Alice: Review and $500 Giveaway!

hypothesis Alice, a new way to manage your household essentials, will make my life much easier by saving me time and money at the grocery store (if I ever have to go again!).

materials One start-up company called Alice and a $50 shopping spree!  About Alice:

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We’re a new online platform that will disrupt the traditional retail model so you can better manage your household essentials. In short, we’ll make sure you never run out of toilet paper again.  Our unique service provides big-box savings, free shipping with every order, and a convenient offering so you never run out of household goods or need to run to the store last-minute again. Your favorite products, from those you recognize to those that you can’t always find on the traditional store shelf, will be delivered direct to your door. You’ll find great prices without buying in bulk or paying a membership fee.

methods The first step to exploring the benefits of using Alice was to create an online account.  It was very simple and completely FREE.  Once my account was set up and validated, I was able to enter the site and start searching for incredible deals.  I searched through many different products to see if I could find all of my favorite brands and compared the prices to those I usually pay at my local grocery.  After I spent my gift card, I was able to easily check out and await the arrival of my items.

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results I was honestly a little skeptical about this service at first.  I have heard of services that deliver your groceries to your doorstep, but I never imagined I could be “that Mom” who could afford the convenience.  So each week, I drag my kids to the grocery and attempt to get out of there without any major meltdowns or having to sell my right arm to afford diapers.

The generous people at Alice offered me a $50 gift card to try out the service.  I really didn’t think it would go far (does $50 ever really buy much these days anyway??).  As a Mom of a 1 year old, I decided to search first for diapers.  Can you believe that 9 pages of options were available?  I quickly located my favorite brand (Pampers) and placed the box in my cart.  To my surprise, Alice had located a $1.00 off coupon and applied it to my order (Score!).  Next, I found an awesome section called “Shop the Best Deals.”  My advice:  START HERE!  I was able to find Gerber 1st foods, a 2 pack, for only 98 cents!!

Getting excited, I searched every last page of the “best deal” section and was able to find great values on items such as razor blades, toddler snacks, breakfast cereal bars, toilet paper and gum.  By the time I was done, I had racked up 11 items and saved over $18.00 in coupons that I DIDN’T EVEN HAVE TO CLIP!  And the real kicker….shipping is FREE for ANY dollar amount you purchase!

In just 2 short days, my products were at my doorstep.  I didn’t have to pack up the kids, clip coupons, leave the house, lug heavy bags or stand in long check-out lines.  I.  AM.  IN.  LOVE.

Will you marry me, Alice?

summary Ok, I know it seems like I am getting carried away with Alice, but I honestly loved every minute of this new website.  It is so much more than an online drugstore because you can actually budget and plan your future purchases.  Alice has a “My Products” feature where you can add products you typically buy and select the frequency with which you tend to buy them.  With this information, Alice will sort your products and let you know when you are due for a re-order!  And for geeky people like me, there are some really neat graphs that track your purchases and show you where your money is going.

I highly recommend using Alice, the Netflix of groceries!  Saving money AND time?  Does it get any better?  I definitely plan on returning…it sure beats the local grocery store!

references The wonderful people at Alice want you to become addicted to this service as well!  They have generously donated a $250 gift card to TWO lucky Not-So-Blog readers!!  Go ahead and read that again…..I’ll wait……yes, TWO winners will receive $250 to buy groceries on Alice.com!!

How to enter:

1. Visit Alice and sign up for a FREE account.  If you win and you don’t have an account, there will be no way to deposit your prize and you will forfeit your winnings.

Additional entries:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog.

2. Follow me on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Unlimited!

3. Subscribe to my blog.

4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog on Facebook.

5.  Follow Alice on Twitter (@alice).

6.  Become a Fan of Alice on Facebook.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on July 19th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.

Comments

  1. Matt says:

    I signed up for a free account this morning already! I would be super excited to get the GC to try it out!!

  2. Matt says:

    I am a follower on twitter and tweeted.

    matt101279

    https://twitter.com/matt101279/status/2293965081

  3. Matt says:

    I subscribe to your blog in google reader.

  4. Matt says:

    I’m following @alice on twitter.

    matt101279

  5. Matt says:

    I tweeted again, including @alice this time.

  6. Jill says:

    I signed up for the free account.

  7. Tawnda says:

    I signed up and WOW! Winning this will be so great! Prices are actually comparable to what I spend now! This is definitely in my fav list!

  8. Tawnda says:

    rss subscriber

  9. amber says:

    What an awesome service! I had no idea that this existed. Very cool. I signed up! Thanks!

  10. amber says:

    I subscribe to your blog via email newsletter.

  11. amber says:

    I follow Alice on Twitter (lipstickncandy)

  12. amber says:

    I follow you on Twitter (lipstickncandy) and I tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/lipstickncandy/status/2296714582

  13. Carol says:

    Signed up for my ALICE account!

  14. Carol says:
  15. Carol says:

    Tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/2297198969 and I follow on twitter (cdziuba)

  16. Carol says:

    subscriber

  17. Carol says:

    Facebook fan carol p dziuba

  18. Carol says:

    I follow Alice on twitter (cdziuba)

  19. Carol says:

    Alice Facebook fan carol p dziuba

  20. Carol says:

    I follow on Twitter (cdziuba) and tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/2297292271

  21. AmandaK says:

    Signed up for the free account and this is so cool!!

  22. Jill De says:

    (the fine print says contest ends June 19th, but its the 23rd…)
    v 1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog.
    v 2. Follow me on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Unlimited!
    v 3. Subscribe to my blog.
    v 4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog on Facebook.
    v 5. Follow Alice on Twitter (@alice).
    v 6. Become a Fan of Alice on Facebook.

    All done! I am so excited for Alice, and glad so many others are as well!!

  23. Leslie M. says:

    I signed up for a Free Account @ Alice.com
    Using my email LeslieVeg (at) msn (dot)com

    Leslie

  24. Leslie M. says:

    LeslieVeg is following you on twitter and left her Very first tweet for this giveaway!
    http://twitter.com/LeslieVeg/status/2297774776

  25. Leslie M. says:

    I’m a faithful subscrbiber
    Leslie

  26. Leslie M. says:

    Leslie Mayorga is a Facebook Fan of the Not so Blog

    Leslie

  27. Leslie M. says:

    LeslieVeg is Following Alice on Twitter (@alice).

    Leslie

  28. Leslie M. says:

    Leslie Mayorga is a Fan of Alice on Facebook! You don’t have a working link but I found them.
    Leslie

  29. htowntex says:

    I’m following alice on twitter (texanjw) as well as on Facebook. thanks for the giveaway offer.

  30. htowntex says:

    following you on twitter now too.

  31. Sarah Denton says:

    I just signed up looks like a good place for lots of things

  32. Tracey Byram says:

    I signed up for an Alice account.

  33. Theresa says:

    I signed up for Alice!

  34. The Mom Jen says:

    Sounds fantastic, signed up with an account just now!! Thanks for the chance!

  35. The Mom Jen says:

    Blog Subscriber via Bloglines.

  36. The Mom Jen says:
  37. The Mom Jen says:

    FB Fan (TheMom Jen)

  38. The Mom Jen says:

    Following @alice on Twitter(i’m @themomjen)

  39. hminnesota says:

    I signed up with same email ID.

  40. hminnesota says:
  41. hminnesota says:

    following alice
    hminnesota

  42. Loren Dabbs says:

    I signed up for alice.com this morning! My username in the community is lala0502! I’ve been following alice’s blog AND twitter account (@alice) AND I’ve been a fan of Alice on FB for a while now. I am also following you on twitter (ldabbs3) and just subscribed to your blog!!!! I think I’ve covered a lot of entry possibilities! Oh wait.. I twittered your contest:
    https://twitter.com/ldabbs3/status/2299328635

    That makes 6 entries so far! Thanks for the opportunity to enter your contest!

  43. Jeff says:

    I registered – seems like a cool site.

  44. adrienne Gordon says:

    signed up.

  45. MRS.MOMMYY says:

    signed up

  46. MRS.MOMMYY says:

    subscriber

  47. Leslie M. says:

    LeslieVeg is following you on twitter and left a tweet
    http://twitter.com/LeslieVeg/status/2299995285
    Leslie
    GREAT Giveaway!

  48. Selene M. says:

    I have visited Alice.com and I have an account

  49. Angie says:

    I just got my Alice account and am looking forward to checking it out. Sounds like a great service!

  50. Angie says:

    I follow you on Twitter and just tweeted the giveaway. My handle is @anticswithangie.

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