Throughout the year, we tend to focus on different things. Changing seasons, changing priorities, and celebrations dictate the type of information we need to find. As the year nears its end, November finds Internet users searching for a variety of important information. If you haven’t done so already, here are the top 7 things to check out online this month.
Whether you have always cooked for Thanksgiving or this is your first year attempting to do so, it’s always a great idea to check out some new Thanksgiving recipes. While there are tons of old favorites, every year there are new takes on these dishes as well. This year there is a trend towards unique vegetable sides and desserts that go beyond pumpkin pie and apple pie.
Black Friday Deals
Whether you love Black Friday shopping or hate it, there are amazing deals to be had on that one day every year. The go-to source for all deals is BFads.net. More and Black Friday deals are available online, making it easier than ever to get great deals without leaving your home. In fact, this year many retailers have already started offering great Black Friday deals that you can purchase now.
Ordering your photo Christmas cards early will help get you organized and ready for the holidays. Sites like Shutterfly, Snapfish and Tiny Prints make is easy to do online. And they often offer great coupon codes for additional discounts when you order earlier. However, you can also order holiday photo cards at great prices from big-box retailers like Sam’s Club and Costco.
There is always someone, and often multiple people, on any holiday gift giving lists that are a challenge to buy for. An online search can provide you with an array of great choices. Just be sure to be specific in your search: holiday gifts for male teachers, holiday gifts for grandmothers, holiday gifts for 12-year-old boys. The more specific your search terms, the more relevant your results will be.
Lots of people enjoy crafting, and especially for seasonal decorations. If you are looking for some seasonal craft ideas, the Internet has plenty. You can find videos that will teach you step-by-step how to make a craft. You can also find craft inspiration based on any medium you want to work with: pallets or other upcycled items, chalk paint, things found in nature, and so much more. A great place to start is Pinterest.
As the year winds to a close, often we consider making financial changes. Websites like DaveRamsey.com, Investopedia.com, Kiplinger.com and Schwab.com are all great sites for the advice you need to make the right choices.
Year end often brings shifts in health insurance coverage. Often open enrollment happens this time of year. Health savings accounts (HSAs) are set up for the following year. Companies choose to change up the providers or plans they offer. There is often a steep learning curve with health insurance. Check out the Healthcare.gov website in order to get a good understanding of what you need to know to make the best choice.
Everyone’s situation is different and some of your year-end things may not be on this list. However, hopefully, we have provided a good starting point for you.