Save Time and Money During the Holidays. Guaranteed.

Holiday shopping shop until the cards won't swipe

If you followed any of the Black Friday news this year, you know that many stores including Target, Wal-Mart, and Best Buy pushed their opening times to midnight on Black Friday. Some stores, like Toys R Us and my local outlet center pushed the opening even further back by opening at 9:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Of course, these stores were still beat out by K-Mart, which is open most of Thanksgiving Day and has been for a few years. This pushing of Black Friday into Thanksgiving caused a bit of controversy. Some people saw it as a good thing while others saw it as just another way that crass commercialism is taking over everything.

I tend to fall into the latter camp. I hate to see natio


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2 Responses to Save Time and Money During the Holidays. Guaranteed.

  1. Tim says:

    I agree. I find the need for stores to lure eager consumers into shopping with the hopes of Holiday discounts annoying. I watched some video footage from the recent Black Friday and to see what people go through just to save a few bucks on products is crazy. People actually get hurt in the process. I think it is ridiculous.

  2. Gail says:

    >>Instead of rushing out to shop when you’re bored, why not do some of those things you say you never have time for? Use your holiday time to do all the things you keep putting off<<

    Because the reality of it all is they really don't want to be doing those others things. Saying you're busy is many/most of the time just a convenient excuse to not do something you don't want to do.

    I'm always amazed about women claiming they have no time to sew because they have a toddler in the house. Oh really? I think I did more sewing and got more done when I had toddlers than any other time in my life. I also didn't raise spoiled brats that thought the whole world revolved around them either. Just one of my pet peeves. The women just really doesn't want to sew, because we all make time for what we really want to do.

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