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Favorite Back-to-School Rituals

What Was Your Favorite Back-to-School Ritual?

I was as zealous of a back-to-schooler as kids came. I started dreaming of it in July — new clothes, new books, new people. Possibilities abound, and I never knew whom I'd sit next to. Except, I sort of did as alphabetical order was nearly always in effect.

Even the years when I wore a uniform, I loved lying the freshly pressed outfit out the night before and packing my bag with all-new supplies. And there were always new shoes! What was your favorite part of heading back to class?

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amber512 amber512 6 years
I, too, loved getting new clean supplies. New clothes. The fun would wear off fairly soon, but I'd forget that at the beginning of every year!
neonbee neonbee 6 years
Buying school supplies! My mum and I get carried away sometimes. And preparing my clothes for the next day, especially when I still had a uniform.
KadBunny KadBunny 6 years
Tres I did that too! :D I loved mulling over the first day's outfit for like half an hour, then laying it out nicely. School supply shopping was so much fun too. I think I'm more excited than my little sister when it's time for HER to go shopping.. I tag along and grab cute pens and folders I don't need. haha
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 6 years
Going shopping! How fun was that? I also looked forward to seeing my friends, and when I got older, new cute guys.
elocin85 elocin85 6 years
I loved buying school supplies too. It was so much fun (then and now) to pick out a new planner, notebooks, pens, etc. (Dork alert, I know). Shopping for "back to school clothes" with my mom was even better. I miss the days when she treated me to a new wardrobe in the fall!
stellaRuby stellaRuby 6 years
I love school supply shopping. I always get sooo happy in August when the school section comes out @ Target.
skigurl skigurl 6 years
Buying new clothes and shoes, picking out my first week outfits, and buying new school supplies and getting them organized! I love brand new, clean supplies! I, too, am still a nerd ;)
opentypeA opentypeA 6 years
Buying new school supplies! I always liked getting the fun folders and colorful pens and whatnot. Yep, still a nerd XD
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