Just like in years past, we not only have a tree in our living room, we also have a smaller one out in the middle of our front yard. Our front yard, you ask? Yup.
It is a fundraiser for the school district and they drop the trees off for our block on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Not everybody puts one up - there might be a person or two who are Grinches, but for the most part, the entire block participates.
This year, I arrived early at the tree pickup and grabbed a tall one. Everyone puts the old-fashioned C9 lights on them - we use the big ones, but in LED bulbs.
For reference sake, here's our other yard trees: