As COVID-19 and social unrest keep their grip on the world, scammy social media sellers seem to keep multiplying, hoping to capitalize on product shortages, people shopping from home, and people looking to support important causes. In particular, Facebook and Instagram are teeming with storefronts with strange names and spectacular sales. As the saying goes, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Here’s how to spot them.
I was recently excited to discover Bath & Body Works was having its Buy Three, Get Two Free sale on fragrances. It was time to update my signature scents, since most of the perfumes I wear are too heavy for the summer. I was thrilled to find that, unlike the store, the website includes a lot of retired fragrances – including many I have not smelled since high school or college. Oh, how they took me back.
I was in the mood for some warm, homemade bread, but having a toddler and an infant doesn’t make it a very easy task—especially when lugging out the Kitchen Aid Mixer or kneading by hand. Luckily, friends were buzzing about an easy, no-knead bread on Facebook.
As guidelines encourage folks to social distance during the COVID-19 outbreak, local supermarkets have marked aisles with arrows so shoppers can only travel in one direction and easily keep six feet away from other shoppers. Stop & Shop, our local supermarket, is no exception. However, its efforts were impeded by another one of its efforts.
My toddler was flipping through books today, including The Disney Princess Treasury. She doesn’t know how to read yet, so she’ll make up stories and titles strictly from the photos alone when she’s reading by herself.