Carson Arthur’s tips for choosing the perfect Christmas tree


Every year my family gets into a holiday debate: Whether to purchase a real tree or one of the faux variety. There are benefits and costs to both options, but the scientific community has gotten behind the theory that until the fake trees no longer use PVC and leads, which are very hard to recycle, the real tree is the way to go. This suits me just fine, because when it comes to holiday traditions, the smell of real pine in the home is at the top of my list.

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