Cutting the Christmas Tree

While searching for the perfect Christmas tree at Day Star Farm in Leesburg, Virginia, we found lots of interesting things; horses,

 

Horses 20151209

and the candy cane tree,

Candy Cane Tree 20151207

and clever repurposing of candy cane wrappers,

Nest 2 20151207

and the friendly donkey,

Found Him 20151209

Petting the Donkey 20151207

and finally, our tree.

Dad and Dog 20151209

Abba with our tree 20151209

Carrying the tree 20151209

Carrying it to the car 20151209

This is one of my family’s favorite (and relatively new) Christmas traditions. If you want to go too, make plans for this weekend. They’re open two more days this season.

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About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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