We are a "real tree" family...although Jeff hates finding pine needles stuck in the baseboards in the middle of the summer! Jeff also has this plan every year to just go pick out a tree that's already wrapped up, and see what we get when we unwrap it at home. Umm, no...I don't want to risk getting a funny-looking tree!
Amanda had a good time at the tree store, although it was freezing cold and after a while she kept saying "Let's go back inside!". We found a great tree, which is currently settling in our living room. We'll post some more pictures once it's decorated, but here are some during the selection process:
Checking out the Christmas village in the store: