04 December 2013

and this is our tree


so it happened like this: i turned to robert on thanksgiving & said, i think we might be white christmas tree people. to which he said, we are? that sounds good. and it was decided. he is a wise man, that one, knowing the relationship between a woman & her christmas tree borders on sacred. it's a delicate relationship that one. what god has brought together let no man tear asunder & all that. 

it's an ongoing joke here that the dogs really run the roost, but through the month of december (and who am i kidding -- much of november if i have my way) the tree rules the roost. i am helpless before that strange, wondrous, glowy thing. i submit to its will. don't do those dishes. just stare at me. and so i do. 

and now, one million photos in no linear or otherwise logical order: 



but first, what we have here…is called a bumble. bumble is the abominable snow monster (from the stop motion animation rudolph the red-nosed reindeer). robbie is a real gem when it comes to these kind of things. when we unpacked the ornaments he clapped and squealed, "my bumbles! my bumbles!" and that was it. my heart stopped. game over. 

now back to our regular scheduled christmas tree programming...


& there you have it. our christmas tree. 

in other news, my freezing, sniffling body compels me to inform you that it's currently 5 degrees in denver, and there's a snowstorm blowing right outside the window -- and also that my inner hyperbolist would call this a blizzard. today's low is -6. and today's high is 12. i don't know which side of that equation is more terrifying. 

24 comments:

  1. I love everything about this :)

    Also, the high today in Fort Worth, TX is somewhere in the 80s. Tomorrow and Friday, we're supposed to be in the 30s with freezing rain/snow. I love our bipolar weather :)

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  2. I'm wishing for so long a white tree! But I'm always got the green one! haha
    Beautiful decor :)

    <3

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  3. Love it! I just love your decorating style! If you don't mind me asking,what aperture did you set your camera too for that bokeh shot of your lights?

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  4. ah a white one! just like the one we had at home when I was a little toddler.

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  5. To be honest, I've always turned my nose up at plastic trees but white (or black) trees are so drama, it changes it entirely. I love every second of it. And I'm going to pretend those anthro bags under the tree are for me. ;)

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  6. Lovely tree! I desire a white Christmas tree also...but my husband is firm against it. Sigh.

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  7. we have a bumble on our tree as well! xx

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  8. Wow. I think I most definitely want a white Christmas tree now. So beautiful.

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  9. gorgeous tree!
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  10. i want more pictures! and to hang out with you guys!

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  11. I love your gorgeous white tree so much!

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  12. that mushroom, so adorable!
    i see you do not have a tree topper... same here and i didn't know what to do and i love that you do not have one, too... i might just leave ours like topless! lol

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  13. Perfect! I love that little deer ornament.

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  14. it is so incredibly stunning! the way you photograph life makes my heart warm. i envy your talent! ps that tree is my fav, and i agree w/ what you say about decorating. haha so true.

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  15. Absolutely beautiful! And presents already wrapped under the tree? You're WAY ahead of me.

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  16. Such beautiful pictures! I love the fawn and yeti ornaments!

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  17. The combination of that forecast and the perfection of your tree would make me never want to go outside. So beautiful.

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  18. and what a wonderful tree it is! great photos, as always.
    xx

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  19. This tree is so stunning! I've never thought of a white tree before.

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  20. Ohhh its so so pretty I love it! Not usually a fan of the coloured trees, but this is beautiful! Haven't even thought about Christmas yet here, eek!

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  21. I love white Christmas trees! If I didn't love real trees so much I would definitely have a white one.

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