Disclosure:: This post is sponsored by Winn-Dixie Delivery.
Mom Hack :: Saving Time and Sanity with Winn-Dixie Delivery
Picture this scene from a few months ago; it was a summer day and I had all 3 of my boys home while my husband was at work. I had woken up that that morning with a horrible stomach bug and could only get out of bed to make trips to the bathroom and then immediately return to bed. I desperately wanted a bottle of ginger-ale and some saltines to settle my stomach but couldn’t fathom being vertical long enough to make a trip to a store. I lay in bed fixated on the soda and crackers thinking “If only someone would bring me those”, but not wanting to bother anyone enough to ask for help. Now, months later, I am finding out the heavens have opened and the stars have aligned because Winn-Dixie delivery service could have magically made all my grocery dreams come true on that summer day.
Here Are The Details on How it Works…
You can download the Shipt app on your phone (and choose Winn-Dixie as your store), or access the Winn-Dixie shop online website from your phone or computer. Then set up an account with a few basic details including your address and payment info. You can choose to pay $99 for a year of membership, or pay $14 a month. Both membership options include unlimited free deliveries on all orders of $35 or more. Once the membership and account are all set up at any point you can go on the app or website, select your groceries, and choose a delivery time that works for you (often within hours of when you place the order).
When it’s time to get your groceries your personal shopper will text you to let you know they are shopping your order and ask if you need anything else. Then they will text again when they are finished and bringing the groceries your way. Your shopper appears at your door with your groceries, saving you time and sanity. Sounds too goo to be true, right? Wait, but there’s more…
4 Reasons Why You Should Use Winn-Dixie Delivery
Price. In my opinion, the membership pays for itself simply by avoiding any impulse buys at the store. Something that sets Winn-Dixie Delivery apart from other grocery delivery retailers is that the prices through this program are the same as the prices in the store (this only applies to stores in LA and MS), meaning that other than membership, there is no up-charge for convenience. Also, through the “Sale” tab on the app/website you are easily able to browse store sales from the comfort of your own couch and stock up on items while they are at discounted prices.
Customer Service. The shoppers are super friendly and helpful. You can leave notes along with each item specifying your preferences. This is particularly handy with produce, you can let them know if you prefer under-ripe, or currently-ripe bananas. Your shopper will text you with any questions and is able to add last minute items to your order if needed. When I couldn’t figure out something while setting up my account I used the live chat feature and someone was quickly available to assist me with the process via a quick virtual chat.
The mini stores. In the “Featured Promotions” section there are a few mini stores including one to easily browse baby products and one to browse low-carb items. By browsing through the low-carb mini-store I was only shown products that are considered low-carb, and therefore easily able to make healthy choices to fit my lifestyle without being tempted by items I wouldn’t want to purchase.
Easy to use. The app and website are easy to use. I was able to search by category or type specific items I wanted into the search feature. My favorite feature is the “Buy Again” tab in which I was able to quickly select my household staples which I had previously ordered.
I am extremely happy with my Winn-Dixie delivery experience. My shoppers have been very helpful and friendly, my produce has looked great, and I have been able to order groceries while at the park with my kids and have them show up at my house hours later within the specific window of time I had selected. According to the website, the average household saves 8 hours a month using this service. With Winn-Dixie delivery you can say goodbye to days of navigating the grocery store with your children in tow, knocking things over and asking for every item in sight, and start enjoying extra time to play games with your kids, work on a project or get your nails done while someone else does your shopping for you.