It's almost 10 am and no I have NOT been out shopping for 5 hours. What I should have done was trekked to the gym and worked out for five hours. Maybe that would have put a dent in the calories I consumed yesterday. Instead, I chose to sleep in on my day off. A. DAY. OFF. All to myself. Whynot has to work today, could explain why GM is in so much financial trouble. But eh, chop chop dear, off to work you go. I have my warm fuzzy robe, nice hot coffee and a DVR full of programs to watch. Ugh and the dreaded laundry! So no Black Friday shopping for me.
Besides, I really feel that Christmas has become too commercialized. I'll give all of you a minute now to hit that big red X up top before I go all Ebenezer Scrooge on you. Have a great day, thanks for stopping by. Mwhhha, loveyou.
Anybody left? Because I have a Frugal Surprise for those that stayed behind. Anybody?
This year I am doing Christmas on the cheap, again. I don't have a very large gift list and those that get presents will get a small, inexpensive and yet thoughtful gift from me. Back in June or July I bought several gifts for my little friends on Disney.com, as well as t-shirts for myself, all for under $100. That takes care of NINE gifts and ME! I frequent garage sales all summer and before you go all ewwwww on me, the stuff I buy is often NWT (new with tags) and ALWAYS in excellent condition. Plus I can always manage to get a few gag gifts at garage sales, something to fit in with an inside joke or two, here on The Avenue. Whynot and I don't exchange extravagant gifts, we don't need anything and when we do, we just go buy it. I'm OK with that. (But honey if you're reading, a little sumtin sumtin sparkly is always appreciated.) So I'm all set with Christmas shopping.
I am always browsing the internet for great deals and today I stumbled upon Restaurant.com's Feed It Forward.
Give a free $10 Restaurant.com Gift Certificate to 30 different people, every day until Christmas. Simply choose whom to give to and Restaurant.com will take care of the rest.
Since you can't give one to yourself, leave me your email in a comment and I'll hook TEN readers up with a free $10 gift certificate.