So, who’s reading this after a morning of shopping? Was it worth it?
I’m at work today, and on my way out of the building, I ran into a bunch of my neighbors, coming in after their morning shopping extravaganza. It was just before 7am, and they had been out since before midnight! They did have a lot of bags in their arms, and seemed tired, but happy.
I went Black Friday shopping once. A few years ago, I ate Thanksgiving dinner with a friend and her family. Part of their tradition was to go to the outlet malls at midnight, then to Target at 6am. Thankfully, it was just for the adventure of the shopping, not to fight their way to the super cheap tvs. It was an adventure for sure, but I don’t know that I’ll be doing that again. Problem number one was that we fell asleep after dinner, which meant getting back up for midnight shopping. Then we fell asleep again, and had to get up for 6am shopping. That was painful.
I will say though, there were some great deals to be had. I bought some clothes that I still wear, and some great dishes that are in constant use in my kitchen.
This year, my Black Friday shopping will all be online. Well, at lunch, I might hit up some of the stores near my office to see what’s left. While the super deals might not be available, there might be something that’s been on my list for a while available on sale.
Did you go Black Friday shopping? Did you camp out? Was it fun, or awful?