We know bills might be staring you in the face right now and if that's where the $1000 goes, we totally get it. But what if you could blow it, and spend the entire amount on fuzzy slippers and hazelnut spread?
If you bought a 40-inch flat screen TV over the Thanksgiving shopping weekend, you matched most Treasure Valley shoppers. Each of us spent a little under $300 over the Black Friday weekend, but that's only a third of what our holiday shopping total will be.
Halloween ain't cheap. Add up the costumes, the candy, and the decorations, and most of us are spending about $80 on the holiday. And then add the alcohol at the adult costume party and, well, that could double.