In episode 44, I talk about an important detail Costco Executive Members need to know, what purchases I’m pondering, trying, and loving (WARNING: one is extremely sooo “uncool”, but don’t care!). I’ll also touch on some fun consumer news.
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Sharper Image Warm & Cooling Herbal Aromatherapy Neck & Shoulder Plush Wrap Pad
The Home of Times Tales (I got Times Tales Deluxe Home Edition, so we’ll see)
Bed Bath & Beyond will be selling some of it’s products at Kroger beginning next year. They’ll first launch BB&B on Kroger’s website for delivery in early 2022 and then in mini stores at select Kroger stores.
Elton John designs eyewear for Sam’s Club & Walmart. Each frame after a career milestones or sentimental moment in John’s life.
In recent years, Busch Light has hitched itself to weddings, with promotions ranging from sponsoring ceremonies in the great outdoors to ordaining a “Busch Guy” to do officiating. The brand has already been selling wedding T-shirts as part of this love fest, so now there is an outdoorsy wedding dresses available through a tie-in with David’s Bridal.
The custom $799 dress (on sale for $749 through Monday), features subtle Busch branding and is available online from David’s through Black Friday, Nov. 26, in either gray camo or green camo. The colors and pattern are derived from Busch’s camo cans, first offered in 2006 and now available again to coincide with the dress’s availability, said Daniel Blake, group vice president, Budweiser & Value, Anheuser-Busch.
Your amazon app on your phone now has “Alexa” capabilities so if you’d rather shop by voice, you can.
Chinook Seedery is now being sold at H-E-B & Central Market in the produce section.
Lime flavor is coming back to Skittles. It was replaced in 2013 with apple flavor, but they are going back to their roots and giving their loyal fans what they want.
Here are some pictures I referenced in the episode:
Also…this is a shownote sneak peek for next week. My girls had fun circling products in the Amazon Catalog. Here’s what they chose. (Reminder: they are 8 and 9 years old)
Ellie & Hannah:
Magic Mixies Magical Misting Cauldron with Interactive 8 inch Pink Plush Toy and 50+ Sounds and Reactions
FurReal Wavy The Narwhal Interactive Animatronic Plush Toy, Electronic Pet, 80+ Sounds and Reactions, Rainbow Plush
Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids (Hannah-panda; Ellie-tiger)
Pokemon Carry ‘N’ Go Volcano Playset with 4 Included 2-inch, Pikachu, Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle!
Funko Pop! Games: Pokemon – Charizard
Jurassic World Feature Plush Ankylosaurus Bumpy Baby Dinosaur Toy with Roar Sound & Floppy Legs; Camp Cretaceous Soft…
LEGO Minecraft The Abandoned Mine 21166 Zombie Cave Battle Playset with Minecraft Action Figures and a Toy Spider
LEGO Minecraft The Ruined Portal 21172 Building Kit; Fun Minecraft Toy for Kids with Steve and a Wither Skeleton;
LEGO Minecraft The Modern Treehouse 21174 Giant Treehouse Building Kit Playset; Fun Toy for Minecraft-Gaming Kids; Ne…
LEGO DUPLO Jurassic World T. rex and Triceratops Dinosaur Breakout 10939 Building Toy Gift for Young Dinosaur Fans;
Mega Construx Pokemon Jumbo Pikachu Construction Set with character figures, Building Toys for Kids (825 Pieces) [Ama..
Hot Wheels City Ultimate Octo Car Wash Playset with No-Spill Water Tanks & 1 Color Reveal Car that Transforms with Wa…
Play-Doh Slime Dino Crew Lava Bones Island Volcano Playset with HydroGlitz Eggs and Mix-ins, Dinosaur Toy for Kids 4
Wild Republic Jumbo Wolf Plush, Giant Stuffed Animal, Plush Toy, Gifts for Kids, 30 Inches
Wild Republic Triceratops Plush, Dinosaur Stuffed Animal, Plush Toy, Gifts For Kids, Cuddlekins 12″, Multicolor, Mode…
FurReal Walkalots Cotton and Candy 2-Pack Toy, Interactive Electronic Puppy and Kitty Pets, Ages 4 and up (Amazon Exc…
Lifetime 90992 Full-Size Height Adjustable Portable Basketball Hoop, 7.5 to 10 Foot Telescoping Adjustment, 44-Inch I…
Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond – Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Shining Pearl – Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 5 Console
Alesis Drums Debut Kit – Kids Drum Set With 4 Quiet Mesh Electric Drum Pads, 120 Sounds, Drum Stool, Drum Sticks, Hea…
Monopoly Junior Dinosaur Edition (Hannah)
Play-doh Ultimate Color Collection 65 multi-pack (Hannah)
Melissa & Doug Wooden Scoop and Serve Ice Cream Counter $38.48 (Hannah)
Bluey Mega Bundle Home, BBQ Playset, and 4 Figures | Amazon Exclusive (Hannah)
Little Tikes Real Wood Pizza Restaurant Roleplay Pizza Kitchen Cook and Serve with Realistic Lights & Sounds (Hannah)
Minnie Mouse Disney Junior Marvelous Market, Pretend Play Cash Register with Realistic Sounds, 45 Play Food Pieces
Gabby’s Dollhouse, Purrfect Dollhouse with 15 Pieces Including Toy Figures, Furniture, Accessories and Sounds
Bluey Ultimate Caravan Adventures – Caravan Playset and Three 2.5-3″ Figures & 4WD Family Vehicle with 2 Surfboards
Battat – Kids Cleaning Set – Cleaning Toys for Toddlers, Children – Pretend Play Kit – Broom, Mop, Brush, Dustpan,
Hape Discovery Scientific Workbench | Kids Construction Toy, Children’s Workshop with Over 10 Possible Creations, Toy…
Little Tikes Pelican Explore & Fit Cycle Fun Fitness Adjustable Exercise Equipment Kids Stationary Bike with Videos A…
VTech KidiZoom PrintCam
Little Tikes Tobi 2 Robot Smartwatch Amazon Exclusive, Gaming, Advanced Graphics, Motion-Activated Selfie Camera
5 Surprise Mini Brands Series 3 Mystery Capsule Real Miniature Brands Collectible Toy
Hot Wheels Track Builder Unlimited Infinity Loop Kit with Adjustable Set-Ups & Jump That Flips Cars into Catch Cup
LEGO Elf Club House (10275) Building Kit;
LEGO Friends Doggy Day Care 41691 Building Kit; Birthday Gift for Kids, Comes with 2 Mini-Dolls and 2 Toy Dog Figures
LEGO DUPLO Town Barn, Tractor & Farm Animal Care 10952 Playset with People Figures and Cute Pony, Pig, Dog, Sheep, Cow, Calf, Rooster and Chicken Toys;
Just Play National Geographic Kids Tub of Realistic Safari Animal Toy Figurines, QR Code to Elephant, Lion, Giraffe F…
Thames & Kosmos Candy Claw Machine STEM Experiment Maker Lab | Build Your Own Arcade-Style Claw Machine
Klutz Light Up Rock & Gem Collection: Maker Lab STEM Kit
Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Rising Cake Oven Bakery Playset for Kids 3 Years and Up with 5 Modeling Compound Colors
Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Cookie Baking Playset for Kids 3 Years and Up with Toy Mixer, 25 Tools, and 15 Mo…
Crayola Wooden Art Set, Over 75 Pieces, Gift for Kids
Crayola Table Top Easel & Paint Set, Kids Painting Set, 65+ Pieces, Gift for Kids
Craftabelle – Art Easel and Canvas – 34pc Set with Paint Supplies – Wooden Italian Easel (CF2441Z)
Aquabeads Beginners Studio Complete Arts & Crafts Bead Kit, Includes Over 840 Beads, Ages 4 and Up
Wild Republic Red Fox Plush, Stuffed Animal, Plush Toy, Gifts For Kids, Cuddlekins 12″ (10944)
Soft Landing | Sweet Seats | Premium Character Chair with Carrying Handle & Side Pockets – Pink Owl
FurReal GoGo My Dancin’ Pup Interactive Toy, Electronic Pet, Dancing Toy, 50+ Sounds and Reactions, 5 Different Songs..
Little Live Pets – My Pet Pig: Piggly | Soft and Jiggly Interactive Toy Pig That Walks, Dances and Nuzzles. 20+ Sound…
Peek-A-Roo, Interactive Rainbow Plush Toy and Baby with Bonus Bows, Over 150 Sounds & Actions (Amazon Exclusive),
Journey Girls Pet Grooming Playset with 5 Accessories for 18 Inch Dolls, Amazon Exclusive, by Just Play
Adora 18 inch Doll Pets – Amazing Girls Pet Sparkles Unicorn – 19 inches (Amazon Exclusive)
Glitter Girls Dolls by Battat – Dog House Playset & Plush Puppy Chihuahua – 14-inch Doll Accessories for Kids Ages 3 …
Easy Playhouse Dinosaur House – Kids Art & Craft for Indoor & Outdoor Fun, Color Dino Species – Decorate & Personaliz…
KidKraft Wooden Farm to Table Play Kitchen with EZ Kraft Assembly, Lights & Sounds, Ice Maker and 18 Accessories, Gif…
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Dinosaur – Amazon Exclusive
Little Tikes First Slide Toddler Slide, Easy Set Up Playset for Indoor Outdoor Backyard, Easy to Store, Safe Toy for .
totes Kid’s Clear Bubble Umbrella with Easy Grip Handle, Dots
Franco Kids Bedding Super Soft Comforter and Sheet Set, 4 Piece Twin Size, Sonic The Hedgehog
Terra by Battat – Blue Tarantula – Infrared Remote Control Spider with Light-Up Eyes – Electronic Animal Toys and Pla…
VTech KidiGo Basketball Hoop
Jurassic World Real Feel Mosasaurus
Jurassic World Darius Storypack with 3 Action Figures, Darius, Velociraptor Blue & Ankylosurus Bumpy, Camp Cretaceous…
Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex
Hot Wheels City Robo T-Rex Ultimate Garage, Multi-level Multi-Play Mode, Stores 100 Plus 1:64 Scale Cars,
Mega Construx Pokemon Blastoise
Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles For Creative Open-Ended Play, Educationa…
Snap Circuits Teach Tech Mech 5, Mechanical Coding Robot
Hasbro Gaming Hungry Hungry Hippos Dino Edition Board Game, Pre-School Game for Ages 4 and Up; for 2 to 4 Players (Am…
Drone Home — First Ever Game With a Real, Flying Drone — Great, Family Fun! — For 2-4 Players — Ages 8+
Mattel Crossed Signals Electronic Game with Pair of Talking Light Wands, Play Solo or with Up to 4 Players, Move Wand…
NERF Elite Disruptor Blaster – 6-Dart Rotating Drum, 6 Official Elite Darts, Slam Fire, Dynamic Green (Amazon Exclusive)
NERF Hyper Mach-100 Fully Motorized Blaster, 80 Hyper Rounds, Eyewear, Up to 110 FPS Velocity, Easy Reload, Holds Up …
NERF Elite 2.0 Flipshots Flip-32 Blaster with 32 Dart Barrels That Flip to Double Your Firepower, 32-Dart Capacity, 3…
NERF Ultra Focus Motorized Blaster, 10-Dart Clip, 10 AccuStrike Ultra Darts, Stock, Compatible Only Ultra Darts (Amaz…
NERF DinoSquad Tricera-Blast Dart Blaster, Break-Open 3-Dart Loading, 12 Official Darts, Dart Storage, Triceratops Di…
Beginner 30” Classical Acoustic Guitar – 1/4 Junior Size 6 String Linden Wood Guitar w/ Gig Bag, Tuner, Nylon The Original Slinky Walking Spring Toy, Metal Slinky, Fidget Toys, Party Favors and Gifts, Toys for 5 Year Old Girls