Tax Free Shopping Holidays by State


Tax Free Shopping days are coming – some starting THIS WEEKEND!

Here’s a list of the days and details for each state!  Tennessee sales tax is a whopping nearly 10% – so this is a HUGE discount if you’re planning to make a big purchase.  Tennessee’s Tax-Free Holiday is August 7-August 9 and applies to the following merchandise:

  • Clothes under $100, School and Art Supplies under $100, Computers under $1500

Thanks to Surviving a Teacher’s Salary for helping us put this list together!

ALABAMA- August 7-9 (clothing, supplies, computers, books)

ARKANSAS- August 1-2 (clothing, supplies)

CONNECTICUT – August 16-22 (clothing, footwear)

FLORIDA-August 7-16

GEORGIA – July 31 – August 1 (clothing, supplies, computers)

IOWA- August 7-8 (clothing)

MARYLAND- August 9-15 (clothing, footwear)

MISSISSIPPI- July 31-August 1 (clothing, footwear)

MISSOURI- August 7-9 (clothing, computers, supplies)

NEW MEXICO- August 7-9 (clothing, computers, supplies)

OHIO- August 7-9 (clothing, supplies, instructional materials)

OKLAHOMA- August 7-9 (clothing)

SOUTH CAROLINA- August 7-9 (clothing, computer, supplies)

TENNESSEE- August 7-9 (clothing, computer, supplies)

TEXAS- August 7-9 (clothing, backpacks, supplies)

VIRGINIA- August 7-9 (clothing, supplies)



And if you’re more into shopping ONLINE – make sure you prepare yourself for the Amazon Prime Day, which is going to be something along the lines of a Black Friday event for Amazon Prime members only….  can’t wait to see what they’ll offer!

Kohl’s: The Big One 6 Pc Reversible Bed Set only $39.99, Beach Towels $4!





And here’s yet ANOTHER Kohl’s Deal that comes out smelling even sweeter due to in-store pickup! 


Starting today Kohl’s has 20% OFF with promo CodeFAMILY20.  AND – you can stack that with the $10 off $50 Home Code HOME10 for some incredible deals on home furnishings!  Like these Big One 6-Pc Reversible Bedding Sets are marked down to $59.99 right now (Reg $119.99).  After using both codes above your total will be just $39.99!

If you add a few pillows or towels to the mix and get over $50, you’ll also get back $10 in Kohl’s Cash!

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Blue Bunny Coupon Coming up! (+ Walmart Deal)

This post is sponsored by Blue Bunny, but all opinions are mine.

There’s a new Blue Bunny Coupon coming up in this Sunday’s paper (August 2nd)  - we’ll get a coupon for 75¢ off here in Tennessee, and some places will get $1 off!   Be on the lookout and get a great deal at Walmart where Blue Bunny Ice Cream is on sale for $3.49

Keep the good times rolling this summer with Blue Bunny!

  • Whether it’s the signature Bunny Tracks, classic Simply Vanilla ice cream sandwiches or irresistibly fun Mini Swirls, ice cream aficionados throughout all 50 states can choose from tantalizingly tasty Blue Bunny ice cream flavors and a delectable collection of cones, sandwiches and bars.
  • Made in Le Mars, Iowa, Blue Bunny uses fresh milk sourced from local dairy farms and turns it into delicious ice cream within 24 hours. For more information about Blue Bunny, visit

Check out hundred’s more Printable Coupons available this week!

Dollar General School Deals + $5 off $20 Coupon!

Here are the Top 10 Dollar General deals for the week – see the full Dollar General deals list here!  We are loving the cheap glue and composition books – plus get $5 off a $20 purchase with the printable coupon HERE!

Sign up and download the FREE Favado Deals app to your smartphone to take these deals with you.  It helps you compare prices between competing stores, and includes info for how to find the coupon you need (in case you carry whole inserts with you to the store).


Office Supplies


Elmer’s School Glue, 4 oz – $0.50


IMagine Glue Sticks, 3 pk – $0.25


iMagine Large Glue Stick, 1 ct – $0.25


iMagine School Glue, 4 – 5 oz – $0.25

Organization School Supplies


DG Office Index Dividers, 5 ct – $0.33

Sale Valid: 7/29 – 7/31 OnlyIncludes: Paper or Poly

Paper School Supplies


Composition Book, ea – $0.50

Includes: Marble or Poly


Filler Paper, 125 ct – $0.50

Includes: College or Wide Rule

Writing School Supplies


IMagine Crayons, 24 ct – $0.33


Paper Mate Inkjoy Pens, 2 ct – $0.50

Sale Valid: 7/29 – 7/31 Only

  • $0.55/1 Paper Mate Pens – 7-26-15 SS – (exp. 09/20/15)
Final Price: Free


Sharpie Marker, 1 ct – $0.50

Sale Valid: 7/29 – 7/31 OnlyIncludes: Fine or Ultra Fine

Click here to see the complete list

Timex Ironman Watches just $18.99!

Amazon’s Bonus Deal of the Day today are these Timex Ironman Watches for only $18.99!  This is the lowest price we could find on these – and would make a great everyday or workout watch!  It’s water resistant so you could wear it swimming (and washing dishes). ;)

Today only, select Timex Ironman watches are priced at just $18.99. Choose from active sport styles for men and women with features like Indiglo lighting, lap and split timing, lap counter, countdown timer, and more.

  • Blue sport watch with grey faceplate featuring Indiglo night-light, 10-lap memory recall, and 24-hour countdown with stop and repeat
  • 41 mm resin case with acrylic dial window
  • Quartz movement with digital display
  • Ribbed resin band with buckle closure
  • Water resistant to 100 m (330 ft)


Plus, get FREE 2-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, or Free Super-Saver shipping with a $35 purchase.


Get a FREE 30-Day Trial of Amazon Prime and enjoy benefits like Free 2-Day Shipping, as well as instantly watching movies and TV episodes, and borrowing books from the Kindle Owners Lending library
Even sweeter, get a FREE 3-Month Trial of Amazon Prime when you sign up with Amazon Mom! (For any caregiver, not just moms)


If you liked this deal, check out more Online Deals!

Please note that Amazon’s prices fluctuate and can change at any time.  Be sure to verify current price before placing your order.  Find more great Amazon Deals in ourAmazon Category!

Aldi 7/29 – 8/4

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Here are all the Aldi Deals from this week’s ad!  Below you’ll find all the TOP deals in stores this week.  To be directed to the COMPLETE list of deals – simply click the pink box below! full-list-button

Aldi Shopping Tips:

  1. Aldi’s does NOT accept coupons
  2. You’ll need a quarter (.25) to use their grocery carts, and bring your own shopping bags
  3. Only cash or debit cards for payments.
  4. Get the Aldi SmartPhone App HERE!
  5. Wal-Mart will price match these deals WITHOUT an ad!



Click here to see the complete list



Nature’s Nectar 100% Apple Juice Boxes, 54 oz – $1.79

Bread & Bakery


L’oven Fresh Cinnamon Raisin Bread, 16 oz – $1.79


L’oven Fresh Whole Grain White Bread, 20 oz – $0.99

Condiments, Spice & Baking


Burman’s Hot Sauce, 12 oz – $0.85

Cookies, Snacks & Candy


Benton’s Honey Graham Crackers, 14.4 oz – $1.35


Clancy’s Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips, 13 oz – $1.39


Savoritz 4 Kids Penguins Baked Cheddar Snack Crackers, 6.6 oz – $1.39

Frozen Foods


Fusia Szechuan or Sweet & Sour Stir Fry, 21 oz – $2.49


Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Garlic Breadsticks, 10.5 oz – $1.69

Home Supplies


Source Liquid Hand Soap, 7.5 oz – $0.85

Meat, Poultry & Fish


Chicken, Breast, per lb – $1.89

Wednesday Only5 lb average weight



Bananas, per lb – $0.39


Potatoes, Red, 5 lb – $1.49



Easy Home Toilet Brush – $2.99