Here is another smart outlet that you can use with Alexa to make your home connected. The Samsung F-OUT-US-2 SmartThings Outlet lets you control lights, small appliances, and electronics. You can trigger lights to automatically turn on when you leave. It is compatible with coffee machines, heaters, fans, and everything in between.
The outlet acts as a ZigBee repeater. It is available for under $45 at this time.