Holiday Shopping (Image Credit: Flickr User Jo_Web)

Your Black Friday Shopping Survival Guide

Holiday Shopping (Image Credit: Flickr User Jo_Web)

Holiday Shopping (Image Credit: Flickr User Jo_Web)

Black Friday shopping. For some, it’s the equivalent of an Olympic event, requiring hours of physical and mental preparation in a quest for the ultimate goal of getting all the deals. For others, it sounds like a waking nightmare and they’d rather just sit at home and eat leftovers all day. I fall somewhere in between, and I have found a happy medium when it comes to Black Friday shopping. I participate, I enjoy it, I get some good deals and I don’t get super stressed out.

So if you’re not the sort of person who wants to wait in line at Best Buy at 2am and punch people in the face to get one of the four cheap BluRay players they  have in stock, but are still interested in taking advantage of some Black Friday deals, this article is for you. Over the past few years, my fiancé and I have gradually refined our approach to Black Friday shopping, and I’m going to share with you what we do and how we stay sane. Continue reading