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I absolutely swear by online shopping. It took a serious amount of convincing the other half that it was a good idea, but around 3 or so years ago, he finally agreed and I have never looked back. At the time, I was working full time and spending half of Saturday doing the supermarket run. Now I am at home, I technically have the time to go shopping, only with two children, it is just far easier to not have to go to the supermarket for a big shop. I have enough trouble coercing the little darlings around the little shop over the road for any little bits I need to get during the week!
Here are a few reasons why online shopping is your total BFF!
1. Seriously huge savings
There are countless discounts and deals going on over the internet. If you look for things like Tesco Direct voucher codes or keep an eye on daily deals, you’ll find that you can easily save money when shopping online.
2. Extremely convenient
Whether you’re buying groceries, furniture or just some tidbits, you can now book time slots at most major online retailers and stores, making it extremely convenient, and you don’t need to sit around waiting for your stuff to arrive, nor do you need to get in your car and drive to the nearest grocery store with bored children.
3. More than you can carry
Don’t tire yourself out carrying large bags of groceries. With online shopping, you can order as much as you want and you don’t need to worry about the weight of it. Be it lots of drinks, furniture or just a tonne of groceries, the delivery drivers will do everything for you.
4. Stuff you won’t find elsewhere
One of the best things about online shopping is that you can find stuff that you won’t find elsewhere. Be it special cereal your kids love or a drink that you can’t buy in the stores, it’s much easier to find what you need on the internet.
5. Far more choice
A problem with parenting is that your kids change their likes and dislikes all the time, and that extends to food as well. With online shopping, you can buy all sorts of food, toys and supplies–the choice is virtually endless!
6. More organised
No more forgetting items or last-minute trips to the store to pick something up. Online shopping is neat, organised and you can plan ahead of time to ensure you have everything in your virtual basket. There’s no pressure at all and you can keep yourself organised.
7. Saves a lot of time
Of course, we also need to remember that it saves a lot of time. Going to the store can take up valuable time in your day and you might end up browsing for longer than you’d expect. This ultimately means that you’ll have more time to yourself, to spend with your family or even in bed if it’s your lie in day!
As you can see, online shopping comes with many advantages that you’d be silly not to take advantage of! Of course, it doesn’t mean that you should never visit a store again. However, if you’re after more choice of items, want to save time or plan to buy something heavy you can’t carry, then online shopping can be a saviour.