Poor like me? Keep reading!

We know that dollar stores can have good bargains (not as good as the 99 cent store, but close!). There are also plenty of things to NOT buy at a dollar store (dollar store ribeye steak, anyone?!).

Here's a list of the things that are good-to-go for dollar store purchase. Gather your pennies and save money with me!

ITEMS THAT YOU SHOULD BUY AT DOLLAR STORES

#1: Party Supplies
The more kids you have, the more this applies. Then again, the more kids you have, the more all of these will apply. Stock up on the things that you'll use once and throw (napkins, streamers, wrapping paper).

#B: Ibuprofen
If you're throwing a lot of birthday parties, you're gonna need this. You could try planning WAY ahead and buy:

#3: Pregnancy Tests
How could they possibly work? Well, they do. I've read it on the internet, and I've been told by fellow poor friends: dollar store pregnancy tests still work. Buy a dozen for $12 just to be sure.

#4: Birthday/Greeting Cards
You'll be buying a lot of them, so might as well get them cheap!

E): Spices
Spices are frigging expensive at grocery stores. Get yerself the dollar store variety and save!

#6: Office and School Supplies
You'll be going through pens, pencils, paper, and tape like CRAZY. Don't pay more than you have to!

#Last: Flip Flops
Give up on nice sandals for a while and get yourself "good enough" flip flops!

I have a weird feeling that this post didn't quite go the direction I was planning...

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE DOLLAR STORE FINDS? ANSWER BELOW!

H/T: Good Housekeeping


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