Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Holiday Season Kick-Off

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! Stephen and I certainly did, beginning first thing Wednesday night with an outing to see Jekyll & Hyde at the Kennedy Center here in DC. This new production, staring recording artist Deborah Cox and American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis, was amazingly dark and chilling, making me feel as if I was about to celebrate Halloween rather than Thanksgiving. Plus, thanks to the Kennedy Center’s new My Tix discount program for theatergoers ages 18-30, we were able to get orchestra-level seats for just $30 per ticket – an absolute steal!  


Along with catching up on a few errands that were neglected during our trip to Hawaii, we also spent some time decking the halls for Christmas and scoping out Black Friday bargains for a couple household items we’ve long had on our radar, including a memory foam mattress topper and a good quality set of couch covers. While I definitely don’t consider myself to be a frenzied shopper always in need of the latest and greatest goody, the frugal part of me does admit to loving a good sale as much as the next person.

Did you manage to snag any great Black Friday deals, and are you excited that the holiday season is finally here?   

18 comments:

  1. I have been so disconnected from blogging (and everything) that I haven't really gotten in the Holiday Spirit yet!

    Loved you Hawaii pics, thanks for sharing, makes me wanna go there even more, glad u had such a wonderful time!

    Have a great day :)

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  2. I can't believe the holidays are officially here! Love your tree - we opted not to get a real one this year since we are leaving for India the day after Christmas and don't want to come home to a pine needle mess. But it's making me sad! I skipped Black Friday in the stores, shopped online and made up for it at Ann Taylor and LOFT after work last night!

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  3. I was working Black Friday, so unfortunately didn't get a chance to get any good sales :/

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  4. Hooray for the Christmas season finally being here!

    We didn't really do any Black Friday shopping, but did go buy a fake tree from Costco this past weekend.

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  5. I do most of my shopping online and scored some good deals. I love Christmas season (minus spending all the money).

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  6. Love the tree! We put ours up, too!
    Glad the show was awesome; you got a great deal, lady!

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  7. I didnt do ANY black friday weekend shopping but I am happy that the holidays are here!

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  8. We love this time of year and did some decorating this weekend too!

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  9. it seems like I turn around and all the sudden the holidays are here! I'm usually so prepared and do everything in advance, but not this year!

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  10. Love it! It's the most wonderful time of year!

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  11. I am going to put up my tree this weekend! And I started on my holiday shopping today! This is way earlier than usual for my :)

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  12. I am so excited for the Holidays. We were suppose to put up our tree tonight but that didn't happen. Hopefully tomorrow night.

    I love your tree!! We didn't really need anything this Black Friday but it was fun and we were able to get most of our Christmas gifts bought.

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  13. hooray for snagging up some good deals on black friday. we skipped out on all the shopping frenzy this year, but i did get a nice jacket on saturday :)

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  14. I scored a cool pair of earrings for Black Friday so I'm happy!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  15. Love the tree! Jekyll and hyde must have been so good. I've never been to the kennedy center but would love to see something there someday!

    I did a little holiday shopping and got some good decorations at Joanne's fabrics and a pair of pants at Anne Taylor, nothing too crazy and my mom picked up the tab at both places :)

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  16. I found you through the blog hop and am your newest follower. I was kinda maybe hopin' that you'd follow me back ;-) !

    Hugs,
    Sarah
    www.enjoyingtheepiphany.com

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  17. Nicely done on the Xmas tree! I didn't score any deals but I am still looking some deals right now. I'm hopeful!

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  18. What a cute little tree! I love that star ornament :) xoxo! eliza

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