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Have you ever had a "Charlie Brown Christmas Tree"

I recall my first place and my first Christmas in it. I lived in Washington State at that time and went out into the woods to find a tree. Of course there were tons of snow and everything was covered. I looked and looked until I came upon the "perfect tree"...It really looked great when I first seen it although it was really covered with snow..once I got it home shook it to get the snow off brought it in it looked sooo lifeless. *Laugh* But I made the best of it and decorated it regardless. It was definately a Charlie Brown tree.
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My Dh and I laugh that we have a Charlie Brown Christmas tree right now. Ours is an artificial one, probably about 6.5 feet tall but definitely on the "skimpier" side. There's no way to shape the tree so that you can plug the holes...there's no help for it, you can see directly through our tree at nearly every turn! But, it's our tree and we love it! Besides, like Charlie Brown's tree, once we get it decorated, it's not such a bad little tree.
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I dont think it matters what the tree looks like - and we have had a few shockers in our time - it is the love that turns it into something more than just a tree with decorations. One of the people who have an open home over Christmas has the perfect Charlie Brown tree - it has beautiful branches just no needles (made from dead grapevines wired into place) and this is decorated with some artificial snow, lights and decorations. Looks very spectacular.
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I dont think it matters what the tree looks like - and we have had a few shockers in our time - it is the love that turns it into something more than just a tree with decorations. One of the people who have an open home over Christmas has the perfect Charlie Brown tree - it has beautiful branches just no needles (made from dead grapevines wired into place) and this is decorated with some artificial snow, lights and decorations. Looks very spectacular.

Good point Xmascrackers it is all in how you look at it=)
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My first tree was a Charlie Brown tree, but my girls loved it anyways. I just separated from my husband & didn't have alot of money for a tree so we went on my sister's dairy farm & my uncle cut a pine tree from there for us, then he gave us his extra lights & a few decorations . It was the best tree every because it was a tree given out of love.

Then the girls & I made popcorn, we strung it & put it on the tree.
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That's so sweet Mamaduke..I bet the girls still recall this lovely memory.
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