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Archive for October, 2012

New Charity Confirmed!

Monday, October 29th, 2012

We have been given the green light to announce our charitable partner for this year’s light show:  Kansas City Rescue Mission.  You may have heard their commericals recently on the radio.  They do an amazing work here in the KC area, and we are excited to help them with our donation drive.  Visit the new Donations […]

New Candy Cane

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

I finally got the giant (11′ tall) candy cane up and running last night.  It is made of PVC pipe, pink insulation board, black pallet wrap, and a lot of hot glue.    I built the framework of 1/2″ PVC, then decided it wasn’t stiff enough, so I removed one section of PVC and added a […]

Chipping away…

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

..both at the amount of work left to do and at the countdown calendar. I can’t believe I am approaching 30 days before ‘lights on.’ Last night I completed the north poles: I will not be able to work on anything tonight due to outside commitments, but I anticipate a productive weekend. I will try […]

New poles for the display

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Busy as a Christmas beaver around here 🙂 As much as I liked my arches last year, I felt like they needed a little ‘something’ to accent them. This year I decided to build some ‘north poles’ to put between the arches, and well as book end them. I built the first two last night. […]

We’re in!

Monday, October 15th, 2012

It’s been a crazy season since my last update. We moved into temporary lodgings, closed on our new (to us) house, and then moved again! I am happy to say that we are all in, mostly settled, and construction for new display items is underway. Without giving too much away, I am building a large […]


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