Christmas Tree

Amber on December 14th, 2010

On Sunday Adrianne came over and we decorated our tree. Joshua of course put up the snowman topper. Wesley and Jillian did most of the decorating, but we each took turns helping the kids put ornaments up on the higher branches. And then we were done… I wanted to try to get a family photo […]

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Amber on December 14th, 2010

On Saturday we met Mom and Dave and the kids at Big Lake Trees.  Luckily Joshua follows the best weather blog and we timed it so we did not get caught in the rain.  Thank you Cliff Mass! We knew we wanted a noble fir – so we drove up to their upper lot.  They […]

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Joshua on December 12th, 2007

Call me old fashioned, but I when I hear “tree lighting” I think of a tree (preferably a large evergreen of some kind) with lights on it (preferably in strands that wrap around the tree branches). It probably stems from growing up in Sedro-Woolley which has forever placed a large tree in the center of […]

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Joshua on December 11th, 2007

Friday afternoon we headed out to hunt down our Christmas tree. I knew we were in for something different than what we were used to in Washington. Back home we have a lot of tree farms fairly close by, the trees look just like they do on the Christmas cards (firs mostly, but with lots […]

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