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WLED Programmable Christmas Lights

This year, I put up some programmable LED Christmas lights. I’ve been wanting to give this a try for a while, and took the leap this year. I had to learn a few things but, I’m happy with the outcome. With these lights I can choose the colors, the effect, and so much more with […]

Halloween Decorations 2021

It’s Halloween time again, and we have our Jack Skellington on the garage, added some animated lights above the garage, black light strips around the garage and front porch along with tape that lights up in black lights. We have a few motion detected decorations as well to scare the kids, but nothing too scary. […]

Christmas Lighting Goals

I like decorating for Christmas, but these lights are at a whole different level. This is Trista Lights in Minnetrista MN and it’s pretty cool. Granted, I’m not sure I’d ever want my house to be this over the top. It’s cool, but I’m not sure it’s Christmas lights as much is it is a […]

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Decorations

This year, for Halloween, I made all new Nightmare Before Christmas decorations. Oogie Boogie and Zero are just cut out of poster board which I got at the Dollar Store for $1 for two pieces of paper. Put them in the window and they block out the light at night. Super easy for minimal effort. […]

Having a lot of holiday fun recently.

At Christmas time, there’s so much to do. Recently we’ve taken in the Christmas lights at The Spirit Of Winter Festival of Lights at Sovereign Estate Winery, made Christmas cookies & gingerbread houses, and even visited some penguins at Wooddale Church’s Family Christmas. Soon it will be family, then Christmas, and before I’m ready for it, […]

I tried to wrap a kitten.

We’ve been seeing those videos of people wrapping cats for Christmas so we decided to try it ourselves with our kitten. Overall, I call it a success. He was pretty much wrapped, didn’t draw any blood, and, for the most part, allowed me to do whatever. This turned out much better than we expected.