We decided to go with a blue spruce; they smell awesome in the house. And I am just not a fan of the trees with the long, soft needles. I must admit, I do feel a tad bad about cutting down a tree to sit in my house for one month, but we do make the most of it. Once the season is over, a friend of Allen's has us throw the tree in his pond. Something about helping with the fish and overall upkeep on the pond...I dunno. I just know the tree still serves a purpose after we trim it and decorate it and then no longer need it!
This is the one we decided on....
And here is Baby and I ;) Baby's First Christmas Tree Hunt ;) And for the record, I was mortified to see this picture...I didn't think I looked that large...but for my friends asking to see some baby bump pictures, I swallow my pride and post this for you ;)
And of course, once it was home and in the house, the helpers had to check everything out! And this year is our first Christmas having Maggie [the cat] so I am interested to see how she does with the tree...and praying she doesn't climb up it!