This week’s addict probably wins the prize for having spent the least money on her addiction! Here’s her lovely stack of notebooks:
Isn’t it a beautiful sight!?
I went to Wal-mart and did our yearly notebook stock-up. The 70 page spiral notebooks are on sale for 15 cents and the 100 page compositon notebooks are 25 cents. They are both usually around $1 each. So I spent $4.25 for 25 notebooks (20 spiral, 5 composition) instead of $25 (or rather, $24.25 – I think they are actually 97 cents usually).
Read more at Glorious Notebooks!.
Unfortunately, I can’t help thinking about how these kinds of loss-leader promotions at Walmart are a big part of why everything’s made in China now and so many US-based notebook manufacturers have merged with other companies and gone out of business… but I guess the flip side is that 15-cent notebooks make it a lot more accessible for kids at all income levels to be able to draw and scribble and write as much as their creativity demands.