FA LA LA LA LA......Let the Christmas decorating begin!

"The most enduring traditions of the season are best enjoyed in the warm embrace of kith and kin. Thith tree is a thymbol of the the thspirit of the Griswold family Chrithmath," Clark W. Griswold says as he stands with his family, frozen, in front of the perfect Christmas tree."

- Scene from 1989 Classic "Christmas Vacation"

Don't you just love the smell of a fresh cut Christmas Tree in your home?  Well, if you're like me, you can't wait to get your Christmas Tree up, trimmed and the rest of your home decorated for this wonderful season. Searching for your perfect tree is a family tradition....along with eggnog and cookies.

Here in Champaign/Urbana,  we are blessed to have so many Christmas Tree Farms and Stands from which to choose the perfect tree for your home.  Here are some Christmas Tree Farms in Champaign/Urbana that would proudly help you select the perfect one:

Moore’s Christmas Tree Farm, Urbana: Open through Dec. 21, Monday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m., and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They accept credit and debit cards, and cash. No checks, please! mooretreesllc.com

Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch: Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch in Rantoul has more than five acres of Christmas trees, and as a bonus, you can visit with some real live reindeer! You can purchase a tree right up to Christmas Eve here, as well. The ranch is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 24.  reindeerranch.com

Seifert Tree Farm: This White Heath farm started growing Christmas trees in 1922! You can choose from and cut down a variety of trees, or choose from a pre-cut selection. They are open up through Dec. 23, from 12 to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seiferttreefarm.com

Sunset Christmas Tree Farm: This seems to be a Chambana favorite. This Mansfield tree farm is open only on the weekends: from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunset Christmas Trees

Prairie Gardens: Plenty of folks said they like the selection of pre-cut Christmas trees available from this Champaign store. A Balsam will run you about $20 at the Springfield Ave.  prairiegardens.com"

Transform your house into a "Holiday Masterpiece"

If you are looking for a home for the holidays, then Champaign/Urbana IL might just be the kind of place you are looking for.  As an experienced realtor, and decades long Champaign resident, I can help you find your dream home here in Champaign IL.

HAPPY DECORATING!