Our ten-foot frasier fir fills a considerable space in the great room, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Vintage toys from childhood gather around the tree. The stuffed animals tend to be mischievous, when we are not looking. Teddy tires of riding his wooden rocking horse and hitches a ride on Tanner, the Christmas deer. Tanner doesn’t seem to mind. He is the more mature of the two.