Now that school is almost here, how do you do your shopping?

@34momma (13896)
United States
August 3, 2009 4:00pm CST
Do you do most of your shopping online, or do you go into the stores. i like to do a bit of both. i know that i can get sales online that you just can't get in the stores. However i can do a great layaway when i go into some stores. so how do you plan on doing your back to school shopping??
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7 responses
• United States
3 Aug 09
I buy all the school supplies at Staples and WalMart. That is already done. I get the backpacks online and the clothes off season the previous year. I'm all ready for them to go back already :)
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
4 Aug 09
wow good for you! i just finished my middle son and now i am on to my older son and my baby girl. it just seems like this stuff is never done
@clorissa123 (4930)
• United States
3 Aug 09
I would definitely take my kids to the stores to pick their favorite. I would like to do the shopping online, but sometimes, they may not like what they got. So to save all the hassle, I would rather take them to the stores instead of ordering online.
@34momma (13896)
• United States
3 Aug 09
i have not had to many issues with getting them things offline. most of the time they they shop at the same stores that we can walk into. so they are not what they are getting when it comes to fit
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@cher913 (25893)
• Canada
3 Aug 09
we do our back to school shopping a little bit at a time. school for our daughters doesnt start for another whole month (the day after labour day is when they both go back), so we usually start by looking at their stuff for last year, trying on clothes etc, making a list of school supplies they need, that sort of thing and do the shopping over the month of august.
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
3 Aug 09
i do that too. i go and see what fits, what's crap, and what they need.
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@laurahen (596)
• Canada
3 Aug 09
i for sure like to do back to school shopping in stores. i like this method much better because you are able to see the clothes for real life. i like it because i'm able to try the clothes on and see how they look on me. on the websites the clothes can look better in picture form then in real life. there are also some great sales that are going on in stores right now. i've been able to get some great deals on clothing for the next school year.
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@lala501 (1533)
• United States
4 Aug 09
I have never shopped online. I always go to stores and see what they have there and see what I like. I sometimes go to garage sales to see if they have some cute things for a cheaper price then what I see at the stores.
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
5 Aug 09
i like going into the stores too. but i find that i get better deals and sales when i shop online.
• Canada
4 Aug 09
I am not in school myself, and I don't have kids in school, but if I were involved with a school, I'd do my shopping the same way I'd do any other kind of shopping. I prefer to shop on line, and have it all delivered. I try to stay as far away from the malls as possible. There are too many people in there.
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
4 Aug 09
i am with you! i hate the mall. and i do must of my shopping online too. shop through my bigcrumbs account because i earn cash back. check it out http://www.bigcrumbs.com/crumbs/frontpage.jsp?r=road2freedom
@arkaf61 (10883)
• Canada
6 Aug 09
I don`t shop much online. Unless what I want is only available online. I like to look at what I`^m buying. I like to touch it and see if close and from various angles. MY back to school shopping... well we plan to do it by going to the stores instead of online. My daughter will be buying most of her stuff herself and we`ll help out if she needs. My son we`ll go an buy with him.