Black Friday in Lawrence

World Market and Walgreens offer packaging ideas for my favorite homemade holiday treats.

Julie Anderson

As my boys get older, my Christmas list gets shorter. Basically all they ask for is cash. I still get them little things to fill their stockings, but, gladly, I don’t have to look for the latest toys or games. So instead of shopping, this year I decided I would ...


Julie Anderson

So Michaels was disappointing. The $14.99 set of three trees was sold out. So we decided to head over to Walmart on 6th. $5 fleece pullovers are a good buy. My husband is still looking at TVs. It's also nice shopping without the crowds.

Taking a Break

Julie Anderson

Finally got a seat for breakfast. Making plans for our next stop: Michaels. Coupon for 25 percent off entire purchase till noon.

Best Buy

Julie Anderson

Got the first season of "Modern Family" for $19.99, that's half price. The lines are longbut moving fast. On to a quick breakfast and more shopping.


Julie Anderson

Westinghouse TV's are all gone.

Stores open early to greet Black Friday shoppers

Whitney Mathews

**9:54 a.m. update by Joe Preiner** Walmart at midnight on Black Friday is no joke. I wandered over to the shopping center, 3300 Iowa St., a few minutes before Thanksgiving officially ended. I had read some ads noting deals for $1.96 movies, good discounts on heated blankets and other various ...

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