An Oldie but a goodie. It’s that time again!! Hope you enjoy.
Tradition states that when Santa makes his way in Herald Square during the Macy’s Day parade, the Christmas season has arrived. In our family, this signals the time to put away the pumpkins and start trimming the tree.
Every Friday after Thanksgiving , we took a long weekend to visit the NC mountains for our annual Christmas tree hunt. Each year brought different friends or family, but we always rented a log cabin and went to the same Christmas tree farm. Bundled up in blankets , we huddled into the hayride that drove up the winding paths into the farm…families sitting side by side, sometimes singing Christmas carols and drinking hot apple cider, while taking in the 360 -degree mountainous view.
At the appointed destination , we hopped out in excitement to locate and cut down the family tree. We trekked through a maze of Frazier firs until “ The…
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