Countdown to Back to School – Supplies!


If you were to ask my husband what one of my most favorite things to do is, he would quickly say "shopping for back to school".   But it's probably not why you think.  While I love to shop for school supplies for my kids, I get ticked at scoring those prices for my own personal addiction, office supply hoarding!  Come on now, I know I'm not the … [Read more...]

School Supplies List Made Easy

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It's only a month until the new school year begins, which means school clothes and school supplies.  This year, Walmart has created a useful tool where teachers and parents can team up to make school supplies shopping easier.  Classrooms by Walmart is sorta like a gift registry. The teachers create the lists and parents buy what's needed.  You have … [Read more...]

Avery Gives Back to Schools, Including Our Very Own Highland ISD! Box Tops

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For me, this is one of the best things about being a blogger, being able to give back to the community in some way so I was excited when Avery approached me about their 'Give Back to Schools' promotion.   Not only are they helping our school, you can win cash and supplies for your school! Through September 17, 2012, you can find your school … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping – What’s in Your Backpack?


I am SOOO stinkin' excited that all three of my boys will be in school. Truett heads to Pre-K this year, Tyler is a senior, and Toby is a sophomore. This means me and my man will be alone for the first time in years!!!!!  Anyways, it's that time again to do school shopping and in order to beat the crowds, we did ours this weekend.   As always, ,we … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping Showdown-Walmart vs Kmart

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First, let me start by telling you about the challenge. I was asked by Walmart, to make a list of school supplies and buy the same list at Walmart, and the same list at a competitor store in my town, which is Kmart. The purpose? To see which store will cost less because Walmart claims the lowest prices around! I openly admitted to the Walmart … [Read more...]

Edited! A Day Made Better for a Teacher YOU Love! (Giveaway)

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THIS IS EDITED to add a change in the entry requirement, making it easier for you to nominate! READ below because you can now COMMENT to nominate a teacher! I am proud to announce that I am an MaxMom and get to participate in this fantastic campaign!  Having two sister-in-laws that are teachers, I'm very aware of the dedication teachers put into … [Read more...]

EZ School Supplies Online – Save YOUR Gas!


With the economy & gas prices like it is, we all could use a way to save some money here and there.  I'm excited to offer you a one stop shop for all your school supplies!  No need to waste gas or fight the crowds & messy stores, simply add the items to your basket and checkout!  And to add a little icing on the cake, … [Read more...]