MILWAUKEE -- Some kids are already back to school -- and others start next week. And that means not only stocking up on school supplies, but also stylish gear and accessories. Krista Bainbridge of Savorysavings.com joins Real Milwaukee with a look at what's new for back to school.
Hip City Sak:
Wisconsin Company! Field trips, lunch money, small snack for the day - so many things for kids to remember and often a challenge for them to carry it all or remember it. Hip City Sak can store it all. It is a cute, updated version of the fanny pack of days of yore! Easy for kids to put on and a handy pouch to keep notes to the teacher, money, etc. Use coupon code realmilwaukee to save 20% AND free shipping!
Keep everything labeled and organized with these waterproof (dishwasher safe!) labels for everything from school supplies to clothing, shoes and more!
Kids can express themselves multiple ways with just one backpack with Chooze! These sturdy, well-made backpacks will last all school year and everyday your kiddo can choose to wear them in a different way! They also come in two sizes to make sure you get the right backpack for your child.
FabKids is a great, affordable kids style option sending you a monthly outfit at a low price (first outfit is just $15!) and you can skip a month at any time. They have clothes and shoes for both girls and boys. The best part? Many of the pieces work well together, so you are building a collection for your kids that will have interchangeable pieces and will make 'more with less'.
BixBee offers a variety of fun backpacks and lunchboxes for kids from the studious to the whimsical and just plain fun! Emojis are super fun and these bags are also padded to alleviate back stress for your student and have reflective accents to make your child visible in low light.
Fill those lunchboxes with tasty goodies packed from home and save money (a jar of applesauce is less expensive than the individual packs) - make your own with the reusable food pouches from BooginHead!
A unique way to dress the family AND raise money for your school! Request a bag from Schoola.com and fill it with gently used clothes. Clean out your closet for a good cause - and the bags are postage paid! You also support other schools when you shop for gently used clothes for a savings of up to 70% off retail prices! The fundraisers are quick, easy and fun to track!
Allergy-friendly (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free) and veggie heavy muffins that kids will LOVE in their lunches or for snack. These chocolate muffins are actually zucchini and carrots!