Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! It’s time for our favorite civilian “96” of the year: Getting the family together, conceiving monster food babies and, of course, heading out into the November chill on Friday for some seriously good shopping, just in time for Christmas.

I’ve noticed recently that Black Friday seems to polarize opinion like no other day of the year. I mean, it makes sense. On the one hand, its poor reputation is unsurprising; fully grown men and women should obviously never use a good deal on new television as an excuse to act like warring toddlers, nor should it be “okay” for stores to open their doors on Thanksgiving. But then again, it’s the perfect day to get better prices on the things that you could never quite find the extra pennies for.

Of course, if you belong to the former camp, then it’s simple to boycott the craziness and stay at home; more leftovers for you, right?! But, if you’re planning on heading out to the biggest consumer battlefield of the year, remember to arm thyself with comfy shoes, a leftover turkey sandwich (or two), and this fool-proof list of the best deals of 2015.

MCX:

  • Doors open at 5am.
  • Save $150 on Apple Mac products.
  • PS4 Military Appreciation Bundle, $459.99
  • Save $120 on Kitchen Aid mixers, $209.99
  • 25% off entire selection of Michael Kors, Coach, Dooney & Bourke handbags

AAFES:

  • Doors open at 4am.
  • Up to 50% off select Michael Kors purses, and over 75% on Coach sunglasses (regularly $120, now $29.99)
  • Save $110 on Sony Blu-Ray home theater, $189.99
  • Save 55% on HP Deskjet 3631 all-in-one printer, $29.99
  • Save up to $250 on a range of SLR cameras that usually retail for over $600!

NEX:

  • 30% off all diamond jewellery.
  • 25% off all shoes.
  • Extra 20% off all kid’s toys.

Wal-Mart:

  • iPad Mini 2 for $199.99
  • 32-Inch Samsung Smart HDTV for $198
  • Save over 40% on Beats headphones, $159.99

Home Depot:

  • Save $800 on Samsung French door refrigerator, $998
  • Save up to 50% on all patio furniture (online only)
  • Save $200 on Whirlpool washer and dryer, $599 each

Kohl’s:

  • Save 15% in store and online, when you sign up to email newsletter
  • $15 Kohl’s cash for every $50 spent
  • Save 75% on 4-pc luggage set, $49.99
  • Save 25%  on Nike apparel

Target:

  • Save $50 on XBox One bundle, $299.99, plus $60 Target gift card
  • Free $100 Target gift card with purchase of any Apple Watch
  • Free $150 with purchase of iPad Air 2, $499
  • Save over 50% on Nikon CoolPix digital camera, $99.99
  • Up to 50% off all Christmas trees

Sears:

  • Deals begin online from 8pm Wednesday
  • Save 50% on Kenmore washer/dryer combo, $799.99 each
  • Save 50% on Nutri Ninja blender, $59.99
  • Save over 60% on NordicTrack treadmill, $599.99

JC Penny:

  • Doors open at 3pm on Thursday (Friday will vary by store)
  • Save up to 75% on select boots
  • Select bath towels for $4.99
  • “The Hunk” queen-size pillow for $6.99

Best Buy:

  • Save $100 on a range of tablets, including iPad
  • iPhone 6S starting at $99 (with two year contract)
  • Save $110 on HP Officejet Pro 6830 all-in-one printer, $69.99

Ulta:

  • Save up to 75% on Bare Mineral collections, $10
  • Save over $150 on 74pc Ulta beauty collection
  • 3 for $35 on Body Shop items (up to $40 value each)
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