Last-minute shoppers search for perfect Christmas tree

  • Cesar Cabrera, Bella Christmas Tree manager, helps shoppers Elena Kosinskaya and her mother, Lubov Kosinskaya, of Hallandale Beach find two Christmas trees Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, on Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach. ANDREW ULOZA / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Olga Jane and her husband, Artem Esipenko, of Sunny Isles Beach shop for a Christmas tree Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in North Miami Beach. Bella Christmas Tree "treesmith" Jason Lombardi helps to find the right tree. ANDREW ULOZA / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Peter Drut of Fisher Island poses for a picture with the Christmas tree that he bought for his grandchildren Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 in North Miami Beach. ANDREW ULOZA / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Elena Kosinskaya and her mother, Lubov Kosinskaya, of Hallandale Beach shop for two Christmas trees at Bella Christmas Trees shop on Biscayne Boulevard Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 in North Miami Beach. ANDREW ULOZA / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Peter Drut of Fisher Island watches how Vic Feliz, Bella Christmas Trees employee, packs a tree for his grandchildren Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in North Miami Beach. ANDREW ULOZA / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD