People gouged, kicked, shoved, punched, and screamed. No, it was not Spain's Running of the Bulls or "Cage Match: Kardashians." It was Black Friday, THE shopping day people make fun of but still attend. The day where consumers place a red heart sticker on their calendar, the day corporate powers greedily lick their cash register chops.
Now you have to go buy for the brother's niece's cousin's kids, whose rooms already look like Toys R Us threw up, and the gift has to be fantastic or you are a Terrible Person. Now slog through the malls, listen to the complaining, fight the traffic...
Why do we put ourselves through this? When did we lose the "joy" of the holiday spirit? Why is it all about what you can get and give, but not about what you can do and share?
Here are some excellent ideas for holiday gift giving that will save you time and money, are unlike any other gift, and - best of all - come from the heart.