Where did Santa and the legend really come from?

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    Christmas villages create your own tiny world of wonder.

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    Windows 8 and Christmas

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    PlanetChristmas Magazine for November 2017

    Better than ever before, the new and improved November 2017 PlanetChristmas Magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a peek at…

    Year of the Pixel

    Any light, any color, any time.  Imagine the possibilities for your Christmas display! PlanetChristmas has been watching this technology closely for…

    High Voltage-Ouch! This stuff really can kill you!

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      March 5, 2017

      Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

      So… you just bought all that fancy hardware to flash the lights to the music? or… You have a talent…
      March 5, 2017

      Blow Molds. Love them. Fix them. Display them.

      A special thanks to Carrie Sansing for this article.  She’s the blow mold queen! I’m seriously addicted to blow molds.…
      March 26, 2018

      Haunt Show 2018

      It was a dark and stormy night in St. Louis for the March 2018 haunting.  Really it’s the annual tradeshow…
      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