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…

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

    From an older Martha Stewart recipe but a favorite Ingredients • 1 1/2 cups flour, sifted • 1 teaspoon baking…

    Four months until Santa Claus?

    I’ll admit there are times when I wonder about the thing called Christmas spirit.  What is it?  The I reread…

    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…

    LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

    This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…

    Why in the world does anyone like or even drink egg nog???

    We had some eggnog history help from Grassfedrecipes.com Research into the history of eggnog over the past 18 months has…

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    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