Managing Editor - Ecommerce
Samantha is an avid writer, editor, and consumer with an oddly deep love for finding amazing deals on amazing products, especially stuff that makes life easier. Her personal passions include smart home tech, 3D printing, crafting, cocktails, and cats.
Articles and Reviews by Samantha Gordon
Everything that works with Amazon Echo and Alexa
June 03, 2018 – Looking for the best Alexa and Echo-compatible devices of 2019? We've got you covered.
The best Memorial Day sales of 2018 are on home appliances
May 23, 2018 – These deals—including offers from Maytag and Home Depot—are why everyone buys appliances on Memorial Day.
The 20 most popular things our readers bought on Amazon in April
May 04, 2018 – Last month, our readers went nuts for health and beauty products, kitchen gadgets, robot vacuum, and more.
We tried the famous Margaritaville margarita maker—is it worth your money?
May 02, 2018 – The Margaritaville is more than a blender. It's the best way to make the perfect frozen drinks every time.
20 desserts you didn't know you could make in an Instant Pot
April 23, 2018 – You can make virtually anything in an Instant Pot, including desserts like cheesecake, monkey bread, angel food cake, pudding, and more.
These are the best Tax Day deals you can find online
April 17, 2018 – Celebrate getting your taxes done on time with great online shopping deals to make the most of your refund.
13 amazing products that make the world a better place
April 16, 2018 – Through eco-friendly materials or giving back, these products make it easy to go green.
The 10 best subscription boxes, according to our editors
April 09, 2018 – Looking for a new subscription box to try? Our staff reveal their favorites.
One of our favorite smart robot vacuums is under $200 right now
April 04, 2018 – Use the code "4ECOVACS" to save 28% on this highly rated smart robot vacuum.
The 10 most popular things our readers bought on Amazon in March
April 02, 2018 – Our readers couldn't get enough of these products in March.
10 amazing deals from Nordstrom Rack's first spring sale
March 28, 2018 – You won't want to miss the first Clear the Rack sale of spring from Nordstrom Rack. Shop early for the best selection.
You're charging your new iPhone wrong—here's how to fix it
March 27, 2018 – You paid a lot of money for a fast-charging iPhone. Here's how to actually get it.
The best face cleansing brush on the market is finally on sale
March 21, 2018 – The Clarisonic Mia 2 is the most expensive face cleanser, but it's also the best—and right now it's on sale for one day.
Amazon Echo vs Google Home vs Apple HomePod: Which is right for you?
March 20, 2018 – Want a smart speaker but can't decide which to buy? We break down the pros and cons of the big three: Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod.
The top 3 Pi Day deals you can get online that aren't pizza
March 14, 2018 – Don't miss these fun, nerdy deals from ThinkGeek, Microsoft and eBay to celebrate Pi Day.
Your Instant Pot is gross—here's how to clean the whole thing
March 09, 2018 – A step-by-step guide to cleaning your whole Instant Pot to make it look (and smell) like new.
These freezer-friendly Instant Pot recipes make meal prepping easy
February 20, 2018 – With the Instant Pot, dinner goes from freezer to the table in no time at all.
We tried Amazon’s newest Echo—and it’s their best Alexa device yet
February 16, 2018 – The Echo Spot is the newest member of the Alexa family, but it's quickly becoming the most popular model. After trying it out ourselves, we're confident in saying it's the best ...
I tried the weirdest product our readers love—here’s why I love it too
February 16, 2018 – Having a motion sensor toilet light was way more entertaining and useful that I could have imagined—and our readers love them just as much as I do.
The most impressive President's Day deals are on appliances
February 16, 2018 – Get the appliances you've been dreaming about at a major discount this Presidents Day.