Since I was a Rookie Cop working midnights, I always used grocery delivery service. I always thought my time could be better spent doing anything but standing on long lines at a grocery store. My journey of delivery services started with FreshDirect many years ago, and in recent years with Stop and Shops, PeaPod. I also tried plated meals like Blue Apron which was costly and I didn’t always like the options delivered. I think I have found my favorite with Amazon Fresh.
-They partnered with Whole Foods. I’m all about organic and the best quality for my babies. So this partnership sealed the deal for me. I haven’t looked at any of local grocery ads after this collaboration. If you spend over $50, free delivery.
-The prices at this moment are very competitive. The rumor is, the great prices may be temporary and we may see a gradual increase. But for now, most of my key items from Toothpaste to Goldfish crackers can’t be beaten.
-Why go to a grocery store and wait on lines and deal with parking and two kids, when I can get it delivered to my doorstep. Well, I’m sure plenty of parents this isn’t a big deal, but I’d rather be home. Especially after I get off of work the last thing I want to do is stop at the grocery store.
-But the main reason I keep using this service is the convenient next day delivery. After getting home for the night and getting the kids settled, I realized I needed milk for my son’s breakfast the next morning. Amazon Fresh has a next day delivery option which is difficult to find with the competitors. I chose the 4am-7am drop off time which is right before the kids wake up. This worked out perfect since I wasn’t going to pack up the kids again to leave the house for a container of milk. You can call me a “Lazy Mom” but I’m keeping my Amazon Fresh subscription.
Cons: What do you do with these containers after your delivery? It really bothers me.