christmas + ornaments + tree = joy

:: our first tree ::

:: self explanatory, our first Christmas 2008 ::

:: 2009 we adopted wellington for "christmas in july" ::

:: my favorite so far. self explanatory, the date we got engaged ::

this is the first year of three that we got ourselves a real Christmas tree, which is about 5'5" tall. and yes, we were pretty happy/excited about it, so much that we even gave it a name, "peewee". we thought there was a chance that wellington would want to mark territory and "pee" on it. gratefully he hasn't.

i love ornaments and we've started a tradition of our own. we've made it a point to get an ornament representing a major event within each year. i like the idea that in 20 years our Christmas tree will tell the story of our lives together with small time capsule-like ornaments.

the first two ornaments we got at Hallmark and the last one we found while in Philly for Thanksgiving at the "adornaments" stand in the Christmas Village/Holiday Village/Christmas Village. full story of name change here

1 comment:

Ali Rockwell said...

We have that exact same 1st Christmas ornament :)

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