By TMoM Team Member Allison Tobey
We have lots of family traditions, but our all-time favorite is going to Christmas tree farms to spend the day to hunt down the perfect tree. One Saturday in December of 2012, we ventured out and spent all day choosing, cutting and stringing the tree to the top of the car. We found the best spot in our house, strung the lights, hung the ornaments and admired this beautiful creation. Over the next week, we added wrapped gifts that completed the look of Christmas.
One evening we were hanging out in the family room watching TV when I saw a little black bug crawl across the sofa cushion. No big deal - I crushed the little bug with a paper towel and tossed it in the trash. About a minute later, we saw a few more little black tick-like bugs on the sofa arm and cushions. My husband got up to see what was happening and started screaming that there were hundreds, maybe thousands of bugs on the floor and sofa, in the tree, on the gifts, and crawling up the windows….they were everywhere! Read More