We’ve never really splurged on back to school shopping. Unless it was for school supplies, but that’s to be expected. Still, I wanted to share some budget friendly back to school shopping tips. And with thanks to Boscov’s for sponsoring this conversation, we are thrilled to show you how we’re making the most of our back to school budget.
So, I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not the biggest fan of shopping trips. They can be time consuming and sometimes the lines can be really long. I’d much rather shop online, but there are times that I’m willing to venture out.
For example, to one of the local malls when I know that a favorite store has a good sale. Boscov’s is getting ready for the big Back-to-School event on August 26th. And in the meantime, they’re running some really good sales.
We stayed on the first floor of our local Boscov’s for this trip- hitting both the Juniors department and the Children’s department. My first step? Picking up a bag to carry our haul.
And for someone who’s not a fan of shopping? I wanted to make this as efficient as possible. The children’s department is towards the back of the store and the Juniors department is up front. So it made sense to me to start there.
My autistic daughter isn’t really a fashionista but I do want to make sure that she’s dressed nicely. And it’s always nice to find clothes that will hopefully last for the school year. I went with brands like Poof! and Derek Heart from the Juniors department. I picked out some long-sleeved and short-sleeved shirts along with leggings.
We also picked up a few packages of socks, because you can never have enough of those.
And then in the girls department, I stocked up on a some pairs of elastic waist jeans from Squeeze. We also got a few sets of sweatshirt/sweatpants combos so all we have to do is find a t-shirt to go with it.
I had no idea that Boscov’s carried elastic waist jeans for kids but those are going to be great for my autistic daughter. Paired with the leggings and sweatpants, getting dressed in the morning will be so much easier for her. She has morning routine pretty much down already, but it will also help with her increased independence.
Of course Boscov’s also carries clothing for young men and boys, so don’t think that they’re left out! Need shoes or uniforms? Boscov’s has you covered there, too.
Be sure to head on over to Boscov’s – online or in-store. They have some amazing sales going on throughout the month and their big Back-to-School event happens on the 26th.
What would you buy at Boscov’s?
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