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Oct 11 2017
5 months ago
12:53 PM MDT

Seriously, Amazon… Why Such BIG Boxes?!

Oct 11, 2017 @ 12:53 PM MDT
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Similar to how we do our Try Me Tuesday posts with product recommendations, I thought it would be also fun to do basically the complete opposite. With that said, I introduce “Waste of Money Wednesday!” 😂 This post will be exactly that – the Hip2Save team will be sharing products that they aren’t happy with, products they feel are a waste of money – basically product UN-recommendations.

Hey There! It’s Sydney – one of Collin’s sidekicks!

If you’re anything like me, then you love ordering things from Amazon! The convenience of being able to get just about ANYTHING in two days is awesome! The only problem with that is I tend to order a lot of stuff that I might not “need” – or that my husband doesn’t think I need. 😬

I often hope my Amazon packages get delivered when he’s not home so I can get rid of the evidence of the treasures I found! But the other day we came home to this huge box from Amazon on our porch. Immediately I got the look; come on ladies you know the look I’m talking about. That look of ‘We already have enough stuff, where in the world are we going to put this?!’

But this time I was just as surprised as he was! All I had remembered ordering from Amazon was some muffin tins – and surely this box couldn’t JUST be muffin tins. I was fooled, though… THIS entire 4 foot box was filled with ONE MUFFIN TIN! YES, really.

Seriously, Amazon?! Those poor trees. 😢 Now I feel bad and wish I would have just spent the extra time and money, and headed to the store to buy this. Not only the trees, but how much money did Amazon waste shipping this HUGE box to me in 2 days?!

Have you ever ordered something from Amazon and had it delivered in a box that was WAY too big (or maybe even too small)?

Let us know in the comments!

Other Waste of Money posts:
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Have you ever had moments when you're either out of time or out of printer ink, or both, and you really want to keep track of a "Hip" deal or print a valuable coupon in the next day or two? Or what do you do when an outstanding, but pricey, deal is posted and you want to save it for discussion with your significant other? Well, now you're in luck! No more searching through pages of posts to find the coupon or the deal. Simply move the post to your Hip List and access it at your convenience.

How Does the Hip List Work?

It's easy! To use this feature, first head on over here and register and log into your account. Whenever you find a great deal that you want to come back to later at a later time, just click on the HIP List icon located on each post (see images below) and the information will be saved in your account. To remove a post from your HIP List, just click on the HIP List icon and it will be removed.

When logged into your account, you will see the HIP List icon at the bottom of every post if you are viewing in classic view.

If you prefer to view in river view, you will see the HIP List icon located on every post above the post title and to the right.

If you're wanting to print a certain deal, blog post, or the Weekly Store Matchups from your HIP list, click on the small blue printer icon in the upper right corner of the HIP list. This will allow you to customize the information that you want or don't want to include when printing from your HIP list so you're only printing the information that's most important to you! If there are deals (or portions of deals) that you are not interested in printing, just click on the red x button to remove them. To restore a section, click on the green arrow icon in the upper right hand corner.