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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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BAck to School Traditions

Traditions are such a fun part of growing up!  It’s something for our kids to always look back on fondly.  The good thing:  it’s never too late to start new traditions.  Here are some great back to school traditions you can consider starting with your kids.

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1.  Take a first day photo with a chalk background.

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2.  Free printable first day signs.  (They’re all over the internet, so this is only one option).

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3.  First day of school interview.

4.  Make a time capsule.

Include:

-Interview
-Tracing of Their Hand
-String to Show Their Height
-Photo

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5.  Take a picture in the same shirt until graduation.  Go with an adult large so that it fits an 18 year old…

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6.  Make a hopscotch board from the front door to the car.

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7.  Make a special breakfast.

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8.  Make a German Schultüte filled with school supplies and sweets.  (Even more special if you have German heritage).

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9.  After school “cookie chat” to discuss everything from their first day.

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10.  Read a “back to school” book the night before.

What’s your favorite back to school tradition?

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