Where did Santa and the legend really come from?

    We got a little help from History.com on good old Santa The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back…

    Merry Christmas from PlanetChristmas

    Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~Norman Vincent Peale All…

    Basic chocolate chip cookies are still pretty darn good.

    from PopularCookieRecipes.com Ingredients • 3/4 cup sugar • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1 cup butter • 1 large…

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

    Zot! Don’t mess with electricity ’cause it can kill you!

     In February, 1996, a person high on PCP was trying to kill himself. This being toward the end of the…

    MiniTrees. Easy to build, deploy and dazzle your viewers.

     Imagine having 192 little two foot trees snaking through the yard, each tree on a separate circuit and each circuit…

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      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

      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…
      October 14, 2017

      Simple RGB… PLEASE!

      RGB lighting is coming at us like a freight train.  Light-O-Rama kicked off the trend years ago with their incredible…
      March 10, 2017

      The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

      Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…

      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