What’s up with the pickle ornament and all the history behind it?

    we got some help from Ornamentshop.com and Squidoo.com  It’s a lovely story. Except for some small details: St. Nicholas traditionally comes…

    Grandma Griffith’s chocolate chip cookies keep them coming back for more.

    from the PlanetChristmas Cooks! cookbook Ingredients: • 2 cups butter flavored Crisco • 4 eggs • 1.5 cups brown sugar…

    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…

    Simple RGB House

    From a recent edition of PlanetChristmas Magazine. Now a little from the article… We ordered a Light-O-Rama CMB24D controller and…

    An effort to refresh the forums

    The PlanetChristmas forums got started way back in 1996 during the early days of the public Internet.  Back then we…

    Vampire Plugs = Easy!

    Been shopping for extension cords lately?  Ouch! Then there are the times when you need a two foot cord and…

    Looking for the forums?

    The forums are still here… though they’ve been moved.  Change your browser shortcut to forums.planetchristmas.com

    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.

    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