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Target Is Holding Its Own Mega Sale on Amazon Prime Day; My Bank Account Is Shaking

All right, it’s time to break out your wallets. Looks like July 17 is gearing up to be the deal day of the year. While Amazon Prime members have been eagerly anticipating Prime Day for months, Target just introduced itself to the game in a bold way by holding a mega sale on the same day – “no membership required.”

Target’s deals are no joke either. The superstore is offering 25 percent off beauty brands, so stock up on all your drugstore favorites. Grab a Google product such as Chromecast or a Google Home for up to 30 percent off (no shade to Alexa). You can even start a home redesign at a discount by snagging some Target-exclusive decor at 30 percent off.

This sale isn’t just for adults; your little ones can benefit from the savings as well. The mega sale will have deals on toy brands, 30 percent off select baby gear, plus $5 savings on books, when you spend $20. There really is something for the whole family. Plus, if you end up spending more than $100 on Target’s website, you qualify for free six-month same-day delivery through Shipt.

So, if you’re interested in the savings on either site, set an alarm in your phone: Target’s Mega Sale starts the morning of July 17 and ends at midnight, while Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 p.m. ET on July 16 and ends at midnight on July 17. Shop one, the other, or . . . shop both! May the savings be ever in your favor.

Target Is Holding Its Own Mega Sale on Amazon Prime Day, My Bank Account Is Shaking

Alright, it’s time to break out your wallets. Looks like July 17 is gearing up to be the deal day of the year. While Amazon Prime members have been eagerly anticipating Prime Day for months, Target just introduced itself to the game in a bold way by holding a mega sale on the same day – “no membership required.”

Target’s deals are no joke either. The superstore is offering 25 percent off beauty brands, so stock up on all your drugstore favorites. Grab a Google product like Chromecast or perhaps, a Google Home, for up to 30 percent off (no shade to Alexa). You can even start a home redesign at a discount by snagging some Target-exclusive decor at 30 percent off.

This sale isn’t just for adults, your little ones can benefit from the savings as well. The mega sale will have deals on toy brands, 30 percent off select baby gear, plus $5 savings on books, when you spend $20. There really is something for the whole family. Plus, if you end up spending more than $100 on Target’s website, you qualify for free six-month same-day delivery through Shipt.

So, if you’re interested in the savings on either site, set an alarm in your phone: Target’s Mega Sale starts the morning of July 17 and ends at midnight, while Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 p.m. ET on July 16 and ends at midnight on July 17. Shop one, the other, or . . . shop both! May the savings be ever in your favor.

Sam’s Club Is Giving Away Free Samples of an Epic Secret Menu Item – ICEE Floats!

Sam’s Club is celebrating National Ice Cream Month with one of the best frozen treats imaginable: an ICEE float. This “secret” item isn’t on the menus at Sam’s Club cafes, but it’s long been enjoyed by employees and in-the-know shoppers. To share the love, Sam’s Club is offering free samples of its ICEE floats on July 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. through 6 p.m. at all Sam’s Clubs in the US. You can choose from three flavors: Frozen Cherry, Frozen Pepsi, and Frozen Blue Raspberry – bring on the nostalgia!

Each float is topped with vanilla ice cream, and each cup of sugary goodness is guaranteed to make grocery trips a whole lot sweeter. If you miss out on the freebie or you can’t resist getting another one, you can also buy a 20-ounce ICEE float for $1 this Summer.

15 Gifts That Will Make Your Life WAY Easier

Stocking stuffers and novel gifts are fun and all, but they’re not very practical. How many presents have you received that you never end up putting to use? Instead of giving someone an item that’s just going to sit in their closet, give them something practical that they’ll actually appreciate. Help make their lives easier with these 15 gifts.

Additional reporting by India Yaffe

This $11 Pumpkin Wine Is Available All Year Long, So Why Wait For October?

Pumpkin is essentially a perfect flavor – why should we have to wait for October to enjoy it? Perhaps we don’t need to chug a pumpkin spice latte every morning of the year, but there’s nothing wrong with partaking in some pumpkin-infused goodness during non-autumnal months. Luckily, Three Lakes Winery creates a white pumpkin wine that’s available year round by popular demand, and great news: you can order it online!

According to the Wisconsin winemaker’s website, the semisweet unique wine tastes similar to a Chardonnay and is made purely with pumpkin pie pumpkins. And at only $11 a bottle, you can keep one in your fridge for whenever the mood strikes. Enjoy it chilled during warm weather, then warm it up when it gets nippier outside.

Ahead, shop the wine for yourself and see photos from other happy pumpkin-lovers. We’ll cheers to that!

Sam’s Club Is Adding Polish Hot Dogs to All Menus After Costco Removed the Beloved Item

People have a serious thing for Polish hot dogs. Fans were outraged when Costco removed the hot dogs from its food court menu as part of a transition to healthier offerings, but Sam’s Club just might solve everyone’s problems. Sam’s Club announced it will offer Polish hot dogs at all of its locations beginning on July 23, and you don’t even have to be a member to eat at the cafe.

The quarter-pound hot dog in a steamed bun costs just 99 cents, and customers can top it with sauerkraut, ketchup, mustard, relish, and/or onions. While about 200 Sam’s Club locations have already carried the item, this is the first time the beloved hot dog will be available everywhere. Pass it on to your Costco-loving friends!

Grab a Spoon – You Can Get Cups of Edible Cookie Dough at Disney World For Just $4!

It’s hard to go wrong with any sweet treat available at the Disney parks, but this new one just might have the rest beat. Disney World now has cookie dough – the edible, egg-free kind – and you can get it in a cup just like ice cream! According to the Disney Food Blog, you can find it at the snack and bakery section of All Star Sports Resort’s End Zone Food Court. It’s $4 for a generous scoop with a spoon, and the dough-to-chocolate-chip ratio looks just about perfect. “The chilled dough has a terrific texture – nice and gritty from the sugar to add to the crunch from the plentiful chocolate chips,” the blogger wrote. Um, no offense to Disneyland’s actual cookies, but we’re tempted to head to Walt Disney World specifically for this.

Disney’s New Bing Bong-Inspired Dessert Shop Is Perfect For People Who Also “Cry Candy”

Disney isn’t quite done at Pixar Pier. Though the land opened at Disney California Adventure on June 23, there are still a few more treats and attractions headed our way. Inspired by the beloved Inside Out character, Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff is one dessert shop that has visitors excited for its opening later this Summer.

Featuring candy apples, cake pops, flavored popcorn, and more, Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff will sell some items you can only get there, as well as other desserts you can find around Pixar Pier. We’re partial to the colorful candy apple inspired by the shop’s namesake, but there are plenty of desserts for fans of Toy Story, Up, The Incredibles, and the rest of the usual Pixar lineup. Ahead, get a sneak-peek at some of the treats and what the shop will look like before it opens sometime in the coming months.

Grain-Free Gluten-Free Crêpes with Berries and Lemon

One summer afternoon while wandering through Tampa, my daughter and I discovered an authentic crêperie.

We watched the chef swirl the most perfectly delicate works of art. Topped with chocolate hazelnut spread, fresh berries or a simple squeeze of lemon and sprinkle of coarse sugar, crêpes are deceptively simple to make and easy to freeze for later—if you have any left!

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This Genius Hack Is the Best Way to Remove Clothing Stains, Period

Admission: I am one of those people who cannot wear light colors without spilling something on myself. Parties, barbecues, happy hours with girlfriends – it never fails. And depending on the severity of the stain, I’ve had to retire several pieces of clothing way before their time (RIP, white linen pants).

But a couple years ago, my soon to be mother-in-law taught me a brilliant hack: Dawn dish soap doubles as a clothing stain secret weapon. It has lifted all sorts of stains, from wine to grease to just about every type of sauce. I’ve used it on fabrics that can’t go in the washing machine, and even after a wash (and dry) doesn’t work. And don’t be worried about its deep blue color – the stain-fighting soap doesn’t tint your clothing and can be used on whites and light colors. So bring on the spaghetti and red wine in a white sundress, and follow this step-by-step plan for attacking even the worst of stains.