Surprise! The Holidays are Here Again!

I wanted to share this blog as it’s a very similar view to the one I have about how crazy Christmas has gotten. Do we need more stuff??

The Minimalists Next Door

Our Black Friday #OptOutside plans were put on hold due to a nasty cold. I’d love to say that we stayed inside watching Netflix instead but alas, we had to venture out to the store for more Kleenex. We waited until we thought the Black Friday madness would be over (around 4 PM) and walked next door to Walmart. The one thing that I noticed right away was that nearly 24 hours after their Black Friday Sale began, there was still a LOT of stuff left. Was there no mad dash to scoop up baskets full of bargains (only to bring them back the day after Christmas)? Did we suddenly turn a consumer corner this holiday season? Or is it more likely that this store simply ordered too much stuff for a town where 15% of residents live below the poverty level? One of my fellow shoppers had a better…

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