Back to school Hacks- start off the school year right!

Although it pains me to say this, school is starting up again. This Summer was really wonderful for me and hopefully for all my readers. It has been so much fun blogging this Summer and I cannot wait to bring it into the Fall. I have so many exciting posts lined up for this coming Fall and Winter and I am ecstatic to show you all. Since school is back in session I thought it was appropriate to share with you back to school hacks. These hacks are going to save you time and energy in the morning, will make your life easier, and will make school even better, all of which is an awesome way to start off the new school year!

These past few weeks I have been slacking on blogging but once the Fall starts and school is up and running my schedule will return to normal. We have been on vacation for these past few weeks, on and off, and since it is Summer I wanted to get away from blogging and relax. But, also a big thanks to all of my new followers I received this past week. Welcome to my blog ๐Ÿ™‚ You can read all about me and my uploading schedule here.

And I hope everyone has a great start to the school year and a great start to going back to work ๐Ÿ™‚

ENJOY the post!

The read, snack, repeat method

Easy study tips


Make the most out of your studying sessions


Google is great, but thereโ€™s always SO MUCH INFORMATION! Use this site to narrow things down


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Don’t pay too much for lunch ice packs

Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ use sponges as ice packs

To keep lunches cold, soak the sponges in water, place one per Ziploc bag, and put them in the freezer. As the sponges melt, they will reabsorb the water so you can just toss them back in the freezer after school!

Add bling to school lockers for a cheap price

Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ cute locker items

Dollar Tree has a lot of great items for decorating your locker, mirrors, dry-erase boards, glam fur (can be used for locker carpet), washi tape for decorating, picture frames, colorful pencil cups, magnets, double-sided signs and much for, all for great low prices!


Make a mini first aid kit

Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ mini first aid kits

At least once or maybe more you are going to need a band-aid during school. It is a great idea to carry around a little first aid kit so if you do need a Band-Aid or hurt yourself you have toolsย right there!

Create your own clothes organizer

Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ clothes organizer

“Mom I don’t know what to wear” – problem solved with these easy clothes planner bins.Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ clothing organizer bins

Label each bin for a day of the week and put one outfit in each bin, so that way you won’t have to spend wasted minutes sorting through the closet trying to find an outfit. This is especially awful if you are in a rush ๐Ÿ™ Using this method will save you time and your clothes will be all laid out for you ๐Ÿ™‚

Stock up on supplies for projects NOW for cheap!

Dollar Tree Back to School hacks โ€“ stock up on poster board, markers, and paper

The Dollar Tree sells great project supplies for only $1.00! You cannot beat that ๐Ÿ™‚ Instead of going to Michael’s and spending $20.00 on poster board, markers, paint, glue, you can go to the Dollar Tree and spend 1/4 of the price ๐Ÿ™‚

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Erase pencil marks using your lunch.
Say your pencil eraser runs out, and you really need to remove some pencil marks. Yeah, you could just ask the guy sitting in the desk next to yours to loan you one, but why do that when you can do something more creative? Tear a little bread off the sandwich in your lunch sack and use it to erase your pencil marks. Apparently bread was used to erase graphite before the rubber eraser was invented.

Erase pencil marks using your lunch.


Attach your papers together without a stapler.

I canโ€™t count how many times I found myself needing to hand in a pile of papers without a stapler anywhere in sight. Well, you donโ€™t need one with this handy trick. Grab a sharp knife or a pair of scissors and cut a small slot through the corner of your stack of papers (it needs to go through all of them). Then fold the corner of the stack over and through the slot. It is not the most secure solution, but it sure is better than just folding over the corner and hoping it holds.

Attach your papers together without a stapler.









Make grilled cheese on parchment paper

Before you cook up a grilled cheese sandwich after school (because letโ€™s face itโ€”school lunches are deeply unsatisfying), line your frying pan with parchment paper and then cook on the lowest setting. Why? No dishes to clean up, and you can get right back to your homework.
Make grilled cheese on parchment paper.








I found these hacks on, the descriptions of the hack is not mine. I did change some words around but I used their descriptions and added some of my own words.

Thank you so much for reading today’s post. If you enjoyed this post and want to see more back to school hack posts be sure to like this post and/or comment below ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope everyone has a great start to the school year and I will see you Wednesday for another post.

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    1. Awesome post!

      You had so many great ideas, I honestly cannot choose a favorite.
      They are all so helpful and time saving, youโ€™re great at investigating and posting what you feel is best๐Ÿ‘

      Thanks again for another fabulous blog post!๐Ÿ˜Š

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