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Amazon Prime Day is coming a week from today (7/12 – 7/13). Are you ready?

NEWS – One of the biggest shopping days of the year is Amazon Prime Day and it starts a week from today on 7/12/2022 at 12:00 AM PT and runs through 7/13/22 at 11:59 PM PT. Prime Day is when Amazon heavily discounts products exclusively for Amazon Prime members.  It’s like Black Friday in July …

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Drone deliveries are becoming a reality for more people

ARTICLE – I recently read a news story about drone deliveries happening near me, right in the DFW area (see the Fox4 News video clip)! The company Wing (a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet) is delivering select health and wellness items from a Walgreens in Little Elm to customers within four miles of the …

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Trade new and old gift cards for cash or other gift cards you’ll actually use!

NEWS – Did you just receive some gift cards for Christmas for stores you don’t visit? Or maybe you have a wallet full of gift cards that you’ve collected over the years and have never used. Either way, I have a great way to trade them for cash or for cards that you’ll actually use. …

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Do you use the Amazon Smart Dash Shelf to automatically reorder your household/office supplies?

NEWS – Amazon’s Dash Smart Shelf is a flat device that you use to sit a particular item on. The shelf tracks the weight of that item (household/office/pet supplies) and can automatically reorder it or notify you when it gets low. When you have several people in your household or office using up certain items, …

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Prime Day starts at midnight PT tonight! Here’s how to be ready!

NEWS – One of the biggest shopping days of the year is Amazon Prime Day and it starts tomorrow so you better be ready. Prime Day is when Amazon heavily discounts products exclusively for Amazon Prime members. This year, Amazon is giving Prime members 2 days of crazy deals and the event starts at midnight …

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Amazon’s Subscribe & Save auto-delivers discounts and convenience

ARTICLE – I got hooked on Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program when my boys were infants. As a busy, working mom, it was almost too good to be true, the idea that I’d never again run out of diapers, wipes or formula. A decade later, and I’m still using this service every month. In fact, …

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PSA: Opt-out of Apple Card’s Arbitration Provision

NEWS – If you snatched up a fancy new Apple Card in the past week or so, you might want to take a good look at the terms and conditions, particularly under the Arbitration Provision section near the end of the document. Therein it states: By accepting this Agreement or using your Account, unless you reject …

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Tomorrow is Prime Day, so make sure you’re ready for all the Black Friday in July deals

NEWS – Other than Black Friday, which comes in November, the biggest shopping day of the year has been Amazon Prime Day which launched 5 years ago. Prime Day has been one day in July where Amazon heavily discounts products exclusively for Amazon Prime members. This year, Amazon is giving Prime members 2 days of …

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Decathlon expands to USA with practical, prolific sportsgear options

NEWS – When we lived in the Netherlands, we had a go-to, big-box store for anything sports or camping related: Decathlon. For my boys’ weekly swimming lessons, Decathlon’s mini-backpacks and microfiber towels were the perfect combination of light, efficient and effective, which was crucial since my family car was a Dutch grandma bike (omafiets). Decathlon’s thermoses …

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Walmart pickup towers a huge improvement

ARTICLE – I wrote earlier about Walmart’s new grocery pickup. In the comments, someone complained about Walmart’s regular pickup, and I agreed that it was less than ideal. Several times I’ve ordered from Walmart online, and either because it wasn’t available to ship, I didn’t want to pay for shipping, or I wanted the item …

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Savor the savings with Kroger Pickup’s clickable coupons

ARTICLE – Kroger Pickup (formerly ClickList®) offers super-convenient grocery shopping and virtual coupon clipping. If you’re a Kroger Rewards member, you can log in to Kroger.com, and by selecting “Start my cart” it will display suggestions based on your recent purchases. They also have a tab for “My Sale Items” to show you which of …

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