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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Bring On The Christmas Tree

Bunny here at the keyboard, writing about part of our weekend adventures.

I suppose you read what Mom wrote yesterday about our trip to the dog park.  I'd just like to state for the record that I did not lead Morgan into that tree on purpose.  I just thought that everyone could turn on a dime.  Now I know differently.  Anyroo, part of the reason we went to the dog park was that we were also going to the Old Dairy Barn Christmas Tree Farm to pick out a tree. 

Last year, it was just me who went with Mom and Dad.  This year, everyone except Lilac went.  She put on the brakes at the van door and refused to go, plus it was pretty cold, so she stayed at home.  We had to drive quite a way to get there, but that's okay.  I enjoyed the drive.

Soon, we were at the tree farm.  There were trees everywhere.  It was really hard to choose a perfect one.  I'll admit that Morgan and I were a tad distracted by the rabbits and deer smells all over.  Still, we finally found one that we liked and Dad got to work cutting it down for us.  We carted it back to the barn and they shook the loose needles out and put it in a net, then we loaded it in the back of the van.

On the way home, Mom and Dad like to stop at this old house that is now a giant Christmas ornament store.  It's pretty impressive from what I hear.  They don't allow dogs inside, but after seeing the pictures, I am okay with that.  I'd be afraid my tail would get caught on some of the ornaments.  People come from all over to see the store, and from the pictures I saw of the inside, I can see why.  Dad was proud to find a German Shepherd ornament to add to our little dog tree.  Mom found a few for my fancy little pink tree, too. 

When we got home and they brought the tree inside, Mom and Dad realized that the tree was a little bigger than they'd realized.  It still fit inside, though, and Mom is pretty happy with the new Christmas tree skirt we got from my stepgranny.  We think we made a good choice after seeing the final product.  Now we just have to wait for Santa to come and bring some presents!

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39 comments:

  1. Thanks fur sharing that one with us!!!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

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  2. Your family portrait is stunning. How on earth do you get all of that cooperation?

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  3. That photo with all the Christmas decorations is quite simply amazing.

    Collected your Christmas tree ! How can you be so efficient ?

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  4. Fabby tree. Love the photos of you guys, especially the one of all of you in front of the tree.

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  5. Love the family picture. Love the matching collars on the greys.

    Bunny, has Morgan tried to steal any of your clothes yet?

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  6. What fun getting into the holiday spirit!
    How did you guys all pose in front of the Christmas tree? and love the holiday collars.

    Drools and licks,
    Minnie and Mack

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  7. Forget the tree. That is a fab photo of all of you.

    Slobbers,
    Mango

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  8. Taking my dog out to pick out a Christmas tree is one of my very favorite parts of the season! Thanks for sharing.

    And I also loved the beautiful portrait. That should go on your Christmas cards.

    Been seeing you posting at some of my favorite dog blogs. Glad I stopped by--your site is lots of fun!

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  9. How fun that you all got to go pick out a christmas tree together! You all look stunning in the picture:)

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  10. Wow, I am impressed that you all sat down for one picture. My mom tries this, but it never works...

    Your pal, Pip

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  11. I love the happy family picture! Fabulous!!!

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  12. What a great pic of all the dogs under the tree. They all look so good. A keeper for sure.

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  13. Oh wow, what a fun store. I could spend hours looking at all the ornaments hidden in there.

    Your tree is beautiful. We always get one that is too big as well and my husband ends up chopping a third of it off so it will fit in our small living room. It's become tradition! I can't wait to go pick ours out this year.

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  14. Dussn't you think there be something so wrong about hasing a tree INSIDE the house? Can't figger peeples out sometimes. Don't let them be telling you that if'n they dussn't has time to take you hiking, they bring the hiking to you. It dussn't werk that way.

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  15. I love that last photo of all four of you. You are a wonderful, loving, and handsome family!

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  16. Will all 4 of you be under my Christmas tree on Christmas day????? ;-)
    -Corbin

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  17. Woof! Woof! Precious Holiday photo. LOVE your holiday collars. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  18. Fun trip to the tree farm. M loved the pink n gray coats. Great family picture of all 4 of you with fancy Christmas collars. Do you really have a tree of your own??
    Woofs
    Ernie,Sasha,Chica

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  19. Great tree you have!
    Love the picture of you four!
    Here at home our Christmas tree may not arrive until the 25th of December! Kaiser is so fond of seeing the lights flashing, he is always trying to get them ...

    Jack

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  20. HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? All 4 of you together, no bitey face and lookin' so spiffy! DO NOT LET MOMMA SEE THIS!!

    Wiggles,
    Calhoun

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  21. Oh, the four of you are so beautiful in front of your tree.

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  22. What a fun trip!

    You all look like absolute angels under that tree!! (We know differently tho...)

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  23. You know Bunny in all the years we have been buying xmas trees they always end up a little taller/fatter than you thought!
    Still the fun is always getting them to fit.
    The tree looked perfect - or was it the four of you all round the bottom which set it off to perfection.
    Much love
    Martha and Bailey xxx

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  24. What a beautiful tree - and they always seem a bit larger than one thinks they will be. And a wonderful picture of the pack.

    XOXO
    Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

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  25. Wow! Awesome tree! Usually ours is up by now, but mom and dad are painting. It's supposed to be up this weekend though! Mom's trying to talk dad into a real tree, he says no, that I'll try to chew on it! What?!?! :)

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  26. We believe you didn't want Morgan hitting the tree. What a great picture of you guys waiting for Santa
    Benny & Lily

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  27. We just love the pic of the four of you - great job, pups. Mom says she would love to spend some time in that Christmas ornament shop - so much to look at. Thanks for sharing that pic.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

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  28. I luvs your Christmas tree! You all did a Most Splendid job picking it out! And that is a super terrific picture of the four of you. But, well, I think you might be waiting for Santa for awhile.

    Wiggles & Wags,
    mayzie

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  29. I'm helping Santa deliver presents this year in my spaceship, so I'll be sure to drop extra gifts at your house.

    Yours,

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  30. Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE your collars?? Especially these Christmas collars!

    Wags,
    Zona

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  31. Absolutely love that last photo of you all! It's wonderful!

    Well done on having your tree up and decorated. Murray keeps asking here but we've told him he has to wait a little longer!

    take care
    Clive & Co

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  32. Oh, what a very energetic way to get a tree. Of course, it's got to be the freshest tree ever. I love your family picture in front of the tree. It's a definite keeper and needs to be framed.

    lotsa licks, Lola

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  33. That last picture! What a gorgeous family. :)

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  34. That store does look pretty crazy. I love that final photo of you all sitting under the tree. What kinds of things are you going to get?

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  35. Sure it was pawesome to go there to pick your own tree!
    That store sure is great! Lots of beautiful ornaments!
    Yes. You all look beautiful in that picture near the tree!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  36. How fun was that!!! Your tree is gorgeous, and you did a very good job pickin it out! Mostly I am just way impressed that you all will pose so well!

    The Bleu could take a lesson from you!!!

    wif love from the Luke

    P.S. Bring on Sandy Paws!

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  37. That family portrait is so beautiful - we want to put it on OUR Christmas cards! BOL!

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  38. Lovely family photo! What a fun trip. :)

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