I have been fighting tears all day as my baby left for her senior year of college today. It really hit me when I didn’t need to leave the porch light on for her tonight. We have been enjoying staying up late together when she gets home from her waitressing job and watching the Olympics.
It’s just not the same when you walk by that empty bedroom, (sigh).
Do you have a college student or someone who would enjoy getting a care package of non-perishable groceries or household necessities? Consider sending them from a site I love called Alice.com.
You can have all of your toiletries, cleaning products, over the counter medicines, items for baby, pantry items, snacks, pet items, and even office supplies delivered for free with no minimum order needed.
There is also a special coupon code for new customers, you will get $10 off your first order of $50 with Alice.com when you use this LINK. You don’t even have to spend the $50 all at once. Alice.com will keep track for you and give you the $10 credit when your order(s) reach $50. Sign up and create your free account here , even if you are not ready to place an order. You will still get the $10 credit whenever your orders total $50.
Here is my favorite way to spot the best deals on Alice.com . On their home page, look to the right and select ”other ways to shop“, then select the box that says ” The Best Deals“. Here is where you will see the lowest prices on Alice.com. They also have automatic coupons that you can apply right to your order.
The prices are usually about the same as in the store-some are a little bitter higher and sometimes a little bit lower. However, when you factor in your time and your gas, this site can really make your life easier.
For the ultra-organized, you can set up email reminders or automatic orders if you want to have your items delivered automatically at your pre-set options. These can be changed or cancelled anytime.
If you can get in a routine and order the products you need when they are on sale and order enough for several months (everything is non-perishable) you will save time and money.
Anyone else facing the empty nest tonight? I started this blog 3 years ago as a way to fill my time and stay busy.
Update- I got an email from my east coast reader Ann. She loves the grocery delivery service from PeaPod.