Photographing your Christmas display… it’s not easy.

    Tis the season to be jolly! The season of lights – from Christmas trees to Hanukah candles to decorative house…

    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

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

    Do we really need candy canes and what do the colors mean?

    We got some help from on this candy cane history. One of the most often seen symbols of Christmas…

    The art of the reveal

    A friend of my wife invited us to see the Broadway musical called ‘Rock of Ages.’  I wasn’t too excited…

    Build a website and tell the world what you’re doing.

    A very special thanks to Greg Zimmerman for writing this! Seems like everyone has a website but you.  Why not? …

    The absolute best chocolate chip cookies!

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

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    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