Whether through words of encouragement or witty one-liners, moms always seem to find the right things to say. We asked our troop of Treetopia followers to share their mom’s best words of wisdom with us to help honor every mother’s uncanny ability to give sound advice. We selected 25 of the best entries that show that moms really do know best! Browse through our Because Mom Said So: Treetopia’s Tribute to Mom gallery and click on any photo to enlarge. antique buying advice from mom

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best advice from mom

Moms always seem to say the right things no matter how sticky the situation gets! Share your mother’s words of wisdom with us, and get a chance to have her best piece of advice featured on the Treetopia Blog and Facebook page in Because Mom Said So: Treetopia’s Tribute to Mom! (more…)

The bathroom is often one of the smallest rooms in the house, yet one where comfort is essential. With smart decorating and the right fixtures, you can transform this personal space to give it a roomier look and feel. Learn how to maximize every inch of space with these small bathroom design ideas from Treetopia.

Optimize Shower Space

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Since President Coolidge started the tradition in 1923, the National Christmas tree lighting ceremony has embodied the country’s spirit. The ceremony is headed by the First Family and marks the beginning of the holiday season and the Pageant of Peace. Today is President’s Day, and we thought it would be the perfect time to look back at the National Christmas Trees from the last 17 years.

An Ode to Tradition (2000)

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chocolate infographic

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Ornament storage with Jen Perkins and Treetopia

Were you starting to get worried about me after last week’s post about Christmas Tree Storage? Wondering if I was lying in an attic underneath a mountain of unorganized holiday decor? Never fear, all is right in the world. The trees are in their bags and now the ornaments are in their storage boxes. Not to mention, my attic is looking pretty tidy. (more…)

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Did you do an Instagram #bestnine for 2016? It probably comes as no surprise to you that all 9 of mine were pictures of my gorgeous Treetopia trees. I’ve got a couple. OK, I’ve got A LOT. One of the number one questions I get asked is where do I put all of my Christmas trees. Well, the truth is my house is kinda busting at the seams with tinsel! (more…)

happy new year from Treetopia

Out with the old, and in with the new! 2016 was great, but we can’t wait to see what the new year has in store! Happy New Year, everyone!

Christmas tree sale

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Average Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus

Cozying up on the couch to watch Christmas movies will always be one of our favorite holiday traditions. We love the uplifting messages behind all of the plot lines and the festive spirit the films put us in. Spending a chilly December night indoors curled up under a blanket, fireplace blazing, Christmas tree lights twinkling, and eating cookies while watching holiday movie re-runs sounds like a dream.

In fact, we watch so many Christmas movies that we became curious if there was a typical face of Santa Claus, our favorite holiday character. Do actors who play Santa have a lot of similarities in their faces? What makes an actor look like a believable Father Christmas? We decided to take a look at some of the most memorable Saint Nick’s throughout film history and morph their faces to find what the average face looks like. We combined the faces of the following actors to create the compilation above: (more…)