Giveaway: $100 Visa Gift Card courtesy Valpak

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by on July 30, 2012

valpakAre you ready for some fun giveaways! Let’s start this Back to School Giveaway Bash with a bang!

Back to school shopping can be stressful, especially when you are trying to watch your budget. Luckily, there are some great resources out there, like Valpak, to help you save on many different areas of your life. For more than 40 years, the familiar blue envelope has saved savvy consumers money on things they want and need from their favorite local businesses as well as national and regional advertisers.  From family dining to financial planning, supermarkets to superstores, entertainment to auto services – you’ll find a broad range of values with Valpak. When you can save on those other areas of your life, it helps with purchasing those new back to school items.

Besides the blue mailer, here are some other ways Valpak helps you save:

  • Sign up for e-mail savings alerts from Valpak Exclusives.
  • Taking an end-of-summer vacation to visit friends or family? Find the best deals wherever you are with the free Valpak Savings apps for your mobile devices.  Around town or on the go, your coupons come with you!
  • Looking for savings on school uniforms or electronics? Hop over to to search for a coupon code to help you save on that purchase! You can choose from 20,000 national and retail brand online coupon codes.
  • Valpak Deals on make great back to school gifts and they’re now available for purchase in hundreds of cities!
  • Connect with Valpak on Facebook or Twitter to stay up date with their latest promotions

Thanks to Valpak, you can not only save on your back to school shopping, but you can enter to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

This giveaway ends Monday, August 6, 2012  at 3:00pm EST. The winner will be chosen using rafflecopter.

And don’t forget to enter this same giveaway on these blogs as well:

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Moms Need to Know
Passion for Savings

Saving Cents with Sense
Savings Lifestyle

Southern Savers

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Disclosure: This giveaway was sponsored by Valpak as part of Win Giveaways Back to School Bash.  This Post was written by me and was not edited by the sponsor. Read more on my Disclosure page. Please be sure to review the Giveaway Terms & Conditions before entering this contest.


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  • Maureen

    Bedsheets and shoes

  • Lizzy

    We are shopping for back to school clothes, backpacks and lunchkits!

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  • Cindy

    I sure could use this, I homeschool both my special needs children and there are so many things on our wishlist

  • Katy P

    I’m shopping for clothing.

  • Rhoda Stroud

    I’m shopping for organizational tools for the school year. We homeschool.

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  • wendyc33

    back to school clothes, and supplies. Thanks

  • Lisa

    I certainly would love to win this! Shopping for lots of stuff.

  • oscar

    I’m buying school uniforms for my son who’s moving to a new school this year.

  • Jessica

    School supplies for 3 kiddos! This would be great!

  • ashley

    Got all the little stuff…now shopping for the hand sanitizer.kleenex,wipes!!! seems like the list never ends!!!

  • Pauline

    Our church is helping out with donations for back to school. Would shop for some things to donate.

  • Heather N.

    It’s kindergarten so we’ve got all the fun supplies! Crayons, markers, constructuion paper and the like!

  • latanya

    clothes and shoes

  • jenee

    All I need is an art smock. 1st grade is super easy just pencils and folders.

  • Kait Ferry

    new clothes and shoes!

  • Sara Lim

    Following on facebook and twitter

  • Dana

    We are homeschooling for the first year – so we have tons to buy to start our school room! :)

  • Doug W

    No kids to buy for, but I can always use paper and pens for the office.

  • Hannah L.

    My daughter (preschool) needs a backpack for the first time!

  • Hannah L

    I’ll be buying my daughter a backpack for the first time ever.

  • Karen J

    I also buy extra school supplies to donate since the prices are so darn good! And some teacher gifts as well. Thanks for posting the deals!

  • stefani

    Clothes, shoes etc

  • Shopping for clothes! Even though my kiddo is being homeschooled this year, he’s grown enough that he needs a whole new wardrobe

  • MPuffer

    Clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch boxes, uniforms, socks…..yada, yada, yada….for 3 school age kids……we are entering our last week of summer break.

  • Janelle

    Clothes, shoes – getting my boys’ fall wardrobes ready!

  • Keri

    We always have to bring in a ton of tissues (2-3 boxes per kid). My kids are the sniffly ones, so I usually send extra.

  • Holly

    Kleenex, paper plates, ziploc bags, clothes, and shoes

  • kim

    socks , shoes , pants

  • Doug W

    A new printer

  • kathy smothers

    We shop for school supplies to donate thru our church to kids that do not have

  • PartrudgeNPeartree

    Kleenex, bandaids, glue sticks and clothes.

  • Jessica

    three ring binders and dividers.

  • saraarwen

    Glue sticks, art supplies and shoes!

  • Shopping for things like hand sanitizer, kleenex, paper towels, and all the other crazy things that are on their lists.

  • Megan S

    Printer paper! Got a great deal at Staples a few weeks back with the rebate :)

  • dibeachbums

    A new laptop?

  • emmy

    dry erase markers, glue sticks, and folders

  • Margaret Pope-Rainey

    anything my son can color with!

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  • Lisa P

    Crayons, markers, hand sanitizer, tissues, School clothes, backpacks!!

  • Candice

    A new backpack.

  • My kids aren’t quite school aged yet, but we just bought a set of homeschool pre-school / kindergarten books & activities to start with my oldest. We definitely need some kid’s scissors, construction paper, and printer ink/paper so I can copy the pages & save myself from purchasing the books again for the next child! Thanks!

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    Index cards, paper, Math books.

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  • Stephanie

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  • Wireless printer for my daughter starting college

  • Melissa A.

    shopping for all the clothes essentials

  • Karen Glatt

    There are so many items to get! But it is the clothing items that I need to get that are expensive! This money would really help with that!

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  • Rachel

    Folders, binders, rulers & index cards.

  • I have to buy new clothing for school

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    the kids all need new shoes and backpacks

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  • JessieC

    Backpacks, lunch boxes and clothes

  • petra

    pens, folders, highlighters, backpack

  • Maria

    lunch bag, clothes, low priced filler paper, and low priced kleenex. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  • Maria

    I am a subscriber to your daily newsletter and it is very helpful. Thanks!

  • Just the right binder…to help him get organized. But I don’t really know why – in a month it’ll probably be a disorganized mess :)

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  • Kris I.

    Im going to need to buy a calculator for my daughter’s math class

  • I’ve also bought school uniforms, a backpack, notebooks, crayons….

  • I already subscribe to your newsletter

  • Heather Y.


  • Heather Y.

    I’m already an e-mail subscriber

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    I am in grad school now, so I am shopping for a new laptop this back to school season.

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    a printer!

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    well I’m working on my master’s, so I need a briefcase instead of a bookbag finally!

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    I’m an email subscriber

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    i’m shopping for crayons & lunch stuff

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    i subscribe to your emails

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  • Cathy French

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  • Hope Wilkinson

    Food . . . always food!

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    love it… love it…

  • My son does we have to buy him a set of the Gym greys he will be wearing during class and practice.

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    New backpacks

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    printer paper and book covers!

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  • markers, pens, backpack, crayons, sissors, tons of stuff.

  • I shop for a new laptop

  • cathy

    I subscribe to your emails.

  • Danyeln

    My mother is a teacher so I always use this as a chance to stock her up on extras that she will need during the year. That way she doesn’t have to spend her own money and pay full price in the middle of the school year.

  • Danyeln

    I am an email subscriber.

  • Danyeln

    I follow you on Pinterest.

  • Ysenia Ramirez

    I am shopping for uniforms this year. Thats gonna be fun!

  • Back to school shopping gets more expensive every year!

  • Bridget Heiple Reich

    Following on Pinterest as Bridget Heiple Reich

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  • athena d.

    email subscriber! : )

  • Kerry G

    I am looking for a binder (like a trapper keeper) and although I was not going to get many clothes, it looks like my son has grown a couple of inches over the summer!

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  • Melody

    Since I don’t have my own children yet, I buy up alot of spiral notebooks for writing and organizing!

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  • tina m

    a backpack

  • Heather Chandler


  • a backpack

  • Kristin Fisk

    Everyone needs new backpacks this year.

  • Tara O.

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  • Christina

    I am shopping for bookbags and lunch boxes as well1

  • Lynda


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    A backpack, shoes and clothes.

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    I’ll be shopping for binders and markers.

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    Email subscriber.

  • jennifer horn

    Pinterest follower

  • cher

    pinterest follower

  • cher

    email subscriber

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    i follow both on FB

  • cher

    I will be shopping for clothes

  • we need a back pack and tons of note books and folders.

  • Tiffany Winner

    new shoes and a hockey stick

  • MariDoug

    I’d also like to get a backpack and gym shoes.

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

  • vanessa


  • karen

    Kleenex and wipes are on our list.

  • Janice K

    We need binders, notebooks, folders, lunch boxes, crayons and so on :)

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    My kids are older and need calculators and sports equipment.

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  • Backpacks:)

  • Karen

    There is always a need for paper, folders, pens, pencils.


    Two in college and one in high school. I will be grateful for all the help I can get.

  • Clothes and shoes.

  • Evi55

    I would like to help with my Grandchildrens’ back-to-school expenses!

  • Jenny

    Since my oldest is 3, I actually will use the back to school sales to stock up on craft stuff (crayons, etc) for stocking stuffers!

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    gas and just everything

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  • Nina K

    clothes and shoes

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  • Sara

    Besides the usual items, I’ll be shopping for sticky notes.

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    Email subscriber.

  • Jill

    Facebook fan.

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    Facebook fan of ValPak

  • Jill

    Shoes and clothes for both kids.

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  • Jill

    New lunch boxes.

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    New backpacks.

  • Jill

    Markers and crayons.

  • jennifer

    My kids need clothes!

  • Clothes. Always need new clothes.

  • Octavia Keats


  • kari jasus

    i’ll be shopping for new shoes for the kids

  • Amanda

    Shoes and getting ready for winter gear! I try not to get caught off guard by our first early snow storm!

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  • Dianne

    I would love to win!

  • Tina W

    $100 would always be handy!

  • melina r

    we are shopping also for school uniforms and the other extras that the school list has like clorox wipes, hand sanitizer, and tissues

  • Rebecca Shockley

    backpack’s, art supplies, folder’s!

  • Elisabeth


  • jolene

    backpacks and shoes

  • Christine


  • mel brock

    I am looking for a new laptop computer!

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    A new backpack

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    A TI calculator

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  • Definitely some new clothes :)

  • Just Coupons

    Clothes, shoes, backpacks and luncboxes

  • Sarah


  • Eileen

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  • My kids need new backpacks and probably shoes.

  • Kim D.

    new shoes

  • Jill

    My daughter needs more jeans.

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    My son needs more shorts.

  • Jill

    New backpacks.

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    All 3 of mykids need new shoes.

  • Sue D

    Crayons , pens and markers.

  • Lori

    For B2S shopping my girls always need new tennis shoes. Living in AZ my girls don’t wear tennis shoes during the summer and when its time to go back to school last years shoes are too small.

  • Tabathia

    texas instrument calculator

  • Jill L

    New shoes, dresses, fall jackets.

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    I am looking for a computer for me.

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  • amber

    Everything i can

  • Maribel Figueroa

    clothes and backpacks

  • neckmeat

    Gluesticks, gluesticks, crayons and gluesticks!

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    Definitely looking for shoes. My kids run through shoes every couple months no matter the brand or quality.

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    Backpack and shoes are the big items on my list. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  • Monica

    Clothes, shoes, paper, markers and the list seems to get bigger every school year.

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    Everything i can

  • BR

    School clothes/shoes shopping.

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    Clothes shoes and a zip drive!

  • Margo


  • Classroom supplies

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    printer paper

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    Clothes and crayons!

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    email subscriber

  • clothes , crayons and shoes!

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    I’m shopping for folders.

  • Clothes, shoes, backpack, lumchbox, snacks.

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  • Deborah Lott

    glue sticks, art supplies, binders

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