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    St. Patricks Day

    Hi everyone,

    I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Our daycare is having a St. Patricks party on the 16th. I wanted to see where everyone is buying their decorations if you are doing anything for that day...I went to dollarama and there wasn't much or at any other dollar store..

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    Isn't St.Pattys day on the 17th? I went to a party store. They had lots for sale.

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    For almost every holiday, I buy the bulk of my art/craft items from the dollar stores. You have to shop early though! I find a lot of teachers and daycare providers buy from there as well so it gets picked over fairly quickly. Micheals and Walmart sometimes have better prices though so I buy from there too. Winners as well often has nice things for a good price.

    Items that I keep year to year and re-use, I spend a bit more money on because I want them to last. Things like wreaths/signs for my outside door, outdoor decor, banners etc are things that I spend more on but even some of my dollar store items have lasted 3 years. I bought a bunch of bins and organized all my items into "themes" and "holidays" so I just have to grab the bin I want and all my decorations are ready to go. So much easier than when I just had stuff everywhere lol. It also helps because I can grab the bin I need a couple weeks to a month ahead of time and quickly see what I need to restock on this year. Before I did it this way, I was buying things every holiday because I forgot what I already had haha.

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