Sunday, November 30, 2014

{2014 Pettingill Family Christmas Tree}

We typically get our Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving, but the weather wasn't cooperating. So we decided to wait for Saturday and we woke up to a dusting of snow...which made it the perfect day to go! 

We headed out early to avoid the major crowd. We knew my sister and our friends were also heading out that morning and somehow the stars aligned and we all arrived about the same time to enjoy picking out our trees together.  We figured this was our 11th year going to the Red Barn to cut down our Christmas tree. We love this place!

The train and caboose totally make the experience.  

 Couldn't resist the snowy back-drop...such a rarity around here. 

 We found it! The perfect noble fir tree for our front room window!

Fun morning followed up by a delish family breakfast at OPH!  
Love, love this tradition!!


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