Friday Frivolity - Black Friday Edition

It's time for this week's edition of Friday Frivolity - the blog party for all things fun, funny, hopeful & happy!

Just wait until you see what we dug up for this week's theme...




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At last week's party, we prepared for Thanksgiving - and All. That. Food.

This week, we're coming out of our food comas and looking at Black Friday craziness - do you participate in this tradition?

I had a good run of maybe five years of chasing down the deals before the sun rose - probably back in the late 90s, but ever since then, I've been pretty much a hermit on that day.

(Who am I kidding? I'm a hermit every day!)

I have a cousin who still gets out there in the melee, and woo-boy, do I hear some stories!





Great, now I've got this stuck in my head:

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Or maybe instead of doing battle, your shopping plans are more like this:



But most likely, you will be saying this, at some point during the day:



You'll get a tree in my backyard named after you if you can tell me where the second line of that last one came from!

Happy shopping - I hope your wallet survives!


Now, on to the link-up! 


The Hosts:



Host, Lisa, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really...  ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an "un-labelly spot" for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits. She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more! This week Lisa reviews Rick Warren's The Lord's Prayer Board Book (and offers her own fun printable).



Friday Frivolity Host Sarah Eliza from Devastate Boredom



Sarah Eliza is on a mission to Devastate Boredom by living life with laughter and intention! Her blog is your spot for Capsule Wardrobe how-to's and inspiration, humor, encouragement, life-hacks, Read / DON'T Read book reviews, and more! She reviews Halloween movies The Visit and Cabin in the Woods and tells you which to watch.




Host, Audrey, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really...  ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

Audrey is a wonderfully eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore - "MUsings NOt FOod RElated." Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more! Still recovering from a bit of a head cold, she tells us what she really wants when she is sick.




Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes at Babi a Fi on a whole range of topics -- from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more! She gives her a Halloween twist to her love of dolls with her latest post Guide to Miniature Doll Coffins.





Crystal is a wife and homeschooling mom to three kids and a dog. On Sharing Life's Moments she hopes to inspire you to make the most of your moments by sharing hers. You'll find inspiration about homeschooling, book and movie reviews, recipes, life hacks and more. This week she reviews Middlebury Interactive Language Program for teaching Spanish.



Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay!  We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun!  Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment.  :)  Swing by here to express interest and ask any questions! 


Featured Post from Last Week:

In a fun twist, since we have five hosts and co-hosts we will also have FIVE FEATURES.... but you will have to go check out the other four blogs to see if you were featured there!  ;)     


The featured post for Syncopated Mama this week is........



We're not vegan, but just reading about these delicious-sounding treats had me scrambling for my pen to add them to this week's grocery list!  I'm especially anxious to make the risotto balls and roasted cauliflower bites - see them all for yourself here!

Now, the new stuff! 


This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy.  That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot. 

If you're just here to have fun, skip the rules and start clickin'! 

Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay! You are welcome to link up to 3 posts, and old posts are always welcome!  To improve traffic to your site, try to link posts we might not have seen in a while... keep it fresh!  :)


There are three rules only: 








We're so happy you're here! Let's have some fun!



What fun do you have planned for the weekend?  I'd love to hear!  Either leave a comment below or email me at lisahealy (at) outlook (dot) com.

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