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…

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

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

    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…

    Using dimmers so the lights help tell the story.

    There are lots of times when you don’t want the lights on at full brightness. An example is a long…

    Projection mapping. A new way to decorate!

    Mesmerized how the Rio Olympics made the infield of a stadium into a giant TV screen?  I know I was.…

    Imagine building a Christmas train for your display!

    by Mike Shimko Nothing can beat step by step pictures and instructions. Here goes! 1 Begin with the Railroad Crossing.…

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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