Monday, December 12, 2011

our Christmas tree tradition

putting up our Christmas tree is one of my most cherished holiday traditions.

i can remember going to the tree farm with my family every December from the time i was 6 or 7 until i was about 12. my brothers and sisters and i would run around the maze of trees to find the perfect Douglas Fir. it was cold, but it was a lot of fun. those memories are incredibly special to me.

i have my own family now and our Christmas tree tradition is a little different. while we don't go choosing a tree fresh from the farm, i am still intentional about making our Christmas tree tradition fun and memorable. we have a faux fir - a beautiful, full, tall, pre-lit, PVC Kennsington Pine replica. it's fake, but it's perfect...

read all about it at Sharing the Journey 25 Days of Christmas Traditions