A Glance at Thanksgiving Week

I'm full of emotions this week as we lead up to Thanksgiving.  I'm usually really excited about Thanksgiving because it means spending time with family and friends - and Black Friday shopping.  Over the past few years we've started some new traditions in our family.  We have spent Thanksgiving Day with family (either mine or my husbands - we try to alternate each year) then we'll leave the kids with the Grandparents in the morning as we go watch all the craziness of Black Friday shopping.  We don't usually go out looking for bargains but more for people watching.  We normally end up eating a late breakfast or early lunch before we head home to nap.  This year our traditions are changing a bit due to our schedules. My husband is working on Thanksgiving Day so we won't be going to visit family - and the family isn't coming to us either.  With my new job I'm scheduled to work off-and-on over the Thanksgiving weekend since Black Friday and Cyber Monday are some of our biggest sale days ... [ Read More ]