posted on Nov, 23 2012 @ 10:21 AM
I journeyed into the Black Friday Crowds yesterday and I survived unharmed.
We celebrate Thanksgiving on Saturday and watch the Bedlam game afterwards. My hubby and I went to WallyWorld yesterday to buy all the food for this
weekend and while we were there, the workers were starting to set stuff up. I happened to see the little 4 pc. bedding set for $26 and a few other
things I wanted to get for family, so we decided to return a few hours later. (As a side note, I am always on the lookout for a great deal on things
we need. I have spent months looking for a warm comforter set for our baby girl and the cheapest I could find on ebay was $95. So this really was an
It was actually not bad at all. Yes, there were a lot of folks there, but everyone I came into contact with was very polite and helpful. We all
helped each other arrange the bedding sets we wanted so everyone could get what they came for once the plastic was cut. The lady across from me helped
me out by handing me a suitcase from the other side of the display since she knew that I was wanting to get one of those as well. Folks were helping
each other at the PJ bin to find the right sizes they were looking for. Young adults were helping the elderly lift some of the heavier stuff. . I
could go on and on.
I think we hear all of the bad stories, but for the most part, I think people still have love and respect for others. Most folks around here don't
have much money, but I don't know anyone who doesn't want to give their children a nice Christmas. I think any parent understands that. What a lot
of you may be seeing as greed, is actually just Sally Sue seeing a great deal on something that will bring great joy to her child on Christmas
So while being extremely materialistic is never a good thing, like it or not, Christmas is a time of giving. Giving normally requires buying. Some
may want to brave the crowds to do their buying on Black Friday, some may want to do it all online, or some may be more like me and buy a little here
and there throughout the year. I figure to each thier own, and I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas this year filled with family and friends,
love, and lasting memories.