Tip of the Week – Choosing the Perfect Christmas Tree

Tinsel, lights, ornaments and candy canes are all wonderful Christmas tree decorating tools. But no matter how you decorate your live Christmas tree, it’s important to start with a tree that fits your space and needs. For many families, the tradition of selecting a Christmas tree is an exciting part of the holiday season. Many […]

Tip of the Week – Reuse that Christmas Tree!

The holiday season is coming to an end and Christmas trees are coming down. While many area villages offer curbside pickup of live Christmas trees, there are other options for using parts of the tree: Spread peanut butter on a smaller tree branch and dip it in bird seed. Hang the branch in a tree […]

O Christmas Tree, Where Do You Come From?

Balsam, Douglas, Fraser fir and Scotch pine, oh my! No matter what kind of tree you pick, the Christmas tree holds a special and important place as a Christmas tradition. The Christmas tree custom is traced to the 16th century in Germany. Its’ popularity reached beyond Germany during the second half of the 19th century. […]