Sign In
Lindsay Sakraida

Lindsay Sakraida

Lindsay Sakraida specializes in writing about retail trends and lifestyle subjects, and her work with DealNews has appeared on MSN Money, Lifehacker, TIME, Business Insider, and more. As a freelance writer, she has been published in a variety of prominent publications, including New York Magazine and CMJ.com. She's obsessed with music, movies, and tennis.

Lindsay Sakraida's Most Recent Blog Posts

Help Us Out: Take Our Awkward Mother's Day Survey!

Do you ever feel guilted into buying Mother's Day gifts for people who aren't your mother? If you're a mom, do you ever lie about what your kids got you? And when are kids too old to be giving Mom macaroni crafts and hand prints as a gift?

We want to know the answers to all these awkward questions that everyone thinks about, but no one asks. Think of it as a rare opportunity to be honest without any of the repercussions of disappointing your loved ones!

Take our survey here, and stay tuned for a feature later this month where we dissect the data!

Help Us Out: Take Our Awkward Mother's Day Survey!

Do you ever feel guilted into buying Mother's Day gifts for people who aren't your mother? If you're a mom, do you ever lie about what your kids got you? And when are kids too old to be giving Mom macaroni crafts and hand prints as a gift?

We want to know the answers to all these awkward questions that everyone thinks about, but no one asks. Think of it as a rare opportunity to be honest without any of the repercussions of disappointing your loved ones!

Take our survey here, and stay tuned for a feature later this month where we dissect the data!

Help Us Out: Take Our Awkward Mother's Day Survey!

Do you ever feel guilted into buying Mother's Day gifts for people who aren't your mother? If you're a mom, do you ever lie about what your kids got you? And when are kids too old to be giving Mom macaroni crafts and hand prints as a gift?

We want to know the answers to all these awkward questions that everyone thinks about, but no one asks. Think of it as a rare opportunity to be honest without any of the repercussions of disappointing your loved ones!

Take our survey here, and stay tuned for a feature later this month where we dissect the data!

Help Us Out: Take Our Awkward Mother's Day Survey!

Do you ever feel guilted into buying Mother's Day gifts for people who aren't your mother? If you're a mom, do you ever lie about what your kids got you? And when are kids too old to be giving Mom macaroni crafts and hand prints as a gift?

We want to know the answers to all these awkward questions that everyone thinks about, but no one asks. Think of it as a rare opportunity to be honest without any of the repercussions of disappointing your loved ones!

Take our survey here, and stay tuned for a feature later this month where we dissect the data!

Help Us Out: What Do You Think of Amazon's Free Shipping Price Hike?

Amazon announced last week that non-Prime shoppers will now have to spend at least $49 or more in a single order to get free shipping. (Book orders only need to reach a $25 minimum purchase.) Previously, the minimum for free shipping was $35.

We're curious to know: Will this change how you shop at Amazon? Are you more likely to subscribe to Prime or take your business elsewhere, or will you continue shopping as you have been? Take our survey and let us know what you think about the latest move from Amazon. Your input will help us with a future article!

NOW Is the Time to Buy Christmas Decorations: Get a 6.5-Foot Tree for Just $20!

After all the presents, cookies, and family time, you might be in a holiday hangover. But before you turn your back on the season entirely, consider shopping for next year's decorations while the deals are hot. Check out our roundup of the best Christmas decor deals now, and get a head start on the holidays in 2016.

Finally! The Beatles Catalogue Is Coming to All Major Streaming Services at Midnight

Although music streaming has grown significantly in popularity recently, there are still some notable holdouts in the music industry, including the Beatles. But that all changes tonight at midnight, when the Beatles' entire discography will drop on various streaming sites — which is especially good news for people who like free music.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

Even if you skipped Black Friday, but you might still need to shop for the holidays. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by spending wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Best Cyber Monday Electronics Deals: Lowest Price Ever for the Google Chromecast

Everyone loves gadgets, and Cyber Monday is a great time to find great deals on great-gets. (That's "great" plus "gadgets," FYI.) Our team's rounded up the best offers below, but be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the latest and best electronics deals.

Best Cyber Monday Clothing Deals: Best-of-the-Year Sales at Kate Spade & Cole Haan

You'll look sharp and shop smart when you take advantage of the season's most fashionable coupons and sitewide sales. We're rounding up all the best Cyber Monday clothing deals so you can restock your wardrobe for cheap.