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Confessions of a Black Friday grinch

I was asked if Black Friday is to a Deal Diva what the Superbowl is to a football maniac.

To which I responded: Bah Humbug!

I've nothing against the deals, admittedly some of the best of the year. But I have zero patience for crowded parking lots and pushy shoppers. And I happen to like my sleep.

So I'll be staying home on Black Friday. But that doesn't mean I won't be shopping.

A year ago, I scored on Black Friday a sexy pair of knee-high leather boots for $25 from JCPenney. I shopped from the comfort of my couch in my fuzzy robe, without fear of a smackdown over the last pair of size 8.5 in black.

Other retailers getting smart to the online Black Friday game include Target, Amazon and Walmart. Free shipping and site-to-store options abound. Remember, a deal diva doesn't need an alarm clock. She knows to shop where the crowds aren't.

Deal Diva Letitia

Posted by Letitia Stein at 3:25:58 pm on November 19, 2012