Sunday, November 29, 2015

Christmas Tree Hunt @ The Red Barn

Beautiful day this year to pick our our Christmas tree at the Red Barn.  Traditions!













 Pettingill Family Christmas Tree!




I get to decorate the live tree that goes in the living room...but the kids help with our large, artificial tree in the family room.  Hundreds of ornaments and memories.


 Ivy's First Christmas ornament!

And here's all the kids' ornaments this year.  'Big Brother'-Miles, Wii remote - Ry, "Wheels" - Addison (her soccer nickname this pats season), BSA symbol - Carson (life rank achieved this year).  























I also surprised the boys one day after school with a 4 foot tree of their very own in their room.  Pure Christmas joy!!





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