Christmas Link Love and Finding the Perfect Tree.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

I'm in love with Christmas. That sounds so cliche, but I really am. I'm in love with every single little aspect of it. It's nearly impossible to choose my favorite part of Christmas, but after an embarrassing amount of internet searching, I've chosen a few of my favorite parts to share with you with some link love.

Merry & Bright

If I had to pick what's been my favorite part of Christmas at the current moment, however, it would be getting a tree.

It was really cold on Saturday (actually in the 30's!), so we wrapped up in our coats and scarves and went to Home Depot to find the perfect tree. (Oh the struggles of living no where near a Christmas Tree farm) I was pretty pumped to finally get to wear a beanie!

Even though options were somewhat limited, I fell in love twice. With two different trees.

I mean seriously, is it actually possible to resist these ittty bitty baby trees? I don't think so.

After a little finagling, we manged to get the trees home and standing without getting too cold. Then, as my Dad and I cooked dinner, my mom lit the tree. (A tradition at my house!). Here's a little sneak peak:

My house is finally looking and smelling like Christmas! Is yours?

What's your favorite part of the Holidays?
Any links you've been loving lately?

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9 Happy Thoughts

  1. We have an artificial tree that we have actually had for YEARS. I'm sure your home smells nice with a real tree =)

  2. What a beautiful tree. Can't way to see the rest of your holiday decorations =)

  3. Can't believe you had a cold spell! So have we! I'm back in Savannah, looking after Jack. I have missed your posts! I'll be here another week;. When do you get out of school? And, of course, Christmas ideas are always appreciated, :)

  4. Those baby trees are sooooo cute. I want ten of them.

    Your tree looks terrific and I'm glad you didn't get too cold!


  5. Since we have an artificial tree we've had it up since Black Friday. Yours looks super pretty by the look of it! I can not photograph mine however hard I try, dang tricky lights! Loving all those links too!

  6. I've always wanted to pick out a tree!! (: we have an artificial one due to allergies.

  7. Nice tree!! I just do a fake, pre-lit one since it's so convenient... plus, I heard there are potential spider infestations in those real trees (eek!). ;)
    Your tree is gorgeous!! Too funny that you were excited to wear a beanie... it's freezing here, high of like 9 today, brrr!! Can I trade you? 30 actually sounds warm to me now. lol! :)

  8. I'm pretty sure the mini ones would have come home with me. :)


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