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So I checked on Slick Deals this morning and some people were reporting that their Target Summer Clearance was still 70% off while others were reporting 90%. I figured mine was still 70% because it always seems to be a day the first reports of 90% off, so I didn’t even bother going out. Later in the morning I texted my mom who happened to be at Target herself and it was 90% off! OMG! So I packed up the kids, picked up my mom and headed to a different Target. My favorite Target. And what was I greeted with? A super lame clearance section.
The towel are in the picture was actually 30% / 50% off, but the rest was 90% off. I wasn’t really excited about anything in the actual clearance are, but of course I didn’t just stop shopping! Nope, I went on a little hunt through the store. That’s the best way, in my opinion, to find the steals. People always say, oh my Target didn’t have anything. Yes, it does! You gotta look for it though.
Every single year, Target sells a glass beverage dispenser in their summer seasonal section. And it just so happens that they sell the EXACT SAME beverage dispenser in the regular glassware area. The summer seasonal one is $19.99 and I think the regular one is like $22? But either way they are the same. The only thing that is different is the tag on the bottom. The Threshold one on the left is NOT on sale. The one on the right? That is the summer seasonal one that I snagged for $1.99 today! It was in the regular aisles mixed in with the non-clearance ones. If you are looking for one, go there first!
My favorite find of the day was these rope tubs. I use them to store outdoor kids toys and was in need of more. I found them in the section with the other kids rope tubs (over by where you’d find the plastic storage drawers, kids milk crates, etc.). I knew they were the clearance ones by the rope (it’s striped not a solid color) and by the tag on the bottom. The little sun means summer clearance ;). Oh yes, and they were $0.59/each (reg. $5.99).
Another tricky item is the seasonal Glad products. You are looking for the “Summer Collection” packaging, NOT the “Designer Series”. Again check the regular aisle and don’t be afraid to dig around ;).
I was happy to run across a Batman Mask / Fin Set ($1.99), more goggles ($0.59), a bunch of Banzai inflatables (you don’t feel so bad when they pop knowing you only paid $0.99/each) and swim floats / tubes ($0.39 / $0.49). I didn’t buy this sunscreen (I have so much already), but it’s also 90% off and rings up $1.39!
I was shocked to see that the Slushy Magic for 90% off (making them $0.99) and of course had to pick some up! The divided trays were $1.09 and while their suggested use is a serving tray, I am going to use them as a drawer organizer or to store kids crafts. And finally, I couldn’t pass up for Justice League dinnerware! They were $0.29 – $0.39/each.
I picked up a few more things included a Justice League Flash Hooded Towel ($1.49) and another watering can ($0.59). And everyone always asks where we store / what we do with all this stuff. Summer clearance is easy to answer because we use it. Sand toys, squirt guns, pool toys, etc. do not last long at all (they get gross fast), so it’s nice to just be able to do a clean sweep of the toys and replace them with new stuff!
So did you go out to the Target Summer Clearance today? Was your store 90% off or was it still 70% off? And if you went out, what did you find??