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Old 12-24-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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What items do you order from Amazon that most wouldn't normally think of?

My sister recently told me that she has a friend that orders groceries from Amazon. Do any of you do this? How do you find the good deals on groceries as well as other household items?

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Old 12-25-2012, 01:40 AM   #2
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I have bought cake decorating things (fondant for example) there, if I can't find the color I want at Michaels. Also bags of pasilla peppers or other peppers....try finding peppers in Jax, lol.

I've also bought the freeze dried fruits. The price is better than at the store (and that's if I can find the ones is store at all!). They have the Disney versions as well, but I just get the regular ones.

Birthday party supplies--cheaper to buy some things in bulk. Like finger lights, Chinese finger traps, etc.
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Old 12-25-2012, 05:56 AM   #3
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We almost bought coconut milk and coconut flour. You cannot get them within 10 miles from home, and DH needed them for a recipe. However, we found them at a Whole Foods close to DH's work.
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Old 12-25-2012, 06:23 AM   #4
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I had toilet paper auto delivered for a while but they stopped carrying the size roll I wanted. I order all my hdmi cables from them, much cheaper.
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Old 12-25-2012, 06:32 AM   #5
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I have cat food, shampoo, conditioner, razor blades and body wash on subscribe & save. I want to price out the TP & paper towels. I have ordered cat litter in the past.
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:34 AM   #6
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I have toilet paper and paper towels auto shipped
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:47 AM   #7
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We order diapers, Rock Star energy drinks, and Go Go Squeeze applesauce from Amazon through Subscribe and Save. We also always check Amazon for anything we need before buying in store because we have Prime. My husband often gets tools through them.
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:59 AM   #8
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I check amazon for everything . I have bought cases of organic pumpkin on amazing prices , toilet paper, paper towels, oil of olay regenerist items , dog food , cat food, books , shoes, kitchen ware, toys, pet beds, pet toys .. you name it , I find it. You do have to be careful with prices, they change quickly .
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:58 PM   #9
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My front loader washer broke twice. Ordered replacement parts on Amazon and machine was up and running in 2 days (prime member)! Faster and cheaper than hiring a service person!
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:02 PM   #10
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:17 PM   #11
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I get my refrigerator water filters thru Amazon. Much less expensive than Lowes. I set up a price tracker w/ Lighting Drops (or other, there are many) to let me know when the price goes under a certain dollar amount. Then I get an email, and decide if I feel like buying it then or not. I have to buy the water filters twice a year. It's about $10 less thru Amazon than Lowes. It used to be sales tax free, but not anymore. I get a lot of other stuff like some food items, but I think the refer filter is a bit weirder
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:26 PM   #12
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We order cat litter and vacuum bags from them. Love Prime! :-)
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:17 PM   #13
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Lots of different gluten free flours and foods, nutritional supplements, diapers, and just about anything else. We have amazon orders several times a week to the house.
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:21 PM   #14
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i order tons of groceries...........toilet paper...toileteries etc
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:05 PM   #15
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I bought gas logs for our two fireplaces. Saved about $130 on the two over what I woulda paid @ Lowes. Enrolled in Amazon Moms & will be getting diapers auto delivered once the baby gets here....
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