Here’s how you can get school supplies for one cent (yes, really!)

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We know, we know—it’s not even August yet!

But hey, it’s never too early to score an awesome deal, especially on back-to-school shopping.

If you want to beat the crowds and stock up on school supplies early, head to Office Depot/Office Max for their 1 cent deals.

Office Depot/Office Max are offering some killer deals this week, through July 29.

Using coupons available on their site, you can score six different items for just 1 cent each. Yes, that’s one cent. One measly penny!

You must bring the coupon into the store with you—this deal is not good online.

The items you can buy for a penny through July 29 are as follows:

(Be on the lookout for more penny deals—the store changes them up each week!)

Office Depot brand poly cover wirebound notebook

Textured pencil box in assorted colors

3-pack of Office Depot brand beveled erasers

5-pack of Sharpie brand permanent fine-point markers

5-pack of Zebra Sarasa retractable gel pens


Office Depot brand heavy-duty round-ring binder in assorted colors

All of these are useful items that would work great for students and teachers alike.

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To take advantage of the coupon, all of these school or office supplies must be bought in-store—use the OfficeMax website’s search function to find an OfficeMax near you.

There’s also a $5 minimum purchase, as well as a limit of three 1-cent items per customer.

The coupons must be presented at purchase.

Unfortunately, the coupons are not valid in stores in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The 1-cent deal is offered in conjunction with other serious savings this week at Office Depot/Office Max, including 30 percent off online and in-store qualifying purchases of $30 or more (for back-to-school, tech, or printing). Other deals include 25 percent off regularly priced or clearance furniture and seating.

Print your coupons and head to OfficeMax/Office Depot stat to take advantage of this deal! These notebooks, pens, markers, binders, erasers, and pencil cases can be used by students and teachers of all stripes, from elementary to college, from Sunday school to driver’s ed.

RELATED: Back-to-school cheat sheet: Where to get the lowest prices on school supplies this year

For other back-to-school deals, check out Payless Shoes’ amazing buy-one-get-one sale, happening now.

Free Carrabba’s Lasagna This Week

Tired of cooking? Of course you are. It’s the end of July, it’s stupid hot outside and you’ve got a million other things to do.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill has a deal this week that just might help.

The Italian chain is offering a free take-home lasagna when you dine at a Carrabba’s restaurant through July 30.

Apparently, National Lasagna Day is a thing, which is why Carrabba’s is giving away free lasagna.

All you have to do is mention this deal to your server when you eat at Carrabba’s (it is available for dine-in only, so you’ve gotta go in and sit down!).

According to the fine print, this deal is limited to one per customer and can’t be used with any other offers.

To find the Carrabba’s near you, visit their website.

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