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Today’s Office Max shopping trip

Did you see the Office Max coupons I posted earlier? I was excited that our stores had everything in stock so we were able to get the maximum amount allowed for each coupon:

6 Office Max packages of filler paper – $0.10 each

5 Just Basics Ballpoint pens (10-pack) – $0.20 each

5 Schoolio 1-subject notebook, 70 sheets – $0.20 each

Remember that these coupons are only good through July 31, 2011.

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  1. Catherine says

    I don’t understand the paper coupon. Do you have to buy one at full price to get one free then you can get them @ $.20 after the BOGO? Just want to know how to work the purchase right. Thanks!

    • says

      It was worded weird. But they should ring it up as $0.20 each, buy one, get one free. So if you buy two, you’ll get them for $0.10 each.

        • says

          Yes, and I’m not sure why it says that when it says “$0.20 plus Buy One, Get One Free”. Our store rang them up as $0.20 each plus Buy One, Get One Free. It’s possible other stores will ring it up differently. Let us know if that’s the case at yours!

  2. Melissa says

    My mom & I went today too. We found they had packs of paper with 100 sheets and 150 mixed in the stack. The 150 worked find for the sale. .10 for a pack of paper is great! Thanks!

  3. Amy says

    We homeschool and they gave us a teachers Officemax rewards card. If you have a Teachers card you can get double the stated limits on their sales.

    • Christina H. says

      Since you have the teacher card, you may be able to participate in their teacher appreciation celebration. I teach in the public school system and have a card; every year we get an invite to go to this program at our local store. It is a one day event. They hand out bags with samples as well as full sized products. Last year the bag had post it notes, pens, white out, a notebook… and more but I cannot recall everything. Also, there are usually coupons and at one of the stores (it might be Staples though) they give teachers a 20% discount on EVERYTHING for the day. You can check online to see when your local store hosts this event; my store is holding it this Sunday.

  4. sydney says

    i got a question. for the filler paper, can i buy 12 of them? since it says limit of 6 but its bogo.

  5. says

    Sadly, there is not an Officemax in my area. After seeing your post about the sales at Officemacx I checked out Staples to see if they had any good sales. They definitely are, like 100 HP Photo paper .50 after mail in rebate.

    • Brandy says

      Our Walmart will usually run their school supplies for .05-.10 each in early September to move what is remaining. This is when I stock up and don’t even have to use coupons. Sometimes we have coupons that make them free.

  6. Brandi says

    I got 6 filler papers and 6 notebooks (didn’t need any pens since I got 30 for free in the Target deal a couple weeks ago). Since I’m a teacher, I had 3.00 in perks (for recycling 1 ink cartridge), so I also got a dry erase board for .99, making my trip entirely free!!!

  7. sydney says

    I was able to get 12 filler papers for $1.20 and 5 notebooks for $1 and 7 of the 10 pack pens for $1 because they also had that for buy 2 get 1 free. So i was able to get two free. I also got 2 mini pencil sharpeners for a penny each. They ran out of the eraser caps for a penny. In total it all came out to around $3.50. Great deals, thank you.

  8. says

    I did the same deal plus 2 pencil sharpeners and 2 packs of 25 erasers and spent $2.61. I was so excited!!!

    We had a little trouble ringing up though… make sure that the cashier scans the coupon once for every purchase (for example, 6 times if you’re buying 6 filler papers). The first time she just scanned each coupon once and it didn’t give me the discounts. :)

  9. says

    Ugh! Wish I’d seen this sooner. We have an office max here and I’d have loved to have taken advantage of this sale. Oh well…will wait till walmart clearances everything.

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