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I have a confession to make – I have never gone to a store in person for Black Friday shopping. I LOVE shopping, but I have never had the desire to get up in the middle of the night and stand in the cold waiting to be let in to a store, along with hundreds of other people, looking for a good deal.
But I DO love comparison shopping and finding good deals. Especially when it’s a deal on something I was planning to buy anyway. This year, because of COVID, so many stores are offering Black Friday sales on-line and are not just limited to the day after Thanksgiving. And with Shop Small Saturday and Cyber Monday -there are a lot of ways to find deals and sales to get a jump start on your Christmas shopping.
Here Are Five Tips to Find the Best Deals for Black Friday
- Make a list ahead of time for items you are looking for. Is a Nintendo Switch on your kids’ Christmas wish list? Comparison shop and see which stores offer the best deal (or have it in stock!) Then check back for extra savings on Black Friday.
- Make a list of your favorite stores and check to see if they are offering Black Friday deals.
- Check the return policy. Make sure you can return something easily if you get buyer’s remorse or find a better deal later.
- Make a budget and stick with it. In a crazy year, shopping can be therapeutic. But try to keep within your limits and don’t buy something you don’t really want, just because it’s on sale.
- Have fun!
Great Black Friday Deals
|Settlers of Catan – this is our favorite board game. The kids and I play it almost every day. Check out the deal on Target for Black Friday. This game is normally $50 (and is worth it at that price!) |
Target Black Friday deal – $24.74
Amazon Black Friday deal – $24.74
|LEGO Friends Heartlake City Hospital Doctor Toy Building Kit 41394. I loved playing with Lego as a kid, and my kids love playing with Lego. Target has lego sets for great deals during Black Friday – like this Lego friends Heartlake city hospital set. List price $49.99|
Target Black Friday deal – $39.99
|Up to 50% off Video Games at Target. My kids love playing video games on their Nintendo Switch. Check out some of the great game deals at Target for Black Friday. Super Mario Maker 2 is a favorite. List price $59.99|
Target Black Friday deal – $39.99
Amazon Black Friday deal – $39.99
|Ninja Kitchen System with Auto IQ Boost and 7-Speed Blender. I have the Ninja blender and use it daily to make smoothies. This is a great deal for Black Friday at Target. List Price $199.00. |
Target Black Friday deal – $99.99
|Apple Airpods with charging case. This was on my Christmas wish list last year and was my favorite present. I use mine everyday, to either listen to music or talk on the phone. List Price $159.99. |
Target Black Friday deal – $129.99
Amazon Black Friday deal – $119.00
|iRobot Roomba i3 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum – 3150. This is on my Christmas wish list. I have friends that love their Roombas (and even give them cute names. Good job cleaning the floor, Millie!) List price $399.99|
Target Black Friday deal – $299.99
Amazon Black Friday deal – $299.00
|Fire Stick – All-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (includes TV controls) | HD streaming device | 2020 release. List price $39.99|
Amazon Black Friday deal – $27.99
What is on your Christmas wish list this year? Are you planning to take advantage of any Black Friday sales? Let me know in the comments!