Little Boxes

As I’ve grown older, I’ve become a lazy bargain shopper.  Once a die-hard Black Friday shopper, over the years I skipped out on the Black Friday madness.  Instead, I’ve opted to stay home and stay in my pajamas as I shopped online throughout the holiday season.  By watching the online sales with a little patience and vigilance, I am able to find the same deals or cheaper without having to fight crowds.

Amazon is my outlet of choice and every day is like Christmas when those happy little smiley face boxes arrive at my doorstep to greet me with a big grin.

Speaking of little boxes, I did venture out to take full advantage of Small Business Saturday by visiting my favorite running store, Suncoast Running.  A special little blue box containing a new pair of Brooks running shoes has me grinning bigger than a smile on an amazon box.


For the next four Mondays leading up to Christmas, I will be sharing my favorite Christmas songs.  I would love for you to join in the merry music making by linking up and sharing your favorite holly jolly holiday tunes.

Visit Xmas Dolly and Jade Louise Designs for more Music Monday.

Denise Mestanza-Taylor+


  1. beka @ rebecca roams says:

    I have never been a Black Friday shopper either! I hate crowds so I do the majority of my shopping online. Amazon is always #1 on the list. I love the traditional Christmas songs – for this week I’ll share a fave – Ava Maria by Hayley Westenra – girl has a killer voice. You Tube her.

  2. Rorybore says:

    With 3 kids I probably should have been taking advantage of “Black Friday”….but Canadian stores are just starting to get on the band-wagon…..and really, I just couldn’t be bothered going out into that madness. Online works for me. Or, one of the advantages of being a SAHM is that I can go out early on a Monday morning when hardly anyone is shopping and get it all done.

    love the song and the video is great!

  3. LizForADay says:

    What a great idea for the Christmas songs. Unfortunately I can’t get YouTube videos in Afghanistan. Drats! 🙂 BTW I also love shopping on line. It really takes the crazy out of shopping. 🙂 BTW that was an awesome video.

  4. Lucy says:

    I have never participated in Black Friday,mostly, because I am not a person who should venture out into the madness lol. I loved the video, it makes you think, I love those kind of songs and videos!

  5. Cathy Kennedy says:

    You’re not a lazy bargain shopper. You’re a VERY smart lady to stay in the comfort of your home in your PJs on Black Friday to do your shopping. Why venture out when you can get little smiley boxes delivered to your front door & usually at a better deal than what you can find in at a local retailer. What a fun theme for today, especially since it’s CyberMonday, right? =)

  6. Danielle @ Royalegacy Reviews & More says:

    Black Friday!?! I have not been doing that for over 10 years now. We did go out in the late afternoon to get dog food. It was fine then. Plus, I was still able to pick up poinsettias at Home Depot for $.99

  7. xmasdolly says:

    My granddaughter and I always sing this song in the car. She loves it! LOL It’s a fun song. I’ll have to play this for her when she comes over again. hehehehe Thanks for sharing. Have a great week. See you next time. We’re doing Christmas songs the whole month of December too, so we’ll blend right in together! woo hoo!

  8. JamericanSpice says:

    I don’t do black Friday either, but sadly with our budget I can’t shop online, so I wait. Maybe I’ll find something in the store throughout the year.

    Such a fun song.

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