With the passing of Thanksgiving, the green light is officially on to begin the Christmas holiday season. One of the experiences I most enjoy about this season is heading out as a family to choose our live Christmas tree. I have many fond memories while growing up of waking early in the morning and going with my family to the local co-op in search of the perfect Christmas tree. The tree had to be one that would stand tall and gracefully in our living room and not lose its presence against the gifts that would later surround it. Each year, we always found the perfect Christmas tree.
The first year we moved to Tennessee was the first Christmas I ever experienced with an artificial tree. Christmas was not the same. I missed the hunt for the tree; the prepping it for display and smelling its freshness every time I walked into the room. I am just a live Christmas tree kind of girl.