Oh Christmas Tree…

I typically don’t get our Christmas tree this early in the season, I like to wait for at least the calendar to turn to December, but between Nutcracker, gymnastics meets, preschool programs, work and just day to day with 7 kids it actually worked to go get our Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving. We…

Oh Christmas Tree…..

The adventures of our trees. Our first few years of marriage we cut down our own tree. It was fun and romantic (and FREEZING) and I was always amazed at how what looked like a very full and beautiful tree in the forrest somehow looked more like a fat stick with a few branches by…

Oh Christmas Tree…

Sorry I have been missing the past few weeks. Our house has been hit by some nasty bug, and I think we are finally getting on top of it, but it has been ROUGH. And I usually luck out and skip out on whatever everyone is passing around since I am exposed to everything and…

Christmas Trees Part 2

Growing up every year my dad would cut off the bottom branches of the big family tree that we got and my brothers and I would get to put those branches in buckets of sand and decorate them and keep them in our rooms. It was one of my favorite memories of Christmas. We’ve been…

Christmas Trees

When Clint and I first got married we drove up to the mountains each year and cut down our own Christmas tree. Now I know that sounds super traditional and full of great memories. To be honest it was full of memories, not sure all of them were all that great. First off, we didn’t…