For the Christmas tree- Glue 2 mini mirrors, back to back and insert a silver metallic cord for hanging. Fill the insides of the tree with these after putting on the lights, but before putting on the ornaments. The sparkle will be tripled...and Christma.
Two pool noodles are better (and bigger!) than one when it comes to wreath-making. The oversized design offers room for a full rainbow of baubles. Get the tutorial at Sweet Pickins » - GoodHousekeeping.com
Website where you take a picture of your tree, upload it, and pick a Santa to stick in your picture. Proof that Santa was at your house!!! This will be good for when Aidan gets older and starts doubting!
Helpful tip for getting that department store look on your home christmas tree! Seems like a lot but most garland is sold in 10-20ft rolls and lights are sold in boxes of 1-6 hundred! Also you could do homemade ornaments.