Thursday, December 11, 2008

Oh Christmas Tree

Last weekend we decided to get a tree. Last year we drove one block to get a tree but this year we decided to brave suburbia and get our tree at Lowe's Hardware. I was trying to shop locally this Christmas season but I blew it right out of the gate first go. But the gifts I have bought so far have been from local merchants and I hope to get all my gifts from local merchants this year.

Anyway, since we do not own a car with a rack anymore, we had to use twine to secure the tree to the roof. Luckily the twine held and we made it home safely.
the good folks at the Garden Center put our tree in a large hair-net
that we had to remove before we could decorate. Our tree looks really skinny but plumped up when we put the decorations on.

Betsy is giving a good once over to my light and ornament placement.
I love our tree and the smell of pine in our home. It reminds me of camping in the mountains.
We just need to get some presents under there now!


Lee said...

That tree looks professional.

Jen said...

It's bea-uuuuu-tiful!

judy said...

I love it. It looks perfect!

Suzy said...

Cute tree! Steve did a great job with lights and ornaments.

April said...

Well, look at it this way: the tree probably came from somewhere fairly local before it got to Lowe's!