One day after Halloween, still spooked from the sugar shock of a high-calorie haunting, SoCal shoppers were asked Thursday to digest a 92-foot Christmas tree, and all the gift-wrapped casseroles it implies.
The towering tree trekked from Mount Shasta early on Nov. 1 and began the transformation from carbon dioxide-eating conifer into ornamented showpiece.
The OC tree, one of the tallest installations in the country, officially goes up mid-month and will be used for firewood and mulch when it comes down in January.
The 100 foot Christmas tree just arrived this morning all the way from Mount Shasta! Let th @ Fashion Island instagr.am/p/Rf96BmF_Qb/— Fashion Island (@FashionIsland) November 1, 2012