At Thanksgiving dinner recently, we were reminiscing about how, back in my childhood, our family used to pick out a Christmas tree from a lot, install it in the living room and decorate it. Ah, those were the days, when I would set out a cup of hot chocolate for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, but then forget to check next morning if the jolly old elf had actually imbibed it, so excited was I to check something else instead: the presents under the Christmas tree.
What should you look for when picking out a Christmas tree? Marie Iannotti tells you how to pick out a Christmas tree that's right for you in this article. Discover the pros and cons of the various types of trees used to decorate for Christmas. You'll find tips here that will prepare you for that trip to the tree farm and discover how to care for the tree once you get it home.
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