Tuesday, December 14, 2010

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

So many of you have the tradition of going to the mountains to cut your Christmas tree, so you'll probably laugh at our tradition (for 26 years now). We save our aluminum cans and plastic bottles all year long, cash them in, and go buy a Christmas tree at a lot. When the kids were little, we would go to McDonald's afterwards with our leftover money.

What a wonderful day we had on the 5th (I know, I'm behind). Ethan joined us for church, we went out to eat at Lumberjack's (yummy breakfast), and then went to get a Christmas tree. We always go to Simonis' tree lot on Churn Creek. Here's the tree we picked out:

We then spent the afternoon and early evening listening to Christmas music and decorating the tree. Here's the end result:


  1. What a beautiful tree!! I love the flocking especially. Love that tradition too. We haven't gone to cut a tree for many years either.

  2. I think that is a great tradition!
    Love, Jill