The first year Chris and I got married we went to a friend’s land and cut down our first Christmas tree. It was about 3 feet high and was a pretty sad sight. Searching for the perfect tree is a highlight of the winter season for me. It is so much more fun now that the boys are older and take a genuine interest in the hunt. Despite our efforts to get a ‘perfect’ tree it seems like every year once we get it in the house we notice all its imperfections and oddities – which is just perfect for our family!
Photo Tip: Take the time to capture special events that you repeat each year…then take the time to look back over the years at the changes. Don’t get caught up in trying to exactly replicate the shot from the previous year.
Wow – what a cute LITTLE family we were 2 years ago.
And this year we had 3 boys running through the rows of trees. I think this is their favorite part of looking for a tree.
Why do they feel the need to wrestle anytime they are in an open area outside?
Add a girl to the mix. Though everyone thought we had 4 boys – I guess I needed some pink or a bow (there are some ruffles on those jeans).
This just makes me laugh, it’s like the tree farm has a yearly deal going on: “Buy a tree get a kid free”
“Just along for the ride.” – the story of her life thus far.
And 2 random ones from 2007 that I just love of Big Brother.
Back at home putting up the lights.
Once all the lights were up, he sat down in the yard to draw a picture of our “beautiful house”. Love it.
So this is one of my favorite things to do leading up to Christmas…what are some of yours?
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