Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree

For the last year I threatened to do it. I hated the three pine trees in the front of our house. All year long (in fact since we bought the place) I said that at our first chance we’d cut them down and make them into Christmas trees.
Ta-da.

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My Dad thinks it’s silly. These are perfectly good trees in our front yard and we’re expending energy to get rid of them. I say they’re eye-sores and block the view of our house making the yard seem smaller than it is. Luckily, since it’s our house I get to make the decisions.
So far we’ve only cut down one of them. I want to cut down the other two but I don’t have room for them in my house. I may offer them for $20 each on Craig’s List.
Ok, I have to admit this Christmas tree makes Charlie Brown’s christmas tree look lush. But it’s decorated with love. I think it makes a perfectly lovely first Christmas tree for our house. It also benefits from the magic of Christmas that takes a perfectly scraggly tree and makes it look beautiful when you turn the Christmas lights on. *happy sigh*

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2 comments to Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree

  • This post made me laugh…..the before & after photos are funny. If I thought I could use a cedar tree for a Christmas tree, I’d be following your lead and cutting the one down in front of my house 🙂

  • Mom

    Hey, I think your Christmas Tree looks great. This year, since you aren’t coming home, I may just use my little 3′ fake tree. Watch out for next year though, We’ll be in the new house & then I can decorate to my hearts content.

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