Now that my birthday is by with, I’m on the countdown to Christmas. Black Friday has officially arrived and I’ll be using it as an opportunity to get a head start on my Christmas shopping and hopefully bag a few bargains along the way. Some stores are making a meal of it by starting early or carrying the discounts on for a week or so which is great as it means you’re not stuck to one particular day to participate although I do feel the best deals start as of today and for the weekend through to cyber Monday.
I done really well last year and managed to do most of my Christmas shopping in one day which is great. I’ll be shopping online and heading out to the shops as soon as they open to try and get the best deals. As much as I love shopping, it’s a busy time of year and if I can do the majority in one go then it makes it easier to pick up the last bits and bobs in the weeks to follow. I’ve collated lists of ideas for each gift recipient and I’ve also been saving links to products to make it easy to quickly snap things up when the discounts begin.
Since I had already done that I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve got my eye on, either for gift ideas or for myself. It’s hard not to indulge when there are some hefty discounts around. I’ve mainly focused on fashion, beauty and cosy winter essentials. You could also use it as an opportunity to bag a new outfit for the party season, especially if you’ve got multiple nights out and need more than one choice you can at least get some money off.
On another note, I’m working on a Christmas gift guide which I’ll hopefully get published before the end of the month. Sometimes it can be difficult to come up with ideas and I love using other peoples gift guides as a way of discovering different things or new brands that I might not have known about otherwise.
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