Saturday, December 18, 2010

Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree...

"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree.
In the eyes of a child they are always 30 feet tall."

~Larry Wilde~

"Tradition: sit with husband in a room lit only by tree lights and remember that our blessings outnumber the lights. "

~Betsy CaƱas Garmon~

"No matter how carefully you stored the lights last year, they will be snarled again this Christmas."

~Robert Kirby~



A cheap tool to use for putting away Christmas lights:

Wrap a strand of lights around a paper-towel tube. Tuck the stands' ends into the tube's hollow interior and tape the lights and tube together. For strands that run too long for a single tube, try a long pole or broomstick.


  1. What fun quotes...

    Have a wonderful rest of the weekend.

  2. Love the quotes. Sitting by the tree at night is one of my favorite things to do during this season.

  3. such good quotes! And sometimes the little trees are so much more charming!

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  5. Enjoyed the quotes!

    I too love the tree lights at night. Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits........(smile)

  6. What a lovely reminder to look for some quiet moments. Up until today, when Jim and I sit by the tree, we have a Christmas movie playing or are watrching a DVR'd show. Tonight . . . we will sit quietly looking at the tree lights and count our blessings.

  7. Oh, Christine, our blessings really DO outnumber the lights on our tree! What a great tradition!
    Your banner is beautiful!
    I count you among my blessings, my friend!
    Many more blessings!

  8. Love the Christmas quotes!!
    And it's so true about the lights. ;)
    I hope this Christmas gives you more blessings than you can count. :)
    I have a feeling it will...

  9. Love the quotes. May you have abundent blessings this Holiday season.
    God bless, Viola

    Have you've been over to my blog to see a poll that I activated? I've joined Christian Cafe. I'm trying to see how long it will take to find love or it it will find me within a 1yr time frame.

    God bless you guys,

  10. Christine, you did it again with your blog header! LOVE IT! =) The quotes are perfect for our trees... I especially love the one about our blessings being more than than the lights. So true! Merry Christmas!


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