The 10 things I would buy on Black Friday if I were you

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Black Friday is here (I know, you already knew this because you can’t escape the ads for it no matter what you try to do).  Even though they day is mostly just a big marketing push to get you to buy a bunch of stuff you don’t need, there are a few cool things available at a good price – so you have that going for you, which is nice.

Here are ten things I would buy if I were you (assuming that you don’t have these things already and have a little extra money to burn).

iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

So you didn’t wait in line with everyone else to get the new iPhone, well that actually worked out pretty well for you since this weekend at Best Buy, you can save up to $200 on the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus and Target is hooking you up with a free $250 Target gift card if you grab the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

Target is also offering a pretty good plan on the iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus for $23.34 per month with Verizon, AT&T or Sprint – and with $0 down.

A Badass Ugly Christmas Sweater

You’re probably going to be invited to an ugly Christmas sweater party in the next couple of weeks – so you might as well be prepared with a sick Darth Vader Holiday sweater. Hell, wear it to all of your Holiday parties and Christmas morning too. Think Geek has a big selection of cool sweaters and this weekend you can save 20% on all orders over $80 so be sure to pick up some stocking stuffers too.

(Think Geek)

A Smart TV

Black Friday weekend is just a good time to get a great deal on a new, bigger, and better television and there are a ton of deals to do just that.  Some of the best deals are a Sharp 50-inch 2160p 4K Smart Ultra HD Roku TV, marked down from $499.99 to $179.99 at Best Buy and the Samsung 55” Class Curved 4K (2160P) Smart LED TV which is going for less $697, down from $1,199.  There’s also the LG Electronics OLED55B6P Flat 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model), reduced from $2,499 to $1,549 at Amazon — which is a nice savings of $950.

Amazon Tech Things

The online giant is having a big sale on everything this weekend including Echo & Alexa devices, Fire tablets, Fire TV streaming media players, Kindle e-readers, Dash Buttons, and more.  You can check out everything for sale here – with most items going for 30 -50% off. Some of the highlights:


A Comfy Ass Bed

Eight Sleep makes ad super comfortable bed and their offering $100 off all their mattresses plus you get a a free $100 Amazon gift card which you can use on sheets or a new comforter or, well, any darn thing you want!  They guarantee their mattress and I, along with my cat, are big fans of Eight, a company that spent over 2 million hours developing the perfect mattress for a great night of sleep and ships them right to your front door!.


Sonic Edge Toothbrush with 4 Heads

Okay, I know a a toothbrush is not the sexiest Black Friday purchase, but Groupon has an insane deal on the Sonic Edge Extended Charge Toothbrush with 4 Heads.   It’s marked down from $180 to $30!


Apple MacBook Pro 13.3″ Laptop

Speaking of Groupon – who has a ton of special deals – you can also grab a MacBook Pro for only $550.  Now these are refurbs and there might be a scratch or dent, but the computer works great and at that price you’ll have a ton of cash left over to load it up with a ton of apps.


GlamGlow Little Sexy Trio

My wife tells me these are great and they are normally sold individually for a lot more cash.  This set is priced at only $39, down from $66, and is an assortment of cult-favorite treatments for pores and oiliness, acne and blemishes, and loss of firmness and elasticity.


Kitchen Aid 5 qt. Stand Mixer with Glass Bowl & Flex Edge Beater

Macy’s has a great Door Buster on the KitchenAid mixer – with it marked down from $349 to $179. This bad boy has a powerful 300-watt motor that effectively mixes even the toughest dough and batter – plus you can grab attachments to make pasta, grind meat, or make ice cream


Holiday Noms is doing 25% off for Black Friday.  The online company has a ton of gift box options – including options for chocolate lovers, whiskey fans, health nuts, and so many more.  It’s the perfect spot to grab something for that business associate (or favorite blogger!) you need to grab a gift for, as they have a box that matches just about anyone’s interests.