We finally got out to do a little Christmas shopping yesterday at the King of Prussia Mall, which I believe is the largest mall in the United States. My Fitbit would agree with that conclusion. My husband and I logged in almost 10,000 steps in our few hours there. The mall was beautifully decorated for Christmas and was surprisingly crowded for a weekday.

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The mall has one section that is very upmarket, and another section for people like me with shorter pursestrings. Still, I held my head up high as I browsed Michael Kors, Gucci and Saint Laurent Paris while wearing a thrift shop top and jacket! At Louis Vuitton, people had to wait outside for the door to be opened for them and to be escorted into the store.

 

I did find a good sale at Chico’s and bought a few tops for myself. Yes, yes, I know I was supposed to be Christmas shopping for other people. But I’ve been a very good girl this year!

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I wore this pink top with jeans and a corduroy jeans-style jacket. The jacket has spandex for stretch, so is very comfortable.

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Since I’m very scarf-challenged (I never know how to wrap the darn things), I like wearing ones, like this that have attached jewelry.

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I did get quite a few gifts, and was also happy to find a Lush Cosmetics store. Has anyone else just recently discovered Lush?  I was given their Ocean Salt scrub as a gift from my daughter-in-law and now buy it for myself to use every day on my face. I have a problem with red skin which can sometimes be very sore on my chin and around my nose, and the Ocean Salt is very calming and helps keep it under control.

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How is everyone else doing with your Christmas shopping?

What I Wore:
Christopher & Banks corduroy jacket (thrifted $4.00)
Grace Dane Lewis top (thrifted $1.99)

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