Christmas DecorationsChristmas is a hands-on art. From the lights we put on the house to the decorations we put on the tree to the great foods we eat in the process, Christmas is a time of doing -- and this is the place we gather to talk, plan and share.
Of course, we name our tree. Ever since our first year of receiving the Santa updates we have named our tree. Santa says that since we bring a tree into our home, give it a place of prominence, we sing around it and gather around it, that it becomes a member of the family and it deserves a name. We did that our first Christmas together as a family (our first family tree was, Wally).
Last year it was "Princess". We're looking forward to a boy tree this year, even though it's the same old tree coming out of the box we have a way of making it new each year and by concensus this year's tree is a boy.