Holiday Decorating

Cut Your Own Colorado Christmas Tree: Squirrels Not Included

If you are looking for something fun to do with your family and you celebrate Christmas - consider a day trip to cut your own tree in one of Colorado's beautiful National Forests.  This year's Christmas Tree cutting dates for the Rocky Mountain Region are December 3rd-December 11th.  My family and I did this last year and… Continue reading Cut Your Own Colorado Christmas Tree: Squirrels Not Included

Holiday Decorating

A Colorado Christmas Tree with inspiration from Scandinavia

Every Christmas in Colorado, the National Forest Service sells about 30,000 tree cutting permits for people to venture out into the wilderness, Christmas Vacation style, and cut their own tree. This year they opened the permit sale the day after Thanksgiving and sold out quite quickly in the areas closest to Denver.  We purchased our permits ($10.00 per… Continue reading A Colorado Christmas Tree with inspiration from Scandinavia

Holiday Decorating

Pumpkin Vases

In addition to making fantastic candle holders, Pumpkins make an ideal vessel for flowers - just carve out enough space to place a vase inside of them (it could even be an old pickle jar or something equally not fancy) and start arranging! Time consuming pumpkin topiary's, but worth it! This one's more of a… Continue reading Pumpkin Vases