Christmas Tree in Harlem

Fiance and I already have a tradition. We get our Christmas Tree in Harlem, right on Frederick Douglas and 121st. Adam is the name of our Christmas Tree guy, and this is his third year selling trees in Harlem. He’s originally from VT, where Fiance is also from. This time around, we decided to spend less on our tree. We got a little $20 tree without much life on it really, but we got a tree. Now our apartment smells like Christmas, which is really one of the best things in the world! I saved decorations from two years ago, including some candy canes I never ate, which Fiance forbids me to eat. It’s OK because on our way back, we stopped by Levain and purchased two amazing cookies. We popped open a bottle of wine, and we decorated our little ugly tree. We went back and forth with the music because I wanted authentic Christmas music, and when I wasn’t listening, he would put on some Trans Siberian Orchestra. I’m happy I got a chance to get a tree this year because I’ve either been exhausted or working too much. I hope you’re having a terrific holiday season!

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  1. ammamama
    December 20, 2013 at 3:07 pm (1 year ago)

    Aww so sweet <3

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  2. Dee
    December 20, 2013 at 3:43 am (1 year ago)

    Love the geoprint tights! Your little Charlie Brown tree is cute! And the candy canes are probably still good although I am really weird about old stuff like fiance. I just hate it when things are stale. I can’t imagine candy canes go bad though. Tis the season! Thanks for sharing!

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    • findingpaola
      December 21, 2013 at 1:19 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you! Happy Holidays to you and family!

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  3. Judy
    December 19, 2013 at 5:41 pm (1 year ago)

    I really like red on you Paola! <3

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    • findingpaola
      December 21, 2013 at 1:17 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you! Red is my favorite color! So warm and so bold. Happy holidays!

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  4. Judy
    December 19, 2013 at 5:39 pm (1 year ago)

    Wonderful

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