Last Minute Shopping Ideas

Amazingly, I’m not the type of person who waits till the last minute to get things done. Unless, of course, you count the cleaning frenzy I pull off, seconds before the husband is off work, which I (obviously) don’t count as procrastination. You say Tomato, I say TO-MAH-TOE.

Shopping, specifically, Holiday shopping, is a little harder to pull off and for whatever reason, there’s never enough time to get it all done. Or at least, completed with that feeling of having found everyone the “right” gift.

In an effort to break through the gift-idea doldrums, here’s some last minute shopping ideas.

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Pier Park is Hoppin'

I was out at Pier Park tonight, and it was crazy – and I don’t even think it was a busy night. There were people everywhere.

I was talking to the mall manager the other day and he was telling me that the place really starts to fill up around 5:30 and stays busy until close to midnight! Almost every time I go there, I can’t hardly find a parking place in the big lot on the east and usually end up having to walk a while.

I was talking to someone the other day about how there seems to have been so much pent up demand, now that we have great shopping, it almost doesn’t seem like enough.

There are almost 100 stores open now, with more than 30 more slated to open in the near future.

I’d say Pier Park is a huge success, and keeps getting better.

More pictures after the break.

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