31 Jul3 Comments
If you live or work in the DC city limits, well, do I have a treat for you:
$25 to use at Google Express at your favorite stores!
Enter promo code EXPRESSDC at checkout.
Use that $25 at Costco, Staples, Giant, Ulta, Walgreens, ToysRUs, BabiesRUs, Barnes & Noble, Petsmart and more stores that are a part of the DC Google Express family.
You will receive same-day or overnight delivery of your selected items thanks to Google Express.
Here’s how Google Express works: Shop for what you need all in one place, add items to your cart, select a delivery window, and check out using Google Payments.
Google Express takes care of the going to the store and bringing it to your home or office. Now you have #OneLessErrand on your busy plate! It’s an incredible concept.
I learned about Google Express from one of the busiest (but most joyous!) moms on the Internet, Naomi Davis of Love Taza. Naomi traveled to DC to host a dinner for Washington, DC moms in celebration of Google Express’s DC launch. I have always wanted to meet her, and with three children, like Naomi, the less errand thing is a concept I heartily embrace.
Right now a Google Express membership is totally free through September 30, 2015. With a Google Express membership, delivery is also free on eligible orders over $15.
After the free trial, membership is either $10/month or $95/year (and you can cancel at anytime.)
Imagine there’s no driving. Imagine all the diapers and paper towels and bags of dog food that you don’t have to lug. Wait, this sounds a little Lennon, but you get my drift.
If, like me, you live in the suburbs, Google Express has not yet reached us. You will need a Washington, DC zip code for delivery. But office addresses are fine (as are friends’ addresses!)
I will be sure to let you know when Google Express opens up to Maryland and Virginia towns in the DC Metro. In the meantime, be sure to use that $25, as after the first 2,500 shoppers redeem that promotion it expires.
Thank you to Naomi and Google Express for hosting a dinner for area moms, as well as providing us with Google Express codes to use and share with our readers!
31 Jul Leave a Comment
If my recent post about Sesame Place has you intrigued, well, THIS is the weekend you should check it out. Sesame Place is turning 35 this weekend and they are celebrating by giving BIG savings to families! Buy tickets online and save $10, as well as obtain a second pass for your next visit … Read More...
28 Jul 1 Comment
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14 Jul Leave a Comment
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14 Jul Leave a Comment
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8 Jul Leave a Comment
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30 Jun Leave a Comment
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28 Jun Leave a Comment
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26 Jun Leave a Comment
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25 Jun 1 Comment
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