With the high price of gas these days, shopping online has become even more appealing. You can shop within the comfort of your own home and at any hour you please. It won't cost you a dime in gas money and you can't beat the convenience of avoiding the traffic and parking.
I love shopping online for the reasons mentioned above, but sometimes find it tedious to hop from website to website just figure out whether or not I am getting the best deal. Also, sometimes I like to see the item in person, but don't like to drive from store to store for the purpose of comparison shopping so comparing everything online first is always useful. A website called Become is a great way to compare many different products and prices offered at various stores both online and off.
For instance, I am in need of a few new vinyl tablecloths for my kitchen table and with summer coming up, I will also need a couple for the patio table outside. There aren't many for me to choose from at the local store I usually shop at for my kitchen items so I'm glad I can look at Become.com and figure out where to order what I need.
As for the kitchen pantry cabinet, I will likely go and pick this up in person since it is a larger item. However, I checked them out on Become.com to compare styles and prices so I will only have to go to one or two stores before making the purchase rather than having to visit several stores in person to see all of my options. The children have made a mess of my kitchen chair cushions so I can compare those online as well and order them or drop into a store to pick them up, depending on which stores they are offered at.
If you are looking to save both time and money, check out Become and feel free to leave a comment below to let me know how it worked for you.