The 9 things I would buy on Amazon Prime Day if I were you

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Amazon Prime Day is here (I know, you already knew this because you can’t escape it on the internet even if you tried). Just because they day is mostly a big marketing push to get you to buy a bunch of stuff you don’t need, there are a few cool things available at a good price.  Here are the 9 things I would buy if I were you. 

Note:  If you don’t have Prime, you can sign up for 30 days of it free here and still enjoy all of today’s savings, free shipping, streaming and more.

Get $5

So I am starting with this deal, because it’s pretty much a gimme.  If you buy a $25 gift card, you get a $5 credit – which is basically getting five bucks for clicking two buttons.  Not bad. Get all the details here.

A Robot Vacuum


If you are like me, you keep talking about getting one of these and think about how nice it would be to have a freakin’ robot take care of keeping those floors clean instead of you having to do it all the damn time, but they you see the price and you decide to wait for another day – which appears to be today as Roombas are an awesome 30% off!  There are three models to choose from. Check them out here.

Echo Dot


The smart speaker does a ton of stuff like play music, control lights, give you the news, even order a pizza!  Amazon is blowing them out today for just $22.  I have three of these in my house and they’re great.  The can tie into your alarm system, smart lights, phone, and more.  It’s pretty crazy all the stuff they can do, actually, Check out the deal here.


Amazon his doing as much as 50% off their brands of clothing for both men and women with plenty of items available.

Check out the deals here.

Instant Pot


I love this thing.  Seriously, it’s the best.  It pressure cooks, slow cooks, sautés, makes rice, and a billion other things. It’s so easy to use, there are a million recipes you can find online to cook with it, and today it’s under $60 – which is the best deal I have ever seen on it.

Check it out here.

Apple Watches and iPads


Rare is it that Apple products go on sale – and even rarer is it when they are discounted this much.  Both iPads and Apple Watches are marked down 30% for Prime Day. Check them out here.

eero WiFi


The wife and I grabbed an eero back during the Holidays and I was amazed at how much better it was than the old clunker I had been using for my home WiFi.  Gone are the days off the constant buffering at my house.  These are great for those of you with multiple devices connected – whether they be televisions, phones, alarms, security cameras, or whatever you may be using the internet for nowadays.  They are going for 50% off for Prime Day.

Learn more here.

Toys and Games


Amazon has a bunch of toys and games marked down as much as 40% for Prime Day.  So grab some things now and stash them away for your kid’s birthday or even Christmas – or just surprise them with some new Legos, a board game, or a pretty nifty kitchen set.

Check it out here.

Ring Alarm System


My wife and I recently bought our first place and the first thing we bought for it was this alarm system.  I paid much more than what it’s going for today (40% off!) and I am not even mad at it – as it works great and it’s easy to install. It monitors your doors, motion in your place, and ties in easily to your phone.  Plus they are even throwing in a free Echo Dot for Prime Day!

Check it out here.

Amazon Essentials


Amazon has marked down things like light bulbs, comforters, and those blackout curtains you have been wanting to pick up to keep the sun out on these 115 degree days.

Check out what’s on sale here.

Amazon Prime Deals will update throughout the next couple of days, so prices and availability may chance.  For the most recently posted deals, click here.