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…

    Ornaments make all the difference in your display.

    Christmas ornaments are decorations (usually made of glass, metal, wood or ceramics) that are used to festoon a Christmas tree.…

    When and where did this Christmas tree decorating thing really start?

    Who would have thought? We had help from Christmasarchives.com for this. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape…

    Synchronizing the lights. It’s all about the music!

    From the September 2010 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Lyman Rate. In an earlier issue of PlanetChristmas magazine, I talked…

    Do we really need candy canes and what do the colors mean?

    We got some help from NoerlNoelNoel.com on this candy cane history. One of the most often seen symbols of Christmas…

    Ropelight is soooooo easy AND super-durable.

    Ropelight is a great way to decorate almost anything. It’s the closest thing you can get to actual neon bulbs…

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    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