It pains me to post this, but the votes are in, and the contest is over. Even though at a Christmas party, the judges selected me as the better Christmas tree, the people on my blog have spoken. After 95 votes, the score is 46 (me) to 49 (Carolina). I'd like to think that's still within the margin of error, but Carolina has been chosen as the winner.
Many thanks to all 95 of you for stopping by and sharing your opinion. Too bad it wasn't me. I guess I'll have to buy her dinner or something. haha