Back To School Essentials You Didn't Think Of

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School is back in sesh and parents and kids are running around making sure to get every item on the school list to be ready for school. But there are a few things not on that list that will help you and your kid's transition back to school easy and fun! 

Laptop Backpacks

Walk around in comfort and style with this 19-inch backpack with padded back with air-breathable open cell foam design. This backpack has S-shaped ergonomic shoulder straps and also an unpadded laptop sleeve in the main compartment. The front pocket has an organizer for pens, pencils, other stationary accessories and keys and the side mesh pockets are perfect for water bottles to keep you hydrated all day. Fits laptop up to 15.4” Color: Aloha. Gender: Female. Pattern: Floral. Price $21.49 at 

NCAA Illinois Fighting Illini Premium Laptop Backpack Gender: Unisex. Pattern: Team logo. Price $62.99 at

Brand New Bedding

Going back to school can be better with brand new bedding. Getting kids to settle into earlier bedtimes, school routines and loving it can be helpful when they are excited about their new fluffy bedding. It's all in mindset and creating a new environment with affordable bedding is a good idea to ring in to school year!

Find Top of Bed at! Pink Reverie Reversible Bedding Set (Full) - Waverly Kids Gender: Unisex. Pattern: Floral. Price $71.99 Target Labor Day Sale.

Computer Desks

Find Desks at! Every office needs a computer desk, so why compromise on value or features? This desk includes a roll-out keyboard tray and a bottom compartment designed to store your computer tower, freeing up your workspace. An adjustable shelf above the Cpu compartment offers additional space for books, office supplies and anything else you need on-hand. Solidly designed with minimalist lines, this desk fits both your décor and your budget.Finished in durable deep black laminate ;Designed to be positioned against a wall Coordinate with matching Wall Mounted Desk Hutch; Constructed from Carb-compliant, laminated composite woods Ships Ready to Assemble, includes an instruction booklet for easy assembly and has a 5-year manufacturer’s limited warranty on parts;Assembled Dimensions: 48"W x 29"H x 23.5"D; Internal Dimensions: 9.75"W x 22"H x 20.5"D (side opening); Proudly manufactured in Canada Price $149.99

Add some style to your work with the Christopher Knight Home Jedidiah computer desk. This stylish desk is sure to fit with any decor and bring some natural colors into your office. With its iron legs, this desk is a sturdy companion. Color: Teak. Price $269.99 


Some things old are still cool! I know kids have their phones to tell time, but watches are still cool, helps them learn to tell time and these days, watches do double or triple duty with smart watches. 

Find Wearable Technology at! Get fit in style with Fitbit Blaze—a smart fitness watch designed to help you maximize every workout and every day. Use fitness features like PurePulse continuous heart rate, multi-sport tracking, Connected Gps and FitStar workout on your wrist. Automatically track your activity, exercise and sleep. Stay connected with call, text and calendar notifications. Customize Fitbit Blaze with a variety of watch faces or accessorize with bands and frames. It’s everything you need for fitness and style—all in one sleek time piece. Size: Large. Color: Plum. Price $199.95.

Find Wearable Technology at! The New Linsay EX5LR Executive Smart Watch Red was designed to make daily tasks even easier synchronizes with phone, see phone notifications, view your phone book, calling, history, walked steps, and much more by taking a quick sight to your wrist. The 1.54' Ips Screen makes watching videos, pictures, a glad experience, the built in HD speaker reproduces your music at high quality audio. This Executive Smart Watch will make your daily actions more productive. Price $59.99 sale from $149.99.

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No, I'm not talking about the team! Haha. With back to school also means back to sports, tons of shoes and coats and random items the kids bring home. I know as much as anyone how hard it is to keep the home organized on a daily basis. Depending on the size of your home, there are many options for cubbies to keep you and your kids things organized throughout the school year. 

Find Decorative Boxes and Baskets at! The Fremont Stackable Storage Cubby offers versatile and convenient storage for entryways, mudrooms, playrooms, children’s bedrooms, etc. Each bin measures 14.25”W x 16.75”H x 14” D which provides ample space for your books, hats, gloves, toys, games, art supplies, sports equipment and anything else your family can throw at it. Use one unit alone or stack multiple units to create a whole storage system. (Recommended to only stack 3 units high) Whether stacked high or on its own these cubbies are sturdy for everyday use and can be fixed to the wall with the safety strap provided. Color: Espresso Brown. Price $106.99.

This ClosetMaid 3-cube bench offers storage as well as seating space. Its ideal for your homes entryway, hallway or mudroom. This entryway storage bench has 3 cubbies that easily fit Cubeicals fabric drawers. The top of the bench offers cushioned seating. This entryway storage bench requires simple assembly. Color: Espresso. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Adult. Pattern: Solid. Price $68.99.

The Corina entry bench with storage is perfect for busy homes. This mudroom bench gives you several storage options, including cubbies and pullout baskets. The padded cushion offers a comfy place to sit and put on or take off your shoes. The black entryway bench with cubbies is perfect for stashing your family's hats, mittens and sunglasses. With its turned feet and clean lines, you'll also be adding a beautiful piece of furniture when you choose this entry bench with shoe storage. Size: 38x16.25x21.75. Color: White. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Adult. Price $203.99.

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