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Our First Christmas Tree with Fitz.

Last week Marcos made mulled wine and homemade pizza.  We turned on cheesy Christmas music and unwound strings of white lights. I forced Fitz to take pictures with me. I love Christmas and I was feeling mushy and sentimental putting the tree up as a fam. It feels special sharing this tradition with my child.

Fitz loves his house and was a bit uneasy about the tree taking up so much valuable play space. I love the ritual and nostalgia of putting up the tree.


This year we have a little man who loves to eat everything so the bottom of the tree was left minimal. Its incredible to think about what  a difference a year makes! Last year I was so pregnant around this time.

This year, we have our greatest gift, our Fitzgerald.



Picking out the Christmas Tree!

A few days after Thanksgiving we picked out our tree at City Floral on Krameria and 14th. We get all of our plants here and the staff are experts in all things gardening and Christmas trees!

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When you pick out your tree the week after Thanksgiving they offer mulled wine, free popcorn, and a really festive winter wonderland buying experience.  They will also cut your tree evenly and put on the stand for you, so remember to bring that along!

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This was our first Christmas in our new house so we made ginger snaps, turned on the Christmas tunes, and decorated with the whole family.

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