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Thursday, 7 August 2014

Kawartha Lakes #BacktoSchool Savings - Giveaways, Twitter Parties, Coupons, Deals, Freebies, DIY [Ad]

Kawartha Lakes Mums - Seeking Back to School Savings? Hope This Helps!

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Back to School? Looking for freebies? Giveaways? Coupons and deals to help stretch your back to school budget? We will be adding links to this post as fast as we find them, so be sure to Bookmark this post, and check it daily.
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6 Quick Money Saving School Supplies Tips:

Adapted from a post I wrote several years ago on Deals 4 Canada
6 Money Saving Tips for School Supplies
Notebooks, pens, calculators, computers, the price of books themselves (can add up. So finding ways to save on school supplies is a must!
Related Article: Finding Free Back to School Supplies
Here are 6 tips you may find helpful for saving money on School Supplies.
  1. Get your kids involved – Giving kids a budget for school supplies and taking them shopping with you, teaches money management, and other consumer skills. 
  2. Shop Online – Did you know at Amazon.ca you can find both new and used graphing calculators at a fraction of the in-store cost? 
  3. Buy in bulk – Get together with a neighbour to split bulk packages of notebooks, pens etc, 
  4. Need a computer? Think green! Look up a local shop Like NP_Media in Omemee, who pride themselves in creating custom “Green Machine” solutions to fit your budget. Another great resource is OverStockedComputer.com - Computer Surplus & Liquidation They ship internationally and have Lap tops starting at $99.
  5. Recycle old supplies – Sometimes it’s easier to persuade kids to reuse when they’re involved in revamping the old ones with decorations or rewarding them with half the savings as an incentive. Save on Back to School Clothes with previous loved styles from local thrift stores or an upscale Canadian Online shop like Eco Outfitters Online
  6. Buy used textbooks – Amazon used text books will take you to some great text book deals. 

Back to School DIY

Save on school clothes, and even accessories by making them yourself. Don't know how to sew? Craftsy has free online sewing classes! 
Online Sewing Class

Back to School Giveaways

We are posting Back to School Giveaways on Kawartha Lakes Mums Back to School Pinterest Board as fast as we can find them. Giveaways can be a great way to win free Back to School needs.

*** Just to clarify, you are reading that right. There are 100 prizes worth over $10,000!! You won’t want to miss this one, what a way to kick off the back-to-school season! See you at the party!
What kids of Back to school deals are you looking for?
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  1. Which of these Money saving tips have you tried? How did they work for you?

  2. Going back to school stuff can be very expensive its nice to have money saving tips


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