Last year on Black Friday, NASA did a special Twitter feed all day with the hashtag #BlackHoleFriday. I came in pretty late on the feed, and that was when I decided to write my Thanksgiving post this year about Black Hole Friday. I was so psyched! Unfortunately, my tweeted questions to NASA as to whether… Continue reading Death of Black Friday?
I spend every November handwriting personalized notes in my holiday cards. By doing a few a day, I am able to easily finish by the day after Thanksgiving, which is when I deliver the whole lot to the postal service. Not so surprisingly, the post office is pretty empty on Black Friday. Each year the… Continue reading Packaging
After I was in such a rush to get my Halloween costume done last year, I decided then and there that I would be better about it this year. I went online and decided what I wanted to be: Cookie Monster. I even bought the first part of my costume on Black Friday. In early… Continue reading Cookie Monster
My family has participated in Black Friday before Black Friday was cool. I remember waiting in line with my sister with a handful of people for Target and Mervyns to open at 6 am. Mervyns gave out gifts to encourage people to come (Barb still has the penguin snow globe.) Years later I’d convinced my… Continue reading Black Friday