It is not as if I am a regular Black Friday shopper. I reluctantly joined a friend for the first time last year because she wanted some company. As a result, we did get a shiny new Kitchen Aid mixer...
This year we decided to brave Old Navy, and truth be told, it was not as crazy as everyone had been predicting. Everyone was very nice and patient, including the employees whom it was suggested would be absolutely miserable after being required to work the holiday.
We didn't leave to go shopping until after we had our traditional holiday dinner:
so it was "all good" tradition-wise.
And here is why you never want to eat cranberry sauce at our place. I filmed this Vine after I overheard MB explain his foolproof method to VC: