We put up our tree on the first of the month. My youngest loves her elf on a Shelf and needed the tree up so the elf would appear. Our tree is fake but beautiful and fits perfectly in our home. Having dogs we worry about getting a real tree and having them pull it down. We also worry about the needles being everywhere. For years we would go and chop down a tree and bring it home. The smell was wonderful and the tree was always so special. But for some reason we got away from doing that.
Now that the kids are getting older we are rethinking the real tree option. Maybe next year we will have both. We will be one of those families with two trees in their house.
Either way, no matter what your choice is when it comes to trees, you need to think about safety. The infographic below is a great resource for keeping your family safe this time of year.
Do you have any safety tips to add?
Have a safe and merry holiday season!