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Amazon Prime one-hour delivery debuts in Atlanta

9:26 am Apr. 2, 2015

Amazon announced today it is now offering one-hour deliver service to select zip codes in the metro Atlanta area.

The service, Prime Now, is only available to Prime members who can use a mobile app (available for iOS and Android devices) to order thousands of items for delivery within an hour. Amazon plans to expand beyond the current 22 local zip codes soon.

Delivery is available from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven

Simple Savings for ATL Moms: Find time for extreme couponing

9:44 am Mar. 30, 2015

This is a guest post from Quida Davis of Simple Savings for ATL Moms who offers tips on shopping, saving and couponing. Check back each week for more of her tips!

I have heard many stories of how difficult it has become for extreme couponers to find the time to get to the store to purchase items.

How do I find the time to make it all happen?

Well, strategic planning and preparation is

Weekend Deals: Disney Store deal, Sephora class, Pike ‘Happy Flower Hour’ and more

12:00 pm Mar. 27, 2015

5th Annual ‘Happy Flower Hours’ event at Pike Nurseries: Today from 4 – 8 p.m., celebrate the start of Spring at Pike Nurseries. The 5th annual Happy Flower Hours event lets you enjoy complimentary wine and appetizers, as well as storewide discounts on a variety of plants, gardening accessories and more. Note, Pike Nurseries Lake Oconee event will be held from 4 – 7 p.m.

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Coupon Mom: Stack savings at Publix, CVS beauty promo, Easter deals

6:00 am Mar. 27, 2015

Stack the savings at Publix

Look in the flyer rack at Publix stores for a coupon circular with the title “Over $49 in Coupon Savings” in a purple header to get store coupons for many items. These store coupons can be combined with manufacturer’s coupons from the Sunday AJC to save more. For example, there is a $4 Publix store coupon off Claritin in the flyer, and you can combine that

JessicaShops: Travel for retirees, thrift sale, wine tasting

7:03 am Mar. 25, 2015

Overseas deals: recently cited Panama, Ecuador and Belize as countries with the best incentives for foreign retirees, with savings on things such as travel, utility bills and medication. For example, Panama has a “pensionado” visa, available to anyone with a lifetime pension of more than $1,000 a month. Discounts include 20 percent off medical services, 50 percent off entertainment, 25 percent off restaurant meals, 25 percent off airfare

Woo, Pure Barre, Soft Surroundings open second locations

2:28 pm Mar. 19, 2015

The Atlanta metro area is a hot spot for quite a few retailers.

Here are several business that are opening second locations in April:

Pure Barre: Look for another location of this fitness studio to open in Decatur next month (the original is in Virginia Highland. Pure Barre offers a 55-minute, barre-based workout that targets trouble spots with isometric movements. Members are advised to take 3-4 classes per week and can