Yes, grocery delivery is the best thing ever. Instead of spending an hour or more at the grocery store, I can be watching Netflix while the kids are napping and the grocery store employee stops by to drop off my groceries and carry them into the kitchen (if my husband lets them).
I’m not going to lie, it took me a long time to even give this a try. You know, I had the usual excuses. I like to pick out my produce. I like to see what looks good. Basically, I like to be in control.
First, I tried a service where I could order my groceries online and then go to the store and they would bring them out to my car. It was ok. They did a good job with the meat and the produce. It took me longer than I wanted to actually order all the stuff for the first time, but it was kind of nice.
The problem was I still had to go to the store and pick them up.
If we had activities on the weekend that I knew would bring us to the store, this wouldn’t have been a problem. But we don’t. So I still had to go out of my way to make a trip to the store.
I decided to find out who would actually bring groceries to me and found that our local Safeway (Albertson’s) would deliver. Not only that, they had a code for $25 off and free delivery for your first order. How could I pass that up? [Read more…] about Grocery Delivery is the Best Thing Ever