11.30.2009

Yearly Tradition

Tomorrow the BF and I are going to get one of these





Yes, we cut down our tree, and don't get into it about the green issue with me. Cutting your own is greener than a fake tree for numerous reasons which I wont get into here. So, no nasty comments here please. kthanks.

I LOVE CHRISTMAS, best.friggin.time.of.the.year!!!!!

26 comments:

pamwares said...

i say awesome...merry christmas!

Ms. Bright said...

Happy chopping!

Let The Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore said...

There is nothing like cutting down your own tree…have a great time! xx

Colette's Cottage said...

So romantic! Enjoy!

my favorite and my best said...

to me, what's the diff if YOU cut it or someone else does? know what i mean? either way it's christmas fuckers!!! merry season!!
we get ours on sunday! i think i want a potted tree this year so i can fancy it all up martha stewart like in a big basket. this way my cats don't drink the water either and go puking all around the house. AND i can plant it later! win win!!!
chop away linds. can't wait to see it all done up LEB style.

Katie said...

Plus...fake trees don't smell yummy!

LindsB said...

Katie, very true! The smell is awesome!

Southern Aspirations said...

ooh much fun! Have a great time! (we went with the fake tree for ease and for dogs before I realized how bad the fake ones are!). Miss the real deal!!

Jaime said...

Yay- can't wait to see pics :)

Jaime

Lauren said...

oh have fun!!! we've never cut our own down but i've always wanted to. went with the home depot special this year. (maybe next year?!!)

can't wait to see it- your place was so beautiful last year i know it's going to be even better this year with all of your new changes!!!

xoxoxo

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

Well good for you! One year we bought a live tree and then planted it afterwards. The plan was to have one in our yard from each year, but then we moved. It was a complete pain, but was certainly green. Have a great time!
Janell

Chic Coles (Cole Design) said...

Have a great time.The girls want us to wait until they are home. Your house will smell so wonderful.

Haven and Home said...

Makes me think of Christmas Vacation- one of my favorite movies ever!!!! Good luck!

Meg said...

I'm so on team LEB with this one!! nothing can replace that smell. I've been such a bad bad bad naughty blogger lately. But I LOVE that you're getting your tree. We're getting ours on Wed, not cutting it down, Houston is lame like that. Best.time.of.the.year.EVER!!!! YES!

The Consummate Hostess said...

We have the same tradition in my home. There is almost nothing better than the pine scent filling your home. Have fun!

Devon said...

Listen here--I was told by one of the savviest chicks out there that my carbon footprint was way smaller chopping a tree down rather than buying a fake one. That was you Ms. Savvy--and, as a result, you made my tree chopping experience this past weekend so enjoyable!! So have a great time and can't wait to see the results. :)

Chic Coles (Cole Design) said...

We always get a fresh cut tree for Christmas and this year I am focing my parents to wait for me to get home from school until we can go as a family to go and pick out the Christmas tree! So excited!

Stephanie Sabbe said...

me tooooooo! I'm going to have a blogger Christmas party...or, better idea...you have one!

Laura@JourneyChic said...

I hope to get ours this weekend - our first real tree together! We've had the fake kind for a few years since we haven't been home enough (or didn't want to carry a real tree up and down 5 flights of stairs, trailing needles all the way). I'm very curious to see my cat react to having a live tree in the house. Could be a disaster. :)

Emily said...

Great tradition..we do that too! It's so fun, isn't it? The trees all look so small at the farm and then end up huge when we get it home. loves it!

Rachel said...

You know, I love real trees! Frasier firs are my favorite, followed by Noble firs.... I prefer fir trees to pine trees.
I didn't go and cut mine down, but when I was single I'd go and buy one on the Sunday after Thanksgiving and spend the day decorating it. Loved it!!

Of course, then I met Chris, who has "allergies" to the real trees (supposedly). He went out and bought me a tree of the fake and pre-lit kind as a "surprise" one year. Surprise!

So, yes, I decorate a fake tree. At least for now.... fake tree may end up sustaining some damage down the road. You never know! But I can't not use it while it's still kind of new.

I will admit, though, having it pre-lit IS pretty awesome, though.

Cristin said...

growing up in Tahoe, we cut down our own tree. Usually with a permit, but sometimes in the backyard!

Can't wait to see yours all dolled up.

xo,
cristin

urbansardines said...

badass! what a great tradition... I love the smell of christmas trees! Cutting down your own tree always makes me think of a "Charle Brown Xmas" when he picks the tiniest tree :-)

Dagny @ Beautiful Living said...

What a wonderful tradition and I completely agree with you :) I can't comprehend how someone would want a fake tree!

pve design said...

timber! I love the holidays too. The Rock Center tree will be lit tonight!

Deliciously Organized said...

can't wait to see the tree you picked out!!! yay for christmas!