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December 13, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Suppose to be looking up for stuff the rest of that year and I found stuff the next year??


  • Jinx-Troublex3
    December 14, 2013 at 1:04 AM

    Nope ..never.. I can't jump arond like that.

  • debramommyof4
    December 14, 2013 at 1:08 AM
    Yes! I do it constantly
  • KrissyKC
    December 14, 2013 at 3:34 AM

    yes, but mainly because I try to buy things when they are golden opportunities and if I'm pretty sure we will use them. 

    For example, I bought my daughter's R&S english one year off some one for $15.   It was the teacher's manual, student text, test book and extra workbook.   The people never used it.    I couldn't pass that up, and I knew it was what we would be doing the following year, so I bought it.

  • mem82
    by mem82
    December 14, 2013 at 7:52 AM
  • TidewaterClan
    December 14, 2013 at 7:59 AM
    Yes. The 2nd hand bookstore has too many great bargains. :)
  • motheroffour186
    December 14, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    Jinx -I have never thought about it like that until I seen their music stuff for cheap. I seen stuff I can put up and have it for later because must stuff is cheaper because of the holiday season. Ink and paper is on sell.

    Will that is a Christmas present for me from me to be ready!!


  • kirbymom
    December 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM
    I do that on purpose! I love looking around for stuff that I think will be useful for now AND later. Some days, I look for stuff for the following year. I can't help it! I'm an educational hoarder, if there ever was such a thing. Lol
  • LilliesValley
    December 14, 2013 at 3:24 PM
    Yes. I have stuff book marked by subject and year already and we aren't hs until next year. Lol. I guess it doesn't hurt to be prepared. Once we gwt next year's curriculum bought and pueced together if I find a good deal online or out and about I'll take advantage of it. Heck ydd is only nine weeks old and ive been glancing at stuff for younger kids. Lol
  • Jinx-Troublex3
    December 14, 2013 at 4:30 PM
    Now, buying random"maybe we will use this" curriculum is a different story. I buy random things as I find then but can not say I have bought something "for next year" when purposely buying for this year.
  • celticdragon77
    December 15, 2013 at 4:43 PM

    I look ahead, but I only buy for one year at a time (curriculum). 

    There are exceptions to this of course - example - if I come across books or other materials that look really good on a topic (even if we arent currently studying it). However, I consider that building my library of knowledge to keep within the house. 

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