About Heather Brickell

Heather resides in Tampa, Florida with her husband Keith of 19 years and their 2 boys Drew 13 and Brady 7. She loves to share savings advice for the smart and savvy lifestyle!

Florida Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2019 August 2-6

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Florida Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2019 is almost here! This year we have 5 days (August 2-6) to take advantage of the holiday! During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item; and clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item; and computers and certain accessories selling for $1,000 or less per item, when purchased for noncommercial or personal use.

Clothing and Accessories $60 and under

Diapers (this is a great time to stock up for the little ones!)

Fitness Clothing

Handbags, Purses, Wallets

Backpacks, Book Bags and Lunch Boxes

Shoes (including athletic)

Bicycle Helmets

Swimsuits and Swim Trunks

 

School Supplies $15 and under

Notebooks, Paper, Folders, Notebook Filler Paper, Graph Paper

Calculators

Compasses, Rulers, Protractors, Scissors, Staplers and Staples 

Pens, Pencils, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Markers, Highlighters

Poster Board, Constructions Paper

Glue, Paste and Tape

For all of the details and to see everything included, you can GO HERE to the Florida Revenue site.

Stock up Price on Elmer’s Glue Sticks!

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Hop on over to Amazon where they seem to have one of the best prices around right now on Elmer’s Glue Sticks! Pick up this Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack for only $6.63! That makes each stick just $0.22! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.

HOT Stock up Price on 150 AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils!

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Wow! If you are a teacher or want to stock up on pencils for the school year, this is a fantastic deal for pre-sharpened pencils! Amazon is offering the AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack for only $9.99! That makes each pencil just $0.07 each which is definitely a stock up price for pre-sharpened pencils! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.

Stock up Price on Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes!

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Great for Back to School or to keep in your purse or vehicle! Amazon has the Wet Ones Citrus Antibacterial Hand and Face Wipes Singles, 24-Count (Pack of 5) for only $5.79 shipped when you clip the $2.70 digital coupon and opt for Subscribe & Save. That is a great stock up price for this product! 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.

Super Cute Animal Print Cardigans!

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Animal Print will be a huge trend for fall and I have been waiting for these cute animal print cardigans to come back at Jane! Choose from the Adley Cardigan (2 color options as pictured above) for $15.99 or the Nora Cardigan for $16.99. Shipping is $3.99 for the first item $1.99 for additional items. Sizing is available in S-3X for both styles. I anticipate that these will sell out so grab yours now! I am grabbing the Adley Cardigan in brown!

Office Depot/Office Max: Huge $10 Backpack Sale + Other Back to School Deals!

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If you still need to do some back to school shopping, Office Depot and Office Max have some great deals on backpacks and other deals! Right now, they are offering a doorbuster deal where backpacks and even select backpacks with lunch boxes are only $10! And, you can choose Free in-store pick up if available at a store near you. (limit 2 per customer)

A few other noteworthy deals:

Crayola Crayons 24 count 3 for $0.99 (limit 6)

Elmer’s Glue 3 for $0.99 (limit 6)

Spiral Notebooks College and Wide Ruled $0.25 (limit 4)

+ much more!

Dollar General: $5 off $15 Back to School Stationary Purchase Coupon

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One of my tips for back to school shopping is that you may need to shop at multiple stores to get the most bang for your buck. With that being said, don’t forget to check stores like Dollar General for great deals on back to school supplies! Through September 7th, you can clip a digital coupon to Save $5 off $15 Back to School Stationary Purchase! I did a little research and found that they have some awesome deals right now! 

Kids’ Westcott Scissors, $1

Filler Notebook Paper Wide Ruled or College Ruled $0.75

1 Subject Notebooks $0.33

Elmer’s School Glue $0.50

Crayola Crayons, 24 count pack $0.50

+ much more!

Michaels Stores: 15% Teacher Discount

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Teachers, did you know that Michaels Stores offers a 15% teacher discount? AND, you can use it in conjunction with their 40% coupons that they offer! Michaels is a great place to go and stock up on supplies for your classroom!

GO HERE to see all the details!

TJ Maxx: Free Shipping Day! (OPI Nail Colors Just $3.99)

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It’s Free shipping day again today over at TJ Maxx! Be sure to look around for the best deal especially for back to school shopping! Once again I see some great deals on  backpacks if you are still searching for the kiddos!  I make it a point to never pay more than 50% off the retail price for the brand name backpacks, and I noticed Under Armour and Puma for only $19.99!

In addition, they have OPI Nail colors for only $3.99! There are so many different color options to choose from so grab a new shade for fall!

GO HERE to shop the entire TJ Maxx site.

Converse Shoreline Sneakers Only $20 Shipped! (reg. $55)

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Our favorite Converse Shorelines are on sale again in select sizes! Hurry on over to Converse.com where you can pick up these adorable Chuck Taylor All Star Shoreline Slip-On sneakers for ONLY $20 (reg $55)! Just use promo code 30SALE at checkout. AND, shipping is free when you create a Converse account and sign in.