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20 Things You Should Always Buy at a Dollar Store

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16. Pool toys

Pool toys are like holiday decorations — you probably only need to buy them once a year and they don’t need to be gold-plated.

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17. Reading glasses

Getting glasses at an optician’s can be expensive. You can get them at a dollar store but if you think you need them, it’s probably a good idea to get your eyes checked by a professional.

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18. School art supplies

School art supplies are another seasonal purchase. Kids have fun making messes. Paying too much for things is no fun for adults.

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19. Sponges

Whether for your kitchen or bathroom you don’t need a fancy label on your sponge.

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20. Storage containers

Storage containers are super useful but they can also be super expensive. They don’t have to be fancy if they’re just going to get put into a closet or shoved under a bed.

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