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Are you a brand name or generic kind of momma?

Posted by on Jul. 1, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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For supplies. I can do generic for a lot f things except crayons, watercolor pencils, markers etc. Glue i can go eithe way but can usually get wonder super cheap in the fall so I get that.
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oredeb
by on Jul. 1, 2011 at 7:44 PM

 im a generic mom!  or a just make it mom

AbundanceMagnet
by on Jul. 2, 2011 at 7:26 AM

Very much generic!!!  Anything I can get cheaper... typically its the same thing just the stores box.... same companies and all.  Now... call me weird but Pet Food  I do not get generic because its always modeled after the not so great foods... lol  I have a few other items that must be name brand, but VERY FEW! 

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by on Jul. 2, 2011 at 9:03 AM

For just about everything, I am absolutely generic. There are very few things I need brand name for. I actually can't think of what they are at the moment, lol...but I'm sure they exist

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by Bronze Member on Jul. 2, 2011 at 9:11 AM

We generally do Crayola crayons and Elmer's purple glue stick glue.  Other than that, I don't really care. 

Boobah
by Nikki :) on Jul. 2, 2011 at 9:39 PM
Man I have a ton of misspelled words in that! I can usually get elmers super cheap. Not wonder. I'm about ready to disable autocorrect. Lol
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SimplySonita
by on Jul. 2, 2011 at 11:56 PM

For most school supplies brand name. Most non food things I buy brand name. Off brand crayons just aren't worth a crap. Crayola baby! LOL

For most things in life though I buy generic.

Boobah
by Nikki :) on Jul. 3, 2011 at 8:22 AM
Right. I cannot stand cheap crayons!!! They never color nicely. In the fall they are usually .10 or .25
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luvthesoap
by on Jul. 3, 2011 at 10:43 AM

I'm a get as cheap as I can get Mom. I use coupons & sometimes I can get name brand stuff cheap that the store brand. But for school supplies I get the best I can afford. I won't but any colored pencils except Prisimcolors.

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DusksAngel
by on Jul. 3, 2011 at 1:28 PM

It's a mix.  Mostly generic, but I do have some things I'll buy when the name brand goes on sale (crayons, color pencils, etc)

Gumberly
by on Jul. 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM
I try really hard to get more generics but for the most part I am a brand person. I try generics and if they are similar I will get them the next time but crayons, glue, pet food these are all no fly zones on generics. Canned things I buy generic, frozen veggies and fruit I buy generic.... Hmmm I may buy more generics then I realized lol.
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