Well if you are like me, you love a great bargain and love to save money. I love dollar stores! But as I learned on the Brady Bunch from Mike Brady "caveat emptor" --Let the Buyer beware! There are great bargains to be had, but there are also things you should avoid buying.

Here is a short list of items that you should pick up at the Dollar Store (TOP 5):

  • 1. Gift Wrap, Cards, and Party Supplies
  • 2. Glassware, Cups, and Mugs
  • 3. Reusable Plastic Containers
  • 4. Coloring Books, Crayons, and Kids' Crafts
  • 5. Batteries

On the other hand, there are some things you should NOT buy at a dollar store. Here are the top 5 things you should avoid. Here's the Top 5

  • 1. Anything With a Plug
  • 2. Food Storage Bags, Aluminum Foil, and Cling Wrap
  • 3. Kitchen Utensils
  • 4. Vitamins
  • 5. Toys

What do you like to buy at Dollar stores and what do you avoid?

Check out the complete list of Dollar store things to buy and avoid: Click HERE