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Advent Calendar Memories – The Christmas Tree

This is a post from 5 years ago. We certainly have downsized Christmas since then in anticipation of our move to our townhouse. But, we still have the same traditions!

Kathi O'Neill Genealogy

Did you have a real tree or was it artificial? How big was the tree? Who decorated the tree? What types of Christmas tree did your ancestors have?

This is a picture of my Christmas tree this year.  It is a 9 foot pre-lit artificial tree. It is a beautiful tree fits perfectly in our picture window! When my son was younger we always purchased a real tree.  Not just one tree, but two!  We thought it would be nice to have 2 trees in the house – one in the living room and the other in the family room.  One big, one small.  The first year we purchased the two trees, my son was adamant that they had to be placed next to each other.  They needed to keep each other company, my son would say…so every year thereafter we had one large tree with one small tree right next to…

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