Weekly Hot Deals & Posts – JULY 21

Here’s a list of this week’s hottest deals and freebies online and in store that were simply too good not to pass on.

You’ll also include a recent work-at-home position that’s hiring (requires no college education) and some of the best money advice in posts, videos, and podcast episodes from this past week. This post may contain affiliate links.

Hot Deals


Hey Teachers, need another reason to love Target? How about saving an extra 15% off classroom supplies!?

Starting on July 15, you can go to Target.com/TeacherPrep to verify your status as a teacher (it takes less than 30 seconds…#worthit)

All teachers nationwide are eligible, including:

  • Preschool Teachers
  • K-12 Teachers
  • Homeschool Teachers
  • College Professors

You will get a coupon for in store purchases and a one-time use coupon for an online purchase that’s good for saving an extra 15% select school supplies for the classroom. This sale is good July 15-21.

This special deal is to show teachers some love for all the out-of-pocket money they often spend going the extra mile for their students.

This teacher discount will be good on supplies such as:

  • Writing Supplies (pens, pencils)
  • Notebooks
  • Folders
  • Binders
  • Arts & Crafts (markers, colored pencils, crayons, glue, scissors)
  • Storage & Organization
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Facial Tissue
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Food Storage Bags

Plus, if you have the Target REDcard, you can get an extra 5% off. Just be sure to pay off the entire bill right away (or at the end of the month) so you’re not losing all that money you saved by paying interest.

FREE Baby Moccasins by Little Natural – Just Pay Shipping

Get these cute little baby moccs made with soft vegan leather for “free.”  Shipping for me was $7.95, but it may vary depending on where you are located. They offered me a “free gift” of a topknot, but my shipping was more expensive (like $10) with that added on. They come in lots of colors and 3 different sizes.

Size Guide

  • US Size 1 | 11cm | 0-6 months
  • US Size 2 | 12cm | 7-12 months
  • US Size 3 | 13cm | 13-18 months


Back to School Clothes at The Children’s Place

Make your Back 2 School shopping a little easier with The Children’s Place, where everything is 60% off and you can get FREE shipping on any order–no minimum required.

BONUSES – New text subscribers can get a coupon for $10 off a $40 purchase by texting YES to 89700 or by signing up for their email list. And you’ll get $10 Place Cash for every $20 you spend through September 10, 2018.

Jeans As Low As $6.60

Get all basic denim is 60% off — many styles are only $6.60. This sale is on baby, toddler, and girls and boys’ denim.

T-Shirts As Low As $3.80

You can get girls’ t-shirts and boys’ t-shirts as low as $3.80 in their clearance section right now.

Dresses As Low As $4.99

Girls’ dresses are marked down as low as $4.99 (Regularly $16.95)

Swimwear As Low As $4.99

Both girls’ and boys’ swimwear is in the clearance section as low as $4.99. Replace your kids’ worn out suit or stock up for next summer while they’re on sale.


Backpacks at The Dollar General for $3.33

The Dollar General has a new coupon for $5 off $15 purchase of school supplies. If you need backpacks, you can get these High Trail Backpacks for just $3,33 if you use this coupon. The coupon is good until September 4, 2018. Plus, you get a 2-year warranty with these backpacks.

$5 + $5 + $5 = $15 – $5 coupon = $10 / 3 = $3.33 each

You can also get a combination of backpack & school supplies if you don’t need 3 backpacks. Scissors, crayons, glue, composition books, binders, folders, pens, and pencils are all $1 or less.

The beloved Ticonderoga Pencils are $2.75 at The DG through September 4, 2018.


La Colombe Latte Drink for $0.50 at Target

These latte drinks are on sale for $2,50 each at Target. Use the $1 off printable coupon from Mambo Sprouts and your $1 rebate from Ibotta to snag one for just 50 cents.



Food Network Salad Dressing at Walmart – Free after $2.98 Ibotta rebate.

Your First Job: How to make a success of starting work and ensure your first year is the launch of a successful career – Enter for a free ebook copy on Goodreads

Lesson Planner – Download a free printable floral lesson planner 


Work at Home Job Hiring Now

Privia Health is hiring Customer Experience Specialist – This position is full-time and completely remote. High school diploma is required and working hours are between 8am – 6pm.

KellyConnect is hiring Chat Reps – Paid Training is $12-14 per hour / Earning Potential is $15-17 per hour – Eligible for $750 in Bonuses after 90 days. High school diploma required.

Check out more positions at The Penny Horder work-from-home portal.


Noteworthy Posts, Videos, & Podcasts

1) 9 Painless Things Moms Can Stop Buying To Get Out Of Debt – Yes, #2 alone can really save you $17,514 on Imperfectly Perfect Mama

2) Back to School Shopping Tips – Excellent back 2 school shopping tips on Confessions of Parenting

3) Getting a Loan to Buy a Pet is Ridiculous – Title says it all…by Making Sense of Cents

4) The Dos and Don’ts of Direct Sales – For anyone in direct sales and MLM business, follow these tips by Moms Make Cents

5) Don’t Buy Shoes, Buy Buildings – Made me rethink putting another pair of shoes in my shopping cart on the Her Money Podcast

6) How to Have a Marriage Without Money Problems– good advice for couples on handling money together on the Rachel Cruze Show.

7) High Paying Side Gigs – Great list of ways you can make $1,000 on the side by the College Investor

8) Why Pay Off Debt? – on The Millennial Money Man. It’s so hard to put into words how incredible it feels to pay off debt when you feel suffocated by it, but Bobby says it well.

9) Dear Penny, My Husband Doesn’t Care That His Student Loans Will Keep Us In Debt Forever – Good money advice for couples on The Penny Hoarder

10) Success Story Carrier Serres – Virtual Assitant Success Story on Horkey Handbook. How she started as a virtual assistant and now earns $2500-$3000 every month.

Cheers to making money simple with common cents 😉

Let your light shine this week,

Val Breit

Val Breit empowers women to create a life they love with simple money hacks and productivity tips. Once buried in debt, stuck in a stressful 9-to-5 job, she hated that money stood in the way of her dream to be a stay-at-home mom. After getting intentional with how she spent her money and time, Val and her husband paid off $60,000 in debt. Now she is blessed to be a work-from-home mom, earning a full-time income online, doing work she loves.

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