I remember as a child, we would put the Christmas tree up on December 1st or the first weekend in December. It wouldn't come down until mid January. One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is the tree with its beautiful lights and ornaments. I love snuggling up with the family on the couch as we watch television, with the Christmas tree all lit up in the background. It is so relaxing.
Next to the Christmas tree, I love driving around running errands and seeing all the Christmas lights people deck their houses and outdoor trees with. It really makes the season more magical and fun to share with the family. Do you still pile into the car and drive around with cocoa in hand enjoying the lights with your family? I used to do this with my brothers and parents growing up, and now do the same with my two girls. And, this year, they are old enough to help decorate the outside of our house, so that families like ours who drive around looking for lights will stop and enjoy. :-)
I was excited to receive a 3 ft. pre-lit tree to add to our display from the kind folks at Crab Pot Christmas Trees yesterday. The girls had no idea it was coming, and I loved seeing their eyes light up as I got the little tree ready for them to find the perfect spot in the front yard for it. Once it was placed in the yard, and lit up, we all agreed that our outdoor lights for this year were complete. :-)
Even though it too late to order a pre-lit tree from Crab Pot Christmas, you can still order and put away from next Christmas.
Skip the crazy after Christmas store lines and get your pre-lit trees (come in a variety of sizes) and have them delivered right to your door. Then, come Christmas next year you will be all ready to make your front yard a magical place for your family and those driving by to admire.
Disclosure: I was sent a sample from the vendor in order to write up an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.