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Trees and Trimmings 

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Christmas trees and trimmings are like peanut butter and jelly – they're meant to be together! The tree is the star of the show, but it's the trimmings that really bring the holiday magic to life. From sparkling lights to shiny ornaments, there's nothing like decorating a tree with your favorite people and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you prefer a minimalist look or a maximalist explosion of color and texture, the beauty of Christmas trees and trimmings is that they can be customized to fit any style and personality. So this holiday season, grab a cup of cocoa, crank up the carols, and get ready to trim the tree – it's the most wonderful time of the year!


When did Christmas trees become a popular tradition in the United States?

Christmas trees became popular in the US in the 19th century, particularly after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert displayed a decorated Christmas tree in Windsor Castle.

What is the most expensive Christmas tree ever created?

The most expensive Christmas tree ever created was valued at $15 million and was decorated with diamonds, gold, and other precious gems.

How many Christmas trees are sold in the United States each year?

Approximately 25-30 million Christmas trees are sold in the US each year.

What is the tallest Christmas tree ever recorded?

The tallest Christmas tree ever recorded was over 221 feet tall and was erected in the city of Dortmund, Germany in 2017.