Tip 85: Black Friday Shopping List Extras

August 31, 2011 | Posted By: Heather Stephens | Categorized in: Shopping
There are 85 days until Black Friday 2011 and we're counting them down with money saving and holiday shopping tips.

Today's Tip:


Add the "extras" to your shopping list.


I often get caught up in the excitement of finding the perfect gift for someone at the perfect price and then end up overspending because I forgot to add in the cost of wrapping, card and postage.

Last year, I added the wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, cards, postage to another category in my holiday budget. I spent about half of what I normally do because I was able to shop for these things when they went on sale instead of right before Christmas when everything was picked over and full price.



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