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  • Morning Coffee: I’m loving Amazon Prime

    I joined Amazon Mom at the beginning of last month for the free Prime membership when we bought the Cisco-Valet Plus Wireless Router and wanted to get it quickly. I hadn’t realized how nice it is to get two-day shipping on everything, regardless of the cost – no more finding something on someone’s wish list that would make a nice filler to get to $25 for free shipping. I don’t think I’ll pay for Prime when my free membership expires, but I sure am going to miss it!

    Tia’s Saving Cents has this week’s SoCal and Nevada Albertsons match ups.

    A Thrifty Mom has a scenario for cheap diapers at Walgreens.

    Check out these amazing (and thrifty) peppermint wreath and pinecone wreath tutorials. (Via For the Mommas.)

    Use code XU14A to get a free Blockbuster Express rental. (Via Moneywise Moms, who points out that you can reserve your DVD before you get to the kiosk, which makes it a great way to watch recent releases for free – like Toy Story 3, which I still haven’t seen.)

    There’s a 4-day sale at Rite Aid that started yesterday and goes through Saturday. Common Sense with Money has some match ups.

    Get a free sample of Garnier Fructis Anti-Dandruff Shampoo.

    Get 30 free RecycleBank points by playing the Naked Juice game. (Via Free Stuff 4 Free.)

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    1. Question about supporting you through Amazon purchases- if I buy ANYTHING through one of your Amazon links, you get credit, right? Thanks!

    2. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Jamie – Yup! Thank you so much! šŸ™‚

    3. One cool thing about Amazon Prime is that you can share it between 5 family members/friends. So if you get 5 family members to go in and purchase an account together you pay only $15 for a year of free shipping.

    4. Prime rocks. We love ours. Two day shipping sometimes ends up being less than 24 hours. It's crazy.

    5. Chief Family Officer says:

      @Amber – I didn't know that, but that's awesome! Thanks for letting us know!

      @MBH – Less than 24 hours? I wonder if you are close to a warehouse, because I've never gotten anything that quickly.