Chewy oatmeal Cookies with chocolate, cherries, and toffee bits.

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    Wireframes are perfect for outdoor Christmas decorations.

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    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…

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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