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The Christian music trio Point of Grace performs its Winter Wonderland Tour at Otter Creek Church on Thursday, December 18th. It will be all Christmas music. I have both of their Christmas albums, and look forward to this show... and a new Christmas CD!

Where is the best place in Nashville to take a family Christmas photo? You may be surprised to find that it's NOT the Opryland Hotel! The Opryland Hotel has all kinds of fun, free things to do for Christmas in the Nashville area -- but its dark conservatories and artificial lighting make picture taking hard. Never been to the Christmas light display at Opryland Hotel, here's what it's like.

Are you looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm in the Nashville area? The Pick TN Products website has a great directory with lists of local tree farms and stands, including those close to Nashville in Pleasant View, College Grove, Gallatin, Murfreesboro and Lebanon. Locally grown Christmas trees are better for the environment because they prevent erosion in rocky TN soil and reduces transportation costs.

The Honeybaked Ham Store in Brentwood is a great place to order holiday gifts. I'm ordering a gift certificate for someone, so I needed to find a Honeybaked Ham coupon code and a cute way to package the gift certificate. The Honeybaked Ham Store in Brentwood is located just off Franklin Rd. in the shopping center with Wild Iris and the Lacrosse Store.

Looking for a Nashville theme Christmas tree? After touring Brentwood's lovely Christmas decorations, I have an original list of Nashville-related ornaments and theme ideas, from the Music City country music inspired tree... to an equestrian theme that draws from Nashville's pastoral farms and history... to a local landmark tree that includes art postcards and souvenirs from favorite restaurants. Hope you enjoy this virtual Christmas tour of Nashville ideas!

We're going green at our Brentwood home, and I spent some time this weekend checking out the LED light selection at our Walmart, Big Lots, and Lowes. Find out why colored LED lights cost less than white, and what 3 styles are readily available locally.

Visit the Brentwood Library for free fun holiday events! Have your children's photos taken with Santa Claus in the gazebo, enjoy a magic show and refreshments on Saturday, December 1. Then return on Monday, December 3 for the City of Brentwood's Christmas Tree Lighting and music from the Ravenwood High School Chorus.

My family made a visit to Inside-Out Home Furnishings in Brentwood, TN to view their annual Christmas tree display. Wow! You can see 14 beautifully decorated Christmas trees and choose from an entire lot of artificial trees.

Love holiday decorations and Christmas trees? I have suggestions for creating your very own Nashville Christmas tree tour, with stops at 3 Brentwood stores which offer lavish holiday decorations: ReCreations, Inside Out Home Furnishings, and Trees & Trends.