Traditions & MemoriesThis forum area discusses all the time honored traditions of Christmas. From Christmas trees to mistletoe to great fun with Santa these topics bring us together and inspire great celebration year round. We relish learning of Christmas from all parts of the world and sharing unique cultural traditions from all over. Share your ideas and fond memories here!
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
Here are my top 10: (in no particular order)
All 3 M*A*S*H Christmas episodes they made:
Death Takes a Holiday
The Bob Newhart Show:
His Busiest Time
I'm Dreaming of a...
Tips for Buying a Fresh Tree
I will do that fresh cut of the trunk.....that was my problem last Christmas.....the tree lost so many needles....even tho it was fresh....the problem was....since I didn´t cut the trunk....the tree...
We usually have 1 7-8 foot live tree in the den. Each kid has one in thier room, those are around 3-4 feet. Sometimes I have several small ones throughout the house. One year I had a small one in each room and every bathroom! Then outside, my husband tries to add more lights so eventually our house "will be visible from space", so every tree and bush is decorated. I also have a 4 foot one in my office. and a small one on my desk.
I put up a5ft fiber optic tree in the porch which looks greatfrom inside & out, a 6ft white rope light tree in the lounge & my fantastic 7ft tree goes in the conservatory as it is the only place big enough for it in the house, I must say it looks fantastic & everyone loves to see it, I have gone for Red/Gold in the past but I fancy a change this year so I'm on the lookout for some new ornaments.
Large tree in the living room. Large tree in the basement. Table top tree in the bedroom. Large wall tree in the dining room. Small wall tree in the bathroom and small wall tree in the kitchen. And sometimes tabletop tree on the porch.