Tag: Black Friday

Suggested places to shop for holiday sales

Photo courtesy of  Kristina Tamašauskaitė, Unsplash  With the weather getting colder and the seemingly immediate placement of holiday decorations in retail establishments happening on or even before Thanksgiving, the idea of gift-giving is an ever-present thought on most people’s minds this time of year. Couple that with the oft-dreaded trips to […]

Thanksgiving day should be enjoyed with loved ones

Photo courtesy of Aaron Hawkins, Flickr Black Friday has just passed and that means the holiday season is on the horizon. For some stores, however, the holiday season started Nov. 1. Walmart and 5Below were trimming their trees before the turkey was out of the oven. Other companies also like to […]

Holiday Spirit at Risk Due to Consumerism

Photo Courtesy of Gridprop For many people, one of the best times of the year is the holiday season. Even now, the meals are being planned, the decorations are being brought out and the Christmas lists are being written. At one time in my life, the holiday season meant spending […]

Tips for a Stress-free Holiday Shopping Season

Photo courtesy of Peter Hilton, Flickr Creative Commons This winter, millions of happy holiday gift givers will shop till they drop. The National Retail Federation is projecting a 4.1 percent increase in holiday sales over last year, meaning that retailers across the nation will rake in $616.9 billion this holiday season. All […]