I know some people observe the traditional 12 days of Christmas before they take their Christmas tree down. Others take the tree down on New Years day. As for me, I like to take my tree down on Christmas night. Yes, you read that right. Lucky for us, we had some down time on Christmas morning while the kids were playing with their new toys, so we didn’t have to wait all day to get the tree out of the house – it went out Christmas morning.
I figure that once Christmas is over – it’s over and I like to get my house back to “normal” as soon as possible. For the most part, Christmas morning in my house looks something like the aftermath of a tornado, so having the tree taking up precious space that I need to occupy with all the kids new toys just doesn’t work for me.
So out to the curb it goes.
You’d never know that I swept up pine needles almost every day since we got the tree on December 1st by looking at this mess that was left behind:
So, when do you take your tree down?