This is the first year we waited so long to get our tree. The kids were SO excited and couldn't wait to get one. AND, this was the first year that they really had a say in picking one out. It seems for years we had one sleeping in the car or it was too cold for us all to get out and pick one out. This year the kids were really into it!
We went to a lot in the city and were happy to find the airy and imperfect trees that we love. The kids on the other hand, wanted a fat and perfectly shaped one. We compromised and found this one.
That night we built a fire, cranked up the Christmas music, and decorated the tree.
The next morning our elf was hiding in the tree and a little train set was under it with a working electric train that we get to make go fast or slow with a controller!
Oh Merry, Merry! What fun it is!