Hurry! Today Sunday 23 July 2017 is the LAST DAY for the July coupon book and your last chance to save on some great back to school deals at Costco!
The California Innovations Ultra by Arctic Zone Expandable Insulated Lunch Packs with 3-in-1 Bento (item #1030996) are just $9.99 each after $4 instant savings. Perfect for older kids and adults alike. (If you purchased a similar lunch pack at Costco in the past, take a look at my blog post reviewing & comparing this years lunch pack to the 2015 version to see if it's worth upgrading to the latest model.)
New backpacks for students of all ages, for younger kids Costco has licensed character backpacks (item #1131915) only $13.99 each. Choose from Shopkins, Lego Batman, Disney Princesses, and Spiderman.
For older kids Costco has High Sierra Riprap Daypack backpacks (item #1650067) reguarly $19.99, but through Sunday 23 July pay only $15.99 with the $4 instant savings.
For older students and adults Costco has OGIO Prospect Professional Utility Backpack (item #1104794) for $34.99. This backpack will hold up to a 17" laptop in an airport friendly laptop compartment that makes it easy to go through security screenings, and there are over a dozen other compartments to keep all of your gear secure and organized.
Fill those backpacks with binders and notebooks to stay organized throughout the school year. Five Star 2" Zipper Binders (item #2017007) include color-coded dividers, a removable pencil pouch, expanding storage pockets and a detachable shoulder strap. Now through Sunday 23rd only $10.99 each after $4 off. Choose from 4 different colors.
Five Star Flex Hybrid 1" Notebinder 2-pack is $4 off through Sunday. Each notebook/binder comes with 5 pocket dividers and 80 sheets of college rule paper.
Save $2 on Top Flight 3-Subject Notebook 3-pack (item #567457). Each notebook has 120 pages of heavyweight, college rule perforated pages for easy tear out. Choose from three different designs.
Moleskine Cahier Ruled Journals 6-pack (item #463964) are $14.99 after $5 off instant savings through Sunday. Each pack comes with two black journals and one each in tan, red, navy and gray.
Notebooks don't do you much good unless you have something to write with. Dixon Ticonderoga No.2 Pencil 8 dozen bundle (item #684756) is just $9.49, making each pencil less than $.10! More Ticonderoga pencils available on Costco.com.
Zebra Z-Grip Retractable Ball Point Pens (item #135893) are just $6.99 for a 40-pack. Choose medium point in black ink or medium point in assorted colored ink.
Save $2 instantly off U Brands 50 Piece Colored Pencil Set (item #1055527). Sale price of $6.99 through Sunday 23rd includes 48 superior quality colored pencils, one canvas pencil pouch and one pencil sharpener with lid.
Manage your family calendar or keep track of to-do lists & chore lists on a MessageStar Magnetic Dry Erase Board (item #522082). The 24" x 36" is just $15.99 after $4 instant savings. Includes four dry erase markers, 6 magnets and one eraser.
If you need more colors or extra dry erase markers pick up the Sandford Corp EXPO 18-pack of low odor dry erase markers which are just $9.49 after $3 instant savings. Set includes 4 fine tip markers in four colors, and 14 chisel tip markers in seven different colors.
Keep school work or projects organized with Creative Options Project Boxes 5-pack (item #552250). Only $15.99 after $4 instant savings through Sunday 23rd, each pack includes five different colored easy stack boxes. Store papers for each class or project in a different box or assign one color to each child to keep track of their school papers and homework. Colors vary by warehouse.
For digital storage the Scandisk Cruzer Glide 32 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive 3-pack is just $19.99. Each thumb drive includes secure access, a retractable design and is also compatible with USB 2.0.
If you need more storage the Lexar by Micron Jumpdrive S77 64 GB USB 3.0 2-pack is just $27.99.
"Scroll to your happy place" with Logitech M325C Collection Wireless Mouse (item #1175524). Ambidextrous design, optical technology and 18-month battery life. Choose from two different whimsical designs, just $10.99 each.
Heading to college or have a teenager thats heading to college this Fall? Costco is a great place to find affordable, high quality dorm room essentials.
Charisma Twin-XL microfiber sheet set 2-pack (item #1046491) is just $17.99. Each pack includes two full sheet sets for a twin-XL bed (two fitted sheets, two flat sheets and 2 pillow cases). Choose from four assorted colors.
Design Lab Twin-XL 8-piece Bedding Set (item #1056362) includes one twin-XL comforter, one sham, two flat sheets, two fitted sheets and two pillow cases, all for $39.99. Choose from four different color combinations.
Don't forget the Restful Nights Twin XL Mattress Pad (item #982282) for the dormitory bed. At just $18.99 this mattress pad is hypoallergenic and fits up to an 18" mattress giving you plenty of room to stretch it over a memory foam mattress topper.
Purelux-Gel Cloud Memory Foam Comfort Pillows 2-pack (item #1024880) are a fantastic deal at $9.99! These pillows are 20" x 26" and have a removable washable cover.
If you or your child have allergies or asthma try the Breathewell Organic Cotton Cover Jumbo Pillow 2-pack (item #9371188). Certified asthma & allergy friendly by AAFA (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America). Each pillow is 20" x 28" and has a 100% organic cotton removable washable cover.
Body pillows are wonderful for both sleeping and lounging. Arlee Home Fashions Westport Body Pillows (item #3058183) measure 20" x 54", have a super soft plush design and are just $11.99 each.
Costco also has an assortment of Nautica Body Pillows (item #974962) for $9.99 each.
Backrest pillows make it easy to read or study in bed, or to convert your bed into more of a sofa for hanging out with friends. Brentwood High Quality Plush Backrest (item #1047331) come in an assortment of soft, plush colors for just $11.99 each.
Sutton Place Over-sized Tufted Floor Cushions (item #1131224) make it easy to add extra seating in a pinch. Perfect for dorm rooms and play rooms alike. Each pillow is 24" x 24" x 6" and has a sewn on handle. Available in assorted colors, $19.99 each.
Beanbag chairs have come a long way from the 70s! The Lounge & Co. Jumbo Lounger Foam Chair (item #733315) is $99.99. The 22" H x 50" Diameter lounger is filled with 100% self-expanding furniture grade foam, and has a soft but durable corduroy machine washable cover. Excellent addition to a dorm room or play room.
Mira Bella Bath Towels (item #1141234) are a generous 30" x 58", 100% cotton spa quality towels for just $4.99 each. Available in assorted colors.
Mira Bella 4-piece Towel Set (item #1141235) includes two matching hand towels, and two matching wash cloths for $7.99. Available in assorted colors.
More than one child going off to college? Save even more with Grandeur Hospitality 6-pack of 100% Cotton Bath Towels (item #371348). These soft, durable, absorbent towels are each 30" x 52" and at only $21.49 for the 6-pack, each towel comes out to less than $3.60!
Grandeur Hospitality Hand Towel 12-pack (item #371369) is perfect to split between 2 or more children or with a friend heading off to university. The 100% cotton hand towels are generously sized at 16" x 30". The Costco price works out to about $1.32 per hand towel!
Never run out of wash cloths with the Grandeur Hospitality 24-pack of 13" x 13" Washcloths (item #372602). Only $10.99 for the 24-pack works out to just $.46 per washcloth!
Keep everything organized and tidy with this Mesh 4-Drawer Organizer (item #956910). The 18.8" L x 10.7" W x 27.7" H organizer makes a great nightstand or side table. Similarly sized Mesh 4-drawer units cost upwards of $150 but the Costco mesh drawer organizer is a steal at just $37.99!
Customize your dorm room lighting with Duracell 5-pack LED Puck Lights (item #689314). Perfect to add lighting under a lofted bed or in a dark closet. Each light has a directional base, one touch on/off mode and can alternate between four different colors. The $19.99 5-pack includes AAA batteries and a remote control with a timer and dimmer.
Some Colleges and Universities don't provide students with mini fridges in their dormitories. Costco has a Danby 4.4 cubic feet Full Refrigerator (item #238121) for $149.99. This Energy Star rated fridge has adjustable shelves and a reversible door to suit your needs.
If you need a freezer compartment the Midea 3.4 cubic feet Compact Freezer/Refrigerator (item #2000125) if just $99.99. This Energy Star rated unit has a separate 1.0 cubic feet freezer compartment and a 2.4 cubic feet refrigerator with reversible doors.
Thanks for reading and happy Back to School shopping!
Until next time,
the Costco Connoisseur