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Subject: Deal on Mailing Envelopes This Week
Date Posted: 4/13/2009 11:46 PM ET
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I just wanted to let my fellow swappers know about a good deal at Walgreen's this week.  I am not sure if Walgreen's is available in everyone's area or not  - However, they have the brown Scotch bubble wrap mailing envelopes up to 8 1/2 x 11 size for 3/$1.00 this week with a coupon out of their weekly flyer.  The flyer is usually always available near the front entrance of the store.  Their is a limit of 6.  I purchased 6 today and it was a savings of $7.00.  I plan to go back tomorrow and purchase 6 more if they still have them.   While I have been able to purchase the smaller mailer at the dollar type stores for fairly reasonable this is a pretty good deal for the larger envelopes.  Hope this will at least benefit a few of you anyway. Happy Swapping!!!

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 1:17 AM ET
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Date Posted: 4/14/2009 11:13 AM ET
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I buy mine in bulk and get them for about 17 cents each in size 0, but this is still good to know.  Thanks!

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 12:11 PM ET
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ooohhhh...I need some more...I ran out of my massive supply.

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Date Posted: 4/15/2009 8:41 AM ET
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I could use some more too so hopefully they stil have some when I get a chance to get by there. Bernerd how do you buy them bulk? That would seem the way to go.

Date Posted: 4/15/2009 2:53 PM ET
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Mary M- Thanks for the tip! :-).  I wasn't too sure if I had a Walgreen's nearby (I moved recently and the only one I knew about was a few towns over, about a 20 minute drive).  Turns out when I went to the grocery store, there's one right in that complex!  Unfortunately, they were low on their enveolope supplies, but I was able to pick up 6 in varying sizes!  Thanks again! :-)

Date Posted: 4/15/2009 3:30 PM ET
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You can buy them in bulk on ebay.

Date Posted: 4/16/2009 4:19 PM ET
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I went by two Walgreens yesterday and picked up a total of 12 envelopes.  Will be back out tomorrow so will probably pick up another 12. 

Thanks for the heads up.  BTW - if you don't have the Sunday paper you can download the coupon online at Walgreens.

Date Posted: 4/17/2009 3:31 PM ET
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Today I didn't even need the coupon and they didn't mention the limit of 6.  I got another 18 today - that was all one store had in stock and the other store was completely out.   These should last me a little while. 

Date Posted: 5/6/2009 11:56 PM ET
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Sam's club regularly sells a package of 25 Bubble Mailers for about $8.00.

Date Posted: 5/7/2009 5:06 PM ET
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Oh hey, I just used my last bubble mailer.  Appears my next errand run will include Walgreens...unless Cozi beat me to it!

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Date Posted: 5/7/2009 10:35 PM ET
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Our Sam's Club in Ohio sells the box of 25 bubble mailers for a little over $6. That's the big ones - 8 1/2 x 11.

Date Posted: 5/25/2009 11:07 PM ET
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Same price in the Orlando area -- about $6.00 for the big ones, and even less for the 6 x 9 envelopes.  The large ones are perfect for 2 paperbacks or 1 hardback, and the small ones are just right for one paperback.