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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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I am pretty excited about this week at the Office Supply stores so I’m giving you the deals a little early. There are a few money makers at Staples and I put together a scenario where you can make a coupon kit for you and a friend for next to nothing!

Staples

  • Learn how to coupon at Staples
  • Store Coupon $5 off $25 Purchase w/ In Ad Coupon or printable
  • Staples #10 Envelopes, $1
  • Staples Poly Zip Envelope, check size $1
    (great for keeping clipped coupons in)
  • Westcott Preferred 7″ Scissors, $1
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples Photo Supreme 8.5×11 Matte Paper, $14.99 Limit 2
    -$13.99 Easy Rebate
    (makes it $1)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! HammerMill 8.5×11 CopyPlus Copy Paper, $5.99 Limit 2
    -$4.99 Easy Rebate
    (makes it $1)
  • **Deal Idea: Money Maker Paper**
    Buy:
    (1) Staples Photo Supreme 8.5×11 Matte Paper, $14.99
    (2) HammerMill 8.5×11 CopyPlus Copy Paper, $5.99
    Use:
    Store Coupon -$5 off $25 Purchase w/ In Ad Coupon
    Total Due: $21.97
    Get Back: $23.97 in Easy Rebates
    (you make $2!)
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  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Avery Heavy Duty View Binders, $6.99-$32.99 Limit 4
    -100% Back in Staples Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples Letter/Legal Plastic Storage Tote, $12.99-$13.49 Limit 2
    -100% Back in Staples Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • **Deal Idea: Make a coupon kit for you & a friend**
    Buy:
    (2) Staples Poly Zip Envelope, check size $1
    (2) Westcott Preferred 7″ Scissors, $1
    (2) Staples Letter/Legal Plastic Storage Tote, $12.99
    Use:
    Store Coupon -$5 off $25 Purchase w/ In Ad Coupon
    Total Due: $24.98
    Get Back: $21.65 in Staples Rewards
    Note: the Reward is reduced by $4.33 since you used a coupon, but at least you didn’t have to spend that $4.33 upfront
    (makes it $3.33 for both sets… grab the Office Depot deal on hanging folders to complete it)
    ***********
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples Economy Storage Box, 10 pk, $16.79 Limit 2
    -100% Back in Staples Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Kasperksy Internet Security, $50
    -$50 Easy Rebate
    Store Coupon -$5 off $25 Purchase w/ In Ad Coupon
    (makes it FREE + $5 profit)
  • Pens, Pencils, Markers, Correction, B1G1
    Bic, Sharpie, Pentel pictured
  • 2 Pocket Paper Folders w/ Fasteners, 5¢
  • Bic Clic Stic Retractable Pens, 5 pk, 50¢ Limit 2
  • Post It Easel Pads, 40% off (reg. $32.99-$35.99)
  • Staples Rolling Carts, 50% off (reg. $29.99)
  • Calandro & Hayden bookcases, 50% off (reg $39.99-$99.99)
    Store Coupon -$5 off $25 Purchase w/ In Ad Coupon
    (makes the $99 bookcase $44.99)

Office Max

  • Boise X-9 8.5×11 Multiuse Paper, 10 Ream Case, $41.99 Limit 2
    -$32 back in Maxperks Rewards
    (makes it $9.99)
  • OfficeMax All In One 8.5×11 Paper, $6.99 Limit 2
    -$4.99 Maxperks Bonus Reward
    (makes it $2)
  • Post-It Note 2×2 Cube or Scotch Magic Tape in Dispenser, $1 Limit 3
  • $10 OfficeMax Giftcard WYB $50 in national brand ink Limit 2
    excludes HP, Epson and OfficeMax
  • $20 OfficeMax Giftcard WYB (2) identical toner cartridges Limit 2
    excludes OfficeMax brand
  • 50% off Holiday Clearance
  • Kids Foaming Hand Sanitizer, 30¢

Office Depot

  • Store Coupon $10 off $50 Office Depot (emailed) printable
  • Store Coupon Free 5 lbs of Document Shredding printable
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Office Depot Brand Standard Green Hanging Folders, 25 pk, $6.79 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE – perfect to add to your coupon box)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Office Depot Brand Manila File Folders, 100 pk, $6.79 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Bankers Box Store/File Basic Strength Storage Bonus 10 pk, $18.99 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! 3M File Folder Labels 750-pk, $25.99 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Uni-Ball Rollerball Pens, 12 pk, $10.49 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! AA & AAA Energizer Max Alkaline Batteries 8 pk, $7.49 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Energizer batteries, flashlight, USB wall or car charger, SS 1/01
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Energizer batteries, flashlight or USB charger or charger, SS 12/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/1 Energizer batteries, flashlight or USB charger or charger, SS 12/11
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! PaperPro Compact Desktop Stapler, $10.99 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Office Depot Brand File Totes, $12.49-$12.99 Limit 2 per Day
    -100% Back in Worklife Rewards
    (makes it FREE)
  • $10 Office Depot Gift Card WYB $49 in HP ink Limit 2
  • $20 Office Depot Gift Card WYB $49 in HP toner Limit 2
  • Post it Filing Tabs, $3
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off 3M Post-it flags or tabs printable
    (makes it $2.00)
  • Office Depot Brand Mobile File Boxes, B1G1 at $12.99
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    • They also have 16 double rolls of Charmin Basic toilet paper for $5.99 at Staples. Pair that with the $2/1 Charmin coupon and you can get it for only $3.99!

      • SCMel

        Ida,

        Is that for the sale through 12/31, or for the new sale beginning on Sunday? Thanks!

      • Kelly A

        Ida,

        Were did you find the Charmin coupon? Thanks in advance!

        • I got mine off ebay. Apparently they were blinkies from Kroger stores.

    • Lilsaver

      Dear Jenny if I use my rewards from the batteries can buy the deal paper and get the easy rebate since what I have is rewards Im still lilttle confuse about these thank you

      • Yep! You can use rewards toward rebate items, just not toward more rewards products.  Hope it helps.

        • Bob

          Is that the same at office depot too? You can’t use rewards toward other rewards items?

          • The only store that lets you roll them is Office Max. Stay tuned for a full guide on each store over the next week.

    • Kellypup

      I’m confused by the first deal. You have a link to the Scotch tape. The coupon expires 12/31/11 but the sale doesn’t start until 1/1/12?

    • Ragan

      Could someone please tell me where you find the $5 off $25 coupon? Thanks!

      • It will be in the printed Staples ad this weekend. Check your newspaper, mailbox or find one at the store.

        • Ragan

          Thanks so much…we save so much money with your site! I’m addicted!

        • Terenanic

          There’s a good chance the $5/25 won’t be in the ad in-store, it’s probably just in the paper.  At least that was the case for me when I tried to find an in-ad coupon for Staples a while back.

      • Sniperella

        I was able to go to Staples web-site and click weekly ad, and it lets you print the coupon from there.

    • Reesefamilyshops

      Can someone please explain what 100% Staples rewards means?  Is it just a credit on your card in that purchase amount?

      • It’s a store credit certificate. Here are all the details about the program: http://www.southernsavers.com/2011/12/save-at-office-supply-stores-staples-rewards-easy-rebates/

    • CJ

      My Staples $5/25 coupon says it cannot be used with Easy Rebate deals.

      • Guest

        Mine says it cannot be used with other coupons or instant savings…. Not sure if easy rebate is instant savings…. Think not.

    • Pbrown6253

      anyone remember where the powerbag is on sale? thanks pam

    • laurie

      hi – went to staples and they ahve lysol on clearance for 1.50 a canister – i had a by 2 get $50 off so that was a nice little find…. :O)

    • Lrae17

      Is unethical to go twice or more and use the $5/$25 more than once at Staples?  I always feel torn on these things when the coupon says one per household, but then you’re allowed to print it more than once.  

      • ab

        If you have to ask, then it probably is. 

        • Lrae17

          I guess you’re right.  Thanks for helping me confirm my conscious.  :-)  I only went once.  I guess I was more wondering if I was missing something as there have been 1 or 2 things I assumed were unethical until someone explained how that particular coupon rule really works.  Anyway, thanks!

    • Brooke

      I purchased the plastic totes at Staples and I know their rewards are issued monthly and don’t expire for 2 or 3 months. Was thinking of buying more at Office Depot. Is there program similar? Just wondering how long the rewards will be good for and how long it will take to get them. Since you can roll the rewards, I don’t want to rack up too many office supply rewards credits, there is only so much that I need at office supply stores.

      Thanks!!