Back to School Guide

back to school guide
It’s hard to believe that it’s already time  to think about Back to School. Here are some of my favorite items and stores that will help your child get prepared for school and help you ease back into that super busy school year schedule.

Disclosure: I received free product samples in exchange for posting products to this page, however all opinions stated are my own and I do believe these items are perfect for Back to School time!

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Back to School time inevitably ushers in cold and flu season. Keep your family well with PURELL Hand Sanitizer and PURELL Wipes. Kills 99.9% of germs within 15 seconds. This waterless disinfectant leaves hands feeling soft and refreshed. PURELL JELLY WRAP Carriers feature a convenient flip top cap bottle which attaches to purses, diaper bags & More. Buy it.
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Save on Back to School Shopping by shopping at Goodwill! When you shop at Goodwill, you are helping support Goodwill’s mission of providing vocational opportunities to people with barriers to employment. Visit their Job Connection page for more info.  Read the review.
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Ease back into the Back to School routine with a movie night complete with organic and non-gmo popcorn and spices from Del Cove Spice Co. On their site you will find some unusual spice flavors such as pizza, margarita and ketchup and also more popular ones, including sriracha, kettle corn and many popcorn varieties. Buy it. Enter to win.
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Crayola is a must have on many of our Back to School lists. From Colored Pencils, to Crayons, to Washable Markers, Crayola offers these trusted classroom staples as well as some newer products such as Dry Erase Crayons, Visi-Max Dry Erase Markers and Power Lines Project Markers. Buy it.
mealtime magic
Take the stress out of those weeknight meals with Mealtime Magic: Delicious Dinners in Half the Time. This award winning cookbook features over 200 pages of recipes with clear, detailed directions will help home-cooked dinners earn rave reviews. Using this method can help you save around $500 a year. Buy it. Enter to win.
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Pack your child’s lunch box with packs of Pirate’s Booty. The Aged White Cheddar is made from puffed rice and corn, blended with real aged white cheddar cheese and baked perfectly to pirate standards. It’s deliciously baked, all-natural snack, with half the fat and fewer calories than regular fried potato chips. Made without trans-fats and ingredients you can’t pronounce. Now comes in half-ounce size multipacks that are only 65-calories per pack! Buy it at a retailer near you. Enter to win.
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While you’re finishing up your Back to School shopping, be sure to check out JAM Paper. It doesn’t get much better than school supply shopping from the comfort of your own home, I always say.  JAM Paper is a specialty stationery, office, and gifting supplies store based in New Jersey. From office to school supplies, you are sure to find several items that are on your list. Some of their most popular items include Glossy Folders, Heavy Duty Plastic Folders, Aluminum Binders, Colorful Paperclips and Colorful Push Pins. Buy it.
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Sharpen your child’s math skills at home while they have fun with The Multiples educational tableware. These award winning products feature fun animal characters and an associated number on plates, bowls and tumblers along with several mathematical methodologies to encourage children with numbers. These are sure to engage children, their peers, family etc around the dining table, at meal time. Buy it.
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Little Duck Organics are perfect for packing in your little one’s lunch box. Choose from Tiny Fruits, Tiny Yogurts, Tiny Gummies and Might Oats. These treats are sure to please. With no added sugar or preservatives and organic and non-GMO, these are sure to make moms happy too. Buy it.
vamousse treatmentDon’t get caught off guard when it comes to headlice. Prepare for back to school with Vamousse products. Vamousse Lice Defense shampoo is a gentle, daily use shampoo great for use by the whole family as a replacement to your everyday shampoo in order to defend against head lice infestation. Vamousse Lice Treatment can be used which kills 100% lice and eggs in 15 minutes by dehydration in just one treatment. Vamousse is clinically proven up to 100% effective with treatment and combing. Buy it. original new york seltzer
What better way to make a lunch box exciting than to add a bottle of Original New York Seltzer. Your favorite childhood drink is back and it takes just like it did when you were a kid. Original New York Seltzer uses no artificial flavors, colors, preservatives or corn syrup and it tastes good without being overly sweet. Flavors include Black Cherry, Peach, Raspberry, Lemon & Lime, Vanilla Cream, and Root Beer. Read the review. Buy it.