MckLinky Monday ~ Black Friday

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We are wanting to know what your routine is for Black Friday. How do you prepare for it? Do you have a good Black Friday story? Or do you not even attempt to get out and fight the chaos?

Two years ago we decided to get up early and be at Wal-Mart at 4:30am. This was the first time I'd ever attempted to shop on Black Friday. Crowds make my skin crawl, and fighting crowds is worse.

It didn't take me long to realize I was not going to be getting what I had came to get. I was manhandled  pushed by people and bumped by buggies - it started to make me kind of mad.

Then I started laughing.

If you just stand back and watch, it's the craziest scene ever. People lose all sense of humanity. Their inner animal comes out, and it's UGLY! or funny, depending on how you look at it. Once I'd resigned to the fact that I wasn't going to get what I wanted, my mood lightened and I actually kind of had fun. Key words: KIND OF.

I won't be getting up before the crack of dawn for Black Friday this year. This year I will doing some pre-Black Friday shopping online and participating in Cyber Monday. This year on Black Friday we will be celebrating a family tradition we call Sokey Day.

I have perused a few Black Friday sites this week, just to check out what's being offered this year. If you're bound and determined to fight the masses then you might want to prepare ahead of time by looking at these:
A Full Cup
The Thrifty Couple

And, be sure to check out Oklahoma's own, Sarah Roe - The Money Saving Queen for her Black Friday deals.

Happy Shopping!

Now we want to know all about your experiences, thoughts, websites, and deals for Black Friday. Here are the rules:

1. Answer the question on your blog (or in the comments sections if you haven't a blog).

2. If you answer the question on your blog, add your name and direct link to our MckLinky.

3. Grab our button from the sidebar and post it either in your reply post or on your blog.

4. Follow our blog, if you don't already.

5. Be sure to visit some or all of the blogs who link up and share some comment love.

6. Enjoy and have some fun!


~Mrs. Albright

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