So my daughter calls me up a week or so ago and says, "You're not going to believe what Brad and I did."
"What?" I ask.
The lights on their prelit Christmas tree were pretty much all burned out and it was time for a new one. They priced trees and were horrified. Best to wait until after Christmas for a nice one at an affordable price.
So they looked around for something inexpensive to get them through the holiday. And always practical, they decided on one of these spiral wire outdoor trees! They set it up and waited for the kids' reactions. The kids liked it. And hey, the dogs won't be tempted.
And next year it will have a spot outside their house.
So without further ado -- the tree: