28 Nov 2014

Shopping:

Christmas Tree Shopping Guide

Now that Thanksgiving is over, I will finally accept the non-stop Christmas music and decorations that have been creeping in since Halloween. Ready to pick up your Christmas Tree? You have a lot of options in the neighborhood! Free Delivery Alert: Put in your order with Brent Elementary by December 1 and you will get free delivery. […]


29 Nov 2013

O Christmas Tree – On the Hill

All done with your Thanksgiving feast? Have you finished correcting everyone that it’s the “Macy’s THANKSGIVING Day Parade” and not simply the Macy’s Day Parade? Done extolling the virtues of apple pie over pumpkin, or, God forbid, pecan? Well good. Time to swap out our A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving for A Charlie Brown Christmas. Which requires, in […]


02 Dec 2011

Brent Christmas Tree and Holiday Sale this Weekend

Need Trees? Brent Elementary has ‘em! Brent Elementary’s Christmas Tree and Holiday Sale is this weekend. 275 Fraser and Douglas Fir freshly cut trees are winging their way to DC as we speak. They’ll be available in 6,7,9, and 10 ft heights and for of us with, um, space challenged abodes can pick up a […]


30 Nov 2010

Reader Poll: Where Are You Buying Your Christmas Tree?

Now that you’ve recovered from a stuffing overload on Thanksgiving, it’s time to start thinking about holiday decorations.  Jon provided us with a guide for where to buy Christmas Trees around the Hill, and last year we did a little price comparison in an effort to balance value and quality.  So tell us, where are […]


11 Dec 2009

Tightening the Santa’s Belt, or To Tree Locally or Not?

How far from home does the “buy local” criteria extend? Probably not all the way to the Rhode Island Avenue Home Depot. This elf’s decorating coffers being a little spare this year, I made the “Grinchish” decision to nix the tradition of stopping by Eastern Market for tree. Did we save a few bucks? Yes. […]