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42 top early Black Friday deals of 2023 to hop on before they sell out

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Black Friday 2023 deals are happening now, ahead of Thanksgiving. While you've been counting down the days to the biggest shopping holiday of the year, many retailers are breaking out the best sales of the season, and offering doorbuster deals on this year's top items that you can shop right now. If you wait until Friday, you'll have already missed out on some of the best offers and sales of the season.

This is good news for anyone hoping to get a head start on their holiday shopping or for anyone thinking about upgrading kitchen appliances before Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The best overall Black Friday deals of 2023

The shopping experts at CBS Essentials have scoured your favorite major retailers including Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Samsung and Wayfair to find the hottest Black Friday deals that you can shop now. Keep reading to save on tech, appliances, kitchen items, sleep essentials, travel must-haves and so much more.

Black Friday tech deals

Save on earbuds, smart TVs and more with these hot Black Friday tech deals. 

Get best-ever pricing on Apple Watch Series 9: Save $70


Walmart and Amazon have cut the price of the current model Apple Watch Series 9 smartwatch (45mm) to just $359, a savings of $70. This is a rare price cut for a current model Apple Watch, and the lowest price on this model we've ever seen.

This particular version of the watch comes in the 45mm casing size, in midnight black with the matching Sport Band. It's the GPS-only version of the watch. Several other Apple Watch colors, sizes and configurations are also on sale, so head over to Walmart now to take advantage of this time-sensitive savings opportunity.

(You can also save on the Apple Watch Series 9 (41mm) -- it's just $329 at Amazon and Walmart.)

Why we like the Apple Watch 9:

  • It runs using Apple's new S9 chip and a 4-core Neural Engine.
  • You get 29% more accuracy using the watch's dictation feature and Siri.
  • All of the new Apple Watches support additional gestures for controlling the watch. For example, tap your thumb and forefinger together to answer or end calls.

Shop even more of the top Apple Black Friday deals, here

PlayStation 5 'Marvel's Spider-Man 2' Bundle, Walmart: Save 15%

PlayStation 5 'Marvel's Spider-Man 2' Bundle

There are a bunch of top PS5 deals for Black Friday, including this one. If you want to get your hands on a new PlayStation 5 for less without having to buy a game separately, this bundle is your best bet. "Marvel's Spider-Man 2" just arrived as a PlayStation exclusive in October, and it's the web-slinger's biggest adventure yet. 

You can explore the whole of New York City as Peter Parker and Miles Morales, both with their own unique set of abilities as their respective Spider-Man identities. There's plenty to see and do as you take on the mantle of one of the biggest comic book heroes of all time, and new and old enemies to run into as well. 

Right now, you can get the PlayStation 5 "Marvel's Spider-Man 2" Bundle at Walmart for 15% off, or just $499. That's discounted from its usual price of $559. At this price it's essentially like getting a brand new game for free -- and a good game, at that.

What we like about the PlayStation 5 Spider-Man 2 bundle:

  • The PlayStation 5 doubles as a media streaming box -- buy a PlayStation Media Remote for $30 and use the console to watch Netflix, Hulu, Paramount+, Disney+ and more streaming services.
  • It incudes a top-rated video game, so gift recipients have something fun to play the day they receive it.
  • It makes a great gift for gamers and Marvel fans.

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen): $169


The sleek and subtle Apple AirPods Pro 2 are a fantastic option for any listener, especially anyone who appreciates a lengthy battery life. You get a whopping 30 hours of listening time with these, thanks to their included charging case. 

As far as what they can offer over the original AirPods Pro? Their upgraded wireless chip for starters, as well as improved active noise cancellation. They're an overall upgrade from the previous model in every way, and right now you can scoop them up for a great price. 

This Walmart Black Friday AirPods deal is the lowest price we've ever seen for the 2nd generation AirPods Pro 2.

Why we like the Apple AirPods 2:

  • They have an upgraded wireless chip that provides improved active noise-cancelation and enhanced audio quality. 
  • They offer 30 hours of listening time with the included charging case. 
  •  Their unique custom sound feature allows iPhone's camera to analyze ear anatomy for personalized audio settings.

Shop more of the top Apple headphone and earbud deals here

Apple iPad (10th Generation): $349 at Amazon


The Apple iPad 10th generation is the most current version of this iPad model. It's powered by Apple's A14 Bionic chip, offers a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display and is equipped with 64GB of internal storage. This is the Wi-Fi only version of the popular tablet, which is a great "starter" iPad for anyone, but it's particularly great for middle school high school or college students.

You can get this top-rated tablet right now at Walmart's Black Friday sale for $399.

Why we like the iPad 10th Gen:

  • It's a great starter tablet for students and adults alike.
  • It works with the Apple Pencil, so the tablet can be used as a note-taking device that allows the user to handwrite or draw directly on the display (when using a compatible app).

LG B3 Series OLED 4K smart TV: $1,300 (save $700)

LG B3 Series OLED 4K smart TV
Best Buy

The LG B3 Series OLED 4K smart TV is a great contender for your new living room display, especially at this excellent price. It looks fantastic thanks to self-lit OLED pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate which mean crystal clear, smooth visuals for enjoying your favorite TV shows and movies, gaming, or watching sports. 

It's enhanced with features including Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and filmmaker mode, to future-proof your investment so it remains at the top its game for year to come. It also boasts the α7 AI Processor Gen 6 that enhances both picture and sound quality for one of the best, most cutting-edge experiences you can have in your living room. 

Plus, with its webOS 23 and LG ThinQ AI, you can easily find and navigate through your favorite content along with the included easy-to-use remote. This is one of the best ways to transform movie nights going forward, and you'll be saving a bundle, too. 

Why we like the LG B3 Series OLED 4K smart TV:

  • It has sharp, impossibly smooth visuals with a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Features like Dolby Vision and Filmmaker Mode make for an elevated experience.
  • Integrated LG ThinQ AI ensures easier navigation and content discovery.

Google Nest Hub 7" smart display with Google Assistant: 50% off

Nest Hub 7-inch Smart Display with Google Assistant
Best Buy

The Google Nest Hub 7" smart display with Google Assistant serves as a great centerpiece for your home. Place it in the kitchen, and it becomes a culinary assistant that lets you pull up recipes, put it in the family room to make some quick video calls with the family, or tune into YouTube wherever it is for some quick entertainment.

When stationed in the living room, you can use it as a smart home assistant to control lights, TVs, and other smart devices with the touch of a button or via voice command. 

And if you prefer it by your bed, the Nest Hub can help you drift off to sleep with some of its calming sounds. Plus, its sunrise alarm can give you a more gentle way to wake up after the sleep-sensing feature helps optimize your sleep patterns. 

There's a lot to love about this smart home hub, and Google has packed it chock-full of reasons to swap from the Amazon Echo ecosystem if you've been looking for something new to try. 

Why we like the Google Nest Hub 7" smart display with Google Assistant:

  • It offers hands-free controls as well as voice-assisted commands so you can use it from across the room if needed. 
  • You can control the compatible smart home devices you own from the hub. 
  • It can help wake you gently with the sunrise alarm and improve sleep hygiene with sleep-sensing features.

Febfoxes baby monitor: $24 (save $46)


This 4.5-star-rated baby monitor and indoor camera offers 1080p video quality and two-way audio. It features 360-degree tracking for a clear view of the whole room. Right now you can get this camera on sale for only $24 at Walmart. 

"This monitor was a game-changer for us," a Walmart customer says. "The video quality is crystal clear during the day, and the night vision works like a charm. The two-way audio feature lets us soothe our baby from another room. The temperature sensor is a handy bonus."

Why we like the Febfoxes baby monitor: 

  • It's an affordable monitor with robust feature offerings.
  • The camera offers 360-degree horizontal tracking and 90-degree vertical tracking.
  • It offers motion detection alerts and two-way audio.

Samsung The Frame smart TV: $1,499 and up (save $548)


This QLED TV is a fantastic-looking display that boasts beautiful color, with 100% color volume with Quantum Dot technology that keeps the TV awash with over a billion colors. It has nearly zero light reflection, no matter if you're watching during the day or at night.

You can mount this incredibly thin TV flush against a wall and use Art Mode to turn it into a piece of art whenever the TV is not otherwise in use. Our expert TV reviewers love "The Frame." It's also the single most popular TV amongst our readers. 

Right now, Amazon has the 75-inch version of this popular and unique TV on sale for 20% off. It's price is now $1,598. Over at Walmart you can find this TV on sale in its other sizes (32", 43", 50" and 85"). For example, the 65-inch version can be purchased right now for $1,449, which is $548 off.

Shop more of the best Black Friday TV deals here.

Black Friday streaming deals

Black Friday is the best time of year to subscribe to a streaming service -- all the top services are offering Black Friday streaming deals. You can subscribe to Paramount+, Hulu, Disney+, Fubo and more, all at significant discounts off the usual monthly cost. Here are our top streaming deal picks.

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Paramount+ Black Friday deal: Get 3 months for $1.99 per month

Paramount+ gives you access to CBS original content, NFL football games airing on CBS and NCAA college football. Paramount+ is also the exclusive streaming home to Super Bowl LVIII.

What you'll get with Paramount +

  • All NFL games airing on CBS locally and nationally televised on all its subscription tiers
  • CBS programming including hit shows like "Survivor" and "NCIS"
  • Paramount + original programming like "Lawmen Bass Reaves" and "Tulsa King".
  • Professional soccer including the Champions League live
  • SEC college football games

Paramount Black Friday deal: Get Paramount+ Essential for $1.99/month for 3 months ($59.99 billed annually). Or, get Paramount+ with SHOWTIME for $3.99/month for 3 months ($119.99 billed annually). This limited-time offer ends Dec. 3, 2023.  This Black Friday deal is only available to new and former subscribers.

Hulu Black Friday deal: Get a year of Hulu for $1 per month

Known for its trove of high-quality original programming, Hulu is on sale for Black Friday.  Access hit shows like "Only Murderers In The Building", "The Bear" and "The Kardashians" anytime.  

Hulu Black Friday deal: Get Hulu for 99 cents per month for a year (with ads) for the first year, a savings of $85. You'll pay $7.99 per month after the first year and you can cancel anytime.  Add Disney+ for $2 more per month (with ads).

Black Friday appliance deals

Shop the best Black Friday appliance deals from your favorite retailers, including must-see appliance deals from LG and Samsung. 

LG smart freestanding side-by-side refrigerator: Save $500

Best Buy

This LG smart freestanding refrigerator has some must-have features, including InstaView. Knock twice to illuminate the window panel and see all your favorite food and beverages without ever opening the door. 

This LG fridge features a craft ice maker that automatically makes batches of different kinds of ice (crushed, cubed, round). It features a water dispenser that automatically removes up to 99.99% of bacteria in its nozzle after 24 hours.

The refrigerator features Wi-Fi connectivity and can be controlled remotely using the LG ThinQ app. It's on sale now for $1,600 (regularly $2,100)

Why we like this refrigerator:

  • Its InstaView lets you illuminate the window to see what's inside. 
  • It makes different kinds of ice.
  • It can be remotely controlled using your smartphone.

Samsung Bespoke 4-door Flex refrigerator with Family Hub+: $2,000 off


This is the lowest price we've seen on the Samsung Bespoke refrigerator. The best thing about this fridge is its massive Family Hub touch screen that's double the size of the brand's original smart refrigerator touch screen.

Samsung's touch screen refrigerators all feature Samsung's Family Hub, with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant built-in. The smart fridge component can connect with, and be used to control your phone, computer, TV, smart doorbell, Nest thermostat and Samsung home appliances. It can share photos, stream music and more. The Family Hub feature lets you see inside your fridge from anywhere (via your connected device), search recipes based on what you have on hand, plan weekly meals and even send cooking instructions to your Samsung smart oven.

The smart tech can also help you save energy thanks to it's new energy-saving tech, Samsung's SmartThings Energy. The smart program allows you to see and manage your compatible Samsung appliance energy use and offers ways to save energy using AI Energy Mode. The new mode will even automatically optimize appliance settings to reduce the amount of energy consumed. 

Why we like this refrigerator:

  • This highly rated 4.9-star fridge includes a beverage center with a water dispenser and Samsung's AutoFill water pitcher. 
  • The Dual Auto ice maker produces both cubed and Ice Bites ice. Samsung Bespoke fridges offer customizable door panels, with a choice of eleven colors and two finishes. 
  • This refrigerator comes with a two-year Bespoke warranty.

Samsung smart Bespoke slide-in electric range: $972 off


The fingerprint-resistant appliance features Samsung's fastest burner ever (3600 W). The five-burner cooktop includes dual- and triple-ring burners for cooking with different-sized pots and pans. 

This gas cooktop and electric oven duo is fully Wi-Fi-connected and voice-enabled. Use your phone to monitor your cooktop and set and adjust the cook time and temperature of your oven through Samsung's SmartThings app.

This 4.5-star-rated range is on sale now for $1,399 (regularly $2,371).

Why we like this electric range:

  • This smart range features Samsung's fastest burner ever, plus it can be remotely monitored via your smart device. 
  • Samsung's Bespoke line also lets you customize the appearance of your kitchen. 
  • Color coordinate this electric range with all your Samsung appliances. Choose from five colors.

LG smart Wi-Fi-enabled true convection InstaView electric range: $301 off

Best Buy

The smart electric LG home appliance is outfitted with five burners and includes an air-fryer function. The entire device can be monitored and remotely controlled via your smartphone with LG's ThinQ App. Don't want to open the oven and let out all the heat? Check the progress of your meal by knocking twice on the oven's window to activate the interior light. And you won't have to worry about fingerprints all over your range -- LG's PrintProof fingerprint and smudge-resistant finish easily wipes clean with a soft, dry cloth.

"Loving this stove," an LG customer who purchased the home appliance says. "The features are amazing. The convection oven and air-fryer options are the best. The burners heat up fast."

Choose from two colors. This range is on sale right now for $949 (regularly $1,249).

Why we like this electric range:

  • The LG InstaView Window lets you see inside your oven without ever opening the door and letting heat escape. 
  • You can even activate the timer with a simple voice command, since ThinQ technology works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
  •  Plus, there's a handy storage drawer below for your baking sheets, pots and pans.

LG stackable washer and dryer set: Save $700

LG via Best Buy

Save $700 on a stackable LG washer and dryer set ahead of Black Friday. This set features built-in sensors that use AI technology to detect fabric texture and load size, then automatically select the right wash and dry motions, temperatures and fabric care. 

This smart set includes Wi-Fi connectivity. Activate smart learner in the LG ThinQ app and the wash tower will remember your preferred settings. You can even use the smart pairing feature, which allows the washer to tell the dryer to select a compatible drying cycle. 

Why we like the LG stackable washer and dryer set:

  • The machines offer a large capacity and can fit 11 to 13 bath towels.
  • They are stackable and space-saving. 
  • The set is available in steel or white.

  • Black Friday kitchen deals

    Give your kitchen an upgrade with these Black Friday cookware and small appliance deals.

    38-piece Rubbermaid container set: $9 

    Rubbermaid Easy Find Vented Lids Food Storage Containers

    For just $9, you get six 0.5-cup containers, five 1.25-cup containers, six 2-cup containers, one 3-cup container and one 5-cup container. All containers come with vented lids for easier reheating and spatter-resistance.  

    "These are one of the best food storage containers that we have ever purchased. They are the sturdiest yet. We use them for everything," says one Walmart reviewer.

    Choose from teal or red container lids.

    Why we like the Rubbermaid 38-piece food storage set:

    • The containers have gotten a lot of praise from reviewers on how well-made and sturdy they are for the price point.
    • The containers are BPA-free and made with non-toxic plastic.
    • The set is microwave and dishwasher-safe

    The Pioneer Woman Prairie Signature cast aluminum jumbo cooker frying pan: $18

    The Pioneer Woman Prairie Signature 4-Quart Cast Aluminum Jumbo Cooker Frying Pan

    This 4-quart cast aluminum pan from The Pioneer Woman is a special Walmart-exclusive Black Friday release. It offers a large four-quart capacity perfect for cooking family dinners and special holiday meals. It has a nonstick coating that makes it easy to clean and comes with a high-quality glass lid.

    The pan is available in two colors; charcoal and linen. Both color options feature a gorgeous speckle design.

    Why we like The Pioneer Woman Prairie Signature cast aluminum jumbo cooker

    • It features a vintage-inspired, all-over speckle design.
    • The pan is dishwasher-safe and easy to clean.
    • The cast aluminum material provides more even heat distribution.

    Gourmia all-in-one 14-quart air fryer: $50

    Gourmia All-in-One 14 QT Air Fryer

    The 4.2-star-rated Gourmia air fryer features 12 cooking functions, including a rotisserie feature -- making it an excellent choice for holiday poultry meal prep, holiday appetizers and more.

    This top-rated kitchen gadget cooks by circulating hot air instead of frying with oil. It features a touchscreen so you can select any one of the air fryer's 12 functions with certainty and ease. Plus, it comes with a downloadable recipe book created by Gourmia's in-house chefs.

    "I have been using this for over a month now. I love it. It fits nicely on my counter space. It looks great and works great. I only have good things to say about it," says one Walmart reviewer. "You can fit a lot into it. Clean-up has been easy compared to other air fryers I have used. I consider it a great buy!"

    Why we like the Gourmia all-in-one air fryer:

    • It offers a sizable 14-quart capacity and two oven racks, so you can cook two sides at once or cook one large meal.
    • Reviewers report that it is easy to clean.
    • It offers great versatility with 12 cooking functions.

    Cuisinart Professional Series 11-piece stainless-steel cookware set: $160 (74% off)

    Cuisinart Professional Series 11 Pieces Stainless Steel Cookware Set

    If you're looking for doorbuster Black Friday savings at Wayfair, this is the kitchen deal for you. The Cuisinart Professional Series 11-piece stainless-steel cookware set is currently a whopping 74% off. 

    The set includes one 8-inch nonstick skillet, one 10-inch open skillet, a 2-quart covered saucepan with a steamer insert, a 3-quart saucepan with straining cover, a 3-quart covered sauté pan with helper handle and an 8-quart covered stockpot. You can also save on the 13-piece version ($220)

    The 11-piece set retails for $615 at list price, but it's currently marked down to just $160. That's quite a steal for an 11-piece premium stainless-steel set. 

    Why we like the Cuisinart cookware set:

    • The cookware pieces are oven-safe and dishwasher-safe.
    • The pots and pans have cool-touch handles to protect your hands.
    • The set includes everything you need to cook just about any dish.

    The Pioneer Woman Frontier Speckle 24-piece cookware set: $109 (save $20)

    The Pioneer Woman via Walmart

    Good news, Pioneer Woman fans. Walmart just dropped another huge rollback on a customer-loved Pioneer Woman cookware set. The 
    24-piece Frontier Speckle cookware set is just $109 at Walmart right now. It typically retails for $129. 

    The 24-piece set has everything you need to cook just about anything in the kitchen. The set includes a 1-quart saucepan, a 2.5-quart saucepan with lid, a 5.5-quart dutch oven with lid, a 9.5-inch fry pan, a 12-inch skillet, a 10-inch skillet, four measuring bowls, four measuring spoons, an 8-inch cast iron skillet, two mini au gratins, two silicone sleeves, a nylon spatula and an acacia wood turner and spoon. The must-have set is made with quick-heating aluminum and features a nonstick coating for easy cleaning. 

    "This Pioneer Woman 24-piece cookware set is simply gorgeous," a Walmart customer says. "Obviously, functionality is every bit as important as beauty in the kitchen -- and this cookware set has that in spades. Each piece feels sturdy and extremely well made."

    Choose from three colors.

    Why we like The Pioneer Woman 24-piece Frontier Speckle cookware set:

    • It has earned a 4.5-star rating from Walmart customers.
    • It offers an incredible value with 24 pieces for just $109.
    • The pots and pans feature a non-stick coating that makes clean-up quick and easy.
    • It's a great option for someone just starting to build their kitchen.

    Cuisinart Perfectemp 14-cup coffee maker: $70 (62% off)


    This programmable 14-cup coffee maker by Cuisinart is great for busy households that prefer traditional drip coffee. You can adjust the flavor and temperature settings to fit your preferences and then set it to brew at the desired time so your coffee is ready when you get up. 

    The coffee maker typically retails for $185 on Wayfair, but it's currently discounted down to just $70.

    Why we like the Cuisinart Perfectemp coffee maker:

    • It lets you pause brewing to fill up your cup right away, rather than wait for the full pot to finish brewing.
    • You can program it to brew up to 24 hours in advance, so you can always wake up to fresh coffee.
    • It has earned a 4.6-star rating on Wayfair with more than 10,000 reviews.

    Ninja AF101 air fryer: $79 (39% off)

    Ninja via Amazon

    Food science expert Jennifer Pallian highly recommends this four-quart Ninja air fryer. "It's a great size, affordable for the quality with an effective output and it doesn't take up too much counter space," she told CBS Essentials. She's not the only one who loves this air fryer. Amazon customers gave the kitchen gadget 4.8-stars!  

    This kitchen gadget can reach up to 400 degrees. It features four cooking programs, including air fry, roast, reheat and dehydrate. The included basket and crisper plate are both dishwasher safe.   

    This Ninja appliance is on sale now at Amazon. Get it for just $79 (regularly $130).  

    Why we like the Ninja AF101 air fryer:  

    • This expert-recommended air fryer is great for beginners. 
    • It won't take up much counter space. 

    KitchenAid Artisan Mini Plus stand mixer: $280 (26% off)

    Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Plus 3.5-Qt. Tilt-Head Stand Mixer with Flex Edge Beater

    This mini stand mixer offers full-size power in a compact design, making it perfect for small kitchens. Its durable metal construction with 67 touchpoints ensures thorough mixing. Plus, the convenient tilt-head design makes adding ingredients a breeze. The stand mixer currently has an impressive 4.7-star rating on Amazon with over 4,200 reviews.

    "My KitchenAid stand mixer is quiet, powerful and really built to last. I wish I would have bought one years ago," an Amazon reviewer says.

    Score this top-rated stand mixer now for an incredible deal on Amazon. It's currently on sale for $280 (regularly $380).

    Why we like the KitchenAid Artisan Mini Plus stand mixer:

    Philips 3200 series fully automatic espresso machine: 45% off

    Philips Espresso Machine
    Philips via Amazon

    The 4.2-star-rated device can make up to five black and milk-based coffee varieties at the touch of a button. Its LatteGo milk frother expertly froths your milk so that you can prepare silky smooth lattes and cappuccinos. This kitchen gadget even lets you adjust the strength and quantity of your beverage.

    "This was our first super-automatic maker. I'm a fan of straight espresso and the shots are delicious and perfectly made every time," an Amazon reviewer says. "My wife likes cappuccinos and the milk frother works well. It is fairly easy to use with no difficult settings to figure out."

    Why we like this espresso machine:

    • It can make a variety of coffee drinks with just the press of a button. 
    • You can adjust the intensity of your beverages to suit your taste. 
    • It features a milk frother.

    Keurig K-Elite: $119 (37% off)


    The Keurig K-Elite coffee maker makes a single cup of coffee at a time but features a 75-ounce water reservoir so you can make cups of coffee for everyone in your family. The 4.7-star-rated device has a strong brew button, an iced coffee setting and hot water on demand, perfect for making tea and hot chocolate on cool summer nights.

    "I'm so pleased with this Keurig. [It was] so easy to set up and use. I love the iced coffee feature [and] how it gives different cup sizes also. Definitely worth the money," one verified purchaser on Amazon says.

    Why we like the Keurig K-Elite coffee maker:

    • It offers five brewing size options, from 4 to 12 ounces.
    • The coffee maker includes a large 75-ounce water reservoir so you don't need to refill it in between brews.
    • The K-Elite features a strong coffee button for a stronger pour via K-cups.

    Black Friday sleep deals

    It's a great time to buy a mattress or upgrade your bedding, especially if you're hosting any holiday guests. There are a ton of Black Friday online deals on a variety of mattresses, bedding and sleeper sofas from popular sleep brands. You can save up to 40% off on a new mattress or shop pre-Black Friday deals on bedroom furniture right now. 

    Plufl: the dog bed for people: $299 (save $200)

    Plufl via Amazon

    It's a pet bed, but for people. Like a sofa bed, you can lounge in it with your dog, cuddle in it with your partner or just chill out alone on the Plufl.

    According to the brand, the Plufl is designed to cradle away anxiety and calm your nervous system. It's made with orthopedic gel-infused memory foam and features 360 degrees of supportive plush pillow bolsters. The vegan fur exterior is machine washable, and the bed is completely free of mercury, lead, formaldehyde and phthalates. 

    Some have called the gigantic dog bed a "solution to a problem that doesn't exist." CBS Essentials managing editor Fox Van Allen firmly disagrees. "Not being able to cuddle up in a giant dog bed is a HUGE problem," he says. 

    CBS Essentials writer Kaylyn McKenna agreed, calling the Plufl "the softest and coziest place to take a nap or snuggle with your pup." 

    The Plufl typically retails for $499, but it's just for $299 with this Black Friday deal.

    Why we like the Plufl:

    • It can be stored away when not in use.
    • It's great for children, college students and people who want an extra place to snuggle.
    • It's machine washable.

    Nolah Evolution 15" mattress: $1,624 (35% off)

    Nolah Mattress

    Nolah Evolution is the brand's bestselling mattress. It features the brand's patented HDMax Tri-Zone coils, offering targeted back support and responsive pressure relief. It's equipped with a breathable cover and a heat-dissipating Euro topper to provide cushioning and cooling. 

    Right now when you buy this mattress you'll also receive two free Nolah squishy pillows. 

    Choose from seven sizes. This mattress shown is a queen. 

    Why we like the Nolah Evolution mattress:

    • The Evolution comes in three firmness levels, so you can choose the option that best meets your weight, sleep position and comfort preferences.
    • The Nolah Evolution pairs well with any adjustable base.
    • It includes a 120-night sleep trial and a lifetime warranty.

    The Nectar Sleep Premier mattress: $899 (40% off)


    Nectar Sleep's most popular mattress, the Nectar Sleep Premier, is its best option for hot sleepers. It's 40% off now. The 4.7-star-rated mattress is made with Nectar's dual-action cooling technology, which reacts to your body's temp to help you sleep cool. 

    "There are mornings I wake in the same position as when I went to sleep,"  a Nectar Sleep customer says. "I'm always overjoyed when that happens! That never happened on our previous (memory foam-topped) mattress. Also, the mattress breathes well."

    Choose from seven sizes. The mattress pictured is a queen.

    Why we like the Nectar Sleep Premier mattress:

    • It features heat-absorbent polyethylene fibers that help wick excess body heat away to promote cooler sleep.
    • It's made with phase change material that reacts to your body's changing temperature so you can stay comfortable. 
    • The mattress can be ordered as a memory foam mattress or as a hybrid mattress for an added cost. 

    Casper Nova Hybrid mattress: $1,871 (25% off)


    The Casper Nova Hybrid mattress features two layers of foam that create seven ergonomic zones to provide support and spinal alignment. The mattress is outfitted with thousands of perforations to help heat and humidity flow away from you, making it a great choice for hot sleepers. The mattress is 20% off right. Choose from five sizes. The mattress shown is a queen.

    "Extremely comfortable," a Casper customer says of this 4.6-star-rated mattress. "Does not shift weight when my partner moves or gets out of bed. I no longer have night sweats. Very satisfied!"  

    Why we like the Casper Nova Hybrid mattress:

    • It features a firm border to provide edge support to help you get in and out of bed easily, without sinking over time.
    • It gently sinks the shoulders and provides more support under the waist, lower back and hips to ergonomically align your spine.
    • Its resilient springs add a little lift, support and airflow to the mattress.

    Burrow 84" Shift sleeper sofa: $1,699 (save $300)

    Burrow Shift Sleeper Sofa

    The Burrow Shift sleeper sofa is an attractive and convenient sleeper sofa choice. It's a modern sofa that easily transforms into a queen-size memory foam bed. It's available in stain-resistant gray and navy fabric. The quilted memory foam sleep surface provides a cozy bed-like feel. 

    It ships for free in three boxes, complete with assembly tools. Save $300 on the popular sleeper sofa during the Burrow Black Friday sale with code "BF23".

    Why we like the Burrow Shift sleeper sofa:

    • The sofa's arm cushion inserts double as standard pillows.
    • The sleeper sofa is made with easy-to-clean, stain-resistant fabric.
    • It converts from a sofa to a bed quickly.

    Sobel Westex Sahara Nights pillow: $48 (20% off)

    Sobel Westex Sahara Nights Back and Stomach Sleeper Pillow

    These premium hotel-quality pillows are designed for back and stomach sleepers. The pillow is meant to maintain its shape throughout the night to keep you comfortable and supported. The bestselling standard-, queen- and king-size pillows are currently on sale for 20% off ahead of Black Friday. That's $48, reduced from $60 for a standard.

    The pillow features a quilted 233-thread-count woven fabric exterior and a soft gel fiber fill that offers a comfortable, down-like feel.

    Why we like the Sobel Westex Sahara Nights pillow:

    • Sobel Westex pillows offer hotel comfort at home.
    • The pillow is hypoallergenic.
    • They can provide neck support for side and back sleepers to reduce neck pain.

    Buffy Cloud comforter: $142 (25% off)

    buffy cloud comforter

    Buffy is a sustainable bedding brand known for its cloud-like cooling bedding. One of the most popular Buffy products is the Cloud comforter. It's a fluffy, hypoallergenic comforter that offers an airy feel. It's also an eco-friendly option -- the comforter is made with ultra-soft materials spun from recycled plastics.

    "This comforter was exactly what I expected and exactly what I wanted. Like a fluffy, warm cloud. We bought two more," a reviewer on Buffy's website says. The bestselling comforter is currently 25% off. The queen size, which is typically priced at $189, is now available for just $142.  Prices vary by size.

    Why we like the Buffy Cloud comforter:

    • The comforter is fluffy but breathable, making it appropriate for all seasons.
    • It's an eco-friendly purchase that upcycles approximately 50 plastic bottles.
    • Comes with free shipping.
    • It's machine washable.

    Brooklinen organic cotton hardcore sheet bundle: $302 (40% off)


    It's a great time to buy an organic cotton bedding set from Brooklinen. The bedding retailer's organic cotton hardcore sheet bundle is 36% off right now. The 4.6-star-rated set includes a core sheet set with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, two pillowcases, a duvet cover and 2 extra pillowcases. 

    Choose from seven colors. The set is available in full, queen, king and California king sizes. The price shown is for the queen set.

    Why we like Brooklinen's organic cotton hardcore sheet bundle:

    • You get a ton of bang for your buck with this bundle -- it even includes a duvet cover.
    • The organic cotton sheets are crisp, breathable and feel like sleeping in your favorite button down. 
    • Brooklinen's organic cotton sheets get softer with every wash.

    Luna "Dreamland Delight" sherpa fleece weighted blanket: 70 (46% off)


    This hypoallergenic fleece weighted blanket is filled with 15 pounds of microfiber and glass beads. This cozy sherpa blanket is machine washable and includes a two-year warranty. It's on sale now for $70 (regularly $130). 

    "This is the coziest blanket ever," a Luna reviewer says. "I have to fight my cats to use it because they always want to be on it. I wasn't sure how I'd do with the weight but I got the best night of sleep I've ever gotten."

    Why we like the Luna "Dreamland Delight" weighted blanket:

    • This blanket can fit a queen bed.
    • It's safe for people with allergies. 
    • One side is covered in soft sherpa fleece, perfect for chilly fall nights.
    • It's machine washable.

    Big Blanket Co. Original Stretch blanket: $134 (save $25)

    Big Blanket Co

    Treat yourself to an extra-large, ultra-cozy blanket from Big Blanket Co. for less before Black Friday. The brand is known for its 10-foot by 10-foot big blankets. Right now, this blanket is 20% off, at $134, reduced from $159.

    "These blankets are perfect," a reviewer raves. "The material is heavier and denser than most blankets, almost giving a weighted blanket feel but still being able to breathe. Not to mention they are sooooo so soft," they share. "The best part is if you want more weight, more warmth, more squish, there is plenty of blanket to double it up." 

    CBS Essentials writer Kaylyn McKenna is also a big fan of this blanket. "I never knew that I needed a 10-foot blanket, but this Big Blanket Co blanket has been such a game changer. It's super soft and stretchy, and most of all spacious. It has a comfortable weight and doesn't slide off the bed while I sleep," she says.

    Why we like Big Blanket Co.'s Original Stretch blanket:

    • This blanket is made with temperature-regulating material. 
    • This blanket is moisture-wicking and features four-way stretch.
    • Choose from 18 colors.

    Black Friday travel deals

    Get ready for holiday travel with these hot luggage deals from Away, Amazon, Monos, Walmart and Beis.

    Away The Aluminum collection: 20% off


    Away's upgraded aluminum edition offers a more wallet-friendly alternative to Rimowa with the same features as the durable polycarbonate bags that put the brand on the map. Away also offers a warranty that covers damage to the shell, wheels, handles, zippers and other functional elements of the suitcases. This provides added peace of mind when splurging on pricier suitcases. 

    The aluminum version of Away luggage comes in four sizes: two carry-ons and two check-in. It's available in three metal tones: silver, onyx black and rose gold. The standard carry-on weighs 10.1 pounds, the medium-sized one weighs 10.6 pounds, the smaller check-in is 13.3 pounds and the larger version is 16 pounds. All are 20% off right now during the Away Black Friday sale.

    Why we like Away aluminum luggage:

    •  Away's 360-degree spinner wheels make these bags easy to roll through the airport. 
    • The suitcasess feature a dual-lock for added security. 
    • It's a fashionable and more affordable alternative to Rimowa luggage.

    Monos Carry-On: $204 (20% off) 

    Monos Carry-On

    The Monos Carry-On features a telescopic handle, plus lots of zippered pockets and compartments and an easy-to-use lock. It offers an ultra-strong polycarbonate hard shell exterior and a TSA-approved locking system. Monos boasts a 100-day trial period and lifetime warranty. 

    This carry-on is more compact than the other carry-on I own. It measures 22 inches by 14 inches by 9 inches. I tend to go on a lot of short weekend trips, and this size was great for me for my recent four-day vacation. I like that it's smaller and lightweight, as that makes it easier to roll and lift into an overhead bin or the car.   

    Why we like the Monos carry-on:

    • Monos Carry-Ons are made with aerospace-grade, water-resistant polycarbonate hard shells for enhanced durability.
    • The carry-on fits in the overhead bin on most airlines and is easy to store in my car trunk for road trips.
    • The 360-degree spinner wheels provide a smooth glide.
    • It's available in 13 colors. 

    Sunbee 3-piece hardshell luggage set with TSA locks: $95 (save $205)


    Prepare for your holiday travels with this incredible three-piece luggage deal at Walmart. This set includes 20-inch carry on luggage, plus 24- and 28-inch checked suitcases.

    Regularly $300, you can pick up this set up for $95 with this Black Friday deal at Walmart. But hurry -- several colorways have already sold out.

    What we like about this three-piece luggage set:

    • The set features TSA-approved locks to keep your belongings secure in transit.
    • The 360-degree multi-directional spinner wheels make walking through the airport a breeze.

    Rockland Melbourne 20-inch expandable carry-on: $65 (53% off) 

    Rockland Melbourne Hardside Expandable Spinner Wheel Luggage

    The Rockland Melbourne 20-inch expandable carry-on spinner is made out of ABS, a lightweight and durable plastic. It features multidirectional double spinner wheels with telescoping handles, along with interior zip and mesh pockets. Choose from multiple colors. Price varies by color. Right now, you'll get the best deal on the carry-on in the shade purple, it's currently 58% off. 

    "I was able to fit a lot more than I thought in this little suitcase," an Amazon reviewer shares. "It's easy to maneuver and even with the extension added to it it's small enough to fit airplanes' carry-on requirements." 

    It usually sells for $140, but right now you can buy this carry-on for just $65.

    Why we like the Rockland Melbourne 20-inch carry-on:

    • The carry-on meets size restrictions for most major airlines, including United, American, Delta, Southwest and Allegiant.
    • It earned a 4.5-star rating on Amazon with more than 8,500 reviews.
    • The ergonomic handle and seamless spinner wheels make it easy to maneuver.

    Beis Weekender bag: $86 (20% off)


    Actress Shay Mitchell's luggage brand, Beis, has TikTok by storm. The bestselling Beis Weekender bag is on sale now for 20% off during the Beis Travel Black Friday sale. Use code "EARLY20" at check out to save.

    "This is my new favorite travel bag," CBS Essentials senior editor Lily Rose says. "The zippered bottom compartment is perfect for storing wet bathing suits, shoes or dirty laundry."  

    Why we like the Beis Weekender bag:

    • It offers plenty of interior storage and organization with a one large zip pocket and two slip pockets.
    • It features a padded laptop sleeve,
    • It's bottom compartment is designed to keep your shoes, toiletries and other travel essentials separate.

    Samsonite Winfield 2 28-inch carry-on: $87 (56%)

    Samsonite Winfield 2

    With 20,000+ Amazon reviews and a 4.5-star average, this affordable hard-shell carry-on offers great value. Weighing under seven pounds, it's adored by customers for its spacious pockets and roomy interior. 

    This suitcase comes with multi-directional spinner wheels for effortless mobility. It's also expandable to help you pack everything you need for your next trip. Other great features include a TSA-compatible lock and a retractable telescope handle.  

    "I recently used this suitcase on a three-week international vacation and was amazed at what I could fit in this thing," a verified buyer on Amazon says. "With the help of some packing cubes, I was able to pack all of my clothes and toiletries for my trip with ease. Additionally, the zippers are high quality and easy to zip up." 

    The Samsonite Winfield 2 check-in is currently 56% off on Amazon. It comes in 14 colors. Price varies by color. 

    Why we like the Samsonite Winfield 2 check-in:  

    • It's available at a great price point for a top-rated suitcase. 
    • It comes with a 10-year warranty. 
    • It's built with four-directional spinner wheels for better maneuverability than other suitcases. 

    Samsonite Centric expandable carry-on spinner: $115 (40% off)


    This Samsonite Centric hard-side expandable suitcase is an ideal checked bag for longer trips thanks to its durability and flexible capacity. It's made with scratch-resistant polycarbonate and measures 19.6 inches by 14.75 inches by 9.5 inches. The design even comes with expansion for added packing capacity when needed. This suitcase comes with a 10-year warranty. 

    "This suitcase has already gone overseas twice and all over the US a half-dozen times. It is holding up well and I really like this suitcase," one Amazon reviewer shares. "I was concerned it might not age or wear well, but it is, hardly showing any scarring on the outside." 

    The popular suitcase is currently marked down from $190 to $115. 

    Why we like the Samsonite Centric carry-on: 

    • It's made with scratch-resistant polycarbonate to keep your suitcase looking new. 
    • The carry-on can expand for added space if you pick up some extra items during your trip.
    • It comes in seven color options.  

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