Due to an unpleasant tree experience last year (see me for details), Al and I were quite glad to have a stress-free tree outing this year!
We decided not to cut the tree down ourselves (good decision #1) for the first time in our relationship, and went to a lot in Champaign instead. We found a beautiful tree with short needles, which are easily vacuumed (good decision #2). Finally, we made tree decorating into a fabulously Christmas-y event which took place the FOLLOWING night, seeing as we were both feeling exhausted (good decision #3)!
On that glorious Monday night of tree decorating, Al and I started with some fancy seasonal eggnog.
Al and I then turned on Scrooged (an uplifting Christmas classic), and began our lovely decorating adventure!