My name is Vickie and I have a problem...

Umm to say that I'm a little bit addicted to school supplies is an understatement! I can remember being in elementary school and my granddad coming home from work with a surprise for me. While most kids would be getting a doll, some candy, or what not, he would bring me new pens from the office supply store! {I was a dork!}
When I popped in Wal-Mart today to grab some things, I might have had some heart palpitations when I saw the back to school aisles already out! Back to school time might be one of my favorite times of year and one big reason is all the new supplies. The only downside is that I remember what the prices of all these items was 9 years ago when I started teaching and they have gone up quite a bit! Now, if you follow me on instagram, you've already seen some of these pics, but here's what I scooped up:

New pencils {I LOVE this brand!} and erasers
Markers for .97 a pack!
Colored pencils also .97!
Crayons .50 {way back in the day these were .20!}
Now when I saw these, I thought I had died and gone to school supply heaven!! Each pack has various shades of each color...these were .78 I think
Lots of folders .17
Love these composition books...only .97!
We go through tons of glue and I HATE using glue sticks on anything other than copy paper, so I always stock up in the summer {These also used to be about .20 and are .50 now}
Glue sticks for cut and paste centers .50
Lots of notebooks .17
I have no idea what I'm doing with these, but I had to have them .97
I also have yet to figure out what to do with these mini notebooks, but they were so cute. I think they were .89
These actually came from Office Depot and are half off right now! My aunt bought me 8 packs...how lucky am I??
She also bought me these sharpies that were half off...best aunt ever!
These were a few of my Michael's finds from the other day. Cute primary colored border to match my theme, ribbon, lots of sponge brushes and some ink pads that were marked down to $1!
And last, I can't make it through getting my room ready to go without a snack and I am addicted to this stuff!

Sorry for all the pictures! If you're on instagram and find some awesome goodies, be sure to insta link with Alisha...I love looking at everyone's finds!

16 comments

  1. oh my word!!!!!!! I want it all!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. I feel the same way! My fiance thinks I'm crazy, lol. He's used to it now though, lol. I just get SO excited (maybe even a little too excited) to go down the school supplies aisles. I enjoyed reading your post! :)

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  3. I'm drooling!! Got to go shopping NOW!!! :)

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  4. I just checked officedepot.com and the Mr Sketch are not on sale :( You scored big time!! Love!

    Mme Julie's Classroom

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  5. You hit the jackpot! I love the crayons in different shades!!!!!

    Bridget
    Literacy Without Worksheets

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  6. love all your new supplies... I've started too

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  7. I love school supplies too! I was thrilled with my shopping at Staples today. I got so many steals! Pop over to my blog later and check out what I got.

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  8. I JUST posted the same thing about being addicted in my blog!! (Check it out!) Too funny...AND I'm getting ready to stop at Walmart now! Great teaching minds must think alike!

    Justina
    The Very Busy Resource Teacher

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  9. Yesterday I was at Wmart and the workers were putting school stuff on the shelves. I covered my eyes & walked passed. One of the workers said, " It's OK...she must be a TEACHER!" I giggled as I walked passed. Not ready to admit it to myself...Hi, My name is Wendy. I am an addicted to school supplies! ( HI WENDY!) Hahahaha wendy 1stgradefireworks

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  10. I love those shades of colours Crayola packs... adorable!!

    Amanda
    First Grade Garden

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  11. Cute finds! I get excited when the supplies are put out.

    Lindsey
    Lovin’ Kindergarten

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  12. Love school supplies! It is a bit early for the best deals. The closer it gets to school the better the prices get. Love your blog!

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  13. GAH! Now I must go to walmart TODAY.

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  14. You really went all out on your shopping! I'm only holding back because I don't have a classroom yet!

    Down the Learning Road

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