by the fireplace Rustic Christmas.in a basket. Put some birch branches in a large basket along with some lighted pine pieces for a softly glowing Christmas look. Add a "Joy" or other sign to the front of the basket for a prim touch.
I miss winters up north cross country skiing. One of the more beautiful things I've experienced is being deep in a forest, during a light snow, with snow already on the ground. The peace and quiet. My happy place.