Christmas

Our Hanging Christmas Trees and What I Learned

This Christmas, we suspended Christmas trees from our living room ceiling. What began as an act of creative expression, ended up being an accomplished engineering feat, a display that reminded me of a 5th Avenue department store, a train of slowly passing cars in front of the house each evening,

Postcards from Heaven

Speaking of tradition and trying something new – we have never had a Christmas tree in our kitchen. We’ve hung garland in virtually every room in our past apartments and home, but we’ve never decorated a full-on Christmas tree in any room besides the living room. Last year, I grabbed

Tradition + Something New

Growing up, there was one Christmas I had a real Christmas tree in my bedroom. I can’t remember why. But, filed under “magical moments in my childhood,” there it shines. Still, today. But was it a dream? It was so magical, like – did it even happen? I literally just