Category: Christmas Decor

2015 – A Year in Review

Now how did that happen? The calendar has run out of pages and dates, and 2015 is at an end. Where does the time go? Out the back of our chipper I guess. A better question is what did we do this past year. On reflection, it was a pretty good year for Curt and… Read more »

Festivals of Light

Winter has officially arrived, despite a lack of snow to prove its presence. While we struggle through the longest night of the year, Winter Solstice has a brighter side to it—the days are only going to get longer from here. It should come as no surprise then, that festivals of light are so prevalent at this time… Read more »

The History of Christmas Trees

The History of Christmas Trees Look up into the midnight sky and watch for the twinkle of stars through the branches of an evergreen. This just might be the inspiration for how we came to know and celebrate the beauty of a Christmas tree. Of course the story of Martin Luther’s walk home in the… Read more »

Green Christmas Gifts

Welcome to December! Black Friday is behind us and the Christmas season is in full swing. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Are you looking for Christmas gift ideas for the hard to buy for or as an alternate to impersonal gifts that are forgotten before the Christmas tree is down? Why not choose… Read more »

Nine Fine Pines

There are over 175 different types of pine trees. Several are native to Canada, but many more can be found within our borders as well. Pines are cone-bearing coniferous trees with long needles that come in bundles of 2-5 bunches and are often long-lived, growing from 100-1000 years. Whether you choose a pine tree for your Christmas… Read more »

Holiday Planning: It’s About Time Management

There are 10 weeks til Christmas and for many that is far too soon to start talking about the holiday season. Canadian Thanksgiving is past, but Halloween is still on the way, as is Remembrance Day. I know people want to focus on those celebrations and not be inundated by Christmas carols ad nauseam forever, but for… Read more »

Celebrating a New Year

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2015. It is a brand new year and full of promise. At CLC Tree Services, we are planning to ride into the new year on the wave of positivity from last year. What do we have to celebrate?  BY THE NUMBERS: We have over 100 followers. Can you bump it… Read more »

2014: The Year That Was

Christmas is past and the New Year is only a few days away. How did that happen? It is always amazing how fast a year passes. Was 2014 a good year for you? Are you itching for the calendar to flip over to 2015 to leave the old year in the past, where it belongs?… Read more »

The Christmas Gift

“What if Christmas, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…  perhaps…  means a little bit more!” ― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! While you might still run around to stores buying last-minute Christmas gifts, Dr Seuss knew a thing or two when he wrote ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’. Christmas is a busy… Read more »