Blog: Frugal And Tightwad Tanya

Very Black Friday Christmas Shopping

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Hi well it is Christmas time soon, and I tend to start serious toy shopping at the Family Dollar Store at the end of town. I get dolls for $5 a piece, and crafting items for preteens at that price too. My adult child gets a gift basket filled with goodies, and kitchen things to cook and bake.I don't even have to wait til Black Friday to do this shopping. It is just when they have the most toys in the store. For Instance, the store has a flyer with all their sales items every day. Now they have a Christmas toy book/flyer. It is given out in October, November, and December. By December though it has been dwindled down. The teens in my family all get prepaid cell phones, you know the ones you have to buy minutes for each month, to add minutes to their current plan. All my children have these for safety winter reasons. The crafting bone in me gets giddy when I hit the Dollar Tree in Fargo, ND. I get tons of things for my craft room/dining area. I should really make craft closet, so my dining area isn't such a busy mess. I intend to go to Bed, Bath, and Beyond for Black Friday adult shopping. I got a coupon for 15% off my entire purchases. My adults in my family will really love what I get them there. I have a $200 cash fall this year that I have been saving for Black Friday shopping for Christmas. This year should be a nice Christmas. I even buy a present for the charity giving tree in the area. I use Black Friday for that shopping, otherwise with our finances I couldn't do it. My dh finally got a job he can do with his disability, so our bills are now paid in full. I can hardly wait til tomorrow. Yipee! Frugal and Tightwad Tanya


About Me:

I live in Minnesota, and I am a published author of poetry On-line. I have a hubby, and several children. I shop with coupons, and I willingly take several classes On-line thru AZU. I have several degrees, and diplomas. I am a crafting person, and I live for Octoberfest not for the beer, but the food is great too. I am mix mutt of heritages. I love to shop at thrift stores, and garage sales/yard sales. I live a green lifestyle or try too.

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