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Halloween Enclosure Cards

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

This information came from the Flower Shop Network.  It has great ideas for Halloween enclosure cards, but the messages could be used on personal note cards or greeting cards for Halloween……and Halloween is just around the corner! Halloween Enclosure Card Messages 1)       A happy Halloween wish just for grins! 2)       As the sky grows dark […]

Candles Create the Right Mood

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Isn’t it interesting how candles can create just the right mood? Have you ever entered a room and been greeted by the scent of candles? Do you remember the fabulous party where the flickering candlelight, elegant floral arrangements and striking decorations produced such dramatic effects? Candles serve many purposes and are available in many different […]

Tree Trimming Time!

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Yes, it’s tree trimming time around Pence Christmas Tree Farm! But not the kind of tree trimming where there is a soft glow of the fireplace, mugs of steaming hot chocolate and boxes of keepsake Christmas ornaments and decorations to unwrap and place gingerly on a tree. This is Mississippi…..and its time to trim the […]

Creating a Top Hat Centerpiece

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

The Black Top Hat from RAZ comes in several sizes ranging from 7″ to 10.5″. Even a red one! The Top Hats made of felt like material and paper and are lightweight. They look great positioned on a tree in a jaunty sort of position and even as a tree topper. You can also nestle […]

Tips on Choosing a Real Christmas Tree

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Shopping for a real Christmas tree can be a great fun, family experience. Whether you browse through a retail lot or make a day of it  going to a choose and cut farm. Personally,  I’m partial to the choose and cut farm. I guess it depends on whether you’re looking for the essential fresh tree……or […]

All About Christmas Lights

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

First a Bit of History:  The lighted Christmas tree was the creation of Edward H. Johnson, an associate of inventor Thomas Edison. While he was vice president of the Edison Electric Light Company he had Christmas tree light bulbs especially made for him. He proudly displayed his Christmas tree, which was hand-wired with 80 red, […]

Back to Work!

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Here at Pence Christmas Tree Farm, our work surroundings are modest. Our merchandise is housed in cartons on shelves in numerical order.  During our peak season we process over 150 orders per day and ship around 5,000 packages a year.We have no animals or pets in the shop and do not smoke. Many times we […]

A Different Kind of Day

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Still new to the blogging scene here……and torn between trying to keep all the blog posts “professional” and not too personal. Our goal here is to give you tips and ideas for your holiday decorating and to talk about Christmas! But, some days there are just other things going on! Today was one of those […]

Halloween Party Ideas – Pumpkin Painting

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Every year we have a backyard Halloween party and one of the most fun activities for the children is the pumpkin painting. Here’s some tips! Painting Area: Pick an area in your backyard away from the adult traffic and assign someone the “duty” of making sure that all the children  get started on their pumpkin […]

The Ruby Slipper

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Great Wizard of Oz keepsake ornament. Who doesn’t remember Dorothy clicking the heels of her ruby slippers together and saying “there’s no place like home….there’s no place like home.” (From Wikipedia) The ruby slippers are the shoes worn by Dorothy (played by Judy Garland) in the 1939 MGM movie The Wizard of Oz. Because of […]

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