HometechThese are Amazon’s 5 best deals right now ,
March 10, 2018
These are Amazon’s 5 best deals right now ,
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Happy Friday! We’ve (almost) made it to the weekend. I don’t know about you, but after the stress of a long work week I like to balance things out with some retail therapy—without (hopefully) breaking the bank. Luckily, Amazon has some great price drops that will help you save some money while scratching that shopping itch.
1. A nightlight that makes your toilet glow (and smell good)
Admit it: we’ve all stumbled around in the middle of the night—sleep still in our eyes—looking for the toilet. This motion activated GlowBowl Fresh toilet nightlight eliminates the need to turn on the blinding lights to find the bathroom. Plus, it lights up in 13 different fun colors and has an air freshener, so you won’t have to worry about the bathroom smell either.
2. The best affordable meat thermometer at an even lower price
A meat thermometer is essential to anyone who wants to know when their meat is actually done cooking, instead of cutting into a rare (or worse, overdone) slice. We gave the Habor Instant Read Thermometer the Best Value award because it worked just as well as $100 digital thermometers in our tests. Right now, it’s at an even better value at one of its lowest prices on Amazon.
For those of us who don’t have the budget (or the counter space) for a stand mixer, a hand mixer is a saving grace. This one from Cuisinart is our favorite hand mixer. It has all you could need in a hand mixer with nine speed settings as well as attachments for beaters, dough hooks, and a whisk, all of which can be stored in a detachable storage case. It’s usually $70, but right now you can get it for $56.99, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this model.
If you’re living in the future and connecting your entire home to smart devices, you’re going to want to have a one stop place to control it all. The Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control not only controls your TV, but it also allows you to connect up to 15 connected home devices. Plus, it’s compatible with Alexa, so you can ask her to do the dirty work when you’re too lazy. Right now you can get this Amazon #1 Best Seller for just $249.99, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.
Having a good flashlight is important for those times when the power goes out, you’re walking the dogs at night, or find yourself in a dark crawlspace. This one from Anker is incredibly bright with 400-lumen Cree LED, can last up to 20 hours of continuous use, and stands up to heavy rains. It’s also rechargeable, which means you won’t have to go digging for those odd-sized batteries that most flashlights tend to use.