scissors or Pencil Sharpener – $0.39 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    Wexford Sheet Protectors 10ct or Composition Book – $0.49 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    Wexford Dry Erase Markers 8pk or Filler Paper 280ct – 2/$3 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    Paper Mate Pink Pearl Eraser 1ct – $0.69

    Sharpie Marker 1ct – $0.69

    Wexford Index Tab Dividers 5pk or 1-Subject Poly Notebook – $1 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    Wexford Poly Composition Book or Graph Pads – $1 with in-ad coupon
    Limit 4

    Paper Mate Liquid Paper or Tape – $1

    Zebra Z Grip Retractable Pens 5pk – $1

    Paper Mate Flair Pen 1ct – $1

    Select School Boxes – $1

    Wexford 1″ Binder – $1

    Wexford Steno Book or Writing Tablet 2pk – $1

    Crayola Classic Markers 10pk or Colored Pencils 12pk – $1

    Zebra Ball Points 2pk – $3
    $2.00/1 Zebra Ballpoint Pen or Mechanical Pencil 2pk Walgreens August Booklet Coupon
    Final Price: $1

    RITE AID

    Select Supplies – $0.59
    Composition Book, Notebook, and more; Selection varies by store

    Day Off!

    I can’t remember the last time I took a day off from our daily roundup! But (as you may have noticed) life has gotten a little crazy in the buildup to the start of school on Tuesday, and I need a mini break so I’ll be offline today. But I’ll be back tomorrow, with your hottest deals and coupons, and some of my best back to school tips!

    Roundup: FREE 8×10, FREE photo notebook, Stock up price on Ticonderoga, and More

    Our daily roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Daily Roundup of Coupons, Deals, and More - August 13, 2016 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com

    ~ What I love today: Walgreens photo freebies. If it’s an item they can make in the store, you don’t have to pay for shipping so you get it completely free. And through Monday at Walgreens Photo, you can get a FREE 8×10 print with code JUSTBECAUSE.

    ~ MySavings: Free mini colored pencils today at Kmart

    ~ MySavings: Free sample of Beneful dog food

    ~ MySavings: Free Theraflu at Dollar Tree

    ~ Amazon: Ticonderoga No. 2 pencils 72ct for as low as $10.20 when you order through Subscribe & Save {4.7 stars in 1,900 reivews; just $12 if you can’t wait for next month’s delivery!}

    ~ Today only at Amazon: High Sierra Hydration Packs starting at $18.99

    ~ Today only at Amazon: Kindle version of Ed McBain novels for $1.99

    ~ New Coupons.com printables:

    $1.00 off any TWO BEAR NAKED Granola
    $1.00 off one Idahoan Mashed Potatoes
    $1.00 off one Nutrisystem Snack

    ~ Through August 15 at Shutterfly: Get a FREE custom 5×8 Notebook with code MYNOTEBOOK

    ~ Wild for Wags: Haribo gummy candies for $0.65 starting tomorrow at Walgreens

    ~ For the Mommas: Lunchables for $0.75 at Target, possibly today only

    ~ For the Mommas: Moneymaker on Carefree pantiliners at Walmart

    ~ Hip2Save: Van’s gluten-free frozen waffles for $0.25 at Whole Foods

    ~ Freebies 4 Mom: New Disney Movie Rewards code


    Banner ad via ShopHer Media.

    Roundup: Free candy, Jokari bag holder for $3.99, 5% off Frito-Lay, New Target and CVS deals, and More

    Our daily roundup includes the best of the latest coupons, deals, and info I think you may find interesting. Prices and deals can change at any time so be sure to verify them before making your purchase. Please note this post contains affiliate links that help support this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you for using them! You can read CFO’s full disclosure here.

    Daily Roundup of Coupons, Deals, and More - August 12, 2016 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com

    ~ What I love today: The Ralphs/Kroger Friday Freebies. This week you can get a FREE bag of Trolli candy!

    ~ Amazon: Jokari Baggy Rack Storage Bag Opener and Holder for just $3.99 as an add-on item {$9.99 value; 4.4 stars in 831 reviews; I think I paid $6.99 for mine so this is a fantastic price! these are handy for prepping freezer meals – I’ve been using mine a lot!}

    ~ Staples.com: Bic Round Stic Pens 60ct for just $4

    ~ MySavings: Free Don’t Text & Drive bracelets

    ~ MySavings: Starbucks iced coffee for $0.50 at Walmart

    ~ New Coupons.com printables:

    $1.00 off one Nutrisystem Snack
    $2.00 off one Dirt Devil product
    $0.50 off one Mini Babybel
    $1.00 off one Uristat UTI pain relief package
    $1.00 off one Vitron-C iron supplement
    $1.00 off one Chobani Meze Dip
    $1.00 off One SweeTARTS Mini Gummy Bites Bag

    ~ New SavingStar rebate for 5% unlimited cash back WYB Frito-Lay products

    ~ Mojo Savings: 40% off pizza at Papa John’s

    ~ Mojo Savings: Cocoa Puffs or Cookie Crisp for $0.24 at CVS

    ~ The Kitchn: How to slice a bunch of cherries tomatoes at once

    ~ For the Mommas: Viva paper towels for $0.40 per roll next week at CVS

    ~ For the Mommas: GoGo Squeez 4pk for $1 at Target

    ~ Hip2Save: School supplies for $0.10-$2 at Toys R Us

    ~ Passionate Penny Pincher: Popcorn and a drink for $5 for teens at AMC Theaters

    ~ Printable Coupons: Dole Fruitocracy 4pk for $0.74 at Target

    ~ Passion for Savings: Purell hand sanitizer for $0.14 at Target

    ~ Wild for CVS: Belvita Biscuits for $0.99 at CVS


    Banner ad via ShopHer Media.

    Best of Ralphs Coupon Deals and Match Ups through August 16, 2016

    This summary of deals at Ralphs is based on the ad posted on the Ralphs Facebook page. I don’t list all of the sale items, only the good ones. If I missed any, please let us know in the comments. I don’t print every coupon, so please verify quantities and value. Learn about shopping at Ralphs, including their coupon policy, here. Don’t forget to load the weekly coupons on the Ralphs Facebook page for more discounts!

    I’ve marked what I consider to be stock-up prices with an asterisk (*). It may not be the lowest price I’ve ever seen, but it’s low enough that I think it’s worth buying extra if it’s something you buy regularly.

    Thank you for printing your coupons through the links below. Many are affiliate links that help support this site at no cost to you! And apologies for the delay – it’s the week before school starts so life is crazy!

    COUPON AND REBATE DEALS

    Nature Valley Bars – $1.77
    $0.50/2 Nature Valley Granola Bars
    $0.50/2 Nature Valley Granola Bars or Backpacker Oatmeal Bites – 7-10-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    $0.50/2 Nature Valley Granola Bars Or Backpacker Oatmeal Bites – 8-7-16 SS(exp 10/01/16)
    Final Price: $1.52 each WYB 2

    Fiber One Bars – $1.77
    $0.50/2 select Fiber One Products – 7-10-16 SS (exp 09/03/16)
    $0.50/2 select Fiber One Products – 8-7-16 SS(exp 10/01/16)
    Final Price: $1.52 each WYB 2

    *Eggo Waffles – $1.77
    $1/1 Eggo Waffles Kellogg’s Family Rewards coupon {required 850 points}
    Final Price: $0.77

    Pillsbury Toaster Strudel – $1.77
    $0.50/1 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Pastries – 8-7-16 SS (exp 10/29/16)
    $0.50/1 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Pastries
    Final Price: $1.27

    Sargento String Cheese Snacks – $3.50
    $0.55/1 Sargento Natural String or Stick Snack
    Final Price: $2.95

    Barilla Pasta – $1.25
    $1/3 Barilla Blue Box Pasta Products – 8-14-16 RP (exp 10/09/16)
    Final Price: $0.92 each WYB 3

    *Horizon Milk Singles – $1
    $1.00/3 Horizon Single Serves
    Final Price: $0.67 each WYB 3

    Simple Truth Cage Free Eggs – $2.99
    $1/1 Simple Truth Cage Free Eggs Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $1.99

    Simple Truth Almondmilk, Coconutmilk, or Organic Soymilk – $2.49
    $0.50/1 select Simple Truth Beverages Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $1.99

    Simple Truth Organic Cream Cheese – $2.49
    $0.50/1 Simple Truth Organic Cream Cheese Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $1.99

    Kroger Yogurt Cups – $0.50
    $1/10 Kroger Yogurt Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $0.40 each WYB 10

    *Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers – $1.99
    $1/1 Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $0.99

    *Keebler Club or Town House Crackers – $2.49
    $1/1 Keebler Crackers Kellogg’s Family Rewards coupon {required 850 points}
    $0.50/1 Keebler Crackers Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: As low as $1.49

    *Pepperidge Farm Cookies – $2.50
    $1/1 Pepperidge Farm Cookies Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $1.50

    Nabisco, Sunshine or Keebler Multipacks – $4.49
    $1/1 Nabisco Multipacks Ralphs Digital Coupon
    $1/1 Keebler or Sunshine Multipacks Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $3.49

    *Frito Lay Multipacks – $5.99
    $1/1 Frito-Lay Multipacks Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $4.99

    Kroger Deluxe Ice Cream – $2.50
    $0.50/1 Kroger Ice Cream Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $2

    Simple Truth Organic Grass Fed Ground Beef – $7.99/lb
    $1/1 Simple Truth Beef Ralphs Digital Coupon
    Final Price: $6.99

    *All Laundry Detergent – $2.99
    Get FREE Snuggle Fabric Softener WYB 2 All Detergent
    $1.00/1 All Laundry Product – 7-17-16 RP (exp 08/28/16)
    $0.50/1 All Laundry Product
    Final Price: $1.99

    Hefty Slider Storage Bags – $2.49
    $2.00/3 Hefty Slider Bags
    $2.00/3 Hefty Slider Bags – 6-26-16 RP (exp 08/31/16)
    $2.00/3 Hefty Slider Bags – 7-31-16 RP (exp 09/30/16)
    $0.50/1 Hefty Storage Bags Ralphs Digital Coupon
    $1.00/2 Hefty Slider Bags
    $1.00/2 Hefty Slider Bags – 6-26-16 RP (exp 08/31/16)
    $1.00/2 Hefty Slider Bags – 7-31-16 RP (exp 09/30/16)
    Final Price: As low as $1.82 each WYB 3

    *FREE FRIDAY DOWNLOAD
    Visit Ralphs.com/FreeFridayDownload on Friday, 5/13, for a digital coupon for a FREE bag of Trolli Candy

    Buy 3, Save $3 Mix & Match Sale

    Prices listed include discount.

    Tropicana or Trop50 Juice – $2.99
    $0.10/1 Orange Juice MobiSave rebate
    Final Price: $2.89

    *Kroger Potato Chips – $0.99

    *Pepsi 6pk Bottles – $1.99

    *Kroger Sparkling Water 12pk – $1.99

    OTHER DEALS

    MEAT

    Foster Farms Chicken Sale – 50% off
    Split Breasts, Drumbsticks, Thighs, Whole Chicken

    Boneless Chuck Roast – $3.77/lb

    London Broil – $3.77/lb

    Simple Truth St. Louis Style Ribs – $3.99/lb

    PRODUCE

    *Red, Green or Black Seedless Grapes – $0.99/lb

    *Red, Yellow or Orange Bell Peppers – $0.99 each

    Navel Oranges or Minneola Tangelos – $0.99/lb

    Yellow Peaches or Nectarines – $1.49/lb

    Large Mango – $0.99 each

    Red or White Potatoes – $0.99/lb

    Romaine, Red or Green Leaf Lettuce – $0.99 each

    Fresh Selections Grape Tomatoes – $0.99

    Organic Green Bell Pepper – $0.99 each

    Organic Kale – $0.99/bunch

    MISC ITEMS

    *Arrowhead Spring Water 24pk or Nestle Pure Life 28pk – $2.50 WYB 4

    Kroger or Pictsweet Frozen Vegetables – $1

    Tostitos Tortilla Chips or Tim’s Hawaiian Chips – $1.88 WYB 3