I love putting up Christmas decorations, even now though our children are grown and away. The tree is my very favorite. Once upon a time we always went to the tree lot and bought a live tree. The fresh scent of the evergreen added to the Christmas spirit. Now, I put up an artificial tree, but miss the "real" thing. I don't miss cleaning up the dropped needles if the tree was decorated too early, which I usually did.
My favorite memory of decorating a tree was in 2006 when all the grandkids and great grandkids were here and they hung the decorations on the tree. The lower branches were heavy with angels and mice, horses and cowboys. The upper branches were a little bare, except for the angel that I put on the top. The tree was beautiful because of the little hands that worked their magic turning it into a special tree.
Do you have a special memory of your favorite tree? If so, please share with us. Thanks.
Also, if you have young children you're shopping for, may I suggest my book TUMBLEWEED CHRISTMAS?
Available at the publisher: 4rv publishing , Amazon , and Barnes and Noble.
If you know children that love animals, they might enjoy my picture book FRANKIE'S PERFECT HOME, for ages 4-8.
Frankie Armadillo has too many brothers. His burrow is too crowded, so he sets off in search of the perfect home, just for him. But every place he likes is already occupied, sometimes by fierce looking creatures.. Will Frankie find the perfect home?
Available at the publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing , Amazon , and Barnes and Noble.
Books make great stocking stuffers.
Have a super week.