Her real tree (cousin, brother, cousin, me):
Her aluminum tree (front to back - step-cousin, cousin, step-cousin, brother, cousin, me):
My brother - new cowboy guns with holster and our American Bricks.
Christmas 1964 - see my wooden shoes instead of stockings hung?
Hope you've enjoyed all of these vintage Christmases. Have a wonderful and safe holiday, however and whatever you celebrate!
(My dog Ralph saying "Merry Christmas" and "Mom, take off this silly hat!" - he lived from 1993 to 2009)
And by the way, here's a really fun and easy craft from Pam and Kate at retrorenovation.com: