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After a couple of weekends shopping for school supplies, books, and new backpacks… all I see is money flying out of my wallet. We’ve also eaten through all our pantry staples and freezer meals this summer, so now it’s my kitchen that needs to be fully stocked to get back into a school-schedule meal routine.
As luck would have it, I was introduced to Flipp, a free shopping app that brings your weekly circulars, coupons and shopping lists to your fingertips, so you can easily plan your shopping trip, find the best deals near you and save more money on everything you need. This app will make your shopping a breeze!
And let me tell you, Flipp has EVERYTHING you need to save time and money for the back-to-school season. Ever since I’ve downloaded Flipp, stretching my dollars has been a lot easier on both groceries, clothes, and school supplies. Gone are the days where I need to spend a lot of time clipping newspaper coupons and searching ads for the best deals -it’s all inside the app!
There is also the fact that I am that person who intends to use a coupon and always leaves it at home. Then, months later and often after it’s expired, I find it when I no longer need what I was shopping for. But with the Flipp app on my phone, which always comes with me everywhere I go, it makes it super simple to have my shopping list, and saving offers on hand.
Using Flipp is a very simple process. Check out this video to see how I stocked my pantry, fridge, and freezer for back-to-school.
For this back-to-school shopping haul I saved nearly $40 on items that were already on my list. That’s what I love about the app, I don’t have to buy things that are “on sale” to use them one day. I saved enough money for a new pair of shoes! But seriously, just think, week after week, those savings can really add up!
With the new pantry and fridge staples, I can make simple and fresh meals for breakfast, lunches, snacks, and dinner! Some of my family favorite breakfasts include my overnight oats recipes, make-ahead burritos, and pancakes.
I also made pre-portioned snacks for the kids in zip baggies. They are easy to add to any lunchbox or as an after-school snack. I saved on pretzels, granola to be sprinkled over yogurt, rice crackers, and trail mix.
I saved a lot on fresh produce items that I used to make refrigerated snacks like baby carrots, celery, clementines, hummus, and guacamole single packs too. These are also great for stand-alonesnacks and lunchbox add-ins.
In the freezer, I saved on pork loins, which I saved for a future dinner recipe and lots of freezer veggies. I mean, you can’t go wrong with having a freezer full of veggies to use as sides and in recipes.
Using Flipp, I saved money on items in every area of my kitchen. From the pantry to the freezer, I am fully stocked and ready to make fresh meals throughout the week. The Flipp app is free and available for download on both iOS and Android. For more information on how Flipp can help you save for back-to-school click here and share how much you saved.
How about you? What are your go-to ingredients you’d like to save money on for the back-to-school seasons?
I always have plenty of fresh fruit and veggies, unsweetened applesauce pouches, unsweetened dried fruit, all kinds of nuts and seeds, eggs, natural peanut butter, oatmeal and a few boxes of unsweetened cereal. There’s always a meal or snack that can be made with these ingredients.
My go to items for school lunches are sunbutter, yogurt tubes, low sugar granola bars and mini sweet peppers
This is a rough one for me right now. My husband and I just started to try a whole food plant based diet. So some of my previous go to items don’t work anymore: yogurt, string cheese, boiled eggs. It seems some of my new go to items are now going to be nuts, carrots, fruit.
Dietary changes can be tough, not just to implement but also on the budget!
Go to back to school items include yogurt parfaits (learned from you), popcorn, tortillas to wrap stuff, make pizzas,, burritos, etc.
MY go to for back to school: fruit (strawberries, watermelon, peaches), string cheese and new to lunch bags-guacamole single cups…love them!!!
you gotta love the guac singles… perfect portion control!
Definitely going to check Flipp out! All about saving more! My go-to for back to school are fresh fruits and veggies. The kids also love cut up cheese and crackers.
My go to is a fresh rotisserie chicken.I make salad and sandwiches and the kids love it.
My go-to’s are salad w/dressing, applesauce, and turkey jerky!
I have not used Flipp but it sounds great. I appreciate being included in Momables to learn about great new things to not only help me with cooking but also saving on what I need to cook! Thanks for everything! Fruit and cheese chunks are hard to keep around in my house.
Some go-to’s I love to save on are cheese (never seems to be on sale!), mandarin oranges, cherry tomatoes and dates.
My go to is oatmeal. From hot for breakfast, overnight is a new love, granola as a snack or served with yogurt and fruit, quick snack bites. Yum!
I love this idea and will try it out this week! Some of our go to lunch and snack items include string cheese, applesauce pouches, nuts, granola bars, and fresh fruit.
The only time I really need to go to the grocery store is during the winter months. I save so much money by getting all of my vegetables from my garden. Since I grow my food, I find that I am eating healthier due to to fact that I use no pesticides, no chemicals, as opposed to what I get in the store. There are chemicals, and pesticides in all of the food that you get at a large grocery store. Try a veggie smoothie made from vegetables that you grew. Fantastic.
My go to ingredients are shredded cheese,corn, and salsa
I am excited to check it out! My go-to’s include sugar snap peas, carrots, hummus, fresh fruit, and sprouted wheat bread.
My go-to ingredients are oats and eggs–oatmeal, granola, breakfast cookies, hard boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, lots of flexibility and easy to make.
Go to ingredients are baby carrots, peanut butter and fruit !
My go to ingredients include oats, peanut butter, and dried fruits.
My go-to ingredients are eggs, chicken, and broccoli.
My favorites are cut up veggies, nuts & seeds and dark chocolate bites!
We love applesauce, mandarin oranges and string cheese. I love the idea of the snack baskets – thanks!!
How have I never heard of flipp before??!
Id love to save on fruit and nuts for sure. Quick and easy to portion out, grab and go!
My go to ingredients are fruit and nuts. I also use tortilla shells for making a quick sandwich wrap or quesadillas.
Tracy Lynn Harrell
My go to ingredients are fruits & veggies that are pre packaged. I know they are a bit more expensive, but I also know they have washed and cut up for the perfect size snack. Easy to grab on the go or throw into a lunch box.
I’d never heard of Flipp before but it sounds awesome! Our go-to ingredients are nuts, fruit, chocolate–we make our own trail mix! And things for “lunchables”-string cheese, crackers and a protein!
Bread, milk, ham, and cheese! Add some fruit and I’m good
My go to is cashews and veggies. I’m going to have to give Flipp a try.
Baby carrots, cheese sticks & peanut butter crackers are our on the run snacks. I haven’t heard of Flipp but will definitely check it out.
I love the Flipp app! I use several other coupon rebate apps as well to help with saving money. Our go-to ingredients are apples and peanut butter, and sliced cheese.
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Our go to items are frozen fruit for smoothies, peanuts for homemade peanut butter and orzo for past salad.
My go to items are almonds, fruit snacks and string cheese. I love coupons!
My go to ingredient is apples – I can’t keep enough in the house for two hungry teenagers. Good thing it’s Apple season.
I use my local grocery store digital app to plan , shop and save on my groceries. My go to
lunch staple is tuna, which I can prepare ahead of time! For breakfast, I love to make healthy
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My go to ingredients are lavash bread to make PB&J rolls, baby carrots with hummus, and apples. Thanks for the sharing the Flipp app, I am definitely going to check it out!
My staples are fruit, cheese and nuts.
Kim A Mason
My kids like to each nachos a lot! So our go to items are ground beef, cheese, avocados, tomatoes, and of course tortilla chips.
My kids love to add veggie sticks (carrots, celery, peppers, jicama),hummus, cheese sticks, yogurts, apples/oranges and crackers to their lunches.
cheese sticks, yogurt, raisins, and apples
Go to ingredients — blueberries and almonds! I seem to be using these all the time!!!
Fruit is my go to!
My go to ingredients are deli meat, cheese, berries, mandarin oranges, grape tomatoes, snap peas, and all the basic baking ingredients so I can whip up a batch of muffins to throw in the freezer each week.
our go-tos are cheese and tortillas, yogurt and lots of fruit…….smoothies, parfaits, and quesadillas for lunch or snacks! dry pasta, beans and brown rice are the perfect base and additions to soups and casseroles for dinner!
I always keep yogurt, baby carrots, cheese , eggs, bread and crackers on hand. My 10 year old makes a delicious grilled cheese!
My go-to is cheese, hummus, lunch meat and fruit.
I’m going to have to try flipp ,my go to is fruit and always have peanut butter on. Hand
My go to ingredient is hummus. I pack it with pita chips or use it on wraps
My go to snacks are pre portioned fruits (frozen are awesome, no ice pack needed), nuts, trail mix, hard boiled eggs, and homemade energy balls!
Thanks for letting me know about Flipp. I’m excited to try it out!
My go-to ingredients are always different types of cheeses, apples, and little bags of Cheezits (my kids love them, though I’m trying to transition to healthier options).
We always have yogurt, granola bars, and baby carrots on hand. Those are snacks my kids love and I love giving to them. It makes it so much easier to have those things ready to deal with the inevitable “I’m starving!” when they get home.
My go to items are tortillas, peanut butter, lots of fruit!
My go to ingredients are fruits, babybel and string cheese, yogurts and granola. I also have been using Flipp for a couple of years now and love it.
My go to ingredients are a loaf of bread, peanut butter, and jelly. Classic!
My go-to is popcorn! I pop it on the stove top with coconut oil and salt and everyone gets a baggy of popcorn in their lunchbox for snack! My kids love it and so does my hubby 😉
My go to item is tortillas. I use them for pin wheels or roller coaster since my children don’t like normal sandwiches. I can then use them for taco Tuesday or quesadillas. I also get apples and slice them up to snack on or dip in yogurt.
Our go to ingredients are nutella, fresh fruit, tortillas for making buritos or sandwich wraps, we love making fun lunches
My go to ingredients are almond butter, fruits, veggies and smoothies
My go-to ingredients are chicken (cooked ahead of time and frozen) and cheese. I make nachos, quesadillas, enchiladas, etc. for quick lunches and dinners.
I always have peanut butter, apples, pretzels and string cheese on hand.
My go to ingredients are eggs. My family loves them hard boiled, egg bakes, make ahead burritos, you name it..
My go-to ingredients are fruits, string cheese, yogurt tubes, and crackers.
fantastic ideas. looking forward to trying them. with 3 kids, packing lunches can take quite a long time if i’m not prepared. I never go without an easy to grab fruit – grapes, mandarin orange sections. apple slices, pineapple chunks. granola is also a big winner in our house.
My go-to ingredients are cheese, cucumber, and fruits.
My go to are fruit, sandwiches, and nuts,
I’ve been using Flipp for a while now and I save a ton! Not just on groceries but also no all my other shoppings.
My go-to ingredients are fruit, nuts, and string cheese.
I use flipp and as you said it’s wayyyy easy to have it in one place then looking for deals and then cutting coupons, also I cancel my newspaper subscription cause I had it just for the coupons lol so it’s a win win 🙂 recommended to my friends as well and the are happy too.