Christmas Shoes

    Envious of those really cool Christmas shoes Chuck was wearing at Christmas Expo 2016?  They were wrapped in a shiny…

    Live performances by adding a few unpredictable humans to the show.

    An over-the-top computerized display is really a very controlled environment.  Music is carefully choreographed to the lights and no light…

    Leaping arches are just so darn cool in Christmas displays!

    From the November 2010 issue of PlanetChristmas magazine. On Monday Chuck Smith stood at my desk and “suggested” the magazine…

    Decorate your outdoor train layout

    Have a garden railway (think outdoor electric trains)?  Decorate it for the holiday season. We did some digging and found…

    Fruitcakes last forever? Ir’s on the Internet so it must be true.

    We’re no fruitcake experts so we got help from the and In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed…

    So I’ve been bad. What’s up with the lump of coal as a present?

    There was a pervasive belief in the mid 19th century that if you were poor it was because you or…

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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