So you've made the decision to get a real Christmas Tree this year? Congratulations, now you just need to follow these tips on how to keep it alive.

Switching to a real Christmas Tree after having a fake tree for years can be a little intimidating. I realize that we all had real trees in the house when we were growing up, but we probably didn't do any of the work required to keep it alive.

Now that you're responsible for making sure the tree lasts all year you may have some questions. Luckily we here in Michigan are no newbs when it comes to real Christmas Trees.

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What's The Main Thing I Need To Know To Keep A Real Christmas Tree Alive?

I know this may sound oversimplified, but the key is water. No matter who you ask, everything starts with water.

Giving your tree fresh water early and often will make keeping your tree alive much easier. No matter where you look for tree advice, you'll hear that water is the key. I mean, even Martha Stewart starts with water.

What Are Some Unique Tips To Keep My Christmas Tree Looking Great?

We know that everyone agrees about water being the most important thing to help a tree thrive. After the water, there are some very unique suggestions from people all around Michigan.

Everything from aspirin to soda is suggested by real people in Michigan who swear by their tree technique. Check out a few of the suggestions below, and if you have a sure-fired tip, send me a message on our app.

Michiganders Weigh in on how to Keep A Real Tree Alive This Christmas

So you've made the decision to get a real Christmas Tree this year? Congratulations, now you just need to follow these tips on how to keep it alive.

Here are 10 tested tips from Michiganders to keep your Christmas Tree looking great all season long.

Unique Places to Visit With Santa This Year

Sure, you could take your chances and take the kids to the mall to see Santa this year or create truly unique memories by visiting with the Big Guy someplace special.

There are opportunities to have breakfast with Santa, supper with Santa, snacks with Santa, and even an opportunity for children with special needs to make to enjoy a visit with Santa Claus.

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