We are all busy. SLAMMED, even.
Almost every night there’s something going on – a practice, a rehearsal, a meeting, a project… the list seems endless at times. Families these days are all swimming upstream, but we know how important it is to carve out time for a meal together – sometimes we just need a little help.
Now there are several resources in Huntsville to help make that happen, and we’re excited to list them here for you on days when you just can’t make it to the grocery store, or are out of energy to get dinner on the table.
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Shipt Grocery Home Delivery
Delivery 7 days a week from 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Every parent’s dream has finally come to the Huntsville area! I don’t need to tell you that grocery shopping with a baby, a toddler, and a 3rd grader can be ROUGH. Now you don’t have to. Shipt is an on-demand grocery delivery service from Publix. You must be a member to use the service, and there is a $99 yearly membership fee. Download the free mobile app, start adding groceries to your virtual cart, and schedule a delivery time – all from your mobile device. A Shipt Shopper will deliver the groceries right to your door. Orders over $35 even get free delivery!
You can try it free and get $10 off your first order if you use the code word ROCKETCITYMOM here. Got more questions? Read more about Shipt’s service on their FAQ page.
Also – becoming a Shipt Shopper is also a great way for moms & dads to earn a little extra cash during the hours that kids are in school.
Delivers weekly healthy & homemade meals
Dished delivers ready-to-cook meals to busy folks in the Huntsville area so they can get healthy, balanced, suppers on the table with no shopping, planning, prep or cleanup. The amazing chef behind Dinner By Design will whip up something delicious for your family – all you do is place your order the Sunday of each week, pay online, and your food arrives at your door on Thursday. These meals are completely prepped, all you do is pop them in the oven to finish them off – plus there’s something new on the menu each week!
Food delivery 7 days a week
This locally owned and operated delivery services will bring you all your favorites to your home or business.
- Order online at GrubSouth.com
- Click what you would like to order
- Your food will be delivered!
GrubSouth offers everything from Sushi to Burgers to Indian Food to Fine Dining, and almost everything in between. It’s like going out to eat in the comfort of your own home! It also helps that the people are super friendly, and that they deliver in both Huntsville and Madison.
Curbside pickup from local grocery stores
No more wrestling with the kids while getting shopping done. If you haven’t tried out this new service, what are you waiting for? There’s usually a $30 minimum, but the process is super easy – just add items to your virtual cart online, schedule your pick up time at the participating store of your choice, and TA-DA! Grocery shopping just leveled up. They’ll even load it into your car – you don’t even have to get out of the vehicle.
We love these options for grocery delivery in Huntsville, as well as a variety of ready made meals. Like Rocket City Mom, they are guaranteed to make parenting in Huntsville easier.
Rocket City Mom is a website about raising children in and around Huntsville, Alabama. Started in late 2010 by a local mom and newcomer to Huntsville, Rocket City Mom has grown into a thriving community of local parents and now boasts a staff of four, thirteen regular contributors, and tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley readers making it the #1 Parenting Resource in North Alabama.