Back To School Shopping

Back to School Ideas with a Sweepstakes Sweetener

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This post was sponsored by Old Spice as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Back to School Time

It’s July baby and you know what that means…back to school ideas and building out that back to school list! No, no, it’s doesn’t mean long warm days at the beach! It doesn’t mean lazy nights at the pool or family vacations either! Do you really want to know what it means? July means it’s time for Back to School shopping, baby!! Time to start really thinking about your back to school list and finding the best back to school deals!! Will you hit the mall, the local stores, or buy school supplies online? The questions are endless and so is the list of things you will need!

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There are so many different items that have to be purchased for the school year, it can really become a daunting task. What are the best places to shop for each item? What’s the most logical way to handle it all? Is there any place out there where I can check off a couple of boxes at once and save myself some time and trouble??

Over the years, I continue to come back to a similar list of options where the one-stop-shop convenience I seek I actually a real thing. That place is Walmart and you can really get just about all your back to school needs right there! Being able to purchase all these needed items for the upcoming school year at Walmart year not only saves you time, but money as well. The prices are super low, so the value really is there. You can save money on each item, or stock up and get multiple items you know the kids will run out of in the middle of the year! Either way, you win.

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Looking Good, Smelling Good

I have three kids and they are all different, in different stages of life. My 14-year-old daughter needs a set of things while my 12-year-old son needs a completely different set of things. Throw in my 6-year-old son, and there are a lot of different needs to be addressed! There are a lot of back to school ideas.

Take my 12-year-old guy. He’s a boy and he’s growing in all of the ways. He eats like a lion and sweats like a fountain. And it you know about 12-year-old boys, you also know that the end result of said eating and sweating isn’t exactly the stuff of fragrant dreams. This is why back to school lists don’t only include pens and paper, but deodorant and body wash, too! We need all the cleaning and freshness help we can get over here! We need quality brands that he likes to use.

On our last Walmart run, Liam was all about getting “manly” smelling stuff. In part, because he thinks he’s a man and in part because on the days he wants to pretend he showered and didn’t, he wants to be able to cover it up. Truth. He knows about this stuff and he also knows what dad uses and loves…so he was all about Old Spice. Classic but renewed with all new products, Old Spice is awesome.

Old Spice Volcano with Charcoal Men’s Shampoo

Take the Old Spice Volcano with Charcoal Men’s Shampoo. This cleaning magic is designed for legendary freshness from start to finish! This clarifying shampoo, made with real charcoal, will remove build-up from hair to keep it looking and feeling fresh throughout the year! It works like a charm and has that classic, manly, Old Spice aroma we all love. It’s so easy to pick this up right along with the binders and stationery. I love that and it makes it all so much easier. It really helps when I’m shopping with the three kids and none of them have any interest in being there. We are no doubt an Old Spice family and this Old Spice Volcano with Charcoal Men’s Shampoo is clearly one of the best! Getting clean and smelling awesome…how can you top that?? Maybe some of their awesome back to school deals.

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Much Convenience

I have a number of Walmart stores close to my home, so it’s never an issue to make a quick run and get it done. The stores are pretty much huge and carry just about everything in stock. We go and we do the rounds. New clothes, notebooks, pens, binders, lunchboxes, Old Spice products. Check, check, check, and check. It’s easy and it’s all there. Plus, the prices are always a great value, too. When you are back to school shopping for three kids today, that means a lot. If you have back to school idea, make that back to school list right now! Get it all done at Walmart. It’s a great resource this time of the year, plus they always seem to have the best back to school deals around.

If, by chance, the store isn’t carrying your item, it’s also super easy to either order it online and have it delivered to your door (often times in 2 days) or order it online and pick it up in the store. Both are really convenience options that make the shopping experience even that much easier. Back to school time is already hectic, you should be able to make it as seamless and stress-free as possible. Walmart is all about that.

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Back to School Sweepstakes

Purchase Old Spice Volcano with Charcoal Men’s Shampoo at Walmart and to enter the Back to School Sweepstakes* running from July 19th– September 15th, 2019 for a chance to win a $50,000 scholarship and other great prizes!

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Must be at least 18+ and a legal resident of the 50 U.S./D.C. Sweepstakes begins on 7/19/19 at 12:00:01 a.m. EDT and ends on 9/15/19 at 11:59:59 p.m. Official rules at SPONSOR: FUEL Partnerships, Inc., 6111 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite #265, Boca Raton, FL 33487.

Find Out More

So, if you are looking for to buy school supplies online or in the store, Walmart has a ton of options, right? Even better, they have Old Spice Charcoal Men’s Shampoo at Walmart! That’s winning no matter how you slice it. But no matter what your back to school ideas and needs are, you can easily get everything on your back to school list while getting the best back to school deals!!

Be sure to check out Old Spice on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, Walmart on FacebookInstagram, Twitter, and search #BacktoSchoolatWalmart and #OldSpice!!

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