Monday, September 10, 2012

More Operation Christmas Child Deals

I am so excited about Operation Christmas Child this year and eagerly looking forward to our church's packing party in November. What a joy it will be to stuff shoe boxes full of goodies for children in need all around the world!

Wondering what Operation Christmas Child is? Click here!

In case you are planning to participate, I will continue to periodically post deals on shoe box appropriate items. There's not a lot this week, but all you need a little bit here and there...before you know it, you'll fill a box!

Need some inspiration? Last year I was able to fill two boxes for less than $15 total!

(As always, please check your local store ad before shopping. Prices vary by region and even store-to-store. Most deals listed below are adapted from

I do not have specific sales to share, but heard that many school items are on sale for 50¢ a piece! Also you can get plastic 6-qt shoe boxes 5/$4. Great deal!

$1 RR WYB (2) Crest Toothpaste 6.4 oz or Oral-B Indicator Toothbrush, $1.50
  Use Coupon: -.50/1 Crest toothpaste or liquid gel, 4 oz+, from P&G Insert 8/26

Ivory Bar Soap, 3 pk., 99¢
Use Coupon: -.30/1 Ivory or Safeguard cleansing item, P&G Insert 8/26
  OR Use Coupon: -$1/3 Ivory or Safeguard cleansing item, P&G Insert 8/26
  (use .30/1, makes it 69¢)

$2 ECB WYB (2) Colgate Cavity Protection, Baking Soda/Peroxide Whitening, or Kid’s Toothpaste, 4.6-6.4 oz, $2, limit 2
  Use Coupon: -.50/1 Colgate kids toothpaste printable
  OR Use Coupon: -$1 off Colgate toothpaste, 4 oz, SmartSource Insert 8/26

  OR Use Coupon: -.75/1 Colgate toothpaste, 4 oz, SmartSource Insert 8/26

  (buy (2), use (2) $1 off, makes both FREE)

Mentos Gum, 15 ct., 99¢
  Use Coupon: -$1/3 Mentos bottles, 15 pc+, SmartSource Insert 8/05
  (buy 3, makes it .66 each)

Don't forget to check out the dollar spots and clearance at Target, Wal-Mart and Michael's Craft Store. The Dollar Tree has pretty good things too (socks, hair accessories, toys).