I noted in more than one post that I had no desire to participate in Black Friday.
In fact, I encouraged you to skip Black Friday and Cyber Tuesday and celebrate #GivingTuesday. (Though I did create a gifts that give back guide in case you decided to start shopping from home.)
Instead of getting up early – or not going to sleep at all – we went for a nice family hike at the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. We were visiting my parents with the whole clan, including our 3 dogs, so we thought an outdoor trek was perfect for the day after Thanksgiving.
This was our view on Black Friday:
I have to confess that I did make one purchase on Friday. After my boys were in bed, my husband and I drove down the street to the Hess gas station and picked up two of the collectible Hess trucks that come out every holiday season. It’s become a tradition in our house for the boys to receive these collectible vehicles, and we don’t have a Hess station near us in Maine. (FYI, this year they have a helicopter and rescue truck. Very cool.)
How did you spend your Black Friday?