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28/11/2013 at 09:45
Christmas tree that is? For us we have a fake tree every year, my ceiling isn't high enough for a real tree and I don't think one would fit in the space we have for the tree.
28/11/2013 at 09:49
We used to have a real tree but your limited on the time frame for them and since having kids a real one doesn't last (in our house) from first weekend December to Christmas Day let alone beyond so we invested in a decent fake one year in the sales. I prefer it to a real tree as I don't have the agg of asking H to dispose of the darn thing because it's not SUMMER
28/11/2013 at 10:09
28/11/2013 at 10:13
Fake. Don't see the point in spending more on a real one that is going to last me one Christmas, than I would on a fake on which i'll get a good few years out of. We've got a slimline 7ft tree. It's got to be a slim one to fit in the only gap we've got that it will fit in.
28/11/2013 at 11:00
Real. We always used to have a fake one but last year I made H get me a real one. It was so beautiful and lasted really well too. It's arriving a week earlier this year than last year. Mr R has ordered one to go in the garden too so we'll have a lit up one outside too :)
28/11/2013 at 11:04
Fake! Can't be doing with the hassle or mess. We do need to replace ours though it's getting tatty, had it a long time.
28/11/2013 at 11:23
Fake, we have a Labrador who would happily *** his leg all over a real one! We do have a real one outside with lights on, bought last year for E's first xmas and planted.
28/11/2013 at 12:04
Real. I just love going tree shopping and the smell etc. we don't have anywhere to store a fake one either!
28/11/2013 at 12:05
Real. I love the wonky look of them and the way they smell. There's something magical about going out and choosing which tree we want. I love it.
28/11/2013 at 12:35
Fake - Don't trust our dog not to eat/knock over a real one.
28/11/2013 at 12:45
Fake. My parents invested in a really decent, huge fake one. It looks really good IMO and now we don't have to worry about dropped needles or a bare looking tree. H's family always get real and last year theirs was really scraggly looking for some reason!
28/11/2013 at 13:25
fAke- new one this year a 6ft slim line tree, after previously having a tiny 4ft fibre optic one. don't think we'd get a real one in the size dimensions we need to fit the room. I am really excited to have my tree this year!
28/11/2013 at 14:27
We've had a real one for a couple of years, it's so nice having a real one and I think our lasts the month because we had it in the conservatory so it didn't get too hot.
This year though, we will be at my inlaws over Christmas so I don't think it's worth getting a real one here, so time to dig out that old fake one that I bought in 1999. Maybe it's time to treat myself to a new one?!
28/11/2013 at 14:29
We have a fake one, I love having a real one but just don't think we have the room for a real one!
28/11/2013 at 14:45
Real I think. It normally is and we've discussed getting a fake one without doing anything about it, so it's bound to be a real one again.
We won't put it up until later in December though, I can't be doing with having the Christmas decorations up for a month.
28/11/2013 at 16:17
Real - just love the smell of a christmas tree & going & picking one gets me all festive
28/11/2013 at 17:18
28/11/2013 at 17:55
I'd love a real one but as we spend all our time at Christmas with family and we go away for new year it seems silly to get a real one. It will cost more, the needles will drop and we won't be there to enjoy it anyhow. I need to buy a new fake though as I binned the old one last year as it was worn out.
28/11/2013 at 18:04
Real here, we have it in the conservatory and it's so cold out there it doesn't drop the needles too much, looks fab too. We have a tiny fake one in the living room, and we decorate the big tree outside, so 2 real one fake here.
28/11/2013 at 20:09
The same as Belle.we used to always have a real tree. I hated how it looked before Christmas - all droopy! We now have a fake one.
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