We are thankful! Today, America gathers for family, feasting and football. It's the purest of our holidays: a day set aside to be grateful.
Gratitude is an attitude. Psychologists have proved that Pollyanna was right: counting your blessings creates a blessed heart. Those who are grateful weather life's minor storms more easily.
So be thankful, America!
Get ready for Christmas with holiday help from sister site Organized Christmas.
If your shopping pulse races at the thought of post-Thanksgiving sales, heads up! The better prepared you are, the more likely you'll score the items on your list on Friday--at the price you want to pay.
Try these tips to get the most bang from your Black Friday buck, from Consumerist.com:
To make your list and plan your shopping strategy as information comes to light, try our free printable Black Friday sales planner:
Psychologists tell us that when we handle an item, it increases our attachment--which causes a problem when considering whether to dispose of unneeded possessions. Try a "hands-off" policy: make declutter decisions without touching the item under scrutiny. Stay detached ... to cut the clutter!