Over a decade ago, we loaded our children onto the trailers at the Christmas Tree Farm for a hayride into fields of evergreens where we chose and cut the family tree. It was the beginning of a treasured family tradition. Back then, we hauled diaper bags and sippy cups. Now my oldest is visiting from college and the youngest will be in high school next year but the fun of family quest for the perfect tree goes on.
However, there were several years when we lived in a desert area, and there were no Christmas tree farms nearby. During those years of having an artificial tree, a friend would send us a fresh evergreen wreath. It was a fun way to have that fresh Christmas smell and look in the house. There are other creative ways to incorporate evergreens into your holiday decorating plan. Check out these great ideas from Homes.com.