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Getting Stuffed

I’ve had a preoccupation with stuff lately, in that I’ve been ridding myself of it, and detaching from it. I’ve also heard a few things on the radio in relation to Black Friday, and here in Canada now there’s Red Thursday, or my personal favourite, Buy Nothing Day. 244 more words

Finally Fall(ish)

Finally Fall-ish here.  Wearing a sweater in the house.  I swear I will not go out today and into the madness that is now known as Black Friday.   555 more words


Would you ditch Black Friday to support 'Buy Nothing Day?'

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – When the buzz of turkey carvers silence and the unmistakable sounds of canned cranberry sauce sloshing from aluminum have hushed — a new cacophony emerges right on cue every holiday season. 850 more words


Wakey, Wakey: Black Friday finances

Here we are again on the day of the retail-industry’s latest creation of  a manufactured date in our calendar (a.k.a. Black Friday). It’s obvious to any sane person, the reason for this is to encourage spending and bolster big-business finances for the lead-up to Christmas; as if Christmas retail spending needed an extra push towards the ludicrous. 244 more words


O, Magnify the Lord With Me!

“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”~~Virginia Woolf

Today’s word of the day, from Dictionary.com, is oniomania. Now I could understand if you think that has something to do with onions, but it does not. 877 more words


Buy Nothing Day

We know that Scissorheads are the smartest, funniest, and damn! sexiest people in Left Blogostan. But if everyone stays home and participates in Buy Nothing Day… 232 more words


Buy Nothing Day

The busiest shopping day of the year is the day after Thanksgiving. Buy Nothing Day is also the same day. It is your special day to unshop, unspend and unwind. 76 more words

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