ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

What Color Is Your Tree?

Updated on September 29, 2012

Different Years, Different Colors

Every Christmas, when it's time to decorate the tree, we end up with a different color scheme. It's always random, and depends on which two colors of lights I pull out first. This was something I started after I got married. Don't know why really. I think it was just a way for me to make Christmas with my husband different than it was before I met him. The ornaments and tinsel always go with the lights too. My husband doesn't really care, but that's okay with me.

Our First Christmas

The first Christmas Rick and I had after we got married, we went out and bought a brand new artificial Christmas tree. This was 10 years ago, so the fad for different colored Christmas lights had just started too. Over the years we've bought orange ones, yellow ones, multi-colored ones, red ones, blue ones, and purple ones. Every year, when I unpack the decorations, the first two strings I choose are the ones we use. Not a very scientific way to go about it, but I wouldn't be able to decide on my own.

Our Christmas Trees

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Christmas, 2008Christmas, 2003Christmas, 2007Christmas, 2003-2Christmas, 2002.  This was our first Christmas in our house.
Christmas, 2008
Christmas, 2008
Christmas, 2003
Christmas, 2003
Christmas, 2007
Christmas, 2007
Christmas, 2003-2
Christmas, 2003-2
Christmas, 2002.  This was our first Christmas in our house.
Christmas, 2002. This was our first Christmas in our house.

Leave your holiday greetings and comments here. Thanks for visiting my lens.

Holiday Greetings Here

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image


      8 years ago

      We do a multi color tree.

      We used to do the natural one,but over the years

      we switched to artificial.


    • clouda9 lm profile image

      clouda9 lm 

      9 years ago

      Our fave thing to do was to make popcorn strings, although we usually ended up with a puny string by the time we got to eatin' more then stringin' ;) You made it to Rocket Mom's graduation - congrats!

    • profile image


      9 years ago

      We definitely go multi-colored. The kids don't like to change traditions like these. Congrats on being a RocketMom.

    • groovyfind profile image

      Samantha Devereux 

      9 years ago from Columbia Mo

      We rock a purple tree...we gotta be tacky!

    • mysticmama lm profile image

      Bambi Watson 

      9 years ago

      fun photos!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)