Last night I had a rush of late night energy and decided to change my living room around. It totally changed my boring room into a cozy place to spend time with my husband - and to get ready to welcome the Christmas tree in a few weeks. Yeah so I basically changed everything around to accommodate my Christmas tree.
There were years we used to purchase a real tree - then we had a few years, where we went to tree farms to cut down our tree but even that was getting expensive. Then a friend was moving and gave me her artificial one. I received a lot of flack from my family, but I loved it. I used it for years until we moved and I got rid of it. A MAJOR REGRET.
So we moved to a semi-rural town in the real Northern California - and we would get a permit from the forestry service for $5 - and we could cut any size tree. The only thing with that, was it was always weather permitting. And now that we're in a 3 year drought, I was concerned about burning lights on it.
My husband and I went over, took our "beast" of a van, in the rain and it took 3 men to lift it and load it. The only thing, is it doesn't have a box - and it looks like it's been altered - to where I won't be able to take it apart. It's all one piece. OH WELL -
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