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It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Well, here it is, the day before the day before Thanksgiving and I'm stealing a bit of time away from the sales and design floor to do another, much anticipated "Scenes from the Shop". What? It's not much anticipated? Well, regardless, I'm not offended, nor am I bashful about posting some pics!! hehehehe

Shop Coordinator Sheryl surprised me with fantastic Winter Themed windows when I returned from my Jamaica vacation. Now that I think about it, was she just rubbing it in? I'm not so sure!

Welcome to the North Pole! This year the Holiday Theme at the shop is relaxed and fun. Stuffed animals, Santas and other less formal products seem to be our trend this year. I hope the shopping public agrees!!

Kevin walks the coolers before the begin of the busy day while I snap some shops of the new decorated tree. Snowmen, santa, moose and other cuddy toys welcome shoppers into the store!

The candy bouquets all lined up and ready to go! Melissa did a great job with this display! What's a fun gift to send to kids and adults alike! Add a balloon and it will surely receive a giddy reply!

The holiday gourmet product has started to arrive, including this new line of Greek Cookies. I love getting samples and there are delicious!

Well, I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but it's hard not to get excited about Christmas. It's such a fun time at the shop so I thought I'd share. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!

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