Friday, October 25, 2013

A Day Of Shopping....

 I went shopping with my oldest daughter Angie. She's on fall break . She wanted to get a head start on Christmas shopping. Plus her favorite shopping place had sent her a 30 % off coupon. This is the view of one woods on our way. I went down this road many years going to work.
This is one of the trees at the mall. Some times I just can't bear to look at clothes, shoes, or housewares. I'd rather be outside. So while Angie was looking for a new door mat, I went out to snap photos.
 I remember being younger and I would spend weeks shopping for Christmas for my daughters. Then it was my daughters and their families. Now I just give money , saves my feet and a lot less stress. I buy gifts for Ted and my sisters. We are having a very cold morning here...it's 28 degrees and going to be 48 later ....even at that it'll still be cold. Warm hugs to all.

14 comments:

  1. I would be right beside taking photos, I don't like shopping a all!!!!!!

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  2. Hi Susie. I am in the same boat with my kids...I like to surprise them with gifts but mostly I give them gift cards to their favorite stores. I don't mind shopping as long as I can avoid the crowds.

    Very pretty pictures. Our leaves are slow to change here. It's 32 right now but supposed to get up to 50. yay!

    XO,
    Jane

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  3. I'm with you on the shopping, Susie- I would rather be outside! lol Unless it is a FUN shop!
    That is pretty country but I bet you don't miss going down that road to work.
    Have a wonderful day- I have the grandgirls for the weekend- xo Diana

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  4. Pretty trees. Ours are just starting to turn. But the weather has sure turned. Very cold here. I'm not ready for winter.

    I'm with you on the shopping. I like to go, get what I want, and leave. I guesss it's because I have trouble walking with my bad knees and feet.

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  5. Sounds like a good day to spend shopping inside a warm mall!:-) xo Nellie

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  6. Money from us too. The year that the pile of gifts in a corner of my bedroom almost reached the ceiling for my big family is what turned the tide. They'd rather have it anyway. My husband buys what he wants and I buy what I want and I wrap them up.

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  7. Those are great photos Susie!

    I was in the mid 20s here last night. I am not ready for winter.

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  8. The leaves are beautiful. We do not buy gifts or give money. CC gets a small something and that is it. We like to focus on the family aspect of the season.

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  9. I do buy some gifts, but for my goddaughter and her brother it's money. I'm not sure I can handle the New York stores before Christmas for shopping, but I will stop in for pictures of the decorations.

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  10. Susie, thanks for thinking of me! Back to work..so maybe back in the swing of things.
    Boy can I remember my friend and I knowing every item they sold at the mall....no more!

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  11. I made 1 Christmas gift this week! I go shopping with my "kids" and they pick out what they want for Christmas, then I wrap it up! LOL!
    Warmly,
    deb

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  12. Oh Susie, how lucky you are to be able to shop with your daughter! I use to do that at this time of the year, but her and her family moved to Georgia! So now she is doing this with her daughters­čśŐ

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  13. Wow! Susie! What a drop in temperature!
    The leaves are beautiful! It's not so pretty traveling from our home to the mall!
    Have a great weekend!
    Keep warm, my friend!
    w/L.

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  14. Our family exchanges names. Some of us have gone on a Christmas shopping trip for years and we used to do a lot of Christmas shopping. Now we buy for the one name we drew and have fun relaxing or shopping for ourselves!

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