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This year I’m very focused on giving my family an experienced based, minimalist(ish) holiday season. We’ve cut our budget by quite a lot this year–and a good chunk of that budget is set aside for things like taking a train ride to play in the snow and going ice skating. For the first time, ever, …
Cut a piece off your first Christmas tree to keep as an ornament. Dang I wish I would have done this.
real christmas tree. Notice eye trick to make tree look fatter: topper is largest version of common snowflake ornaments all over tree. The next largest zig zag straight down the center and then fan our in decreasing size leaving the smallest snowflake ornaments on the side. It's an optical illusion and works great!