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Back To School Savings: Here’s 3 Great Tips To Share

Can you believe we are already talking about ‘back to school’? I mean – where did the time go? 

I’ve already purchased my kids’ backpacks, school bags and supply lists. Next up, I have to worry about getting them clothes, shoes and rain/snow gear. 

Horizon Organic wanted me to come up with some money saving tips for back to school. Here are my top 3:

Tip 1: Stock Up

Throughout the year, you will most certainly come across school supply sales. Consider checking the flyers for stores like CVS, Walgreens and Target. When there is a deal you cannot pass up… don’t pass it up! In fact, stock up and stay ahead of the curve while saving money for your entire family. 

Tip 2: Frequently check deal sites. 

I can’t tell you how many times I found out about a free set of markers from Staples all because I love to read deal websites. Here are some of my favorite ones:

  1. http://dealseekingmom.com/
  2. http://www.mavenofsavin.com/
  3. http://www.centsablemomma.com/
  4. http://www.simplycvsshopping.com/
  5. http://www.totallytarget.com/

Tip 3: Fan brands on Facebook

Don’t underestimate the power of Facebook! I can’t tell you how many amazing deals I’ve gotten just because I LIKED big named brands on the social networking site. Specific coupons, flash sales, and one day deals are common practice and are NOT to be missed. 

Share your back to school money saving advice below for a chance to win a $500 Back to School Shopping Spreefrom BlogFrog! 

Want to exchange more tips and ideas with other moms about back to school topics such as healthy snacks, school supplies and saving money?  Visit the Horizon® Healthily Families Back to School Community!  

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon.  The opinions expressed by me do not necessarily reflect the view of the Horizon Organic brand. 

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.