Windows 8 and Christmas

    And then there was Windows 8… my head hurts. Why talk about a geeky operating system on a Christmas website?  Many…

    X-10. Dated technology but it can still be used.

     The easiest (but dated) way to control your Christmas lights is to use X-10 Technology. The price is right and…

    Quick and easy gingerbread cookies

    A special thanks to Scott Ewing, Atlanta, Georgia    [email protected] Ingredients • 18.25 oz. spice cake mix (Duncan Hines Moist…

    August 2015. Decorating has begun!

    Cheekwood Botanical Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee has begun decorating for Christmas 2015.  What makes it a bit unusual is when…

    Why December 25th? Wouldn’t Christmas be better during the summer?

    We had to get a little help from the website ChristianityToday.com on this one. For the church’s first three centuries,…

    Where did Santa and the legend really come from?

    We got a little help from History.com on good old Santa The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back…

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    Take me to the forums!

    What are the PlanetChristmas forums?  It’s where the decorating community gathers to trade ideas, offer help and do a bit of showing off.  Come join us.  Click the button above.

      October 14, 2017

      Simple RGB… PLEASE!

      RGB lighting is coming at us like a freight train.  Light-O-Rama kicked off the trend years ago with their incredible…
      March 5, 2017

      LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

      This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…
      March 10, 2017

      The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

      Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…
      March 5, 2017

      No loud music but instead think about your own radio station.

      It’s cold and you’re stuck in the car with all of the windows rolled up, looking at the thousands of…

      Until Christmas

      (the most magical day of the year)

      Until the Reveal

      (typically just after Thanksgiving)

      Now this is a light show!

       

      What an Outdoor Display!

      Silent Monks Singing