Comparison Shopping for the Cheapest School Supplies

When that school supply list arrives sometime in late summer, you’re bound for some sticker shock when you head for the cash register to buy it all. It seems like notebooks, pencils, and backpacks are getting more expensive every single year. Before I stock up on the supplies my pre-K daughter and my high school teacher husband are going to need, I decided to see just how the big school supply retailers stack up. So let’s see how Staples, Walmart, and Target actually compare, price by price.

Basic School Supplies

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Gear Up at the Orvis Midsummer Sale

zipperedcastingDon’t waste any time – it’s the final week of the Orvis Midsummer Sale, where you’ll find great products marked down to as much as 70% off the original price. Check out the men’s and women’s apparel departments, as well as fly fishing, hunting, home goods, and much more. Orvis is your source for summer adventure gear and apparel. Find out what you can save when you shop the outdoor gear you need for the end of the summer and early fall seasons.

Savings on Men’s Apparel for Any Adventure

travelcoolerThe Midsummer Sale at Orvis features men’s apparel for many … Read More »

Boost Your Beauty Routine with Benefit Cosmetics Sale

imglamMost of us girls love to have a good excuse to pamper ourselves and what better excuse than a great sale on great products? That’s exactly what’s happening right now at Benefit Cosmetics online and in stores. When you shop now at, you can save a bundle on lip gloss, concealer, makeup brushes and more! Check it out now to see how you can save up to 50% on your order AND get free shipping!

Benefit’s Sale Products Have It All

I love to head straight for the best deals, so I found Benefit’s Sale Products page right away … Read More »

Take $25 Off Graco Car Seats – Going on Now!

gracoAs a leader in baby gear for generations, the name Graco is one almost everybody knows by now. With a wide variety of products to choose from, including car seats, strollers, travel systems, playards, swings and soothers, highchairs, activity centers, monitors, and nursery, Graaco can help you to create the perfect first home for your precious little one. Now through October 31, 2014, you can save on the car seats and travel systems that made Graco a number one choice among families.

Save $25 on All Graco Car Seats and Travel Systems

Everyone loves saving money, especially when it’s saved … Read More »

Top Five Must-Haves for Your College Dorm Room

If you’re packing for college for the first time ever, it’s a little intimidating to decide what to bring and what to leave at home. Of course you’re bringing your laptop and your school supplies (don’t forget a sturdy backpack!), but what about your day-to-day living essentials? Take it from the advice of a once college freshman, there are a few things you’re going to want to have with you. Here’s your top five checklist and where you can shop for them all.

#1 – Bedding Essentials

eggcrateYou probably have your sheets already (extra-long twin, don’t forget!), but what you … Read More »

Famous Footwear’s Back to School Shoe Sale

MGbootsAlthough summer’s not quite over, now is the time to take advantage of big back-to-school deals on school supplies, school gear, apparel, and yet – shoes! If you’re on the hunt for great shoe bargains for the whole family (not just your kids), you can shop and save with the BOGO deal at Famous Footwear, going on now. Add on coupon codes on Famous Footwear Rewards to save even more on great shoes like these.

Women’s Shoes on Sale at Famous Footwear

Plenty of women need back-to-school shoes, not just the kids! If you’re not in school, why say no … Read More »

Personalized Back-to-School Gear from the PBS Kids Shop

thomasbackpackMy kids are 4 ½ and 2, so they’re pretty big fans of most PBS characters these days. From Curious George to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Thomas & Friends, there’s a lot of “celebrities” these kids just love. When I saw that the PBS Kids Shop now offers official school gear (and its personalized!), I knew what they needed to get excited about pre-school and pre-kindergarten this fall.

Character School Supplies for Boys and Girls

The PBS Kids Shop has outdone themselves in offering a wide range of school supplies featuring all of the top favorites from their kids’ … Read More »

Summer Must-Haves for Tech Lovers at Brookstone

zerogravityHave fun this season with all of summer’s hottest gadgets, most of which you’ll find on sale right now at Brookstone. As things heat up outside, you can crank up the grill, ramp up your exercise, or get involved in a whole new hobby. Shop it all, including hammocks and swings, grill covers, fitness trackers, outdoor furniture, and much more. See what you can find when you explore the hottest tech toys for summertime at, and enjoy summer sale prices and free shipping on any order of $99 or more! Check out these fun summertime must-haves for starters…

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Where to Save on Back-to-School Apparel

Back-to-School time can get pretty expensive, really fast, especially if you don’t know where the sales are and how to shop the deals. Fortunately, there are a lot of great apparel retailers out there who are trying to help you cut back on costs. If you’ve got a few school kids to clothe this fall and winter, these are the top three sales you should be shopping right now.

JCPenney Back-To-School Deals

arizonateeShop for the whole family during this great back-to-school sale, where you’ll find price reductions on almost everything. JCPenney has savings on girls, boys, guys, and juniors sizes … Read More »

Do You Have a Little White Dress for Summer?

Say goodbye to your little black dress! (Not forever, of course. Just until the fall!) It’s time to step out in style with this season’s hottest must-have fashion trend: the little white dress. It’s one part innocence, one part temptation, and a whole lot of style! I spotted a few adorable (yet sultry) versions of the Little White Dress in my internet browsing, so why not take a peek at what I found? All the hottest celebrities have one this year. Who are we to argue with a good thing?

Nordstrom’s Little White Dresses Abound!

APdaisyshifMy first stop was fashion-focused … Read More »