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May232016

Prepping for College + Nice Grad Presents

 

Recently I was given the opportunity to stop by At Home store, and check out all the fun stuff they have for dorms. With my son Cam going off to school in a few years, I have been thinking about dorm organizing and decor. 

So many fun, cute items to choose from! Before heading out, I made sure to print off my dorm shopping list here and sign up for my 10% off coupon too. 

 

I decided to stock up on organizing supplies. Because when it comes to small spaces, staying organized is essential. At Home makes it easy to stay organized on a budget AND be stylish!

These containers are perfect for organizing towels, bedding and more! I love the big purple crate, perfect for storage. And a must have for college students are these portable caddies, I chose pink. They are perfect for toting cleaning supplies, shower supplies, etc.

And don't forget the snacks! Keep the snacks organized and in reach with these storage containers-

 

I also made up some dorm kits, which are perfect for graduation presents!

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First, in the kit shown above, this is the health/beauty kit. It includes Crest, Secret, Pantene and more, all packaged in a carry tote, which all students need! You'll want to customize your health/beauty kit to your student's favorite products.

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And here is the second kit I made, which features dorm and school supplies, packaged in a laundry basket, another college student must-have! It includes reusable tumblers, sheet set, school supplies like pencils, pens, paper, and much more.

Plus, here are more ideas!

  • Hometown newspaper

  • Prepaid gift cards

  • Magazines

  • Holiday decorations

  • Quarters for laundromats, bus fare, and vending machines

  • Instant oatmeal, granola bars, dried fruit

  • Vitamins

  • Razors

  • Body lotion

  • Toothpaste

  • Dental floss

  • Anti-bacterial wipes

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Facial tissues

  • Mac n Cheese

  • Scotch tape and scissors

  • Over-the-counter cold medicine and pain reliever

  • Recipes for favorite dishes

  • Band-aids

  • Ointment

  • Extra cell phone charger

  • Soap

  • Ramen noodles

  • Gum

  • Vinyl wall decals for decoration

  • Pillowcases

  • A memento from each family member

  • Digital picture frame with photos from home

  • Movie gift certificates

  • Air fresheners

  • Pre-paid credit card

  •  Pens

  •  Highlighters

  •  Post-it notes

  •  Pre-paid calling cards

  •  Headphones

  •  Refrigerator magnets

  • Cork board and thumbtacks

  •  Slippers

  •  Socks

  •  Underwear

  •  Screen cleaner for laptop and cell phone

 

This post was brought to you by Mom Select. I was given a gift card to faciitate my review. All opinions are my own and I really love At Home!

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