As an overachieving in-advance planner, I feel like I haven't had enough time to prepare for this. Amazon Prime Day is coming. Soon!

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It used to be that I would go marathon shopping on Black Friday. I would collect flyers and coupons and make a map and pack a cooler and be sure that I had my most comfortable sneakers within reach. If you think for a second that I'm exaggerating this, ask my husband. He is so happy to not be my "bag boy' anymore.

A couple of years ago, worn out by the running on Black Friday, I scaled back and stuck to hitting up a couple of locally owned stores and then online shopping. I'd be lying if I were to say that Amazon didn't play a huge role in that decision. No flyers, elbows, wasted gas or stalking parking spots. I could go zip in and out of the little local stores and do the rest of my shopping from the comfort of my bed.

Amazon Prime Day hasn't been as great (in my opinion) as I'd like it to be the last few years but I've still found some fantastic deals like a ginormous spaceship plaything for my son. Silly me thought that I had more time to save up money and get my Christmas shopping list together before the next Prime Day. I was wrong.

Amazon has announced that instead of being held in November, Prime Day will be held on June 21 and 22, 2021.

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