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November 28, 2015

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Florida's quote of the day

| 12/3/2012

"Every room in my house is decorated. "

-- Connie Shaffer of College Park

Fritz Rapp and daughter Kayla Mudge bought a towering Christmas tree for their Baldwin Park home last year. But this holiday season, they have ordered six.

They plan to adorn their balcony, front porch, living room and patio with about $700 worth of Fraser firs "to make it festive and warm and loving and welcoming," said Mudge, an attorney.

Mudge's family isn't typical, but industry experts predict American consumers will splurge on more and generally taller Christmas trees this holiday season.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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