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Going to the grocery store can be such an annoying chore. Like we don’t have enough to do, without dealing with crowded aisles and long checkout lines! Plus, constantly having to haul household basics back home is time-consuming and inconvenient. And don’t even get us started on out-of-stock items. Luckily, Amazon’s Subscribe & Save can eliminate a big chunk of this repetitive task, saving you both time and money.

You may have seen the option of “one-time purchase” versus Subscribe & Save when adding products to your Amazon cart. Here’s how it works: You can shop from thousands of products, select the quantity and schedule that works for you (from once every two weeks to once every six months), and create your subscription. Then you just sit back, relax, and Amazon takes care of the rest — including free shipping.

You’ll save 5% off the one-time purchase price when you subscribe to four or less products, or an enticing 15% off when you subscribe to receive 5 or more products in one auto-delivery to one address. In advance of each delivery, Amazon will send you a reminder email showing the items, price, and any applicable discount for your upcoming delivery. Not ready for anothe deliver? You can skip or cancel any time.

Amazon Subscribe & Save is a great way to automate the purchase of all those household items you always need to re-stock. Let the online retailer take it off your chore list and save yourself both time and money. We’ve rounded up some of the items we always need at our house — check out the options below, or shop some of the other Amazon best sellers.

Amazon Brand – Presto! Flex-a-Size Paper Towels, 158-Sheet Huge Roll, 6 Count (Pack of 2)

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Made for tough messes, the strong and absorbent flex-a-size sheets let you choose the best paper towel to suit your spill. Up to 75% more absorbent versus leading 1-ply brand, this pack includes 12 Huge Rolls of 158 2-ply sheets per roll. What is a Huge Roll, you ask? Well, it’s 3 times a regular roll of 49 sheets. So 12 Huge Rolls are equal to 38 regular rolls — that’s a lot of paper towels! The Subscribe & Save deal makes them less than 2 cents a sheet.

Amazon Basics 48-Pack AA Alkaline High-Performance Batteries

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This pack of 48 AA 1.5-volt alkaline batteries from Amazon Basics are the ideal battery for game controllers, toys, flashlights, digital cameras, clocks, and more. Designed to last, they guarantee a 10-year leak-free shelf life, so you can use them right away or store them for emergencies — like the toy for which Santa sometimes forgets to include batteries. Each battery comes in at just 31 cents each with the Subscribe & Save deal.

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