Fresh Cut Tree, Live Tree or Artificial?
The question was posed on the Today Show this morning real or fake? For my big tree it has to be real. Every year I look at artificial trees in the store and think, “that would be easier and maybe cheaper in the long run.” But I just can’t do it. I love the smell of the tree, I love the natural look and I even love the shelter it gives the critters outside after Christmas. I am supporting a local farmer by buying there trees and they will decompose in short order (or burn in our outdoor fire pit). Artificial trees don’t really decompose, have iffy health consequences (especially to those who are chemically sensitive), some apparently have lead in them. Nope, just can’t do it! Read More