Not sure how your credit card is looking right now but those Amazon Prime Days last week hurt me a bit.  I know it is my fault but seriously, how can you say "no" to your favorite hairspray being $7 less?  I'll answer that for you, you can't.

Well, in all of my browsing on Amazon, I managed to find a few other "must-have" items, and now we have packages showing up basically every day this week.  Oops. 

It was reported recently by Fox News that porch pirates are on the prowl right now thanks to Amazon Prime Days last week.  If you've ever dealt with porch pirates in Minnesota or are looking for ways to help keep them away, the tips below are great and recommended by a ton of people.

Helpful Tips To Keep Packages Safe From Porch Pirates

In 2022, over 260 million packages were stolen by porch pirates. I knew the problem was bad but didn't realize how explosive this crime has gotten throughout the years.

Next time you order something, try these tips to help keep your packages safe from thieves like porch pirates.

Have you ever had a porch pirate steal from you?

According to, thefts from our porches is now considered an epidemic in America with 67% of us having items stolen at least once.  If you've been a victim of a porch pirate theft, what disappeared from your house?  I hope you were able to get the items back!  I haven't been a victim yet but the stats show that I will be at some point.  Let me know over on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio - what you did once you realized an item disappeared.

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If you are a bit anxious about seeing your next credit card bill because of your Amazon shopping spree a few days ago, we'd like to help you out.  How does an extra $500 sound?

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Top spots in Rochester with amazing customer service!

Not sure if this is a priority for you but the majority of people like to see a little bit of R-E-S-P-E-C-T when they are buying things from a business. It could be ordering food at a restaurant, buying clothes at a store, or where you are filling up your gas tank for your car. Any place you spend money should have stellar customer service. If you've had a run of bad customer service lately, try going to one of these places in Rochester that were recommended by hundreds of people in town.

This list was put together last year, so, if individuals are mentioned at these places, they may no longer be there. But, at one point, they were considered THE BEST for customer service in our area.

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