Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Black Friday Madness: Yup, that’s exactly what it is!

The day after Thanksgiving brings the hoards of shoppers racing to find the deal of the century. I am not one to turn up my nose at some bargain shopping, but I hardly agree with the premise of Black Friday. Let me tell you my reasons:

1. Who the hell wants to get out of bed before 8am to get a family-sized trampoline or a Tickle Me Elmo? We get so few days off during the year, I am invoking my right to sleep in after I have crammed my gut full of carbs the day before.

2. The traffic is ridiculous. Unfortunately, if you don’t feel like cooking after you’ve slaved the day prior, you’re kind of screwed since they put all the good restaurants around the shopping centers. It’s even worse when you live near a town like Watertown, NY…where there is literally one road that everything is on.

3. Bitches ARE Crazy! Yes, I said it! People will get in your face and fight you if you grab the same pair of shoes. There were people trampled to death for the opening of a Walmart sale on Black Friday! I don’t know about you, but I am NOT going out like that! What would it say on your Tombstone? “I just had to buy that Paula Dean Cookware at a discount.” (It is good stuff, though.)

And #4…

I don’t like that it’s called Black Friday because I always get it confused with the day Jesus died, and then I feel guilty. That day is called Good Friday. Seems to me like somebody confused the two, because I would think a holiday devoted to shopping would be called Good Friday, and the Lamb of God being ruthlessly murdered would be Black Friday. I’m just saying…

I was nominated on Babble's Top 50 Mom Blogs List. So pretty please take two minutes and click here: then scroll down to "Glamorous Life" and click on the "like" button.
Thanks a bunch!

submit to reddit


  1. I can't think of anything more stressful than a crowd full of obnoxious women!!

  2. I am with you on every point girl.

  3. #4. LOL! Me too!
    I can't stand crowds and searching through disorganized racks. This is why I suck at buying sale items... I'm impatient. I'll be online for my deals and not before noon.

  4. I digress...I have to go to Target on Friday for sheets. It's $13.99 for flannel or jersey knit sheet sets in any size. I can't pass that up when the kids have new beds. Damn. I'm a hypocrite.

  5. Thanks for the giggle! I am not a crazy bitch lol, but I will be up and at the but crack of dawn Friday. Why? I have no real reason other than I love a good deal.

    Totally following your blog it's great! <3

  6. Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Great blog.
    Have a nice day!

    BTW- I'm hosting a CSN $75 Gift Code Giveaway contest. Join in the fun!

  7. I agree with you fullheartedly!!

    I found you through Mom Blog Network, and am your newest follower. Love your blog!