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22 Oct 2019   ·   0
Target Weekly Deals

Target: Deals for the week of October 20-26, 2019

Looking for all the best weekly Target deals? Check out this list of the hottest deals you’ll find in-store this week!

Target Weekly Deals
Here are some of the best deals at Target this week, with thanks to Passionate Penny Pincher for her help in compiling them:

Ortega Taco Seasoning – $0.79
Use $1/2 Ortega Products printable
$0.29 after coupons

Buy 3 Bic Razors starting at $4.99, Get $5 Gift Card
Use $3/1 BIC Soleil Disposable Razor Pack printable [Excludes trial and travel sizes] or $3/1 BIC Flex or BIC Hybrid 3 Comfort Razor Pack printable [Excludes trial and travel sizes]
Pay $5.97 out of pocket, Get $5 Gift Card
$0.33 each after coupons and gift card

Bush’s Savory Beans – $1.34
Use $1/1 Checkout 51 Rebate limit 2
$0.34 after rebate

Yoplait Yogurt – $0.50
Use $1/10 printable
$0.40 after coupon

Buy 2 NYX Eye Brow at $5.99, Get $5 Gift Card
Use 50% Circle app coupon
Pay $5.99 out of pocket, Get $5 Gift Card
$0.49 after coupon and gift card

Annie’s Mac & Cheese – $0.99 wyb 4
Use $0.50/2 Annie’s Mac & Cheese Products printable
Submit for $0.25/1 Ibotta Rebate limit 5
$0.49 after coupon

Krusteaz Pancake Mix – $1.99
Use $0.50/1 Krusteaz Buttermilk Pancake Mix
Use 25% Circle app coupon exp 10/26
Submit for $0.50/1 Ibotta Rebate
$0.49 after coupon and rebate

Mrs. Cubbison Croutons – $1.29
Use $1/2 Mrs. Cubbison’s
Submit for $0.25/1 Ibotta Rebate
$0.54 after coupon and crouton

Buy 2 Country Crock Plant Butter – $2.49, Get 1 Free
Submit for $1/1 Checkout Rebate (limit 5)
$0.66 each after rebates

See the full list of deals at Target here.

21 Oct 2019   ·   2

5 Questions to Ask Before You Tweak Your Budget

I would love to see a post on adjusting your budget. How do you know when you need to increase your budget or when you need to decrease your spending? I LOVE your posts that give us questions to consider when making decisions. I would love to see questions to help me know if I should increase the budget amount for groceries or auto repairs whatever it is, or when we should cut back our spending. Thank you so much. -Melissa

This is such a great question, Melissa! I don’t think there are any 100% cut and dry answers or one-size-fits-all systems when it comes to when to raise or lower your budget. But I do think there are some general questions to ask before you overhaul your budget.

Here are five questions I recommend asking before you tweak your budget:

Questions to Ask Before You Tweak Your Budget

1) Are we struggling to make ends meet every month?

This is one of the most important questions to ask. If you are barely making ends meet every month (or they are not meeting every month) then it’s time to do a serious look at your budget.

Where is every dollar going every month? (If you don’t know the answer to this question, I highly recommend you check out Total Money Makeover from the library and follow the steps outlined to set up a budget. We’ve found that using software to track all of our expenses and income is so helpful to know exactly where we stand at any given moment of the month.)

If you do know where every dollar is going and you are struggling to make ends meet, it’s time to look carefully at whether there is anything you can cut, cut back on, or shave off. Don’t see anything you can change? What about looking into ways you can increase your income?

If you do know where every dollar is going and you aren’t struggling to make ends meet, then move on to the following questions.

2) Is it a causing stress and contention to stick to our budget in this category?

If you are finding that you are feeling stressed by a budget category every month, it’s time to take a hard look at that category, what you are spending, and why you’re feeling stressed about it.

For those of you who are married or who have other people who are involved in your budgeting, is this contributing to the stress? If so, why? Can you have an honest conversation about it without being frustrated or accusatory?

3) Why did we choose this budget amount in the first place?

Truth be told, I think this is possibly the most important question to ask.

Did you just pick a number out of the sky? Is this number the number you spent 5 years ago when you only had one child and now you have three but you feel like you shouldn’t change your budget because it’s what you’ve always had it set at? Did you choose this number because a friend (or someone online!) spends this on groceries or eating out and you wanted to prove that you could?

Take a hard look at the why behind your budget categories. Is the why in line with your priorities?

4) What does my spouse think?

If you are married, please do not be making budget changes without having a heart-to-heart conversation with your spouse. Budgeting is a team effort! It requires communication and compromise.

The less you can point fingers and instead lock arms and get on the same page, the stronger your budgeting success will be!

5) Could we find an easy way to spend less?

Do you need to be spending as much as you are spending in this category? Is there something simple you could change or tweak that would allow you to spend less? If you are thinking of raising your budget in one area, is there another area where you could lower it? (Check out this post for 30 Super Easy Ways to Save Money.)

As always, I think it’s important to remember that the goal of a budget is to serve you, not the other way around. A budget is a tool to benefit your life, not a slave master to make you miserable! (Psst! For more encouragement, read my post on We Need to Have an Honest Conversation About Budgeting.)

What questions do you ask before you change your budget? I’d love to hear!

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21 Oct 2019   ·   0
Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot

*HOT* Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot only $159 shipped!

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Wow! This is a really rare deal on the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot!

Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot

Amazon has this Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot for just $159 shipped right now!

This is the LOWEST price ever on record and a very RARE deal!!

Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get guaranteed FREE two-day shipping (and possibly one-day or same-day shipping!). And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon.

Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher!

21 Oct 2019   ·   2
LEGO Disney Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear & Woody’s Colorful Carnival Mania Toy Story Building Playset

LEGO Buzz Lightyear & Woody’s Colorful Carnival Mania Toy Story Building Set only $20, plus more!

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Right now, Target is offering some great deal on select LEGO sets! Here are a few of the deals you can score…

LEGO Disney Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear & Woody’s Colorful Carnival Mania Toy Story Building Playset

Get this LEGO Disney Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear & Woody’s Colorful Carnival Mania Toy Story Building Playset for just $20!

LEGO Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts Grindelwald's Escape

Get this LEGO Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts Grindelwald’s Escape for just $8!

THE LEGO MOVIE 2 Rex's Rexplorer!

Get this The LEGO Movie 2 Rex’s Rexplorer! Set for just $59.99 shipped!

Get this The LEGO Movie 2 Pop-Up Party Bus Set for just $39.99 shipped!

Get this LEGO Unikitty Party Time Set for just $8!

Choose free in-store pickup to avoid shipping costs.

21 Oct 2019   ·   0

FREE 500-count pack of baby wipes after rebate!!

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Woohoo! This popular deal is back! Get FREE baby wipes after rebate.

Need to stock up on baby wipes? Don’t miss this FREEBIE deal!

TopCashBack is offering a $10 rebate on a 500-count pack of Parent’s Choice baby wipes at Walmart, making them FREE!

Here’s how to get your FREE baby wipes:

1. Head here for the special baby wipes offer and sign up for a new Top Cash Back account.

2. Order a 500-count pack of Parent’s Choice baby wipes for $8.68. Select free in-store pickup at your local Walmart to avoid shipping costs.

3. Within 21 days, your Top Cash Back account will be credited with $10 — enough to cover the cost plus any tax!

4. After you receive the $10 payment in your Top Cash Back account, you can choose to transfer it to your bank account or request a Paypal payment.

This is for new Top Cash Back members only. If you are already a member, you are allowed to sign up another adult in your household.

This deal is valid through October 27, 2019 — or while supplies last.

21 Oct 2019   ·   0
Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 16 GB just $69.99 shipped!

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Wow! This is the lowest price for this Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet!

Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

Amazon has this Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 16 GB for just $69.99 shipped right now – the lowest price on record!

Choose from three colors.

Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get guaranteed FREE two-day shipping (and possibly one-day or same-day shipping!). And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon.

Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher!

21 Oct 2019   ·   0
Silicone Apple Watch Bands

Silicone Apple Watch Bands only $6.99 + shipping!

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Switch up the look of your Apple Watch with these cute Silicone Watch Bands!

Silicone Apple Watch Bands

Jane has these Silicone Apple Watch Bands for just $6.99 + shipping right now!

Choose from 70 different prints.

Shipping is $2.99 for the first band and $1.00 for each additional band shipped within the same order.

21 Oct 2019   ·   2
Honestly Cute Dolls & Accessories

Honestly Cute My Lil’ Feed & Go Baby Set only $6.75, plus more!

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Target has some great deals on Honestly Cute Dolls & Accessories right now!

Honestly Cute Dolls & Accessories

Right now, Target is offering offering up to 55% off Honestly Cute Baby Doll Toys! Check out these deals you can score…

Get this Honestly Cute My Lil’ 8″ Baby Feed & Go Set for just $6.75!

Get this Honestly Cute Take Care Doctor Kit for just $6.75!

Get this Honestly Cute Car Carrier for just $5.85!

Get this Honestly Cute Let’s Get Cleaning Broom & Duster Set for just $6!

Get this Honestly Cute My Lil’ 8″ Baby Bath Time Set for just $6.75!

Choose free in-store pickup to avoid shipping costs.

Thanks, Hip2Save!

21 Oct 2019   ·   0
Ferrara Monster Bag Mix

BIG Savings on Candy (Nestle, Brach’s, Hershey’s and more!)

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Today only, Amazon is offering 25% off select candy favorites! Here are some deals you can score…

Ferrara Monster Bag Mix

Get this Ferrara Mix Variety Pack Individually Wrapped Candies (150 count) for just $12.74!

Get this Nestle Chocolate Assorted Candy (90 count) for only $9.08 shipped when you checkout through Subscribe & Save!

Get this Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Candy Bar (36 count) for only $20.99!

Shop the candy sale here.

Valid today only, October 21, 2019.

Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get guaranteed FREE two-day shipping (and possibly one-day or same-day shipping!). And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon.