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Oh Christmas Tree...

With Thanksgiving now offically behind us for 2016, our family has started thinking about the Christmas season.  For us, Christmas decorating has always been saved for after Thanskgiving (okay, I'll admit, there are years when we are lucky if the tree is up by the first week in December).  Growing up, it was a family tradition to go to a Christmas tree farm and pick out the "perfect" tree as a family (in other words, spend far too long arguing over everyone's perfect tree and finally settling on one that none of us had picked).  If your Christmas holiday includes a similar tradition, have you ever stopped to wonder just what goes into growing those trees??
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