I rarely do the Black Friday sales, but much prefer to spend the day at home putting up the Christmas tree. We've had artifical trees for many years now, and while I love the smell and look of a real tree, it really is so much easier to have a "fake" one. There are no needles to clean up, no watering, I can control which way the branches go, and with the lights left on it from last year, it was ready to be decorated. Good thing with all the 4-legged help I had this year . . .