This is our tree from last year! After aging in the woods behind our house for 11 or so months, it was ready to dress. It's the perfect Greene green tree! :)
(We even have battery powered tea lights that we are saving to turn on til Christmas!)
That heart shaped ornament in the picture above were handmade by me and my kids. We have done this on several occasions. It's super easy and a lot of fun. You mix applesauce and ground cinnamon, then roll it and use cookie cutters! Let them air dry and they last a long time! And smell like Christmas year after year!
The long skinny one is a vintage bulb I inherited from my Grandmother...
(aka Mimi, aka Mrs. E W McCall)
This creature feeding on my mantel is a...? Not entirely sure, but I found it at Last Chance Thrift Store a few weeks ago on half off day. Paid something like 50 cents. I love him.
This nativity set was handed down to me from Colonel E W McCall. I really really loved this as a kid. I always admired it. Now it is mine!
Our stockings are sporting everyone's first and middle initials in burlap string. There are six in our family (7, including our new son-in-law! and 8 this year with Nana!)