You Ain’t Got To Wait Till Black Friday

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by HP! All thoughts are my own.

The minute the kids whipped off their Halloween costumes last night I was in holiday mode. Like clockwork. The memes are true. Today is actually late in the holiday shopping game for me but that’s what kinda year it’s been. My family’s Christmas wish lists are in. My 10 year old gamer is asking for a faster laptop and Chris is hinting at a new laptop. We usually don’t go all out for Christmas, we ain’t the type to splurge. I consider myself pretty conservative when it comes to holiday spending, we do $100 per kid. Yep. And I’m not the type to do Black Friday. I did it a few years ago and quickly realized I am not ’bout that life.

But check it out, you ain’t got to wait till Black Friday or Cyber Monday this year for the best deals. You can totally get an HP laptop for half the price. Right now – the presale starts today. A 15″ HD touchscreen with flexpay (you don’t need an HSN credit card, it’s like layaway but better – they ship the product right away), lifetime tech support, 7 exclusive colors, free shipping…  HSN is the place to get the buy the must-have, lowest-priced HP laptop of the year. I’m plotting + planning on getting my husband a new laptop and giving the 10 year old his. Cause the way I see it, Duke will have a new to him laptop and $100 to spend on whatever he wants. YASSSSSSS. 

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Holiday Shopping: Outlets At Orange

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I don’t like to brag but… I give some pretty awesome gifts.  I put thought in the gifts I give and always choose based on me keeping it for myself. The other factor is a big one: my budget, it is small. My secret: holiday shopping at The Outlets at Orange. We’re talking my absolutely favorite premium outlet shops; Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Neiman Marcus Last Call and Nordstrom Rack. Do yourself a favor and pick up a free copy of the Spread Love Holiday Gift Guide by Vogue Market Stylist Cara Crowley, available at Simon Malls. It is on point. Do you know your people?

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