Amazon Prime Day Deals – What to Buy!
Prime Day Deals are HERE!!! On June 21 & 22 you can save big on the things you really need for your blog, business, and life.
From laptops, hard drives, tech gear, and more, the is not to be missed.
Michael and I need a new TV. Actually we need a whole new everything. Ever since we moved back home we haven’t fully furnished our home. And I’ve been waiting for the deals! Amazon Prime day is one of the best ways to get a good deal on things you really need.
Especially when it comes to technology.
What is Amazon Prime day?
Amazon Prime Day is an annual deal event just for Prime members (which, who isn’t at this point?) that happens on June 21 & 22, delivering incredible savings on products from small businesses & top brands.
For 48 hours you can get amazing deals on all your tech needs (laptops!). And since so many of y’all have been asking about what I use, I thought I’d share my favorites from the sale.
Keep in mind, Amazon isn’t the ONLY store that’s offering deals. Walmart is too!
What do you need to shop Prime Day?
A Prime membership is required to get the Prime Day deals. For $13 per month or $120 per year you get access to Prime Day deals.
How to make the most out of the Prime Day sale?
Write down what you really need right now. A new laptop? A place to store your photos? Make sure to look for deal badges, you'll see them in blue! Then take a look at my picks. As a full time blogger, I thought it might be helpful to show what I suggest purchasing and the things I have.
Amazon Prime Best Buys
Apple MacBook Pro (2020) – was $1,299, now $1,099. Save $200! This is my exact MacBook that I’ve used for years. I’m always asked about my laptop and this is the one! It’s also built with an Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage under the hood, it can handle complex tasks with ease. Do keep in mind, this is a 2019 version but because Macs last so long, I still think this is a great deal.
Apple iMac (2020) – was $1,799m now $1,699. Save $100! These hardly EVER go on sale so check this out if you’re looking for a desktop computer. It’s a 2020 27-inch iMac with 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage and 5K retina display.
Nikon D5600– This is my exact camera I have and I love it! This is such a great all around camera that works so well for most bloggers and Instagram shots. Michael did tons of research on this particular camera and you can see why we went with this one right here.
128 GB Memory card – This is one of the largest memory cards out there! I wish I had this on my New England Trip since I filled up my 65 GB Sandisk memory card so fast. I purchased this immediately!
Camera Lenses – You can save on camera lenses as well right now! As for lenses, I recommend this Nikon wide angle lens and this great prime lens that's beautiful for portraits and up close shots. Here are some photos I've taken with each:
DJI Mavic Mini Drone – $100 off – If you’re in the market for a drone now is the time to buy! We just bought a drone and Michael is learning how to use it!
Selfie Stick Tripod with Ring Light – $26.19, was $46.99. This is the tripod I have for my phone for taking videos and photos when Michael isn't around. I also like this for filming Reels! It has a ring light so it's great for any time of the day!
GoPro Hero 8 – Now is the time to get one if you've been pondering one! Save $71.
Best Amazon Prime Tech Buys:
Samsung T5 Portable SSD 2TB hard drive – originally $279, now $199 (or you can get the 1TB for $109). This is my NUMBER one recommendation on what to buy for Prime Day. I have had mine for a year and it the best external hard drive I’ve ever used. And I know, I’ve had others and nothing can compare. This is a 2 TB, solid state drive that is so great for people who take a lot of photos.
Ring Home Security – $95. This was my first buy for Prime day for 2021! The deal is nearly 50% off and this can also sync with your Echo!
Audible Premium Plus – Save $53! You save 33% on yearly subscription plus get 12 credits for any title on Audible. I cannot live without Audible, y’all. I listen to about a book a week and it’s the best. There's also a Kindle subscription for 50% off a six month subscription.
65″ Insignia Smart 4K TV – Was $629.99, now $449.99, $180 off! We upgraded to a 65 inch TV this year and I LOVE IT! I know the picture quality is top notch. 4.5 stars on nearly 700 reviews!
Anker Power Bank – Was $169.99, now $89.99. I'm a HUGE fan of this brand. I have a lot of products from them. To me, the quality is comparable to Apple but because it's not a “name brand” it's much cheaper. This is a great deal on the power bank!
Roku Streaming Stick+ media player – $29, usually $39. – This is a handy way to watch TV, we have one and love it.
Alexa Echo Dot – $24.99!! Was $49.99. This is a deal just too good to pass us. Only $24.99 for this smart speaker you can put in any room. Save $40 with code PDDOT2PK at checkout.
Shark Robot Vacuum – originally $549,99, now $449.99! I love a good robot vacuum because who in the world likes to vacuum?! This is also voice controlled and works with Alexa! If you're looking for a cheaper Robot vacuum, try this one.
Blink Mini Indoor Security Camera– was $35, pay $25. Because we can't feel too safe!
Fitbit Sense – was $299, now $199.95 (save $100!). I love my Fitbit smart watch. It's great for tracking steps, exercise, playing music and more!
Apple Airpods with charging case – was $159.00, now $119. I think it's rare Apple products go on sale, so if you have your eyes on these, go for it!
Other Prime Day Deals not to miss
Spend $10 on small businesses, get $10 on Amazon Prime Day. A great way to shop small!! I suggest this pumpkin spice scented candle. I also featured it in my best fall candle review!
Personally, I love these gold hoops (a great staple gift, was $20, now $12.)
Pendelton makes beautiful products and these scarves make a statement.
So I've been wanting a personalized necklace for a while now with my favorite German word (for nostalgia and wanderlust, “Sehnsucht” I mean can you think of a better word!?) but so many only let you have a few characters. This is a beautiful brand that lets you customize font, color, style and is a great deal.
This maroon sweater (comes in tons of colors!) was $35, and now it's $26.10. It's got 4.5 stars out of 330+ ratings so you know it's good.
I'm a really big fan of this swing tunic, only $16.50. Would be great with leggings!
My wool fedora hat is $5 off, making it only $18.39.
Also recommend this oversize turtleneck sweater dress. It's so comfy, I'm buying it in another color. Seen here:
Tervis Tumblers! I am obsessed with Tervis tumblers, actually, it's the only thing I use for my drinks and I recently cracked mine (after years of use) so I'm thrilled to buy new ones on sale.
Best Beauty Buys
Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer – was $59.99, now $44.99, save 25%! This is my MOST used hair tool. I've talked about it for a while now and so excited to see it on sale.
It Cosmetics CC Cream – My Favorite foundation! I'm in shade “Light” save 30%!
Grande Lash Serum – This is what I use on my eyelashes to make them long and I've NEVER seen it on sale!
Also, my CrestWhite Strips are on sale! I use these twice a year to whiten my teeth.
Microfiber sheets – These sheets have 140,000 5 star reviews! I just purchased them for our home.
Amazon Prime Day is a great time for deals so I hope this post helps with your purchases.