Monday, November 28, 2011

Shopping the Outlets

Mickey and I rambled over to the Outlet Stores in Anthem today.  Five hours later we headed back to Surprise to sort our loot.  I was disappointed to find that my favorite store there, Harry and Davids, was no longer there.  I'm just about finished their little nine-jar sampler of jams and was going to purchase another.  Now I never will. *sigh*

The first thing we saw when we got out of the car was the "largest live Christmas tree in the Nation".  The sign didn't say exactly how tall it was but it was TALL.  Mickey and I found a spot where we could see through the branches into the trunk and it was indeed a live tree.  It was gorgeous.  See for yourself.

It was covered in beautiful large decorations and lcd lights

The toys and parcels were super-giant sized

Mickey standing in front of the base of the tree

We caught a pensive tired looking Santa through the window of his house.

Then we found his giant sleigh.

Try as I would, I couldn't get the darn thing to fly!

And that was our day at the Anthem Outlet Mall.  Oh, yes, we did some shopping and eating too.  Mickey has now completed all her Christmas shopping.  I don't know what we'll do now - we're not going home till Saturday. :)  I'm sure we'll find something to keep us busy.


Mickey said...

Fun day! Great photos!

Mickey said...

And don't think we'll have any problem finding something to do the rest of the week! Kohls to spend Kohls dollars!

Magpie said...

Don't forget Wickenburg!
I wonder why the sleigh wouldn't fly for you?
I have to honestly say, I would rather the tree was still in the forest even as pretty as it is all decorated.

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

As it is cold and wet here it was great to see you both shopping in the sunshine. It sure makes it more enjoyable. Harry and Davids closed at our Outlet Mall too. But they do still send out a catalog and are online so you can get your jelly if you really want it. I'll be waiting to see what you get up to next ! Have a terrific Tuesday!

Anonymous said...

You could always spend some time in the lovely warm pool swimming (yes, I am still very jealous, I want to swim in a warm pool, and I want to do it now!!)

Thisisme. said...

What lovely photos for us to look at today. Poor old Santa, being tired already. He's got an awful lot of work to do yet!! I'm sure you and Mickey will find something nice to do. Looks like you're having a super time. Wonderful!

Raindrops and Daisies said...

Great photos Pat,
you both look great
and Wow that is some tree!
Absolutely huge!

Glad you both enjoyed your day.

x Fiona

Michael and Hanne said...

Anthem Arizona presumably. Too nice and warm for Edmonton! No Santa, that's why you couldn't fly the sleigh!


Tallest tree I ever saw. you look nice and comfortable hitching a ride on Santa's sleigh. Order the Harry & David jam online, since they closed shop at the mall. Glad you had a GREAT time. The photos were great.

Granny Annie said...

And the jelly will be delivered right to your door:)

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