Instacart= Instant Happiness


By Becca Gamache and Marika Flatt


Grocery shopping is a hassle. So much time is spent putting together shopping lists, clipping coupons, playing bumper-cart with other shoppers, searching for unbruised produce, and waiting in line to checkout. With the hussle and bussle of a busy lifestyle, who has time for all of that? Especially when Instacart can do all of that for you in ONE HOUR.


Instacart, a new online grocery delivery service, connects you with personal shoppers in your area who pick up and deliver from your favorite local stores. Depending on where you are located, these stores can include places like Whole Foods Market, Costco, HEB, and so many more.


The process is so quick and easy. You create an online account at, plug in your zip code, select which store you would like to shop from and use Instacart’s organized lists, recipes, and search box to find the items you need! When you finish shopping, head over to check out, schedule your delivery and you are done.


This service is perfect the for the mom busy with little ones and may not have the time to get to the grocery store. Or maybe you forgot a couple of items for a recipe that’s cooking over the stove and can’t leave your sight. Delivery is fast, affordable, and free for your first order. After that, it’s $3.99 for two-hour delivery and $5.99 for one-hour if you spend $35 or more. Further delivery pricing can be found on the Instacart website.


Save even more time and money with Austin Food’s unique promo code, “AustinFood”. Type in the code during checkout to save $10 off of groceries and free delivery off of $35 of groceries or more. Or follow this link,, and get to your shopping now.


For more information on Instacart or to create an account, visit their website!


About The Author

Hayden Walker
Executive Editor | Co-Publisher

Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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