christmas tree hunt: a story.

November 30, 2010

this weekend, james and i took a long drive into the country to pick out our very first christmas tree.
james again james was sure to don his best lumberjack coat and matching hat. the hunt was long and difficult.
christmas tree standing we really wished there was hot chocolate and donuts to eat but our hunger pains subsided when we finally found our perfect little buddy. christmas tree fallen we set right to work. with only a few swift cuts, our pine-y guy was ready to make his way with us back with us to the big city. christmas stump we strapped him onto the top of james’s trusty car and brought him home. on the car the end.

ps.  it’s awfully hard to avoid sounding like a sap-thirsty killer when writing a story about cutting down a christmas tree. sorry ’bout the damage little buddy.

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15 Comments

  • Reply knack November 30, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    look how cute you guys are…..and your tree is fantastic!

    xo

  • Reply Jenn November 30, 2010 at 1:55 pm

    Hey Erin! Cute pictures. Made me laugh because Matt and I drove out to a farm this weekend to get our tree as well, and he also wore his lumberjack plaid jacket and hat, layered under another coat… You'd think we lived further north than you guys! Haha… happy holidays!

  • Reply Emily November 30, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    Yay for fun Christmas tree hunts! Sounds like a delightful adventure!

  • Reply Char November 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    fun!!!

  • Reply the chirpy bird November 30, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    Awww nothing like tradition huh?! I love picking out Christmas trees, there's nothing like picking, it taking it home and dressing it up… Kinda like getting a boyfriend huh?hahahhaa
    xox tash

  • Reply olivia rae November 30, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    sooooo sweet. i want to relive this day!

  • Reply caroline November 30, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    how fun! and you two are adorable!

  • Reply anotherfishinthesea December 1, 2010 at 2:01 am

    ooooh we were going to go tonight to get our first tree but it was too drippy and foggy. now you've made me even more excited for it! wooo!

  • Reply Stacey December 1, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    That little guy has found a lovely home. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse December 2, 2010 at 3:23 am

    What fun. I bet it smells fantastic!

  • Reply Julia December 3, 2010 at 7:17 pm

    That is the funnest story! I loved your ending, too πŸ™‚ I'm sure it'll look beautiful!

  • Reply LEAH December 5, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    i've never cut down my own tree, this looks so fun!

  • Reply Erin December 7, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    Your true looks great! I wish we could fit a tree that size in our tiny apartment!

  • Reply Erin December 7, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    opps i meant tree (need some coffee)

  • Reply naomi megan. December 9, 2010 at 2:49 am

    i love this! wish we could have chopped down our tree! beautiful photos… happy holidays!

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