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First Day of School Traditions

The first day of school is an exciting time! Celebrate with these first day of school traditions.

Back to School Breakfast

On the first day of school, set the tone of success with a delicious and well rounded breakfast. Keep it easy and fun with a breakfast casserole or sandwich.

First Day of School Photos

Keep track of how they grow through the years with first day of school photos. This creates a great timeline to look back on when they graduate.

First Day of School Lunchbox Love Notes

Tell them how much you love them without embarrassing them with a lunchbox love note.

Magic Snack Mix

Little ones nervous about their first day of school? Make them a magic snack mix that will help them get through their day.

Back to School Supplies

Back to school supplies are a tried and true first day of school tradition. Help get them ready to go back to school by freshening up their notebooks and maybe even splurging on a few fun stickers.

Trendy Tastes for Today’s Shopper

Food Club is constantly expanding its selection as new products and flavors become available. In fact, hundreds of new items have been introduced over recent years and more are on the way. Plus, convenient, easy-to-open packaging and other innovations make Food Club the perfect choice for you and your family.

Combined with other exclusive brands like Culinary Tours and Full Circle, our store is ready to deliver the trendy tastes you want at prices that will make you smile.

Chile Roast

Dan’s Chile Roast

Chile Roast

Our Chile Roast is coming to participating stores starting August 10th. See locations below. Come and enjoy free samples and pick between mild, medium or hot chiles. Also enjoy free roasting when you purchase a case.

Fridays from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-2 p.m.

August 10 & 11
Dan’s Olympus

August 17 & 18
Dan’s 70th

August 24 & 25
Dan’s Foothill

August 31 & September 1
Dan’s Olympus

September 7 & 8
Dan’s 70th


Energy Bites

Re-energize with these tasty energy bites.


  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup crasins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until well combined. Form mixture into 1-inch balls and store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

Apple Sandwiches

Cut out the carbs and indulge in this sweet apple sandwich.


  • 1 apple, red or green
  • 1 Tbsp peanut butter
  • Handful of chocolate chips
  • Handful of oats


Core and half apples. Add peanut butter to one half of apple. Top with chocolate chips and oats. Top with the other half of the apple and enjoy!

Celebrate with our Summer Clearance Sale!

Don’t miss great deals on end of season items during our Summer Clearance Sidewalk Sale at Ace! From August 8 – 12, save big on patio furniture, umbrellas, lawn mowers, soil and more! Come see us at one of our four locations in Draper, Murray, Olympus Hills and Sandy. Visit our Sandy location on Saturday, August 11 during our radio remote from 1 -3 pm for a chance to win Ace gift cards.

Also happening, is our 5,000 store sale from August 10-13!

Ace now has over 5,000 stores, right in your neighborhood, come celebrate with us! Save up to 25% when you shop with us from August 10 – 13. Earn 5,000 Ace Rewards bonus points when you spend $20 on Saturday, August 11. Take advantage of BOGO deals on air filters, lightbulbs and insect killer. Ace Rewards members, give us your email and get a $5.00 off coupon. Come see us in Draper, Murray, Olympus Hills and Sandy. View our ads

Build a Better School Lunch

Summer is sweeping by way too fast. Before you know it the school shopping with begin, backpacks will start getting filled and school lunches will start getting packed.

Speaking of school lunches getting packed…we challenge you to build a better school lunch. It doesn’t have to be hard or time consuming. Step away from the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich and try some new and unique lunch ideas.

Check out just a few great options with this school lunch ideas list we have created for you. Select one option from each category and you are set. This will ensure your child has a full stomach, a smile on their face and energy to learn & grow.

Homemade Granola Bars

These granola bars come with a crunch! Enjoy these healthy and delicious snacks.


1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup of mixed nuts

1 cup pitted and chopped dates

2 tbs sunflower seeds

2 tbs pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup of honey

1/4 cup of almond butter



Toast oats and nuts at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.

Transfer mixture to a greased 8×8 pan and freeze for 18-20 minutes.

Remove from freezer and cut into bars.

FroYo Bites

Craving ice cream but without the calories? Make yourself these super tasty and adorable FroYo Bites.


1 cup strawberry yogurt

1 cup vanilla yogurt

Heart shaped mold



Fill your mold with strawberry and vanilla yogurt. Freeze for 6-12 hours. Remove FroYo bites from the mold and enjoy!