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Dollar stores are a great place to save money
If you are trying to save money and live frugally check your local dollar store for great savings. Most dollar stores charge more than a dollar for general items but the savings are still great.
Where else can you get party supplies, snacks, grocery items, hair care, toys, tools and so much more for super cheap? Some dollar stores even sell fresh produce and bread. Make sure to check you local stores for great deals.
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15 Items You Should Buy At The Dollar Store To Save Money:
1. School Supplies
You can buy pencils, pens, paper, crayons, calculators, binders, rulers and many other school supplies at the dollar store and save hundreds of dollars by the time all your back to school lists are done.
2. Office Supplies
You will find pens, highlighters, staplers, desk organizers, note pads, papers, clips and more at the dollar store costing you between $1 to $3 versus the higher cost of the big box office stores.
3. Party Supplies
You can get cookies, candy, chips, fruit cups, dried fruit and nuts, protein bars, chocolate and many other snack options at the dollar store.
5. Vacation Items
When packing for your next vacation pick up items like books, puzzles, small games and toys to entertain your children while you travel.
You can also find travel size toiletries and other vacation items at the dollar store. We found super cheap luggage tags for our last holiday at the dollar store.
Are you looking for pop, juice, water, re-hydration drinks, lunch box or specialty drinks? You will be surprised at the options the dollar store carries and most of them less than the grocery store prices.
7. Gift Wrapping
You can find gift bags in various sizes and styles, ribbons, tissue paper, gift cards, tape and wrapping paper at the dollar store.
8. Coffee Mugs and Glass Cups
Are you looking for a new coffee mug or a gift for the teacher? I have found a great selection of coffee mugs and glass cups at the dollar store. They even carry wine glasses and tumblers too.
Dollar stores carry books for adults and children, coloring books, activity books and more.
10. Craft Supplies
You will find colored paper, clay, paint, sketch books, crafting kits, pom poms, glitter, felts, googly eyes and so much more at the dollar store.
11. Seasonal Items
Whether it be a national holiday, Christmas, Easter or Summer or Winter items you are looking for you can find them at the dollar store.
12. Cheap Toys
If you are looking for marbles, toy cars, mini robots, plastic toddler toys, learning toys, puzzles, blocks or other small toys check the dollar store before shopping anywhere else.
13. Storage & Organizers
14. Glow Sticks
I have found dollar stores to have the best selection of glow sticks for the best prices.
Dollar stores are the best place for the large silver party and celebration helium balloons or balloon party bouquets.
Shop your local dollar store for super cheap deals
In recent travels we have found a few dollar stores that carry clothing and fresh food items, as well as, up to date magazines and broader item selections.
Checkout your local dollar store and discount outlets for super cheap, money saving deals.
Updated February 1, 2020