Fun natural facts about your Christmas tree by Outside Mom

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Fun natural facts about your Christmas tree

~:: Outside Mom ::~

We’ve never had a real Christmas tree, as in a tree that was once living. I grew up in a house where my Mom hated to “watch something die in the living room.”

But this year we thought we’d give it a try; the whole getting a permit and chopping down your own tree bit. I broke the news to Ari today thinking he would be thrilled…

ABOUT LINDSEY: Lindsey is an environmental educator, her husband’s a biologist. The outdoors seem to be infused into everything they do! She blogs at, a blog for parents dedicated to taking full advantage of the experiences the natural world has to offer their family. When she’s not blogging (or pregnant), she can be found relaxing at Lake Tahoe, biking the Sierras before dawn or making a serious batch of mud pies with her boys.

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