Kissing under the mistletoe? Who in the world started this one???

    So much to know about Mistletoe. We got help from For its supposedly mystical power mistletoe has long been…

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

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

    Cherry double chocolate cookies are the best!

    from Tennessee Magazine Ingredients • Cherry Double Chocolate Cookies • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa…

    30 Years of Tips and Tricks

    If you attended a class called ’30 Years of Tips and Tricks’ at Christmas Expo 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas,…

    Leaping arches are just so darn cool in Christmas displays!

    From the November 2010 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine. On Monday Chuck Smith stood at my desk and “suggested” the magazine…

    Add drama to your show with a fog machine.

    Those fog/bubble/snow machines can be great for creating all kinds of special effect. Perhaps the best effect is the look…

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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