Friday, December 6, 2013

The Tree Farm

Last Sunday we headed up to the tree farm to find our Christmas tree. We trudged through the mud on a cold, drizzly afternoon, examining each and every tree on the farm until we found the perfect one. And then Erik got under the tree, on the wet, soggy ground, and cut it down. He strapped it to the car and we drove home drinking cocoa, and trying to get warm. It's the same every year, and we wouldn't have it any other way.

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I forgot to take a family photo, but here's one from Instagram: 


And here is our beautiful tree...

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...and our beautiful girl.


Desiree Macke said...

Such a great tradition! I'm hoping one day I can convince the hubs that we need a real Christmas tree!
Your tree is gorgeous!!

Rikki Rivera said...

Our tree farm was a similar experience, isn't it the best?! And gosh, gotta love those husbands for getting down and dirty to cut down "the perfect one." That first picture of Avery, she looks so grown there! And that picture of the horses, oh so beautiful! Frame worthy for sure!!!

Kate @ Daffodils said...

I love Avery's face in the one with the final tree. Too funny. And what a sweet last picture!

Sara Louise said...

Your tree is beautiful! I bet your house is a wonderfully cozy place to be during the holidays :)

Bridget said...

So perfect! We were thinking about getting a real tree this year but we decided to wait until the kids are a little bigger. I can't wait!

tinajo said...

Your tree looks fantastic and I love those horses as well! :-)

Laura said...

That sounds like the quintessential holiday experience! You're so lucky you get to chop down your own tree. =). Merry Christmas! xoxo