ThinkGeek is where Gadgeteers, nerds, and geeks go shopping and right now is the best time to visit their site because they are having a huge summer clearance sale. You can save up to 80% off on apparel like the Star Trek hoodies shown above which are on sale right now for only $19.99. Not… Read More

The third annual Prime Day is Amazon’s 30-hour mega-shopping event that starts at 9 pm EST on Monday, July 10, 2017, and runs through 2:59 am EST, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. With special deals happening as often as every 5 minutes, there are sure to be lots of great bargains that you won’t want to… Read More

Every Friday Jeanne goes to the Kroger grocery store after work to grab the items that I don’t buy from Walmart when I get the bulk of the groceries. And every night I hear a thump thump thump on the front door signaling that she’s home and doesn’t have the ability to open the front… Read More

Three things I love – Amazon, smiling and shopping!  (:  If you love to shop and you have an account at Amazon, you can do some good while you shop by helping to support a charitable organization of your choice.  It’s absolutely free to you.  The most difficult part will be deciding which of the… Read More

I know that Halloween just ended and it’s only the beginning of November, but major retailers are already revealing their upcoming Black Friday deals. Don’t kill the messenger folks, it’s just the way it is :) If you’re one of those early shopper types, you can head over to Amazon and check out their 2016… Read More

If you are an Amazon Prime member and have an Echo or an Echo Dot, you can now shop with Alexa just by asking her to reorder the products you use the most or even to order something totally new. Just tell Alexa what to order such as “Alexa, order Honey Bunches of Oats”. Alexa… Read More

Google is offering a short-term incentive program called Tap 10 to encourage users to use Android Pay. If you use it 10 times from now until February 29, you have the possibility of winning “credits in the Google Store/App Store for a song (e.g. music track from Google Play), movie (e.g. video from Google Play)… Read More

Dave: Alright here is a bit of the backstory — My nearly three year old 15″ MacBook Pro had been having problems for a few months. It finally died, then came back to life, but it was definitely time I took it to one of my local Apple Stores to have their Genius Bar techs… Read More

The high cost of many gadgets can make them a risky investment. What if you end up not liking or needing that expensive smartwatch you just purchased? Sure you can sell it on the internet, but you might end up taking a loss. I recently found out about a service, Lumoid, that will allow you… Read More

In another move to become the ultimate one-stop shop and storefront for everyone, Amazon has introduced a new Handmade shop for artisans and unique product shoppers. Makers can now apply to offer their handmade jewelry and home products to Amazon. Navigating through Handmade offers the same experience that you’re used to with Amazon. You can… Read More

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Need some ideas for keeping the kids occupied and entertained this summer?  Jonesing for a new gadget, but you don’t know what’s new and fun?  Or maybe you have a new tech device, and you’re looking… Read More

After we had our Amazon Echo for a little while, my partner decided that in addition to being able to add items to our shopping list using the Echo, it would be nice to tell the device to order them. “Just wait,” I said. “Amazon is in the business of selling things. Sooner or later… Read More

I just received this email from Amazon: Dear Julie Strietelmeier, We are writing to provide you advance notice that the price of your Prime membership will be increasing. The annual rate will be $99 when your membership renews on December 21, 2014. Even as fuel and transportation costs have increased, the price of Prime has… Read More

The Hiku Scanner is a small handheld scanner that recognizes both barcodes and your voice. With a real 1D linear imager like the ones used at grocery store checkouts, the Hiku Scanner instantly adds items to your shopping list without any need for writing or typing. When you finish that last box of Rice Crispies, just press… Read More

To be or to bespoke…

On a daily basis I utilize a number of “Everyday Carry” items and each day I continue my quest for additions to my EDC collection. Enter Bespoke Post. They have hit the ground running in the newish phenomenon of subscription boxes. We used to be able to just get meats and cheeses on a monthly basis… Read More