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Black Friday Benefits

Friday, November 29, 2013

Oh, the things you would save as well as avoid by staying home on Black Friday! Money, time, and stress top my list. On the other hand, one can also lose a few things, too. And, this is where the benefits come into play: calories, inches, left-overs.

Today, instead of wasting time with frustration at shopping malls, I decided to use my time wisely by running a 5K at the local park. It wasn’t my best running time because of the cold temps, but I felt accomplished by completing 3.1 miles without interruptions. The park has some beautiful views this time of year that encouraged me to push forward while keeping in the zone.

I hope you enjoy my Black Friday views I have posted here……

Ducks getting ready to party.

More ducks flying in to join the others


Let the party begin!

Horse farm at the park

Old Glory -- such a beautiful site!

In conclusion, I did save lots of money in gas and gifts while shopping online, avoiding the headaches that accompany the stress of shopping at malls!

Happy Black Friday to all!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LJOYCE55 5/2/2014 1:57PM

  great pictures - you should start blogging again.

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    Sounds like you spent Black Friday quite well. :) Thanks for the nice pictures too.
I did go out that day, but hadn't planned to. My parents decided to come get me and help them shop for some things. The stores were crowded, yes, but we didn't have to wait too long to pay for what we purchased at the one, and we decided to just leave the other. Did get some extra walking it due to it all. ;)

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LESLIELENORE 11/30/2013 4:38PM

    That is similar to how I spent my day. There was no way I was going shopping!

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BARBANNA 11/30/2013 11:42AM

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LJOYCE55 11/30/2013 10:11AM

  Sounds like a stress-free day. congrats.

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JUMPINJULIE 11/30/2013 1:12AM

    Great pictures agree way better to stay at home and walk than go to the mall.

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SPEEDY143 11/29/2013 11:10PM

    Beautiful... you used your Black Friday for the highest good of all concerned emoticon

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MJ7DM33 11/29/2013 10:50PM

  emoticon Great pics! The for sharing!

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CALGIRL80 11/29/2013 10:09PM

  Thank you for sharing. Glad it was a great day for you.

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VEENAS1 11/29/2013 9:45PM

    I never go to the malls on Black Friday. I just do not like the crowds. I agree online shopping does save a person a lot.

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TATTER3 11/29/2013 8:51PM

    Next year I'm going to be right in there with you!

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MERRYMARY42 11/29/2013 7:21PM

    you definitely had the right idea, way to go

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HOLLYM48 11/29/2013 6:18PM

    And best of all, you got outside and enjoyed it by the looks of it! Great job. I would rather go for a run than fight all the people at the stores!
Way to go and thanks for sharing these great pics.

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