The absolute best chocolate chip cookies!

    from Ingredients • 1 cup butter, softened • 1 cup white sugar • 1 cup packed brown sugar •…

    Off-the-shelf solutions for great light shows with music.

    Ready to computerize your display but don’t want the hassle of building your own control hardware or software? There are…

    PlanetChristmas Magazine for November 2016

    Better than ever before, the new and improved November 2016 PlanetChristmas Magazine has hit the streets!  Here’s a peek at…

    Synchronizing the lights. It’s all about the music!

    From the September 2010 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Lyman Rate. In an earlier issue of PlanetChristmas magazine, I talked…

    Basic chocolate chip cookies are still pretty darn good.

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

    Enter Christmas Light Fight 2016

    Looking to really show off your creativity?  It’s one thing to have a picture on PlanetChristmas but it’s even better to…

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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